Birth Name: Tyson Jay Ritter
Place of Birth: Stillwater, Oklahoma, U.S.
Date of Birth: April 24, 1984
Ethnicity: English, German, smaller amount of Irish
Tyson Ritter is an American singer, songwriter, musician, actor, and model. He is the lead vocalist, bassist, pianist, and songwriter of the band The All-American Rejects.
Tyson is the son of Tracey and Tim Ritter. He is married to Georgian-American actress Elena Satine.
Tyson’s paternal grandfather is Steve Delano Ritter (the son of Warren Jewell Ritter and Hazel Schoonover). Steve was born in Oklahoma. Warren was the son of Warren Peter Ritter and Mary Alice Carney. Hazel was the daughter of Louis C. Schoonover and Rebecca Dobbs.
Tyson’s paternal grandmother is Peggy Earline Sharpton (the daughter of Earl Earick Sharpton and Pauline Spyres). Peggy was born in Oklahoma.
Tyson’s maternal grandfather is Tony Eugene Lyons (the son of William Hansel Lyons and Anna Lee Webb). Tony was born in Oklahoma.
Tyson’s maternal grandmother is Edwina Janora Sherman (the daughter of Byron T. Sherman and Margery/Marjorie F. Daniel). Edwina was born in Oklahoma. Byron was the son of George W. Sherman and Maggie A. Tyson’s great-grandmother Margery Daniel was the daughter of John H. Daniel.
Sources: Genealogies of Tyson’s paternal great-grandparents, Warren Jewell Ritter and Hazel Schoonover – http://www.findagrave.com
Tyson’s paternal great-grandfather, Warren Jewell Ritter, on the 1910 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Obituary of Tyson’s paternal great-grandfather, Earl Earick Sharpton – http://www.stwnewspress.com
Obituary of Tyson’s paternal great-grandmother, Pauline (Spyres) Sharpton – http://www.legacy.com
Tyson’s maternal grandmother, Edwina Janora Sherman, on the 1940 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org
Tyson’s maternal great-grandfather, Byron T. Sherman, on the 1910 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org
Tyson’s maternal great-grandmother, Margery/Marjorie F. Daniel, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org