Justin Gaston

Gaston in 2017, photo by kathclick/www.bigstockphoto.com/

Birth Name: Justin Michael Gaston

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

Date of Birth: August 12, 1988

Ethnicity: English, Irish, Scottish, some German, remote French

Justin Gaston is an American singer, songwriter, model, and actor. He was a contestant on the sixth season of singing competition television show Nashville Star.

He is married to actress and model Melissa Ordway, with whom he has two children.

Justin’s paternal grandfather is Frank B. Gaston (the son of Frank Bledsoe Gaston and Opal Faye Courtney). Justin’s great-grandfather Frank was born in Alabama, the son of William Josephus Gaston and Sarah Clayton Birdsong. Opal was born in West Virginia, the daughter of John Monroe Courtney and Catherine Carrie May “Moe” Grandon.

Justin’s paternal grandmother is Sylvia Oliver (the daughter of Paul C. Oliver and Cora Lee Jones). Sylvia was born in Arkansas, to parents from Texas.

Justin’s maternal grandfather was Glenn Austin Guy (the son of Clarence Joseph Guy and Edna Martha Brown). Glenn was born in Louisiana. Clarence was born in Texas, the son of Howell Guy and Ada Melissa McDonald. Edna was born in Louisiana, the daughter of John Austin Brown and Leatha/Lethy Ann Temple.

Justin’s maternal grandmother is Joan Copeland (the daughter of Jackson Copeland and Ruby Terry). Joan was born in Louisiana. Jackson was born in Louisiana, the son of Sam W. Copeland and Ann Eliza Pickett. Ruby was born in Arkansas, and likely was the daughter of Thomas J. “Tom” Terry and Emma.

Sources: Obituary of Justin’s paternal great-uncle (grandfather’s brother) – http://legacy.com

Obituary of Justin’s maternal grandfather, Glenn Austin Guy – http://vivianfuneralhome.com

Obituary of Justin’s maternal great-uncle (grandmother’s brother) – http://dignitymemorial.com

1 Response

  1. andrew says:

    He has also remote French ancestry

    Grandon traces back to Colonial N.J. (via Jersey in Channel Islands and France)

    Likely Huguenots.

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