Indigenous

Josh Keaton

by stlucas on October 27, 2017

Birth Name: Joshua Luis Wiener

Place of Birth: Hacienda Heights, Los Angeles, California, United States

Date of Birth: February 8, 1979

Ethnicity:
*Ashkenazi Jewish (father)
*Peruvian [Indigenous/Quechua, possibly other] (mother)

Josh Keaton is an American actor and voice actor. Josh’s sisters are Alitzah, Sabrina, and Danielle, who is also an actress.

Josh is the son of Amparo Noemi (Navarro) and Michael E. Wiener. Josh’s father, who is from Brooklyn, New York City, New York, is Jewish. Josh’s mother is from Peru, Lima. Josh speaks fluent Spanish. Josh is married to Elizabeth Melendez, and has two children.

Josh’s maternal grandparents were Angel Navarro and Rosa Micaela. Josh has stated that his grandfather was fluent in Quechua. Rosa was born in San Martin, Peru.

Sources: http://www.metalgearsolid.com

Birth record of Josh Keaton – http://www.familysearch.org

Marriage record of Josh’s parents – http://www.familysearch.org

Obituary of Josh’s maternal grandmother, Rosa Micaela Navarro – http://www.legacy.com

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Mariee Sioux

by bablah on August 23, 2017

Birth Name: Marie Sioux Sobonya

Place of Birth: Humboldt, California, United States

Date of Birth: February 4, 1985

Ethnicity:
*Hungarian, Polish, Croatian (father)
*Mexican [Spanish, Indigenous], Paiute Native American (mother)

Mariee Sioux is an American folk singer and songwriter.

Mariee’s paternal grandfather likely was Paul Joseph Sobonya (the son of Steve Sobonya and Elizabeth Muska). Paul’s parents were Hungarian.

Mariee’s paternal grandmother is Catherine Dorothy Bistrovich (the daughter of Izidor/John Bistrovich/Bistrović-Pić and Wiktoria/Victoria Money/Pieniadz). Izidor was from Bednja, Yugoslavia, and was of Croatian ancestry; he was the son of Franjo Bistrović-Pić and Jana Češnjaj. Wiktoria was Polish, from Januszkowice, Podkarpackie Voivodeship.

Mariee’s maternal grandparents are Lauro Enrigue “Henry” Holguin and Carolina B. Salazar (the daughter of Tiburcio Salazar and Josephine Leiva). Tiburcio was the son of Pedro Salazar and Elena Marquez. Josephine was the daughter of Robert Roque Leiva and Maria Elena Martinez.

Sources: Mariee’s paternal grandmother, Catherine Dorothy Bistrovich, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org

Baptism record of Mariee’s paternal great-grandfather, Izidor/John Bistrovich/Bistrović-Pić – https://www.familysearch.org

Birth record of Mariee’s maternal grandfather, Lauro Enrigue “Henry” Holguin – https://www.familysearch.org

Birth record of Mariee’s maternal grandmother, Carolina B. Salazar – https://www.familysearch.org

Mariee’s maternal great-grandfather, Tiburcio Salazar, on the 1910 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org

Death record of Mariee’s maternal great-grandfather, Tiburcio Salazar – https://www.findagrave.com

Mariee’s maternal great-grandmother, Josephine Leiva, on the 1920 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org

Mariee’s maternal great-great-grandfather, Robert Roque Leiva, on the 1880 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org

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Stephanie Beatriz

by stlucas on May 7, 2017

Birth Name: Stephanie Beatriz Bischoff Alvizuri

Place of Birth: Neuquén, Argentina

Date of Birth: February 10, 1981

Ethnicity:
*Colombian [German, 1/4 Sephardi Jewish, Dutch, Spanish, Basque, possibly other] (father)
*Bolivian [Spanish, Indigenous, Basque, possibly other] (mother)

Stephanie Beatriz is an Argentine-born American actress.

Stephanie was born in Neuquén, Argentina, the daughter of Silvia Rosario Alvizuri Luna and Ernesto Bischoff Cortissoz. Beatriz moved to the U.S. at the age of two, and was raised in Texas. She has a sister, Jennifer.

Stephanie’s father is Colombian, and has recent German ancestry, as well as one quarter Sephardi Jewish, and some Dutch (from Curaçao) and Spanish, roots. Stephanie’s mother is Bolivian, and likely has Spanish and Indigenous roots. Some of the surnames in Stephanie’s family tree suggest Basque ancestry, on both sides.

