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Michael Avenatti

by follers on July 5, 2018

Birth Name: Michael John Avenatti

Place of Birth: Sacramento, California, United States

Date of Birth: February 16, 1971

Ethnicity:
*Italian (father)
*English, as well as distant Scots-Irish/Northern Irish and Swiss-German, remote Irish and Swedish-Finnish (mother)

Michael Avenatti is an American attorney, entrepreneur, and race car driver.

His father is of Italian descent. Michael has said that he speaks some Italian.

Michael’s paternal grandfather was John Avenatti (the son of Agostino Avenatti and Madelena Moietta). John was born in California, to parents from Bosconero, Città Metropolitana di Torino, Piemonte, Italy. Agostino was the son of Gio Domenico Avenatti and Margherita Grisolio. Madelena was the daughter of Dominico Moietta and Theresa Deleone.

Michael’s paternal grandmother was Katherine Poggilo/Dal Poggetto (the daughter of Angelo Poggetto and Carmelina Bobbio). Katherine was born in California, to Italian parents. She had roots in Lucca, Tuscany.

Michael’s maternal grandfather was Clarence Woodrow Wilson (the son of John Duke Wilson and Talitha Cumi/D. Howard). John was the son of Thomas Lafayette Wilson and Martha Ellen Ruble/Rubel. Talitha was the daughter of Lazarus/Lazerus Z./Tobe Howard and Damie Bea Ford.

Michael’s maternal grandmother was Francis Lula Watkins (the daughter of William Wesley Watkins and Mittie Prince/L. Thrasher). Francis was born in Texas. William was the son of John/D. H. Watkins and Jennie. Mittie was the daughter of Thomas C. Thrasher and Ruthie/Rutha Lula Parker.

Sources: https://www.corriere.it

Genealogies of Michael Avenatti – https://1.bp.blogspot.com
https://3.bp.blogspot.com

Genealogies of Michael’s paternal grandparents, John Avenatti and Katherine Poggilo/Dal Poggetto – https://www.findagrave.com

Genealogies of Michael’s maternal grandparents, Clarence Woodrow Wilson and Francis Lula Watkins – https://www.findagrave.com

Genealogy of Michael’s maternal grandfather, Clarence Woodrow Wilson – https://www.geni.com

Genealogy of Michael’s maternal great-grandmother, Talitha Cumi/D. Howard – https://wc.rootsweb.com

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Zahra Bani

by fraciscovargas1545 on June 24, 2018

Place of Birth: Mogadishu, Somalia

Date of Birth: 31 December, 1979

Ethnicity:
*Italian (father)
*Somali (mother)

Zahra Bani is a Somali-Italian javelin thrower. She was born in Mogadishu, Somalia, to an Italian father and a Somali mother. In 1989, she moved to Torino, Italy, with her family and started playing volleyball.

Her father, Giuseppe Bani, is from Livorno, Tuscany.

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Leopold Ross

by Manila on May 3, 2018

Birth Name: Leopold Lincoln Fitzgerald Ross

Place of Birth: Los Angeles, California, United States

Date of Birth: 19 August, 1980

Ethnicity: English, Irish, Scottish, 1/8 Italian, distant Welsh

Leopold Ross is a British musician and record producer.

Leopold is the son of Roxana Rose Catherine Naila “Bunty” (Lampson) and Ian Cowper Ross. His older siblings are musician, songwriter, record producer, and audio engineer Atticus Ross and model and actress Liberty Ross.

Leopold’s paternal grandfather was named Charles Edward Ross.

Leopold’s maternal grandfather was Sir Miles Wedderburn Lampson, 1st Baron Killearn (the son of Norman George Lampson and Helen Agnes Smith Blackburn). The 1st Baron Killearn was a diplomat. Norman was the son of an American emigrant, Sir Curtis Miranda Lampson, 1st Baronet, of New Haven, Vermont, and of Jane Walter Sibley, or Lady Jane Walter Sibley, of Sutton, Massachusetts. Helen was Scottish, from Killearn, Stirlingshire, the daughter of Peter Blackburn and Jean Wedderburn.

Leopold’s maternal grandmother was Jacqueline Aldine Leslie Castellani (the daughter of Sir Aldo Castellani and Josephine). Jacqueline was born in Colombo, Ceylon (now Sri Lanka). Aldo was an Italian pathologist and bateriologist, from Florence, and was the son of Ettore Castellani and Violante Giuliani. Josephine was from Headingley, Leeds, Yorkshire (now West Yorkshire), and was the daughter of George Ambler Stead, who was of English descent, and of an Irish emigrant, Emily Charlotte French, of Ballinasloe, County Roscommon.

Leopold’s matrilineal ancestry can be traced back to his third great-grandmother, Eliza Dawson.

