John Hinckley, Jr.

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John Hinckley, Jr.

Shot President Ronald Reagan


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Francis Edward Hinckley

Co-Founder of the University of Chicago

Great-grandfather

John Howland

Mayflower Passenger

9th great-grandfather

John Tilley

Mayflower Passenger

10th great-grandfather

William Williams

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

2nd cousin 7 times removed via Isaac Williams

Nathaniel Gorham

Signer of the U.S. Constitution

3rd cousin 6 times removed via John Gorham

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General Joseph Warren

Killed at Battle of Bunker Hill

3rd cousin 7 times removed via Robert Williams

Bathsheba (Ruggles) Spooner

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

3rd cousin 7 times removed via John Howland

Lucretia (Rudolph) Garfield

First Lady of President James Garfield

4th cousin 4 times removed via Benadam "Adam" Gallup

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General George B. McClellan

Union Army - U.S. Civil War

4th cousin 4 times removed via Benadam "Adam" Gallup

Elihu Root

38th U.S. Secretary of State

4th cousin 4 times removed via John Root

Eli Whitney

Inventor of the Cotton Gin

4th cousin 5 times removed via Thomas Lathrop

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Benedict Arnold

Traitor of the American Revolution

4th cousin 5 times removed via Rev. John Lathrop

Henry Wells

Co-Founder of American Express and Wells Fargo and Co.

4th cousin 6 times removed via Thomas Welles

Lyman Hall

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

4th cousin 7 times removed via William Chaplin

John Fitch

Inventor of 1st U.S. Steamboat

4th cousin 7 times removed via Gerard Spencer

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Louis Auchincloss

Author

5th cousin 1 time removed via William Williams

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Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

American “Fireside” Poet

5th cousin 4 times removed via Rev. John Lathrop

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Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.

American “Fireside” Poet

5th cousin 4 times removed via Rev. John Lathrop

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Ralph Waldo Emerson

American Poet

5th cousin 5 times removed via John Leonard

Nicholas Gilman

Signer of the U.S. Constitution

5th cousin 5 times removed via William Denison

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Harriet Beecher Stowe

Author of Uncle Tom’s Cabin

5th cousin 5 times removed via Sarah Heath

Aaron Burr

Killed Alexander Hamilton

5th cousin 7 times removed via Simon Tuttle

Robert Catesby

Leader of Gunpowder Plot

5th cousin 13 times removed via Sir John Throckmorton

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Nancy (Davis) Reagan

First Lady of President Ronald Reagan

6th cousin 1 time removed via Nathaniel Robbins

Alec Baldwin

Television and Movie Actor

6th cousin 1 time removed via William Williams

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J.P. Morgan, Jr.

American Banker and Philanthropist

6th cousin 2 times removed via John Hinckley

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George Gallup

Inventor of the Gallup Poll

6th cousin 2 times removed via Isaac Wheeler

Henry Luce

Co-Founder of Time, Life, Fortune and Sports Illustrated magazines

6th cousin 2 times removed via John Root

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Ulysses S. Grant

18th U.S. President

6th cousin 3 times removed via Rev. John Lathrop

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Sir Robert Laird Borden

8th Prime Minister of Canada

6th cousin 3 times removed via Rev. John Lathrop

Frank Lloyd Wright

American Architect

6th cousin 3 times removed via John Prentice

Emily Dickinson

American Poet

6th cousin 3 times removed via John Gallop Jr.

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Joseph Smith

Founder of the Mormon Church

6th cousin 3 times removed via Rev. John Lathrop

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L. Frank Baum

Author of The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

6th cousin 3 times removed via George Denison

Philip Danforth Armour

Founder of Armour & Company

6th cousin 3 times removed via Thomas Parke

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James Sherman

27th U.S. Vice-President

6th cousin 3 times removed via Isaac Williams

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C. W. Post

Founder of Post Cereals

6th cousin 3 times removed via Rev. John Lathrop

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Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

