Eagle-Eye Cherry

by andrew on March 6, 2017

Birth Name: Eagle-Eye Lanoo Cherry

Place of Birth: Stockholm, Sweden

Date of Birth: 7 May, 1969

Ethnicity:
*African-American, small amount of English (father)
*Swedish (mother)

Eagle-Eye Cherry is a Swedish musician. His father, Don Cherry (Donald Eugene Cherry), is American, of African-American, and a small amount of English, descent. His mother, Monika Marianne Karlsson, is Swedish. He is a half-brother of singer Neneh Cherry (his mother’s daughter) and a stepbrother of singer Titiyo. His niece is R&B singer Mabel.

His father was said to have some Cherokee Native American ancestry. It is not clear if this ancestry has been verified/documented.

Eagle-Eye’s paternal grandfather was Ulysses Simpson Cherry (the son of James “Jim” Cherry and Rosie Belle Harris). Ulysses was born in Oklahoma. James’ mother’s maiden surname is Ross. Rosie was the daughter of Battice “Puxie” Harris and Emily Riddle.

Eagle-Eye’s paternal grandmother was Daisy Lee Fulson (the daughter of a Texan man surnamed Fulson and Marie Tombs). Marie was the daughter of J. E. Tombs and Fannie Hooper, whose own biological father was English.

Eagle-Eye’s maternal grandfather was Oskar Verner Karlsson (the son of Carl/Karl Wilhelm Olofsson and Hilda Nilsson). Carl was the son of Olof Månsson and Emma Karlsdotter. Hilda was the daughter of Johannes Nilsson and Bothilda Nilsdotter.

Eagle-Eye’s maternal grandmother was Justina Mariana Antonsson (the daughter of Nils Gustaf Antonsson and Ida Övall). Nils was the son of Anton Andersson and Anna Magdalena Håll. Ida was the daughter of Johan Övall and Maria Boman.

Sources: Biography of Eagle-Eye’s father – American National Biography: With a Cumulative Index by Occupations and Realms of Renown. Supplement 2 (2005)

Eagle-Eye’s father on the 1940 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org

Marriage record of Eagle-Eye’s paternal grandparents, Ulysses Simpson Cherry and Daisy Lee Fulson – https://www.familysearch.org

Eagle-Eye’s paternal grandfather, Ulysses Simpson Cherry, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org

Marriage record of Eagle-Eye’s paternal great-grandparents, James Cherry and Rosie Belle Harris – https://www.familysearch.org

Death record of Eagle-Eye’s paternal great-grandfather, James Cherry – https://www.familysearch.org

Marriage record of Eagle-Eye’s paternal great-grandmother, Marie Tombs, to Caswell Evans – https://www.familysearch.org

Eagle-Eye’s paternal great-grandmother, Marie Tombs, on the 1910 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org

Marriage record of Eagle-Eye’s paternal great-great-grandparents, J. E. Tombs and Fannie Hooper – https://www.familysearch.org

Birth records of Eagle-Eye’s mother – https://search.ancestry.com
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Birth record of Eagle-Eye’s maternal grandfather, Oskar Verner Karlsson – https://search.ancestry.com

Birth record of Eagle-Eye’s maternal great-grandfather, Carl/Karl Wilhelm Olofsson – https://search.ancestry.com

Birth record of Eagle-Eye’s maternal great-great-grandmother, Emma Karlsdotter – https://search.ancestry.com

Household examination records of Eagle-Eye’s maternal great-grandmother, Hilda Nilsson – https://www.familysearch.org
https://www.familysearch.org
https://www.familysearch.org
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Birth record of Eagle-Eye’s maternal grandmother, Justina Mariana Antonsson – https://search.ancestry.com

Birth record of Eagle-Eye’s maternal great-grandfather, Nils Gustaf Antonsson – https://search.ancestry.com

Birth record of Eagle-Eye’s maternal great-grandmother, Ida Övall – https://search.ancestry.com

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Manila December 26, 2017 at 9:35 pm

Eagle-Eye’s paternal grandfather was Ulysses Simpson Cherry (the son of James “Jim” Cherry and Rosie Belle Harris). James’ mother’s maiden surname is Ross. Rosie was the daughter of Battice “Puxie” Harris and Emily Riddle.

Eagle-Eye’s paternal grandmother was Daisy Lee Fulson (the daughter of a Texan man surnamed Fulson and Marie Tombs). Marie was the daughter of J. E. Tombs and Fannie Hooper, whose own biological father was English.

Remark: Eagle-Eye’s father also has Choctaw Native American ancestry according to his biography.

Biography of Eagle-Eye’s father – American National Biography: With a Cumulative Index by Occupations and Realms of Renown. Supplement 2 (2005)

Eagle-Eye’s father on the 1940 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VB27-JP5

Marriage records of Eagle-Eye’s paternal grandparent, Ulysses Cherry and Daisy Lee Fulson – https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVP6-BSD8

Eagle-Eye’s paternal grandfather, Ulysses Simpson Cherry, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XC7L-L5H

Marriage record of Eagle-Eye’s paternal great-grandparents, James Cherry and Rosie Belle Harris – https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVP6-48YM

Death record of Eagle-Eye’s paternal great-grandfather, James Cherry – https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VGBR-SGK

Marriage record of Eagle-Eye’s paternal great-grandmother, Marie Tombs, to Caswell Evans – https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVP6-JY9M

Eagle-Eye’s paternal great-grandmother, Marie Tombs, on the 1910 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MLQ3-Q89

Marriage record of Eagle-Eye’s paternal great-great-grandparents, J. E. Tombs and Fannie Hooper – https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QKHQ-QHLX

(The following additions below will apply the same to his half-sister Neneh Cherry)

Monika’s middle name is Marianne.

