Kevin Rahm

by stlucas on April 25, 2017

Birth Name: Kevin Patrick Rahm

Place of Birth: Mineral Wells, Parker, Texas, U.S.

Date of Birth: January 7, 1971

Ethnicity: Northern Irish/Scots-Irish (paternal grandmother), English, German, possibly other

Kevin Rahm is an American actor.

Kevin is the son of Carol/Carrol Sue (Sprayberry) and Arnold John Rahm.

Kevin’s paternal grandparents were Albert James Rahm (the son of Margaret E.) and Eileen Patricia “Pat” Largey (the daughter of John Largey and Deborah). Eileen was born in Belfast, Northern Ireland.

Sources: Birth record of Kevin Rahm –

Obituary of Kevin’s paternal grandmother, Eileen Patricia “Pat” (Largey) Rahm –

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Wrenn Schmidt

by stlucas on April 24, 2017

Birth Name: Melinda Wrenn Schmidt

Place of Birth: Lexington, South Carolina, U.S.

Date of Birth: February 18, 1983

Ethnicity: German, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, Austrian, Polish, Dutch, possibly other

Wrenn Schmidt is an American actor.

Wrenn is the daughter of Linda L. (McCord) and Roger Schmidt.

Wrenn’s parents have German, Austrian, Scots-Irish, Polish, Dutch, and possibly other roots.

Regarding her ethnic background, Wrenn has stated in an interview:

My dad’s German, obviously, and there’s also some English and Scotch-Irish and Polish and Austrian and a bunch of other things.

Wrenn’s maternal grandfather was John Thomas McCord, Sr (the son of Philip H. McCord and Alice J. Van Wyck). Alice was the daughter of William Ward Van Wyck and Carrie Ackerman. “Van Wyck” is a Dutch surname.

Wrenn’s maternal grandmother was Dorothy Florence Aumick (the daughter of Everitt/Everett B. Aumick and Linda).

Sources: Genealogy of Wrenn’s maternal grandfather, John Thomas McCord, Sr. –

Obituary of Wrenn’s maternal grandfather, John Thomas McCord, Sr. –

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Ricky Dillon

by stlucas on April 6, 2017

Birth Name: Richard Porter Dillon, Jr.

Place of Birth: Pitt, North Carolina, U.S.

Date of Birth: April 4, 1992

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

Ricky Dillon is an American Youtube personality, comedian, singer, and songwriter.

Ricky was born in Pitt County, North Carolina, the son of Janice Ann (Newgent) and Richard Porter Dillon, Sr. He has a sister, Tara. Ricky was raised in Tuscumbia, Alabama, from the age of one.

Ricky’s paternal grandfather was Porter Bryant Dillon (the son of Boyd Esco Dillon and Alta Magee). Boyd’s parents were Lucius T. Dillon and Emma Magee. Alta’s parents were Fred Alton Magee and Ida Miller.

Ricky’s grandfather Porter had English and Northern Irish ancestry. His ancestor James Theopholis/Theophilus Dillon was likely born, c. 1720, in County Londonderry, Northern Ireland. His wife, Mary Smith/Logue, was born, c. 1723, in Northern Ireland.

Ricky’s paternal grandmother was Mildred C. Gardner (the daughter of Walter J. Gardner and Lida Elizabeth Hardison).

Sources: Birth record of Ricky Dillon –

Ricky’s paternal grandfather, Porter Bryant Dillon, on the 1930 U.S. Census –

Obituary of Ricky’s paternal grandfather, Porter Bryant Dillon –

Obituary of Ricky’s paternal great-grandmother, Alta (Magee) Dillon –

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Maggie Lindemann

by Manila on April 1, 2017

Birth Name: Margaret Elizabeth Lindemann

Place of Birth: Dallas, Texas, United States

Date of Birth: July 21, 1998

Ethnicity: English, German, Irish, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, Scottish, Welsh

Maggie Lindemann is an American singer and songwriter.

Maggie’s father, Barton Duane “Bart” Lindemann, was born in Corpus Christi, Texas. Maggie’s mother, Susan Denise Denson, was born in Austin, Texas.

