Frank Nelson Doubleday

Famous Kin of
Frank Nelson Doubleday

Founder of Doubleday & Co.


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Rev. James Pierpont

Founder of Yale University

4th great-grandfather

William Malet

Magna Carta Surety

20th great-grandfather

Sir George Downing

Namesake of Downing Street in London

6th great-granduncle via Emanuel Downing

Aaron Burr

Killed Alexander Hamilton

1st cousin 3 times removed via Rev. Jonathan Edwards

William Williams

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

2nd cousin 4 times removed via Rev. Solomon Stoddard

Edith (Carow) Roosevelt

First Lady of President Theodore Roosevelt

3rd cousin via Timothy Edwards

Benjamin Tallmadge

Leader of the Culper Spy Ring during the American Revolution

3rd cousin 3 times removed via Rev. Samuel Hooker

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J.P. Morgan

American Banker and Art Collector

4th cousin 1 time removed via Rev. James Pierpont

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Bill Weld

68th Governor of Massachusetts

4th cousin 2 times removed via Robert Ogden

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Robert Treat Paine

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

4th cousin 3 times removed via Edmund Sherman

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Abigail (Smith) Adams

First Lady of President John Adams

4th cousin 4 times removed via Emanuel Downing

James Garfield

20th U.S. President

5th cousin via Samuel Bigelow

J.P. Morgan, Jr.

American Banker and Philanthropist

5th cousin via Rev. James Pierpont

Henry Sturgis Morgan

Co-Founder of Morgan Stanley

5th cousin 1 time removed via Rev. James Pierpont

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Clara Barton

Founder of the American Red Cross

5th cousin 1 time removed via John Bigelow

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General William Tecumseh Sherman

Union Army - U.S. Civil War

5th cousin 1 time removed via Rev. Solomon Stoddard

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Lucille Ball

TV Actress - “I Love Lucy”

5th cousin 2 times removed via Samuel Bigelow

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Eli Whitney

Inventor of the Cotton Gin

5th cousin 2 times removed via John Warren

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Charles Edward Merrill

Co-Founder of Merrill Lynch & Company

5th cousin 2 times removed via John Livermore

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Vincent Price

Movie Actor

5th cousin 2 times removed via Samuel Bigelow

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Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.

American “Fireside” Poet

5th cousin 2 times removed via Thomas Willett

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John Adams Morgan

1952 Olympic Sailing Gold Medalist

5th cousin 2 times removed via Rev. James Pierpont

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John Quincy Adams

6th U.S. President

5th cousin 3 times removed via Emanuel Downing

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Roger Sherman

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

5th cousin 4 times removed via Henry Sherman

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Kate Upton

Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Cover Model

5th cousin 5 times removed via John Livermore

Sydney Biddle Barrows

Mayflower Madam

5th cousin 6 times removed via Samuel Bigelow

Clarence Day

Author of Life with Father

6th cousin via Richard Edwards

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James Sherman

27th U.S. Vice-President

6th cousin via Rev. Solomon Stoddard

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Thomas Edison

Inventor

6th cousin 1 time removed via John Ogden

Sir Robert Laird Borden

8th Prime Minister of Canada

6th cousin 1 time removed via Edmund Sherman

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Rutherford B. Hayes

19th U.S. President

6th cousin 1 time removed via Jane

Louisa May Alcott

Author of Little Women

6th cousin 1 time removed via Thomas Willett

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Harriet Beecher Stowe

Author of Uncle Tom’s Cabin

6th cousin 1 time removed via John Stow

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Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

