Birth Name: Arielle Caroline Kebbel
Place of Birth: Winter Park, Florida, U.S.
Date of Birth: February 19, 1985
Arielle Kebbel is an American actress and model. Her father is of entirely German descent. Her mother is of three fourths German, one eighth Austrian/Czech, and approximately one eighth English, ancestry.
Arielle’s paternal grandfather was William R. Kebbel (the son of Friedrich Otto “Fred” Kebbel and Anna S. Marchert). William was born in Illinois, the son of ethnic German emigrants, from Poland/Lithuania. Friedrich’s parents were August Friedrich Kebbel and Bertha Auguste Feitusch. Anna’s parents were Josef Marchert and Helene Magdalene Kebbel.
Arielle’s paternal grandmother was Jean Helen Schultze (the daughter of John Charles Schultze, Sr. and Helen Karoline/Colleen Schroeppel). Jean was born in Illinois, of German descent. John was the son of Charles W. Schultze and Marie E. Fischer. Helen was the daughter of Albert Henry Schroeppel and Ida Anne Barbara Becker.
Arielle’s biological maternal grandfather is James Douglas Kidd (the son of Robert H Kidd and Marie Viar). Robert H Kidd was the son of Estelle L Wray.
Arielle’s maternal grandmother was Ann Caroline Gorham (the daughter of Leonard C. Gorham and Caroline M. Kast). Ann was born in Alexandria, Virginia. Leonard was born in Virginia, the son of Samuel Gorham, who had English ancestry, and of Elizabeth C. Krause, who was of German descent. Arielle’s great-grandmother Caroline was born in Washington, D.C., to parents, Frank Charles Kast, Sr. and Mary Catherine Schlag, were of German origin.
Sources: Arielle’s paternal grandfather, William R. Kebbel, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Obituary of Arielle’s paternal great-uncle (grandfather’s brother) – http://www.stltoday.com
Obituary of Arielle’s paternal great-uncle (grandmother’s brother) – http://www.altondailynews.com
Arielle’s maternal great-grandfather, Gregory Joseph Goetz, on the 1900 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Birth record of Arielle’s maternal great-grandmother, Adeline Emma Hock/Hoch – https://familysearch.org
Arielle’s maternal great-grandmother, Adeline Emma Hock/Hoch, on the 1920 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Obituary of Arielle’s maternal great-grandmother, Adeline Emma (Hock/Hoch) Goetz – http://archives.starbulletin.com
Arielle’s maternal great-grandfather, Leonard C. Gorham, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Arielle’s maternal great-grandmother, Caroline M. Kast, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Obituary of Arielle’s maternal great-grandmother, Caroline M. (Kast) Gorham Marshall – http://www.legacy.com