Birth Name: Dane Willard Boedigheimer
Place of Birth: Itasca, Minnesota, United States
Date of Birth: September 28, 1978
*3.125% either Swiss-German or Polish
Dane Boedigheimer, known by his stage names Dane Boe or DaneBoe, is an American internet personality, voice actor, writer, animator, and musician.
Dane is the son of Julie and Peter Boedigheimer, a roofer. His brother is YouTube personality Luke Boedigheimer. Dane’s father was of one half German, three eighths Finnish, and one eighth Swedish, descent. Dane’s mother is of one quarter Norwegian, one quarter French-Canadian, one quarter Swedish, one eighth Swiss-German, one sixteenth Polish, and one sixteenth either Swiss-German or Polish, descent.
Dane is married to his co-star Theresa Barket.
Dane’s paternal grandfather was Leonard Aloysius Boedigheimer (the son of William John Boedigheimer and Mary Elizabeth Schornack). Leonard was born in Perham, Minnesota. William was the son of Joseph A. Boedigheimer, who had German ancestry, and of Julia Schekall/Czekalla, who was German. Mary was the daughter of German parents, John Schornack and Wilhelmina Loerzel.
Dane’s paternal grandmother was named Thelma Mabel Haapala (the daughter of Oscar Haapala and Mamie/Mayme). Thelma was born in Armourdale, North Dakota. Oscar was the son of Andrew Haapala, who was Finnish, and of Josepana, who was Swedish. Mamie was born in Minnesota, to Finnish parents.
Dane’s maternal grandfather was Willard Duane Barsness (the son of Peder Martin Bjelde Barsness and Albina Marie Louise Plante). Willard was born in Minnesota. Peder was the son of Peder P. Barsness, who was Norwegian, and of Anna Marie Johnson, who was born in Wisconsin, to Norwegian parents. Albina was the daughter of French-Canadian parents, Louis Plante and Mary Louise Clairmont.
Dane’s maternal grandmother was Betty Ann Theresa Halling (the daughter of Melvin Sylvester Halling and Elizabeth Louis Marty). Betty was born in Minnesota. Melvin was the son of Peter Halling, who was Swedish, and of Annie, who was born in Massachusetts, to Swedish parents. Elizabeth was the daughter of Zackries/Zacharias Marty, whose parents were Swiss-German; and of Katherine/Catherine Wochnick, whose father was Polish. Katherine’s mother was either Magdalena Fessler, who was Swiss-German, or Sofa Symalla, who was Polish.
Genealogy of Dane’s paternal grandfather, Leonard Aloysius Boedigheimer – http://findagrave.com
Dane’s paternal grandfather, Leonard Aloysius Boedigheimer, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Dane’s paternal great-grandfather, Oscar Haapala, on the 1900 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Dane’s maternal grandfather, Willard Duane Barsness, on the 1940 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Dane’s maternal great-grandfather, Peder Martin Bjelde Barsness, on the 1920 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Dane’s maternal great-grandfather, Melvin Sylvester Halling, on the 1920 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Dane’s maternal great-great-grandmother, Katherine/Catherine Wochnick, on the 1880 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org