Axl Rose

by ethnic on July 18, 2010

Axl Rose File Photos

Birth Name: William Bruce Rose, Jr.

Place of Birth: Lafayette, Indiana, U.S.

Date of Birth: February 6, 1962

Ethnicity: German, Irish, Scottish, English, smaller amounts of Dutch, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, Cornish, French, Swiss-German, and Welsh

Axl Rose is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, and musician. He is a member of the bands Guns N’ Roses and AC/DC. Other members of Gun N’ Roses include or have included Steven Adler, Duff McKagan, Melissa Reese, Slash, Matt Sorum, and Izzy Stradlin. Other members of AC/DC include/have included Brian Johnson, Chris Slade, Angus Young, Malcolm Young, and Stevie Young.

Axl is the son of Sharon Elizabeth (Lintner) and William Bruce Rose. He was renamed William Bruce Bailey, after his mother married Stephen L. Bailey.

Axl’s patrilineal ancestry can be traced back to his third great-grandfather, John Rose.

Axl’s paternal grandfather was Dale Owen Rose (the son of William B. Rose and Mary Margaret McLaughlin). Dale was born in Washington Township, Tippecanoe County, Indiana. William was the son of John Oliver Rose and Emily Jane Dunn. Mary Margaret was the daughter of David A. McLaughlin and Sarah Jane McCabe.

Axl’s paternal grandmother was Mary Mae Rittenhouse (the daughter of James Bruce Rittenhouse and Mahala Anna Clark). Mary was born in Prairie Township, White County, Indiana. James was the son of Melvin Rittenhouse and Mary Alice Davis. Mahala was the daughter of Andrew Jackson Clark and Mahala Hill Whaley.

Axl’s maternal grandfather was Earl Ray Lintner (the son of Clarence Huldiman Lintner and Iva Mae Johnson). Earl was born in Winfield, Indiana. Clarence was the son of Clarence S. Lintner and Elma A. Crawford. Iva was the daughter of William H. Johnson and Sarah Catherine Swartz.

Axl’s maternal grandmother was Anna Amelia Rosenbrock (the daughter of Henry Cord Rosenbrock and Anna Martha Marie Zimmerman). Axl’s grandmother Anna was born in Grand Park, Illinois. Henry was the son of a German emigrant, Johann “John” Rosenbrock, of Hanover, Lower Saxony, and of Christina Pfingsten, whose own parents, Heinrich Wilhelm Pfingsten and Sophia Schäfer, were German emigrants, from Soldorf, Schaumburg and Kolenfeld, Hanover, respectively both in Lower Saxony. Axl’s great-grandmother Anna was a German emigrant, from Carmzow-Wallmow, Brandenburg, and was the daughter of Carl Ferdinand “Charly” Zimmerman and Emilie/Amelia Jäger.

Axl’s matrilineal ancestry can be traced back to his third great-grandmother, Carlena Meuke.

Sources: Genealogy of Axl’s father – https://www.familysearch.org

Genealogies of Axl Rose (focusing on his mother’s side) – http://www.wargs.com
http://www4.picturepush.com

Genealogy of Axl’s mother – https://www.familysearch.org

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Manila July 1, 2018 at 10:35 am

Axl’s patrilineal ancestry can be traced back to his third great-grandfather, John Rose.

Axl’s paternal grandfather was Dale Owen Rose (the son of William B. Rose and Mary Margaret McLaughlin). Dale was born in Washington Township, Tippecanoe County, Indiana. Axl’s great-grandfather William was the son of John Oliver Rose and Emily Jane Dunn. Mary was the daughter of David A. McLaughlin and Sarah Jane McCabe.

Axl’s patenral grandmother was Mary Mae Rittenhouse (the daughter of James Bruce Rittenhouse and Mahala Anna Clark). Axl’s grandmother Mary was born in Prairie Township, White County, Indiana. James was the son of Melvin Rittenhouse and Mary Alice Davis. Mahala was the daughter of Andrew Jackson Clark and Mahala Hill Whaley.

Earl’s middle name is Ray, and was born in Winfield, Indiana. Axl great-grandfather Clarence’s middle name is Huldiman, and was the son of Clarence S. Lintner and Elma A. Crawford. Iva’s full name is Iva Mae Johnson, and she was the daughter of William H. Johnson and Sarah Catherine Swartz.

Axl’s grandmother Anna was born in Grand Park, Illinois. Henry was the son of a German emigrant, Johann “John” Rosenbrock, of Hanover, Lower Saxony, and of Christina Pfingsten, whose own parents, Heinrich Wilhelm Pfingsten and Sophia Schäfer, were German emigrants, from Soldorf, Schaumburg and Kolenfeld, Hanover, respectively both in Lower Saxony. Axl’s great-grandmother Anna middle names are Martha Marie. She was a German emigrant, from Carmzow-Wallmow, Brandenburg, and was the daughter of Carl Ferdinand “Charly” Zimmerman and Emilie Jäger.

Axl’s matrilineal ancestry can be traced back to his third great-grandmother, Carlena Meuke.

Genealogy of Axl’s father – https://www.familysearch.org/tree/person/details/LTW4-VMW

Genealogy of Axl’s mother – https://www.familysearch.org/tree/person/details/LTW4-ZDR

Remark: Axl’s father also had German ancestry. Also, Axl himself has Dutch, English, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, as well as small amount of Cornish, French, Swiss-German, and Welsh ancestries. So, kindly consolidate Axl’s ancestries.

andrew July 2, 2018 at 5:30 am

you’re amazing!

Manila February 7, 2018 at 7:44 am

Axl was married to Erin Invicta Everly, until their annulment. Erin’s father, Don Everly, formed the American rock and roll duo The Everly Brothers, along with his brother, Phil Everly.

neiltennant October 3, 2017 at 3:10 am

such a good boy

there were rumors in the 1990s that his name was just a word play of ORAL SEX

but now we know that this guy is not a rude boy

ashash January 2, 2018 at 8:38 pm
andrew January 3, 2018 at 2:37 pm

@ashash

he’s right, any G n’R fan knows that. Also William Axl Rose -> W.A.R.

Btw isn’t a “good boy” at all, he was jailed many times by Lafayette’s police before moving to the “jungle” (L.A.)

andrew September 20, 2017 at 5:54 am

can someone find something about his father’s side?

andrew June 19, 2016 at 6:37 am

I suggest to link the profiles of Guns ‘n Roses members:

Axl Rose
Slash
Izzy Stradlin
Duff McKagan
Steven Adler

Thank you.

Lee January 11, 2014 at 2:19 pm
SeanieCooper January 9, 2013 at 2:39 pm

Axl also has Irish.

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