Birth Name: Marie Sioux Sobonya
Place of Birth: Humboldt, California, United States
Date of Birth: February 4, 1985
*Hungarian, Polish, Croatian (father)
*Mexican [Spanish, Indigenous], Paiute Native American (mother)
Mariee Sioux is an American folk singer and songwriter.
Mariee’s paternal grandfather likely was Paul Joseph Sobonya (the son of Steve Sobonya and Elizabeth Muska). Paul’s parents were Hungarian.
Mariee’s paternal grandmother is Catherine Dorothy Bistrovich (the daughter of Izidor/John Bistrovich/Bistrović-Pić and Wiktoria/Victoria Money/Pieniadz). Izidor was from Bednja, Yugoslavia, and was of Croatian ancestry; he was the son of Franjo Bistrović-Pić and Jana Češnjaj. Wiktoria was Polish, from Januszkowice, Podkarpackie Voivodeship.
Mariee’s maternal grandparents are Lauro Enrigue “Henry” Holguin and Carolina B. Salazar (the daughter of Tiburcio Salazar and Josephine Leiva). Tiburcio was the son of Pedro Salazar and Elena Marquez. Josephine was the daughter of Robert Roque Leiva and Maria Elena Martinez.
Sources: Mariee’s paternal grandmother, Catherine Dorothy Bistrovich, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org
Baptism record of Mariee’s paternal great-grandfather, Izidor/John Bistrovich/Bistrović-Pić – https://www.familysearch.org
Birth record of Mariee’s maternal grandfather, Lauro Enrigue “Henry” Holguin – https://www.familysearch.org
Birth record of Mariee’s maternal grandmother, Carolina B. Salazar – https://www.familysearch.org
Mariee’s maternal great-grandfather, Tiburcio Salazar, on the 1910 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org
Death record of Mariee’s maternal great-grandfather, Tiburcio Salazar – https://www.findagrave.com
Mariee’s maternal great-grandmother, Josephine Leiva, on the 1920 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org
Mariee’s maternal great-great-grandfather, Robert Roque Leiva, on the 1880 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org