LOS ANGELES – NOV 20: Souleye with wife Alanis Morissette and Mario Treadway at the 2011 American Music Awards, held at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on November 20, 2011 in Los Angeles, California, photo by Joe Seer/

Birth Name: Mario John Treadway

Place of Birth: Sturbridge, Massachusetts, U.S.

Date of Birth: May 3, 1980

Ethnicity: English, one quarter Italian, one eighth German, one sixteenth French-Canadian, some Irish

Souleye is an American rapper.

He is married to Canadian alternative rock singer, songwriter, record producer, and actress Alanis Morissette, with whom he has three children.

Souleye’s paternal grandfather was John Fowle Treadway (the son of Lauris Goldsmith Treadway and Helen Stanwood Fowle). John was born in Massachusetts. Lauris was born in Massachusetts, the son of Charles B. Treadway and Emma Louise Goldsmith. Helen was born in Massachusetts, the daughter of Charles H. Fowle and Kate Amelia Byram.

Souleye’s paternal grandmother was Laura Louise Bosworth (the daughter of William Ezra Bosworth and Laura May Cole). Souleye’s grandmother Laura was born in Massachusetts. William was born in Connecticut, the son of Hiram E. Bosworth and Mary A. Nagle, whose parents were Irish. Souleye’s great-grandmother Laura was born in Massachusetts, the daughter of Charles Edgar Cole and Mary Ann Brick, whose mother was born in England.

Souleye’s maternal grandfather was Mario C. DeCarli (the son of Celestino “Jerry” DeCarli and Ida/Ada Lusa). Mario was born in Connecticut, to Italian parents.

Souleye’s maternal grandmother was Joan Roberta Niemann (the daughter of Robert William Niemann and Arlene/Arline Agnes Boucher). Joan was born in Connecticut. Robert was born in Connecticut, to German parents, Wilhelm John Henry Niemann and Karolina Magdalena Rosine Stutz. Arlene was born in Connecticut, the daughter of Louis Boucher, who was French-Canadian, from Québec; and of Bertha Mary Cooley, who was of mostly English ancestry.

Sources: Obituary of Souleye’s paternal grandfather, John Fowle Treadway –

Obituary of Souleye’s maternal grandfather, Mario C. DeCarli –

Obituary of Souleye’s maternal great-grandmother, Arlene/Arline Agnes (Boucher) Niemann –

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