Family Tree of Green Bay Packers Quarterback Aaron Rodgers

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Powell, Kimberly. "Family Tree of Green Bay Packers Quarterback Aaron Rodgers." ThoughtCo, Mar. 8, 2014, thoughtco.com/family-tree-of-aaron-rodgers-1421929. Powell, Kimberly. (2014, March 8). Family Tree of Green Bay Packers Quarterback Aaron Rodgers. Retrieved from https://www.thoughtco.com/family-tree-of-aaron-rodgers-1421929 Powell, Kimberly. "Family Tree of Green Bay Packers Quarterback Aaron Rodgers." ThoughtCo. https://www.thoughtco.com/family-tree-of-aaron-rodgers-1421929 (accessed October 17, 2017).
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Generations 1 & 2 - Parents

Explore the family tree of NFL Quarterback Aaron Rodgers, from his birth place of California through over a dozen different U.S. states and back to Germany and Ireland.

1. Aaron Charles Rodgers was born 2 Dec 1983 in Chico, Butte, California to Edward Wesley Rodgers and Darla Leigh Pittman. He has an older brother, Luke, and a younger brother, Jordan. 1

Father:
2. Edward Wesley Rodgers was born in 1955 in Brazos County, Texas, to Edward Wesley Rodgers, Sr. and Kathryn Christine Odell. 2 He works as a chiropractor and is still living.

Mother:
3. Darla Leigh Pittman was born in 1958 in Mendocino County, California, to Charles Herbert Pittman and Barbara A. Blair. 3 She is still living.

Edward Wesley Rodgers and Darla Leigh Pittman were married on 5 Apr 1980 in Mendocino County, California. 7 They have three children:

i. Luke Rodgers

+1. ii. Aaron Charles Rodgers

iii. Jordan Rodgers

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Generation 3 - Grandparents

Paternal Grandfather:
4. Edward Wesley Rodgers was born 7 Nov 1917 in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, to Alexander John Rodgers and Kathryn Christine Odell. 8 He was a fighter pilot in WWII and was awarded the Purple Heart after being shot down. 9 Edward W. Rodgers married Kathryn Christine Odell. 10 He died 29 Dec 1996 and is buried in Arlington National Cemetery. 11

Paternal Grandmother:
5. Kathryn Christine Odell was born about 1919 in Hillsboro, Hill County, Texas, to Harry Barnard Odell and Pearl Nina Hollingsworth. 12

Maternal Grandfather:
6. Charles Herbert Pittman was born in 1928 in San Diego County, California, the son of Charles Herbert Pittman Sr. and Anna Marie Ward. 13 He married Barbara A. Blair on 26 May 1951 in Mendocino County, California. 14 He is still living.

Maternal Grandmother:
7. Barbara A. Blair was born in 1932 in Siskiyou County, California, to William Edwin Blair and Edith Myrl Tierney. 15 She is still living.

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Generation 4 - Paternal Great-Grandparents

paternal Grandfather's Father:
8. Alexander John Rodgers was born 28 Jan 1893 in Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, to Archibald Weir Rodgers and Louisa Houseberg. 16 Alexander Rodgers married Cora Willetta Larrick on 16 May 1916 in Huntington, Cabell, West Virginia17, and the couple then settled in Chicago, Cook, Illinois. 18 Alexander died on 24 Sep 1974 in Dallas County, Texas. 19

Paternal Grandfather's Mother:
9. Cora Willetta Larrick was born 27 Aug 1896 in Illinois to Edward Wesley Larrick and Susan Matilda Schmink. 20 She died on 19 May 1972 in Dallas County, Texas. 21

Paternal Grandmother's Father:
10. Harry Barnard Odell was born 22 Mar 1891 in Hubbard, Hill, Texas, to William Louis Odell and Christina Staaden. 22 He married Pearl Nina Hollingsworth on 25 Nov 1914 in Hill County, Texas 23, and together they raised a family in that county while he made a living as proprietor of his own tailor shop. 24 He died on 10 Nov 1969 in Hillsboro, Hill County, Texas, and is buried in the Ridge Park Cemetery there. 25

Paternal Grandmother's Mother:
11. Pearl Nina Hollingsworth was born 13 Sep 1892 in Alabama to Mitchell Pettus Hollingsworth and Sula Dale. 26 She died 10 Jan 1892 in Santa Barbara, California. 27

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Generation 4 - Maternal Great-Grandparents

Maternal Grandfather's Father:
13. Charles Herbert Pittman was born 24 Dec 1895 in Kentucky to Collins Bradley Pittman and Annie Eliza Eades. 28 Charles Pittman married Anna Marie Ward on 31 Oct 1917 in California, and the couple raised five children. 29 He worked first as a farmer 30, and then as a "poultry specialist" in a "high school." 31 Charles H. Pittman died 19 Jun 1972 in El Cajon, San Diego, California. 32

Maternal Grandfather's Mother:
14. Anna Marie Ward was born 7 Sep 1898 to Edson Horace Ward and Lillian Blanche Higbee. 33 She died in 2000 in La Mesa, San Diego, California. 34

Maternal Grandmother's Father:
15. William Edwin Blair was born 28 Jul 1899 in Nevado to William Blair and Josephine A. "Josie" McTigue. 35 He married Edith Myrl Tierney 36 He died 9 Dec 1984 in Mendocino County, California. 37

Maternal Grandmother's Mother:
16. Edith Myrl Tierney was born 3 Oct 1903 in Murphy, Owyhee, Idaho, to Patrick Jacob Tierney and Minnie Etta Calkins. 38 She died 13 Jun 1969 in Ukiah, Mendocino, California. 39

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Powell, Kimberly. "Family Tree of Green Bay Packers Quarterback Aaron Rodgers." ThoughtCo, Mar. 8, 2014, thoughtco.com/family-tree-of-aaron-rodgers-1421929. Powell, Kimberly. (2014, March 8). Family Tree of Green Bay Packers Quarterback Aaron Rodgers. Retrieved from https://www.thoughtco.com/family-tree-of-aaron-rodgers-1421929 Powell, Kimberly. "Family Tree of Green Bay Packers Quarterback Aaron Rodgers." ThoughtCo. https://www.thoughtco.com/family-tree-of-aaron-rodgers-1421929 (accessed October 17, 2017).