Carla Esparza

by fraciscovargas1545 on February 19, 2017

Birth Name: Carla Kristen Esparza

Place of Birth: Torrance, California, United States

Date of Birth: October 10, 1987

*Irish, English, Scottish (father)
*Mexican, Ecuadorian (mother)

Carla Esparza is an American professional mixed martial artist. She competes in the Strawweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC).


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Katherine Espín

by Manila on November 29, 2016

Birth Name: Katherine Elizabeth Espín Gómez

Place of Birth: La Troncal, Cañar, Ecuador

Date of Birth: November 15, 1992

Ethnicity: Ecuadorian (Spanish, possibly other)

Katherine Espín is an Ecuadorian beauty queen and model. She was crowned Miss Earth 2016. She is the daughter of Fredy Xavier Espín Pazmiño and Orfa Renelda Gómez Galarza.

Katherine’s paternal grandparents were ? Espín and ? Pazmiño.

Katherine’s maternal grandparents were ? Gómez and ? Galarza.

Sources: Public record of Katherine’s father –

Public record of Katherine’s mother –


Sixto Durán-Ballén

by Manila on November 18, 2016

Birth Name: Sixto Alfonso Durán-Ballén Cordovez

Date of Birth: July 14, 1921

Place of Birth: Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Date of Death: November 15, 2016

Place of Death: Quito, Ecuador

Ethnicity: Ecuadorian (Spanish, possibly other)

Sixto Durán-Ballén was an American-born Ecuadorian politician and architect. He served as the 37th President of Ecuador, from August 10, 1992 to August 10, 1996. He was also Mayor of Quito, from August 1, 1970 to February 16, 1978.

Sixto’s parents, Sixto Enrique Durán-Ballén Romero and María Eugenia Cordovéz Caycedo, were on a diplomatic mission in the United States when he was born. He was married to American-born Colombian-Ecuadorian public servant Josefina Isabel Villalobos Páramo.

Sixto’s patrilineal ancestry can be traced back to his seventh great-grandfather, Lucas de Soto Alcedo, of Santander, Cantabria, Spain.

Sixto’s paternal grandfather was Sixto Durán y Ballén de Guzmán (the son of Sixto Liborio Durán Borrero and Carmen Clemencia de Jesús Ballén de Guzmán y Millán). Sixto’s great-grandfather Sixto was the son of José Ignacio Durán y Polanco and María Lucía Josefa Borrero Gómez. Carmen was the daughter of Julián Clemente José Ballén De Guzmán Soler and María de Jesús Millán Macías.

Sixto’s paternal grandmother was Isabel María Romero Febres-Cordero (the daughter of José Escolástico del Carmen García Romero y Ortiz and Isabel María de la Santísima Trinidad Febres Cordero y del Barrio). Sixto’s great-grandfather José was born in Santiago de Veraguas, Veraguas, Panama, the son of Germán Escolástico García Romero y López and Manuela Ortiz y Sosa. Sixto’s great-grandmother Isabel was the daughter of Esteban Febres Cordero y Oberto and Jacinta del Barrio Ortiz.

Sixto’s maternal grandfather was Julio César Cordovez Ricaurte (the son of Domingo Esteban Cordovez Moure and Zoila Ricaurte Muñoz). Domingo was the son of Isidoro Cordovez del Caso and María Agustina Fernández de Moure y Sánchez. Zoila was the daughter of Jorge Ricaurte Calisto and Mariana Muñoz Cobo.

Sixto’s maternal grandmother was Eugenia Caicedo Cordovez (the daughter of Belisario Santiago Caizedo Zorrilla y Delgado and Rita Cordovez y Fernández de Moure). Belisario was the son of José María Cristóbal Cayzedo Zorrilla and Maria Ignacia Delgado y Fernández de Aguilar. Rita was the daughter of Manuel Antonio Cordovez del Caso and Javiera Fernández de Moure y Sánchez.

Sixto’s matrilineal ancestry can be traced back to his fourteenth great-grandmother, Beatriz Ladrón de Guevara, of Ocaña, Toledo, Spain.

