Birth Name: Ann Dustin Wilson
Place of Birth: San Diego, California, United States
Date of Birth: June 19, 1950
Ethnicity: French-Canadian (paternal grandmother), Dutch, English, German, Irish, Scottish, Welsh, some Cornish, some French, some Manx, some Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, remote Danish, remote Swedish
Ann Wilson is an American musician. She is known as the lead singer, flute player, songwriter, and occasional guitarist of the American hard rock band Heart. She is the daughter of Lois Mary “Lou” (Dustin) and John Bushrod Wilson, Jr. She is the older sister of musician Nancy Wilson. Ann is married to Dean Wetter. She has two children, who are adopted.
Ann’s paternal grandfather was John Bushrod Wilson (the son of James Offin Wilson and Lulu Smith). James was the son of Bushrod Washington Wilson and Priscilla Owsley Yantis. Lulu was the daughter of John Smith and Emma Lou Callaway.
Ann’s paternal grandmother was Beatrice Josephine Lamoreux/Lamoureux (the daughter of Philip/Phillip J. Lamoreux/Lamoureux and Rose Loveland). Beatrice was born in New York. Philip and Rose were the children of French-Canadian immigrants.
Ann’s maternal grandfather was Jules Verne Dustin (the son of Charles Earl Dustin and Mary Ann Gilchrist). Jules was born in Oregon.
Ann’s maternal grandmother was Blanch/Blanche Leone Hursh (the daughter of James McDanolds Hursh and Sophronia Isaline Adams). Blanche was born in Washington.
Sources: Genealogies of Ann Wilson – http://gw.geneanet.org
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