Carly Rae Jepsen

Carly Rae Jepsen

Jepsen in 2012, photo by Joe Seer/Bigstock.com

Place of Birth: Mission, British Columbia, Canada

Date of Birth: November 21, 1985

Ethnicity: Danish, English, Scottish, Ukrainian

Carly Rae Jepsen is a Canadian singer, songwriter, and actress.

Carly Rae’s paternal grandfather is Arnie Jepsen (the son of Axel Jepsen and Lydia Elvera/Elvira Christensen). Arnie’s parents were Danish. Axel was born in Arhus, the son of Hans Jepsen and Karen Sorine Moller. Lydia was the daughter of Christian Christensen and Mette Nielsen.

Carly Rae’s paternal grandmother is Evelyn Allen (the daughter of Kenneth/Ken H. Allen and Rose Dziadyk). Kenneth was an immigrant, and was the son of English parents, Henry Sinden Allen and Amy Bradley. Rose was the daughter of emigrant parents, Theodore Fred Dziadyk and Annie Rusmavich, from Galicia.

Carly Rae’s maternal grandparents are named Roy Hobson and Edith Ann Cameron.

Sources: Obituary of Carly’s paternal great-grandfather, Kenneth H. Allen – http://passages.winnipegfreepress.com

Obituaries of Carly’s paternal great-great-grandfather, Henry Sinden Allen – https://newspaperarchive.com

Obituary of Carly’s paternal great-great-grandmother, Amy (Bradley) Allen – https://newspaperarchive.com

22 Responses

  1. stlucas says:

    Kenneth was an immigrant, and was the son of English parents, Henry Sinden Allen and Amy Bradley.

    Henry and Amy’s obituaries – https://newspaperarchive.com/winnipeg-free-press-oct-07-1974-p-29/
    https://newspaperarchive.com/winnipeg-free-press-apr-27-1972-p-37/

  2. madman says:

    From the obituary: “Kenneth came to Canada as a boy and lived and worked on the family farm near Dufresne”.

    So it appears that he was an immigrant. It also mentions an “adopted family”, but I don’t know if that has anything to do with his heritage.

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