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Finneas O’Connell

by Manila on April 23, 2018

Birth Name: Finneas Baird O’Connell

Place of Birth: Los Angeles, California, U.S.

Date of Birth: July 30, 1997

Ethnicity: English, Irish, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, 1/32 Belgian [Flemish]

Finneas O’Connell is an American actor and musician.

Finneas is the son of actress, musician, and songwriter Maggie May Baird and Patrick Mead O’Connell. His younger sister is singer and songwriter Billie Eilish.

Finneas’ maternal grandfather was William Norton “Bill” Baird (the son of Collier Whittemore Baird and Dorothy Grace Norton). Collier was the son of William Torrey Baird and Anne Meredith Grant. Dorothy was the daughter of Lawrence Adelbert Norton and Grace Helena Bulckens, who was of half Belgian (Flemish) and half Irish descent.

Sources: Finneas’ maternal grandfather, William Norton Baird, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org

Baptismal record of Finneas’ maternal great-grandmother, Dorothy Grace Norton – https://www.familysearch.org

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Billie Eilish

by Manila on April 23, 2018

Birth Name: Billie Eilish Pirate Baird O’Connell

Place of Birth: Los Angeles, California, U.S.

Date of Birth: December 18, 2001

Ethnicity: English, Irish, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, 1/32 Belgian [Flemish]

Billie Eilish is an American singer and songwriter.

Billie is the daughter of actress, musician, and songwriter Maggie May Baird and Patrick Mead O’Connell. Her older brother is actor and musician Finneas O’Connell.

Billie’s maternal grandfather was William Norton “Bill” Baird (the son of Collier Whittemore Baird and Dorothy Grace Norton). Collier was the son of William Torrey Baird and Anne Meredith Grant. Dorothy was the daughter of Lawrence Adelbert Norton and Grace Helena Bulckens, who was of half Belgian (Flemish) and half Irish descent.

Sources: Billie’s maternal grandfather, William Norton Baird, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org

Baptismal record of Billie’s maternal great-grandmother, Dorothy Grace Norton – https://www.familysearch.org

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James Bay

by Manila on April 21, 2018

James Bay – Ivor Novello Awards 2016 – Arrivals – Grosvenor House Hotel, 86-90 Park Lane – London, UK –  Photo Credit: Landmark / PR Photos

Birth Name: James Michael Bay

Place of Birth: Stevenage, Hertfordshire, England, U.K.

Date of Birth: 4 September, 1990

Ethnicity: English, some Scots-Irish/Northern Irish

James Bay is an English musician.

James is the son of Jill E. (Walton) and Nicholas Michael Bay.

James’ paternal grandfather was David Michael Bay (the son of Charles Bay and May).

James’ paternal grandmother was Patricia Kathleen Musgrave (the daughter of Francis Edward Musgrave and Kathleen Ethel Grey). Francis was the son of James Musgrave and Kathleen Lizzie Const Barker. James’ great-grandmother Kathleen was the daughter of Charles William Grey.

James’ maternal grandfather was named William H[enry] Walton.

James’ maternal grandmother was named Dorothy Holland.

Sources: Birth record of James Bay – https://www.familysearch.org

Marriage record of James’ parents – https://www.familysearch.org

Birth record of James’ father – https://www.familysearch.org

Genealogy of James’ father – http://www.thepeerage.com

Birth record of James’ mother – https://www.familysearch.org

Marriage record of James’ maternal grandparents, William H[enry] Walton and Dorothy Holland – https://www.familysearch.org

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Grace Van Patten

by madman on April 21, 2018

Grace Van Patten – 24th Annual ELLE Women in Hollywood Awards – Arrivals – Four Seasons Hotel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills, 300 S Doheny Drive – Los Angeles, CA, USA – Photo Credit: / PRPhotos.com

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

Date of Birth: c. 1996/1997

Ethnicity: Italian (paternal grandmother), German, English, Dutch, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, Irish, 1/16th Danish

Grace Van Patten is an American actress.

She is the daughter of model Wendy Rossmeyer and director, producer, and actor Tim Van Patten (Timothy Van Patten). She is the half-niece of actors Dick Van Patten and Joyce Van Patten (Grace’s father is the half-brother of Dick and Joyce). Her half-cousin is actress Talia Balsam, who is the daughter of Joyce.

Grace’s father’s ancestry is Dutch, English, and German on his own father’s side and Italian on his own mother’s. Grace’s mother is of German, Scots-Irish (Northern Irish), Irish, English, and 1/8th Danish descent.

Grace’s paternal grandfather was Richard Byron Van Patten (the son of John Peter Van Patten and Florence Lucinda Tyler). John was the son of Byron Van Patten and Elizabeth Abigail Butler, whose mother was German. Florence was the daughter of Edwin Forest Tyler and Anna Otten.

Grace’s paternal grandmother was Eleanor Marie della Gatta (the daughter of Andrew della Gatta and Lucy J. Giamporcaro). Eleanor was born in New York, to Italian parents.

