Noah Webster

Famous Kin of
Noah Webster

Published first American Dictionary


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William Bradford

Mayflower Passenger and Governor of Plymouth Colony

3rd great-grandfather

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William Robbins Barnes

Co-Founder of Barnes & Noble

2nd cousin 3 times removed via John Webster

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Clint Eastwood

TV & Film Actor and Director

2nd cousin 7 times removed via Samuel Steele

Robert Treat Paine

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

3rd cousin 1 time removed via Richard Treat

John Brown

American Abolitionist

3rd cousin 2 times removed via Katherine Chapin

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Harriet Beecher Stowe

Author of Uncle Tom’s Cabin

3rd cousin 2 times removed via Katherine Chapin

General George B. McClellan

Union Army - U.S. Civil War

3rd cousin 3 times removed via William Bradford Jr.

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Levi Parsons Morton

22nd U.S. Vice-President

3rd cousin 3 times removed via Samuel Marshfield

George Eastman

Founder of Eastman Kodak Company

3rd cousin 3 times removed via William Bradford Jr.

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J.P. Morgan, Jr.

American Banker and Philanthropist

3rd cousin 4 times removed via William Bradford Jr.

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Franklin D. Roosevelt

32nd U.S. President

3rd cousin 4 times removed via Samuel Marshfield

William Rufus Day

36th U.S. Secretary of State

3rd cousin 4 times removed via William Bradford Jr.

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Gilbert Clifford Noble

Co-Founder of Barnes & Noble

3rd cousin 4 times removed via Katherine Chapin

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Humphrey Bogart

Movie Actor

3rd cousin 5 times removed via Katherine Chapin

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Henry Sturgis Morgan

Co-Founder of Morgan Stanley

3rd cousin 5 times removed via William Bradford Jr.

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Hugh Hefner

Founder of Playboy Magazine

3rd cousin 5 times removed via William Bradford Jr.

Frederick Upton

Co-Founder of Whirlpool Corporation

3rd cousin 5 times removed via Samuel Marshfield

Alan Shepard

Mercury and Apollo Astronaut

3rd cousin 5 times removed via Katherine Chapin

Julia Child

American Chef, Author and TV Personality

3rd cousin 5 times removed via William Bradford Jr.

Amelia Earhart

Aviation Pioneer

3rd cousin 5 times removed via Katherine Chapin

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Burt Reynolds

Movie Actor

3rd cousin 5 times removed via Katherine Chapin

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Warren Buffett

Chairman & CEO, Berkshire Hathaway

3rd cousin 6 times removed via Katherine Chapin

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Christopher Reeve

Movie Actor

3rd cousin 6 times removed via William Bradford Jr.

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Anthony Perkins

Movie Actor

3rd cousin 6 times removed via Katherine Chapin

Adlai Stevenson III

U.S. Senator from Illinois

3rd cousin 6 times removed via William Bradford Jr.

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Jodie Foster

Movie Actress

3rd cousin 6 times removed via Katherine Chapin

James Spader

TV and Movie Actor

3rd cousin 6 times removed via Robert Webster

John Lithgow

Stage, TV, and Movie Actor

3rd cousin 6 times removed via William Bradford Jr.

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David Hyde Pierce

Stage, TV, and Movie Actor

3rd cousin 6 times removed via William Bradford Jr.

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John Adams Morgan

1952 Olympic Sailing Gold Medalist

3rd cousin 6 times removed via William Bradford Jr.

Dan Quayle

44th U.S. Vice-President

3rd cousin 6 times removed via Katherine Chapin

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Bill Weld

68th Governor of Massachusetts

3rd cousin 6 times removed via Katherine Chapin

Sally Field

TV and Movie Actress

3rd cousin 7 times removed via William Bradford Jr.

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Viggo Mortensen

Movie Actor

3rd cousin 7 times removed via Katherine Chapin

Zac Efron

Movie Actor

3rd cousin 8 times removed via Jonathan Gilbert

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Anna Gunn

TV and Movie Actress

3rd cousin 8 times removed via William Bradford Jr.

W. K. Kellogg

Founder of the Kellogg Company

4th cousin 2 times removed via Samuel Chapin

Grover Cleveland

22nd and 24th U.S. President

4th cousin 2 times removed via Samuel Chapin

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J.P. Morgan

American Banker and Art Collector

4th cousin 2 times removed via Samuel Chapin

Lewis Henry Morgan

Pioneering Anthropologist

4th cousin 2 times removed via Richard Treat

Mary Lyon

Founder of Mount Holyoke College

4th cousin 2 times removed via Richard Treat

Thomas Edison

Inventor

4th cousin 3 times removed via Richard Treat

William Howard Taft

27th U.S. President

4th cousin 3 times removed via Samuel Chapin

Samuel Pierpont Langley

Astronomer and Aviation Pioneer

4th cousin 3 times removed via Richard Treat

Ellen Louise (Axson) Wilson

First Lady of President Woodrow Wilson

4th cousin 3 times removed via Samuel Chapin

Richard Warren Sears

Co-Founder of Sears, Roebuck, & Co.

