Stephen A. Douglas

Famous Kin of
Stephen A. Douglas

Participated in Lincoln-Douglas Debates


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King Edward I

King of England

19th great-grandfather

Hugh le Bigod

Magna Carta Surety

19th great-grandfather

Robert Fitz Walter

Magna Carta Surety

19th great-grandfather

King Henry III

King of England

20th great-grandfather

John de Lacy

Magna Carta Surety

20th great-grandfather

Gilbert de Clare

Magna Carta Surety

20th great-grandfather

Richard de Clare

Magna Carta Surety

20th great-grandfather

Roger le Bigod

Magna Carta Surety

20th great-grandfather

Henry de Bohun

Magna Carta Surety

20th great-grandfather

Geoffrey de Say

Magna Carta Surety

20th great-grandfather

Saher de Quincy

Magna Carta Surety

21st great-grandfather

William the Conqueror

King of England

23rd great-grandfather

King Robert I

King of France

28th great-grandfather

Alfred the Great

King of the Anglo-Saxons

30th great-grandfather

Charlemagne

King of the Franks

33rd great-grandfather

William de Lanvallay

Magna Carta Surety

1st cousin 20 times removed via Maud de Mandeville

Benedict Arnold

Traitor of the American Revolution

2nd cousin 4 times removed via Gov. Benedict Arnold

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Catherine Parr

6th Wife of King Henry VIII

2nd cousin 12 times removed via Sir Thomas Greene Jr.

Abraham Baldwin

Signer of the U.S. Constitution

3rd cousin 2 times removed via John Baldwin

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Jonathan Swift

Author of Gulliver's Travels

3rd cousin 6 times removed via John Dryden

Commodore Matthew C. Perry

Led Black Ships Expedition to Japan

4th cousin 1 time removed via Caleb Arnold

Oliver Hazard Perry

Hero of Lake Erie during the War of 1812

4th cousin 1 time removed via Caleb Arnold

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Melvyn Douglas

Movie Actor

4th cousin 2 times removed via William Douglas Jr.

Christian Herter

59th Governor of Massachusetts

4th cousin 3 times removed via Dr. John Fiske

Stephen Hopkins

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

4th cousin 4 times removed via Nicholas Arnold