Jesse Lee Soffer
Place of Birth: Ossining, New York, U.S.
Date of Birth: April 23, 1984
*Ashkenazi Jewish (father)
*German, English, Irish, French (mother)
Jesse Lee Soffer is an American actor. He has also been credited as Jesse Lee.
Jesse is the son of Jill and Stanley Soffer.
Jesse’s paternal grandfather was named Leo H. Soffer (the son of Samuel Soffer and Sarah B.). Leo was born in New York, to an Israeli Jewish father and a Polish Jewish mother.
Jesse’s paternal grandmother was Pearl/Pauline Lieberman (the daughter of Mike/Menachem Mendel Lieberman and Tillie Hartman). Pearl was born in New York, to Jewish parents. Mike was the son of Sidney Lieberman. Tillie was born in Romania, the daughter of Leib Hartman and Rifkah.
Jesse’s maternal grandfather was Peter Rudolph Bruning (the son of August Ernst Bruning and Johanna/Johanne Elizabeth Weers/Weirs). Peter was born in New Jersey, to parents from Germany. August was born in Süderleda, Cuxhaven, Niedersachsen. Johanna was born in Hüsingen, Lorrach, Baden-Württemberg.
Jesse’s maternal grandmother was Norma Jeanne Lyon (the daughter of J. Norman Lyon and Dorothy M. Sleeper). Norma was born in New York. Norman was the son of Oscar Lyon and Anna M. Dorothy was the daughter of Theodore Kilburn/Kilbourne Sleeper and Ethalind/Ethelind/Ethelinde/Ethel Serrat.
Sources: Genealogy of Jesse Lee Soffer – https://www.geni.com
Genealogy of Jesse Lee Soffer (focusing on his mother’s side) – http://www.genealogy.com
Obituary of Jesse’s maternal grandfather, Peter Rudolph Bruning – http://www.familysearch.org
Obituary of Jesse’s maternal grandmother, Norma Jeanne (Lyon) Bruning – http://www.legacy.com
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