Gene Tenace

Birth Name: Fiore Gino Tennaci

Place of Birth: Russellton, Pennsylvania, U.S.

Date of Birth: October 10, 1946

*father – Italian
*mother – possibly English, German, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, remote Dutch

Gene Tenace is an American professional baseball player and coach.

Gene is the son of Ethel and Fiore Pietro Tennace.

Gene’s paternal grandparents were named Pietro/Petro Tenace and Lucy Del Conte/Delconti. Pietro was born in San Marco in Lamis, Foggia, Apulia.

Gene’s maternal grandparents were named Walter Pennington and Carrie Walker.

Source: Obituary of Gene’s mother –

2 Responses

  1. andrew says:

    likely maternal grandparents:

    it also includes some or distant German, Scots-Irish and remote Dutch

  2. andrew says:

    Pietro Tenace was born in San Marco in Lamis, Foggia, Apulia:

    Delconti-> Del Conte

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