Helen (Herron) Taft

Famous Kin of
Helen (Herron) Taft

First Lady of President William H. Taft


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Sir Saher de Quincy

Magna Carta Surety

18th great-grandfather

Robert de Ros

Magna Carta Surety

20th great-grandfather

William the Conqueror

King of England

23rd great-grandfather

King Henry III

King of England

19th great-granduncle via John, King of England

King Edward I

King of England

1st cousin 20 times removed via John, King of England

Robert FitzWalter

Magna Carta Surety

1st cousin 20 times removed via Maud de St. Liz

Sir William de Huntingfield

Magna Carta Surety

1st cousin 20 times removed via Saher I de Quincy

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Edmund Waller

English Poet and Politician

4th cousin 8 times removed via Nicholas Brome

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Ralph Waldo Emerson

American Poet

5th cousin 3 times removed via William Wilcockson

Marshall Field

Founder of Marshall Field & Co.

6th cousin 1 time removed via Thomas Bressie

Joseph Glidden

Inventor of Barbed Wire

6th cousin 2 times removed via William Wilcockson

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Anne Boleyn

2nd Wife of King Henry VIII

6th cousin 11 times removed via Sir John Howard

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Catherine Howard

5th Wife of King Henry VIII

6th cousin 11 times removed via Sir John Howard

William Holden

Movie Actor

8th cousin 1 time removed via William Wilcockson

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Alan Ladd

Movie Actor

8th cousin 1 time removed via William Wilcockson

Elisabeth Shue

TV and Movie Actress

8th cousin 1 time removed via William Wilcockson

Andrew Shue

TV Actor

8th cousin 1 time removed via William Wilcockson

Kate Upton

Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Cover Model

8th cousin 2 times removed via William Wilcockson

Jodie Foster

Movie Actress

8th cousin 2 times removed via William Wilcockson

Harry Chapin

Singer and Songwriter

8th cousin 2 times removed via William Wilcockson

James Taylor

Singer-Songwriter

8th cousin 2 times removed via William Wilcockson

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Bill Weld

68th Governor of Massachusetts

8th cousin 2 times removed via William Wilcockson

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King Henry VIII

King of England

9th cousin 9 times removed via Sir Roger de Quincy

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Jane Seymour

3rd Wife of King Henry VIII

9th cousin 10 times removed via Robert de Ros

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James Sherman

27th U.S. Vice-President

10th cousin 1 time removed via Thomas Hawes

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Rev. George Burroughs

Executed for Witchcraft, Salem 1692

10th cousin 7 times removed via Sir John Howard

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Catherine Parr

6th Wife of King Henry VIII

10th cousin 8 times removed via Sir Roger de Quincy

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Lt. Gen. James Brudenell

Leader of the “Charge of the Light Brigade”

11th cousin 1 time removed via Nicholas Brome

Tuesday Weld

TV and Movie Actress

11th cousin 1 time removed via Thomas Hawes

Sarah Palin

9th Governor of Alaska

11th cousin 2 times removed via Thomas Hawes

Marie-Chantal Miller

Crown Princess of Greece

11th cousin 3 times removed via Thomas Hawes

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Robert Catesby

Leader of Gunpowder Plot

11th cousin 8 times removed via Robert de Ros

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Sir Winston Churchill

Prime Minister of the United Kingdom

12th cousin 2 times removed via Nicholas Brome

Lyman Hall

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

12th cousin 2 times removed via Sir Thomas de Umfreville

John McCain

U.S. Senator from Arizona

12th cousin 2 times removed via Nicholas Brome

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Princess Diana

Princess of Wales

12th cousin 4 times removed via Nicholas Brome

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Prince William

Duke of Cambridge

12th cousin 5 times removed via Nicholas Brome

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Prince Harry

Duke of Sussex

12th cousin 5 times removed via Nicholas Brome

Cara Delevingne

Fashion Model and Movie Actress

12th cousin 5 times removed via Nicholas Brome

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Richard More

Mayflower Passenger

12th cousin 6 times removed via Sir Roger de Quincy

Rutherford B. Hayes

19th U.S. President

13th cousin via John Brome

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Helen Keller

Author and Activist

13th cousin 1 time removed via John Brome

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Tennessee Williams

Author of A Streetcar Named Desire

13th cousin 2 times removed via John Brome

Ray Bradbury

Author of The Martian Chronicles

13th cousin 2 times removed via John Brome

Gerald Ford

38th U.S. President

13th cousin 3 times removed via John Brome

Carole Lombard

Movie Actress

13th cousin 3 times removed via John Brome

Linda Hamilton

TV and Movie Actress

13th cousin 4 times removed via John Brome

Ethan Hawke

Actor, Director, Screenwriter, Novelist

13th cousin 4 times removed via John Brome

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Charles A. Pillsbury

Co-Founder of C.A. Pillsbury Co.

