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 –


Jes Macallan

by stlucas on March 21, 2018

Jes Macallan – 2014 ABC Disney Winter TCA Press Tour – Langham Hotel – Pasadena, CA, USA – Photo Credit: Andrew Evans / PR Photos 

Birth Name: Jessica Lee Liszewski

Place of Birth: Sarasota, Florida, U.S.

Date of Birth: August 9, 1982

*Polish (paternal grandfather)
*Italian (paternal grandmother)
*Irish, Slovak, English, Lithuanian (mother)

Jes Macallan is an American actress.

Jes is the daughter of Theresa Marie “Terry” (Feheley) and Kenneth S. “Ken” Liszewski.

Jes’ paternal grandfather was Walter Theodore Liszewski, Jr. (the son of Walter Theodore Liszewski, Sr. and Josephine Bronakowska). Jes’ grandfather Walter was born in Pennsylvania, to parents from Poland.

Jes’ paternal grandmother was Bianca Rose Rogliano (the daughter of Pasquale Rogliano and Evelyn Mieda). Bianca was born in Pennsylvania, to parents from Italy.

Jes’ maternal grandfather was Patrick Joseph “Pat” Feheley (the son of Edward J. “Ed” Feheley and Irene T. Maxian). Jes’ great-grandfather Edward was the son of Edward M. Feheley, who had Irish ancestry, and of Katherine/Catherine O’Hara, whose own mother was Irish. Irene was the daughter of Michael J. Maxian, who was born in Sekule, Austria-Hungary (now Slovakia), and of Eva Blaska/Blasck/Blazek, who was also from Austria-Hungary.

Jes’ maternal grandmother is Margaret Latonick (the daughter of Joseph William Latonick and Ellen/Evelyn Elizabeth Fiske). Joseph was the son of William J. Latonick, who was from Lithuania, and of Catherine E. Laskowski/Bunitis, whose parents were Lithuanian. Ellen was the daughter of Miles Byron Fiske/Fisk and Margaret/Margarett Caroline “Carry” Ellis.

Sources: Divorce record  of Jes’ parents –

Obituary of Jes’ paternal grandfather, Walter Theodore Liszewski, Jr. –

Obituary of Jes’ paternal grandmother, Bianca Rose Rogliano –

Genealogy of Jes’ maternal great-grandmother, Ellen Evelyn (Fiske) Shores Latonick –

Obituary of Jes’ maternal great-grandmother, Ellen Evelyn (Fiske) Shores Latonick –


Bill Pohlad

by stlucas on February 13, 2018

Birth Name: William Michael Pohlad

Place of Birth: Hennepin, Minnesota, United States

Date of Birth: December 10, 1955

*Slovak (father)
*Irish (mother)

Bill Pohlad is an American film producer and director.

Bill is the son of Mary Eloise (O’Rourke) and billionaire financier Carl Raymond “Ray” Pohlad. Bill’s brother is businessman Jim Pohlad. Bill’s father was of Slovak ancestry. Bill’s mother was of Irish descent.

Bill’s paternal grandfather was Michael/Michel “Mike” Pohlad (the son of John Pohlad and Anna Gera/Jera). Michael was born in Austria/Czechoslovakia, and was of Slovak descent.

Bill’s paternal grandmother was Mary M. Sodak (the daughter of John Sodak and Anna Washenclo). Bill’s grandmother Mary M. was born in the U.S., to parents from Austria/Czechoslovakia, who were ethnic Slovaks.

Bill’s maternal grandfather was John O’Rourke (the son of John O’Rourke and Elizabeth B. Hickey). Bill’s grandfather was John was born in Iowa, to parents from Ireland.

Bill’s maternal grandmother was Mary Ellen Flanagan (the daughter of Thomas Flanagan and Mary Connors). Thomas was born in Québec, Canada, to parents from Ireland. Bill’s great-grandmother Mary was born in New York, to parents from Ireland.

