Martina McBride

by Manila on June 21, 2015

45th Annual Songwriters Hall Of Fame Induction Ceremony in New York City - Arrivals

Birth Name: Martina Mariea Schiff

Place of Birth: Sharon, Kansas, United States

Date of Birth: July 29, 1966

Ethnicity: German, English, Irish, Scots-Irish (Northern Irish), Scottish, remote Belgian (both Flemish and Walloon), remote Cornish, remote French, remote Welsh

Martina McBride is an American country music singer, songwriter, and record producer. She is the daughter of Verla Jeanne (Delano) and Daryl Martin Schiff. Martina is married to John McBride.

Martina’s paternal grandparents were Kenneth Lawrence Schiff (the son of William Carl Schiff and Marie Reinke) and Maxine Phyllis Martin (the daughter of Clarence Martin and Maude Ella Talbott). All of Kenneth’s grandparents were German immigrants.

Martina’s maternal grandparents were Theodore Medford “Ted” Delano (the son of John Boyd Delano and Nora Belle Thompson) and Juanita Hazel Dodd (the daughter of Harvey Thomas Dodd and Nora Elota Mott).

Sources: Genealogy of Martina’s father –

Martina’s father on the 1940 US census –

Genealogy of Martina’s paternal great-grandparents, William Carl Schiff and Marie Reinke –

Martina’s maternal uncle, Dick DeLano, at Find a Grave –

Obituary of Martina’s maternal grandmother, Juanita Hazel (Dodd) Burkes –

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