Ryan Follese

Ryan Follese and Nash Overstreet of Hot Chelle Rae Visit New.Music.Live in Toronto on January 24, 2012

Birth Name: Ryan Keith Follese

Place of Birth: Los Angeles, California, United States

Date of Birth: February 16, 1987

Ethnicity: Jewish (maternal grandfather), Norwegian (great-grandfather), English, Danish, Irish, Scottish, German, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, remote Dutch

Ryan Follese is an American singer, songwriter, and musician. He is the lead singer, rhythm guitarist, and bass guitarist of the pop band Hot Chelle Rae. Other members of the band are his brother, Jamie Follese, as well as Nash Overstreet, and previously Ian Keaggy.

Ryan is the son of Adrienne Jean (Anger), a singer, and Keith Charles Follese, a country songwriter. Ryan’s father is of one quarter Norwegian descent, with his other roots being Danish, Irish, English, German, and remote Dutch. Ryan’s maternal grandfather was Jewish, of both Ashkenazi and Sephardi descent (of Czech Jewish, German Jewish, English Jewish, and Dutch Jewish, ancestry). Ryan’s maternal grandmother, who was from a Mormon family, was of one quarter Danish, as well as English, Scottish, and Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, ancestry.

Ryan’s paternal grandfather was Sigurd Everett Follese (the son of Sigurd Everett Follese and Marian/Marion M. Beagle/Beegle). Ryan’s great-grandfather Sigurd was born in North Dakota, to Norwegian parents, Martin Mikal Follese and Karn Helene Sjursaet. Marian was born in North Dakota, to an American father, from Kentucky, and a Canadian mother, Margaret, whose own parents were Irish.

Ryan’s paternal grandmother was Dorothy Dawn Richmond (the daughter of Carl Amondus/Amundus Richmond and Caroline/Carol Hazel Moose). Ryan’s great-grandfather Carl was born in Denmark, the son of George Johansen Richsmann, who had German and Danish ancestry, and of Elsa/Elsie Marie Pedersen, who was of Danish descent. Ryan’s great-grandmother Caroline was the daughter of George Wiley Moose and Sue Evangeline Corson, and had English, German, and Dutch ancestry.

Ryan’s maternal grandfather was Maurice Anger (the son of Maurice Anger, born Mořic Stanislav Anger, and of Henrietta “Etta” Sussman/Susmann). Ryan’s grandfather Maurice was Jewish, and was a band leader and musician. Ryan’s great-grandfather Maurice was a Czech conductor and composer, and was born in Susice, Bohemia, Czechoslovakia. Henrietta was the daughter of Philip Sussman, who was born in Altona, Germany, and of Rebecca Keesing, who was born in San Francisco, to English Jewish parents, and was also of Dutch Jewish descent.

Ryan’s maternal grandmother was Jerrie Louise Madsen (the daughter of Shirley Brigham Madsen and Nellie Louise Silvers). Jerrie was a jazz singer, who was born in Salt Lake City, to a Mormon family. Shirley was the son of Brigham Madsen, whose parents were Danish, and of Matilda Chesley, whose ancestry was English, Scots-Irish (Northern Irish), and Scottish on one side, and Scottish on the other. Ryan’s great-grandmother Nellie was born in Liverpool, England, the daughter of John James Silver and Eleanor Laura Shapley.

Sources: Obituary of Ryan’s grand-aunt, Phyllis Marian Follese Becker – https://familysearch.org

Genealogy of Ryan’s paternal grandfather, Sigurd Everett Follese (through Sigurd’s sister, Phyllis Marian Follese; focusing on his own father’s side) – http://www.thekleistpage.com

Ryan’s paternal grandfather, Sigurd Everett Follese, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org

Ryan’s paternal great-grandmother, Marian/Marion M. Beagle/Beegle, on the 1920 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org

Ryan’s paternal great-great-grandmother, Margaret Beagle, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org

Genealogy of Ryan’s father (focusing on his own mother’s side) – http://www.genealogy.com

Genealogies of Ryan’s paternal great-grandmother, Caroline/Carol Hazel Moose – http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com
http://www.ancestry.com

Genealogies of Ryan’s maternal grandfather, Maurice Anger (focusing on his own mother’s side) – https://www.wikitree.com
http://www.ancestry.com

Obituary of Ryan’s maternal grandmother, Jerrie Louise Madsen-Anger – http://www.legacy.com

Genealogies of Ryan’s maternal great-grandfather, Shirley Brigham Madsen – http://www.ancestry.com
http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com
https://www.findagrave.com

Genealogy of Ryan’s maternal great-grandmother, Nellie Louise Silvers (focusing on her father’s side) – http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com

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5 Responses

  1. madman says:

    Follers, could you try to find Ryan’s great-grandmother Marion Beagle on a census? I suspect she might have gone under a different name, due to the lack of Marion Beagles.

