Glen Campbell

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Birth Name: Glen Travis Campbell

Date of Birth: April 22, 1936

Place of Birth: Billstown, Arkansas, U.S.

Date of Death: August 8, 2017

Place of Death: Nashville, Tennessee, U.S.

Ethnicity: English, Scottish, German, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish

Glen Campbell was an American singer, songwriter, television host, musician, and actor.

He was the son of Carrie Dell (Stone) and John Wesley “Marley” Campbell. Glen was married to Kimberly Woollen, until his death. He had a daughter with his former wife Diane Kirk; three children with his former wife, beautician Billie Jean Nunley; a son with his former wife Sarah Barg; and three children with Kimberly.

Glen’s paternal grandfather was Daniel Lewis Campbell (the son of Jesse/Jessie Thomas Campbell and Martha J. Cohely). Daniel was born in Alabama. Jesse was the son of James Henry Campbell and Ann Mary “Polly” MacDowell/Dole. Martha was the daughter of Ned Cohely and Frankie Harris.

Glen’s paternal grandmother was Minnie Bell Ward (the daughter of William H. Ward and Matilda Alice Sorrells). Minnie was born in Arkansas. William was the son of Green Ward and Isabelle.

Glen’s maternal grandfather was Haywood Hempstead Stone (the son of Thomas Clifton Stone and Mary Ann Webb). Haywood was born in Arkansas. Thomas was the son of Thomas S. Stone and Matilda J. Fielding/Chancy Jacobs. Mary Ann was the daughter of Abner Webb and Sarah Nester.

Glen’s maternal grandmother was Amanda Jane McRoy/McElroy (the daughter of George Washington McRoy and Margaret Amanda Mouser). Glen’s grandmother Amanda was born in Arkansas. George was the son of Henry McRoy and Martha Woodul. Margaret was the daughter of John Daniel Mouser and Anna Nations.

Sources: Genealogies of Glen Campbell –

1 Response

  1. jonasbsjr says:

    he grew up believing his mother was 100% irish, interesting to notice many americans like to only claim irish heritage dispite having multiple backgrounds

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