Chaley Rose

Rose in 2017, photo by

Birth Name: Chaley Rose Jackson

Place of Birth: Columbus, Indiana, U.S.

Date of Birth: c. 1986

*62.5% African-American
*37.5% mix of English, Irish, and German

Chaley Rose is an American actress and singer.

Chaley has said:

I’m Black. Well, mostly. My mom is half Black and half White (German and Native American). And while my dad is very fair with blue eyes and light brown hair he is only one quarter White (Irish) and three quarters Black.

Chaley’s maternal grandfather was George C. Owsley (the son of Joseph Owsley and Syretha/Viola Henderson). George was born in Kentucky. Joseph was born in Kentucky. Syretha was born in Kentucky, the daughter of Moses Henderson and Carrie L. Scott. Chaley’s great-grandparents Joseph and Syretha were listed as “Negro” on the 1940 U.S. Census.

Chaley’s maternal grandmother was Rosemary Kirts (the daughter of Albert J. Kirts and Ruth V. Green). Albert was born in Illinois, the son of Andrew Patterson Kitts and Mattie A. Taylor. Ruth was born in Indiana, the daughter of Thomas M. Green and Maud/Maude B. Waldron. Chaley’s great-grandparents Albert and Ruth and their parents were listed as “White” on U.S. Censuses.

Source: Obituary of Chaley’s uncle (mother’s brother) –

1 Response

  1. Akwaba says:

    She looks like she’s 3/4 white 1/4 black

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