14th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Thomas de Umfreville

Harriet Beecher Stowe

Author of Uncle Tom’s Cabin

14th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Thomas de Umfreville

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Franklin D. Roosevelt

32nd U.S. President

14th cousin 2 times removed via Sir Thomas de Umfreville

Wilbur Wright

Wright Brothers - Aviation Pioneer

14th cousin 2 times removed via Sir Thomas de Umfreville

Orville Wright

Wright Brothers - Aviation Pioneer

14th cousin 2 times removed via Sir Thomas de Umfreville

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J.P. Morgan

American Banker and Art Collector

14th cousin 2 times removed via Sir Thomas de Umfreville

Samuel Colt

Inventor of the Colt Revolver

14th cousin 2 times removed via Sir Thomas de Umfreville

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Thomas Jefferson

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

14th cousin 3 times removed via Sir John Howard

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J.P. Morgan, Jr.

American Banker and Philanthropist

14th cousin 3 times removed via Sir Thomas de Umfreville

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Samuel Howard

Boston Tea Party Participant

14th cousin 3 times removed via Sir John Howard

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Judy Garland

Singer and Movie Actress

14th cousin 3 times removed via Sir Thomas de Umfreville

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Gloria Vanderbilt

Fashion Designer

14th cousin 3 times removed via Sir Thomas de Umfreville

Admiral George Dewey

Admiral of the Navy

14th cousin 3 times removed via Sir Thomas de Umfreville

Melvil Dewey

Inventor of the Dewey Decimal System

14th cousin 3 times removed via Sir Thomas de Umfreville

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Henry Sturgis Morgan

Co-Founder of Morgan Stanley

14th cousin 4 times removed via Sir Thomas de Umfreville

Liza Minnelli

Singer and Actress

14th cousin 4 times removed via Sir Thomas de Umfreville

Dr. Benjamin Spock

American Pediatrician and Author on Child Care

14th cousin 4 times removed via Sir Thomas de Umfreville

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Anderson Cooper

Television Journalist

14th cousin 4 times removed via Sir Thomas de Umfreville

Thomas Edmund Dewey

47th Governor of New York

14th cousin 4 times removed via Sir Thomas de Umfreville

Tom Hanks

Movie Actor

14th cousin 5 times removed via Sir Thomas de Umfreville

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John Adams Morgan

1952 Olympic Sailing Gold Medalist

14th cousin 5 times removed via Sir Thomas de Umfreville

Brian Wilson

Co-Founder of The Beach Boys

14th cousin 6 times removed via Sir Thomas de Umfreville

Dennis Wilson

Co-Founder of The Beach Boys

14th cousin 6 times removed via Sir Thomas de Umfreville

Carl Wilson

Co-Founder of The Beach Boys

14th cousin 6 times removed via Sir Thomas de Umfreville

David Hyde Pierce

Stage, TV, and Movie Actor

14th cousin 6 times removed via Sir Thomas de Umfreville

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Nicholas Gilman

Signer of the U.S. Constitution

15th cousin via Robert de Umfreville

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Lucretia (Rudolph) Garfield

First Lady of President James Garfield

15th cousin 2 times removed via Robert de Umfreville

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Henry Lee III

9th Governor of Virginia

15th cousin 2 times removed via Sir John Howard

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George Clinton

4th U.S. Vice President

15th cousin 2 times removed via Alexander Comyn

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John Marshall

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

15th cousin 2 times removed via Sir John Howard

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George Washington

1st U.S. President

15th cousin 3 times removed via Sir Roger de Quincy

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Benjamin Harrison V

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

15th cousin 4 times removed via Robert de Ros

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James Madison

4th U.S. President

15th cousin 4 times removed via Robert de Ros

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Robert Treat Paine

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

15th cousin 4 times removed via Robert de Ros

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Thomas Nelson

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

15th cousin 4 times removed via Robert de Ros

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Caesar Rodney

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

15th cousin 4 times removed via Robert de Ros

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Richard Henry Lee

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

15th cousin 4 times removed via Robert de Ros

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Francis Lightfoot Lee

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

15th cousin 4 times removed via Robert de Ros

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George H. W. Bush

41st U.S. President

15th cousin 6 times removed via Robert de Umfreville

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General Robert E. Lee

Confederate Army - U.S. Civil War

16th cousin 1 time removed via Sir John Howard

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Francis Scott Key

Author of “The Star Spangled Banner”

