Place of Birth: Richmond, Virginia, U.S.
Date of Birth: August 5, 1960
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
Genealogy of David’s maternal great-grandmother, Martha Jane Rose – https://www.geni.com
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