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Kaiane Aldorino

by Manila on January 5, 2018

Birth Name: Kaiane Loise Aldorino

Place of Birth: Gibraltar

Date of Birth: 8 July, 1986

Ethnicity: Gibraltarian (Italian, Maltese, Spanish [Andalusian, Valencian], Catalan, Portuguese), 1/4 Austrian, distant French, Slovenian, and Irish

Kaiane Aldorino is a Gibraltarian politician and beauty pageant titleholder. She has served as the 16th Mayor of Gibraltar, since 5 April, 2017. She was crowned Miss Gibraltar 2009 and Miss World 2009.

Her father, Randal José Aldorino, works for the Ministry of Defence. Her mother, Elke (Czasch), is of half Austrian descent.

Mayor Aldorino is married to marine surveyor Aaron James Lopez, with whom she has a daughter.

Mayor Aldorino’s patrilineal ancestry can be traced back to her sixth great-grandfather, Giovanni Battista Arduino, of Loano, Savona, Italy.

Mayor Aldorino’s paternal grandfather was Luis Aldorino (the son of Manuel Aldorino and Rosa Rodríguez). Manuel was the son of José Aldorino and María Encarnación Alman. Rosa was the daughter of Manuel Rodríguez and María Avellano.

Mayor Aldorino’s paternal grandmother was María del Carmen Moya Espinosa (the daughter of parents surnamed Moya and Espinosa). Carmen was Spanish.

Mayor Aldorino’s maternal grandfather was named Erwin Czasch. Erwin was Austrian.

Mayor Aldorino’s maternal grandmother is Sonia Victory (the daughter of Elliott Victory and Mary Berllaque, born María Beryaque). Elliott was the son of Alberto (later Albert Edward) Victory and Giuseppa (later Josefina/Josephine) Panzavecchia, who was of Maltese, Irish, and Italian descent. Mary was the daughter of Juan Beryaque and Joaquina Barranco Díaz, who was Spanish, from Benalauría, Málaga.

Mayor Aldorino’s matrilineal ancestry can be traced back to her third great-grandmother, María Díaz.

Sources: http://www.dailymail.co.uk

Birth record of Kaiane Aldorino – https://www.familysearch.org

Marriage record of Mayor Aldorino’s parents – https://www.familysearch.org

Birth record of Mayor Aldorino’s father – https://www.familysearch.org

Marriage record of Mayor Aldorino’s paternal grandparents, Luis Aldorino and María del Carmen Moya Espinosa – https://www.familysearch.org

Genealogy of Mayor Aldorino’s paternal grandfather, Luis Aldorino – https://www.familysearch.org

Birth record of Mayor Aldorino’s paternal grandfather, Luis Aldorino – https://www.familysearch.org

Marriage records of Mayor Aldorino’s paternal great-grandparents, Manuel Aldorino and Rosa Rodríguez – https://www.familysearch.org (civil index)
https://www.familysearch.org (church copy)

Baptismal record of Mayor Aldorino’s paternal great-grandfather, Manuel Aldorino – https://www.familysearch.org

Marriage record of Mayor Aldorino’s paternal great-great-grandparents, José Aldorino and María Encarnación Alman – https://www.familysearch.org

Baptismal record of Mayor Aldorino’s paternal great-great-grandfather, José Aldorino – https://www.familysearch.org

Baptismal record of Mayor Aldorino’s paternal great-great-grandmother, María Encarnación Alman – https://www.familysearch.org

Birth record of Mayor Aldorino’s paternal great-grandmother, Rosa Rodríguez – https://www.familysearch.org

Baptismal record of Mayor Aldorino’s paternal great-grandmother, Rosa Rodríguez – https://www.familysearch.org

Marriage record of Mayor Aldorino’s paternal great-great-grandparents, Manuel Rodríguez and María Avellano – https://www.familysearch.org

Baptismal record of Mayor Aldorino’s paternal great-great-grandfather, Manuel Rodríguez – https://familysearch.org

Birth record of Mayor Aldorino’s paternal great-great-grandmother, María Avellano – https://www.familysearch.org

