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William the Conqueror

Ancestry of
William the Conqueror

King of England


The family tree for William the Conqueror is still in progress.

The family tree for William the Conqueror 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 the Conqueror

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Frank G. Allen

51st Governor of Massachusetts

26th great-grandson

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Melville Fuller

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

22nd great-grandson

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Rev. John Whittingham

(c1616 - 1639)
Great Migration Immigrant 1637

16th great-grandson

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Samuel Cony

31st Governor of Maine

21st great-grandson

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Charlie Baker

72nd Governor of Massachusetts

28th great-grandson

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Margot Kidder

TV and Movie Actress

27th great-granddaughter

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Brian Forster

TV Actor

25th great-grandson

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Peter Forster

TV and Movie Actor

24th great-grandson

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John Fremont Hill

45th Governor of Maine

25th great-grandson

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Samuel Appleton

(c1586 - 1670)
Great Migration Immigrant 1636

16th great-grandson

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Francis Godfrey

(unk - c1669)
Great Migration Immigrant 1638

21st great-granddaughter

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Percival Lowell

(c1570 - c1666)
Great Migration Immigrant 1639

15th great-grandson

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Thomas Lawrence

(c1619/20 - c1703)
Planter passenger 1635

17th great-grandnephew
via Robert I of Normandy

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Thomas Trowbridge

(c1600 - 1672/3)
Great Migration Immigrant 1637

2nd cousin 19 times removed
via Richard I of Normandy

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William Lawrence

(c1622 - 1679/80)
Planter passenger 1635

17th great-grandnephew
via Robert I of Normandy

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John Lawrence

(c1618 - 1698/9)
Planter passenger 1635

17th great-grandnephew
via Robert I of Normandy

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Mary Lawrence

(c1625 - 1715)
Planter passenger 1635

17th great-grandniece
via Robert I of Normandy

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Jane G. Austin

Author

23rd great-granddaughter

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John Davis Long

32nd Governor of Massachusetts

23rd great-grandson

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John Ritter

TV and Movie Actor

26th great-grandson

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Mary Winthrop Gooding

Prolific Mayflower Descendant

24th great-granddaughter

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John Torrey

Co-founder, NY Academy of Science

21st great-grandson

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Billie Eilish

Singer and Songwriter

27th great-granddaughter

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Frederick Law Olmsted

Landscape Architect

21st great-grandson

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Henry Hastings Sibley

1st Governor of Minnesota

21st great-grandson

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