Francis Edward Hinckley

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Francis Edward Hinckley

Co-Founder of the University of Chicago


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John Hinckley, Jr.

Shot President Ronald Reagan

Great-grandson

John Howland

Mayflower Passenger

6th great-grandfather

John Tilley

Mayflower Passenger

7th great-grandfather

William Williams

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

2nd cousin 4 times removed via Isaac Williams

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Louis Auchincloss

Author

3rd cousin 2 times removed via William Williams

Nathaniel Gorham

Signer of the U.S. Constitution

3rd cousin 3 times removed via John Gorham

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General Joseph Warren

Killed at Battle of Bunker Hill

3rd cousin 4 times removed via Robert Williams

Alec Baldwin

Television and Movie Actor

3rd cousin 4 times removed via William Williams

Bathsheba (Ruggles) Spooner

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

3rd cousin 4 times removed via John Howland

Lucretia (Rudolph) Garfield

First Lady of President James Garfield

4th cousin 1 time removed via Benadam "Adam" Gallup

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General George B. McClellan

Union Army - U.S. Civil War

4th cousin 1 time removed via Benadam "Adam" Gallup

Eli Whitney

Inventor of the Cotton Gin

4th cousin 2 times removed via Thomas Lathrop

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Benedict Arnold

Traitor of the American Revolution

4th cousin 2 times removed via Rev. John Lathrop

Lyman Hall

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

4th cousin 4 times removed via William Chaplin

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James Taylor

Singer-Songwriter

4th cousin 4 times removed via John Williams

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J.P. Morgan, Jr.

American Banker and Philanthropist

5th cousin 1 time removed via John Hinckley

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Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

American “Fireside” Poet

5th cousin 1 time removed via Rev. John Lathrop

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George Gallup

Inventor of the Gallup Poll

5th cousin 1 time removed via Isaac Wheeler

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Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.

American “Fireside” Poet

5th cousin 1 time removed via Rev. John Lathrop

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Henry Sturgis Morgan

Co-Founder of Morgan Stanley

5th cousin 2 times removed via John Hinckley

Nicholas Gilman

Signer of the U.S. Constitution

5th cousin 2 times removed via William Denison

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John Adams Morgan

1952 Olympic Sailing Gold Medalist

5th cousin 3 times removed via John Hinckley

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Ted Danson

TV Actor - “Cheers”, “CSI”

5th cousin 4 times removed via Isaac Wheeler

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Jordana Brewster

TV and Movie Actress

5th cousin 5 times removed via John Lathrop

Robert Catesby

Leader of Gunpowder Plot

5th cousin 10 times removed via Sir John Throckmorton

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Ulysses S. Grant

18th U.S. President

6th cousin via Rev. John Lathrop

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Sir Robert Laird Borden

8th Prime Minister of Canada

6th cousin via Rev. John Lathrop

Frank Lloyd Wright

American Architect

6th cousin via John Prentice

Emily Dickinson

American Poet

6th cousin via John Gallop Jr.

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Joseph Smith

Founder of the Mormon Church

6th cousin via Rev. John Lathrop

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L. Frank Baum

Author of The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

6th cousin via George Denison

Philip Danforth Armour

Founder of Armour & Company

6th cousin via Thomas Parke

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James Sherman

27th U.S. Vice-President

6th cousin via Isaac Williams

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C. W. Post

Founder of Post Cereals

6th cousin via Rev. John Lathrop

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Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

