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Louisa May Alcott

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Louisa May Alcott

Author of Little Women


Who was Louisa May Alcott?

Louisa May Alcott was an American novelist who is probably best known for her novel Little Women. She was a feminist and abolitionist who never married. Louisa May Alcott grew up around, and was educated by, many well known writers and intellectuals of her day. Her early educators included Henry David Thoreau, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Nathaniel Hawthorne and Margaret Fuller.

Famous Kin

Considering that he was one of Louisa May Alcott's early educators, it seems only fitting that poet Ralph Waldo Emerson can be found among her famous kin. Other literary kin include poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, author and playwright Tennessee Williams, poet Emily Dickinson, poet Robert Frost, author Ernest Hemingway, and a number of other literary greats.

Louisa May Alcott has a number of U.S. presidential kin that includes John Adams, John Quincy Adams, Franklin Pierce, Grover Cleveland, Gerald Ford, Rutherford B. Hayes, Warren G. Harding, Franklin D. Roosevelt, and both Presidents Bush. She also has kinship to the current royal family through a connection with Princess Diana.

Louisa May Alcott has kinship to a number of celebrities that includes, but is no limited to, Shirley Temple, Ellen DeGeneres, Linda Hamilton, Humphrey Bogart, Katharine Hepburn, Grace Slick, Paget Brewster, Ben Affleck, Ted Danson, Janis Joplin, Kim Kardashian, Alec Baldwin, Lee Remick, Jodie Foser, Clint Eastwood, and Hugh Hefner.


Some of the most recently added connections of famous kin for Louisa May Alcott

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Juliette Gordon Low

Founder of the Girl Scouts

15th cousin
via Sir John Throckmorton

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Howard Hughes

American Business Tycoon

15th cousin 2 times removed
via Sir John Throckmorton

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Warren Buffett

Chairman & CEO, Berkshire Hathaway

7th cousin 3 times removed
via Thomas Kilbourn

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Amelia Earhart

Aviation Pioneer

7th cousin 2 times removed
via Thomas Kilbourn

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Phoebe Waller-Bridge

Theatre, TV and Movie Actress

15th cousin 3 times removed
via Sir John Throckmorton

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Ellie Kemper

TV and Movie Actress

5th cousin 5 times removed
via Henry Sewall (III)

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Lucia Chase

Co-Founder, American Ballet Theatre

6th cousin 2 times removed
via John Deming

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T. S. Eliot

Poet and Playwright

7th cousin 1 time removed
via Charles Hoar

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T. S. Eliot

Poet and Playwright

5th cousin 2 times removed
via Col. Edmund Quincy III

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T. S. Eliot

Poet and Playwright

6th cousin
via Daniel Gookin Jr.

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Rev. William Greenleaf Eliot

Founder, Washington Univ - St Louis

5th cousin 1 time removed
via Daniel Gookin Jr.

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David Hartman

TV Actor and Host

7th cousin 4 times removed
via John Thompson

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David Hartman

TV Actor and Host

6th cousin 4 times removed
via Robert Williams

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Gretchen Mol

TV and Movie Actress

7th cousin 5 times removed
via John Thompson

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Gretchen Mol

TV and Movie Actress

6th cousin 5 times removed
via Robert Williams

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Gretchen Mol

TV and Movie Actress

6th cousin 4 times removed
via John Deming

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Rob Schneider

Comedian, TV and Movie Actor

7th cousin 4 times removed
via John Root

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Louis Auchincloss

Author

7th cousin 3 times removed
via Deming

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Post Malone

American Rapper

7th cousin 5 times removed
via Roger Brownson

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Post Malone

American Rapper

7th cousin 5 times removed
via Richard Treat

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Jane Fonda

Movie Actress

6th cousin 4 times removed
via John Bronson

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Peter Fonda

TV and Movie Actor

6th cousin 4 times removed
via John Bronson

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Bridget Fonda

Movie Actress

6th cousin 5 times removed
via John Bronson

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Henry Sturgis Morgan

Co-Founder of Morgan Stanley

7th cousin 2 times removed
via Roger Brownson

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J.P. Morgan, Jr.

American Banker and Philanthropist

7th cousin 1 time removed
via Roger Brownson

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