Birth Name: Ragan Nicole Wallake
Place of Birth: Toledo, Ohio, U.S.
Date of Birth: December 20, 1976
Ethnicity: Hungarian (one half), English, German, French/French-Canadian, likely one eighth Lithuanian
Ragan Wallake is an American actress, producer, and model. She has appeared in the films Game of Life and Minkow, among others. She is also sometimes credited as Ragan Brooks.
She has stated here that she has Hungarian ancestry. Her father has Hungarian, French, English, and likely Lithuanian descent. Her mother has Hungarian, German, and English ancestry.
She was raised in Minnesota.
Ragan’s paternal grandfather was Frederick Franklin Wallake (the son of Peter “Pete” Wallake/Wallak and Lucille May/Mae Toolooze/Toulouse). Frederick was born in Missouri. Peter was born in either Lithuania or Germany. He was listed as a Lithuanian speaker on the 1930 U.S. Census. Lucille was born in Missouri, the daughter of Edward Alonzo Toolooze/Toulouse and Margaret M. Ogle.
Ragan’s paternal grandmother was named Mary Helen Petruney/Petuney/Petruny (the daughter of Michael “Mike” Petruny and Mary). Ragan’s grandmother Mary was born in Pennsylvania, to parents from Hungary.
Ragan’s maternal grandfather was Louis J. Fabian (the son of Ludovic “Louis” Fabian and Maria “Mary” Packo). Louis was born in Ohio, to parents from Hungary. Maria was the daughter of George Packo/Paczko and Maria “Mary” Krusoczki.
Ragan’s maternal grandmother was Eleanor W. Vogel (the daughter of Grover Cleveland Vogel and Maud/Maude May Ahrens). Eleanor was born in Ohio. Grover was born in Ohio, the son of George W. Vogel, who was German, and of Sarah Elizabeth Shull. Maud was born in Michigan, the daughter of William Ahrens, who was German, and of Sarah Fitchett.
Source: Marriage record of Ragan’s parents – http://familysearch.org
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