Stephanie’s paternal grandfather was Luder Heinrich Bischoff Siefken (the son of Eduard August Bischoff Katenkamp and Cornelia Amalia “Nelly” Siefken Hoyer). Eduard was born in Bremen, Germany, the son of Lüder Heinrich Bischoff Meyer and Auguste Christine Katenkamp Bernhard. Cornelia was born in Barranquilla, Colombia, the daughter of Friedrich Moritz Siefken, who was from Bremen, Germany, and of Dorothea Cornelia Hoyer, who was from Curaçao, and was of Dutch, as well as some German (from Saxony), descent.

Stephanie’s paternal grandmother was Cecilia Cortissoz Rodriguez (the daughter of Ernesto Cortissoz Alvares-Correa and Esther Rodriguez Gonzales). Ernesto was a Sephardi Jew, and was the son of Jacob Cortissoz Jesurun-Pinto and Julia Alvares-Correa; his family lived in the Virgin Islands, Curaçao, the Netherlands, Portugal, Germany, Belgium, France, Barbados, and England. Esther was born in Colombia, of Spanish (with roots in Asturias), and possibly other, ancestry; she was the daughter of Enrique Rodriguez Blanco and Cecilia Gonzalez Vengoechea.

Stephanie’s maternal grandparents were Guillermo Alvizuri and Angelica Luna.

Sources: Genealogy of Stephanie Beatriz (focusing on her father’s side) – http://www.geni.com

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http://www.latina.com

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Manny Montana

by stlucas on April 16, 2017

Place of Birth: Long Beach, California, U.S.

Date of Birth: September 12, 1983

Ethnicity: Mexican (Spanish, some Indigenous, and Irish)

Manny Montana is an American actor. His parents are Mexican.

Manny has stated:

I’m first generation Mexican-American, with a lot of Spanish, Native American, and Irish blood in me. At first my family didn’t know what to make of my career choice. They were always supportive but would always say things like, ‘Make sure you have a side job or make sure you have a back up plan.’ As the years progressed that slowly changed to, ‘oh OK, keep it up maybe one day you’ll get a break.’ Now if you ask anyone in my family what I do for a living the answer is a simple, ‘he’s an actor.’ And that is something I’m extremely proud of.

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Ana Navarro

by follers on April 8, 2017

Birth Name: Ana Violeta Navarro Flores

Place of Birth: Chinandega, Nicaragua

Date of Birth: December 28, 1971

Ethnicity: Nicaraguan (Spanish, some Indigenous, small amount of African), small amount of Costa Rican

Ana Navarro is an American political strategist and commentator. She is a Republican.

Ana was born in Chinandega, Nicaragua. Because of political upheaval in her country, her family moved to the U.S. in 1980, settling in Miami, Florida.

Ana is the daughter of José Augusto Navarro Flores and Violeta Flores López. Her mother was born in León, Nicaragua. Ana’s mother was adopted by don Daniel Flores Baca and doña Margarita López D’Arbelles. Don Daniel was murdered when Ana’s mother was 20, in 1960, in a crime that is still unsolved.

A DNA test whose results were displayed on the show Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. (2017) stated that Ana’s genetic ancestry is:

*70.1% European
*20.8% Native American
*4.2% Sub-Saharan African
*1.6% Middle Eastern & North African
*3.3% Unmatched

Ana’s patrilineal line traces back to Pantaleón Pacheco Navarro, who was born, c. 1780, in Cartago, Costa Rica, the son of Miguel Geronimo Pacheco and Maria Bartola Navarro Guerrero. Miguel was born into slavery in Cartaga, c. 1758. He was of mixed race, part African, ancestry.

Ana’s paternal grandfather was Augusto Navarro Callejas (the son of Ángel Navarro y Navarro and María de Jesús Callejas Sansón). Ángel was the son of Pantaleón Navarro de Cádiz and María Salomé Navarro y Reyes-Garzón. María de Jesús was the daughter of Juan Andrés Callejas Soto and María Gertrudis Sansón Parrales.

Ana’s paternal grandmother was Zoila Flores Baca (the daughter of Daniel Flores Lacayo and María del Rosario Baca Icaza).

Ana’s biological maternal grandfather was Arturo Baca Muñoz (the son of Rafael Arturo Baca Icaza and Melida Muñoz). Rafael was the son of Alejandro De Jesús Baca Icaza and María Isabel De Jesús Icaza Enriquez.

Ana’a biological maternal grandmother was Bertha Del Carmen Alvarado.

Ana has said:

Was fascinated by & love my DNA results: 4% African. 6% European Jewish. Iberian Peninsula. Italian. Greek. Native American…World Citizen.

Sources: Genealogy of Ana Navarro – http://www.genealogy.com

Genealogy of Ana’s father (focusing on his father’s side) – https://gw.geneanet.org

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