French Canadian

Chad Stahelski

by stlucas on August 11, 2017

Chad Stahelski – “John Wick: Chapter 2” Los Angeles Premiere – Arrivals – ArcLight Hollywood, 6360 Sunset Boulevard – Los Angeles, CA, USA – Photo Credit: Izumi Hasegawa /

Birth Name: Charles F. Stahelski

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

Date of Birth: September 20, 1968

Ethnicity: Czech (9/32s), Polish (one quarter), French-Canadian, Scottish, Irish, 1/32 Italian

Chad Stahelski is an American stuntman, actor, and film director.

Chad is the son of Kathleen (Diamond) and Gary Stahelski.

Chad’s paternal grandfather was Francis A. Stahelski (the son of Joseph Julius Stahelski and Valeria Ann Kissel). Joseph was born in Ruda, Podlaskie, Poland. Valeria was also Polish.

Chad’s paternal grandmother was Dorothea M. Gelly (the daughter of Earl/Earle T. Gelly and Mildred). Earl was the son of George E. Gelly, who was French-Canadian, and of Grace M. Marceau.

Chad’s maternal grandfather was Charles A. Diamond (the son of Charles J. Diamond and Irene May Kendrew). Chad’s great-grandfather Charles was the son of Charles F. Diamond, whose own father was Irish and whose own mother was Scottish, and of Mary Cavanaugh, whose own parents were Irish. Irene’s father, Arthur Kendrew/Kendrow, was born in Czechoslovakia, to a Czech father, Frank Kendrew, and a mother from Italy, Johanna Massaria/Mararia/Massier. Irene’s mother, Rose L. Paul, was French-Canadian.

Chad’s maternal grandmother was Vlasta Leigner (the daughter of John Leigner and Elizabeth Strnad/Sternard). Vlasta was born in Massachusetts, to parents from Czechoslovakia (now the Czech Republic).

Sources: Chad’s paternal grandfather, Francis A. Stahelski, on the 1930 U.S. Census –

Obituary of Chad’s paternal grandfather, Francis A. Stahelski –

Chad’s maternal grandfather, Charles A. Diamond, on the 1920 U.S. Census –
Charles A. Diamond on the 1930 U.S. Census –

Obituary of Chad’s maternal grandfather, Charles A. Diamond –

Chad’s maternal great-great-grandfather, Charles F. Diamond, on the 1880 U.S. Census –

Chad’s maternal great-grandmother, Irene May Kendrew, on the 1900 U.S. Census –
Irene May Kendrew on the 1910 U.S. Census –

Chad’s maternal grandmother, Vlasta Leigner, on the 1930 U.S. Census –


Dominique Provost-Chalkley

by stlucas on August 9, 2017

Dominique Provost-Chalkley – Film 4 FrightFest 2012 – Day 1 – “The Seasoning House” Premiere – Photo Credit: Landmark / PR Photos

Birth Name: Laura Dominique Provost-Chalkley

Place of Birth: Bristol, England, U.K.

Date of Birth: March 24, 1990

*English (father)
*French-Canadian (mother)

Dominique Provost-Chalkley is a British actress.

Dominique’s father is English. Dominique’s mother, whose surname is Provost, is French-Canadian.

Dominique speaks fluent English and French.

Sources: Birth record of Dominique Provost-Chalkley –


David Moscow

by madman on July 28, 2017

David Moscow – “I Hope They Serve Beer In Hell” Los Angeles Premiere – Photo Credit: Chris Hatcher / PR Photos

Birth Name: David Raphael Moscow

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

Date of Birth: November 14, 1974

*Ashkenazi Jewish (father)
*English, French-Canadian, German, Scottish, distant Dutch and Swiss-German (mother)

David Moscow is an American actor, writer, director, producer, and activist.

David is the son of Patricia Joan (Sterner) and Jonathan Moscow. His father is Jewish. His mother was raised in the LDS (Mormon) church, and has English, one quarter French-Canadian, German, Scottish, and distant Dutch and Swiss-German, ancestry.

David’s paternal grandfather was Henry Irving Moscow (the son of Stella).

David’s paternal grandmother was Elsa Harriet Moolten (the daughter of Raphael/Rafael Jacob Moolten and Minnie H. Tigner). Raphael was born in Poland, the son of Jacob/Levi Moolten and Rose Ralph. Minnie was born in New York, the daughter of Elkan Tigner, who was born in Austria, and of Rebecca Hahn, who was born in Germany.

David’s maternal grandfather was Harry Horace Sterner (the son of William Robert Sterner and Ida May Lucier). William was the son of W. M. Sterner and Norand Robenson. Ida was born in Maiden, Montana, to French-Canadian parents, Octave Michael Lucier and Virginia Lorando/Laurendeau.