Source: Genealogy of Sixto Durán-Ballén –

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Adolfo Rodríguez Saá

by madman on October 23, 2016

Place of Birth: San Luis, San Luis, Argentina

Date of Birth: July 25, 1947

Ethnicity: Argentinian (Spanish, Galician, Basque, remote Portuguese/Azorean and Indigenous Ecuadorian)

Adolfo Rodríguez Saá is an Argentinian politician. A member of the Justicialist Party, he served as President of Argentina, from 23 December, 2001 to 30 December, 2001. He was previously Governor of San Luis, from December 10, 1983 to December 22, 2001, among other duties.

President Rodríguez Saá was the son of Lilia Esther (Páez Montero) and Carlos Juan Rodríguez Saá y Rodríguez Jurado.

President Rodríguez Saá’s ancestry includes Spanish/Galician, as well as distant Basque, remote Azorean Portuguese, and at least one documented Indigenous ancestor, from the Ecuadorean Quitu tribe.

The Saá family in South America is sometimes said to be Palestinian Arab in origin. However, President Rodríguez Saá’s “Saá” line originates with his great-great-great-grandfather, José de Saá, who was born in Galicia, Spain.

President Rodríguez Saá’s paternal grandfather was Adolfo Rodríguez Saá (the son of José Elías Rodríguez and Feliciana Saá Reta). Feliciana was the daughter of Francisco Saá Dominguez and Margarita Reta.

President Rodríguez Saá’s paternal grandmother was Paula Rodríguez Jurado (the daughter of Juan Carlos Rodriguez and Demofila Jurado Domínguez). Juan Carlos was the son of José Elías Rodríguez Orduña and María Nicolasa Dominguez Alba. Demofila was the daughter of Zacarías Jurado Molina and María Inés Domínguez Alba.

Sources: Genealogies of Adolfo Rodríguez Saá (focusing on his father’s side) –


Max Bratman

by savanna on March 1, 2016

Birth Name: Max Liron Bratman

Place of Birth: Los Angeles, California

Date of Birth: January 12, 2008

*Ashkenazi Jewish (father)
*Ecuadorian, English, with smaller amounts (to varying degrees) of German, Irish, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, French, Welsh, and Dutch (mother)

Max Bratman is an American child. He is the son of music industry executive Jordan Bratman and singer Christina Aguilera.

Max’s paternal grandparents are Jack Bratman and Gail.

Max’s maternal grandfather was Fausto Wagner Xavier Aguilera Monge (the son of Fausto Aguilera and Edna Maria Monge Verduga). Max’s grandfather Fausto was born in Guayaquil, Ecuador. Max’s great-grandfather Fausto was the son of José Antonio Aguilera Masías and Zoila Calderon. Edna was the daughter of César Monge Serrano and María Lucrecia Verduga Zambrano.

Max’s maternal grandmother was Shelly Loraine Fidler (daughter of Lowell Marley Fidler and Delcie Mable/Mabel Dunfee). Max’s grandmother Shelley was born in Pennsylvania, and has English, and smaller amounts (to varying degrees) of German, Irish, Scots-Irish (Northern Irish), French, Welsh, and Dutch ancestry. Lowell was the son of Marlie Alfred Fidler and Pluma Violet Osburn. Delcie was the daughter of Primrose Calvin Dunfee and Bertha Mae Allen.


Genealogy of Max Bratman (focusing on his mother’s side) –

Genealogies of Max’s mother (focusing on her own mother’s side) –

Obituary of Max’s maternal great-grandfather, Fausto Aguilera –

Obituary of Max’s maternal great-grandmother, Edna Maria (Monge Verduga) Aguilera –

More of Max’s maternal grandmother, Shelley Loraine Fidler’s, lines –

Genealogy of Max’s maternal great-grandmother, Delcie Mable/Mabel Dunfee –
Another genealogy of Christina’s maternal grandmother, Delcie Mable/Mabel Dunfee (through Delcie’s sister, Pearl Dunfee) –