Thursday, April 4, 2024

Randy's Cousins -- 9th Cousin Patsy Cline (1932-1963), the Country Music Singer

 This week's famous cousin is Patsy Cline (1932-1963). the famous country and western music singer.

Here is the FamilySearch Family Tree Brief Life History biography:

When Patsy Cline was born on 8 September 1932, in Winchester, Frederick, Virginia, United States, her father, Samuel Lawrence Hensley SR, was 43 and her mother, Hilda Virginia Patterson, was 16. She married Gerald Edward Cline on 7 March 1953, in Frederick, Maryland, United States. In 1948, her occupation is listed as american country music singer/songwriter in Tennessee, United States. She died on 5 March 1963, in Camden, Benton, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 30, and was buried in Shenandoah Memorial Park, Winchester, Frederick, Virginia, United States.

Her Wikipedia entry is here.

The FamilySearch Family Tree indicates that I am her 9th cousin. Here is the closest relationship path from Relative Finder:

My most recent common ancestors with cousin Patsy Cline are my 8th great-grandparents Adam Mott (1603-1693) and Mary Lott (1631-1712).

Are you related to Patsy Cline?  Check out her profile on the FamilySearch Family Tree and click the "View Relationship" link at the top of the page.  Note that you have to be a profile connected to the FamilySearch Family Tree in order for this to work.

This shows that you never know to whom you might be related!!!  I'm having lots of Genealogy Fun.  Click here to see all of my famous cousins.


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1 comment:

Doris Kenney said...

I'm not nearly far back enough to prove it yet, but supposedly she's my 8C1R. I was surprised to see it's thru my paternal line. Thanks for sharing!!