Birth Name: Madison Kyle Bumgarner
Place of Birth: Hickory, North Carolina, U.S.
Date of Birth: August 1, 1989
Ethnicity: German, English, Scottish
Madison Bumgarner is an American professional baseball player. He is a starting pitcher, and has played for the San Francisco Giants. He is nicknamed “MadBum.”
Madison grew up in a place in North Carolina nicknamed “Bumtown,” due to the high number of people also with the surname Bumgarner. The surname is of German origin. Madison has several lines tracing back to the same Bumgarner ancestors, from which actor James Garner (born James Scott Bumgarner) was also descended.
Madison is married to Ali Saunders.
Madison’s paternal grandfather was Thad Franklin Bumgarner (the son of John Franklin Bumgarner and Artie Victoria Gray). Thad was born in North Carolina. John was the son of Phillip Johnson Bumgarner and Sarah Genelia Kirby, who were first cousins. Artie was the daughter of William Jefferson Gray and Cordelia Ann Kirby.
Madison’s paternal grandmother is Mary Alice Setzer (the daughter of Clifford Ward Setzer and Carrie Leola Craig). Mary Alice was born in North Carolina. Clifford was the son of George Madison Setzer and Mary Warren. Carrie was the daughter of Harrison Andrew Craig and Elma Leona Hatley.
Madison’s maternal grandfather is Lewis Howard Abernathy (the son of Moses Daniel Abernathy and Viola Reel). Lewis was born in North Carolina. Moses was the son of Daniel Henry Abernathy and Ellen Melinda Cloninger. Viola was the daughter of Hamilton A. Reel and Levina Clippard.
Madison’s maternal grandmother was Marvie Lenore Fair (the daughter of William C. Fair and Martha Irene McDonald). Marvie was born in North Carolina. William was the son of Turner Cecil Melicus Fair and Malinda Caroline Abernathy. Martha was the daughter of John Garfield McDonald and Dixie Aldridge.