Indigenous Brazilian

Gregório Duvivier

by Manila on April 13, 2018

Birth Name: Gregório Byington Duvivier

Place of Birth: Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Date of Birth: 11 April, 1986

Ethnicity: Brazilian [Portuguese (including Azorean Portuguese and Madeiran), Indigenous (Tupi, Tupiniquim), possibly other], Belgian (Flemish, Walloon), English, French, German, Hungarian, Scottish, as well as distant Dutch, Italian, Powhatan Native American, Spanish (Andalusian, Castilian, Extremaduran), and Welsh

Gregório Duvivier is a Brazilian actor, comedian, and poet.

His father, Edgar Duvivier, is a visual artist. His mother, Olivia Maria Lustosa Byington, is a singer.

Gregório was married to actress, singer-songwriter, screenwriter, and comedian Clarice Falcão, until their divorce.

Gregório’s patrilineal ancestry can be traced back to his eleventh great-grandfather, Michel-Ogier de Juprelle.

Gregório’s paternal grandfather was Edgar Duvivier (the son of Eduardo Duvivier and Aminta Terville de Castro). Eduardo was the son of Teodoro Luís Maria Gonzaga Duvivier, whose own father, Joseph Clément Duvivier, was a Belgian emigrant, from Liège, and whose own mother, Agathe Joséphine d’Amerval, was a French emigrant, from Nancy, Meurthe-et-Moselle, and of Amália de Sá Wagner. Aminta was the daughter of Gualberto Júlio de Castro and Maria Clara Rodrigues Terville.

Gregório’s paternal grandmother was Ivna Thaumaturgo Mendes de Moraes (the daughter of Miguel Salazar Mendes de Moraes and Alita Thaumaturgo de Azevedo). Miguel was the son of Feliciano Mendes de Moraes and Luísa Cora Salazar. Alita was the daughter of politician Gregório Taumaturgo de Azevedo and Maria da Glória Rodrigues Ferreira.

Gregório’s maternal grandfather is Carlos Amadeo Botelho Byington (the son of Alberto Jackson Byington Júnior and Elisa Cândida de Arruda Botelho). Alberto was the son of an American electrical engineer, Albert (later Alberto) Jackson Byington, of Elmira, New York, and of philanthropist and social activist Pearl (later Pérola) Ellis McIntyre, whose own parents, Robert Dickson McIntyre and Mary Elizabeth “Mollie” Ellis, were American emigrants, from Richmond County, North Carolina and Copiah County, Mississippi, respectively. Elisa was the daughter of Carlos Amadeu de Arruda Botelho and Brazília Whitaker de Oliveira Lacerda.

Gregório’s maternal grandmother was Elisa Lima Lustosa (the daughter of parents surnamed Lustosa and Lima).

Source: Genealogy of Gregório Duvivier – https://www.geni.com

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Hernanes

by Manila on April 12, 2018

Birth Name: Anderson Hernanes de Carvalho Andrade Lima

Place of Birth: Recife, Pernambuco, Brazil

Date of Birth: 29 May, 1985

Ethnicity: Brazilian [African, Indigenous, Portuguese]

Hernanes is a Brazilian professional footballer.

Hernanes is the son of Maria Tereza (Carvalho de Andrade) and José Cosme de Lima.

Hernanes is married to Erica Viana Lima, with whom he has four children.

Hernanes’ paternal grandfather was Manoel Cosme de Lima (the son of Antônio Gomes de Lima and Alzira Filomena da Conceição).

Hernanes’ paternal grandmother is named Severina Maria de Lima.

Hernanes’ maternal grandfather is José Henrique de Andrade (the son of Antônio Inácio de Andrade and Amara Petronila de Andrade).

Hernanes’ maternal grandmother was Maria Lúcia de Carvalho (the daughter of Manoel Carvalho da Silva and Severina Pereira de Carvalho). Hernanes’ great-grandfather Manoel was the son of Joaquim Carvalho da Silva and Rosa Maria Paixão. Severina was the daughter of Antônio Pereira da Silva and Luzia Pereira da Silva.

Hernanes’ matrilineal ancestry can be traced back to his fourth great-grandmother, Joana da Conceicao.

Sources: Birth record of Hernanes – https://www.familysearch.org

Death record of Hernanes’ paternal grandfather, Manoel Cosme de Lima – https://www.familysearch.org

Birth record of Hernanes’ mother – https://www.familysearch.org

Birth record of Hernanes’ maternal grandmother, Maria Lúcia de Carvalho – https://www.familysearch.org

Birth record of Hernanes’ maternal great-grandmother, Severina Pereira de Carvalho – https://www.familysearch.org

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Sandra de Sá

by stlucas on April 11, 2018

Birth Name: Sandra Cristina Frederico de Sá

Place of Birth: Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Date of Birth: August 27, 1955

Ethnicity: Brazilian [African, small amounts of European and Indigenous]

Sandra de Sá is a Brazilian singer and songwriter.

Sandra is the daughter of Jurema and Nonô de Sá.

Sandra’s maternal grandfather, who was named Manoel, was born in Cape Verde.

A 2007 DNA test taken by Sandra through the Raízes Afro-Brasileiras project stated that Sandra’s genetic ancestry is:

*96.7% African
*2.1% European
*1.1% Indigenous (Amerindian)

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Henry Zaga

by follers on December 8, 2017

Birth Name: Henrique Chagas Moniz de Aragão Gonzaga

Place of Birth: Brasília, DF, Brazil

Date of Birth: April 30, 1993

Ethnicity: Brazilian (Italian, Portuguese, Spanish, Indigenous)

Henry Zaga is a Brazilian actor and model. He is the son of Admar Gonzaga and Sônia Gontijo.

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Sônia Braga

by stlucas on February 9, 2017

Birth Name: Sônia Maria Campos Braga

Place of Birth: Maringá, Paraná, Brazil

Date of Birth: June 8. 1950

Ethnicity: Brazilian (Portuguese, African, Indigenous, possibly other)

Sônia Braga is a Brazilian actress.

Sônia was born in Maringá, Paraná, the daughter of Hélio Fernando Ferraz Braga and Maria Jaci Campos. Her siblings are Ana, Júlio, and Hélio. Her niece (Ana’s daughter) is actress Alice Braga. Sônia was raised between Curitiba, Paraná, and Campinas, São Paulo, and moved to the U.S in 1985.

Her father is said to have Portuguese and African ancestry. Her mother has Indigenous and European heritage.

The Ebony Magazine Edition of February 1991 wrote of Sônia, “Sonia Braga (below, left) the acclaimed actress  who is recognized around the world as White, is among the cultural exports Afro-Brazilians claim as their own”.

Source: http://biography.jrank.org

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