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Paul Birch

by Manila on November 22, 2017

Birth Name: Paul Lowery Smith

Date of Birth: January 13, 1912

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

Date of Death: May 24, 1969

Place of Death: St. George’s, Grenada

Ethnicity: English, Scottish, as well as remote French, Irish, and Italian (Venetian)

Paul Birch was an American actor.

He was the son of Leonora Sarah (Lowery) and Charles Henry Paul Smith.

Paul was married to Margaret Evelyn Farish and Betsy Ann Ross. His grandson by maternal line from his first marriage is actor Ned Luke.

Paul’s paternal grandfather was Henry Paul Smith (the son of Calvin William Smith and Charity Gertrude Johnson). Charity was the daughter of Eliza (possibly Johnson).

Paul’s paternal grandmother was Sarah Ann America Henderson (the daughter of James Glenn Henderson and Mary Jane Wiggins. James was the son of Samuel Elliott Henderson and Sarah A. Green. Mary was the daughter of William Wilson Wiggins and Ann Elizabeth Henry Fountain.

Paul’s maternal grandfather was William Walter Lowery (the son of Andrew Madison Lowery and Keziah Jane Mathis). Andrew was the son of Thomas Lowery and Martha Cameron. Keziah was the daughter of William Wesley Mathis and Mary.

Paul’s maternal grandmother was Mary Francis Florence Beck (the daughter of Jesse Beck and Sarah Ann Woodcock). Jesse was the son of Samuel Elijah Beck and Emma Long.

Sources: Paul Birch on the 1920 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org

Marriage record of Paul Birch, to Margaret Evelyn Farish – https://www.familysearch.org

Marriage record of Paul Birch, to Betsy Ann Ross – https://www.familysearch.org

Marriage record of Paul’s parents – https://www.familysearch.org

Genealogy of Paul’s father – The Flow of Fountains from Darlington County, South Carolina to Monroe County, Alabama (1999), by June Jones Igo

Death record of Paul’s father – https://familysearch.org

Paul’s paternal grandfather, Henry Paul Smith, on the 1850 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org

Paul’s paternal grandmother, Sarah Ann America Henderson, on the 1850 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org

Death record of Paul’s mother – https://www.familysearch.org

Marriage record of Paul’s maternal grandparents, William Walter Lowery and Mary Francis Florence Beck – https://www.familysearch.org

Death record of Paul’s maternal grandfather, William Walter Lowery – https://www.familysearch.org

Marriage record of Paul’s maternal great-grandparents, Andrew Madison Lowery and Keziah Jane Mathis – https://www.familysearch.org

Paul’s maternal great-grandfather, Andrew Madison Lowery, on the 1850 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org

Marriage record of Paul’s maternal great-great-grandparents, Thomas Lowery and Martha Cameron – https://www.familysearch.org

Paul’s maternal great-grandmother, Keziah Jane Mathis, on the 1850 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org

Death record of Paul’s maternal grandmother, Mary Francis Florence (Beck) Lowery – https://www.familysearch.org

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Ned Luke

by Manila on November 22, 2017

Birth Name: Ned Armstrong Luke

Place of Birth: Danville, Illinois, U.S.

Date of Birth: October 4, 1958

Ethnicity: English, German, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, Scottish, Welsh, as well as remote Breton, French, Guernsey Channel Islander, Irish, Italian (Venetian), and Native American (Nansemond and Powhatan)

Ned Luke is an American actor.

He is the son of Cynthia Lenora “Cindy” (Smith) and Frederick William “Fred” Luke.

Ned is married to a yoga instructor Amy Sax, with whom he has a son. They are pictured here.

Ned’s paternal grandfather was Robert John Luke (the son of Frederick William “Fred/Fritz” Luke and Emma F. Schultz). Ned’s great-grandfather Frederick was the son of German immigrants Carl Friederich Lück (later Charles Frederick Luke), of Kletzke, Prignitz, Brandenburg, and of Caroline Frederike Köhler, of Kleinwelsbach, Thuringia. Emma was the daughter of German immigrants “John F.” Schultz, of Stettin (now Szczecin, West Pomeranian Voivodeship, Poland), and of Elizabeth “Lissa” Ringler, of Darmstadt, Hesse.

