Birth Name: Bryan Keith Holland
Place of Birth: Los Angeles, California, United States
Date of Birth: December 29, 1965
Ethnicity: English, Scots-Irish (Northern Irish), Scottish, Irish, possibly German (from Russia)
Dexter Holland is an American singer, songwriter, and musician. He is the lead singer and rhythm guitarist in the punk band The Offspring. Other members of the band are Greg K., Noodles, and Pete Parada.
Dexter is the son of Yvonne Ann (Frost) and Walter George Holland. His father is from a Canadian family. His mother is American.
Dexter’s paternal grandfather was Walter Vipond Holland (the son of George Holland and Annie Jane White/Whyte). George was born in Newcastle upon Tyne, England, the son of George William Holland and Hannah Seaman. Annie was born in Londonderry, Northern Ireland.
Dexter’s paternal grandmother was Miriam McLean (the daughter of William McLean and Sarah/Samel Ann Connoly). William was born in Scotland.
Dexter’s maternal grandfather was Herman Franze Frost (the son of Edgar J. Frost and Helena Penner). Helena was possibly born in Kansas, to parents from Russia, who were likely of German descent.
Dexter’s maternal grandmother was Anna Mae Clifton (the daughter of John B. Clifton and Anna Mary Williams). John was born in Pennsylvania, to an English father and a Pennsylvania-born mother. Anna was also born in Pennsylvania.
Sources: Birth certificate of Dexter Holland – https://familysearch.org
Public record of Dexter Holland – https://familysearch.org
Marriage record of Dexter’s parents – https://familysearch.org
Marriage record of Dexter’s paternal grandparents, Walter Vipond Holland and Miriam McLean – https://familysearch.org
Marriage record of Dexter’s maternal grandparents, Herman Franze Frost and Anna Mae Clifton – https://familysearch.org
Dexter’s maternal grandmother, Anna Mae Clifton, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Possibly Dexter’s maternal grandfather, Herman Franze Frost, on the 1920 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
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