Tristin Mays

Tristin Mays

Mays in 2011, photo by kathclick/bigstock.com

Place of Birth: New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.

Date of Birth: June 10, 1990

Ethnicity: Creole [African, French, Native American]

Tristin Mays is an American actress and singer. She has appeared in a number of television series, most notably as Shaina on the Nickelodeon series Gullah Gullah Island, and as Robin Dixon, the daughter of Marcus Dixon, Carl Lumbly’s character, on Alias.

She has said “I’m African American-French-Indian. Creole.”

Her brother is actor Jeryn Mays.

Tristin’s paternal grandfather was Elroy Stanley Mays (the son of Cyrus Mays/May and Annie Mae Allen). Elroy was born in Florida. Cyrus was the son of Tony/Toney Mays/May and Laura Banks or Wiggins.

Tristin’s paternal grandmother was Nellreen “Nellie” Orebo (the daughter of Leonard Orebo/Auribeough and Eva Denise Jordan). Nellreen was Creole, and was born in Louisiana. Leonard was the son of Cleophas Orebo/Auribeough and Marie/Mary Collins.

Sources: Tristin’s paternal grandfather, Elroy Stanley Mays, on the 1920 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org

Obituary of Tristin’s paternal grandfather, Elroy Stanley Mays – http://www.legacy.com

Marriage record of Tristin’s paternal great-grandparents, Cyrus Mays/May and Annie Mae Allen – https://familysearch.org

Tristin’s paternal great-grandfather, Cyrus Mays/May, on the 1900 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org

Marriage record of Tristin’s paternal great-great-grandparents, Tony/Toney Mays/May and Laura Banks or Wiggins – https://familysearch.org

Genealogy of Tristin’s paternal grandmother, Nellreen “Nellie” Orebo (through Nellreen’s sister) – https://familysearch.org

Tristin’s paternal grandmother, Nellreen “Nellie” Orebo, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org

Obituary of Tristin’s paternal grandmother, Nellreen “Nellie” (Orebo) Mays – http://www.legacy.com

Tristin’s paternal great-grandfather, Leonard Orebo/Auribeough, on the 1900 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org

Death record of Tristin’s paternal great-great-grandmother, Marie/Mary (Collins) Orebo/Auribeough – https://familysearch.org

71 Responses

  1. callmecharlie says:

    terrible picture of her

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