Emily Post

Famous Kin of
Emily Post

American Author on Etiquette


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John Alden

Mayflower Passenger

7th great-grandfather

Gilbert de Clare

Magna Carta Surety

20th great-grandfather

Richard de Clare

Magna Carta Surety

21st great-grandfather

William the Conqueror

King of England

25th great-grandfather

King Robert I

King of France

29th great-grandfather

Alfred the Great

King of the Anglo-Saxons

32nd great-grandfather

Charlemagne

King of the Franks

34th great-grandfather

Capt. John Alden

Accused of Witchcraft, Salem 1692

6th great-granduncle via John Alden

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Francis Scott Key

Author of “The Star Spangled Banner”

2nd cousin 2 times removed via Philip Key

John Adams

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

3rd cousin 5 times removed via John Alden

F. Scott Fitzgerald

Author of The Great Gatsby

4th cousin 1 time removed via Philip Key

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Thomas Hunt Morgan

Nobel Prize Winner in Physiology or Medicine

4th cousin 1 time removed via Philip Key

William Cullen Bryant

American “Fireside” Poet

4th cousin 3 times removed via Jonathan Alden

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John Quincy Adams

6th U.S. President

4th cousin 4 times removed via John Alden

John Trumbull

American Painter

4th cousin 4 times removed via John Alden

Deborah Samson

Female Revolutionary War Veteran

4th cousin 4 times removed via John Alden

George Romney

43rd Governor of Michigan

5th cousin 1 time removed via Henry Tolles

Mitt Romney

70th Governor of Massachusetts

5th cousin 2 times removed via Henry Tolles

Mizuo Peck

TV and Movie Actress

5th cousin 3 times removed via Samuel Smith Jr.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

American “Fireside” Poet

6th cousin 2 times removed via John Alden

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Richard Warren Sears

Co-Founder of Sears, Roebuck, & Co.

6th cousin 2 times removed via John Alden

Eugene Foss

45th Governor of Massachusetts

6th cousin 2 times removed via Andrew Hallett Jr.

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James Youngs Smith

29th Governor of Rhode Island

6th cousin 2 times removed via John Alden

Joanne Woodward

Movie Actress

6th cousin 3 times removed via Samuel Magruder

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William Sprague

27th Governor of Rhode Island

7th cousin 1 time removed via John Alden