Nash Overstreet

by madman on June 18, 2016

64th Annual BMI Pop Awards - Arrivals

Birth Name: Nash Linden Miller Overstreet

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

Date of Birth: February 17, 1989

Ethnicity: German, English, some Scots-Irish (Northern Irish), distant Dutch

Nash Overstreet is an American musician, singer, and songwriter. He is the lead guitarist and backing vocalist of the pop band Hot Chelle Rae. Other members of the band are Jamie Follese, Ryan Follese, and previously Ian Keaggy.

Nash is the son of Julie (Miller) and country singer-songwriter Paul Overstreet. His brother is actor Chord Overstreet.

Nash has German, English, some Scots-Irish (Northern Irish), and distant Dutch, ancestry. Nash’s brother Chord has also stated that he has some Native American ancestry. It is not clear if this Native American ancestry has been documented/verified.

Nash’s paternal grandfather is William Ellsworth Overstreet (the son of John Jacob Overstreet and Minnie Lee Holden). John was the son of William Sharkey Overstreet and Hattie Leona Whittington. Minnie was the daughter of Simon Pearson Holden and Ellen Marilla Rice.

Nash’s paternal grandmother is Mary Lela.

Nash’s maternal grandfather is James B. Miller (the son of Hugo Victor Miller and Marie T. Ball). Hugo was born in Wisconsin, to German parents, Anton Mueller and Elizabeth Von Beck. Marie was born in Wisconsin, also to German parents.

Nash’s maternal grandmother is Phyllis Lucretia Hager (the daughter of Leslie Wade Hager and Flossie Clark). Leslie was the son of Gardner Chester Hager and Stella Place. Flossie was the daughter of William Howard Clark and Lucretia Ann Gill; Lucretia was the daughter of Philip Gill and Susanna Calvert.

Sources: Obituary of Nash’s paternal grandfather, The Rev. William Ellsworth Overstreet – http://obits.gulflive.com

Genealogy of Nash’s paternal great-grandmother, Minnie Lee Holden – http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com

Genealogy of Nash’s paternal great-grandfather, Alvin Ross Hatten – http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com

Genealogy of Nash’s mother (focusing on her own mother’s side) – http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com

Nash’s maternal grandfather, James B. Miller, on the 1920 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org

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