Billy Crawford

by Manila on October 16, 2018

Birth Name: Billy Joe Ledesma Crawford

Place of Birth: Manila, Philippines

Date of Birth: May 16, 1982

*English, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, Scottish, 1/128 Dutch, 1/256 German, as well distant Cornish, French, Irish, and Welsh (father)
*Filipino [Hiligaynon] (mother)

Billy Crawford is a Filipino-American actor, singer, and songwriter.

His father, Jack Von Crawford, is American, from Eastland, Texas. His mother, Marietta “Mayette” Ledesma, is Filipino, from Jaro, Iloilo City.

Billy is married to actress Coleen Garcia. He was previously married to French dance choreographer Marie Courchinoux, until their divorce.

Billy’s patrilineal ancestry can be traced back to his fifth great-grandfather, Andrew Crawford.

Billy’s paternal grandfather was Neafulus Baldridge “Baldy” Crawford (the son of Jesse Pitt Crawford and Ollie Mildred Davis). Baldridge was born in Thurber, Texas. Pitt was the son of Thomas “Tom” Crawford and Almeda Truelock. Ollie was the daughter of William Jefferson Davis and Tarla Ola Cody.

Billy’s maternal grandmother was Laura Jean Adams (the daughter of Loyd Glenn Adams and Olive Laura Ford). Jean was born in Dewey, Oklahoma. Loyd was the son of Glenn Carey Adams and Cora Estelle Pinney. Cora’s paternal great-great-grandfather, Rinear van Hoosear, was Dutch. Olive was the daughter of Louis Von Ford and Laura Belle Wright. Billy’s great-great-grandmother Laura’s maternal great-great-great-grandfather, Peter Schmuck, was German.

Sources: Birth record of Billy’s father – https://www.familysearch.org

Genealogies of Billy’s paternal grandfather, Neafulus Baldridge Crawford – https://www.wikitree.com

Genealogy of Billy’s paternal grandmother, Laura Jean (Adams) Crawford – https://www.familysearch.org

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Neil Armstrong

by follers on October 16, 2018

Birth Name: Neil Alden Armstrong

Date of Birth: August 5, 1930

Place of Birth: Wapakoneta, Ohio, U.S.

Date of Death: August 25, 2012

Place of Death: Cincinnati, Ohio, U.S.

*75%+ German
*25%- mix of Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, English, Scottish, Welsh

Neil Armstrong was the first person to walk on the Moon. He was an American astronaut, aeronautical engineer, naval aviator, test pilot, and university professor.

Neil was the son of Viola Louise (Engel) and Stephen Koenig Armstrong. His ancestry was just over three quarters German, with his other roots being Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, English, Scottish, and Welsh. His surname was retained from his non-German ancestry.

Neil was married to Carol Held Knight, until his death. He had three children with his former wife, Janet Shearon Armstrong.

Neil’s paternal grandfather was Willis J. Armstrong (the son of Stephen Armstrong and Martha Watkins). Willis was born in Ohio. Stephen was the son of David Armstrong and Eleanor Scott. Martha was the daughter of William Watkins and Henretta Maria Purdum.

Neil’s paternal grandmother was Laura Mary Louise Koenig (the daughter of Jacob Koenig and Barbara Hoppel/Hopple). Laura was born in Ohio. Jacob was born in Koenigsburg, Germany, and his mother’s surname was Curd. Barbara was born in Ohio, to German parents, Adam Hoppel and Rachel Drexel.

Neil’s maternal grandfather was Martin August Engel (the son of Martin August Engel and Katharina Jacobs). Neil’s grandfather Martin was born in Ohio, to German parents, from Hessen. Neil’s great-grandfather Martin was the son of Johannes Engel.

Neil’s maternal grandmother was Caroline Matilda Katter (the daughter of Frederick W. “Fritz” Katter and Maria Martha Katterheinrich). Caroline was born in Ohio. Frederick was born in Ohio, the son of German parents, Heinrich/Henry William Kroger Katter, from Ladbergen, North Rhine-Westphalia, and Anna Elizabeth Christina Peterjohan, from Tecklenburg, North Rhine-Westphalia. Maria was born in Ohio, the daughter of H. Katterhenrich and Anna C. Lutterbeck.

Source: Genealogy of Neil Armstrong – https://www.geni.com


Pat Schroeder

by follers on October 11, 2018

Birth Name: Patricia Nell Scott

Place of Birth: Portland, Oregon, U.S.

Date of Birth: July 30, 1940

Ethnicity: Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, Scottish, English, Irish, Welsh, distant German

Pat Schroeder is an American politician. A member of the Democratic Party, she was a Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Colorado, from January 3, 1973 to January 3, 1997.

