Jordan Davis

Davis in 2019, photo by Debby Wong/

Birth Name: Jordan Carl Wheeler Davis

Place of Birth: Shreveport, Louisiana, U.S.

Date of Birth: March 30, 1988

Ethnicity: English, smaller amounts of German, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, and Scottish, remote French

Jordan Davis is an American country singer and songwriter. He is the son of Luwanna and Ricky Davis. Jordan is married to Kristen O’Connor, with whom he has a daughter. His uncle, Stan Paul Davis, was a songwriter, who wrote Tracy Lawrence’s singles “Today’s Lonely Fool” and “Better Man, Better Off.”

Jordan’s paternal grandfather was Joseph Paul Davis (the son of John Parker “Jack” Davis and Mary Emma Little). Joseph was born in Mississippi. John was the son of Orliff “Kidd” Davis and Eula Mae Parker. Mary was the daughter of Joseph Richard “Joe” Little and Annie Lee Gann.

Jordan’s paternal grandmother is Opalene “Opal” Sullivan (the daughter of Burkett Sullivan and Dora Leona Earnest). Opalene was born in Mississippi. Burkett was the son of John Murdock Sullivan and Sarah Jean Orr. Dora was the daughter of Andrew Jack Earnest and Annie Whitt.

Jordan’s maternal grandfather was Carl Lewis Wheeler (the son of William Claud Wheeler and Fannie Lou Fling). Carl was born in Texas. William was the son of Jim Wheeler and Coriah Williams. Fannie was the daughter of Charles Robert Fling and Mary “Sis” Metcalf.

Jordan’s maternal grandmother was Wanda Lee Stribling (the daughter of Roy Karl Stribling and Anna Bell Hawthorne). Wanda was born in Texas. Roy was the son of Benjamin Franklin Stribling and Mary Adline Nicholson. Anna was the daughter of William Yancy Hawthorne and Elizabeth Jane “Molly” Welch.

Sources: Genealogy of Jordan’s paternal grandfather, Joseph Paul Davis –

Genealogy of Jordan’s paternal great-grandfather, Burkett Sullivan –

Jordan’s maternal grandfather, Carl Lewis Wheeler, on the 1930 U.S. Census –

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