Lee Ann Womack

2009 I Have a Dream Foundation Spring Gala - Arrivals

Womack in 2009, photo by Prphotos

Place of Birth: Jacksonville, Cherokee, Texas, United States

Date of Birth: August 19, 1966

Ethnicity: English, German, Irish, some Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, remote Dutch, French, Scottish, and Welsh

Lee Ann Womack is an American country music singer and songwriter.

She is the daughter of mother Blanche/Blanch, a schoolteacher, and father Aubrey Lee Womack, a high school principal. She is married to record producer Frank Liddell. She has a daughter, country music singer, songwriter, and musician Aubrie Sellers, with her former husband, country music artist Jason Sellers; and a daughter with Frank.

Lee Ann’s paternal grandfather was Algie Bertram Womack (the son of John Drury Womack and Cora Lee Williams). Algie was born in Texas. John was the son of Joseph B. Womack and Margaret C. “Maggie/Mattie” Sloan. Cora was the daughter of John Thomas Williams and Martha A. “Mattie” Hardin.

Lee Ann’s paternal grandmother was Clara Virginia Carnes (the daughter of George Washington Carnes and Texanna Virginia Davis). Clara was born in Texas. George was the son of William Redwine Carnes and Elvina Brewer. Texana was the daughter of William J. Davis and Sarah Ann Mayfield.

Lee Ann’s maternal grandfather was Ernest Searcy Gothard (the son of John Sparkman Gothard and Daisy D. McCauley). Ernest was born in Texas. John was the son of George M. Gothard and Clementina “Tiny” Jimmerson. Daisy was the daughter of John Hardy McCauley and Eliza D. Flanagan.

Lee Ann’s maternal grandmother was Francis Hope Clay (later Rolley, the daughter of Harry Garfield Clay and Blanche Louella Smith). Francis was born in Missouri. Harry was the son of Richard Hope Clay and Sarah Delia Biggs. Richard was born in Montreal, Quebec, to Irish immigrants Richard Clay and Charlotte Hope. Blanche was the daughter of Francis Alvin “Frank” Smith and Nancy Ann Handley.

Sources: Genealogy of Lee Ann Womack (focusing on her father’s side) – http://bransoncook.systemaxonline.com

Lee Ann’s mother on the 1940 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org

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