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Shealah Craighead

by Manila on December 3, 2017

Birth Name: Shealah Deann Craighead

Place of Birth: Connecticut, U.S.

Date of Birth: September 21, 1976

Ethnicity: Belgian Flemish, Dutch, English, German, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, Irish, Scottish, Welsh, 1/8th Paiute Native American, 1/32 Swiss-French, as well as remote Cornish, French, Norwegian, Swedish, and Swiss-German

Shealah Craighead is an American photographer. She been Chief Official White House Photographer, since January 20, 2017.

She is the daughter of Catherine “Cathy” I. (Craighead) Craighead-Lambert and folk musician Arvel Ellis Bird. Shealah, her mother, and her maternal grandmother are pictured here.

Shealah’s patrilineal ancestry can be traced back to her eighth great-grandfather, Jeremiah Bird (died between April 19 and May 5, 1738, Elizabeth Township [now part of Elizabeth], New Jersey).

Shealah’s paternal grandfather was Earl Ellis Bird (the son of Ellis Bird and Alda Davis Housley). Shealah’s great-grandfather Ellis was the son of Charles Warner Bird and Celia Pernina White. Alda was the daughter of Joseph Benjamin Housley and Lydia Ann Davis.

Shealah’s paternal grandmother was LaVerna Shamp (the daughter of Thomas Ezra Shamp and Rhoda Carpenter). Thomas was the son of James Wesley Shamp and Mary Catherine Wehr. Rhoda belonged to the Shivwits Band of Paiutes, and was the biological daughter of Jack Bob Bee Queets and Tsuununk. After her biological parents’ deaths, she was adopted by William Hiram Carpenter and Marmora Sheffield.

Shealah’s maternal grandfather was Robert George Craighead (the son of Ralph Edward Craighead and Irene Clara Reed). Ralph was the son of Benjamin Franklin “Frank” Craighead and Anna Coon. Irene was the daughter of Franklin “Frank” Reed and Emma Ann Marie Voirol, whose parents, Augustin François Voirol and Marie Claire Marguerite Beuret, were Swiss-French emigrants, from Les Genevez, Jura.

Shealah’s maternal grandmother is Mary Catherine Hollie (the daughter of Aloysius Carl Hollie and Margaret Roach). Aloysius was the son of German immigrants, Carl Holle and Elizabeth Mary Rothermel. Margaret was the daughter of Richard Shelly Roach, whose was of Irish descent, and of Catherine Theresa Loner, who was of 3/4 German and 1/4 English descent.

Shealah’s matrilineal ancestry can be traced back to her eighth great-grandmother, Regina Magdalena.

Sources: Biography of Shealah’s father – https://unityrenaissance.org

Family history of Shealah’s paternal grandfather, Earl Ellis Bird – https://www.familysearch.org

Marriage records of Shealah’s paternal great-grandparents, Ellis Bird and Alda Davis Housley – https://www.familysearch.org
https://www.familysearch.org

Death record of Shealah’s paternal great-grandfather, Ellis Bird – https://www.familysearch.org

Obituary of Shealah’s paternal grandmother, LaVerna (Shamp) Bird Carroll – http://www.legacy.com

Death record of Shealah’s paternal great-grandfather, Thomas Ezra Shamp – https://www.familysearch.org

Biography of Shealah’s paternal great-grandmother, Rhoda (Carpenter) Johnston – http://arvel.section101.com

Marriage record of Shealah’s maternal grandparents, Robert George Craighead and Mary Catherine Hollie – https://www.familysearch.org

Obituary of Shealah’s maternal grandfather, Robert George Craighead – https://www.familysearch.org

Marriage record of Shealah’s maternal great-grandparents, Ralph Edward Craighead and Irene Clara Reed – https://www.familysearch.org

Marriage record of Shealah’s maternal great-grandparents, Aloysius Carl Hollie and Margaret Roach – https://www.familysearch.org

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Richard Russell, Jr.

by follers on November 26, 2017

Birth Name: Richard Brevard Russell, Jr.

Date of Birth: November 2, 1897

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

Date of Death: January 21, 1971

Place of Death: Washington D.C., U.S.

