Frisian

King Princess

by Manila on June 17, 2018

Birth Name: Mikaela Straus

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

Date of Birth: December 19, 1998

Ethnicity: Dutch [including Frisian], English, 1/4 Ashkenazi Jewish, 1/8 Irish, 1/8 Italian, as well as distant Cornish, French, Scottish, and Welsh

King Princess is an American musician.

Her father, Oliver Herbert Straus, Jr., is the owner and chief engineer of studio, Mission Sound. Her mother, Agnes Patricia “Aggie” Mullaney, is a businessperson and civil rights activist.

King Princess’ patrilineal ancestry can be traced back to her sixth great-grandfather, Lazarus Straus.

King Princess’ paternal grandfather was Oliver Herbert Straus (the son of Herbert Nathan Straus and Therese Kuhn). Oliver was born in Manhattan, New York City. King Princess’ great-grandfather Herbert’s father, Isidor Straus, was a German Jewish-born American businessperson and politician, from Otterberg, Rhineland-Palatinate, who, as a Democrat, was a Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from New York, from 1894 to 1895. King Princess’ great-grandfather Herbert’s mother, Rosalia Ida Blun, was a German Jewish-born American homemaker, from Worms, Rhineland-Palatinate. They both died in the sinking of RMS Titanic. Therese was also of German Jewish descent, and was the daughter of Edward Kuhn and Amelia “Millie” Senior.

King Princess’ paternal grandmother was Sally Goodrich Strong (the daughter of Henry Walbridge Taft Strong and Isabella Landon Liecty). Sally was born in Pittsfield, Massachusetts. Henry was the son of Charles Worthington Strong and Sarah Elizabeth Burghardt. Isabella was the daughter of John Louis Liecty, Jr., who was of Frisian Dutch descent, and of Sallie Goodrich Fiske.

King Princess’ maternal grandfather is Richard F. Mullaney, Jr. (the son of Richard F. Mullaney and Helena Mary Taccelli). King Princess’ great-grandfather Richard was the son of an Irish emigrant, John Mullaney, and of Catherine Smith, who was also of Irish descent. Helena was the daughter of Italian emigrants, Giuseppe (later Joseph) Taccelli and Miranda Di Fruscio.

King Princess’ maternal grandmother is named Mary Lou.

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

King Princess’ paternal grandmother, Sally Goodrich Strong, on the 1940 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org

Obituary of King Princess’ paternal grandmother, Sally Goodrich (Strong) Straus – http://www.legacy.com

King Princess’ paternal great-grandfather, Henry Walbridge Taft Strong, on the 1880 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org

Marriage record of King Princess’ paternal great-great-grandparents, Charles Worthington Strong and Sarah Elizabeth Burghardt – https://www.familysearch.org

Birth record of King Princess’ paternal great-grandmother, Isabella Landon Liecty – https://www.familysearch.org

Marriage record of King Princess’ paternal great-great-grandparents, John Louis Liecty, Jr. and Sallie Goodrich Fiske – https://www.familysearch.org

King Princess’ maternal grandfather, Richard F. Mullaney, Jr. on the 1940 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org

Obituary of King Princess’ maternal grandaunt, Phyllis Jean (Mullaney) Ackerman – https://obittree.com

King Princess’ maternal great-grandfather, Richard F. Mullaney, on the 1900 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org

Obituary of King Princess’ maternal great-grandfather, Richard F. Mullaney – https://www.newspapers.com

Obituary of King Princess’ maternal great-grandmother, Helena Mary (Taccelli) Mullaney – https://www.familysearch.org

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Kip Thorne

by Manila on March 27, 2018

Kip Thorne – 28th Annual American Cinematheque Award Honoring Matthew McConaughey – Arrivals – The Beverly Hilton Hotel – Beverly Hills, CA, USA –  Photo Credit: Kazuki Hirata / HollywoodNewsWire.net / PRPhotos.com

Birth Name: Kip Stephen Thorne

Place of Birth: Logan, Utah, U.S.

Date of Birth: June 1, 1940

Ethnicity: Breton, Cornish, Dutch [including Frisian], English, French, German, Irish, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, Scottish, Welsh, 1/8 Danish, 1/8 Manx, 1/8 Swedish, small amount of Belgian [Flemish, Walloon], and Mohawk Native American

Kip Thorne is an American theoretical physicist. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics in 2017.

His father, David Wynne Thorne, was a chemist, from Perry, Utah. His mother, Alison (Cornish), who was born in Chicago, Illinois, was an economist and the first woman to receive a Ph.D. in the discipline from Iowa State College.

Kip is married to professor of biokinesiology and physical therapy, Carolee Joyce Winstein. He has two children with his former wife, Linda Jean Peterson.

