by Manila on September 2, 2018

Marshmello – 2018 Maxim Super Bowl LII Party – Minneapolis Event Complex – Minneapolis, MN, USA – Keywords: Orientation: Portrait Face Count: 1 – False – Photo Credit: Glenn Francis / PRPhotos.com

Birth Name: Christopher Marshall Comstock

Place of Birth: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.

Date of Birth: May 19, 1992

Ethnicity: English, French, German, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, Scottish, Swiss-German, Welsh, 1/1024 Cherokee Native American, 1/2048 Patawomeck Native American, 1/2048 Shawnee Native American, 1/8192 Piscataway Native American, as well as small amount of Belgian [Walloon], Channel Islander [Jersey], Dutch, Swedish

Marshmello is an American electronic dance music producer and DJ.

Marshmello is the son of Stephanie and Matthew Comstock.

Marshmello’s patrilineal ancestry can be traced back to his fourth great-grandfather, William Robert Comstock (c. 1820, Ohio – between 1850 and 1852, Meigs County, Ohio).

Marshmello’s paternal grandfather is Harold Eugene “Gene” Comstock (the son of Hugh Clinton Comstock and Nina Mary Elizabeth West). Eugene was born in Richwood, West Virginia. Hugh was the son of Harry Clinton Comstock and Myrtle Blanche Cunningham. Nina was the daughter of George Arthur West and Martha Katie Ellender Shaver.

Marshmello’s paternal grandmother is Shelby Jean Sevy (the daughter of Claude Leslie Sevy and Nona Dorothy Ramsey). Shelby was born in Hico, West Virginia. Claude was the son of Roscoe Sevy and Minerva Lee Summers. Roscoe’s paternal fourth great-grandmother, Eughioote (also known as Elizabeth Tassel), was a Cherokee Native American. Also, his maternal fifth great-grandfather, William Redman, was a Patawomeck Native American. Nona was the daughter of William Valentine Ramsey and Emma Catherine Crist.

Marshmello’s maternal grandfather is Garley Ray “Tommy” Whitt, Jr. (the son of Garley Ray Whitt and Gertie Mae Shelton). Tommy was born in Lillybrook, West Virginia. Marshmello’s great-grandfather Ray was the son of Merideth Minefee Whitt and Essie Mays. Merideth’s paternal fifth great-grandmother, Minitha Straight Tail, was a Shawnee Native American. Gertie was the daughter of Milton Herman Shelton and Lula Ada Keith.

Marshmello’s maternal grandmother is Brenda Jean Jones (the daughter of David Bill Jones and Velma Florence Hungate). Brenda was born in Coal City, West Virginia. David was the son of Willie D. Jones and Minnie Melvin Young. Velma is the daughter of Ervin Caperton Hungate and Mary Callie Graves. Ervin’s paternal seventh great-grandmother, Mary Kittamaquund, was a Piscataway Native American.

Marshmello’s matrilineal ancestry can be traced back to his fifth great-grandmother, Mary Holliday, of Virginia.

Sources: Genealogy of Marshmello’s paternal granduncle, Douglas Keith Comstock – https://www.familysearch.org

Marriage records of Marshmello’s paternal grandparents, Harold Eugene Comstock and Shelby Jean Sevy – https://www.familysearch.org

Obituary of Marshmello’s paternal great-grandmother, Nina Mary Elizabeth (West) Comstock – https://newspaperarchive.com

Obituary of Marshmello’s paternal granduncle, Robert Herschel “Bob” Sevy – http://articles.chicagotribune.com

Genealogy of Marshmello’s paternal great-grandfather, Claude Leslie Sevy – https://www.familysearch.org

Genealogy of Marshmello’s paternal great-grandmother, Nona Dorothy (Ramsey) Sevy – https://www.familysearch.org

Obituary of Marshmello’s maternal grandaunt, Doris Jean (Jones) Kendrick – https://www.greensboro.com

