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Melissa Peterman

by stlucas on September 16, 2017

Birth Name: Melissa Margaret Peterman

Place of Birth: Edina, Hennepin, Minnesota, United States

Date of Birth: July 1, 1971

Ethnicity:
*62.5% Swedish
*25% German
*12.5% Scottish

Melissa Peterman is an American actress and comedian.

Melissa is the daughter of Pamela Diane (Peterson) and David Allen/Allan Peterman. Melissa’s father is of half German, half Swedish descent. Melissa’s mother has Swedish and Scottish roots.

Melissa’s paternal grandfather was William Ferdinand Peterman (the son of Otto Wilhelm Peterman/Petermann and Henrietta Leona Schwandt). Otto was from Germany. Leona was born in Minnesota, to parents from Germany.

Melissa’s paternal grandmother was Edna Marie Nelson (the daughter of Edwin F. Nelson and Anne/Anna M.). Edwin and Anne were from Sweden.

Melissa’s maternal grandfather was Robert Allyn Peterson (the son of Levin Peterson and Carrie W. Hagander). Levin was born in Minnesota, the son of Swedish parents, Peters Peterson and Anneka. Carrie was also born in Minnesota, the daughter of Swedish parents, A. J. Hagander and Christine.

Melissa’s maternal grandmother was Beverly Margaret MacLeod (the daughter of Frederick H. MacLeod and Emma C.). Frederick was born in Canada, the son of Albert MacLeod and Margaret L. McRae. Emma was from Sweden.

Sources: Birth record of Melissa Peterman – http://www.familysearch.org

Birth record of Melissa’s father – http://www.familysearch.org

Birth record of Melissa’s mother – http://www.familysearch.org

Melissa’s paternal grandfather on the 1920 U.S. Census – http://www.familysearch.org

Melissa’s paternal grandmother on the 1910 U.S. Census – http://www.familysearch.org

Death record of Melissa’s maternal grandfather – http://www.familysearch.org

Marriage record of Melissa’s maternal great-grandparents, Levin Peterson and Carrie W. Hagander – http://www.familysearch.org

Melissa’s maternal grandmother on the 1930 U.S. Census – http://www.familysearch.org

Death record of Melissa’s maternal great-grandfather, Frederick H. MacLeod – http://www.familysearch.org

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Sarah Aldrich

by bablah on September 13, 2017

Birth Name: Sarah Isabelle Aldrich

Place of Birth: Los Angeles, California, United States

Date of Birth: February 10, 1970

Ethnicity: English, Swedish, other

Sarah Aldrich is an American actress.

Sarah’s paternal grandfather was Forest Elwood Aldrich, son of Arthur E. Aldrich and Elnora/Lenora Edith Bueoy. Arthur was the son of Albert Eli Aldrich and Florance/Flora Dale Huntley. Lenora was the daughter of Benoni Bueoy and Talitha Anna Haley. Bueoy/Beuoy is possibly a variant of the Dutch name Booij.

Sarah’s paternal grandmother was Frena Isabelle Roberts, daughter of James Lester Roberts and Lois May Eskridge. James was the son of Charles E. Roberts and Belle Kerley. Lois was the daughter of John Eskridge and Fannie C. Lassiter.

Sarah’ maternal grandparents have the last name Barthol and Lundeen.

Sources: Sarah’s paternal grandfather Forest Elwood Aldrich on 1920 U.S. census – familysearch.org

Sarah’s paternal great-grandfather Arthur E. Aldrich on 1895 Iowa State Census – familysearch.org

Sarah’s paternal great-grandmother Lenora Edith Bueoy on 1900 U.S. census – familysearch.org

Sarah’s paternal grandmother Frena Isabelle Roberts on 1930 U.S. census – familysearch.org

Sarah’s paternal great-grandfather James Lester Roberts on 1900 U.S. census – familysearch.org

Sarah’s paternal great-grandmother Lois May Eskridge on 1920 U.S. census – familysearch.org

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Chris Innis

by stlucas on September 12, 2017

Chris Innis – 18th Annual Satellite Awards – Arrivals – InterContinental Hotel – Los Angeles, CA, USA – Photo Credit: Kazuki Hirata / HollywoodNewsWire.net / PRPhotos.com

Birth Name: Christina/Christin J. Innis

Place of Birth: San Diego, California, United States

Date of Birth: March 20, 1966

Ethnicity: Swedish (paternal grandmother), English, Irish

Chris Innis is an American film editor and filmmaker. Chris is married to film editor Bob Murawski.

Chris is the daughter of Virginia (Maples) and architect Donald A. “Don” Innis. Chris’ parents have Irish, English, and Swedish roots.

Chris’ paternal grandfather was Alwyn Osman Innis (the son of Lyman Harrison “Harry” Innis and Belto/Bette/Bella Minnie Osman). Lyman was the son of Robert Innis and Sarah A. Longman, whose own father was English.

Chris’ paternal grandmother was Greta Hilma Adelia Matson/Mattson (the daughter of Oscar R. Mattson and Anna S. Olson). Greta was born in Massachusetts, to parents from Sweden.