16th cousin 1 time removed via Sir John Howard

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Charles Darwin

Theory of Evolution

16th cousin 1 time removed via Sir John Howard

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DeWitt Clinton

6th Governor of New York

16th cousin 1 time removed via Alexander Comyn

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James Russell Lowell

American “Fireside” Poet

16th cousin 1 time removed via Sir John Howard

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Major John Pitcairn

British Commander at Battle of Lexington

16th cousin 2 times removed via Sir Roger de Quincy

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George Mason

Father of the U.S. Bill of Rights

16th cousin 2 times removed via Sir Roger de Quincy

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Bathsheba (Ruggles) Spooner

First woman executed for murder in U.S. by non-British government

16th cousin 2 times removed via Sir Roger de Quincy

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John Langdon

Signer of the U.S. Constitution

16th cousin 2 times removed via Sir Roger de Quincy

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William Henry Harrison

9th U.S. President

16th cousin 3 times removed via Robert de Ros

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Meriwether Lewis

Lewis and Clark Expedition

16th cousin 3 times removed via Robert de Ros

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William Floyd

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

16th cousin 3 times removed via Robert de Ros

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Samuel Prescott

Completed Paul Revere's Midnight Ride

16th cousin 4 times removed via Sir William de Ros

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John Hancock

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

16th cousin 4 times removed via Sir William de Ros

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Roger Sherman

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

16th cousin 5 times removed via John, King of England

Jonathan Swift

Author of Gulliver's Travels

16th cousin 5 times removed via John, King of England

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Fitzhugh Lee

40th Governor of Virginia

17th cousin via Sir John Howard

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Harriet Martineau

Author of The Hour and the Man

17th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Roger de Quincy

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Jane (Appleton) Pierce

First Lady of President Franklin Pierce

17th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Roger de Quincy

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Walt Disney

Co-Founder of The Walt Disney Company

17th cousin 1 time removed via Sir John Howard

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John D. Rockefeller

Founder of the Standard Oil Company

17th cousin 1 time removed via Sir John Howard

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Edith (Bolling) Wilson

First Lady of President Woodrow Wilson

17th cousin 1 time removed via Sir John Howard

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Louis Auchincloss

Author

17th cousin 1 time removed via Sir John Howard

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C. W. Post

Founder of Post Cereals

17th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Roger de Quincy

George Ross

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

17th cousin 1 time removed via William Comyn

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Queen Elizabeth II

Queen of the United Kingdom

17th cousin 2 times removed via Sir John Howard

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Camilla Parker Bowles

Duchess of Cornwall

17th cousin 2 times removed via Sir John Howard

Lou (Henry) Hoover

First Lady of President Herbert Hoover

17th cousin 2 times removed via Sir John Howard

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Caleb Brewster

Member of the Culper Spy Ring during the American Revolution

17th cousin 2 times removed via Sir Saher IV de Quincy

Jake Gyllenhaal

Movie Actor

17th cousin 2 times removed via Sir John Howard

Maggie Gyllenhaal

Movie Actress

17th cousin 2 times removed via Sir John Howard

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John Kerry

68th U.S. Secretary of State

17th cousin 2 times removed via Sir John Howard

Upton Sinclair

Pulitzer Prize Winning Novelist

17th cousin 2 times removed via Sir John Howard

Thomas Hunt Morgan

Nobel Prize Winner in Physiology or Medicine

17th cousin 2 times removed via Sir John Howard

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Benedict Cumberbatch

Movie, Television and Stage Actor

17th cousin 2 times removed via Sir John Howard

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Tilda Swinton

Movie Actress

17th cousin 2 times removed via Sir John Howard

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Carter Braxton

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

17th cousin 2 times removed via Sir Saher IV de Quincy

Nelson Rockefeller

41st U.S. Vice-President

17th cousin 3 times removed via Sir John Howard

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Sir Charles Tupper

6th Prime Minister of Canada

17th cousin 3 times removed via Alexander Comyn

Ted Danson

TV Actor - “Cheers”, “CSI”

