Birth Name: George Herman Ruth, Jr.
Date of Birth: February 6, 1895
Place of Birth: Pigtown, Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.
Date of Death: August 16, 1948
Place of Death: Manhattan, New York City, New York
Babe Ruth was an American professional baseball player, from 1914 to 1935. He was the son of Catherine/Katherine (Schamberger) and George Herman Ruth.
Babe’s paternal grandparents were John Antone/Anton Ruth and Mary Strodtman (the daughter of John Harman Strodtman and Mary Daverman). Babe’s grandparents John and Mary were both born in Maryland, both of them to German parents. Babe’s great-grandfather John was born in Hannover.
Babe’s maternal grandparents were Pius Schamberger (the son of Andreas Schamberger) and Johanna “Annie” Schawtze. Pius and Johanna were both German.
Babe’s father on the 1880 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Babe’s mother on the 1880 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org