Birth Name: Adam Wade Gontier
Place of Birth: Peterborough, Ontario, Canada
Date of Birth: May 25, 1978
*English, French, German, Scottish, Welsh (father)
Adam Gontier is a Canadian musician. He is known as the former lead vocalist and rhythm guitarist of the Canadian rock band Three Days Grace.
Adam is the son of Patricia and Gordon Gontier. He is married to Jeanie Marie Larsen. Adam is a first cousin of Cale Gontier, of the band Art of Dying.
Adam’s patrilineal ancestry can be traced back to his fifth great-grandfather, Claude Gontier.
Adam’s paternal grandfather was Maurice Alexandre Gontier (the son of Alexandre René Gontier and Eleanor Marr Doane). Adam’s great-grandfather Alexandre was born in France, to Louis Auguste Gontier and Vallentyne Guettel. Eleanor was the daughter of Oscar Mornington Doane and Helena Josephine Fell.
Adam’s paternal grandmother was Margaret Hannah Stone (the daughter of Edward Samuel Stone and Florence Swindells). Edward and Florence were English immigrants.
Adam’s maternal grandfather was Thomas Duffy.
Adam’s maternal grandmother was Audrey Fitzpatrick (the daughter of Ernest Fitzpatrick and Nora Brush).
Sources: Genealogy of Adam Gontier (focusing on his father’s side) – https://www.geni.com
Obituary of Adam’s maternal grandmother, Audrey (Fitzpatrick) Duffy – https://obittree.com
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