U.S. Supreme Court Justice

6th cousin via Rev. John Lathrop

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Admiral George Dewey

Admiral of the Navy

6th cousin via George Denison

Edith (Carow) Roosevelt

First Lady of President Theodore Roosevelt

6th cousin 1 time removed via John Gorham

Clara Barton

Founder of the American Red Cross

6th cousin 1 time removed via William Learned

Edgar Rice Burroughs

Author of Tarzan and John Carter

6th cousin 1 time removed via Thomas Parke

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Samuel Pierpont Langley

Astronomer and Aviation Pioneer

6th cousin 1 time removed via Robert Williams

Warren G. Harding

29th U.S. President

6th cousin 1 time removed via Thomas Parke

Ralph Waldo Emerson

American Poet

6th cousin 1 time removed via John Howland

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Louisa May Alcott

Author of Little Women

6th cousin 1 time removed via Robert Williams

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Marjorie Post

Founder of General Foods

6th cousin 1 time removed via Rev. John Lathrop

Melvyn Douglas

Movie Actor

6th cousin 1 time removed via George Denison

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Thomas Edmund Dewey

47th Governor of New York

6th cousin 1 time removed via George Denison

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George H. W. Bush

41st U.S. President

6th cousin 2 times removed via John Gallop Jr.

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Humphrey Bogart

Movie Actor

6th cousin 2 times removed via Thomas Parke

Katharine Hepburn

Movie Actress

6th cousin 2 times removed via Thomas Parke

General Douglas MacArthur

U.S. Army - World War II

6th cousin 2 times removed via John Gallop Jr.

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Kyra Sedgwick

TV and Movie Actress

6th cousin 2 times removed via Isaac Williams

Anne Baxter

Movie Actress

6th cousin 2 times removed via John Prentice

Christopher Lloyd

Movie Actor

6th cousin 2 times removed via John Gorham

Clarence Day

Author of Life with Father

6th cousin 2 times removed via Thomas Parke

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Allen Dulles

5th Director of the C.I.A.

6th cousin 2 times removed via Rev. John Lathrop

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John Foster Dulles

52nd U.S. Secretary of State

6th cousin 2 times removed via Rev. John Lathrop

Joseph Wharton

Founder of the Wharton School of Business

6th cousin 2 times removed via Henry Howland

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Henry A. Wallace

33rd U.S. Vice-President

6th cousin 2 times removed via Isaac Williams

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Dr. Hawley H. Crippen

Murderer in Erik Larson's “Thunderstruck”

6th cousin 2 times removed via Rev. John Lathrop

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George W. Bush

43rd U.S. President

6th cousin 3 times removed via John Gallop Jr.

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Nelson Rockefeller

41st U.S. Vice-President

6th cousin 3 times removed via Thomas Parke

Kevin Bacon

Movie Actor

6th cousin 3 times removed via Samuel Hinckley

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Shirley Temple

Movie Actress

6th cousin 3 times removed via Rev. John Lathrop

Julia Child

American Chef, Author and TV Personality

6th cousin 3 times removed via Thomas Parke

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Jeb Bush

43rd Governor of Florida

6th cousin 3 times removed via John Gallop Jr.

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Thomas Pynchon

American Novelist

6th cousin 3 times removed via Thomas Parke

Chevy Chase

Comedian, Actor and Writer

6th cousin 3 times removed via John Gorham

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Lee Remick

Movie Actress

6th cousin 3 times removed via George Denison

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Amelia Earhart

Aviation Pioneer

6th cousin 3 times removed via Rev. John Lathrop

John Lithgow

Stage, TV, and Movie Actor

6th cousin 3 times removed via John Gorham

David Hyde Pierce

Stage, TV, and Movie Actor

6th cousin 3 times removed via John Gallop Jr.

