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Amelia Earhart

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Amelia Earhart

Aviation Pioneer


Who was Amelia Earhart?

Amelia Earhart was an American aviation pioneer. She received the U.S. Distinguished Flying Cross for being the first female to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean. She disappeared somewhere over the Pacific Ocean on July 2, 1937, while attempting to circumnavigate the globe. On January 5, 1939, she was declared legally dead.

Famous Kin

Amelia Earhart is a direct descendant of Mayflower passenger Richard Warren and has a family connection to John Winthrop, Governor of the Massachusetts Bay Colony. She also has a few family connections to patriots of the American Revolution. These include signers of the Declaration of Independence John Hancock and William Ellery, signers of the U.S. Constitution Nathaniel Gorham and Nicholas Gilman, and Boston Tea Party Participant Amos Lincoln.

Presidential kinships for Amelia Earhart include, but are not limited to, Ulysses S. Grant, Rutherford B. Hayes, Grover Cleveland, John Quincy Adams, Abraham Lincoln, Franklin D. Roosevelt, William Howard Taft, George W. Bush, Gerald Ford, Richard Nixon, Jimmy Carter, and George Washington. First Ladies or presidential wives in Amelia Earhart's family tree include Abigail (Smith) Adams, Ellen Louise (Axon) Wilson, Edith (Carow) Roosevelt, Lucretia (Rudolph) Garfield, and Grace (Goodhue) Coolidge.

Literary kin for Amelia Earhart include Laura Ingalls-Wilder, Louisa May Alcott, Emily Dickinson, Henry David Thoreau, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, and Ralph Waldo Emerson. She also has kinship to the current royal family through connections to Queen Elizabeth II and Princess Diana, as well as some more distant royal connections to King Henry VIII and his 2nd wife Anne Boleyn.


Some of the most recently added connections of famous kin for Amelia Earhart

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Taylor Lautner

TV and Movie Actor

12th cousin 3 times removed
via Adam Winthrop Jr.

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Taylor Lautner

TV and Movie Actor

9th cousin 3 times removed
via Anthony Eames

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Taylor Lautner

TV and Movie Actor

9th cousin 3 times removed
via John Russell

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Taylor Lautner

TV and Movie Actor

8th cousin 4 times removed
via Thomas Little

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Michael Lookinland

TV Actor

17th cousin 3 times removed
via Robert de Ferrers

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Bob Moore

Co-Founder, Bob's Red Mill

21st cousin
via Sir Gilbert de Clare

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Bob Moore

Co-Founder, Bob's Red Mill

21st cousin
via Sir Hugh le Despencer

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Diane Brewster

TV and Movie Actress

9th cousin 2 times removed
via Richard Warren

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Bill Belichick

NFL Head Coach

9th cousin 1 time removed
via Jeffrey Ferris

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DuBose Heyward

Author of Porgy (Porgy & Bess)

10th cousin 1 time removed
via Rev. Francis Marbury

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Jason Kelce

NFL Center

9th cousin 2 times removed
via Jeffrey Ferris

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Travis Kelce

NFL Tight End

9th cousin 2 times removed
via Jeffrey Ferris

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Henry P. Baldwin

15th Governor of Michigan

6th cousin 3 times removed
via John Porter

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Henry P. Baldwin

15th Governor of Michigan

6th cousin 3 times removed
via Thomas Stanley

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Charles M. Dale

66th Governor of New Hampshire

9th cousin
via Richard Warren

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Charlie Munger

Vice-Chairman of Berkshire Hathaway

9th cousin 2 times removed
via Richard Warren

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Ray Stanton Avery

Founder, Avery Dennison Corp.

10th cousin
via Robert Fuller

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Nat Faxon

Actor, Comedian, Director and Screenwriter

12th cousin 2 times removed
via Adam Winthrop Jr.

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Nat Faxon

Actor, Comedian, Director and Screenwriter

9th cousin 3 times removed
via Anthony Eames

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Nat Faxon

Actor, Comedian, Director and Screenwriter

8th cousin 4 times removed
via Thomas Little

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James B. Conant

President of Harvard University

10th cousin 2 times removed
via Adam Winthrop Jr.

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James B. Conant

President of Harvard University

8th cousin 1 time removed
via Richard Warren

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Ali Wentworth

TV Actress and Comedienne

19th cousin 2 times removed
via Ralph de Stafford

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Ali Wentworth

TV Actress and Comedienne

20th cousin
via Edmund Fitzalan

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Ali Wentworth

TV Actress and Comedienne

21st cousin
via Humphrey de Bohun

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Amelia Earhart photo by Pacific Aviation Museum (CC BY 2.0)