Eric Wynalda

by bablah on June 27, 2017

Photo by Keadrick D. Washington/PR Photos

Birth Name: Eric Boswell Wynalda

Place of Birth: Fullerton, Orange, California, United States

Date of Birth: June 9, 1969

*Dutch (father)
*Scottish, English, some Irish (mother)

Eric Wynalda is an American television sports analyst and retired association football player.

Eric’s paternal grandfather was Alvin Wynalda (the son of Martin Wynalda/Wynalder and Katherine/Catherine/Tryntje Bergsma). Alvin was born in Arum, Friesland, Netherlands. Martin was the son of David Wynalda and Margaret Jacobs Hemstra.

Eric’s paternal grandmother was Della Rykse (the daughter of George Rykse and Anna De Ruiter). Della was born in Michigan, of Dutch descent. George was the son of Willem Rykse. Anna was the daughter of Anneko DeRuiter and Jantje Oostema.

Eric’s maternal grandparents were Bill Joe Boswell (the son of Evault M. Boswell and Lucille Lee Lemley) and Naomi Jean Moss (the daughter of Sidney Lee Moss and Flora Lee Benham). Lucille was the daughter of William L. Lemley and Alma Edith Gibson. Flora was the daughter of Robert Benham and Myrtle Hogan.

Sources: Eric’s paternal grandfather, Alvin Wynalda, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org

Death record of Eric’s paternal great-grandfather, Martin Wynalda/Wynalder – https://familysearch.org

Obituary of Eric’ paternal great-grandmother, Katherine/Catherine/Tryntje (Bergsma) Wynalda – https://familysearch.org

Eric’s paternal grandmother, Della Rykse, on the 1940 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org

Death records of Eric’s paternal great-grandparents, George Rykse and Anna DeRuiter – https://www.findagrave.com

Eric’s maternal grandfather, Bill Joe Boswell, on the 1940 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org

Genealogy of Eric’s maternal great-grandmother, Lucille Lee Lemley – https://www.findagrave.com

Eric’s great-grandmother, Flora Lee Benham, on the 1910 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org


Christian Yelich

by bablah on June 20, 2017

Birth Name: Christian Stephen Yelich

Place of Birth: Thousand Oaks, Los Angeles, California, United States

Date of Birth: December 5, 1991

*likely Croatian (father)
*Japanese, German, English, Danish, Scottish, remote Dutch (mother)

Christian Yelich is an American professional baseball left fielder.

Christian’s maternal grandfather is Mineo Dan Oda. Mineo is Japanese.

Christian’s maternal grandmother is Bonnie Lynn Gehrke (the daughter of Clarence Fred Gehrke and Marilyn Palmer). Clarence was an American football player, and was the son of Fred Richard Gehrke and Augusta Tichelmann, who were born in Königsberg, Germany, then in Russia. Marilyn was the daughter of Bart/Bert Conrad Palmer and Vera Mariger.

Sources: Birth record of Christian’s maternal grandfather, Mineo Dan Oda – https://familysearch.org

Marriage record of Christian’s maternal great-grandparents, Clarence Fred Gehrke and Marilyn Palmer – https://familysearch.org

Genealogy of Christian’s maternal great-grandfather, Clarence Fred Gehrke – https://www.findagrave.com

Christian’s maternal great-grandfather, Clarence Fred Gherke, on the 1930 U.S. census – https://familysearch.org

Christian’s maternal great-grandmother, Marilyn Palmer, on the 1930 U.S. census – https://familysearch.org

Christian’s maternal great-great-grandfather, Bart/Bert Conrad Palmer, on the 1900 U.S. census – https://familysearch.org

Genealogy of Christian’s maternal great-great-grandmother, Vera Mariger – https://www.findagrave.com


Ross Butler

by follers on June 19, 2017

Ross Butler – Hollywood Top Design Awards and Fashion Show Photo Credit: Glenn Francis / PR Photos 

Birth Name: Ross Fleming Butler

Place of Birth: Singapore

Date of Birth: May 17, 1990

*British-Dutch (father)
*Chinese-Indonesian (mother)

Ross Butler is an American actor. He was born in Singapore. He was raised by his mother in McLean, Virginia.


Chester See

by stlucas on June 9, 2017

Chester See – 2nd Annual CAPE Poker Tournament – Arrivals Photo Credit: Izumi Hasegawa / PR Photos

Birth Name: Chester Lionel See

Place of Birth: Vallejo, Solano, California, United States

Date of Birth: April 20, 1983

*English, German, Dutch, French (father)
*Filipino (mother)

Chester See is an American Youtube personality, singer, and actor.

Chester is the son of Lilia (Zafra) and Frederick Clifton See.

Chester’s father is American, and has English, German, Dutch, and French ancestry. Chester’s mother is from the Philippines. Chester was raised in Fairfield, California.

Chester has stated that he also has some Native American ancestry. It is not clear if this Native American ancestry has been verified/documented.

Chester’s paternal grandfather was Clifton Lionel See (the son of Herbert Gardiner See and Rena Virginia Land). Herbert was the son of John Henry See and Mary P. Greenwood. Rena was the daughter of John E. Land, who was born in New York, to English parents, and of Mary Hitchon, who was from Yorkshire, England.

Chester’s paternal grandmother was Dorothy Faye Crosby (the daughter of Joseph Clarence Crosby and Alice Cathryn Rhodes). Joseph was the son of John Elias Crosby and Ardella Senn. Alice was the daughter of Frederick Henry Rhodes and Mary Eloise Seals.

Chester’s parents are pictured here.

Sources: Birth record of Chester See – http://www.familysearch.org

Genealogy of Chester See (focusing on his father’s side) – http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com


Jeananne Goossen

by stlucas on May 27, 2017

Place of Birth: Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Date of Birth: January 3, 1985

*Dutch, possibly other (father)
*Chinese (mother)

Jeananne Goossen is a Canadian actress.

Jeananne is the daughter of Stella Py Tam and Ted Goossen. Her father is Canadian, of Dutch, and possibly other, descent. Her mother is from Hong Kong.

Jeananne was raised in Canada and Japan, and speaks fluent Japanese.

Sources: http://kore.am

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