Birth Name: Nicholas Gene Carter
Place of Birth: Jamestown, New York, U.S.
Date of Birth: January 28, 1980
Ethnicity: English, German, Scottish, Welsh, Irish, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, possibly remote French-Canadian
Nick Carter is an American singer, songwriter, dancer, and actor. His brother is actor and singer Aaron Carter. He is known as a member of the band Backstreet Boys, along with Howie D., Brian Littrell, AJ McLean, and Kevin Richardson. Nick is married to fitness trainer Lauren Kitt, with whom he has a son.
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 was Charles C. Carter (the son of Charles T./C. “Charlie” Carter and Vera Marie Kimbrough). Nick’s grandfather Charles was born in Tennessee. Nick’s great-grandfather Charles was the son of James Adkins/Atkins Carter and Rachel O. McClanahan. Vera was the daughter of Barton S./B. Kimbrough and Annie Long.
Nick’s paternal grandmother was Barbara Jean Latta (the daughter of Clifford Edward Latta and Margaret Mary/Helen Kieffer). Barbara was born in New York. 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 was Charles Douglas Spaulding (the son of Sherman W. Spaulding and Theresa E. Phillips). Charles was born in Pennsylvania. Sherman was the son of Ira Porter Spaulding and Caroline M. Campbell. Theresa was the daughter of Harry Wesley Phillips and Amanda Melvinia/Melvina Crippen.
Nick’s maternal grandmother is Helen Jean Neal (the daughter of Robert Henry Neal and Helen E. Fisher). Nick’s grandmother Helen was born in Pennsylvania. Robert was the son of Frank Marcus Fisher and Edna Hutton. Nick’s great-grandmother Helen was the daughter of James Henry Neal and Margaret Louise Laber.
Sources: Genealogy of Nick Carter – https://www.geni.com
Genealogy of Nick Carter (focusing on his father’s side) – https://www.wikitree.com
Obituary of Nick’s paternal grandfather, Charles C. Carter – http://www.post-journal.com
Genealogy of Nick’s paternal great-grandfather, Charles T./C. “Charlie” Carter (focusing on his own father’s side) – http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com
Obituary of Nick’s paternal great-grandfather, Charles T./C. “Charlie” Carter – http://www.findagrave.com
Genealogy of Nick’s paternal great-great-great-great-grandfather, John Albert Carter (focusing on his own father’s side) – https://www.wikitree.com
Genealogy of Nick’s father (focusing on his own mother’s side) – https://old.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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