Birth Name: Leona Anastasia Walton
Place of Birth: Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Date of Birth: April 24, 1996
*father – African-American, possibly East Asian
*mother – English, German, Scottish, Irish, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, distant French
Binx Walton is an American fashion model.
She was raised in Hawaii, and then Knoxville, Tennessee. She has been described as having African-American, Indian, Irish, Dutch, German, and Eastern Asian ancestry. Her mother is white. Her nickname Binx is after the character Jar Jar Binks.
Binx’s maternal grandfather was Claude Barton Haggard (the son of Claude Barton Haggard and Mildred L. Atherton). Binx’s grandfather Claude was born in Tennessee. Binx’s great-grandfather Claude was born in Tennessee, the son of Cobe Young Haggard and Rhoda Elvira Hair. Mildred was born in Tennessee, the daughter of William Bennet Atherton and Edna Purtlebaugh.
Binx’s maternal grandmother was Wilma Jean/Jeane Cogdill (the daughter of Hobert/Hobart Luther Cogdill and Clara Jane Brown). Wilma was born in Tennessee. Hobert was born in Tennessee, the son of James A. Cogdill and Addie Mildred Cantrell. Clara was born in Tennessee, the daughter of William M. Brown and Ruthie Jane Lowe.
Sources: Obituary of Binx’s maternal grandfather, Claude Barton Haggard – http://findagrave.com
Obituary of Binx’s maternal grandmother, Wilma Jean/Jeane (Cogdill) Haggard – http://alderfuneralhome.com