Place of Birth: Los Angeles, California
Date of Birth: November 25, 1986
Ethnicity: German, Irish, English, Swiss-German, distant Scottish
Katie Cassidy is an American actress. She is the daughter of model Cheryl “Sherry” (Kaltschnee) and actor/singer David Cassidy (David Bruce Cassidy).
Her father has Irish, German, English, Swiss-German, and distant Scottish, ancestry. Her mother has German, English, and Irish ancestry.
Katie’s paternal grandparents were Jack Cassidy (John Joseph Edward Cassidy, the son of William Cassidy and Charlotte Koehler) and Evelyn Ward (the daughter of Frederick Ward and Ethel Laurinda Wheeler). Jack and Evelyn were both actors. William was of Irish descent. Charlotte was of German ancestry. Evelyn had English, and small amounts of Irish and Swiss-German, ancestry. John and Evelyn were both actors.
On her mother’s side, Katie is the granddaughter of Leroy “Roy” Edward Kaltschnee, Jr. (the son of Roy Edward Kaltschnee and Edith Oettle) and Loraine Gertrude Neubert (the daughter of Edward Hubert Neubert and Hazel Lenora Burke).
Sources: Genealogy of Katie’s father – http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com
Notes on the family history of Katie’s father – http://www.huffingtonpost.com
Katie’s maternal grandfather, Leroy “Roy” Edward Kaltschnee, Jr. on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Obituary of Katie’s maternal grandfather, Leroy “Roy” Edward Kaltschnee, Jr. – http://www.glamisdunes.com
Katie’s maternal grandmother, Loraine Gertrude Neubert, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
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