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Robert Townsend

Member of the Culper Spy Ring during the American Revolution


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King Edward I

King of England

16th great-grandfather

Sir William de Huntingfield

Magna Carta Surety

18th great-grandfather

William the Conqueror

King of England

22nd great-grandfather

Hugh le Bigod

Magna Carta Surety

18th great-granduncle via Ida de Tony

Robert FitzWalter

Magna Carta Surety

1st cousin 20 times removed via Maud de St. Liz

Henry de Bohun

Magna Carta Surety

2nd cousin 18 times removed via William de Warenne

William Ellery

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

3rd cousin 1 time removed via William Almy

William Greene

2nd Governor of Rhode Island

3rd cousin 1 time removed via William Almy

Marilyn Monroe

Actress, Model, and Singer

3rd cousin 4 times removed via Job Almy

David Carradine

TV and Movie Actor

3rd cousin 6 times removed via Edmond Titus

Julia (Ward) Howe

Author of “The Battle Hymn of the Republic”

4th cousin 2 times removed via William Almy

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Susan B. Anthony

Women's Rights Advocate

4th cousin 3 times removed via Robert Titus

Levi K. Fuller

44th Governor of Vermont

4th cousin 3 times removed via Robert Titus

John Updike

Author of The Witches of Eastwick

4th cousin 4 times removed via Robert Titus

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Richard Nixon

37th U.S. President

4th cousin 5 times removed via William Almy

Warren Buffett

Chairman & CEO, Berkshire Hathaway

4th cousin 5 times removed via Robert Titus

Jimmy Carter

39th U.S. President

4th cousin 5 times removed via William Almy

George Romney

43rd Governor of Michigan

4th cousin 5 times removed via William Almy

Warren G. Harding

29th U.S. President

4th cousin 5 times removed via William Almy

Mitt Romney

70th Governor of Massachusetts

4th cousin 6 times removed via William Almy

Kyra Sedgwick

TV and Movie Actress

4th cousin 6 times removed via William Almy

Elvis Presley

Singer, Songwriter and Movie Actor

4th cousin 6 times removed via John Townsend

Kevin Bacon

Movie Actor

4th cousin 6 times removed via William Washburn

Johnny Carson

TV Host - “The Tonight Show”

4th cousin 6 times removed via William Washburn

Charlie Munger

Vice-Chairman of Berkshire Hathaway

4th cousin 6 times removed via William Almy

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George Hamilton

TV and Movie Actor

4th cousin 6 times removed via Robert Titus

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Anne Boleyn

2nd Wife of King Henry VIII

4th cousin 7 times removed via Katherine Pabenham

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Jane Seymour

3rd Wife of King Henry VIII

4th cousin 7 times removed via Katherine Pabenham

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Catherine Howard

5th Wife of King Henry VIII

4th cousin 7 times removed via Katherine Pabenham

Amy Grant

Christian/Pop Singer and Songwriter

4th cousin 7 times removed via Robert Titus

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King Henry VIII

King of England

6th cousin 10 times removed via Sir Hugh I de Audley

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Catherine Parr

6th Wife of King Henry VIII

7th cousin 9 times removed via Sir Hugh I de Audley

Zachary Taylor

12th U.S. President

9th cousin 2 times removed via Sir Humphrey Stafford

Samuel Prescott

Completed Paul Revere's Midnight Ride

9th cousin 2 times removed via Sir Humphrey Stafford

General Douglas MacArthur

U.S. Army - World War II

9th cousin 5 times removed via Sir Humphrey Stafford

Randolph Scott

Movie Actor

9th cousin 5 times removed via Sir Humphrey Stafford

Jack London

Author of “The Call of the Wild”

9th cousin 5 times removed via Sir Humphrey Stafford

Sir Winston Churchill

Prime Minister of the United Kingdom

9th cousin 6 times removed via Sir Humphrey Stafford

Robert Frost

Poet and Playwright

9th cousin 6 times removed via Sir Humphrey Stafford

Louis Auchincloss

Author

9th cousin 6 times removed via Sir Humphrey Stafford

John Kerry

68th U.S. Secretary of State

9th cousin 6 times removed via Sir Humphrey Stafford

Princess Diana

Princess of Wales

9th cousin 7 times removed via Sir Humphrey Stafford

George H. W. Bush

41st U.S. President

9th cousin 8 times removed via Sir Humphrey Stafford

Prince William

Duke of Cambridge

9th cousin 8 times removed via Sir Humphrey Stafford

George W. Bush

43rd U.S. President

9th cousin 9 times removed via Sir Humphrey Stafford

Prince George

Prince of Cambridge

9th cousin 9 times removed via Sir Humphrey Stafford

Jeb Bush

43rd Governor of Florida

9th cousin 9 times removed via Sir Humphrey Stafford

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Caesar Rodney

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

10th cousin 1 time removed via Katherine Pabenham

Meriwether Lewis

Lewis and Clark Expedition

10th cousin 2 times removed via Sir Humphrey Stafford

James Madison

4th U.S. President

10th cousin 2 times removed via Sir Humphrey Stafford

Lt. Gen. James Brudenell

Leader of the “Charge of the Light Brigade”

