Tristam Coffin

Famous Kin of
Tristam Coffin

Colonial Immigrant Ancestor


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Nathaniel Gorham

Signer of the U.S. Constitution

3rd great-grandson

Lucretia (Coffin) Mott

Abolitionist and Women's Rights Advocate

3rd great-granddaughter

Admiral Sir Isaac Coffin

British Royal Navy

3rd great-grandson

John Greenleaf Whittier

American “Fireside” Poet

4th great-grandson

J. A. Folger

Founder of Folger Coffee Company

5th great-grandson

Rear Admiral William Folger

United States Navy

5th great-grandson

Herman Melville

Author of Moby Dick

5th great-grandson

Rowland H. Macy

Founder of Macy's

5th great-grandson

Henry Clay Folger

Founder of Folger Shakespeare Library and Chairman of Standard Oil

6th great-grandson

Tennessee Williams

Author of A Streetcar Named Desire

7th great-grandson

Dr. H. H. Holmes

Serial Killer aka “Devil in the White City”

7th great-grandson

Edith (Carow) Roosevelt

First Lady of President Theodore Roosevelt

7th great-granddaughter

Clarence Day

Author of Life with Father

7th great-grandson

William H. Macy

TV and Movie Actor

7th great-grandson

Abigail Folger

Charles Manson Murder Victim and Folger Coffee Heiress

8th great-granddaughter

Leverett Saltonstall

55th Governor of Massachusetts

8th great-grandson

Paget Brewster

TV Actress

9th great-granddaughter

Linda Hamilton

TV and Movie Actress

9th great-granddaughter

John Lithgow

Stage, TV, and Movie Actor

9th great-grandson

John Adams Morgan

1952 Olympic Sailing Gold Medalist

9th great-grandson

Bill Weld

68th Governor of Massachusetts

9th great-grandson

Gerald Ford

38th U.S. President

10th great-grandson

Raquel Welch

Movie Actress

10th great-granddaughter

James Spader

TV and Movie Actor

10th great-grandson

Elisabeth Shue

TV and Movie Actress

10th great-granddaughter

Andrew Shue

TV Actor

10th great-grandson

Nathaniel Philbrick

Author of In the Heart of the Sea

10th great-grandson

Harry Chapin

Singer and Songwriter

10th great-grandson

Amy Poehler

Actress and Comedienne

11th great-granddaughter

Colonel Robert Gould Shaw

Principal character of film Glory portrayed by Matthew Broderick

4th great-grandnephew via Peter Coffin

Calvin Coolidge

30th U.S. President

7th great-grandnephew via Peter Coffin

Kyra Sedgwick

TV and Movie Actress

8th great-grandniece via Peter Coffin