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Lyman Hall

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Lyman Hall

Signer of the Declaration of Independence


Who was Lyman Hall?

Lyman Hall was one of three Georgians to sign the Declaration of Independence in 1776. Three years later Hall's family had to flee their home when the British burned the town of Sunbury, where it was located, to the ground.

Lyman Hall was a physician and clergyman. After serving in the Continental Congress, he returned home to Georgia where he was elected Governor. Once his term as Governor of Georgia came to an end, he resumed his medical practice.

Famous Kin

It seems only fitting that a couple of famous kin to Lyman Hall are Revolutionary War patriots William Williams, a fellow signer of the Declaration of Independence, and Joseph Warren, an American general killed at the Battle of Bunker Hill. He also has a royal connection through his kinship to Princess Diana, as well as family connections to Presidents Franklin Roosevelt and Calvin Coolidge.

Lyman Hall has a number of literary kin that include Ernest Hemingway, Edgar Rice Burroughs, Robert Frost and Tennessee Williams. Among celebrity kin there is the Wilson brothers, founders of the Beach Boys, actor Humphrey Bogart, actress Katharine Hepburn, and television actors Alec Baldwin and Ted Danson.


Some of the most recently added connections of famous kin for Lyman Hall

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Alvan T. Fuller

50th Governor of Massachusetts

4th cousin 5 times removed
via William Chaplin

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Fergie

Singer, Songwriter and Actress

3rd cousin 8 times removed
via Richard Miles Jr.

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Joe Keery

TV and Movie Actor

3rd cousin 9 times removed
via Richard Lyman

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Richard Lyman

(c1580 - 1640/1)
Great Migration Immigrant 1631

2nd great-grandfather

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John Ritter

TV and Movie Actor

4th cousin 8 times removed
via William Chaplin

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Frederick Law Olmsted

Landscape Architect

3rd cousin 3 times removed
via Richard Lyman

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Frederick Law Olmsted

Landscape Architect

2nd cousin 3 times removed
via Samuel Hall

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Henry Sturgis Morgan

Co-Founder of Morgan Stanley

3rd cousin 6 times removed
via Henry Glover

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J.P. Morgan, Jr.

American Banker and Philanthropist

3rd cousin 5 times removed
via Henry Glover

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Franklin D. Roosevelt

32nd U.S. President

3rd cousin 4 times removed
via Henry Glover

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Sir Winston Churchill

Prime Minister of the United Kingdom

3rd cousin 5 times removed
via Henry Glover

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J.P. Morgan

American Banker and Art Collector

3rd cousin 4 times removed
via Henry Glover

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Ernest Hemingway

Author of The Sun Also Rises

3rd cousin 6 times removed
via Henry Glover

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Clint Eastwood

TV & Film Actor and Director

3rd cousin 7 times removed
via Henry Glover

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James Sherman

27th U.S. Vice-President

3rd cousin 4 times removed
via Henry Glover

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Joy Morton

Founder of Morton Salt Company

3rd cousin 5 times removed
via Henry Glover

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Julius Sterling Morton

Founder of Arbor Day

3rd cousin 4 times removed
via Henry Glover

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Endicott Peabody

62nd Governor of Massachusetts

3rd cousin 5 times removed
via Henry Glover

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Frank Kellogg

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

3rd cousin 4 times removed
via Henry Glover

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John Adams Morgan

1952 Olympic Sailing Gold Medalist

3rd cousin 7 times removed
via Henry Glover

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David Hartman

TV Actor and Host

4th cousin 8 times removed
via William Chaplin

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Gretchen Mol

TV and Movie Actress

4th cousin 9 times removed
via William Chaplin

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Post Malone

American Rapper

3rd cousin 9 times removed
via Richard Lyman

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Post Malone

American Rapper

3rd cousin 7 times removed
via John Hall

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Archibald MacLeish

American Poet and Playwright

4th cousin 6 times removed
via William Chaplin

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