Tenzing Norgay Trainor
Place of Birth: Plantation, Florida, U.S.
Date of Birth: September 4, 2001
*father – English, Irish, possibly other
*mother – Nepalese Sherpa
Tenzing Norgay Trainor is an American actor.
Tenzing is the son of Deki and American lawyer Clark Trainor. His uncle is mountain climber Jamling Tenzing Norgay. His maternal grandfather, Tenzing Norgay, was a Sherpa mountaineer, who was one of the first two people known to reach the summit of Mount Everest, along with Edmund Hillary in 1953.
His first cousin, once removed, was Nawang Gombu, a Sherpa mountaineer known as the first person in the world to have climbed Mount Everest twice.
Tenzing’s paternal grandfather was Jack Clark Trainor (the son of Jack Marshall Trainor and Emma Jane Snyder). Tenzing’s great-grandfather Jack was the son of Amos T. Trainor and Flora Ellen Holmes. Emma was the daughter of Clark W. Snyder and Edith F. Tulley, whose father and maternal grandparents were Irish.
Tenzing’s paternal grandmother was named Patricia W.
Tenzing’s maternal grandfather was Tenzing Norgay (born Namgyal Wangdi; the son of Ghang La Mingma and Dokmo Kinzom). Tenzing’s grandfather Tenzing was born in Khumbu, Solukhumbu District, Sagarmatha Zone, Nepal, to Tibetan parents. He spent his early childhood in Kharta, near northern Tibet, and also ran away as a child to live in Kathmandu, Nepal, and Darjeeling, India. Tenzing’s great-grandfather Ghang La Mingma was a Tibetan yak herder.
Tenzing’s maternal grandmother was named Dakku.
Sources: Genealogies of Tenzing’s paternal great-grandparents, Jack Marshall Trainor and Emma Jane (Snyder) Trainor – https://www.findagrave.com
Genealogy of Tenzing’s mother (focusing on her own father’s side) – https://www.geni.com
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