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Ron McGovney

by Manila on May 6, 2018

Birth Name: Ronald Joe McCovney

Place of Birth: Los Angeles, California, United States

Date of Birth: November 2, 1963

Ethnicity: Dutch, English, French, German, Irish, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, Scottish, Welsh, as well as small amount of Channel Islander [Jersey], Cornish, and Swiss-German

Ron McGovney is an American musician. He is known as the original bassist for the heavy metal band Metallica, before he was replaced by Cliff Burton. The band’s members have also included/include Kirk Hammett, James Hetfield, Dave Mustaine, Jason Newsted, and Lars Ulrich.

Ron is the son of LaRae (Houskeeper) and Joseph Ray “Mack” McGovney.

Ron is married to Rene Michele Norrod, with whom he has three children.

Ron’s patrilineal ancestry can be traced back to his fourth great-grandfather, Thomas McGovney.

Ron’s paternal grandfather was Joseph Clifton McGovney (the son of James McGovney and Margaret Jane Metz). Joseph was born in Ohio. James was the son of James McGovney and Elizabeth Douglas. Margaret was the daughter of William Metz and Katherine Thomas.

Ron’s paternal grandmother was Matilda Catherine Simmons (the daughter of Joel B. Simmons and Clara Ellen Webb). Matilda was born in Illinois. Joel was the son of Joel Simmons and Catherine Ward. Clara was the daughter of William Webb and Matilda Baker.

Ron’s maternal grandfather was James Edmond Houskeeper (the son of Thomas Jefferson Houskeeper and Missouri Jane Ownens). James was born in Utah. Thomas was the son of John Houskeeper and Elizabeth Thompson Morrow. Missouri was the daughter of John William Owens and Ruth Yoakum.

Ron’s maternal grandmother was Alice Elnora Vance (the daughter of George Harden Vance and Mary Cashman Wakefield). Alice was born in Utah. George was the son of Isaac Young Vance and Martha Eleanor Yager. Mary Cashman was the daughter of John Fleming Wakefield and Susannah Garlick.

Ron’s matrilineal ancestry can be traced back to his ninth great-grandmother, Appolonia.

Sources: Birth record of Ron McGovney – https://www.familysearch.org

Genealogy of Ron’s father – https://www.familysearch.org

Genealogy of Ron’s mother – https://www.familysearch.org

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Jason Newsted

by Manila on May 5, 2018

Newsted – Rock im Park 2013 Music festival – Day 2 – Zeppelinfeld – Nurnberg, Germany – Keywords: Jason Newsted Orientation: Portrait Face Count: 1 – False – Photo Credit: radim rotek / PR Photos

Birth Name: Jason Curtis Newsted

Place of Birth: Battle Creek, Michigan, U.S.

Date of Birth: March 4, 1963

Ethnicity: Dutch, English, German, Irish, Scottish, as well as distant Cornish and Welsh

Jason Newsted is an American musician. He is the former bassist for the metal bands Flotsam and Jetsam, Metallica, Echobrain, and Voivod. He also led the band Newsted. Metallica’s members have also included/include Cliff Burton, Kirk Hammett, James Hetfield, Ron McGovney, Dave Mustaine, and Lars Ulrich.

Jason is the son of Joann Marlene “Jo” (Arnold) and Robert Gene Newsted. He is married to Nicole Leigh Smith.

Jason’s patrilineal ancestry can be traced back to his fifth great-grandfather, John Newstead.

Jason’s paternal grandfather was Lloyd Ray Newsted (the son of Lloyd D. Newstead, later Newsted, and of Pansy Viola Dean). Jason’s grandfather Lloyd was born in Washington. Jason’s great-grandfather Lloyd was the son of James Earnest Newsted, whose own father, James Isaac Newstead, was an English emigrant, from Rackheath, Norfolk, and of Mary Amy Adell Spaulding. Pansy was the daughter of Kelly Joseph Dean and Jessie Ellen Conrad.

Jason’s paternal grandmother was Delma Helen Feasel (the son of Walter Marion Feasel and Nettie May Murray). Delma was born in Michigan. Walter was the son of Henry Feasel and Rebecca Ann Abshire. Nettie was the daughter of John Murray and Rosanna Gehrett.

