Birth Name: Andrew Stephen Roddick
Place of Birth: Omaha, Nebraska, U.S.
Date of Birth: August 30, 1982
Ethnicity: German (maternal grandmother), English, 1/8th Norwegian, small amounts of Welsh, Irish, French, Swiss-French, and distant Dutch
Andy Roddick is an American tennis player. He is married to model and actress Brooklyn Decker.
Andy’s patrilineal ancestry can be traced back to his great-great-great-grandfather, John Henry Roddick, who was born, c. 1811, in Wales.
Andy’s paternal grandfather was Lawrence John Roddick (the son of Ora Sandy Roddick and Isabel Paulson/Paulston). Ora was the son of John Henry Roddick and Emma Marilla Dean. Isabel was born in Wisconsin, the daughter of Norwegian parents, Ole Paulsen/Paulson and Elizabeth Larsen.
Andy’s paternal grandmother was Marion Agnes Bailey (the daughter of Silas Joseph Bailey and Frances/Francis Belonger). Silas was the son of Francis Bailey and Annie. Frances was the daughter of Michael Belonger, whose father was French-Canadian and whose mother was Irish, from Tipperary, and of Mary C. Quinn, whose father was Irish and whose mother was Canadian, of part Swiss-French ancestry.
Andy’s maternal grandfather was Louis Edwin Corell (the son of Parke Buckley Carrell/Corell and Blanche Peltier). Parke was the son of Edwin Corell and Louisa V. Chapman. Blanche was the daughter of Louis Peltier, who was born in Missouri, to Canadian parents, and of Sarah Balcome.
Andy’s maternal grandmother was Hazel Elizabeth Speth (the daughter of Louis Paul Speth and Dorothea Logemann). Louis and Dorothea were both born in Wisconsin, and all of their own parents were German.
Sources: Genealogy of Andy Roddick – http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com
Andy’s maternal grandfather, Louis Edwin Corell, on the 1910 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Andy’s maternal great-great-grandparents, Louis Peltier and Sarah Balcome, on the 1880 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Andy’s maternal grandmother, Hazel Elizabeth Speth, on the 1910 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
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