Birth Name: Drake Depietro Doremus
Place of Birth: Orange, California, United States
Date of Birth: March 29, 1983
Ethnicity: Italian (maternal grandfather), English, Welsh, Scottish, German, one eighth Swedish
Drake Doremus is an American film director, screenwriter, and producer.
Drake is the son of Cherie and Richard Doremus.
Drake’s paternal grandfather was Richard H. Doremus (the son of Cornelius Richards Doremus and Margaret Ann/Anita Hand). Drake’s grandfather Richard was born in Utah. Cornelius was the son of Abraham Fairbanks Doremus and Pauline Richards, whose mother was English. Margaret was the daughter of Hyrum Hand, who was English, and of Margaret “Maggie” Wride, whose mother was English.
Drake’s paternal grandmother was Dorothy L. Lundin (the daughter of Lester V. Lundin and Esther V. Bixler). Dorothy was born in Iowa. Lester was the son of Gustaf William “Gust” Lundin, who was from Stockholm, Sweden, and of Fylena/Filina “Lena” Wolf, whose parents were German. Esther was the daughter of William O. Bixler and Bettie/Betty Olson, who was Swedish.
Drake’s maternal grandfather was named Charles James Depietro (the son of Eugene James De Pietro and Frances/Francis). Charles was born in New York, to Italian parents. Eugene was from Fagnano Castello, Calabria.
Drake’s maternal grandmother was Margaret Irene “Marge” Littlewood (the daughter of Frank Littlewood and Margaret Jane Scott). Drake’s grandmother Margaret was born in Canada, to an English father and a Scottish mother. Frank was the son of George Littlewood and Sarah A. Whitty. Drake’s great-grandmother Margaret was the daughter of Robert Scott and Margaret Grant.
Sources: Marriage record of Drake’s parents – http://www.familysearch.org
Drake’s paternal grandfather, Richard H. Doremus, on the 1920 U.S. Census – http://www.familysearch.org
Drake’s paternal grandmother, Dorothy L. Lundin, on the 1940 U.S. Census – http://www.familysearch.org
Drake’s maternal grandfather, Charles James Depietro, on the 1930 U.S. Census – http://www.familysearch.org
Obituary of Drake’s maternal grandfather, Charles James Depietro – http://www.findagrave.com
Drake’s maternal grandmother, Margaret Irene “Marge” Littlewood, on the 1940 U.S. Census – http://www.familysearch.org
Marriage record of Drake’s maternal great-grandparents, Frank Littlewood and Margaret Jane Scott – http://www.familysearch.org