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George Downing

Ancestry of Sir
George Downing

Namesake of Downing Street in London


The family tree for Sir George Downing is still in progress.

The family tree for Sir George Downing 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 Sir George Downing

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Charlie Munger

Vice-Chairman of Berkshire Hathaway

2nd cousin 10 times removed
via Adam Winthrop Jr.

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Kristen Wiig

TV and Movie Actress

2nd cousin 12 times removed
via Adam Winthrop Jr.

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Paget Brewster

TV Actress

2nd cousin 12 times removed
via Adam Winthrop Jr.

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Hamilton Fish

26th U.S. Secretary of State

1st cousin 6 times removed
via Adam Winthrop III

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T. S. Eliot

Poet and Playwright

6th great-grandnephew
via Emanuel Downing

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Lucia Chase

Co-Founder, American Ballet Theatre

2nd cousin 10 times removed
via Adam Winthrop Jr.

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Post Malone

American Rapper

2nd cousin 14 times removed
via Adam Winthrop Jr.

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Admiral William Halsey

U.S. Navy - World War II

1st cousin 9 times removed
via Adam Winthrop III

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Jane Wyatt

TV and Movie Actress

1st cousin 10 times removed
via Adam Winthrop III

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John Alsop King

20th Governor of New York

1st cousin 6 times removed
via Adam Winthrop III

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William Hoskins

(c1611 - 1695)
Great Migration Immigrant 1634

2nd cousin
via Adam Winthrop Jr.

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Horatio Alger

Author

2nd cousin 8 times removed
via Adam Winthrop Jr.

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Amelia Earhart

Aviation Pioneer

1st cousin 10 times removed
via Adam Winthrop III

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Ed Helms

TV and Movie Actor

9th great-grandnephew
via Emanuel Downing

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Clement Clarke Moore

Author of “Twas the Night Before Christmas”

1st cousin 5 times removed
via Adam Winthrop III

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Dr. H. H. Holmes

Serial Killer aka “Devil in the White City”

1st cousin 9 times removed
via Adam Winthrop III

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John Adams Morgan

1952 Olympic Sailing Gold Medalist

8th great-grandnephew
via Emanuel Downing

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Dick Van Dyke

TV Actor - “The Dick Van Dyke Show”

2nd cousin 11 times removed
via Adam Winthrop Jr.

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Scott Foley

TV, Stage and Movie Actor

2nd cousin 12 times removed
via Adam Winthrop Jr.

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James Taylor

Singer-Songwriter

2nd cousin 12 times removed
via Adam Winthrop Jr.

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Edith (Carow) Roosevelt

First Lady of President Theodore Roosevelt

6th great-grandniece
via Emanuel Downing

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Gov. John Winthrop

Governor of the Massachusetts Bay Colony

Uncle
via Adam Winthrop III

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Abigail (Smith) Adams

First Lady of President John Adams

2nd great-grandniece
via Emanuel Downing

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General William Tecumseh Sherman

Union Army - U.S. Civil War

5th great-grandnephew
via Emanuel Downing

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Tom Selleck

TV and Movie Actor

1st cousin 13 times removed
via Adam Winthrop III

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