David’s maternal grandmother was Susan Helen Teeter (the daughter of Hartle Paris Teeter and Opal Ora Jones). Hartle was the son of Homer Paris Teeter and Susan Frances Hazelrigg. Opal was born in Sardis, Canada, to American parents, Thomas La Fayette Jones and Helen V. Colyer.

Sources: Genealogy of David Moscow (focusing on his father’s side) –

David’s paternal grandmother, Elsa Harriet Moolten, on the 1920 U.S. Census –
Elsa Harriet Moolten on the 1930 U.S. Census –

Obituary of David’s paternal grandmother, Elsa Harriet (Moolten) Moscow –

David’s maternal great-grandmother, Ida May Lucier, on the 1900 U.S. Census –

Genealogy and obituary of David’s maternal grandmother, Susan Helen (Teeter) Sterner –

Genealogies of David’s maternal great-grandfather, Hartle Paris Teeter (through Hartle’s brother, Archie Harl Teeter) – (incorrectly identifies his mother as Ethel Violet Walbridge)

Genealogies of David’s maternal great-grandmother, Opal Ora Jones –



by bablah on July 14, 2017

Cam – 51st Academy of Country Music Awards – Photo Credit: PRN /

Birth Name: Camaron Marvel Ochs

Place of Birth: Los Angeles, California, United States

Date of Birth: November 19, 1984

Ethnicity: German, English, Norwegian, Danish, Scottish, 1/16 French-Canadian

Cam is an American country music singer and songwriter.

Cam’s paternal grandfather is George Darrell Ochs (the son of George W. Ochs and Billie Edith Marcoux). George was the son of Joseph George Ochs, who was the son of German emigrants, from Baden and Hanover, and of Magdalena Marie Reinhardt. Billie was the daughter of Jack B. Marcoux and Nellie Bartlett.

Cam’s paternal grandmother is Blanche Annette Thomas (the daughter of Leroy Wayne Thomas and Martha F. F. Andersen). Leroy was the son of Nelson Ewing Thomas and Blanche May Watkins. Martha was the daughter of Carl Andersen and Carrie Petersen, who were of Danish descent.

Cam’s maternal grandfather is Richard Lowe Sinclair (the son of Richard Lowe Sinclair and Jane Morrow). Cam’s great-grandfather Richard was the son of Bently William Sinclair and Kitty/Kittie A. Decker.

Cam’s maternal grandmother is Marvel Mary Hansen (the daughter of Lennit LeRoy Hansen and Mildred Caroline Barney). Lennit was likely of Norwegian descent. Mildred was the daughter of Thomas Barney, who was of Scottish and English descent, and of and Jessie McDonald, who was of Scottish descent.

Sources: Birth record of Cam’s father –

Birth record of Cam’s paternal grandfather, George Darrell Ochs –

Marriage record of Cam’s paternal great-grandparents, George W. Ochs and Billie Edith Marcoux –

Cam’s paternal great-grandfather, George W. Ochs, on the 1920 U.S. Census –

Cam’s paternal great-great-grandfather, Joseph George Ochs, on the 1870 U.S. Census –

Birth record of Cam’s paternal grandmother, Blanche Annette Thomas –

Cam’s paternal grandmother, Blanche Annette Thomas, on the 1940 U.S. Census –

Marriage record of Cam’s paternal great-grandparents, Leroy Wayne Thomas and Martha F. F. Andersen –

Marriage record of Cam’s paternal great-great-grandparents, Nelson Ewing Thomas and Blanche May Watkins –

Cam’s paternal great-great-grandfather, Nelson Ewing Thomas, on the 1880 U.S. Census –

Cam’s paternal great-great-grandfather, Blanche May Watkins, on the 1900 U.S. Census –

Birth record of Cam’s mother –

Marriage record of Cam’s maternal grandparents, Richard Lowe Sinclair and Marvel Mary Hansen –

Cam’s maternal great-grandfather, Richard Lowe Sinclair, on the 1920 U.S. Census –

Marriage record of Cam’s maternal great-great-grandparents, Bently William Sinclair and Kitty/Kittie A. Decker –

Cam’s maternal great-great-grandfather, Bently William Sinclair, on the 1880 U.S. Census –

Cam’s maternal great-grandmother, Mildred Caroline Barney, on the 1911 Canada Census –


G Hannelius

by stlucas on July 5, 2017

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

Birth Name: Genevieve Knight Hannelius

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

Date of Birth: December 22, 1998

*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 –