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Paul Waner

by bearboy on June 20, 2017

Birth Name: Paul Glee Waner

Date of Birth: April 16, 1903

Place of Birth: Harrah, Oklahoma, U.S.

Date of Death: August 29, 1965

Place of Death: Sarasota, Florida

*German, possibly other (father)
*English, Scottish, Scotch-Irish/Northern Irish, Irish (mother)

Paul Waner was an American professional baseball player. He was a right fielder. In 1952, Paul was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame, as a Pittsburgh Pirate.

Paul was the son of Etta (Beavers) and Ora Lee Waner.

Paul’s paternal grandparents were John Waner (the son of Adam Waner) and Martha A. Miller.

Paul’s maternal grandparents were James Beavers (the son of Joseph Allen Beavers) and Barbara Ann Riddle. Joseph was the son of Andrew Beavers.


Genealogy of Paul Waner –

Genealogy of Paul Waner (focusing on his father’s side) –


Ti West

by stlucas on June 6, 2017

Place of Birth: Wilmington, Delaware, U.S.

Date of Birth: October 5, 1980

Ethnicity: Irish, Scots-Irish (Northern Irish), possibly other

Ti West is an American film director, producer, actor, screenwriter, cinematographer, and editor.

Ti is the son of Noreen (Timon) and Buz West.

Ti’s maternal grandfather was Patrick Joseph Timon (the son of Patrick Timon and Mary Conlon). Ti’s great-grandfather Patrick was born in Castlerea, County Roscommon, Ireland, the son of Edward Timon and Maria Beirne. Ti’s great-grandmother Mary was from Killucan, County Westmeath, Ireland.

Ti’s maternal grandmother is Rita J. Leonard (the daughter of William Leonard and Nora/Norah). William and Nora were born in Connecticut, to parents from Northern Ireland.

Sources: Genealogy of Ti West (focusing on his mother’s side) –

Ti’s maternal grandfather, Patrick Joseph Timon, on the 1930 U.S Census –

Obituary of Ti’s maternal grandfather, Patrick Joseph Timon –

Ti’s maternal grandmother, Rita J. Leonard, on the 1930 U.S. Census –

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Nikki DeLoach

by stlucas on June 6, 2017

Birth Name: Ashlee Nicole DeLoach

Place of Birth: Waycross, Georgia, U.S.

Date of Birth: September 9, 1979

Ethnicity: English, German, Scots-Irish (Northern Irish), Scottish, some French

Nikki DeLoach is an American actress and singer. Nikki is married to musician Ryan Goodell.

Nikki is the daughter of Terri (Thompson) and David DeLoach. She has a sister, LeAnne, and a brother, Brett. They were raised in Blackshear, Georgia.

Nikki’s patrilineal ancestry can be traced back to Michel Desloges, who was born, c. 1645, in either France or England, of French descent. Nikki’s other roots include English, Scottish, Scots-Irish (Northern Irish), and German.

Nikki’s paternal grandfather was Dorris/Doris Edward DeLoach (the son of William Evan DeLoach and Mary Annie Roberts). William was the son of John Allen DeLoach and Martha Rebecca Wilkinson. Mary Annie was the daughter of Teagle Byrd Roberts and Mary Matilda Summerall.

Nikki’s paternal grandmother was Thedius Barnard (the son of James Pratt Barnard and Miriam Alma Dixon). James was the son of George Elmore Barnard and Patsey Agnes Hyers. Miriam was the daughter of Jasper Lamar Dixon and Avie Laverne Griner.

Nikki’s maternal grandfather was Hugh Mac Thompson, Sr. (the son of Thomas Nathanial/Nathaniel Thompson and Victoria Hall).

Nikki’s maternal grandmother is Mary Grace Fiveash.

Sources: Marriage announcement of Nikki’s brother, Brett DeLoach –

Obituary of Nikki’s uncle (father’s brother), Randy Neal DeLoach –

Genealogies of Nikki’s paternal grandfather, Dorris/Doris Edward DeLoach –

Genealogy of Nikki’s paternal grandmother, Thedius Barnard –

Obituary of Nikki’s maternal grandfather, Hugh Mac Thompson –

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Nancy Juvonen

by stlucas on May 25, 2017

Place of Birth: Marin, California, U.S.

