Marie Helvin

by stlucas on February 13, 2017

Place of Birth: Tokyo, Japan

Date of Birth: August 13, 1952


*Danish/Norwegian, French (father)

*Japanese (mother)

Marie Helvin is a British-based American fashion model. She was born in Tokyo, Japan, the daughter of Hugh Lee Helvin and Linda S. Her siblings are Naomi, Suzon, and Steve. Marie was raised in Hawaii, U.S.

Hugh was an American, originally from Norfolk, Virginia. He is said to have French and Scandinavian (either Norwegian or Danish) ancestry. Linda had Japanese roots.

Source: Genealogy of Marie Helvin (private) – https://www.geni.com/



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Maty Noyes

by Manila on February 12, 2017

Birth Name: Madeline Ashley Noyes

Place of Birth: Corinth, Mississippi, United States

Date of Birth: August 25, 1997

Ethnicity: Channel Islander (Jersey), Dutch, English, French, German, Irish, Italian, Scots-Irish (Northern Irish), Scottish, Swedish, Swiss-German, Welsh, as well as remote Austrian, Danish, Faroese, and Patawomeck Native American

Maty Noyes is an American singer. Her father, Timothy Lee Noyes, is a physician. Her mother, Erica Lynn (Moore), is a pediatrician.

Maty’s patrilineal ancestry can be traced back to her ninteenth great-grandfather, Robert Noyes.

Maty’s paternal grandfather was Thomas Lee “Tom” Noyes (the son of Okell Noyes and Mary Kathryn McCullah, later Case). Okell was the son of Estel Noyes and Golden Leona Grant. Kathryn was the biological daughter of Charles McCullah and Clara. She was raised by Charley Dotson “Dot” Case and Lena Eva Miller.

Maty’s paternal grandmother is Lynn Wherry.

Maty’s maternal grandfather is Eric Dean Moore (the son of Asier Dean Moore and Connie Louaine Johnson). Connie was the daughter of Thomas Edna “Ed” Johnson and Connie Zelma Phelps.

Maty’s maternal grandmother is Geraldine Virginia “Geri” Cook (the daughter of Frederick Earl Cook and Evelyn Virginia Newquist). Frederick was the son of Frank Crawford Cook and Louise Fredericka Holtgreve. Evelyn was the daughter of Swedish immigrants, Arvid Nathanael Nyquist (later Arvid Nathaniel Newquist) and Hanna Kristina Olsdotter (later Hannah Christina Olson), both of Sunne, Värmland.

Sources: Obituary of Maty’s paternal grandfather, Thomas Lee Noyes – http://bolivarmonews.com

Maty’s paternal great-grandfather, Okell Noyes, on the 1940 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org

Obituary of Maty’s paternal great-grandmother, Mary Kathryn (McCullah) Noyes – http://www.ozarksremembers.com

Obituaries of Maty’s maternal great-grandmother, Connie Louaine (Johnson) Moore – http://dailycorinthian.com

Birth record of Maty’s maternal grandmother, Geraldine Virginia Cook – https://familysearch.org

Marriage record of Maty’s maternal great-grandparents, Frederick Earl Cook and Evelyn Virginia Newquist – https://familysearch.org

Birth record of Maty’s maternal great-great-grandfather, Arvid Natanael Nyqvist – http://search.ancestry.com

Birth record of Maty’s maternal great-great-grandmother, Hanna Kristina Olsdotter – http://search.ancestry.com

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Stephanie Bendixsen

by stlucas on February 12, 2017

Birth Name: Stephanie Claire Bendixsen

Place of Birth: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Date of Birth: March 31, 1985


*Argentinian [Danish, possibly other] (father)

*Dutch (mother)

Stephanie “Hex” Bendixsen is an Australian actress, director, author, and television presenter. She was born in Sydney, New South Wales, to an Argentinian father, Axel George Bendixsen, and a Dutch mother, Winifred Margaretha (Klinkhamer). Stephanie was raised between Auckland, New Zealand and Sydney, Australia. She has a sister, Karen Louise.

Her maternal grandparents were Jan Paul Klinkhamer (the son of Jan Paul Klinkhamer and Marie Van Hoytema) and Jenneke Beukenkamp.

Stephanie’s surname is of Danish origin. Her parents are pictured here.

Sources: Genealogy of Stephanie Bendixsen (focusing on her mother’s side) – http://www.ancestry.com/

https://www.instagram.com/p/XbWtptkQGO/ (Winifred’s Certificate of Naturalisation as an Australian citizen)



by madman on February 8, 2017

Birth Name: Ryan Gary Raddon

Place of Birth: Chicago, Illinois, United States

Date of Birth: February 25, 1972

Ethnicity: English, Danish, Scottish, 1/16th Norwegian, smaller amounts of German and Scots-Irish (Northern Irish)

Kaskade is an American DJ, record producer, and remixer. He is the son of Lynda Lee Toliver and Gerald “Gary” Hollis Raddon. He was brought up a Mormon.

Kaskade’s father was of one quarter English, one quarter Scottish, one eight Norwegian, and three eighths Danish, descent. Kaskade’s maternal grandfather had English, Scottish, German, and Scots-Irish (Northern Irish), ancestry, while his maternal grandmother was of English descent.

Kaskade’s paternal grandfather was Hollis Ralph Raddon (the son of Ralph Henry Raddon and Marion Mitchell Boyle). Ralph was born in Salt Lake City, Utah, to English parents, Thomas Richard Raddon and Rebecca Powell. Marion was born in Richfield, Utah, to Scottish parents, Andrew McDougal Boyle and Margaret Graham Young.

