Nancy Wilson

L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center's "An Evening with Women" - Arrivals

Wilson in 2010, photo by Prphotos

Birth Name: Nancy Lamoureux Wilson

Place of Birth: San Francisco, California, United States

Date of Birth: March 16, 1954

Ethnicity: French-Canadian (paternal grandmother), Dutch, English, German, Irish, Scottish, Welsh, some Cornish, some French, some Manx, some Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, remote Danish, remote Swedish

Nancy Wilson is an American musician, singer, songwriter, producer, and composer. She is the guitarist for rock band Heart. Her younger sister Ann Wilson is also a member of the band.

She is the daughter of Lois Mary “Lou” and John Bushrod Wilson, Jr. Nancy is married to Geoff Bywater. She has two children with her former husband, director, writer, and filmmaker Cameron Crowe.

Nancy’s paternal grandfather was John Bushrod Wilson (the son of James Offin Wilson and Lulu Smith). James was the son of Bushrod Washington Wilson and Priscilla Owsley Yantis. Lulu was the daughter of John Smith and Emma Lou Callaway.

Nancy’s paternal grandmother was Beatrice Josephine Lamoreux/Lamoureux (the daughter of Philip/Phillip J. Lamoreux/Lamoureux and Rose Loveland). Beatrice was born in New York. Philip and Rose were the children of French-Canadian immigrants.

Nancy’s maternal grandfather was Jules Verne Dustin (the son of Charles Earl Dustin and Mary Ann Gilchrist). Jules was born in Oregon.

Nancy’s maternal grandmother was Blanch/Blanche Leone Hursh (the daughter of James McDanolds Hursh and Sophronia Isaline Adams). Blanche was born in Washington.

Sources: Genealogies of Nancy Wilson –

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