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Brian Wilson

Ancestry of
Brian Wilson

Co-Founder of The Beach Boys


The family tree for Brian Wilson is still in progress.

The family tree for Brian Wilson 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 Brian Wilson

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Ding Darling

Cartoonist and Founder of National Wildlife Federation

9th cousin 2 times removed
via Elizabeth Charde

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E. C. Segar

Cartoonist (Popeye creator)

9th cousin 4 times removed
via Rev. William Wilson

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E. C. Segar

Cartoonist (Popeye creator)

6th cousin 3 times removed
via John Barlow

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James Brolin

TV and Movie Actor

10th cousin 1 time removed
via William Ward

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Josh Brolin

TV and Movie Actor

11th cousin
via William Ward

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William Hammond

(c1575 - 1662)
Great Migration Immigrant 1631

10th great-grandfather

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Linda Ronstadt

Singer and Songwriter

10th cousin
via Edward Griswold

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Ernest Hemingway

Author of The Sun Also Rises

9th cousin 1 time removed
via James Glass

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Maj. Gen. Leonard Wood

Leader of the Rough Riders

6th cousin 4 times removed
via John Tomson

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Endicott Peabody

62nd Governor of Massachusetts

8th cousin 2 times removed
via Thomas Dewey

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William Fishback

17th Governor of Arkansas

15th cousin 5 times removed
via Sir John Howard

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James Merrill

Pulitzer Prize Winning Poet

11th cousin 1 time removed
via Thomas Hammond

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Sarah Palin

9th Governor of Alaska

9th cousin 1 time removed
via John Clark

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Michael Bennet

U.S. Senator from Colorado

10th cousin 2 times removed
via John Bissell

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Michael Bennet

U.S. Senator from Colorado

9th cousin 1 time removed
via John Clark

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John D. Rockefeller

Founder of the Standard Oil Company

16th cousin 3 times removed
via Sir Walter Devereux

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Nelson Rockefeller

41st U.S. Vice-President

18th cousin 1 time removed
via Sir Walter Devereux

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Winthrop Rockefeller

37th Governor of Arkansas

18th cousin 1 time removed
via Sir Walter Devereux

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Gretchen Mol

TV and Movie Actress

11th cousin 2 times removed
via Rev. John House

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Gretchen Mol

TV and Movie Actress

20th cousin
via Sir John Howard

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Gretchen Mol

TV and Movie Actress

19th cousin 1 time removed
via Sir Walter Devereux

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Gretchen Mol

TV and Movie Actress

9th cousin 1 time removed
via John Burrows

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Rob Schneider

Comedian, TV and Movie Actor

11th cousin
via Thomas Ford

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Lord Charles Cornwallis

British Commander at Siege of Yorktown

12th cousin 8 times removed
via Sir Richard Sergeaux

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Post Malone

American Rapper

13th cousin 1 time removed
via Robert White

View entire list of famous kin for Brian Wilson

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Brian Wilson photo by wonker (CC BY 2.0)