Birth Name: Emily Hannon DiDonato
Place of Birth: Goshen, New York, U.S.
Date of Birth: February 24, 1991
Ethnicity: Irish, one quarter Italian, along with English and Dutch
Emily DiDonato is an American model.
She is married to financier Kyle Peterson, with whom she has one child.
Emily is described as having Native American ancestry. It is not clear if this Native American ancestry has been verified/documented.
Emily’s paternal grandfather was Fred DiDonato (the son of Felix/Felice DiDonato and Josephine/Guiseppina Fasciano). Fred was born in New York, to Italian parents, from Abruzzo. Felix was the son of Sabatino DiDonato and Filomena Chiulli. Josephine was the daughter of Domenico Fasciani and Annantonia dell’Orso.
Emily’s paternal grandmother was Grace S. Gordineer (the daughter of Raymond Lester Gordineer and Catherine/Katherine Anne Turner). Grace was born in New York. Raymond was the son of Charles H. Gordineer and Sarah Eva Kinsley. Katherine was the daughter of Sherman Turner and Gracie Spock.
Emily’s maternal grandfather was Richard Edward Hannon (the son of Richard L. Hannon and Frances Ferguson). Emily’s grandfather Richard was born in New York. Emily’s great-grandfather Richard was the son of George Aloicius Hannon, whose parents were Irish, and of Mary Agnes Heffernan, whose father, and maternal grandparents, also were Irish. Frances was the daughter of Edward Robert Ferguson, who likely had deep roots in the U.S., and of Margaret A. Powers, whose parents were Irish.
Emily’s maternal grandmother was Veronica Margaret McKeown (the daughter of Joseph Bernard McKeown and Christine Veronica Quinn). Emily’s grandmother Veronica was born in the Bronx, New York. Joseph was the son of Joseph McKeown, an Irish immigrant, and of Mary McKown, who was born in Massachusetts, to Irish immigrants. Christine was born in Massachusetts, and was also the daughter of Irish parents, Thomas Francis Quinn and Catherine Frain.