Swiss-German

Kurt Sutter

by madman on October 13, 2018

Birth Name: Kurt Leon Sutter

Place of Birth: Rahway, New Jersey, U.S.

Date of Birth: May 5, 1960

Ethnicity:
*50% Austrian
*25% Swiss-German
*12.5% German
*12.5% Danish

Kurt Sutter is an American screenwriter, director, producer, and actor.

He is the son of Kathryn T. (Morgl) and Albert P. Sutter. Kurt is married to actress, singer, and songwriter Katey Sagal, with whom he has a daughter.

Kurt’s paternal grandfather was named Albert Sutter. Albert was born in New Jersey, to Swiss parents.

Kurt’s paternal grandmother was named Mary L. Mary was born in New Jersey, to a German father and a Danish mother.

Kurt’s maternal grandparents were Ludvig/Ludwig Morgl and Julia A. Ludvig and Julia were Austrian emigrants, from Eisenberg.

Sources: Kurt’s father on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org

Obituary of Kurt’s father – http://www.walterjohnsonfh.com

Kurt’s mother on the 1940 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org

Photo by www.prphotos.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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Julie Lake

by stlucas on October 7, 2018

Julie Lake – 2017 Variety Celebratory Brunch Event for Awards Nominees Benefitting Motion Picture Television Fund – Arrivals – Cecconi’s, 8764 Melrose Avenue – West Hollywood, CA, USA –  Photo Credit: PRPhotos.com

Birth Name: Julia Elizabeth Lake

Place of Birth: San Francisco, California, United States

Date of Birth: October 24, 1982

Ethnicity: Slovenian (maternal grandfather), English, Scottish, Swiss-German, possibly other

Julie Lake is an American actress.

Julie is the daughter of Susan and David Lake. She was raised in Palo Alto, California. She is married to screenwriter Jeff Cahn.

Julie’s maternal grandfather was Charles J. Centa (the son of Carl/Karl Centa and Frances Turk). Charles was born in Ohio, to parents from Yugoslavia, who were Slovenian speakers.

Julie’s maternal grandmother was Lillian Esther/Ester Armstrong (the daughter of Francis Jerome “Frank” Armstrong, Sr. and Sarah Lee Childs). Lillian was born in Texas. Francis was born in Georgia, the son of James Thomas Armstrong and Fredonia Maude Boston. Sarah was born in Texas, to parents from Mississippi.

Source: Genealogy of Julie’s mother – http://wc.rootsweb.com

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Kent Osborne

by stlucas on October 1, 2018

LOS ANGELES, CA – JUN 26: Kent Osborne at the premiere of ‘Don’t Be Afraid Of The Dark’ held at the Regal Cinemas L.A. Live in Los Angeles, California on June 26, 2011.

Birth Name: Kent M. Osborne

Place of Birth: Trenton, New Jersey, U.S.

Date of Birth: August 30, 1969

Ethnicity: Slovak, English, German, Swiss-German, distant Danish, likely some Dutch

Kent Osborne is an American screenwriter, actor, film producer, and television producer.

Kent is the son of Paulette and Jeffrey Osborne.

Kent’s brother, Mark, is also a film producer. They were raised in Vermont and New Jersey.

Kent’s paternal grandfather was Ralph/Raleph Elbert Osborne (the son of Seth Watson Osborne and Augusta Moore Weller). Ralph was born in New Jersey. Seth was born in Connecticut, the son of James L. Osborne and Caroline M. Farvour/Farver. Augusta was born in New Jersey, the daughter of Henry Harrison Weller and Ella Beekman Quick.

Kent’s paternal grandmother was Lorraine Minen (the daughter of Benjamin Salowik and Helen Minen).

Kent’s maternal grandfather was Paul Michael Hubans (the son of Charles Hubans and Sophia Durbal/Derbhly). Paul was born in Pennsylvania, to parents from Czechoslovakia, who were Slovak speakers.

Kent’s maternal grandmother was Elizabeth Marie “Betty” Reday (the daughter of John Reday and Elizabeth). Kent’s grandmother Elizabeth was born in Pennsylvania. John was born in Pennsylvania, to parents from Czechoslovakia, George Reday and Mary Charbon, who were Slovak. Kent’s great-grandmother Elizabeth was born in Pennsylvania, also to parents from Czechoslovakia.

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

Obituary of Kent’s maternal grandfather, Paul Michael Hubans – http://triblive.com

Photo by Joe Seer/www.bigstockphoto.com/

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Elley Duhé

by Manila on September 21, 2018

Birth Name: Elley Frances Duhé

Place of Birth: Mobile, Alabama, U.S.

