Scott Stapp

Scott Stapp "Sinner's Creed" Book Signing at Barnes & Noble in Glendale on October 11, 2012

Birth Name: Anthony Scott Flippen

Place of Birth: Orlando, Forida, U.S.

Date of Birth: August 8, 1973

Ethnicity: English, Irish, possibly Native American

Scott Stapp is an American singer, songwriter, and musician. He is known as a singer for the Grammy Award-winning rock band Creed.

Scott’s surname, Stapp, is from his mother’s remarriage to Steven Stapp.

In his book autobiography, Sinner’s Creed (2012), Scott states that his maternal grandfather was of Cherokee Native American descent, and had a residence on a Cherokee reservation. It is not clear if this Cherokee ancestry has been verified/documented. Scott’s grandfather and Scott’s grandfather’s parents are listed as “White” on United States Censuses.

Scott has two children with his wife, model, beauty queen, and philantrhopist Jaclyn Nesheiwat, and a son with his former wife, Hillaree Burns.

Scott’s paternal grandparents were Ornon/Ornie Vernon/Vernie Flippen and Naomi Frances Noblin.

Scott’s maternal grandfather was Edward Leon Davis (the son of Edward Jefferson Davis and Francis L. Demont). Scott’s grandfather Edward was born in Florida.

Scott’s maternal grandmother was Birdie Louise Raffield (the daughter of Clayton Cleveland Raffield and Annie Lee Williams). Birdie was born in Florida. Clanton was the son of Charles Jackson Raffield and Nancy Ann Rogers. Scott’s great-grandmother Annie was the daughter of Elijah Moses Williams and Roxy Louise Walden.

Sources: Scott’s maternal grandfather, Edward Leon Davis, on the 1910 U.S. Census –
Edward Leon Davis on the 1930 U.S. Census –

Genealogy of Scott’s maternal grandmother, Birdie Louise Raffield –

Obituary of Scott’s maternal grandmother, Birdie Louise (Raffield) Davis –

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