Bettina Bush

by madman on April 11, 2018

Bettina Bush – Planet Green Premiere Event and Concert – Arrivals – The Greek Theatre – Los Angeles, CA, USA – Keywords: – False – – Photo Credit: Tony Lowe / PR Photos

Birth Name: Bettina Nicole Bush

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

Date of Birth: January 28, 1972

*African-American (father)
*Scottish or Irish, Cherokee Native American, Polynesian (mother)

Bettina Bush is an American voice actress, actress, and singer.

Bettina is the daughter of Bettina “Tina” Wills and Charles Vernon “Charlie” Bush, a civil rights activist, retired senior corporate executive, and former U.S. Air Force officer. Her father is African-American. Her mother is said to be of Scottish or Irish, Cherokee Native American, and Polynesian descent.

Bettina’s paternal grandparents were Charles H. “Charlie” Bush and Marie.

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

Obituary of Bettina’s father –


Cameron Jebo

by stlucas on April 8, 2018

Cameron Jebo – 2016 InfoList Pre-Oscar Soiree and Birthday Party for Jeff Gund – Arrivals – OHM Nightclub – Hollywood, CA, USA – Photo Credit: Guillermo Proano / PR Photos

Birth Name: Thomas Cameron Jebo III

Place of Birth: Santa Clara, California, United States

Date of Birth: July 31, 1990

Ethnicity: English, Slovak, German, Irish, Scottish, French-Canadian, possibly other

Cameron Jebo is an American actor.

Cameron is the son of Susan “Susie” (Dopyera) and Thomas Cameron Jebo. He is married to Nicole Leigh Wright.

Cameron’s paternal grandfather was Thomas Cameron Jebo (the son of Howard James Jebo and Cecily Agnes Cameron). Howard was the son of Hiram E. Jebo and Celia A. Parkhill. Cecily was the daughter of Charles Cameron, who was Canadian, and of Harriett.

Cameron’s paternal grandmother was Nancy Lee Austin (the daughter of Frank Lee Austin and Loretta Ruth Retan). Cameron’s great-grandfather Frank was the son of Frank Lee Austin and Mary Madgalene Busby. Loretta was the daughter of Lewis Elton Retan, whose father was Canadian, and of Dora A. Sisson.

Cameron’s maternal grandfather was Kenneth Newell Dopyera (the son of Robert Andrew Dopyera/Dopjera and Edith Fowler). Robert was born in Dolná Krupá, Czechoslovakia (now Slovakia), the son of Jozef Dopyera/Dopjera and Katherine Zonenfeldt/Zonnenfeldt.

Cameron’s maternal grandmother was Patricia Jean “Pat” Harrington (the daughter of Eugene “Gene” Harrington and Dorothy Moynier). Dorothy was the stepdaughter of Abel Augustin Moynier, Jr. and Flora Alberta.

Sources: Birth record of Cameron Jebo –

Obituary of Cameron’s paternal grandmother, Nancy Lee (Austin) Jebo –

Obituary of Cameron’s paternal great-uncle (grandfather’s brother), Stephen Bruce Jebo –

Genealogy of Cameron’s paternal great-grandfather, Howard James Jebo –

Marriage record of Cameron’s maternal grandparents, Kenneth N. Dopyera and Patricia Jean “Pat” Harrington –

Obituary of Cameron’s maternal great-grandmother, Dorothy (Moynier) Harrington Harney –


Ciara Hanna

by stlucas on April 8, 2018

Ciara Hanna – “Pernicious” Los Angeles Premiere – Arrivals – Arena Cinema, 1625 N Las Palmas Avenue – Hollywood, CA, USA – Photo Credit: Guillermo Proano / PR Photos

Birth Name: Ciara Chantel Hanna

Place of Birth: Orange, California, United States

Date of Birth: January 20, 1991

Ethnicity: English, Scottish, German, possibly other

Ciara Hanna is an American actress and model.

Ciara is the daughter of Kimberly (Miles) and Mark Robin Hanna.

Ciara’s paternal grandfather was Ronnie Roy Hanna (the son of Roy Hanna and Velma Ruth Cunningham). Ciara’s great-grandfather Roy was the son of Alexander Hanna and Alice Tyler.

