Maynard James Keenan
Birth Name: James Herbert Keenan
Place of Birth: Ravenna, Ohio, U.S.
Date of Birth: April 17, 1964
Ethnicity: German, French, Irish, Swiss-German, English, 1/8th Italian
Maynard James Keenan is an American progressive metal singer, songwriter, musician, record producer, winemaker, and actor. He is known as the vocalist for Grammy Award-winning American progressive metal band Tool.
Maynard is the son of Judith Marie (Dougherty) and Michael Loren Keenan. Maynard has a daughter with his wife, lab manager Lei Li, and a son.
Maynard’s paternal grandfather was Herbert Lorraine Keenan (the son of Van Herbert Keenan and Maria Luigia/Margaret Louise Ernesta Marzo/Marzeau). Maria Luigia was the daughter of Bonifacio Spirito Giacinto Marzo, who was born, c. 1873, in Venaus, Italy, and of Maria Clementina Durbiano, who was born, c. 1878, in France, and who was also of Italian origin.
Maynard’s paternal grandmother was Ethyl Doretta Edminister (the daughter of Harry Allen Edminister and Lydia Jane Hamman).
Maynard’s maternal grandfather was William Edwin Dougherty (the son of Hollie Edwin Dougherty and Emma Rose Luethy). Emma’s father, Otto Luethy, was born in Schöftland, Argau, Switzerland.
Maynard’s maternal grandmother was Marjorie Ruth Way (the daughter of Elmer Arthur Way and Marie J. Fretz). Marjorie was born in Ohio. Elmer’s parents were German immigrants. Marie’s parents were like Frederick Fritz and Eleanor, who were ethnic German immigrants.
Birth record of Maynard’s paternal grandfather, Herbert Lorraine Keenan – http://birth-records.mooseroots.com
Birth record of Maynard’s paternal grandmother, Ethyl Doretta Edminister – http://birth-records.mooseroots.com
Birth record of Maynard’s maternal grandfather, William Edwin Dougherty – http://birth-records.mooseroots.com
Birth record of Maynard’s maternal grandmother, Marjorie Ruth Way – http://birth-records.mooseroots.com
Maynard’s maternal grandmother, Marjorie Ruth Way, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
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