Evan Bayh

by follers on August 18, 2018

Birth Name: Birch Evans Bayh III

Place of Birth: Shirkieville, Indiana, U.S.

Date of Birth: December 26, 1955

Ethnicity: German, Norwegian, English, Welsh, Irish, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, Scottish, remote Dutch and Cornish

Evan Bayh is an American politician. A member of the Democratic Party, he has been Secretary of State of Indiana, from December 1, 1986 to January 9, 1989, Governor of Indiana, from January 9, 1989 to January 13, 1997, and a U.S. Senator from Indiana, from January 3, 1999 to January 3, 2011.

He was, briefly and more or less, a candidate for the Democratic Party’s nomination for President of the United States in 2008.

Evan is the son of Marvella Belle (Hern), a breast cancer activist, and Birch Bayh, a politician, who was a U.S. Senator from Indiana, from 1963 to 1981, and himself ran for the Democratic Party’s presidential nomination, in 1976.

Evan is married to attorney Susan Bayh, with whom he has two children.

Evan’s paternal grandfather was Birch Bayh (Birch Evans Bayh), an NCAA head basketball coach (the son of Frederick C. Bayh and Nettie/Mettie Evans). Birch was born in Indiana. Frederick was born in Indiana, the son of German parents, from Württemburg, Christopher Bayh and Christina Crauf. Nettie was the daughter of Jesse Lewis Evans and Elizabeth Ann Evans.

Evan’s paternal grandmother was Leah Ward Hollingsworth (the daughter of John Harrison Hollingsworth and Mary Katherine Ward). Leah was born in Indiana. John was the son of James Hollingsworth and Mary Catherine Dovel. Evan’s great-grandmother Mary Katherine was the daughter of Anderson Ward and Elizabeth Jane Rolls/Roll.

Evan’s maternal grandfather was Delbert Murphy Hern (the son of Ernest Hern and Laura Vercilla Murphy). Delbert was born in Oklahoma. Ernest was the son of Overton C. Hern and Elizabeth “Bettie” R. Patton. Laura was the daughter of Thomas Jefferson Murphy and Mariah Glover.

Evan’s maternal grandmother was Bernett E. Monson (the daughter of Elef Monson and Belle Koetke). Bernett was born in North Dakota. Elef was Norwegian, and was the son of Lillian Morvilla. Belle was the daughter of Ernest Koetke, who was born in Hannover, Germany, and of Louisa, who was born in Illinois, to German parents.

Sources: Genealogies of Evan Bayh – http://www.wargs.com


Leila Alcasid

by Manila on August 13, 2018

Birth Name: Leila Isabel van Eimeren-Alcasid

Date of Birth: 16 October, 1997

*Filipino [Tagalog] (father)
*Dutch, possibly other (mother)

Leila Alcasid is a Filipino-Australian singer and songwriter.

Leila is the daughter of Filipino singer, songwriter, comedian, and actor Ogie Alcasid and Australian beauty queen Michelle van Eimeren.

Leila’s stepmother is singer, songwriter, and actress Regine Velasquez.

Leila’s paternal grandfather is Herminio Martinez Alcasid, Sr. (the son of Mateo Labot Alcasid and Maria Cristina Marana Martinez). Mateo was the son of Lorenzo Alcasid and Maria Carmen Labot. Maria Cristina was the daughter of Catalino Martínez and Prima Marana.

Leila’s paternal grandmother is Herminia de las Alas Lualhati (the daughter of Jose M. Lualhati and Conchita de las Alas).

Sources: Marriage record of Leila’s paternal grandparents, Herminio Martinez Alcasid and Herminia de las Alas Lualhati – https://familysearch.org

Marriage record of Leila’s paternal great-grandparents, Mateo Labot Alcasid and Maria Cristina Marana Martinez – https://familysearch.org


Michelle van Eimeren

by Manila on August 13, 2018

Date of Birth: 15 March, 1972

Ethnicity: Dutch, possibly other

Michelle van Eimeren is an Australian beauty queen. She was placed 11th in Miss Universe 1994, representing Australia.

Michelle is married to Mark Morrow. She has two children with her former husband, singer, songwriter, comedian and actor Ogie Alcasid, including singer and songwriter Leila Alcasid.

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Josephine Hull

by madman on August 10, 2018

Birth Name: Mary Josephine Sherwood

Date of Birth: January 3, 1877

Place of Birth: Newtonville, Massachusetts, U.S.

Date of Death: March 12, 1957

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

Ethnicity: English, small amount of Dutch

Josephine Hull was an American actress. She won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for Harvey (1950).

Josephine was the daughter of Mary Elizabeth “Minnie” (Tewkesbury) and William H. Sherwood. She was married to actor Shelley Hull, until his death.

Josephine’s paternal grandparents were John W. Sherwood (the son of George H. Sherwood and Martha Van Cott Wetmore) and Amanda Mitchell Merrill.

Sources: Genealogy of Josephine Hull – https://www.geni.com


Cameron Douglas

by madman on August 5, 2018

Cameron Douglas – 7th Annual Legacy of Vision Gala – Arrivals and Inside – Four Seasons Hotel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills, 300 S Doheny Drive – Los Angeles, CA, USA – Photo Credit: Guillermo Proano / PR Photos

Birth Name: Cameron Morrell Douglas

Place of Birth: Los Angeles, California, United States

Date of Birth: December 13, 1978

Ethnicity: Ashkenazi Jewish (paternal grandfather), Swiss, French, English, Irish, Welsh, Dutch, Scottish, Belgian

Cameron Douglas is an American actor and writer. He is the son of producer Diandra de Morrell Luker and actor and producer Michael Douglas.

Cameron’s father is of Ashkenazi Jewish descent on his own father’s side, and of English, Irish, Welsh, Dutch, Scottish, Belgian, and French descent on his own mother’s. Cameron’s mother has been described as “the daughter of a Swiss-American diplomatic father and an Anglo-French mother.”

Cameron’s paternal grandfather is actor, director, producer, and author Kirk Douglas (born Issur Danielovitch; the son of Herschel “Harry” Danielovitch (aka) Demsky and Bryna Sanglel). Kirk was born in New York, to Belarusian Jewish parents.

Cameron’s paternal grandmother was actress Diana Dill (born Diana Love Dill; the daughter of Lieutenant Colonel Thomas Melville Dill and Ruth Rapalje Neilson). Diana was born in Devonshire, Bermuda. Cameron’s great-grandfather Thomas was born in Devonshire, and was Attorney General of Bermuda, a Member of the Parliament of Bermuda (MCP), and a commanding officer of the Bermuda Militia Artillery. Thomas was the son of Thomas Newbold Dill, a merchant, an MCP for Devonshire Parish, a Member of the Legislative Council and an Assistant Justice, and Mayor of the City of Hamilton; and of Mary Lea Smith. Cameron’s great-grandmother Ruth was born in New Jersey, to a family that had lived in the United States for many generations, and was the daughter of the daughter of Nicholas Bayard Neilson and Sarah Gifford Chapman.

Sources: http://www.jpost.com

Genealogies of Cameron Douglas (focusing on his father’s side) – http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com

Cameron’s paternal grandfather, Kirk Douglas (then Isadore Demsky), on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org

Cameron’s paternal great-grandmother, Ruth Rapalje Neilson, on the 1900 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org

Marriage record of Cameron’s paternal great-grandparents, Nicholas Bayard Neilson and Sarah Gifford Chapman – https://familysearch.org