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Ben Folds

by Manila on September 25, 2018

Birth Name: Benjamin Scott Folds

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

Date of Birth: September 12, 1966

Ethincity: English, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, Scottish

Ben Folds is an American musician and record producer. He was the vocalist and pianist of the alternative rock band Ben Folds Five.

His father, Carlos Dean Folds, is a carpenter. His mother, Sylvia Scott (Kellam), is a painter. Ben has two children with his former wife, Australian musician Frally Hynes.

Ben’s maternal grandfather was Charles Edgar Kellam, Jr. (the son of Charles Edgar Kellam and Hattie Anna Hicks). Ben’s grandfather Charles was born in High Point, North Carolina. Ben’s great-grandfather Charles was the son of Samuel Alford Kellam and Frances Catherine Parker. Anna was the daughter of James Franklin Hicks and Mary Charlotte Wright.

Ben’s maternal grandmother was Lois Mae Scott (the daughter of Olie Odham Scott and America Ann Watson). Lois was born in New Madrid, Missouri. Olie was the son of Wiley Washington Scott and Armilda M. Fitzgerald.

Sources: Birth record of Ben Folds – https://www.familysearch.org

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

Genealogy of Ben’s maternal grandfather, Charles Edgar Kellam, Jr. – https://www.familysearch.org

Death record of Ben’s maternal grandmother, Lois Mae (Scott) Tysinger – https://www.familysearch.org

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Elley Duhé

by Manila on September 21, 2018

Birth Name: Elley Frances Duhé

Place of Birth: Mobile, Alabama, U.S.

Date of Birth: February 14, 1992

Ethnicity: Breton, Dutch [including Frisian], English, French [including French-Canadian], German, Irish, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, Scottish, Welsh, 65/512 Italian, 1/128 Belgian [Flemish], 15/2048 Shawnee Native American, 1/256 Cherokee Native American, 1/512 Swiss-German, 5/16384 Manx, 1/4096 Swedish, as well as distant Cornish

Elley Duhé is an American singer and songwriter.

Elley is the daughter of Teena and Robert Duhé.

Elley’s patrilineal ancestry can be traced back to her ninth great-grandfather, Jacques Duhée.

Elley’s paternal grandfather is Willie Joseph “Bill” Duhé III (the son of Willie Joseph “Bill” Duhé, Jr. and Angelina “Jennie” Lovetro). Elley’s grandfather Willie was born in Louisiana. Elley’s great-grandfather Willie was the son of Willie Joseph Duhé and Léonie Millet. Elley’s great-great-grandfather Willie’s maternal fifth great-grandmother, Verena Hirtzel, was Swiss-German, from Pfäffikon, Canton of Zürich. Also, his maternal fourth great-grandfather, Heinrich Albert Schexnayder, was Belgian, from Brussels. Léonie’s paternal fourth great-grandfather, Christopher Johannes (or Jean Christphe in French) Huber, was also Belgian, from Leuven, Flemish Brabant. Also, one of Léonie’s paternal eighth great-grandfathers was Zacharie Cloutier (c. 1590-1677), a prominent early Québec settler. Leónie’s paternal third great-grandfather, Giovanni Battista Manuel (or Jean Baptiste Manuel in French) Bacas, was Italian, from Genoa. Jennie was the daughter of Italian emigrants, Antonio “Anthony” Lovetro and Angelina Ferrara.

Elley’s paternal grandmother is named Barbara Kennedy.

Elley’s maternal grandfather is Colonel Walker “Bud” Scott, Jr. (the son of Colonel Walker Henderson Scott, Sr. and Dorothy May Davis). Elley’s grandfather Colonel was born in Cattlesburg, Kentucky. Elley’s great-grandfather Colonel was the biological father of criminal and cult leader Charles Manson, and was the son of Walker Henderson Scott and Gladys Ella Cline. Two of Elley’s great-great-grandfather Walker’s sixth great-grandparents, Sven Rambo and Ann Christian, were ethnic Swedish and Manx, respectively. His twice ninth great-grandfather, William McChristen, was also a Manx, from Milntown. Dorothy was a World War II veteran, and was the daughter of Melvin Davis and Dora Castle. Melvin’s paternal great-great-grandmother, Elizabeth Nakitika, was a Cherokee Native American. Melvin’s maternal great-great-grandfather and Dora’s paternal great-grandfather, Inman Castle, was 5/8 Shawnee Native American.

