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George W. Bush

Ancestry of
George W. Bush

43rd U.S. President


Who is George W. Bush?

George Walker Bush was the 43rd President of the United States.

The last of the father and son presidents, John Adams and John Quincy Adams were the first, his father was George Herbert Walker Bush, the 41st 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 W. Bush is a direct descendant through his mother of Mayflower passenger Henry Sampson. He is also a direct descendant through his father of Mayflower passenger Francis Cooke. In addition, George W. Bush can claim a participant of the Boston Tea Party, Samuel Howard, as an ancestor.

George 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 W. Bush

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John Forbes Nash, Jr.

“A Beautiful Mind” Mathematician

7th cousin 2 times removed
via John Child Jr.

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John Forbes Nash, Jr.

“A Beautiful Mind” Mathematician

10th cousin 3 times removed
via Edward Frost

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Arthur Gregg Sulzberger

New York Times Publisher

10th cousin 1 time removed
via Samuel Mayo

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Samuel J. Tilden

25th Governor of New York

6th cousin 7 times removed
via Rev. John House

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Samuel Cony

31st Governor of Maine

6th cousin 6 times removed
via Bennett Eliot

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Melville Fuller

8th Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court

7th cousin 5 times removed
via Bennett Eliot

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Shelley Fabares

TV and Movie Actress

11th cousin 1 time removed
via Rev. John Lothrop

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Arthur Gregg Sulzberger

New York Times Publisher

10th cousin 1 time removed
via John Washburn Jr.

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Melville Fuller

8th Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court

7th cousin 5 times removed
via William Hutchinson

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Arthur Ochs Sulzberger Jr.

New York Times Publisher

11th cousin 1 time removed
via Thomas Richards

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Arthur Gregg Sulzberger

New York Times Publisher

11th cousin 2 times removed
via Thomas Richards

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Arthur Ochs Sulzberger Jr.

New York Times Publisher

10th cousin
via John Washburn Jr.

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Arthur Ochs Sulzberger Jr.

New York Times Publisher

10th cousin
via Samuel Mayo

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Shelley Fabares

TV and Movie Actress

14th cousin
via Thomas Morse

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Melville Fuller

8th Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court

17th cousin 4 times removed
via Ralph de Stafford

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Alvan T. Fuller

50th Governor of Massachusetts

7th cousin 3 times removed
via Thomas Pierce

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Samuel J. Tilden

25th Governor of New York

5th cousin 6 times removed
via John Sutton

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Clint Eastwood

TV & Film Actor and Director

10th cousin 1 time removed
via George Bowers

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Bill Weld

68th Governor of Massachusetts

10th cousin 1 time removed
via George Bowers

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Boris Johnson

Prime Minister of the United Kingdom

11th cousin 1 time removed
via George Bowers

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Fergie

Singer, Songwriter and Actress

11th cousin
via George Bowers

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Benjamin Apthorp Gould

Founder of The Astronomical Journal

6th cousin 5 times removed
via William Sumner

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Thomas Sadoski

Stage, TV and Movie Actor

9th cousin 1 time removed
via Samuel Guild

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Benjamin Apthorp Gould

Founder of The Astronomical Journal

7th cousin 5 times removed
via Bennett Eliot

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Thomas Sadoski

Stage, TV and Movie Actor

11th cousin 1 time removed
via George Bowers

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