The Castellows

Birth Name:
*Eleanor Balkcom
*Lily Balkcom
*Powell Balkcom

Place of Birth: Georgetown, Georgia, U.S.

Date of Birth:
*April 2003 (Eleanor and Powell)
*October 7, 2004 (Lily)

Ethnicity: English, German, Scottish, French, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, Welsh, Irish, Swiss, Czech, Slovak, distant Spanish and Native American

The Castellows is a country trio consisting of sisters Eleanor, Lily, and Powell. Their first EP, A Little Goes a Long Way, was released on February 9, 2024.

Their stage name comes from their great-grandmother Frances, whose maiden name was Castellow.

The Castellows’ paternal grandfather is Henry Lewis Balkcom III (the son of Henry Lewis Balkcom II and Frances Hortense Castellow). The Castellows’ grandfather Henry was born in Georgetown. The name Balkcom comes from Balcombe, Sussex, England.

The Castellows’ paternal grandmother is named Cynthia Alice Carter.

The Castellows’ maternal grandfather is named Mike Dixon (the son of Mack Dixon and Janie). He was born in Eufaula, Alabama. He had distant Czech, Slovak, and Native American ancestry.

The Castellows’ maternal grandmother is Nancy Barr (the daughter of James William Barr and Gloria Martin). Nancy was born in Eufaula.

Sources: Genealogy of The Castellows’ paternal grandfather, Henry Lewis Balkcom III –

Obituary of The Castellows’ paternal great-grandmother, Frances Hortense (Castellow) Balcom –

Genealogy of The Castellows’ maternal grandfather, Mike Dixon –

Obituary of The Castellows’ maternal great-uncle (grandfather’s brother) –

Genealogy of The Castellows’ maternal grandmother, Nancy Barr –

Obituary of The Castellows’ maternal great-grandmother, Gloria (Martin) Barr –

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