Birth Name: Briegitte Marie Gabrielle Baldrica
Place of Birth: West Palm Beach, Florida, U.S.
Date of Birth: July 4, 1990
Ethnicity: Italian, French-Canadian, English, Irish, Czech
Brie Gabrielle is an American actress, television host, model and beauty pageant titleholder. Brie was crowned Miss Florida USA 2016.
Brie’s paternal grandfather was Mervin Robert “Bob” Baldrica (the son of Robert Joseph Baldrica and Mary Anna Frankovic). Mervin was born in Michigan. Brie’s great-grandfather Robert was born in Michigan, to Italian parents, from Umbria, Natale Baldrica, who was born in Sigillo, Perugia, and Letizia/Lettza Tomassoni. Mary Anna was born in Iron Mountain, Dickinson, Michigan, to parents from the Austro-Hungarian Empire, Louis G. Frankovic/Frankovicz/Frankovich, from Igló-Hutta, Szepes, Hungary (now Novaveská Huta, Slovakia), and Anna Mary “Annie” Skruvani/Scruvani, from Budapest, Hungary. They were listed as Czech speakers on the 1920 U.S. Census.
Brie’s paternal grandmother was Carmen E. Bashaw (the daughter of George A. Bashaw and Clara Brisson). Carmen was born in Michigan. George was born in Michigan, the son of Thomas Bashaw and Margaret “Maggie” Slater. Clara was born in Michigan, the daughter of William “Willy” Brisson/Brission, whose parents were from Québec, Canada, and of Senaide/Celaide Beaudries, who was from Québec.
Brie’s maternal grandfather was named Joseph R. Gabrielle (the son of Fiore Gabrielle and Mary). Joseph was born in Rhode Island. Fiore was born in Rhode Island, to Italian parents, Joseph Gabrielle and Annie. Mary was born in Italy.
Brie’s maternal grandmother is named Evelyn Lash (the daughter of William Francis Lash and Alice M.). Evelyn was born in Massachusetts. William was born in Massachusetts, and was of Irish descent, the son of Patrick Lash, who was from Newfoundland, Canada, and of Mary Ann Powers. Alice was born in Massachusetts.
Sources: Obituary of Brie’s paternal grandfather, Mervin Robert “Bob” Baldrica – http://www.legacy.com
Obituary of Brie’s paternal grandmother, Carmen E. (Bashaw) Baldrica – http://www.legacy.com
Obituary of Brie’s maternal grandfather, Joseph R. Gabrielle – http://www.familysearch.org
Obituary of Brie’s maternal great-grandmother, Alice M. Lash Lajoie – http://www.familysearch.org