Evan Dando

by madman on February 25, 2017

Birth Name: Evan Griffith Dando

Place of Birth: Essex, Massachusetts, United States

Date of Birth: March 4, 1967

*Welsh, English, German, French Huguenot, Irish, Swiss-German (father)
*Swedish, possibly other (mother)

Evan Dando is an American singer, songwriter, and musician. He is the singer and guitarist of the rock band The Lemonheads.

Evan is the son of Susan (Schmedes), a model, and Jeffrey Dando. He has stated:

My family have a history of religion and addictions. My grandfather was a Jesus freak and an alcoholic. I never met him – nor did my mother, for that matter. I come from a weird demon spawn, a couple of weird Swedes and a Welsh person or something.

Evan’s father has Welsh, English, German, French Huguenot, Irish, and Swiss-German, ancestry. The Swedish presumably comes from his mother’s side.

Evan’s paternal grandfather was William Albert Dando (the son of Albert James Dando and Anna W. Griffith). Albert’s father was Welsh. Anna was the daughter of William C. Griffith and Laura K. Walton.

Evan’s paternal grandmother was Margaret “Peg” Ellis (the daughter of Raymond Grant Ellis and Helen Alberta Trapier). Raymond was the son of George Wilson Ellis and Anna Mary Light. Helen was the daughter of William Shubrick/Whindam Trapier and Mary Ann Roberts, whose parents were English.

Evan’s maternal grandmother was Hazel D. Schmedes.

Sources: Obituary of Evan’s paternal grandmother, Margaret “Peg” Ellis – http://www.legacy.com/

Obituary of Evan’s maternal grandmother, Hazel D. – http://www.legacy.com/

Genealogy of Evan’s father (focusing on his own mother’s side) – http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/

Genealogy of Evan’s great-grandfather, Anna W. Griffith – http://www.ourfamilygenealogies.com/

Genealogy of Evan’s great-grandfather, Raymond Grant Ellis (focusing on his own father’s side) – http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/

Genealogy of Evan’s great-great-grandmother, Anna Mary Light – https://www.geni.com/

Genealogy of Evan’s great-great-grandfather, William Shubrick/Whindam Trapier – http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/

Evan’s great-grandfather, Albert James Dando, on the 1900 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org/

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Alex Jones (radio host)

by bearboy on February 21, 2017

Birth Name: Alexander Emric/Emerick Jones

Place of Birth: Dallas, Texas, U.S.

Date of Birth: February 11, 1974

Ethnicity: English, along with some Scottish, Welsh, Irish, German, and Swiss-German

Alex Jones is an American far-right radio show host, filmmaker, writer, and conspiracy theorist.

Alex is the son of Carol Gretchen (Hamman) and David Ross Jones.

In one of Alex’s video podcasts, he stated that he is of partial Native American ancestry. It is not clear if this Native American ancestry has been verified/documented.

Alex’s paternal grandfather was Jerry Jones (the son of William Ross Jones and Clara Theodorsia McElroy). William was the son of William Jeremiah Jones and Mary Elizabeth Warwick. Clara was the daughter of Charles Terry McElroy and Mary Frances Jackson.

Alex’s paternal grandmother was Patricia/Pattie Louise Johnson (the daughter of Peyton Lacy Johnson and Jessie Louise Brown). Peyton was the son of John Lamb Johnson and Martha L. Bridges. Jessie was the daughter of Stewart Murray Brown and Julia Ester Selman.

Alex’s maternal grandfather was Clyde William Hamman (the son of Clyde William Hamman and Margaret Frances Gresham). Alex’s great-grandfather Clyde was the son of William David Hamman and Katherine Merilza Fowler. Margaret was the daughter of Oliver Pinkney Gresham and Ann Moshelle Moore.

Alex’s maternal grandmother is Bennie Grayce Pope (the daughter of William Forrest Pope and Verna Grayce Cleveland). William was the son of Nathaniel/Nathan Pope and Adaline Marguerite Gibson. Verna was the daughter of David Henry Craig Cleveland and Etta Lecil Acker.

Sources: Genealogies of Alex Jones – http://gw.geneanet.org


Kurt Hugo Schneider

by madman on February 21, 2017

Place of Birth: Baltimore, Maryland, United States

Date of Birth: September 7, 1988

Ethnicity: Austrian, German, English, Dutch, remote Welsh

Kurt Hugo Schneider is an American singer, songwriter, composer, musician, director, producer, and video editor. He is the son of Laurie S. (Auth), an artist, and Michael H. Schneider, a mathematician.

Kurt has said that his paternal grandparents were from Vienna. He has also mentioned that his father is of part German descent. Kurt’s mother’s ancestry is German, English, Dutch, and remote Welsh.

Kurt’s maternal grandfather was Bernard Baldus Auth (the son of Francis Xavier Auth and Mary Katherine Koppers). Francis was the son of German parents, Chrysanthus Santus Auth and Regina Klueh. Mary Katherine was born in Suderwick, Germany, of Dutch and German descent, the daughter of Peter Theodore Koppers and Adelheid Marie Messing.

