Birth Name: Austin Harris Mahone
Place of Birth: San Antonio, Bexar, Texas, U.S.
Date of Birth: April 4, 1996
*father – English, German, small amount of French, remote Irish and Welsh
*maternal grandfather – Rusyn, Serbian/Croatian
*maternal grandmother – German
Austin Mahone is an American singer and songwriter. His songs include “Say Somethin,” “Say You’re Just a Friend,” “What About Love,” “Banga! Banga!,” “Mmm Yeah,” “Dirty Work,” “Lady,” “Creatures of the Night,” and “Why Don’t We.”
Austin’s patrilineal line can be traced back to his great-great-great-grandfather, William F. Mahone, who was born in Alabama, the son of an Alabama-born father, William Crosby Dawson Mahone, and a Georgia-born mother, Zenora Flournoy Dillard.
Austin’s paternal grandfather is Charles Edgar Mahone (the son of Charles Edgar Mahone and Norma Francelle DeViney). Austin’s grandfather Charles was born in Texas. Austin’s great-grandfather Charles was the son of Charles Edgar Mahone and Marie/Mary Denise Perry; Marie was born in Gironde, France. Norma was the daughter of Thomas Elmer DeViney and Phoebe Candacy Curtis.
Austin’s paternal grandmother is Sue Ann Freeze (the daughter of Franklin Harris Freeze and Vernell Cason). Sue was born in Texas. Franklin was the son of Hugh Horace Freeze and Cleo Estelle Adams. Vernell was the daughter of James Bennett/Ben Cason and Derond Houston.
Austin’s maternal grandfather is John William Demyanovich (the son of John William Demyanovich and Helen Buchan). Austin’s great-grandfather John was the son of John Demyanovich and Sophia Slivkanich, who were Rusyns from Slovakia. Helen was the daughter of Michael/Mike Buchan/Bucan, who was a Serb from Svinica Krstinjska, Croatia, and of Helen Annie Korenich, who was born in Yugoslavia, and likely was Croatian.
Austin’s maternal grandmother was Mary Loretta Voegler (the daughter of Joseph Francis Voegler and Mary Elizabeth Knoll). Austin’s grandmother Mary was born in Pennsylvania, and was of German descent. Joseph was the son of Joseph A. Voegler and Sophia Barth. Austin’s great-grandmother Mary Elizabeth was the daughter of Raymond Augustine Knoll and Loretta Theresia Franz.
Austin’s matrilineal ancestry can be traced to his great-great-great-great-grandmother, Helena Anstadt, an ethnic German, who was born, c. 1834, in Schwemburg, Alsace, France.
Sources: Genealogy of Austin’s paternal grandfather, Charles Edgar Mahone (focusing on his own father’s side) – http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com
Austin’s paternal great-great-grandfather, Charles Edgar Mahone, on the 1900 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Obituary of Austin’s paternal great-grandmother, Norma Francelle (DeViney) Mahone Thompson – http://www.timeformemory.com
Austin’s paternal great-great-grandmother, Derond Houston, on the 1910 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Obituary of Austin’s maternal grandmother, Mary Loretta (Voegler) Demyanovich – https://old.findagrave.com
Austin’s maternal great-grandfather, Joseph Francis Voegler, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Obituary of Austin’s maternal great-grandfather, Joseph Francis Voegler – http://classified.post-gazette.com