William Williams

Famous Kin of
William Williams

Signer of the Declaration of Independence


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Sir George Downing

Namesake of Downing Street in London

2nd great-granduncle via Emanuel Downing

Kate Upton

Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Cover Model

6th great-grandniece via Rev. Solomon Williams

Grover Cleveland

22nd and 24th U.S. President

1st cousin 4 times removed via Samuel Porter Jr.

Henry Lee Higginson

Founder of the Boston Symphony Orchestra

1st cousin 4 times removed via Samuel Porter Jr.

James Sherman

27th U.S. Vice-President

1st cousin 4 times removed via Rev. William Williams

Shirley Temple

Movie Actress

1st cousin 7 times removed via Samuel Porter Jr.

Aaron Burr

Killed Alexander Hamilton

2nd cousin 1 time removed via Rev. Solomon Stoddard

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Henry Wells

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

2nd cousin 2 times removed via Aaron Cooke III

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Rutherford B. Hayes

19th U.S. President

2nd cousin 3 times removed via Aaron Cooke III

General William Tecumseh Sherman

Union Army - U.S. Civil War

2nd cousin 3 times removed via Rev. Solomon Stoddard

General George B. McClellan

Union Army - U.S. Civil War

2nd cousin 3 times removed via Isaac Williams

Eliphalet Remington

Founder of Remington Arms Company

2nd cousin 3 times removed via Aaron Cooke III

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Melvil Dewey

Inventor of the Dewey Decimal System

2nd cousin 3 times removed via Samuel Porter

James Youngs Smith

29th Governor of Rhode Island

2nd cousin 3 times removed via Isaac Williams

Thomas Waldo Story

English/American Sculptor

2nd cousin 3 times removed via Isaac Williams

Edith (Carow) Roosevelt

First Lady of President Theodore Roosevelt

2nd cousin 4 times removed via Rev. Solomon Stoddard

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Wilbur Wright

Wright Brothers - Aviation Pioneer

2nd cousin 4 times removed via Samuel Porter

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Orville Wright

Wright Brothers - Aviation Pioneer

2nd cousin 4 times removed via Samuel Porter

Francis Edward Hinckley

Co-Founder of the University of Chicago

2nd cousin 4 times removed via Isaac Williams

Frank Nelson Doubleday

Founder of Doubleday & Co.

2nd cousin 4 times removed via Rev. Solomon Stoddard

Frederick Upton

Co-Founder of Whirlpool Corporation

2nd cousin 5 times removed via Aaron Cooke III

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Thomas Edmund Dewey

47th Governor of New York

2nd cousin 5 times removed via Samuel Porter

Kyra Sedgwick

TV and Movie Actress

2nd cousin 6 times removed via Isaac Williams

Anthony Perkins

Movie Actor

2nd cousin 6 times removed via Samuel Porter

Louis Auchincloss

Author

2nd cousin 6 times removed via Isaac Williams