Charles, Prince of Wales

by follers on November 14, 2017

Birth Name: Charles Philip Arthur George

Place of Birth: Buckingham Palace, Westminster, London, England, U.K.

Date of Birth: 14 November, 1948

Ethnicity: European Royal, English (mostly), small amounts of German, Hungarian, French, Anglo-Irish, distant Irish, Danish, Swedish, Swiss, Belgian, Dutch, Bohemian/Czech, Scottish, Lithuanian, Russian, Polish

Charles, Prince of Wales, is the heir apparent to the British throne.

He is the son of Elizabeth II, Queen of the United Kingdom, and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.

Prince Charles is married to Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall. With his former wife, the late Diana, Princess of Wales, he is the father of Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and Prince Harry of Wales.

Prince Charles’ paternal grandfather was Prince Andrew of Greece and Denmark (the son of George I of Greece, and of Olga Constantinovna of Russia). Prince Andrew was born in Old Royal Palace, Athens, Kingdom of Greece. George I was born in Copenhagen, Denmark, the son of Christian IX, King of Denmark, and of Princess Louise of Hesse-Kassel. Olga was born in Pavlovsk, Russian Empire, the daughter of Grand Duke Konstantin/Constantine Nikolayevich/Nikolaevich/Nicholaievitch of Russia, and of Princess Alexandra of Saxe-Altenburg.

Prince Charles’ paternal grandmother was Princess Alice of Battenberg (the daughter of Prince Louis of Battenberg, and of Princess Victoria of Hesse and by Rhine). Princess Alice was born in Windsor Castle, Windsor, Berkshire, England. Prince Louis was born in Graz, Austrian Empire, the son of Prince Alexander of Hesse and by Rhine, and of Countess Julia/Julie Therese Salome Hauke. Princess Victoria was born in Windsor Castle, the daughter of Louis IV, Grand Duke of Hesse and by Rhine, and of Princess Alice of the United Kingdom.

Prince Charles’ maternal grandfather was George VI, who was King of the United Kingdom from 1936 to 1952 (the son of George V, and of Mary of Teck). George VI was born in York Cottage, Sandringham House, Norfolk, United Kingdom. George V was born in Marlborough House, London, and was King from 1910 to 1936. He was the son of Edward VII, who was King from 1901 to 1910, and of Princess Alexandra of Denmark. Mary of Teck was born in Kensington Palace, London, the daughter of Francis, Duke of Teck, and of Princess Mary Adelaide of Cambridge.

Prince Charles’ maternal grandmother was Lady Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon (the daughter of Claude Bowes-Lyon, 14th Earl of Strathmore and Kinghorne, and of Cecilia Bowes-Lyon, Countess of Strathmore and Kinghorne). Lady Elizabeth was born in England. Claude was the son of Claude Bowes-Lyon, 13th Earl of Strathmore and Kinghorne, and of Frances Dora Smith Bowes-Lyon, Countess of Strathmore and Kinghorne. Cecilia was the daughter of The Rev. Charles William Frederick Cavendish-Bentinck and Caroline Louisa Burnaby.

Sources: Genealogies of Charles, Prince of Wales –

Genealogy of Charles, Prince of Wales (through his son, Prince William) –

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Sian Heder

by stlucas on November 14, 2017

Sian Heder – 2014 Writers Guild Award Los Angeles Ceremony – Arrivals – JW Marriott Los Angeles L.A. LIVE – Los Angeles, CA, USA – Photo Credit: Kazuki Hirata / /

Birth Name: Sian H. Heder

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

Date of Birth: June 23, 1977

*Hungarian (father)
*Welsh (mother)

Sian Heder is an American writer and filmmaker.

Sian is the daughter of artists Mags (Harries) and Lajos Héder. Sian’s father is from Budapest, Hungary. Sian’s mother is from Cardiff, Wales. Sian is married to actor/producer David Newsom, with whom she has two children.



Linsay Willier

by stlucas on September 21, 2017

Linsay Willier – 2011 Dreamcatcher Foundation “Heart and Soul” Gala Fundraiser – Hamilton Convention Centre – Hamilton, Canada – Photo Credit: Robin Wong / PR Photos

Place of Birth: Sucker Creek First Nation, Alberta, Canada

Date of Birth: July 16, 1987

Ethnicity: Woodlands Cree Native Canadian/First Nations, Hungarian, possibly other

Linsay Willier is a Canadian model. Linsay is most known for placing second on the third season of Canada’s Next Top Model. Linsay was also a contestant on Miss Universe Canada 2011.

