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Henry Ford's family tree

The following is the family tree of Henry Ford, Founder of Ford Motor Company.

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Paternal Great-Grandfather: William Ford (1775 - ?)
Paternal Great-Grandmother: Rebecca Jennings Ford (1776 - 1851)

Paternal Grandfather: John Ford (c 1799 - 1842)
Paternal Grandmother: Thomasine Smith Ford (1803 - 1847)
Father: William Ford (1826-1905)
Mother: Mary Litogot (O'Hern) Ford (c1839-1876)
Himself: Henry Ford (1863-1947) - Founder of Ford Motor Co.
Wife: Clara (Bryant) Ford (1866-1950) - Married Apr 11, 1888
Son: Edsel Bryant Ford (1893-1943) - President of FoMoCo 1919-43
Daughter In-Law: Eleanor Lowthian Clay (1896-1976) - Married Nov 1, 1916
Grandson: Henry Ford II (1917-1987) - CEO of FoMoCo 1960-79
Grand-Daughter In-Law: Anne McDonnell (1919-1996) Married HFII in 1940, divorced 1964
Great-Granddaughter: Charlotte M. Ford (1941-
Great-Great-Granddaughter: Elena Anne Ford (1966-) - Director, Marketing
Great-Granddaughter: Anne Ford (1943-
Great-Grandson: Edsel B. Ford II (1948-) Board of Directors member, FoMoCo
Great-Great-Grandson: Henry Ford III (1980-
Great-Great-Grandson: Calvin Ford (1983-
Great-Great-Grandson: Stewart Ford (1986-
Great-Great-Grandson: Albert Ford (1992-
Grandson: Benson Ford, Sr. (1919-1978) - Married Edith McNaughton
Great-Grandson: Benson Ford, Jr. (1949-) Ford Marketing 1986-1995
Great-Granddaughter: Lynn Ford Alandt (1951-)
Granddaughter: Josephine Clay Ford (1923-2005) - Married Walter Buhl Ford II (no relation to Ford family) 1943
Great-Grandson: Walter Buhl Ford III (1943-)
Great-Granddaughter: Eleanor Clay Ford Burke (1946-)
Great-Granddaughter: Josephine Clay Ford Ingle (1949-)
Great-Grandson: Alfred Brush Ford (1950-) Active in Ford Charities
Grandson: William Clay Ford, Sr. (1925-) - Former FoMoCo Director
Granddaughter In-Law: Martha Parke Firestone (1925-) - Married 1947. Granddaughter of Harvey Firestone
Great-Granddaughter: Martha Parke "Muffy" Ford Morse (1948-)
Great-Granddaughter: Sheila Firestone Hamp (1951-) Active in Ford Corporate Charities
Great-Grandson: William Clay Ford, Jr. (1957-) - Chairman and CEO of FoMoCo
Great-Granddaughter: Elizabeth Hudson Ford Kontulis (1961-)
Sister: Margaret Ford (1867-1960)
Sister: Jane Ford (c1868-1945)
Brother: William Ford (1871-1917)
Brother: Robert Ford (1873-1934).

Primary sources

  • Henry Ford II Biography on IMDB [1]
  • Henry Ford Estate [2]
  • Genealogy.com [3]
  • The Ford Legacy [4]
  • Henry Ford II Obituary [5]
  • Rootsweb [6]
  • Anne McDonnell obituary [7]

References and further reading

  • A&E with Richard Guy Wilson, Ph.D.,(2000). America's Castles: The Auto Baron Estates, A&E Television Network.
  • Bridenstine, James (1989). Edsel and Eleanor Ford House. Wayne State University Press. ISBN 0814321615. 
  • Lewis, David I. The Public Image of Henry Ford: An American Folk Hero and His Company Wayne State U Press (1976),

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