Tommy John

Birth Name: Thomas Edward John, Jr.

Place of Birth: Terre Haute, Indiana, U.S.

Date of Birth: May 22, 1943

Ethnicity: Welsh, English

Tommy John is an American professional baseball player. He was a pitcher. He is nicknamed “The Bionic Man.”

Tommy is the son of Ruth and Thomas Edward John. He has four children with his wife Sally Simmons. His daughter Tamara is married to professional football player Patrick Mannelly.

Tommy’s paternal grandfather was Thomas Edward John (the son of John John and Mary Edwards).

Tommy’s paternal grandmother was named Elizabeth Thomas (the daughter of Evan Thomas and Jane).

Tommy’s maternal grandfather was William Sanford/Sherman Woods (the son of David S. Woods and Ruby Denton). William was born in Indiana.

Tommy’s maternal grandmother was Susie Leana Belle/Annabelle Rogers (the daughter of Franklin/Frank Stephen/Steven Rogers and Vinnie/Vena Jane Brown). Susie was born in Illinois. Frank was the son of Jesse Pleasent Rogers/Rodgers and Betsey/Elizabeth Sarah Gorman/Gorham. Vinnie was the daughter of Reuben Brown and Rebecca E. Bower.

Source: Genealogy of Tommy John (focusing on his mother’s side) –

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