Edgar Rice Burroughs

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Edgar Rice Burroughs

Author of Tarzan and John Carter


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Jonathan Trumbull

20th Governor of Connecticut

2nd cousin 6 times removed via John Drake Jr.

John Adams

2nd U.S. President and Signer of the Declaration of Independence

3rd cousin 4 times removed via Gregory Baxter

Samuel Adams

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

3rd cousin 4 times removed via Gregory Baxter

John Trumbull

American Painter

3rd cousin 5 times removed via John Drake Jr.

Oliver Wolcott

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

3rd cousin 6 times removed via John Drake

John Quincy Adams

6th U.S. President

4th cousin 3 times removed via Gregory Baxter

General Joseph Warren

Killed at Battle of Bunker Hill

4th cousin 4 times removed via Robert Parke

William Williams

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

4th cousin 4 times removed via Robert Parke

Lyman Hall

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

4th cousin 5 times removed via William Chaplin

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Calvin Coolidge

30th U.S. President

5th cousin 1 time removed via Col. Joseph Buckminster Jr.

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Benjamin Harrison

23rd U.S. President

5th cousin 2 times removed via William Symmes

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Brigham Young

2nd President of the Mormon Church

5th cousin 2 times removed via John Bent

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Admiral George Dewey

Admiral of the Navy

5th cousin 2 times removed via Samuel Rockwell

John Brown

American Abolitionist

5th cousin 3 times removed via John Drake Jr.

Wash Loomis

Leader of the Loomis Gang

5th cousin 3 times removed via John Drake Jr.

Robert Treat Paine

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

5th cousin 5 times removed via Edmund Sherman

Roger Sherman

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

5th cousin 6 times removed via Henry Sherman

Robert Catesby

Leader of Gunpowder Plot

5th cousin 11 times removed via Sir John Throckmorton

Elias Howe

Inventor, Lockstitch Sewing Machine

6th cousin via Edward Rice

Francis Edward Hinckley

Co-Founder of the University of Chicago

6th cousin 1 time removed via Thomas Parke

General George B. McClellan

Union Army - U.S. Civil War

6th cousin 1 time removed via Thomas Parke

Philip Danforth Armour

Founder of Armour & Company

6th cousin 1 time removed via Thomas Parke

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Gilbert Clifford Noble

Co-Founder of Barnes & Noble

6th cousin 1 time removed via Edward Rice

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Willis Carrier

Inventor of Air Conditioning

6th cousin 1 time removed via Samuel Rockwell

Ulysses S. Grant

18th U.S. President

6th cousin 2 times removed via William Rockwell

Bill Nye

TV's The Science Guy

6th cousin 2 times removed via Edward Rice

Lee B. Loomis

Founder of Loomis Armored Car Service

6th cousin 2 times removed via John Drake Jr.

Harry Chapin

Singer and Songwriter

6th cousin 2 times removed via Edward Rice

James Russell Lowell

American “Fireside” Poet

6th cousin 2 times removed via Nathaniel Sparhawk

Timothy Leatherman

Founder of Leatherman Tools

6th cousin 3 times removed via Edward Rice

Franklin Pierce

14th U.S. President

6th cousin 4 times removed via William Angier

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James Taylor

Singer-Songwriter

6th cousin 4 times removed via Edward Rice

J.P. Morgan, Jr.

American Banker and Philanthropist

7th cousin via Thomas Parke

Warren G. Harding

29th U.S. President

7th cousin via Thomas Parke

George Gallup

Inventor of the Gallup Poll

7th cousin via Thomas Parke

William Rufus Day

36th U.S. Secretary of State

7th cousin via Gregory Baxter

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Humphrey Bogart

Movie Actor

7th cousin 1 time removed via Thomas Parke

Henry Sturgis Morgan

Co-Founder of Morgan Stanley

7th cousin 1 time removed via Thomas Parke

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Clara Barton

Founder of the American Red Cross

7th cousin 1 time removed via Edward Frost

Samuel Pierpont Langley

Astronomer and Aviation Pioneer

7th cousin 1 time removed via John Thompson

Katharine Hepburn

Movie Actress

7th cousin 1 time removed via Thomas Parke

Louisa May Alcott

Author of Little Women

7th cousin 1 time removed via John Thompson

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Stephen Crane

Author of The Red Badge of Courage

7th cousin 1 time removed via John Drake Jr.

