Eric Wynalda

by bablah on June 27, 2017

Photo by Keadrick D. Washington/PR Photos

Birth Name: Eric Boswell Wynalda

Place of Birth: Fullerton, Orange, California, United States

Date of Birth: June 9, 1969

*Dutch (father)
*Scottish, English, some Irish (mother)

Eric Wynalda is an American television sports analyst and retired association football player.

Eric’s paternal grandfather was Alvin Wynalda (the son of Martin Wynalda/Wynalder and Katherine/Catherine/Tryntje Bergsma). Alvin was born in Arum, Friesland, Netherlands. Martin was the son of David Wynalda and Margaret Jacobs Hemstra.

Eric’s paternal grandmother was Della Rykse (the daughter of George Rykse and Anna De Ruiter). Della was born in Michigan, of Dutch descent. George was the son of Willem Rykse. Anna was the daughter of Anneko DeRuiter and Jantje Oostema.

Eric’s maternal grandparents were Bill Joe Boswell (the son of Evault M. Boswell and Lucille Lee Lemley) and Naomi Jean Moss (the daughter of Sidney Lee Moss and Flora Lee Benham). Lucille was the daughter of William L. Lemley and Alma Edith Gibson. Flora was the daughter of Robert Benham and Myrtle Hogan.

Sources: Eric’s paternal grandfather, Alvin Wynalda, on the 1930 U.S. Census –

Death record of Eric’s paternal great-grandfather, Martin Wynalda/Wynalder –

Obituary of Eric’ paternal great-grandmother, Katherine/Catherine/Tryntje (Bergsma) Wynalda –

Eric’s paternal grandmother, Della Rykse, on the 1940 U.S. Census –

Death records of Eric’s paternal great-grandparents, George Rykse and Anna DeRuiter –

Eric’s maternal grandfather, Bill Joe Boswell, on the 1940 U.S. Census –

Genealogy of Eric’s maternal great-grandmother, Lucille Lee Lemley –

Eric’s great-grandmother, Flora Lee Benham, on the 1910 U.S. Census –


Sophie Ward

by madman on June 27, 2017

Sophie Ward – Inaugural DIVA 250 Awards – Arrivals –  Photo Credit: Landmark / PR Photos

Birth Name: Sophie A. Ward

Place of Birth: Hammersmith, London, England, U.K.

Date of Birth: 30 December, 1964

Ethnicity: English, Scottish, 1/16th Brazilian

Sophie Ward is a British actress. She is the daughter of Alexandra Mary (Malcolm) and actor Simon Ward (Simon Anthony Fox Ward). Sophie’s sister, Kitty McIntyre (born Kitty Teresa Ward), is married to British comedian Michael McIntyre.

Sophie’s paternal grandparents were Leonard Fox Ward and Winifred N. Robson.

Sophie’s maternal grandfather was Alexander Ernest William Malcolm (the son of Sir James William Malcolm, 9th Baronet, and of Evelyn Alberta Sandeman). Sir James was the son of James Malcolm and Adeline Atty. Evelyn was the daughter of Albert George Sandeman and Maria Carlota Perpetua de Morais Sarmento, who was born in Copenhagen, Denmark, to Brazilian parents.

Sophie’s maternal grandmother was Sybil Mary Peacock (the daughter of Hugh Peacock).

Sources: Genealogies of Sophie Ward –


Kiowa Gordon

by stlucas on June 26, 2017

Kiowa Gordon – “Warm Bodies” Los Angeles Premiere – Photo Credit: Tina Gill / PR Photos

Birth Name: Kiowa Joseph Gordon

Place of Birth: Berlin, Germany

Date of Birth: March 25, 1990

*Scottish, other (father)
*Hualapai Native American (mother)

Kiowa Gordon is an American actor.

Kiowa was born in Berlin, Germany, to American parents, Camille (Nighthorse) and Thomas “Tom” Gordon. His father is white. His mother has Hualapai Native American roots.

Kiowa was raised in the Hualapai Indian Reservation in Peach Springs, Arizona, from the age of two.



Josh Towers

by bablah on June 23, 2017

Birth Name: Joshua Eric Towers

Place of Birth: Port Hueneme, California, U.S.

Date of Birth: February 26, 1977

Ethnicity: Scottish, English, Irish, Italian

Josh Towers is an American former Major League Baseball pitcher.

