Birth Name: Joseph Daniel Votto
Place of Birth: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Date of Birth: September 10, 1983
Ethnicity: Italian, French-Canadian, Scottish, English
Joey Votto is a Canadian professional baseball player. He is a first baseman for the Cincinnati Reds of Major League Baseball (MLB). He made his MLB debut with the Reds in 2007. He is the son of Wendy (Howell) and Joseph Votto.
Joey’s paternal grandfather was Joseph Lucien Votto (the son of Emilio/Emile Votto and Marie Clarinda/Clerinda Rose Ida Proteau). Joseph was born in Rainy River, Ontario. Emile was born in Liverpool, England. Marie was of French-Canadian descent, and was the daughter of Jean-Baptiste Proteau and Marie Elizabeth/Elisa Letourneau.
Joey’s paternal grandmother was named Pearl Joyce Ferguson (the daughter of Jim Ferugson and Pearl). Joyce was born in Essex, Ontario.
Joey’s maternal grandfather was named Norman Howell.
Joey’s maternal grandmother was named Betty.
Sources: Obituary of Joey’s father – https://www.legacy.com
Marriage record of Joey’s paternal great-grandparents, Emilio/Emile Votto and Marie Clarinda/Clerinda Rose Ida Proteau – https://www.familysearch.org