Lithuanian Jewish

Beau Garrett

by bablah on September 21, 2017

Birth Name: Beau Jesse Garrett

Place of Birth: Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, California, United States

Date of Birth: December 28, 1982

Ethnicity:
*possibly English (father)
*Ashkenazi Jewish (maternal grandfather)
*English, German, Irish (maternal grandmother)

Beau Garrett is an American actress and model.

Beau is said to be a cousin of actor Kyle Chandler. It is not clear if this is accurate.

Beau’s maternal grandfather was Roger Rowland (born Roger Rosenberg, the son of Barnett Rosenberg/Rowland and Mindell/Minnie Greenberg). Barnett and Mindell were born in Vilnius, to Jewish parents. Barnett was the son of Abraham Rosenberg and Susie Bowjarswy. Mindell was the daughter of Karl Greenberg and Jetty Beitelman.

Beau’s maternal grandmother was Vanessa Elizabeth Middlekauff (the daughter of Harold Kelly Middlekauff and Dadee Vanessa Brewer). Harold was the son of Charles Middlekauff and Lucy Kelley. Vanessa was the daughter of Charles Brewer and Carrie E. Wilson.

Sources: Marriage record of Beau’s maternal grandparents, Roger Rosenberg/Rowland and Vanessa Elizabeth Middlekauff – https://www.familysearch.org

Beau’s maternal grandfather, Roger Rosenberg/Rowland, on the 1920 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org

Marriage record of Beau’s maternal great-grandparents, Barnett Rosenberg/Rowland and Mindell/Minnie Greenberg – https://www.familysearch.org

Beau’s maternal grandmother, Vanessa Elizabeth Middlekauff, on the 1920 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org

Marriage record of Beau’s maternal great-grandparents, Harold Kelly Middlekauff and Dadee Vanessa Brewer – https://www.familysearch.org

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Sandra Adair

by stlucas on September 12, 2017

Sandra Adair – 65th Annual ACE Eddie Awards – Arrivals – The Beverly Hilton Hotel – Beverly Hills, CA, USA – Photo Credit: Kazuki Hirata / HollywoodNewsWire.net / PRPhotos.com

Birth Name: Sandra B. Estrin

Place of Birth: Carlsbad, New Mexico, U.S.

Date of Birth: c. 1952

Ethnicity: Ashkenazi Jewish

Sandra Adair is an American film editor.

Sandra is the daughter of Rachel (London) and Herman Estrin.

Sandra’s paternal grandfather was Jacob/Yonkel Estrin (the son of Iche Labe Estrin and Zlotta Nurenberg). Jacob was born in California, to parents from Gomel, Belarus. Zlotta was the daughter of Mendel Nurenberg and Rachel.

Sandra’s paternal grandmother was Anna/Annie Bailen.

Sandra’s maternal grandfather was Samuel London (the son of Nochum Theodore London and Rochel Leah Kraus). Samuel was born in Warsaw, Poland (under Russian Empire). Nochum was the son of Solomon London and Rebecca Leah. Rochel was the daughter of Joseph Kraus and Chaje Kantowitz.

Sandra’s maternal grandmother was Jennie Kanarvogel (the daughter of Tzvi Hersh Karnavogel and Lotte Levy). Jennie was born in Austria. Tzvi was the son of Moshe Karnavogel and Lotte Glassman. Sandra’s great-grandmother Lotte was born in Lithuania.

Source: Genealogy of Sandra Adair – http://www.geni.com

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David Caspe

by stlucas on September 4, 2017

Birth Name: David Herbert Caspe

Place of Birth: San Francisco, California, United States

Date of Birth: October 20, 1978

Ethnicity: Ashkenazi Jewish

David Caspe is an American film and television writer. David is married to actress, comedian, and screenwriter Casey Wilson, with whom he has two children.

David is the son of Naomi I. (Schoichet) and Jeffrey N. Caspe. David’s parents are Jewish. David was raised in Chicago, Illinois.

David’s paternal grandfather was Lewis/Louis W. Caspe (the son of Samuel Caspe and Sarah Reznikoo). Lewis was born in Iowa, to parents from Russia.