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Norman Rockwell

American Artist

7th cousin 1 time removed via Samuel Rockwell

Louis Auchincloss

Author

7th cousin 1 time removed via Thomas Parke

L. Frank Baum

Author of The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

7th cousin 1 time removed via John Thompson

Clarence Day

Author of Life with Father

7th cousin 1 time removed via Thomas Parke

Henry Lee Higginson

Founder of the Boston Symphony Orchestra

7th cousin 1 time removed via Zachariah Symmes

Elihu Root

38th U.S. Secretary of State

7th cousin 1 time removed via John Drake Jr.

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Lucille Ball

TV Actress - “I Love Lucy”

7th cousin 2 times removed via Edmund Rice

Nelson Rockefeller

41st U.S. Vice-President

7th cousin 2 times removed via Thomas Parke

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Raquel Welch

Movie Actress

7th cousin 2 times removed via Hugh Clark

John Hinckley, Jr.

Shot President Ronald Reagan

7th cousin 2 times removed via Thomas Parke

Vincent Price

Movie Actor

7th cousin 2 times removed via Thomas White

Julia Child

American Chef, Author and TV Personality

7th cousin 2 times removed via Thomas Parke

Thomas Pynchon

American Novelist

7th cousin 2 times removed via Thomas Parke

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John Adams Morgan

1952 Olympic Sailing Gold Medalist

7th cousin 2 times removed via Thomas Parke

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Thomas J. Watson, Jr.

President and CEO of I.B.M.

7th cousin 2 times removed via John Bent

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Bill Weld

68th Governor of Massachusetts

7th cousin 2 times removed via Thomas Parke

Millard Fillmore

13th U.S. President

7th cousin 3 times removed via Oliver Purchase

Princess Diana

Princess of Wales

7th cousin 3 times removed via Thomas Parke

Sir Robert Laird Borden

8th Prime Minister of Canada

7th cousin 3 times removed via Edmund Sherman

General William Tecumseh Sherman

Union Army - U.S. Civil War

7th cousin 3 times removed via Edmund Sherman

Halle Berry

TV and Movie Actress

7th cousin 3 times removed via Hugh Clark

Alec Baldwin

Television and Movie Actor

7th cousin 3 times removed via Thomas Parke

Matt Damon

Movie Actor

7th cousin 3 times removed via Edmund Rice

Ted Danson

TV Actor - “Cheers”, “CSI”

7th cousin 3 times removed via Thomas Parke

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Paget Brewster

TV Actress

7th cousin 3 times removed via Thomas Parke

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Jodie Foster

Movie Actress

7th cousin 3 times removed via Thomas White

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Steve Young

Football Hall of Fame Quarterback

7th cousin 3 times removed via John Bent

Joseph Glidden

Inventor of Barbed Wire

7th cousin 3 times removed via Oliver Purchase

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James Spader

TV and Movie Actor

7th cousin 3 times removed via Robert Vose

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Elisabeth Shue

TV and Movie Actress

7th cousin 3 times removed via Edmund Rice

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Andrew Shue

TV Actor

7th cousin 3 times removed via Edmund Rice

David Hyde Pierce

Stage, TV, and Movie Actor

7th cousin 3 times removed via Thomas White

Jordana Brewster

TV and Movie Actress

7th cousin 3 times removed via Thomas Parke

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Endicott Peabody

62nd Governor of Massachusetts

7th cousin 3 times removed via Edmund Rice

Samuel Ward King

15th Governor of Rhode Island

7th cousin 3 times removed via Edmund Sherman

Tuesday Weld

TV and Movie Actress

7th cousin 3 times removed via Gregory Baxter

Prince William

Duke of Cambridge

7th cousin 4 times removed via Thomas Parke

Prince Harry

Duke of Sussex

7th cousin 4 times removed via Thomas Parke

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Kyra Sedgwick

TV and Movie Actress

7th cousin 4 times removed via Edmund Rice

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Kate Upton

Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Cover Model

7th cousin 4 times removed via Edmund Rice

Oliver Platt

Movie Actor

7th cousin 4 times removed via Thomas Parke

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Anna Gunn

TV and Movie Actress

7th cousin 4 times removed via Gregory Baxter

Kim Kardashian

TV Personality

7th cousin 5 times removed via Edmund Rice

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Elizabeth Smart

Founder of Elizabeth Smart Foundation

7th cousin 5 times removed via Thomas White

Warren Buffett

Chairman & CEO, Berkshire Hathaway

8th cousin via John Drake Jr.