17th cousin 3 times removed via Sir John Howard

Guy Ritchie

British Filmmaker

17th cousin 3 times removed via Sir John Howard

Sarah Ferguson

Duchess of York

17th cousin 3 times removed via Sir John Howard

Kit Harington

TV Actor - “Game of Thrones”

17th cousin 3 times removed via Sir John Howard

John Cena

Movie Actor and WWE Pro Wrestler

17th cousin 3 times removed via Sir John Howard

William Stoughton

Chief Judge and Prosecutor, Salem Witch Trials 1692

17th cousin 4 times removed via Saher I de Quincy

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Juliette Gordon Low

Founder of the Girl Scouts

17th cousin 4 times removed via Alexander Comyn

Elihu Yale

Benefactor and Namesake of Yale College

17th cousin 4 times removed via John, King of England

Orson Welles

Radio, Stage, and Movie Actor

17th cousin 4 times removed via Alexander Comyn

Ellen DeGeneres

Comedienne and TV Personality

17th cousin 4 times removed via Sir John Howard

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Buckminster Fuller

Author, Architect, and Inventor

17th cousin 4 times removed via Alexander Comyn

Carly Fiorina

CEO of Hewlett-Packard

17th cousin 4 times removed via Sir John Howard

Mary Chapin Carpenter

Singer and Songwriter

17th cousin 4 times removed via Sir John Howard

Edward Norton

Movie Actor

17th cousin 4 times removed via Sir John Howard

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Grover Cleveland

22nd and 24th U.S. President

18th cousin via Sir Roger de Quincy

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Fletcher Christian

Leader of the mutiny on the Bounty

18th cousin via Sir Roger de Quincy

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Marjorie Post

Founder of General Foods

18th cousin via Sir Roger de Quincy

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Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.

American “Fireside” Poet

18th cousin via Sir Roger de Quincy

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Thomas Sim Lee

2nd and 7th Governor of Maryland

18th cousin via Sir Roger de Quincy

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Benjamin Harrison

23rd U.S. President

18th cousin 1 time removed via Robert de Ros

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Zachary Taylor

12th U.S. President

18th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Roger de Quincy

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Susan B. Anthony

Women's Rights Advocate

18th cousin 1 time removed via Robert de Ros

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General William Whipple

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

18th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Saher IV de Quincy

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Colonel Robert Gould Shaw

Principal character of film Glory portrayed by Matthew Broderick

18th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Roger de Quincy

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Hetty Green

“The Witch of Wall Street”

18th cousin 1 time removed via Robert de Ros

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John Brown

American Abolitionist

18th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Roger de Quincy

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Joseph Wharton

Founder of the Wharton School of Business

18th cousin 1 time removed via Robert de Ros

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Jay Gould

American Railroad “Robber Baron”

18th cousin 1 time removed via Robert de Ros

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William Marsh Rice

Founder of Rice University

18th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Roger de Quincy

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Lytton Strachey

Author and Co-Founder of Bloomsbury Group

18th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Roger de Quincy

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Melvyn Douglas

Movie Actor

18th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Roger de Quincy

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William Rufus Day

36th U.S. Secretary of State

18th cousin 1 time removed via Robert de Ros

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Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

U.S. Supreme Court Justice

18th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Roger de Quincy

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Ichabod Goodwin

27th Governor of New Hampshire

18th cousin 1 time removed via Robert de Ros

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Edward Lloyd V

13th Governor of Maryland

18th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Roger de Quincy

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Alexander Hamilton

1st U.S. Secretary of the Treasury

18th cousin 2 times removed via Sir Roger de Quincy

Capt. William Lewis Herndon

Captain of the ill fated S.S. Central America

18th cousin 2 times removed via Sir William de Ros

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Dr. H. H. Holmes

Serial Killer aka “Devil in the White City”

18th cousin 2 times removed via Sir Roger de Quincy

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Lizzie Borden

Accused Murderess

18th cousin 2 times removed via Sir Roger de Quincy

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Noel Coward

Playwright, Actor, and Songwriter

18th cousin 2 times removed via Sir Roger de Quincy

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Allen Dulles

5th Director of the C.I.A.

