Edmund Sears

Famous Kin of
Edmund Sears

Boston Tea Party Participant


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William Brewster

Mayflower Passenger

3rd great-grandfather

James Taylor

Singer-Songwriter

6th great-grandnephew via Paul Sears

Richard Warren Sears

Co-Founder of Sears, Roebuck, & Co.

1st cousin 4 times removed via Paul Sears

Norman Rockwell

American Artist

1st cousin 7 times removed via Thomas Freeman

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Howard Dean

79th Governor of Vermont

1st cousin 9 times removed via Paul Sears

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Dan Quayle

44th U.S. Vice-President

1st cousin 9 times removed via Paul Sears

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Merrill C. Meigs

Publisher, Chicago Herald & Examiner

2nd cousin 5 times removed via Jonathan Sparrow

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Bing Crosby

Singer and Movie Actor

2nd cousin 6 times removed via John Freeman

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Charles Dawes

30th U.S. Vice-President

2nd cousin 6 times removed via John Freeman

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Annie Proulx

Novelist and Short Story Writer

2nd cousin 7 times removed via John Freeman

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Sarah Palin

9th Governor of Alaska

2nd cousin 8 times removed via Richard Sears

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Sydney Biddle Barrows

Mayflower Madam

2nd cousin 9 times removed via John Freeman

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Kate Upton

Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Cover Model

2nd cousin 9 times removed via John Freeman

Dave Cowens

NBA Hall of Famer

2nd cousin 9 times removed via John Freeman

Maj. Gen. Nathanael Greene

American Revolution

3rd cousin via Edmund Freeman

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Commodore Matthew C. Perry

Led Black Ships Expedition to Japan

3rd cousin 1 time removed via Edmund Freeman

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Robert Treat Paine

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

3rd cousin 1 time removed via George Jones of Dinder, Somerset

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Oliver Hazard Perry

Hero of Lake Erie during the War of 1812

3rd cousin 1 time removed via Edmund Freeman

Return J. Meigs, Jr.

4th Governor of Ohio

3rd cousin 2 times removed via Richard Willard

Lizzie Borden

Accused Murderess

3rd cousin 4 times removed via Edmund Freeman

William Rufus Day

36th U.S. Secretary of State

3rd cousin 4 times removed via Edward Bangs

Eugene Foss

45th Governor of Massachusetts

3rd cousin 4 times removed via Edward Bangs

Calvin Coolidge

30th U.S. President

3rd cousin 5 times removed via Richard Willard

Wilbur Wright

Wright Brothers - Aviation Pioneer

3rd cousin 5 times removed via Edmund Freeman

Orville Wright

Wright Brothers - Aviation Pioneer

3rd cousin 5 times removed via Edmund Freeman

Clarence Darrow

Lawyer, Scopes Monkey Trial

3rd cousin 5 times removed via Edmund Freeman

George H. W. Bush

41st U.S. President

3rd cousin 6 times removed via Edward Bangs

Marilyn Monroe

Actress, Model, and Singer

3rd cousin 6 times removed via Edmund Freeman

Nelson Eddy

Movie Actor and Singer

3rd cousin 6 times removed via Edmund Freeman

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Thomas Pynchon

American Novelist

3rd cousin 6 times removed via Edward Bangs

Thomas Edmund Dewey

47th Governor of New York

3rd cousin 6 times removed via Edmund Freeman

George W. Bush

43rd U.S. President

3rd cousin 7 times removed via Edward Bangs

Johnny Carson

TV Host - “The Tonight Show”

