Birth Name: Charles Edward Anderson Berry
Date of Birth: October 18, 1926
Place of Birth: St. Louis, Missouri, U.S.
Date of Death: March 18, 2017
Place of Death: near Wentzville, Missouri, U.S.
Chuck Berry was an American singer, songwriter, and guitarist. Nicknamed “Father of Rock N’ Roll,” he was one of the founders and pioneers of rock and roll music.
Chuck was the son of Martha Bell (Banks), a public school principal, and Henry William Berry, a contractor and Baptist church deacon. He was raised in the Ville, St. Louis. He was married to Themetta Suggs, with whom he had four children.
Chuck’s paternal grandfather was named William Berry. William was born in Missouri or Washington, D.C.
Chuck’s paternal grandmother was Lucinda Johnson (the daughter of John Johnson and Cecilia Irving Wolfolk). Lucinda was born in Kentucky.
Chuck’s maternal grandfather was Charles Henry Banks (the son of Moses Banks and Susan Tanner). Chuck’s grandfather Chuck was born in Louisiana.
Chuck’s maternal grandmother was named Lula Thomas. Lula was born in Mississippi.
Source: Genealogy of Chuck Berry – https://www.geni.com