William Howard Taft

Famous Kin of
William Howard Taft

27th U.S. President


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Bob Taft

67th Governor of Ohio

Great-grandson

George Jacobs

Executed for Witchcraft, Salem 1692

6th great-grandfather

Edward I, King of England

19th great-grandfather

John Fitz Robert

Magna Carta Surety

19th great-grandfather

Henry III, King of England

20th great-grandfather

Hugh le Bigod

Magna Carta Surety

20th great-grandfather

Robert de Ros

Magna Carta Surety

20th great-grandfather

Robert Fitz Walter

Magna Carta Surety

20th great-grandfather

William d'Aubeney

Magna Carta Surety

21st great-grandfather

John de Lacy

Magna Carta Surety

21st great-grandfather

Gilbert de Clare

Magna Carta Surety

21st great-grandfather

Saher de Quincy

Magna Carta Surety

21st great-grandfather

Roger le Bigod

Magna Carta Surety

21st great-grandfather

Henry de Bohun

Magna Carta Surety

21st great-grandfather

William de Mowbray

Magna Carta Surety

21st great-grandfather

Richard de Clare

Magna Carta Surety

22nd great-grandfather

William the Conqueror

King of England

24th great-grandfather

Louis VI, King of France

24th great-grandfather

Robert I, King of France

29th great-grandfather

Alfred the Great

King of the Anglo-Saxons

31st great-grandfather

Charlemagne

King of the Franks

34th great-grandfather

Samuel Wardwell

Executed for Witchcraft, Salem 1692

1st cousin 7 times removed via John Wardwell

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Benedict Arnold

Traitor of the American Revolution

2nd cousin 5 times removed via John Turner

Admiral Robert Blake

Father of the Royal Navy

2nd cousin 8 times removed via Humphrey Blake

Samuel Huntington

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

3rd cousin 3 times removed via John Thurston

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Catherine Parr

6th Wife of King Henry VIII

3rd cousin 11 times removed via Sir William FitzHugh

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Jane Seymour

3rd Wife of King Henry VIII

3rd cousin 12 times removed via Sir Roger Wentworth

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Henry VIII, King of England

3rd cousin 13 times removed via Sir Ralph Neville

Buffalo Bill

Buffalo Hunter, Pony Express Rider and Showman

4th cousin 1 time removed via James Emerson

Henry David Thoreau

American Author and Poet

4th cousin 1 time removed via John Hayward