Grace’s maternal grandfather was Bruce O. Rossmeyer (the son of William H. Rossmeyer and Ella Susan Rosenvinge). Bruce was born in New Jersey. William was born in New Jersey, to German parents, William R. Rossmeyer and Agathe. Ella was the daughter of Otto Johannes Peter Christian Rosenvinge, who was Danish, from Gimsing, Denmark, and of Irene Adella Coyle/Coley, who was likely of Irish descent.

Grace’s maternal grandmother is Sandra “Sandy” Broadfoot (the daughter of James Kimbrough Broadfoot and Anna Quay Rowsey/Rowsay). James was the son of James Andrew Broadfoot and Minnie Epling. Anna was the daughter of Edward Smith Rowsey and Beulah May Robison.

Sources: Genealogies of Grace Van Patten – https://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com
https://www.geni.com

Genealogies of Grace’s father (focusing on his father’s side) – https://gw.geneanet.org
https://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com

Genealogy of Grace’s paternal grandfather, Richard Byron Van Patten – https://www.ancestry.com

Grace’s paternal great-grandparents, Andrew della Gatta and Lucy J. Giamporcaro, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org

Grace’s maternal great-grandfather, William H. Rossmeyer, on the 1920 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org

Genealogy of Grace’s maternal great-grandmother, Ella Susan Rosenvinge (through Ella’s sister, Dorothy E. Rosenvinge; focusing on her own father’s side) – https://www.findagrave.com

Grace’s maternal great-grandmother, Ella Susan Rosenvinge, on the 1920 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org

Likely Grace’s maternal great-great-grandmother, Irene Adella Coyle/Coley, on the 1900 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org

Genealogy of Grace’s maternal great-grandmother, Anna Quay Rowsey/Rowsay (through Anna’s brother, Hubert Holms Rowsey; focusing on her own father’s side) – https://www.findagrave.com

Obituary of Grace’s maternal great-grandmother, Anna Quay (Rowsey/Rowsay) Broadfoot – https://www.newspapers.com

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R. Lee Ermey

by follers on April 15, 2018

Birth Name: Ronald Lee Ermey

Date of Birth: March 24, 1944

Place of Birth: Emporia, Kansas, U.S.

Date of Death: April 15, 2018

Place of Death: Santa Monica, California, U.S.

Ethnicity: German, English, smaller amounts of Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, Irish, Welsh, Dutch, and Swiss-German

R. Lee Ermey was an American actor and U.S. Marine.

R. Lee was the son of Betty Jane (Pantle) and John Edward Ermey. He was married to Nila, until his death, with whom he had four children. Nila is Filipino, and R. Lee met her while he was studying in the Philippines.

R. Lee’s paternal grandfather was Ira Edward Ermey (the son of Edward Christian Ermey and Adda/Addie A. Roderick). Ira was born in Kansas. R. Lee’s great-grandfather Edward was the son of Christian Columbus Ermey and Susan Nelle Beard. Adda was the daughter of John Roderick and Amorett Eliza Longmire.

R. Lee’s paternal grandmother was Ethel Alice Stout (the daughter of John Franklin Stout and Emma Dee Batesel/Batesell). Ethel was born in Missouri. John was the son of Wilson Stout and Alice Ann Foreman. Emma was the daughter of Jacob Alexander Batessel/Batesel and Mary Ann Pendleton.

R. Lee’s maternal grandfather was Edward William Pantle (the son of Johann/John Georg Pantle and Anna Catherine Holdwager). Edward was born in Ohio. Johann was born in Rems-Murr-Kreis, Germany, the son of Johannes Pantle and Maria Magdalena Hohnecker. Anna was also born in Germany, the daughter of Johann Georg Holdwager and Katharina Giehring.

R. Lee’s maternal grandmother was Verda L. Lanning (the daughter of Stephen Alexander Lanning and Olive J. “Ollie” Boyles). Verda was born in Missouri. Stephen was the son of Joseph Lanning and Indiana “India” Meek. Olive was the daughter of George Jefferson Boyles and Lavina Ann King.

Sources: Genealogy of R. Lee’s father (focusing on his own father’s side) – https://www.ancestry.com

Obituary of R. Lee’s father – http://www.thevidette.com

R. Lee’s paternal grandfather, Ira Edward Ermey, on the 1900 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org

Genealogy of R. Lee’s paternal great-grandmother, Adda/Addie A. Roderick (through Adda’s brother, Wallace Blair Roderick) (focusing on their father’s side) – https://wc.rootsweb.com

Genealogy of R. Lee’s paternal grandmother, Ethel Alice Stout – https://gw.geneanet.org

R. Lee’s paternal grandmother, Ethel Alice Stout, on the 1910 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org

Obituary of R. Lee’s mother – https://www.highbeam.com

R. Lee’s maternal grandfather, Edward William Pantle, on the 1900 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org

R. Lee’s maternal grandmother, Verda L. Lanning, on the 1900 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org

Genealogies of R. Lee’s maternal great-grandparents, Stephen Alexander Lanning and Olive J. “Ollie” Boyles – https://old.findagrave.com

Genealogy of R. Lee’s maternal great-great-grandfather, Joseph Lanning (focusing on his own father’s side) – https://www.ancestry.com.au

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