Chris Daughtry

by Manila on November 2, 2015

40th Annual Songwriters Hall of Fame Ceremony - Arrivals

Birth Name: Christopher Adam Daughtry

Place of Birth: Roanoke Rapids, Halifax, North Carolina, U.S.

Date of Birth: December 26, 1979

Ethnicity: Dutch, English, German, Irish, Scottish, Swiss-German, Welsh, remote French

Chris Daughtry is an American singer, songwriter, musician, and actor. He is the lead vocalist and rhythm guitarist for the rock band Daughtry. Chris placed fourth on the fifth season of American Idol.

He is the son of Sandra Corrine (Crowder) and James Kenneth “Pete” Daughtry. He is married to Deanna, with whom he has four children.

Chris’ paternal grandfather is James Calvin Daughtry (the son of John Leonard Daughtry, Jr. and Mary Wallace Spivey). John was the son of John Leonard Daughtry, Sr. and Annie Thomas Brown. Mary was the daughter of Eugene McNider Spivey and Mamie Alice Brewer.

Chris’ paternal grandmother is Barbara Jean McDonald (the daughter of an unknown father and Lula Alice McDonald). Barbara’s stepfather was Roy Oscar Walters. Lula was the daughter of John Dennis McDonald and Alice Shaw.

Chris’ maternal grandfather was James Arthur Crowder (the son of Willia Thomas “Tommie/Tommy” Crowder and Martha Jones). Thomas was the son of Tiberius “Tibe/T. B.” Crowder and Christiana Liles. Martha was the daughter of William H. “Will/Willie” Jones and Roxie I. Cox.

Chris’ maternal grandmother was Dora Bessie Vaughan (the daughter of Vernon Russell Vaughan and Dora Maude White). Vernon was the son of John Cornelius Vaughan and Bessie May Hargrave. Dora was the daughter of Joseph Walter White and Dora Corrine Pritchard.

Sources: Genealogy of Chris Daughtry – http://www.geni.com

Marriage record of Chris’ parents – https://familysearch.org

Marriage record of Chris’ paternal grandparents, James Calvin Daughtry and Barbara Jean McDonald – http://search.ancestry.com

Birth record of Chris’ paternal grandfather, James Calvin Daughtry – https://familysearch.org

Marriage record of Chris’ paternal great-grandparents, John Leonard Daughtry, Jr. and Mary Wallace Spivey – https://familysearch.org

Genealogy of Chris’s paternal great-great-grandfather, John Leonard Daughtry (focusing on his own mother’s side) – http://www.findagrave.com

Chris’ paternal grandmother, Barbara Jean McDonald, on the 1940 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org

Marriage record of Chris’ paternal great-grandmother, Lula Alice McDonald, to Roy Walters – http://search.ancestry.com

Death record of Chris’ paternal great-grandmother, Lula Alice McDonald – https://familysearch.org

Death record of Chris’ maternal grandfather, James Arthur Crowder – https://familysearch.org

Marriage record of Chris’ maternal great-grandparents, William Thomas Crowder and Martha Jones – http://search.ancestry.com

Marriage record of Chris’ maternal great-great-grandparents, William H. Jones and Roxie I. Cox – https://familysearch.org

Obituary of Chris’ maternal grandmother, Dora Bessie (Vaughan) Crowder – http://www.rrdailyherald.com

Marriage record of Chris’ maternal great-grandparents, Vernon Russell Vaughan and Dora Maude White – http://search.ancestry.com

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neiltennant September 23, 2017 at 2:00 pm

HE COULD EASILY PASS FOR ARAB

i ve seen also people from italy (SICILIA) who look like him

neiltennant January 23, 2017 at 12:12 pm

no black ?

there were lot of rumors since 2006
in germany nearly everybody and all of his fans think he is part black

phaedra April 26, 2016 at 4:16 am

He’s so sexy. I thought he would have a bit Ashkenazi Jewish or Italian in him.

neiltennant January 23, 2017 at 12:12 pm

do you like bald men ? :-))

i even thought he might have some african roots

andrew February 16, 2016 at 1:46 pm

Chris’s ancestor:

http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=39915526

John Leonard Daughtry’s mother was Alice Virginia Lanier Bryant (the daughter of Thomas Adams Lanier and Sarah Elizabeth Davis). Thomas Adams Lanier was the son of Thomas Lanier (1776–1861) and Sally K. Johnson (1801–1873).

andrew February 16, 2016 at 1:07 pm

he’s a smaller and more European version of Vin Diesel

neiltennant September 23, 2017 at 2:01 pm

yes thats right

he is not only european descent

he has a robust head and has also arab roots

i know arabs are considered also as white but he is med

Adrian1Cram February 12, 2016 at 10:34 pm

What a mix up.

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