10th cousin 2 times removed via Sir Humphrey Stafford

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Richard More

Mayflower Passenger

10th cousin 4 times removed via Ralph de Stafford

General George S. Patton

U.S. Army - World War II

10th cousin 6 times removed via Sir Humphrey Stafford

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Edmund Waller

English Poet and Politician

10th cousin 6 times removed via John de Botetourte

Adlai Stevenson II

31st Governor of Illinois

10th cousin 6 times removed via Sir Humphrey Stafford

General George C. Marshall

Author of “The Marshall Plan”

10th cousin 6 times removed via Sir Humphrey Stafford

Adlai Stevenson III

U.S. Senator from Illinois

10th cousin 7 times removed via Sir Humphrey Stafford

Sarah Ferguson

Duchess of York

10th cousin 7 times removed via Sir Humphrey Stafford

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Robert Treat Paine

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

11th cousin 1 time removed via Katherine Pabenham

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Rev. George Burroughs

Executed for Witchcraft, Salem 1692

11th cousin 3 times removed via Ralph de Stafford

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Charles Darwin

Theory of Evolution

11th cousin 3 times removed via Katherine Pabenham

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John D. Rockefeller

Founder of the Standard Oil Company

11th cousin 5 times removed via Katherine Pabenham

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Edith (Bolling) Wilson

First Lady of President Woodrow Wilson

11th cousin 5 times removed via Katherine Pabenham

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Frank Lloyd Wright

American Architect

11th cousin 6 times removed via Katherine Pabenham

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Norman Rockwell

American Artist

11th cousin 6 times removed via Katherine Pabenham

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Nelson Rockefeller

41st U.S. Vice-President

11th cousin 7 times removed via Katherine Pabenham

Anne Baxter

Movie Actress

11th cousin 8 times removed via Katherine Pabenham

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Ted Danson

TV Actor - “Cheers”, “CSI”

11th cousin 8 times removed via Sir Thomas Aylesbury

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Carly Fiorina

CEO of Hewlett-Packard

11th cousin 9 times removed via Sir Thomas Aylesbury

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Paget Brewster

TV Actress

11th cousin 10 times removed via Sir Thomas Aylesbury

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Elihu Yale

Benefactor and Namesake of Yale College

12th cousin 6 times removed via Roger de Somery

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George Washington

1st U.S. President

13th cousin 1 time removed via Ralph de Stafford

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Benjamin Harrison V

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

13th cousin 1 time removed via Ralph de Stafford

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Thomas Nelson

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

13th cousin 1 time removed via Ralph de Stafford

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George Clinton

4th U.S. Vice President

13th cousin 3 times removed via Sir Hugh I de Audley

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Major John Pitcairn

British Commander at Battle of Lexington

13th cousin 4 times removed via Edward I, King of England

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William Henry Harrison

9th U.S. President

14th cousin via Ralph de Stafford

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Fletcher Christian

Leader of the mutiny on the Bounty

14th cousin via Ralph de Stafford

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George Mason

Father of the U.S. Bill of Rights

14th cousin via Ralph de Stafford

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Bathsheba (Ruggles) Spooner

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

14th cousin via Ralph de Stafford

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John Langdon

Signer of the U.S. Constitution

14th cousin via Ralph de Stafford

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General Robert E. Lee

Confederate Army - U.S. Civil War

14th cousin 1 time removed via Ralph de Stafford

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Harriet Martineau

Author of The Hour and the Man

14th cousin 1 time removed via Ralph de Stafford

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Jane (Appleton) Pierce

First Lady of President Franklin Pierce

14th cousin 1 time removed via Ralph de Stafford

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Nicholas Gilman

Signer of the U.S. Constitution

14th cousin 1 time removed via Ralph de Stafford

C. W. Post

Founder of Post Cereals

14th cousin 1 time removed via Ralph de Stafford

Benjamin Harrison

23rd U.S. President

14th cousin 2 times removed via Ralph de Stafford

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Thomas Jefferson

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

14th cousin 2 times removed via Sir Hugh I de Audley

Helen Keller

Author and Activist

14th cousin 2 times removed via Ralph de Stafford

Grover Cleveland

22nd and 24th U.S. President

14th cousin 2 times removed via Ralph de Stafford

Marjorie Post

Founder of General Foods

14th cousin 2 times removed via Ralph de Stafford

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DeWitt Clinton

6th Governor of New York

14th cousin 2 times removed via Sir Hugh I de Audley

William Rufus Day

36th U.S. Secretary of State

14th cousin 2 times removed via Ralph de Stafford

Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.

