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Eli Whitney

Ancestry of
Eli Whitney

Inventor of the Cotton Gin


The family tree for Eli Whitney is still in progress.

The family tree for Eli Whitney 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 Eli Whitney

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Michael Strahan

NFL Player and TV Personality

14th cousin 6 times removed
via Richard FitzAlan

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Ding Darling

Cartoonist and Founder of National Wildlife Federation

3rd cousin 3 times removed
via Mary Warren

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Ding Darling

Cartoonist and Founder of National Wildlife Federation

5th cousin 3 times removed
via William Learned

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Ichabod Goodwin

27th Governor of New Hampshire

15th cousin
via Humphrey de Bohun

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Milton Bradley

Founder, Milton Bradley Company

18th cousin 3 times removed
via John, King of England

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Milton Bradley

Founder, Milton Bradley Company

20th cousin 1 time removed
via Sir Saher IV de Quincy

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Milton Bradley

Founder, Milton Bradley Company

20th cousin 1 time removed
via Sir Roger le Bigod

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E. C. Segar

Cartoonist (Popeye creator)

16th cousin 5 times removed
via Edward I, King of England

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E. C. Segar

Cartoonist (Popeye creator)

15th cousin 5 times removed
via Henry Plantagenet

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E. C. Segar

Cartoonist (Popeye creator)

14th cousin 6 times removed
via Elizabeth de Badlesmere

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E. C. Segar

Cartoonist (Popeye creator)

15th cousin 3 times removed
via Edmund FitzAlan

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James Brolin

TV and Movie Actor

4th cousin 5 times removed
via Thomas Brigham

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Josh Brolin

TV and Movie Actor

4th cousin 6 times removed
via Thomas Brigham

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Phoebe Waller-Bridge

Theatre, TV and Movie Actress

15th cousin 6 times removed
via Henry Plantagenet

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Phoebe Waller-Bridge

Theatre, TV and Movie Actress

14th cousin 7 times removed
via Elizabeth de Badlesmere

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Charles V

Holy Roman Emperor

8th cousin 8 times removed
via Edward I, King of England

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Charles V

Holy Roman Emperor

7th cousin 8 times removed
via Henry Plantagenet

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Charles V

Holy Roman Emperor

14th cousin 7 times removed
via Dermot MacMurrough

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Charles V

Holy Roman Emperor

14th cousin 7 times removed
via Gilbert Fitzgilbert de Clare

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Charles V

Holy Roman Emperor

13th cousin 8 times removed
via Robert de Beaumont

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Charles V

Holy Roman Emperor

11th cousin 9 times removed
via Sir Saher IV de Quincy

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Charles V

Holy Roman Emperor

14th cousin 7 times removed
via Walter of Salisbury

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Maj. Gen. Leonard Wood

Leader of the Rough Riders

4th cousin 2 times removed
via Daniel Warren

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Hamilton Fish

26th U.S. Secretary of State

20th cousin
via Hugh de Kevelioc

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Hamilton Fish

26th U.S. Secretary of State

18th cousin
via Sir Gilbert de Clare

View entire list of famous kin for Eli Whitney

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