Vachel Lindsay

Famous Kin of
Vachel Lindsay

American Poet


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King Edward I

King of England

20th great-grandfather

King Henry III

King of England

21st great-grandfather

John de Lacy

Magna Carta Surety

21st great-grandfather

Gilbert de Clare

Magna Carta Surety

21st great-grandfather

Richard de Clare

Magna Carta Surety

22nd great-grandfather

Saher de Quincy

Magna Carta Surety

23rd great-grandfather

William the Conqueror

King of England

26th great-grandfather

King Robert I

King of France

31st great-grandfather

Alfred the Great

King of the Anglo-Saxons

33rd great-grandfather

Charlemagne

King of the Franks

36th great-grandfather

Charles Carnan Ridgely

15th Governor of Maryland

2nd cousin 4 times removed via John Howard Jr.

Jesse James

Outlaw, Bank Robber, Murderer

3rd cousin via Anthony Lindsay

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Phillips Lee Goldsborough

47th Governor of Maryland

5th cousin 1 time removed via Katherine Greenberry

Rev. George Burroughs

Executed for Witchcraft, Salem 1692

5th cousin 8 times removed via Sir Robert Drury

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Wallis (Warfield) Simpson

Duchess of Windsor, wife of former King Edward VIII

6th cousin via Col. Edward Dorsey Jr.

Warren Buffett

Chairman & CEO, Berkshire Hathaway

6th cousin 1 time removed via William Griffith

F. Scott Fitzgerald

Author of The Great Gatsby

7th cousin 1 time removed via Edward Dorsey

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Cal Ripken, Jr.

Hall of Fame Major League Baseball Player

7th cousin 4 times removed via Edward Dorsey

Catherine Howard

5th Wife of King Henry VIII

7th cousin 12 times removed via Elizabeth de Clare

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King Henry VIII

King of England

7th cousin 14 times removed via Edward I, King of England

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Anne Boleyn

2nd Wife of King Henry VIII

8th cousin 13 times removed via Edward I, King of England

Catherine Parr

6th Wife of King Henry VIII

8th cousin 13 times removed via Edward I, King of England

Lt. Gen. James Brudenell

Leader of the “Charge of the Light Brigade”

