Sarah Steele

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Steele in 2013, photo by PrPhotos

Birth Name: Sarah Jane Steele

Place of Birth: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S.

Date of Birth: September 16, 1988

Ethnicity: Bohemian/Czech (one quarter), English, Scottish, Welsh, German, 1/64th Polish

Sarah Steele is an American actress.

Sarah’s paternal grandfather was George Horace Steele, Sr. (the son of Rufus Chrisman Steele and Veda Irene Griffiths). George was born in California. Rufus was the son of George Horace Steele and Elizabeth Ann Chrisman. Veda was the daughter of Arthur E. Griffiths and Olive Pearl Deal.

Sarah’s paternal grandmother is Meredith Ann Calsy (the daughter of George Albert Chalupsky/Calsy and Theresia/Theresa Christina Kobilka). Meredith was born in California, of Bohemian [Czech] descent. George was born in Minnesota, the son of Frank Anthony Chalupsky and Katherine/Catherine Veronica “Katie” Chalupa. Theresia was born in Minnesota, the daughter of Thomas Wenzel Kobilka and Theresia/Theresa Kozan/Kojan.

Sarah’s maternal grandfather was Lacy Thacker High (the son of Sidney Cooke High and Ernestine L. Thacker). Lacy was born in North Carolina. Sidney was the son of David Jefferson High and Elvira Eatman. Ernestine was the daughter of Lacy Rankin Thacker and Laura M. T. Tonnoffski. Laura’s father, George L. Tonnoffski, was the son of George Tonnoffski, a Polish immigrant, and of Laura W. Cooper, who was American-born.

Sarah’s maternal grandmother is Joann A. Davis (the daughter of E. J. Davis and Jean).

Sources: Obituary of Sarah’s paternal grandfather, George Horace Steele, Sr. –

Sarah’s paternal grandmother, Meredith Ann Calsy, on the 1930 U.S. Census –

Sarah’s paternal great-grandfather, George Albert Chalupsky/Calsy, on the 1910 U.S. Census –

Death record of Sarah’s maternal grandfather, Lacy Thacker High –

Genealogy of Sarah’s maternal great-grandfather, Sidney Cooke High (focusing on his father’s side) –

Sarah’s maternal great-great-grandmother, Laura M. T. Tonnoffski, on the 1900 U.S. Census –

16 Responses

  1. andrew says:

    Sarah Steele is likely related to Josh Lucas, since both their “Kobilka” lines hail from the town of Pierz, Morrison County, Minnesota.

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