Zabdiel de Jesús

by Manila on July 14, 2018

Birth Name: Zabdiel de Jesús Colón

Place of Birth: Bayamón, Puerto Rico

Date of Birth: December 13, 1997

Ethnicity: Puerto Rican [Spanish (including Cantabrian), possibly other], distant Irish and English

Zabdiel de Jesús ia a Puerto Rican singer. He is a member of the Latin boyband CNCO. His bandmates include Richard Camacho, Erick Brian Colón, Joel Pimentel, and Christopher Vélez.

Zabdiel is the son of Carlos “Charlie” de Jesús González and Noemi Colón Gandia.

Zabdiel’s patrilineal ancestry can be traced back to his third great-grandfather, Florencio de Jesús y Giménez, of Quebradillas, Puerto Rico.

Zabdiel’s paternal grandfather is named Wilfrido “Willy” de Jesús Santiago (the son of César de Jesús y Sánchez and María Obdulia Santiago y Acevedo). Wilfrido was born in Ciales, Puerto Rico. César was the son of Miguel Ángel de Jesús y Abrams, whose own maternal grandfather, Lemuel Abraham (or Manuel Abrams Bates in Spanish), was American, from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and of Lastenia Sánchez y Cardona. It appears that Lemuuel was of mostly Irish and English ancestry. Obdulia was the daughter of Valoy Santiago y Nieves and María Acevedo y Vélez.

Zabdiel’s paternal grandmother is named Felicita González Rodríguez (the daughter of Juan, later Juan Abad, González y Rodríguez and Carmen Luisa Rodríguez y Acevedo). Felicita was born in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Abad was the son of Juan José González y Santiago and María del Carmen Rodríguez y Cuevas. Zabdiel’s great-grandmother Carmen was the daughter of Marcelino Rodríguez y Carrasquillo and Micaela Acevedo y Escobar.

Zabdiel’s maternal grandparents had the surnames Colón and Gandia.

Sources: Birth record of Zabdiel’s paternal grandfather, Wilfrido de Jesús Santiago –

Marriage record of Zabdiel’s paternal great-grandparents, César de Jesús y Sánchez and Obdulia Santiago y Acevedo –

Birth record of Zabdiel’s paternal great-grandfather, César de Jesús y Sánchez –

Genealogy of Zabdiel’s paternal great-great-great-great-grandfather, Lemuel Abraham (or Manuel Abrams Bates in Spanish) –

Zabdiel’s paternal grandmother, Felicita González Rodríguez, on the 1940 U.S. Census –

Birth record of Zabdiel’s paternal great-grandfather, Juan González y Rodríguez –

Zabdiel’s paternal great-grandmother, Carmen Luisa Rodríguez y Acevedo, on the 1920 U.S. Census –

Photo by Joe Seer/


Lucas Neff

by stlucas on July 12, 2018

Lucas Neff – 2013 TCA Winter Press Tour – FOX All-Star Party – Arrivals – The Langham Huntington Hotel and Spa – Pasadena, CA, USA – Keywords: Orientation: Portrait Face Count: 1 – False – Photo Credit: Andrew Evans / PR Photos

Place of Birth: Chicago, Illinois, U.S.

Date of Birth: November 7, 1985

Ethnicity: Ashkenazi Jewish, Irish

Lucas Neff is an American actor.

Lucas is the son of director and playwright Meade Palidofsky and lawyer Alan H. Neff. Lucas is married to Australian actress Caitlin Stasey.

Lucas has stated:

My dad is this little Jewish hobbit of a guy and then I’ve got this really strong-minded Irish mother. And together it’s just Irish guilt and Jewish guilt and every type of Woody Allen neurosis you can imagine sort of cycling around in my brain at any given instant.

Lucas’ maternal grandfather was Joseph James Palid (the son of Joseph “Joe” Paledofsky/Palidofsky and Monica Norka/Norkowicz). Lucas’ grandfather Joseph was born in Pennsylvania, to Polish parents.

Lucas’ maternal grandmother was Barbara Ruth Meade (the daughter of William J. Meade/Mead and Genevieve I. McQuillan). Barbara was born in Michigan. William was born in Michigan, the son of Andrew H. Meade and Margaret Lynch, who was Irish. Genevieve was born in Michigan, the daughter of James McQuillan, whose parents were Irish, and of Margaret E. McCann, whose parents were also Irish.

