Curt Smith

Tears for Fears – iHeartRadio Music Festival Las Vegas 2016 – Day 2 – Arrivals – T-Mobile Arena, 3780 Arena Drive – Paradise, NV, USA – – Photo Credit: PRN / PRPhotos.com

Place of Birth: Bath, Somerset, England, U.K.

Date of Birth: 24 June, 1961

Ethnicity: English

Curt Smith is an English musician. He is the vocalist, bassist, and keyboardist for the pop rock band Tears for Fears.

Curt is the son of Norma Helena Kate (Hine) and Anthony Leonard Smith.

Curt is married to Laura Frances Pennington, with whom he has two children.

Curt’s maternal grandfather was William Henry Hine (the son of Joseph Hine, later Henry Joseph Hine, and of Ann Helena Sanger). William was born in Keynsham Bristol, Somersetshire. Joseph was born in Calton, Glasgow, Scotland, and was the son of an English soldier, Edwin Hine, of Wincanton, Somerset, and of Jane Porter, who was Australian, from Hobart, Tasmania. Ann was the daughter of James Sanger and Elizabeth Coward.

Curt’s maternal grandmother was Florence Ethel Cook (the daughter of Alfred James Cook and Kate Wallis). Alfred was the son of David Cook and Mary Ann. Kate was the daughter of John Wallis and Emma Elizabeth Brasier, later Brazier.

Curt’s matrilineal ancestry can be traced back to his third great-grandmother, Emma Fryett (c. 1825, Coggeshall, Essex – ?).

Sources: Marriage record of Curt’s parents – https://www.familysearch.org

Marriage record of Curt’s maternal grandparents, William Henry Hine and Florence Ethel Cook – https://www.familysearch.org

Curt’s maternal grandfather, William Henry Hine, on the 1911 England and Wales Census – https://www.familysearch.org

Marriage record of Curt’s maternal great-grandparents, Joseph Hine and Ann Helena Sanger – https://www.familysearch.org

Birth record of Curt’s maternal great-grandfather, Joseph Hine – https://www.familysearch.org

Baptismal record of Curt’s maternal great-grandmother, Ann Helena Sanger – https://www.familysearch.org

Marriage record of Curt’s maternal great-great-grandparents, James Sanger and Elizabeth Coward – https://www.familysearch.org

Baptismal record of Curt’s maternal grandmother, Florence Ethel Cook – https://www.familysearch.org

Marriage record of Curt’s maternal great-grandparents, Alfred James Cook and Kate Wallis – https://www.familysearch.org

Curt’s maternal great-grandfather, Alfred James Cook, on the 1881 England and Wales Census – https://www.familysearch.org

Baptismal record of Curt’s maternal great-grandmother, Kate Wallis – https://www.familysearch.org

Marriage record of Curt’s maternal great-great-grandparents, John Wallis and Emma Elizabeth Brazier – https://www.familysearch.org

2 Responses

  1. neiltennant says:

    he looks a bit Dark

    looks like my married Dark afghan uncle

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