Thursday, December 2, 2010

GENEALOGY AND ANCESTRY OF JAMES A. GARFIELD, 20TH PRESIDENT

James Abram Garfield was our second President to be assassinated and was the last of seven Presidents to be born in a log cabin. James A. Garfield was born on November 19, 1831 in Orange, Ohio. His parents were Abram Garfield and Eliza Ballou. James A. Garfield was descended from John Billingham, a Mayflower passenger. He also shares a common descent from John Warren with presidents George Herbert Walker Bush and George W. Bush. For a more detailed family tree, see http://www.gencircles.com/users/kristinhopper/3/data/7050