Mark Twain

Famous Kin of
Mark Twain

Author of Tom Sawyer


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Sir William de Huntingfield

Magna Carta Surety

22nd great-grandfather

William Stoughton

Chief Judge and Prosecutor, Salem Witch Trials 1692

1st cousin 8 times removed via Rev. Thomas Stoughton

William Floyd

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

3rd cousin 5 times removed via Edward Howell

William Samuel Johnson

Signer of the U.S. Constitution

3rd cousin 5 times removed via Edward Howell

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Clement Clarke Moore

Author of “Twas the Night Before Christmas”

4th cousin 3 times removed via Rev. John Moore

Benedict Arnold

Traitor of the American Revolution

4th cousin 4 times removed via Elizabeth Stoughton

Abraham Woodhull

Member of the Culper Spy Ring during the American Revolution

4th cousin 4 times removed via Edward Howell

Dr. H. H. Holmes

Serial Killer aka “Devil in the White City”

5th cousin 1 time removed via Edward Gove

Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.

American “Fireside” Poet

5th cousin 3 times removed via Elizabeth Stoughton

Gerald Ford

38th U.S. President

5th cousin 4 times removed via Edward Gove

Nathaniel Currier

Lithographer (Currier & Ives)

6th cousin via Robert Clement

Wilbur Wright

Wright Brothers - Aviation Pioneer

6th cousin 1 time removed via Josias Furman

Orville Wright

Wright Brothers - Aviation Pioneer

6th cousin 1 time removed via Josias Furman

Ulysses S. Grant

18th U.S. President

6th cousin 2 times removed via Elizabeth Stoughton

C. W. Post

Founder of Post Cereals

6th cousin 2 times removed via Elizabeth Stoughton

Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

U.S. Supreme Court Justice

6th cousin 2 times removed via Elizabeth Stoughton

Harry Chapin

Singer and Songwriter

6th cousin 4 times removed via William Partridge

Nathaniel Philbrick

Author of In the Heart of the Sea

6th cousin 5 times removed via William Partridge

James Taylor

Singer-Songwriter

6th cousin 5 times removed via Robert Clement

Marjorie Post

Founder of General Foods

7th cousin 1 time removed via Elizabeth Stoughton

John Kerry

68th U.S. Secretary of State

7th cousin 2 times removed via Richard Betts

Rand Paul

U.S. Senator from Kentucky

7th cousin 5 times removed via Richard Betts

Allen Dulles

5th Director of the C.I.A.

8th cousin via Elizabeth Stoughton

John Foster Dulles

52nd U.S. Secretary of State

8th cousin via Elizabeth Stoughton

Franklin D. Roosevelt

32nd U.S. President

8th cousin 1 time removed via Elizabeth Stoughton

Shirley Temple

Movie Actress

8th cousin 1 time removed via Elizabeth Stoughton

Howard Hawks

Movie Director

8th cousin 1 time removed via Rev. Thomas Stoughton

Bill Weld

68th Governor of Massachusetts

8th cousin 1 time removed via Edward Howell

Tuesday Weld

TV and Movie Actress

8th cousin 1 time removed via Elizabeth Stoughton

Thomas Edmund Dewey

47th Governor of New York

8th cousin 1 time removed via Elizabeth Stoughton

Kyra Sedgwick

TV and Movie Actress

8th cousin 2 times removed via Elizabeth Stoughton

Clint Eastwood

TV & Film Actor and Director

8th cousin 2 times removed via Elizabeth Stoughton

Louis Auchincloss

Author

8th cousin 2 times removed via Elizabeth Stoughton

Henry A. Wallace

33rd U.S. Vice-President

8th cousin 2 times removed via Elizabeth Stoughton

Adlai Stevenson III

U.S. Senator from Illinois

8th cousin 3 times removed via Elizabeth Stoughton

Sarah Palin

9th Governor of Alaska

8th cousin 4 times removed via Elizabeth Stoughton

Ethan Hawke

Actor, Director, Screenwriter, Novelist

8th cousin 4 times removed via Elizabeth Stoughton

Lillian Gish

Stage, TV and Movie Actress

9th cousin 1 time removed via Rev. Thomas Stoughton

Princess Diana

Princess of Wales

14th cousin 2 times removed via Sir John Colepepper

Sarah Ferguson

Duchess of York

14th cousin 2 times removed via Sir John Colepepper

Prince William

Duke of Cambridge

14th cousin 3 times removed via Sir John Colepepper

Prince Harry

Duke of Sussex

14th cousin 3 times removed via Sir John Colepepper

Lytton Strachey

Author and Co-Founder of Bloomsbury Group

17th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Roger Lewknor