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Mariana Vicente

by stlucas on November 22, 2017

Birth Name: Mariana Paola Vicente Morales

Place of Birth: San Juan, Puerto Rico

Date of Birth: January 8, 1989

Ethnicity: Puerto Rican

Mariana Vicente is a Puerto Rican actress, model, and beauty pageant titleholder. Mariana was crowned Miss Universe Puerto Rico 2010.

Mariana is the daughter of Izayma/Isayma (Morales) and Ramón Vicente.

Mariana’s paternal grandparents are Ramón Vicente and Lucy.

Source: http://www.elnuevodia.com

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Shalim Ortiz

by madman on October 22, 2017

Shalim Ortiz – People en Espanol Celebrates 12th Annual 50 Most Beautiful Issue – Arrivals – Mansion New York – New York City, NY, USA – Photo Credit: Sylvain Gaboury / PR Photos

Birth Name: Shalim Gerardo Ortiz Goyco

Place of Birth: San Juan, Puerto Rico

Date of Birth: February 26, 1979

Ethnicity:
*Puerto Rican (father)
*Dominican Republic, Spanish, distant French, Russian, and Montenegrin (mother)

Shalim Ortiz is a Puerto Rican singer and actor.

Shalim is the son of Charytín Goyco, a singer, television hostess, and actress, and Elín Ortiz (María del Rosario Goico Rodríguez), an actor, comedian, and producer. His father was born in Ponce, Puerto Rico. His mother is from the Dominican Republic, and has a Spanish mother and a Dominican Republic father, who has Spanish, French, Russian, and Montenegrin ancestry.

Shalim is married to Leslie Ann Machado, with whom he has a son.

Shalim’s maternal grandfather was Salvador Goico Morel (the son of Felipe Augusto Goico Martínez and Isabel Emilia Morel Bobadilla). Felipe was the son of Genaro Goico Cebollero and Matilde Martínez. Isabel was the daughter of Emilio Morel Peguero and Isabel María Bobadilla Resoller.

Shalim’s maternal grandmother was María del Rosario Rodríguez. María was born in Asturias, Spain.

Shalim’s Goyco line can be traced back to his fourth great-grandfather, Gerónimo/Guennadiy Goicovich, who was born in Yugoslavia, of Russian and Montenegrin descent, and to his wife, Dolores Cebollero, who was Spanish, from Aragón, Spain.

Another one of Shalim’s fourth great-grandfathers, Emilio Morel Peguero, was born in France, and was a poet, lawyer, and journalist. Another one of Shalim’s fourth great-grandfathers, Juan Morel Doñac, was French.

Sources: Genealogy of Shalim Ortiz – https://wiki2.org

Notes on Shalim’s ancestors – http://www.idg.org.do
http://www.genealogy.com

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Bad Bunny

by Manila on August 25, 2017

Birth Name: Benito Antonio Martínez Ocasio

Place of Birth: San Juan, Puerto Rico

Date of Birth: March 10, 1994

Ethnicity: Puerto Rican (Spanish, possibly other)

Bad Bunny is a Puerto Rican rapper.

Bad Bunny’s father, Benito Martínez, is a truck driver. Bad Bunny’s mother, Lysaurie Ocasio Declet, is a schoolteacher.

Bad Bunny’s maternal grandparents were Francisco Ocasio Santiago (the son of ? Ocasio and ? Santiago) and Isaura Declet Meléndez (the daughter of Antonio Declet Rivas and Juana Meléndez Rosado). Antonio was the son of Antonio Declet y Laureano and Monserrate Rivas y Valentín. Juana was the daughter of José Rey Meléndez y Marrero and Juana Jacinta Rosado y López.

Sources: Genealogy of Bad Bunny’s mother – https://www.myheritage.com

Birth record of Bad Bunny’s maternal great-grandfather, Antonio Declet Rivas – https://familysearch.org

Birth records of Bad Bunny’s maternal great-grandmother, Juana Meléndez Rosado – https://www.familysearch.org
https://www.familysearch.org

Birth record of Bad Bunny’s maternal great-great-grandfather, Antonio Declet y Laureano – https://familysearch.org

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Ricky Rosselló

by Manila on July 19, 2017

Birth Name: Ricardo Antonio Rosselló Nevares

Place of Birth: San Juan, Puerto Rico

Date of Birth: March 7, 1979

Ethnicity: Puerto Rican (Spanish [Asturian, Leónese], Catalan, possibly other)

Ricky Rosselló is a Puerto Rican politician. He has served as the 12th Governor of Puerto Rico, since January 2, 2017.