9th cousin 2 times removed via Sir John Boteler

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Jane Seymour

3rd Wife of King Henry VIII

9th cousin 12 times removed via Sir Richard de Clare

Fletcher Christian

Leader of the mutiny on the Bounty

10th cousin 5 times removed via Sir Miles Stapleton

Edmund Waller

English Poet and Politician

10th cousin 9 times removed via Elizabeth de Clare

Sir Winston Churchill

Prime Minister of the United Kingdom

11th cousin 1 time removed via Sir John Boteler

Princess Diana

Princess of Wales

11th cousin 2 times removed via Sir John Boteler

Prince William

Duke of Cambridge

11th cousin 3 times removed via Sir John Boteler

Prince Harry

Duke of Sussex

11th cousin 3 times removed via Sir John Boteler

Cara Delevingne

Fashion Model and Movie Actress

11th cousin 4 times removed via Sir John Boteler

Richard More

Mayflower Passenger

12th cousin 8 times removed via Sir Gilbert de Clare

Robert Catesby

Leader of Gunpowder Plot

12th cousin 9 times removed via Sir Richard de Clare

Walt Disney

Co-Founder of The Walt Disney Company

13th cousin via Sir Robert Drury

Jonathan Swift

Author of Gulliver's Travels

13th cousin 7 times removed via Sir Gilbert de Clare

Major John Pitcairn

British Commander at Battle of Lexington

13th cousin 8 times removed via Edward I, King of England

Patrick Henry

1st and 6th Governor of Virginia

13th cousin 8 times removed via Edward I, King of England

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George Clinton

4th U.S. Vice President

13th cousin 8 times removed via Edward I, King of England

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George Washington

1st U.S. President

14th cousin 7 times removed via Edward I, King of England

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Benjamin Harrison V

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

14th cousin 7 times removed via Edward I, King of England

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Roger Sherman

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

14th cousin 7 times removed via Edward I, King of England

Caleb Brewster

Member of the Culper Spy Ring during the American Revolution

14th cousin 7 times removed via Edward I, King of England

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DeWitt Clinton

6th Governor of New York

14th cousin 7 times removed via Edward I, King of England

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Richard Henry Lee

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

14th cousin 7 times removed via Edward I, King of England

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Francis Lightfoot Lee

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

14th cousin 7 times removed via Edward I, King of England

Carter Braxton

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

14th cousin 7 times removed via Edward I, King of England

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Daniel Carroll

Signer of the U.S. Constitution

14th cousin 7 times removed via Edward I, King of England

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John Carroll

Founder of Georgetown University

14th cousin 7 times removed via Edward I, King of England

James Madison

4th U.S. President

15th cousin 5 times removed via Sir Gilbert de Clare

Thomas Nelson

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

15th cousin 5 times removed via Sir Gilbert de Clare

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Henry Lee III

9th Governor of Virginia

15th cousin 6 times removed via Edward I, King of England

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William Henry Harrison

9th U.S. President

15th cousin 6 times removed via Edward I, King of England

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Thomas Jefferson

3rd U.S. President and Signer of the Declaration of Independence

15th cousin 6 times removed via Edward I, King of England

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Robert Treat Paine

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

15th cousin 6 times removed via Edward I, King of England

General William Whipple

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

15th cousin 6 times removed via Edward I, King of England

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Caesar Rodney

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

15th cousin 6 times removed via Sir Richard de Clare

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Thomas Sim Lee

2nd and 7th Governor of Maryland

15th cousin 6 times removed via Edward I, King of England

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John D. Rockefeller

Founder of the Standard Oil Company

16th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Michael de la Pole

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Edith (Bolling) Wilson

First Lady of President Woodrow Wilson

16th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Michael de la Pole

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Horace Gray

U.S. Supreme Court Justice

16th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Michael de la Pole

Meriwether Lewis

Lewis and Clark Expedition

16th cousin 4 times removed via Sir Gilbert de Clare

Samuel Howard

Boston Tea Party Participant

16th cousin 4 times removed via Sir Gilbert de Clare

George Mason

Father of the U.S. Bill of Rights

16th cousin 4 times removed via Sir Gilbert de Clare

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Abigail (Smith) Adams

First Lady of President John Adams

16th cousin 5 times removed via Edward I, King of England

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General Robert E. Lee

Confederate Army - U.S. Civil War

16th cousin 5 times removed via Edward I, King of England

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Harriet Martineau

Author of The Hour and the Man

16th cousin 5 times removed via Edward I, King of England

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Eli Whitney

Inventor of the Cotton Gin

16th cousin 5 times removed via Edward I, King of England

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Samuel Prescott

Completed Paul Revere's Midnight Ride

16th cousin 5 times removed via Edward I, King of England

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William Floyd

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

16th cousin 5 times removed via Edward I, King of England

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Charles Darwin

Theory of Evolution

16th cousin 5 times removed via Edward I, King of England

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John Marshall

4th Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court

16th cousin 5 times removed via Edward I, King of England

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Edward Lloyd V

13th Governor of Maryland

16th cousin 5 times removed via Edward I, King of England

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Charles Goldsborough

16th Governor of Maryland

16th cousin 5 times removed via Edward I, King of England

Charles Carroll

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

16th cousin 5 times removed via Edward I, King of England

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Ray Bradbury

Author of The Martian Chronicles

17th cousin via Sir Michael de la Pole

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William Howard Taft

27th U.S. President

17th cousin via Sir Michael de la Pole

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Leverett Saltonstall

55th Governor of Massachusetts

17th cousin via Sir Michael de la Pole

George H. W. Bush

41st U.S. President

17th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Michael de la Pole

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Calvin Coolidge

30th U.S. President

17th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Michael de la Pole

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Harper Lee

Author of To Kill a Mockingbird

17th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Michael de la Pole

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Alice (Lee) Roosevelt

First Wife of President Theodore Roosevelt

17th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Michael de la Pole

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Nelson Rockefeller

41st U.S. Vice-President

17th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Michael de la Pole

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Roy Rogers

Cowboy movie actor and singer

17th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Michael de la Pole

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Louis Auchincloss

Author

17th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Michael de la Pole

George W. Bush

43rd U.S. President

17th cousin 2 times removed via Sir Michael de la Pole

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Queen Elizabeth II

Queen of the United Kingdom

17th cousin 2 times removed via Sir Michael de la Pole

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Elizabeth Montgomery

TV Actress - “Bewitched”

