Birth Name: Christopher Marshall Comstock
Place of Birth: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Date of Birth: May 19, 1992
Ethnicity: English, French, German, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, Scottish, Swiss-German, Welsh, 1/1024 Cherokee Native American, 1/2048 Patawomeck Native American, 1/2048 Shawnee Native American, 1/8192 Piscataway Native American, as well as small amount of Belgian [Walloon], Channel Islander [Jersey], Dutch, Swedish
Marshmello is an American electronic dance music producer and DJ. He is also known as Dotcom.
Marshmello is the son of Stephanie and Matthew Comstock.
Marshmello’s patrilineal ancestry can be traced to his fourth great-grandfather, William Robert Comstock (c. 1820, Ohio – between 1850 and 1852, Meigs County, Ohio).
Marshmello’s paternal grandfather is Harold Eugene “Gene” Comstock (the son of Hugh Clinton Comstock and Nina Mary Elizabeth West). Eugene was born in Richwood, West Virginia. Hugh was the son of Harry Clinton Comstock and Myrtle Blanche Cunningham. Nina was the daughter of George Arthur West and Martha Katie Ellender Shaver.
Marshmello’s paternal grandmother is Shelby Jean Sevy (the daughter of Claude Leslie Sevy and Nona Dorothy Ramsey). Shelby was born in Hico, West Virginia. Claude was the son of Roscoe Sevy and Minerva Lee Summers. Roscoe’s paternal fourth great-grandmother, Eughioote (also known as Elizabeth Tassel), was a Cherokee Native American. Also, his maternal fifth great-grandfather, William Redman, was a Patawomeck Native American. Marshmello’s great-grandmother Nona was the daughter of William Valentine Ramsey and Emma Catherine Crist.
Marshmello’s maternal grandfather is Garley Ray “Tommy” Whitt, Jr. (the son of Garley Ray Whitt and Gertie Mae Shelton). Tommy was born in Lillybrook, West Virginia. Marshmello’s great-grandfather Ray was the son of Merideth Minefee Whitt and Essie Mays. Merideth’s paternal fifth great-grandmother, Minitha Straight Tail, was a Shawnee Native American. Gertie was the daughter of Milton Herman Shelton and Lula Ada Keith.
Marshmello’s maternal grandmother is Brenda Jean Jones (the daughter of David Bill Jones and Velma Florence Hungate). Brenda was born in Coal City, West Virginia. David was the son of Willie D. Jones and Minnie Melvin Young. Velma is the daughter of Ervin Caperton Hungate and Mary Callie Graves. Ervin’s paternal seventh great-grandmother, Mary Kittamaquund, was a Piscataway Native American.
Marshmello’s matrilineal ancestry can be traced back to his fifth great-grandmother, Mary Holliday, of Virginia.
Sources: Genealogy of Marshmello’s paternal granduncle – https://www.familysearch.org
Obituary of Marshmello’s paternal great-grandmother, Nina Mary Elizabeth (West) Comstock – https://newspaperarchive.com
Obituary of Marshmello’s paternal granduncle – http://articles.chicagotribune.com
Genealogy of Marshmello’s paternal great-grandfather, Claude Leslie Sevy – https://www.familysearch.org
Genealogy of Marshmello’s paternal great-grandmother, Nona Dorothy (Ramsey) Sevy – https://www.familysearch.org
Obituary of Marshmello’s maternal grandaunt – https://www.greensboro.com
Marriage record of Marshmello’s maternal grandparents, Garley Ray Whitt, Jr. and Brenda Jean Jones – http://www.wvculture.org
Genealogy of Marshmello’s maternal great-grandfather, Garley Ray Whitt – https://www.familysearch.org
Genealogy of Marshmello’s maternal great-grandmother, Gertie Mae (Shelton) Whitt – https://www.familysearch.org
Marshmello’s maternal great-grandfather, David Bill Jones, on the 1910 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org
Death record of Marshmello’s maternal great-grandfather, David Bill Jones – https://www.familysearch.org
Marriage record of Marshmello’s maternal great-great-grandparents, Willie D. Jones and Minnie Melvin Young – https://www.familysearch.org
Marshmello’s maternal great-grandmother, Velma Florence (Hungate) Jones, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org