Charlie Carver

by stlucas on November 18, 2017

Birth Name: Charles Carver Martensen

Place of Birth: San Francisco, California, United States

Date of Birth: July 31, 1988

Ethnicity: German, English, Irish, Scottish, likely Danish and French-Canadian

Charlie Carver is an American actor. His twin brother is actor Max Carver (born Robert Maxwell Martensen, Jr.).

Charlie is the son of Anne Douglas (Carver) and Robert Lawrence Martensen, Sr.

Charlie’s paternal grandfather was Lorenz Thomas “Marty” Martensen, Jr. (the son of Lorenz Thomas Martensen and and Marie/Mary Eleanor Copenhafer). Charlie’s great-grandfather Lorenz was born in Bredtstatt, Germany, the son of Zacharius Martensen and Agatha Andreasen, and likely had Danish ancestry. Marie was born in Illinois, the daughter of John Copenhafer and Mary A. Shettle.

Charlie’s paternal grandmother was Bernice Helen Sommer (the daughter of Walter S. Sommer and Anna).

Charlie’s maternal grandfather was George William Douglas Carver (the son of Clifford Nickels Carver and Helene/Helena Philae Olive Virginia Maxwell). Clifford was the son of Amos Dow Carver and Inez Scott Morgan. Helene was born in England, the daughter of John Grenfell Maxwell and Louise Selina Bonynge, and was of English, Irish, and distant German, descent.

Charlie’s maternal grandmother was Margaret Hitchcock (the daughter of Fremont Bodine Hitchcock and Pauline Chamberlain). Fremont was the son of Howard Horace Hitchcock, whose mother was Canadian, and of Nellie Watters, whose own parents was Scottish. Pauline was the daughter of Paul F. Chamberlain and Frances Margaret Harbaugh.

Sources: Birth record of Charlie Carver –

Marriage record of Charlie’s parents –

Birth record of Charlie’s father –

Birth record of Charlie’s paternal grandfather, Lorenz Thomas “Marty” Martensen, Jr. –

Death record of Charlie’s paternal great-grandfather, Lorenz Thomas Martensen –

Charlie’s paternal grandmother, Bernice Helen Sommer, on the 1940 U.S. Census –

Genealogy of Charlie’s mother (through her own sister, Abigail Hitchcock Carver) –

Birth record of Charlie’s mother –

Obituary of Charlie’s maternal grandfather, George William Douglas Carver –

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Ciara Bravo

by madman on November 18, 2017

Ciara Bravo – Super Sweet Toy Drive Benefitting Children’s Hospital Los Angeles on March 17, 2015 – Duff’s Cakemix – Los Angeles, CA, USA – Photo Credit: DavidJLevin Photography / 

Birth Name: Ciara Quinn Bravo

Place of Birth: Alexandria, Kenton, Kentucky, United States

Date of Birth: March 18, 1997

Ethnicity: Hispanic, Irish, possibly other

Ciara Bravo is an American actress. She is the daughter of Tamara Sue (Ward) and Richard Lee Bravo.

Ciara’s paternal grandfather is surnamed Bravo. Ciara’s paternal grandmother is named Janet M. Rankin.

Ciara’s maternal grandfather is surnamed Ward. Ciara’s maternal grandmother is named Carolyn A. Foster.


Kyle Kinane

by stlucas on November 18, 2017

Kyle Kinane – Just For Laughs 2012 – Day 4 – The Vic – Chicago, IL, USA – Photo Credit: Daniel Locke / PR Photos

Birth Name: Kyle Christian Kinane

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

Date of Birth: December 23, 1976

Ethnicity: Irish, German

Kyle Kinane is an American stand-up comedian, actor, and voice actor.

Kyle is the son of Deborah J. and Patrick Kinane.

Kyle’s paternal grandfather was Joseph Thomas Kinane (the son of Patrick Kinane and Nellie Dolton). Joseph was born in Illinois, to parents from Ireland.

Kyle’s paternal grandmother was Edyth/Edythe Catherine McDonald (the daughter of Steve McDonald and Frances/Franziska Mischke). Frances was the daughter of John/Berthold Mischke and Anna Guth, who were from Silesia, and were likely ethnic Germans.

Sources: Kyle’s paternal grandfather, Joseph Thomas Kinane, on the 1940 U.S. Census –

Death record of Kyle’s paternal grandfather, Joseph Thomas Kinane –

Birth record of Kyle’s paternal grandmother, Edyth/Edythe Catherine McDonald –

Obituary of Kyle’s paternal grandmother, Edyth/Edythe Catherine (McDonald) Kinane –

Death record of Kyle’s paternal great-grandmother, Frances/Franziska (Mischke) McDonald –


Andrew Santino

by stlucas on November 18, 2017

Birth Name: Andrew J. Santino

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

Date of Birth: October 16, 1983

Ethnicity: Italian, Irish

Andrew Santino is an American stand-up comedian and actor.

Andrew is the son of Michael S. Santino. Andrew has been described as having Italian and Irish ancestry.

Andrew’s paternal grandparents are/were Dominick P. Santino and Bernice C.

Sources: Obituary of Andrew’s uncle (father’s brother), Dominick G. Santino –

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Alyssa Diaz

by stlucas on November 15, 2017

Birth Name: Alyssa Elaine Diaz

Place of Birth: Northridge, Los Angeles, California, United States

Date of Birth: September 7, 1985

Ethnicity: Colombian, Mexican, Irish

Alyssa Diaz is an American actress.

Alyssa is the daughter of Florence E. (Sloan) and Armando Diaz. She has a brother, Michael.

Alyssa has been described as having “Mexican-Irish and Colombian descent”. Alyssa’s mother’s surname is Irish.

Source: Birth record of Alyssa Diaz –

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