Finland-Swedish

Jane Wymark

by madman on April 18, 2018

Place of Birth: London, England

Date of Birth: 31 October, 1952

Ethnicity: English, 1/8th Finland-Swedish, 1/16th German, 1/16th Swiss-German, 1/16th Irish

Jane Wymark is an English actress. She is the daughter of writer and playwright Olwen Wymark (Olwen Margaret Buck) and actor Patrick Wymark (Patrick Carl Cheeseman). Her mother was American, from California, and her father was English.

Jane’s paternal grandfather was Thomas William Cheeseman (the son of William Cheeseman and Emma).

Jane’s paternal grandmother was Agnes Maria Olsen (the daughter of Carl Olsen and possibly of Bertha). It appears that Carl was born in Porvoo, Finland.

Jane’s maternal grandfather was Philip Wallenstein Buck (the son of Joseph Peter Buck and Helen Maud Bangs/Bungs). Joseph was born in Missouri, to a German father, Phillip Buck, and a Swiss mother, whose surname was Furrer. Helen was the daughter of Alfred Walstein Bangs and Sarah Delia Plowman, who was born in Canada, to Irish parents.

Jane’s maternal grandmother was Barbara Annis Jacobs (the daughter of W. W. Jacobs and Agnes Eleanor Williams). Barbara was born in England. W. W. Jacobs was an author, who was born William Wymark Jacobs, the son of William Gage Jacobs and Sophia Wymark.

Sources: Genealogy of Jane’s father – https://www.geni.com

Genealogy of Jane’s mother – https://www.geni.com

Likely Jane’s paternal grandmother, Agnes Maria Olsen, on the 1911 England and Wales Census – https://www.familysearch.org

Likely Jane’s great-grandfather, Carl Olsen, on the 1881 England and Wales Census – https://www.familysearch.org

Jane’s mother on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org

Jane’s maternal grandfather, Philip Wallenstein Buck, on the 1920 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org
Philip’s sister, Marian Buck, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org

Jane’s great-grandmother, Helen Maud Bangs/Bungs, on the 1880 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org

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Slug

by stlucas on April 11, 2018

 Atmosphere – 2007 Vegoose Music Festival – Day 1 – Sam Boyd Stadium – Las Vegas, NV, USA – Keywords: Atmosphere (formerly Urban Atmosphere) – Slug (Sean Daley), Ant (Anthony Davis) – – – Photo Credit: Forrest Verde Dutek / PR Photos

Birth Name: Sean Michael Daley

Place of Birth: Minneapolis, Hennepin, Minnesota, United States

Date of Birth: September 7, 1972

Ethnicity:
*African-American, possibly Native American (father)
*Swedish, Norwegian, possibly other (mother)

Slug is an American rapper. He is known for being a member of hip hop duo Atmosphere, alongside hip hop producer Ant (born Anthony Davis).

Slug is the son of Valerie Lynn (Norrgard) and Craig Arthur Daley. His father was African-American. His mother has Swedish and Norwegian ancestry.

Slug has stated:

My mother’s white and my father is black/native American. So, it makes me really light skinned. Most people think that I’m Italian or a very tall Spanish kid. Just by looking at me, you can’t really tell by my skin or my hair. But, girls always say that my features look like I’m not white.

Slug’s paternal grandparents were William Arthur Daley and Vivian A. Marie Griggs.

Slug’s maternal grandfather was Kenneth Raymond “Ken” Norrgard (the son of Andrew Abraham Norrgard and Clara E. Nelson). Andrew was the son of Finnish parents, Jacob Norrgard and Maria/Mary Nyquist, who likely were of Swedish origin. Clara was the daughter of Norwegian parents, Absalon/Absolem Nelson and Anna Munson.

Slug’s maternal grandmother was named Mary Irene Johnson.

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

Birth record of Slug’s father – http://www.familysearch.org

Birth record of Slug’s mother – http://www.familysearch.org

Obituary of Slug’s maternal grandfather, Kenneth Raymond Norrgard – http://www.familysearch.org

Obituary of Slug’s maternal grandmother, Mary Irene (Johnson) Norrgard – http://www.methvenfuneralhome.com

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Michael Monroe

by madman on January 5, 2018

Birth Name: Matti Antero Kristian Fagerholm

Place of Birth: Helsinki, Finland

Date of Birth: June 17, 1962

Ethnicity: Finnish, Finland-Swedish, small amount of German

Michael Monroe is a Finnish singer and musician. He was the lead singer of the rock band Hanoi Rocks.

Michael is the son of Toini Marjatta Kiilas and radio personality Pentti Fagerholm (Pentti Johannes Fagerholm).

Michael’s paternal grandfather was Artur/Artturi Reino Fagerholm (the son of Anton Fagerholm and Josefina Backman). Anton was the son of Kristian Fagerholm and Eeva Kristina Seppälä. Josefina was the daughter of Fredrik Wilhelm Hägglund and Sofia Backman.

Michael’s paternal grandmother was Siiri Vuorio (the daughter of Emerik Vuorio/Forsberg and Louise von Willebrand). Emerik was the son of Karl Wilhelm Forsberg and Johanna Forsberg Ehnberg. Louise was the daughter of Fredrik Magnus von Willebrand and Signe Estlander.

