Carly Craig

by stlucas on November 22, 2017

Birth Name: Carly Christina Craig

Place of Birth: San Diego, California, United States

Date of Birth: June 12, 1980

*German, Irish, Dutch, English, Channel Islander/Guernsey (father)
*Swedish (maternal grandfather)
*Italian (maternal grandmother)

Carly Craig is an American actress.

Carly is the daughter of Marzalie Ann “Marz” (Olson) Moore and Rocky/Rockne Eugene Craig. Carly has a brother, Casey.

Carly’s paternal grandfather was Frank Eugene Craig (the son of Lewis Elva “Lou” Craig and Rachel Matilda “Tillie” Teter). Lewis was the son of James Craig, whose mother was from Guernsey, Channel Islands, and of Elizabeth Jane Arnold. Rachel was the daughter of George Parker Teter and Rachel Amanda McFerron.

Carly’s paternal grandmother was named Kay Ford.

Carly’s maternal grandfather was Harold Roderick Olson (the son of Oscar B. Olson/Olsen and Lillian Irene). Oscar was Swedish. Lillian was born in Nebraska, to parents from Sweden.

Carly’s maternal grandmother was Josephine “Jo” Distefano (the daughter of Antonino/Anthony Distefano and Marianna/Mary A. Seratore). Josephine was born in Nebraska, to parents from Italy.

Sources: Birth record of Carly Craig – http://www.familysearch.org

Genealogy of Carly’s father – http://xpda.com

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

Obituary of Carly’s maternal grandfather – http://catholicvoiceomaha.com

Obituary of Carly’s maternal great-aunt (grandmother’s sister), Fina (Distefano) Smith – http://www.omaha.com

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Daniel Booko

by stlucas on November 21, 2017

Birth Name: Daniel Paul Booko

Place of Birth: Three Rivers, Michigan, U.S.

Date of Birth: October 17, 1983

*Assyrian (paternal grandfather)
*Swedish (paternal grandmother)
*English, possibly other (mother)

Daniel Booko is an American actor and model. Daniel is married to actress/model Nia Sanchez.

Daniel is the son of Bonnie Lynn (Bowker) and Paul Booko.

Daniel’s paternal grandfather was John Booko/Bookoo (the son of Abraham Booko/Bookoo and Phoebe Benjamin). John was born in Illinois, to Assyrian parents from Lower Tyari (Ţyāré), Hakkari, Turkey/Iraq.

Daniel’s paternal grandmother was Anna Burnell Hanson (the daughter of John Elmer Hanson and Lillian Eva Octavia Thornstrom). John was born in Michigan, to parents from Sweden, Martin Hanson and Annie. Lillian was born in Illinois, also to parents from Sweden, John Gustave Thornstrom and Anna Louise Peterson.

Daniel’s maternal grandparents were Donald “Don” Bowker and Olga Emma “Ollie” Johnson.

Sources: Birth record of Daniel’s paternal grandfather – http://www.familysearch.org

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

Daniel’s paternal grandmother on the 1940 U.S. Census – http://www.familysearch.org

Obituary of Daniel’s paternal grandmother – http://www.ancestry.com

Obituary of Daniel’s maternal grandmother, Olga Emma (Johnson) Gimmi – http://miobituaries.blogspot.com

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Josh Meyers

by stlucas on November 18, 2017

Birth Name: Joshua Dylan Meyers

Place of Birth: Bedford, New Hampshire, U.S.

Date of Birth: January 8, 1976

*31.25% Swedish
*25% Ashkenazi Jewish
*12.5% Bohemian/Czech
*12.5% Croatian
*12.5% English
*6.25% German

Josh Meyers is an American actor and comedian.

Josh is the son of Hilary Claire (Olson) and Laurence Meyers, Jr. His brother is actor, comedian, and television personality Seth Meyers.

Josh’s paternal grandfather was Jewish. The remainder of Josh’s ancestry is Bohemian (Czech) and Croatian, from Josh’s paternal grandmother, who was Catholic, and Swedish, English, and German, from Josh’s mother.

