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Elisha Otis

Ancestry of
Elisha Otis

Founder of the Otis Elevator Company


The family tree for Elisha Otis is still in progress.

The family tree for Elisha Otis 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 Elisha Otis

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Milton Bradley

Founder, Milton Bradley Company

6th cousin 2 times removed
via Edward Gilman

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T. S. Eliot

Poet and Playwright

5th cousin 2 times removed
via Nicholas Jacob

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Post Malone

American Rapper

3rd cousin 8 times removed
via Joseph Otis

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Mark Hopkins, Jr.

Co-founder, Central Pacific R.R.

3rd cousin 1 time removed
via Joseph Otis

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Ezra Pound

Expatriate American Poet and Critic

4th cousin 4 times removed
via John Otis Jr.

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John Taylor Gilman

5th Governor of New Hampshire

5th cousin 1 time removed
via Edward Gilman

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Cecil B. DeMille

American Film Director

4th cousin 4 times removed
via John Otis Jr.

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William Thomas

(c1573 - 1651)
Great Migration Immigrant 1636

5th great-grandfather

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John Otis

(c1581 - 1657)
Great Migration Immigrant 1635

4th great-grandfather

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Jonathan Bush

Co-founder and CEO of athenahealth

4th cousin 6 times removed
via Nathaniel Thomas Jr.

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Billy Bush

TV Personality and Host

4th cousin 6 times removed
via Nathaniel Thomas Jr.

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Matt Bomer

TV and Movie Actor

4th cousin 7 times removed
via John Otis Jr.

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Jonathan Worth

39th Governor of North Carolina

4th cousin 1 time removed
via John Otis Jr.

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O. Henry

Short Story Writer

4th cousin 3 times removed
via John Otis Jr.

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Chase A. Clark

18th Governor of Idaho

4th cousin 3 times removed
via John Otis Jr.

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Barzilla W. Clark

16th Governor of Idaho

4th cousin 3 times removed
via John Otis Jr.

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Edith (Carow) Roosevelt

First Lady of President Theodore Roosevelt

4th cousin 3 times removed
via John Otis Jr.

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Willis Carrier

Inventor of Air Conditioning

4th cousin 3 times removed
via John Otis Jr.

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John Adams Morgan

1952 Olympic Sailing Gold Medalist

4th cousin 5 times removed
via John Otis Jr.

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John Cena

Movie Actor and WWE Pro Wrestler

4th cousin 6 times removed
via Nathaniel Thomas Jr.

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Thomas Edmund Dewey

47th Governor of New York

4th cousin 4 times removed
via John Otis Jr.

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Burl Ives

Singer and Actor

6th cousin 4 times removed
via Edward Gilman

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Leverett Saltonstall

55th Governor of Massachusetts

4th cousin 4 times removed
via John Otis Jr.

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Levi Lincoln

13th Governor of Massachusetts

6th cousin
via Edward Gilman

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Peter Fonda

TV and Movie Actor

5th cousin 4 times removed
via Nicholas Jacob

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