Mike Love

Mike Love – 21st Annual Ella Awards & Benefit Gala Honoring Mike Love – Arrivals – International Ballroom, Beverly Hilton Hotel – Beverly Hills, CA, USA, 2014 – Photo Credit: Andrew Evans / PR Photos

Birth Name: Michael Edward Love

Place of Birth: Los Angeles, California, United States

Date of Birth: March 15, 1941

Ethnicity: Swedish (maternal grandmother), English, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, Scottish, German, Welsh, remote French

Mike Love is an American American singer, songwriter, and musician. He is a member of the band The Beach Boys, which also includes/included his cousins, Brian Wilson, Carl Wilson, and Dennis Wilson, as well as Al Jardine.

Mike is the son of Emily Glee (Wilson) and Edward Milton Love. Mike’s father was of English, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, Scottish, German, and remote French descent. His mother’s ancestry was half Swedish, with her other roots being English, Scottish, and some Scots-Irish/Northern Irish and Welsh. He is a first cousin, twice removed, of actress, singer, and model Alexa Demie.

Mike is married to Jacquelyne Piesen. He has eight children, including two with Jacquelyne.

Mike’s paternal grandfather was Edward Fieldon/Fuldon Love (the son of Fieldon Jasper Love and Caroline M. “Callie” Graham). Edward was born in Louisiana. Fieldon was the son of Thomas Marion Love and Jackey Odelia Cochran. Caroline was the daughter of Joseph Laird Crockett Graham and Clara M. Dalrymple, whose parents were Irish Protestants, from Dublin.

Mike’s paternal grandmother Edith Rose Clardy (the daughter of William Giles Clardy and Alberta Louisa Chadwick). Edith was born in California. William was the son of James T. Clardy and Lucretia Ann Todd. Alberta was born in Rochdale, England, the daughter of James Chadwick and Mary Holt.

Mike’s maternal grandfather was William Coral Wilson (the son of William Henry Wilson and Alta Lenora Chitwood). Mike’s grandfather William was born in Kansas. Mike’s great-grandfather William was the son of George Washington Wilson and Mary Margret Bailey. Alta was the daughter of Green Lee Chitwood and Ruth Chaffin.

Mike’s maternal grandmother was Edith Sophia Stohle/Sthole (the daughter of Carl Johan Stål, later Charles J. Sthole, and of Mary Amelia Lindholm). Edith was born in Kansas. Carl was born in Högsby, Småland, Sweden, the son of Adolf Fredrik Stål and Lovisa Adolfsdotter. Mary Amelia was born in Illinois, to Swedish parents.

Sources: Family histories of Mike Love (in Swedish) – https://www.hd.se

Genealogies of Mike Love – https://www.geni.com

Genealogies of Mike’s parents – https://www.findagrave.com

Genealogy of Mike’s father – https://famouskin.com

Genealogies of Mike’s paternal great-grandmother, Caroline M. “Callie” Graham – https://www.findagrave.com

Genealogy of Mike’s paternal great-great-great-grandmother, Margaret Ann Smyly (focusing on her father’s side) – http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com

Genealogy of Mike’s paternal great-great-great-grandmother, Margaret Ann Smyly (focusing on her mother’s side) – http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com

Genealogy of Mike’s paternal grandmother, Edith Rose Clardy (focusing on her father’s side) – http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com

Genealogy of Mike’s mother (through her brother Murry Wilson) – https://famouskin.com

Mike’s maternal grandmother, Edith Sophia Stohle/Sthole, on the 1910 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org

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