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Charlie Weber

by stlucas on August 20, 2017

Birth Name: Charles Alan Weber, Jr.

Place of Birth: Jefferson City, Missouri, U.S.

Date of Birth: September 20, 1978

Ethnicity:
*German, Swiss-German (father)

Charlie Weber is an American actor and model.

Charlie is the son of Nanette Susan and Charles Alan “Chuck” Weber, Sr.

Charlie’s paternal grandfather was Anton G. “Tony” Weber (the daughter of Andrew “Andy” A. Weber and Rosatta/Rosetta Katherine “Rosa” Kautsch). Andrew was the son of Carl Weber and Elizabeth Hoffmoekel. Rosatta was the daughter of Adam Kautsch and Anna Mary Gemeinhardt.

Charlie’s paternal grandmother was Alice E. Propst (the daughter of Louis F. Propst and Julia Schubert). Louis was born in Missouri, to parents from Switzerland. Julia was also born in Missouri, to parents from Germany, John N. Schubert and Rosa.

Sources: Obituary of Charlie’s paternal grandmother, Alice E. (Propst) Weber – http://obittree.com

Charlie’s paternal great-grandmother, Julia Schubert, on the 1880 U.S. Census – http://www.familysearch.org

http://www.newstribune.com

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Janet Leigh

by bablah on August 17, 2017

Birth Name: Janett Helen Morrison

Date of Birth: July 6, 1927

Place of Birth: Merced, California, United States

Date of Death: October 3, 2004

Place of Death: Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, U.S.

Ethnicity:
*English, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, German, Swiss-German, remote French (father)
*Danish (mother)

Janet Leigh was an American actress, singer, dancer and author. She is the mother of actresses Kelly Curtis and Jamie Lee Curtis, with her former husband, actor Tony Curtis.

Janet’s paternal grandfather was John Beauregard Morrison (the son of McHenry Henry Morrison and Susan Ellen/Eliza Tichenor/Titchenal). Susan was the daughter of William Herbert Titchenal and Sarah Ann Dickason.

Janet’s paternal grandmother was Katharine/Katherina/Katherine Francis/Frances Reeb (the daughter of George Reeb/Rube and Rosina Hunziker). George was born in Zutzendorf Bas-Rhin, France, to an ethnic German family, the son of Johann Theobald Reeb and Margaretha Elizabetha Hanns. Rosina was born in Switzerland, of Swiss-German descent.

Janet’s maternal grandparents were Wilhelm/William Marius/Marios Anders Westergaard and Lita Olga Gordia Magelia Kofoed/Coffee (the daughter of Peter Lucius Kofoed/Coffee, from Ronne, and of Margarethe Kristine/Laura Larsen). Wilhelm and Lita were Danish.

Sources: Genealogies of Janet Leigh – https://www.geni.com
https://www.findagrave.com

Genealogy of Janet Leigh (focusing on her father’s side) – http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com

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Julie Henderson

by stlucas on August 15, 2017

Julie Henderson – “Kingsman: The Secret Service” New York City Premiere – SVA Theater – New York City, NY, USA – Photo Credit: MJ Photos / PRPhotos.com 

Birth Name: Julie Patrice Henderson

Place of Birth: Houston, Harris, Texas, U.S.

Date of Birth: March 5, 1986

Ethnicity: German, Swiss-German, Dutch, English, Irish, Swedish, possibly French

Julie Henderson is an American model.

Julie is the daughter of Zoe Ann (Truhe) and Richard Dayvaul/Dayvault Henderson. Julie’s father has English, Irish, German, Swedish, and possibly French roots. Julie’s mother is of German, Swiss-German, Dutch, English, and Swedish descent.

Julie’s paternal grandfather was Samuel Whilden “Sam” Henderson, Jr. (the son of Samuel Whilden/Wilton Henderson, Sr. and Edith Okerstrom). Samuel, Sr. was the son of John Henderson and Louise W. Inzer. Edith was born in Colorado, to parents from Sweden.

Julie’s paternal grandmother was Eleanor Johnson Williams (the daughter of Clarence James Williams and Myrtle Ray Dayvault). Clarence was the son of Roger T. Williams and Louise Catherine Young. Myrtle was the daughter of David Patton Dayvault and Ida Salina Johnson.

Julie’s maternal grandfather was Herbert Paul Truhe, Jr. (the son of Herbert Paul Truhe, Sr. and Adeline/Adaline Shople/Shopie/Helen DeKoch). Herbert, Sr. was the son of John Truhe, whose own father was German and whose own mother was Swiss-German, and of Anna Bengfort, whose own parents were also German. Adeline was born in South Dakota, to parents from the Netherlands.

Julie’s maternal grandmother was Lois Ilene Morgan (the daughter of Alton J. Morgan and Eva F. Emmons). Alton was the son of Ernest Morgan, whose own father was German, and of Maude Hoskins. Eva was the daughter of Lewis Emmons and Viola Olson/Oleson, whose own father was from Sweden.

