John Fogerty

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Birth Name: John Cameron Fogerty

Place of Birth: Berkeley, Alameda, California, United States

Date of Birth: May 28, 1945

Ethnicity: Irish, English, German, Swiss-German, Scottish, 1/32 Spanish-Cuban, 1/32 French-Martiniquais, 1/512th Polish, likely Dutch

John Fogerty is an American musician, singer, and songwriter. He is the son of Edith Lucille (Lytle) and Galen Robert Fogerty. His brother was musician Tom Fogerty. John is married to Julie Kramer. He has three children with his former wife, Martha Paiz, and three children with Julie.

John’s paternal grandfather was named James Fogerty. James was born in England, to an Irish father and a Scottish mother.

John’s paternal grandmother was Lillian Royer (the daughter of John Grove/Groff Royer and Elizabeth Reiff). Lillian was born in Indiana. John’s great-grandfather John was the son of Jacob Royer and Susanna Myers. Elizabeth was the daughter of Christian Reiff and Elizabeth Titlow.

John’s maternal grandfather was Everett Earl Lytle (the son of Thomas S. Lytle and Catherine M. Taylor). Everett was born in Iowa. Thomas was born in Pennsylvania, of Scottish and Irish descent. Catherine was the daughter of John C. Taylor and Fannie Tipton.

John’s maternal grandmother was Edith Howland Gooch (the daughter of James Adolphus Gooch and Nannie C./V. Van Arsdale). Edith was born in Missouri. James was the son of James Monroe Gooch and Louisa Josephine Floreate-Wood. Louisa was born in St. Jago, Cuba, the daughter of Antoine Floreate, who was born in Cuba, and of Anna Caroline Clunette, who was born in Martinique, to French parents. Louisa and her brother Charles were adopted by their stepfather, Adolphus Edward Wood, who married their mother after their father died at sea a year after Louisa’s birth.

The surname Van Arsdale likely indicates Dutch ancestry.

Sources: Genealogy of John Fogerty (focusing on his father’s side) – http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com

John’s father on the 1910 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org

Marriage record of John’s maternal grandparents, Everett Earl Lytle and Edith Howland Gooch – https://familysearch.org

John’s maternal grandfather, Everett Earl Lytle, on the 1900 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Everett Earl Lytle on the 1910 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org

Genealogies of John’s maternal grandmother, Edith Howland Gooch (focusing on her father’s side) – http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com
http://findagrave.com

John’s maternal great-grandfather, James Adolphus Gooch, on the 1880 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org

John’s maternal step-great-great-great-grandfather, Adolphus Edward Wood, on the 1880 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org

Genealogies of John’s fourth great-grandmother, Catherine Sadowski (focusing on her father’s side) – https://www.geni.com
http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com

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3 Responses

  1. madman says:

    This is likely John’s paternal grandfather (This John lived in the exact place where John’s grandfather died):
    https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XCMF-CSR

    James was born in England. —> James was born in England, to an Irish father and a Scottish mother.

    Link this genealogy of his maternal grandmother instead of the currect findagrave-link:
    https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/49470605/edith-howland-lytle

    A little information that could be included due to interesting circumstances:
    John’s great-great-grandmother Louisa Josephine Floreate-Wood was born in St. Jago, Cuba, the daughter of Antoine Floreate, who was born in Cuba, and of Anna Caroline Clunette, who was born in Martinique, to French parents. Louisa and her brother Charles were adopted by their stepfather, Adolphus Edward Wood, who married their mother after their father died at sea a year after Louisa’s birth.

    https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M6N6-93F?from=lynx1&treeref=L52Y-N4Y

  2. madman says:

    Some adjustments:

    Ethnicity: Irish, English, German, Swiss-German, Scottish, 1/32 Spanish-Cuban, 1/32 French-Martiniquais, 1/512th Polish

    The familysearch link can be removed, since it isn’t always reliable when it comes to distant ancestors.

    John’s paternal grandfather was James Fogerty. James was born in England.

    John’s paternal grandmother was Lillian Royer (the daughter of John Grove/Groff Royer and Elizabeth Reiff). John was the son of Jacob Royer and Susanna Myers. Elizabeth was the daughter of Christian Reiff and Elizabeth Titlow.

    John’s maternal grandfather was Everett Earl Lytle (the son of Thomas S. Lytle and Catherine M. Taylor). Thomas was born in Pennsylvania, of Scottish and Irish descent. Catherine was the daughter of John C. Taylor and Fannie Tipton.

    John’s maternal grandmother was Edith Howland Gooch (the daughter of James Adolphus Gooch and Nannie C. Van Arsdale). James was the son of James Monroe Gooch and Louisa Josephine Floreate Floreate-Wood, who was born in St. Jago, Cuba, to a Cuban father, of Spanish descent, and a mother from Martinique, likely of French descent. The surname “Van Arsdale” may indicate Dutch ancestry.

    Sources: Genealogy of John Fogerty (focusing on his father’s side) – http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=PED&db=lacor&id=I161643&style=TABLE

    John’s father on the 1910 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MK6B-Y4X

    Marriage record of John’s maternal grandparents, Everett Earl Lytle and Edith Howland Gooch – https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:F3QW-1XN

    John’s maternal grandfather, Everett Earl Lytle, on the 1900 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MM5Q-Y93
    Everett on the 1910 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MLC3-6S6

    John’s great-grandfather, James Adolphus Gooch, on the 1880 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M6ND-YDB

    Genealogy of John’s maternal grandmother, Edith Howland Gooch (focusing on her father’s side) – http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=PED&db=jmayfield&id=I42592

    Genealogy of John’s great-grandfather, James Adolphus Gooch (through his sister, Matilda Catherine Gooch) – http://findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi/http%22//fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=62338259

    Genealogies of John’s fourth great-grandmother, Catherine Sadowski (focusing on her father’s side) – https://www.geni.com/people/Catherine-Sandusky/6000000022773007685
    http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=PED&db=sandusky&id=I0657

  3. andrew says:

    “Fogerty” is Irish

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