Eagle-Eye’s maternal grandfather was Oskar Verner Karlsson (the son of Carl Wilhelm Olofsson and Hilda Nilsson). Karl was the son of Olof Månsson and Emma Karlsdotter. Hilda was the daughter of Johannes Nilsson and Bothilda Nilsdotter.

Eagle-Eye’s maternal grandmother was Justina Mariana Antonsson (the daughter of Nils Gustaf Antonsson and Ida Övall). Nils was the son of Anton Andersson and Anna Magdalena Håll. Ida was the daughter of Johan Övall and Maria Boman.

Birth records of Eagle-Eye’s mother – https://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?viewrecord=1&r=an&db=SwedenParishBirths&indiv=try&h=42486160
https://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?_phsrc=mFb2410&_phstart=successSource&usePUBJs=true&indiv=1&db=SwedenParishBirths&gss=angs-d&new=1&rank=1&gsfn=Monika%20Marianne&gsfn_x=0&msbdd=8&msbdd_x=1&msbdm=2&msbdm_x=1&msbdy=1943&msbdy_x=1&MSAV=1&uidh=ft6&pcat=34&fh=0&h=42409568&recoff=&ml_rpos=1

Birth record of Eagle-Eye’s maternal grandfather, Oskar Verner Karlsson – https://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?_phsrc=mFb2414&_phstart=successSource&usePUBJs=true&indiv=1&db=SwedenParishBirths&gss=angs-d&new=1&rank=1&gsfn=Oskar&gsfn_x=0&msbdd=4&msbdd_x=1&msbdm=3&msbdm_x=1&msbdy=1914&msbdy_x=1&MSAV=1&uidh=ft6&pcat=34&fh=5&h=606181&recoff=&ml_rpos=6

Birth record of Eagle-Eye’s maternal great-grandfather, Carl Vilhelm Olofsson – https://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?_phsrc=mFb2423&_phstart=successSource&usePUBJs=true&indiv=1&db=SwedenParishBirths&gss=angs-d&new=1&rank=1&gsfn=Karl%20Wilhelm&gsfn_x=0&msbdd=16&msbdd_x=1&msbdm=5&msbdm_x=1&msbdy=1887&msbdy_x=1&MSAV=1&uidh=ft6&pcat=34&fh=1&h=5582531&recoff=&ml_rpos=2

Birth record of Eagle-Eye’s maternal great-great-grandmother, Emma Karlsdotter – https://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?_phsrc=mFb2425&_phstart=successSource&usePUBJs=true&indiv=1&db=SwedenParishBirths&gss=angs-d&new=1&rank=1&gsfn=Emma&gsfn_x=0&msbdd=1&msbdd_x=1&msbdm=3&msbdm_x=1&msbdy=1866&msbdy_x=1&msbpn__ftp=Finja&MSAV=1&uidh=ft6&pcat=34&fh=0&h=41366033&recoff=&ml_rpos=1

Household examination records of Eagle-Eye’s maternal great-grandmother, Hilda Nilsson – https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QLGK-4VJD
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QLGK-RGG1
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QLGK-Y55X
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QLGV-PNQV
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QLGK-F19V

Birth record of Eagle-Eye’s maternal grandmother, Justina Mariana Antonsson – https://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?_phsrc=mFb2432&_phstart=successSource&usePUBJs=true&indiv=1&db=SwedenParishBirths&gss=angs-d&new=1&rank=1&gsfn=Justina%20Mariana&gsfn_x=0&msbdd=15&msbdd_x=1&msbdm=6&msbdm_x=1&msbdy=1923&msbdy_x=1&MSAV=1&uidh=ft6&pcat=34&fh=0&h=35899744&recoff=&ml_rpos=1

Birth record of Eagle-Eye’s maternal great-grandfather, Nils Gustaf Antonsson – https://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?_phsrc=mFb2433&_phstart=successSource&usePUBJs=true&indiv=1&db=SwedenParishBirths&gss=angs-d&new=1&rank=1&gsfn=Nils%20Gustaf&gsfn_x=0&msbdd=22&msbdd_x=1&msbdm=2&msbdm_x=1&msbdy=1880&msbdy_x=1&MSAV=1&uidh=ft6&pcat=34&fh=0&h=3524780&recoff=&ml_rpos=1

Birth record of Eagle-Eye’s maternal great-grandmother, Ida Övall – https://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?_phsrc=mFb2434&_phstart=successSource&usePUBJs=true&indiv=1&db=SwedenParishBirths&gss=angs-d&new=1&rank=1&gsfn=ida&gsfn_x=0&msbdd=23&msbdd_x=1&msbdm=12&msbdm_x=1&msbdy=1878&msbdy_x=1&MSAV=1&uidh=ft6&pcat=34&fh=4&h=39314865&recoff=&ml_rpos=5

andrew December 27, 2017 at 11:58 am

Brilliant

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