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Signer of the Declaration of Independence


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William the Conqueror

King of England

24th great-grandfather

Catherine Parr

6th Wife of King Henry VIII

3rd cousin 9 times removed via Agnes Crophull

King Henry VIII

King of England

7th cousin 9 times removed via Sir Edmund Mortimer

Sir Winston Churchill

Prime Minister of the United Kingdom

8th cousin 5 times removed via William Rudhall

Jane Seymour

3rd Wife of King Henry VIII

8th cousin 8 times removed via Sir Edmund Mortimer

Brian Wilson

Co-Founder of The Beach Boys

8th cousin 8 times removed via William Rudhall

Dennis Wilson

Co-Founder of The Beach Boys

8th cousin 8 times removed via William Rudhall

Carl Wilson

Co-Founder of The Beach Boys

8th cousin 8 times removed via William Rudhall

Mike Love

Co-Founder of The Beach Boys

8th cousin 8 times removed via William Rudhall

Kevin Love

NBA All-Star Player

8th cousin 9 times removed via William Rudhall

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Anne Boleyn

2nd Wife of King Henry VIII

10th cousin 8 times removed via William de Braiose

Catherine Howard

5th Wife of King Henry VIII

10th cousin 8 times removed via William de Braiose

Richard More

Mayflower Passenger

12th cousin 4 times removed via Sir Edmund Mortimer

Princess Diana

Princess of Wales

12th cousin 6 times removed via Agnes Crophull

Guy Ritchie

British Filmmaker

12th cousin 6 times removed via Agnes Crophull

Prince William

Duke of Cambridge

12th cousin 7 times removed via Agnes Crophull

Sarah Ferguson

Duchess of York

12th cousin 7 times removed via Agnes Crophull

Prince George

Prince of Cambridge

12th cousin 8 times removed via Agnes Crophull

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Edmund Waller

English Poet and Politician

13th cousin 6 times removed via Sir William Marshal

Rev. George Burroughs

Executed for Witchcraft, Salem 1692

14th cousin 2 times removed via Sir Edmund Mortimer

Caesar Rodney

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

14th cousin 2 times removed via Sir Edmund Mortimer

George Clinton

4th U.S. Vice President

14th cousin 2 times removed via Sir Edmund Mortimer

Elihu Yale

Benefactor and Namesake of Yale College

14th cousin 6 times removed via John FitzGilbert (the Marshal)

George Washington

1st U.S. President

15th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Edmund Mortimer

Benjamin Harrison V

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

15th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Edmund Mortimer

Thomas Jefferson

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

15th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Edmund Mortimer

James Madison

4th U.S. President

15th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Edmund Mortimer

Thomas Nelson

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

15th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Edmund Mortimer

Bathsheba (Ruggles) Spooner

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

15th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Edmund Mortimer

John Langdon

Signer of the U.S. Constitution

15th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Edmund Mortimer

DeWitt Clinton

6th Governor of New York

15th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Edmund Mortimer

William Henry Harrison

9th U.S. President

16th cousin via Sir Edmund Mortimer

Meriwether Lewis

Lewis and Clark Expedition

16th cousin via Sir Edmund Mortimer

Harriet Martineau

Author of The Hour and the Man

16th cousin via Sir Edmund Mortimer

Jane (Appleton) Pierce

First Lady of President Franklin Pierce

16th cousin via Sir Edmund Mortimer

William Ellery

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

16th cousin via Sir Edmund Mortimer

Fletcher Christian

Leader of the mutiny on the Bounty

16th cousin via Sir Edmund Mortimer

George Mason

Father of the U.S. Bill of Rights

16th cousin via Sir Edmund Mortimer

Nicholas Gilman

Signer of the U.S. Constitution

16th cousin via Sir Edmund Mortimer

William Greene

2nd Governor of Rhode Island

16th cousin via Sir Edmund Mortimer

John Marshall

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

16th cousin via Sir Edmund Mortimer

General Robert E. Lee

Confederate Army - U.S. Civil War

16th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Edmund Mortimer

Zachary Taylor

12th U.S. President

16th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Edmund Mortimer

William Floyd

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

16th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Edmund Mortimer

Robert Townsend

Member of the Culper Spy Ring during the American Revolution

16th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Edmund Mortimer

Lytton Strachey

Author and Co-Founder of Bloomsbury Group

16th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Edmund Mortimer

Lt. Gen. James Brudenell

Leader of the “Charge of the Light Brigade”

16th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Edmund Mortimer

Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.

