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Jake Nava

by Manila on February 20, 2018

Birth Name: Jacob Marcos Nava

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

Date of Birth: 1969

Ethnicity:
*Mexican (father)
*Ashkenazi Jewish (maternal grandfather)
*Dutch, small amount of German (maternal grandmother)

Jake Nava is a British director.

His father, José Nava, is a Mexican-born artist, and is from Acapulco, Guerrero. His mother, Michaela “Mica” (Weisselberg), is a cultural studies educator.

Jake’s younger half-brother is music video director Emil Nava.

Jake’s maternal grandfather was Marcel Weisselberg. Marcel was Austrian Jewish, from Vienna.

Jake’s maternal grandmother was Anna Margaretha “Ankie” van der Voort (the daughter of Adriaan Marie van der Voort and Everdina Sparenberg). Anna was Dutch, from Amsterdam. Adriaan was the son of Asuerus van der Voort and Maria Catharina Stoel. Everdina was the daughter of Pieter Sparenberg and Anna Margaretha Groen.

Jake’s matrilineal ancestry can be traced back to his fifth great-grandmother, Romkje Meinderts.

Sources: Birth record of Jake Nava – https://www.familysearch.org

News article about Jake’s father – http://camdennewjournal.com

Profile of Jake’s mother – https://prabook.com

Biography of Jake’s mother – Visceral Cosmopolitanism: Gender, Culture and the Normalisation of Difference (2007), by Mica Nava

Population register of Jake’s maternal grandmother, Anna Margaretha van der Voort – https://www.openarch.nl

Marriage record of Jake’s maternal great-grandparents, Adriaan Marie van der Voort and Everdina Sparenberg – https://www.openarch.nl

Birth record of Jake’s maternal great-grandfather, Adriaan Marie van der Voort – https://www.openarch.nl

Marriage record of Jake’s maternal great-great-grandparents, Asuerus van der Voort and Maria Catharina Stoel – https://www.openarch.nl

Baptismal record of Jake’s maternal great-great-grandfather, Asuerus van der Voort – https://www.openarch.nl

Birth record of Jake’s maternal great-great-grandmother, Maria Catharina Stoel – https://www.openarch.nl

Birth record of Jake’s maternal great-grandmother, Everdina Sparenberg – https://www.familysearch.org

Marriage record of Jake’s maternal great-great-grandparents, Pieter Sparenberg and Anna Margaretha Groen – https://www.openarch.nl

Birth record of Jake’s maternal great-great-grandfather, Pieter Sparenberg – https://www.familysearch.org

Birth record of Jake’s maternal great-great-grandmother, Anna Margaretha Groen – https://www.familysearch.org

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Emil Nava

by Manila on February 20, 2018

Birth Name: Emil William Capper Nava

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

Date of Birth: 29 March, 1985

Ethnicity:
*Mexican (father)
*English (mother)

Emil Nava is an English music video director.

His father, José Nava, is a Mexican-born artist, and is from Acapulco, Guerrero. His mother, Gillian J. (Capper) Capper-Raphael, is English.

Emil’s older half-brother is director Jake Nava.

Emil’s maternal grandparents were surnamed Capper and Furness.

Sources: Birth records of Emil Nava – https://www.familysearch.org
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News article about Emil’s father – http://camdennewjournal.com

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

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Ashton Moio

by stlucas on February 16, 2018

Birth Name: Ashton Andrew Moio

Place of Birth: Los Angeles, California, United States

Date of Birth: December 22, 1991

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

Ashton Moio is an American actor.

Ashton is the son of Monique (Novoa) and actor John Angelo Moio. Ashton’s sister is Monette Jane. His father is of Italian descent. His mother has Mexican ancestry.

Sources: http://www.twitter.com

Birth record of Ashton Moio – http://www.familysearch.org

Photo by kathclick/www.bigstockphoto.com/

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Amanda Fuller

by stlucas on February 9, 2018

Birth Name: Amanda Marie Fuller

Place of Birth: Sacramento, California, United States

Date of Birth: August 27, 1984

Ethnicity: English, French, German, Mexican

Amanda Fuller is an American actress.

Amanda is the daughter of Jeanette Marie (Legoullon) and Robert S. Fuller. Amanda’s mother has English, French, German, and Mexican ancestry.

Amanda’s maternal grandfather was Howard Harvey Legoullon (the son of Lamartine Clair Legoullon/Le Goullon and Bertha Alice Remer). Lamartine was the son of Frances A. Legoullon and Marie Bauer, who was born in Germany. Bertha was the daughter of John W. Remer and Clara I.

Amanda’s maternal grandmother was Anita Marie/Maria “Ann” Bernal (the daughter of Antonio Andre/Andres/Andress Bernal and Geraldine Campbell). Antonio was the son of Ygnacio Bernal, whose ancestors were Mexican, and of Jesus/Jesusita Petrone/Patron, who was Mexican herself.

Sources: Birth record of Amanda Fuller – http://www.familysearch.org

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

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

Birth record of Amanda’s maternal grandfather, Howard Harvey Legoullon – http://www.familysearch.org

Genealogy of Amanda’s maternal grandmother, Anita Marie/Maria “Ann” Bernal – http://www.findagrave.com

Obituary of Amanda’s maternal grandmother, Anita Marie/Maria “Ann” Bernal – http://www.danerimortuary.com

Photo by s_bukley/www.bigstockphoto.com/

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Adriana Barraza

by follers on January 22, 2018

Adriana Barraza – 17th Annual Movieguide Awards Gala – Arrivals – The Beverly Hilton Hotel – Beverly Hills, CA. USA – Photo Credit: Albert L. Ortega / PR Photos

Place of Birth: Toluca, Estado de Mexico, Mexico

Date of Birth: March 5, 1956

Ethnicity: Mexican

Adriana Barraza is a Mexican actress, acting teacher, and director. She is known for her role in the films Amores perros (2000) and Babel (2006).

Adriana is the daughter of Celia González Flores and Eduardo Carral Barraza. Her daughter is actress Carolina Valsagna.

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