Wes Scantlin

5th Annual Rockapalooza Festival at the Jackson County Fairgrounds in Jackson - June 22, 2012

Scantlin in 2012, photo by Prphotos.com

Birth Name: Wesley Reid Scantlin

Place of Birth: Kansas City, Missouri, U.S.

Date of Birth: June 9, 1972

Ethnicity: English, German, Irish

Wes Scantlin is an American singer, songwriter, and musician. He is the only remaining founding member of post-grunge band Puddle of Mudd.

Wes is the son of Patricia and William Scantlin. He has a son.

Wes is a cousin of former Miss Missouri Teen USA pageant winner and reality television participant, Melana Scantlin. He is also said to be related to professional baseball player Ryan Braun.

Wes’s paternal grandfather was named William Marion Scantlin, Jr. (the son of William M. Scantlin and Aileene E.). Wes’s grandfather William was born in Missouri.

Wes’s paternal grandmother was Mary Ellen Kellerman (the daughter of Joseph Frank Kellerman, Jr. and Helen G. Kilet). Mary Ellen was born in Missouri. Joseph was the son of Joseph F. Kellerman and Mary Mosbauer, who were German, from Bavaria. Helen was the daughter of Robert James Kilet and Ellen Chinn.

Sources: Wes’s paternal grandfather, William Marion Scantlin, Jr., on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org

Genealogy of Wes’s paternal grandmother, Mary Ellen (Kellerman) Scantlin (focusing on her mother’s side) – https://www.findagrave.com

4 Responses

  1. andrew says:

    >Joseph Frank Kellerman, Jr.

    Wes’ great-grandfather Joseph was the son of Joseph F. Kellerman and Mary Mosbauer, who were German, from Bavaria.


  2. andrew says:

    paternal grandfather on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XHVP-G6Z

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