Birth Name: Blake Tollison Shelton
Place of Birth: Ada, Oklahoma, U.S.
Date of Birth: June 18, 1976
Ethnicity: English, small or distant amounts (to varying degrees) of Scottish, Welsh, German, Dutch, Irish, and French
Blake Shelton is an American country singer, songwriter, actor, and television personality. He is the son of Dorothy (Byrd) and Richard Lee Shelton. He was selected People Magazine’s “Sexiest Man Alive” in 2017.
Blake’s paternal grandfather was Dolphia T. Shelton (the son of Monroe L. Shelton and Mary Abigail Moore). Dolphia was born in Oklahoma. Monroe was the son of Elias Coleman Shelton and Mary T. Oden. Mary Abigail was the daughter of Joseph Deshay/Desha Moore and Nancy Frances Peavler.
Blake’s paternal grandmother was Ruby Lamb Mead (the daughter of McDonald/Donald Meade/Mead and Etta/Hetta May Floyd). Ruby was born in Kansas. McDonald was the son of Robert Mead and Malinda J. Roten. Etta was the daughter of John D. W. Floyd and Malinda J. Shepherd.
Blake’s maternal grandfather was R. A. “Bud” Byrd (the son of Obediah Dare Byrd and Mary Elizabeth Clapp). R. A. was born in Oklahoma. Obediah was the son of Joseph Franklin Byrd, Jr. and Nancy Jane Inman. Mary Elizabeth was the daughter of Elisha Clapp and Josephine Smith, whose mother was born in France.
Blake’s maternal grandmother was Samuel Jane Johnson (the daughter of Samuel/Sammie J. Johnson and Ida Belle Sommers/Summers). Blake’s grandmother Samuel was born in Arkansas. Blake’s great-grandfather Samuel was the son of Josiah H. Johnson and Asenath/Asentha/Asenith Elizabeth Woods/Wood.
Blake’s maternal grandfather, R. A. “Bud” Byrd, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org
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