Mariella Frostrup

by stlucas on May 25, 2017

Birth Name: Laura Elizabeth Mariella Frostrup

Place of Birth: Oslo, Norway

Date of Birth: November 12, 1962

*Norwegian (father)
*Scottish (mother)

Mariella Frostrup is a Norwegian-British journalist and television presenter.

Mariella’s father was Norwegian. Mariella’s mother was Scottish. Mariella moved to to Kilmacanogue, County Wicklow, Ireland, with her family, at the age of seven, and to London, England, at the age of seventeen.


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Mary-Kate Olsen

by follers on May 25, 2017

Place of Birth: Sherman Oaks, Los Angeles, California, United States

Date of Birth: June 13, 1986

Ethnicity: Norwegian, English, German, 1/8th Italian, distant French

Mary-Kate Olsen is an American actress, businessperson, fashion designer, producer, author, and equestrian.

She is the daughter of Jarnette “Jarnie” (Jones) and David “Dave” Olsen. Actresses Ashley Olsen (Ashley Fuller Olsen) and Elizabeth Olsen (Elizabeth Chase Olsen) are her sisters. Mary-Kate and Ashley, who are twins, have appeared in television and films since infancy. Since then, they have appeared in television programs, films, interviews, as well as commercial endorsements. Although they are virtually identical in appearance, they are genetically different fraternal twins.

Mary-Kate is married to French banker Olivier Sarkozy. Olivier is the half-brother of French President Nicholas Sarkozy.

Mary-Kate’s maternal grandfather was likely Daniel David Jones (the son of Daniel De Jarnette/Dejarnette Jones and Rose Marie Sisto). Mary-Kate’s likely great-grandfather Daniel was the son of Daniel De Jarnette/Dejarnette Jones and Augusta Sophia Manshardt, who was born in Ohio, to German parents. Rose was born in California, to Italian parents, Donato F. Maria Sisto, Sr., who was born in Ruvo del Monte, Provincia di Potenza, Basilicata, and Celeste Lucia Rubino, who was also born in Potenza.

Mary-Kate’s maternal grandmother is Mary R. Fuller.

Sources: Genealogy of Mary-Kate Olsen (focusing on her mother’s side) –

Likely Mary-Kate’s maternal great-grandfather, Daniel De Jarnette/Dejarnette Jones, on the 1910 U.S. Census –

Likely Mary-Kate’s maternal great-grandmother, Rose Marie Sisto, on the 1910 U.S. Census –

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Timothy Omundson

by stlucas on May 18, 2017

Birth Name: Timothy Michael Omundson

Place of Birth: St. Louis, Missouri, U.S.

Date of Birth: July 29, 1969

*50% Slovak
*25% Norwegian
*12.5% Irish
*12.5% mix of English, with more distant German

Timothy Omundson is an American actor.

Timothy is the son of Lois Ann (Fenich) and John Gregory Omundson. He was raised in Bellevue, Washington.

Timothy’s paternal grandfather was Oba/Ova Siverien Omundson/Amundson (the son of Halvor Omundson and Cecil Olive Lind). Oba was born in Iowa, to parents from Norway.

Timothy’s paternal grandmother was Loretta/Lauretta Maloney (the daughter of James Henry Maloney and Mattie A. Benedict). James was born in New York, the son of James Maloney and Mary, who were Irish. Mattie was the daughter of Albert Dempster Benedict and Sabina Hibbs.

Timothy’s maternal grandfather was John Fenich (the son of Michael Fenich and Susie). John was born in Illinois, to parents from either Czechoslovakia or Austria, who were of Slovak descent.

Timothy’s maternal grandmother was Ǎnna Lorraine Bátor (the daughter of János/John George Bátor and Zsuzsanna/Suzanna/Susan Fotta). Ǎnna was born in Czechoslovakia, of Slovak descent.

Sources: Obituary of Timothy’s father, John Gregory Omundson –

Marriage record of Timothy’s paternal grandparents, Oba/Ova Siverien Omundson/Amundson and Loretta/Lauretta Maloney –

Timothy’s paternal great-grandfather, James Henry Maloney, on the 1910 U.S. Census –

Genealogy of Timothy’s paternal great-grandmother, Mattie A. Benedict –

Obituary of Timothy’s mother, Lois Ann (Fenich) Omundson –

Timothy’s maternal grandparents, John Fenich and Ǎnna Lorraine Bátor, on the 1930 U.S. Census –

Birth record of Timothy’s maternal grandmother, Ǎnna Lorraine Bátor –

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Arden Myrin

by stlucas on May 16, 2017

Birth Name: Arden VanAmringe Myrin

Place of Birth: Little Compton, Rhode Island, U.S.

Date of Birth: December 16, 1973

Ethnicity: Norwegian, Swedish

Arden Myrin is an American actress and comedian.

Arden is the daughter of Janet (Olsen) and Folke A. Wilhelm Myrin. Arden has a brother, Alarik.

Arden has stated (at 00:47) that she has Swedish and Norwegian ancestry.

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Angelica Panganiban

by Manila on May 15, 2017

Birth Name: Angelica David Panganiban

Place of Birth: Quezon City, Metro Manila, Philippines

Date of Birth: November 4, 1986

*50% Filipino
*37.5% Norwegian
*6.25% Swedish
*6.25% Dutch, English, Irish, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, Scottish

Angelica Panganiban is a Filipina actress.

Angelica’s biological father, Mark David Charlson, served in the United States Navy, and is from Ames, Iowa. He is pictured here. Angelica’s biological mother was a Filipina, who died in 2008 and was buried in Singapore.

Angelica was adopted by Alfredo “Freddie” Almanon Panganiban, who was a taxi operator in Guam, and by Melania Roxas David.

Angelica’s patrilineal ancestry can be traced back to her sixth great-grandfather, Peder Olsen Skatvik (1700, Tranøy, Troms, Norway – 1768, Tranøy).

Angelica’s biological paternal grandfather is David John “Dave” Charlson (the son of Orville Sanford Charlson and Inez Velora Iverson). Orville was of Norwegian descent, and was the son of Oscar Sidius Charlson and Maggie Burke. Inez was the daughter of John Einar Iverson, who was of Norwegian descent, and of Agnes Marie Sandahl, who was of Swedish descent.

Angelica’s biological paternal grandmother is Judith Kay “Judi” Voga (the daughter of Russell James Voga and Mary Elizabeth “Peggy” Brinton). Russell was of Norwegian descent, and was the son of Ole John Voga and Albie Lyda Tyler (baptized Alby Lydia Tyler). Mary Elizabeth was the daughter of Scott Russell Brinton, who was of Dutch, English, Irish, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, and Scottish, descent, and of Mabelle Emma Lindebak, who was of Norwegian descent.


Genealogy of Angelica Panganiban (focusing on her father’s side) –

Birth record of Angelica’s adoptive mother –

Death announcement of Angelica’s adoptive mother –