Birth Name: Cassidy Bree Freeman
Place of Birth: Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
Date of Birth: April 22, 1982
*father – Ashkenazi Jewish
*mother – English, Irish, Scottish, German
Cassidy Freeman is an American actress and musician.
Cassidy is the daughter of attorneys, Glynna and Lee Freeman. She is the sister of actor Clark Freeman and voice actor, voice director, and screenwriter Crispin Freeman.
Cassidy’s paternal grandfather was Lee A. Freeman (the son of Barnett Freeman and Rose Liebow). Lee was born in New Jersey, to Russian Jewish parents, and was a philanthropist.
Cassidy’s paternal grandmother was named Brena Dietz (the daughter of Mark Dietz and Claire). Brena born in West Virginia, to Russian Jewish parents. She was a philanthropist.
Cassidy’s maternal grandfather was Gene L. Weger (the son of Vernon Vivian “Vern” Weger and Helen McKee Satterthwaite). Vernon was the son of Charles Seymore Weger and Mary Ellen Mullins. Helen was the daughter of Samuel Withridge Satterthwaite and Sarah Ellen Long.
Cassidy’s maternal grandmother was Edna Earle/Earles McDougal (the daughter of Joseph Robert “Joe” McDougal and Mary Louella Gladden). Edna was born in Texas. Joseph was the son of Francis W. McDougal and Bessie/Dessie Abernathy. Mary Louella was the daughter of Julius/Jules Franklin “Frank” Gladden.
Sources: Obituary of Cassidy’s paternal grandfather, Lee A. Freeman – http://articles.chicagotribune.com
Cassidy’s paternal great-grandparents, Barnett Freeman and Rose Liebow, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org
Cassidy’s paternal grandmother, Brena Dietz, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org
Obituary of Cassidy’s paternal grandmother, Brena Dietz Freeman – http://articles.chicagotribune.com
Genealogy and obituary of Cassidy’s mother – http://www.findagrave.com
Cassidy’s maternal grandmother, Edna Earle/Earles McDougal, on the 1940 U.S. Census – http://www.familysearch.org
Obituary of Cassidy’s maternal grandmother, Edna Earle/Earles (McDougal) Weger – http://www.tulsaworld.com
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