Birth Name: Tyler Jordon Blackburn
Place of Birth: Burbank, Los Angeles, California, United States
Date of Birth: October 12, 1986
Ethnicity: English, Croatian, Welsh, German, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, Czech, Swedish, possibly Cherokee Native American, possibly Comanche Native American
Tyler Blackburn is an American actor and singer.
Tyler’s mother has English, Croatian, Welsh, German, and Scots-Irish (Northern Irish) ancestry. Tyler has also said that he has Czech, Swedish, Comanche Native American, and Cherokee Native American ancestry. This ancestry could possibly be from his father. It is not clear if this Comanche or Cherokee Native American ancestry has been verified/documented.
Tyler’s Blackburn line can be traced back to John Blackburn, who was born, c. 1675, in Loughgall, Armagh, Ireland, the son of John Blackburn and Elizabeth.
Tyler’s maternal grandfather is Jerry Donald Blackburn (the son of Darrell Lester/F. Blackburn and Betty Griffin). Darrell was the son of Alma Lester Blackburn and Vida Dean Mulliner.
Tyler’s maternal grandmother is Judith Yakovich (the daughter of Anthony Smith Yakovich and Paloma Susan Mellor). Anthony was the son of Croatian parents, Anton/Anthony Smith Yakovich and Antonia Mihelcich/Mehilich. Paloma was the daughter of James William Mellor, Jr. and Mary Elizabeth Haycock.
Sources: Genealogy of Tyler Blackburn (focusing on his mother’s side) – http://www.blackburn-tree.org
Genealogy of Tyler’s maternal great-great-great-great-grandfather, Elias Hicks Blackburn – http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com
Genealogy of Tyler’s maternal great-great-grandmother, Vida Dean (Mulliner) Blackburn – https://www.findagrave.com
Genealogy of Tyler’s mother (focusing on her mother’s side) – http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com
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