David’s paternal grandmother was Bernice L. Westerman (the daughter of Louis B. Westerman and Lillie/Lily Bernstein). Bernice was born in Iowa, to parents from Russia.

David’s maternal grandfather was Bernard Schoichet (the son of Louis Schoichet and Rose). Bernard was born in Russia.

David’s maternal grandmother was Florence Edith Kopilowitz (the daughter of Lazar Kopilowitz/Kopolowitz and Lillian Forman/Farman). Florence was born in New Mexico, to parents from Lithuania (under Russian Empire).

Sources: Birth record of David Caspe – http://www.familysearch.org

Marriage announcement of David Caspe – http://www.nytimes.com

Birth record of David’s paternal grandfather – http://www.familysearch.org

David’s paternal grandfather on the 1920 U.S. Census – http://www.familysearch.org

Obituary of David’s paternal grandfather – http://www.ilesfuneralhomes.com

David’s paternal grandmother on the 1920 U.S. Census – http://www.familysearch.org

Birth record of David’s mother – http://www.familysearch.org

World War II Army Enlistment record of David’s maternal grandfather – http://www.familysearch.org

David’s maternal grandmother on the 1930 U.S. Census – http://www.familysearch.org

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Linda Lavin

by stlucas on August 30, 2017

Place of Birth: Portland, Maine, U.S.

Date of Birth: October 15, 1937

Ethnicity: Ashkenazi Jewish

Linda Lavin is an American singer and actress.

Linda is the daughter of Lucille/Lucy D. (Potter) and David J. Lavin. Linda’s parents were both Jewish. She is married to artist and musician Steve Bakunas.

Linda’s paternal grandfather was Simon Frank (Efraim Zurech) Lavin. Simon was born in Lithuania (under Russian Empire).

Linda’s paternal grandmother was Jessie Goodwin (the daughter of Simon Goodwin and Gertrude/Gishi). Jessie was from Russia.

Linda’s maternal grandfather was Harry H. Potter (the son of Michael Potter and Witter Asenberg). Harry was from Russia.

Linda’s maternal grandmother was Esther Spitzer (the daughter of Selik/Selig Spitzer and Enta). Esther was from Russia.

Sources: Genealogy of Linda Lavin (focusing on her father’s side) – http://www.geni.com

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

Linda’s father on the 1910 U.S. Census – http://www.familysearch.org

Linda’s mother on the 1910 U.S. Census – http://www.familysearch.org

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Lee Arenberg

by stlucas on August 23, 2017

Birth Name: Lee Todd Arenberg

Place of Birth: Palo Alto, Santa Clara, California, United States

Date of Birth: July 18, 1962

Ethnicity: Ashkenazi Jewish

Lee Arenberg is an American film and television actor.

Lee is the son of Janet Estelle (Rubin) and Sheldon Ira Arenberg. Lee’s parents are/were Jewish. Lee has a brother, Jonathan William, who is an engineer. Lee went to Hebrew school.

Lee’s paternal grandfather was Ben Arenberg (the son of Israel Arenberg and Anna Alner/Alpert). Ben was born in Illinois, to a father from Russia and a mother from Lithuania/Russia.

Lee’s paternal grandmother was Leona/Leola Radzinski/Radzinsky. Leona was born in Illinois, to a father from either Germany or England, and a mother from England.

Lee’s maternal grandfather was Robert Rubin (the son of Jacob/Jacop Rubin and Rachael). Robert was born in Maryland, to parents from Russia.

Lee’s maternal grandmother was named Ida.

Sources: http://crypticrock.com

Birth record of Lee Arenberg – http://www.familysearch.org

Lee’s father, Sheldon Ira Arenberg, on the 1930 U.S. Census – http://www.familysearch.org

Obituary of Lee’s father, Sheldon Ira Arenberg – http://jewishjournal.com

Obituary of Lee’s aunt (father’s sister), Arlene (Arenberg) Beck – http://www.legacy.com

Death record of Lee’s paternal grandfather, Ben Arenberg – http://www.familysearch.org

Lee’s mother, Janet Estelle Rubin, on the 1930 U.S. Census – http://www.familysearch.org

Obituary of Lee’s uncle (mother’s brother), Ronald Rubin – http://www.legacy.com

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