Marriage record of Marshmello’s maternal grandparents, Garley Ray Whitt, Jr. and Brenda Jean Jones – http://www.wvculture.org

Genealogy of Marshmello’s maternal great-grandfather, Garley Ray Whitt – https://www.familysearch.org

Genealogy of Marshmello’s maternal great-grandmother, Gertie Mae (Shelton) Whitt – https://www.familysearch.org

Marshmello’s maternal great-grandfather, David Bill Jones, on the 1910 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org

Death record of Marshmello’s maternal great-grandfather, David Bill Jones – https://www.familysearch.org

Marriage record of Marshmello’s maternal great-great-grandparents, Willie D. Jones and Minnie Melvin Young – https://www.familysearch.org

Marshmello’s maternal great-grandmother, Velma Florence (Hungate) Jones, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org


Jonas Bloquet

by madman on August 19, 2018

02/21/2018 – Jonas Bloquet – “Game Night” Los Angeles Premiere – Arrivals – TCL Chinese Theater, Hollywood & Highland, 6925 Hollywood Boulevard – Los Angeles, CA, USA – Photo Credit: / PRPhotos.com

Place of Birth: Brussels, Belgium

Date of Birth: 10 July, 1992

Ethnicity: Belgian [Walloon]

Jonas Bloquet is a Belgian actor.


Sandra Kim

by Manila on May 13, 2018

Birth Name: Sandra Caldarone

Place of Birth: Montegnée (now part of Saint-Nicolas), Liège, Belgium

Date of Birth: 15 October, 1972

Ethnicity: Italian [Abruzzese]

Sandra Kim is a Belgian singer. She is the winner of the Eurovision Song Contest 1986, representing Belgium.

Her parents are Italian emigrants, from Torrebruna, Chieti.

Sandra is married to Jurgen Delanghe. She was previously married to front of house engineer Olivier “Gégé” Gérard, until their divorce.

Source: https://www.cinetelerevue.be (page 7)


Gregório Duvivier

by Manila on April 13, 2018

Birth Name: Gregório Byington Duvivier

Place of Birth: Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Date of Birth: 11 April, 1986

Ethnicity: Brazilian [Portuguese (including Azorean and Madeiran), Indigenous (Tupi, Tupiniquim), possibly other], Belgian (Flemish, Walloon), English, French, German, Hungarian, Scottish, as well as distant Dutch, Italian, Powhatan Native American, Spanish (Andalusian, Castilian, Extremaduran), and Welsh

Gregório Duvivier is a Brazilian actor, comedian, and poet.

His father, Edgar Duvivier, is a visual artist. His mother, Olivia Maria Lustosa Byington, is a singer.

Gregório was married to actress, singer, songwriter, screenwriter, and comedian Clarice Falcão, until their divorce.

Gregório’s patrilineal ancestry can be traced back to his eleventh great-grandfather, Michel-Ogier de Juprelle.

Gregório’s paternal grandfather was Edgar Duvivier (the son of Eduardo Duvivier and Aminta Terville de Castro). Edgar was born in Rio de Janeiro. Eduardo was the son of Teodoro Luís Maria Gonzaga Duvivier, whose own father, Joseph Clément Duvivier, was a Belgian emigrant, from Liège, and whose own mother, Agathe Joséphine d’Amerval, was a French emigrant, from Nancy, Meurthe-et-Moselle; and of Amália de Sá Wagner. Gregório’s great-grandmother Aminta was the daughter of Gualberto Júlio de Castro and Maria Clara Rodrigues Terville.

Gregório’s paternal grandmother was Ivna Thaumaturgo Mendes de Moraes (the daughter of Miguel Salazar Mendes de Moraes and Alita Thaumaturgo de Azevedo). Ivna was born in Rio de Janeiro. Miguel was the son of Feliciano Mendes de Moraes and Luísa Cora Salazar. Alita was the daughter of politician Gregório Taumaturgo de Azevedo and Maria da Glória Rodrigues Ferreira.

