Billy Crawford

by Manila on October 16, 2018

Birth Name: Billy Joe Ledesma Crawford

Place of Birth: Manila, Philippines

Date of Birth: May 16, 1982

*English, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, Scottish, 1/128 Dutch, 1/256 German, as well distant Cornish, French, Irish, and Welsh (father)
*Filipino [Hiligaynon] (mother)

Billy Crawford is a Filipino-American actor, singer, and songwriter.

His father, Jack Von Crawford, is American, from Eastland, Texas. His mother, Marietta “Mayette” Ledesma, is Filipino, from Jaro, Iloilo City.

Billy is married to actress Coleen Garcia. He was previously married to French dance choreographer Marie Courchinoux, until their divorce.

Billy’s patrilineal ancestry can be traced back to his fifth great-grandfather, Andrew Crawford.

Billy’s paternal grandfather was Neafulus Baldridge “Baldy” Crawford (the son of Jesse Pitt Crawford and Ollie Mildred Davis). Baldridge was born in Thurber, Texas. Pitt was the son of Thomas “Tom” Crawford and Almeda Truelock. Ollie was the daughter of William Jefferson Davis and Tarla Ola Cody.

Billy’s maternal grandmother was Laura Jean Adams (the daughter of Loyd Glenn Adams and Olive Laura Ford). Jean was born in Dewey, Oklahoma. Loyd was the son of Glenn Carey Adams and Cora Estelle Pinney. Cora’s paternal great-great-grandfather, Rinear van Hoosear, was Dutch. Olive was the daughter of Louis Von Ford and Laura Belle Wright. Billy’s great-great-grandmother Laura’s maternal great-great-great-grandfather, Peter Schmuck, was German.

Sources: Birth record of Billy’s father – https://www.familysearch.org

Genealogies of Billy’s paternal grandfather, Neafulus Baldridge Crawford – https://www.wikitree.com

Genealogy of Billy’s paternal grandmother, Laura Jean (Adams) Crawford – https://www.familysearch.org

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Arnaut Groeneveld

by maurogomes3193 on October 11, 2018

Birth Name: Arnaut Groeneveld Danjuma

Place of Birth: Lagos, Nigeria

Date of Birth: 31 January, 1997

*Dutch (father)
*Nigerian (mother)

Arnaut Groeneveld is a professional football player. He was born in Lagos, Nigeria, to a Dutch father and a Nigerian mother, and is eligible for either national team.

Source: https://dutchsoccersite.org

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Donnie Keshawarz

by madman on October 11, 2018

Donnie Keshawarz – “The Adjustment Bureau” New York City Premiere – Arrivals – The Ziegfeld Theater – New York City, NY, USA – Keywords: Orientation: Portrait Face Count: 1 – False – Photo Credit: christopher smith / PR Photos

Birth Name: Donnie Rafi Keshawarz

Place of Birth: Guelph, Ontario, Canada

Date of Birth: July 30, 1969

*Pashtun Afghan (father)
*Lithuanian (maternal grandfather)
*German, some Dutch (maternal grandmother)

Donnie Keshawarz is a Canadian-American actor.

He is the son of Margaret and John Keshawarz (born Omar). His father was Afghan, of Pashtun descent. His mother is Canadian, and is of one half Lithuanian, as well as German and Dutch, descent.

Donnie’s paternal grandparents were Taher Mohammed Omar and Kawkaba Bibikhord.

Donnie’s maternal grandfather was Karl Kupcinskas (the son of Peter Kupcinscas and Josepha Roglite). Karl was born in Lithuania.

Donnie’s maternal grandmother was the daughter of Hugo Josephus Dirks and Sybille Kramm. Hugo was born in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, the son of Josef/Joseph Dirks, who was German, and Klara/Clara Dorothea Witte, who was Dutch, of part German descent. Sybille was born in Germany, the daughter of Josef Kramm and Brigitte Hubertina Greven.

Source: Genealogy of Donnie’s sister – https://www.wikitree.com


Virginia Gardner

by madman on October 8, 2018

Virginia Gardner – Hulu’s “Marvel’s Runaways” TV Series Season 1 Premiere – Arrivals – Regency Bruin Theatre, 948 Broxton Avenue – Los Angeles, CA, USA – Photo Credit: Guillermo Proano / PR Photos

Birth Name: Virginia Elizabeth Gardner

Place of Birth: Sacramento, California, United States

Date of Birth: April 18, 1995

Ethnicity: English, Dutch, other

Virginia Gardner is an American actress. She is the daughter of Sarah (Vanallen) and Charles Gardner.

Virginia’s paternal grandfather was Charles Robert Gardner (the son of Columbus Robert “Lum” Gardner and Docia/Dasha Andrews/Anderson). Columbus was the son of Daniel James Gardner and Julia A. Owensby. Docia was the daughter of Mal Andrews.

Virginia’s paternal grandmother was Gloria Ann Martin (the daughter of John Terrell Martin and Sally Beatrice Lynn).


Kent Osborne

by stlucas on October 1, 2018

LOS ANGELES, CA – JUN 26: Kent Osborne at the premiere of ‘Don’t Be Afraid Of The Dark’ held at the Regal Cinemas L.A. Live in Los Angeles, California on June 26, 2011.

Birth Name: Kent M. Osborne

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

Date of Birth: August 30, 1969

Ethnicity: Slovak, English, German, Swiss-German, distant Danish, likely some Dutch

Kent Osborne is an American screenwriter, actor, film producer, and television producer.

Kent is the son of Paulette and Jeffrey Osborne.

Kent’s brother, Mark, is also a film producer. They were raised in Vermont and New Jersey.

Kent’s paternal grandfather was Ralph/Raleph Elbert Osborne (the son of Seth Watson Osborne and Augusta Moore Weller). Ralph was born in New Jersey. Seth was born in Connecticut, the son of James L. Osborne and Caroline M. Farvour/Farver. Augusta was born in New Jersey, the daughter of Henry Harrison Weller and Ella Beekman Quick.

Kent’s paternal grandmother was Lorraine Minen (the daughter of Benjamin Salowik and Helen Minen).

Kent’s maternal grandfather was Paul Michael Hubans (the son of Charles Hubans and Sophia Durbal/Derbhly). Paul was born in Pennsylvania, to parents from Czechoslovakia, who were Slovak speakers.

Kent’s maternal grandmother was Elizabeth Marie “Betty” Reday (the daughter of John Reday and Elizabeth). Kent’s grandmother Elizabeth was born in Pennsylvania. John was born in Pennsylvania, to parents from Czechoslovakia, George Reday and Mary Charbon, who were Slovak. Kent’s great-grandmother Elizabeth was born in Pennsylvania, also to parents from Czechoslovakia.

Sources: Marriage record of Kent’s parents – http://www.familysearch.org

Obituary of Kent’s maternal grandfather, Paul Michael Hubans – http://triblive.com

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