Birth Name: Robert Clark Seger
Place of Birth: Detroit, Michigan, U.S.
Date of Birth: May 6, 1945
Ethnicity: German (maternal grandfather), Irish, English, Scottish, Manx, distant Dutch, remote French and Welsh
Bob Seger is an American singer, songwriter, and musician. He has also been known as Bob Seger and the Last Heard and Bob Seger System. He was a member of the Silver Bullet Band.
Bob is the son of Charlotte A. and Stewart Clark Seger, a medical technician for Ford. He was raised mostly in Ann Arbor, Michigan. He is married to Juanita Dorricott, with whom he has two children.
Bob’s patrilineal line can be traced to Richard Seager, who was born, c. 1595, in England.
Bob’s paternal grandfather was George Clark Seger (the son of Hiram C. Seger and Sarah Ann Clark). George was born in Michigan. Hiram was the son of George Washington Seger and Sarah M. Sherwin, and was of English, and distant Welsh, descent. Bob’s great-grandmother Sarah was born in Canada, to Irish parents, James Clark and Jane Vance, from County Armagh.
Bob’s paternal grandmother was Gertrude I. Stewart (who possibly was the daughter of John Stewart and Mary Elizabeth Pridham). Gertrude was born in Canada, to an American father and a Scottish mother.
Bob’s maternal grandfather was Gustav/Gustave Albert Zadow (the son of Gustav C. “Gus” Zadow and Augusta Kalisch). Bob’s grandfather Gustav was born in Michigan, to German parents. Bob’s great-grandfather Gustav was the son of Gadfred Zadow.
Bob’s maternal grandmother was Mabel/Mable E. McClintock (the daughter of Oliver Allen Cromwell McClintock and Charlotte “Lottie” Pake/Peak). Mabel was born in Michigan. Oliver was born in County Cork, Ireland, the son of William H. McClintock and Mary Calhoon. Charlotte was born in Pickering, Ontario, Canada, the daughter of Urius/Urias Sylvester Pake/Peak, who had Dutch, English, and distant French, ancestry, and of Harriet/Harriette Scarff, who was born on the Isle of Man.
Sources: Genealogy of Bob Seger – http://www.geni.com
Genealogies of Bob’s parents – http://www.findagrave.com
Genealogy of Bob Seger (focusing on his father’s side) – http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com
Genealogy of Bob’s paternal great-grandfather, Hiram C. Seger (focusing on his own father’s side) – http://www.ancestry.com
Genealogy of Bob’s paternal great-grandmother, Sarah Ann Clark – http://www.ancestry.com
Bob’s mother on the 1920 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Genealogy of Bob’s maternal grandmother, Mabel/Mable E. McClintock (focusing on her mother’s side) – http://www.ancestry.com