Birth Name: David Paden Passaro
Place of Birth: Rochester, New York, U.S.
Date of Birth: November 20, 1975
Ethnicity: Italian, German, English
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Davey’s mother is named Regina. Davey’s father died when Davey was five years old, and Davey’s mother remarried Paul Marchand, whose surname Davey adopted.
Davey’s mother is half Italian descent, with her other roots being German and English. Davey’s father, whose surname was Passaro, was of Italian or part Italian descent.
Davey’s maternal grandfather was Richard “Dick” Paden (the son of Robert B. Paden/Payton and Sarah Ann “Sallie” Sult). Sarah was the daughter of Adam Sult and Savilla/Sovila Sitler.
Davey’s maternal grandmother was Regina “Gig” Ressa (the daughter of Joseph Ressa and Carmella). Regina was born in Pennsylvania. Joseph was born in Italy. Carmella was born in Pennsylvania, to Italian parents.
Sources: Genealogies of Davey’s maternal great-grandmother, Sarah Ann “Sallie” Sult (through her brother) – http://www.ancestry.com.au
Davey’s maternal grandmother, Regina “Gig” Ressa, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Obituary of Davey’s maternal grandmother, Regina “Gig” (Ressa) Paden – http://www.legacy.com
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