Birth Name: Aaron Charles Carter
Date of Birth: December 7, 1987
Place of Birth: Tampa, Florida, U.S.
Date of Death: November 5, 2022
Place of Death: Lancaster, California, U.S.
Ethnicity: English, German, Scottish, Swiss-German, Luxembourgish, Welsh, Irish, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, remote Swedish and Dutch, possibly other
Aaron Carter was an American musician and actor. He was initially a teen pop singer, and also recorded rap in the late 2010s. His songs included “Let the Music Heal Your Soul,” “Aaron’s Party (Come Get It),” “That’s How I Beat Shaq,” “Ooh Wee,” and “Fool’s Gold.” He appeared in the films Fat Albert, Popstar (2005), and Supercross.
Aaron was the son of Jane and Robert Carter. He was the brother of singer and actor Nick Carter and pop singer Leslie Carter. He had a son with his former fiancée Melanie Martin.
A MyHeritage DNA test taken by Aaron’s brother Nick stated that Nick’s genetic ancestry is:
*62.6% North & West European
*0.9% Middle Eastern
Various internet sites had said that Aaron had Blackfoot Native American and/or Jewish ancestry. Aaron’s brother’s DNA result contains no obvious indicators of Native American or Jewish ancestry.
Aaron’s brother Nick has stated that the surname Carter is from his paternal step-grandfather, Charles C. Carter. Charles, and Aaron’s grandmother Barbara, married in 1953, after Aaron’s father was born. Charles was born in Tennessee, the son of Charles T./C. “Charlie” Carter and Vera Marie Kimbrough.
Aaron’s paternal grandmother was Barbara Jean Latta (the daughter of Clifford Edward Latta and Margaret Mary/Helen Kieffer). Barbara was born in New York. Clifford was the son of John Emerson Latta and Jessie Elizabeth Badders. Margaret was the daughter of Harry Kieffer, whose parents were Luxembourgish, and of Dora Mable/Mabel Staller.
Aaron’s maternal grandfather was Charles Douglas Spaulding (the son of Sherman W. Spaulding and Theresa E. Phillips). Charles was born in Pennsylvania. Sherman was the son of Ira Porter Spaulding and Caroline M. Campbell. Theresa was the daughter of Harry Wesley Phillips and Amanda Melvinia/Melvina Crippen.
Aaron’s maternal grandmother is Helen Jean Neal (the daughter of Robert Henry Neal and Helen E. Fisher). Aaron’s grandmother Helen was born in Pennsylvania. Robert was the son of Frank Marcus Fisher and Edna Hutton. Aaron’s great-grandmother Helen was the daughter of James Henry Neal and Margaret Louise Laber.
Sources: Genealogy of Aaron Carter – https://www.geni.com
Genealogy of Aaron Carter (through his brother, Nick Carter) (focusing on his mother’s side) – http://familypedia.wikia.com