American “Fireside” Poet

16th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Edmund Mortimer

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Abigail (Smith) Adams

First Lady of President John Adams

16th cousin 2 times removed via William de Braiose

Benjamin Harrison

23rd U.S. President

16th cousin 2 times removed via Sir Edmund Mortimer

Helen Keller

Author and Activist

16th cousin 2 times removed via Sir Edmund Mortimer

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Roger Sherman

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

16th cousin 2 times removed via William de Braiose

Ralph Waldo Emerson

American Poet

16th cousin 2 times removed via Sir Edmund Mortimer

Caleb Brewster

Member of the Culper Spy Ring during the American Revolution

16th cousin 2 times removed via William de Braiose

Colonel Robert Gould Shaw

Principal character of film Glory portrayed by Matthew Broderick

16th cousin 2 times removed via Sir Edmund Mortimer

Charles Darwin

Theory of Evolution

16th cousin 2 times removed via Sir Edmund Mortimer

John Brown

American Abolitionist

16th cousin 2 times removed via Sir Edmund Mortimer

C. W. Post

Founder of Post Cereals

16th cousin 2 times removed via Sir Edmund Mortimer

William Marsh Rice

Founder of Rice University

16th cousin 2 times removed via Sir Edmund Mortimer

Jonathan Swift

Author of Gulliver's Travels

16th cousin 2 times removed via William de Braiose

Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

U.S. Supreme Court Justice

16th cousin 2 times removed via Sir Edmund Mortimer

Ichabod Goodwin

27th Governor of New Hampshire

16th cousin 2 times removed via Sir Edmund Mortimer

Samuel Ward King

15th Governor of Rhode Island

16th cousin 2 times removed via Sir Edmund Mortimer

Queen Elizabeth II

Queen of the United Kingdom

16th cousin 3 times removed via Sir Edmund Mortimer

Dr. H. H. Holmes

Serial Killer aka “Devil in the White City”

16th cousin 3 times removed via Sir Edmund Mortimer

William Howard Taft

27th U.S. President

16th cousin 3 times removed via Sir Edmund Mortimer

Francis Scott Key

Author of “The Star Spangled Banner”

16th cousin 3 times removed via Sir Edmund Mortimer

Grover Cleveland

22nd and 24th U.S. President

16th cousin 3 times removed via Sir Edmund Mortimer

Edith (Bolling) Wilson

First Lady of President Woodrow Wilson

16th cousin 3 times removed via Sir Edmund Mortimer

Samuel Prescott

Completed Paul Revere's Midnight Ride

16th cousin 3 times removed via Sir Edmund Mortimer

Admiral Richard Byrd

Polar Explorer

16th cousin 3 times removed via Sir Edmund Mortimer

Julia (Ward) Howe

Author of “The Battle Hymn of the Republic”

16th cousin 3 times removed via Sir Edmund Mortimer

Louis Auchincloss

Author

16th cousin 3 times removed via Sir Edmund Mortimer

John Kerry

68th U.S. Secretary of State

16th cousin 3 times removed via Sir Edmund Mortimer

Marjorie Post

Founder of General Foods

16th cousin 3 times removed via Sir Edmund Mortimer

Harry F. Byrd

50th Governor of Virginia

16th cousin 3 times removed via Sir Edmund Mortimer

William Rufus Day

36th U.S. Secretary of State

16th cousin 3 times removed via Sir Edmund Mortimer

James Russell Lowell

American “Fireside” Poet

16th cousin 3 times removed via Sir Edmund Mortimer

Tennessee Williams

Author of A Streetcar Named Desire

16th cousin 4 times removed via Sir Edmund Mortimer

Humphrey Bogart

Movie Actor

16th cousin 4 times removed via Sir Edmund Mortimer

Charles A. Pillsbury

Co-Founder of C.A. Pillsbury Co.

16th cousin 4 times removed via Sir Edmund Mortimer

General George S. Patton

U.S. Army - World War II

16th cousin 4 times removed via Sir Edmund Mortimer

John D. Rockefeller

Founder of the Standard Oil Company

16th cousin 4 times removed via Sir Edmund Mortimer

Robert Frost

Poet and Playwright

16th cousin 4 times removed via Sir Edmund Mortimer

Anthony West

Novelist and writer for the New Yorker

16th cousin 4 times removed via Sir Edmund Mortimer

Randolph Scott

Movie Actor

16th cousin 4 times removed via Sir Edmund Mortimer

James Sherman

27th U.S. Vice-President

16th cousin 4 times removed via Sir Edmund Mortimer

Upton Sinclair

Pulitzer Prize Winning Novelist

16th cousin 4 times removed via Sir Edmund Mortimer

Olivia De Havilland

Movie Actress

16th cousin 4 times removed via Sir Edmund Mortimer

Joan Fontaine

Movie Actress

16th cousin 4 times removed via Sir Edmund Mortimer

Dick Clark

Radio and TV Host

16th cousin 4 times removed via Sir Edmund Mortimer

Benedict Cumberbatch

Movie, Television and Stage Actor

16th cousin 4 times removed via Sir Edmund Mortimer

Calvin Coolidge

30th U.S. President

16th cousin 5 times removed via Sir Edmund Mortimer

Ray Bradbury

Author of The Martian Chronicles

16th cousin 5 times removed via Sir Edmund Mortimer

Franklin D. Roosevelt

32nd U.S. President

16th cousin 5 times removed via Sir Edmund Mortimer

Eleanor Roosevelt

First Lady of President Franklin D. Roosevelt

16th cousin 5 times removed via Sir Edmund Mortimer

Theodore Roosevelt

26th U.S. President

16th cousin 5 times removed via Sir Edmund Mortimer

Lizzie Borden

Accused Murderess

16th cousin 5 times removed via Sir Edmund Mortimer

Elizabeth Montgomery

TV Actress - “Bewitched”