Josh’s brother Seth has stated:

Growing up, my father-whose father was Jewish-embraced borscht and gefilte fish. My brother and I thought it was disgusting. That is not gateway food if you want your kids to embrace Judaism…

Josh’s paternal grandfather was Lawrence Lashe Meyers (the son of Mendel/Morris Meyers and Rose/Rosa Cohen). Mendel and Rose were Jewish emigrants from Austria. Mendel was the son of Guttle Meyers. Rose was the daughter of Simon Cohen and Fruma.

Josh’s paternal grandmother was Barbara Marcheck (the daughter of Stanislaus “Stanley” Marcheck and Anna Maganaw). Stanislaus was of Bohemian (Czech) ancestry, and was the son of Joannis Maracek and Anna Detka. Josh’s great-grandmother Anna Maganaw was Croatian.

Josh’s maternal grandfather was Lawrence Edward Olson (the son of Elmer C. Olson and Anna). Elmer and Anna were of Swedish descent.

Josh’s maternal grandmother was Adelaide Jeanette Whetham (the daughter of Frederick Good Whetham and Anna Marie Gung Leslie). Frederick was English, the son of Stephen Whetham and Adelaide Jane Good. Anna had a German father and a Swedish mother.

Sources: Genealogy of Josh Meyers (focusing on his father’s side) – https://www.geni.com

Marriage record of Josh’s paternal grandparents, Lawrence Lashe Meyers and Barbara Marcheck – https://familysearch.org

Obituary of Josh’s paternal grandfather, Lawrence Lashe Meyers – http://pjn.library.cmu.edu

Josh’s paternal grandmother, Barbara Marcheck, on the 1920 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org

Obituary of Josh’s maternal grandmother, Adelaide Jeanette (Whetham) Osborne – http://www.boston.com

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Lacey Sturm

by Manila on November 18, 2017

Lacey Sturm – “Underworld: Awakening” Los Angeles Premiere – Arrivals – Grauman’s Chinese Theatre – Los Angeles, CA, USA – Photo Credit: Izumi Hasegawa / PR Photos

Birth Name: Lacey Nicole Mosley

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

Date of Birth: September 4, 1981

Ethnicity: English, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, Scottish, remote Swedish, possibly other

Lacey Sturm is an American singer and songwriter. She is the former lead vocalist of the American rock band Flyleaf.

Lacey’s mother is named Lori Ann Mosley. Little is known of Lacey’s deceased biological father, who she never met.

Lacey is married to guitarist Joshua Sturm, with whom she has two sons. She was previously married to Aaron Matthew Carder.

Lacey’s maternal grandfather is possibly Sidney Elms “Sid” Roach (the son of ? Roach and “Gracie”).

Lacey’s maternal grandmother is Patricia Ann “Annie” Stacy (the daughter of Thomas McGovern Stacy and Dora Lee Phillips). Thomas was the son of Samuel Monroe “Sammie” Stacy and Mary Lucretia McCarty. Dora was the daughter of Ephraim Fant Phillips and Vennie L. Dill.

Lacey’s matrilineal ancestry can be traced back to her fifth great-grandmother, Julia Ann McCoy (May 10, 1824, Alabama – May 15, 1873, Mississippi).

Sources: Marriage record of Lacey Mosley, to Aaron Matthew Carder – https://www.familysearch.org

Divorce record of Lacey (Mosley) Carder, to Aaron Matthew Carder – https://www.familysearch.org

Marriage record of Lacey Mosley, to Joshua Sturm – https://www.familysearch.org

Genealogy of Lacey’s maternal grandmother, Patricia Ann (Stacy) Roach – https://www.geni.com


Lil Peep

by stlucas on November 18, 2017

Birth Name: Gustav Åhr

Date of Birth: November 1, 1996

Place of Birth: Pennsylvania, U.S.

Date of Death: November 15, 2017

Place of Death: Tucson, Arizona, U.S.

Ethnicity: Swedish, German, Irish

Lil Peep was an American rapper and singer.

Lil’s father, who left the family when Lil was a child, is said to have Swedish and German roots. Lil’s mother, Liza, has Irish and German ancestry.

Lil had stated that he was a Swedish citizen.

Sources: http://www.thesun.co.uk