Thomas Edison

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Thomas Edison

Inventor


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Robert Treat Paine

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

2nd cousin 4 times removed via Gov. Robert Treat

Harriet Beecher Stowe

Author of Uncle Tom’s Cabin

4th cousin 1 time removed via Richard Sperry

Cornplanter

Seneca War Chief

4th cousin 2 times removed via Abraham Isaacse Ver Planck

Noah Webster

Published first American Dictionary

4th cousin 3 times removed via Richard Treat

Abraham Baldwin

Signer of the U.S. Constitution

4th cousin 3 times removed via Richard Baldwin

Alexandra Breckenridge

TV and Movie Actress

4th cousin 5 times removed via John Baldwin

Frank W. Woolworth

Founder of F.W. Woolworth Company

5th cousin 1 time removed via John Beach

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Sir Winston Churchill

Prime Minister of the United Kingdom

5th cousin 2 times removed via John Beach

George Romney

43rd Governor of Michigan

5th cousin 3 times removed via Richard Sperry

William Holden

Movie Actor

5th cousin 3 times removed via John Beach

Barbara Hutton

Socialite (aka “Poor Little Rich Girl”)

5th cousin 3 times removed via John Beach

Thomas J. Watson, Jr.

President and CEO of I.B.M.

5th cousin 3 times removed via Azariah Crane

John Wayne

Movie Actor

5th cousin 4 times removed via Richard Sperry

Mitt Romney

70th Governor of Massachusetts

5th cousin 4 times removed via Richard Sperry

Viggo Mortensen

Movie Actor

5th cousin 4 times removed via John Hitchcock

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Clint Eastwood

TV & Film Actor and Director

5th cousin 5 times removed via Richard Sperry

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Ted Danson

TV Actor - “Cheers”, “CSI”

5th cousin 5 times removed via Richard Sperry

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Edward Norton

Movie Actor

5th cousin 6 times removed via Samuel Hotchkiss

Theodore Roosevelt

26th U.S. President

6th cousin 1 time removed via Abraham Isaacse Ver Planck

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Edith (Carow) Roosevelt

First Lady of President Theodore Roosevelt

6th cousin 1 time removed via John Ogden

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Frank Nelson Doubleday

Founder of Doubleday & Co.

6th cousin 1 time removed via John Ogden

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Gloria Vanderbilt

Fashion Designer

6th cousin 1 time removed via John Ward

Lewis Henry Morgan

Pioneering Anthropologist

6th cousin 1 time removed via Richard Treat

Mary Lyon

Founder of Mount Holyoke College

6th cousin 1 time removed via Richard Treat

Marshall Field

Founder of Marshall Field & Co.

6th cousin 1 time removed via Richard Baldwin

Franklin D. Roosevelt

32nd U.S. President

6th cousin 2 times removed via Maria Vigne

Eleanor Roosevelt

First Lady of President Franklin D. Roosevelt

6th cousin 2 times removed via Abraham Isaacse Ver Planck

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Anderson Cooper

Television Journalist

6th cousin 2 times removed via John Ward

Amelia Earhart

Aviation Pioneer

6th cousin 2 times removed via Nathaniel Merriman

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Humphrey Bogart

Movie Actor

6th cousin 3 times removed via Nathaniel Merriman

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Ernest Hemingway

Author of The Sun Also Rises

6th cousin 3 times removed via Nathaniel Merriman

Jane Fonda

Movie Actress

6th cousin 3 times removed via Joseph Baldwin

Lillian Gish

Stage, TV and Movie Actress

6th cousin 3 times removed via Joseph Baldwin

Jodie Foster

Movie Actress

6th cousin 3 times removed via Gov. Robert Treat

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Bill Weld

68th Governor of Massachusetts

6th cousin 3 times removed via John Ogden

Mizuo Peck

TV and Movie Actress

6th cousin 4 times removed via Nathaniel Merriman

Samuel Pierpont Langley

Astronomer and Aviation Pioneer

7th cousin via Richard Treat

Louisa May Alcott

Author of Little Women

7th cousin via Richard Treat

William Robbins Barnes

Co-Founder of Barnes & Noble

7th cousin via Richard Treat

Cole Porter

American Composer and Songwriter

7th cousin 1 time removed via Richard Treat

Willis Carrier

Inventor of Air Conditioning

7th cousin 1 time removed via Richard Treat

Dick Clark

Radio and TV Host

7th cousin 2 times removed via Richard Treat

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Elisabeth Shue

TV and Movie Actress

7th cousin 2 times removed via Richard Treat

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Andrew Shue

TV Actor

7th cousin 2 times removed via Richard Treat

Nancy (Davis) Reagan

First Lady of President Ronald Reagan

7th cousin 3 times removed via Richard Treat

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Christopher Reeve

Movie Actor

7th cousin 3 times removed via Richard Baldwin

Kate Upton

Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Cover Model

7th cousin 3 times removed via Richard Treat

Paget Brewster

TV Actress

7th cousin 3 times removed via Richard Treat

James Spader

TV and Movie Actor

7th cousin 3 times removed via Richard Treat

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Ben Affleck

Movie Actor

7th cousin 5 times removed via Richard Baldwin

Gilbert Clifford Noble

Co-Founder of Barnes & Noble

8th cousin 3 times removed via Richard Baldwin

John Lithgow

Stage, TV, and Movie Actor

8th cousin 4 times removed via Richard Baldwin

Mamie (Doud) Eisenhower

First Lady of President Dwight Eisenhower

8th cousin 5 times removed via Richard Baldwin

Drew Brees

NFL Quarterback

8th cousin 6 times removed via Richard Baldwin

Sydney Biddle Barrows

Mayflower Madam

8th cousin 7 times removed via Richard Baldwin

Anna Gunn

TV and Movie Actress

8th cousin 7 times removed via Richard Baldwin