Kip’s patrilineal ancestry can be traced back to his twelfth great-grandfather, Thomas Thorne, of North Molton, Devon, England.

Kip’s paternal grandfather was Milton Jefferson Thorne (the son of Richard Thorn and Rebecca Ann Osborn). Richard was the son of Asahel Thorn and Sarah Lester. Rebecca was the daughter of David Osborn and Cynthia Butler.

Kip’s paternal grandmother was Elmerta Eugenia Nelson (the daughter of Hans Peter Nielsen, later Nelson, and of Viroqua Vilate Neeley). Hans was a Danish emigrant, from Hårup, and was the son of Niels Hans Nielsen (later Nelson) and Ingeborg Sophia Hansdatter. Viroqua was the daughter of William Neeley and Helen Cravath.

Kip’s maternal grandfather was Newell Howland Cornish (the son of Robert Nephi Cornish and Emma Jane Howland). Robert was a Manx emigrant, from Onchan, and was the son of William Cornish and Elizabeth Keig. Emma was the daughter of Henry Howland and Martha Diana Case.

Kip’s maternal grandmother was Louise Larson (the daughter of Alof Larson and May Louise Hunt). Alof was the son of Swedish emigrants, Måns Larsson (later Mons Larson), of Skeglinge, Skåne, and of Elna Olsdotter Malmström, of Lund, Skåne. May was the daughter of John Hunt and Lois Barnes Pratt.

Kip’s matrilineal ancestry can be traced back to his fourteenth great-grandmother, Elizabeth (1474, Glastonbury, Somerset, England – 1549, Somerset).

Sources: Genealogy of Kip Thorne – https://www.geni.com

Genealogy of Kip’s father – https://www.familysearch.org

Genealogy of Kip’s mother – https://www.familysearch.org

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Kate Nauta

by stlucas on February 4, 2018

Kate Nauta – US Weekly Hot Hollywood Style 2009 Issue Event – Arrivals – MyHouse – Los Angeles, CA, USA – Photo Credit: Bob Charlotte / PR Photos

Birth Name: Kate Lynn Nauta

Place of Birth: Salem, Oregon, U.S.

Date of Birth: April 29, 1982

Ethnicity:
*Dutch/Frisian (father)
*English, Irish (mother)

Kate Nauta is an American fashion model, actress, and singer.

Kate is the daughter of Rhonda and Louie Nauta. She was raised in Woodburn, Oregon.

Kate’s paternal grandfather was named Piebe Lolle “Pete” Nauta. Piebe was Dutch.

Kate’s paternal grandmother was Wilma Wieke (born Wiechertje Wimmie Overdijk, the daughter of Wieger Willem Overdijk and Grietje de Glee). Wilma was born in Haskerhorne, Friesland, the Netherlands. Wieger was the son of Douwe Overdijk and Wipke de Jong. Grietje was the daughter of Jacob de Glee/de Glee and Wiegertje/Wiegartje Wybrens Kornelis.

Kate’s maternal grandfather was Ronald M. “Ron” Hauxwell (the son of Cecil/Ceciel Myron Hauxwell and Henrietta/Henrrietta Dors King). Ronald was born in Oregon. Cecil was the son of Amos Hauxwell, who was English, and of Effie Maria Loomis. Henrietta was the daughter of Robert Everett King and Eva Emarine Yount.

Kate’s maternal grandmother was Virginia Lou “Ginny” Hilton (the daughter of Simion Thomas Hilton and Grace B.). Virginia was born in Kansas. Simion was the son of Charles Edward Hilton and Martha Elizabeth Thompson.

Sources: Obituary of Kate’s paternal grandmother, Wilma (Wieke) Nauta – http://www.legacy.com

Obituary of Kate’s maternal grandmother, Virginia Lou “Ginny” (Hilton) Hauxwell – http://lebanon-express.com

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Jeon So-mi

by Manila on January 5, 2018

Birth Name: Ennik Somi Douma

Place of Birth: Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Date of Birth: March 9, 2001

Ethnicity:
*Frisian [Dutch] (paternal grandfather)
*English, possibly other (paternal grandmother)
*Korean (mother)

Jeon So-mi is a Canadian-South Korean singer. She is known as a former member of the South Korean girl group I.O.I.

Her father, Matthew Douma, is Canadian, of half Frisian (Dutch) descent. Her mother, Jeon Sun-hee, is Korean.

Somi’s paternal grandfather is Alex Douma (the son of Sjoeke Tjerk “George” Douma and Johanna Wijnja). Alex is a Dutch emigrant, from Heerenveen, Friesland. His older brother, Felix Johan Douma, was a Dutch-born Canadian scholar, writer, teacher, cellist, and translator who once served as Canada’s Third Secretary and Vice-Consul to the Dominican Republic.

Somi’s paternal grandmother is Judy Pearse (the daughter of Fair Pearse and Vi).

