Original short description: "American family whose second and third generations were filmmakers"
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The family name, originally d'Isigny ("from Isigny"), is of Norman French derivation, coming from the town of Isigny-sur-Mer. The Disneys, among others, descended from Normans who settled in Ireland around the 11th century.
- 1 1800s
- 2 Parentage
- 3 Second generation (children of Elias Charles Disney and Flora Call Disney)
- 4 Third generation (children of Herbert Arthur Disney, Raymond Arnold Disney, Roy O. Disney, Walter Elias "Walt" Disney and Ruth Flora Disney Beecher)
- 5 Fourth generation (children of Roy E. Disney, Diane M. Disney, Sharon M. Disney, and Charles Elias Disney)
- 6 Family tree
- 7 References
- 8 External links
- Kepple Elias Disney (1832–1891)
- Mary Richardson Disney (1838–1909)
- Thomas Disney (1850)
- Edward Disney I (1853)
- John Disney (1856)
- Elias Charles Disney (1859–1941)
- Flora Call Disney (1868–1938)
- Bertha Disney (1860)
- Robert Samuel Disney Sr. (1861)
- Annie Disney (1864)
- Edward Disney II (1867)
- Kepple Disney Jr. (1874)
- Lizzie Disney (1874)
- Addie Disney (1876)
- William Disney (1878)
- Herbert Disney I (1888)
- Raymond Disney I (1890)
Parents of Elias Charles Disney
- Kepple Elias Disney (November 2, 1832 – May 1891)
- Mary Richardson Disney (March 30, 1838 – March 10, 1909)
Parents of Flora Call Disney
- Charles Call (March 22, 1823 – January 6, 1890)
- Henrietta Gross Call (July 23, 1837 – February 21, 1910)
Second generation (children of Elias Charles Disney and Flora Call Disney)
- Herbert Arthur Disney (December 8, 1888 – January 29, 1961) (died age 72)
- married Louise R. Rast. They had one daughter.
- Raymond Arnold Disney (December 30, 1890 – May 24, 1989) (died age 98)
- Raymond married Alvah Meredith Fisher (later Meredith A. Disney), and they had one son.
- Roy Oliver Disney (June 24, 1893 – December 20, 1971) (died age 78)
- married Edna Francis in April 1925 and they had one son.
- Walter Elias Disney (Walt Disney) (December 5, 1901; 12:35 AM – December 15, 1966; 9:30 AM) (died age 65)
- married Lillian Marie Bounds (February 15, 1899 – December 16, 1997) on July 13, 1925, and they had two daughters.
- Ruth Flora Disney Beecher (December 6, 1903 – April 7, 1995) (died age 91)
- married Theodore Charles Beecher, and they had one son.
More second generation
- Hennah Disney Allison
- Lynell Saunders Disney (wife of Robert Samuel Disney Jr.)
- James Disney
- Kenneth Gandy
- Robert Samuel Disney Jr.
Third generation (children of Herbert Arthur Disney, Raymond Arnold Disney, Roy O. Disney, Walter Elias "Walt" Disney and Ruth Flora Disney Beecher)
Children of Herbert Arthur Disney
- Dorothy Disney Puder (July 1, 1915 - September 28, 2007) (died age 92)
- Dorothy married Glenn Darrell Puder on June 10, 1937 and they had two sons and one daughter. (David, Paul and Linda)
Children of Raymond Arnold Disney
- Charles Elias Disney (b. 1940)
Children of Roy O. Disney
- Roy Edward Disney (January 10, 1930 – December 16, 2009) (died age 79)
- Roy E. married Patricia Ann Dailey in 1955; they had two sons and two daughters.
Children of Walter Elias "Walt" Disney
- Diane Disney Miller (December 18, 1933 – November 19, 2013) (died age 79)
- Diane married Ronald William Miller (April 17, 1933 – February 9, 2019) and had four sons and three daughters.
- Sharon Mae Disney (adopted) (December 31, 1936 – February 16, 1993) (died age 56)
Children of Ruth Flora Disney Beecher
- Theodore Warren Beecher (June 10, 1940 - April 7, 2009) (died age 68)
Fourth generation (children of Roy E. Disney, Diane M. Disney, Sharon M. Disney, and Charles Elias Disney)
Children of Roy E. Disney
- Timothy "Tim" Disney
- Roy Patrick Disney (b. 1957)
- Abigail Disney (b. 1960)
- Susan Disney Lord
- "Disney Family Crest and Name History." Disney Name History, Name Meaning and Family Crest. Swyrich Corporation, n.d. Web. January 14, 2015.
- "Elias Charles Disney". https://www.geni.com/people/Elias-Disney/6000000005291242019.
- "Raymond A. Disney; Elder Brother of Walt and Roy Was 98". Los Angeles Times. May 26, 1989. http://articles.latimes.com/1989-05-26/news/mn-548_1_disney-entertainment-empire-roy-disney-raymond-arnold-disney.
- "Dorothy Puder". Napa Valley Register. http://napavalleyregister.com/news/local/obituaries/dorothy-puder/article_18b7fce4-7426-56eb-9836-baec87e31fe1.html.
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- "Theodore "Ted" Beecher Obituary". The Oregonian. April 10, 2009. http://obits.oregonlive.com/obituaries/oregon/obituary-preview.aspx?n=theodore-beecher-ted&pid=125971206.
- "Roy E. Disney Dies at 79; Rejuvenated Animation". The New York Times. December 17, 2009. https://www.nytimes.com/2009/12/17/arts/television/17disney.html.
- "Disney Kin Follows Proven Footsteps on Path to Empire". latimes. http://articles.latimes.com/1992-07-04/business/fi-4436_1_walt-disney.
- The Walt Disney Family Museum: Walt's Biography with pictures
- The Walt Disney Family Museum: The Disney Family Photo Album
- The Walt Disney Family Museum: Walt's Children
- Disney Diane Disney: Walt Disney Family Museum History
- A family feud over a $400 million trust fund, a massive fortune that left one heiress with an inferiority complex, and a sprawling media empire. Meet the Disney family.