Birth Name: Ava Marie Capra
Place of Birth: Los Angeles, California, United States
Date of Birth: August 30, 1995
Ethnicity: Italian, small amount of German, possibly other
Ava Capra is an American model, actress, and television personality. She was a contestant on the twenty-second season of America’s Next Top Model.
She has said that she is of Italian ancestry. Her maternal half-siblings are actor Francis Capra and screenwriter Chanel Capra.
Ava’s paternal grandfather is Paul John Garbarino (the son of Paul Phillip Garbarino and Concelia Rita Miceli). Ava’s grandfather Paul was born in New York. Ava’s great-grandfather Paul was the son of Italian emigrants, from Genova, Liguria, Leopold Paul Garbarino and Maria R. Ferrari. Concelia was the daughter of John Calcedonio Miceli, who was an Italian emigrant, from Palermo, Sicily, and of Grace Rose Avosso, whose parents were also Sicilian.
Ava’s paternal grandmother is Marilyn Helen Marazita (the daughter of Thomas Marazita/Marazzita/Marzito and Anna Maria Mueller). Marilyn was born in New York. Thomas was born in New York, the son of James Marazita/Marazzita, who was Italian, and of Pauline Cammarata/Commarata, whose parents were also Italian. Anna was likely a German immigrant, or was born in New York, to German immigrants, Ignatz Mueller and Eliz Tinger.
Ava’s maternal grandfather is named John G. Capra (who likely was the son of James Capra and Hilda). James was born in New York, the son of Michael/Michel Angelo Capra, who was born in Italy, and of Lucy C. Canzone/Cauzona, whose parents were Italian. Hilda was born in New York.
Ava’s maternal grandmother is named Constance “Connie.”
>(the son of Paul Phillip Garbarino and Concelia Rita Miceli). Ava’s grandfather Paul was born in New York. Ava’s great-grandfather Paul was the son of Italian emigrants from Genova, Leopold Paul Garbarino and Maria R. Ferrari. Concelia was the daughter of John Calcedonio Miceli, an Italian emigrant from Palermo Sicily, and Grace Rose Avosso, the daugher of Italian emigrants from Sicily.
>Anna Maria Mueller
>Marilyn was born in New York
>Anna was likely a German emigrant, or was born in New York to German emigrants, Ignatz Mueller and Eliz Tinger.
Also, the surname of Ava’s maternal grandmother Connie may be ‘Delta’.
German should be added to Ava’s ethnicity. According to ancestry marriage records Anna Marzito (Ava’s great grandmother’s) maiden name was Mueller a distinctly German surname. As noted in the text Anna was born in NY City (Bronx) around 1908 and was married to Thomas Marzito.
Her paternal grandfather likely had ancestry from Liguria and her paternal grandmother (it’s “Marazzita”) likely from Calabria.