Elley’s maternal grandmother was Frances Jeanette “Frankie” McDowell (the daughter of Harvey James McDowell and Thelma Josephine Wright). Frances was born in Grayson, Kentucky. Harvey was the son of Charles Leander “Charlie” McDowell and Fanny B. Sexton. Thelma was the daughter of James Lewis Wright and Elizabeth Ellen Burchett.

Elley’s matrilineal ancestry can be traced back to her fourth great-grandmother, Elizabeth Patrick (September 15, 1831, Morgan County, Kentucky – February 14, 1910, Magoffin County, Kentucky).

Sources: Genealogy of Elley’s paternal grandfather, Willie Joseph Duhé III – http://perilloux.net

Birth record of Elley’s maternal grandfather, Colonel Walker Scott, Jr. – https://www.familysearch.org

Genealogy of Elley’s paternal great-grandfather, Colonel Walker Henderson Scott, Sr. – https://www.geni.com

Birth record of Elley’s paternal great-grandmother, Dorothy May Davis – https://www.familysearch.org

Elley’s paternal great-grandmother, Dorothy May Davis, on the 1920 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org

Obituary of Elley’s paternal great-grandmother, Dorothy May (Davis) Canterbury – https://www.newspapers.com

Birth record of Elley’s maternal grandmother, Frances Jeanette McDowell – https://www.familysearch.org

Elley’s maternal grandmother, Frances Jeanette McDowell, on the 1940 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org

Obituary of Elley’s maternal grandmother, Frances Jeanette (McDowell) Scott – http://wolfefuneralhomes.com

Elley’s maternal great-grandfather, Harvey James McDowell, on the 1910 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org

Birth record of Elley’s maternal great-grandmother, Thelma Josephine Wright – https://www.familysearch.org

Elley’s maternal great-grandmother, Thelma Josephine Wright, on the 1920 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org

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Nghtmre

by Manila on September 17, 2018

Birth Name: Tyler Scott Marenyi

Place of Birth: Stamford, Connecticut, U.S.

Date of Birth: October 11, 1990

Ethnicity:
*Hungarian (father)
*English, Irish, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, Scottish, as well as small amount of Cornish, Dutch, French, German, and Welsh (mother)

Nghtmre is an American DJ and electronic music producer.

His father, Tamás Róbert Marényi (later Thomas Robert “Tom” Marenyi), is a Hungarian emigrant, from Budapest. His mother, Ruth Ann (Sally), is an American, from Durham, North Carolina.

Nghtmre’s paternal grandparents were Ernő “Ernest” Marényi and Márta “Martha” Frimmel.

Nghtmre’s maternal grandfather was John Lea Sally, Jr. (the son of John Lea Sally and Mary Lee Adcock). Nghtmre’s grandfather John was born in Durham, North Carolina. Nghtmre’s great-grandfather John was the son of Albert Pinkney Sally and Martha Carter Bradsher. Mary was the daughter of William Frederick Adcock and Virginia Adaphine “Jennie” Wilkerson.

Nghtmre’s maternal grandmother was Betty Ruth Cunningham (the daughter of James Edwin Cunningham and Ruth Louise Hobgood). Betty was born in Durham, North Carolina. James was the son of Henry Vernon Cunningham and Elizabeth “Bettie” O’Kelly. Nghtmre’s great-grandmother Ruth was the daughter of Robert Maynard Hobgood and Elizabeth Lewis “Lizzie” Holloway.

Ngthmre’s matrilineal ancestry can be traced back to his fourth great-grandmother, Frances A. Moore (died October 27, 1849, Halifax County, Virginia).

