Finneas O’Connell

03/14/2019 – Finneas O’Connell – 2019 iHeartRadio Music Awards – Arrivals – Microsoft Theater – Los Angeles, CA, USA – Photo Credit: Glenn Francis /

Birth Name: Finneas Baird O’Connell

Place of Birth: Los Angeles, California, U.S.

Date of Birth: July 30, 1997

Ethnicity: Irish, English, some Scottish, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, Swiss-German, and German, 1/32 Belgian [Flemish]

Finneas O’Connell is an American singer, songwriter, musician, record producer, and actor. He is also known as FINNEAS.

Finneas is the son of Maggie May Baird and Patrick O’Connell. His parents both work in the entertainment industry. His father is an actor and her mother is an actress and screenwriter, and both are musicians. His younger sister is singer, songwriter, and model Billie Eilish.

His uncle, Brian Baird, is a politician, who was a Democratic, Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Washington, from January 3, 1999 to January 3, 2011.

Finneas’ paternal grandfather was James Bernard O’Connell (the son of William H. O’Connell and Catherine T. O’Connell). James was born in Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts, to Irish parents. He was a writer and editor. William was born in Lisbealad, County Cork, the son of William O’Connell and Margaret Holland. Catherine was the daughter of Denis/Dennis O’Connell and Margaret Murphy.

Finneas’ paternal grandmother was Jean Stone (the daughter of Mead Wilmer Stone and Elise Charlotte “Lillie” Seemann/Seeman/Seamann). Jean was born on Staten Island, Richmond, New York, and was an author and editor. Mead was the son of Medad Elisha Stone and Emma Sterling Bones, who was born in LaFayette, Onondaga, New York. Lillie was the daughter of Frederick Carl Seemann, who was born in Zurich, Switzerland, to German parents, and of Elise Charlotte Garbe, whose parents were also German.

Finneas’ maternal grandfather was William/Bill Norton Baird (the son of Collier Whittemore Baird and Dorothy Grace Norton). William was born in Orange, Essex, New Jersey, and was a town councilman and mayor of Fruita, Colorado. Collier was born in Brick Church, East Orange, Essex, the son of William Torrey Baird, whose paternal grandfather was from County Down, Ireland; and of Anne Meredith/Merideth Grant. He was a stock broker and statistician. Dorothy was born in Austin, Chicago, Cook, Illinois, the daughter of Lawrence A. Norton and Grace H. Bulckens, whose father was of Belgian [Flemish] origin, and whose mother was born in County Carlow, Ireland.

Finneas’ maternal grandmother was Edith May Shaw (the daughter of Gilbert Henry Shaw and Edith May Wood). Finneas’ grandmother Edith was born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Gilbert was born in Hagersville, Haldimand, Ontario, the son of Consider Shaw and Martha Ann Duxbury. Finneas’ great-grandmother Edith was born in Pennsylvania, the daughter of Stephen Cox Wood, who was born in Selston, England, and of Bessie Alice Roof.


Genealogies of Finneas O’Connell (through his sister) –

Finneas’ maternal grandfather, William Norton Baird, on the 1930 U.S. Census –

Baptismal record of Finneas’ maternal great-grandmother, Dorothy Grace Norton –

1 Response

  1. Oaken05 says:

    Sounds like they are of plurality Irish descent, right? So maybe we can split off the other ancestries with an “and some.”

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