Birth Name: Kaitlin Shea Sandeno
Place of Birth: Mission Viejo, Orange, California, United States
Date of Birth: March 13, 1983
*father – Norwegian
*mother – Cornish, French, German, Northern Irish, English, Scottish
Kaitlin Sandeno is an American competition swimmer. She is an Olympic gold medalist, world champion, and former world record-holder.
Kaitlin is married to Peter Hogan.
Kaitlin’s paternal grandfather was Dr. Morris Thomas “Sandy” Sandeno (the son of The Rev. Thomas Gunderson Sandeno and Bertina Aarsvold). Morris was born in Minnesota. The Rev. Thomas was born near Stavanger, Norway, the son of Gunder T. Sondenaa and Kari Lamriksdtr Urdahl. Bertina was born in Minnesota, to Norwegian parents, Tolakk Aarsvold and Anna.
Kaitlin’s paternal grandmother was Ordella Tenold (the daughter of Gaylord Clifford Tenold and Grace Norma Medgaarden). Ordella was born in Iowa. Gaylord was born in Iowa, the son of Ole Olsen Tenold and Carrie/Kari Tolvsdatter Everson.
Kaitlin’s maternal grandfather was Sidney/Sydney Jack Angove (the son of Sidney S. Angove and Lillian May Luke). Kaitlin’s grandfather Sidney was born in Arizona. Kaitlin’s great-grandfather Sidney was born in Redruth, Cornwall. Lillian was born in Michigan, to a Cornish father, William Luke, and to Marguarette DuBois, who was of French and German descent.
Kaitlin’s maternal grandmother was Frances Elizabeth Madden (the daughter of Cassius Monroe Madden and Sarah Frances Bentley). Frances was born in British Columbia, Canada. Cassius was the son of Philander Worth Madden and Abigal Hocket. Sarah was the daughter of Levi Cornelius Bentley and Abigail Burgan.
Kaitlin is a half-fourth cousin of actress and singer Danielle Savre. Kaitlin’s paternal great-great-grandfather Ole Olsen Tenold was a half-brother of Danielle’s paternal great-great-grandmother, Julia E. Tenold.