American “Fireside” Poet

14th cousin 2 times removed via Ralph de Stafford

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Stephen A. Douglas

Participated in Lincoln-Douglas Debates

14th cousin 3 times removed via Ralph de Stafford

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Roger Sherman

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

14th cousin 3 times removed via Edward I, King of England

Admiral Richard Byrd

Polar Explorer

14th cousin 3 times removed via Ralph de Stafford

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Caleb Brewster

Member of the Culper Spy Ring during the American Revolution

14th cousin 3 times removed via Edward I, King of England

Colonel Robert Gould Shaw

Principal character of film Glory portrayed by Matthew Broderick

14th cousin 3 times removed via Ralph de Stafford

John Brown

American Abolitionist

14th cousin 3 times removed via Ralph de Stafford

William Marsh Rice

Founder of Rice University

14th cousin 3 times removed via Ralph de Stafford

Harry F. Byrd

50th Governor of Virginia

14th cousin 3 times removed via Ralph de Stafford

Olivia De Havilland

Movie Actress

14th cousin 3 times removed via Ralph de Stafford

Joan Fontaine

Movie Actress

14th cousin 3 times removed via Ralph de Stafford

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Jonathan Swift

Author of Gulliver's Travels

14th cousin 3 times removed via Edward I, King of England

Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

U.S. Supreme Court Justice

14th cousin 3 times removed via Ralph de Stafford

Charles A. Pillsbury

Co-Founder of C.A. Pillsbury Co.

14th cousin 4 times removed via Ralph de Stafford

Dr. H. H. Holmes

Serial Killer aka “Devil in the White City”

14th cousin 4 times removed via Ralph de Stafford

Lizzie Borden

Accused Murderess

14th cousin 4 times removed via Ralph de Stafford

William Howard Taft

27th U.S. President

14th cousin 4 times removed via Ralph de Stafford

Katharine Hepburn

Movie Actress

14th cousin 4 times removed via Ralph de Stafford

Allen Dulles

5th Director of the C.I.A.

14th cousin 4 times removed via Ralph de Stafford

John Foster Dulles

52nd U.S. Secretary of State

14th cousin 4 times removed via Ralph de Stafford

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Barbara (Pierce) Bush

First Lady of President George H.W. Bush

14th cousin 5 times removed via Sir Warin Trussell

Calvin Coolidge

30th U.S. President

14th cousin 5 times removed via Ralph de Stafford

Tennessee Williams

Author of A Streetcar Named Desire

14th cousin 5 times removed via Ralph de Stafford

Humphrey Bogart

Movie Actor

14th cousin 5 times removed via Ralph de Stafford

Harper Lee

Author of To Kill a Mockingbird

14th cousin 5 times removed via Ralph de Stafford

Elizabeth Montgomery

TV Actress - “Bewitched”