Sources: Obituary of Nghtmare’s paternal uncle, Gábor Péter Marényi – https://www.familysearch.org

Genealogy of Nghtmre (focusing on his mother’s side) – https://www.genealogy.com

Genealogy of Nghtmre’s maternal grandfather, John Lea Sally, Jr. – https://www.familysearch.org

Genealogy of Nghtmre’s maternal grandmother, Betty Ruth (Cunningham) Sally – https://www.familysearch.org

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Seven Lions

by Manila on September 3, 2018

Birth Name: Jeffrey Allen Montalvo

Place of Birth: Santa Barbara, California, United States

Date of Birth: March 31, 1987

Ethnicity: Puerto Rican [Spanish, possibly other] (paternal grandfather), Cornish, English, German, Irish, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, Scottish, Swiss-German, Welsh, 1/8th Ashkenazi Jewish, remote Manx

Seven Lions is an American DJ, record producer, instrumentalist, and remixer.

Seven Lions is the son of Joan and Robert Montalvo.

Seven Lions’ patrilineal ancestry can be traced back to his third great-grandfather, Juan R. Montalvo.

Seven Lions’ paternal grandfather was Luis Antonio Montalvo y Espinoza (later Louis Anthony “Tony” Montalvo, the son of Juan Nepomuceno Montalvo y Cintrón and Rita Carmen Espinosa y Ortiz). Tony, who was a native of San Germán, Puerto Rico, was a U.S. Air Force officer, who served in World War II, the Korean War, and the Vietnam War. Juan was the son of José Ramón Montalvo y Quiñones and Rosalía Cintrón y Toro. Rita was the daughter of Juan Apolinario Espinosa y Ortiz and María de los Ángeles “Ángela” Ortiz y Toro.

Seven Lions’ paternal grandmother was Adele Lutter (the daughter of Max Georg, also known as Maxwell George, Lutter and Addie Jane McCaskill). Adele was born in San Antonio, Texas. Max was an Austrian Jewish emigrant, from Vienna. Addie was the daughter of Daniel Alexander McCaskill and Elizabeth Matilda Baldwin.

Seven Lions’ maternal grandfather was James Carl “Boomer” Braithwaite (the son of Harry Green Braithwaite and Grace Mayer). James was born in Reading, Pennsylvania. Harry was the son of Charles Edward Braithwaite and Elizabeth M. “Bettie” Weakley. Grace was the daughter of a German emigrant, August C. Meyer, and of Maria M. “Mary” Resch, whose own parents were German.

Seven Lions’ maternal grandmother is named Bonnie Jean.

Sources: Birth record of Seven Lions – https://www.familysearch.org

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

Birth record of Seven Lions’ paternal grandfather, Luis Antonio Montalvo y Espinoza – https://www.familysearch.org

Seven Lions’ paternal grandmother, Adele Lutter, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org

Obituary of Seven Lions’ paternal grandmother, Adele (Lutter) Montalvo – http://www.starbucklind.com

Genealogy of Seven Lions’ paternal great-grandmother, Addie Jane (McCaskill) Lutter – https://www.familysearch.org

Genealogy of Seven Lions’ maternal grandfather, James Carl Braithwaite – https://www.familysearch.org

Obituary of Seven Lions’ maternal grandfather, James Carl Braithwaite – https://lompocrecord.com

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Marshmello

by Manila on September 2, 2018

Marshmello – 2018 Maxim Super Bowl LII Party – Minneapolis Event Complex – Minneapolis, MN, USA – Keywords: Orientation: Portrait Face Count: 1 – False – Photo Credit: Glenn Francis / PRPhotos.com

Birth Name: Christopher Marshall Comstock

Place of Birth: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.

Date of Birth: May 19, 1992

Ethnicity: English, French, German, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, Scottish, Swiss-German, Welsh, 1/1024 Cherokee Native American, 1/2048 Patawomeck Native American, 1/2048 Shawnee Native American, 1/8192 Piscataway Native American, as well as small amount of Belgian [Walloon], Channel Islander [Jersey], Dutch, Swedish

Marshmello is an American electronic dance music producer and DJ.