She was a candidate for the Democratic Party’s nomination for President of the United States in 1988.

Pat is the daughter of Bernice Lemoin (Scott), a teacher, and Lee Combs Scott, a pilot and aviation insurance company owner. Her parents were born in Nebraska. She is married to Jim Schroeder, with whom she has two children.

Pat’s paternal grandfather was Frank H. Scott (the son of Robert McIntyre Scott and Rebecca Tinney). Frank was born in Pennsylvania, to Northern Irish parents. Robert was born in Londonderry, Donegal, the son of William David Scott and Sarah McIntyre.

Pat’s paternal grandmother was Clara May Combs (the daughter of Alonzo Leonidas Combs and Sarah Bunker Huntington). Clara was born in Nebraska. Alonzo was the son of William D. Combs and Mary Jane McGrew. Sarah was the daughter of Steven Ault Huntington and Clarissa Lovejoy Baldwin.

Pat’s maternal grandfather was Humphrey Clyde Scott (the son of William Crawford Scott and Louisa Frances Davis). Humphrey was born in Iowa. William was the son of David Irwin/Erwin Scott and Eleanor Malone. Louisa was the daughter of Richard M. Davis and Nancy A. Foutz.

Pat’s maternal grandmother was Nellie/Nelle Eugenia Webster (the daughter of Abraham Wheeler Webster and Rachel A. Young). Nelle was born in Indiana. Abraham was the son of Thomas Corbin Webster and Nancy Dowers. Rachel was the daughter of Amaziah Young and Mary Beebe.

Sources: Genealogy of Pat Schroeder (focusing on her father’s side) – https://www.ancestry.ca

Pat’s father on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org

Pat’s mother on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org

Obituary of Pat’s mother – http://articles.orlandosentinel.com


Gordon B. Hinckley

by Manila on September 22, 2018

Birth Name: Gordon Bitner Hinckley

Date of Birth: June 23, 1910

Place of Birth: Salt Lake City, Utah, U.S.

Date of Death: January 27, 2008

Place of Death: Salt Lake City, Utah, U.S.

*Dutch, English, as well as small amount of Cornish, French, German, Scottish, and Welsh (father)
*Danish (maternal grandfather)
*Norwegian (maternal grandmother)

Gordon B. Hinckley was an American religious leader and author. He was the 15th President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, from March 12, 1995 to January 27, 2008, his death. He was also on the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, from October 5, 1961 to July 23, 1981, and was its President, from June 5, 1994 to March 12, 1995.

His father, Bryant Stringham Hinckley, was a writer and educator. His mother, Christene (Johnson), was the daughter of emigrants, from Copenhagen, Denmark and Fredrisktad, Østfold, Norway, respectively.

Gordon was married to Marjorie Pay, until her death. The couple has five children.

Gordon’s patrilineal ancestry can be traced back to his fifteenth great-grandfather, John de Hinckley.

Gordon’s paternal grandfather was Ira Nathaniel Hinckley (the son of Erastus Nathaniel Hinckley and Lois Judd). Ira was a Canadian emigrant, from Bastard Township (now part of Rideau Lakes), Ontario. Erastus was American, from Elizabethtown, New York, and was the son of Nathaniel Hinckley and Rhoda Barber. Lois was the daughter of American emigrants, Arza Judd, of Harwinton, Connecticut, and of Lois Knapp, Amenia, New York.

Gordon’s paternal grandmother was Angeline Wilcox Noble (the daughter of Lucian Noble and Emily Wilcox). Angeline was born in Livonia, Michigan. Lucian was the son of Silas Noble and Leah Hollenbeck. Emily was the daughter of Smith Wilcox and Martha Turner.

Gordon’s maternal grandfather was Niels Johansen (later Johnson, the son of Johannes Peter Rasmus Johansen, later John Peter Rasmus Johnson, and of Karen Marie Nielsdatter, later Caroline Marie Nielsen Toft). John was the son of Johannes Christensen and Ane Dorthea Jensdatter. Caroline was the daughter of Niels Hansen and Ane Larsdatter.

Gordon’s maternal grandmother was Caroline Josephine Matthea Johansen (later Josephine Caroline Mathia Johnson, the daughter of Johan Johannesen and Inger Kirstine Thoresdatter). Johan was the son of Johannes Johansen and Mari Halvorsdatter. Inger was the daughter of Thore Johannesen and Anna Maria Jacobsdatter.

Gordon’s matrilineal ancestry can be traced back to his third great-grandmother, Elen Halvorsdatter.

