Birth Name: Nicholas Gene Carter
Place of Birth: Jamestown, New York, United States
Date of Birth: January 28, 1980
Ethnicity: English, German, Scottish, Welsh, Scots-Irish (Northern Irish)
Nick Carter is an American singer and actor. His brother is actor and singer Aaron Carter. He is known as a member of the band Backstreet Boys, along with Howie Dorough, Brian Littrell, A. J. McLean, and Kevin Richardson.
Nick has English, German, Scottish, Welsh, and Scots-Irish (Northern Irish) ancestry.
Various internet sites state that Nick has Blackfoot Native American and/or Jewish ancestry. It is not clear if these claims have been verified. No Blackfoot or Jewish ancestry is listed in publicly available family trees of Nick Carter.
Nick’s paternal grandfather is Charles C. Carter (the son of Charles “Charlie” T. Carter and Vera Marie Kimbrough). Nick’s great-grandfather Charles was the son of James Adkins Carter and Rachel McClanahan. Vera was the daughter of Barton S. Kimbrough and Annie Long.
Nick’s paternal grandmother is Barbara Jean Latta (the daughter of Clifford Edward Latta and Margaret Mary Kieffer). Clifford was the son of John Emerson Latta and Jessie Elizabeth Badders. Margaret was the daughter of Harry Kieffer and Dora Mable Staller.
Nick’s maternal grandfather is Charles Douglas Spaulding (the son of Sherman W. Spaulding and Theresa E. Phillips). Sherman was the son of Ira Porter Spaulding and Caroline M. Campbell. Theresa was the daughter of Harry Wesley Phillips and Amanda Melvinia Crippen.
Nick’s maternal grandmother is Helen Jean Neal (the daughter of Robert Henry Neal and Helen Fisher).
Sources: Obituary of Nick’s paternal grandfather, Charles C. Carter – http://www.post-journal.com
Genealogy of Nick’s paternal great-grandfather, Charles T. Carter (focusing on his own father’s side) – http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com
Obituary of Nick’s paternal great-grandfather, Charles T. Carter – http://www.findagrave.com
Obituary of Nick’s paternal grandmother, Barbara Jean (Latta) Carter, at http://www.findagrave.com – http://www.findagrave.com
Genealogy of Nick Carter (focusing on his mother’s side) – http://familypedia.wikia.com
Genealogy of Nick’s mother – http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com
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