Marshmello is the son of Stephanie and Matthew Comstock.

Marshmello’s patrilineal ancestry can be traced back to his fourth great-grandfather, William Robert Comstock (c. 1820, Ohio – between 1850 and 1852, Meigs County, Ohio).

Marshmello’s paternal grandfather is Harold Eugene “Gene” Comstock (the son of Hugh Clinton Comstock and Nina Mary Elizabeth West). Eugene was born in Richwood, West Virginia. Hugh was the son of Harry Clinton Comstock and Myrtle Blanche Cunningham. Nina was the daughter of George Arthur West and Martha Katie Ellender Shaver.

Marshmello’s paternal grandmother is Shelby Jean Sevy (the daughter of Claude Leslie Sevy and Nona Dorothy Ramsey). Shelby was born in Hico, West Virginia. Claude was the son of Roscoe Sevy and Minerva Lee Summers. Roscoe’s paternal fourth great-grandmother, Eughioote (also known as Elizabeth Tassel), was a Cherokee Native American. Also, his maternal fifth great-grandfather, William Redman, was a Patawomeck Native American. Nona was the daughter of William Valentine Ramsey and Emma Catherine Crist.

Marshmello’s maternal grandfather is Garley Ray “Tommy” Whitt, Jr. (the son of Garley Ray Whitt and Gertie Mae Shelton). Tommy was born in Lillybrook, West Virginia. Marshmello’s great-grandfather Ray was the son of Merideth Minefee Whitt and Essie Mays. Merideth’s paternal fifth great-grandmother, Minitha Straight Tail, was a Shawnee Native American. Gertie was the daughter of Milton Herman Shelton and Lula Ada Keith.

Marshmello’s maternal grandmother is Brenda Jean Jones (the daughter of David Bill Jones and Velma Florence Hungate). Brenda was born in Coal City, West Virginia. David was the son of Willie D. Jones and Minnie Melvin Young. Velma is the daughter of Ervin Caperton Hungate and Mary Callie Graves. Ervin’s paternal seventh great-grandmother, Mary Kittamaquund, was a Piscataway Native American.

Marshmello’s matrilineal ancestry can be traced back to his fifth great-grandmother, Mary Holliday, of Virginia.

Sources: Genealogy of Marshmello’s paternal granduncle, Douglas Keith Comstock – https://www.familysearch.org

Marriage records of Marshmello’s paternal grandparents, Harold Eugene Comstock and Shelby Jean Sevy – https://www.familysearch.org
https://www.familysearch.org

Obituary of Marshmello’s paternal great-grandmother, Nina Mary Elizabeth (West) Comstock – https://newspaperarchive.com

Obituary of Marshmello’s paternal granduncle, Robert Herschel “Bob” Sevy – http://articles.chicagotribune.com

Genealogy of Marshmello’s paternal great-grandfather, Claude Leslie Sevy – https://www.familysearch.org

Genealogy of Marshmello’s paternal great-grandmother, Nona Dorothy (Ramsey) Sevy – https://www.familysearch.org

Obituary of Marshmello’s maternal grandaunt, Doris Jean (Jones) Kendrick – https://www.greensboro.com

Marriage record of Marshmello’s maternal grandparents, Garley Ray Whitt, Jr. and Brenda Jean Jones – http://www.wvculture.org

Genealogy of Marshmello’s maternal great-grandfather, Garley Ray Whitt – https://www.familysearch.org

Genealogy of Marshmello’s maternal great-grandmother, Gertie Mae (Shelton) Whitt – https://www.familysearch.org

Marshmello’s maternal great-grandfather, David Bill Jones, on the 1910 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org

Death record of Marshmello’s maternal great-grandfather, David Bill Jones – https://www.familysearch.org

Marriage record of Marshmello’s maternal great-great-grandparents, Willie D. Jones and Minnie Melvin Young – https://www.familysearch.org

Marshmello’s maternal great-grandmother, Velma Florence (Hungate) Jones, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org

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