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William Rush Merriam

Ancestry of
William Rush Merriam

11th Governor of Minnesota


The family tree for William Rush Merriam is still in progress.

The family tree for William Rush Merriam should not be considered exhaustive or authoritative. Oftentimes the family trees listed as still in progress have derived from research into famous people who have a kinship to this person. Research devoted solely to this person has either not yet taken place or it is currently in progress. As with all family trees on this website, the sources for each ancestor are listed on the family group pages so that you can personally judge the reliability of the information.


Some of the most recently added connections of famous kin for William Rush Merriam

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Samuel Cony

31st Governor of Maine

8th cousin 1 time removed
via Jacques Mahieu

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Charlie Munger

Vice-Chairman of Berkshire Hathaway

7th cousin 1 time removed
via Jonathan Hatch

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George H. W. Bush

41st U.S. President

11th cousin 2 times removed
via Henry Sherman

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George H. W. Bush

41st U.S. President

9th cousin 3 times removed
via Jacques Mahieu

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George H. W. Bush

41st U.S. President

7th cousin 2 times removed
via Sarah Goldstone

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George W. Bush

43rd U.S. President

11th cousin 3 times removed
via Henry Sherman

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George W. Bush

43rd U.S. President

9th cousin 4 times removed
via Jacques Mahieu

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George W. Bush

43rd U.S. President

7th cousin 3 times removed
via Sarah Goldstone

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Calvin Coolidge

30th U.S. President

7th cousin 1 time removed
via Philip Delano

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Grace (Goodhue) Coolidge

First Lady of President Calvin Coolidge

8th cousin
via Richard Warren

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Richard Gere

Movie Actor

8th cousin 3 times removed
via Richard Warren

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Richard Gere

Movie Actor

9th cousin 2 times removed
via Jacques Mahieu

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Tennessee Williams

Author of A Streetcar Named Desire

8th cousin 1 time removed
via John Angier

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Tennessee Williams

Author of A Streetcar Named Desire

9th cousin 2 times removed
via Stephen Tracy

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Bill Belichick

NFL Head Coach

10th cousin 2 times removed
via Edmund Sherman

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Dick Van Dyke

TV Actor - “The Dick Van Dyke Show”

9th cousin 2 times removed
via Jacques Mahieu

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Franklin Pierce

14th U.S. President

6th cousin 4 times removed
via William Angier

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Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

American “Fireside” Poet

7th cousin 2 times removed
via Jane Clark

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Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

American “Fireside” Poet

6th cousin 2 times removed
via Richard Warren

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Ulysses S. Grant

18th U.S. President

3rd cousin 2 times removed
via Jonathan Delano Jr.

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Henry Clay Folger

Founder of Folger Shakespeare Library and Chairman of Standard Oil

8th cousin
via Richard Warren

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Henry Clay Folger

Founder of Folger Shakespeare Library and Chairman of Standard Oil

7th cousin 2 times removed
via William Palmer

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Henry Clay Folger

Founder of Folger Shakespeare Library and Chairman of Standard Oil

9th cousin
via Jacques Mahieu

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J. A. Folger

Founder of Folger Coffee Company

7th cousin 1 time removed
via Richard Warren

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J. A. Folger

Founder of Folger Coffee Company

6th cousin 3 times removed
via William Palmer

View entire list of famous kin for William Rush Merriam

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