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Mark Lester

by madman on May 23, 2017

Birth Name: Mark A. Letzer

Place of Birth: Oxford, Oxfordshire, England, U.K.

Date of Birth: 11 July, 1958

Ethnicity: English, Ashkenazi Jewish

Mark Lester is a British actor. He is known for starring in the 1968 film Oliver! He is the son of Rita (Keene), an actress, and Michael Lester (born Michael Boris Letzer), an actor and producer.

His father was raised in a Jewish household, and was mentioned in The Jewish Chronicle paper of England during his own childhood.

Mark’s paternal grandfather was Abraham Letzer (born Abraham Lackshier, the son of Alec Lackshier/Leckzear/Leckshere/Letzer and Annie Fordham). Abraham was born in London, to Russian Jewish parents.

Mark’s paternal grandmother was Constance Sutton. It is not clear if Constance was of Jewish heritage; the surname “Sutton” is usually an English (non-Jewish) surname.

Mark’s maternal grandparents were likely Henry V. Keene and Violet S. Holloway.

Mark has said that he is the biological father of Paris Jackson, the daughter of singer Michael Jackson. It is not clear if there is any evidence for this.

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Danny Pintauro

by stlucas on May 23, 2017

Birth Name: Daniel John Pintauro

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

Date of Birth: January 6, 1976

Ethnicity:
*Italian (paternal grandfather)
*Polish (paternal grandmother)
*English, Czech or Slovak, Yugoslavian (mother)

Danny Pintauro is an American actor.

Danny is the son of Margaret L. (Sillcocks) and John J. Pintauro.

Danny’s father is of half Italian and half Polish descent. Danny’s mother has English, Czech or Slovak, and some Yugoslavian ancestry.

Danny’s paternal grandfather was Neil Pintauro (the son of Daniel Pintauro and Nancy). Neil was born in New Jersey, to parents from Italy.

Danny’s paternal grandmother was Sophie A. Bielowski/Bielawska (the daughter of Paul Bielawska and Sophie). Danny’s grandmother Sophie was born in New Jersey, to parents from Poland.

Danny’s maternal grandfather was Francis J. Sillcocks (the son of Frank Sillcocks and Elizabeth M.). Danny’s great-grandfather Frank was the son of George W. Sillcocks and Rose. Elizabeth was born in New Jersey, to a father from Yugoslavia and a mother from Czechoslovakia.

Danny’s maternal grandmother was named Emma.

Sources: Danny’s paternal grandfather, Neil Pintauro, on the 1940 U.S. Census – http://www.familysearch.org

Obituary of Danny’s paternal grandmother, Sophie A. (Bielowski/Bielawska) Pintauro – http://www.legacy.com

Danny’s maternal grandfather, Francis J. Sillcocks, on the 1930 U.S. Census – http://www.familysearch.org

Danny’s maternal great-grandfather, Frank Sillcocks, on the 1915 New Jersey State Census – https://familysearch.org

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Julianna Guill

by stlucas on May 23, 2017

Birth Name: Julianna M. Guill

Place of Birth: Winston-Salem, North Carolina, U.S.

Date of Birth: July 7, 1987

Ethnicity: English, Irish, some French

Julianna Guill is an American actress.

Julianna is the daughter of Ann (Holton) and Earl Pleasant Guill, Jr.

Julianna’s paternal grandfather was Earl Pleasant Guill, Sr. (the son of William Pleasant Guill and Rosa Staub Dickens). William was the son of John H. Guill and Eliza. Rosa was the daughter of John Nolan Dickens and Lottie Jane Hawkins.

Julianna’s paternal grandmother was Jane Lee Minetree (the daughter of Otis Talley Minetree and Myra Lee Dempsey). Otis was the son of Thomas Jefferson Minetree and Jane Eliza Talley. Myra was the daughter of Judson Walter Dempsey and Rosa M. Best.

Julianna’s maternal grandfather was Walter Clinton “Dynamite” Holton, Sr. (the son of Alfred Eugene Holton and Mary Elizabeth Petty). Alfred was the son of Quinton Holton and Harriet Holland. Mary Elizabeth was the daughter of William S. Petty and Mary.

Julianna’s maternal grandmother was Mabel Fuller Hartsfield (the daughter of Jacob Andrew Hartsfield, Jr., and Lucy Thomas Fuller).

Sources: Genealogy of Julianna’s paternal grandfather, Earl Pleasant Guill, Sr. – http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com

Obituary of Julianna’s paternal grandfather, Earl Pleasant Guill, Sr. – http://www.legacy.com

Obituary of Julianna’s paternal grandmother, Jane Lee (Minetree) Guill – http://www.legacy.com

Genealogy of Julianna’s paternal great-grandfather, Otis Talley Minetree – http://www.findagrave.com

Genealogy of Julianna’s paternal great-grandmother, Myra Lee Dempsey – http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com

Obituary of Julianna’s aunt (mother’s sister), Mary Beth “Maizie” Holton – http://www.greensboro.com

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Allie DeBerry

by stlucas on May 23, 2017

Birth Name: Alexandra Danielle DeBerry

Place of Birth: Kingwood, Harris, Texas, U.S.