Gregório’s maternal grandfather is Carlos Amadeo Botelho Byington (the son of Alberto Jackson Byington Júnior and Elisa Cândida de Arruda Botelho). Alberto was the son of an American electrical engineer, Albert (later Alberto) Jackson Byington, of Elmira, New York, and of philanthropist and social activist Pearl (later Pérola) Ellis McIntyre, whose own parents, Robert Dickson McIntyre and Mary Elizabeth “Mollie” Ellis, were American emigrants, from Richmond County, North Carolina and Copiah County, Mississippi, respectively. Gregório’s great-grandmother Elisa was the daughter of Carlos Amadeu de Arruda Botelho and Brazília Whitaker de Oliveira Lacerda.

Gregório’s maternal grandmother was Elisa Lima Lustosa (the daughter of parents surnamed Lustosa and Lima).

Source: Genealogy of Gregório Duvivier – https://www.geni.com

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Tom Maden

by stlucas on April 11, 2018

Tom Maden – 2015 Los Angeles Film Festival – MTV And Dimension TV – “Scream” Premiere – Arrivals – Regal Cinemas L.A. Live – Los Angeles, CA, USA – Keywords: Orientation: Portrait Face Count: 1 – False – Photo Credit: Billy Bennight / PR Photos

Place of Birth: Coppell, Texas, U.S. (possibly)

Date of Birth: August 21, 1989

Ethnicity: Irish, French, Belgian [Walloon], Portuguese, African-Caribbean

Tom Maden is an American actor and model.

Tom is the son of Angela and author Mike Maden. They are pictured here and here, respectively.

Tom’s paternal grandfather was William Walter Maden, Jr. (the son of William Walter Maden, Sr. and Marian L. Costa). Tom’s grandfather William was born in California. He is pictured here. Tom’s great-grandparents William and Marian were listed as “Indian” on the 1940 U.S. Census, and as white on the 1920 and 1930 U.S. Censuses.

Tom’s great-grandfather William was born in Arizona. William’s father, Elbert/Flhert/Ebbert W. Maden, was born in Virginia or Maryland, to black parents from the Caribbean/West Indies. Tom’s great-grandmother Marian was born in California, the daughter of Joaquin/Joaquim Costa, who was Portuguese, and of Marian Serpa, whose parents were Portuguese.

Tom’s paternal grandmother was Dorothy Evelyn/S. Gallez (the daughter of Daniel David Gallez and Beatrice Fleming). Daniel was the son of Abraham Edward Gallez, whose parents were French, and of Celine/Celina Glineur/Gilneur/Glinner/Golinem, who was from Labouverigue, Belgium. Beatrice was the daughter of Frank Fleming and Lizzie Smith.

Tom’s maternal grandfather was Thomas Edmund “Tom/Tot” Lavin (the son of Thomas Sebastian Lavin and Helen). Tom’s great-grandfather Thomas was the son of John Edward Lavin, whose parents were Irish, and of Mary Blanch/Blanche O’Connor, whose parents were also Irish. Helen was born in Tennessee.

Tom’s maternal grandmother likely is/was named Barbara A.

Sources: Divorce record of Tom’s paternal grandparents, William Walter Maden, Jr. and Dorothy Evelyn/S. Gallez – http://www.familysearch.org

Tom’s paternal grandfather, William Walter Maden, Jr., on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org

Marriage record of Tom’s paternal great-grandparents, William Walter Maden, Sr. and Marian L. Costa – http://www.familysearch.org

Tom’s paternal great-grandparents, William Walter Maden, Sr. and Marian L. Costa, on the 1920 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org

Death record of Tom’s paternal great-grandfather, William Walter Maden, Sr. – http://www.familysearch.org

Tom’s paternal great-great-grandfather, Elbert/Flhert/Ebbert W. Maden, on the 1910 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org
Elbert/Flhert/Ebbert W. Maden on the 1940 U.S. Census – https://www.ancestry.com