U.S. Supreme Court Justice

6th cousin 3 times removed via Rev. John Lathrop

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Admiral George Dewey

Admiral of the Navy

6th cousin 3 times removed via George Denison

Clara Barton

Founder of the American Red Cross

6th cousin 4 times removed via William Learned

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Rutherford B. Hayes

19th U.S. President

6th cousin 4 times removed via John Root

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Samuel Pierpont Langley

Astronomer and Aviation Pioneer

6th cousin 4 times removed via Robert Williams

Ellen Louise (Axson) Wilson

First Lady of President Woodrow Wilson

6th cousin 4 times removed via John Leonard

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J.P. Morgan

American Banker and Art Collector

6th cousin 4 times removed via Thomas Spencer

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Louisa May Alcott

Author of Little Women

6th cousin 4 times removed via John Root

Marshall Field

Founder of Marshall Field & Co.

6th cousin 4 times removed via John Leonard

Joseph Wharton

Founder of the Wharton School of Business

6th cousin 5 times removed via Henry Howland

Samuel Colt

Inventor of the Colt Revolver

6th cousin 6 times removed via Nathaniel Foote

Lewis Henry Morgan

Pioneering Anthropologist

6th cousin 7 times removed via Deming

Mary Lyon

Founder of Mount Holyoke College

6th cousin 7 times removed via Deming

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Henry Sturgis Morgan

Co-Founder of Morgan Stanley

7th cousin 1 time removed via John Hinckley

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James Taylor

Singer-Songwriter

7th cousin 1 time removed via John Williams

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Edith (Carow) Roosevelt

First Lady of President Theodore Roosevelt

7th cousin 2 times removed via John Gorham

Edgar Rice Burroughs

Author of Tarzan and John Carter

7th cousin 2 times removed via Thomas Parke

Warren G. Harding

29th U.S. President

7th cousin 2 times removed via Thomas Parke

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Marjorie Post

Founder of General Foods

7th cousin 2 times removed via Rev. John Lathrop

Melvyn Douglas

Movie Actor

7th cousin 2 times removed via George Denison

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Thomas Edmund Dewey

47th Governor of New York

7th cousin 2 times removed via George Denison

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Franklin D. Roosevelt

32nd U.S. President

7th cousin 3 times removed via John Howland

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Wilbur Wright

Wright Brothers - Aviation Pioneer

7th cousin 3 times removed via Robert Williams

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Orville Wright

Wright Brothers - Aviation Pioneer

7th cousin 3 times removed via Robert Williams

Colonel Robert Gould Shaw

Principal character of film Glory portrayed by Matthew Broderick

7th cousin 3 times removed via William Denison

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Fannie Farmer

Author of original Fannie Farmer Cookbook

7th cousin 3 times removed via Robert Williams

Howard Hawks

Movie Director

7th cousin 3 times removed via John Leonard

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Clarence Day

Author of Life with Father

7th cousin 3 times removed via John Leonard

Charles Curtis

31st U.S. Vice-President

7th cousin 3 times removed via John Leonard

Frank W. Woolworth

Founder of F.W. Woolworth Company

7th cousin 3 times removed via John Root

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Gilbert Clifford Noble

Co-Founder of Barnes & Noble

7th cousin 3 times removed via John Root

General William Tecumseh Sherman

Union Army - U.S. Civil War

7th cousin 4 times removed via Thomas Welles

Potter Palmer

Co-Founder of Marshall Fields

7th cousin 4 times removed via Henry Howland

Henry Crapo

14th Governor of Michigan

7th cousin 4 times removed via Henry Howland

George Eastman

Founder of Eastman Kodak Company

7th cousin 4 times removed via John Root

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John Adams Morgan

1952 Olympic Sailing Gold Medalist

8th cousin via John Hinckley

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George H. W. Bush

41st U.S. President

8th cousin 1 time removed via John Gallop Jr.

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Humphrey Bogart

Movie Actor

8th cousin 1 time removed via Thomas Parke

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Katharine Hepburn

Movie Actress

8th cousin 1 time removed via Thomas Parke

General Douglas MacArthur

U.S. Army - World War II

8th cousin 1 time removed via John Gallop Jr.

