Place of Birth: Munhall, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Date of Birth: March 5, 2000
Ethnicity: Slovak (one quarter), Irish, English, German, Polish
Gabby Barrett is an American country music singer.
She is the daughter of Pam and Blaise Barrett. She is married to singer Cade Foehner, with whom she has a daughter. Gabby and Cade competed on the same season of American Idol. Gabby was partly raised in McKeesport, Pennsylvania.
Gabby’s paternal grandfather was Edward Arthur Barrett (the son of James Francis Barrett and Margaret M. Peyton). Edward was born in Pennsylvania. James was born in Pennsylvania, to Irish parents, John Barrett and Bridget Flaherty. Margaret was the daughter of James Joseph Peyton, whose parents were Irish, with his father being from Swinford, Mayo; and of Margaret Mitchell, who was born in either Pennsylvania or England, to Irish parents.
Gabby’s paternal grandmother was Virginia “Ginger” Blake (the daughter of James Edward Blake and Helen M. Koblak). Virginia was born in Pennsylvania. James was the son of James Martin Blake and Sarah Morris. Helen was the daughter of Daniel Koblak/Kobylak, who was of Polish descent, and of Emma M. Snyder/Schneider, who had German ancestry.
Gabby’s maternal grandfather is Armand Posipanka/Panka (the son of George Posipanka and Margaret Sokol). Armand was born in Pennsylvania. George was born in Bežovce, Slovakia, the son of Juraj/George Posipanka and Anna Sabol. Margaret was born in Pennsylvania, to Slovak parents, John Sokol and Dorothy Timko.
Gabby’s maternal grandmother was Nancy Woolheater (the daughter of Edgar W. Woolheater and Nancy Anne Cush). Gabby’s grandmother Nancy was born in Pennsylvania. Edgar was the adopted son of John Woolheater and Laura May Bellamy, whose own parents were English. Gabby’s great-grandmother Nancy was the daughter of Daniel Webster Cush and Mary Kimmel.
Marriage record of Gabby’s maternal great-great-grandparents, John Woolheater and Laura May Bellamy – https://www.familysearch.org
Gabby’s maternal great-great-grandparents, John Woolheater and Laura May Bellamy, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org