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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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Reinold Marvin

(c1594 - 1662)
Great Migration Immigrant 1640

9th great-grandfather

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Matthew Marvin

(c1600 - 1678/9)
Increase passenger 1635

9th great-granduncle
via Edward Marvin

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Jane G. Austin

Author

17th cousin 3 times removed
via Henry Plantagenet

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Jane G. Austin

Author

17th cousin 4 times removed
via Bartholomew de Badlesmere

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Jane G. Austin

Author

17th cousin 3 times removed
via Edmund FitzAlan

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Jane G. Austin

Author

6th cousin 5 times removed
via Nicholas Jacob

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Jane G. Austin

Author

14th cousin 5 times removed
via Sir Robert Goushill

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Jane G. Austin

Author

6th cousin 7 times removed
via John Howland

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Charles Dana Gibson

Graphic Artist

7th cousin 5 times removed
via Anthony Eames

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Elizabeth Banks

TV and Movie Actress

11th cousin 1 time removed
via Daniel Warren

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Elizabeth Banks

TV and Movie Actress

14th cousin 1 time removed
via Henry Sherman

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Mary Winthrop Gooding

Prolific Mayflower Descendant

8th cousin 4 times removed
via Anthony Eames

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Jane G. Austin

Author

5th cousin 7 times removed
via Anthony Eames

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Jane G. Austin

Author

6th cousin 4 times removed
via Thomas Pope

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Raquel Welch

Movie Actress

10th cousin 2 times removed
via Thomas Dexter

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Thomas Dexter

(c1594 - c1676/7)
Great Migration Immigrant 1630

11th great-grandfather

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Paul Revere

Hero of the American Revolution

2nd cousin 8 times removed
via Richard Patteshall

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Howard Dean

79th Governor of Vermont

11th cousin 1 time removed
via Thomas Dexter

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Seth MacFarlane

Actor, Animator, Writer and Producer

11th cousin 1 time removed
via Thomas Dexter

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Jordana Brewster

TV and Movie Actress

11th cousin 1 time removed
via Thomas Dexter

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Leverett Saltonstall

55th Governor of Massachusetts

9th cousin 3 times removed
via Thomas Dexter

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Sonny Dove

NYC Basketball Hall of Fame

11th cousin 1 time removed
via Thomas Dexter

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Horace Austin

6th Governor of Minnesota

7th cousin 5 times removed
via Ellis Barron

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John Davis Long

32nd Governor of Massachusetts

17th cousin 3 times removed
via Henry Plantagenet

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John Davis Long

32nd Governor of Massachusetts

17th cousin 4 times removed
via Bartholomew de Badlesmere

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