Ray William Johnson

by madman on June 22, 2016

Place of Birth: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, U.S.

Date of Birth: August 13, 1981

*English, German, Scottish (mother)
*publicly unknown (father)

Ray William Johnson is an American YouTube personality, actor, comedian, producer, director, writer, singer, rapper, and songwriter. He is known for his YouTube series Equals Three (=3).

Ray’s mother’s name is Cindy Kay Robbins. Ray has said that he was brought up by his mother and his grandparents, and that his father was an addict who left the family when Ray was one year old.

Ray’s mother has English, German, 1/8th Hungarian, and distant Welsh, Scottish, and Irish, ancestry. It is not publicly known what his father’s ancestry was. Although various claims have been made that Ray is of Indian descent, he has clearly stated that he is not Indian. In this clip, Ray talks about his father, soon after he had passed away.

Ray’s maternal grandfather was Earl William Robbins (the son of William Henry Robbins and Anna Marie Kusil). William was the son of Willis Robbins and Annie Elizabeth Carter. Anna was born in Ohio, the daughter of Mathias/Matyas “Mats” Kusil and Katherine/Katie Bittinger, who were born in Hungary, of ethnic German descent.

Ray’s maternal grandmother is Dixie Raye Gazaway (the daughter of Odell Don Gazaway and Clara Lona Gordon). Odell was the son of Albert Gazaway and Maggie L. Whitt. Clara was the daughter of Charlie/Charley Brown Gordon and Lona Caroline Pannell.

Sources: Genealogy and obituary of Ray’s maternal grandfather, Earl William Robbins – http://www.findagrave.com

Obituary of Ray’s maternal grand-uncle, William Henry Robbins – http://legacy.newsok.com

Genealogies of Ray’s maternal great-grandmother, Anna Marie Kusil (focusing on her mother’s side) – http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com

Immigration record of Ray’s maternal great-great-grandfather, Mathias/Matyas “Mats” Kusil – https://familysearch.org

Genealogies of Ray’s maternal grandmother, Dixie Raye Gazaway (through Dixie’s sister, Janice Marie Gazaway) – http://www.findagrave.com

Genealogy of Ray’s maternal grandmother, Dixie Raye Gazaway (through Dixie’s sister, Janice Marie Gazaway) (focusing on her mother’s side) – https://www.geni.com

Obituary of Ray’s maternal great-grandmother, Clara Lona (Gordon) Gazaway – http://legacy.newsok.com

Genealogy of Ray’s maternal great-great-grandmother, Lona Caroline Pannell – http://www.ancestry.com

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madman July 14, 2017 at 1:49 am

Mathias “Mats” Kusil was of German descent. It says to in his immigration record:

Change his mother’s ethnicity to just English, German, Scottish.

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