Johnny Damon

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Birth Name: Johnny David Damon

Place of Birth: Fort Riley, Kansas, U.S.

Date of Birth: November 5, 1973

*father – English, Scottish, possibly other
*mother – Thai

Johnny Damon is an American professional baseball player. An outfielder, he played for the Kansas City Royals, the Oakland Athletics, the Boston Red Sox, the New York Yankees, the Detroit Tigers, the Tampa Bay Rays, and the Cleveland Indians of Major League Baseball (MLB).

Johnny is the son of Yome and Jimmy David Damon, a staff sergant in the U.S. Army. He is married to Michelle Mangan. He has two children with his former wife Angela Vannice; and six children with Michelle.

Johnny’s paternal grandfather was James Louis “Jim” Damon (the son of Archibald C. “Archy”/”Archie” Damon and Nellie/Millie Luvinda Billips). Archibald was the son of James G. Damon and Martha Jane. Millie was the daughter of Gideon Lewis Billips and Levisa Murdock/Murdick.

Johnny’s paternal grandmother was Edith M. Settles (the daughter of James Bradshaw and Edith Blair).

Johnny’s maternal grandfather’s surname was Kiengrum.


Johnny’s father on the 1940 U.S. Census –

Johnny’s paternal grandparents, James Louis “Jim” Damon and Edith Settles/M. Bradshaw, on the 1930 U.S. Census –

Johnny’s paternal grandfather, James Louis “Jim” Damon, on the 1900 U.S. Census –

Genealogies and obituaries of Johnny’s paternal great-grandparents, Archibald C. “Archy”/”Archie” Damon and Nellie/Millie Luvinda Billips –

Death record of Johnny’s paternal great-grandmother, Nellie/Millie Luvinda (Billips) Damon –

4 Responses

  1. bablah says:

    His grandparents on a census

    Grandfather and great-grandparents

    According to a tree on familysearch all of Archibald’s ancestors were English, sans a few Scottish people in the 17th century.

    Millie Bilips death record

  2. bablah says:

    Which ones of his ancestors are Croatian?

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