Baptismal record of Mayor Aldorino’s paternal great-great-grandmother, María Avellano – https://www.familysearch.org

Birth record of Mayor Aldorino’s mother – https://www.familysearch.org

Marriage record of Mayor Aldorino’s maternal grandparents, Erwin Czasch and Sonia Victory – https://www.familysearch.org

Birth record of Mayor Aldorino’s maternal grandmother, Sonia Victory – https://www.familysearch.org

Genealogy of Mayor Aldorino’s maternal great-grandfather, Elliott Victory – https://www.familysearch.org

Birth record of Mayor Aldorino’s maternal great-grandfather, Elliott Victory – https://www.familysearch.org

Birth records of Mayor Aldorino’s maternal great-great-grandfather, Alberto Victory – https://www.familysearch.org (index)
https://www.familysearch.org (register)

Marriage record of Mayor Aldorino’s maternal great-great-grandparents, Albert Edward Victory and Josefina Panzavecchia – https://www.familysearch.org

Genealogy of Mayor Aldorino’s maternal great-grandmother, Mary Berllaque – https://www.familysearch.org

Birth record of Mayor Aldorino’s maternal great-grandmother, María Beryaque – https://www.familysearch.org

Marriage record of Mayor Aldorino’s maternal great-great-grandparents, Juan Berllaque and Joaquina Barranco Díaz – https://www.familysearch.org

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Sonya Walger

by madman on November 3, 2017

Sonya Walger – 2012 USA Network’s Upfront – Arrivals – Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center – New York City, NY, USA – Photo Credit: Charles Norfleet / PR Photos 

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

Date of Birth: 6 June, 1974

Ethnicity:
*Argentinian [Italian, Spanish, Basque, German, possibly other] (father)
*English (mother)

Sonya Walger is a British actress. She is the daughter of Fiona C. (Gordon) and Leónidas Horacio Walger Anastasi. Her father is Argentinian and her mother is English. Her aunt was Sylvina Walger (María Sylvina Walger Anastasi), a sociologist and writer.

Sonya is married to American screenwriter, producer, and playwright Davey Holmes, with whom she has two children.

Sonya’s paternal grandfather was Adam David Walger Chaves (the son of Horacio Walger and Luisa Margarita Chavez de Ibarlucea). Horacio was the son of Bernard Aquiles Eduard Walger, who was born in Paris, France, and of Rufina Ghialzza. Luisa was the daughter of Gregorio Chavez and Rosario Ibarlucea.

Sonya’s paternal grandmother was María Luisa Anastasi (the daughter of Leónidas Anastasi). Leónidas, the son of Italian emigrants, from Liguria, was a notable Labor Law attorney, and a member of the Argentine Chamber of Deputies.

Source: Genealogy of Sonya Walger (focusing on her father’s side) – https://www.geni.com

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Barrett Foa

by stlucas on October 19, 2017

Birth Name: Barrett C. Foa

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

Date of Birth: September 18, 1977

Ethnicity:
*Italian (father)
*Croatian (paternal grandfather)
*German (paternal grandmother)

Barrett Foa is an American actor.

Barrett is the son of Linda R. (Rimanich) and Conrad M. Foa. Barrett’s father has Italian roots and Barrett’s mother has Croatian ancestry.

Barrett’s paternal grandparents were Mario Foa and Marie Costa. Mario was born in Genoa, Liguria, Italy. Marie’s parents were also from Genoa.

Barrett’s maternal grandparents were Simon/Gemon Rimanich and Cresencia “Grace” Spiegel/Spiegl. Simon was born in either Italy or Austria, and was likely an ethnic Croatian. Cresencia was from Bavaria, Germany.

