Welsh

Ned Luke

by Manila on November 22, 2017

Birth Name: Ned Armstrong Luke

Place of Birth: Danville, Illinois, United States

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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Gwilym Lee

by madman on November 16, 2017

Birth Name: Gwilym Alan Lee

Place of Birth: Bristol, Gloucestershire, England, U.K.

Date of Birth: c. January 1984

Ethnicity: Welsh

Gwilym Lee is a British actor. He is the son of Ceinwen (Evans) and Tom Lee. His parents are Welsh.

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Peter Marshall

by bablah on November 15, 2017

Peter Marshall – “La Cage Aux Folles” Musical Revival at the Pantages Theatre in Los Angeles on July 11, 2012 – Pantages Theatre – Los Angeles, CA, USA – Photo Credit: Andrew Evans / PR Photos

Birth Name: Ralph Pierre LaCock

Place of Birth: Huntington, West Virginia, U.S.

Date of Birth: March 30, 1926

Ethnicity: English, German (paternal grandmother), distant Irish, Scottish, and Welsh

Peter Marshall is an American television and radio personality, singer, and actor. He is best known as the original host of The Hollywood Squares.

His son, Pete LaCock, is a former Major League Baseball player. His sister was actress Joanne Dru.

Peter’s Lacock line can be traced back to Richard Laycock, born in Kildwick, North Yorkshire, England in 1580.

Peter’s paternal grandfather was James S. Lacock, son of Benjamin Franklin Lacock and Sarah Jane Pratt. Benjamin was the son of Joseph Lacock (son of Elisha Lacock and Mary Eddy) and Rebecca Bane (daughter of Isaac Bane and Sarah Harriet Ferguson). Sarah was the daughter of John Pratt (son of Lott Jones Pratt and Molly Polly Eldridge) and Elizabeth Bellow.

Peter’s paternal grandmother was Lena Pauline Dietz. She was born in Ohio to German parents.

Peter’s maternal grandparents were George W. Frampton and Blanch Mathews (daughter of Norris Mathews and Letitia Campbell).

Sources: Genealogy of Peter Marshall – https://www.geni.com

Peter’s maternal grandmother Blanch Mathews on 1880 U.S. census – https://www.familysearch.org

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Sian Heder

by stlucas on November 14, 2017

Sian Heder – 2014 Writers Guild Award Los Angeles Ceremony – Arrivals – JW Marriott Los Angeles L.A. LIVE – Los Angeles, CA, USA – Photo Credit: Kazuki Hirata / HollywoodNewsWire.net / PRPhotos.com

Birth Name: Sian H. Heder

Place of Birth: Cambridge, Massachusetts, U.S.

Date of Birth: June 23, 1977

Ethnicity:
*Hungarian (father)
*Welsh (mother)

Sian Heder is an American writer and filmmaker.

Sian is the daughter of artists Mags (Harries) and Lajos Héder. Sian’s father is from Budapest, Hungary. Sian’s mother is from Cardiff, Wales. Sian is married to actor/producer David Newsom, with whom she has two children.

Sources: http://www.broward.org

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Kyle Newacheck

by stlucas on November 11, 2017

Kyle Newacheck – Comic-Con International: San Diego 2012 – Day 1 – “Workaholics” Press Interviews – Hilton San Diego Bayfront – San Diego, CA, USA – Keywords: Orientation: Portrait Face Count: 1 – False – Photo Credit: Izumi Hasegawa / PR Photos

Birth Name: Kyle Richard Newacheck

Place of Birth: Walnut Creek, Contra Costa, California, United States

Date of Birth: January 23, 1984

Ethnicity: Ashkenazi Jewish (maternal grandfather), Welsh, English, Irish, Scottish, German, Swiss-German, Czech/Bohemian

Kyle Newacheck is an American television writer, director, producer, and actor.

Kyle is the son of Pamela A. (Kahn) and Richard Alan “Rick” Newacheck. Kyle’s father has Czech/Bohemian, Welsh, German, Swiss-German, Irish, Scottish, and English ancestry. Kyle’s mother is mostly of German Jewish and English descent.

Kyle’s paternal grandfather was Richard Newacheck (the son of Franklin William Newacheck and Hazel May Brewer). Franklin was the son of Frank Joseph Newacheck, whose parents were from Bohemia, and of Rosenia “Rose” Vogt, whose father was Swiss and whose mother was German. Hazel was the daughter of Albert A. Brewer and Emma M. Leachman.

Kyle’s paternal grandmother was Barbara Ellen Davis (the daughter of Lloyd/Loyd Edward Davis and Ezel Bea Agnew). Lloyd was the son of James E. “Jas” Davis, whose parents were Welsh, and of Ella/Eleanor, whose father was English and whose mother was Irish. Ezel was the daughter of Robert E. Agnew and Birdie, whose father was English.

Kyle’s maternal grandfather was Stephen “Steve” Kahn (the son of Irving H. Kahn and Beatrice Meltzer). Irving was the son of Solomon Kahn, whose parents were from Germany, and of Lillie Behrendt, whose parents were also from Germany. Beatrice was the daughter of parents from Germany, Joseph Meltzer and Ida R.

Kyle’s maternal grandmother was Shirley R. Perry (who was likely the daughter of Earl Hamilton Perry and Margurette/Mazie). Earl was the son of Eldred Perry and Carrie.

Sources: Genealogy of Kyle Newacheck – http://www.geni.com

Birth record of Kyle Newacheck – http://www.familysearch.org

Birth record of Kyle’s father – http://www.familysearch.org

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

Kyle’s paternal grandmother on the 1930 U.S. Census – http://www.familysearch.org

Obituary of Kyle’s paternal grandmother – http://www.legacy.com

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