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Steve Young

Ancestry of
Steve Young

NFL Hall of Fame Quarterback


Who is Steve Young?

Steve Young is an American Football Hall of Fame quarterback who led the San Francisco 49ers to victory in Super Bowl XXIX.

Famous Kin

Steve Young is the 3rd great-grandson of Mormon Church leader Brigham Young. He also has a number of U.S. presidential kin including George Washington, Franklin Pierce, Calvin Coolidge, Herbert Hoover, Millard Fillmore, Franklin Roosevelt, Gerald Ford, and both Presidents Bush. He has kinship to fellow Mormon and former Governor of Massachusetts Mitt Romney. Family connections to U.S. First Ladies include Barbara Bush, Grace Coolidge and Lucretia Garfield. Steve Young has a connection to the current British royal family through the late Princess Diana and her children.

Steve Young has a number of celebrities in his family tree. These include TV host Johnny Carson, singer Britney Spears, TV personality Kim Kardashian, documentary filmmaker Ken Burns, and actors Mark Wahlberg, Raquel Welch, Henry Fonda, Jane Fonda, Ted Danson, Matt Damon, Lucille Ball, Anthony Perkins, Halle Berry, and Humphrey Bogart. Historical figures with kinship to Brigham Young include the American Red Cross founder Clara Barton, inventor Eli Whitney, suffragist Susan B. Anthony, evolutionist Charles Darwin, rocket scientist Robert Goddard, Texas leader Stephen Austin, lithographer Nathaniel Currier, John Chapman (aka Johnny Appleseed), and signer of the Declaration of Independence William Whipple. His literary kin include authors John Steinbeck, Tennessee Williams, Helen Keller, Louis Auchincloss, Thomas Pynchon, and Edgar Rice Burroughs.


Some of the most recently added connections of famous kin for Steve Young

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Thomas J. Watson, Jr.

President and CEO of I.B.M.

10th cousin
via Gov. Thomas Mayhew

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Ann Morgan Guilbert

TV and Movie Actress

10th cousin 2 times removed
via Edward Marvin

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Taylor Lautner

TV and Movie Actor

13th cousin 1 time removed
via Rice

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Taylor Lautner

TV and Movie Actor

10th cousin 2 times removed
via Thomas Tupper

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Taylor Lautner

TV and Movie Actor

13th cousin 1 time removed
via Edward Frost

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Parker Stevenson

TV and Movie Actor

12th cousin 1 time removed
via Edward Marvin

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Parker Stevenson

TV and Movie Actor

11th cousin 1 time removed
via Matthew Whipple

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DuBose Heyward

Author of Porgy (Porgy & Bess)

14th cousin
via Sir William Cope

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Henry P. Baldwin

15th Governor of Michigan

5th cousin 5 times removed
via Francis Peabody

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Alpheus Felch

5th Governor of Michigan

9th cousin 3 times removed
via Simon Stone

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Norman Rockwell

American Artist

9th cousin 3 times removed
via Edward Marvin

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Horatio Alger

Author

6th cousin 4 times removed
via William Ames

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Nathaniel B. Baker

24th Governor of New Hampshire

6th cousin 4 times removed
via Simon Stone

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Nathaniel B. Baker

24th Governor of New Hampshire

6th cousin 4 times removed
via John Howe

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Nathaniel B. Baker

24th Governor of New Hampshire

4th cousin 5 times removed
via Samuel Brigham

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Nat Faxon

Actor, Comedian, Director and Screenwriter

10th cousin 1 time removed
via John Maynard

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Nat Faxon

Actor, Comedian, Director and Screenwriter

11th cousin 1 time removed
via Henry Loker alias Riddlesdale

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Penn Jillette

Magician

10th cousin 1 time removed
via Gov. Thomas Mayhew

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Jonas Galusha

6th and 8th Governor of Vermont

5th cousin 7 times removed
via Edward Marvin

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James B. A. Robertson

4th Governor of Oklahoma

9th cousin 3 times removed
via Edward Marvin

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Dewey F. Bartlett

19th Governor of Oklahoma

10th cousin 2 times removed
via Edward Marvin

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Paul Walker

TV and Movie Actor

11th cousin
via Wolston Child

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Paul Walker

TV and Movie Actor

10th cousin
via Thomas Brigham

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John Treadway Rich

23rd Governor of Michigan

6th cousin 4 times removed
via John Goodrich

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John Treadway Rich

23rd Governor of Michigan

8th cousin 3 times removed
via Wolston Child

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Steve Young photo by Marianne O'Leary (CC BY 2.0)