Birth Name: George Raymond Martin
Place of Birth: Bayonne, New Jersey
Date of Birth: September 20, 1948
George R. R. Martin is an American writer.
George’s paternal grandfather was Louis Aloysis Martin (originally Louis Massella or Massacola). Louis was Italian.
George’s paternal grandmother was Grace Dorothy Jones (the daughter of George Broughton Jones and Anna Gassman). George’s great-grandfather George was born in New Jersey, to English parents. Anna was born in New Jersey, to German parents.
George’s maternal grandfather was Thomas H. Brady (the son of James Brady). Thomas was born in New Jersey, to Irish parents.
George’s maternal grandmother was Catherine T. Wall (the daughter of James N. Wall and Catherine Lantry). George’s grandmother Catherine was born in Ohio, to an Irish father and a Canadian mother, who was of French-Canadian and Irish descent.
Sources: George’s father on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
George’s paternal grandmother, Grace Dorothy Jones, on the 1910 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
George’s mother on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
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