Josh’s paternal grandfather was Robert Gene Towers (the son of Homer/Omer Anderson Towers and Pearl Mable Brady). Robert was born in Oklahoma. Homer was the son of Frank/Francis Elmore Towers and Serrah/Sarah Francis/Ellen Cordray. Sarah was the daughter of Nathan Cordray and Mary Elizabeth Boyd. Pearl was the daughter of James Mason Brady.

Josh’s paternal grandmother was Anna Claire Bulls (the daughter of Edgar Lee Bulls and Edith Evelyn Hale). Anna was born in Texas. Edgar was the son of John Henry Bulls and Mary Currin. Edith was the daughter of Andrew Nelson Hale and Virgie M.

Josh’s maternal grandparents have last names Frash and Cocco.

Sources: Marriage record of Josh’s paternal grandparents, Robert Gene Towers and Anna Claire Bulls –

Marriage record of Josh’s paternal great-grandparents, Homer/Omer Anderson Towers and Pearl Mable Brady –

Josh’s paternal great-grandfather, Homer/Omer Anderson Towers, on the 1910 U.S. Census –

Obituary of Josh’s paternal great-granfather, Homer/Omer Anderson Towers –

Marriage record of Josh’s paternal great-great-grandparents, Frank/Francis Elmore Towers and Serrah/Sarah Francis/Ellen Cordray –

Josh’s paternal great-great-grandmother, Serrah/Sarah Francis/Ellen Cordray, on the 1880 U.S. Census –

Josh’s paternal great-grandmother, Pearl Mable Brady, on the 1910 U.S. Census –

Genealogy of Josh’s paternal great-grandfather, Edgar Lee Bulls –

Marriage record of Josh’s paternal great-great-great-grandparents, John M. Currin and Serah J. Currin –

Josh’ paternal great-grandmother, Edith Evelyn Hale, on the 1920 U.S. Census –


Ted Field

by follers on June 21, 2017

Birth Name: Frederick Woodruff Field

Place of Birth: Chicago, Illinois, U.S.

Date of Birth: June 1, 1953

Ethnicity: English, German, Irish, Scottish

Ted Field is an American media mogul, entrepreneur, and film producer. He is an heir to the Field family fortune.

Ted is the son of Marshall Field IV and Kay Fanning (born Katherine Woodruff). His father owned the Chicago Sun-Times, from 1956 to 1965. His mother was editor and publisher of the Anchorage Daily News, and later editor of the Christian Science Monitor.

His great-great-grandfather, Marshall Field, was a businessperson who founded the Marshall Field and Company chain of department stores.

His great-uncle, by marriage, was Sir Archibald Charles Edmonstone, 6th Baronet.

Ted’s paternal grandfather was Marshall Field III (the son of Marshall Field, Jr. and Albertine Huck). Ted’s grandfather Marshall was a philanthropist, investment banker, publisher, and racehorse owner and breeder. Ted’s great-grandfather Marshall was the son of Marshall Field and Nannie Douglas/Douglass Scott. Albertine was the daughter of Louis Charles Huck, who was born in Baden-Württemberg, Germany.

Ted’s paternal grandmother was Evelyn Isabella Marshall (the daughter of Charles Henry Marshall and Josephine Mozier Banks). Evelyn was born in London, England. Charles was the son of Charles Henry Marshall and Fidelia Wellman. Josephine was the daughter of James Lenox Banks and Isabella/Isabell Mozier.

Ted’s maternal grandfather was Frederick William Woodruff II (the son of Frederick William Woodruff and Ellen Marie “Nellie” Davis). Ted’s great-grandfather Frederick was the son of George Woodruff and Dorothy Smith. Ellen was the daughter of Isaac Fletcher Davis and Catherine Watts.

Ted’s maternal grandmother was Katherine Susan Bower Miller (the daughter of Charles Bower Miller and Katherine Sophia Katterjohn). Ted’s great-grandmother Katherine was the daughter of Herman Rudolph Katterjohn and Mary Elizabeth Hoelscher.

Sources: Genealogy of Ted Field –

Genealogy of Ted’s father –

Marriage record of Ted’s paternal grandparents, Marshall Field III and Evelyn Isabella Marshall –

Genealogy of Ted’s mother –