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Tom Thumb

Ancestry of General
Tom Thumb

Dwarf Circus Performer


The family tree for General Tom Thumb is still in progress.

The family tree for General Tom Thumb 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 General Tom Thumb

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Frederick Law Olmsted

Landscape Architect

6th cousin
via John Walker

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James S. Kemper

Founder, Kemper Insurance Cos.

7th cousin 1 time removed
via Thomas Sherwood

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Phil Knight

Co-Founder, Nike Inc.

6th cousin 4 times removed
via William Beardsley

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Frank Kellogg

45th U.S. Secretary of State
Nobel Peace Prize Winner

6th cousin 2 times removed
via William Beardsley

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Archibald MacLeish

American Poet and Playwright

6th cousin 3 times removed
via Francis Brown

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Eglin (Hatherly) Hanford

(c1586 - c1653)
Planter passenger 1635

6th great-grandmother

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Benjamin Turner

(c1600 - c1648)
Great Migration Immigrant 1639

6th great-grandfather

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John Vincent

(unk - c1659)
Great Migration Immigrant 1640

5th great-grandfather

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Thomas Sherwood

(c1586 - 1655)
Francis passenger 1634

6th great-grandfather

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Winthrop Rockefeller

37th Governor of Arkansas

5th cousin 1 time removed
via Joseph Kirby

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Richard Miles

(c1598 - c1667)
Great Migration Immigrant 1639

6th great-grandfather

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Jonathan Bush

Co-founder and CEO of athenahealth

7th cousin 5 times removed
via Jeffery Hanford

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Jonathan Bush

Co-founder and CEO of athenahealth

5th cousin 4 times removed
via John Brown

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Billy Bush

TV Personality and Host

7th cousin 5 times removed
via Jeffery Hanford

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Billy Bush

TV Personality and Host

5th cousin 4 times removed
via John Brown

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Matt Bomer

TV and Movie Actor

7th cousin 6 times removed
via Jeffery Hanford

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Richard Harvey

(c1612 - c1698)
Planter passenger 1635

5th great-granduncle
via Richard Harvey

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William Beardsley

(c1605 - c1661)
Planter passenger 1635

5th great-grandfather

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Charles Warren Fairbanks

26th U.S. Vice-President

6th cousin 2 times removed
via Grace

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Charles Warren Fairbanks

26th U.S. Vice-President

5th cousin 1 time removed
via John Smith

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Harry Chapin

Singer and Songwriter

6th cousin 4 times removed
via Francis Brown

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Edward Norton

Movie Actor

7th cousin 5 times removed
via Richard Miles Jr.

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David Hyde Pierce

Stage, TV, and Movie Actor

6th cousin 3 times removed
via Francis Brown

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Anna Gunn

TV and Movie Actress

6th cousin 5 times removed
via William Beardsley

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Barbara Hutton

Socialite (aka “Poor Little Rich Girl”)

6th cousin 2 times removed
via John Kirby

View entire list of famous kin for Tom Thumb

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