Birth Name: Mary Elizabeth Grant Chieffo
Place of Birth: Valley Village, Los Angeles, California, United States
Date of Birth: November 7, 1992
Ethnicity: Italian, Irish, English, Scottish
Mary Chieffo is an American actress.
Mary is the daughter of actors Beth Grant and Michael Chieffo.
Mary’s mother has stated:
Happy St. Patrick’s Day! Proud to be 40% Irish – those beautiful, great story telling, sensitive Irish folk with magical comic timing and hearts made of gold!
Mary’s paternal grandfather was named Henry Sylvester Chieffo (the son of Salvatore Chieffo and Rachele “Rachel”). Henry’s parents were from Avellino, Campania. Her great-aunt (grandfather’s sister) is art historian Virginia Chieffo Raguin.
Mary’s paternal grandmother was named Margaret Ellen Kirby.
Mary’s maternal grandfather was William Luther Grant (the son of Dr. Nicholas Luther Grant and Irene Mitcham). William was born in Georgia. Nicholas was the son of Surveson Pois Grant and Martha Jane Murrah.
Mary’s maternal grandmother was actress and civil rights activist Elizabeth “Libba” Grant (born Sara Elizabeth Hayes, the daughter of John Lawton Hayes and Laura Mae Rearden). Elizabeth was born in Alabama. John was the son of John Alexander Hayes and Laura L. Craig. Mary’s great-grandmother Laura Rearden was the daughter of George Pearce Rearden and Cumi Elizabeth “Bettie” Brooks.
Sources: Marriage record of Mary’s parents – http://www.familysearch.org
Obituary of Mary’s maternal grandmother, Elizabeth “Libba” Grant – http://variety.com
Mary’s paternal grandparents were Henry Sylvester Chieffo (the son of Salvatore Chieffo and Rachele “Rachel”) and Margaret Ellen Kirby
Henry’s parents were from Avellino, Campania.
Mary grand-aunt (grandfather’s sister) is art historian Virginia Chieffo Raguin