Birth Name: Craig Alan Biggio
Place of Birth: Smithtown, New York, U.S.
Date of Birth: December 14, 1965
Ethnicity: Italian, Norwegian, Irish, German, Scottish, English
Craig Biggio is an American professional baseball player. He was a second baseman, outfielder, and catcher, for the Houston Astros. He is a Hall of Famer.
Craig is the son of Johnna and Gordon Biggio. He is married to Patty Egan, with whom he has three children, including professional baseball player Cavan Biggio.
The surname Biggio is Italian. Craig was inducted into the National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame in 2006.
Craig’s paternal grandfather was Joseph Biggio (the son of John Biggio and Nettie Terello). Joseph was born in New Jersey, and was of Italian descent. John was the son of John Biggio and Dominica.
Craig’s paternal grandmother was Mary Rose Bishop (the daughter of George Bishop and Julia Ringo). Mary was born in New Jersey.
Craig’s maternal grandfather was John Oie (the son of Ole Oie and Margaret Louisa/C. McKay). John was born in North Dakota. Ole was born in Møre og Romsdal, Norway, the son of Ole Thorstensen Oie and Eli Jonsdatter. Margaret was the daughter of George Angus McKay, who was of Scottish descent, and of Christina Esther Homme, who was of Norwegian ancestry.
Craig’s maternal grandmother was Mary Cody (the daughter of Patrick William Cody and Anna Trunk). Mary was born in Minnesota. Patrick was born in Illinois, to Irish parents, Patrick Cody and Maggie Hickey. Anna was born in Wisconsin, to German parents, Michael Trunk and Apollonia.
Obituary of Craig’s mother – http://www.thewesternnews.com
Marriage record of Craig’s maternal grandparents, John Oie and Mary Turpin – https://familysearch.org
Craig’s maternal grandfather, John Oie, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org