16th cousin 5 times removed via Sir Edmund Mortimer

Jimmy Carter

39th U.S. President

16th cousin 5 times removed via Sir Edmund Mortimer

Camilla Parker Bowles

Duchess of Cornwall

16th cousin 5 times removed via Sir Edmund Mortimer

Herbert Hoover

31st U.S. President

16th cousin 5 times removed via Sir Edmund Mortimer

Katharine Hepburn

Movie Actress

16th cousin 5 times removed via Sir Edmund Mortimer

General Douglas MacArthur

U.S. Army - World War II

16th cousin 5 times removed via Sir Edmund Mortimer

Frank Lloyd Wright

American Architect

16th cousin 5 times removed via Sir Edmund Mortimer

Marilyn Monroe

Actress, Model, and Singer

16th cousin 5 times removed via Sir Edmund Mortimer

Sandra Day O'Connor

First Female U.S. Supreme Court Justice

16th cousin 5 times removed via Sir Edmund Mortimer

Roy Rogers

Cowboy movie actor and singer

16th cousin 5 times removed via Sir Edmund Mortimer

Alan Shepard

Mercury and Apollo Astronaut

16th cousin 5 times removed via Sir Edmund Mortimer

Jack London

Author of “The Call of the Wild”

16th cousin 5 times removed via Sir Edmund Mortimer

Allen Dulles

5th Director of the C.I.A.

16th cousin 5 times removed via Sir Edmund Mortimer

John Foster Dulles

52nd U.S. Secretary of State

16th cousin 5 times removed via Sir Edmund Mortimer

Alan Ladd

Movie Actor

16th cousin 5 times removed via Sir Edmund Mortimer

George Hamilton

TV and Movie Actor

16th cousin 5 times removed via Sir Edmund Mortimer

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John Quincy Adams

6th U.S. President

17th cousin 1 time removed via William de Braiose

General William Whipple

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

17th cousin 1 time removed via William de Braiose

Philip Livingston

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

17th cousin 2 times removed via Sir William Marshal

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Major John Pitcairn

British Commander at Battle of Lexington

17th cousin 2 times removed via Sir William Marshal

John Hancock

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

17th cousin 3 times removed via John FitzGilbert (the Marshal)

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Eli Whitney

Inventor of the Cotton Gin

18th cousin via William de Braiose

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Robert Treat Paine

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

18th cousin via William de Braiose

William C. C. Claiborne

1st Governor of Louisiana

18th cousin via William de Braiose

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Shubael D. Childs

Founder of S.D. Childs & Company

18th cousin 1 time removed via William de Braiose

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Patrick Henry

“Give me liberty, or give me death!”

18th cousin 1 time removed via Sir William Marshal

Herman Melville

Author of Moby Dick

18th cousin 1 time removed via William de Braiose

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J. A. Folger

Founder of Folger Coffee Company

18th cousin 2 times removed via William de Braiose

J.P. Morgan

American Banker and Art Collector

18th cousin 2 times removed via William de Braiose

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Richard Warren Sears

Co-Founder of Sears, Roebuck, & Co.

18th cousin 2 times removed via William de Braiose

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Gloria Vanderbilt

Fashion Designer

18th cousin 2 times removed via William de Braiose

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Jay Gould

American Railroad “Robber Baron”

18th cousin 2 times removed via William de Braiose

Lucretia (Rudolph) Garfield

First Lady of President James Garfield

18th cousin 3 times removed via William de Braiose

J.P. Morgan, Jr.

American Banker and Philanthropist

18th cousin 3 times removed via William de Braiose

Henry Clay Folger

Founder of Folger Shakespeare Library and Chairman of Standard Oil

18th cousin 3 times removed via William de Braiose

Susan B. Anthony

Women's Rights Advocate

18th cousin 3 times removed via William de Braiose

Anderson Cooper

Television Journalist

18th cousin 3 times removed via William de Braiose

Hetty Green

“The Witch of Wall Street”

18th cousin 3 times removed via William de Braiose

Joseph Wharton

Founder of the Wharton School of Business

18th cousin 3 times removed via William de Braiose

Samuel Howard

Boston Tea Party Participant

19th cousin via Sir William Marshal

General Hugh Mercer

American Revolutionary War Hero

19th cousin via Sir William Marshal

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Alexander Hamilton

1st U.S. Secretary of the Treasury

19th cousin 1 time removed via Sir William Marshal

Sir Charles Tupper

6th Prime Minister of Canada

19th cousin 1 time removed via John de Brienne

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Noel Coward

Playwright, Actor, and Songwriter

19th cousin 2 times removed via Sir William Marshal

Eliphalet Remington

Founder of Remington Arms Company

20th cousin via John FitzGilbert (the Marshal)