Edwin McCain

by Manila on February 13, 2016

Birth Name: Edwin Cole McCain

Place of Birth: Greenville, South Carolina, United States

Date of Birth: January 20, 1970

Ethnicity: English, French, German, Irish, Scots-Irish (Northern Irish), Scottish, Welsh, remote Channel Islander (Jersey) and Dutch, as well as 1/1024 Italian and 1/8192 Native American (Powhatan)

Edwin McCain is an American singer, songwriter, and musician. He is the son of Wendy (Boatwright) and Watt McCain, Jr. He is married to Mary Christine “Christy” Young.

Edwin’s father is pictured here (page 75).

Edwin’s paternal grandfather was Watt McCain (the son of Watt McCain and Sarah Rebecca “Sallie” Cole). Edwin’s great-grandfather Watt was the son of John Sidney McCain and Sarah Frances Wheless. Edwin’s great-grandmother Sarah was the daughter of William Ferguson Cole and Aurelia Qualls Walton. Aurelia’s 3rd great-grandfather, Mark Anthony, was an Italian immigrant, from Genoa. Aurelia’s 6th great-grandmother, Pocahontas, was Native American (Powhatan).

Edwin’s paternal grandmother was Berta Aline Fowler (the daughter of Eugene Bass Fowler and Aline Robison). Eugene was the son of Jeremiah Green Fowler and Parazade Camilla Moore. Aline was the daughter of ? Robison and Berta.

Edwin’s maternal grandfather was Purvis James Boatwright (the son of Purvis Jenkins Boatwright and Elizabeth Moore “Bessie” Heard). Edwin’s great-grandfather Purvis was the son of James Boatwright and Agnes Louise Strohecker. Elizabeth was the daughter of William Thompson Heard and Lula Willie Moore.

Edwin’s maternal grandmother was Ann Ware (the daughter of James Robert Ware and Eliza Dargan). James was the son of James Henry Ware and Anna Robert Child. Eliza was the daughter of William Edwin Dargan, Jr. and Mary Brockington Hart.

Edwin’s patrilineal ancestry can be traced back to his 10th great-grandfather, William McKeane.

Edwin’s matrilineal ancestry can be traced back to his 7th great-grandmother, Mary Graceberry.

Source: Genealogy of Edwin McCain – http://www.geni.com

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Gurrl April 17, 2016 at 2:48 am

An actual descendant of Pocahontas.

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