Ethnicity: English, some Scottish and Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, distant Swiss-German and French Huguenot

Richard Russell Jr. was an American politician. A member of the Democratic Party, he was a Member of the Georgia House of Representatives, from 1921 to 1931, Governor of Georgia, from June 27, 1931 to January 10, 1933, a U.S. Senator from Georgia, from January 12, 1933 to January 21, 1971, and President pro tempore of the U.S. Senate, from January 3, 1969 to January 21, 1971, his death.

He was a candidate for the Democratic Party’s nomination for President of the United States in 1948 and 1952.

Richard was the son of Ina (Dillard) and Richard Brevard Russell. His father was a prominent lawyer, and chief justice of the Supreme Court of Georgia.

Richard’s paternal grandfather was William John Russell (the son of Edward William Russell and Susan Sarah Way). Susan’s mother’s maiden name was Hines.

Richard’s paternal grandmother was Rebecca Harriet Brumby (the daughter of Richard Trapier Brumby and Mary Martha Isabelle Brevard). Richard’s great-grandfather Richard Brumby was the son of Thomas Brumby and Susannah Greening. Mary Martha was the daughter of Captain Alexander McWhorter Brevard and Rebecca Davidson.

Richard’s maternal grandfather was Fielding Dillard (the son of Fielding Dillard). Richard’s great-grandfather Fielding was the son of Thomas Dillard.

Richard’s maternal grandmother was America Frances Chaffin (the daughter of Lemuel Chaffin and Elizabeth Tharpe Maine).

Source: Genealogy of Richard Russell, Jr. – https://www.geni.com

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Gunnar Nelson

by Manila on November 26, 2017

Birth Name: Gunnar Lúðvík Nelson

Place of Birth: Akureyri, Northeastern Region, Iceland

Date of Birth: 28 July, 1988

Ethnicity: Icelandic, English, German, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, Scottish, Swiss-German, Welsh, 3/32 Swedish, 1/32 Norwegian

Gunnar Nelson is an Icelandic mixed martial artist.

He is the son of Haraldur Dean “Halli” Nelson and Guðrún Hulda Gunnarsdóttir. His father’s last name is a family name, while his mother’s last name is a patronymic.

Gunnar’s patrilineal ancestry can be traced back to his third great-grandfather, Albert Nilsson (later Nelson), who was a Swedish immigrant.

Gunnar’s paternal grandfather was Kenneth Dean Nelson (the son of Harvey Buerkman Nelson and Clairbel “Clair” Snelling McLain). Kenneth was American, from Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Harvey was of 3/4 Swedish and 1/4 Norwegian descent, and was the son of Axel Friedolf Nelson and Anna Buerkman. Clairbel was the daughter of Herbert Glen McLain and Grace Longfellow.

Gunnar’s paternal grandmother was Berta Guðbjörg Rafnsdóttir (the daughter of Rafn Júlíus Guðberg Einarsson and Særún Árný Magnúsdóttir). Rafn was the son of Einar Brynjólfsson and Þorstína Þorsteinsdóttir. Særún was the daughter of Magnús Sigurður Sigurðarson and Ása Ingibjörg Sæmundsdóttir.

Gunnar’s maternal grandfather is named Gunnar.

Sources: Obituaries of Gunnar’s paternal grandfather, Kenneth Dean Nelson – http://www.mbl.is
https://www.familysearch.org
https://www.familysearch.org

Death record of Gunnar’s paternal grandfather, Kenneth Dean Nelson – https://www.familysearch.org

Birth record of Gunnar’s paternal great-grandfather, Harvey Buerkman Nelson – https://www.familysearch.org

Birth record of Gunnar’s paternal great-great-grandfather, Axel Friedolf Nelson – https://www.familysearch.org

Obituary of Gunnar’s paternal great-grandmother, Clairbel Snelling (McLain) Nelson – https://www.familysearch.org

Obituary of Gunnar’s paternal grandmother, Berta Guðbjörg Rafnsdóttir – http://www.mbl.is

Gunnar’s paternal great-grandfather, Rafn Júlíus Guðberg Einarsson, on the 1920 Icelandic census – http://www.manntal.is

Gunnar’s paternal great-grandmother, Særún Árný Magnúsdóttir, on the 1920 Icelandic census – http://www.manntal.is

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Ned Luke

by Manila on November 22, 2017

Birth Name: Ned Armstrong Luke

Place of Birth: Danville, Illinois, U.S.