Sources: Obituary of Lucas’ maternal grandfather, Joseph James Palid –

Obituary of Lucas’ maternal grandmother, Barbara Ruth (Meade) Palid –


Peter Mel

by stlucas on July 12, 2018

Birth Name: Peter J. Mel

Place of Birth: Santa Cruz, California, United States

Date of Birth: November 24, 1969

Ethnicity: English, German, Irish, 1/16th mix of Mexican and Peruvian [including Spanish], 1/64 French

Peter Mel is an American professional surfer.

Peter is the son of Frances Kimberly “Kim” (Sartoriu/Sartorius) and John Michael Mel.

Peter’s paternal grandfather was Peter John Mel (the son of the Capt. John Mel and Margaret Ysabel Goffey/Gaffey). Peter was born in California. John was born in California, the son of Jean Hosten Henri Mel de Fontenay, whose father was born in England to a French father and an English mother, and of Nellie Forst Mann, whose father was German. Margaret was the daughter of John Tracy Gaffey, who was Irish, and of Maria Arcadia Bandini/Bandine, who was of Spanish, Mexican, and some Peruvian descent.

Peter’s paternal grandmother was Nancy Tillett/Tillet (the daughter of Ernest/Earnest Noel Tillett and Sue Bettie Reade). Nancy was born in North Carolina. Ernest was born in North Carolina, the son of James Wyche Tillett and Rachel Lucy Noel. Sue was born in North Carolina, the daughter of Thomas Burton Reade and Addie Cornelius Moore.

Peter’s maternal grandfather was Robert Brooke “Bob” Sartorius (the son of August Matern Sartorius and Jessie/Jesse). Robert was born in New York. August was born in New York, to parents from Germany and England, respectively, Otto Sartorius and Margaret Annie Jessie Wills. Peter’s great-grandmother Jessie was born in New York.

Peter’s maternal grandmother was Jean Tomlinson/Tomtinson (the daughter of Howard Holmes Tomlinson/Tomtinson and Frances Ford). Jean was born in New Jersey. Howard was born in Illinois, the son of Everett S. Tomlinson and Genevieve Rush. Frances was born in Indiana, the daughter of Charles Byron Ford and Elinor Nevins Baxter.

Sources: Birth record of Peter Mel –

Birth record of Peter’s father –

Birth record of Peter’s paternal grandfather, Peter John Mel –

Genealogy of Peter’s paternal grandfather, Peter John Mel –

Marriage record of Peter’s parents –

Obituary of Peter’s maternal grandfather, Robert Brooke “Bob” Sartorius –

Obituary of Peter’s maternal grandmother, Jean (Tomlinson/Tomtinson) Sartorius –

Photo by Joe Seer/


Michelle Dockery

by follers on July 12, 2018

Michelle Dockery – Turner Upfront 2016 – Arrivals – Nick & Stef’s Steakhouse, 9 Pennsylvania Plaza – New York City, NY, USA – Photo Credit: Lisa Holte /

Birth Name: Michelle Suzanne Dockery

Place of Birth: Barking & Dagenham, Essex, England, U.K.

Date of Birth: 15 December, 1981

Ethnicity: Irish, English

Michelle Dockery is a British actress and singer. She is the daughter of Lorraine and Michael Dockery. Her father is Irish, from Athlone, Westmeath.

Michelle’s maternal grandmother is Elizabeth Oatman (the daughter of William Henry Oatman and Maud Malyon). William was the son of George Oakman.

Source: Genealogy of Michelle Dockery –


Ella Mai

by Mixed Kidd on July 12, 2018

DJ Mustard, Ella Mai – 2018 BET Awards – Arrivals – Microsoft Theatre, 777 Chick Hearn Court – Los Angeles, CA, USA – Photo Credit: /

Place of Birth: London, England, U.K.

Date of Birth: November 3, 1994

*Irish (father)
*Afro-Jamaican (mother)

Ella Mai is a British singer and songwriter. She is known for her worldwide hit “Boo’d Up”.

Her father is Irish and her mother is Jamaican.

She was named after jazz singer Ella Fitzgerald.


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