Scott Stapp

by andrew on July 18, 2015

Scott Stapp "Sinner's Creed" Book Signing at Barnes & Noble in Glendale on October 11, 2012

Birth Name: Anthony Scott Flippen

Place of Birth: Orlando, Forida

Date of Birth: August 8, 1973

Ethnicity: English, Irish, possibly Native American

Scott Stapp is an American singer, songwriter, musician, and multi-instrumentalist. He is known as a singer for the Grammy Award-winning rock band Creed.

Scott’s surname “Stapp” is from his mother’s remarriage to Steven Stapp.

In his book autobiography, Sinner’s Creed (2012), Scott states that his maternal grandfather was of Cherokee Native American descent, and had a residence on a Cherokee reservation. It is not clear if this Cherokee ancestry has been verified/documented. Scott’s grandfather and Scott’s grandfather’s parents are listed as “White” on United States Censuses.

Scott’s paternal grandparents were Ornon/Ornie Vernon/Vernie Flippen and Naomi Frances Noblin.

Scott’s maternal grandfather was Edward Leon Davis (the son of Edward Jefferson Davis and Francis L. Demont).

Scott’s maternal grandmother was Birdie Louise Raffield (the daughter of Clayton Cleveland Raffield and Annie Lee Williams). Clanton was the son of Charles Jackson Raffield and Nancy Ann Rogers. Scott’s great-grandmother Annie was the daughter of Elijah Moses Williams and Roxy Louise Walden.

Sources: Scott’s maternal grandfather, Edward Leon Davis, on the 1910 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Edward Leon Davis on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org

Genealogy of Scott’s maternal grandmother, Birdie Louise Raffield – http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com

Obituary of Scott’s maternal grandmother, Birdie Louise (Raffield) Davis – http://www.degusipefuneralhome.com

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{ 7 comments… read them below or add one }

neiltennant April 3, 2016 at 2:35 am

he is a disgusting guy typical hypocrite millionaire who goes regularly to FOX NEWS in order to cry out about the bad obama administration

i always knew that he is part native american

xoxo November 4, 2015 at 7:34 am

He does look part Native.

Devotion October 26, 2015 at 5:43 pm

Looks like a typical Mediterranean man to me.

andrew July 18, 2015 at 5:28 pm

btw where does his Irishness come from?

follers July 18, 2015 at 5:32 pm
andrew July 18, 2015 at 6:07 pm

thank you, awesome. I think he looks like Colin Farrell in “My Sacrifice” video

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O-fyNgHdmLI

andrew July 18, 2015 at 5:21 pm

very accurate, follers.

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