U.S. Supreme Court Justice

6th cousin 1 time removed via Thomas Willett

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Samuel Ward King

15th Governor of Rhode Island

6th cousin 1 time removed via Edmund Sherman

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Henry Fonda

Movie Actor

6th cousin 2 times removed via John Livermore

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Gloria Vanderbilt

Fashion Designer

6th cousin 2 times removed via Thomas Flagg

Henry Wells

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

6th cousin 2 times removed via Simon Tuttle

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Jane Fonda

Movie Actress

6th cousin 3 times removed via John Livermore

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Anderson Cooper

Television Journalist

6th cousin 3 times removed via Thomas Flagg

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Robert H. Goddard

Inventor of First Liquid-propelled Rocket

6th cousin 3 times removed via John Livermore

Ed Helms

TV and Movie Actor

6th cousin 3 times removed via Rev. Solomon Stoddard

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Elisabeth Shue

TV and Movie Actress

6th cousin 3 times removed via Jasper Crane

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Andrew Shue

TV Actor

6th cousin 3 times removed via Jasper Crane

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Raquel Welch

Movie Actress

6th cousin 4 times removed via John Bigelow

Grace Slick

Singer, Songwriter - Jefferson Airplane

6th cousin 4 times removed via Thomas Flagg

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Paget Brewster

TV Actress

6th cousin 4 times removed via John Bigelow

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William Howard Taft

27th U.S. President

7th cousin via Rev. Thomas Hooker

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Ellen Louise (Axson) Wilson

First Lady of President Woodrow Wilson

7th cousin via John Warham

Nelson Rockefeller

41st U.S. Vice-President

7th cousin 1 time removed via John Stow

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Levi Parsons Morton

22nd U.S. Vice-President

7th cousin 1 time removed via John Bigg

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Sir Winston Churchill

Prime Minister of the United Kingdom

7th cousin 2 times removed via William Tuttle

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Ernest Hemingway

Author of The Sun Also Rises

7th cousin 2 times removed via William Tuttle

Norman Rockwell

American Artist

7th cousin 2 times removed via Edmund Sherman

Bill Nye

TV's The Science Guy

7th cousin 2 times removed via John Stow

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John Lithgow

Stage, TV, and Movie Actor

7th cousin 2 times removed via Rev. Thomas Hooker

Thomas J. Watson, Jr.

President and CEO of I.B.M.

7th cousin 2 times removed via Jasper Crane

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Mitt Romney

70th Governor of Massachusetts

7th cousin 3 times removed via John Warham

Howard Dean

79th Governor of Vermont

7th cousin 3 times removed via Agnes Harris

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Jodie Foster

Movie Actress

7th cousin 3 times removed via Agnes Harris

Nathaniel Philbrick

Author of In the Heart of the Sea

7th cousin 3 times removed via John Warren

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Mizuo Peck

TV and Movie Actress

7th cousin 3 times removed via Agnes Harris

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James Taylor

Singer-Songwriter

7th cousin 3 times removed via John Warren

Burt Reynolds

Movie Actor

7th cousin 3 times removed via William Tuttle

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George H. W. Bush

41st U.S. President

7th cousin 4 times removed via John Warren

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Aaron Rodgers

Quarterback for the Green Bay Packers

7th cousin 4 times removed via Agnes Harris

Ted Danson

TV Actor - “Cheers”, “CSI”

