Edgar Rice Burroughs

Famous Kin of
Edgar Rice Burroughs

Author of Tarzan and John Carter


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King Robert I

King of France

33rd great-grandfather

Alfred the Great

King of the Anglo-Saxons

34th great-grandfather

Charlemagne

King of the Franks

36th great-grandfather

Jonathan Trumbull

20th Governor of Connecticut

2nd cousin 6 times removed via John Drake Jr.

Horace Gray

U.S. Supreme Court Justice

3rd cousin 1 time removed via Thomas Buckminster

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

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Edwin D. Morgan

21st Governor of New York

4th cousin 4 times removed via John Thompson

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

James Youngs Smith

29th Governor of Rhode Island

5th cousin 2 times removed via Thomas Parke

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