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William Durant

Ancestry of
William Durant

Co-Founder of General Motors and Founder of Frigidaire


The family tree for William Durant is still in progress.

The family tree for William Durant 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 William Durant

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Kevin Spacey

TV and Movie Actor

8th cousin 2 times removed
via William White

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Sprague Grayden

TV and Movie Actress

10th cousin 1 time removed
via John Samson

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Sprague Grayden

TV and Movie Actress

9th cousin 1 time removed
via Arthur Howland

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William Chase

(c1595 - 1659)
Great Migration Immigrant 1630

7th great-grandfather

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Maj. Gen. Leonard Wood

Leader of the Rough Riders

7th cousin 2 times removed
via Francis Cooke

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Maj. Gen. Leonard Wood

Leader of the Rough Riders

8th cousin 1 time removed
via Richard Warren

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James Merrill

Pulitzer Prize Winning Poet

10th cousin 2 times removed
via Henry Sherman

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Lucia Chase

Co-Founder, American Ballet Theatre

7th cousin 1 time removed
via William Chase Jr.

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Fergie

Singer, Songwriter and Actress

10th cousin 3 times removed
via Henry Sherman

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David Hartman

TV Actor and Host

9th cousin 2 times removed
via Henry Howland

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Gretchen Mol

TV and Movie Actress

9th cousin 4 times removed
via Henry Howland

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Post Malone

American Rapper

7th cousin 5 times removed
via William Chase Jr.

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Morrison Waite

7th Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court

7th cousin 3 times removed
via Jane Clark

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Mark Hopkins, Jr.

Co-founder, Central Pacific R.R.

7th cousin 2 times removed
via Henry Howland

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John Stamos

TV and Movie Actor

9th cousin 4 times removed
via Henry Howland

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Admiral William Halsey

U.S. Navy - World War II

8th cousin 2 times removed
via Jane Clark

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Admiral William Halsey

U.S. Navy - World War II

9th cousin
via Richard Warren

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Ezra Pound

Expatriate American Poet and Critic

10th cousin 1 time removed
via Henry Sherman

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Ezra Pound

Expatriate American Poet and Critic

8th cousin
via Joshua Pratt

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Ezra Pound

Expatriate American Poet and Critic

9th cousin 1 time removed
via Henry Howland

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Cecil B. DeMille

American Film Director

9th cousin 1 time removed
via Henry Howland

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Archibald MacLeish

American Poet and Playwright

8th cousin 2 times removed
via Jane Clark

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James Skiffe

(unk - unk)
Great Migration Immigrant 1636

4th cousin 5 times removed
via Henry Howland

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Augustine Walker

(unk - 1614)
Great Migration Immigrant 1638

9th great-grandfather

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Abraham Sampson

(c1614 - unk)
Great Migration Immigrant 1638

7th great-grandfather

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