Ciara’s paternal grandmother was Marlene Louise Schwinger (the daughter of Louis J. Schwinger and Agnes H. Leaders/Lueders). Louis was born in New York, to parents from Germany, Jacob Schwinger and Louisa. Agnes was the daughter of William Lueders and Antonia/Antonie/Antonette Gentzmer, who was German.

Sources: Birth record of Ciara Hanna –

Marriage record of Ciara’s paternal grandparents, Ronnie Roy Hanna and Marlene Louise Schwinger –

Obituary of Ciara’s paternal grandfather, Ronnie Roy Hanna –


Mary Chieffo

by stlucas on April 8, 2018

Mary Chieffo – WonderCon 2018 – “Star Trek: Discovery” Press Room – Anaheim Convention Center, 800 W Katella Avenue – Anaheim, CA, USA – Photo Credit: Photography by E /

Birth Name: Mary Elizabeth Grant Chieffo

Place of Birth: Valley Village, Los Angeles, California, United States

Date of Birth: November 7, 1992

Ethnicity: Irish, Italian, English, Scottish

Mary Chieffo is an American actress.

Mary is the daughter of actors Beth Grant (born Laura Beth Grant) and Michael Chieffo (born Michael Francis Chieffo).

Mary’s mother has stated:

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! Proud to be 40% Irish – those beautiful, great story telling, sensitive Irish folk with magical comic timing and hearts made of gold!

Mary’s paternal grandfather was named Henry S. Chieffo.

Mary’s maternal grandfather was William Luther Grant (the son of Dr. Nicholas Luther Grant and Irene Mitcham). William was born in Georgia. Nicholas was the son of Surveson Pois Grant and Martha Jane Murrah.

Mary’s maternal grandmother was actress and civil rights activist Elizabeth “Libba” Grant (born Sara Elizabeth Hayes, the daughter of John Lawton Hayes and Laura Mae Rearden). Elizabeth was born in Alabama. John was the son of John Alexander Hayes and Laura L. Craig. Mary’s great-grandmother Laura Rearden was the daughter of George Pearce Rearden and Cumi Elizabeth “Bettie” Brooks.

Sources: Birth record of Mary Chieffo –

Marriage record of Mary’s parents –

Obituary of Mary’s maternal grandmother, Elizabeth “Libba” Grant –


Swoosie Kurtz

by madman on April 7, 2018

Place of Birth: Omaha, Nebraska, U.S.

Date of Birth: September 6, 1944

Ethnicity: English, Scottish, German, Cornish

Swoosie Kurtz is an American actress. She is the daughter of Margaret “Margo” (Rogers), an author, and Air Force Colonel Frank Allen Kurtz, Jr., a World War II American bomber pilot and Olympic diver. Swoosie was named after “The Swoose” or “Swoose”, an early Boeing B-17D Flying Fortress bomber, named half swan, half goose. Her father piloted it, breaking all Pacific records.

Swoosie’s paternal grandfather was Frank Allen Kurtz (the son of Daniel Webster Boone Kurtz and Sarah Louise Russell). Frank was born in Missouri.

Swoosie’s paternal grandmother was Dora Lee Fenton (the daughter of James Jasper Fenton and Caroline Ada Trundle). Dora was born in Missouri. James was the son of James Jasper Fenton and Sarah Adaline/Adeline Drane. Caroline was the daughter of William Rufus Trundle and Angeline Fowler.

Swoosie’s maternal grandfather was Arthur/Authur Earl Rogers (the son of Robert/Rubert Edward Rogers and Alice Margaret Tibbey). Arthur was born in Nebraska. Robert was born in Launcells Parish, Cornwall, England, the son of Nicholas B. Rogers and Loveday Jewell. Alice was born in Middlesex, England, the daughter of William D. Tibbey and Margaret McPherson/MacPherson, who was from Edinburgh, Scotland.

Swoosie’s maternal grandmother was Grace C. Conant (the daughter of George Calvin Conant and Mary Helen Batterson). Grace was born in Nebraska. George was the son of Calvin Conant and Celia Loring Staples. Mary Helen was the daughter of Noah Barlow Batterson and Emma Lou Akers.

Sources: Genealogy of Swoosie Kurtz (focusing on her father’s side) –

Obituary of Swoosie’s father –

Swoosie’s paternal grandparents, Frank Allen Kurtz and Dora Lee Fenton, on the 1910 U.S. Census –

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