Place of Birth: Los Angeles, California, United States
Date of Birth: July 20, 1945
*English, Irish, German, Norwegian, remote Welsh (paternal grandfather)
*Swedish (paternal grandmother)
Kim Carnes is an American singer-songwriter. Her father, James Raymond Carnes, was an attorney. Her mother’s maiden surname was “Stone”, and she was a hospital administrator. Kim is married to David M. “Dave” Ellingson.
Kim’s paternal grandfather was Raymond John Carnes (the son of Frederick “Fred” Carnes and Margaretta “Margaret/Maggie” Warner). Frederick’s father, Jedediah Carnes, was an American, with English ancestry. Frederick’s mother, Marit “Mary” Pedersdatter (likely Korstad), was a Norwegian immigrant. Margaretta’s father, Heinrich “Henry” Warner, was a German immigrant from Pirmasens, Rhineland-Palatinate. Margaretta’s mother, Margaret Daly, was an Irish immigrant from Killorglin, County Kerry, of Irish, some English, and remote Welsh, descent. Her mother, Mary Catherine McGillycuddy, was the 41st patrilineal great-granddaughter of Mogh Nuaghad, King of Munster.
Kim’s paternal grandmother was Ida Charlotte Håkanson or Rosenquist. Ida was a Swedish immigrant from Näsby, Jönköping, Småland.
Sources: Kim’s birth record – https://familysearch.org
Kim and Dave’s marriage record – https://familysearch.org
Marriage record of Kim’s father – https://familysearch.org
Death record of Kim’s father – https://familysearch.org
Death record of Kim’s paternal grandfather, Raymond John Carnes – https://familysearch.org
Marriage record of Kim’s paternal great-grandparents, Frederick Carnes and Margaretta Warner – https://familysearch.org
Passport application of Kim’s paternal grandmother, Ida Charlotte Håkanson or Rosenquist – https://familysearch.org
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