Jason’s maternal grandfather was Floyd Val Arnold (the son of Charles Jacob Arnold and Margaret B. “Maggie” Cloud). Floyd was born in Michigan. Charles was the son of John Arnold and Nancy Jane Shull. Margaret was the daughter of Ira Anthony Cloud and Lula Mae Evans.

Jason’s maternal grandmother was Helen B. Feister (the daughter of Curtis Homer Feister and Leona Ann Straley). Curtis was the son of John Feister and Lavina Houck. Leona was the daughter of Jacob Jerome Straley and Margaret Jane Linton.

Jason’s matrilineal ancestry can be traced back to his fifth great-grandmother, Sarah Booker.

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

Jason’s paternal grandfather, Lloyd Ray Newsted, on the 1920 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org

Marriage record of Jason’s paternal great-grandparents, Lloyd D. Newsted and Pansy Viola Dean – https://www.familysearch.org

Birth record of Jason’s paternal great-grandfather, Lloyd D. Newstead – https://www.familysearch.org

Jason’s paternal grandmother, Delma Helen Feasel, on the 1920 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org

Obituary of Jason’s paternal grandmother, Delma Helen (Feasel) Newsted – https://www.findagrave.com

Jason’s paternal great-grandfather, Walter Marion Feasel, on the 1900 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org

Marriage record of Jason’s paternal great-great-grandparents, Henry Feasel and Rebecca Ann Abshire – https://www.familysearch.org

Jason’s paternal great-grandmother, Nettie May Murray, on the 1900 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org

Obituaries of Jason’s mother – https://www.findagrave.com
http://obits.mlive.com

Genealogy of Jason’s maternal grandfather, Floyd Val Arnold – https://www.familysearch.org

Genealogy of Jason’s maternal great-grandfather, Curtis Homer Feister – https://www.familysearch.org

Genealogy of Jason’s maternal great-grandmother, Leona Ann Straley – https://www.familysearch.org

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Christopher B. Landon

by celebfan on May 3, 2018

Birth Name: Christopher Beau Landon

Place of Birth: Los Angeles, California, United States

Date of Birth: February 27, 1975

Ethnicity:
*Ashkenazi Jewish and Irish (father)
*German, English, Scottish, Welsh, Dutch (mother)

Christopher B. Landon is an American film director, producer, and screenwriter.

Christopher is the son of actor, director, and filmmaker Michael Landon and actress Lynn Noe. His half-sister is actress Jennifer Landon.

Christopher’s paternal grandfather was named Eli Maurice Orowitz. Eli was born in Pennsylvania, and was of Russian Jewish descent.

Christopher’s paternal grandmother was dancer and comedian Peggy O’Neal. Peggy was of Irish ancestry.

Christopher’s maternal grandfather was John Graham Noe (the son of Arvin Graham Noe and Milton Foster “Mittie” Van Arsdale/Vanarsdale). John was born in Kentucky. Arvin was the son of Stith Thompson Noe and Mary Elizabeth Graham. Milton was the daughter of Samuel Cornelius Van Arsdale/Vanarsdale and Sarah Margaret Campbell.

Christopher’s maternal grandmother was Virginia Plock (the daughter of John Wesley Plock and Virginia Linwood Jenkins). Christopher’s grandmother Virginia was born in Kentucky. John was the son of German parents, August Ploch and Amelia Johann.

Sources: Genealogies of Christopher Landon – https://www.geni.com
https://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com

Genealogy of Christopher’s father – http://www.algerclan.org

Genealogy of Christopher’s father (focusing on his own father’s side) – https://old.findagrave.com

Photo by kathclick/Bigstock.com

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Leopold Ross

by Manila on May 3, 2018

Birth Name: Leopold Lincoln Fitzgerald Ross

Place of Birth: Los Angeles, California, United States

Date of Birth: 19 August, 1980

Ethnicity: English, Irish, Scottish, 1/8 Italian, distant Welsh

Leopold Ross is a British musician and record producer.

