Charlotte Kemp Muhl

by Manila on December 23, 2017

Place of Birth: Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.

Date of Birth: August 17, 1987

Ethnicity: English, German, Irish, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, Scottish

Charlotte Kemp Muhl is an American model, singer, and musician.

She is the daughter of Shauna (Sullivan) and James Howard Muhl, Jr.

Kemp’s partner is singer, musician, and actor Sean Lennon.

Kemp’s patrilineal ancestry can be traced back to her ninth great-grandfather, Antoine Muhl.

Kemp’s paternal grandfather was James Howard Muhl (the son of Fred Joseph Muhl and Anne Currie Riley). James was born in Texas. Fred was the son of a French emigrant, André Muhl (later Andrew Muhl), of Lampertheim, Bas-Rhin, and of a German emigrant, Josephine Fischer, of Hesse. Anne was the daughter of an Irish emigrant, John Hamilton Riley, of County Tipperary, and of Leila Ada Currie.

Kemp’s paternal grandmother is Ardeth L. Ann Wick (the daughter of Henry P. Wick and Emily E. Backhaus, later Backus). Ardeth was born in New York. Henry was of German descent, and was the son of Frank A. Wick and Barbara Margaret Dopfel. Emily was the daughter of German immigrants, “John H.” Backhaus (later Backus) and Augusta Sauder.

Kemp’s maternal grandparents are Edward Sullivan and Marjorie Silvey.

Sources: Birth record of Kemp’s paternal grandfather, James Howard Muhl –

Obituary of Kemp’s paternal grandfather, James Howard Muhl –

Death record of Kemp’s paternal great-grandfather, Fred Joseph Muhl –

Kemp’s paternal great-grandmother, Anne Currie Riley, on the 1900 U.S. Census –

Death record of Kemp’s paternal great-great-grandmother, Leila Ada (Currie) Riley –

Obituary of Kemp’s paternal granduncle, Austin Lee Wick –

Kemp’s paternal grandmother, Ardeth L. Ann Wick, on the 1930 U.S. Census –

Kemp’s paternal great-grandfather, Henry P. Wick, on the 1900 U.S. Census –

Kemp’s paternal great-grandmother, Emily E. Backhaus, on the 1900 U.S. Census –

Death record of Kemp’s paternal great-great-grandmother, Augusta (Sauder) Backhaus –

Obituary of Kemp’s maternal aunt, Lisa Marie (Sullivan) Buffington –

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Manila December 23, 2017 at 10:26 pm

Correction on the first source: Refer her by the middle name Kemp, not Charlotte.

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