A Martinez

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Birth Name: Adolph Larrue Martinez

Place of Birth: Los Angeles, California, United States

Date of Birth: September 27, 1948

*father – Mexican [Spanish, Indigenous]
*mother – English, German/Swiss-German

A Martinez is an American actor and singer.

His father is of Mexican [Spanish, Indigenous] descent. His mother has English, German, and Swiss-German, roots. His mother is also said to have Native American ancestry. It is not clear if this Native American ancestry has been verified/documented.

A is married to Leslie Bryans, with whom he has three children.

A’s paternal grandfather was Adolfo/Adolph Larrue Martinez (the son of Zefrino Martinez and Patroscinia/Cairscinio Larrue/Larru). A’s grandfather Adolfo was born in Texas, of Mexican descent.

A’s paternal grandmother was named Maria Dolores Vargas. Maria was Mexican.

A’s maternal grandfather was named William James Hull (who possibly was the son of William Hull and Clara Buehler). A’s grandfather William was born in Ohio.

A’s maternal grandmother was Eva Blanche Baxter (the daughter of Charles K./H. Baxter and Ella Elizabeth/Eliza Lashbrook/Lashbrooks). Eva was born in Indiana. Charles was the son of Abraham Lewis Baxter and Anna Louisa Spaulding/Spalding. Ella was the daughter of William L. Lashbrook/Lashbrooks and Nancy A. Morine.

Sources: Marriage record of A’s parents – https://www.familysearch.org

A’s father on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org

A’s paternal grandfather, Adolfo/Adolph Larrue Martinez, on the 1910 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org

A’s maternal grandmother, Eva Blanche Baxter, on the 1920 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org

Marriage record of A’s maternal great-grandparents, Charles K./H. Baxter and Ella Elizabeth/Eliza Lashbrook/Lashbrooks – https://www.familysearch.org


Curious about ethnicity

3 Responses

  1. andrew says:

    his mother has also German/Swiss-German (among other things) ancestry according to this: https://www.familysearch.org/tree/pedigree/landscape/G778-YW8

  2. bablah says:


    Paternal grandparents were Adolfo Larrue Martinez and Maria Dolores Vargas.

    Adolfo’s parents were Zefrino Martinez and Patroscinia Larrue/Larru.

    Maternal grandparents were William James Hull and Eva Blanche Baxter.

    William’s parents are possibly William Hull and Clara Buehler.
    Eva’s parents were Charles Baxter and Ella Lashbrook.

    Charles’ parents were Abraham Lewis Baxter and Louisa Spaulding.
    Ella’s parents were William Lashbrook and Nancy Morine.

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