Billy Crawford

by Manila on October 16, 2018

Birth Name: Billy Joe Ledesma Crawford

Place of Birth: Manila, Philippines

Date of Birth: May 16, 1982

*English, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, Scottish, 1/128 Dutch, 1/256 German, as well distant Cornish, French, Irish, and Welsh (father)
*Filipino [Hiligaynon] (mother)

Billy Crawford is a Filipino-American actor, singer, and songwriter.

His father, Jack Von Crawford, is American, from Eastland, Texas. His mother, Marietta “Mayette” Ledesma, is Filipino, from Jaro, Iloilo City.

Billy is married to actress Coleen Garcia. He was previously married to French dance choreographer Marie Courchinoux, until their divorce.

Billy’s patrilineal ancestry can be traced back to his fifth great-grandfather, Andrew Crawford.

Billy’s paternal grandfather was Neafulus Baldridge “Baldy” Crawford (the son of Jesse Pitt Crawford and Ollie Mildred Davis). Baldridge was born in Thurber, Texas. Pitt was the son of Thomas “Tom” Crawford and Almeda Truelock. Ollie was the daughter of William Jefferson Davis and Tarla Ola Cody.

Billy’s maternal grandmother was Laura Jean Adams (the daughter of Loyd Glenn Adams and Olive Laura Ford). Jean was born in Dewey, Oklahoma. Loyd was the son of Glenn Carey Adams and Cora Estelle Pinney. Cora’s paternal great-great-grandfather, Rinear van Hoosear, was Dutch. Olive was the daughter of Louis Von Ford and Laura Belle Wright. Billy’s great-great-grandmother Laura’s maternal great-great-great-grandfather, Peter Schmuck, was German.

Sources: Birth record of Billy’s father –

Genealogies of Billy’s paternal grandfather, Neafulus Baldridge Crawford –

Genealogy of Billy’s paternal grandmother, Laura Jean (Adams) Crawford –

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Neil Armstrong

by follers on October 16, 2018

Birth Name: Neil Alden Armstrong

Date of Birth: August 5, 1930

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

Date of Death: August 25, 2012

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

*75%+ German
*25%- mix of Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, English, Scottish, Welsh

Neil Armstrong was the first person to walk on the Moon. He was an American astronaut, aeronautical engineer, naval aviator, test pilot, and university professor.

Neil was the son of Viola Louise (Engel) and Stephen Koenig Armstrong. His ancestry was just over three quarters German, with his other roots being Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, English, Scottish, and Welsh. His surname was retained from his non-German ancestry.

Neil was married to Carol Held Knight, until his death. He had three children with his former wife, Janet Shearon Armstrong.

Neil’s paternal grandfather was Willis J. Armstrong (the son of Stephen Armstrong and Martha Watkins). Willis was born in Ohio. Stephen was the son of David Armstrong and Eleanor Scott. Martha was the daughter of William Watkins and Henretta Maria Purdum.

Neil’s paternal grandmother was Laura Mary Louise Koenig (the daughter of Jacob Koenig and Barbara Hoppel/Hopple). Laura was born in Ohio. Jacob was born in Koenigsburg, Germany, and his mother’s surname was Curd. Barbara was born in Ohio, to German parents, Adam Hoppel and Rachel Drexel.

Neil’s maternal grandfather was Martin August Engel (the son of Martin August Engel and Katharina Jacobs). Neil’s grandfather Martin was born in Ohio, to German parents, from Hessen. Neil’s great-grandfather Martin was the son of Johannes Engel.

Neil’s maternal grandmother was Caroline Matilda Katter (the daughter of Frederick W. “Fritz” Katter and Maria Martha Katterheinrich). Caroline was born in Ohio. Frederick was born in Ohio, the son of German parents, Heinrich/Henry William Kroger Katter, from Ladbergen, North Rhine-Westphalia, and Anna Elizabeth Christina Peterjohan, from Tecklenburg, North Rhine-Westphalia. Maria was born in Ohio, the daughter of H. Katterhenrich and Anna C. Lutterbeck.

Source: Genealogy of Neil Armstrong –


Dustin Milligan

by follers on October 16, 2018

Birth Name: Dustin Wallace Milligan

Place of Birth: Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, Canada

Date of Birth: July 28, 1985

Ethnicity: Irish, Scottish, possibly other

Dustin Milligan is a Canadian actor.

He is the son of Jean Wallace, a former Yellowknife city councillor, and Brian Milligan.

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Dora Madison

by stlucas on October 14, 2018

Birth Name: Dora Madison Burge

Place of Birth: Hutto, Williamson, Texas, U.S.

Date of Birth: October 17, 1990

Ethnicity: English, Scottish, possibly other

Dora Madison is an American actress. She is also sometimes credited as Dora Madison Burge.

She is the daughter of Shanda and Richard Burge.

Dora’s maternal grandfather was William Bruce Anthony (the son of James Harvey Anthony and Willie J. Elder). William was born in Texas. James was born in New Mexico, the son of James Marvin Anthony and Mattie Alice Amyx.

Dora’s maternal grandmother is Arleeta/Arlita Sue Millsap (the daughter of John Henry Millsap and Katie/Katy Mease Davidson). Arleeta was born in Texas. John was born in Oklahoma, the son of Joseph Clinton Millsap and Frances Elizabeth Barber. Katie was born in Texas, the daughter of Bradford Alexander Davidson and Sarah Artie Meise Coke.

Source: Obituary of Dora’s maternal grandfather, William Bruce Anthony –

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Trent Garrett

by stlucas on October 14, 2018

Birth Name: Trent Kennedy Garrett

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

Date of Birth: March 2, 1984

Ethnicity: English, Scottish, Irish, German

Trent Garrett is an American actor and model.

Trent is the son of Libby and Greg Garrett.

Trent’s paternal grandfather was Benjamin Ellis Garrett, Sr. (the son of Benjamin Lyle Garrett and Sarah Webb). Trent’s great-grandfather Benjamin was born in Virginia.

Trent’s paternal grandmother was Cathryne Mosteller (the daughter of Lawson Paul Mosteller and Rosa Vaughn Mottley/Motley). Lawson was born in North Carolina, the son of George David Mosteller and Allora V. Chapman. Rosa was born in Virginia, the daughter of Jefferson Davis Mottley and Alice Virginia Bailey.

Trent’s maternal grandfather likely was Giles Patterson/Paterson Corey (the son of James Hicks Corey and Laura Gertrude Edwards). Giles was born in North Carolina. James was born in North Carolina, the son of James Henry Corey and Susan Delitha Tucker. Laura was born in North Carolina, the daughter of William Thomas Jefferson Edwards and Jackie Ann “Jane” Gaskins.

Trent’s maternal grandmother was Elizabeth Theodora Kennedy (the daughter of Jennings Theodore Kennedy and Edith Gore). Elizabeth was born in North Carolina. Jennings was born in North Carolina, the son of James Thomas Kennedy and Lavenia/Lavinia Melissa Williams. Edith was born in North Carolina, the daughter of Benjamin Franklin Gore and Nancy E. Stanley.

Sources: Obituary of Trent’s uncle (father’s brother), Benjamin Ellis Garrett, Jr. –

Obituary of Trent’s maternal grandmother, Elizabeth Theodora (Kennedy) Baker –

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