Birth Name: Joseph Patrick Mauer
Place of Birth: Saint Paul, Ramsey, Minnesota, United States
Date of Birth: April 19, 1983
Ethnicity: Irish, German, Austrian, Swiss-German, French, French-Canadian, one sixteen Luxembourgish
Joe Mauer is an American professional baseball player. He was a catcher, designated hitter, and first baseman. He spent his entire Major League Baseball (MLB) career with the Minnesota Twins.
Joe is the son of Teresa and Donald Mauer. His cousin is NBA referee Ken Maurer. He is married to nurse Maddie Bisanz, with whom he has three children.
Joe’s paternal grandfather was Donald Charles Mauer (the son of John B. Mauer and Louise Atzmiller/Atzmuller). Joe’s grandfather Donald was born in Minnesota. John was German, from Galicia. Louise was born in Minnesota, the daughter of Austrian parents, Henry Atzmiller/Atzmuller, from Bohemia, and Anna, who possibly was from Linz.
Joe’s paternal grandmother was Doris Marie Christen/Christian (the daughter of Ernest William Christen/Christian and Madeline/Madiline C. Held). Doris was born in Wisconsin. Ernest was born in Wisconsin, the son of Swiss parents, Frederick/Fred Christen and Magdeline/Magdalena Weidmer, who were of Swiss-German descent. Joe’s great-grandmother Madeline was the daughter of Joseph F. Held, who was born in Wisconsin, to German parents, and of Minnie, who was also born in Wisconsin, also to German parents.
Joe’s maternal grandfather was Michael Marcus Tierney (the son of Marcus Tierney and Catherine Olsen). Michael was born in Minnesota. Marcus was the son of Michael Marcus Tierney and Mary Cecelia Murphy. Catherine was the daughter of John Bernel Olsen, from Luxembourg, and of Mary Honora Lyden, from Ireland.
Joe’s maternal grandmother is Phyllis Mae Nadeau (the daughter of Leon Peter Nadeau and Caroline/Carrie Wilharber). Phyllis was born in Minnesota. Leon was the son of French-Canadian parents, Napoleon/Leon Nadeau and Mary Perron. Caroline was the daughter of Walter Louis Wilharber and Sophie Poferl.
Joe’s paternal grandfather, Donald Charles Mauer, on the 1940 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Joe’s paternal great-grandmother, Louise Atzmiller/Atzmuller, on the 1900 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Birth record of Joe’s paternal great-grandfather, Ernest William Christen/Christian – https://familysearch.org
Joe’s paternal great-grandfather, Ernest William Christen/Christian, on the 1920 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Joe’s paternal great-grandmother, Madeline/Madiline C. Held, on the 1900 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org