Kaskade’s paternal grandmother was Evelyn Anna Lund (the daughter of James Glass Lund and Anina Kristiane Christensen). James was born in Salt Lake City, Utah, to a Norwegian father, Gustave Joseph Lund, and a Danish mother, Petrena Petersen. Anina was born in Hobro, Randers, Denmark, to Jens Christensen and Ane Sophie Jensen.

Kaskade’s maternal grandfather was Marion Earnest Toliver (the son of Joseph Harrison Toliver and Mary Lee Branstetter). Joseph was the son of Alfred B. Toliver and Mary Emiline Gash. Mary was the daughter of Peter Lancaster Branstetter and Missouri Ann Henderson.

Kaskade’s maternal grandmother was Phyllis Eliza Willmore (the daughter of Frank W. Willmore and Eliza Alice James). Frank was born in Logan, Utah, to English parents, Alfred James Willmore and Eliza Catherine Webb. Eliza was born in Cottonwood, Utah, also to English parents, Henry Allen James and Elizabeth Alice Unsworth.

Source: Obituary of Kaskade’s father – http://www.legacy.com/

Obituary (and genealogy) of Kaskade’s maternal grandmother, Phyllis Eliza Willmore – http://www.findagrave.com/

Genealogy of Kaskade’s father (focusing on his own mother’s side) – https://www.geni.com/

Genealogy of Kaskade’s mother (focusing on her own father’s side) – http://www.familycentral.net/

Genealogies of Kaskade’s paternal grandfather, Hollis Ralph Raddon (through his sister, Hellen Rebecca Raddon) – http://www.familycentral.net/

Genealogies of Kaskade’s paternal grandmother, Evelyn Anna Lund (focusing on her own father’s side) – http://www.ancestry.com/

Genealogy of Kaskade’s great-grandmother, Mary Lee Branstetter – http://www.ancestry.com/

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Carlson Young

by stlucas on January 8, 2017

Birth Name: Carlson Elizabeth Young

Place of Birth: Fort Worth, Tarrant, Texas, U.S

Date of Birth: October 29, 1990

Ethnicity: English, Irish, French, 1/8th Swedish, 1/32 Danish

Carlson Young is an American actress. She is the daughter of Susannah Elizabeth (Scagel) and Marshall Ralph Young, Sr. Her parents are pictured are here.

She has stated that she has Irish, French, and Swedish ancestry. She also has English roots, and a Danish great-great-great-grandfather.

Carlson’s paternal grandfather was George Marshall Young (the son of Marshall Roberts Young and Margret E. Kelly). Marshall was the son of George Andrew Young, who was born in Canada, to an Irish father and a Canadian mother, and of Helen/Hellen Jane Outzan/Outson/Outzan, whose father was Danish. Margaret was the daughter of William Carroll Kelly, whose parents were Irish, and of Lena Bondurant McAdams.

Carlson’s paternal grandmother is Diane Decell.

Carlson’s maternal grandfather was Kenneth McClellan Scagel (the son of Kenneth Scagel and Ruth F. Dwyer). Carlson’s great-grandfather Kenneth was the son of McClellan Jacob Scagel, who was Canadian, and of Edith Adela Bumps, whose mother was from New Brunswick, Canada. Ruth was the daughter of Thomas E. Dwyer, who was of Irish descent, and of Ruth Mae/May B. Johnson.

Carlson’s maternal grandmother is Elizabeth Ann Root (the daughter of Harold F. Root and Elsie E. Carlson). Harold was the son of Nelson Henry Root, who was born in Massachusetts, to a Canadian father, from Montreal, and to an Irish mother, and of Johanna J. McCrohin, whose parents were Irish. Elsie was born in Massachusetts, the daughter of Swedish parents, Carl Gustav Carlson and Elizabeth A. Johnson.

Sources: https://wlureunions.wordpress.com

Birth record of Carlson’s paternal grandfather, George Marshall Young – https://familysearch.org

Obituary of Carlson’s paternal grandfather, George Marshall Young – http://www.memorialsolutions.com

Genealogy of Carlson’s paternal great-grandfather, Marshall Roberts Young (focusing on his father’s side) – http://www.ancestry.co.uk

Carlson’s paternal great-great-grandmother, Helen/Hellen Jane Outzan/Outson/Outzan, on the 1880 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org

Marriage record of Carlson’s paternal great-great-great-grandparents, Jacob P. Outzan/Outson/Outzan and Henrietta Roberts – https://familysearch.org

Carlson’s paternal great-grandmother, Margret E. Kelly, on the 1910 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Margret E. Kelly on the 1920 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org

Obituary of Carlson’s maternal grandfather, Kenneth McClellan Scagel – http://www.legacy.com

Carlson’s maternal great-grandparents, Kenneth Scagel and Ruth F. Dwyer, on the 1940 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org

Carlson’s maternal great-grandfather, Kenneth Scagel, on the 1920 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org

Carlson’s maternal great-grandmother, Ruth F. Dwyer, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org

Carlson’s maternal great-grandfather, Harold F. Root, on the 1920 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org

Carlson’s maternal great-grandmother, Elsie E. Carlson, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org

Obituary record of Carlson’s maternal great-grandmother, Elsie E. (Carlson) Root – https://familysearch.org

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