Robert E. Lee 

Famous Kin of General
Robert E. Lee

Confederate Army - U.S. Civil War


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Robert de Ros

(Magna Carta Surety)

18th Great-grandfather


Henry de Bohun

(Magna Carta Surety)

18th Great-grandfather


Robert FitzWalter

(Magna Carta Surety)

19th Great-grandfather


Benjamin Harrison V

(Signer of the Declaration of Independence)

1st cousin 2 times removed via Robert Carter


William Henry Harrison

(9th U.S. President)

2nd cousin 1 time removed via Robert Carter


Helen Keller

(Author and Activist)

2nd cousin 1 time removed via Bernard Moore


Thomas Nelson

(Signer of the Declaration of Independence)

2nd cousin 1 time removed via Robert Carter


Thomas Jefferson

(3rd U.S. President)

2nd cousin 2 times removed via William Randolph


Admiral Richard Byrd

(Polar Explorer)

2nd cousin 3 times removed via John Carter


Benjamin Harrison

(23rd U.S. President)

3rd cousin 1 time removed via Robert Carter


Zachary Taylor

(12th U.S. President)

3rd cousin 1 time removed via Richard Lee


George Washington

(1st U.S. President)

3rd cousin 2 times removed via Augustine Warner


King Henry VIII

(King of England)

3rd cousin 10 times removed via Ralph de Neville


Meriwether Lewis

(Lewis and Clark Expedition)

4th cousin 1 time removed via Augustine Warner


James Madison

(4th U.S. President)

4th cousin 1 time removed via Richard Eltonhead


Edith (Bolling) Wilson

(First Lady of President Woodrow Wilson)

4th cousin 2 times removed via William Randolph


Caleb Brewster

(Member of the Culper Spy Ring American Revolution)

4th cousin 2 times removed via Thomas Ludlow


General George S. Patton

(U.S. Army - World War II)

4th cousin 5 times removed via Katherine Debnam


John Tyler

(10th U.S. President)

5th cousin via William Armistead


Queen Elizabeth II

(Queen of the United Kingdom)

5th cousin 5 times removed via Augustine Warner


Prince William

(Duke of Cambridge)

5th cousin 7 times removed via Augustine Warner


Barack Obama

(44th U.S. President)

5th cousin 8 times removed via Richard Eltonhead


Prince George

(Prince of Cambridge)

5th cousin 8 times removed via Augustine Warner


Eleanor Roosevelt

(First Lady of Franklin D. Roosevelt)

6th cousin 3 times removed via Thomas Ludlow


Jane Seymour

(3rd Wife of King Henry VIII)

6th cousin 9 times removed via Margery de Badlesmere


Susan B. Anthony

(Women's Rights Advocate)

8th cousin 2 times removed via William Pyle


Marilyn Monroe

(Actress, Model, and Singer)

8th cousin 4 times removed via William Pyle


Philip Livingston

(Signer of the Declaration of Independence)

10th cousin 3 times removed via David LIndsay


Rev. George Burroughs

(Executed for Witchcraft, Salem 1692)

10th cousin 4 times removed via Hugh de Stafford


Maj. John Pitcairn

(British Commander at Battle of Lexington)

10th cousin 4 times removed via John of Gaunt


Harriet Martineau

(Author of “The Hour and the Man”)

12th cousin 1 time removed via Ralph de Neville


Rutherford B. Hayes

(19th U.S. President)

12th cousin 1 time removed via Richard Sherburne


Samuel Howard

(Boston Tea Party Participant)

12th cousin 2 times removed via Richard Sergeaux


Grover Cleveland

(22nd and 24th U.S. President)

12th cousin 2 times removed via Walter Blount


Calvin Coolidge

(30th U.S. President)

12th cousin 3 times removed via Richard Sherburne


Samuel Prescott

(Completed Paul Revere's Midnight Ride)

12th cousin 3 times removed via Alice Plumpton


Anthony West

(Novelist and writer for the New Yorker)

12th cousin 3 times removed via Edward Neville


Bing Crosby

(Singer and Movie Actor)

12th cousin 3 times removed via Richard Sherburne


Caesar Rodney

(Signer of the Declaration of Independence)

12th cousin 3 times removed via Margery de Badlesmere


Princess Diana

(Princess of Wales)

12th cousin 4 times removed via Edward Neville


Lizzie Borden

(Accused Murderess)

12th cousin 4 times removed via Walter Blount


Roger Sherman

(Signer of the Declaration of Independence)

12th cousin 4 times removed via Richard Fitzalan


Frank Lloyd Wright

(American Architect)

12th cousin 4 times removed via Walter Blount


Elizabeth Montgomery

(TV Actress - “Bewitched”)

12th cousin 5 times removed via Walter Blount


Fletcher Christian

(Leader of the mutiny on the Bounty)

13th cousin via Ralph de Neville


Abigail (Smith) Adams

(First Lady of President John Adams)

13th cousin 1 time removed via John of Gaunt


Theodore Roosevelt

(26th U.S. President)

13th cousin 2 times removed via David LIndsay


Francis Scott Key

(Author of “The Star Spangled Banner”)

13th cousin 2 times removed via Ralph de Neville


William Ellery

(Signer of the Declaration of Independence)

13th cousin 2 times removed via Ralph de Stafford


Charles A. Pillsbury

(Co-Founder of C.A. Pillsbury Co.)