14th cousin 5 times removed via Ralph de Stafford

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Walt Disney

Co-Founder of The Walt Disney Company

14th cousin 5 times removed via Ralph de Stafford

Jesse James

Outlaw, Bank Robber, Murderer

14th cousin 5 times removed via Ralph de Stafford

Vachel Lindsay

American Poet

14th cousin 5 times removed via Ralph de Stafford

Roy Rogers

Cowboy movie actor and singer

14th cousin 5 times removed via Ralph de Stafford

Orson Welles

Radio, Stage, and Movie Actor

14th cousin 5 times removed via Ralph de Stafford

James Sherman

27th U.S. Vice-President

14th cousin 5 times removed via Ralph de Stafford

Dick Clark

Radio and TV Host

14th cousin 5 times removed via Ralph de Stafford

Illeana Douglas

TV and Movie Actress

14th cousin 5 times removed via Ralph de Stafford

Mamie (Doud) Eisenhower

First Lady of President Dwight Eisenhower

14th cousin 6 times removed via Ralph de Stafford

Herbert Hoover

31st U.S. President

14th cousin 6 times removed via Ralph de Stafford

Sandra Day O'Connor

First Female U.S. Supreme Court Justice

14th cousin 6 times removed via Ralph de Stafford

Steve McQueen

Movie Actor

14th cousin 6 times removed via Ralph de Stafford

Alan Shepard

Mercury and Apollo Astronaut

14th cousin 6 times removed via Ralph de Stafford

Christian Herter

59th Governor of Massachusetts

14th cousin 6 times removed via Ralph de Stafford

Guy Ritchie

British Filmmaker

14th cousin 6 times removed via Ralph de Stafford

Alan Ladd

Movie Actor

14th cousin 6 times removed via Ralph de Stafford

Anna Gunn

TV and Movie Actress

14th cousin 6 times removed via Ralph de Stafford

Richard Gere

Movie Actor

14th cousin 7 times removed via Ralph de Stafford

Catherine Middleton

Duchess of Cambridge

14th cousin 7 times removed via Ralph de Stafford

Gerald Ford

38th U.S. President

14th cousin 7 times removed via Ralph de Stafford

Christopher Reeve

Movie Actor

14th cousin 7 times removed via Ralph de Stafford

Chevy Chase

Comedian, Actor and Writer

14th cousin 7 times removed via Ralph de Stafford

Sally Ride

1st American Woman in Space

14th cousin 7 times removed via Sir Warin Trussell

Linda Hamilton

TV and Movie Actress

14th cousin 7 times removed via Ralph de Stafford

Keri Russell

TV and Movie Actress

14th cousin 7 times removed via Ralph de Stafford

Edward Norton

Movie Actor

14th cousin 7 times removed via Ralph de Stafford

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John Marshall

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

15th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Hugh I de Audley

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General William Whipple

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

15th cousin 2 times removed via Edward I, King of England

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Patrick Henry

“Give me liberty, or give me death!”

15th cousin 2 times removed via Edward I, King of England

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John Hancock

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

15th cousin 3 times removed via Roger de Somery

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Samuel Howard

Boston Tea Party Participant

16th cousin via Sir Gilbert de Clare

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William Floyd

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

16th cousin via Sir Hugh I de Audley

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Lytton Strachey

Author and Co-Founder of Bloomsbury Group

16th cousin via Sir Hugh I de Audley

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Abigail (Smith) Adams

First Lady of President John Adams

16th cousin 1 time removed via Edward I, King of England

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Eli Whitney

Inventor of the Cotton Gin

16th cousin 1 time removed via Edward I, King of England

Button Gwinnett

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

16th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Edmund Mortimer

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Ralph Waldo Emerson

American Poet

16th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Hugh I de Audley

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Hetty Green

“The Witch of Wall Street”

16th cousin 1 time removed via John de Botetourte

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Joseph Wharton

Founder of the Wharton School of Business

16th cousin 1 time removed via John de Botetourte

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Lucretia (Rudolph) Garfield

First Lady of President James Garfield

16th cousin 2 times removed via John de Botetourte

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Queen Elizabeth II

Queen of the United Kingdom

16th cousin 2 times removed via Sir Hugh I de Audley

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Philip Livingston

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

16th cousin 2 times removed via Gilbert de Clare

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Francis Scott Key

Author of “The Star Spangled Banner”

16th cousin 2 times removed via Sir Hugh I de Audley

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Franklin D. Roosevelt

32nd U.S. President

16th cousin 3 times removed via John de Botetourte

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Anthony West

Novelist and writer for the New Yorker

16th cousin 3 times removed via Sir Hugh I de Audley

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General James Longstreet

Confederate Army - U.S. Civil War

16th cousin 3 times removed via Sir Gilbert de Clare

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Upton Sinclair

Pulitzer Prize Winning Novelist

16th cousin 3 times removed via Sir Hugh I de Audley

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Ray Bradbury

Author of The Martian Chronicles

16th cousin 4 times removed via Sir Hugh I de Audley

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Camilla Parker Bowles

Duchess of Cornwall

16th cousin 4 times removed via Sir Hugh I de Audley

Ellen Louise (Axon) Wilson

First Lady of President Woodrow Wilson

16th cousin 4 times removed via Sir Gilbert de Clare

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John McCain

U.S. Senator from Arizona

16th cousin 4 times removed via John de Botetourte

Lucille Ball

TV Actress - “I Love Lucy”

