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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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MC Yogi

by stlucas on December 13, 2017

Birth Name: Nicholas Christian Giacomini

Place of Birth: San Francisco, California, United States

Date of Birth: August 26, 1979

Ethnicity:
*Italian, Swiss-Italian, 1/8th English (father)
*Portuguese, including Azorean (mother)

MC Yogi is an American hip-hop musician.

MC is the son of Lisa/Elisa Cristiana (Simas) and Christian/Christia T. “Chris” Giacomini. MC’s father has Italian, Swiss-Italian, and English roots. MC’s mother’s has Portuguese (including Azorean) ancestry. He is married to Amanda Giacomini.

MC’s paternal grandfather was Tobias Benjamin “Toby” Giacomini (the son of Tobias Carlo Battista Giacomini and Celesta/Celestina/Celestini L. Domenighini). MC’s great-grandfather Tobias was born in Villa di Chiavenna, Province of Sondrio, Lombardia region, Italy. Celesta was born in Switzerland, the daughter of Giuseppe Domenighini, who was from Vogorno, Ticino, Switzerland, and of Virginia L. “Jennie” Mariott, who was English.

MC’s paternal grandmother was Vetalena Rosemarie “Vet” Poiani (the daughter of Pietro “Peter/Pete” Poiani and Rosina “Rose/Rosie” M. Zanardi). Pietro was born in Brescia, Lombard, Italy, the son of John Poiani and Margarita Fusi. Rosina was born in Lucca, Tuscany, Italy, the daughter of Rafaelo Giannini and Olive Fannchi.

MC’s maternal grandmother was Lourdes P. Nunes (the daughter of João Nunes and Maria). Lourdes was born in the Azores, Portugal.

Sources: Birth record of MC Yogi – http://www.familysearch.org

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

Genealogy of MC’s paternal grandfather, Tobias Benjamin “Toby” Giacomini – https://www.findagrave.com

Obituary of MC’s paternal grandfather, Tobias Benjamin “Toby” Giacomini – http://www.legacy.com

Obituary of MC’s paternal grandmother, Vetalena Rosemarie “Vet” (Poiani) Giacomini – http://www.legacy.com

MC’s paternal great-grandmother, Celesta/Celestina/Celestini L. Domenighini, on the 1910 U.S. Census – http://www.familysearch.org

Obituary of MC’s maternal grandmother, Lourdes P. (Nunes) Simas – http://napavalleyregister.com

Photo by EricBVD/Bigstock.com

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Tite

by stlucas on October 26, 2017

Birth Name: Adenor Leonardo Bachi

Place of Birth: Caxias do Sul, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil

Date of Birth: May 25, 1961

Ethnicity: Brazilian (Italian, possibly other)

Tite is a Brazilian football manager and footballer. Tite is the head coach of Brazil.

Tite is married to Rosmari Rizzi, with whom he has two daughters.

Tite is the son of Ivone Tereza/Thereza (Mazzochi) and Genor Bachi. Tite’s parents have Italian ancestry; their surnames were originally spelt Mazzocchi and Bacchi.

Two of Tite’s paternal great-grandparents were Andrea Bacchi and Maria Domenica Mazzocchi. Andrea and Maria were born in Viadana, province of Mantua, Lombardia region, Italy, and moved to Brazil in 1883.

Tite speaks some Italian and some family members are also fluent in the Talian dialect.

Sources: http://pioneiro.clicrbs.com.br
http://comunitaitaliana.com

Obituary of Tite’s father – http://clicrbs.com.br

Photo: Celso Pupo/www.bigstockphoto.com/

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Jeff Porcaro

by Manila on December 6, 2016

Birth Name: Jeffrey Thomas Porcaro, Jr.

Date of Birth: April 1, 1954

Place of Birth: South Windsor, Connecticut, United States

Date of Death: August 5, 1992

Place of Death: Los Angeles, California, United States

Ethnicity:
*Italian [Calabrian and Lombard] (father)
*English, Welsh, remote Cornish (maternal grandfather)
*Irish (maternal grandmother)

Jeff Porcaro was an American musician. He was known as the drummer for the American rock band Toto. He was the son of Eileen Frances (Linnell) and jazz drummer Joe Porcaro.

Jeff’s brothers, Mike Porcaro and Steve Porcaro, are also musicians of Toto. His nephew, Chase Duddy, and niece, Paige Duddy, formed their electronic duo XYLO.

