Lithuanian

Charles, Prince of Wales

by follers on November 14, 2017

Birth Name: Charles Philip Arthur George

Place of Birth: Buckingham Palace, Westminster, London, England, U.K.

Date of Birth: 14 November, 1948

Ethnicity: European Royal, English (mostly), small amounts of German, Hungarian, French, Anglo-Irish, distant Irish, Danish, Swedish, Swiss, Belgian, Dutch, Bohemian/Czech, Scottish, Lithuanian, Russian, Polish

Charles, Prince of Wales, is the heir apparent to the British throne.

He is the son of Elizabeth II, Queen of the United Kingdom, and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.

Prince Charles is married to Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall. With his former wife, the late Diana, Princess of Wales, he is the father of Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and Prince Harry of Wales.

Prince Charles’ paternal grandfather was Prince Andrew of Greece and Denmark (the son of George I of Greece, and of Olga Constantinovna of Russia). Prince Andrew was born in Old Royal Palace, Athens, Kingdom of Greece. George I was born in Copenhagen, Denmark, the son of Christian IX, King of Denmark, and of Princess Louise of Hesse-Kassel. Olga was born in Pavlovsk, Russian Empire, the daughter of Grand Duke Konstantin/Constantine Nikolayevich/Nikolaevich/Nicholaievitch of Russia, and of Princess Alexandra of Saxe-Altenburg.

Prince Charles’ paternal grandmother was Princess Alice of Battenberg (the daughter of Prince Louis of Battenberg, and of Princess Victoria of Hesse and by Rhine). Princess Alice was born in Windsor Castle, Windsor, Berkshire, England. Prince Louis was born in Graz, Austrian Empire, the son of Prince Alexander of Hesse and by Rhine, and of Countess Julia/Julie Therese Salome Hauke. Princess Victoria was born in Windsor Castle, the daughter of Louis IV, Grand Duke of Hesse and by Rhine, and of Princess Alice of the United Kingdom.

Prince Charles’ maternal grandfather was George VI, who was King of the United Kingdom from 1936 to 1952 (the son of George V, and of Mary of Teck). George VI was born in York Cottage, Sandringham House, Norfolk, United Kingdom. George V was born in Marlborough House, London, and was King from 1910 to 1936. He was the son of Edward VII, who was King from 1901 to 1910, and of Princess Alexandra of Denmark. Mary of Teck was born in Kensington Palace, London, the daughter of Francis, Duke of Teck, and of Princess Mary Adelaide of Cambridge.

Prince Charles’ maternal grandmother was Lady Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon (the daughter of Claude Bowes-Lyon, 14th Earl of Strathmore and Kinghorne, and of Cecilia Bowes-Lyon, Countess of Strathmore and Kinghorne). Lady Elizabeth was born in England. Claude was the son of Claude Bowes-Lyon, 13th Earl of Strathmore and Kinghorne, and of Frances Dora Smith Bowes-Lyon, Countess of Strathmore and Kinghorne. Cecilia was the daughter of The Rev. Charles William Frederick Cavendish-Bentinck and Caroline Louisa Burnaby.

Sources: Genealogies of Charles, Prince of Wales – https://web.archive.org
https://www.geni.com
https://www.wikitree.com

Genealogy of Charles, Prince of Wales (through his son, Prince William) – https://famouskin.com

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Rachel DiPillo

by stlucas on September 27, 2017

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Birth Name: Rachel Katherine DiPillo

Place of Birth: Flint, Michigan, U.S.

Date of Birth: January 26, 1991

Ethnicity:
*Italian, Lithuanian (father)
*English, Irish (mother)

Rachel DiPillo is an American actress.

Rachel is the daughter of Jacqueline Ruth “Jackie” (Welton) and John G. DiPillo. Rachel’s father has Italian and Lithuanian roots. Rachel’s mother is of English and Irish descent. Rachel was raised in Nashville, Tennessee.

Rachel’s paternal grandfather was George/Georgg Bernard DePillo (the son of Roy DePillo and Christine M.). Roy was born in Italy. Christine was born in Colorado.

Rachel’s paternal grandmother was Florence Meo (the daughter of Joseph Meo and Helen Molesky). Joseph the son of Italian parents, Peter/Pietro “Pete” Meo and Dominica/Domenica “Minnie” Patrona/Patrono. Helen was the daughter of Lithuanian parents, William Molesky and Annie/Anna/Ona Mickus/Mickute, who was from Prienai, Lithuania.

Rachel’s maternal grandfather was Jack Welton (the son of Roy William Welton and Beulah Kelly/Kelley). Roy was the son of George W. Welton and Clarette/Etta Hill. Beulah was the daughter of John A. Kelley and Lennia A.

Rachel’s maternal grandmother is Marilyn Wilcox, the daughter of Cecil Kenneth Wilcox and Ruth Ethel Holland.

Sources: http://www.mcalesternews.com

Rachel’s paternal grandfather on the 1940 U.S. Census – http://www.familysearch.org

Obituary of Rachel’s paternal grandfather – http://www.legacy.com

Obituary of Rachel’s paternal great-uncle (grandmother’s brother), Vincent “Vince” Meo – http://deathnotices.michigan.com

Obituary of Rachel’s paternal great-uncle (grandmother’s brother), Anthony J. Meo – www.findagrave.com

Death certificate of Rachel’s paternal great-great-grandfather, Peter/Pietro “Pete” Meo – http://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com

Rachel’s paternal great-grandmother, Helen Molesky, on the 1920 U.S. Census – http://www.familysearch.org

Obituary of Rachel’s maternal great-uncle (grandmother’s brother), Russell Anthony Wilcox – http://www.findagrave.com

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Birth Name: Richard Nikolaus Eijiro von Coudenhove-Kalergi

Date of Birth: November 16, 1894

Place of Birth: Tokyo, Japan

Date of Death: 27 July, 1972

Place of Death: Schruns, Austria

Ethnicity:
*German, as well as Greek and Russian, and Danish, Belgian [Flemish and Walloon], Lithuanian, and Polish (father)
*Japanese (mother)

Richard von Coudenhove-Kalergi was an Austrian-Japanese politician and philosopher. He served as the founding president of the Paneuropean Union for 49 years.