16th cousin 5 times removed via Sir Hugh I de Audley

Lee Harvey Oswald

Accused Assassin of President John F. Kennedy

16th cousin 5 times removed via Sir Hugh I de Audley

Lou (Henry) Hoover

First Lady of President Herbert Hoover

16th cousin 5 times removed via Sir Gilbert de Clare

Hugh Grant

Movie Actor

16th cousin 5 times removed via Sir Hugh I de Audley

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John Quincy Adams

6th U.S. President

17th cousin via Edward I, King of England

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Shubael D. Childs

Founder of S.D. Childs & Company

17th cousin via Edward I, King of England

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Alexander Hamilton

1st U.S. Secretary of the Treasury

17th cousin via Edward I, King of England

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Noel Coward

Playwright, Actor, and Songwriter

17th cousin via Edward I, King of England

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Herman Melville

Author of Moby Dick

17th cousin via Edward I, King of England

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James Russell Lowell

American “Fireside” Poet

17th cousin via Edward I, King of England

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J. A. Folger

Founder of Folger Coffee Company

17th cousin 1 time removed via Edward I, King of England

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Theodore Roosevelt

26th U.S. President

17th cousin 1 time removed via Edward I, King of England

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Richard Warren Sears

Co-Founder of Sears, Roebuck, & Co.

17th cousin 1 time removed via Edward I, King of England

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Gloria Vanderbilt

Fashion Designer

17th cousin 1 time removed via Edward I, King of England

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Jay Gould

American Railroad “Robber Baron”

17th cousin 1 time removed via Roger de Somery

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Henry Clay Folger

Founder of Folger Shakespeare Library and Chairman of Standard Oil

17th cousin 2 times removed via Edward I, King of England

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Eleanor Roosevelt

First Lady of President Franklin D. Roosevelt

17th cousin 2 times removed via Edward I, King of England

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Anderson Cooper

Television Journalist

17th cousin 2 times removed via Edward I, King of England

Johnny Mercer

Songwriter and Co-Founder of Capitol Records

17th cousin 3 times removed via Edward I, King of England

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Valerie Bertinelli

Television Actress

17th cousin 3 times removed via Edward I, King of England

Shanghai Pierce

Texas Cattleman

17th cousin 3 times removed via Edward I, King of England

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Lyman Hall

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

17th cousin 3 times removed via Sir Saire IV de Quincy

Dick Cheney

46th U.S. Vice-President

17th cousin 4 times removed via Edward I, King of England

Bing Crosby

Singer and Movie Actor

17th cousin 4 times removed via Edward I, King of England

Abigail Folger

Charles Manson Murder Victim and Folger Coffee Heiress

17th cousin 4 times removed via Edward I, King of England

Vincent Price

Movie Actor

17th cousin 4 times removed via Edward I, King of England

Howard Dean

79th Governor of Vermont

17th cousin 4 times removed via Edward I, King of England

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General Hugh Mercer

American Revolutionary War Hero

18th cousin via Gilbert de Clare

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Eliphalet Remington

Founder of Remington Arms Company

18th cousin via Roger de Somery

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William C. C. Claiborne

1st Governor of Louisiana

18th cousin 1 time removed via William de Braiose

Alice (Lee) Roosevelt

First Wife of President Theodore Roosevelt

18th cousin 2 times removed via Roger de Somery

Ernest Hemingway

Author of The Sun Also Rises

18th cousin 2 times removed via Roger de Somery

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Sir Charles Tupper

6th Prime Minister of Canada

18th cousin 2 times removed via Henry III, King of England

Emily Post

American Author on Etiquette

18th cousin 3 times removed via Gilbert de Clare

Bette Davis

Movie Actress

18th cousin 3 times removed via Roger de Somery

Sarah Palin

9th Governor of Alaska

18th cousin 3 times removed via Roger de Somery

Endicott Peabody

62nd Governor of Massachusetts

18th cousin 3 times removed via Henry III, King of England

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J.P. Morgan

American Banker and Art Collector

19th cousin via Isabelle of Angouleme

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J.P. Morgan, Jr.

American Banker and Philanthropist

19th cousin 1 time removed via Isabelle of Angouleme

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Aaron Burr

Killed Alexander Hamilton

19th cousin 1 time removed via Roger de Clare

Helen (Herron) Taft

First Lady of President William H. Taft

19th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Saire IV de Quincy

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Harriet Beecher Stowe

Author of Uncle Tom’s Cabin

20th cousin via Sir Saire IV de Quincy

Wilbur Wright

Wright Brothers - Aviation Pioneer

20th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Saire IV de Quincy

Orville Wright

Wright Brothers - Aviation Pioneer

20th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Saire IV de Quincy

Samuel Colt

Inventor of the Colt Revolver

20th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Saire IV de Quincy

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Lewis Henry Morgan

Pioneering Anthropologist

20th cousin 1 time removed via Roger de Clare

Nathaniel Hawthorne

Author of The Scarlet Letter

21st cousin via Maud de St. Liz