Annie Proulx

Famous Kin of
Annie Proulx

Novelist and Short Story Writer


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William Bradford

Mayflower Passenger and Governor of Plymouth Colony

9th great-grandfather

William Brewster

Mayflower Passenger

10th great-grandfather

Stephen Hopkins

Mayflower Passenger

10th great-grandfather

Francis Cooke

Mayflower Passenger

11th great-grandfather

Geoffrey Chaucer

English poet and author of The Canterbury Tales

16th great-granduncle via John Chaucer

Martha (Allen) Carrier

Executed for Witchcraft, Salem 1692

1st cousin 10 times removed via Edmund Ingalls

Abigail (Dane) Faulkner

Accused of Witchcraft, Salem 1692

1st cousin 10 times removed via Edmund Ingalls

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Edmund Sears

Boston Tea Party Participant

2nd cousin 7 times removed via John Freeman

Robert Treat Paine

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

2nd cousin 7 times removed via Thomas Paine Jr.

Josiah Bartlett

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

2nd cousin 8 times removed via John Emery Jr.

Noah Webster

Published first American Dictionary

3rd cousin 6 times removed via William Bradford Jr.

Deborah Samson

Female Revolutionary War Veteran

3rd cousin 7 times removed via Gov. William Bradford

John Fitch

Inventor of 1st U.S. Steamboat

3rd cousin 7 times removed via Thomas Fitch

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Maj. Gen. Nathanael Greene

American Revolution

3rd cousin 7 times removed via Edmund Freeman

William Cullen Bryant

American “Fireside” Poet

4th cousin 5 times removed via Samuel Washburn

Edwin Bryant

California Expedition Journalist

4th cousin 5 times removed via Samuel Washburn

Cadwallader Washburn

Co-founder of General Mills and 11th Governor of Wisconsin

4th cousin 5 times removed via Samuel Washburn

Israel Washburn

29th Governor of Maine

4th cousin 5 times removed via Samuel Washburn

Elihu Washburne

25th U.S. Secretary of State

4th cousin 5 times removed via Samuel Washburn

Franklin Pierce

14th U.S. President

4th cousin 6 times removed via John Emery Jr.

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Commodore Matthew C. Perry

Led Black Ships Expedition to Japan

4th cousin 6 times removed via Edmund Freeman

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Oliver Hazard Perry

Hero of Lake Erie during the War of 1812

4th cousin 6 times removed via Edmund Freeman

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William Rufus Day

36th U.S. Secretary of State

5th cousin 3 times removed via Elisha Paine

Lucretia (Rudolph) Garfield

First Lady of President James Garfield

5th cousin 4 times removed via Rev. James Fitch

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Richard Warren Sears

Co-Founder of Sears, Roebuck, & Co.

5th cousin 4 times removed via Samuel Mayo


Annie Proulx photo by Embajada de EEUU en la Argentina (CC BY 2.0)