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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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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

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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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Endicott Peabody

62nd Governor of Massachusetts

16th cousin 4 times removed
via Edward I, King of England

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Endicott Peabody

62nd Governor of Massachusetts

14th cousin 7 times removed
via Elizabeth de Badlesmere

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Endicott Peabody

62nd Governor of Massachusetts

18th cousin 3 times removed
via Sir Humphrey de Bohun

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Alexander Spotswood

Lieutenant Governor of Virginia

12th cousin 4 times removed
via Edward I, King of England

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Alexander Spotswood

Lieutenant Governor of Virginia

17th cousin 3 times removed
via Hugh de Kevelioc

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Alexander Spotswood

Lieutenant Governor of Virginia

15th cousin 3 times removed
via Sir Gilbert de Clare

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Alexander Spotswood

Lieutenant Governor of Virginia

10th cousin 4 times removed
via Richard FitzAlan

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Alexander Spotswood

Lieutenant Governor of Virginia

17th cousin 4 times removed
via Henry of Huntingdon

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Alexander Spotswood

Lieutenant Governor of Virginia

16th cousin 4 times removed
via Sir Saher IV de Quincy

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William Fishback

17th Governor of Arkansas

16th cousin 2 times removed
via Edward I, King of England

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William Fishback

17th Governor of Arkansas

15th cousin 3 times removed
via Henry Plantagenet

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William Fishback

17th Governor of Arkansas

15th cousin 3 times removed
via Bartholomew de Badlesmere

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William Fishback

17th Governor of Arkansas

18th cousin 2 times removed
via William de Braiose

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James Merrill

Pulitzer Prize Winning Poet

5th cousin 4 times removed
via John Warren

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