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Robert H. Goddard

Ancestry of
Robert H. Goddard

Inventor of First Liquid-propelled Rocket


The family tree for Robert H. Goddard is still in progress.

The family tree for Robert H. Goddard 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 Robert H. Goddard

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John Forbes Nash, Jr.

“A Beautiful Mind” Mathematician

8th cousin 2 times removed
via Wolston Child

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Samuel J. Tilden

25th Governor of New York

7th cousin 4 times removed
via Thomas Hammond

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Melville Fuller

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

11th cousin
via Sir William Cope

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Frank G. Allen

51st Governor of Massachusetts

6th cousin 2 times removed
via James Kidder

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William Rush Merriam

11th Governor of Minnesota

10th cousin 1 time removed
via Edmund Sherman

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Dick Cheney

46th U.S. Vice-President

6th cousin 3 times removed
via James Kidder

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Charles Edward Merrill

Co-Founder of Merrill Lynch & Company

9th cousin 1 time removed
via David Stone

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Charles Edward Merrill

Co-Founder of Merrill Lynch & Company

8th cousin 1 time removed
via John Livermore

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James Merrill

Pulitzer Prize Winning Poet

9th cousin 2 times removed
via David Stone

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James Merrill

Pulitzer Prize Winning Poet

9th cousin
via John Livermore

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Thomas Pynchon

American Novelist

6th cousin 3 times removed
via James Kidder

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Richard Hunnewell Jr.

Boston Tea Party Participant

2nd cousin 3 times removed
via Samuel Kidder

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Margot Kidder

TV and Movie Actress

6th cousin 2 times removed
via James Kidder

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John Coolidge

(c1604 - 1691)
Great Migration Immigrant 1635

8th great-grandfather

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Isaac Stearns

(c1600 - 1671)
Great Migration Immigrant 1630

7th great-grandfather

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Thomas Lawrence

(c1619/20 - c1703)
Planter passenger 1635

6th great-granduncle
via Thomas Lawrence

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Thomas Trowbridge

(c1600 - 1672/3)
Great Migration Immigrant 1637

8th great-grandfather

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William Lawrence

(c1622 - 1679/80)
Planter passenger 1635

6th great-granduncle
via Thomas Lawrence

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John Lawrence

(c1618 - 1698/9)
Planter passenger 1635

6th great-granduncle
via Thomas Lawrence

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Mary Lawrence

(c1625 - 1715)
Planter passenger 1635

6th great-grandmother

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Elizabeth Banks

TV and Movie Actress

8th cousin 3 times removed
via Isaac Stearns

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Elizabeth Banks

TV and Movie Actress

9th cousin 3 times removed
via John Livermore

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Brooklyn Decker

Fashion Model, TV and Movie Actress

7th cousin 4 times removed
via Thomas Burnham

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Horace Austin

6th Governor of Minnesota

9th cousin 2 times removed
via Thomas Hammond

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General Joseph Wheeler

Confederate Army - U.S. Civil War

7th cousin 3 times removed
via Edmund Sherman

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