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William Lewis Herndon

Ancestry of Capt.
William Lewis Herndon

Captain of the ill fated S.S. Central America


The family tree for Capt. William Lewis Herndon is still in progress.

The family tree for Capt. William Lewis Herndon 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 Capt. William Lewis Herndon

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E. C. Segar

Cartoonist (Popeye creator)

17th cousin 3 times removed
via Sir William de Ros

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Phoebe Waller-Bridge

Theatre, TV and Movie Actress

14th cousin 6 times removed
via Alice Plumpton

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Phoebe Waller-Bridge

Theatre, TV and Movie Actress

14th cousin 5 times removed
via Sir Nicholas Harington

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Hamilton Fish

26th U.S. Secretary of State

20th cousin 1 time removed
via Henry of Huntingdon

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Alexander Spotswood

Lieutenant Governor of Virginia

17th cousin 4 times removed
via Henry of Huntingdon

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William Fishback

17th Governor of Arkansas

17th cousin 2 times removed
via Sir William de Ros

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Lord Charles Cornwallis

British Commander at Siege of Yorktown

17th cousin 1 time removed
via Sir William de Ros

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Peter Worden

(c1569 - 1638/9)
Great Migration Immigrant 1638

8th cousin 6 times removed
via Alice Plumpton

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Peter Worden

(c1569 - 1638/9)
Great Migration Immigrant 1638

7th cousin 7 times removed
via Sir Nicholas Harington

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Arthur Ryerson

RMS Titanic Victim

17th cousin
via Sir William de Ros

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Admiral William Halsey

U.S. Navy - World War II

14th cousin 4 times removed
via Alice Plumpton

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Admiral William Halsey

U.S. Navy - World War II

14th cousin 3 times removed
via Sir Nicholas Harington

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Ezra Pound

Expatriate American Poet and Critic

17th cousin 4 times removed
via Sir William de Ros

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John Taylor Gilman

5th Governor of New Hampshire

18th cousin
via Sir William de Ros

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Archibald MacLeish

American Poet and Playwright

18th cousin 3 times removed
via Sir William de Ros

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William Wentworth

(c1616 - 1696/7)
Great Migration Immigrant 1638

14th cousin 5 times removed
via Robert de Ros

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John Fairfield

13th and 16th Governor of Maine

18th cousin 1 time removed
via Sir William de Ros

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John Dos Passos

American Novelist

13th cousin 1 time removed
via Sir William Harington

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Francis Emroy Warren

1st Governor of Wyoming

18th cousin 3 times removed
via Sir William de Ros

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Thomas Southworth

(c1617-1669)
Great Migration Immigrant 1628

16th cousin 5 times removed
via Henry of Huntingdon

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Constant Southworth

(c1612 - 1678/9)
Great Migration Immigrant 1628

16th cousin 5 times removed
via Henry of Huntingdon

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Rev. William Skepper

(c1597 - c1650)
Great Migration Immigrant 1639

13th cousin 5 times removed
via Sir William de Ros

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Jonathan Bush

Co-founder and CEO of athenahealth

14th cousin 5 times removed
via Sir John Boteler

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Billy Bush

TV Personality and Host

14th cousin 5 times removed
via Sir John Boteler

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John Mansfield

(c1601 - 1674)
Susan & Ellen passenger 1635

11th cousin 6 times removed
via Sir William de Ros

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