Ricky’s father, Pedro Juan Rosselló González, served as the 7th Governor of Puerto Rico, from January 2, 1993 to January 2, 2001. Ricky’s mother is named Irma Margarita “Maga” Nevares Padilla.

Ricky is married to Beatriz Isabel Areizaga Garcia, with whom he has two children.

Ricky’s paternal grandfather was Juan Antonio Rosselló y Matanzo (the son of Pedro Juan Rosselló y Balle and Jacobina Matanzo y Torres Vallejo). Pedro was a Spanish immigrant, from Alaró, Majorca, and was the son of Juan Rosselló and Margarita Balle. Jacobina was the daughter of Spanish immigrant, José Matanzo y Rodríguez, of Santiago Millas, León, and of Natividad Torres Vallejo y Valldejuli.

Ricky’s paternal grandmother was Iris Marta González y Paz (the daughter of Eugenio González y González and María de las Mercedes Paz y Feria). Eugenio was the son of José González y Cruz and Carlota González y Hernández. Mercedes was the daughter of Evangelista Paz y Santos and Mercedes Feria y González.

Ricky’s maternal grandfather was Oscar Nevárez y del Valle (later Nevares del Valle, the son of Oscar Nevárez y López and Margarita del Valle y Olmedes). Ricky’s great-grandfather Oscar was the son of José Nevárez y Landrón and Petronila López y Martínez. Margarita was the daughter of Rafael del Valle y Rodríguez and Francisca Olmedes y Hernández.

Ricky’s maternal grandmother was Irma Pilar Padilla y Rodríguez (the daughter of Julio Otilio Bartolomé Padilla y Salazar and María Ramona del Carmen Rodríguez y Vilar). Julio was the son of Juan Padilla y Dávila and Antonia Salazar y Casals. Carmen was the daughter of Arístides Zenón Rodríguez y Díaz and Carmen Vilar y Jiménez.

Ricky’s matrilineal ancestry can be traced back to his fourth great-grandmother, Juana Santiago.

Sources: Marriage record of Ricky’s paternal grandparents, Juan Antonio Rosselló y Matanzo and Iris Marta González y Paz – https://familysearch.org

Marriage record of Ricky’s paternal grand-grandparents, Pedro Juan Rosselló y Balle and Jacobina Matanzo y Torres Vallejo – https://familysearch.org

Birth record of Ricky’s paternal grandmother, Iris Marta González y Paz – https://familysearch.org

Marriage record of Ricky’s paternal grand-grandparents, Eugenio González y González and María de las Mercedes Paz y Feria – https://familysearch.org

Birth record of Ricky’s paternal great-grandmother, María de las Mercedes Paz y Feria – https://familysearch.org

Ricky’s maternal grandfather, Oscar Nevárez y del Valle, on the 1920 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org

Marriage record of Ricky’s maternal grand-grandparents, Oscar Nevárez y López and Margarita del Valle y Olmedes – https://familysearch.org

Birth record of Ricky’s maternal great-grandfather, Oscar Nevárez y López – https://familysearch.org

Birth record of Ricky’s maternal grandmother, Irma Pilar Padilla y Rodríguez – https://familysearch.org

Marriage record of Ricky’s maternal great-grandparents, Julio Otilio Bartolomé Padilla y Salazar and María Ramona del Carmen Rodríguez y Vilar – https://familysearch.org

Birth record of Ricky’s maternal great-grandfather, Julio Otilio Bartolomé Padilla y Salazar – https://familysearch.org

Birth record of Ricky’s maternal great-grandmother, María Ramona del Carmen Rodríguez y Vilar – https://familysearch.org

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Boyce Avenue

by madman on May 25, 2017

Birth Name:
*Daniel Enrique Manzano
*Fabian Rafael Manzano
*Alejandro Luis Manzano

Date of Birth:
*October 4, 1980 (Daniel)
*July 1, 1984 (Fabian)
*October 4, 1986 (Alejandro)

Ethnicity: Puerto Rican (Spanish, possibly other)

Boyce Avenue is an American rock band, consisting of brothers Daniel Manzano, Fabian Manzano, and Alejandro Manzano.

Sources: http://newmediarockstars.com
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