Maya Hawke

by madman on March 19, 2018

Birth Name: Maya Thurman Hawke

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

Date of Birth: July 8, 1998

Ethnicity: English, as well as German, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, Scottish, 1/16th Swedish, 1/32 Danish

Maya Hawke, also known as Maya Thurman-Hawke, is an American actress and model. She is the daughter of actress and model Uma Thurman and actor and filmmaker Ethan Hawke.

Maya’s paternal grandfather is James Steven Hawke (the son of Frank Taylor Hawke and Betty Virginia Hartsock). James was born in Illinois. Frank was the son of Ronald M. Hawke and Edith S./M. Mosher. Betty was the daughter of Herbert Clark “Bert” Hartsock and Winifred/Winifrede Eliza Macy.

Maya’s paternal grandmother is Leslie Carole Green (the daughter of Howard Lemuel Green and Rosalie Carole Turner). Leslie was born in Texas. Howard was a minor-league baseball commissioner, and served five terms in the Texas Legislature. He was the son of Thomas Lemuel Green and Susie Idella/Della W. Hall. Maya’s great-grandmother Rosalie was the daughter of George Ross Turner and Annie Ruth Lane.

Maya’s maternal grandfather is Robert Alexander Farrar Thurman (the son of Beverly Reid Thurman, Jr. and Elizabeth Dean Farrar). Robert was born in New York. He is a professor of Tibetan Buddhism, at Columbia University, and was ordained as a Tibetan Buddhist monk. Beverly was the son of Beverly Reid Thurman, Sr. and Huella Gibson Bedford. Elizabeth was the daughter of Preston Cooke Farrar and Edna Violet Patterson.

Maya’s maternal grandmother is Nena Birgitte Caroline von Schlebrügge (the daughter of Friedrich Karl Johannes Baron von Schlebrügge and Brigit Olga Holmquist). Nena was born in Mexico City, Mexico, and is a model. Friedrich was German, from Oberglogau, Schlesien, and was the son of Friedrich Karl Bernhard Felix Heinrich Franz von Schlebrügge and Nanny Schultz. Brigit was born in Trelleborg, Sweden, the daughter of Albert Emil Fredrik Holmquist and Julie Tora Krüger/Krueger, who herself was born in Sweden, to a German father and a Danish mother.

Sources: Genealogies of Maya Hawke –

Genealogy of Maya’s father –

Genealogy of Maya’s father (focusing on his father’s side) –

Genealogy of Maya’s paternal great-grandfather, Frank Taylor Hawke –

Genealogy of Maya’s paternal great-great-great-great-grandfather, Nathan Nichols Mosher (through Nathan’s sister, Rachel (Mosher) Fulkerson) –

Maya’s paternal great-grandmother, Betty Virginia Hartsock, on the 1920 U.S. Census –
Betty Virginia Hartsock on the 1930 U.S. Census –

Obituary of Maya’s paternal great-grandmother, Betty Virginia (Hartsock) Hawke –

Marriage record of Maya’s paternal great-great-grandparents, Herbert Clark “Bert” Hartsock and Winifred/Winifrede Eliza Macy –

Genealogy of Maya’s paternal great-great-grandmother, Winifred/Winifrede Eliza Macy –

Birth record of Maya’s paternal great-great-grandmother, Winifred/Winifrede Eliza Macy –

Death record of Maya’s paternal great-great-great-grandfather, Edmund Antram “Ed” Macy –

Genealogies of Maya’s father (focusing on his mother’s side) –

Genealogy of Maya’s paternal great-great-great-grandmother, Cynthia Evelyn Hall –

Genealogy of Maya’s mother –

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Jim DeMint

by follers on March 2, 2018

Birth Name: James Warren DeMint

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

Date of Birth: September 2, 1951

Ethnicity: Irish, Swedish, English, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, remote French

Jim DeMint is an American politician and writer. A Republican, he was a Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from South Carolina, from January 3, 1999 to January 3, 2005, A U.S. Senator from South Carolina, from January 3, 2005 to January 1, 2013, and President of the Heritage Foundation, from April 4, 2013 to May 2, 2017.

Jim is the son of Betty W. (Rawlings) and Thomas Eugene DeMint. He is married to Debbie Henderson, with whom he has four children. Debbie’s father was advertising executive James M. Henderson.

Jim’s paternal grandfather was Marion Alexander Demint (the son of Jasper Andrew Demint and Gustina Petterson Gustus). Marion was born in Kansas. Jasper was the son of Leander M. Demint and Sarah Jane Ellison. Gustina was Swedish.

Jim’s paternal grandmother was named Katherine Burns. Katherine was born in Nebraska, to Irish parents.

Jim’s maternal grandfather was James Warren Rawlings (the son of Albert Sidney Rawlings and Gilberta Lucas/S. “Bertie” Warren). James was born in Virginia. Albert was the son of Bassett Rawlings and Mary L. Taylor. Gilberta was the daughter of John J. Warren and Gilberta Susan Andrews.

Jim’s maternal grandmother was named Mabel Mosley. Mabel was born in Virginia.

Sources: Genealogies of Jim DeMint –

Genealogies of Jim’s paternal great-great-grandparents, Leander M. Demint and Sarah Jane Ellison –


Rob Portman

by follers on March 2, 2018

Birth Name: Robert Jones Portman

Place of Birth: Cincinnati, Ohio, U.S.