Kurt’s maternal grandmother was ? Herbert (the daughter of Francis Irving Herbert and Mary V. Lancaster). Francis was the son of Baker Wilmer Herbert and Laura Clarke. Mary V. was the daughter of Spearman Simon Lancaster and Verlinda Elizabeth Jenkins.

Source: Genealogy of Kurt Hugo Schneider (focusing on his mother’s side) – https://www.geni.com


Lyndon LaRouche

by follers on February 21, 2017

Birth Name: Lyndon Hermyle LaRouche, Jr.

Place of Birth: Rochester, New Hampshire, U.S.

Date of Birth: September 8, 1922

Ethnicity: French-Canadian, Scottish, English, distant Dutch and Welsh

Lyndon LaRouche is an American political activist and politician. He founded the LaRouche movement, a political and cultural network promoting himself and his ideas.

He was the U.S. Labor Party’s nominee for President of the United States in 1976. He was also a candidate for the Democratic Party’s nomination for President in 1980, 1984, 1988, 1992, 1996, 2000, and 2004. He was on the general Presidential election ballot as an independent most or all of those years.

Lyndon is the son of Jessie Lenore (Weir) and Lyndon Hermyle LaRouche.

Lyndon’s paternal grandfather was Joseph H. Golthier LaRouche (the son of Antoine LaRouche, Gauthier and Catherine Parent). Joseph was born in Canada, to parents from Rimouski, Québec. Antoine was the son of Antoine Gauthier dit LaRouche and Marie Dubé. Catherine was the daughter of Pierre Parent and Madeleine Gagné.

Lyndon’s paternal grandmother was Ella Stevens Lougee (the daughter of Lorenzo J. Lougee and Annie McGregor).

Lyndon’s maternal grandfather was George Weir (the son of George Weir and Janet Stewart). George was born in Bridgeton, Glasgow, Lanark, Scotland.

Lyndon’s maternal grandmother was Martha H. Wood (the daughter of Daniel Heveland Wood, Jr, and Caroline Almira Starr). Daniel was the son of Daniel Heveland Wood and Elizabeth Benedict. Caroline was the daughter of Timothy Starr and Mary Ann Kent.

Source: Genealogy of Lyndon LaRouche – http://www.wargs.com


Maty Noyes

by Manila on February 12, 2017

Birth Name: Madeline Ashley Noyes

Place of Birth: Corinth, Mississippi, United States

Date of Birth: August 25, 1997

Ethnicity: Channel Islander (Jersey), Dutch, English, French, German, Irish, Italian, Scots-Irish (Northern Irish), Scottish, Swedish, Swiss-German, Welsh, as well as remote Austrian, Danish, Faroese, and Patawomeck Native American

Maty Noyes is an American singer. Her father, Timothy Lee Noyes, is a physician. Her mother, Erica Lynn (Moore), is a pediatrician.

Maty’s patrilineal ancestry can be traced back to her ninteenth great-grandfather, Robert Noyes.

Maty’s paternal grandfather was Thomas Lee “Tom” Noyes (the son of Okell Noyes and Mary Kathryn McCullah, later Case). Okell was the son of Estel Noyes and Golden Leona Grant. Kathryn was the biological daughter of Charles McCullah and Clara. She was raised by Charley Dotson “Dot” Case and Lena Eva Miller.

Maty’s paternal grandmother is Lynn Wherry.

Maty’s maternal grandfather is Eric Dean Moore (the son of Asier Dean Moore and Connie Louaine Johnson). Connie was the daughter of Thomas Edna “Ed” Johnson and Connie Zelma Phelps.

Maty’s maternal grandmother is Geraldine Virginia “Geri” Cook (the daughter of Frederick Earl Cook and Evelyn Virginia Newquist). Frederick was the son of Frank Crawford Cook and Louise Fredericka Holtgreve. Evelyn was the daughter of Swedish immigrants, Arvid Nathanael Nyquist (later Arvid Nathaniel Newquist) and Hanna Kristina Olsdotter (later Hannah Christina Olson), both of Sunne, Värmland.

Sources: Obituary of Maty’s paternal grandfather, Thomas Lee Noyes – http://bolivarmonews.com

Maty’s paternal great-grandfather, Okell Noyes, on the 1940 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org

Obituary of Maty’s paternal great-grandmother, Mary Kathryn (McCullah) Noyes – http://www.ozarksremembers.com

Obituaries of Maty’s maternal great-grandmother, Connie Louaine (Johnson) Moore – http://dailycorinthian.com

Birth record of Maty’s maternal grandmother, Geraldine Virginia Cook – https://familysearch.org

Marriage record of Maty’s maternal great-grandparents, Frederick Earl Cook and Evelyn Virginia Newquist – https://familysearch.org

Birth record of Maty’s maternal great-great-grandfather, Arvid Natanael Nyqvist – http://search.ancestry.com

Birth record of Maty’s maternal great-great-grandmother, Hanna Kristina Olsdotter – http://search.ancestry.com

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