Jamie Follese

Hot Chelle Rae in Concert on NBC's "Today Show" at Rockefeller Center in New York City on July 20, 2012

Birth Name: Jamie Christian Follese

Place of Birth: Nashville, Tennessee, U.S.

Date of Birth: December 30, 1991

Ethnicity: Jewish (maternal grandfather), Norwegian (great-grandfather), English, Danish, Irish, Scottish, German, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, remote Dutch

Jamie Follese is an American musician and songwriter. He is the drummer of the pop band Hot Chelle Rae. Other members of the band are his brother, Ryan Follese, as well as Nash Overstreet, and previously Ian Keaggy.

Jamie is the son of Adrienne Jean (Anger), a singer, and Keith Charles Follese, a country songwriter. Jamie’s father is of one quarter Norwegian descent, with his other roots being Danish, Irish, English, German, and remote Dutch. Jamie’s maternal grandfather was Jewish, of both Ashkenazi and Sephardi descent (of Czech Jewish, German Jewish, English Jewish, and Dutch Jewish, ancestry). Jamie’s maternal grandmother, who was from a Mormon family, was of one quarter Danish, as well as English, Scottish, and Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, ancestry.

Jamie’s paternal grandfather was Sigurd Everett Follese (the son of Sigurd Everett Follese and Marian/Marion M. Beagle/Beegle). Jamie’s great-grandfather Sigurd was born in North Dakota, to Norwegian parents, Martin Mikal Follese and Karn Helene Sjursaet. Marian was born in North Dakota, to an American father, from Kentucky, and a Canadian mother, Margaret, whose own parents were Irish.

Jamie’s paternal grandmother was Dorothy Dawn Richmond (the daughter of Carl Amondus/Amundus Richmond and Caroline/Carol Hazel Moose). Jamie’s great-grandfather Carl was born in Denmark, the son of George Johansen Richsmann, who had German and Danish ancestry, and of Elsa/Elsie Marie Pedersen, who was of Danish descent. Jamie’s great-grandmother Caroline was the daughter of George Wiley Moose and Sue Evangeline Corson, and had English, German, and Dutch ancestry.

Jamie’s maternal grandfather was Maurice Anger (the son of Maurice Anger, born Mořic Stanislav Anger, and of Henrietta “Etta” Sussman/Susmann). Jamie’s grandfather Maurice was Jewish, and was a band leader and musician. Jamie’s great-grandfather Maurice was a Czech conductor and composer, and was born in Susice, Bohemia, Czechoslovakia. Henrietta was the daughter of Philip Sussman, who was born in Altona, Germany, and of Rebecca Keesing, who was born in San Francisco, to English Jewish parents, and was also of Dutch Jewish descent.

Jamie’s maternal grandmother was Jerrie Louise Madsen (the daughter of Shirley Brigham Madsen and Nellie Louise Silvers). Jerrie was a jazz singer, who was born in Salt Lake City, to a Mormon family. Shirley was the son of Brigham Madsen, whose parents were Danish, and of Matilda Chesley, whose ancestry was English, Scots-Irish (Northern Irish), and Scottish on one side, and Scottish on the other. Jamie’s great-grandmother Nellie was born in Liverpool, England, the daughter of John James Silver and Eleanor Laura Shapley.

Sources: Obituary of Jamie’s grand-aunt, Phyllis Marian Follese Becker – https://familysearch.org

Genealogy of Jamie’s paternal grandfather, Sigurd Everett Follese (through Sigurd’s sister, Phyllis Marian Follese; focusing on his own father’s side) – http://www.thekleistpage.com

Jamie’s paternal grandfather, Sigurd Everett Follese, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org

Jamie’s paternal great-grandmother, Marian/Marion M. Beagle/Beegle, on the 1920 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org

Jamie’s paternal great-great-grandmother, Margaret Beagle, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org

Genealogy of Jamie’s father (focusing on his own mother’s side) – http://www.genealogy.com

Genealogies of Jamie’s paternal great-grandmother, Caroline/Carol Hazel Moose – http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com

Genealogies of Jamie’s maternal grandfather, Maurice Anger (focusing on his own mother’s side) – https://www.wikitree.com

Obituary of Jamie’s maternal grandmother, Jerrie Louise Madsen-Anger – http://www.legacy.com

Genealogies of Jamie’s maternal great-grandfather, Shirley Brigham Madsen – http://www.ancestry.com

Genealogy of Jamie’s maternal great-grandmother, Nellie Louise Silvers (focusing on her father’s side) – http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com

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1 Response

  1. andrew says:

    Never heard this band. That surname comes from:


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