Birth Name: Mariana E. Kleweno
Place of Birth: Endicott, Washington, U.S.
Date of Birth: October 25, 1979
*German [including Volga German] (father)
*Norwegian, English, possibly other (mother)
Mariana Klaveno is an American actress.
Mariana is the daughter of Daryl S. (Evans) and Patrick J. Kleweno. Her stage name “Klaveno” is a modification of her actual surname, “Kleweno”.
Mariana’s father has German ancestry. Mariana’s mother has ? ancestry.
Mariana’s paternal grandfather was Melvin Lawrence Kleweno. His parents were George Christian Kleweno and Alma/Alvina M. Rischmiller/Rischmueller (the daughter of August Rischmiller and Maria Meier Wehmeir). George was born in Kansas, to ethnic German parents from Russia, whose ancestors moved, c. 1766, from nearby Vogelsberg, Hesse, Germany, to the Volga region of Russia (Saratov, Russia). Alma was born in Minnesota, to parents from Germany.
Mariana’s paternal grandmother was Anna Rebecca Lust. Her parents were John Lust (the son of John Philip Lust and Elisabeth Schmick) and Julia Scheuerman. John and Julia were also ethnic Germans born in Russia, whose ancestors moved, c. 1766, from nearby Vogelsberg, Hesse, Germany, to the Volga region of Russia (Saratov, Russia).
Mariana’s maternal grandparents were Lawrence J. Evans and Marjorie M. Hisken. Marjorie’s parents were Perry C. Hisken (the son of Charles C. Hisken and Rignie) and Mabel Harris (the daughter of J. Nelson Harris and Alice Augusta Tisdale). J. Nelson’s parents were Hiram Harris and Martha Wilkinson. Alice’s parents were Edward Tisdale and Amanda Ripley.
Perry was born in Illinois, to parents from Norway. Mabel was from New York, of English descent.
Mariana’s paternal grandfather, Melvin Lawrence Kleweno, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Obituary of Mariana’s paternal grandmother, Anna Rebecca (Lust) Kleweno – http://lmtribune.com
Obituary of Mariana’s paternal great-grandfather, John Lust – https://findagrave.com
Information about the “Kleweno” and “Lust” families – https://rdscheuerman.files.wordpress.com
Obituary of Mariana’s maternal grandmother, Marjorie M. (Hisken) Evans – http://www.legacy.com
Mariana’s maternal great-grandfather, Perry C. Hisken, on the 1900 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Genealogy of Mariana’s maternal great-great-great-grandfather, Edward Tisdale – https://www.ancestry.com
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