Date of Birth: May 18, 1967

Ethnicity: Finnish (paternal grandfather), English, German, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish

Nancy Juvonen is an American film producer.

Nancy is married to television host Jimmy Fallon. Nancy is also known for being the owner of production company Flower Films, alongside Drew Barrymore.

Nancy is the daughter of Pamela R. (Newell) and William Harwood Juvonen. Nancy has a brother, James.

Nancy’s paternal grandfather was Aaro William Juvonen (the son of William Juvonen and Ida Hyvonen). Aaro was born in California, to Finnish parents.

Nancy’s paternal grandmother was Laura Catherine Harwood (the daughter of Ben B. Harwood and Harriet E. Gates).

Nancy’s maternal grandfather was ? Newell (the son of Rufus Ingalls Newell and Janet Wilson). Rufus was the son of Eugene Newell and Lucy Bacon. Janet was the daughter of Charles R. Wilson, who was from Canada.

Nancy’s maternal grandmother was Barbara Buell Welts (the daughter of Robert Victor Welts and Persis Buell). Robert was the son of Richard Opdyke Welts and Edith Peck, who was from Canada. Persis was the daughter of Fred J. Buell and Carrie May Reel/Reil, whose father, Theodore Reil, was German, and whose mother, Martha Maria Bradshaw, had Northern Irish roots (from County Down).

Sources: Marriage record of Nancy’s parents, William Harwood Juvonen and Pamela R. Newell –

Birth record of Nancy’s father, William Harwood Juvonen –

Marriage record of Nancy’s paternal grandparents, Aaro William Juvonen and Laura Catherine Harwood –

Genealogy of Nancy Juvonen (focusing on her mother’s side) –

Information about the Bradshaw family –

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Corbin Bernsen

by stlucas on May 18, 2017

Birth Name: Corbin Dean Bernsen

Place of Birth: North Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States

Date of Birth: September 7, 1954

*Ashkenazi Jewish (father)
*English, Irish, Northern Irish/Scots-Irish, Scottish, distant Welsh (mother)

Corbin Bernsen is an American actor and director.

Corbin is the son of actress Jeanne Cooper (born Wilma Jeanne Cooper) and Harry Ike Bernsen, Jr., a producer. Corbin has a brother, Collin, and a sister, Caren. Corbin is married to English actress Amanda Pays.

Corbin’s father was Jewish. His surname was originally spelt “Bernstein”. Corbin’s mother had English, Irish, Northern Irish/Scots-Irish, Scottish, and distant Welsh, ancestry. Corbin’s mother was said to have Cherokee Native American ancestry. It is not clear if this Native American ancestry has been verified/documented.

Corbin is a practicing Christian.

Corbin’s paternal grandfather was Harry Ike Bernstein/Bernsen, Sr. (the son of Victor William Bernstein and Regina Summers/Sommer). Harry was born in Illinois, to parents from Germany.

Corbin’s paternal grandmother was Pearl Bloch/Block (the daughter of Emil Bloch/Block and Nettie Weinberg). Pearl was born in Ohio, to a father from France and a mother from Germany.

Corbin’s maternal grandfather was Albert Troy Cooper (the son of Carroll Allen Cooper and Sarah Malona “Lona” Smith). Carroll was the son of William Riley Cooper and Malinda Elvira Dawson. Sarah was the daughter of James Leroy Smith and Sarah “Sally” Robertson.

Corbin’s maternal grandmother was Sildeth Evelyn Moore (the daughter of Jesse Calvin Moore and Sildeth Evelyn McGuire). Jesse was the son of John Callaway Moore and Martha Evelyn/Eveline Patty. Corbin’s great-grandmother Sildeth was the daughter of John Jackson McGuire and Paulina Jane Anderson.

Sources: Birth record of Corbin Bernsen –

Obituary of Corbin’s father, Harry Bernsen, Jr. –

Marriage record of Corbin’s paternal grandparents, Harry Ike Bernstein/Bernsen and Pearl Bloch/Block –

Corbin’s paternal grandmother, Esther Bloch/Block, on the 1900 U.S. Census –

Genealogy of Corbin Bernsen (focusing on his mother’s side) –

Genealogies of Corbin’s mother, Wilma Jeanne Cooper –

Birth record of Corbin’s mother, Wilma Jeanne Cooper –

Obituary of Corbin’s mother, Wilma Jeanne Cooper –

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