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William Tecumseh Sherman

Famous Kin of General
William Tecumseh Sherman

Union Army - U.S. Civil War


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Sir George Downing

Namesake of Downing Street in London

5th great-granduncle via Emanuel Downing

Lyman Hall

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

1st cousin 3 times removed via Samuel Street Jr.

William Williams

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

2nd cousin 3 times removed via Rev. Solomon Stoddard

P.T. Barnum

Co-Founder of Barnum & Bailey Circus

3rd cousin via Nathan Taylor

Aaron Burr

Killed Alexander Hamilton

3rd cousin 2 times removed via Rev. Solomon Stoddard

Samuel Huntington

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

3rd cousin 3 times removed via Matthew Marvin

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Norman Rockwell

American Artist

3rd cousin 3 times removed via Nathaniel Street

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Ed Helms

TV and Movie Actor

3rd cousin 4 times removed via Eliakim Stoddard

Robert Treat Paine

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

4th cousin 2 times removed via Edmund Sherman

Abigail (Smith) Adams

First Lady of President John Adams

4th cousin 3 times removed via Emanuel Downing

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James Spader

TV and Movie Actor

4th cousin 4 times removed via Hachaliah Preston

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Mike Huckabee

44th Governor of Arkansas

4th cousin 5 times removed via Zerubbabel Hoyt

Sir Robert Baird Borden

8th Prime Minister of Canada

5th cousin via Samuel Sherman

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General Joseph Hooker

Union Army - U.S. Civil War

5th cousin via Matthew Marvin Jr.

Edith (Carow) Roosevelt

First Lady of President Theodore Roosevelt

5th cousin 1 time removed via Rev. Solomon Stoddard

Wild Bill Hickok

Gunfighter and Lawman

5th cousin 1 time removed via Thomas Fairchild

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Frank Nelson Doubleday

Founder of Doubleday & Co.

5th cousin 1 time removed via Rev. Solomon Stoddard

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James Sherman

27th U.S. Vice-President

5th cousin 1 time removed via Rev. Solomon Stoddard

Frank W. Woolworth

Founder of F.W. Woolworth Company

5th cousin 1 time removed via William Preston

John Quincy Adams

6th U.S. President

5th cousin 2 times removed via Emanuel Downing

Henry Wells

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

5th cousin 2 times removed via Thomas Welles

Homer G. Balcom

Designer of the Empire State Building

5th cousin 2 times removed via Thomas Benedict

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Gerald Ford

38th U.S. President

5th cousin 3 times removed via Matthew Marvin Jr.

Roger Sherman

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

5th cousin 3 times removed via Henry Sherman

Lillian Gish

Stage, TV and Movie Actress

5th cousin 3 times removed via John Taylor

Barbara Hutton

Socialite (aka “Poor Little Rich Girl”)

5th cousin 3 times removed via William Preston

Gilbert Clifford Noble

Co-Founder of Barnes & Noble

5th cousin 3 times removed via John Taylor

Humphrey Bogart

Movie Actor

5th cousin 4 times removed via William Preston

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Howard Dean

79th Governor of Vermont

5th cousin 5 times removed via John Taylor

Kate Upton

Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Cover Model

5th cousin 5 times removed via Rev. Solomon Stoddard

Chevy Chase

Comedian, Actor and Writer

5th cousin 6 times removed via Thomas Benedict

Amy Grant

Christian/Pop Singer and Songwriter

5th cousin 6 times removed via William Preston

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Edward Norton

Movie Actor

5th cousin 6 times removed via William Preston

Sydney Biddle Barrows

Mayflower Madam

5th cousin 7 times removed via William Preston

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Anna Gunn

TV and Movie Actress

5th cousin 7 times removed via William Preston

Rutherford B. Hayes

19th U.S. President

6th cousin via Jane

Samuel Ward King

15th Governor of Rhode Island

6th cousin via Edmund Sherman

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Sir Winston Churchill

Prime Minister of the United Kingdom

6th cousin 1 time removed via Matthew Mitchell

Grover Cleveland

22nd and 24th U.S. President

6th cousin 1 time removed via Matthew Mitchell

Florence (Kling) Harding

First Lady of President Warren G. Harding

6th cousin 1 time removed via Matthew Marvin

Ellen Louise (Axon) Wilson

First Lady of President Woodrow Wilson

6th cousin 1 time removed via John Warham

Averell Harriman

48th Governor of New York

6th cousin 1 time removed via Matthew Marvin

General Tom Thumb

Dwarf Circus Performer

6th cousin 1 time removed via Richard Miles Jr.

Henry Lee Higginson

Founder of the Boston Symphony Orchestra

6th cousin 1 time removed via Matthew Mitchell

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Harriet Beecher Stowe

Author of Uncle Tom’s Cabin

6th cousin 1 time removed via Thomas Welles

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Willis Carrier

Inventor of Air Conditioning

6th cousin 1 time removed via William Goodrich

Juliette Gordon Low

Founder of the Girl Scouts

6th cousin 2 times removed via Richard Raymond

General Douglas MacArthur

U.S. Army - World War II

6th cousin 2 times removed via Rev. Nicholas Street

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Charles Dawes

30th U.S. Vice-President

6th cousin 2 times removed via Matthew Marvin

Allen Dulles

5th Director of the C.I.A.