17th cousin 2 times removed via Sir Michael de la Pole

Susan B. Anthony

Women's Rights Advocate

17th cousin 2 times removed via Elizabeth de Clare

Mamie (Doud) Eisenhower

First Lady of President Dwight Eisenhower

17th cousin 2 times removed via Sir Michael de la Pole

Sandra Day O'Connor

First Female U.S. Supreme Court Justice

17th cousin 2 times removed via Sir Michael de la Pole

Hetty Green

“The Witch of Wall Street”

17th cousin 2 times removed via Elizabeth de Clare

Jeb Bush

43rd Governor of Florida

17th cousin 2 times removed via Sir Michael de la Pole

Joseph Wharton

Founder of the Wharton School of Business

17th cousin 2 times removed via Elizabeth de Clare

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Melvyn Douglas

Movie Actor

17th cousin 2 times removed via Sir Michael de la Pole

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John Adams Morgan

1952 Olympic Sailing Gold Medalist

17th cousin 2 times removed via Sir Michael de la Pole

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Benedict Cumberbatch

Movie, Television and Stage Actor

17th cousin 2 times removed via Sir Michael de la Pole

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Tuesday Weld

TV and Movie Actress

17th cousin 2 times removed via Sir Michael de la Pole

Nicholas Gilman

Signer of the U.S. Constitution

17th cousin 3 times removed via Sir Gilbert de Clare

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Ted Danson

TV Actor - “Cheers”, “CSI”

17th cousin 3 times removed via Sir Michael de la Pole

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John Kerry

68th U.S. Secretary of State

17th cousin 3 times removed via Sir Michael de la Pole

Paget Brewster

TV Actress

17th cousin 3 times removed via Sir Michael de la Pole

C. W. Post

Founder of Post Cereals

17th cousin 3 times removed via Sir Gilbert de Clare

Edward Norton

Movie Actor

17th cousin 3 times removed via Sir Michael de la Pole

Endicott Peabody

62nd Governor of Massachusetts

17th cousin 3 times removed via Sir Michael de la Pole

Meghan Markle

Duchess of Sussex, TV Actress

17th cousin 3 times removed via Sir Michael de la Pole

John Cena

Movie Actor and WWE Pro Wrestler

17th cousin 3 times removed via Sir Michael de la Pole

Treat Williams

TV & Movie Actor

17th cousin 3 times removed via Sir Michael de la Pole

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Story Musgrave

NASA Astronaut

17th cousin 3 times removed via Sir Michael de la Pole

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John Quincy Adams

6th U.S. President

17th cousin 4 times removed via Edward I, King of England

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Benjamin Harrison

23rd U.S. President

17th cousin 4 times removed via Edward I, King of England

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Shubael D. Childs

Founder of S.D. Childs & Company

17th cousin 4 times removed via Edward I, King of England

Alexander Hamilton

1st U.S. Secretary of the Treasury

17th cousin 4 times removed via Edward I, King of England

Catherine Middleton

Duchess of Cambridge

17th cousin 4 times removed via Sir Michael de la Pole

Jane (Appleton) Pierce

First Lady of President Franklin Pierce

17th cousin 4 times removed via Edward I, King of England

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Zachary Taylor

12th U.S. President

17th cousin 4 times removed via Edward I, King of England

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Helen Keller

Author and Activist

17th cousin 4 times removed via Edward I, King of England

Kyra Sedgwick

TV and Movie Actress

17th cousin 4 times removed via Sir Michael de la Pole

Noel Coward

Playwright, Actor, and Songwriter

17th cousin 4 times removed via Edward I, King of England

Sydney Biddle Barrows

Mayflower Madam

17th cousin 4 times removed via Sir Michael de la Pole

Ellen DeGeneres

Comedienne and TV Personality

17th cousin 4 times removed via Sir Michael de la Pole

Lytton Strachey

Author and Co-Founder of Bloomsbury Group

17th cousin 4 times removed via Edward I, King of England

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Sarah Ferguson

Duchess of York

17th cousin 4 times removed via Sir Michael de la Pole

Herman Melville

Author of Moby Dick

17th cousin 4 times removed via Edward I, King of England

Carly Fiorina

CEO of Hewlett-Packard

17th cousin 4 times removed via Sir Michael de la Pole

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Illeana Douglas

TV and Movie Actress

17th cousin 4 times removed via Sir Michael de la Pole

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Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.

