Birth Name: Adam C. LaVorgna
Place of Birth: North Branford, Connecticut, U.S.
Date of Birth: March 1, 1981
Adam LaVorgna is an American actor.
Adam is the son of Sandra and Joseph LaVorgna. His parents are pictured here.
Adam’s paternal grandfather was Joseph LaVorgna (the son of Pasquale Paul LaVorgna and Lucia/Lucy Manginelli). Joseph was born in Connecticut, to parents from Italy, with his father being from Faicchio, Benevento, Campania, and his mother having roots in San Salvator Telesino, Benevento, Campania. Pasquale was the son of Antonio LaVorgna and Carmosine/Carmelina SanGiovanni. Lucia was the daughter of Alexander Manginelli and Maria Louise Sansaro.
Adam’s paternal grandmother was Caroline Mary Sansone (the daughter of Criscenzo/Crescenzo Sansone and Mary/Mady Milano). Caroline was born in Connecticut, to parents from Italy.
Adam’s maternal grandfather was Carlton Henry “Red” Schnepf (the son of Heinrich/Henry Lewis Schnepf and Anna Marie Youngheim). Carlton was born in New York. Adam’s great-grandfather Henry was the son of Martin Schnepf and Pauline A. Kerbs, who were of German descent, with roots in Prussia. Anna was the daughter of John Edward Youngheim and Anna M., who were also of German origin.
Adam’s maternal grandmother was Mary Mariah Ellis (the daughter of Henry Edward Ellis, Jr. and Louise/Louisa Muriel Lacerra). Henry was the son of Henry Edward Ellis, who was born in Singleton, New South Wales, Australia, to English parents, and of Mary Byrnes, who was Irish. Louise was born in New York, to Italian parents, Felice Lacerra/Laccerra and Lucia Marchese. Lucia was born in Potenza, Basilicata.
Sources: Marriage record of Adam’s parents – http://www.familysearch.org
Obituary of Adam’s paternal grandmother, Caroline Mary (Sansone) LaVorgna – http://www.familysearch.org
Obituary of Adam’s maternal grandmother, Mary Mariah (Ellis) Schnepf – http://www.nhregister.com
Adam’s maternal great-grandparents, Henry Edward Ellis, Jr. and Louise/Louisa Muriel Lacerra, on the 1920 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org