For more information on sources and notes on the families, check SOURCES below the table.
|Ancestry of LL Cool J|
|1||James Todd Smith aka LL Cool J, b. South Side Hospital, Bayshore, Long Island, Richmond, Queens, New York, 14 January 1968|
|2ND GENERATION (PARENTS)|
md. Wyandanch, New York, 1967 (div. abt. 1971) (as her first husband)
|3||Ondrea Griffith, b. Queens County, New York, about 1947. She md. (2) Roscoe|
|3RD GENERATION (GRANDPARENTS)|
|6||Eugene Griffith (parents from Barbados)|
|7||Ellen (check newspapers for August 1972)|
This is a listing of any materials other than census, vital records, etc., that were consulted during the research of this tree.
LL Cool J with Karen Hunter. I Make My Own Rules. St. Martin's, 1998.
1930 Memphis (Ward 14), Shelby County, Tennessee, ED 79-51, sheet 24A 899 Fisher Marital Age at Father's Mother's Rel Age Status 1st Mar Bplace Bplace Bplace Alexander John Head 36 M 27 Miss Miss Miss Leslie Allen Wife 27 M 19 Arkansas N Carolina N Carolina Myrtle Dau 5 S Tenn Miss N Carolina Edward Otis Son 4 S Tenn Miss N Carolina Mamie Leslie Dau 3 S Tenn Miss N Carolina Norma Dau 2 S Tenn Miss N Carolina John M Jr Son 10/12 S Tenn Miss N Carolina Newsome Maggie Mother 60 M 22 N Carolina N Carolina N Carolina John was a Baptist minister and a veteran of the World War. ----------