American “Fireside” Poet

17th cousin 4 times removed via Edward I, King of England

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James Russell Lowell

American “Fireside” Poet

17th cousin 4 times removed via Edward I, King of England

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Fitzhugh Lee

40th Governor of Virginia

17th cousin 4 times removed via Edward I, King of England

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Lewis Carroll

Author of Alice in Wonderland

17th cousin 4 times removed via Edward I, King of England

Lucretia (Rudolph) Garfield

First Lady of President James Garfield

18th cousin 2 times removed via Sir Gilbert de Clare

J. A. Folger

Founder of Folger Coffee Company

18th cousin 2 times removed via Sir Gilbert de Clare

Grover Cleveland

22nd and 24th U.S. President

18th cousin 2 times removed via Sir Gilbert de Clare

Marjorie Post

Founder of General Foods

18th cousin 2 times removed via Sir Gilbert de Clare

William Rufus Day

36th U.S. Secretary of State

18th cousin 2 times removed via Sir Gilbert de Clare

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Theodore Roosevelt

26th U.S. President

18th cousin 3 times removed via Edward I, King of England

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Francis Scott Key

Author of “The Star Spangled Banner”

18th cousin 3 times removed via Edward I, King of England

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Richard Warren Sears

Co-Founder of Sears, Roebuck, & Co.

18th cousin 3 times removed via Edward I, King of England

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Ralph Waldo Emerson

American Poet

18th cousin 3 times removed via Edward I, King of England

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Gloria Vanderbilt

Fashion Designer

18th cousin 3 times removed via Edward I, King of England

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Jay Gould

American Railroad “Robber Baron”

18th cousin 3 times removed via Edward I, King of England

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William Marsh Rice

Founder of Rice University

18th cousin 3 times removed via Edward I, King of England

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Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

U.S. Supreme Court Justice

18th cousin 3 times removed via Edward I, King of England

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Ichabod Goodwin

27th Governor of New Hampshire

18th cousin 3 times removed via Edward I, King of England

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Tilda Swinton

Movie Actress

18th cousin 3 times removed via Sir William de la Pole

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Henry Lloyd

40th Governor of Maryland

18th cousin 3 times removed via Edward I, King of England

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E. M. Forster

English Novelist

18th cousin 3 times removed via Edward I, King of England

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James Youngs Smith

29th Governor of Rhode Island

18th cousin 3 times removed via Edward I, King of England

Tennessee Williams

Author of A Streetcar Named Desire

19th cousin via Elizabeth de Clare

Henry Clay Folger

Founder of Folger Shakespeare Library and Chairman of Standard Oil

19th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Gilbert de Clare

Stephen A. Douglas

Participated in Lincoln-Douglas Debates

19th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Gilbert de Clare

Marilyn Monroe

Actress, Model, and Singer

19th cousin 1 time removed via Elizabeth de Clare

Admiral Richard Byrd

Polar Explorer

19th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Gilbert de Clare

Shanghai Pierce

Texas Cattleman

19th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Gilbert de Clare

General James Longstreet

Confederate Army - U.S. Civil War

19th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Gilbert de Clare

Harry F. Byrd

50th Governor of Virginia

19th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Gilbert de Clare

John McCain

U.S. Senator from Arizona

19th cousin 1 time removed via Elizabeth de Clare

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Franklin D. Roosevelt

32nd U.S. President

19th cousin 2 times removed via Edward I, King of England

Eleanor Roosevelt

First Lady of President Franklin D. Roosevelt

19th cousin 2 times removed via Edward I, King of England

Raquel Welch

Movie Actress

19th cousin 2 times removed via Elizabeth de Clare

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Juliette Gordon Low

Founder of the Girl Scouts

19th cousin 2 times removed via Edward I, King of England

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William Sprague

27th Governor of Rhode Island

19th cousin 2 times removed via Edward I, King of England

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General Douglas MacArthur

U.S. Army - World War II

19th cousin 2 times removed via Edward I, King of England

Johnny Mercer

Songwriter and Co-Founder of Capitol Records

19th cousin 2 times removed via Edward I, King of England

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Anderson Cooper

Television Journalist

19th cousin 2 times removed via Edward I, King of England

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Jack London

Author of “The Call of the Wild”

19th cousin 2 times removed via Edward I, King of England

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Buckminster Fuller

Author, Architect, and Inventor

19th cousin 2 times removed via Edward I, King of England

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Thomas Hunt Morgan

Nobel Prize Winner in Physiology or Medicine

19th cousin 2 times removed via Edward I, King of England

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Olivia De Havilland

Movie Actress

19th cousin 2 times removed via Edward I, King of England

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Joan Fontaine

Movie Actress

19th cousin 2 times removed via Edward I, King of England

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

Author, “Sherlock Holmes”

19th cousin 2 times removed via Edward I, King of England

Charles A. Pillsbury

Co-Founder of C.A. Pillsbury Co.