Ned’s paternal grandmother was Marie Smith (the daughter of John William Smith and Antonette/Jenetta “Nettie” Storm). Ned’s great-grandfather John was the son of Charles Everett Smith and Mary Bianca McMillen. Nettie was the daughter of John Harvey Storm and Hannah Hiatt.

Ned’s maternal grandfather was Paul Birch (the son of Charles Henry Paul Smith and Leonora Sarah Lowery). Charles was the son of Henry Paul Smith and Sarah Ann America Henderson. Leonora was the daughter of William Walter Lowery and Mary Francis Florence Beck.

Ned’s maternal grandmother was Margaret Evelyn Farish (the daughter of Lawrence Buckner Farish and Cynthia Mims). Lawrence was the son of Edward Stevens “Big Ned” Farish and Ladonia “Donee” Patrick. Cynthia was the daughter of David Cullen Mims and Amanda Hasseltine “Hattie” Beard.

Ned’s matrilineal ancestry can be traced back to his fourth great-grandmother, Bettania Georgia Ross.

Sources: Ned’s father on the 1940 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org

Ned’s paternal grandfather, Robert John Luke, on the 1900 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org

Marriage record of Ned’s paternal great-grandparents, Frederick William Luke and Emma F. Schultz – https://familysearch.org

Death record of Ned’s paternal great-grandfather, Frederick William Luke – https://www.familysearch.org

Death record of Ned’s paternal great-grandmother, Emma F. (Schultz) Luke – https://www.familysearch.org

Ned’s paternal grandmother, Marie Smith, on the 1910 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org

Marriage record of Ned’s paternal great-grandparents, John William Smith and Jenetta Storm – https://www.familysearch.org

Ned’s maternal grandfather, Paul Birch, on the 1920 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org

Marriage record of Ned’s maternal grandparents, Paul Birch and Margaret Evelyn Farish – https://www.familysearch.org

Marriage record of Ned’s maternal grandfather, Paul Birch, to Betsy Ann Ross – https://www.familysearch.org

Marriage record of Ned’s maternal great-grandparents, Charles Henry Paul Smith and Leonora Sarah Lowery – https://www.familysearch.org

Genealogy of Ned’s maternal great-grandfather, Charles Henry Paul Smith – The Flow of Fountains from Darlington County, South Carolina to Monroe County, Alabama (1999), by June Jones Igo

Death record of Ned’s maternal great-grandfather, Charles Henry Paul Smith – https://familysearch.org

Ned’s maternal great-great-grandfather, Henry Paul Smith, on the 1850 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org

Ned’s maternal great-great-grandmother, Sarah Ann America Henderson, on the 1850 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org

Death record of Ned’s maternal great-grandmother, Leonora Sarah (Lowery) Smith – https://www.familysearch.org

Marriage record of Ned’s maternal great-great-grandparents, William Walter Lowery and Mary Francis Florence Beck – https://www.familysearch.org

Death record of Ned’s maternal great-great-grandfather, William Walter Lowery – https://www.familysearch.org

Death record of Ned’s maternal great-great-grandmother, Mary Francis Florence (Beck) Lowery – https://www.familysearch.org

Ned’s maternal grandmother, Margaret Evelyn Farish, on the 1910 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org

Death record of Ned’s maternal great-grandfather, Lawrence Buckner Farish – https://www.familysearch.org

Ned’s maternal great-grandmother, Cynthia Mims, on the 1880 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org

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Rubens Barrichello

by stlucas on November 14, 2017

Birth Name: Rubens Gonçalves Barrichello

Place of Birth: São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil

Date of Birth: May 23, 1972

Ethnicity: Brazilian (Italian, Portuguese, possibly other)

Rubens Barrichello is a Brazilian racing driver.

Rubens is the son of Idely (Gonçalves dos Santos) and Rubens Barrichello.

Rubens’ paternal grandfather is Rubens “Rubão” Barrichello (the son of Jacob “Pio Cheu” Barrichello and Maria Marim Fernandes). Jacob was the son of Giovanni Barrichello, who was from Riese Pio X, province of Treviso, Veneto region, Italy.