13th cousin 3 times removed via Ralph de Neville


Jimmy Carter

(39th U.S. President)

13th cousin 4 times removed via Ralph de Neville


Catherine Middleton

(Duchess of Cambridge)

13th cousin 5 times removed via Ralph de Neville


John Quincy Adams

(6th U.S. President)

14th cousin via John of Gaunt


Alexander Hamilton

(1st U.S. Secretary of the Treasury)

14th cousin via Robert II King of Scotland


Noel Coward

(Playwright, Actor, and Songwriter)

14th cousin via John of Gaunt


Capt. William Lewis Herndon

(Captain of the S.S. Central America)

14th cousin 1 time removed via Alice Plumpton


William Howard Taft

(27th U.S. President)

14th cousin 1 time removed via William Eure


Ralph Waldo Emerson

(American Poet)

14th cousin 1 time removed via Alice Plumpton


Robert Townsend

(Member of the Culper Spy Ring American Revolution)

14th cousin 1 time removed via Ralph de Stafford


Abraham Lincoln

(16th U.S. President)

14th cousin 2 times removed via Hugh de Stafford


Eli Whitney

(Inventor of the Cotton Gin)

14th cousin 2 times removed via Richard Fitzalan


John D. Rockefeller

(Founder of the Standard Oil Company)

14th cousin 2 times removed via John of Gaunt


Ellen Louise (Axon) Wilson

(First Lady of President Woodrow Wilson)

14th cousin 2 times removed via Richard Sergeaux


Franklin D. Roosevelt

(32nd U.S. President)

14th cousin 3 times removed via John of Gaunt


Sir Winston Churchill

(Prime Minister of the United Kingdom)

14th cousin 3 times removed via Richard Sergeaux


Sandra Day O'Connor

(First Female U.S. Supreme Court Justice)

14th cousin 3 times removed via William Eure


George H. W. Bush

(41st U.S. President)

14th cousin 4 times removed via Richard Sergeaux


Ray Bradbury

(Author of “The Martian Chronicles”)

14th cousin 4 times removed via John de Welles


Walt Disney

(Co-Founder of The Walt Disney Company)

14th cousin 4 times removed via Hugh de Stafford


Jesse James

(Outlaw, Bank Robber, Murderer)

14th cousin 4 times removed via Hugh de Stafford


Robert Louis Stevenson

(Author of “Treasure Island”)

14th cousin 4 times removed via Robert II King of Scotland


George W. Bush

(43rd U.S. President)

14th cousin 5 times removed via Richard Sergeaux


Lee Harvey Oswald

(Assassinated John F. Kennedy)

14th cousin 5 times removed via John de Welles


Mamie Eisenhower

(First Lady of Dwight Eisenhower)

14th cousin 5 times removed via John de Welles


Sydney Biddle Barrows

(Mayflower Madam)

14th cousin 7 times removed via John de Welles


Shubael D. Childs

(Founder of S.D. Childs & Company)

15th cousin 1 time removed via Richard Fitzalan


Lucretia (Rudolph) Garfield

(First Lady of President James Garfield)

15th cousin 3 times removed via Humphrey de Bohun


Katherine Hepburn

(Movie Actress)

15th cousin 3 times removed via Margery de Badlesmere


General Douglas MacArthur

(U.S. Army - World War II)

15th cousin 3 times removed via Ralph de Stafford


Richard Nixon

(37th U.S. President)

15th cousin 4 times removed via Ralph de Stafford


Warren G. Harding

(29th U.S. President)

15th cousin 4 times removed via Ralph de Stafford


Mitt Romney

(70th Governor of Massachusetts)

15th cousin 5 times removed via Ralph de Stafford


Kyra Sedgwick

(TV and Movie Actress)

15th cousin 5 times removed via Ralph de Stafford


Dr. H. H. Holmes

(Serial Killer aka “Devil in the White City”)

16th cousin 1 time removed via John Grey


Button Gwinnett

(Signer of the Declaration of Independence)

16th cousin 1 time removed via Edmund Mortimer


Barbara (Pierce) Bush

(First Lady of George H.W. Bush)

16th cousin 3 times removed via Richard Fitzalan


Herbert Hoover

(31st U.S. President)

16th cousin 3 times removed via John Grey


General William Whipple

(Signer of the Declaration of Independence)

17th cousin 4 times removed via Walter Fitzrobert


Aaron Burr

(Killed Alexander Hamilton)

18th cousin 3 times removed via Geoffrey Fitzpiers


Frank Nelson Doubleday

(Founder of Doubleday & Co.)

21st cousin via Geoffrey Fitzpiers