Chris’ maternal grandfather was Robert Britt Maples (the son of John Thomas Maples and Mary Beatrice Gladden). John was the son of Lewis Maples and Elizabeth. Mary Beatrice was the daughter of Authur B. Gladden and Sarah Eveline Wallace.

Chris’ maternal grandmother was Jennie/Jenny Lynn King (the daughter of Jack King and Mary Ann Mynatt).Mary Ann was the daughter of Jarnagan Iynville Mynatt and Mary Elizabeth Weir.

Sources: Birth record of Chris Innis – http://www.familysearch.org

Chris’ father on the 1940 U.S. Census – http://www.familysearch.org

Marriage record of Chris’ parents – http://www.familysearch.org

Genealogy of Chris’ mother – http://www.geni.com

Obituary of Chris’ mother – http://www.sdnews.com

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Drake Doremus

by stlucas on September 12, 2017

Drake Doremus – GQ 2011 “Men of the Year” Party – Arrivals – Chateau Marmont – Los Angeles, CA, USA – Keywords: Orientation: Portrait Face Count: 1 – False – Photo Credit: Andrew Evans / PR Photos

Birth Name: Drake Depietro Doremus

Place of Birth: Orange, California, United States

Date of Birth: March 29, 1983

Ethnicity: Italian (maternal grandfather), English, Welsh, Scottish, German, 1/8 Swedish

Drake Doremus is an American film director, screenwriter, and producer.

Drake is the son of Cherie Belle (Depietro) Kerr and Richard Lundin “Rick” Doremus.

Drake’s paternal grandfather was Richard H. Doremus (the son of Cornelius Richards Doremus and Margaret Ann/Anita Hand). Cornelius was the son of Abraham Fairbanks Doremus and Pauline Richards, whose mother was English. Margaret was the daughter of Hyrum Hand, who was English, and of Margaret “Maggie” Wride, whose mother was English.

Drake’s paternal grandmother was Dorothy L. Lundin (the daughter of Lester V. Lundin and Esther V. Bixler). Lester was the son of Gustaf William “Gust” Lundin, who was from Stockholm, Sweden, and of Fylena/Filina “Lena” Wolf, whose parents were German. Esther was the daughter of William O. Bixler and Bettie/Betty Olson, who was Swedish.

Drake’s maternal grandfather was Charles James Depietro (the son of Eugene James De Pietro and Frances/Francis). Eugene and Frances were Italian.

Drake’s maternal grandmother was Margaret Irene “Marge” Littlewood (the daughter of Frank Littlewood and Margaret Jane Scott). Frank was born in England, the son of George Littlewood and Sarah A. Whitty. Drake’s great-grandmother Margaret was born in Scotland, the daughter of Robert Scott and Margaret Grant.

Sources: Birth record of Drake Doremus – http://www.familysearch.org

Marriage record of Drake’s parents – http://www.familysearch.org

Birth record of Drake’s father – http://www.familysearch.org

Drake’s paternal grandfather, Richard H. Doremus, on the 1920 U.S. Census – http://www.familysearch.org

Drake’s paternal grandmother, Dorothy L. Lundin, on the 1940 U.S. Census – http://www.familysearch.org

Drake’s maternal grandfather, Charles James Depietro, on the 1930 U.S. Census – http://www.familysearch.org

Obituary of Drake’s maternal grandfather, Charles James Depietro – http://www.findagrave.com

Drake’s maternal grandmother, Margaret Irene “Marge” Littlewood, on the 1940 U.S. Census – http://www.familysearch.org

Marriage record of Drake’s maternal great-grandparents, Frank Littlewood and Margaret Jane Scott – http://www.familysearch.org

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Dimitri Diatchenko

by stlucas on September 11, 2017

Dimitri Diachenko – Chernobyl Diaries Screening – Arrivals – Cinerama Dome, 6360 West Sunset Boulevard – Hollywood, CA, USA – Photo Credit: Winston Burris / PR Photos

Birth Name: Dimitri N. Diatchenko

Place of Birth: Alameda, California, United States

Date of Birth: April 11, 1968

Ethnicity:
*Ukrainian (father)
*Greek (maternal grandfather)
*Swedish (maternal grandmother)

Dimitri Diatchenko is an American actor and musician.

Dimitri is the son of Georgette Hope (Trouvalis) and Nikolai/Nicholas Diatchenko. Dimitri’s father is Ukrainian. Dimitri’s mother is of half Greek and half Swedish descent.

Dimitri’s maternal grandfather was George/Geo C. Trouvalis. George was born in Greece.

Dimitri’s maternal grandmother was Elvie/Elsie G. Peterson (the daughter of David A. Peterson and Matilda C. Adler). David was born in either Maine or Sweden, to parents from Sweden. Matilda was also born in either Maine or Sweden, to parents from Sweden.

Sources: http://bzfilm.com

Birth record of Dimitri Diatchenko – http://www.familysearch.org

Marriage record of Dimitri’s parents – http://www.familysearch.org

Obituary of Dimitri’s mother – http://www.legacy.com

Dimitri’s maternal grandfather on the 1940 U.S. Census – http://www.familysearch.org

Dimitri’s maternal grandmother on the 1930 U.S. Census – http://www.familysearch.org

Obituary of Dimitri’s maternal grandmother – http://www.legacy.com

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