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Howard W. Hunter

by Manila on September 22, 2018

Birth Name: Howard William Hunter

Date of Birth: November 14, 1907

Place of Birth: Boise, Idaho, U.S.

Date of Death: March 3, 1995

Place of Death: Salt Lake City, Utah, U.S.

Ethnicity: English, Scottish, 3/8 Danish, 1/8 German, 1/8 Norwegian

Howard W. Hunter was an American lawyer. He was the 14th President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, from June 5, 1994 to March 3, 1995, his death. He was also on the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, from October 10, 1959 to June 5, 1994, and was its President, from May 20, 1988 (acting from November 10, 1985) to June 5, 1994.

His father, John William Hunter, was not a Latter-day Saint, until he joined the church in 1927. His mother, Nellie Marie (Rasmussen), was of 3/4 Danish and 1/4 Norwegian descent.

Howard was married to Clara May “Claire” Jeffs, until her death, and to nurse Inis Bernice Egan, until his death. Howard and Clara has three children.

Howard’s patrilineal ancestry can be traced back to his seventh great-grandfather, Alexander Hunter.

Howard’s paternal grandfather was John Hunter (the son of John Hunter and Margaret Carrs). Howard’s grandfather John was a Scottish emigrant, from Paisley, Renfrewshire. Howard’s great-grandfather John was the son of John Hunter and Jean Murchie. Margaret was the daughter of James Carrs and Marion Cleland.

Howard’s paternal grandmother was Josephine May Nowell (the daughter of William Nowell and Rebecca Crites). Josephine was born in Saint Joseph, Missouri. William was the son of Silas Nowell and Nancy F. Hatch. Rebecca was of German descent, and was the daughter of John Adam Crites and Anna Margaret Strauss.

Howard’s maternal grandfather was Martin Rasmussen (the son of Morten Rasmussen and Karen Marie Christiansen). Martin was born in Mount Pleasant, Utah. Morten was a Danish emigrant, from Brændekilde, Odense, and was the son of Rasmus Rasmussen and Maren Jensdatter. Karen was also a Danish emigrant, from Gelsted, Odense, and was the daughter of Christian Nielsen and Ane Margrethe Jensdatter.

Howard’s maternal grandmother was Nicoline Christensen (the daughter of Anders Christensen and Nilla Pedersdatter Nordbyeie). Nicoline was born in Mount Pleasant, Utah. Anders was a Danish emigrant, from Kirke Stillinge, Sorø, and was the son of Christian Andersen and Karen Jensdatter. Nilla was a Norwegian emigrant, from Lillestrøm, Akershus, and was the daughter of Peder Hans Torgersen Haneborgeie and Berthe Marie Nilsdatter Lund.

Howard’s matrilineal ancestry can be traced back to his eighth great-grandmother, Gyri Gundersdatter Ramstad.

Source: Genealogy of Howard W. Hunter – https://www.familysearch.org

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Gordon B. Hinckley

by Manila on September 22, 2018

Birth Name: Gordon Bitner Hinckley

Date of Birth: June 23, 1910

Place of Birth: Salt Lake City, Utah, U.S.

Date of Death: January 27, 2008

Place of Death: Salt Lake City, Utah, U.S.

Ethnicity:
*Dutch, English, as well as small amount of Cornish, French, German, Scottish, and Welsh (father)
*Danish (maternal grandfather)
*Norwegian (maternal grandmother)

Gordon B. Hinckley was an American religious leader and author. He was the 15th President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, from March 12, 1995 to January 27, 2008, his death. He was also on the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, from October 5, 1961 to July 23, 1981, and was its President, from June 5, 1994 to March 12, 1995.

His father, Bryant Stringham Hinckley, was a writer and educator. His mother, Christene (Johnson), was the daughter of emigrants, from Copenhagen, Denmark and Fredrisktad, Østfold, Norway, respectively.

Gordon was married to Marjorie Pay, until her death. The couple has five children.

Gordon’s patrilineal ancestry can be traced back to his fifteenth great-grandfather, John de Hinckley.

Gordon’s paternal grandfather was Ira Nathaniel Hinckley (the son of Erastus Nathaniel Hinckley and Lois Judd). Ira was a Canadian emigrant, from Bastard Township (now part of Rideau Lakes), Ontario. Erastus was American, from Elizabethtown, New York, and was the son of Nathaniel Hinckley and Rhoda Barber. Lois was the daughter of American emigrants, Arza Judd, of Harwinton, Connecticut, and of Lois Knapp, Amenia, New York.