Sources: Marriage record of Barrett’s parents – http://www.familysearch.org

Obituary of Barrett’s paternal grandfather, Mario Foa – https://www.findagrave.com

Obituary of Barrett’s mother – http://www.hfndigital.com

Barrett’s uncle (mother’s brother), Rudolph “Rudy” Rimanich, on the 1940 U.S. Census – http://www.familysearch.org

Death record of Barrett’s aunt (mother’s sister), Marilyn Rimanich – http://www.familysearch.org

Photo by cvanwagoner/www.bigstockphoto.com/

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Michael Trucco

by stlucas on October 13, 2017

Birth Name: Edward Michael Trucco

Place of Birth: San Mateo, California, United States

Date of Birth: June 22, 1970

Ethnicity:
*Italian (father)
*Norwegian (mother)

Michael Trucco is an American actor. Michael is married to Swiss actress and model Sandra Hess.

Michael is the son of Bjorg (Hoff) and Edward Michael Trucco, Jr. Michael has stated that he has Italian and Norwegian ancestry.

Edward’s paternal grandfather was Edward Michael Trucco, Sr. (the son of Francisco/Frank Trucco and Louisa/Louise Cuneo). Francisco was Italian. Louisa’s parents were Italian, and her mother, Catherine/Catarine, was born in Genoa, Liguria.

Edward’s paternal grandmother was Zita M. Squellati (the daughter of Vergelio/Vergilio/Virgilio Squellati and Anna/Annie T. Fe). Zita was born in California, to Italian parents.

Sources: Birth record of Michael Trucco – http://www.familysearch.org

Marriage record of Michael’s parents – http://www.familysearch.org

Birth record of Michael’s father – http://www.familysearch.org

Genealogical information and death records of Michael’s paternal great-grandparents, Vergelio/Vergilio/Virgilio Squellati and Anna/Annie T. Fe – https://www.findagrave.com

Photo by kathclick/www.bigstockphoto.com/

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Marisa Miller

by stlucas on December 9, 2016

Marisa Miller at the Spike TV's 2nd Annual "Guys Choice" Awards

Birth Name: Marisa Lee Bertetta

Place of Birth: Santa Cruz, California, United States

Date of Birth: August 6, 1978

Ethnicity: Italian (one eighth), Norwegian (one eighth), Luxembourgian, German, English, Scottish

Marisa Miller is an American model and actress.

She is the daughter of Krista (Useldinger) and Marc Bertetta. Her parents are pictured here.

Marisa is married to music producer and talent manager Griffin Guess, with whom she has two children. Her surname is from her ex-husband, Jim Miller.

Marisa’s paternal grandfather is John Richard Bertetta (the son of Aurelio Bertetta and Kathleen Hurst). Aurelio was Italian, likely from Genoa, Liguria, and was the son of Antonio L. Bertetta and Blanche/Bianchina/Bianca Chiappari. Kathleen was the daughter of John Richard Hurst and Mary Evelina Irvine.

Marisa’s paternal grandmother is named Barbara Jeanne Ross.

Marisa’s maternal grandfather was Ronald Eugene Useldinger (the son of John Jackson Useldinger and Ellen Josephine Wickum). John was born in Minnesota, the son of Paul Useldinger, who was Luxembourgian, from Remich, Canton de Remich, Grevenmacher, and of Frances Weiland/Weil, who was German. Ellen was the daughter of Hans Wickum and Mary Bestul, who were born in Minnesota, both of them to Norwegian parents.

Marisa’s maternal grandmother is named Donna Lee Bowman.

Sources: Marriage record of Marisa’s parents – https://familysearch.org

Birth record of Marisa’s paternal grandfather, John Richard Bertetta – https://familysearch.org

Marisa’s paternal grandfather, John Richard Bertetta, on the 1940 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org

Marisa’s paternal great-grandfather, Aurelio Bertetta, on the 1920 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org

Obituary of Marisa’s maternal grandfather, Ronald Eugene Useldinger – http://www.scmemorial.com

Marisa’s maternal great-grandfather, John Jackson Useldinger, on the 1910 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org

Genealogies of Marisa’s maternal great-great-grandparents, Paul Useldinger and Frances Weiland/Weil – https://www.findagrave.com

Marisa’s maternal great-grandmother, Ellen Josephine Wickum, on the 1910 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org

Photo by Starfrenzy/Bigstock.com

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