Birth Name: Marié Christina Digby
Place of Birth: New York City, New York, U.S.
Date of Birth: April 16, 1983
*father – Irish, some Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, smaller amounts of Cornish, English, and French
*mother – Japanese
Marié Digby is an American singer, songwriter, guitarist, pianist, and actress. She is Eurasian.
Marié’s paternal grandfather was Matthew J. Digby (the son of Matthew Digby and Ann “Annie” Reilly). Marié’s grandfather Matthew was born in New York. Marié’s great-grandfather Matthew was a Northern Irish emigrant, from Armagh, County Armagh, and was the son of Daniel Digby and Margaret Hughes. Ann was an Irish emigrant, from Drummuck, County Cavan, and was the daughter of John Reilly and Susan Smith.
Marié’s paternal grandmother was Irene Belle Kennedy (the daughter of Benjamin Harrison “Ben” Kennedy and Mary Ellen McKenna). Irene was born in Washington. Benjamin was the son of Robert Porter Kennedy and Margaret Willie Jackson. Mary Ellen was the daughter of Irish immigrant Thomas McKenna, and of Rosa Murtha, whose parents were Irish immigrants.
Sources: Marriage record of Marié’s paternal great-grandparents, Matthew Digby and Ann “Annie” Reilly – https://www.familysearch.org
Marié’s paternal grandfather, Matthew J. Digby, on the 1920 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org
Marié’s paternal great-grandfather, Matthew Digby, on the 1901 Irish census – http://www.census.nationalarchives.ie
Birth record of Marié’s paternal great-grandmother, Ann “Annie” Reilly – https://civilrecords.irishgenealogy.ief
Marié’s paternal grandmother, Irene Belle Kennedy, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org
Marriage record of Marié’s paternal great-grandparents, Benjamin Harrison “Ben” Kennedy and Mary Ellen McKenna – https://www.digitalarchives.wa.gov