Date of Birth: February 14, 1992

Ethnicity: Breton, Dutch [including Frisian], English, French [including French-Canadian], German, Irish, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, Scottish, Welsh, 65/512 Italian, 1/128 Belgian [Flemish], 15/2048 Shawnee Native American, 1/256 Cherokee Native American, 1/512 Swiss-German, 5/16384 Manx, 1/4096 Swedish, as well as distant Cornish

Elley Duhé is an American singer and songwriter.

Elley is the daughter of Teena and Robert Duhé.

Elley’s patrilineal ancestry can be traced back to her ninth great-grandfather, Jacques Duhée.

Elley’s paternal grandfather is Willie Joseph “Bill” Duhé III (the son of Willie Joseph “Bill” Duhé, Jr. and Angelina “Jennie” Lovetro). Elley’s grandfather Willie was born in Louisiana. Elley’s great-grandfather Willie was the son of Willie Joseph Duhé and Léonie Millet. Elley’s great-great-grandfather Willie’s maternal fifth great-grandmother, Verena Hirtzel, was Swiss-German, from Pfäffikon, Canton of Zürich. Also, his maternal fourth great-grandfather, Heinrich Albert Schexnayder, was Belgian, from Brussels. Léonie’s paternal fourth great-grandfather, Christopher Johannes (or Jean Christphe in French) Huber, was also Belgian, from Leuven, Flemish Brabant. Also, one of Léonie’s paternal eighth great-grandfathers was Zacharie Cloutier (c. 1590-1677), a prominent early Québec settler. Leónie’s paternal third great-grandfather, Giovanni Battista Manuel (or Jean Baptiste Manuel in French) Bacas, was Italian, from Genoa. Jennie was the daughter of Italian emigrants, Antonio “Anthony” Lovetro and Angelina Ferrara.

Elley’s paternal grandmother is named Barbara Kennedy.

Elley’s maternal grandfather is Colonel Walker “Bud” Scott, Jr. (the son of Colonel Walker Henderson Scott, Sr. and Dorothy May Davis). Elley’s grandfather Colonel was born in Cattlesburg, Kentucky. Elley’s great-grandfather Colonel was the biological father of criminal and cult leader Charles Manson, and was the son of Walker Henderson Scott and Gladys Ella Cline. Two of Elley’s great-great-grandfather Walker’s sixth great-grandparents, Sven Rambo and Ann Christian, were ethnic Swedish and Manx, respectively. His twice ninth great-grandfather, William McChristen, was also a Manx, from Milntown. Dorothy was a World War II veteran, and was the daughter of Melvin Davis and Dora Castle. Melvin’s paternal great-great-grandmother, Elizabeth Nakitika, was a Cherokee Native American. Melvin’s maternal great-great-grandfather and Dora’s paternal great-grandfather, Inman Castle, was 5/8 Shawnee Native American.

Elley’s maternal grandmother was Frances Jeanette “Frankie” McDowell (the daughter of Harvey James McDowell and Thelma Josephine Wright). Frances was born in Grayson, Kentucky. Harvey was the son of Charles Leander “Charlie” McDowell and Fanny B. Sexton. Thelma was the daughter of James Lewis Wright and Elizabeth Ellen Burchett.

Elley’s matrilineal ancestry can be traced back to her fourth great-grandmother, Elizabeth Patrick (September 15, 1831, Morgan County, Kentucky – February 14, 1910, Magoffin County, Kentucky).

Sources: Genealogy of Elley’s paternal grandfather, Willie Joseph Duhé III – http://perilloux.net

Birth record of Elley’s maternal grandfather, Colonel Walker Scott, Jr. – https://www.familysearch.org

Genealogy of Elley’s paternal great-grandfather, Colonel Walker Henderson Scott, Sr. – https://www.geni.com

Birth record of Elley’s paternal great-grandmother, Dorothy May Davis – https://www.familysearch.org

Elley’s paternal great-grandmother, Dorothy May Davis, on the 1920 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org

Obituary of Elley’s paternal great-grandmother, Dorothy May (Davis) Canterbury – https://www.newspapers.com

Birth record of Elley’s maternal grandmother, Frances Jeanette McDowell – https://www.familysearch.org

Elley’s maternal grandmother, Frances Jeanette McDowell, on the 1940 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org

Obituary of Elley’s maternal grandmother, Frances Jeanette (McDowell) Scott – http://wolfefuneralhomes.com

Elley’s maternal great-grandfather, Harvey James McDowell, on the 1910 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org

Birth record of Elley’s maternal great-grandmother, Thelma Josephine Wright – https://www.familysearch.org

Elley’s maternal great-grandmother, Thelma Josephine Wright, on the 1920 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org

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