  2. madman says:

    Modifications:

    Ethnicity: Jewish (maternal grandfather), Norwegian (great-grandfather), English, Danish, Scottish, German, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, remote Dutch

    Ryan is the son of Adrienne Jean (Anger), a singer, and Keith Charles Follese, a country songwriter. Ryan’s father is of one quarter Norwegian descent, with his other roots being Danish, English, German, and remote Dutch. Ryan’s maternal grandfather was Jewish, of both Ashkenazi and Sephardi descent (of Czech Jewish, German Jewish, English Jewish, and Dutch Jewish, ancestry). Ryan’s maternal grandmother, who was from a Mormon family, was of one quarter Danish, as well as English, Scottish, and Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, ancestry.

    Ryan’s paternal grandfather was Sigurd Everett Follese (the son of Sigurd Everett Follese and Marian/Marion M. Beagle/Beegle). Ryan’s great-grandfather Sigurd was born in North Dakota, to Norwegian parents, Martin Mikal Follese and Karn Helene Sjursaet. Marion was born in North Dakota, to an American father, from Kentucky, and a Canadian mother.

    Ryan’s paternal grandmother was Dorothy Dawn Richmond (the daughter of Carl Amondus/Amundus Richmond and Caroline/Carol Hazel Moose). Carl was born in Denmark, to George Johansen Richsmann, who had German and Danish ancestry, and Elsa/Elsie Marie Pedersen, who was of Danish descent. Caroline was the daughter of George Wiley Moose and Sue Evangeline Corson, and had English, German, and Dutch ancestry.

    Ryan’s maternal grandfather was Maurice Anger (the son of Maurice Anger, born Mořic Stanislav Anger, and Henrietta “Etta” Sussman/Susmann). Ryan’s grandfather Maurice was Jewish, and a band leader and musician. Ryan’s great-grandfather Maurice was a Czech conductor and composer, and was born in Susice, Bohemia, Czechoslovakia. Henrietta was the daughter of Philip Sussman, who was born in Altona, Germany, and of Rebecca Keesing, who was born in San Francisco, to English Jewish parents, and was also of Dutch Jewish descent.

    Ryan’s maternal grandmother was Jerrie Louise Madsen (the daughter of Shirley Brigham Madsen and Nellie Louise Silvers). Ryan’s grandmother Jerrie was a jazz singer, and was born in Salt Lake City, to a Mormon family. Shirley was the son of Brigham Madsen, whose parents were Danish, and Matilda Chesley, whose ancestry was English, Scots-Irish (Northern Irish), and Scottish on one side, and Scottish on the other. Ryan’s great-grandmother Nellie was born in Liverpool, England, the daughter of John James Silver and Eleanor Laura Shapley.

    Sources: Obituary of Ryan’s grand-aunt, Phyllis Marian Follese Becker – https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QKWW-32XQ

    Obituary of Ryan’s maternal grandmother, Jerrie Louise Madsen-Anger – http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/sfgate/obituary.aspx?n=jerrie-louise-madsen-anger&pid=19196601&

    Genealogy of Ryan’s father (focusing on his mother’s side) – http://www.genealogy.com/ftm/d/o/u/Robert-K-Dougherty/WEBSITE-0001/UHP-0740.html

    Ryan’s paternal grandfather, Sigurd Everett Follese, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XKV3-8QR

    Genealogy of Ryan’s paternal grandfather, Sigurd Everett Follese (through his sister, Phyllis Marian Follese; focusing on his father’s side) – http://www.thekleistpage.com/p453.htm#i36169

    Genealogies of Ryan’s maternal grandfather, Maurice Anger (focusing on his mother’s side) – https://www.wikitree.com/genealogy/Jnr-Family-Tree-1
    http://www.ancestry.com/genealogy/records/maurice-anger_64726229

    Genealogies of Ryan’s great-grandmother, Caroline/Carol Hazel Moose – http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=PED&db=levering&id=I14623
    http://www.ancestry.com/genealogy/records/g-hazel-moose_82189689

    Genealogies of Ryan’s great-grandfather, Shirley Brigham Madsen – http://www.ancestry.com/genealogy/records/shirley-brigham-madsen_77173475
    http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=PED&db=bryonmat&id=I49950
    https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=75054414

    Genealogy of Ryan’s great-grandmother, Nellie Louise Silvers (focusing on her father’s side) – http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=PED&db=sp1&id=I43032

  3. madman says:

    The link on the word “tweet” could be replaced with this one instead, since it takes you directly to the relevant part:
    http://fuckyeahryankeithfollese.tumblr.com/post/48975349216/hi-i-love-this-blog-3-you-guys-are-so-good-at

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