Illeana Douglas

TV and Movie Actress

6th cousin 3 times removed via George Denison

Harry Chapin

Singer and Songwriter

6th cousin 3 times removed via John Gorham

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Georgia O'Keeffe

American Artist

6th cousin 3 times removed via Rev. John Lathrop

William H. Macy

TV and Movie Actor

6th cousin 3 times removed via John Gorham

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Bill Weld

68th Governor of Massachusetts

6th cousin 3 times removed via John Gorham

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Tuesday Weld

TV and Movie Actress

6th cousin 3 times removed via John Gorham

Princess Diana

Princess of Wales

6th cousin 4 times removed via Thomas Parke

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Clint Eastwood

TV & Film Actor and Director

6th cousin 4 times removed via Rev. John Lathrop

Sydney Biddle Barrows

Mayflower Madam

6th cousin 4 times removed via John Gorham

Christopher Reeve

Movie Actor

6th cousin 4 times removed via Samuel Hinckley

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Kate Upton

Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Cover Model

6th cousin 4 times removed via Isaac Williams

Jake Gyllenhaal

Movie Actor

6th cousin 4 times removed via Thomas Lathrop

Maggie Gyllenhaal

Movie Actress

6th cousin 4 times removed via Thomas Lathrop

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Paget Brewster

TV Actress

6th cousin 4 times removed via Thomas Parke

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Dick Clark

Radio and TV Host

6th cousin 4 times removed via Rev. John Lathrop

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Sarah Palin

9th Governor of Alaska

6th cousin 4 times removed via John Gorham

Endicott Peabody

62nd Governor of Massachusetts

6th cousin 4 times removed via Samuel Hinckley

Richard Gere

Movie Actor

6th cousin 5 times removed via George Denison

Prince William

Duke of Cambridge

6th cousin 5 times removed via Thomas Parke

Prince Harry

Duke of Sussex

6th cousin 5 times removed via Thomas Parke

Barack Obama

44th U.S. President

6th cousin 5 times removed via Samuel Hinckley

Howard Dean

79th Governor of Vermont

6th cousin 5 times removed via Samuel Hinckley

Oliver Platt

Movie Actor

6th cousin 5 times removed via Thomas Parke

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Adlai Stevenson III

U.S. Senator from Illinois

6th cousin 5 times removed via Rev. John Lathrop

Elisabeth Shue

TV and Movie Actress

6th cousin 5 times removed via Thomas Parke

Andrew Shue

TV Actor

6th cousin 5 times removed via Thomas Parke

Marie-Chantal Miller

Crown Princess of Greece

6th cousin 5 times removed via John Gorham

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Ethan Hawke

Actor, Director, Screenwriter, Novelist

6th cousin 6 times removed via Rev. John Lathrop

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Franklin D. Roosevelt

32nd U.S. President

7th cousin via John Howland

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Wilbur Wright

Wright Brothers - Aviation Pioneer

7th cousin via Robert Williams

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Orville Wright

Wright Brothers - Aviation Pioneer

7th cousin via Robert Williams

Colonel Robert Gould Shaw

Principal character of film Glory portrayed by Matthew Broderick

7th cousin via William Denison

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Fannie Farmer

Author of original Fannie Farmer Cookbook

7th cousin via Robert Williams

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John Steinbeck

Author of The Grapes of Wrath

7th cousin 1 time removed via Robert Williams

Potter Palmer

Co-Founder of Marshall Fields

7th cousin 1 time removed via Henry Howland

Henry Crapo

14th Governor of Michigan

7th cousin 1 time removed via Henry Howland

Joy Morton

Founder of Morton Salt Company

7th cousin 1 time removed via John Gallop

King Leka I

King of the Albanians

7th cousin 2 times removed via William Learned

Grace Slick

Singer, Songwriter - Jefferson Airplane

7th cousin 2 times removed via John Thompson

Hugh Hefner

Founder of Playboy Magazine

7th cousin 3 times removed via John Gallop

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Dr. Benjamin Spock