Michael’s maternal grandparents were Erkki Heindrich Kihl/Kiilas and Toini Kristiina Wallenius (the daughter of Evert Alexander Eliasson Dristig Wallenius and Wilhelmiina Aqvilina Åkerman). Evert was the son of Elias Eliasson Dristig and Eva Cristina Mattsdotter.

Sources: Genealogy of Michael Monroe (focusing on his father’s side) – https://www.geni.com

Genealogy of Michael’s mother – http://suku.genealogia.fi

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Richard Dean Anderson

by madman on August 18, 2017

Place of Birth: Minneapolis, Hennepin, Minnesota, United States

Date of Birth: January 23, 1950

Ethnicity: Finland-Swedish (paternal grandfather), English, German, Scottish, French-Canadian, Irish

Richard Dean Anderson is an American actor and producer. He is known for his lead role in the television series MacGyver.

Richard is the son of Jocelyn Rhae (Carter), an artist, and Stuart Jay Anderson, a teacher. Richard has a daughter.

Richard’s paternal grandfather was born in Wisconsin, to Finland-Swedish (ethnic Swedes from Finland) parents. His paternal grandmother was of English, Scottish, and Irish descent. Richard’s mother has German, English, and French-Canadian ancestry.

Richard has stated that he has Mohawk Native American ancestry on his mother’s side. It is not clear if this ancestry has been verified/documented.

Richard’s paternal grandfather was John Irenus Anderson (the son of John Anderson and Sophia Silvart). Richar’s great-grandparents John and Sophia were ethnic Swedish immigrants from Finland. Richard’s great-grandfather John was the son of Andrew Anderson and Susanna Johandotter. Sophia was the daugther of Jacob Silvart and Susanna Gunard.

Richard’s paternal grandmother was Verna Jane Hall (the daughter of Charles Frederick Hall and Jennie Margaret McGeorge). Charles was born in New Brunswick, Canada, the son of George Stillman Hall and Hannah E. Knight, who was born in Maine. Richard’s great-grandmother Jennie was also born in New Brunswick, Canada, the daughter of Peter McGeorge, who was Scottish, and of Eleanor Kelly, whose father was Irish.

Richard’s maternal grandfather was Ralph Thomas Carter (the son of Francis Marion Carter and Otilia/Otellia Emilie/Amelia “Tillie” Gust). Francis was the son of Thomas Henry Carter and Cynthia Ann Trenary. Otilia was German.

Richard’s maternal grandmother was Hazel Marie Rodd (the daughter of Richard Edward Rodd and Clara Bell Gray). Richard’s great-grandfather Richard Rodd was the son of Charles A. Rodd, who was of French-Canadian descent, and of Susanna Steffers, who was German. Clara was the daughter of David W. Gray, who was Canadian, and of Mary Elizabeth Hammer, whose father was German.

Sources: Genealogies of Richard Dean Anderson (focusing on his father’s side) – https://www.geni.com
http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com

Richard’s paternal grandparents, John Irenus Anderson and Verna Jane Hall, on the 1920 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org

Genealogy of Richard’s paternal grandfather, John Irenus Anderson – http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com

Genealogy of Richard’s maternal grandfather, Ralph Thomas Carter (focusing on his own father’s side) – http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com

Genealogy of Richard’s maternal grandmother, Hazel Marie Rodd – http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com

Photo by cvanwagoner/Bigstock.com

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G Hannelius

by stlucas on July 5, 2017

G. Hannelius – “She’s Funny That Way” Los Angeles Premiere – Photo Credit: PRPhotos.com

Birth Name: Genevieve Knight Hannelius

Place of Birth: Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.

Date of Birth: December 22, 1998

Ethnicity:
*Swedish (father)
*French-Canadian, Irish, English (mother)

G Hannelius is an American actress and singer.

G is the daughter of Kathy (Knight) and Paul Hannelius. G’s father is Swedish. G’s mother is American, of French-Canadian, Irish, and English descent. G was raised in Falmouth, Maine.

G’s paternal grandfather was Uno Oskar Hannelius (the son of Holger Oskar Birger Jarl Hannelius and Karin Irma Kristina Bohlin). Holger was born in Finland, likely of Swedish descent. Karin was from Sweden.

G’s paternal grandmother was Evy Maria Lindau (the daughter of Birger Erik Teodor Lindau and Anny Maria Åsenlund). Birger born in Sweden, the son of Emil Teodor Lindau/Larsson and Selma Elisabeth Sundström. Anny was also born in Sweden, the daughter of Per Erik Åsenlund and Brita Persdotter.

G’s maternal grandfather is the son of Clarence Errastis Knight and Arline Kenney. Clarence was the son of Linwood/Lynwood C. Knight and Nina/Rina E. Brown.

G’s maternal grandmother is the daughter of Paul R. Morin and Genevieve Agnes Cyr. Paul was born in Maine, the son of Remi Morin and Alice Costaonguay/Castonguay, who were of French-Canadian descent. Genevieve was also born in Maine, the daughter of Peter Price Cyr and Emma M. Paradis, and had French-Canadian and Irish roots.

Source: Genealogy of G Hannelius – http://www.geni.com

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