Qveen Herby

LOS ANGELES - JUN 7:  Amy Renee Heidemann, Karmin at the 13th An

Herby in 2014, photo by kathclick/bigstockphoto.com

Birth Name: Amy Renee Heidemann

Place of Birth: Seward, Nebraska, U.S.

Date of Birth: April 29, 1986

Ethnicity: German, English, Northern Irish, Danish, possibly other

Qveen Herby, also known as Amy Heidemann, is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, and entrepreneur. She is part of pop duo Karmin, alongside her husband Nick Noonan. She is also known as Amy Heidemann, Amy Renee Heidemann Noonan, Amy Renee Noonan, and Amy Noonan.

She is the daughter of Teri and Mark Heidemann.

Amy’s patrilineal ancestry can be traced back to her fourth great-grandfather, Friedrich Heidemann.

Amy’s paternal grandfather was Leonard William Henry Heidemann (the son of Heinrich Friedrich Wilhelm Otto “Fred” Heidemann and Sophia Dorothea Marie Philipine Caroline Bartels). Leonard was born in Tobias, Nebraska. Friedrich was the son of German emigrants, Friedrich August “Fred” Heidemann and Rebecca Dorothea “Dora/Dorethe” Buhmann, both of Rinteln, Lower Saxony. Sophia was the daughter of German emigrants, Friedrich Christian “Fred” Bartels, of Meerbeck, Lower Saxony, and Anna Sophie Dorothea Bartels, of Hülshagen, Lauenhagen, Lower Saxony, who were first cousins.

Amy’s paternal grandmother was Violet Faye Chirnside (the daughter of Thomas Chirnside and Nancy Ann “Annie” Terp). Violet was born in Jansen, Nebraska. Thomas was the son of an English emigrant, John Chirnside, of Ford, Northumberland, and of a Northern Irish emigrant, Ellen Lowry, of Ballynahinch, County Down. Annie was the daughter of a Danish emigrant, Peder (later Peter) Sørensen Terp, of Randbøl, Vejle, and of Sarah Elizabeth Gilmore, who was of English, Northern Irish, as well as distant German, descent.

Sources: Genealogies of Amy’s paternal grandfather, Leonard William Henry Heidemann – https://www.findagrave.com

Obituary of Amy’s paternal grandfather, Leonard William Henry Heidemann – https://www.newspapers.com

Genealogies of Amy’s paternal grandmother, Violet Faye (Chirnside) Heidemann – https://www.findagrave.com

Baptismal record of Amy’s paternal great-great-grandfather, Peder Sørensen Terp – https://www.danishfamilysearch.com

3 Responses

  1. Manila says:

    Change the title to Qveen Herby.

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