7th cousin 4 times removed via William Tuttle

Jake Gyllenhaal

Movie Actor

7th cousin 4 times removed via John Warren

Maggie Gyllenhaal

Movie Actress

7th cousin 4 times removed via John Warren

Chevy Chase

Comedian, Actor and Writer

7th cousin 4 times removed via William Tuttle

Alexandra Breckenridge

TV and Movie Actress

7th cousin 4 times removed via Jasper Crane

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George W. Bush

43rd U.S. President

7th cousin 5 times removed via John Warren

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Brian Wilson

Co-Founder of The Beach Boys

7th cousin 5 times removed via John Stow

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Dennis Wilson

Co-Founder of The Beach Boys

7th cousin 5 times removed via John Stow

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Carl Wilson

Co-Founder of The Beach Boys

7th cousin 5 times removed via John Stow

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Jeb Bush

43rd Governor of Florida

7th cousin 5 times removed via John Warren

Mike Love

Co-Founder of The Beach Boys

7th cousin 5 times removed via John Stow

Kevin Love

NBA All-Star Player

7th cousin 6 times removed via John Stow

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J. A. Folger

Founder of Folger Coffee Company

8th cousin via Thomas Hooker of Marefield, Tilton, Leicestershire

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William Marsh Rice

Founder of Rice University

8th cousin via Thomas Hooker of Marefield, Tilton, Leicestershire

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James Russell Lowell

American “Fireside” Poet

8th cousin via Edmund Sherman

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Tennessee Williams

Author of A Streetcar Named Desire

8th cousin 1 time removed via Edmund Sherman

Henry Clay Folger

Founder of Folger Shakespeare Library and Chairman of Standard Oil

8th cousin 1 time removed via Thomas Hooker of Marefield, Tilton, Leicestershire

Franklin D. Roosevelt

32nd U.S. President

8th cousin 1 time removed via Thomas Hooker of Marefield, Tilton, Leicestershire

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Susan B. Anthony

Women's Rights Advocate

8th cousin 1 time removed via Henry Sherman

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Colonel Robert Gould Shaw

Principal character of film Glory portrayed by Matthew Broderick

8th cousin 1 time removed via Thomas Hooker of Marefield, Tilton, Leicestershire

Henry Crapo

14th Governor of Michigan

8th cousin 1 time removed via Henry Sherman

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Frederick Upton

Co-Founder of Whirlpool Corporation

8th cousin 1 time removed via John Bigg

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Lillian Gish

Stage, TV and Movie Actress

8th cousin 1 time removed via John Bigg

Hetty Green

“The Witch of Wall Street”

8th cousin 1 time removed via Thomas Hooker of Marefield, Tilton, Leicestershire

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Calvin Coolidge

30th U.S. President

8th cousin 2 times removed via John Stow

Gerald Ford

38th U.S. President

8th cousin 2 times removed via Simon Tuttle

Edgar Rice Burroughs

Author of Tarzan and John Carter

8th cousin 2 times removed via Edmund Sherman

General Douglas MacArthur

U.S. Army - World War II

8th cousin 2 times removed via Thomas Hooker of Marefield, Tilton, Leicestershire

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Nancy (Davis) Reagan

First Lady of President Ronald Reagan

8th cousin 3 times removed via Simon Tuttle

Abigail Folger

Charles Manson Murder Victim and Folger Coffee Heiress

8th cousin 3 times removed via Thomas Hooker of Marefield, Tilton, Leicestershire

Bette Davis

Movie Actress

8th cousin 3 times removed via Thomas Hooker of Marefield, Tilton, Leicestershire

John Steinbeck

Author of The Grapes of Wrath

8th cousin 3 times removed via Edmund Sherman

John Hinckley, Jr.

Shot President Ronald Reagan

8th cousin 4 times removed via Simon Tuttle

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Kyra Sedgwick

TV and Movie Actress

8th cousin 5 times removed via Thomas Hooker of Marefield, Tilton, Leicestershire