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

Obituary of Somi’s paternal granduncle, Peter James Pearse – https://obittree.com

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Caron Bernstein

by Manila on December 7, 2017

Place of Birth: Johannesburg, South Africa

Date of Birth: 16 August, 1970

Ethnicity:
*Ashkenazi Jewish (father)
*Dutch [including remote Frisian], as well as small amount of French and German (mother)

Caron Bernstein is a South African model, actress, singer, and songwriter.

Caron’s father, Ivan Bernstein, is Jewish (of Lithuanian Jewish and English Jewish descent). He is pictured here.

Caron’s mother, Mariette (Margadant), is of Dutch (including remote Frisian) descent, as well as small amount of French and German ancestries.

Caron is married to American financier Andrew Schupak, with whom she has a son. She was previously married to German musician Richard Z. Kruspe.

Caron’s paternal grandfather was Henry Bernstein. Henry was a Lithuanian Jewish emigrant, from Tauragė, Tauragė.

Caron’s paternal grandmother was Clarissa Sale (the daughter of Isaac Sale and Minnie Herma). Clarissa was born in Benoni, South Africa. Isaac was the son of Joseph Sale and Freda.

Caron’s maternal grandfather was Piet “Peter” Margadant (the son of Frans Gerard Carel Margadant and Catharina Johanna Maria van Zwet). Piet was a Dutch emigrant, from Rotterdam. Frans was the son of Frans Karel Jacobus Margadant and Geertruida Immetje Catharina Lucouw. Caron’s great-grandmother Catharina was the daughter of Karel Johannes van Zwet and Joba Wilhelmina Saraber.

Caron’s maternal grandmother was Suffrida Renica Hermanides (the daughter of an Casparus Henricus Hermanides and Neeltje Margaretha Maria Hulsman). Suffrida was a Dutch emigrant, from Noordwijk, South Holland. Casparus was the son of Suffridus Renicus Hermanides and Johanna Louisa Willemina Hermanides, who were first cousins. Neeltje was the daughter of Gerrit Jan Hulsman and Anna Elizabeth Krenning.

Caron’s matrilineal ancestry can be traced back to her sixth great-grandmother, Maria van Schrevendijk.

Sources: Genealogy of Caron Bernstein – https://www.myheritage.com

Genealogy of Caron’s father (focusing on his mother’s side) – https://www.geni.com

Birth record of Caron’s maternal grandfather, Piet Margadant – https://www.openarch.nl

Marriage record of Caron’s maternal great-grandparents, Frans Gerard Carel Margadant and Catharina Johanna Maria van Zwet – https://www.openarch.nl

Birth record of Caron’s maternal great-grandfather, Frans Gerard Carel Margadant – https://www.openarch.nl

Marriage record of Caron’s maternal great-great-grandparents, Frans Karel Jacobus Margadant and Geertruida Immetje Catharina Lucouw – https://www.openarch.nl

Birth record of Caron’s maternal great-great-grandfather, Frans Carel Jacobus Margadant – https://www.familysearch.org

Birth record of Caron’s maternal great-great-grandmother, Geertruida Immetje Catharina Lucouw – https://www.familysearch.org

Marriage record of Caron’s maternal great-great-grandparents, Karel Johannes van Zwet and Joba Wilhelmina Saraber – https://www.openarch.nl

Birth record of Caron’s maternal great-great-grandfather, Karel Johannes van Zwet – https://www.familysearch.org

Birth record of Caron’s maternal great-great-grandmother, Joba Wilhelmina Saraber – https://www.familysearch.org

Marriage record of Caron’s maternal great-grandparents, Casparus Henricus Hermanides and Neeltje Margaretha Maria Hulsman – https://www.openarch.nl

Birth record of Caron’s maternal great-grandfather, Casparus Henricus Hermanides – https://www.openarch.nl

Birth record of Caron’s maternal great-grandmother, Neeltje Margaretha Maria Hulsman – https://www.familysearch.org

Marriage record of Caron’s maternal great-great-grandparents, Suffridus Renicus Hermanides and Johanna Louisa Willemina Hermanides – https://www.openarch.nl

Birth record of Caron’s maternal great-great-grandfather, Suffridus Renicus Hermanides – https://www.familysearch.org

Birth record of Caron’s maternal great-great-grandmother, Johanna Louisa Willemina Hermanides – https://www.familysearch.org

Marriage record of Caron’s maternal great-great-grandparents, Gerrit Jan Hulsman and Anna Elisabeth Krenning – https://www.openarch.nl

Birth record of Caron’s maternal great-great-grandfather, Gerrit Jan Hulsman – https://www.openarch.nl

Birth record of Caron’s maternal great-great-grandmother, Anna Elisabeth Krenning – https://www.familysearch.org

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