John Lloyd Young
Birth Name: John Lloyd Mills Young
Place of Birth: Sacramento, California, United States
Date of Birth: July 4, 1975
*father – English, along with Welsh and German
*mother – Italian [Sicilian, some Apulian]
John Lloyd Young is an American actor and singer. He starred as Frankie Valli in the film Jersey Boys, a role he also originated on stage.
John is the son of Rosemarie and Karl Young, a Strategic Air Command tanker-squadron commander. He was raised in Plattsburgh, New York.
John’s paternal grandfather was Wesley Horace Young (the son of Horace Howland Young and Carrie Margaurite Jones). Wesley was born in Utica, Oneida, New York. John’s great-grandfather Horace was the son of Floyd David Young and Mary Elvira “Matie” Brown. Carrie was the daughter of Robert H. Jones, who was Welsh, and of Carrie E. Brockway, who also had Welsh parentage.
John’s paternal grandmother was Norma Ellen Mills (the daughter of John Lloyd Mills and Esther Ida Seckner). Norma was born in Chepachet, New York. John was the son of Milton Samuel Mills and Lena May Beebe. Esther was the daughter of Wilmott Seckner, who was of German descent, and of Ida Harriett Williams.
John’s maternal grandfather was Michael Angelo Cianciola/Cianciolla (the son of Philip/Filippo Cianciola/Cianciolo and Santa/Santina Monteleone). Michael was born New York, to parents from Aidone, Sicily, Italy.
John’s maternal grandmother was Ann Virginia Campanelli (the daughter of Joseph Campanelli and May/Mamie Salamone). Ann was born New York, to Italian parents. Joseph was born in Grumo Appula, Apulia, the son of Joseph Campanelli and Anna Scarola. May was the daughter of John Salamone and Rose/Rosa Maria Oliveri/Oliver, who were from Borgetto, Sicily.
Sources: Genealogy of John LLoyd Young (focusing on his father’s side) – http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com
Genealogy of John’s paternal grandfather, Wesley Horace Young (focusing on his own father’s side) – http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com
Genealogy of John’s paternal great-grandmother, Carrie Margaurite Jones (focusing on her mother’s side) – http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com
John’s paternal great-grandmother, Carrie Margaurite Jones, on the 1920 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org
Marriage record of John’s maternal great-grandparents, Joseph Campanelli and May/Mamie Salamone – https://www.familysearch.org