Birth Name: Catherine Louise Sagal
Place of Birth: Los Angeles, California, United States
Date of Birth: January 19, 1954
*Ashkenazi Jewish (father)
*German, English, Swiss-German, French, Scottish (mother)
Katey Sagal is an American actress, singer, and songwriter. She is known for her role as Peggy Bundy in the sitcom Married… with Children, and Gemma Teller Morrow in the series Sons of Anarchy.
Katey is the daughter of Sara (Zwilling), a director and singer, and Boris Sagal, a director and writer. Boris was born in Yekaterinoslav, Soviet Union (present day Ukraine). Sara was born in Geneva, Illinois. Katey’s appearance on the genealogy show Who Do You Think You Are? (2016) can be seen here.
Katey’s paternal grandparents were Lewis/Louis Sagal and Rose.
Katey’s maternal grandfather was Daniel Frederick Zwilling (the son of Daniel Zwilling and Alda Blanche Miller). Katey’s great-grandfather Daniel was born in Ohio, the son of ethnic German parents, Heinrich/Henry Zwilling, from Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg, Germany, and Julia Ann Howald, from Alsace-Lorraine, France. Alda was born in Marshall, Iowa, the daughter of Abraham H. Miller, who was of Swiss-German and German descent, and of Elizabeth Fleming.
Katey’s maternal grandmother was Virginia Lee Thompson (the daughter of Nathaniel Quitman Thompson and Virginia/Jennie Michaux Macon). Katey’s great-grandparents Nathaniel and Virginia were both born in Mississippi. Nathaniel was the son of Joseph Underwood Thompson and Georgianne/Georgia Ann Ambrosia Abney. Virginia was the daughter of William W. Macon and Margaret Julia Binion.
Sources: Genealogy of Katey Sagal – http://www.geni.com
Genealogy of Katey Sagal (focusing on her mother’s side) – http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com
Genealogy of Katey’s mother (focusing on her own father’s side) – http://www.findagrave.com
Genealogy of Katey’s great-great-grandfather, William Nathaniel Macon (through William’s brother, Jacob Macon; focusing on his mother’s side) – http://www.ancestry.com.au
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