Zack Silva

Silva in 2010, s_bukley

Birth Name: Zackary Silva

Place of Birth: Orcas Island, Washington, U.S.

Date of Birth: May 9, 1980

Ethnicity: Swiss-German (maternal grandfather), Bohemian Czech, English, Irish, Dutch, German, one eighth Portuguese

Zack Silva is an American actor. He is known for his roles on the series Watch Over Me and telenovela Desire.

Zack’s paternal grandfather was Charles Lloyd Silva (the son of Charles Lloyd Silva/Silvie and Emma Pollard). Zack’s grandfather Charles was born in Connecticut. Zack’s great-grandfather Zack was born in Connecticut, to Portuguese parents, José Joaquim “Joseph” Silva, who was Azorean, and Josefina A. “Josephine” Cabral. Emma was born in Connecticut, the daughter of Arthur Pollard and Emma King.

Zack’s paternal grandmother was Joan Marie Kral (the daughter of Edward F. Kral and Marie “Mary” Kupka). Joan was born in Illinois. Edward was born in Illinois, to parents from Czechoslovakia. Marie was born in Illinois, the daughter of Josef F. “Joseph Frank” Kupka, who was Czech, and of Josephine Bartuska, whose father was Czech and whose mother likely was German.

Zack’s maternal grandfather was John Milton Von Ah/Vonah (the son of Josef Martin “Joe” Von Ah and Anita Lillian Bannwarth). John was born in California, to parents from Switzerland. Josef was born in Giswil, Obwalden, the son of Ignatz Alois Von Ah and Marie Vogler. Anita was born in Bern, the daughter of Johann Ulrich Bannwarth and Anna Maria Wälchli.

Zack’s maternal grandmother was Wanda Lee McKelvey (the daughter of Edward Wilburn McKelvey and Juanita Addie Kelly). Wanda was born in Colorado. Edward was born in Illinois, the son of John Frederick McKelvey and Clarinda Bell Shahorn. Juanita was born in Iowa, the daughter of Thomas Joseph Kelly, whose parents were Irish, and of Celia Carrie Gulick.

Sources: Marriage record of Zack’s parents –

Obituary of Zack’s maternal stepgrandfather –

Birth record of Zack’s paternal grandmother, Joan Marie (Kral) George –

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