Birth Name: Alan Joseph Faneca
Place of Birth: New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.
Date of Birth: December 7, 1976
Ethnicity: German, as well as English, Catalan Spanish, Maltese, French, Austrian, Italian
Alan Faneca is an professional American football player. He was a guard in the National Football League (NFL).
Alan is the son of Liane and Alan Faneca. He is married to Julie Kuchta, with whom he has three children.
Alan’s paternal grandfather was John Peter Faneca (the son of Peter Joseph Faneca and Viola Josephine Kounzelman). Alan’s grandfather John was born in Louisiana. Alan’s great-grandfather Peter was the son of Juan/John Peter Faneca, who was born in Catalonia, Spain, and of Maria/Mary Anne Lenhardt/Linhart, who was born in France. Viola was the daughter of John William Konzelmann and Melvina Josephine Torrebone.
Alan’s paternal grandmother was Florabelle Agnes Calleja (the daughter of Vincent Joseph Calleja and Grace Ellen Taylor). Vincent was born in Valetta, Malta. Grace was the daughter of David A. Taylor and Mary Ellen Toliver.
Alan’s maternal grandfather was David Vincent Hacke (the son of William Josiah Hacke and Lillian Bailey). David was born in Texas. William was the son of George Henry Hacke and Addie Salmons/Salmon. Lillian was the daughter of William C. Bailey and Cassie Ellen Sloan.
Alan’s maternal grandmother was Mary Elizabeth Matzke (the daughter of Raymond Albert Matzke and Linnie Frances Maerz). Mary Elizabeth was born in Texas, and was of German descent. Raymond was born in Texas, the son of Henry R. Matzke and Sophia Engbrock. Linnie was born in Texas, the daughter of Frank Joe Maerz and Elizabeth Reitz.
Sources: Genealogy and obituary of Alan’s paternal grandfather, John Peter Faneca – https://www.findagrave.com
Genealogies and obituaries of Alan’s maternal grandparents, David Vincent Hacke and Mary Elizabeth (Matzke) Hacke – https://www.findagrave.com
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