Sources: Birth record of Bill Pohlad –

Genealogy of Bill’s parents –

Marriage record of Bill’s paternal grandparents, Michael/Michel “Mike” Pohlad and Mary M. Sodak –

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Annalaina Marks

by stlucas on January 26, 2018

Annalaina Marks – “Delusions of Guinevere” Los Angeles Premiere – Arrivals – Hollywood Arena Cinema – Hollywood, CA, USA – Photo Credit: Travis Jourdain / 

Birth Name: Ann Elaine Markley

Place of Birth: Erie, Pennsylvania, U.S.

Date of Birth: April 11, 1983

Ethnicity: Slovak and/or Rusyn, German, English, possibly Polish

Annalaina Marks is an American model, actress, and television personality. She is known for being a contestant on the third season of America’s Next Top Model.

Annalaina is the daughter of Elaine (Schubeck) and Dennis Robert Markley. Annalaina is the co-author of a book entitled Family Trip to Slovakia – Back To Our Rusyn Roots.

Annalaina is married to actor and model Colin Branca, with whom she has a child.

Annalaina’s paternal grandfather was George Markley/Markovich (the son of Stephen Markovich and Mary Bero). George was born in Pennsylvania, to parents from Czechoslovakia (now Slovakia).

Annalaina’s paternal grandmother was Betty Jean Burger (the daughter of Floyd Burger and Bertha Krop/Kropp). Floyd was the son of Samuel Burger, whose mother was English, and of Nellie Moore. Bertha was the daughter of John Krop/Kropp and Albertina “Bertha” Glessman/Geissman, who were born in either Poland or Germany.

Annalaina’s maternal grandfather was Frank Schubeck (the son of Michael “Mike” Schubeck and Rose “Rosie” Zawjoaski/Zawosky). Michael and Rose were from Galicia, Poland/Austria.

Annalaina’s maternal grandmother was Helen Krivonak (the daughter of Steven/Stephen “Steve” Krivonak and Anna Orlovsky). Helen was born in Pennsylvania, to parents from Czechoslovakia (likely Slovakia).

Sources: Obituary of Annalaina’s father –

Marriage record of Annalaina’s paternal grandparents, George Markley and Betty Jean Burger –

Obituary of Ann’s maternal grandmother, Helen (Krivonak) Schubeck –

Obituary of Ann’s maternal great-aunt (grandmother’s sister), Anne (Krivonak) Paykos –


Matt Steffanina

by stlucas on December 17, 2017

Birth Name: Matthew J. Steffanina

Place of Birth: Virginia, U.S.

Date of Birth: October 20, 1986

*Italian (paternal grandfather)
*Slovak (paternal grandmother)
*German, possibly other (mother)

Matt Steffanina is an American choreographer and entrepreneur.

Matt is the son of Cathy Lynn (Eck) and Jeffrey/Jeffery “Jeff” Lou Steffanina.

Matt’s paternal grandfather was Samuel Steffanina, Sr. (the son of Ottavio Steffanina and Benedetta L. Favero). Ottavio was likely an Italian immigrant. Benedetta also had Italian ancestry.

Matt’s paternal grandmother was Pearl C. Hlincik/Hincik (the daughter of Štefan/Stephen/Steven J. Hlinčík and Karolina/Carolina/Caroline M. Hauszner/Hausner). Štefan was born in Slovakia, the son of Martin Hlincik and Mária/Mary Martinová/Martin. Karolina was also born in Slovakia, the daughter of Andrej/Andrew Hauszner.

Matt’s maternal grandfather is named John Eck.

Sources: Obituary of Matt’s paternal grandfather, Samuel Steffanina, Sr. –

Obituary of Matt’s paternal great-aunt (grandfather’s sister), Madeline A. (Steffanina) Tana –

Matt’s paternal grandmother, Pearl C. Hlincik/Hincik, on the 1940 U.S. Census –

Obituary of Matt’s paternal grandmother, Pearl C. (Hlincik/Hincik) Steffanina –

Marriage record of Matt’s paternal great-grandparents, StefaŠtefan/Stephen/Steven J. Hlinčík and Karolina/Carolina/Caroline M. Hauszner/Hausner –

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