Birth Name: Christopher John Boyle
Place of Birth: Seattle, Washington, USA
Date of Birth: July 20, 1964
*English, Scottish, Northern Irish (mother)
Chris Cornell is an American musician, singer, and songwriter. He was the lead singer, guitarist, and songwriter for rock bands Soundgarden (1984–1997) and Audioslave (2001–2007). Other members of Soundgarden include or included Matt Cameron, Kim Thayil, and Hiro Yamamoto. The other members of Audioslave were Tim Commerford, Tom Morello, and Brad Wilk.
His father had Irish ancestry. His mother has English, Scottish, and Northern Irish ancestry.
Chris’s maternal grandparents were Ralph Trivett Cornell (the son of Julian Trivett Cornell and Emily Keillor Emmerson) and Marion/Marian M. MacNutt (the daughter of James Frederick MacNutt and Clarabell J. Hubbell). Ralph was born in Rothesay, Nova Scotia, Canada. Marion was born in Washington state, to a Canadian-born father and a Wisconsin-born mother.
Chris’s maternal grandmother, Marion/Marian M. Macnutt, on the 1920 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Genealogy of Chris’s maternal great-grandfather, James Frederick MacNutt – http://skmacnutt.ca
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