Wilbur Wright

Wright Brothers - Aviation Pioneer

8th cousin via Robert Parke

Orville Wright

Wright Brothers - Aviation Pioneer

8th cousin via Robert Parke

Fannie Farmer

Author of original Fannie Farmer Cookbook

8th cousin via John Thompson

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James Sherman

27th U.S. Vice-President

8th cousin via Robert Parke

Allen Dulles

5th Director of the C.I.A.

8th cousin via William Rockwell

John Foster Dulles

52nd U.S. Secretary of State

8th cousin via William Rockwell

Amelia Earhart

Aviation Pioneer

8th cousin via John Drake Jr.

Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

U.S. Supreme Court Justice

8th cousin via Zachariah Symmes

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Thomas Edmund Dewey

47th Governor of New York

8th cousin via John Thompson

Tennessee Williams

Author of A Streetcar Named Desire

8th cousin 1 time removed via John Angier

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Franklin D. Roosevelt

32nd U.S. President

8th cousin 1 time removed via William Chaplin

Alice (Lee) Roosevelt

First Wife of President Theodore Roosevelt

8th cousin 1 time removed via Zachariah Symmes

J.P. Morgan

American Banker and Art Collector

8th cousin 1 time removed via William Chaplin

Juliette Gordon Low

Founder of the Girl Scouts

8th cousin 1 time removed via John Drake

Robert Frost

Poet and Playwright

8th cousin 1 time removed via Zachariah Symmes

John Steinbeck

Author of The Grapes of Wrath

8th cousin 1 time removed via Nathaniel Sparhawk

Grace Slick

Singer, Songwriter - Jefferson Airplane

8th cousin 1 time removed via John Thompson

Buckminster Fuller

Author, Architect, and Inventor

8th cousin 1 time removed via John Drake

Henry Luce

Co-Founder of Time, Life, Fortune and Sports Illustrated magazines

8th cousin 1 time removed via John Drake Jr.

Julius Sterling Morton

Founder of Arbor Day

8th cousin 1 time removed via Edward Frost

Stephen A. Douglas

Participated in Lincoln-Douglas Debates

8th cousin 2 times removed via Robert Fiske

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Sydney Biddle Barrows

Mayflower Madam

8th cousin 2 times removed via John Drake Jr.

Frank Nelson Doubleday

Founder of Doubleday & Co.

8th cousin 2 times removed via Edmund Sherman

Christopher Reeve

Movie Actor

8th cousin 2 times removed via Thomas Norton

Albert G. Spalding

Co-Founder of Spalding Sporting Goods Co.