Richard was born in Tokyo, Japan, the son of Mitsuko “Mitsu” (Aoyama) and Heinrich Johann Maria von Coudenhove-Kalergi, a count and diplomat. His mother was born in Tokyo, Japan. His father was born in Vienna, Austria, of German, as well as Russian, Danish, Belgian (Flemish and Walloon), Lithuanian, and Polish, descent.

Richard’s paternal grandfather was Franz Karl von Coudenhove (the son of Franz Ludwig Graf von Coudenhove and Katharina Jakobine Augusta von Löwenstern). Richard’s grandfather Franz was born in Vienna, Austria. Richard’s great-grandfather Franz was born in Bingen am Rhein, Germany, the son of Georg Ludwig von Coudenhoven and Sophia von Hatzfeld, and had German and Belgian ancestry. Katharina was born in Tartu, Estonia, the daughter of Paul Ludwig Johann von Löwenstern, from Vana-Antsla, Estonia, and of Christiane Friederike von Gersdorff, from Königsberg, Prussia.

Richard’s paternal grandmother was Marie/Maria Kalergi (the daughter of Johannes/Joannou/Johan Ivan Emanuilovich Kalergis and Maria von Nesselrode). Richard’s grandmother Marie was born in St. Petersburg, Russia. Johannes was the son of Manuel Kalergi/Kalergis and Charlotte Jörgensen. The Kalergi family was of at least part Greek origin. Richard’s great-great-grandfather Manuel is sometimes cited as Russian, though he might have had Greek ancestry. Charlotte’s surname is Danish or Norwegian.

Richard’s great-grandmother Maria, a pianist, was born in Warsaw, Poland, the daughter of Karl Friedrich Joseph Fedor Karlovich von Nesselrode, a diplomat, who had German ancestry, and of Tekla/Thekla von Gorska h. Nałęcz, who was of Polish and Lithuanian descent; Richard’s great-great-grandfather Karl’s mother, Josepha von Hatzfeldt-Wildenburg, is said to have been a practicing Protestant who was born Jewish. This does not appear to be accurate.

Richard’s maternal grandparents were Kihachi Aoyama and Tsuneko “Tsune” Iwata.

Sources: Genealogies of Richard von Coudenhove-Kalergi – https://www.geni.com
http://genealogics.org
https://www.genealogieonline.nl
http://www.sejm-wielki.pl
http://gw.geneanet.org

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Genie Francis

by stlucas on May 13, 2017

Birth Name: Eugenie Ann Francis

Place of Birth: Lunenburg, Massachusetts, U.S.

Date of Birth: May 26, 1962

Ethnicity:
*English (father)
*Lithuanian, possibly other (mother)

Genie Francis is an American actress.

Genie is the daughter of Rosemary (Daley) and Ivor E. Francis. Genie is married to actor/director Jonathan Frakes.

Genie’s father, an actor, was born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, of English descent. Genie’s mother, a model, is said to have had Lithuanian, and possibly other, ancestry.

Genie’s paternal grandparents were Ernest G. Francis and Daisy C. Edwards. Ernest and Daisy were born in Wales, to parents from England.

Sources: Genie’s father, Ivor E. Francis, on the 1930 U.S. Census – http://www.familysearch.org

Death record of Genie’s father, Ivor E. Francis – http://www.familysearch.org

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George A. Romero

by stlucas on April 13, 2017

Birth Name: George Andrew Romero

Date of Birth: February 4, 1940

Place of Birth: The Bronx, New York City, New York, U.S.

Date of Death: July 16, 2017

Place of Death: Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Ethnicity:
*50% Galician/Castilian Spanish
*50% Lithuanian

George A. Romero was an American and Canadian filmmaker, director, editor, and screenwriter. He is known for his classic horror films, including Night of the Living Dead (1968), Dawn of the Dead (1979), Creepshow (1982), and Land of the Dead (2005). He is widely credited as having created the modern-day zombie genre.

George was born in The Bronx, New York City, the son of Anne/Ann (Dvorsky/Dvorski) and Jorge/George Marino Romero.

George’s father was born in Ferrol, Galicia, Spain, and George has described his father as Castilian. He was raised between Cuba and The Bronx, New York, U.S. George’s mother is said to have origins in Lithuania.

He took on dual U.S. and Canadian citizenship in 2009. He was married to Suzanne Desrocher, until his death. He had a son with his first wife, Nancy, and two children with his second wife, actress Christine Forrest.

George’s paternal grandparents were Antonio Romero (the son of José Romero and Vincenta Rodríguez) and Josefa González. Antonio was born in Neda, a small village near Ferrol in north Galicia (Spain). José was the son of Lorenzo Romero and Juana Rodríguez.

George’s maternal grandfather was Vincent Dvorsky (the son of Peter Dvarackas and a woman surnamed Mishkinis). Vincent was born in Vilnius, Lithuania.

George’s maternal grandmother was Mary Shadrik (the daughter of Vincent Shadrik and a woman surnamed Wiczkovska). Mary was born in Lithuania.

Sources: http://www.nydailynews.com
http://praza.gal
http://www.laopinioncoruna.es

Information about George’s father’s family – https://amp.elmundo.es

Genealogy of George’s mother – https://www.ancestry.ca

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