Conway Twitty

Conway Twitty

Birth Name: Harold Lloyd Jenkins

Date of Birth: September 1, 1933

Place of Birth: Friars Point, Mississippi, United States

Date of Death: June 5, 1993

Place of Death: Springfield, Missouri, United States

Ethnicity: English, Irish, Welsh

Conway Twitty was an American singer, songwriter, and musician. He was the son of Velma Lee (McGinnis) and Floyd Dalton Jenkins.

Conway’s paternal grandparents were Lewis Clark Jenkins (the son of James Monroe Jenkins and Lucinda Catherine Edwards) and Safronia Alice Lewellyn (the daughter of William Joseph Lewellyn and Louisa Katherine Youngblood).

Conway’s maternal grandparents were Thomas McGinnis (the son of Patrick McGinnis and Catherine Farley) and Rosa Jenkins (the daughter of Elbert Jenkins and Sarah “Sallie” O’Dair). Patrick was Irish.

Sources: Genealogies of Conway Twitty –

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