Birth Name: Stephanie Kay Panabaker
Place of Birth: Orange Grove, Texas, U.S.
Date of Birth: May 2, 1990
Ethnicity: English, Irish, German, one eighth Lithuanian, Scottish, Welsh, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, 1/32 Norwegian, distant Dutch, possibly remote Cherokee Native American
Kay Panabaker is an American zoologist and actress. She is the sister of actress Danielle Panabaker.
Kay’s patrilineal line can be traced to Johann Pfannebecker, who was born, c. 1645, in Alzey-Worms, Germany. Actor Marlon Brando descended from the same man through his mother.
Kay’s paternal grandfather is Harold Jerome Panabaker, Jr. (the son of Harold Jerome Panabaker and Hettie Austine/Artelia Church). Kay’s grandfather Harold was born in Alabama. Kay’s great-grandfather Harold was the son of Reuben Louis Panabaker and Lillian Annice Jernigan. Hettie was the daughter of James Columbus Church and Adeline Cross Ward.
Kay’s paternal grandmother is Mary Sue Miles (the daughter of Farris/Faris Marion Miles, Sr. and Autie E. Haney). Mary Sue was born in Alabama. Farris was the son of Louis Perry Miles and Mary Jane McDonald. Autie was the daughter of John Russell Haney and Mary Evelyn Vaughn.
Kay’s maternal grandfather is Richard Mayock (the son of Francis D. “Frank” Mayock and Celia/Cecilia M. Pauxtis/Paukstis). Richard was born in Pennsylvania. Francis’s parents, Michael Mayock and Bridget Teresa Ruddy, were Irish, from Mayo. Celia’s parents, Sylvester Pauxtis/Paukstis and Magadalena/Magdaline Zavitskas/Sawiski, were Lithuanian.
Kay’s maternal grandmother is Dolores/Delores Ann Ward (the daughter of Grover Blackston Ward and Sarah W./G. McElwee). Dolores was born in Delaware. Grover was the son of William Thomas Ward and Altha Mister. Sarah was the daughter of William Joseph McElwee, who was of Irish descent, and of Mary Ellen McGarrity, who was Irish.
Sources: Genealogy of Kay Panabaker – https://www.wikitree.com
Kay’s maternal great-grandparents, Francis “Frank” D. Mayock and Celia/Cecilia M. Pauxtis/Paukstis, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Kay’s maternal great-grandfather, Grover Blackston Ward, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Kay’s maternal great-grandmother, Sarah W./G. McElwee, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org