6th cousin 2 times removed via Matthew Marvin

John Foster Dulles

52nd U.S. Secretary of State

6th cousin 2 times removed via Matthew Marvin

Buckminster Fuller

Author, Architect, and Inventor

6th cousin 2 times removed via Richard Raymond

Thomas Hunt Morgan

Nobel Prize Winner in Physiology or Medicine

6th cousin 2 times removed via Richard Miles Jr.

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Tennessee Williams

Author of A Streetcar Named Desire

6th cousin 3 times removed via Richard Miles Jr.

William Howard Taft

27th U.S. President

6th cousin 3 times removed via Edmund Sherman

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Nancy (Davis) Reagan

First Lady of President Ronald Reagan

6th cousin 3 times removed via Matthew Marvin

Edwin Hubble

Astronomer

6th cousin 3 times removed via Matthew Marvin

Hugh Hefner

Founder of Playboy Magazine

6th cousin 3 times removed via Richard Raymond

Charles Edward Merrill

Co-Founder of Merrill Lynch & Company

6th cousin 3 times removed via Edmund Sherman

Henry Fonda

Movie Actor

6th cousin 3 times removed via Edmund Sherman

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Paget Brewster

TV Actress

6th cousin 3 times removed via William Goodrich

Margaret Hamilton

Wicked Witch of the West in The Wizard of OZ

6th cousin 3 times removed via Matthew Marvin

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Mamie (Doud) Eisenhower

First Lady of President Dwight Eisenhower

6th cousin 4 times removed via Matthew Marvin

Ernest Hemingway

Author of The Sun Also Rises

6th cousin 4 times removed via Jane

Jane Fonda

Movie Actress

6th cousin 4 times removed via Edmund Sherman

Shirley Temple

Movie Actress

6th cousin 4 times removed via Matthew Mitchell

Bill Gates

Founder of Microsoft

6th cousin 4 times removed via Matthew Marvin

Robert H. Goddard

Inventor of First Liquid-propelled Rocket

6th cousin 4 times removed via Edmund Sherman

Adlai Stevenson III

U.S. Senator from Illinois

6th cousin 4 times removed via Matthew Marvin

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John Lithgow

Stage, TV, and Movie Actor

6th cousin 4 times removed via Richard Raymond

Jordana Brewster

TV and Movie Actress

6th cousin 4 times removed via Matthew Marvin

Ben Affleck

Movie Actor

6th cousin 5 times removed via William Goodrich

Mizuo Peck

TV and Movie Actress

6th cousin 5 times removed via Edmund Sherman

Aaron Rodgers

Quarterback for the Green Bay Packers

6th cousin 6 times removed via Edmund Sherman

Clara Barton

Founder of the American Red Cross

7th cousin 1 time removed via George Downing

James Russell Lowell

American “Fireside” Poet

7th cousin 1 time removed via Edmund Sherman

Barbara (Pierce) Bush

First Lady of President George H.W. Bush

7th cousin 3 times removed via Edward Marvin

Edgar Rice Burroughs

Author of Tarzan and John Carter

7th cousin 3 times removed via Edmund Sherman

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George W. Bush

43rd U.S. President

7th cousin 4 times removed via Edward Marvin

Lucille Ball

TV Actress - “I Love Lucy”

7th cousin 4 times removed via Thomas Welles

John Hinckley, Jr.

Shot President Ronald Reagan

7th cousin 4 times removed via Thomas Welles

John Steinbeck

Author of The Grapes of Wrath

7th cousin 4 times removed via Edmund Sherman

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Jeb Bush

43rd Governor of Florida

7th cousin 4 times removed via Edward Marvin

Susan B. Anthony

Women's Rights Advocate

8th cousin via Henry Sherman

Henry Crapo

14th Governor of Michigan

8th cousin via Henry Sherman

Lewis Henry Lapham

Co-Founder of Texaco

8th cousin 1 time removed via Henry Sherman

William Durant

Co-Founder of General Motors and Founder of Frigidaire

8th cousin 2 times removed via Henry Sherman

Christopher Lloyd

Movie Actor

8th cousin 3 times removed via Henry Sherman

Herbert Hoover

31st U.S. President

8th cousin 4 times removed via Henry Sherman

Janis Joplin

Singer and Songwriter

8th cousin 4 times removed via Henry Sherman

Gene Roddenberry

Creator of Star Trek

8th cousin 4 times removed via Henry Sherman

George H. W. Bush

41st U.S. President

8th cousin 5 times removed via Henry Sherman

Marilyn Monroe

Actress, Model, and Singer

8th cousin 5 times removed via Henry Sherman

Ken Burns

Documentary Filmmaker

8th cousin 5 times removed via Henry Sherman