Leopold is the son of Roxana Rose Catherine Naila “Bunty” (Lampson) and Ian Cowper Ross. His older siblings are musician, songwriter, record producer, and audio engineer Atticus Ross and model and actress Liberty Ross.

Leopold’s paternal grandfather was named Charles Edward Ross.

Leopold’s maternal grandfather was Sir Miles Wedderburn Lampson, 1st Baron Killearn (the son of Norman George Lampson and Helen Agnes Smith Blackburn). The 1st Baron Killearn was a diplomat. Norman was the son of an American emigrant, Sir Curtis Miranda Lampson, 1st Baronet, of New Haven, Vermont, and of Jane Walter Sibley, or Lady Jane Walter Sibley, of Sutton, Massachusetts. Helen was Scottish, from Killearn, Stirlingshire, the daughter of Peter Blackburn and Jean Wedderburn.

Leopold’s maternal grandmother was Jacqueline Aldine Leslie Castellani (the daughter of Sir Aldo Castellani and Josephine). Jacqueline was born in Colombo, Ceylon (now Sri Lanka). Aldo was an Italian pathologist and bateriologist, from Florence, and was the son of Ettore Castellani and Violante Giuliani. Josephine was from Headingley, Leeds, Yorkshire (now West Yorkshire), and was the daughter of George Ambler Stead, who was of English descent, and of an Irish emigrant, Emily Charlotte French, of Ballinasloe, County Roscommon.

Leopold’s matrilineal ancestry can be traced back to his third great-grandmother, Eliza Dawson.

Sources: Genealogy of Leopold Ross – http://www.thepeerage.com

Genealogy of Leopold Ross (focusing on his mother’s side) – https://www.geni.com

Photo by kathclick/Bigstock.com

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Liberty Ross

by Manila on May 3, 2018

Liberty Ross – 2016 LACMA Art + Film Gala Honoring Robert Irwin and Kathryn Bigelow Presented by Gucci – Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA), 5905 Wilshire Boulevard – Los Angeles, CA, USA – Photo Credit: PRPhotos.com

Birth Name: Liberty Lettice Lark Ross

Place of Birth: Hammersmith, London, England, U.K.

Date of Birth: 23 September, 1978

Ethnicity: English, Irish, Scottish, 1/8 Italian, distant Welsh

Liberty Ross is a British model and actress.

Liberty is the daughter of Roxana Rose Catherine Naila “Bunty” (Lampson) and Ian Cowper Ross. Her brothers are musicians and record producers Atticus Ross and Leopold Ross. Liberty is married to American music producer Jimmy Iovine. She has two children with her former husband, film director Rupert Sanders.

Liberty’s paternal grandfather was named Charles Edward Ross.

Liberty’s maternal grandfather was Sir Miles Wedderburn Lampson, 1st Baron Killearn (the son of Norman George Lampson and Helen Agnes Smith Blackburn). The 1st Baron Killearn was a diplomat. Norman was the son of an American emigrant, Sir Curtis Miranda Lampson, 1st Baronet, of New Haven, Vermont, and of Jane Walter Sibley, or Lady Jane Walter Sibley, of Sutton, Massachusetts. Helen was Scottish, from Killearn, Stirlingshire, the daughter of Peter Blackburn and Jean Wedderburn.

Liberty’s maternal grandmother was Jacqueline Aldine Leslie Castellani (the daughter of Sir Aldo Castellani and Josephine). Jacqueline was born in Colombo, Ceylon (now Sri Lanka). Aldo was an Italian pathologist and bateriologist, from Florence, and was the son of Ettore Castellani and Violante Giuliani. Josephine was from Headingley, Leeds, Yorkshire (now West Yorkshire), and was the daughter of George Ambler Stead, who was of English descent, and of an Irish emigrant, Emily Charlotte French, of Ballinasloe, County Roscommon.

Liberty’s matrilineal ancestry can be traced back to her third great-grandmother, Eliza Dawson.

Sources: Genealogy of Liberty Ross – http://www.thepeerage.com

Genealogies of Liberty Ross (focusing on her mother’s side) – https://www.geni.com

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