Will Brill

by follers on September 20, 2018

Birth Name: William Wesley Brill

Place of Birth: Santa Clara, California, United States

Date of Birth: July 11, 1986

Ethnicity: German, English, Scottish, Irish, Dutch

Will Brill is an American actor.

Will’s paternal grandfather was John Marty Brill (the son of Joseph Andrews Brill and Clara Ann Marty). John was born in Iowa. Clara was the daughter of John J. Marty and Sarah E. Dunlavy.

Will’s paternal grandmother was Katherine Avis Manning (the daughter of William Wayland Manning and Henrietta Marie “Reta” Te Roller). Katherine was born in Washington. William was the son of Melville Malcolm Manning and Delia M. McClure. Henrietta was the daughter of Hein “Henry” Te Roller, whose parents were Dutch, and of Nellie Orcelia Augustin.

Will’s maternal grandfather was Wesley Clarence Salter (the son of Wesley Clarence Salter and Alva A. Klein). Wesley was born in New Jersey. Will’s great-grandfather Wesley was the son of Wesley Fountain Salter and Irene Tully.

Will’s maternal grandmother was Ouida/Onida Fields (the daughter of Grethel Clayton Fields and Maurye/Mamie/Mayme Louise Lanton). Ouida was born in New York, to parents from Alabama. Grethel was the son of William Carlton Fields and Elizabeth James Smith. Maurye was the daughter of Charles T. Lanton and Mary Eulalia “Minnie” Caraway.

Sources: Will’s paternal grandfather, John Marty Brill, on the 1920 U.S. Census –

Will’s paternal grandmother, Katherine Avis Manning, on the 1920 U.S. Census –
Katherine Avis Manning on the 1930 U.S. Census –

Will’s maternal grandfather, Wesley Clarence Salter, on the 1930 U.S. Census –

Will’s maternal grandmother, Ouida/Onida Fields, on the 1930 U.S. Census –

Obituary of Will’s maternal grandmother, Ouida/Onida (Fields) Salter Cooke-

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Greg Cipes

by stlucas on September 20, 2018

Greg Cipes – Salvation Army Red Kettle Celebrity Kickoff – Original Farmers Market – Los Angeles, CA, USA – Photo Credit: Sheri Determan /

Birth Name: Gregory Michael Cipes

Place of Birth: Coral Springs, Florida, U.S.

Date of Birth: January 4, 1980

*Ashkenazi Jewish (father)
*English, German, possibly other (mother)

Greg Cipes is an American actor, voice actor, singer, musician, and surfer.

Greg is the son of Robin and Geoffrey Cipes. His father is Jewish. His mother is mostly of English and German descent.

Greg’s maternal grandfather was Bret Cipes (the son of Jacob Cipes and Bertha Ratner). Bret was born in New York. Jacob was born in Russia. Bertha was born in Russia, the daughter of Hyman Ratner and Lillie Vorankove.

Greg’s maternal grandmother was Selma Diane Singer (the daughter of Eva). Selma was born in New York. Eva was born in Poland.

Greg’s maternal grandfather was Ernest Bobby Schweppe (the son of Ernest/Earnest A. Schweppe and Dorothea G.). Greg’s grandfather Ernest was born in New Jersey. Greg’s great-grandfather was born in New York, the son of Emil H. Schweppe, who was German, and of Annie Starck, whose mother was German. Dorothea was born in New York.

Greg’s maternal grandmother was Barbara Ann Stiles (the daughter of Daniel Stiles and Dorothy Rae/Rey). Dorothy was born in New Jersey, the daughter of Charles L. Rey and Beatrice Carey, whose mother was English.

Sources: Obituary of Greg’s paternal grandmother, Selma Diane Cipes –

Obituary of Greg’s maternal grandmother, Barbara Ann “Bobbie” (Stiles) Schweppe –


Ali Fedotowsky

by stlucas on September 19, 2018

Ali Fedotowsky – 14th Annual Step Up Women’s Network Inspiration Awards Luncheon – Arrivals – The Beverly Hilton Hotel – Beverly Hills, CA, USA – Photo Credit:

Birth Name: Alexandra Elaine Fedotowsky

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

Date of Birth: September 16, 1984

Ethnicity: German, Latvian, 1/8th Ashkenazi Jewish, other

Ali Fedotowsky is an American television personality, correspondent, host, spokesperson, and blogger.

Ali is the daughter of Elizabeth “Beth” Johnson and Alex Fedotowsky. She was raised in North Adams, Massachusetts. She is married to television and radio host Kevin Manno, with whom she has two children.

Ali has said:

Happy Hanukkah everyone!!! I’m 1/8 Jewish so I like to pretend I can celebrate ;)

Ali’s paternal grandfather was Leonide/Leonid Fedotowsky. Leonide was an immigrant, and was possibly born in Latvia.

Ali’s paternal grandmother was Emily/Emilie Hauser (the daughter of Karl Hauser and Frieda Kubler). Emily was born in Stuttgart, Germany, and moved to the U.S. in 1957.

Source: Obituary of Ali’s paternal grandmother, Emily/Emilie (Hauser) Fedotowsky –


Kurt Braunohler

by stlucas on September 17, 2018

Kurt Braunohler – 2011 TBS Just for Laughs Comedy Festival – Day 3 – Linclon Hall – Chicago,IL, USA – Keywords: Penelope: Princess of Pets, Whitest Kids You Know Orientation: Portrait Face Count: 1 – False – Photo Credit: Daniel Locke / PR Photos

Birth Name: Kurt Walter Braunohler

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

Date of Birth: February 22, 1976

Ethnicity: German, English, Irish, Scottish

Kurt Braunohler is an American comedian and podcast host.

Kurt is the son of Barbara and Walter Braunohler.

Kurt’s paternal grandparents possibly were Martin Otto Braunohler and Hilde Lydia Heitmann. Martin and Hilde were German. Martin was the son of Heinrich Braunohler and Meta Baltes.

Kurt’s maternal grandfather was named Edwin Steidle.

Kurt’s maternal grandmother was Dorothy Keirsted (the daughter of Guilford Hatfield Keirsted and Frances Winifred Springer). Dorothy was born in Pennsylvania. Guilford was born in New York, the son of Guilford Hatfield Keirsted, who was Canadian, and of Annie Eliza Chidester. Frances was born in Pennsylvania, the daughter of Frank Yost Springer and Emiline Jane Pollock.

Source: Obituary of Kurt’s mother –


Eric Etebari

by stlucas on September 17, 2018

Eric Etebari – Surfrider Foundation 25th Anniversary Gala – Arrivals – California Science Center’s Wallis Annenberg Building – Los Angeles, CA, USA – Keywords: Eric Etebari – False – – Photo Credit: Tina Gill / PR Photos

Birth Name: Eric B. Etebari

Place of Birth: Los Angeles, California, United States

Date of Birth: December 5, 1969

*Iranian (father)
*German, possibly other (mother)

Eric Etebari is an American actor, model, and musician.

Eric is the son of photo artist Jean Ferro and a father surnamed Etebari. His father’s surname is Iranian. His mother is of German descent.

Eric’s maternal grandfather was Charles Joseph Radnetter. Charles was born in Pennsylvania, to parents from Germany.

Eric’s maternal grandmother was Hilda Emma Bernhardt/Burnhardt (the daughter of Joseph Bernhardt and Mary). Hilda was born in Pennsylvania. Joseph was born in either Yugoslavia or Germany. Mary was born in Pennsylvania.