Gordon’s paternal grandmother was Angeline Wilcox Noble (the daughter of Lucian Noble and Emily Wilcox). Angeline was born in Livonia, Michigan. Lucian was the son of Silas Noble and Leah Hollenbeck. Emily was the daughter of Smith Wilcox and Martha Turner.

Gordon’s maternal grandfather was Niels Johansen (later Johnson, the son of Johannes Peter Rasmus Johansen, later John Peter Rasmus Johnson, and of Karen Marie Nielsdatter, later Caroline Marie Nielsen Toft). John was the son of Johannes Christensen and Ane Dorthea Jensdatter. Caroline was the daughter of Niels Hansen and Ane Larsdatter.

Gordon’s maternal grandmother was Caroline Josephine Matthea Johansen (later Josephine Caroline Mathia Johnson, the daughter of Johan Johannesen and Inger Kirstine Thoresdatter). Johan was the son of Johannes Johansen and Mari Halvorsdatter. Inger was the daughter of Thore Johannesen and Anna Maria Jacobsdatter.

Gordon’s matrilineal ancestry can be traced back to his third great-grandmother, Elen Halvorsdatter.

Source: Genealogy of Gordon B. Hinckley – https://www.familysearch.org

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Thomas S. Monson

by Manila on September 22, 2018

Birth Name: Thomas Spencer Monson

Date of Birth: August 21, 1927

Place of Birth: Salt Lake City, Utah, U.S.

Date of Death: January 2, 2018

Place of Death: Salt Lake City, Utah, U.S.

Ethnicity:
*Swedish (paternal grandfather)
*English (paternal grandmother)
*Scottish (mother)

Thomas S. Monson was an American religious leader and author. He was the 16th President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, from February 3, 2008 to January 2, 2018, his death. He was also on the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, from October 4, 1963 to November 10, 1985, and was its President, from March 12, 1995 to February 3, 2008.

His father, George Spencer Monson, was the son of emigrants, from Torhamn, Blekinge, Sweden and Leeds, Yorkshire (now West Yorkshire), respectively. His mother, Gladys (Condie), was the granddaughter of four Scottish emigrants.

Thomas was married to Frances Beverly Johnson, until her death. The couple has three children.

Thomas’ patrilineal ancestry can be traced back to his fourth great-grandfather, Måns Jonsson.

Thomas’ paternal grandfather was Nils Månsson (later Nels Monson, the son of Måns Åkesson, later Mons Monson, and Cecilia Nilsdotter). Thomas’ great-grandfather Måns was the son of Åke Pettersson Hallberg and Maria Carlsdotter. Cecilia was the daughter of Nils Petersson and Kerstin Olofsdotter.

Thomas’ paternal grandmother was Maria Mace (the daughter of George Mace and Clara Judson). Thomas’ great-grandfather George was the son of John Slate Mace and Harriet Frost. Clara was the daughter of Joseph Judson and Nancy Farrer.

Thomas’ maternal grandfather was Thomas Sharp Condie (the son of Gibson Condie and Cecilia Sharp). Thomas’ grandfather Thomas was born in Salt Lake City. Gibson was a Scottish emigrant, from Sauchie, Clackmannanshire, and was the son of Gibson Condie and Jean Russell. Thomas’ great-grandmother Cecilia was also a Scottish emigrant, from Clackmannan, Clackmannanshire, and was the daughter of Peter Sharp and Cecilia Sharp.

Thomas’ maternal grandmother was Margaret Ellen Watson (the daughter of Alexander Watson and Margaret Ellen Miller). Thomas’ grandmother Margaret was born in Salt Lake City. Alexander was a Scottish emigrant, from Calder, Lanarkshire (now North Lanarkshire), and was the son of Robert Watson and Mary Miller. Thomas’ great-grandmother Margaret was also a Scottish emigrant, from Rutherglen, South Lanarkshire, and was the daughter of Charles Stewart Miller and Mary McGowan.

Thomas’ matrilineal ancestry can be traced back to his fifth great-grandmother, Margaret Gillies.

Source: Genealogy of Thomas S. Monson – https://www.familysearch.org

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Nicholas Hamilton

by madman on September 21, 2018

Birth Name: Nicholas William Hamilton

Place of Birth: Lismore, New South Wales, Australia

Date of Birth: May 4, 2000

Ethnicity: English, Scottish

Nicholas Hamilton is an Australian actor. He is the son of Vicki Atkins and Craig Hamilton.

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Elley Duhé

by Manila on September 21, 2018

Birth Name: Elley Frances Duhé

Place of Birth: Mobile, Alabama, U.S.