Linsay was born and raised in the Sucker Creek First Nation, near High Prairie, Alberta, the daughter of Sandra Jeanne “Sandy” (Minich) and Steve Willier. Linsay’s other roots include Hungarian.

One of Linsay’s ancestors on her matrilineal line was named Leslie Kacho, who was born, c. 1900, in Hungary, the son of Mike Kacho and Rose. Leslie was married to Justina Nagy.

Linsay’s parents are pictured here.


Death record of Linsay’s ancestor Leslie Kacho –


Andrew Dost

by stlucas on September 14, 2017

Andrew Dost – Fun. Visits New.Music.Live. in Toronto on April 24, 2012 – CTV Queen Street Headquarters – Toronto, Canada – Keywords: Orientation: Portrait Face Count: 1 – 0 – Photo Credit: Robin Wong / PR Photos

Birth Name: Andrew Paul Dost

Place of Birth: Cass City, Michigan, U.S.

Date of Birth: April 10, 1983

*German, Polish, French-Canadian (father)
*Hungarian, English, distant French (mother)

Andrew Dost is an American musician and multi-instrumentalist. Andrew is known for being a member of rock band Fun., alongside Jack Antonoff and Nate Ruess.

Andrew is the son of Cheryl A. (Kozan) and Mark Stephen Dost. Andrew’s father has German, Polish, and French-Canadian (with roots in Brittany) ancestry. Andrew’s mother is of Hungarian, English, and distant French, descent.

Andrew’s paternal grandfather was John Robert Dost (the son of Paul G. Dost and Helen Reinsch). Paul and Helen were German.

Andrew’s paternal grandmother was Shirley M. Forton (the daughter of Bernard Frank “Bernie” Forton and Sarah Sylvia “Sally” Baker). Bernard was the son of Jerome Louis Forton and Elizabeth DeTour. Sarah was the daughter of Lawrence Baker/Piekarski, who was from either Poland or Germany, and of Magdalene “Maggie” Horkey/Horton/Hooka, who was also from either Poland or Germany.

Andrew’s maternal grandfather was Andrew Kozan (the son of George/Gergely Kozan and Mary/Maria Molenar/Molnar). Andrew’s grandfather Andrew Kozan was born in Markage, Saskatchewan, Canada, to parents from Istensegits, Bukovina, Austria-Hungary, which is now Satu Mare commune, Suceava, or the village of Țibeni, Romania. The family was of Hungarian descent. George was the son of Stephan Kozan and Vera Santo.

Andrew’s maternal grandmother was Lula Mae “LuLu” Ashmore (the daughter of William H. Ashmore and Helen/Hellen Margaret Herrington). William was the son of John Ashmore, whose own parents were English, and of Lydia Halstead. Helen was the daughter of Frank George Herrington and Adiah Latheria “Addie” Merritt. Some of Adiah’s roots can be traced back to Michel Merritt/Mariette, who was born, c. 1667, in Montauban, Occitanie, France, and his wife, Esther Trube, who was born, c. 1671, in Saint-Maixent-l’École, Nouvelle Aquitaine, France.

Sources: Andrew’s paternal grandfather, John Robert Dost, on the 1920 U.S. Census –

Obituary of Andrew’s paternal grandfather, John Robert Dost –

Marriage record of Andrew’s paternal great-grandparents, Bernard Frank “Bernie” Forton and Sarah Sylvia “Sally” Baker –

Obituary of Andrew’s uncle (mother’s brother), Andrew Louis Kozan –

Obituary of Andrew’s maternal grandfather, Andrew Kozan –

Information about Andrew’s maternal great-grandfather, George/Gergely Kazan –

Death record of Andrew’s maternal great-grandfather, George/Gergely Kazan –

Marriage record of Andrew’s maternal great-grandparents, William H. Ashmore and Helen/Hellen Margaret Herrington –

Genealogy of Andrew’s maternal great-grandmother, Helen/Hellen Margaret Herrington (focusing on her mother’s side) –


Kathleen Gati

by stlucas on September 14, 2017

Birth Name: Kathleen J. Gati

Place of Birth: Montréal, Québec, Canada

Date of Birth: August 13, 1957

Ethnicity: Hungarian

Kathleen Gati is a Canadian-American actress.

Kathleen is the daughter of Agnes and Laszlo Gati. Kathleen’s father was born in Timisoara, Romania, of Hungarian descent. Kathleen’s mother is also Hungarian.


Obituary of Kathleen’s father –

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