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Lasse Hallström

by Manila on October 14, 2018

Birth Name: Lars Sven Hallström

Place of Birth: Stockholm, Sweden

Date of Birth: 2 June, 1946

Ethnicity: Swedish, some German, distant Danish

Lasse Hallström is a Swedish film director.

His father, Nils Axel Hallström, was a dentist. His mother, Karin (Lyberg), was a writer. Lasse is married to actress Lena Olin. He has a son with his former wife, actress Marlene Christine Malou Nordgren; and a daughter with Lena.

Lasse’s patrilineal ancestry can be traced back to his fifth great-grandfather, Sven Persson (died 1749, Björnlunda, Södermanland).

Lasse’s paternal grandfather was Carl Herman Hallström (the son of Carl Axel Hellström and Mathilda Ulrika “Tilda” Rasmtröm). Lasse’s grandfather Carl was born in Floda, Södermanland. Lasse’s great-grandfather Carl was the son of Sven August Hallström and Albertina Elisabet Amanda Dybeck. Mathilda was the daughter of Claes Olof Ramström and Christina Ulrika “Ulla” Gustafsson.

Lasse’s paternal grandmother was Elin Sofia Fredrique, later Fredrika, Schmidt (the daughter of Carl Schmidt and Fredrika Söderlund). Elin was born in Kalmar, Kalmar. The surname Schmidt is of German origin. Lasse’s great-grandmother Fredrika was the daughter of Carl Johan Söderlund and Fredrika Lindgren.

Lasse’s maternal grandfather was Ernst Emil Lyberg (the son of Johan Emil Lyberg and Emelie Christina Johanna Kahlström). Ernst, who was born in Visby, Gotland, was the Minister of Finance in the first cabinet of Carl Gustaf Ekman (1926–1928) and leader of the Liberal Party of Sweden (1930–1933). Lasse’s great-grandfather Johan was the son of Carl Johan Jacobsson Lyberg and Emilia Eleonora Nyberg, who was of part Danish and German descent. Lasse’s great-grandmother Emelie was the daughter of Carl Johan Kahlström and Anna Christina Carlström.

Lasse’s maternal grandmother was Margot Lindström (the daughter of Herman Rudolf Lindström and Elin Charlotta Herlitz). Margot was born in Visby, Gotland, and was part of German descent. Herman was the son of Törne Albrekt Lindström and Mathilda Sofia Catharina Cramér. Elin was the daughter of Gabriel Jakob Uerlitz/Herlitz and Hedvig Hermanna Cramér. Lasse’s great-great-grandmothers Mathilda and Hedvig were sisters.

Lasse’s matrilineal ancestry can be traced back to his eighth great-grandmother, Petronella Nilsdotter Brönsinia (died 16 May 1677, Kräklingbo, Gotland).

Sources: Genealogy of Lasse Hallström – https://forum.genealogi.se

Birth record of Lasse Hallström – https://sok.riksarkivet.se

Genealogy of Lasse’s paternal grandfather, Carl Herman Hallström – https://www.geni.com

Baptismal record of Lasse’s paternal grandmother, Elin Sofia Fredrique Schmidt – https://sok.riksarkivet.se

Baptismal record of Lasse’s paternal great-grandmother, Fredrika Söderlund – https://sok.riksarkivet.se

Genealogy of Lasse Hallström (focusing on his mother’s side) – https://www.geni.com

Genealogy of Lasse’s maternal grandfather, Ernst Emil Lyberg – https://www.familysearch.org

Genealogy of Lasse-s maternal grandmother, Margot (Lindström) Lyberg – https://www.familysearch.org

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Tommy Karevik

by Manila on October 14, 2018

Birth Name: Tommy Christer Karevik

Place of Birth: Botkyrka, Stockholm, Sweden

Date of Birth: 1 November, 1981

Ethnicity: Swedish

Tommy Karevik is a Swedish singer. He is the lead vocalist of the heavy metal bands Seventh Wonder and Kamelot.

His mother is named Sofi Lena-Britt Karevik.

Tommy’s maternal grandfather was Sven Gustaf Karevik (the son of Johan Viktor Karlsson and Ragnhild Cecilia Ståhl). Sven was born in Vimmerby, Kalmar. Johan was the son of Karl August Karlsson and Emma Nilsdotter. Ragnhild was the daughter of Gustaf Hjalmar Ståhl and Hedda Lovisa Dorothea (later Dorotea) Karlsdotter.