20th cousin via Sir Gilbert de Clare

General George S. Patton

U.S. Army - World War II

20th cousin via Sir Gilbert de Clare

Lizzie Borden

Accused Murderess

20th cousin via Sir Gilbert de Clare

Ellen Louise (Axson) Wilson

First Lady of President Woodrow Wilson

20th cousin via Sir Gilbert de Clare

Katharine Hepburn

Movie Actress

20th cousin via Sir Gilbert de Clare

Allen Dulles

5th Director of the C.I.A.

20th cousin via Sir Gilbert de Clare

John Foster Dulles

52nd U.S. Secretary of State

20th cousin via Sir Gilbert de Clare

Alan Ladd

Movie Actor

20th cousin via Sir Gilbert de Clare

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Humphrey Bogart

Movie Actor

20th cousin 1 time removed via Edward I, King of England

Mitt Romney

70th Governor of Massachusetts

20th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Gilbert de Clare

George Romney

43rd Governor of Michigan

20th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Gilbert de Clare

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Camilla Parker Bowles

Duchess of Cornwall

20th cousin 1 time removed via Edward I, King of England

Lou (Henry) Hoover

First Lady of President Herbert Hoover

20th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Gilbert de Clare

Frank Lloyd Wright

American Architect

20th cousin 1 time removed via Edward I, King of England

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Robert Frost

Poet and Playwright

20th cousin 1 time removed via Edward I, King of England

Anthony West

Novelist and writer for the New Yorker

20th cousin 1 time removed via Edward I, King of England

Abigail Folger

Charles Manson Murder Victim and Folger Coffee Heiress

20th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Gilbert de Clare

Sir Charles Tupper

6th Prime Minister of Canada

20th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Richard de Clare

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Adlai Stevenson II

31st Governor of Illinois

20th cousin 1 time removed via Edward I, King of England

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Norman Rockwell

American Artist

20th cousin 1 time removed via Edward I, King of England

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Valerie Bertinelli

Television Actress

20th cousin 1 time removed via Edward I, King of England

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Randolph Scott

Movie Actor

20th cousin 1 time removed via Edward I, King of England

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Orson Welles

Radio, Stage, and Movie Actor

20th cousin 1 time removed via Edward I, King of England

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Thomas Pynchon

American Novelist

20th cousin 1 time removed via Edward I, King of England

Upton Sinclair

Pulitzer Prize Winning Novelist

20th cousin 1 time removed via Edward I, King of England

Amelia Earhart

Aviation Pioneer

20th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Gilbert de Clare

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General George C. Marshall

Author of “The Marshall Plan”

20th cousin 1 time removed via Edward I, King of England

Willis Carrier

Inventor of Air Conditioning

20th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Gilbert de Clare

Alan Turing

WWII Codebreaker of Nazi Enigma Machine

20th cousin 1 time removed via Edward I, King of England

Bill Weld

68th Governor of Massachusetts

20th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Gilbert de Clare

Guillermo Billinghurst

31st President of Peru

20th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Richard de Clare

Lee Harvey Oswald

Accused Assassin of President John F. Kennedy

21st cousin via Edward I, King of England

Dick Cheney

46th U.S. Vice-President

21st cousin via Edward I, King of England

Jimmy Carter

39th U.S. President

21st cousin via Edward I, King of England

Bing Crosby

Singer and Movie Actor

21st cousin via Edward I, King of England

Vincent Price

Movie Actor

21st cousin via Edward I, King of England

Howard Dean

79th Governor of Vermont

21st cousin via Edward I, King of England

Guy Ritchie

British Filmmaker

21st cousin via Edward I, King of England

Adlai Stevenson III

U.S. Senator from Illinois

21st cousin via Edward I, King of England

Dick Clark

Radio and TV Host

21st cousin via Edward I, King of England

Kit Harington

TV Actor - “Game of Thrones”

21st cousin via Edward I, King of England

William H. Macy

TV and Movie Actor

21st cousin via Edward I, King of England

Linda Hunt

TV and Movie Actress

21st cousin via Edward I, King of England