18th cousin 2 times removed via Sir Roger de Quincy

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John Foster Dulles

52nd U.S. Secretary of State

18th cousin 2 times removed via Sir Roger de Quincy

Nathaniel Philbrick

Author of In the Heart of the Sea

18th cousin 2 times removed via William Comyn

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Humphrey Bogart

Movie Actor

18th cousin 3 times removed via Sir Roger de Quincy

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Abigail (Smith) Adams

First Lady of President John Adams

18th cousin 3 times removed via John, King of England

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Eli Whitney

Inventor of the Cotton Gin

18th cousin 3 times removed via John, King of England

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Theodore Roosevelt

26th U.S. President

18th cousin 3 times removed via Sir Roger de Quincy

Elizabeth Montgomery

TV Actress - “Bewitched”

18th cousin 3 times removed via Sir Roger de Quincy

Stephen A. Douglas

Participated in Lincoln-Douglas Debates

18th cousin 3 times removed via Sir Roger de Quincy

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General Douglas MacArthur

U.S. Army - World War II

18th cousin 3 times removed via Sir Roger de Quincy

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Jack London

Author of “The Call of the Wild”

18th cousin 3 times removed via Sir Roger de Quincy

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Dick Clark

Radio and TV Host

18th cousin 3 times removed via Sir Roger de Quincy

Illeana Douglas

TV and Movie Actress

18th cousin 3 times removed via Sir Roger de Quincy

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Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

Author, “Sherlock Holmes”

18th cousin 3 times removed via Sir Roger de Quincy

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Henry Lloyd

40th Governor of Maryland

18th cousin 3 times removed via Sir Roger de Quincy

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Charles Goldsborough

16th Governor of Maryland

18th cousin 3 times removed via John, King of England

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Admiral Richard Byrd

Polar Explorer

19th cousin via Robert de Ros

William C. C. Claiborne

1st Governor of Louisiana

19th cousin via Alan of Galloway

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Harry F. Byrd

50th Governor of Virginia

19th cousin via Robert de Ros

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Olivia De Havilland

Movie Actress

19th cousin via Robert de Ros

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Joan Fontaine

Movie Actress

19th cousin via Robert de Ros

Ellen (Herndon) Arthur

Wife of President Chester A. Arthur

19th cousin 1 time removed via Sir William de Ros

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General George S. Patton

U.S. Army - World War II

19th cousin 1 time removed via Robert de Ros

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William Howard Taft

27th U.S. President

19th cousin 1 time removed via Robert de Ros

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Katharine Hepburn

Movie Actress

19th cousin 1 time removed via Robert de Ros

Robert Frost

Poet and Playwright

19th cousin 1 time removed via Robert de Ros

Norman Rockwell

American Artist

19th cousin 1 time removed via Robert de Ros

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General James Longstreet

Confederate Army - U.S. Civil War

19th cousin 1 time removed via Sir William de Ros

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Herman Melville

Author of Moby Dick

19th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Saher IV de Quincy

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Charles Carnan Ridgely

15th Governor of Maryland

19th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Saher IV de Quincy

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John Quincy Adams

6th U.S. President

19th cousin 2 times removed via John, King of England

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Shubael D. Childs

Founder of S.D. Childs & Company

19th cousin 2 times removed via John, King of England

Philip Livingston

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

19th cousin 2 times removed via Robert de Beaumont

Mitt Romney

70th Governor of Massachusetts

19th cousin 2 times removed via Robert de Ros

Marilyn Monroe

Actress, Model, and Singer

19th cousin 2 times removed via Robert de Ros

Ellen Louise (Axson) Wilson

First Lady of President Woodrow Wilson

20th cousin via Sir William de Ros

J. A. Folger

Founder of Folger Coffee Company

20th cousin 1 time removed via John, King of England

Richard Warren Sears

Co-Founder of Sears, Roebuck, & Co.

20th cousin 1 time removed via John, King of England

Eliphalet Remington

Founder of Remington Arms Company

20th cousin 1 time removed via Maud de St. Liz

Georgia O'Keeffe

American Artist

20th cousin 1 time removed via Sir William de Ros

Henry Clay Folger

Founder of Folger Shakespeare Library and Chairman of Standard Oil

21st cousin via John, King of England

Benedict Arnold

Traitor of the American Revolution

21st cousin via Saher I de Quincy

General Hugh Mercer

American Revolutionary War Hero

21st cousin via Robert de Beaumont

Nathaniel Hawthorne

Author of The Scarlet Letter

21st cousin via Maud de St. Liz