8th cousin 2 times removed via Edward Frost

Lee Remick

Movie Actress

8th cousin 2 times removed via John Thompson

Harriet Beecher Stowe

Author of Uncle Tom’s Cabin

8th cousin 2 times removed via Edmund Sherman

Joy Morton

Founder of Morton Salt Company

8th cousin 2 times removed via Edward Frost

Francis Harrington Glidden

Co-Founder of Glidden Company

8th cousin 2 times removed via Oliver Purchase

Henry A. Wallace

33rd U.S. Vice-President

8th cousin 2 times removed via Robert Parke

Susan B. Anthony

Women's Rights Advocate

8th cousin 3 times removed via Henry Sherman

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Henry Fonda

Movie Actor

8th cousin 3 times removed via Edward Frost

Henry Crapo

14th Governor of Michigan

8th cousin 3 times removed via Henry Sherman

Buzz Aldrin

Apollo 11 Astronaut

8th cousin 3 times removed via John Fiske

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John Kerry

68th U.S. Secretary of State

8th cousin 3 times removed via Zachariah Symmes

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George H. W. Bush

41st U.S. President

8th cousin 4 times removed via Edward Frost

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Jane Fonda

Movie Actress

8th cousin 4 times removed via Edward Frost

David Angell

TV Producer - 9/11 Victim

8th cousin 4 times removed via John Fiske

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George W. Bush

43rd U.S. President

8th cousin 5 times removed via Edward Frost

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Jeb Bush

43rd Governor of Florida

8th cousin 5 times removed via Edward Frost

Liv Tyler

TV and Movie Actress

8th cousin 5 times removed via Edward Frost

Nancy (Davis) Reagan

First Lady of President Ronald Reagan

9th cousin via John Moore

Gloria Vanderbilt

Fashion Designer

9th cousin via William Chaplin

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Sir Winston Churchill

Prime Minister of the United Kingdom

9th cousin 1 time removed via Oliver Purchase

Dr. Benjamin Spock

American Pediatrician and Author on Child Care

9th cousin 1 time removed via William Chaplin

Anderson Cooper

Television Journalist

9th cousin 1 time removed via William Chaplin

Amy Grant

Christian/Pop Singer and Songwriter

9th cousin 1 time removed via John Moore

Ernest Hemingway

Author of The Sun Also Rises

9th cousin 2 times removed via William Chaplin

Lewis Henry Lapham

Co-Founder of Texaco

9th cousin 2 times removed via Henry Sherman

Mary Lyon

Founder of Mount Holyoke College

9th cousin 2 times removed via Richard Fiske

Ed Helms

TV and Movie Actor

9th cousin 2 times removed via John Drake

John Cena

Movie Actor and WWE Pro Wrestler

9th cousin 3 times removed via Bernard Capen

Drew Brees

NFL Quarterback

9th cousin 3 times removed via William Chaplin

George Washington

1st U.S. President

9th cousin 4 times removed via Richard Coles of Preston Capes, Northamptonshire

George Mason

Father of the U.S. Bill of Rights

9th cousin 7 times removed via Sir John Throckmorton

William Howard Taft

27th U.S. President

10th cousin via Edmund Sherman

Charles Edward Merrill

Co-Founder of Merrill Lynch & Company

10th cousin via Edmund Sherman

William Durant

Co-Founder of General Motors and Founder of Frigidaire

10th cousin 1 time removed via Henry Sherman

Christian Herter

59th Governor of Massachusetts

10th cousin 1 time removed via Robert Fiske

Robert H. Goddard

Inventor of First Liquid-propelled Rocket

10th cousin 1 time removed via Edmund Sherman

Mizuo Peck

TV and Movie Actress

10th cousin 2 times removed via Edmund Sherman

Aaron Rodgers

Quarterback for the Green Bay Packers

10th cousin 3 times removed via Edmund Sherman

Zac Efron

Movie Actor

10th cousin 3 times removed via Oliver Purchase

Edward Norton

Movie Actor

10th cousin 3 times removed via Robert Fiske

Emily Dickinson

American Poet

11th cousin via Richard Fiske

Christopher Lloyd

Movie Actor

11th cousin via Henry Sherman

Herbert Hoover

31st U.S. President

11th cousin 1 time removed via Henry Sherman

King Leka I

King of the Albanians

11th cousin 1 time removed via Richard Fiske

Frederick Upton

Co-Founder of Whirlpool Corporation

11th cousin 1 time removed via Richard Fiske

Janis Joplin

Singer and Songwriter

11th cousin 1 time removed via Henry Sherman

John Lithgow

Stage, TV, and Movie Actor

11th cousin 1 time removed via Henry Sherman

Gene Roddenberry

Creator of Star Trek

11th cousin 1 time removed via Henry Sherman

Mamie (Doud) Eisenhower

First Lady of President Dwight Eisenhower

11th cousin 2 times removed via Henry Sherman

Marilyn Monroe

Actress, Model, and Singer

11th cousin 2 times removed via Henry Sherman

Ken Burns

Documentary Filmmaker

11th cousin 2 times removed via Henry Sherman

Richard Gere

Movie Actor

11th cousin 3 times removed via Richard Fiske

Charles Darwin

Theory of Evolution

11th cousin 3 times removed via John Giffard

Sarah Palin

9th Governor of Alaska

11th cousin 3 times removed via Richard Fiske

Billie Jean King

Pro-Tennis Champion

11th cousin 3 times removed via Richard Fiske

Edward Lloyd V

13th Governor of Maryland

11th cousin 5 times removed via Sir John Throckmorton

Charles Goldsborough

16th Governor of Maryland

11th cousin 5 times removed via Sir John Throckmorton

General James Longstreet

Confederate Army - U.S. Civil War

12th cousin 4 times removed via Sir John Throckmorton

Fitzhugh Lee

40th Governor of Virginia

12th cousin 4 times removed via Sir John Throckmorton

General George S. Patton

U.S. Army - World War II

13th cousin 2 times removed via Richard Coles of Preston Capes, Northamptonshire

Henry Lloyd

40th Governor of Maryland

13th cousin 3 times removed via Sir John Throckmorton

Kit Harington

TV Actor - “Game of Thrones”

13th cousin 4 times removed via Richard Coles of Preston Capes, Northamptonshire

Thomas Hunt Morgan

Nobel Prize Winner in Physiology or Medicine

14th cousin 2 times removed via Sir John Throckmorton

Paris Hilton

Socialite and TV Personality

16th cousin 1 time removed via Sir John Throckmorton