Maggie’s patrilineal ancestry can be traced back to her fourth great-grandfather, Peter Lindemann (November 16, 1816, Remkersleben, Wanzleben, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany – October 12, 1887, Comfort, Texas)

Maggie’s paternal grandfather is Otto Barton Lindemann (the son of Otto Fred Lindemann, Jr. and Myrtie Jane “Myrt” Burt). Maggie’s great-grandfather Otto was of German descent, was the son of Otto Fred Lindemann and Adela “Adele” Ingenhuett. Myrtie was the daughter of Joseph Aloysius Burt and Esther Sarah Middleton.

Maggie’s paternal grandmother is Donna Sue McGee (the daughter of Mark Alonzo McGee, Jr. and Oretha Ethel Cazee). Mark was the son of Marcus Alonzo “Mark” McGee and Myrtle Josie Packwood.

Maggie’s maternal grandparents are Richard Edwin “Dick” Denson and Bonnie Gay Uhr (the daughter of Robert Jones Uhr and Margaret Thekla Richter). Richard was adopted by William Benjamin Denson and Alma Myrl Hill. Robert was of German descent, and was the son of Robert Franklin Uhr and Alvina Elizabeth Tampke. Margaret was also of German descent, and was the daughter of Rudolph Berthold Richter and Emilie Weilbacher.

Maggie’s matrilineal ancestry can be traced back to her third great-grandmother, Thekla Weilbacher (December 3, 1847, Germany – January 24, 1910, New Braunfels, Texas).

Sources: Marriage announcement of Maggie’s parents –

Marriage record of Maggie’s parents –

Birth record of Maggie’s father –

Birth record of Maggie’s paternal grandfather, Otto Barton Lindemann –

Maggie’s paternal great-grandfather, Otto Fred Lindemann, Jr., on the 1930 U.S. Census –

Birth record of Maggie’s paternal great-grandmother, Myrtie Jane Burt –

Birth record of Maggie’s paternal grandmother, Donna Sue McGee –

Maggie’s paternal great-grandfather, Mark Alonzo McGee, on Find a Grave –

Birth record of Maggie’s mother –

Birth record of Maggie’s maternal grandfather, Richard Edwin Denson –

Maggie’s maternal grandfather, Richard Edwin Denson, on the 1940 U.S. Census –

Birth record of Maggie’s maternal grandmother, Bonnie Gay Uhr –

Maggie’s maternal great-grandfather, Robert Jones Uhr, on the 1930 U.S. Census –

Birth records of Maggie’s maternal great-grandmother, Margaret Thekla Richter –

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A. J. Cook

by stlucas on March 29, 2017

Birth Name: Andrea Joy Cook

Place of Birth: Oshawa, Ontario, Canada

Date of Birth: July 22, 1978

Ethnicity: English, some Scots-Irish (Northern Irish)

A. J. Cook is a Canadian actress. She was born in Oshawa, Ontario, the daughter of Sandra (Sayers) and Michael “Mike” L. Cook. Her siblings are Angela, Nathan, and Paul. They were raised in Whitby, Ontario.

A. J.’s paternal grandparents were John “Jack” Ellwood Cook (the son of Ellwood Cook and Mable Trott) and Hilda “Jean” Holland.

A. J.’s maternal grandfather was Robert Earl Sayers (the son of Henry Sayers and Isabel Jane Waldie). Henry was the son of James Sayers and Naomi Trotter, whose father was born in New Jersey, U.S., to parents from Armagh, Northern Ireland.

A. J.’s maternal grandmother was Dorothy Catherine Roberta Wilson (the daughter of James Keith Wilson and Margaret Thornton).

Sources: Birth announcement of A. J.’s sister, Angela Cook –

Obituary of A. J.’s paternal grandfather, John Cook –

Obituary of A. J.’s paternal grandmother, Hilda “Jean” (Holland) Cook –

Genealogy of A. J.’s maternal grandfather, Robert Earl Sayers –

Genealogy of A. J.’s maternal grandmother, Dorothy Catherine Roberta Wilson –

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