Adolfo Rodríguez Saá

by madman on October 23, 2016

Place of Birth: San Luis, San Luis, Argentina

Date of Birth: July 25, 1947

Ethnicity: Argentinian (Spanish, Galician, Basque, remote Portuguese/Azorean and Indigenous Ecuadorian)

Adolfo Rodríguez Saá is an Argentinian politician. A member of the Justicialist Party, he served as President of Argentina, from 23 December, 2001 to 30 December, 2001. He was previously Governor of San Luis, from December 10, 1983 to December 22, 2001, among other duties.

President Rodríguez Saá was the son of Lilia Esther (Páez Montero) and Carlos Juan Rodríguez Saá y Rodríguez Jurado.

President Rodríguez Saá’s ancestry includes Spanish/Galician, as well as distant Basque, remote Azorean Portuguese, and at least one documented Indigenous ancestor, from the Ecuadorean Quitu tribe.

The Saá family in South America is sometimes said to be Palestinian Arab in origin. However, President Rodríguez Saá’s “Saá” line originates with his great-great-great-grandfather, José de Saá, who was born in Galicia, Spain.

President Rodríguez Saá’s paternal grandfather was Adolfo Rodríguez Saá (the son of José Elías Rodríguez and Feliciana Saá Reta). Feliciana was the daughter of Francisco Saá Dominguez and Margarita Reta.

President Rodríguez Saá’s paternal grandmother was Paula Rodríguez Jurado (the daughter of Juan Carlos Rodriguez and Demofila Jurado Domínguez). Juan Carlos was the son of José Elías Rodríguez Orduña and María Nicolasa Dominguez Alba. Demofila was the daughter of Zacarías Jurado Molina and María Inés Domínguez Alba.

Sources: Genealogies of Adolfo Rodríguez Saá (focusing on his father’s side) –


Victoria, Crown Princess of Sweden

by madman on September 9, 2016

New Karolinska Solna hospital

Birth Name: Victoria Ingrid Alice Désirée

Place of Birth: Solna, Sweden

Date of Birth: July 14, 1977

Ethnicity: European Royal, German, Portuguese-Brazilian, small amounts of French, Danish, and Spanish, and even smaller amounts of Swedish, Italian, Polish, Russian, Czech, Norwegian, Belgian (Flemish), and Tupiniquim/Indigenous Brazilian

Victoria, Crown Princess of Sweden, is a Swedish royal. She is the daughter of Carl XVI Gustaf, King of Sweden and Queen Silvia of Sweden. She is married to Prince Daniel, Duke of Västergötland.

Princess Victoria’s father has European Royal, small amounts of French, Danish, and German, and even smaller amounts of Swedish, Italian, Spanish, Polish, Russian, Czech, and Norwegian, ancestry. Princess Victoria’s mother is of half German and half Brazilian (including Portuguese, some Spanish, and remote Belgian and Tupiniquim/Indigenous) descent.

Princess Victoria’s paternal grandfather was Gustaf Adolf Oscar Fredrik Arthur Edmund Joseph Bernadotte (the son of Gustav Vl Adolf Oscar Fredrik Wilhelm Olaf Bernadotte, and of Margareta Victoria Charlotte Augusta Norah). Princess Victoria’s great-grandfather Gustav was the son of Gustaf V Bernadotte, and of Sophie Marie Viktoria von Baden. Margareta was the daughter of Arthur William Patrick Albert of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, and of Louise Margarete Alexandra Viktoria Agnes von Preußen.

Princess Victoria’s paternal grandmother was Princess Sibylla Calma Marie Alice Bathildis Feodora of Sachsen-Coburg-Gotha (the daughter of Carl Eduard Georg Albert Luitpold von Sachsen-Coburg und Gotha, and of Viktoria Adelheid Helene Luise Marie Frederike von Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg). Carl was the son of Leopold George Duncan Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, and of Helena Frederica Augusta von Waldeck-Pyrmont. Princess Victoria’s great-grandmother Viktoria was the daughter of Friedrich Ferdinand Georg Christian Karl Wilhelm von Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg, and of Karoline Mathilde Victoria Friederike Augusta Maria von Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Augustenburg.

