Birth Name: Johnny Allen Hendrix
Date of Birth: November 27, 1942
Place of Birth: Seattle, Washington, U.S.
Date of Death: September 18, 1970
Place of Death: Kensington, London, England, U.K.
Jimi Hendrix was a legendary American guitarist, singer, and songwriter. He was the son of Lucille (Jeter) and James Allen Hendrix, both of whom were African-American. Jimi had two children.
Jimi is sometimes described as having had Irish, Native American (often specifically Cherokee), Aztec (specifically Nahua), and/or other ancestry. It is not clear if these lineages have been documented/verified. Jimmy’s recent ancestors were black.
Jimi’s paternal grandfather was Bertran Philander “Ross” Hendrix (the son of Thomas Jefferson Hendrix/Hendricks and Frances/Fannie Whitfield).
Jimi’s paternal grandmother was Zenora “Nora” Rose Moore (the daughter of Robert J. Moore and Fanny Nealy). Robert was the son of Zenora. Fanny was the daughter of Sandy Neuly/Nealy and Prissy Bostwell.
Jimi’s maternal grandparents were Preston Murice Jeter (the son of R. E. Jeter and Elizabeth Brown) and Clarice Larson/Lawson (the daughter of Preston Brown and Laura Larson).
Jimmy’s mother on the 1940 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Marriage record of Jimmy’s maternal grandparents, Preston Murice Jeter and Clarice Larson/Lawson – http://www.wikitree.com
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