Birth Name: Theodore Anthony Nugent
Place of Birth: Redford, Michigan, U.S.
Date of Birth: December 13, 1948
*Irish, German (father)
Ted Nugent is an American musician, singer, songwriter, and political activist. His father was of half Irish and half German descent. His maternal grandparents were Swedish. Ted is married to Shemane Deziel. He has five children, including actor Rocco Nugent.
Ted’s paternal grandfather was John P. Nugent (the son of Patrick John Nugent and Catherine “Kate” Kennedy). Ted’s grandfather John was born in Pennsylvania. Ted’s great-grandfather Patrick was the son of Irish parents, John T. Nugent and Catherine. Ted’s great-grandmother Catherine was born in Belfast, Northern Ireland, the daughter of John Kennedy and Katherine Fitzgerald.
Ted’s paternal grandmother was Emma Genevieve/M. Ginkel (the daughter of Peter Apostle Ginkel and Mary Elizabeth Wilshire). Emma was born in Pennsylvania. Peter and Mary Elizabeth were both of German descent. Peter was the son of Johann Josef Gϋnkel and Maria Margaretha Schab. Ted’s great-grandmother Mary Elizabeth was the daughter of Sebastian B. Wilshire and Margaretha/Margaret Schneider/Snyder.
Ted’s maternal grandfather was Henning Arthur Johnson. Henning was born in Helsingborg, Skåne, Sweden.
Ted’s maternal grandmother was Rakel/Rachel Amelia Persson/Person/Pearson (the daughter of Olof Alfred Persson and Hilda Nathalia Olsson). Rakel was born in Gammalstorp, Asarum Blekinge, Sweden. Olof was the son of Per Olson and Ingrid Andersdotter. Hilda was the daughter of Ola Nilsson and Anna Nilsdotter.
Sources: Genealogy of Ted Nugent – http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com
Marriage record of Ted’s paternal grandparents, John P. Nugent and Emma Genevieve/M. Ginkel – https://www.familysearch.org
Death record of Ted’s paternal grandfather, John P. Nugent – https://www.familysearch.org
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