Birth Name: Kyla Briana Ross
Place of Birth: Honolulu, Hawaii, U.S.
Date of Birth: October 24, 1996
*African-American (paternal grandfather)
*Japanese (paternal grandmother)
*Filipino [Pangasinan, Cebuano], 1/4 Puerto Rican (maternal grandfather)
*English, German (maternal grandmother)
Kyla Ross is an American artistic gymnast.
Kyla’s paternal grandfather is Washington Ross, son of Frank Ross and Mary.
Kyla’s paternal grandmother was Shigeko Arai, daughter of Hiromatsu Arai and Maruko.
Kyla’s maternal grandfather is Kenneth K. Tano, son of Venancio Barlaan Tano and Flora Mabida. Venancio was born in Manaoag, Pangasinan, Philippines to Guillermo Tacata Tano and Tomasa Jiminez Barlaan. Flora was born in Hawaii to Nicomedes Mabida, from Talisay, Cebu, Philippines, and Mary Feliciano who was born in Hawaii to Puerto Rican parents Juan Feliciano and Serafina Sanchez.
Kyla’s maternal grandmother is Dianna Milstead, daughter of Robert Marcellas Milstead and Freda Dierling/Deierling. Robert was the son of William Everette Milstead (son of Robert L. Milstead and Margaret Ellen Davidson) and Estella Dunham. Freda was the daughter of William Deierling (son of Gottileib Deierling and Maria Jane Blurton) and Freda Herboth (daughter of Herman Herboth and Bertha Reuss).
Sources: Kyla’s paternal grandfather Washington Ross on a 1940 U.S. census – familysearch.org
Kyla’s maternal great-grandmother Flora Mabida on a 1940 U.S. census – familysearch.org
Kyla’s maternal great-great-grandmother Mary Feliciano on a 1910 U.S. census – familysearch.org
Kyla’s maternal great-grandfather Robert Milstead on a 1910 U.S. census – familysearch.org
Obituary of Kyla’s great-great-grandfather William E. Milstead – familysearch.org
Kyla’s maternal great-grandmother Freda Deierling on a 1930 U.S. census – familysearch.org
Genealogies of Kyla’s great-great-grandparents William Deierling and Freda Herboth – findagrave.com
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