Forefather – an ancestor, someone you are descended from
She drank the formula made by her father (forefather) so she could travel back in time and meet her ancestor.
Examples of forefather in a sentence
She scoured the internet trying to find information about her forefathers so she could write her report on her family's history.
After being arrested again his parents called him a disappointment to his forefathers.
After some meticulous research he found out that his forefathers were once part of the royal family.