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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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Diane Brewster

TV and Movie Actress

11th cousin 1 time removed
via Stephen Hopkins

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Henry P. Baldwin

15th Governor of Michigan

5th cousin 5 times removed
via John Spofford

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Ann B. Davis

TV Actress

12th cousin
via Henry Scott

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Nat Faxon

Actor, Comedian, Director and Screenwriter

11th cousin
via John Wheeler

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Jackson Browne

Singer and Songwriter

9th cousin 2 times removed
via Nicholas Snow

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Dewey F. Bartlett

19th Governor of Oklahoma

7th cousin 2 times removed
via Benjamin Smalley

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Paul Walker

TV and Movie Actor

11th cousin 1 time removed
via Stephen Hopkins

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Paul Walker

TV and Movie Actor

11th cousin 1 time removed
via Nicholas Snow

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William Woodbridge

2nd Governor of Michigan

5th cousin 6 times removed
via George Griswold

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George Winston

New Age Pianist

10th cousin 1 time removed
via Edward Griswold

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Susan Dey

TV and Movie Actress

9th cousin 1 time removed
via John Baldwin

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Maria Mitchell

Astronomer

8th cousin 4 times removed
via Henry Scott

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Tony Dow

TV Actor

8th cousin
via Jacob Warren

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John Spellman

18th Governor of Washington

9th cousin 3 times removed
via Stephen Hopkins

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Susan Dey

TV and Movie Actress

11th cousin
via Nicholas Snow

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Amber Stevens West

TV and Movie Actress

11th cousin 1 time removed
via Nicholas Snow

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Shadoe Stevens

Radio Disc Jockey

11th cousin
via Nicholas Snow

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Brewster H. Shaw

NASA Astronaut

10th cousin 2 times removed
via Stephen Hopkins

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Lizzie Doten

American Poet

6th cousin 6 times removed
via Stephen Hopkins

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Victoria Rowell

TV and Film Actress

9th cousin 1 time removed
via David Wheeler

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Douglas Trumbull

Film Special Effects Pioneer

10th cousin 2 times removed
via Stephen Hopkins

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George Herbert

8th Earl of Carnarvon
Owner, Highclere Castle (aka Downton Abbey)

10th cousin
via Francis Small

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Edward Small

(unk - c1665)
Great Migration Immigrant 1639

10th great-grandfather

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Timothy Hutton

TV and Movie Actor

10th cousin
via David Wheeler

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Geena Davis

Movie and TV Actress

10th cousin 2 times removed
via Stephen Hopkins

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