Source: Genealogy of Gordon B. Hinckley – https://www.familysearch.org


Elley Duhé

by Manila on September 21, 2018

Birth Name: Elley Frances Duhé

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

Date of Birth: February 14, 1992

Ethnicity: Breton, Dutch [including Frisian], English, French [including French-Canadian], German, Irish, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, Scottish, Welsh, 65/512 Italian, 1/128 Belgian [Flemish], 15/2048 Shawnee Native American, 1/256 Cherokee Native American, 1/512 Swiss-German, 5/16384 Manx, 1/4096 Swedish, as well as distant Cornish

Elley Duhé is an American singer and songwriter.

Elley is the daughter of Teena and Robert Duhé.

Elley’s patrilineal ancestry can be traced back to her ninth great-grandfather, Jacques Duhée.

Elley’s paternal grandfather is Willie Joseph “Bill” Duhé III (the son of Willie Joseph “Bill” Duhé, Jr. and Angelina “Jennie” Lovetro). Elley’s grandfather Willie was born in Louisiana. Elley’s great-grandfather Willie was the son of Willie Joseph Duhé and Léonie Millet. Elley’s great-great-grandfather Willie’s maternal fifth great-grandmother, Verena Hirtzel, was Swiss-German, from Pfäffikon, Canton of Zürich. Also, his maternal fourth great-grandfather, Heinrich Albert Schexnayder, was Belgian, from Brussels. Léonie’s paternal fourth great-grandfather, Christopher Johannes (or Jean Christphe in French) Huber, was also Belgian, from Leuven, Flemish Brabant. Also, one of Léonie’s paternal eighth great-grandfathers was Zacharie Cloutier (c. 1590-1677), a prominent early Québec settler. Leónie’s paternal third great-grandfather, Giovanni Battista Manuel (or Jean Baptiste Manuel in French) Bacas, was Italian, from Genoa. Jennie was the daughter of Italian emigrants, Antonio “Anthony” Lovetro and Angelina Ferrara.

Elley’s paternal grandmother is named Barbara Kennedy.

Elley’s maternal grandfather is Colonel Walker “Bud” Scott, Jr. (the son of Colonel Walker Henderson Scott, Sr. and Dorothy May Davis). Elley’s grandfather Colonel was born in Cattlesburg, Kentucky. Elley’s great-grandfather Colonel was the biological father of criminal and cult leader Charles Manson, and was the son of Walker Henderson Scott and Gladys Ella Cline. Two of Elley’s great-great-grandfather Walker’s sixth great-grandparents, Sven Rambo and Ann Christian, were ethnic Swedish and Manx, respectively. His twice ninth great-grandfather, William McChristen, was also a Manx, from Milntown. Dorothy was a World War II veteran, and was the daughter of Melvin Davis and Dora Castle. Melvin’s paternal great-great-grandmother, Elizabeth Nakitika, was a Cherokee Native American. Melvin’s maternal great-great-grandfather and Dora’s paternal great-grandfather, Inman Castle, was 5/8 Shawnee Native American.

Elley’s maternal grandmother was Frances Jeanette “Frankie” McDowell (the daughter of Harvey James McDowell and Thelma Josephine Wright). Frances was born in Grayson, Kentucky. Harvey was the son of Charles Leander “Charlie” McDowell and Fanny B. Sexton. Thelma was the daughter of James Lewis Wright and Elizabeth Ellen Burchett.

Elley’s matrilineal ancestry can be traced back to her fourth great-grandmother, Elizabeth Patrick (September 15, 1831, Morgan County, Kentucky – February 14, 1910, Magoffin County, Kentucky).

Sources: Genealogy of Elley’s paternal grandfather, Willie Joseph Duhé III – http://perilloux.net

Birth record of Elley’s maternal grandfather, Colonel Walker Scott, Jr. – https://www.familysearch.org

Genealogy of Elley’s paternal great-grandfather, Colonel Walker Henderson Scott, Sr. – https://www.geni.com

Birth record of Elley’s paternal great-grandmother, Dorothy May Davis – https://www.familysearch.org

Elley’s paternal great-grandmother, Dorothy May Davis, on the 1920 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org

Obituary of Elley’s paternal great-grandmother, Dorothy May (Davis) Canterbury – https://www.newspapers.com

Birth record of Elley’s maternal grandmother, Frances Jeanette McDowell – https://www.familysearch.org

Elley’s maternal grandmother, Frances Jeanette McDowell, on the 1940 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org

Obituary of Elley’s maternal grandmother, Frances Jeanette (McDowell) Scott – http://wolfefuneralhomes.com

Elley’s maternal great-grandfather, Harvey James McDowell, on the 1910 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org

Birth record of Elley’s maternal great-grandmother, Thelma Josephine Wright – https://www.familysearch.org

Elley’s maternal great-grandmother, Thelma Josephine Wright, on the 1920 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org