Curt Schilling

Schilling in 2010, photo by Debby Wong/

Birth Name: Curtis Montague Schilling

Place of Birth: Anchorage, Alaska, U.S.

Date of Birth: November 14, 1966

Ethnicity: German, Swiss-German, English, some Irish

Curt Schilling is an American professional baseball player and television commentator. He was a right-handed pitcher in Major League Baseball.

Curt is the son of Mary and Clifford Schilling. He was raised in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and Phoenix, Arizona. Curt is married to Shonda Schilling, with whom he has four children. He is a born-again Christian.

Curt’s paternal grandfather was Homer Curtis Schilling (the son of John L. Schilling and Darlie Schaffer). Homer was born in Pennsylvania. John was born in Maryland, the son of Frederick Schilling and Elizabeth Baughman. Darlie was born in Pennsylvania, the daughter of Harmon Shaffer and Adaline Rhoades.

Curt’s paternal grandmother was Dorothy Elizabeth Picking (the daughter of Joseph Imhoff Picking and Elsie Grace Brant). Dorothy was born in Pennsylvania. Joseph was born in Pennsylvania, the son of Jacob Sylvester Picking and Maria Louisa/Louise Imhoff. Elsie was born in Somerset, Pennsylvania, the daughter of Aaron Brant and Amanda Shaulis.

Curt’s maternal grandfather was Thomas Montague Lindsey (the son of Bertram Gillette Lindsey and Sarah Montague). Betram was born in Indiana, the son of Thomas W. Lindsey and Ida Lee Cissell. Sarah was born in Kentucky, the daughter of Joseph Samuel Montague and Hattie L. McMullin.

Curt’s maternal grandmother was Frances Evelyn Watson (the daughter of George Franklin Watson and Bessie L. Harmon). George was born in Union County, Kentucky, the son of George Ehud Watson and Mary Jane Virginia. Bessie was born in Kentucky, the daughter of Benjamin Yiley Harmon and Mary Catherine Miller.

Source: Genealogies of Curt’s paternal grandparents, Homer Curtis Schilling and Dorothy Elizabeth (Picking) Schilling –

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