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Kyra Sedgwick

TV and Movie Actress

8th cousin 1 time removed via Isaac Williams

Anne Baxter

Movie Actress

8th cousin 1 time removed via John Prentice

Christopher Lloyd

Movie Actor

8th cousin 1 time removed via John Gorham

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Ted Danson

TV Actor - “Cheers”, “CSI”

8th cousin 1 time removed via Isaac Wheeler

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Allen Dulles

5th Director of the C.I.A.

8th cousin 1 time removed via Rev. John Lathrop

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John Foster Dulles

52nd U.S. Secretary of State

8th cousin 1 time removed via Rev. John Lathrop

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Henry A. Wallace

33rd U.S. Vice-President

8th cousin 1 time removed via Isaac Williams

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Dr. Hawley H. Crippen

Murderer in Erik Larson's “Thunderstruck”

8th cousin 1 time removed via Rev. John Lathrop

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Gerald Ford

38th U.S. President

8th cousin 2 times removed via Thomas Welles

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Nelson Rockefeller

41st U.S. Vice-President

8th cousin 2 times removed via Samuel Boreman

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John Steinbeck

Author of The Grapes of Wrath

8th cousin 2 times removed via Robert Williams

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Thomas Hunt Morgan

Nobel Prize Winner in Physiology or Medicine

8th cousin 2 times removed via Thomas Spencer

Joy Morton

Founder of Morton Salt Company

8th cousin 2 times removed via John Gallop

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Jordana Brewster

TV and Movie Actress

8th cousin 2 times removed via John Lathrop

Lewis Henry Lapham

Co-Founder of Texaco

8th cousin 3 times removed via Henry Howland

John Wellborn Root

1893 Chicago Columbian Exposition Architect

8th cousin 3 times removed via John Root

Frank Nelson Doubleday

Founder of Doubleday & Co.

8th cousin 4 times removed via Simon Tuttle

Frederick Upton

Co-Founder of Whirlpool Corporation

8th cousin 4 times removed via Nathaniel Foote

Cole Porter

American Composer and Songwriter

8th cousin 5 times removed via Deming

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George W. Bush

43rd U.S. President

9th cousin via John Gallop Jr.

Kevin Bacon

Movie Actor

9th cousin via Samuel Hinckley

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Shirley Temple

Movie Actress

9th cousin via Rev. John Lathrop

Julia Child

American Chef, Author and TV Personality

9th cousin via Thomas Parke

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Jeb Bush

43rd Governor of Florida

9th cousin via John Gallop Jr.

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Thomas Pynchon

American Novelist

9th cousin via Thomas Parke

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Chevy Chase

Comedian, Actor and Writer

9th cousin via John Gorham

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Lee Remick

Movie Actress

9th cousin via George Denison

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Amelia Earhart

Aviation Pioneer

9th cousin via Rev. John Lathrop

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John Lithgow

Stage, TV, and Movie Actor

9th cousin via John Gorham

David Hyde Pierce

Stage, TV, and Movie Actor

9th cousin via John Gallop Jr.

Illeana Douglas

TV and Movie Actress

9th cousin via George Denison

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Harry Chapin

Singer and Songwriter

9th cousin via John Gorham

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Georgia O'Keeffe

American Artist

9th cousin via Rev. John Lathrop

William H. Macy

TV and Movie Actor

9th cousin via John Gorham

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Bill Weld

68th Governor of Massachusetts

9th cousin via John Gorham

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Tuesday Weld

TV and Movie Actress

9th cousin via John Gorham

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Tennessee Williams

Author of A Streetcar Named Desire

9th cousin 1 time removed via Thomas Spencer

John Wayne

Movie Actor

9th cousin 1 time removed via Thomas Spencer

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Lucille Ball

TV Actress - “I Love Lucy”