Date of Birth: October 4, 1958

Ethnicity: English, German, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, Scottish, Welsh, as well as remote Breton, French, Guernsey Channel Islander, Irish, Italian (Venetian), and Native American (Nansemond and Powhatan)

Ned Luke is an American actor.

He is the son of Cynthia Lenora “Cindy” (Smith) and Frederick William “Fred” Luke.

Ned is married to a yoga instructor Amy Sax, with whom he has a son. They are pictured here.

Ned’s paternal grandfather was Robert John Luke (the son of Frederick William “Fred/Fritz” Luke and Emma F. Schultz). Ned’s great-grandfather Frederick was the son of German immigrants Carl Friederich Lück (later Charles Frederick Luke), of Kletzke, Prignitz, Brandenburg, and of Caroline Frederike Köhler, of Kleinwelsbach, Thuringia. Emma was the daughter of German immigrants “John F.” Schultz, of Stettin (now Szczecin, West Pomeranian Voivodeship, Poland), and of Elizabeth “Lissa” Ringler, of Darmstadt, Hesse.

Ned’s paternal grandmother was Marie Smith (the daughter of John William Smith and Antonette/Jenetta “Nettie” Storm). Ned’s great-grandfather John was the son of Charles Everett Smith and Mary Bianca McMillen. Nettie was the daughter of John Harvey Storm and Hannah Hiatt.

Ned’s maternal grandfather was Paul Birch (the son of Charles Henry Paul Smith and Leonora Sarah Lowery). Charles was the son of Henry Paul Smith and Sarah Ann America Henderson. Leonora was the daughter of William Walter Lowery and Mary Francis Florence Beck.

Ned’s maternal grandmother was Margaret Evelyn Farish (the daughter of Lawrence Buckner Farish and Cynthia Mims). Lawrence was the son of Edward Stevens “Big Ned” Farish and Ladonia “Donee” Patrick. Cynthia was the daughter of David Cullen Mims and Amanda Hasseltine “Hattie” Beard.

Ned’s matrilineal ancestry can be traced back to his fourth great-grandmother, Bettania Georgia Ross.

Sources: Ned’s father on the 1940 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org

Ned’s paternal grandfather, Robert John Luke, on the 1900 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org

Marriage record of Ned’s paternal great-grandparents, Frederick William Luke and Emma F. Schultz – https://familysearch.org

Death record of Ned’s paternal great-grandfather, Frederick William Luke – https://www.familysearch.org

Death record of Ned’s paternal great-grandmother, Emma F. (Schultz) Luke – https://www.familysearch.org

Ned’s paternal grandmother, Marie Smith, on the 1910 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org

Marriage record of Ned’s paternal great-grandparents, John William Smith and Jenetta Storm – https://www.familysearch.org

Ned’s maternal grandfather, Paul Birch, on the 1920 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org

Marriage record of Ned’s maternal grandparents, Paul Birch and Margaret Evelyn Farish – https://www.familysearch.org

Marriage record of Ned’s maternal grandfather, Paul Birch, to Betsy Ann Ross – https://www.familysearch.org

Marriage record of Ned’s maternal great-grandparents, Charles Henry Paul Smith and Leonora Sarah Lowery – https://www.familysearch.org

Genealogy of Ned’s maternal great-grandfather, Charles Henry Paul Smith – The Flow of Fountains from Darlington County, South Carolina to Monroe County, Alabama (1999), by June Jones Igo

Death record of Ned’s maternal great-grandfather, Charles Henry Paul Smith – https://familysearch.org

Ned’s maternal great-great-grandfather, Henry Paul Smith, on the 1850 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org

