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Billy Gilman

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Billy Gilman

Country Music and Pop Singer


Who is Billy Gilman?

Billy Gilman is an American country music and pop singer. He is probably best known for his debut single “One Voice” and his appearance on the hit television show The Voice. In 2000, at the age of 11, Billy Gilman became the youngest singer to hit the top 20 on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart with his song “One Voice”. He also hit the top 40 on the Billboard Hot 100 for the same song. In 2016, Billy Gilman appeared in the 11th season of the television show The Voice competing on Adam Levine‚Äôs team. He has had three albums certified as platinum and gold, One Voice, Dare to Dream, and Classic Christmas.

Famous Kin

The famous kin for Billy Gilman center around four ancestors of his, Rev. Joseph Crandall, Richard Maxson, George Gardiner, and Samuel Burdick. Fellow singer/songwriters in his family tree include Harry Chapin and Mary Chapin Carpenter. Other celebrity kin include actress and comedienne Lucille Ball and actress Marilyn Monroe. Historical kin include cowboy hat inventor John Batterson Stetson, Western Union founder Ezra Cornell, 25th New York Governor Alonzo Cornell, Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina, and Illinois Senator Stephen Douglas, famous for his participation in the Lincoln-Douglas debates.


Some of the most recently added connections of famous kin for Billy Gilman

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Gretchen Mol

TV and Movie Actress

10th cousin 1 time removed
via George Gardiner

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Aaron Stark

(unk - c1685)
Great Migration Immigrant (1638)

5th cousin 5 times removed
via George Gardiner

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Richard Maxson

(c1613 - c1640)
Great Migration Immigrant (1634)

10th great-grandfather

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Samuel Hubbard

(c1610 - c1688)
Great Migration Immigrant (1633)

10th great-grandfather

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William Keeney

(c1601 - c1675)
Great Migration Immigrant (1638)

11th great-grandfather

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Tammy Duckworth

U.S. Senator from Illinois

11th cousin 1 time removed
via William Keeney

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George Gardiner

(unk - c1678)
Great Migration Immigrant (1638)

9th great-grandfather

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Joseph Clarke

(1618 - 1694)
Great Migration Immigrant (1638)

10th great-grandfather

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Cash Warren

TV Producer

8th cousin 2 times removed
via John Crandall

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Cash Warren

TV Producer

9th cousin
via John Maxson Jr.

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Amy Adams

Movie Actress

9th cousin 1 time removed
via John Maxson Jr.

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Amy Adams

Movie Actress

9th cousin 1 time removed
via Samuel Burdick

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Jacob Dolson Cox

28th Governor of Ohio

7th cousin 5 times removed
via William Keeney

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Kenyon Cox

Painter and Illustrator

8th cousin 4 times removed
via William Keeney

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Allyn Cox

Muralist

9th cousin 3 times removed
via William Keeney

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Ellen DeGeneres

Comedienne and TV Personality

11th cousin 1 time removed
via William Keeney

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Chevy Chase

Comedian, Actor and Writer

11th cousin 1 time removed
via William Keeney

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Richard Hatch

TV and Movie Actor

10th cousin 2 times removed
via William Keeney

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Slim Pickens

TV and Movie Actor

8th cousin 3 times removed
via Richard Maxson

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Morgan Bulkeley

54th Governor of Connecticut

6th cousin 4 times removed
via George Gardiner

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Richard Hatch

TV and Movie Actor

9th cousin 1 time removed
via George Gardiner

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Stephen A. Douglas

Participated in Lincoln-Douglas Debates

6th cousin 4 times removed
via George Gardiner

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Marilyn Monroe

Actress, Model, and Singer

10th cousin
via George Gardiner

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John Batterson Stetson

Inventor of the Cowboy Hat

5th cousin 6 times removed
via Rev. Joseph Crandall

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Ezra Cornell

Co-Founder of Cornell University,
Founder of Western Union

5th cousin 6 times removed
via Richard Maxson

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Billy Gilman photo by Nikolay Surov