Puerto Rican

Javier Báez

by Mixed Kidd on July 16, 2018

Birth Name: Ednel Javier Báez

Place of Birth: Bayamón, Puerto Rico

Date of Birth: December 1, 1992

Ethnicity: Puerto Rican

Javier Báez is a Puerto Rican professional baseball player. He is the son of Ángel Luis Baez and Nelida Agosto. He has a daughter with his fiancée, Irmarie Marquez.


Zabdiel de Jesús

by Manila on July 14, 2018

Birth Name: Zabdiel de Jesús Colón

Place of Birth: Bayamón, Puerto Rico

Date of Birth: December 13, 1997

Ethnicity: Puerto Rican [Spanish (including Cantabrian), possibly other], distant Irish and English

Zabdiel de Jesús ia a Puerto Rican singer. He is a member of the Latin boyband CNCO. His bandmates include Richard Camacho, Erick Brian Colón, Joel Pimentel, and Christopher Vélez.

Zabdiel is the son of Carlos “Charlie” de Jesús González and Noemi Colón Gandia.

Zabdiel’s patrilineal ancestry can be traced back to his third great-grandfather, Florencio de Jesús y Giménez, of Quebradillas, Puerto Rico.

Zabdiel’s paternal grandfather is named Wilfrido “Willy” de Jesús Santiago (the son of César de Jesús y Sánchez and María Obdulia Santiago y Acevedo). Wilfrido was born in Ciales, Puerto Rico. César was the son of Miguel Ángel de Jesús y Abrams, whose own maternal grandfather, Lemuel Abraham (or Manuel Abrams Bates in Spanish), was American, from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and of Lastenia Sánchez y Cardona. It appears that Lemuuel was of mostly Irish and English ancestry. Obdulia was the daughter of Valoy Santiago y Nieves and María Acevedo y Vélez.

Zabdiel’s paternal grandmother is named Felicita González Rodríguez (the daughter of Juan, later Juan Abad, González y Rodríguez and Carmen Luisa Rodríguez y Acevedo). Felicita was born in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Abad was the son of Juan José González y Santiago and María del Carmen Rodríguez y Cuevas. Zabdiel’s great-grandmother Carmen was the daughter of Marcelino Rodríguez y Carrasquillo and Micaela Acevedo y Escobar.

Zabdiel’s maternal grandparents had the surnames Colón and Gandia.

Sources: Birth record of Zabdiel’s paternal grandfather, Wilfrido de Jesús Santiago – https://www.familysearch.org

Marriage record of Zabdiel’s paternal great-grandparents, César de Jesús y Sánchez and Obdulia Santiago y Acevedo – https://www.familysearch.org

Birth record of Zabdiel’s paternal great-grandfather, César de Jesús y Sánchez – https://www.familysearch.org

Genealogy of Zabdiel’s paternal great-great-great-great-grandfather, Lemuel Abraham (or Manuel Abrams Bates in Spanish) – https://www.geni.com

Zabdiel’s paternal grandmother, Felicita González Rodríguez, on the 1940 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org

Birth record of Zabdiel’s paternal great-grandfather, Juan González y Rodríguez – https://www.familysearch.org

Zabdiel’s paternal great-grandmother, Carmen Luisa Rodríguez y Acevedo, on the 1920 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org

Photo by Joe Seer/Bigstock.com


Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

by follers on July 5, 2018

Place of Birth: The Bronx, New York City, New York, U.S.

Date of Birth: October 13, 1989

Ethnicity: Puerto Rican

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is an American political activist, educator, community organizer, and politician.

She is the daughter of Blanca (Cortez) and Sergio Ocasio.


Elizabeth Rodriguez

by Mixed Kidd on June 29, 2018

Place of Birth: Manhattan, New York, U.S.

Date of Birth: December 27, 1980

Ethnicity: Puerto Rican

Elizabeth Rodriguez is an American actress. She is known for her role as Aleida Diaz in the Netflix comedy-drama series Orange Is the New Black. She was born and raised in Manhattan, to Puerto Rican parents.


Elena Goode

by stlucas on June 15, 2018

Elena Goode – “Straight Outta Compton” Los Angeles Premiere – Arrivals – Microsoft Theater – Los Angeles, CA, USA – Keywords: Orientation: Portrait Face Count: 1 – False – Photo Credit: David Gabber / PRPhotos.com

Birth Name: Elena Ramos Goode

Place of Birth: New York City, New York, U.S.

Date of Birth: August 22, 1983

Ethnicity: Puerto Rican, possibly other

Elena Goode is an American actress and model.

Elena is the daughter of Norma P. (Ramos) and Victor M. “Vic” Goode. They are pictured here. Elena has Puerto Rican ancestry.

Sources: http://www.soapoperadigest.com

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