3rd cousin 7 times removed via Edmund Freeman

Jeb Bush

43rd Governor of Florida

3rd cousin 7 times removed via Edward Bangs

Alan Ladd

Movie Actor

3rd cousin 7 times removed via Richard Willard

Carole Lombard

Movie Actress

3rd cousin 7 times removed via Richard Willard

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Harry Chapin

Singer and Songwriter

3rd cousin 7 times removed via George Jones of Dinder, Somerset

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Bill Weld

68th Governor of Massachusetts

3rd cousin 7 times removed via George Jones of Dinder, Somerset

Orson Bean

TV Actor

3rd cousin 7 times removed via Richard Willard

Duane Eddy

Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Guitarist

3rd cousin 8 times removed via Edmund Freeman

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Taylor Swift

Singer and Songwriter

3rd cousin 8 times removed via Edward Bangs

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Jodie Foster

Movie Actress

3rd cousin 8 times removed via Edmund Freeman

Anna Gunn

TV and Movie Actress

3rd cousin 8 times removed via Edward Bangs

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Jordana Brewster

TV and Movie Actress

3rd cousin 8 times removed via Edmund Freeman

Pete Buttigieg

2020 Presidential Candidate

3rd cousin 8 times removed via Edward Bangs

Avril Lavigne

Singer and Songwriter

3rd cousin 9 times removed via Edward Bangs

Brian Wilson

Co-Founder of The Beach Boys

3rd cousin 9 times removed via Richard Willard

Dennis Wilson

Co-Founder of The Beach Boys

3rd cousin 9 times removed via Richard Willard

Carl Wilson

Co-Founder of The Beach Boys

3rd cousin 9 times removed via Richard Willard

Elizabeth Smart

Founder of Elizabeth Smart Foundation

3rd cousin 9 times removed via Edmund Freeman

Zachary Taylor

12th U.S. President

4th cousin 1 time removed via William Brewster

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

American “Fireside” Poet

4th cousin 3 times removed via William Brewster

John Batterson Stetson

Inventor of the Cowboy Hat

4th cousin 3 times removed via William Brewster

General George B. McClellan

Union Army - U.S. Civil War

4th cousin 3 times removed via William Brewster

Thomas Waldo Story

English/American Sculptor

4th cousin 3 times removed via William Brewster

Clarence Day

Author of Life with Father

4th cousin 4 times removed via William Brewster

Melvyn Douglas

Movie Actor

4th cousin 4 times removed via William Brewster

Jacob Dolson Cox

28th Governor of Ohio

4th cousin 4 times removed via William Brewster

Mamie (Doud) Eisenhower

First Lady of President Dwight Eisenhower

4th cousin 5 times removed via William Brewster

Allen Dulles

5th Director of the C.I.A.

4th cousin 5 times removed via William Brewster

John Foster Dulles

52nd U.S. Secretary of State

4th cousin 5 times removed via William Brewster

Owen Brewster

54th Governor of Maine

4th cousin 5 times removed via William Brewster

Kenyon Cox

Painter and Illustrator

4th cousin 5 times removed via William Brewster

Nelson Rockefeller

41st U.S. Vice-President

4th cousin 6 times removed via William Brewster

Katharine Hepburn

Movie Actress

4th cousin 6 times removed via William Brewster

Julia Child

American Chef, Author and TV Personality

4th cousin 6 times removed via William Brewster

Paget Brewster

TV Actress

4th cousin 6 times removed via William Brewster

Illeana Douglas

TV and Movie Actress

4th cousin 6 times removed via William Brewster

Allyn Cox

Muralist

4th cousin 6 times removed via William Brewster

Ted Danson

TV Actor - “Cheers”, “CSI”

4th cousin 7 times removed via William Brewster

Pete Seeger

American Folk Singer

4th cousin 7 times removed via William Brewster

Adlai Stevenson III

U.S. Senator from Illinois

4th cousin 7 times removed via William Brewster

Ashley Judd

TV and Movie Actress

4th cousin 7 times removed via William Brewster

Elisabeth Shue

TV and Movie Actress

4th cousin 7 times removed via William Brewster

Andrew Shue

TV Actor

4th cousin 7 times removed via William Brewster

Mizuo Peck

TV and Movie Actress

4th cousin 7 times removed via William Brewster

Richard Hatch

TV and Movie Actor

4th cousin 7 times removed via William Brewster

Richard Gere

Movie Actor

4th cousin 8 times removed via William Brewster

Chevy Chase

Comedian, Actor and Writer

4th cousin 8 times removed via William Brewster

Seth MacFarlane

Actor, Animator, Writer and Producer

4th cousin 8 times removed via William Brewster

Ellen DeGeneres

Comedienne and TV Personality

4th cousin 8 times removed via William Brewster

Linda Hamilton

TV and Movie Actress

4th cousin 8 times removed via William Brewster

Carly Fiorina

CEO of Hewlett-Packard

4th cousin 8 times removed via William Brewster

Cokie Roberts

Author and TV Journalist

4th cousin 8 times removed via William Brewster