Birth Name: Joshua Eric Towers
Place of Birth: Port Hueneme, Ventura, California, United States
Date of Birth: February 26, 1977
Ethnicity: Italian (maternal grandmother), Scottish, English, Irish, German
Josh Towers is an American professional baseball player. He was a right-handed pitcher in Major League Baseball (MLB), and played with the Baltimore Orioles, the Toronto Blue Jays, and the New York Yankees.
Josh’s paternal grandfather was Robert Gene Towers (the son of Homer/Omer Anderson Towers and Pearl Mable Brady). Robert was born in Oklahoma. Homer was the son of Frank/Francis Elmore Towers and Serrah/Sarah Francis/Ellen Cordray, who herself was the daughter of Nathan Cordray and Mary Elizabeth Boyd. Josh’s great-grandmother Pearl was the daughter of James Mason Brady.
Josh’s paternal grandmother was Anna Claire Bulls (the daughter of Edgar Lee Bulls and Edith Evelyn Hale). Anna was born in Texas. Edgar was the son of John Henry Bulls and Mary Currin. Edith was the daughter of Andrew Nelson Hale and Virgie M.
Josh’s maternal grandfather was Charles Richard Frash (the son of Clyde Dewey Frash and Mary Winifred Stewart). Charles was born in Washington. Clyde was the son of Charles Fresh/Frisch, who was from Darmstadt, Germany, and of Mahalia. Mary was the daughter of John William Stewart and Mary Evelyn Sheehan.
Josh’s maternal grandmother was Antoinette “Anna” Carmella (the daughter of Sebastian Cocco and Angelina/Angiola Morbo). Antoinette was born in Massachusetts, to Italian parents, from Province of Chieti, Abruzzo. Sebastian was the son of Diodato Cocco and Maria Melatti. Angelina was the daughter of Mauro Domenico Morbo and Maria di Filippo.
Sources: Marriage record of Josh’s paternal grandparents, Robert Gene Towers and Anna Claire Bulls – https://familysearch.org
Marriage record of Josh’s paternal great-grandparents, Homer/Omer Anderson Towers and Pearl Mable Brady – https://familysearch.org
Josh’s paternal great-grandfather, Homer/Omer Anderson Towers, on the 1910 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Obituary of Josh’s paternal great-granfather, Homer/Omer Anderson Towers – https://www.findagrave.com
Marriage record of Josh’s paternal great-great-grandparents, Frank/Francis Elmore Towers and Serrah/Sarah Francis/Ellen Cordray – https://familysearch.org
Josh’s paternal great-great-grandmother, Serrah/Sarah Francis/Ellen Cordray, on the 1880 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Josh’s paternal great-grandmother, Pearl Mable Brady, on the 1910 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Genealogy of Josh’s paternal great-grandfather, Edgar Lee Bulls – https://www.findagrave.com
Marriage record of Josh’s paternal great-great-great-grandparents, John M. Currin and Serah J. Currin – https://familysearch.org
Josh’ paternal great-grandmother, Edith Evelyn Hale, on the 1920 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org