Date of Birth: December 19, 1955

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

Rob Portman is an American politician and attorney. A Republican, he has been a U.S. Senator from Ohio, since January 3, 2011. He was previously a Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Ohio, from May 4, 1993 to May 17, 2005, U.S. Trade Representative, from May 17, 2005 to May 29, 2006, and Director of the Office of Management and Budget, from May 29, 2006 to June 19, 2007.

Rob is the son of Joan (Jones) and William C. Portman II. He is married to Jane Dudley, with whom he has three children.

Rob’s paternal grandfather was Arthur Ball Portman (the son of Dr. Wilhelm/William Claudius Portmann and Emma Elizabeth Ball). Arthur was born in Minnesota. Wilhelm was Swiss, of Swiss-German descent, and was the son of Victor Portmann, from Herbertsville, and of Anna Marie Hug. Emma was the daughter of Ephraim Ball and Amanda Bale.

Rob’s paternal grandmother was Marian Peavler (the daughter of Samuel Fain Peavler and Nelly Fry Rutledge). Marian was born in Tennessee. Samuel was the son of Henry Peavler and Susannah Farris. Nelly was the daughter of Wade Presley Rutledge and Lucy G. Fry.

Rob’s maternal grandfather was Robert Howard Jones (the son of Samuel Rufus Jones and Mary Adele Yost). Rob’s grandfather Robert was born in Ohio. Samuel was the son of Samuel Jones and Anna Jay.

Rob’s maternal grandmother was Virginia Kunkle (the daughter of Albert Henry Kunkle and Margaret Paton McCulloch). Virginia was born in Ohio. Albert was the son of David Kunkle and Susanna Stouffer. Margaret was the daughter of Scottish parents, from Kirkcudbright, William McCulloch and Elizabeth Russell.

Source: Genealogies of Rob Portman –


Hilarie Burton

by ashash on February 17, 2018

Hilarie Burton – 2011 USA Network’s Upfront – Arrivals – The Tent At Lincoln Center – New York City, NY, USA – Photo Credit: Charles Norfleet / PR Photos

Birth Name: Hilarie Ross Burton

Place of Birth: Sterling, Virginia, U.S.

Date of Birth: July 1, 1982

*English, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, remote French (father)
*Dutch (mother)

Hilarie Burton is an American actress and producer.

Hilarie is the daughter of Lisa and Bill Burton. Her father is a former Green Beret and her mother is a real estate agent.

Hilarie has two children with her partner, actor Jeffrey Dean Morgan.

Hilarie’s paternal grandfather was Otho Foley Burton (the son of William David Burton and Iva Foley Payne). Otho was born in Virginia. William was the son of Charles Thomas Burton and Maryetta Miller Whitaker. Iva was the daughter of Andrew Foley Payne and Adelaide Margaret “Adie” Hackley.

Hilarie’s paternal grandmother was Dorothy Etta Lovett (the daughter of Charles Oscar Lovett and Georgia Ella “Dollie” Gill). Dorothy was born in Virginia. Charles was the son of Charles E. Lovett and Margaret Lewis Creel. Georgia was the daughter of Charles H. Gill and Kate B.

Hilarie’s maternal grandfather is Harold Wayne Blankers (the son of Cornelius Blankers and Alice Vander Haar). Harold was born in Iowa. Cornelius was the son of Laurence/Laurens Blankers and Gerarda Zegerma Antonads Hoogh/DeHoogh. Alice was the daughter of Dutch parents, Hein/Henry Vanderhaar and Jennie VanDalfsen.

Hilarie’s maternal grandmother is Aletha Gertrude Kolenbrander (the daughter of Dirk/Dick J. Kolenbrander and Nellie Van Henkelom). Aletha was born in Iowa, of Dutch descent. Dirk was the son of Henry W. Kolenbrander and Martha. Nellie was the daughter of Gerris Vanhenkelorn and Alice.

Sources: Marriage record of Hilarie’s maternal great-grandparents, Cornelius Blankers and Alice Vander Haar –

Hilarie’s maternal great-grandfather, Dirk/Dick J. Kolenbrander, on the 1930 U.S. Census –



by madman on February 9, 2018

Birth Name: Nathan John Feuerstein

Place of Birth: Gladwin, Michigan, U.S.

Date of Birth: March 30, 1991

Ethnicity: German, English, Scottish, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, French-Canadian, Cornish

NF is an American rapper, artist, and songwriter. He is the son of Jennifer M. (Warner) and Timothy J. Feuerstein.

NF’s paternal grandfather is Dennis Paul Feuerstein (the son of Leonard Linus Feuerstein and Isabelle Elizabeth “Belle” Graves). Leonard was the son of Paul W. Feuerstein and Sophia Mathilda Bitterman, and was of German descent. Belle was the daughter of Arthur Henry Graves and Nellie M. Blachmer/Blackmer, and had English, Scottish, Scots-Irish (Northern Irish), French-Canadian, and Cornish ancestry.

NF’s paternal grandmother is named Clara Frances.

Sources: Obituary of NF’s great-grandfather, Leonard Linus Feuerstein –

Obituary of NF’s great-grandmother, Isabelle Elizabeth “Belle” Graves –

Genealogy of NF’s paternal grandfather, Dennis Paul Feuerstein –

Genealogy of NF’s great-grandfather, Leonard Linus Feuerstein –

Genealogy of NF’s great-grandfather, Leonard Linus Feuerstein (through his sister, Dorothy Feuerstein) –