A rather limited effort, this version of the Duck Family Tree spans four generations and includes the following characters:
- Scotty McDuck
- Elvira Duck (as "Grandma Duck")
- Mr Goose (as "? Goose")
- Scrooge McDuck
- Matilda McDuck
- Goosetave Gander (as "Goosetail Gander")
- Hortense McDuck
- Quackmore Duck
- Daphne Duck
- Luke Goose
- “Mrs Goose” (possibly Fanny Coot)
- Gladstone Gander (as "Gladstone Grander, born Gladstone Goose")
- Mr Duck (as "? Duck")
- Della Duck (as "Thelma Duck")
- Donald Duck
- Daisy Duck
- Gus Goose
- Huey, Dewey and Louie Duck
According to the tree, Gladstone Gander was born the son of Luke Goose and Daphne Duck, then later orphaned, and adopted by the spouses Goosetave Gander and Matilda McDuck. This information does not line up with known lore.
The tree has a banner which claims it is, in-universe, the genealogical work of Carl Barks, with "additional research and portraiture" by Mark Worden. Thus, the above oddities, and many missing characters, can be attributed to Barks and Worden's faulty research.
Behind the scenesEdit
This version of the Duck Family Tree was created by Mark Worden for his 1981 book Carl Barks Checklist, and, after being reprinted in an issue of CAPA-alpha and in one of the Swedish fanzine Bild & Bubbla, it finally saw official printing in the Carl Barks Library’s 6th volume. It is based on Carl Barks's first Duck Family Tree, and thus includes the complicated plotline of Gladstone Gander's parentage (complete with Gus Goose as Luke Goose's nephew rather than son), which Carl Barks later retconned away himself.