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Susan B. Anthony

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Susan B. Anthony

Women's Rights Advocate


Who was Susan B. Anthony?

Susan B. Anthony was a prominent leader in the 19th century women's rights movement. She was co-founder of the first Women's Temperance Movement with Elizabeth Cady Stanton and she also co-founded the women's rights journal, The Revolution. She was a strong advocate of a woman's right to vote and she gave from 75 to 100 speeches a year throughout the United States and Europe.

In 1979 Susan B. Anthony became the first woman to appear on a U.S. circulating coin when she replaced President Eisenhower on the one dollar coin.

Susan B. Anthony has a number of relatively close cousins that are famous. Presidential connections include Presidents Pierce, Coolidge, Fillmore, both Harrisons and both Bushs. First ladies include Barbara (Pierce) Bush, Lucretia (Rudolph) Garfield, and Eleanor Roosevelt.

One of Susan's closest famous kin is patriot Stephen Hopkins, who was a signer of the Declaration of Independence. She is also kin to Benjamin Harrison V, another signer of the Declaration of Independence. Ironically another close relative is Benedict Arnold, first a hero, then later a traitor to the American Revolution.

Susan B. Anthony also has a royal connection as she is a cousin to Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, and his mother Princess Diana.


Some of the most recently added connections of famous kin for Susan B. Anthony

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Judith Hoag

TV and Movie Actress

7th cousin 4 times removed
via Rev. William Eddy

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Judith Hoag

TV and Movie Actress

8th cousin 6 times removed
via Henry Sherman

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Enoch Pratt

Founder of Enoch Pratt Free Library

6th cousin 1 time removed
via Thomas Mitchell

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Abigail (Powers) Fillmore

First Lady of President Millard Fillmore

4th cousin 1 time removed
via James Burt

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Margaret Mead

Cultural Anthropologist

5th cousin 2 times removed
via Simon Stone Jr.

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Michael Strahan

NFL Player and TV Personality

17th cousin 3 times removed
via Richard FitzAlan

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Ichabod Goodwin

27th Governor of New Hampshire

19th cousin 2 times removed
via Henry II, King of England

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Ichabod Goodwin

27th Governor of New Hampshire

17th cousin 2 times removed
via Sir Humphrey de Bohun

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Ichabod Goodwin

27th Governor of New Hampshire

17th cousin 3 times removed
via Sir Hugh le Despencer

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Milton Bradley

Founder, Milton Bradley Company

21st cousin
via John, King of England

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Milton Bradley

Founder, Milton Bradley Company

20th cousin 1 time removed
via Isabelle of Angoulême

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Milton Bradley

Founder, Milton Bradley Company

18th cousin 1 time removed
via Sir Robert de Ros

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Milton Bradley

Founder, Milton Bradley Company

18th cousin 2 times removed
via William de Odingsells

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Milton Bradley

Founder, Milton Bradley Company

21st cousin
via Sir Saher IV de Quincy

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Milton Bradley

Founder, Milton Bradley Company

20th cousin
via Sir William Longespee

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Milton Bradley

Founder, Milton Bradley Company

20th cousin 1 time removed
via Sir William de Hastings

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John Dye

TV and Movie Actor - “Touched by an Angel”

15th cousin 5 times removed
via Sir Walter Blount

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E. C. Segar

Cartoonist (Popeye creator)

20th cousin
via William de Beauchamp

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E. C. Segar

Cartoonist (Popeye creator)

18th cousin 3 times removed
via Sir Gilbert de Clare

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E. C. Segar

Cartoonist (Popeye creator)

17th cousin 3 times removed
via William de Montagu

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E. C. Segar

Cartoonist (Popeye creator)

18th cousin
via Edmund FitzAlan

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E. C. Segar

Cartoonist (Popeye creator)

20th cousin
via William de Odingsells

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E. C. Segar

Cartoonist (Popeye creator)

19th cousin 2 times removed
via Sir Hugh le Despencer

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E. C. Segar

Cartoonist (Popeye creator)

15th cousin 3 times removed
via John de Welles

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E. C. Segar

Cartoonist (Popeye creator)

19th cousin 2 times removed
via Sir William de Ferrers

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