Jeff was married to journalist Susan C. Norris.

Jeff’s paternal grandfather was Giuseppe Porcara (later Joseph Thomas Porcaro, the son of Francesco Saverio Porcara and Elisabetta Maria Alvaro). Giuseppe was an Italian immigrant, from San Luca, Province of Reggio Calabria. Saverio was the son of Francescantonio Porcara and Antonia Pollifroni. Elisabetta was the daughter of Giuseppe Alvaro and Maria Giorgi.

Jeff’s paternal grandmother was Concetta Ciccariello (the daughter of Domenico Ciccariello and Maria di Nosia). Concetta was an Italian immigrant, from Brianza.

Jeff’s maternal grandfather was Rodney Stewart Linnell (the son of Winslow Warren Linnell and Mariette E. Hall). Winslow was the son of Lorenzo Dow Linnell and Phebe A. Munson. Mariette was the daughter of Albert Charles Hall and Lucy Ann Hodge.

Jeff’s maternal grandmother was Verona Mary Parker (the daughter of Benjamin F[ranklin Parker] and Mary Jane Bryson, later Brayson). Benjamin was the son of Irish immigrants George Parker and Mary Ann McFadden. Mary Jane was born in Johnville, New Brunswick, Canada, to John Bryson, of Irish descent, and of Irish immigrant Mary.

Sources: Birth record of Jeff’s paternal grandfather, Giuseppe Porcara – http://www.antenati.san.beniculturali.it

Marriage record of Jeff’s paternal great-grandparents, Francesco Saverio Porcara and Elisabetta Maria Alvaro – http://www.antenati.san.beniculturali.it

Genealogy of Jeff Porcaro (focusing on his mother’s side) – https://www.geni.com

Obituary of Jeff’s maternal uncle, Samuel J. Porcaro – http://www.obittree.com

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Mike Porcaro

by Manila on December 6, 2016

Birth Name: Michael Joseph Porcaro

Date of Birth: May 29, 1955

Place of Birth: South Windsor, Connecticut, United States

Date of Death: March 15, 2015

Place of Death: Los Angeles, California, United States

Ethnicity:
*Italian [Calabrian and Lombard] (father)
*English, Welsh, remote Cornish (maternal grandfather)
*Irish (maternal grandmother)

Mike Porcaro was an American musician. He was known as the bassist for the American rock band Toto.

Mike was the son of Eileen Frances (Linnell) and jazz drummer Joe Porcaro. Mike’s brothers, Jeff Porcaro and Steve Porcaro, are also musicians of Toto. His nephew, Chase Duddy, and niece, Paige Duddy, formed their electronic duo XYLO.

Mike was married to Cheryl Jaynne.

Mike’s paternal grandfather was Giuseppe Porcara (later Joseph Thomas Porcaro, the son of Francesco Saverio Porcara and Elisabetta Maria Alvaro). Giuseppe was an Italian immigrant, from San Luca, Province of Reggio Calabria. Saverio was the son of Francescantonio Porcara and Antonia Pollifroni. Elisabetta was the daughter of Giuseppe Alvaro and Maria Giorgi.

Mike’s paternal grandmother was Concetta Ciccariello (the daughter of Domenico Ciccariello and Maria di Nosia). Concetta was an Italian immigrant, from Brianza.

Mike’s maternal grandfather was Rodney Stewart Linnell (the son of Winslow Warren Linnell and Mariette E. Hall). Winslow was the son of Lorenzo Dow Linnell and Phebe A. Munson. Mariette was the daughter of Albert Charles Hall and Lucy Ann Hodge.

Mike’s maternal grandmother was Verona Mary Parker (the daughter of Benjamin Franklin Parker and Mary Jane Bryson, later Brayson). Benjamin was the son of Irish immigrants, George Parker and Mary Ann McFadden. Mary Jane was born in Johnville, New Brunswick, Canada, the daughter of John Bryson, who was of Irish descent, and Mary, who was an Irish immigrant.

Sources: Birth record of Mike’s paternal grandfather, Giuseppe Porcara – http://www.antenati.san.beniculturali.it

Marriage record of Mike’s paternal great-grandparents, Francesco Saverio Porcara and Elisabetta Maria Alvaro – http://www.antenati.san.beniculturali.it

Genealogy of Mike Porcaro (focusing on his mother’s side) – https://www.geni.com

Obituary of Mike’s maternal uncle, Samuel J. Porcaro – http://www.obittree.com

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