Poppy Montgomery

by bablah on August 17, 2017

Birth Name: Poppy Petal Emma Elizabeth Deveraux Donoghue

Place of Birth: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Date of Birth: 15 June, 1972

Ethnicity: Irish, English or Scottish

Poppy Montgomery is an Australian-American actress.

She has three children, two with her husband, Shawn Sanford, and one with her former partner, American actor Adam Kaufman.

Photo by DFree/

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Jacqueline Emerson

by stlucas on August 15, 2017

Jacqueline Emerson – “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire” Los Angeles Premiere -Photo Credit: Kazuki Hirata / /

Birth Name: Jacqueline Bonnell Marteau Emerson

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

Date of Birth: August 21, 1994

Ethnicity: English, French, Scottish, Irish, Alsatian German

Jacqueline Emerson is an American actress and singer.

Jacqueline is the daughter of Kimberly (Marteau) and John Bonnell Emerson. Jacqueline’s father is an American lawyer and former U.S. Ambassador to Germany, having served from 2013 to 2017.

Jacqueline’s paternal grandfather was James G. “Jim” Emerson.

Jacqueline’s paternal grandmother was Jessie Margaret Bonnell (the daughter of John Sutherland Bonnell and Bessie Louise Carruthers). John was born in Prince Edward Island, Canada, the son of Abraham Bonnell and Catherine Cameron. Bessie was also born in Prince Edward Island, Canada, the daughter of George Muttart Carruthers and Phoebe Ann Callback.

Jacqueline’s great-great-grandfather George was the son of Samuel Carruthers, who was Scottish, and of Sophia Muttart, who had some roots in Alsace, France. Jacqueline’s great-great-grandmother Phoebe was the daughter of Philip Henry Callback and Priscilla Pope Wright.

Source: Genealogy of Jacqueline’s paternal great-grandmother, Bessie Louise Carruthers –


Jeremy Meeks

by madman on August 11, 2017

Date of Birth: February 7, 1984

*French, Scottish (mother)
*possibly African-American (father)

Jeremy Meeks is an American model and convicted criminal. He is known as the “World’s hottest felon”.

Jeremy is the son of Katherine Louise Angier. He grew up without a father, and at the age of ten, was adopted by his older sister. He has two children with his wife, nurse Melissa Meeks.

Jeremy’s maternal grandparents’ surnames are Angier and McCalmant. The surnames are French and Scottish in origin, respectively.

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Chad Stahelski

by stlucas on August 11, 2017

Chad Stahelski – “John Wick: Chapter 2” Los Angeles Premiere – Arrivals – ArcLight Hollywood, 6360 Sunset Boulevard – Los Angeles, CA, USA – Photo Credit: Izumi Hasegawa /

Birth Name: Charles F. Stahelski

Place of Birth: Palmer, Massachusetts, U.S.

Date of Birth: September 20, 1968

Ethnicity: Czech (9/32s), Polish (one quarter), French-Canadian, Scottish, Irish, 1/32 Italian

Chad Stahelski is an American stuntman, actor, and film director.

Chad is the son of Kathleen (Diamond) and Gary Stahelski.

Chad’s paternal grandfather was Francis A. Stahelski (the son of Joseph Julius Stahelski and Valeria Ann Kissel). Joseph was born in Ruda, Podlaskie, Poland. Valeria was also Polish.

Chad’s paternal grandmother was Dorothea M. Gelly (the daughter of Earl/Earle T. Gelly and Mildred). Earl was the son of George E. Gelly, who was French-Canadian, and of Grace M. Marceau.

Chad’s maternal grandfather was Charles A. Diamond (the son of Charles J. Diamond and Irene May Kendrew). Chad’s great-grandfather Charles was the son of Charles F. Diamond, whose own father was Irish and whose own mother was Scottish, and of Mary Cavanaugh, whose own parents were Irish. Irene’s father, Arthur Kendrew/Kendrow, was born in Czechoslovakia, to a Czech father, Frank Kendrew, and a mother from Italy, Johanna Massaria/Mararia/Massier. Irene’s mother, Rose L. Paul, was French-Canadian.

Chad’s maternal grandmother was Vlasta Leigner (the daughter of John Leigner and Elizabeth Strnad/Sternard). Vlasta was born in Massachusetts, to parents from Czechoslovakia (now the Czech Republic).

Sources: Chad’s paternal grandfather, Francis A. Stahelski, on the 1930 U.S. Census –

Obituary of Chad’s paternal grandfather, Francis A. Stahelski –

Chad’s maternal grandfather, Charles A. Diamond, on the 1920 U.S. Census –
Charles A. Diamond on the 1930 U.S. Census –

Obituary of Chad’s maternal grandfather, Charles A. Diamond –

Chad’s maternal great-great-grandfather, Charles F. Diamond, on the 1880 U.S. Census –

Chad’s maternal great-grandmother, Irene May Kendrew, on the 1900 U.S. Census –
Irene May Kendrew on the 1910 U.S. Census –

Chad’s maternal grandmother, Vlasta Leigner, on the 1930 U.S. Census –


Milena Govich

by stlucas on August 9, 2017

Milena Govich – The Cinema Society and Conde Nast Traveler Hosted a Screening of “Transsiberian” –  Photo Credit: Sylvain Gaboury / PR Photos

Birth Name: Milena Marija Govich

Place of Birth: Norman, Oklahoma, U.S.

Date of Birth: October 29, 1976

*Serbian (father)
*English, Scottish, possibly other (mother)

Milena Govich is an American actress, singer, dancer, and musician.

Milena is the daughter of Marilyn (Green) and Bruce Michael Govich. Her father was a first-generation American, of Serbian ancestry. Her mother has English, and is also said to have Scottish, roots. Milena’s aunt (father’s sister) is actress Milica Govich. Milena is married to writer, composer, and film producer David Cornue.

Milena’s paternal grandfather was Michael George Govich (the son of parents whose surnames were Gvoić and Trkulja). Michael was born in Yugoslavia (now Serbia).

Milena’s paternal grandmother was Mary Pavlovich (the daughter of Sam Pavlovich and Milica Busic). Mary was born in Yugoslavia (now Serbia).

Milena’s maternal grandfather was Jerl W. Green (the son of James “Jim” Monroe Green and Mary Etta Jackson).

Milena’s maternal grandmother was Velda Sue Parker (the daughter of William Franklin Parker and Ruby Christell Cearlock). Ruby was the daughter of William Alfred Cearlock and Appie Lee Price.

Sources: Milena’s father on the 1940 U.S. Census –

Obituary of Milena’s father –

Milena’s paternal grandparents, Michael George Govich and Mary Pavlovich, on the 1930 U.S. Census –

Obituary of Milena’s paternal grandmother, Mary (Pavlovich) Govich –

Obituary of Milena’s maternal great-aunt (maternal grandfather’s sister), Bertha Lee (Green) Monroe –

Obituary of Milena’s maternal grandmother, Velda Sue (Parker) Green –