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Roger Sherman

Ancestry of
Roger Sherman

Signer of the Declaration of Independence


The family tree for Roger Sherman is still in progress.

The family tree for Roger Sherman 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 Roger Sherman

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Ichabod Goodwin

27th Governor of New Hampshire

13th cousin 2 times removed
via Humphrey de Bohun

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Milton Bradley

Founder, Milton Bradley Company

16th cousin 5 times removed
via John, King of England

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Milton Bradley

Founder, Milton Bradley Company

18th cousin 3 times removed
via Sir Saher IV de Quincy

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Milton Bradley

Founder, Milton Bradley Company

18th cousin 3 times removed
via Sir Roger le Bigod

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E. C. Segar

Cartoonist (Popeye creator)

14th cousin 7 times removed
via Edward I, King of England

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E. C. Segar

Cartoonist (Popeye creator)

13th cousin 7 times removed
via Henry Plantagenet

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E. C. Segar

Cartoonist (Popeye creator)

12th cousin 8 times removed
via Elizabeth de Badlesmere

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E. C. Segar

Cartoonist (Popeye creator)

13th cousin 5 times removed
via Edmund FitzAlan

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Phoebe Waller-Bridge

Theatre, TV and Movie Actress

13th cousin 8 times removed
via Henry Plantagenet

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Phoebe Waller-Bridge

Theatre, TV and Movie Actress

12th cousin 9 times removed
via Elizabeth de Badlesmere

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Richard Park

(c1602 - 1665)
Defence passenger 1635

2nd great-grandfather

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Benjamin Harrison V

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

20th cousin 1 time removed
via Gottfried I, Count of Louvain

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Gov. Thomas Dudley

Colonial Immigrant Ancestor

18th cousin 3 times removed
via Eustace II of Boulogne

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Jane (Appleton) Pierce

First Lady of President Franklin Pierce

20th cousin 1 time removed
via Gottfried I, Count of Louvain

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Peter Bulkeley

(1582/3 - 1658/9)
Susan & Ellen passenger 1635

14th cousin 6 times removed
via Gottfried I, Count of Louvain

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Rev. George Burroughs

Executed for Witchcraft, Salem 1692

20th cousin 1 time removed
via Eustace II of Boulogne

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William Ellery

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

20th cousin 1 time removed
via Gottfried I, Count of Louvain

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Edmund Waller

English Poet and Politician

18th cousin 3 times removed
via Eustace II of Boulogne

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General William Whipple

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

19th cousin 1 time removed
via Gottfried I, Count of Louvain

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Thomas Yale

(c1616 - 1683)
Great Migration Immigrant 1638

15th cousin 5 times removed
via Gottfried I, Count of Louvain

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Elihu Yale

Benefactor and Namesake of Yale College

16th cousin 4 times removed
via Gottfried I, Count of Louvain

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David Yale

(c1613 - 1690)
Great Migration Immigrant 1638

15th cousin 5 times removed
via Gottfried I, Count of Louvain

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William Wentworth

(c1616 - 1696/7)
Great Migration Immigrant 1638

20th cousin
via Gottfried I, Count of Louvain

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William Greene

2nd Governor of Rhode Island

20th cousin 1 time removed
via Gottfried I, Count of Louvain

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John Hancock

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

19th cousin 1 time removed
via Gottfried I, Count of Louvain

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