Latta Family Tree Yields Presidential Timber
William Jefferson Blythe IV, better known by his
adoptive name of Bill Clinton, forty-second president of the
United States, is a descendant of John Latta, Branch 19.
Charles X. McCalla III sent in the information taken
from Ancestors of American Presidents by Carl Boyer 3rd.
The line of descent is:
John LATTA, d 1768, mar Margaret ROSS.
Joseph LATTA of Mecklenburg NC, mar Miss NESBIT.
Esther LATTA, b ca 1777, mar Ephraim PHARR III in Mecklenburg NC, 14
Mary Elizabeth FARR, b KY 3 Jul 1802, d Marshall Co 24 Nov 1862, mar
Esther Elvira BAUM, b TN ca 1825, d MS? ca 1865, mar Thomas
Jefferson BLYTHE 1 Jan 1849.
Henry Patton Foote BLYTHE, b 18 Sep 1851, d 3 Jul 1898, mar Frances
Ellen HINES 29 Oct 1874.
William Jefferson BLYTHE II, b 21 Jan 1884 (or 1882), d 5 Feb 1935,
mar Lou Birchie AYERS 19 Aug 1906.
William Jefferson BLYTHE III, b 27 Feb 1918, d 17 May 1946, mar
Virginia Dell Cassidy 3 Sep 1943.
William Jefferson BLYTHE IV (Bill Clinton), b 19 Aug 1946, adopted
by Roger CLINTON, mar Hillary RODHAM, 11 Oct 1975.