Miranda Lambert

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Lambert in 2010, photo by Prphotos.com

Birth Name: Miranda Leigh Lambert

Place of Birth: Longview, Gregg, Texas, U.S.

Date of Birth: November 10, 1983

Ethnicity: English, smaller amounts (to varying degrees) of Irish, Scottish, Welsh, German, French, Dutch

Miranda Lambert is an American country music singer and television personality. She is the daughter of Beverly June (Hughes) and Richard Lee Lambert. She is married to police officer Brendan McLoughlin.

Miranda has English, and smaller amounts (to varying degrees) of Irish, Scottish, Welsh, German, French, and Dutch, ancestry. In a US Weekly interview, she stated that she has Native American ancestry. It is not clear if this Native American ancestry has been verified/documented.

Miranda’s paternal grandfather was Leslie Leroy Lambert (the son of Giles Roger Lambert and Lena May Shields). Leslie was born in Texas. Giles was the son of John Sappington Lambert and Bertha Downing. Lena was the daughter of Pickney Wesley Shields and Emma Stewart.

Miranda’s paternal grandmother was Anease LaRue Minatrea (the daughter of Oma Jewel “Harry” Minatrea and Mattie Lue/Lew Katherine Lloyd). Anease was born in Texas. Oma was the son of William Oscar Minatrea and Della Florence Odom. Mattie was the daughter of John Thomas Loyd and Annie Foster.

Miranda’s maternal grandfather is Marion Adams Hughes (the son of Marion Sylvester Hughes and Hester Adams). Miranda’s great-grandfather Marion was the son of Samuel Marion Hughes and Filona Jane Larson. Hester was the daughter of John Adams and Lucinda Ellen Morton.

Miranda’s maternal grandmother is Wanda Louise Bass (the daughter of William Van Bass and Lucy Miranda Baker).

Sources: http://www.foxnews.com

Genealogies of Miranda Lambert – http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com

Genealogy of Miranda’s paternal grandmother, Anease LaRue (Minatrea) Lambert – https://www.findagrave.com

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