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Melvil Dewey

Ancestry of
Melvil Dewey

Inventor of the Dewey Decimal System


The family tree for Melvil Dewey is still in progress.

The family tree for Melvil Dewey 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 Melvil Dewey

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Hiram Bingham

69th Governor of Connecticut

6th cousin 1 time removed
via John Porter

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Hiram Bingham

69th Governor of Connecticut

8th cousin
via Thomas Ford

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Rainn Wilson

TV and Movie Actor

7th cousin 5 times removed
via Richard Bowen

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John Stream

(c1621 - 1685)
Truelove passenger 1635

6th great-granduncle
via Thomas Stream

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George Hamilton

TV and Movie Actor

7th cousin 3 times removed
via Richard Bowen

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Levi K. Fuller

44th Governor of Vermont

7th cousin
via Richard Bowen

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Joe Keery

TV and Movie Actor

5th cousin 6 times removed
via Samuel Porter

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Joe Keery

TV and Movie Actor

7th cousin 4 times removed
via Richard Lyman

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Joe Keery

TV and Movie Actor

8th cousin 4 times removed
via Thomas Stream

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Curtis Guild

43rd Governor of Massachusetts

8th cousin 1 time removed
via Richard Whitman

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Anthony Eames

(c1592 - c1670)
Recovery passenger 1634

7th great-grandfather

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Richard Lyman

(c1580 - 1640/1)
Great Migration Immigrant 1631

7th great-grandfather

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Charles Dana Gibson

Graphic Artist

7th cousin 1 time removed
via Anthony Eames

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Mary Winthrop Gooding

Prolific Mayflower Descendant

8th cousin
via Anthony Eames

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Jane G. Austin

Author

5th cousin 3 times removed
via Anthony Eames

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Horace Austin

6th Governor of Minnesota

6th cousin 2 times removed
via Samuel Chapin

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Frederick Law Olmsted

Landscape Architect

7th cousin
via Robert White

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Frederick Law Olmsted

Landscape Architect

5th cousin 2 times removed
via Richard Lyman

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Enoch Pratt

Founder of Enoch Pratt Free Library

6th cousin 3 times removed
via Richard Whitman

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Ding Darling

Cartoonist and Founder of National Wildlife Federation

8th cousin 1 time removed
via Elizabeth Charde

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Sprague Grayden

TV and Movie Actress

8th cousin 2 times removed
via Anthony Eames

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Mitt Romney

70th Governor of Massachusetts

8th cousin 2 times removed
via Richard Ingram

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Maj. Gen. Leonard Wood

Leader of the Rough Riders

8th cousin
via Anthony Eames

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Endicott Peabody

62nd Governor of Massachusetts

7th cousin 1 time removed
via Thomas Dewey

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T. S. Eliot

Poet and Playwright

8th cousin
via Thomas Holbrook

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