Ned’s maternal great-great-grandmother, Sarah Ann America Henderson, on the 1850 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org

Death record of Ned’s maternal great-grandmother, Leonora Sarah (Lowery) Smith – https://www.familysearch.org

Marriage record of Ned’s maternal great-great-grandparents, William Walter Lowery and Mary Francis Florence Beck – https://www.familysearch.org

Death record of Ned’s maternal great-great-grandfather, William Walter Lowery – https://www.familysearch.org

Death record of Ned’s maternal great-great-grandmother, Mary Francis Florence (Beck) Lowery – https://www.familysearch.org

Ned’s maternal grandmother, Margaret Evelyn Farish, on the 1910 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org

Death record of Ned’s maternal great-grandfather, Lawrence Buckner Farish – https://www.familysearch.org

Ned’s maternal great-grandmother, Cynthia Mims, on the 1880 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org

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Cecilia Morel

by Manila on November 21, 2017

Birth Name: Cecilia Morel Montes

Place of Birth: Santiago, Chile

Date of Birth: 14 January, 1951

Ethnicity: Chilean (Spanish [Andalusian, Aragonese, Asturian, Canary Islander, Cantabrian, Castilian, Extremaduran, Leonese, Valencian], Basque, Catalan, Galician, remote Indigenous), Cornish, English, French, Irish, Italian, Portuguese, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, 1/64 Belgian (Flemish), 1/64 French-Martinican, as well as remote German and Indigenous Peruvian (Quechua)

Cecilia Morel is a Chilean family counselor. She is the daughter of Eduardo Federico Morel Chaigneau and Paulina Montes Brunet. Cecilia was First Lady of Chile, from 11 March, 2010 to 11 March, 2014, as she is wife of the 36th President of Chile, Sebastián Piñera, with whom she has four children.

Cecilia’s patrilineal ancestry can be traced back to her fourth great-grandfather, Jules Morel.

Cecilia’s paternal grandfather was Alberto Eduardo Morel Herrera (the son of Eduardo Morel Samaniego and Paula Julia Herrera Urzúa). Cecilia’s great-grandfather Eduardo was the son of Domingo Morel y García Abello, whose father, Joachim Morel (or Joaquín Morel Legrand in Spanish), was a French immigrant, from Paris, and of Eloísa Samaniego y Martínez de la Torre. Julia was the daughter of José Narciso Herrera y Tapia and Leonor Urzúa Rodríguez.

Cecilia’s paternal grandmother was María Inés Chaigneau Morel (the daughter of Juan Federico Chaigneau Salas and Luisa Morel Zegers). Federico was the son of Émile Chaigneau, who was French, and of Antonia Salas. Luisa was the daughter of Máximo Morel y García Abello, who was the brother of Domingo Morel y García Abello, making Cecilia’s paternal grandparents second cousins, and of Mercedes Zegers Samaniego, whose father, Jean François Zegers (or Juan Francisco Zegers y Duras in Spanish), was of half Belgian (Flemish) and half French-Martinican descent.

Cecilia’s maternal grandfather was Luis Eugenio Montes Vicuña (the son of Ramón Montes Montes and Eloísa Vicuña Montes). Ramón was the son of Ramón Montes Solar and Loreto Montes Váscones. Eloísa was the daughter of Hermógenes Vicuña del Solar and Carmen Montes del Solar.

Cecilia’s maternal grandmother was María Consuelo de los Dolores Brunet Bunster (the daughter of Manuel Brunet Molina and Rosario Bunster Robles). Manuel was the son of Catalan immigrant Ignasi Brunet i Artes (or Ignacio Brunet Artes in Spanish), of Manresa, Barcelona, and of Romualda Molina Urrejola. Rosario was the daughter of Martín Bryan Bunster Bunster, whose parents, Grosvenor Bunster and Elizabeth Bunster, were English emigrants, from Mylor and St Gluvias, respectively both in Cornwall, and of María del Rosario Robles Godoy.

Cecilia’s matrilineal ancestry can be traced back to her eighth great-grandfather, María Torralva.

Source: Genealogy of Cecilia Morel – https://www.geni.com

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