Birth Name: James William Buffett
Place of Birth: Pascagoula, Mississippi, U.S.
Date of Birth: December 25, 1946
Ethnicity: English, some French/Cajun, Spanish, German, and Irish, 1/1024th First Nations
Jimmy Buffett is an American musician, songwriter, author, actor, and businessperson.
He is the son of Mary Lorraine (Peets) and James Delaney Buffett. He is married to Jane Slagsvol, with whom he has three children.
Jimmy’s paternal grandfather was James Delaney Buffett (the son of William Buffett and Catherine Skinner). James was born in Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada. William was born in Newfoundland, the son of Snook Buffett and Elizabeth.
Jimmy’s paternal grandmother was Hilda Norma Seymour (the daughter of Norman Seymour and Condalaura Elizabeth Flechas). Hilda was born in Mississippi, of French (both Cajun and Colonial French), Spanish, German, Irish, and remote First Nations, descent. Norman was the son of Moses Seymour and Adolphine Bellman, whose own father, Charles/Carl Friedrich Nicolai Bellman, was German. Condalaura was the daughter of Joseph J. Flechas, who was Spanish, and of Condalaura Villar.
Jimmy’s maternal grandfather was Thomas Delos Peets (the son of William O’Butler Peets and Sarah Elizabeth Davis). Thomas was born in Mississippi. William was the son of George Peet and Sarah Ann Traylor. Jimmy’s great-grandmother Sarah was the daughter of Samuel D. Davis Mary Ann Day.
Jimmy’s maternal grandmother was Bessie Love Thompson (the daughter of William Henry Thompson and Kittie Love Sproles). Bessie was born in Mississippi.