9th cousin 1 time removed via John Leonard

Princess Diana

Princess of Wales

9th cousin 1 time removed via Thomas Parke

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Clint Eastwood

TV & Film Actor and Director

9th cousin 1 time removed via Rev. John Lathrop

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Sydney Biddle Barrows

Mayflower Madam

9th cousin 1 time removed via John Gorham

King Leka I

King of the Albanians

9th cousin 1 time removed via William Learned

Christopher Reeve

Movie Actor

9th cousin 1 time removed via Samuel Hinckley

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Kate Upton

Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Cover Model

9th cousin 1 time removed via Isaac Williams

Bess (Wallace) Truman

First Lady of President Harry S Truman

9th cousin 1 time removed via John Root

Jake Gyllenhaal

Movie Actor

9th cousin 1 time removed via Thomas Lathrop

Maggie Gyllenhaal

Movie Actress

9th cousin 1 time removed via Thomas Lathrop

Grace Slick

Singer, Songwriter - Jefferson Airplane

9th cousin 1 time removed via John Thompson

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Paget Brewster

TV Actress

9th cousin 1 time removed via Thomas Parke

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Dick Clark

Radio and TV Host

9th cousin 1 time removed via Rev. John Lathrop

Barbara Hutton

Socialite (aka “Poor Little Rich Girl”)

