David Baldacci

by andrew on October 18, 2016

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Place of Birth: Richmond, Virginia, U.S.

Date of Birth: August 5, 1960

Ethnicity:
*Italian (father)
*English (mother)

David Baldacci is an American novelist.

David is the son of Joyce (Rose) and Rudolph Louis Baldacci.

David is married to Michelle Collin, with whom he has two children. David and Michelle co-founded the Wish You Well Foundation, which combats illiteracy.

David’s paternal grandparents were Amedeo Baldacci and Angiolina Cecchini (the daughter of Cesira Castelvecchi). Amedeo and Angiolina were born in Barga, Province of Lucca, Tuscany, Italy. Cesira was the daughter of John Castelvecchi and Teresa Baldacci.

David’s maternal grandfather was named Columbus R. Rose.

David’s maternal grandmother was Cora Elmyra Adkins (the daughter of John W. Adkins and Martha Jane Rose). John was the son of Henry Adkins and Martha Eveline Patsy Hill. David’s great-grandmother Martha was the daughter of Robert Vance “Robin” Rose and Elizabeth Powers.

Sources: Genealogy of David’s father (focusing on his own mother’s side) – http://www.findagrave.com

David’s father on 1940 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org

David’s maternal grandparents, Columbus R. Rose and Cora Elmyra Adkins, on the 1920 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org

Genealogies of David’s maternal grandmother, Cora Elmyra Adkins – http://yeahpot.com
http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com

Genealogy of David’s maternal great-grandmother, Martha Jane Rose – https://www.geni.com

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andrew December 5, 2017 at 5:18 pm

David’s maternal grandfather was Columbus R. Rose

David’s maternal grandmother was Cora Elmyra Adkins (the daughter of John W. Adkins and Martha Jane Rose). John W. was the son of Henry Adkins and Martha Eveline Patsy Hill. Martha Jane was the daughter of Robert Robin Rose and Elizabeth Powers.

Genealogies of Cora Adkins – http://yeahpot.com/adkins/john1850.php
http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=PED&db=wardjay&id=I4270

Genealogy of Martha Jane Rose – https://www.geni.com/people/Martha-Teatta-Rose/6000000006978091917?through=6000000009100073537

David’s ancestor, “Cornet” Joseph Parsons, was a principal founder of Northampton, Massachusetts

andrew December 14, 2017 at 3:13 pm

“Cornet” Joseph Parsons is also an ancestor of the Arquettes. His wife, son and son’s father-in-law have a Wikipedia page:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joseph_Parsons_Jr.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mary_(Bliss)_Parsons
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Strong_(colonist)

andrew September 14, 2017 at 5:35 pm

* Angiolina Cecchini (the daughter of Cesira Castelvecchi). Cesira was the daughter of John Castelvecchi and Teresa Baldacci

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