Master Surname Index



Bill Gates

Ancestry of
Bill Gates

Founder of Microsoft


The family tree for Bill Gates is still in progress.

The family tree for Bill Gates 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 Bill Gates

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Enoch Pratt

Founder of Enoch Pratt Free Library

7th cousin 2 times removed
via Thomas Mitchell

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Lee de Forest

Pioneer of Radio and Talking Pictures

9th cousin 1 time removed
via Thomas Tupper

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E. C. Segar

Cartoonist (Popeye creator)

20th cousin 1 time removed
via John V le Strange

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Hamilton Fish

26th U.S. Secretary of State

5th cousin 6 times removed
via Elizabeth Fones

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Endicott Peabody

62nd Governor of Massachusetts

8th cousin 3 times removed
via Samuel Appleton

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Lucia Chase

Co-Founder, American Ballet Theatre

12th cousin 2 times removed
via Adam Winthrop Jr.

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T. S. Eliot

Poet and Playwright

9th cousin 4 times removed
via Adam Winthrop III

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Gretchen Mol

TV and Movie Actress

8th cousin 2 times removed
via John Gager

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Post Malone

American Rapper

14th cousin 2 times removed
via Adam Winthrop Jr.

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Post Malone

American Rapper

12th cousin 2 times removed
via Robert Stanley

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Oliver Platt

Movie Actor

11th cousin
via Edward Marvin

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Joy Morton

Founder of Morton Salt Company

8th cousin 3 times removed
via Edward Marvin

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Julius Sterling Morton

Founder of Arbor Day

7th cousin 4 times removed
via Edward Marvin

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Morrison Waite

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

7th cousin 4 times removed
via Edward Marvin

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Thomas Yale

(c1616 - 1683)
Great Migration Immigrant 1638

7th cousin 12 times removed
via Gruffydd Fychan ap Gruffydd of Rhuddallt

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David Yale

(c1613 - 1690)
Great Migration Immigrant 1638

7th cousin 12 times removed
via Gruffydd Fychan ap Gruffydd of Rhuddallt

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Admiral William Halsey

U.S. Navy - World War II

8th cousin 2 times removed
via Thomas Tupper

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Admiral William Halsey

U.S. Navy - World War II

8th cousin 3 times removed
via Elizabeth Fones

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Jane Wyatt

TV and Movie Actress

10th cousin 1 time removed
via Edward Marvin

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Jane Wyatt

TV and Movie Actress

9th cousin 2 times removed
via Elizabeth Fones

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Cecil B. DeMille

American Film Director

8th cousin 2 times removed
via Alice

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Archibald MacLeish

American Poet and Playwright

9th cousin 1 time removed
via Matthew Marvin

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Archibald MacLeish

American Poet and Playwright

9th cousin 2 times removed
via Samuel Appleton

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John Alsop King

20th Governor of New York

5th cousin 6 times removed
via Elizabeth Fones

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Francis Emroy Warren

1st Governor of Wyoming

7th cousin 1 time removed
via John Gager

View entire list of famous kin for Bill Gates

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Bill Gates photo by World Economic Forum (CC BY 2.0)