Birth Name: Gregory LeNoir Allman
Date of Birth: December 8, 1947
Place of Birth: Nashville, Tennessee, U.S.
Date of Death: May 27, 2017
Place of Death: Richmond Hill, Georgia, U.S.
Ethnicity: English, Scottish, distant German
Gregg Allman was an American musician, singer, and songwriter. He was the lead singer and keyboardist of the rock band The Allman Brothers Band.
Gregg was the son of Geraldine Alice (Robbins) and Willis Turner Allman. His brother was musician Duane Allman. He was married to Shannon Williams, until his death. Among his five children are musicians Devon Allman and Elijah Blue Allman. Elijah Blue’s mother is Gregg’s former wife, musician and actress Cher.
Gregg’s paternal grandfather was John Alfred/Alford Allman (the son of Francis Elbert Allman and Dora Dean/Deen). John was born in Tennessee. Francis was the son of Robert J. Allman and Delila/Delia/Adelia T. Dilling/Dillion. Dora was the daughter of a father surnamed Dean/Deen, and of Clementine Johnson.
Gregg’s paternal grandmother was Myrtle Beatrice Turner (the daughter of William Franklin Turner and Lettie Belle Clements). Myrtle was born in Tennessee. William was the son of Howard William Turner and Caroline Elizabeth Norman.
Duane’s maternal grandfather was Simon Hilliard Robbins (the son of Frederick Battle “Fred” Robbins and Jane Olivia Womble). Simon was born in North Carolina. Frederick was the son of Wiley Haywood Robbins and Sarah E. Rose. Jane was the daughter of Nathaniel Green Womble and Martha Taylor.
Duane’s maternal grandmother was Lizzie Miller Williams (the daughter of John Taylor Williams and Martha France Lucas). Lizzie was born in North Carolina. John was the son of Elijah Williams and Milly Jones. Martha was the daughter of Joel Simon Lucas and Lucy T. Collins.
Sources: Genealogies of Gregg Allman – http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com
Genealogies of Gregg Allman (focusing on his father’s side) –
Genealogy of Gregg’s maternal grandfather, Simon Hilliard Robbins – http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com
Genealogy of Gregg’s maternal grandmother, Lizzie Miller Williams – http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com
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John was the son of Elijah Williams and Milly Jones. Martha was the daughter of Joel Simon Lucas and Lucy Collins.