Maltese

Edsel Dope

by madman on July 1, 2018

Birth Name: Brian Charles Ebejer

Place of Birth: West Palm Beach, Florida, U.S.

Date of Birth: March 21, 1974

Ethnicity: Maltese (paternal grandfather), English, Swiss-German, German, French, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, possibly other

Edsel Dope is an American singer, songwriter, musician, and producer. He is the lead singer of the rock band Dope.

Edsel is the son of Bonnie (Castleberry) Lilly and Thomas William Ebejer. His brother is musician Simon Dope, who originally was the keyboardist of Dope. Edsel’s parents divorced when he was five years old, and he and his brother grew up apart, with one sibling living with one parent at different times.

Edsel’s paternal grandfather was Charles William Ebejer (the son of Emanuel Ebejer and Mary Lopez). Charles was born in England. Emanuel was born in Malta. Mary was born in England, to Maltese parents.

Edsel’s paternal grandmother was Dorothy Irene Smith (the daughter of Merlyn Lyle Smith and Flossie Ruth Kutzli). Merlyn was the son of Clement Earl Smith and Gladys Avora Kigar, and had English, and some Scots-Irish/Northern Irish and German, ancestry. Flossie was the daughter of Meno Kutzli, whose parents were Swiss-German, and of Ida M. Otto, whose father was German, and whose mother was born in Ohio, to French parents.

Sources: Edsel’s maternal grandfather, Charles William Ebejer, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org

Edsel’s maternal great-grandparents, Emanuel Ebejer and Mary Lopez, on the 1940 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org

Genealogy of Edsel’s maternal grandmother, Dorothy Irene Smith – https://wc.rootsweb.com

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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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Kyle Balda

by stlucas on October 22, 2017

Birth Name: Kyle Joseph Balda

Place of Birth: Tucson, Arizona, U.S.

Date of Birth: March 9, 1971

Ethnicity:
*Polish, English (father)
*Maltese (mother)

Kyle Balda is an American animator and film director.

Kyle is the son of Agnes C. (Gatt) and Donald Joseph Balda. Kyle’s father is American, and had Polish roots. Kyle’s mother was born in Marsa, Malta.

Kyle’s paternal grandfather was Anthony Robert Balda (the son of Frank Balda and Paulina Waszkowiak). Frank was the son of Polish parents, Francisock Balda and Carolinor Burczyk. Paulina was also the daughter of Polish parents, John Waszkowiak and Rosalia Cwick.

Kyle’s paternal grandmother was Catherine L. Payne (the daughter of William F. Payne and Florence Riney). William’s mother was English.

Kyle’s maternal grandfather was Carmel Gatt.

Sources: http://www.independent.com.mt

Kyle’s father on the 1940 U.S. Census – http://www.familysearch.org

Marriage record of Kyle’s paternal great-grandparents, Frank Balda and Paulina Waszkowiak – http://www.familysearch.org

Obituary of Kyle’s aunt (mother’s sister), Iris (Gatt) Ferrugia – http://www.stanleyturowskifuneralhome.com

Photo by kathclick/www.bigstockphoto.com/

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Samara Weaving

by follers on October 21, 2017

Birth Name: Samara Bezzina Weaving

Place of Birth: Adelaide, Australia

Date of Birth: 23 February, 1992

Ethnicity: Maltese, English, small amount of Belgian

Samara Weaving is an Australian actress and model. Her father, Simon Weaving, is a filmmaker, who is artistic director of the Canberra International Film Festival. Her uncle is actor Hugo Weaving.

Her father reportedly is of part Belgian ancestry, from his own maternal grandmother. Samara has said that her mother, Helena Bezzina, is Maltese. Bezzina is a Maltese surname.

Samara’s paternal grandparents are Wallace Weaving, a seismologist, and Anne Lennard (whose mother’s maiden name is Holden).

Photo by kathclick/Bigstock.com

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Sharleen Spiteri

by bablah on June 27, 2017

Sharleen Spiteri – 58th Annual BFI London Film Festival – Photo Credit: Landmark / PR Photos 

Birth name: Sharleen Eugene Spiteri

Place of Birth: Glasgow, Scotland, U.K.

Date of Birth: 7 November, 1967

Ethnicity: Maltese, Italian, French, Irish, German

Sharleen Spiteri is a Scottish singer and songwriter. She is known as the frontwoman of the band Texas. She was born in Glasgow, to Eddie and Vilma Spiteri. Spiteri is a Maltese last name. She has stated that her grandmother was from Bordeaux, France.

Sources: https://www.theguardian.com
http://telescoop.tv

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