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George H. W. Bush

Ancestry of
George H. W. Bush

41st U.S. President


Who is George H.W. Bush?

George Herbert Walker Bush was the 41st President of the United States.

The last of the father and son presidents, John Adams and John Quincy Adams were the first, his son was George Walker Bush, the 43rd U.S. President.

For being such famous Texans, the Bush family tree is filled with Yankee forebears. Their family tree includes many colonial New England and English ancestors that are shared with thousands of their fellow Americans. More than a few of their ancestors and famous kin are members of the Royal Family.

One of the most important events in New England history is the arrival of the Mayflower in 1620 at Plymouth. George H. W. Bush is a direct descendant through his father of Mayflower passenger Francis Cooke. In addition, George H.W. Bush is a 4th great-grandnephew to Samuel Prescott who was famous for being the only rider to finish Paul Revere's midnight ride to warn colonists of the approaching British.

George H.W. Bush has numerous kinships to other presidents, historical figures, and Hollywood entertainers. One of the more interesting connections is that with both President Barack Obama and Governor Mitt Romney, who fought it out in the 2012 Presidential election.


Some of the most recently added connections of famous kin for George H. W. Bush

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Margaret Mead

Cultural Anthropologist

9th cousin 1 time removed
via Richard Upham

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Margaret Mead

Cultural Anthropologist

9th cousin 1 time removed
via John Frary

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Margaret Mead

Cultural Anthropologist

9th cousin 2 times removed
via Samuel Morse

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Margaret Mead

Cultural Anthropologist

7th cousin 2 times removed
via Joanna Gay

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Ding Darling

Cartoonist and Founder of National Wildlife Federation

8th cousin 1 time removed
via Nathaniel Foote

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Michael Strahan

NFL Player and TV Personality

20th cousin
via Richard FitzAlan

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Ding Darling

Cartoonist and Founder of National Wildlife Federation

8th cousin 3 times removed
via William Learned

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Ding Darling

Cartoonist and Founder of National Wildlife Federation

6th cousin 3 times removed
via Mary Warren

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Ding Darling

Cartoonist and Founder of National Wildlife Federation

8th cousin 2 times removed
via Richard Upham

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Ichabod Goodwin

27th Governor of New Hampshire

15th cousin 6 times removed
via Humphrey de Bohun

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Ichabod Goodwin

27th Governor of New Hampshire

12th cousin 5 times removed
via Sir Walter Hungerford

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Milton Bradley

Founder, Milton Bradley Company

8th cousin 3 times removed
via Edward Gilman

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Milton Bradley

Founder, Milton Bradley Company

17th cousin 3 times removed
via Sir John Howard

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John Dye

TV and Movie Actor - “Touched by an Angel”

18th cousin 2 times removed
via Sir Walter Blount

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John Dye

TV and Movie Actor - “Touched by an Angel”

18th cousin 2 times removed
via Sir John de Beaumont

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John Dye

TV and Movie Actor - “Touched by an Angel”

21st cousin
via Sir Maurice de Berkeley

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E. C. Segar

Cartoonist (Popeye creator)

20th cousin 1 time removed
via Stephen de Segrave

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E. C. Segar

Cartoonist (Popeye creator)

19th cousin 1 time removed
via Sir Philip le Despencer of Goxhill, Lincolnshire

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James Brolin

TV and Movie Actor

9th cousin 1 time removed
via Thomas Brigham

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Josh Brolin

TV and Movie Actor

10th cousin
via Thomas Brigham

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E. C. Segar

Cartoonist (Popeye creator)

19th cousin 2 times removed
via Ralph de Stafford

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E. C. Segar

Cartoonist (Popeye creator)

19th cousin 2 times removed
via Margaret de Audley

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E. C. Segar

Cartoonist (Popeye creator)

19th cousin 2 times removed
via Sir Maurice de Berkeley

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Phoebe Waller-Bridge

Theatre, TV and Movie Actress

20th cousin 1 time removed
via Alice de Audley

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Phoebe Waller-Bridge

Theatre, TV and Movie Actress

18th cousin 2 times removed
via Alice Plumpton

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