Date of Birth: October 26, 1994

Ethnicity: Czech/Bohemian (paternal grandmother), English, possibly other

Allie DeBerry is an American actress and singer.

Allie is the daughter of Cindy Kay (Haley) and William Thomas DeBerry III.

Allie’s paternal grandfather was William Thomas DeBerry II (the son of William Thomas DeBerry and Elois Mary Sheppard).

Allie’s paternal grandmother was Barbara/Barbra Ann Turek (the daughter of Otto Turek and Bessie Darilek). Otto was the son of Albert B. Turek, who was born in Austria, likely of Czech descent, and of Emilie Kosarek, who was born in Texas, to parents from Austria, also possibly of Czech descent. Bessie was the daughter of John A. Darilek and Agnes Machart, who were born in Texas, to parents from Bohemia/Czechoslovakia.

Allie’s maternal grandfather was Archie Hugh Haley (the son of Ceaphus Christopher Haley and Gladys Cooper).

Allie’s maternal grandmother was Sallie/Sally Jo Ann Crawford.

Sources: Birth record of Allie DeBerry – http://www.familysearch.org

Marriage record of Allie’s parents, William Thomas DeBerry III and Cindy Kay Haley – http://www.familysearch.org

Birth record of Allie’s father, William Thomas DeBerry III – http://www.familysearch.org

Birth record of Allie’s paternal grandfather, William Thomas DeBerry II – http://www.familysearch.org

Birth record of Allie’s paternal grandmother, Barbara/Barbra Ann Turek – http://www.familysearch.org

Allie’s paternal great-grandfather, Otto Turek, on the 1910 U.S. Census – http://www.familysearch.org

Allie’s paternal great-grandmother, Bessie Darilek, on the 1930 U.S. Census – http://www.familysearch.org

Birth record of Allie’s mother, Cindy Kay Haley – http://www.familysearch.org

Birth record of Allie’s maternal grandfather, Archie Hugh Haley – http://www.familysearch.org

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Matt Czuchry

by bablah on May 22, 2017

Birth Name: Matthew Charles Czuchry

Place of Birth: Manchester, New Hampshire, U.S.

Date of Birth: May 20, 1977

Ethnicity:
*Ukrainian, English, Czech, German, Scottish (father)
*English, Irish, Scottish (mother)

Matt Czuchry is an American actor. He is known for his roles on the series Gilmore Girls and The Good Wife.

Matt’s paternal grandfather was John Czuchry (the son of Andrew Czuchry and Anna Babink).

Matt’s paternal grandmother was Capitola Orrinta Undine Zabka (the daughter of Elmer W. Zabka and Iva May Timmerman). Elmer was born in Nebraska, the son of Josef Zabka, who was Bohemian, and of Edith Elizabeth Wilburn. Iva was the daughter of Jessie P. Timmerman and Clara Morrow.

Matt’s maternal grandfather was John Fitzgerald Phelps (the son of Lewis Worthington Phelps and Helen Fitzgerald). Lewis was the son of Charles L. Phelps and Charlotte Mann. Helen was the daughter of John Fitzgerald, who was born in New York, to parents from Scotland, and of Helen M. Roberts.

Matt’s maternal grandmother was Ruth Taylor (the daughter of Walter Taylor and Isabella/Isabel). Walter was born in Massachusetts, to English parents. Isabella was also born in Massachusetts, to a Canadian mother.

Sources: Marriage record of Matt’s paternal grandparents, John Czuchry and Capitola Orrinta Undine Zabka – https://familysearch.org

Matt’s paternal great-grandparents, Elmer W. Zabka and Iva May Timmerman, on the 1920 U.S. census – https://familysearch.org

Genealogy and obituary of Matt’s paternal great-grandfather, Elmer W. Zabka – https://www.findagrave.com

Matt’s paternal great-great-grandfather, Josef Zabka, on a passenger list – https://familysearch.org

Matt’s paternal great-great-grandfather, Josef Zabka, on the 1880 U.S. census – https://familysearch.org

Matt’s paternal great-grandmother, Iva May Timmerman, on the 1910 U.S. census – https://familysearch.org

Matt’s maternal grandfather, John Fitzgerald Phelps, on the 1930 U.S. census – https://familysearch.org

Matt’s maternal great-grandfather, Lewis Worthington Phelps, on the 1900 U.S. census – https://familysearch.org

Death record of Matt’s maternal great-great-grandmother, Charlotte (Mann) Phelps – https://www.findagrave.com

Matt’s maternal great-grandmother, Helen Fitzgerald, on the 1900 U.S. census – https://familysearch.org

Matt’s maternal great-great-grandmother, Helen M. Roberts, on the 1860 U.S. census – https://familysearch.org

Matt’s maternal grandmother, Ruth Taylor, on the 1930 U.S. census – https://familysearch.org

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