Birth Name: Samuel Heath Jaeger
Place of Birth: Perrysburg, Ohio, U.S.
Date of Birth: January 29, 1977
*father – German, English, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish
*mother – German
Sam Jaeger is an American actor and screenwriter.
He is married to actress Amber Marie Mellott/Jaeger, with whom he has four children.
Sam’s paternal grandfather was George Heath Jaeger (the son of Charles Ernest Jaeger and Helen Heath). George was born in Ohio. Charles was the son of Gustavus Jaeger, who was German, and of Helen Altena/Altana Powers. Sam’s great-grandmother Helen Heath was the daughter of Gardner E. Heath and Isabella M. Hatch.
Sam’s paternal grandmother was Laura Elaine Shearer (the daughter of Charles C. Shearer and Louise Ewins). Laura was born in New Hamsphire. Charles was the son of Firman F. Shearer and Laura Belle Tuttle. Louise was the daughter of George Scott Ewins and Abbie L./K. Keniston/Kenniston.
Sam’s maternal grandfather was Carleton Albert Graening (the son of Albert Fred Graening and Anna/Annie Marie Dehn). Carleton was born in Ohio. Sam’s great-grandfather Albert was born in Ohio, the son of German parents, Karl/Charles John Graening and Caroline Wilhelmina Elizabeth Hopp. Anna was also born in Ohio, the daughter of German parents, Karl/Carl/Charles August Dehn and Henrietta/Henrette Albertine Zuhlke/Sulke.
Sam’s maternal grandmother was LaVada Kathryn Blecke (the daughter of John Harmon Blecke and Adelia Caroline Meyer). LaVada was born in Ohio. John was of German descent, the son of Henry Frederick Wlecke/Blecke and Emma Zelda Cable. Adelia was the daughter of Henry J. Meyer/Myers, who was German, and of Anna Marie Landwehr, who was born in Ohio, to German parents, John Henry Landwehr and Julianna/Julia Eilert/Alert, who were from Hanover.
Sources: Marriage record of Sam’s paternal grandparents, George Heath Jaeger and Laura Elaine Shearer – https://www.familysearch.org
Sam’s paternal grandfather, George Heath Jaeger, on the 1910 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org
Sam’s paternal grandmother, Laura Elaine Shearer, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org
Marriage record of Sam’s maternal grandparents, Carleton Albert Graening and LaVada Kathryn Blecke – https://www.familysearch.org
Sam’s maternal grandfather, Carleton Albert Graening, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org
Sam’s maternal grandmother, LaVada Kathryn Blecke, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org