Larry Nance, Jr.

Nance, Jr. in 2016, photo by Prphotos

Birth name: Larry Donnell Nance, Jr.

Place of Birth: Akron, Ohio, U.S.

Date of Birth: January 1, 1993

*father – African-American
*mother – Lithuanian, English, possibly other

Larry Nance, Jr. is an American professional basketball player. He plays for the New Orleans Pelicans of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He previously played for the Los Angeles Lakers, the Cleveland Cavaliers, and the Portland Trail Blazers. He is 6′8″.

Larry is the son of Jaynee Marie (Booth) and retired NBA player Larry Nance (Larry Donnell Nance). A picture of his parents can be seen here. Larry has an older sister, Casey, who has also played college basketball. His younger brother is professional basketball player Pete Nance. He is married to Hailey Pince.

Larry’s paternal grandfather is Mack Nance, Jr. (the son of Mack/Mackey Nance and Maude McAdams). Larry’s grandfather Mack was born in South Carolina. Larry’s great-grandfather Mack was the son of Perry Nance and Celie/Celia Prince.

Larry’s paternal grandmother was Minnie Walters Clinkscales (the daughter of Horace/Horris Clinkscales and Annie Mae Harper). Minnie was born in South Carolina. Horace was born Horris Sherard, and took on the surname of his stepfather William Clinkscales.

Larry’s maternal grandfather was named John Booth.

Larry’s maternal grandmother was named Lois Jean Swetor (the daughter of Joseph William Swetor and Blanche A.). Joseph was born in Illinois, to Lithuanian parents, William/Vincent John Swetor/Svytorius and Mary.

Sources: Larry’s paternal grandfather, Mack Nance, Jr., on the 1930 U.S. Census –

Larry’s paternal great-grandfather, Mack/Mackey Nance, on the 1900 U.S. Census –

Larry’s paternal great-great-grandmother, Celie/Celia Prince, on the 1880 U.S. Census –

Larry’s paternal grandmother, Minnie Walters Clinkscales, on the 1940 U.S. Census –

Information about Larry’s Clinkscales relatives –


Curious about ethnicity

4 Responses

  1. madman says:

    Lois Swetor (the daughter of Joseph W. Swetor and Blanche A.)
    Lois Jean Swetor (the daughter of Joseph William Swetor and Blanche A.)

    William Swetor and Mary
    William/Vincent John Swetor/Svytorius and Mary

  2. bablah says:

    Horace Clinkscales appears as the son of William Clinckscales on 1900 census, but as step-son on 1910 census with the name Horris Sherard.

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