9th cousin 1 time removed via John Root

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Sarah Palin

9th Governor of Alaska

9th cousin 1 time removed via John Gorham

Mary Chapin Carpenter

Singer and Songwriter

9th cousin 1 time removed via John Leonard

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Endicott Peabody

62nd Governor of Massachusetts

9th cousin 1 time removed via Samuel Hinckley

Marlon Brando

Movie Actor

9th cousin 1 time removed via Thomas Spencer

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Burt Reynolds

Movie Actor

9th cousin 1 time removed via Thomas Spencer

Calvin Coolidge

30th U.S. President

9th cousin 2 times removed via Edmund Reade

Richard Gere

Movie Actor

9th cousin 2 times removed via George Denison

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Richard Nixon

37th U.S. President

9th cousin 2 times removed via Henry Howland

Prince William

Duke of Cambridge

9th cousin 2 times removed via Thomas Parke

Prince Harry

Duke of Sussex

9th cousin 2 times removed via Thomas Parke

Barack Obama

44th U.S. President

9th cousin 2 times removed via Samuel Hinckley

Robert Frost

Poet and Playwright

9th cousin 2 times removed via Edmund Reade

Bing Crosby

Singer and Movie Actor

9th cousin 2 times removed via Henry Howland

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Marilyn Monroe

Actress, Model, and Singer

9th cousin 2 times removed via Gerard Spencer

William Durant

Co-Founder of General Motors and Founder of Frigidaire

9th cousin 2 times removed via Henry Howland

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Howard Dean

79th Governor of Vermont

9th cousin 2 times removed via Samuel Hinckley

Gloria Vanderbilt

Fashion Designer

9th cousin 2 times removed via William Chaplin

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Charles Dawes

30th U.S. Vice-President

9th cousin 2 times removed via Gerard Spencer

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John Kerry

68th U.S. Secretary of State

9th cousin 2 times removed via Edmund Reade

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Margaret Hamilton

Wicked Witch of the West in The Wizard of OZ

9th cousin 2 times removed via Gerard Spencer

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Adlai Stevenson III

U.S. Senator from Illinois

9th cousin 2 times removed via Rev. John Lathrop

Marie-Chantal Miller

Crown Princess of Greece

9th cousin 2 times removed via John Gorham

Alan Shepard

Mercury and Apollo Astronaut

9th cousin 3 times removed via Nathaniel Foote

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Ethan Hawke

Actor, Director, Screenwriter, Novelist

9th cousin 3 times removed via Rev. John Lathrop

William Howard Taft

27th U.S. President

9th cousin 4 times removed via Robert Foote

George Washington

1st U.S. President

9th cousin 6 times removed via Richard Coles of Preston Capes, Northamptonshire

George Mason

Father of the U.S. Bill of Rights

9th cousin 9 times removed via Sir John Throckmorton

Raquel Welch

Movie Actress

10th cousin via John Leonard

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Hugh Hefner

Founder of Playboy Magazine

10th cousin via John Gallop

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Matt Damon

Movie Actor

10th cousin via John Leonard

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Dr. Benjamin Spock

American Pediatrician and Author on Child Care

10th cousin via John Howland

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Oliver Platt

Movie Actor

10th cousin via Joseph Wright

James Spader

TV and Movie Actor

10th cousin via Joseph Wright

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Elisabeth Shue

TV and Movie Actress

10th cousin via John Leonard

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Andrew Shue

TV Actor

10th cousin via John Leonard

Mark David Chapman

Assassinated John Lennon

10th cousin via John Leonard

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Mizuo Peck

TV and Movie Actress

10th cousin via John Root

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Warren Buffett

Chairman & CEO, Berkshire Hathaway

10th cousin 1 time removed via Gerard Spencer

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Sir Winston Churchill

Prime Minister of the United Kingdom

10th cousin 1 time removed via Henry Howland

Vincent Price

Movie Actor

10th cousin 1 time removed via Gerard Spencer

Anderson Cooper

Television Journalist

10th cousin 1 time removed via William Chaplin

Johnny Carson

TV Host - “The Tonight Show”

10th cousin 1 time removed via Henry Howland

Meryl Streep

Movie Actress

10th cousin 1 time removed via Henry Howland

Liv Tyler

TV and Movie Actress

10th cousin 1 time removed via William Learned

Amy Adams

Movie Actress

10th cousin 1 time removed via Thomas Spencer

Thomas J. Watson, Jr.

President and CEO of I.B.M.

10th cousin 1 time removed via William Chaplin

Billie Jean King

Pro-Tennis Champion

10th cousin 1 time removed via William Learned

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Ernest Hemingway

Author of The Sun Also Rises

10th cousin 2 times removed via Simon Tuttle

John Cena

Movie Actor and WWE Pro Wrestler

10th cousin 2 times removed via William Denison

Norman Rockwell

American Artist

11th cousin via Henry Howland

Brian Wilson

Co-Founder of The Beach Boys

11th cousin via Rev. John House

Dennis Wilson

Co-Founder of The Beach Boys

11th cousin via Rev. John House

Carl Wilson

Co-Founder of The Beach Boys

11th cousin via Rev. John House

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Jodie Foster

Movie Actress

11th cousin via Gerard Spencer

Ed Helms

TV and Movie Actor

11th cousin via Thomas Welles

Carole Lombard

Movie Actress

11th cousin via Edmund Reade

David Carradine

TV and Movie Actor

11th cousin 1 time removed via Henry Howland

Aaron Rodgers

Quarterback for the Green Bay Packers

11th cousin 1 time removed via Gerard Spencer

Janis Joplin

Singer and Songwriter

11th cousin 1 time removed via John Root

Ellen DeGeneres

Comedienne and TV Personality

11th cousin 1 time removed via Gerard Spencer

Drew Brees

NFL Quarterback

11th cousin 1 time removed via William Chaplin

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Anna Gunn

TV and Movie Actress

11th cousin 2 times removed via John Root

Stephen Crane

Author of The Red Badge of Courage

11th cousin 5 times removed via John Giffard

Charles Darwin

Theory of Evolution

11th cousin 5 times removed via John Giffard

Edward Lloyd V

13th Governor of Maryland

11th cousin 7 times removed via Sir John Throckmorton

Charles Goldsborough

16th Governor of Maryland

11th cousin 7 times removed via Sir John Throckmorton

Ben Affleck

Movie Actor

12th cousin 1 time removed via Deming

Sarah Jessica Parker

TV and Movie Actress

12th cousin 1 time removed via Nathaniel Foote

General James Longstreet

Confederate Army - U.S. Civil War

12th cousin 6 times removed via Sir John Throckmorton

Fitzhugh Lee

40th Governor of Virginia

12th cousin 6 times removed via Sir John Throckmorton

Henry Lloyd

40th Governor of Maryland

13th cousin 5 times removed via Sir John Throckmorton

General George S. Patton

U.S. Army - World War II

15th cousin via Richard Coles of Preston Capes, Northamptonshire

Kit Harington

TV Actor - “Game of Thrones”

15th cousin 2 times removed via Richard Coles of Preston Capes, Northamptonshire

Paris Hilton

Socialite and TV Personality

17th cousin 1 time removed via Sir John Throckmorton