Duane Eddy

Famous Kin of
Duane Eddy

Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Guitarist


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Edmund Sears

Boston Tea Party Participant

3rd cousin 8 times removed via Edmund Freeman

Maj. Gen. Nathanael Greene

American Revolution

3rd cousin 8 times removed via Edmund Freeman

Stephen Austin

Father of Texas

4th cousin 4 times removed via Robert Adams

Commodore Matthew C. Perry

Led Black Ships Expedition to Japan

4th cousin 7 times removed via Edmund Freeman

Oliver Hazard Perry

Hero of Lake Erie during the War of 1812

4th cousin 7 times removed via Edmund Freeman

Judson Harmon

45th Governor of Ohio

5th cousin 1 time removed via Samuel Kent

Elisha Story

Boston Tea Party Participant

5th cousin 6 times removed via Rev. William Eddy of Bristol, England

Frank W. Woolworth

Founder of F.W. Woolworth Company

6th cousin 1 time removed via Launcelot Granger

Clarence Darrow

Lawyer, Scopes Monkey Trial

6th cousin 3 times removed via Obadiah Eddy

Susan B. Anthony

Women's Rights Advocate

6th cousin 4 times removed via Samuel Eddy

Joseph Story

U.S. Supreme Court Justice

6th cousin 5 times removed via Rev. William Eddy of Bristol, England

Juliette Gordon Low

Founder of the Girl Scouts

7th cousin via Launcelot Granger

Helen Keller

Author and Activist

7th cousin 1 time removed via Robert Adams

Charles Curtis

31st U.S. Vice-President

7th cousin 1 time removed via Robert Adams

Barbara Hutton

Socialite (aka “Poor Little Rich Girl”)

7th cousin 1 time removed via Launcelot Granger

Christopher Reeve

Movie Actor

7th cousin 2 times removed via Launcelot Granger

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Lizzie Borden

Accused Murderess

7th cousin 3 times removed via Samuel Eddy

William Robbins Barnes

Co-Founder of Barnes & Noble

7th cousin 4 times removed via John Dunham

William Wetmore Story

American Sculptor

7th cousin 4 times removed via Rev. William Eddy of Bristol, England

Cadwallader Washburn

Co-founder of General Mills and 11th Governor of Wisconsin

7th cousin 4 times removed via Rev. William Eddy of Bristol, England

Israel Washburn

29th Governor of Maine

7th cousin 4 times removed via Rev. William Eddy of Bristol, England

Elihu Washburne

25th U.S. Secretary of State

7th cousin 4 times removed via Rev. William Eddy of Bristol, England

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Gerald Ford

38th U.S. President

8th cousin 1 time removed via Robert Adams

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James Taylor

Singer-Songwriter

8th cousin 1 time removed via Robert Adams

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Nelson Eddy

Movie Actor and Singer

8th cousin 2 times removed via Samuel Eddy

Steve Young

Football Hall of Fame Quarterback

8th cousin 2 times removed via Robert Adams

Benjamin Harrison

23rd U.S. President

8th cousin 3 times removed via Rev. William Eddy of Bristol, England

Wilbur Wright

Wright Brothers - Aviation Pioneer

8th cousin 3 times removed via Edmund Freeman

Orville Wright

Wright Brothers - Aviation Pioneer

8th cousin 3 times removed via Edmund Freeman

Charles Edward Merrill

Co-Founder of Merrill Lynch & Company

8th cousin 3 times removed via John Dunham

Amy Adams

Movie Actress

8th cousin 3 times removed via Thomas Hanchett

Georgia O'Keeffe

American Artist

8th cousin 3 times removed via John Dunham

Merrill C. Meigs

Publisher, Chicago Herald & Examiner

8th cousin 3 times removed via Edmund Freeman

Thomas Waldo Story

English/American Sculptor

8th cousin 3 times removed via Rev. William Eddy of Bristol, England

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Jodie Foster

Movie Actress

9th cousin via Obadiah Eddy

Johnny Carson

TV Host - “The Tonight Show”

9th cousin 1 time removed via John Ellis

Orrin Hatch

U.S. Senator from Utah

9th cousin 1 time removed via Samuel Eddy

Nancy (Davis) Reagan

First Lady of President Ronald Reagan

9th cousin 2 times removed via John Dunham

Bing Crosby

Singer and Movie Actor

9th cousin 2 times removed via Edmund Freeman

Marilyn Monroe

Actress, Model, and Singer

9th cousin 2 times removed via Edmund Freeman

Charles Dawes

30th U.S. Vice-President

9th cousin 2 times removed via Edmund Freeman

Thomas Edmund Dewey

47th Governor of New York

9th cousin 2 times removed via Edmund Freeman

Jordana Brewster

TV and Movie Actress

10th cousin via John Ellis

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Dave Cowens

NBA Hall of Famer

10th cousin via Giles Rickard Jr.

Henry Fonda

Movie Actor

10th cousin 1 time removed via Rev. William Eddy of Bristol, England

Norman Rockwell

American Artist

10th cousin 1 time removed via Edmund Freeman

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Elizabeth Smart

Founder of Elizabeth Smart Foundation

10th cousin 1 time removed via Samuel Eddy

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Sydney Biddle Barrows

Mayflower Madam

11th cousin via John Dunham

Jane Fonda

Movie Actress

11th cousin via Rev. William Eddy of Bristol, England

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Sarah Palin

9th Governor of Alaska

11th cousin via John Dunham

Peter Fonda

TV and Movie Actor

11th cousin via Rev. William Eddy of Bristol, England

Story Musgrave

NASA Astronaut

11th cousin via Rev. William Eddy of Bristol, England

Kate Upton

Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Cover Model

11th cousin 1 time removed via Edmund Freeman

Dan Quayle

44th U.S. Vice-President

11th cousin 1 time removed via John Dunham

Bridget Fonda

Movie Actress

11th cousin 1 time removed via Rev. William Eddy of Bristol, England