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Christopher Vélez

by Manila on July 14, 2018

Birth Name: Christopher Bryant Vélez Muñoz

Place of Birth: New Jersey, U.S.

Date of Birth: November 23, 1995

Ethnicity: Ecuadorian [Spanish, possibly other]

Christopher Vélez is an American singer. He is a member of the Latin boyband CNCO. His bandmates include Richard Camacho, Erick Brian Colón, Zabdiel de Jesús, and Joel Pimentel.

Christopher is the son of Leonardo Vélez Ludeña and Yenny Paulina Muñoz Jaramillo.

Christopher’s paternal grandparents had the surnamed Vélez and Ludeña.

Christopher’s maternal grandfather was Ángel Romelio Muñoz Guamán (the son of Luis Muñoz and Julia María Guamán).

Christopher’s maternal grandmother is Piedad Ibelia Jaramillo Iñíguez (the daughter of parents surnamed Jaramillo and Iñíguez).

Source: Obituary of Christopher’s maternal grandfather, Ángel Romelio Muñoz Guzmán – http://obituario.funerariajaramillo.com.ec

Photo by Joe Seer/Bigstock.com

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Iván Duque Márquez

by Manila on June 18, 2018

Place of Birth: Bogotá, Colombia

Date of Birth: 1 August, 1976

Ethnicity: Colombian (Spanish [Andalusian, Asturian, Canary Islander, Cantabrian, Castilian, Extremaduran, Leonese], Basque, Catalan, Galician, as well as small amount of African, and Indigenous [Muisca and Tahamí]), as well as remote French, Indigenous Ecuadorian [Quechua], Italian [including Sicilian], and Portuguese

Iván Duque Márquez is a Colombian lawyer and politician. He is the President-elect of Colombia, set to assume office on 7 August, 2018. He was a member of the Senate of Colombia, from 20 July, 2014 to 10 April, 2018.

His father, Iván Duque Escobar, was a lawyer, journalist, and politician. His mother, Juliana Márquez Tono, is a political scientist.

President-elect Duque is married to María Juliana “Maju” Ruiz Sandoval, with whom he has three children.

President-elect Duque’s paternal grandfather was Abdón Duque Villegas (the son of Genaro Duque Monsalve and Ana Rosa Villegas Celis). Genaro was the son of Abdón Duque and Rosa Monsalve Gómez. Ana Rosa was the daughter of Juan Nepomuceno Villegas Ramírez and Paulina Celis Montoya.

President-elect Duque’s paternal grandmother was Carolina Escobar Sanín (the daughter of Ricardo Escobar Jaramillo and Eva Sanín Arango). Ricardo was the son of Daniel Escobar Ruiz and Mercedes Jaramillo Álvarez. Eva was the daughter of Ricardo Sanín Cambas and Beatriz Arango Cadavid.

President-elect Duque’s maternal grandfather was Hernando Márquez Arbeláez (the son of Adolfo Márquez Villegas and María Arbeláez Vélez). Hernando was born in Ibagué, Tolima. Adolfo was the son of Ancízar Márquez Ceballos and María Dolores Faustina Villegas González. President-elect Duque’s great-grandmother María was the daughter of Jesús Arbeláez Echeverri and Inés Vélez Upegui.

President-elect Duque’s maternal grandmother was Stella Tono Caicedo (the daughter of Antonio Tono de la Espriella and María de la Luz Caicedo Buenaventura). Stella was born in Cartagena, Bolívar. Antonio was the son of Augusto Tono Macía and Rosa de la Espriella Abadía. Luz was the daughter of Gentil Caicedo Montealegre and Ana Joaquina de Jesús Buenaventura Durán.

President-elect Duque’s matrilineal ancestry can be traced back to his fourth great-grandmother, Lucrecia Galindo.

Sources: Genealogies of Iván Duque Márquez https://www.geni.com
https://gw.geneanet.org

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Ricardo Hoyos

by stlucas on February 4, 2018

Ricardo Hoyos – 32nd Annual Young Artist Awards – Arrivals – Sportsmen’s Lodge – Studio City, CA, USA – Photo Credit: richard shotwell / PR Photos

Birth Name: Ricardo Hoyos, Jr.

Place of Birth: Alliston, Ontario, Canada

Date of Birth: November 27, 1995

Ethnicity:
*Peruvian, Ecuadorian (father)
*Irish, Scottish, French-Canadian (mother)

Ricardo Hoyos is a Canadian and American actor.

Ricardo is the son of Eileen and Ricardo Hoyos, Sr. Ricardo has a brother, Lucius, who is also an actor.

Ricardo’s paternal grandparents are from Peru and Ecuador. His mother is said to be of Irish, Scottish, and French-Canadian descent.

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Fátima Ptacek

by stlucas on January 14, 2018

Fatima Ptacek – 28th Annual A Time for Heroes Family Festival Benefiting the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation – Arrivals – Smashbox Studios, 8549 Higuera Street – Culver City, CA, USA – Photo Credit: / PRPhotos.com

Birth Name: María de Fátima Ptacek Espinoza

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

Date of Birth: August 20, 2000

Ethnicity:
*Czech, Norwegian, Irish (father)
*Ecuadorian (mother)

Fátima Ptacek is an American film and television actress and human rights activist.

Fátima is the daughter of Lucia Espinoza and John “Jack” Ptacek. Fátima’s father is American, and is said to have Czech, Norwegian, and Irish ancestry. Fátima’s mother is from Azogues, Ecuador.

Fátima’s paternal grandfather was Joseph M. Ptacek, the son of Joseph V. Ptacek and Thelma Hansen.

Fátima’s paternal grandmother was Theresa McEntee (the daughter of Edward McEntee and Theresa McCormel). Fátima’s great-grandparents Edward and Theresa were born in Ireland. Edward was the son of John McEntee and Elizabeth “Lizzie” Markey. Theresa was the daughter of James McCormel and Anne McEntee.

Fátima’s maternal grandmother is named Angelina.

Sources: http://www.eluniverso.com

Marriage record of Fátima’s paternal grandparents, Joseph M. Ptacek and Theresa McEntee – http://www.familysearch.org

Obituary of Fátima’s paternal grandfather, Joseph M. Ptacek – http://www.legacy.com

Obituary of Fátima’s paternal great-uncle (grandmother’s brother), John J. McEntee – http://www.legacy.com

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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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