Tommy’s maternal grandmother was Britta Astrid Irene Nyström (the daughter of Bengt Edvin Nyström and Vera Axelina Ingeborg Ekholm). Britta was born in Vadstena, Östergötland. Bengt was the son of Oskar Ferdinand Andersson Nyström and Augusta Vilhelmina Gustafsdotter. Vera was the daughter of Axel August Ekholm and Johanna Sophia Carlsdotter (later Johanna Sofia Karlsdotter).

Sources: Baptismal record of Tommy’s maternal grandfather, Sven Gustaf Karevik – https://sok.riksarkivet.se

Baptismal record of Tommy’s maternal great-grandfather, Johan Viktor Karlsson – https://sok.riksarkivet.se

Baptismal record of Tommy’s maternal great-great-grandmother, Emma Nilsdotter – https://sok.riksarkivet.se

Baptismal record of Tommy’s maternal great-grandmother, Ragnhild Cecilia Ståhl – https://sok.riksarkivet.se

Baptismal record of Tommy’s maternal great-great-grandfather, Gustaf Hjalmar Ståhl – https://sok.riksarkivet.se

Baptismal record of Tommy’s maternal great-great-grandmother, Hedda Lovisa Dorothea Karlsdotter – https://sok.riksarkivet.se

Birth record of Tommy’s maternal grandmother, Britta Astrid Irene Nyström – https://sok.riksarkivet.se

Baptismal record of Tommy’s maternal grandmother, Britta Astrid Irene Nyström – https://sok.riksarkivet.se

Baptismal record of Tommy’s maternal great-grandfather, Bengt Edvin Nyström – https://sok.riksarkivet.se

Baptismal record of Tommy’s maternal great-great-grandfather, Oskar Ferdinand Andersson Nyström – https://sok.riksarkivet.se

Baptismal record of Tommy’s maternal great-great-grandmother, Augusta Vilhelmina Gustafsdotter – https://sok.riksarkivet.se

Baptismal record of Tommy’s maternal great-grandmother, Vera Axelina Ingeborg Ekholm – https://sok.riksarkivet.se

Baptismal record of Tommy’s maternal great-great-grandfather, Axel August Ekholm – https://sok.riksarkivet.se

Baptismal record of Tommy’s maternal great-great-grandmother, Johanna Sophia Carlsdotter – https://sok.riksarkivet.se

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Daniel Ek

by Manila on October 11, 2018

Birth Name: Daniel Georg Ek

Place of Birth: Rågsved, Stockholm, Sweden

Date of Birth: 21 February, 1983

Ethnicity: Swedish

Daniel Ek is a Swedish entrepreneur. He is known as the co-founder and CEO of the music streaming service Spotify.

His mother is named Kerstin Elisabet Ek.

Daniel is married to Sofia Maria Levander, with whom he has two children.

Daniel’s maternal grandfather was John Georg Ek (the son of Herman Vitalis Ek and Signe Eugenia Rosén). John was born in Fröskog, Västra Götaland. Herman was the son of an unknown father and Maria Andersdotter Ek. Signe was the daughter of Anders Gustaf Nilsson Rosén and Sofie (later Sofia) Nilsdotter.

Daniel’s maternal grandmother was Kerstin Margareta Karlsson (the daughter of Bror Fredrik Karlsson and Signe Alma Linnéa Livén). Kerstin was born in Hudiksvall, Gävleborg. Bror was the son of Frans Robert Karlsson and Ida Fredrica Fredricsdotter (later Ida Fredrika Fredriksdotter). Signe was the daughter of Jonas Olof Olsson Livén and Sara Isaksdotter.

Sources: https://www.expressen.se

Baptismal record of Daniel’s maternal grandfather, John Georg Ek – https://sok.riksarkivet.se

Baptismal record of Daniel’s maternal great-grandfather, Herman Vitalis Ek – https://sok.riksarkivet.se

Baptismal record of Daniel’s maternal great-great-grandmother, Maria Andersdotter Ek – https://sok.riksarkivet.se

Baptismal record of Daniel’s maternal great-grandmother, Signe Eugenia Rosén – https://sok.riksarkivet.se

Baptismal record of Daniel’s maternal great-great-grandfather, Anders Gustaf Nilsson Rosén – https://sok.riksarkivet.se

Baptismal record of Daniel’s maternal great-great-grandmother, Sofie Nilsdotter – https://sok.riksarkivet.se

Baptismal record of Daniel’s maternal grandmother, Kerstin Margareta Karlsson – https://sok.riksarkivet.se

