Fiona Apple

Fiona Apple

Birth Name: Fiona Apple McAfee-Maggart

Place of Birth: New York City, New York, U.S.

Date of Birth: September 13, 1977

Ethnicity: English, Irish, some Swiss-German, German

Fiona Apple is an American singer, songwriter, pianist, record producer, and poet. She is the daughter of actor Brandon Maggart (born Roscoe Maggart, Jr.) and singer Diane McAfee.

She has English, Irish, and a smaller amount of Swiss-German and German, ancestry.

Fiona has stated (at 33:00 in this link) that she has Melungeon ancestry. The Melungeon are an ethnic group often consisting of European, African-American, and Native American ancestry. It is not clear if any documented/verified Melungeon, African-American, or Native American ancestry has been produced for Fiona Apple.

Fiona’s paternal grandfather was Roscoe Maggard/Maggart (the son of Elbert Jason Allen Maggard/Maggart and Louisiana/Louisianna Anna White). Elbert was the son of John Maggard and Malinda Hewitt. Louisiana was the daughter of Hiram Harris White and Carolina/Caroline Sadler/Saddler.

Fiona’s paternal grandmother was Agnes Louvenia Robinson (the daughter of John David Robinson and Maude May Apple). John was the son of William Robinson and Louisa Francis Smith. Maude was the daughter of James Alexander Apple and Mary Susan Farmer.

Fiona’s maternal grandfather is John Morgan “Johnny” McAfee (the son of Ora Crosser).

Fiona’s maternal grandmother is Millicent Green (the daughter of John William Green and Mildred H.).

Sources: Genealogy of Fiona Apple – https://www.geni.com

Fiona’s paternal grandparents, Roscoe Maggard/Maggart and Agnes Louvenia Robinson, on the 1920 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org

Genealogy of Fiona’s paternal great-grandfather, Elbert Jason Allen Maggard/Maggart (focusing on his own father’s side) – http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com

Death record of Fiona’s paternal great-grandmother, Louisiana/Louisianna Anna (White) Maggart – https://www.findagrave.com

Fiona’s paternal great-great-grandparents, Hiram Harris White and Carolina/Caroline Sadler/Saddler, on the 1880 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org

Genealogy of Fiona’s paternal grandmother, Agnes Louvenia Robinson – http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com

Genealogy of Fiona’s paternal great-grandmother, Maude May Apple – http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com

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42 Responses

  1. Pegzi says:

    When did she state that she was melungeon?

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