Birth Name: Sarah Ellen Jarosz
Place of Birth: Austin, Travis, Texas, U.S.
Date of Birth: May 23, 1991
*Polish, possibly other (father)
*Cajun/French, Irish, distant German (mother)
Sarah Jarosz is an American singer and songwriter.
She is the daughter of Mary and Gary Jarosz.
Sarah’s paternal grandfather was Frederick J. “Fred” Jarosz/Jaros (the son of Michael “Mike” Jarosz/Jaros and Tekla/Tecla Plesniak). Frederick was born in Massachusetts, to parents from Poland. Michael was the son of Joseph Jarosz and Parania Lek. Tekla was the daughter of John Plesniak and Josepha Strzygiel.
Sarah’s paternal grandmother was named Mildred Mary.
Sarah’s maternal grandfather was Francis Leo “Poupee” Fourrier (the son of Joseph Daniel Lawrence Fourrier and Mary Felicie Landry). Francis was born in Louisiana. Joseph was born in Louisiana, the son of Joseph Amedee Fourrier and Mary Anais Bujol. Felicie was born in Louisiana, the daughter of Peter Porthos Landry and Mary/Maria Laura Lefeaux, whose father was born in France.
Sarah’s maternal grandmother was Anna Elizabeth Reilly (the daughter of Joseph Edward Reilly and Sarah Josephine Murphy). Anna was born in Texas. Joseph was born in Liverpool, England, to Irish parents, John Reilly and a mother surnamed Davereaux. Sarah was born in Claremorris, County Mayo, Ireland, the daughter of Lawrence Murphy and Ann Kilcourse.
Sources: Divorce record of Sarah’s paternal grandparents, Frederick J. “Fred” Jarosz/Jaros and Mildred M. – http://www.familysearch.org
Obituary of Sarah’s paternal grandfather, Frederick J. “Fred” Jarosz/Jaros – http://www.findagrave.com
Death record of Sarah’s maternal grandfather, Francis Leo “Poupee” Fourrier – http://www.findagrave.com
Sarah’s maternal grandmother, Anna Elizabeth Reilly, on the 1930 U.S. Census – http://www.familysearch.org
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