Birth Name: Brooke Marie Hyland
Place of Birth: Murrysville, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Date of Birth: January 30, 1998
Ethnicity: German, Croatian, Polish, English, Irish, Scottish, French
Brooke Hyland is an American television personality. She appears on the show Dance Moms.
She is the eldest child of Kelly and Randy Hyland.
Brooke’s paternal grandfather was Dale J. Hyland (the son of John Hyland and Mildred Marquis). Dale was born in Pennsylvania. Mildred was the daughter of Francis Ward Marquis and Rose Kirchner. John likely was the son of William Hyland and Hannah, who were of Irish descent.
Brooke’s paternal grandmother is Shirley Vlah (the daughter of Robert Florian Vlah and Irene Pauline Pietrowski). Shirley was born in Pennsylvania. Robert was born in Pensylvania, to Croatian parents, from Kastav, Santo Vlah and Mildred/Milka Rade. Irene was born in Pennsylvania, to Polish parents, John Pietrowski and Stephania Mika.
Brooke’s maternal grandfather is James Gordon Kuhn (the son of Ralph Louis Kuhn and Janet M. Grimenstein). Ralph was the son of Charles H. Kuhn and Tressa Garlow. Janet was the daughter of Edward Grimenstein and Annie Nerzinskie.
Brooke’s maternal grandmother was Karen Cook (the daughter of Norman Addison Cook and Joan I. Brady). Karen was born in Pennsylvania. Norman was the son of Samuel S. Cook and Ida Vantine McWilliams.
Sources: Marriage record of Brooke’s maternal great-grandparents, Ralph Louis Kuhn and Janet M. Grimenstein – https://www.familysearch.org
Obituary of Brooke’s maternal great-grandmother, Janet M. (Grimenstein) Kuhn – https://www.legacy.com