Birth Name: Charles Elliott Wicks
Place of Birth: Smyrna, Delaware
Date of Birth: June 20, 1979
Ethnicity: German, Irish, English, Scottish, 1/8th Breton French
Chuck Wicks is an American country music artist.
His family surname was “Wich” several generations back.
Chuck’s paternal grandfather was George Henry Wicks, Jr. (the son of Georg/George Heinrich/Henry Wicks and Anna Marie Erb). Chuck’s grandfather George was of German descent. Chuck’s great-grandfather Georg was the son of Paulus/Paul Wicks and Catharina/Catherine Raas. Anna was the daughter of Friedrich/Frederick Simon Erb and Catharine Caroline Febinger.
Chuck’s paternal grandmother was Madeleine Marie Lent (the daughter of Mortimer Cyrenus Lent and Louise LeDu). Mortimer was the son of Cyrenus Whittaker Lent, Jr. and Margaret Foster. Louise was born in Brest, France.
Chuck’s maternal grandfather is Charles Elliott (the son of Nathaniel Dodson Elliott and Rozena/Rezina Nichols). Nathaniel was the son of James Edward Elliott and Rose Ann Virginia Hill.
Chuck’s maternal grandmother is Anna Carlin (the daughter of Earl Joseph Carlin and Florence Hazel Marker). Florence was the daughter of Pierce/Pierson Charles Marker and Mary Ellen McClements.
Sources: Obituaries and genealogies of Chuck’s paternal grandparents, George Henry Wicks, Jr. and Madeleine Marie Lent – http://www.findagrave.com
Genealogy of Chuck’s paternal great-grandfather, George Henry Wicks, Jr. – http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com
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