American Pediatrician and Author on Child Care

7th cousin 3 times removed via John Howland

Liv Tyler

TV and Movie Actress

7th cousin 4 times removed via William Learned

Billie Jean King

Pro-Tennis Champion

7th cousin 4 times removed via William Learned

John Cena

Movie Actor and WWE Pro Wrestler

7th cousin 5 times removed via William Denison

J.P. Morgan

American Banker and Art Collector

8th cousin via William Chaplin

Lewis Henry Lapham

Co-Founder of Texaco

8th cousin via Henry Howland

Calvin Coolidge

30th U.S. President

8th cousin 1 time removed via Edmund Reade

Richard Nixon

37th U.S. President

8th cousin 1 time removed via Henry Howland

Robert Frost

Poet and Playwright

8th cousin 1 time removed via Edmund Reade

Bing Crosby

Singer and Movie Actor

8th cousin 1 time removed via Henry Howland

William Durant

Co-Founder of General Motors and Founder of Frigidaire

8th cousin 1 time removed via Henry Howland

Gloria Vanderbilt

Fashion Designer

8th cousin 1 time removed via William Chaplin

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John Kerry

68th U.S. Secretary of State

8th cousin 1 time removed via Edmund Reade

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Thomas Hunt Morgan

Nobel Prize Winner in Physiology or Medicine

8th cousin 1 time removed via Edmund Reade

Gilbert Clifford Noble

Co-Founder of Barnes & Noble

8th cousin 1 time removed via William Chaplin

Tennessee Williams

Author of A Streetcar Named Desire

8th cousin 2 times removed via Edmund Reade

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Sir Winston Churchill

Prime Minister of the United Kingdom

8th cousin 2 times removed via Henry Howland

Marilyn Monroe

Actress, Model, and Singer

8th cousin 2 times removed via Henry Howland

Anderson Cooper

Television Journalist

8th cousin 2 times removed via William Chaplin

Johnny Carson

TV Host - “The Tonight Show”

8th cousin 2 times removed via Henry Howland

Meryl Streep

Movie Actress

8th cousin 2 times removed via Henry Howland

Thomas J. Watson, Jr.

President and CEO of I.B.M.

8th cousin 2 times removed via William Chaplin

Gerald Ford

38th U.S. President

8th cousin 3 times removed via Henry Howland

Ernest Hemingway

Author of The Sun Also Rises

8th cousin 3 times removed via William Chaplin

Norman Rockwell

American Artist

8th cousin 3 times removed via Henry Howland

Brian Wilson

Co-Founder of The Beach Boys

8th cousin 3 times removed via Rev. John House

Dennis Wilson

Co-Founder of The Beach Boys

8th cousin 3 times removed via Rev. John House

Carl Wilson

Co-Founder of The Beach Boys

8th cousin 3 times removed via Rev. John House

Carole Lombard

Movie Actress

8th cousin 3 times removed via Edmund Reade

David Carradine

TV and Movie Actor

8th cousin 4 times removed via Henry Howland

Matt Damon

Movie Actor

8th cousin 4 times removed via Rev. John House

Drew Brees

NFL Quarterback

8th cousin 4 times removed via William Chaplin

Anna Gunn

TV and Movie Actress

8th cousin 5 times removed via William Chaplin

George Washington

1st U.S. President

9th cousin 3 times removed via Richard Coles of Preston Capes, Northamptonshire

George Mason

Father of the U.S. Bill of Rights

9th cousin 6 times removed via Sir John Throckmorton

Stephen Crane

Author of The Red Badge of Courage

11th cousin 2 times removed via John Giffard

Charles Darwin

Theory of Evolution

11th cousin 2 times removed via John Giffard

Edward Lloyd V

13th Governor of Maryland

11th cousin 4 times removed via Sir John Throckmorton

Charles Goldsborough

16th Governor of Maryland

11th cousin 4 times removed via Sir John Throckmorton

General George S. Patton

U.S. Army - World War II

12th cousin 3 times removed via Richard Coles of Preston Capes, Northamptonshire

General James Longstreet

Confederate Army - U.S. Civil War

12th cousin 3 times removed via Sir John Throckmorton

Fitzhugh Lee

40th Governor of Virginia

12th cousin 3 times removed via Sir John Throckmorton

Kit Harington

TV Actor - “Game of Thrones”

12th cousin 5 times removed via Richard Coles of Preston Capes, Northamptonshire

Henry Lloyd

40th Governor of Maryland

13th cousin 2 times removed via Sir John Throckmorton

Paris Hilton

Socialite and TV Personality

15th cousin 2 times removed via Sir John Throckmorton