Baptismal record of Daniel’s maternal great-grandfather, Bror Fredrik Karlsson – https://sok.riksarkivet.se

Baptismal record of Daniel’s maternal great-great-grandfather, Frans Robert Karlsson – https://sok.riksarkivet.se

Baptismal record of Daniel’s maternal great-great-grandmother, Ida Fredrica Fredricsdotter – https://sok.riksarkivet.se

Baptismal record of Daniel’s maternal great-grandmother, Signe Alma Linnéa Livén – https://sok.riksarkivet.se

Baptismal records of Daniel’s maternal great-great-grandfather, Jonas Olof Olsson Livén – https://sok.riksarkivet.se
https://sok.riksarkivet.se

Baptismal record of Daniel’s maternal great-great-grandmother, Sara Isaksdotter – https://sok.riksarkivet.se

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Peter Tägtgren

by Manila on October 11, 2018

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Birth Name: Alf Peter Tägtgren

Place of Birth: Gagnef, Dalarna, Sweden

Date of Birth: 3 June, 1970

Ethnicity: Swedish, as well as remote Danish and Norwegian

Peter Tägtgren is a Swedish musician and record producer. He is the lead vocalist and guitarist of the death metal band Hypocrisy as well as the industrial metal band PAIN in which he is the only member. He is also the co-founder of the industrial metal band Lindemann, along with Rammstein lead singer Till Lindemann.

Peter is the son of Kerstin Kristina (Andersson) and Alf Åke Tägtgren.

Peter’s paternal grandfather was Åke Sixten Tägtgren (the son of an unknown father and Edit Elisabet Tägtgren). Peter’s grandfather Åke was born in Stora Tuna, Dalarna. Edit was the daughter of an unknown father and Augusta Tägtgren.

Peter’s paternal grandmother was Ingrid Kristina Malm (the daughter of Per Malm and Brita Olsdotter). Ingrid was born in Gagnef, Dalarna. Per was the son of Per Andersson Malm and Carin Matsdotter. Brita was the daughter of Olof Jansson and Margta Andersdotter.

Peter’s maternal grandfather was named Per Harald Andersson. Peter’s grandfather Per was Finland Swedish.

Peter’s maternal grandmother was Gunhild Kristina Geanne Eriksson (the daughter of Jonas Otto Eriksson and Kristina Viktoria Jonsdotter). Gunhild was born in Dorotea, Västerbotten. Jonas was the son of Erik Hansson and Katarina Danielsdotter. Peter’s great-grandmother Kristina was the daughter of Jonas Olof Jonsson and Margareta Erika Eriksdotter.

Peter’s matrilineal ancestry can be traced back to his fifth eighth great-grandmother, Brita Persdotter (1653 – 8 April 1706, Ström, Jämtland).

Sources: Baptismal record of Peter’s father – https://sok.riksarkivet.se

Baptismal record of Peter’s paternal grandfather, Åke Sixten Tägtgren – https://sok.riksarkivet.se

Baptismal record of Peter’s paternal great-grandmother, Edit Elisabet Tägtgren – https://sok.riksarkivet.se

Baptismal record of Peter’s paternal great-great-grandmother, Augusta Tägtgren – https://sok.riksarkivet.se

Baptismal record of Peter’s paternal grandmother, Ingrid Kristina Malm – https://sok.riksarkivet.se

Baptismal record of Peter’s paternal great-grandfather, Per Malm – https://sok.riksarkivet.se

Baptismal record of Peter’s paternal great-great-grandfather, Per Andersson Malm – https://sok.riksarkivet.se

Baptismal record of Peter’s paternal great-great-grandmother, Carin Matsdotter – https://sok.riksarkivet.se

Baptismal record of Peter’s paternal great-grandmother, Brita Olsdotter – https://sok.riksarkivet.se

Baptismal record of Peter’s paternal great-great-grandfather, Olof Jansson – https://sok.riksarkivet.se

Baptismal record of Peter’s paternal great-great-grandmother, Margta Andersdotter – https://sok.riksarkivet.se

Birth record of Peter’s mother – https://sok.riksarkivet.se

Genealogy of Peter’s maternal grandmother, Gunhild Kristina Geanne (Eriksson) Andersson – http://www.xn--krken-nra.com

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Grace Gummer

by follers on October 11, 2018

Grace Gummer – “Wildlife” Los Angeles Premiere – Arrivals – ArcLight Hollywood, 6360 Sunset Boulevard – Los Angeles, CA. USA –  Photo Credit: Photography by E / PRPhotos.com

Birth Name: Grace Jane Gummer

Place of Birth: New York City, New York, U.S.