4th cousin 3 times removed via Alice Carpenter

Louisa May Alcott

Author of Little Women

4th cousin 3 times removed via Richard Treat

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Emily Dickinson

American Poet

4th cousin 3 times removed via Thomas Welles

Samuel Colt

Inventor of the Colt Revolver

4th cousin 3 times removed via John Webster

Howard Hawks

Movie Director

4th cousin 3 times removed via Thomas Welles

William Marsh Rice

Founder of Rice University

4th cousin 3 times removed via Thomas Richards

Charles Curtis

31st U.S. Vice-President

4th cousin 3 times removed via Andrew Warner

Cole Porter

American Composer and Songwriter

4th cousin 4 times removed via Richard Treat

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Louis Auchincloss

Author

4th cousin 4 times removed via Thomas Richards

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Willis Carrier

Inventor of Air Conditioning

4th cousin 4 times removed via Richard Treat

Melvil Dewey

Inventor of the Dewey Decimal System

4th cousin 4 times removed via Samuel Chapin

Mitt Romney

70th Governor of Massachusetts

4th cousin 5 times removed via Andrew Warner

General Douglas MacArthur

U.S. Army - World War II

4th cousin 5 times removed via Thomas Richards

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Norman Rockwell

American Artist

4th cousin 5 times removed via John Steele

Lillian Gish

Stage, TV and Movie Actress

4th cousin 5 times removed via Samuel Chapin

Dick Clark

Radio and TV Host

4th cousin 5 times removed via Richard Treat

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Elisabeth Shue

TV and Movie Actress

4th cousin 5 times removed via Richard Treat

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Andrew Shue

TV Actor

4th cousin 5 times removed via Richard Treat

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Harry Chapin

Singer and Songwriter

4th cousin 5 times removed via Samuel Chapin

Mary Chapin Carpenter

Singer and Songwriter

4th cousin 5 times removed via Samuel Chapin

Spencer Tracy

Movie Actor

4th cousin 5 times removed via Samuel Chapin

George H. W. Bush

41st U.S. President

4th cousin 6 times removed via Thomas Richards

Nancy (Davis) Reagan

First Lady of President Ronald Reagan

4th cousin 6 times removed via Richard Treat

Bing Crosby

Singer and Movie Actor

4th cousin 6 times removed via Alice Carpenter

Vincent Price

Movie Actor

4th cousin 6 times removed via Alice Carpenter

Howard Dean

79th Governor of Vermont

4th cousin 6 times removed via Thomas Welles

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Kate Upton

Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Cover Model

4th cousin 6 times removed via Richard Treat

Ted Danson

TV Actor - “Cheers”, “CSI”

4th cousin 6 times removed via Thomas Richards

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Paget Brewster

TV Actress

4th cousin 6 times removed via Joseph Mygate

Mark David Chapman

Assassinated John Lennon

4th cousin 6 times removed via John Webster

Endicott Peabody

62nd Governor of Massachusetts

4th cousin 6 times removed via Thomas Richards

Thomas J. Watson, Jr.

President and CEO of I.B.M.

4th cousin 6 times removed via Richard Treat

Tuesday Weld

TV and Movie Actress

4th cousin 6 times removed via Thomas Richards

George W. Bush

43rd U.S. President

4th cousin 7 times removed via Thomas Richards

Kyra Sedgwick

TV and Movie Actress

4th cousin 7 times removed via Thomas Richards

Jeb Bush

43rd Governor of Florida

4th cousin 7 times removed via Thomas Richards

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Janis Joplin

Singer and Songwriter

4th cousin 7 times removed via Thomas Welles

Carly Fiorina

CEO of Hewlett-Packard

4th cousin 7 times removed via Thomas Richards

Amy Adams

Movie Actress

4th cousin 7 times removed via Thomas Welles

Ben Affleck

Movie Actor

4th cousin 8 times removed via Richard Treat

Alexandra Breckenridge

TV and Movie Actress

4th cousin 8 times removed via Richard Treat

Eliphalet Remington

Founder of Remington Arms Company

5th cousin 2 times removed via Alexander Carpenter of Wrington, Somersetshire

Wilbur Wright

Wright Brothers - Aviation Pioneer

5th cousin 4 times removed via John Talcott Jr.

Orville Wright

Wright Brothers - Aviation Pioneer

5th cousin 4 times removed via John Talcott Jr.

Clarence Day

Author of Life with Father

5th cousin 4 times removed via John Talcott Jr.

Thomas Edmund Dewey

47th Governor of New York

5th cousin 5 times removed via John Talcott Jr.

Ernest Hemingway

Author of The Sun Also Rises

5th cousin 6 times removed via John Warner

Jordana Brewster

TV and Movie Actress

5th cousin 7 times removed via Alexander Carpenter of Wrington, Somersetshire

Mizuo Peck

TV and Movie Actress

5th cousin 7 times removed via John Warner

Marie-Chantal Miller

Crown Princess of Greece

5th cousin 7 times removed via Alexander Carpenter of Wrington, Somersetshire

Sydney Biddle Barrows

Mayflower Madam

5th cousin 8 times removed via John Warner