Sharon Van Etten
Birth name: Sharon Katharine Van Etten
Place of birth: Belleville, New Jersey, U.S.
Date of birth: 26 February, 1981
*Irish, some Dutch (father)
*Polish, Swedish (mother)
Sharon Van Etten is an American singer, songwriter, and actress.
She has one child.
Sharon’s paternal grandfather was James Paul Van Etten (the son of Roy William VanEtten and Sarah Maher). Roy was the son of William Peter Van Etten and Emona/Emma Gene Balcom. Sarah was the daughter of James P. Maher, who was Irish, and of Alice.
Sharon’s paternal grandmother was Mary Grace Lavelle (the daughter of Patrick James Lavelle and Mary Margaret McHale). Patrick was the son of James Patrick Lavelle, who was born in Liverpool, England, to Irish parents; and of Bridget A. Clark, who was born in Pennsylvania, to Irish parents. Sharon’s great-grandmother Mary was the daughter of John E. McHale and Ellen V. Dougherty, who were also of Irish descent.
Sharon’s maternal grandfather was Stanley Joseph Gawelko (the son of Dominic/Dominik Gawelko and Anna Okrasinski/Okrasinska). Stanley was born in Illinois, to Polish parents. Dominik was born in Krypno, the son of Bernard Gawelko and Alexandra. Anna was born in Czechowizna, the daughter of Alexander Okrasinski and Marianna Snarski.
Sharon’s maternal grandmother was Florence Katherine Olson (the daughter of Albert Olson and Gerda Carlson). Albert was born in Bohusland, Sweden, the son of Olaf Anderson and Eva. Gerda was born in Michigan, to Swedish parents, John A. Carlson and Hilma Marie Pettersson.