Princess Victoria’s maternal grandfather was Carl August Walther Sommerlath (the son of Louis Carl Moritz Sommerlath and Erna Sophie Christine Waldau). Louis was the son of Carl Louis Ernst Heinrich August Philipp Sommerlath and Anna Lucie Tille. Erna was the daughter of Johann Friedrich Waldau and Sophie Marie Schmidt.

Princess Victoria’s maternal grandmother was Alice Soares de Toledo (the daughter of Artur/Arthur Floriano de Toledo and Elisa Novaes Soares). Artur was the son of Joaquim Floriano de Toledo and Maria Julia de Barros. Elisa was the daughter of Emiliano Baptista Soares and Joaquina Dias Novaes.

Sources: Genealogies of Victoria, Crown Princess of Sweden –

Genealogies of Princess Victoria’s mother –

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Queen Silvia of Sweden

by madman on September 9, 2016

Mentor Foundation Presents the New York Inaugural Royal Gala - Arrivals

Birth Name: Silvia Renate Sommerlath

Place of Birth: Heidelberg, Germany

Date of Birth: December 23, 1943

*German (father)
*Brazilian (Portuguese, some Spanish, remote Belgian and Tupiniquim/Indigenous) (mother)

Queen Silvia of Sweden is a Swedish royal. She is married to Carl XVI Gustaf, King of Sweden. Among their children is Victoria, Crown Princess of Sweden.

Queen Silvia is the daughter of Alice (Soares de Toledo) and Carl August Walther Sommerlath. Her father was German. Her mother was Brazilian, of mostly Portuguese descent. Some of Queen Silvia’s distant ancestors were Spanish immigrants. Her ancestor, Felippe/Felipe de Campos Branderborg/Vanderburg, who was born, c. 1618, was an immigrant from Portugal, and was the son of Felipe/Francisco van der Borg/van den Berg, who was Belgian (Flemish). Queen Silvia is also descended from Izabel/Isabel Diaz (also known as Bartira/Burtira/Bartyra and Mbicy), an Indigenous Brazilian who married Portuguese explorer João Ramalho. She was the daughter of Indigenous chief Tibiriçá (baptized Martim Afonso/Affonso de Sousa by Portuguese missionaries), leader of the Tupiniquim tribe in the village Inhapuambuçu, and of his wife Potira, also an Indigenous Brazilian. Queen Silvia has other Indigenous Brazilian ancestors, including Tibiriçá’s brother Piquerobi.

Queen Silvia’s paternal grandfather was Louis Carl Moritz Sommerlath (the son of Carl Louis Ernst Heinrich August Philipp Sommerlath and Anna Lucie Tille). Queen Silvia’s grandfather Louis was born in Chicago, United States, to German parents. Queen Silvia’s great-grandfather Carl was the son of Johannes/Johann Heinrich Philipp Sommerlath and Marie Philippine Meine. Anna was the daughter of Ernst Gottlieb Tille and Caroline Friederike Pröpping.

Queen Silvia’s paternal grandmother was Erna Sophie Christine Waldau (the daughter of Johann Friedrich Waldau and Sophie Marie Schmidt). Erna was born in Lewe, Myanmar, to German parents. Johann was the son of Johann Friedrich Waldau and Johanne Marie Fricke. Queen Silvia’s great-grandmother Sophie was the daughter of Heinrich Andreas Schmidt and Catharine Marie Christine Prien.

Queen Silvia’s maternal grandfather was Artur/Arthur Floriano de Toledo (the son of Joaquim Floriano de Toledo and Maria Julia de Barros). Joaquim was the son of Joaquim Floriano de Toledo and Matilde/Mathilde Aguiar de Campos. Maria Julia was the daughter of Francisco Antonio de Barros and Gertrudes Olaia de Toledo.

