Birth Name: Joshua Michael Homme
Place of Birth: Riverside, California, United States
Date of Birth: May 17, 1973
*25% Ashkenazi Jewish
*18.75% English, with distant French and Irish
Josh Homme is an American singer, songwriter, musician, record producer, and actor.
He is the son of Irene Carol (Meier) and Orrin Michael Homme. He is married to Australian musician Brody Dalle, with whom he has three children.
Josh’s paternal grandfather was Orrin Rheinhold Homme (the son of Herbert Gerhard Homme and Anna Georgina Stokke). Orrin was born in North Dakota. Herbert was the son of Norwegian immigrant Amund Hansen Stubberud (later Homme), of Sør-Fron, and of Gjertine “Gertrude” Gundersdatter Pimertad, whose parents were also Norwegian. Anna was the daughter of Norwegian immigrants, John Hansen Saxhaug (later Stokke), of Inderøy, and Randi Jørgensdatter Præstløkken, of Oppdal.
Josh’s paternal grandmother was Camille Ann Wachter (the daughter of Paul August Wachter and Edna Katherine Anderson). Camille was born in North Dakota. Paul was the son of German immigrant Gottlieb Charles Wachter, of Bernstein, and of Annie Clotier. Annie was of 3/4 French-Canadian and 1/4 French descent. Edna was the daughter of Swedish immigrants, Henry Andersson, later Anderson, and Anna Steinholm.
Josh’s maternal grandfather was Frank Eising Meier (the son of Abraham Meier and Wilhelmina “Minnie” Eising). Frank was born in Oregon. Abraham was the son of German Jewish emigrants, Aaron Meier and Jeannette Hirsch, from Morsbach, Köln, Nordrhein-Westfalen. Wilhelmina was the daughter of German Jewish emigrants, Emanuel Eising and Augusta Carolina Blün, from Worms, Worms, Rheinland-Pfalz.
Josh’s maternal grandmother was Mary Ida Hedrick/Hedricks (the daughter of Clarence Edson Hedrick and Mary Ida “Mamie” Mosteller/Mostellar). Josh’s grandmother Mary was born in California. Clarence was of English descent, and was the son of William Henry Hedrick and Martha Luetta “Mattie” Patterson. Josh’s great-grandmother Mary was the daughter of William Henry Mosteller and Mary Ida Coleman. William’s parents were German immigrants. Josh’s great-great-grandmother Mary was of English, as well as distant French and Irish, descent.
Sources: Marriage record of Josh’s parents – https://familysearch.org
Josh’s paternal grandfather, Orrin Rheinhold Homme, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Marriage record of Josh’s paternal great-grandparents, Herbert Gerhard Homme and Anna Georgina Stokke – https://familysearch.org
Baptismal record of Josh’s paternal great-great-grandfather, Amund Hansen Stubberud – http://www.arkivverket.no
Josh’s paternal great-grandmother, Anna Georgina Stokke, on the 1900 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Baptismal record of Josh’s paternal great-great-grandfather, John Hansen Saxhaug – http://www.arkivverket.no
Baptismal record of Josh’s paternal great-great-grandmother, Randi Jørgensdatter Præstløkken – http://www.arkivverket.no
Obituary of Josh’s paternal grandmother, Camille Ann (Wachter) Homme – http://bismarcktribune.com
Marriage record of Josh’s paternal great-grandparents, Paul August Wachter and Edna Katherine Anderson – https://familysearch.org
Josh’s paternal great-great-grandmother, Annie (Clotier) Robidou, on the 1875 Minnesota state census – https://familysearch.org
Genealogies of Josh’s maternal grandparents, Frank Eising Meier and Mary Ida Hedrick/Hedricks – https://www.geni.com
Genealogy of Josh’s maternal grandfather, Frank Eising Meier – http://www.ancestry.ca
Josh’s maternal grandfather, Frank Eising Meier, on the 1920 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org
Obituary of Josh’s maternal grandmother, Mary Ida (Hedrick/Hedricks) Fahy – https://familysearch.org
Marriage record of Josh’s maternal great-grandparents, Clarence Edson Hedrick and Mary Ida Mosteller/Mostellar – https://familysearch.org
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