Amy Poehler

Famous Kin of
Amy Poehler

Actress and Comedienne


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Benjamin Franklin

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

1st cousin 10 times removed via Peter Folger

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Nathaniel Gorham

Signer of the U.S. Constitution

3rd cousin 8 times removed via Nathaniel Starbuck

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Lucretia (Coffin) Mott

Abolitionist and Women's Rights Advocate

3rd cousin 8 times removed via James Coffin

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Admiral Sir Isaac Coffin

British Royal Navy

3rd cousin 8 times removed via James Coffin

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Rowland H. Macy

Founder of Macy's

4th cousin 6 times removed via John Folger

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John Greenleaf Whittier

American “Fireside” Poet

4th cousin 8 times removed via Thomas Barnard

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Rear Admiral William Folger

United States Navy

5th cousin 6 times removed via James Coffin

Samuel F. B. Morse

Painter and Co-Inventor of Morse Code

5th cousin 7 times removed via Thomas Barnard

Nathaniel Currier

Lithographer (Currier & Ives)

5th cousin 7 times removed via Thomas Barnard

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J. A. Folger

Founder of Folger Coffee Company

6th cousin 5 times removed via Peter Folger

Herman Melville

Author of Moby Dick

6th cousin 6 times removed via Tristam Coffin

John Sargent Pillsbury

Co-Founder of C.A. Pillsbury Co.

6th cousin 7 times removed via Richard Kimball Jr.

Colonel Robert Gould Shaw

Principal character of film Glory portrayed by Matthew Broderick

6th cousin 7 times removed via Peter Coffin

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Henry Clay Folger

Founder of Folger Shakespeare Library and Chairman of Standard Oil

7th cousin 4 times removed via Peter Folger

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Edith (Carow) Roosevelt

First Lady of President Theodore Roosevelt

7th cousin 4 times removed via Nathaniel Starbuck

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Clarence Day

Author of Life with Father

7th cousin 4 times removed via James Coffin

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William H. Macy

TV and Movie Actor

7th cousin 4 times removed via Nathaniel Barnard

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Charles A. Pillsbury

Co-Founder of C.A. Pillsbury Co.

7th cousin 5 times removed via Thomas Barnard

Tennessee Williams

Author of A Streetcar Named Desire

8th cousin 4 times removed via Tristam Coffin

Dr. H. H. Holmes

Serial Killer aka “Devil in the White City”

8th cousin 4 times removed via Tristam Coffin

William Robbins Barnes

Co-Founder of Barnes & Noble

8th cousin 5 times removed via Richard Kimball Jr.

James Garfield

20th U.S. President

8th cousin 6 times removed via Henry Scott

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Abigail Folger

Charles Manson Murder Victim and Folger Coffee Heiress

9th cousin 2 times removed via Peter Folger

John Lithgow

Stage, TV, and Movie Actor

9th cousin 2 times removed via James Coffin

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John Adams Morgan

1952 Olympic Sailing Gold Medalist

9th cousin 2 times removed via Nathaniel Starbuck

Calvin Coolidge

30th U.S. President

9th cousin 4 times removed via Peter Coffin

Ken Burns

Documentary Filmmaker

10th cousin 1 time removed via Peter Folger

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Paget Brewster

TV Actress

10th cousin 1 time removed via Peter Folger

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Elisabeth Shue

TV and Movie Actress

10th cousin 1 time removed via James Coffin

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Andrew Shue

TV Actor

10th cousin 1 time removed via James Coffin

Stephen King

Author of The Stand

10th cousin 2 times removed via Edward Starbuck

Linda Hamilton

TV and Movie Actress

10th cousin 2 times removed via Tristam Coffin

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James Taylor

Singer-Songwriter

10th cousin 2 times removed via Thomas Barnard

Bill Weld

68th Governor of Massachusetts

10th cousin 2 times removed via Tristam Coffin

Kyra Sedgwick

TV and Movie Actress

10th cousin 3 times removed via Peter Coffin

Gerald Ford

38th U.S. President

11th cousin 1 time removed via Tristam Coffin

Raquel Welch

Movie Actress

11th cousin 1 time removed via Tristam Coffin

James Spader

TV and Movie Actor

11th cousin 1 time removed via Tristam Coffin

Nathaniel Philbrick

Author of In the Heart of the Sea

11th cousin 1 time removed via Tristam Coffin

Harry Chapin

Singer and Songwriter

11th cousin 1 time removed via Tristam Coffin

Herbert Hoover

31st U.S. President

11th cousin 3 times removed via Henry Scott


Amy Poehler photo by David Shankbone (CC BY-SA 3.0)