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Her father's grandfather had fled France during the Revolution, going first to Saint-Domingue, then New Orleans, and finally to Cuba where he helped build that country's first railway.
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Her mother wrote Kate of her grief at the death of Kate's baby and at Jonathan's decision to go with the South `` And, dear Kate '', she wrote, `` poor Dr. Breckenridge's son Robert is now organizing a militia company to go South, to his good father's sorrow.
Her father's attention would be on the road ahead and it wouldn't deviate an inch until he crossed the bridge at the Falls and took the River Road to LaSalle and, finally, turned in at their own driveway at 387 Heather Heights.
Her first marriage, at the age of fifteen, was to the son of her father's rival in Italy, Lothair II, the nominal King of Italy ; the union was part of a political settlement designed to conclude a peace between her father and Hugh of Provence, the father of Lothair.
Her brother, Laertes, returns from France, horrified by his father's death and his sister's madness.
Her father was a home builder and later successful real estate developer while her mother worked as the bookkeeper for her father's business.
Her coronation took place in Székesfehérvár on 17 September, the day after her father's burial, and she was unprecedentedly crowned " king " rather than " queen ", in order to emphasise her role as monarch and possibly to reduce that of her future husband.
Her paternal grandparents were immigrants from Russia and Romania ; many of her father's family perished in the Holocaust.
Her father's family was originally named " Tomchin ", but took the surname " Horowitz " when they immigrated to America.
Her father's Roman name was Julius Aurelius Zenobius, with the gentilicium Aurelius showing that his paternal ancestors received Roman citizenship under either Antoninus Pius ( reigned 138 – 161 ), Marcus Aurelius ( reigned 161 – 180 ) or Commodus ( reigned 180 – 192 ).
Her father's brother was King Charles II, who ruled the three kingdoms of England, Scotland and Ireland, and her mother was the daughter of Lord Chancellor Edward Hyde, 1st Earl of Clarendon.
Her father's ancestry was more distinguished than that of Thomas Boleyn and John Seymour and Catherine's lineage, unlike that of Henry's wife, Anne Boleyn, was better and more established at Court.
Her children could be legitimized by their father's acknowledgment before witnesses and were often adopted.
Her father's earlier business venture had depended at least in part upon slave labour, and the outcome of the American Civil War caused the family to live in near-poverty for several years before Nancy was born.
Her father's brother Sir John Benn, 1st Baronet was a British politician, and her first cousin once removed is British politician Tony Benn.
Her father's reign began in either 1506 or 1526 BCE according to the low and high chronologies respectively.
Her father's film directing took the family to Africa, India, Spain, Switzerland, England, and the United States.
Her surname probably reflects her father's lordship of Beaufort in Champagne, France, where she might also have been born.
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Her family hailed from Arkansas, where her great-grandparents and her maternal grandfather, Henry Eliot, were born into slavery.
Her maternal grandmother was the Italian-born fashion designer Elsa Schiaparelli, and her maternal grandfather was Count Wilhelm de Wendt de Kerlor, a Theosophist and psychic medium.
Her parents ' marriage had been arranged by Dangereuse with her paternal grandfather, the Troubadour.
Her grandfather, Russell Crawford Mitchell, of Atlanta, enlisted in the Confederate States Army in July 1861, and was later severely wounded at the Battle of Sharpsburg.
Her maternal grandparents were of mixed European and Eastern Cherokee ancestry ; of particular importance to her as a child was her grandfather, Calvin Clinton Copeland, who was a great source of inspiration and guidance to her as a young child, offering a more pantheistic spiritual alternative to her father and paternal grandmother's traditional Christianity.
Her maternal grandfather was the Ban of Slavonia Count Herman II of Celje, whose parents were Count Herman I of Celje and Catherine of Bosnia, who apparently descended also from Nemanjić kings of Serbia and from Catherine of Hungary, a daughter of Stephen V of Hungary.
Her mother's maternal grandfather was an Italian immigrant ; her mother's other ancestry is Scottish, Irish, and a small amount of Greek.
Her paternal grandfather was of Sicilian descent, and her paternal grandmother was a descendant of Mayflower pilgrim William Brewster.
Her son Vaballathus ( Latin from Aramaic, Wahballat " Gift of the Goddess ") inherited the name of Odaenathus ’ paternal grandfather.
Her paternal grandfather, Juan de Toledo, was a marrano ( Jewish convert to Christianity ) and was condemned by the Spanish Inquisition for allegedly returning to the Jewish faith.
Her paternal grandfather, John Claus Peters, was the son of German immigrants, Claus Peters and Caroline Catherine Eberlin.
Her father was a descendant of the Taliaferros of Virginia ; her paternal grandfather, Edward Bennett Close, a stockbroker and director of the American Hospital Association, was first married to Post Cereals ' heiress Marjorie Merriweather Post.
Her curiosity was piqued because she actually had a grandfather whom her family had lost touch with, and whose initials matched those given in the email.
Her mother's family had left Germany before World War II to avoid the Nazi regime ( Newton-John's maternal grandfather was Jewish, and her maternal grandmother was of paternal Jewish ancestry ).
Her maternal grandfather was David Greer, a RIC sergeant in Castlewellan, County Down, Ireland in the 1880s and who later became a land steward to the Annesley family ( wealthy landlords who built the town of Castlewellan ).
Her grandfather was killed fighting against her uncle, Edward IV of England, at the Battle of Barnet.
Her mother was Mary Cadwalader Rawle ( 1850 – 1923 ) whose maternal grandfather was John Cadwalader ( 1805 – 1879 ) and father was lawyer William Henry Rawle ( 1823 – 1889 ).