Emily Haines

by stlucas on January 5, 2017

Place of Birth: New Delhi, India

Date of Birth: 1974

Ethnicity: English, German, Irish, distant Dutch

Emily Haines is a Canadian singer and songwriter. She is the lead singer, keyboardist, and songwriter for Canadian band Metric. Emily is also a member of the band Broken Social Scene.

Emily was born in New Delhi, India, and raised in Ontario, Canada. Her father is American poet Paul Haines. Her mother is Jo Haines. Her siblings are Tim and Avery Haines.

Emily holds both Canadian and U.S citizenship.

Emily’s paternal grandfather was Clarence H. Haines (the son of Roy William Haines and Emma J. Holzhei). Roy was the son of Squire Reuben Haines, who was Canadian, and of Susan A. Holden, who was from Lincolnshire, England. Emma was the daughter of Leonard Holzhei, whose parents were German, and of Margaret “Maggie” Z. Heinlein, whose own parents were also German.

Emily’s paternal grandmother was Gretchen R. Van Wormer (the daughter of Russell Van Wormer and Emma Frederica Grainger). Russell was the son of Ethmer VanWormer and Julia Docherty, whose own father, Thomas Docherty, was born on the Isle of Man, of Irish descent, and whose own mother, Mary Racknor, was from Bavaria, Germany. Emma was the daughter of David Arnold Grainger/Granger, whose father was English, and of Elnora Haines.

Sources: http://www.last.fm
http://www.theglobeandmail.com

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

Genealogy of Emily’s paternal grandparents, Clarence H. Haines and Gretchen R. Van Wormer – https://findagrave.com

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stlucas September 13, 2017 at 12:37 pm

Emily’s paternal grandfather was Clarence H. Haines (the son of Roy William Haines and Emma J. Holzhei). Roy was the son of Squire Reuben Haines, who was Canadian, and of Susan A. Holden, who was from Lincolnshire, England. Emma was the daughter of Leonard Holzhei, whose own parents were German, and of Margaret “Maggie” Z. Heinlein, whose own parents were also German.

Emily’s paternal grandmother was Gretchen R. Van Wormer (the daughter of Russell Van Wormer and Emma Frederica Grainger). Russell was the son of Ethmer VanWormer and of Julia Docherty, whose own father, Thomas Docherty, was born in the Isle of Man, of Irish descent, and whose own mother, Mary Racknor, was from Bavaria, Germany. Emma was the daughter of David Arnold Grainger/Granger, whose own father was English, and of Elnora Haines.

Emily’s father on the 1940 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:K41P-YWS
Genealogy of Emily’s paternal grandparents – https://findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=66742562

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