Singer Linda Maria Ronstadt was born the daughter of Gilbert and Ruth Mary (Copeman) Ronstadt, 15 July 1946 in Tucson, Arizona. Her descent from Frederick Augustus Ronstadt—native of the Kingdom of Hanover and resident of Sonora, Mexico—is well documented in her grandfather's memoirs. Her maternal line has some interesting characters as well.
Linda's mother was the daughter of…
Added by Chris Dunham on July 15, 2009 at 10:00pm — No Comments
Added by Chris Dunham on July 14, 2009 at 5:30pm — No Comments
Added by Chris Dunham on July 14, 2009 at 1:26am — No Comments
They asked for (Maurice's) name at Ellis Island, he said 'Piñon,' with his accent, and they said 'What? OK, Penn.'"First of all, it's a… Continue
Added by Chris Dunham on July 12, 2009 at 9:00pm — No Comments
Would Patrick Dempsey have become a successful actor if his name had been "Patrick Schlossnagle"?
Patrick Galen Dempsey was born in Lewiston, Maine, to William A. and Amanda M. Dempsey. His father died 9 June 1986, and his obituary appeared two days later in the Lewiston Sun Journal:
BUCKFIELD—William A. (Bill) Dempsey, 72, of Morrill…Continue
Added by Chris Dunham on July 9, 2009 at 12:00pm — No Comments