J.T. Realmuto

by bearboy on November 16, 2017

Birth Name: Jacob Tyler Realmuto

Place of Birth: Del City, Oklahoma, Oklahoma, U.S.

Date of Birth: March 18, 1991

Ethnicity: Italian/Sicilian, likely other

J.T. Realmuto is an American professional baseball catcher for the Miami Marlins of Major League Baseball.

J.T. is the son of Margaret and David Jess Realmuto.



Jimmy Tatro

by stlucas on November 16, 2017

Birth Name: James Richard Tatro

Place of Birth: Los Angeles, California, United States

Date of Birth: February 16, 1992

Ethnicity: Italian, French-Canadian, German, possibly other

Jimmy Tatro is an American actor, comedian, writer, and Youtube personality. Jimmy is most known for his Youtube channel LifeAccordingtoJimmy.

Jimmy is the son of Maria Louise (Pezzulo) and Scott M. Tatro. Jimmy’s father has Italian, French-Canadian, and German ancestry. Jimmy’s mother also has partial Italian roots.

Jimmy’s paternal grandfather was Richard David “Dick” Tatro (the son of Edward Joseph Tatro and Corinne/Carine M. Gallopini/Gallopina). Edward was the son of David Trato/Tetreau/Tetrault, whose parents were from Iberville, Québec, Canada, and of Mathilda ‘Tillie” Gévrie/Javery, who was French-Canadian herself. Corinne was the daughter of Albert/Anton Gallopini, who was from Trieste, Austria (now Italy), and of Ernestine Catozzi, who was also Italian.

Jimmy’s paternal grandmother was Joan L. Stiglmeier. Joan was likely born Joan Martin (the daughter of Wesley Martin and Anna Fischer). Anna’s parents were German.

Jimmy’s maternal grandparents were surnamed Pezzulo and Deklade.

Sources: Birth record of Jimmy Tatro –

Genealogy of Jimmy’s paternal grandfather, Richard David “Dick” Tatro –

Obituary of Jimmy’s paternal grandfather, Richard David “Dick” Tatro –

Likely Jimmy’s paternal grandmother, Joan Martin, on the 1930 U.S. Census –

Obituary of Jimmy’s paternal great-aunt (grandmother’s sister), Lorraine M. (Stiglmeier) Curran –

Birth record of Jimmy’s mother –

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Diane Farr

by stlucas on November 14, 2017

Birth Name: Diane Aileen Farr

Place of Birth: Manhattan, New York City, New York, U.S.

Date of Birth: September 7, 1969

Ethnicity: Irish, Italian

Diane Farr is an American actress, producer, and writer.

Diane is the daughter of Patricia M. and Thomas E. Farr. Diane has referred to herself as being of half Italian and half Irish ancestry.

Diane is married to Seung Yong Chung (who is of Korean descent), with whom she has a son and two daughters.


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Lauren Morelli

by stlucas on November 14, 2017

Birth Name: Lauren E. Morelli

Place of Birth: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S.

Date of Birth: July 22, 1982

Ethnicity: Italian (paternal grandfather), English, German, possibly other

Lauren Morelli is an American writer.

Lauren is the daughter of Frederick J. “Fred” Morelli, Jr. She is married to actress Samira Wiley.

Lauren’s paternal grandfather was Frederick J. Morelli, Sr. (the son of John Morelli and Louisa/Louise Rocca). John and Louisa were Italian.

Lauren’s paternal grandmother was Dorothy Cosgrove (the daughter of James R. Cosgrove and Margaret Huld). James was born in Pennsylvania, to parents from England. Margaret’s father was German.

Sources: Obituary of Lauren’s father –

Marriage record of Lauren’s paternal grandparents, Frederick J. “Fred” Morelli, Sr. and Dorothy Cosgrove –

Obituary of Lauren’s paternal great-uncle (grandfather’s brother), Vincent “Beans” Morelli –

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Rubens Barrichello

by stlucas on November 14, 2017

Birth Name: Rubens Gonçalves Barrichello

Place of Birth: São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil

Date of Birth: May 23, 1972

Ethnicity: Brazilian (Italian, Portuguese, possibly other)

Rubens Barrichello is a Brazilian racing driver.

Rubens is the son of Idely (Gonçalves dos Santos) and Rubens Barrichello.

Rubens’ paternal grandfather is Rubens “Rubão” Barrichello (the son of Jacob “Pio Cheu” Barrichello and Maria Marim Fernandes). Jacob was the son of Giovanni Barrichello, who was from Riese Pio X, province of Treviso, Veneto region, Italy.

Rubens’ maternal grandmother was named Izaura.


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