Dominican Republic

Cardi B

by ethnic on September 15, 2017

Cardi B – 2017 BET Awards – Arrivals – Microsoft Theater – Los Angeles, CA, USA – Photo Credit: phred mosbey / PR Photos

Birth Name: Belcalis Almanzar

Place of Birth: The Bronx, New York City, New York, U.S.

Date of Birth: October 11, 1992

Ethnicity:
*Dominican Republic (father)
*Trinidadian (mother)

Cardi B is an American reality television star, dancer, and singer. She was born in the Bronx, to a father from the Dominican Republic and a Trinidadian mother. She stated on Breakfast Club Power 105.1 FM that she is a Boston Red Sox fan because “That’s where all the Dominicans are at”, that most Dominican players are with the Red Sox.

Source: http://www.thefader.com

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Juan Lagares

by bearboy on August 30, 2017

Birth Name: Juan Osvaldo Lagares

Place of Birth: Constanza, Dominican Republic

Date of Birth: March 17, 1989

Ethnicity: Dominican Republic

Juan Lagares is a Dominican professional baseball center fielder for the New York Mets of Major League Baseball.

Source: http://www.nydailynews.com

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Natti Natasha

by Manila on August 26, 2017

Birth Name: Natalia Alexandra Gutiérrez Batista

Place of Birth: Santiago de los Caballeros, Santiago, Dominican Republic

Date of Birth: December 10, 1986

Ethnicity: Dominican Republic

Natti Natasha is a Dominican singer.

She is the daughter of Alejandro Gutiérrez and Sarah Batista.

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Jamila Velazquez

by stlucas on August 22, 2017

Jamila Velazquez – “Criminal” New York City Premiere – Arrivals – AMC Loews Lincoln Square – New York City, NY, USA – Photo Credit: Laurence Agron / PRPhotos.com 

Place of Birth: The Bronx, New York City, New York, U.S.

Date of Birth: November 27, 1995

Ethnicity: Puerto Rican, Ecuadorian, Dominican Republic

Jamila Velazquez is an American actress and singer.

Jamila has stated that her father is of part Puerto Rican and part Ecuadorian descent, and her mother is of part Puerto Rican and part Dominican Republic descent.

Source: http://www.vibe.com

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Mary Chapin Carpenter

by madman on August 7, 2017

Mary Chapin Carpenter – 30th Annual “Human Rights First” Award Dinner – Photo Credit: Sylvain Gaboury / PR Photos

Place of Birth: Princeton, New Jersey, U.S.

Date of Birth: February 21, 1958

Ethnicity: English, Welsh, Irish, Cornish, Scottish, smaller amounts of Danish, French/French-Dominican Republic, German, Scots-Irish (Northern Irish), and Dutch

Mary Chapin Carpenter is an American singer, songwriter, and musician. She is the daughter of Mary Bowie (Robertson) and Chapin Carpenter Jr., a Life Magazine executive.

Mary’s ancestry is English, Welsh, Irish, Cornish, Scottish, with small amounts of Scots-Irish (Northern Irish), French, Dutch, and German. One of Mary’s fourth great-grandmothers, Sophie Carre, was born in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, of French descent. One of Mary’s fourth great-grandfathers, George Louis Hammeken, was evidently born in Tunisia, to a family of Danish consuls in Algeria, Tunisia, and New York. His ancestry is not completely clear, although it likely included Danish and German (his mother’s maiden name, “Gordon”, might imply Scottish ancestry).

Mary’s paternal grandfather was Chapin Carpenter (the son of James Stratton Carpenter and Lillian Louise Chapin). James was the son of John Thomas Carpenter and Eliza Adelaide Hill. Lillian was the daughter of Asahel Chapin and Louise Jane Horton.

Mary’s paternal grandmother was Mary Ruth Smyth/Smythe (the daughter of William T. Smyth/Smythe and Mary Reese/Rees). William was born in Schull, Cork, Ireland, to William Smyth/Smythe, who was Cornish, and Elizabeth Caverly, who was Irish. Mary was born in Wales.

Mary’s maternal grandfather was Harrison Marshal/Marshall Robertson (the son of Harrison Robertson and Mary Longley Vawter). Harrison was the son of Harrison Robertson and Eliza Marshall. Mary was the daughter of Charles Erastus Vawter and Virginia Harriet Longley.

Mary’s maternal grandmother was Mary McRae McKenzie/MacKenzie (the daughter of John Pinkerton McKenzie/MacKenzie and Mary Sherwin Rice). John was born in London, England, to American parents, Colin McKenzie/MacKenzie and Christiana Sophia Bowie. Mary was the daugther of Charles Davis Rice and Lucy Ella McRae.

Sources: Genealogies of Mary Chapin Carpenter – https://www.geni.com/
https://famouskin.com

Genealogy of Mary’s father – https://www.findagrave.com

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