38th U.S. President
- Grandfather of Gerald Ford — 3rd Generation
- Ahnentafel No:
- Alexander Gardner Jr.
- Sally Miller
- Birth Date:
- 23 Apr 1860
- Birth Location:
- Solon Mills, McHenry, Illinois
- Christening Date:
- Christening Location:
- Death Date:
- 9 May 1916
- Death Location:
- Grand Rapids, Kent, Michigan
- Burial Date:
- Burial Location:
- Mount Auburn Cemetery, Harvard, McHenry, Illinois
- Spouse Name:
- Adele Augusta Ayer
- Marriage Date:
- 21 Oct 1884
- Marriage Location:
- Harvard, McHenry, Illinois
Dorothy Ayer Gardner (Ahnentafel No:3 )
Some published sources give Levi Addison Gardner's birth date as 24 APR 1863. However, his tombstone gives it as 23 APR 1860. His marriage record supports the 1860 date.
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Sources for Levi Addison Gardner
- 1 Federal Census, IL, McHenry County, 1900, Harvard City, ED #150, Ward 2, Image 14 of 54.
- 2 Gravestone image at FindAGrave.com, (accessed 03/25/2018).
- 3 Illinois Statewide Marriage Index, 1763-1900, Marriage record for Levi A. Gardner and Adele A. Ayer.
- 4 Illinois, U.S., County Marriage Records, 1800-1940, Marriage record for Levi A Garder and Adele A Ayer.
- 5 Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925, Marriage record for Gerald R Ford and daughter Dorothy G King.
- 6 The American Genealogist, 1977, Vol. 53, pp. 56-57.
- 7 Brogan, Hugh and Charles Mosley, American Presidential Families, New York: Macmillan Publishing Company (1993), 717.
- 8 Roberts, Gary Boyd, The Mayflower 500: Five Hundred Notable Descendants of the Founding Families on the Mayflower, Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society (2020), 609.
- 9 Roberts, Gary Boyd, The Royal Descents of 600 Immigrants to the American Colonies or the United States (2 vols.), Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. (2008), 330, 571.
- 10 Roberts, Gary Boyd, comp., Ancestors of American Presidents, 2009 Edition, Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society (2009), 156, 443, 447-449, 453, 461, 475-476, 494, 510, 532, 538, 556, 588, 664.
- 11 Wikipedia, "Dorothy Ayer Gardner Ford", (accessed 08/11/2011).