Donald Trump's Family Tree

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Take a look at Donald Trump's family tree and you'll discover that he, like many Americans, had a parent who was an immigrant. Trump was born in New York City, the city where his Scottish mother met and married his father, himself the child of immigrants from Germany. 

Donald Trump was the fourth of five children born to Frederick Christ and Mary MacLeod Trump. The future president was born in the borough of Queens in New York City on June 14, 1946.

He learned the real-estate business from his father, who took over the family construction business at the age of 13 when Frederick's father (Donald's grandfather) died in the influenza epidemic of 1918.

Friederich Trump, Donald Trump's grandfather, immigrated from Germany in 1885. Like his future grandson, Friederich Trump was an entrepreneur. Before settling in New York City and starting his family, he sought his fortune during the Klondike Gold Rush in the late 1890s, where for a time he operated the Arctic Restaurant and Hotel in Bennett, British Columbia. 

Want to discover more about Donald Trump's family tree? Read on!

The following family tree was compiled using the ahnentafel genealogical numbering system.

First Generation

1. Donald John Trump was born on June 14, 1946, in New York City. 

Donald John Trump and Ivana Zelnickova Winklmayr were married on April 7, 1977, in New York City.

 They divorced on March 22, 1992. They had the following children:

  1. Donald Trump Jr. was born on Dec. 31, 1977, in New York City. He is married to Vanessa Kay Haydon. They have five children: Chloe Sophia Trump, Kai Madison Trump, Tristan Milos Trump, Donald Trump III, and Spencer Frederick Trump.
  2. Ivanka Trump was born on Oct. 30, 1981, in New York City. She is married to Jared Corey Kushner, with whom she has three children: Arabella Rose Kushner, Joseph Frederick Kushner, and Theodore James Kushner.
  1. Eric Trump was born on Jan. 6, 1984, in New York City. He is married to Lara Lea Yunaska.

Donald Trump and Marla Maples were married on Dec. 20, 1993, in New York City. They divorced on June 8, 1999. They had one child:

  1. Tiffany Trump was born on Oct. 13, 1993, in West Palm Beach, Florida.

Donald Trump married Melania Knauss (born Melanija Knavs) on Jan. 22, 2005, in Palm Beach, Florida. They have one child:

  1. Barron William Trump was born on March 20, 2006, in New York City.

Second Generation (Parents)

2. Frederick Christ (Fred) Trump was born on Oct. 11, 1905, in New York City. He died on June 25, 1999, in New Hyde Park, New York.

3. Mary Anne MacLeod was born on May 10, 1912, in Isle of Lewis, Scotland. She died on Aug. 7, 2000, in New Hyde Park, New York.

Fred Trump and Mary MacLeod were married in January 1936 in New York City. They had the following children:

i. Mary Anne Trump was born on April 5, 1937, in New York City.

ii. Fred Trump Jr. was born in 1938 in New York City and died in 1981.

iii. Elizabeth Trump was born in 1942 in New York City.

1. iv. Donald John Trump

v. Robert Trump was born in August 1948 in New York City.

Third Generation (Grandparents)

4. Friederich (Fred) Trump was born on March 14, 1869, in Kallstadt, Germany.

 He immigrated in 1885 to the United States from Hamburg, Germany, aboard the ship Eider and became a U.S. citizen in 1892 in Seattle. He died on March 30, 1918, in New York City.

5. Elizabeth Christ was born on Oct. 10, 1880, in Kallstadt, Germany, and died on June 6, 1966, in New York City.

Fred Trump and Elizabeth Christ were married on Aug. 26, 1902, in Kallstadt, Germany. Fred and Elizabeth had the following children:

i. Elizabeth (Betty) Trump was born on April 30, 1904, in New York City and died on Dec. 3, 1961, in New York City.

2 ii. Frederick Christ (Fred) Trump

iii. John George Trump was born on Aug. 21, 1907, in New York City and died on Feb. 21, 1985, in Boston.

6. Malcolm MacLeod was born Dec. 27, 1866, in Stornoway, Scotland, to two MacLeods, Alexander and Anne. He was a fisherman and crofter and also served as the compulsory officer in charge of enforcing attendance at the local school from 1919.

He died on June 22, 1954, in Tong, Scotland.

7. Mary Smith was born on July 11, 1867, in Tong, Scotland, to Donald Smith and Henrietta McSwane. Her father died when she was just a little over a year old, and she and her three siblings were raised by their mother. Mary died Dec. 27, 1963.

Malcolm MacLeod and Mary Smith were married in the Back Free Church of Scotland just a few miles from Stornoway, the only town on the Isle of Lewis in Scotland. Their marriage was witnessed by Murdo MacLeod and Peter Smith. 

Malcolm and Mary had the following children:

i. Malcolm M. MacLeod Jr. was born Sept. 23, 1891, in Tong, Scotland, and died Jan. 20, 1983, on Lopez Island, Washington.

ii. Donald MacLeod was born about 1894.

iii. Christina MacLeod was born about 1896.

iv. Katie Ann MacLeod was born about 1898.

v. William MacLeod was born about 1898.

vi. Annie MacLeod was born about 1900.

vii. Catherine MacLeod was born about 1901.

viii. Mary Johann MacLeod was born about 1905.

ix. Alexander MacLeod was born about 1909.

3. x. Mary Anne MacLeod

Fourth Generation (Great-Grandparents)

8. Christian Johannes Trump was born in June 1829 in Kallstadt, Germany, and died July 6, 1877, in Kallstadt.

9. Katherina Kober was born about 1836 in Kallstadt, Germany, and died in November 1922 in Kallstadt.

Christian Johannes Trump and Katherina Kober were married on Sept. 29, 1859, in Kallstadt, Germany. They had the following child:

4. i. Friederich (Fred) Trump

10. Christian Christ, birth date unknown

11. Anna Maria Rathon, birth date unknown

Christ Christ and Anna Maria Rathon were married. They had the following child:

5. i. Elizabeth Christ

12. Alexander MacLeod, a crofter, and fisherman, was born May 10, 1830, in Stornoway, Scotland, to William MacLeod and Christian MacLeod. He died in Tong, Scotland, on Jan. 12, 1900.

13. Anne MacLeod was born about 1833 in Tong, Scotland.

Alexander MacLeod and Anne MacLeod were married at Tong Dec. 3, 1853. They had the following children:

i. Catherine MacLeod was born about 1856.

ii. Jessie MacLeod was born about 1857.

iii. Alexander MacLeod was born about 1859.

iv. Ann MacLeod was born about 1865.

6. v. Malcolm MacLeod

vi. Donald MacLeod was born June 11, 1869.

vii. William MacLeod was born Jan. 21, 1874.

14. Donald Smith was born Jan. 1, 1835, to Duncan Smith and Henrietta MacSwane, the second of their nine children. He was a woolen weaver and cottar (peasant farmer). Donald died on Oct. 26, 1868, off the coast Broadbay, Scotland, when a squall of wind overturned his boat. 

15. Mary Macauley was born about 1841 in Barvas, Scotland.

Donald Smith and Mary Macauley were married on Dec. 16, 1858, in Garrabost on the Isle of Lewis, Scotland. They had the following children:

i. Ann Smith was born Nov. 8, 1859, in Stornoway, Scotland.

ii. John Smith was born Dec. 31, 1861, in Stornoway.

iii. Duncan Smith was born Sept. 2, 1864, in Stornoway and died Oct. 29, 1937, in Seattle.

7. iv. Mary Smith