Date of Birth: February 14, 1992

Ethnicity: Breton, Dutch (including Frisian), English, French [including French-Canadian], German, Irish, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, Scottish, Welsh, 65/512 Italian, 1/128 Belgian [Flemish], 15/2048 Shawnee Native American, 1/256 Cherokee Native American, 1/512 Swiss-German, 5/16384 Manx, 1/4096 Swedish, as well as distant Cornish

Elley Duhé is an American singer and songwriter.

Elley is the daughter of Teena and Robert Duhé.

Elley’s patrilineal ancestry can be traced back to her ninth great-grandfather, Jacques Duhée.

Elley’s paternal grandfather is Willie Joseph “Bill” Duhé III (the son of Willie Joseph “Bill” Duhé, Jr. and Angelina “Jennie” Lovetro). Elley’s grandfather Willie was born in Louisiana. Elley’s great-grandfather Willie was the son of Willie Joseph Duhé and Léonie Millet. Elley’s great-great-grandfather Willie’s maternal fifth great-grandmother, Verena Hirtzel, was Swiss-German, from Pfäffikon, Canton of Zürich. Also, his maternal fourth great-grandfather, Heinrich Albert Schexnayder, was Belgian, from Brussels. Léonie’s paternal fourth great-grandfather, Christopher Johannes (or Jean Christphe in French) Huber, was also Belgian, from Leuven, Flemish Brabant. Also, one of Léonie’s paternal eighth great-grandfathers was Zacharie Cloutier (c. 1590-1677), a prominent early Quebec settler. Leónie’s paternal third great-grandfather, Giovanni Battista Manuel (or Jean Baptiste Manuel in French) Bacas, was Italian, from Genoa. Jennie was the daughter of Italian emigrants, Antonio “Anthony” Lovetro and Angelina Ferrara.

Elley’s paternal grandmother is named Barbara Kennedy.

Elley’s maternal grandfather is Colonel Walker “Bud” Scott, Jr. (the son of Colonel Walker Henderson Scott, Sr. and Dorothy Davis). Elley’s grandfather Colonel was born in Cattlesburg, Kentucky. Elley’s great-grandfather Colonel was the biological father of criminal and cult leader Charles Manson, and was the son of Walker Henderson Scott and Gladys Ella Cline. Two of Elley’s great-great-grandfather Walker’s sixth great-grandparents, Sven Rambo and Ann Christian, were ethnic Swedish and Manx, respectively. His twice ninth great-grandfather, William McChristen, was also a Manx, from Milntown. Dorothy was a World War II veteran, and was the daughter of Melvin Davis and Dora Castle. Melvin’s paternal great-great-grandmother, Elizabeth Nakitika, was a Cherokee Native American. Melvin’s maternal great-great-grandfather and Dora’s paternal great-grandfather, Inman Castle, was 5/8 Shawnee Native American.

Elley’s maternal grandmother was Frances Jeanette “Frankie” McDowell (the daughter of Harvey James McDowell and Thelma Josephine Wright). Frances was born in Grayson, Kentucky. Harvey was the son of Charles Leander “Charlie” McDowell and Fanny B. Sexton. Thelma was the daughter of James Lewis Wright and Elizabeth Ellen Burchett.

Elley’s matrilineal ancestry can be traced back to her fourth great-grandmother, Elizabeth Patrick (September 15, 1831, Morgan County, Kentucky – February 14, 1910, Magoffin County, Kentucky).

Sources: Genealogy of Elley’s paternal grandfather, Willie Joseph Duhé III – http://perilloux.net

Birth record of Elley’s maternal grandfather, Colonel Walker Scott, Jr. – https://www.familysearch.org

Genealogy of Elley’s paternal great-grandfather, Colonel Walker Henderson Scott, Sr. – https://www.geni.com

Birth record of Elley’s paternal great-grandmother, Dorothy May Davis – https://www.familysearch.org

Elley’s paternal great-grandmother, Dorothy May Davis, on the 1920 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org

Obituary of Elley’s paternal great-grandmother, Dorothy May (Davis) Canterbury – https://www.newspapers.com

Birth record of Elley’s maternal grandmother, Frances Jeanette McDowell – https://www.familysearch.org

Elley’s maternal grandmother, Frances Jeanette McDowell, on the 1940 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org

Obituary of Elley’s maternal grandmother, Frances Jeanette (McDowell) Scott – http://wolfefuneralhomes.com

Elley’s maternal great-grandfather, Harvey James McDowell, on the 1910 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org

Birth record of Elley’s maternal great-grandmother, Thelma Josephine Wright – https://www.familysearch.org

Elley’s maternal great-grandmother, Thelma Josephine Wright, on the 1920 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org

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