Rubens’ maternal grandmother was named Izaura.

Sources: http://www.luiz.barrichello.nom.br

Photo by draskovic/www.bigstockphoto.com/

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Sérgio Moro

by stlucas on October 26, 2017

Sergio Moro – 2016 Time Magazine 100 Most Influential People in the World Gala – Outside Arrivals – Time Warner Center – New York City, NY, USA – Photo Credit: Laurence Agron / PRPhotos.com

Birth Name: Sérgio Fernando Moro

Place of Birth: Maringá, Paraná, Brazil

Date of Birth: August 1, 1972

Ethnicity: Brazilian (Italian, German, Spanish, possibly other)

Sérgio Moro is a Brazilian federal judge, writer, and professor. Sérgio is known for being in charge of the prosecution of crimes related to the Operation Car Wash (Lava Jato) since 2014.

Sérgio is the son of Odete (Starke) and Dalton Áureo Moro. Sérgio has a brother, Cesar. Sérgio’s father had Italian ancestry, with roots in Veneto.

Sérgio is married to lawyer Rosângela Wolff.

Sérgio’s paternal grandfather was Levino Nadal Moro (the son of Luiz Moro and Lucia Nadal). Luiz was the son of Giuseppe “José” Moro, who was Italian, and of Margarida. Lucia was the daughter of Italian parents, Giacomo Nadal and Angela Cescon. Giacomo was born in San Fior di Sotto, province of Treviso, Veneto Region.

Sérgio’s paternal grandmother was Áurea Godoy. Godoy is a Spanish surname.

Sources: Genealogy of Sérgio Moro (focusing on his father’s side) – http://www.geni.com

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Toby Huss

by stlucas on September 12, 2017

Toby Huss – “42” Los Angeles Premiere – Arrivals – TCL Chinese Theatre – Hollywood, CA, USA – Keywords: Orientation: Portrait Face Count: 1 – False – Photo Credit: Izumi Hasegawa / PR Photos

Birth Name: Tobias Edward Huss

Place of Birth: Marshalltown, Iowa, U.S.

Date of Birth: December 9, 1966

Ethnicity:
*German, Irish (father)
*Italian (mother)

Toby Huss is an American actor.

Toby is the son of Elma Jean (Michieli) and Gerald Louis “Jerry” Huss. Toby’s father was mostly of Irish and German descent. Toby’s mother had Italian roots.

Toby’s paternal grandfather was Edward Francis “Eddie” Huss (the son of Frank Huss and Mary Gillespie). Frank was born in Iowa, to parents from Germany. Mary was born in Iowa, to parents from Ireland.

Toby’s paternal grandmother was Charlotte Mary Dugan/Deegan (the daughter of William Dugan/Deegan and Julia Murphy). William was born in Wisconsin, to a father from Ireland and a mother from Canada. Julia was born in Wisconsin, to parents from Ireland.

Toby’s maternal grandfather was Tobias “Toby/Tobe” Michieli/Micheli (the son of Joe Michieli/Micheli and Josephine). Toby’s grandfather Tobias was born in Italy, to Italian parents.

Toby’s maternal grandmother was Carrie M. Bertapelle (the daughter of Antonio Bertapelle and Mary Piazza). Carrie was born in Missouri, to parents from Italy. Mary was born in the Province of Vicenza, Veneto, the daughter of Antonio Maria Piazza and Amelia Penzo.

Sources: Obituary of Toby’s father – http://www.journal-advocate.com

Marriage record of Toby’s paternal grandparents, Edward Francis “Eddie” Huss and Charlotte Mary Dugan/Deegan – http://www.familysearch.org

Toby’s paternal grandfather, Edward Francis “Eddie” Huss, on the 1910 U.S. Census – http://www.familysearch.org

Toby’s paternal grandmother, Charlotte Mary Dugan/Deegan, on the 1910 U.S. Census – http://www.familysearch.org

Obituary of Toby’s mother – http://www.legacy.com

Toby’s maternal grandfather, Carrie M. Bertapelle, on the 1930 U.S. Census – http://www.familysearch.org

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