Sources: Genealogy of Leopold Ross – http://www.thepeerage.com

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

Photo by kathclick/Bigstock.com

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Liberty Ross

by Manila on May 3, 2018

Liberty Ross – 2016 LACMA Art + Film Gala Honoring Robert Irwin and Kathryn Bigelow Presented by Gucci – Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA), 5905 Wilshire Boulevard – Los Angeles, CA, USA – Photo Credit: PRPhotos.com

Birth Name: Liberty Lettice Lark Ross

Place of Birth: Hammersmith, London, England, U.K.

Date of Birth: 23 September, 1978

Ethnicity: English, Irish, Scottish, 1/8 Italian, distant Welsh

Liberty Ross is a British model and actress.

Liberty is the daughter of Roxana Rose Catherine Naila “Bunty” (Lampson) and Ian Cowper Ross. Her brothers are musicians and record producers Atticus Ross and Leopold Ross. Liberty is married to American music producer Jimmy Iovine. She has two children with her former husband, film director Rupert Sanders.

Liberty’s paternal grandfather was named Charles Edward Ross.

Liberty’s maternal grandfather was Sir Miles Wedderburn Lampson, 1st Baron Killearn (the son of Norman George Lampson and Helen Agnes Smith Blackburn). The 1st Baron Killearn was a diplomat. Norman was the son of an American emigrant, Sir Curtis Miranda Lampson, 1st Baronet, of New Haven, Vermont, and of Jane Walter Sibley, or Lady Jane Walter Sibley, of Sutton, Massachusetts. Helen was Scottish, from Killearn, Stirlingshire, the daughter of Peter Blackburn and Jean Wedderburn.

Liberty’s maternal grandmother was Jacqueline Aldine Leslie Castellani (the daughter of Sir Aldo Castellani and Josephine). Jacqueline was born in Colombo, Ceylon (now Sri Lanka). Aldo was an Italian pathologist and bateriologist, from Florence, and was the son of Ettore Castellani and Violante Giuliani. Josephine was from Headingley, Leeds, Yorkshire (now West Yorkshire), and was the daughter of George Ambler Stead, who was of English descent, and of an Irish emigrant, Emily Charlotte French, of Ballinasloe, County Roscommon.

Liberty’s matrilineal ancestry can be traced back to her third great-grandmother, Eliza Dawson.

Sources: Genealogy of Liberty Ross – http://www.thepeerage.com

Genealogies of Liberty Ross (focusing on her mother’s side) – https://www.geni.com

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Atticus Ross

by Manila on May 3, 2018

Atticus Ross and Trent Reznor – 63rd Annual DGA Awards – Arrivals – Grand Ballroom at Hollywood & Highland Center – Hollywood, CA, USA – Photo Credit: Bob Charlotte / PR Photos

Birth Name: Atticus Cowper Ross

Place of Birth: Lambeth, London, England, U.K.

Date of Birth: 16 January, 1968

Ethnicity: English, Irish, Scottish, 1/8 Italian, distant Welsh

Atticus Ross is a British musician, songwriter, record producer, and audio engineer. He is a member of the American industrial band Nine Inch Nails, alongside Trent Reznor. Atticus and Trent won the Academy Award for Original Score for The Social Network.

Atticus is the son of Roxana Rose Catherine Naila “Bunty” (Lampson) and Ian Cowper Ross. His younger siblings are model and actress Liberty Ross and musician and record producer Leopold Ross. Atticus is married to Claudia Avia Sarne, with whom he has three children.

Atticus’ paternal grandfather was named Charles Edward Ross.

Atticus’ maternal grandfather was Sir Miles Wedderburn Lampson, 1st Baron Killearn (the son of Norman George Lampson and Helen Agnes Smith Blackburn). The 1st Baron Killearn was a diplomat. Norman was the son of an American emigrant, Sir Curtis Miranda Lampson, 1st Baronet, of New Haven, Vermont, and of Jane Walter Sibley, or Lady Jane Walter Sibley, of Sutton, Massachusetts. Helen was Scottish, from Killearn, Stirlingshire, the daughter of Peter Blackburn and Jean Wedderburn.

Atticus’ maternal grandmother was Jacqueline Aldine Leslie Castellani (the daughter of Sir Aldo Castellani and Josephine). Jacqueline was born in Colombo, Ceylon (now Sri Lanka). Aldo was an Italian pathologist and bateriologist, from Florence, and was the son of Ettore Castellani and Violante Giuliani. Josephine was from Headingley, Leeds, Yorkshire (now West Yorkshire), and was the daughter of George Ambler Stead, who was of English descent, and of an Irish emigrant, Emily Charlotte French, of Ballinasloe, County Roscommon.

Atticus’ matrilineal ancestry can be traced back to his third great-grandmother, Eliza Dawson.

Sources: Genealogy of Atticus Ross – http://www.thepeerage.com

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

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