Bobbi Kristina Brown

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Brown in 2012, photo by prphotos

Date of Birth: March 4, 1993

Place of Birth: Livingston, New Jersey, U.S.

Date of Death: July 26, 2015

Place of Death: Duluth, Georgia, U.S.

Ethnicity: African-American, with distant English, Irish, and Scottish

Bobbi Kristina Brown was an American reality television and media personality and singer. She was the daughter of singers Bobby Brown and Whitney Houston. She once stated that she was married to Nick Gordon, a statement that has been declared as false by her relatives. Bobbi was a first cousin, once removed, of singer Dionne Warwick.

Bobbi Kristina’s maternal grandmother, soul and gospel singer Cissy Houston, stated in an interview that she has Dutch and Native American ancestry. It is not clear if this ancestry has been verified/documented.

Bobbi Kristina’s paternal grandparents were named Herbert James Brown and Carole Elizabeth Williams.

Bobbi Kristina’s maternal grandfather was John Russell Houston, Jr. (the son of John Russell Houston and Sarah Elizabeth Collins). Bobbi Kristina’s grandfather John was born in New Jersey. Bobbi Kristina’s great-grandfather John was the son of John Emmanuel Houston and Hannah M. Davis. Sarah was the daughter of The Rev. Abraham Augustus Collins and Sarah Elizabeth Sanderson.

Bobbi Kristina’s maternal grandmother is Cissy Houston (born Emily Drunkard, the daughter of Nitcholas Auther Drinkard and Adelia/Delia/Dealyer Mae McCaskill). Cissy was born in New Jersey. Nitcholas was the son of John T. Drinkard and Susie/Susan Belle/Bell Fuller. Adelia was the daughter of Stephen McCaskill and Emma Houston.

Sources: Genealogies of Bobbi Kristina Brown – http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com
http://www.geni.com

Obituary of Bobbi Kristina’s paternal grandmother, Carole Elizabeth (Williams) Brown – http://www.legacy.com

Genealogy of Bobbi Kristina Brown (focusing on her mother’s side) – http://www.findagrave.com

Bobbi Kristina’s maternal grandmother, Cissy Houston, speaks of their ancestors – http://www.youtube.com

Bobbi Kristina’s maternal great-great-grandparents, John T. Drinkard and Susie/Susan Belle/Bell Fuller, on the 1920 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org

Bobbi Kristina’s maternal great-grandmother, Adelia/Delia/Dealyer Mae McCaskill, on the 1910 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org

Bobbi Kristina’s maternal great-great-grandparents, Stephen McCaskill and Emma Houston, on the 1900 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org

Bobbi Kristina’s maternal great-great-grandfather, Stephen McCaskill, on the 1880 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org

7 Responses

  1. Manila says:

    Herbert’s middle name is James according to US Public Records.

  2. Manila says:

    Her paternal grandparents are already deceased.

  3. neiltennant says:

    so tragic ;-(

    i had to cry several hours

    i remember when WHITNEY HOUSTON was pregnant with her and showed proudly her stomach in some of bobby browns videos

  4. omesombo says:

    Date of birth is written twice. the second one should read “date of death”

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