Trent Harmon

LOS ANGELES - FEB 25: Trent Harmon at the American Idol Farewel

Place of Birth: Amory, Mississippi, United States

Date of Birth: October 8, 1990

Ethnicity: English, German, Scots-Irish (Northern Irish), Scottish, Welsh, remote French

Trent Harmon is an American singer. He won the fifteenth, and last, season of the show American Idol (in 2016). See other American Idol winners here.

Trent is the son of Cynthia A. “Cindy” (Barnes) and Randy Carrol Harmon.

Trent’s patrilineal ancestry can be traced back to his eleventh great-grandfather, Johann Hermann, who was German.

Trent’s paternal grandfather was Carrol “Dude” Harmon (the son of Leonard Harmon and Madie Lou Moore). Leonard was the son of Marcus Lafayette “Bud” Harmon and Alma Viola Price. Madie was the daughter of William Jesse “Billy” Moore and Lida Pearl Sanders.

Trent’s paternal grandmother is Betty Jean Baker (the daughter of Robert Ellett Baker and Ila Mae Farley). Robert was the son of Robert Earl Baker, Jr. and Leatha Anna Bearden. Ila was the daughter of Joseph Edward Farley.

Sources: Obituary of Trent’s paternal grandfather, Carrol “Dude” Harmon –

Trent’s paternal grandmother, Betty Jean Baker, on the 1940 U.S. Census –

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