Date of Birth: May 9, 1986

Ethnicity: Norwegian (paternal grandmother), German, Swiss-German, English, Irish, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, Scottish, approximately 1/16th French, remote Swedish

Grace Gummer is an American actress. She is the daughter of sculptor Don Gummer and actress Meryl Streep. Her siblings are musician and actor Henry Wolfe Gummer, actress Mamie Gummer, and model Louisa Gummer.

Grace’s father has Norwegian, English, and 1/8h French, ancestry. Grace’s mother has German, Swiss-German, English, Irish, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, Scottish, and remote French and Swedish, ancestry.

Grace’s paternal grandfather is William Adolph Gummer (the son of William Adolph Gummer and Rosa L. Hutton). Grace’s grandfather William was born in Tennessee. Grace’s great-grandfather William was the son of William Adolph E. Gummer and Kate/Katie E. Robbe, who was of French descent.

Grace’s paternal grandmother is Dorothy Jacobson (the daughter of Stanley Jacobsen/Jacobson and Celia/Cecilia Gesme). Dorothy was born in Wisconsin. Stanley was the son of Thomas Andreas Jacobsen and Berthe Marie/Mary Eids Bakken. Celia was the daughter of Jens James Knudson Gjesme and Inger Mikkelsen/Mickelson. All of Stanley and Celia’s grandparents were Norwegian.

Grace’s maternal grandfather was Harry William Streep (the son of Harry William/Wilbur Streep and Helena/Helen/Carolena “Lena” Huber). Grace’s grandfather Harry was born in New Jersey, and was a pharmaceutical executive. Grace’s great-grandfather Harry was the son of Frederick Streeb/Streep and Elizabeth Amberger/Amsberger, who were born in New Jersey, both of them to German immigrant parents. Helena was the daughter of Wilhelm Balthazar “William” Huber, who was Swiss (of Swiss-German background), born in Giswil, in the canton of Obwalden, and of Helena/Carolina Fredericka “Lena” Halter/Haltee, whose parents were German.

Grace’s maternal grandmother was Mary Wolf Wilkinson (the daughter of Harry Rockafellow Wilkinson and Mary Agnes “Mamie” Wolf). Grace’s grandmother Mary Wolf was born in New York, and was a fine-artist and art editor. Harry was the son of Eleazer Twining Wilkinson and Margaretta/Margaret Scarborough Betts. Grace’s great-grandmother Mary “Mamie” Agnes was the daughter of Henry Charles Wolf, who was born in Pennsylvania, to German parents, and of Mary Agnes McFadden, who was born in Ireland, the daughter Manus McFadden and Grace Strain.

Sources: Genealogy of Grace Gummer – http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com

Genealogy of Grace’s father – http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com

Obituary of Grace’s paternal grandfather, William Adolph Gummer – http://www.findagrave.com

Genealogy of Grace’s paternal grandmother, Dorothy Jacobson (focusing on her own mother’s side) – http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com

Grace’s paternal grandmother, Dorothy Jacobson, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org

Grace’s paternal great-grandfather, Stanley Jacobsen/Jacobson, on the 1910 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org

Grace’s paternal great-grandmother, Celia Gesme, on the 1920 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org

Genealogies of Grace’s mother – http://familypedia.wikia.com
http://www.wikitree.com

Genealogy of Grace Gummer (focusing on her mother’s side) – http://www.geni.com

Genealogy of Grace’s mother (focusing on her own father’s side) – http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com

Genealogies of Grace’s mother (focusing on her own mother’s side) – http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com
http://famouskin.com

Grace’s maternal great-great-grandparents, Frederick Streeb/Streep and Elizabeth Amberger/Amsberger, on the 1910 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org

Family history of Grace’s maternal great-grandmother, Helena/Helen/Carolena “Lena” Huber – https://mikeymike5289.wordpress.com

Grace’s maternal great-great-grandparents, Wilhelm Balthazar “William” Huber and Helena/Carolina Fredericka “Lena” Halter/Haltee, on the 1900 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org

Grace’s maternal great-grandmother, Mary Agnes “Mamie” Wolf, on the 1900 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org

Death record of Grace’s maternal great-great-grandparents, Henry Charles Wolf and Mary Agnes McFadden – http://www.findagrave.com

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