Sources: Birth record of Julie Henderson – http://www.familysearch.org

Birth record of Julie’s father, Richard Dayvaul/Dayvault Henderson – http://www.familysearch.org

Obituary of Julie’s paternal grandmother, Eleanor Johnson Williams – http://www.legacy.com

Birth record of Julie’s mother, Zoe Ann Truhe – http://www.familysearch.org

Julie’s maternal great-grandparents, Herbert Paul Truhe, Sr. and Adeline/Adaline Shopie/Shople/Helen DeKoch – http://www.familysearch.org

Julia’s maternal grandmother, Lois Ilene Morgan, on the 1930 U.S. Census – http://www.familysearch.org

Obituary of Julie’s great-aunt (maternal grandmother’s sister), Violet Mae (Morgan) Colianni – http://www.portlavacawave.com

Marriage record of Julie’s maternal great-grandparents, Alton J. Morgan and Eva F. Emmons – http://www.familysearch.org

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David Moscow

by madman on July 28, 2017

David Moscow – “I Hope They Serve Beer In Hell” Los Angeles Premiere – Photo Credit: Chris Hatcher / PR Photos

Birth Name: David Raphael Moscow

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

Date of Birth: November 14, 1974

Ethnicity:
*Ashkenazi Jewish (father)
*English, French-Canadian, German, Scottish, distant Dutch and Swiss-German (mother)

David Moscow is an American actor, writer, director, producer, and activist.

David is the son of Patricia Joan (Sterner) and Jonathan Moscow. His father is Jewish. His mother was raised in the LDS (Mormon) church, and has English, one quarter French-Canadian, German, Scottish, and distant Dutch and Swiss-German, ancestry.

David’s paternal grandfather was Henry Irving Moscow (the son of Stella).

David’s paternal grandmother was Elsa Harriet Moolten (the daughter of Raphael/Rafael Jacob Moolten and Minnie H. Tigner). Raphael was born in Poland, the son of Jacob/Levi Moolten and Rose Ralph. Minnie was born in New York, the daughter of Elkan Tigner, who was born in Austria, and of Rebecca Hahn, who was born in Germany.

David’s maternal grandfather was Harry Horace Sterner (the son of William Robert Sterner and Ida May Lucier). William was the son of W. M. Sterner and Norand Robenson. Ida was born in Maiden, Montana, to French-Canadian parents, Octave Michael Lucier and Virginia Lorando/Laurendeau.

David’s maternal grandmother was Susan Helen Teeter (the daughter of Hartle Paris Teeter and Opal Ora Jones). Hartle was the son of Homer Paris Teeter and Susan Frances Hazelrigg. Opal was born in Sardis, Canada, to American parents, Thomas La Fayette Jones and Helen V. Colyer.

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

David’s paternal grandmother, Elsa Harriet Moolten, on the 1920 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Elsa Harriet Moolten on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org

Obituary of David’s paternal grandmother, Elsa Harriet (Moolten) Moscow – http://www.legacy.com

David’s maternal great-grandmother, Ida May Lucier, on the 1900 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org

Genealogy and obituary of David’s maternal grandmother, Susan Helen (Teeter) Sterner – https://www.findagrave.com

Genealogies of David’s maternal great-grandfather, Hartle Paris Teeter (through Hartle’s brother, Archie Harl Teeter) – https://www.findagrave.com
http://www.smlawsonkinnexions.com
https://www.ancestry.com (incorrectly identifies his mother as Ethel Violet Walbridge)

Genealogies of David’s maternal great-grandmother, Opal Ora Jones – https://www.ancestry.com
http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com
http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com

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Jesse Johnson

by madman on July 27, 2017

Birth Name: Jesse Wayne Johnson

Place of Birth: Los Angeles, California, United States

Date of Birth: December 7, 1982

Ethnicity: English, French, Irish, Swiss-German, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, Scottish, German, remote Dutch

Jesse Johnson is an American actor. He is the son of actors Patti D’Arbanville (Patricia Mary D’Arbanville) and Don Johnson (Donnie Wayne Johnson). His half-sister is actress Dakota Johnson.

Jesse’s father is of English, with some Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, Scottish, German, and remote Dutch and French Huguenot, descent. His mother has French, Irish, English, Swiss-German, and German, ancestry.

Jesse’s paternal grandfather is Freddie/Fred Wayne Johnson (the son of Frederick Franklin Johnson and Lena Breckenridge). Jesse’s great-grandfather Frederick was the son of Jesse Bynum Johnson and Bessie Olive Griffin. Lena was the daughter of James C. Breckenridge and Lona Belle Perkins.

Jesse’s paternal grandmother is Eva Lea “Nell” Wilson (the daughter of Marshall Venus Wilson and Florence Leatha Greenway). Marshall was the son of Alexander Wilson and Nellie Florence Eutsler. Jesse’s great-grandmother Florence was the daughter of John M. Greenway and Millie Gold.

Jesse’s maternal grandfather was George Maurice D’Arbanville (the son of Maurice D’Arbanville and Mary Agnes Sullivan). Jesse’s great-grandfather Maurice was born in Louisiana, to French parents, his father being Charles D’Arbanville. Mary Agnes was born in Ireland, the daughter of Florence Sullivan and Hanory Leavy.

Jesse’s maternal grandmother was Jean Lynn Scott (the daughter of Norman L. Scott and Marion E. Buck). Norman was likely the son of William Elmer Scott, who had English, and some German, ancestry, and of Daisy Justina Pfaffly, who was of Swiss-German and French descent.

Sources: Genealogy of Jesse Johnson – http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com

Genealogy of Jesse’s father (through Jesse’s half-sister, Dakota Johnson) – https://famouskin.com

Jesse’s maternal grandfather, George Maurice D’Arbanville, on the 1920 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org

Death record of Jesse’s maternal great-grandmother, Mary Agnes Sullivan – https://familysearch.org

Obituary of Jesse’s maternal grandmother, Jean Lynn Scott – https://familysearch.org

Likely a genealogy of Jesse’s maternal great-grandfather, Norman L. Scott – http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com

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