Birth Name: Thomas Matthew Delonge
Place of Birth: Poway, San Diego, California, United States
Date of Birth: December 13, 1975
Ethnicity: German, English, one quarter Mexican, distant Irish
Tom DeLonge is an American musician, singer, songwriter, author, record producer, actor, and filmmaker. He is the lead singer and guitarist of the rock band Angels & Airwaves, and was previously the guitarist and co-lead vocalist of the pop punk band Blink-182. Blink-182’s members also include/have included Travis Barker, Mark Hoppus, and Matt Skiba.
Tom is the son of Constance and Thomas DeLonge, an oil company executive. He is married to entrepreneur Jennifer DeLonge, with whom he has two children.
Tom’s paternal grandfather was Robert Earl DeLong/DeLonge (the son of Walter Gus DeLong and Rosa Alavester Shoemaker). Robert was born in Pennsylvania, and was of mostly German descent. Walter was the son of Elias Francis DeLong and Catharine Magdalena Elizabeth Knerr. Rosa was the daughter of William Henrich “Henry” Shoemaker and Marianne Elizabeth “Mary” Fetzer.
Tom’s paternal grandmother was Theda Frances Lyon (the daughter of James Harrison/Harry Lyon and Nora Belle Conkle). Theda was born in Nebraska. James was the son of Asa Lyon/Lyons and Elizabeth Mails. Nora was the daughter of Willard Conkle and Laura J. Ackerman.
Tom’s maternal grandfather was Richard Joseph Lovell (the son of Joseph Snively Lovell and Hazel Catherine Benchoff). Richard Joseph was born in Pennsylvania. Joseph was the son of Joseph E. Lovell and Sarah/Sadie Catherine Spangler. Hazel was the daughter of Samuel Harrison Benchoff and Clara/Cora Idella Baker.
Tom’s maternal grandmother was Manuela B. “Nellie” Atayde (the daughter of Rodolfo/Rudolpho Atayde and Concepcion/Conception Porras). Manuela was born in California, to Mexican parents. Rodolfo’s parents’ surnames were Atayde and Silerio. Concepcion’s parents’ surnames were Porras and Rey.
Sources: Information about some of Tom’s ancestors – http://blink-182online.com
Obituary of Tom’s father – https://www.legacy.com
Found out Delonge has Italian ancestry.
Stoeri is a German surname (various spellings). Pennsylvania Dutch family
Samuel was the son of Henry Harrison Benchoff and Martha Jane Frey. Martha was the daughter of Michael Frey and Sarah Musser. Michael was the son of Johan Peter Frey and Catharine Weikert. Johan’s mother had the surname Stoeri. Henry was the son of John Madison Benchoff and Sarah Ann Miller. John was the son of Christof Frederich Banzhaf and Susan Crawford, Christof was German. Clara/Cora was the daughter of Daniel Miller Baker and Catherine Phillipy, both from Pennsylvania. Daniel was the son Solomon Baker and Anna Catharina Miller. Solomon was the son of George Baker and Elizabeth Streng. Anna was the daughter of Adam Joseph Miller and Nancy Redd Corbus. Adam was the son of Johann Jacob Müeller, from Germany, Mary Elizabeth Edwards, from America. Nancy was the daughter of Godfrey Frederick Corbus, whose parents were German, and Charlotte Caroline Wickett. Charlotte was the daughter of Ross Wickett, whose parents were English, and Nancy Lee Redd. Nancy had Irish ancestry.
I think this info should be added.
Also, Stoeri is a Italian Surname, and Irish should be added.
Tom’s paternal grandfather was Robert Earl DeLong/DeLonge (the son of Walter Gus DeLong and Rosa Alavester Shoemaker). Robert was born in Pennsylvania. Walter was the son of Elias Francis DeLong and Catharine Magdalena Elizabeth Knerr. Rosa was the daughter of William Henrich ‘Henry’ Shoemaker and Marianne Elizabeth ”Mary” Fetzer.
Robert was of mostly German descent.
>Nora Belle Conkle).
James was the son of Asa Lyon/Lyons and Elizabeth Mails. Nora was the daughter of Willard Conkle and Laura J. Ackerman.