Birth Name: Christopher Chace Crawford
Place of Birth: Lubbock, Texas
Date of Birth: July 18, 1985
Ethnicity: English (mainly), along with Scottish, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, and German
Chace Crawford is an American actor and model. His sister is beauty queen Candice Crawford.
He is of mainly English ancestry, along with Scottish, Scots-Irish (Northern Irish), and German, roots. His patrilineal line can be traced back to Andrew Crawford, who was born, c. 1774, in Scotland, and Mary B. Foster, who was born, c. 1775, reportedly in Abbeville, South Carolina.
Chace’s paternal grandfather is Willis Turner Crawford (the son of William Lawrence Crawford and Annie Naomi Bost). William was the son of Monroe Turner Crawford and Ida Mae Adair. Annie was the daughter of John William/Willis Bost and Nancy Roana Earnhart.
Chace’s paternal grandmother is Drunette Joines (the daughter of Royce C. Joines and Geraldean Epperson). Royce was the son of Marion Patty Joines and Maggie Mae Smith. Geraldean was the daughter of William Joseph Epperson and Dovie Zelda Cates.
Chace’s maternal grandfather is Herman Howell Plott (the son of Herman Howell Plott and Frances Eulene Hunter). Herman was the son of Charles Jackson Plott and Birdie Beulah Pierce. Frances was the daughter of Ira Morris Hunter and Julia Ella Porter.
Chace’s maternal grandmother is Wanda Marie Bates (the daughter of Willis Vaughn Bates and Helen Marie Nabours). Willis was the son of Willis Hubbard Bates and Palestine Hefner. Helen was the daughter of William “Buck” De Loach Nabours and Mattie Pearl Nail. Mattie’s parents, Chace Crawford’s great-great-great-grandparents, were John Shelby Nail and Mattie Elizabeth Spear.
Sources: Genealogy of Chace’s paternal great-grandfather, William Lawrence Crawford (focusing on his own father’s side) – http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com
Another genealogy of William Lawrence Crawford (focusing on his own mother’s side) – http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com
Obituary of Chace’s paternal great-grandmother, Annie Naomi (Bost) Crawford – http://www.findagrave.com
Obituary of Chace’s paternal great-grandmother, Geraldean (Epperson) Joines, at http://www.findagrave.com – http://www.findagrave.com
Genealogy of Chace’s paternal great-great-grandmother, Dovie Zelda Cates (focusing on her own father’s side) – http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com
Genealogy of Chace Crawford (focusing on his mother’s side) – http://familypedia.wikia.com
Genealogy of Chace’s maternal great-great-grandfather, William “Buck” De Loach Nabours – http://www.ourfamilysearch.com
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