Place of Birth: Springfield, Windsor, Vermont, United States
Date of Birth: April 13, 1972
*1/2 Italian, 1/4 English, 1/4 Welsh (father)
*Ashkenazi Jewish (mother)
Aaron Lewis is an American musician and songwriter. He is the lead vocalist, rhythm guitarist, and founding member of the rock group Staind.
Aaron is the son of Sondra Jeanne (Nadelman) and Theodore Carrol Lewis. Aaron’s paternal grandfather was of Welsh and English descent, and Aaron’s paternal grandmother was of Italian descent. Aaron’s mother is Jewish (her family is from Russia, Poland, and Germany).
Aaron is married to Vanessa, with whom he has three children.
Aaron’s paternal grandfather is Gordon Lewis (the son of Edward Arthur “Fred/Ned” Lewis and Jemima Thorne). Edward was born in Wales, the son of Edward Lewis and Margaret. Jemima was born in St. John’s, Newfoundland (present-day Newfoundland and Labrador), to English immigrants, Richard Thorne and Mary Short.
Aaron’s paternal grandmother is Elia Pantrini (the daughter of Guiseppe “Joseph” Pantrini and Maria Carolina “Marietta”/”Mary” Pacetti). Giuseppe was born in Italy, the son of D. Pantrini and Giovanna Benzini. Maria Carolina was from Fivizzano, Province of Massa and Carrara, Italy, and was the daughter of Ettore Pacetti and Beatrice Bettini.
Sources: Genealogy of Aaron’s paternal grandfather, Gordon Lewis – http://records.ancestry.com
Birth record of Aaron’s paternal grandfather, Gordon Lewis – https://familysearch.org
Aaron’s paternal grandfather, Gordon Lewis, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Marriage record of Aaron’s paternal great-grandparents, Guiseppe “Joseph” Pantrini and Maria Carolina “Marietta”/”Mary” (Pacetti) Bondi – https://www.familysearch.org
Birth record of Aaron’s paternal great-grandmother, Maria Carolina Pacetti – https://familysearch.org
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