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Her Phoenix family can be traced to Tullylish, Ireland. In 1822, during Ireland's partition, her Great Grandfather George Phoenix, who was a young Navy mechanic, left Ireland by boat with is Uncle and traveled to South Africa. George married in South Africa, had a son named George, who had a son named Gavin, who had a daughter named Tanit. She is descended from both Irish and Dutch blood lines.