Juice Newton

Juice Newton – Pam Tillis in Concert at The Hemmens Cultural Center in Elgin – February 14, 2004 – The Hemmens Cultural Center – Elgin, IL, USA – Keywords: Orientation: Portrait – False – Photo Credit: Daniel Locke / PR Photos

Birth Name: Judy Kay Newton

Place of Birth: Lakehurst, New Jersey, U.S.

Date of Birth: February 18, 1952

Ethnicity: English, small amount of Scottish

Juice Newton is an American pop and country singer, songwriter, musician, and horse trader.

She was raised partly in Virginia Beach, Virginia. She has two children with her former husband, polo star and coach Tom Goodspeed.

Contrary to some statements on the internet, Juice is not of Jewish heritage.

Juice’s paternal grandfather was Charles J. Newton (the son of John Calhoun Newton and Winnie C. Gay). Charles was born in Georgia. Juice’s great-grandfather John was the son of John Lane Newton and Julia Ann “July” Heath. Winnie was the daughter of Absalom Gay and Mary Ann Wiggins.

Juice’s paternal grandmother was Bertha Ethel Lanier (the daughter of Thomas Charlton Lanier, Jr. and Anne Ophelia Brinson). Bertha was born in Georgia. Thomas was the son of Thomas Charlton Lanier and Frances Ann Newton.

Juice’s maternal grandfather was George Henry Montague (the son of Charles Shackelford Montague and Mary Cathrine Bristow). George was born in Virginia. Charles was the son of George Washington Montague, whose father was a minister, and of Sarah Farley Shackelford. Mary Cathrine was the daughter of Henry C. Bristow and Fanny.

Juice’s maternal grandmother was Ethel May George (the daughter of Samuel Edward George and Pocahontas Clay Hayman). Ethel was born in Virginia. Samuel was the son of Thomas George and Mary Ann. Pocahontas was the daughter of John Hayman and Glovenia Frances Peed.

Source: Juice’s mother on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org


Curious about ethnicity

5 Responses

  1. andrew says:


    What is that 1/8192? Bassano/Lanier again?

  2. passingtime85 says:


    Just some information that will help lead to a more detailed ethnic background. Her parents were Charles Jenkins Newton and Margaret Montague Newton.


  3. passingtime85 says:


    Her birth name has been cited as Judy Kay Newton, not Cohen. I can’t find any confirmation of either, but the contention throws this article’s accuracy in question.

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