Matt Damon

Movie Actor

8th cousin 5 times removed via Thomas Hammond

James Spader

TV and Movie Actor

8th cousin 5 times removed via Edmund Sherman

Lewis Henry Lapham

Co-Founder of Texaco

9th cousin via Henry Sherman

Charles Dawes

30th U.S. Vice-President

9th cousin via George Downing

Benjamin Harrison

23rd U.S. President

9th cousin 1 time removed via John Collamore

William Durant

Co-Founder of General Motors and Founder of Frigidaire

9th cousin 1 time removed via Henry Sherman

Christopher Lloyd

Movie Actor

9th cousin 2 times removed via Henry Sherman

Willis Carrier

Inventor of Air Conditioning

9th cousin 2 times removed via Henry Sherman

Herbert Hoover

31st U.S. President

9th cousin 3 times removed via Henry Sherman

Janis Joplin

Singer and Songwriter

9th cousin 3 times removed via Henry Sherman

Gene Roddenberry

Creator of Star Trek

9th cousin 3 times removed via Henry Sherman

Mamie (Doud) Eisenhower

First Lady of President Dwight Eisenhower

9th cousin 4 times removed via Henry Sherman

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Marilyn Monroe

Actress, Model, and Singer

9th cousin 4 times removed via Henry Sherman

Ken Burns

Documentary Filmmaker

9th cousin 4 times removed via Henry Sherman

John Cena

Movie Actor and WWE Pro Wrestler

9th cousin 4 times removed via James Martin

Warren Buffett

Chairman & CEO, Berkshire Hathaway

10th cousin 3 times removed via John Collamore

King Henry VIII

King of England

10th cousin 11 times removed via Sir Geoffrey FitzPiers

William Ellery

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

11th cousin 4 times removed via Robert Poyntz

William Greene

2nd Governor of Rhode Island

11th cousin 4 times removed via Robert Poyntz

Anne Boleyn

2nd Wife of King Henry VIII

11th cousin 10 times removed via Sir Geoffrey FitzPiers

Jane Seymour

3rd Wife of King Henry VIII

11th cousin 10 times removed via Sir Geoffrey FitzPiers

Catherine Howard

5th Wife of King Henry VIII

11th cousin 10 times removed via Sir Geoffrey FitzPiers

Catherine Parr

6th Wife of King Henry VIII

11th cousin 10 times removed via Sir Geoffrey FitzPiers

Lewis Henry Morgan

Pioneering Anthropologist

12th cousin 1 time removed via John Fortescue

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Charles Darwin

Theory of Evolution

12th cousin 2 times removed via Sir Nicholas Poyntz

Robert Townsend

Member of the Culper Spy Ring during the American Revolution

12th cousin 3 times removed via Robert Poyntz

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Lt. Gen. James Brudenell

Leader of the “Charge of the Light Brigade”

13th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Nicholas Poyntz

Gilbert Clifford Noble

Co-Founder of Barnes & Noble

13th cousin 1 time removed via John Fortescue

Agatha Christie

Murder Mystery Author

13th cousin 2 times removed via John Fortescue

Bess (Wallace) Truman

First Lady of President Harry S Truman

13th cousin 3 times removed via John Fortescue

Mike Huckabee

44th Governor of Arkansas

13th cousin 4 times removed via John Fortescue

Edmund Waller

English Poet and Politician

13th cousin 8 times removed via Sir Geoffrey FitzPiers

Julia (Ward) Howe

Author of “The Battle Hymn of the Republic”

14th cousin 1 time removed via Robert Poyntz

Princess Diana

Princess of Wales

14th cousin 3 times removed via Sir Nicholas Poyntz

Kit Harington

TV Actor - “Game of Thrones”