Queen Silvia’s maternal grandmother was Elisa Novaes Soares (the daughter of Emiliano Baptista Soares and Joaquina Dias Novaes). Emiliano was the son of Jose Baptista Soares and Vitoria de Freitas. Joaquina was the daughter of Joaquim Dias de Novaes and Lúcia Maria Brandina.

Sources: Genealogies of Queen Silvia of Sweden –

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Julia Michaels

by Manila on August 25, 2016

Birth Name: Julia Carin Cavazos

Place of Birth: Davenport, Iowa, United States

Date of Birth: November 13, 1993

*Mexican (Spanish, some Indigenous) (father)
*Dutch, English, French, German, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, Scottish (mother)

Julia Michaels is an American singer and songwriter. Her father, Juan Manuel “John” Cavazos, is of Mexican descent. Her mother, Julie Doreen (Scriven), is a native of Davenport, Iowa.

Julia’s paternal grandparents are Rolando Alejandro Cavazos Carmona (the son of Juan Manuel Cavazos Caballero and María del Refugio Carmona Martínez) and Ofelia García. Rolando and Ofelia are Mexican immigrants, from Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas and Los Herreras, Nuevo León, respectively. Julia’s great-grandfather Juan was the son of Juan Cavazos Rodríguez and Alejandra Caballero Rodríguez. Refugio was the daughter of Gregorio Carmona Dávila and María Josefa Martínez Quiroga.

Julia’s maternal grandparents are Arthur Thomas Scriven, Jr. (the son of Arthur Thomas Scriven, Sr. and Mildred Alene Hamilton) and Juanita Sue (possibly Lewis). Julia’s great-grandfather Arthur was the son of Thomas Leslie Scriven and Grace Ellen Slover. Mildred is the daughter of Hollie Oscar Hamilton and Bertha Alice Miller.

Sources: Marriage records of Julia’s paternal great-grandparents, Juan Manuel Cavazos Caballero and María del Refugio Carmona Martínez – https://familysearch.orgF (Church) (Civil)

Birth record of Julia’s paternal great-grandfather, Juan Manuel Cavazos Caballero –

Baptismal record of Julia’s paternal great-grandfather, Juan Manuel Cavazos Caballero –

Birth record of Julia’s paternal great-grandmother, María del Refugio Carmona Martínez –

Genealogy of Julia’s maternal grandfather, Arthur Thomas Scriven, Jr. (focusing on his father’s side) –

Julia’s maternal great-grandmother, Mildred Alene Hamilton, on the 1930 U.S. Census –

Julia’s likely maternal grandmother, Juanita Sue, on the 1940 U.S. Census –


Jaydy Michel

by Manila on July 1, 2016

Pantene Hair Winners Event with Jaydy Michel

Birth Name: Jaydy Michel Brixon

Place of Birth: Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico

Date of Birth: December 20, 1975

*Mexican (Spanish, Indigenous, African), as well as distant French (father)
*English, Norwegian, remote Welsh (maternal grandfather)
*French-Canadian, Irish (maternal grandmother)

Jaydy Michel is a Mexican actress and fashion model. Her father, Octavio Michel Peiro, is a Mexican dentist. Her mother, Marie Annette (Brixon) de Michel, is American, from Los Angeles, California. Jaydy is married to footballer Rafael Márquez. She was previously married to Spanish musician Alejandro Sanz.

Jaydy’s patrilineal ancestry can be traced back to her third great-grandfather, Guadalupe Michel.

Jaydy’s paternal grandfather was Gustavo Alfonso Michel Martínez (the son of Juan Nepomuceno Michel Sanjuán and Micaela Martínez Arreola). Gustavo was listed as “mestizo” on his marriage record. Juan was the son of Leonardo Michel Betancourt and María del Refugio Sanjuán Gil. Micaela was the daughter of Luis Gonzaga Martínez Ledesma and Nicolasa Arreola Rodríguez. Nicolasa’s parents, José Lino Arreola Cortés and María Petra de los Ángeles Rodríguez Ángel, were listed as “mulatto” and “mestiza”, respectively, on their marriage record.

