Birth Name: Justin Taylor Hodges
Place of Birth: Fort Worth, Tarrant, Texas, U.S.
Date of Birth: July 6, 1977
Ethnicity: English, some Irish, 1/16 Mexican
JT Hodges is an American country music singer and actor.
JT is the son James McKinley “Jim” Hodges, a composer and producer, and Marsha Kathleen McDade, a former country music singer.
JT’s maternal grandfather was John Harold “Jack” McDade (the son of Leo Emmett McDade and Marguerite Williams). Leo was the son of Charles Patrick McDade, who was Irish, from County Donegal, and of Mary Elizabeth Nealon, who was from New York. Marguerite was the daughter of Thomas J. Williams and Maria Ochoa, who was Mexican, from Mexico City.
JT’s maternal grandmother was Faye A. Bramlett (the daughter of Gus B. Bramlett and Carrie Adaline/Addeline Rust). Gus was the daughter of John Wesley Bramlett and Jane Tidwell. Carrie was the daughter of Noble Marion Rust and Jimmie Bell Grissom.
Sources: Biography of JT’s father – http://www.jimhodgesproductions.com
Genealogy of JT Hodges (focusing on his mother’s side) – https://gw.geneanet.org
Genealogies of JT’s maternal grandparents, John Harold “Jack” McDade and Faye A. Bramlett – https://www.findagrave.com
Genealogy 0f JT’s maternal grandmother, Faye A. Bramlett – http://www.wuelzer.com
Obituary of JT’s maternal grandmother, Faye A. (Bramlett) McDade – https://www.legacy.com
Genealogy of JT’s maternal great-great-great-grandfather, Francis Marion Rust (through Francis’ sister, Louisa D. Carter Rust) – https://www.geni.com
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