14th cousin 3 times removed via Sir Nicholas Poyntz

Prince William

Duke of Cambridge

14th cousin 4 times removed via Sir Nicholas Poyntz

Prince Harry

Duke of Sussex

14th cousin 4 times removed via Sir Nicholas Poyntz

Sarah Ferguson

Duchess of York

14th cousin 5 times removed via Sir Nicholas Poyntz

Richard Nixon

37th U.S. President

15th cousin 2 times removed via Robert Poyntz

Jimmy Carter

39th U.S. President

15th cousin 2 times removed via Robert Poyntz

George Romney

43rd Governor of Michigan

15th cousin 2 times removed via Robert Poyntz

Warren G. Harding

29th U.S. President

15th cousin 2 times removed via Robert Poyntz

Charlie Munger

Vice-Chairman of Berkshire Hathaway

15th cousin 3 times removed via Robert Poyntz

Sarah Palin

9th Governor of Alaska

15th cousin 4 times removed via Robert Poyntz

Amy Adams

Movie Actress

15th cousin 5 times removed via Robert Poyntz

Rev. George Burroughs

Executed for Witchcraft, Salem 1692

15th cousin 6 times removed via Sir Geoffrey FitzPiers

Major John Pitcairn

British Commander at Battle of Lexington

16th cousin 5 times removed via Sir Geoffrey FitzPiers

Truman Capote

Author of In Cold Blood

17th cousin 2 times removed via Sir Nicholas Poyntz

George Washington

1st U.S. President

17th cousin 4 times removed via Sir Geoffrey FitzPiers

Caesar Rodney

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

17th cousin 4 times removed via Sir Geoffrey FitzPiers

George Clinton

4th U.S. Vice President

17th cousin 4 times removed via Sir Geoffrey FitzPiers

Richard Henry Lee

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

17th cousin 4 times removed via Sir Geoffrey FitzPiers

Francis Lightfoot Lee

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

17th cousin 4 times removed via Sir Geoffrey FitzPiers

Henry Lee III

9th Governor of Virginia

18th cousin 3 times removed via Sir Geoffrey FitzPiers

Benjamin Harrison V

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

18th cousin 3 times removed via Sir Geoffrey FitzPiers

James Madison

4th U.S. President

18th cousin 3 times removed via Sir Geoffrey FitzPiers

Thomas Nelson

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

18th cousin 3 times removed via Sir Geoffrey FitzPiers

Caleb Brewster

Member of the Culper Spy Ring during the American Revolution

18th cousin 3 times removed via Sir Geoffrey FitzPiers

Bathsheba (Ruggles) Spooner

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

18th cousin 3 times removed via Sir Geoffrey FitzPiers

John Langdon

Signer of the U.S. Constitution

18th cousin 3 times removed via Sir Geoffrey FitzPiers

DeWitt Clinton

6th Governor of New York

18th cousin 3 times removed via Sir Geoffrey FitzPiers

Jonathan Swift

Author of Gulliver's Travels

18th cousin 3 times removed via Sir Geoffrey FitzPiers

Thomas Sim Lee

2nd and 7th Governor of Maryland

18th cousin 3 times removed via Sir Geoffrey FitzPiers

Carter Braxton

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

18th cousin 3 times removed via Sir Geoffrey FitzPiers

General Robert E. Lee

Confederate Army - U.S. Civil War

19th cousin 2 times removed via Sir Geoffrey FitzPiers

William Henry Harrison

9th U.S. President

19th cousin 2 times removed via Sir Geoffrey FitzPiers

Meriwether Lewis

Lewis and Clark Expedition

19th cousin 2 times removed via Sir Geoffrey FitzPiers

Thomas Jefferson

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

19th cousin 2 times removed via Sir Geoffrey FitzPiers

Harriet Martineau

Author of The Hour and the Man

19th cousin 2 times removed via Sir Geoffrey FitzPiers

Jane (Appleton) Pierce

First Lady of President Franklin Pierce

19th cousin 2 times removed via Sir Geoffrey FitzPiers

Samuel Howard

Boston Tea Party Participant

19th cousin 2 times removed via Sir Geoffrey FitzPiers

William Floyd

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

19th cousin 2 times removed via Sir Geoffrey FitzPiers

George Mason

Father of the U.S. Bill of Rights

19th cousin 2 times removed via Sir Geoffrey FitzPiers

Nicholas Gilman

Signer of the U.S. Constitution

19th cousin 2 times removed via Sir Geoffrey FitzPiers

Edward Lloyd V

13th Governor of Maryland

19th cousin 2 times removed via Sir Geoffrey FitzPiers

Charles Goldsborough

16th Governor of Maryland

19th cousin 2 times removed via Sir Geoffrey FitzPiers

Shubael D. Childs

Founder of S.D. Childs & Company

20th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Geoffrey FitzPiers

Alexander Hamilton

1st U.S. Secretary of the Treasury

20th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Geoffrey FitzPiers

Zachary Taylor

12th U.S. President

20th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Geoffrey FitzPiers

Helen Keller

Author and Activist

20th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Geoffrey FitzPiers

Button Gwinnett

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

20th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Geoffrey FitzPiers

Noel Coward

Playwright, Actor, and Songwriter

20th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Geoffrey FitzPiers

William C. C. Claiborne

1st Governor of Louisiana

20th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Geoffrey FitzPiers

John Marshall

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

20th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Geoffrey FitzPiers

Fitzhugh Lee

40th Governor of Virginia

20th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Geoffrey FitzPiers

Lucretia (Rudolph) Garfield

First Lady of President James Garfield

21st cousin via Sir Geoffrey FitzPiers

Theodore Roosevelt

26th U.S. President

21st cousin via Sir Geoffrey FitzPiers

Francis Scott Key

Author of “The Star Spangled Banner”

21st cousin via Sir Geoffrey FitzPiers

Edith (Bolling) Wilson

First Lady of President Woodrow Wilson

21st cousin via Sir Geoffrey FitzPiers

Richard Warren Sears

Co-Founder of Sears, Roebuck, & Co.

21st cousin via Sir Geoffrey FitzPiers

John Brown

American Abolitionist

21st cousin via Sir Geoffrey FitzPiers

Lytton Strachey

Author and Co-Founder of Bloomsbury Group

21st cousin via Sir Geoffrey FitzPiers

Herman Melville

Author of Moby Dick

21st cousin via Sir Geoffrey FitzPiers

Ichabod Goodwin

27th Governor of New Hampshire

21st cousin via Sir Geoffrey FitzPiers

Henry Lloyd

40th Governor of Maryland

21st cousin via Sir Geoffrey FitzPiers