Jaydy’s paternal grandmother was María del Rosario Peiro Castro (the daughter of José Estanislao Peiro Orrantia and Rafaela Castro Inzunza). Jaydy’s grandmother María were classified as “blanca” (white) respectively on her marriage record. Estanislao was the son of José Melesio Peiro Castro and María Isabel Gumecinda Orrantia Inzunza. Rafaela was the daughter of Juan Exequiel Castro López and María Pánfila Altagracia Inzunza Sánchez.

Jaydy’s maternal grandfather was Elsworth Willis Brixon (the son of Alfred Reinhardt Brickson, later Brixon, and of Gova Willis). Alfred was the son of Norwegian immigrant Ingebrigt Thorstensen Lahd (later Albert Thomas Brickson), of Hafslo, Sogn og Fjordane, and of Mathilda Johanna Dolen, whose parents, Olavus Jensen Døhlen, later Dolen, and Anne Marie Olsdatter Holte, were also Norwegian immigrants, from Nannestad, Akershus. Gova was the daughter of English immigrant Walter Willis, of Faccombe, Hampshire, and of Achsa Cornelia Gifford.

Jaydy’s maternal grandmother was Dorothy Marie Brady (the daughter of Patrick Lawrence Brady and Marie Desanges Almeria Carrier). Patrick was orphaned at an early age, and was the son of Irish immigrants. Almeria was born in Sainte-Agathe-de-Lotbinière, Quebec, Canada, to Joseph Théophil Lebrun dit Carrier and Marie Léa Béland. Joseph was the sixth great-grandson of Zacharie Cloutier (c. 1590-1677), a prominent early Quebec settler.

Jaydy’s matrilineal ancestry can be traced back to her tenth great-grandmother, Renée Armange, of Angers, Anjou (now Maine-et-Loire department), France.


Marriage records of Jaydy’s paternal grandparents, Gustavo Alfonso Michel Martínez and María del Rosario Peiro – (Civil) / (Church)

Birth record of Jaydy’s paternal grandfather, Gustavo Alfonso Michel Martínez –

Baptismal record of Jaydy’s paternal grandfather, Gustavo Alfonso Michel Martínez –

Baptismal record of Jaydy’s paternal great-grandmother, Micaela Martínez Arreola –

Marriage record of Jaydy’s paternal great-great-great-grandparents, José Lino Arreola Cortés and María Petra de los Ángeles Rodríguez Ángel –

Baptismal record of Jaydy’s paternal grandmother, María del Rosario Peiro Castro –

Birth record of Jaydy’s mother –

Marriage records of Jaydy’s maternal grandparents, Elsworth Willis Brixon and Dorothy Marie Brady –

Jaydy’s maternal great-grandfather, Alfred Reinhardt Brickson, on the 1900 U.S. Census –

Baptismal Record of Jaydy’s maternal great-great-grandfather, Ingebrigt Thorstensen Lahd –

Jaydy’s maternal great-great-grandmother, Mathilda Johanna Dolen, on the 1880 U.S. Census –

Baptismal Record of Jaydy’s maternal great-great-great-grandfather, Olavus Jensen Døhlen –

Baptismal Record of Jaydy’s maternal great-great-great-grandmother, Anne Marie Olsdatter Holte –

Jaydy’s maternal great-grandmother, Gova Willis, on the 1900 U.S. Census –

Marriage record of Jaydy’s maternal great-great-grandparents, Walter Willis and Achsa Cornelia Gifford –

Jaydy’s maternal grandmother, Dorothy Marie Brady, on the 1930 U.S. Census –

Baptismal record of Jaydy’s maternal great-grandmother, Marie Desanges Almeria Carrier –

Baptismal record of Jaydy’s maternal great-great-grandfather, Joseph Théophil Lebrun dit Carrier –

Baptismal record of Jaydy’s maternal great-great-grandmother, Marie Léa Carrier –

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