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Linda Ronstadt

Ancestry of
Linda Ronstadt

Singer and Songwriter


Who is Linda Ronstadt?

Linda Ronstadt is an American singer and songwriter. With many of her albums having been certified gold, platinum, and multiplatinum, she has won numerous awards including multiple Grammy, American Music, and Country Music Awards. In 2011 the Latin Recording Academy gave her the Latin Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award, and in 2014, she was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. In 2016, the Recording Academy gave her the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award. In 2021, Linda has announced plans to publish a new book exploring her Mexican heritage.

Linda Ronstadt is the granddaughter of Lloyd Groff Copeman, an American inventor who is said to have been one of the most prolific inventors with over 700 patents to his, and his wife’s, names. His inventions include the first heat-regulated stove and the first flexible ice cube tray.


Some of the most recently added connections of famous kin for Linda Ronstadt

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Sonny Dove

NYC Basketball Hall of Fame

10th cousin
via John Snow

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Abigail (Powers) Fillmore

First Lady of President Millard Fillmore

5th cousin 5 times removed
via Ralph Shepard

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Alvin Woolson

Founder of Woolson Spice Co. (Lion Coffee)

7th cousin 3 times removed
via Ralph Shepard

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Ding Darling

Cartoonist and Founder of National Wildlife Federation

8th cousin 2 times removed
via Ralph Shepard

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Isaac Robinson

(c1610 - c1704)
Great Migration Immigrant 1631

8th great-grandfather

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Chester Arthur

21st U.S. President

6th cousin 5 times removed
via John Wheeler

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George H. W. Bush

41st U.S. President

10th cousin 1 time removed
via John Wheeler

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George H. W. Bush

41st U.S. President

9th cousin 1 time removed
via Isaac Robinson

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George W. Bush

43rd U.S. President

11th cousin
via John Wheeler

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George W. Bush

43rd U.S. President

9th cousin 2 times removed
via Isaac Robinson

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James Garfield

20th U.S. President

5th cousin 4 times removed
via John Spaford Jr.

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Richard Gere

Movie Actor

10th cousin 2 times removed
via Stephen Hopkins

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Richard Gere

Movie Actor

8th cousin 1 time removed
via Samuel Buell

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Tennessee Williams

Author of A Streetcar Named Desire

11th cousin 1 time removed
via Stephen Hopkins

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Humphrey Bogart

Movie Actor

8th cousin 2 times removed
via William Buell

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Humphrey Bogart

Movie Actor

8th cousin 1 time removed
via Isaac Robinson

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Humphrey Bogart

Movie Actor

8th cousin 2 times removed
via John Baldwin

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Charles A. Pillsbury

Co-Founder of C.A. Pillsbury Co.

8th cousin 4 times removed
via Henry Scott

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John Sargent Pillsbury

Co-Founder of C.A. Pillsbury Co.

7th cousin 5 times removed
via Henry Scott

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Bill Belichick

NFL Head Coach

11th cousin
via John Wheeler

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Henry Sturgis Morgan

Co-Founder of Morgan Stanley

8th cousin 1 time removed
via Samuel Buell

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J.P. Morgan, Jr.

American Banker and Philanthropist

7th cousin 2 times removed
via Samuel Buell

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Gerald Ford

38th U.S. President

10th cousin 1 time removed
via John Wheeler

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Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

American “Fireside” Poet

5th cousin 5 times removed
via Edward Griswold

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Henry Clay Folger

Founder of Folger Shakespeare Library and Chairman of Standard Oil

10th cousin 2 times removed
via Henry Scott

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Linda Ronstadt photo by Rob Bogaerts / Anefo (CC0 1.0 Universal)