Birth Name: Zoe Allaire Reynolds

Place of Birth: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.

Date of Birth: April 24, 1995

Ethnicity: German, Irish, English, Slovak, Swedish, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, Scottish, French, distant Czech, Polish, and Belgian

Zoe Allaire Reynolds, known for her solo music project Kississippi, is an American singer and songwriter, specializing in pop and indie folk. She is also known as Kissy.

Zoe’s paternal grandfather was Roger W. Reynolds (the son of Roger K. Reynolds and Margaret A. Allaire). Zoe’s great-grandfather Roger was born in Washington, D.C., of predominantly English heritage, with some Scottish and French. He was the son of Reginald Reynolds and Imogene Montgomery. Zoe’s grandfather Roger was descended from Mary Sage, whose ancestors, the royal family of de Bourgognes, had a lineage primarily composed of French, German, Czech, Polish, and Belgian royals.

Zoe’s paternal grandmother was Mary Ann Marczely (the daughter of William Henry Marczely and Lillian Cotterill). Mary was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. William was born in Pennsylvania, the son of Aurel John Marczely and Emma Huss, who were Slovak, and likely ethnic German, emigrants from Durand, Szepes, Hungary. Lillian was of half English and half Northern Irish descent.

Zoe’s maternal grandfather was Richard Harry Gibson (the son of Harry W. Gibson and Louise Patricia Murphy). Richard was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Harry was born in Pennsylvania, of half German and half Scottish descent, the son of Howard Cloyd Wilson and Agnes Morrison Weir. Louise was from Charleston, South Carolina, the daughter of George M. Murphy and Margaret M. Bunch, and had Irish ancestry.

Zoe’s maternal grandmother was Mary Ellen Hughes (the daughter of George Joseph Hughes and Eleanor/Elinore R. Anderson). Mary Ellen was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. George was born in Pennsylvania, the son of John J. Hughes and Edith Catherine Mehlman, and was of one half Irish, and one quarter German, ancestry. Eleanor was Swedish.

Sources: Genealogy of Zoe’s paternal great-grandfather, Roger K. Reynolds –

Obituary of Zoe’s paternal grandmother, Mary Ann (Marczely) Reynolds –

Genealogy of Zoe’s paternal great-grandfather, William Henry Marczely –

Genealogy of Zoe’s paternal great-grandmother, Lillian Cotterill –

Obituary of Zoe’s maternal grandfather, Richard Harry Gibson –

Genealogy of Zoe’s maternal great-grandfather, Harry W. Gibson –

Obituary of Zoe’s maternal grandmother, Mary Ellen (Hughes) Gibson –

Genealogy of Zoe’s maternal great-grandfather, George Joseph Hughes –

Genealogy of Zoe’s maternal great-grandmother, Eleanor/Elinore R. Anderson –

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