Nathaniel Hawthorne

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Nathaniel Hawthorne

Author of The Scarlet Letter


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John Hathorne

Judge, Salem Witch Trials 1692

2nd great-grandfather

Robert FitzWalter

Magna Carta Surety

18th great-granduncle via Sir Walter Fitzrobert

Sir Saher de Quincy

Magna Carta Surety

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

Sir William de Huntingfield

Magna Carta Surety

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

Johnny Appleseed

aka John Chapman

3rd cousin 1 time removed via Lt. John Dresser

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Nicholas Gilman

Signer of the U.S. Constitution

3rd cousin 1 time removed via Robert Lord Jr.

John Adams

2nd U.S. President and Signer of the Declaration of Independence

4th cousin 1 time removed via John Cogswell

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Bathsheba (Ruggles) Spooner

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

4th cousin 1 time removed via John Cogswell

Julia (Ward) Howe

Author of “The Battle Hymn of the Republic”

4th cousin 1 time removed via Thomas Clarke Jr.

Nathaniel Gorham

Signer of the U.S. Constitution

4th cousin 1 time removed via Thomas Gardner

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Kyra Sedgwick

TV and Movie Actress

4th cousin 5 times removed via Elizabeth Allen

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Endicott Peabody

62nd Governor of Massachusetts

4th cousin 5 times removed via William Hathorne

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Bill Weld

68th Governor of Massachusetts

4th cousin 5 times removed via William Hathorne

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Mark Wahlberg

Movie Actor

4th cousin 8 times removed via William Hathorne

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Donnie Wahlberg

Singer and Movie Actor

4th cousin 8 times removed via William Hathorne

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John Quincy Adams

6th U.S. President

5th cousin via John Cogswell

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Ralph Waldo Emerson

American Poet

5th cousin via John Cogswell

Lucretia (Coffin) Mott

Abolitionist and Women's Rights Advocate

5th cousin via Thomas Gardner

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Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.

American “Fireside” Poet

5th cousin via John Cogswell

Millard Fillmore

13th U.S. President

5th cousin 1 time removed via William Hathorne

Clara Barton

Founder of the American Red Cross

5th cousin 1 time removed via William Goodhue

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Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

U.S. Supreme Court Justice

5th cousin 1 time removed via John Cogswell

Rowland H. Macy

Founder of Macy's

5th cousin 1 time removed via Thomas Gardner

Grace (Goodhue) Coolidge

First Lady of President Calvin Coolidge

5th cousin 2 times removed via William Goodhue

J. A. Folger

Founder of Folger Coffee Company

5th cousin 2 times removed via Thomas Gardner

William Howard Taft

27th U.S. President

5th cousin 2 times removed via George Giddings

Rear Admiral William Folger

United States Navy

5th cousin 2 times removed via Thomas Gardner

J.P. Morgan, Jr.

American Banker and Philanthropist

5th cousin 3 times removed via John Cogswell

Henry Clay Folger

Founder of Folger Shakespeare Library and Chairman of Standard Oil

5th cousin 3 times removed via Thomas Gardner

Edith (Carow) Roosevelt

First Lady of President Theodore Roosevelt

5th cousin 3 times removed via Thomas Gardner

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Charles Dawes

30th U.S. Vice-President

5th cousin 3 times removed via Thomas Gardner

Burgess Meredith

TV and Movie Actor

5th cousin 3 times removed via John Cogswell

Thomas Hunt Morgan

Nobel Prize Winner in Physiology or Medicine

5th cousin 3 times removed via John Cogswell

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Thomas Edmund Dewey

47th Governor of New York

5th cousin 3 times removed via John Cogswell

Tennessee Williams

Author of A Streetcar Named Desire

5th cousin 4 times removed via John Cogswell

Henry Sturgis Morgan

Co-Founder of Morgan Stanley

5th cousin 4 times removed via John Cogswell

Mamie (Doud) Eisenhower

First Lady of President Dwight Eisenhower

5th cousin 4 times removed via John Cogswell

Lou (Henry) Hoover

First Lady of President Herbert Hoover

5th cousin 4 times removed via John Cogswell

Grace Slick

Singer, Songwriter - Jefferson Airplane

5th cousin 4 times removed via George Giddings

Thomas Pynchon

American Novelist

5th cousin 4 times removed via John Cogswell

William H. Macy

TV and Movie Actor

5th cousin 4 times removed via Thomas Gardner

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Calvin Coolidge

30th U.S. President

5th cousin 5 times removed via John Cogswell

Abigail Folger

Charles Manson Murder Victim and Folger Coffee Heiress

5th cousin 5 times removed via Thomas Gardner

Lee Remick

Movie Actress

5th cousin 5 times removed via John Cogswell

John Lithgow

Stage, TV, and Movie Actor

5th cousin 5 times removed via Thomas Gardner

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John Adams Morgan

1952 Olympic Sailing Gold Medalist

5th cousin 5 times removed via John Cogswell

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Tuesday Weld

TV and Movie Actress

5th cousin 5 times removed via Thomas Gardner

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Princess Diana

Princess of Wales

5th cousin 6 times removed via John Cogswell

Britney Spears

Singer, Entertainer

5th cousin 6 times removed via Robert Lord

James Brolin

TV and Movie Actor

5th cousin 6 times removed via John Cogswell

Paget Brewster

TV Actress

5th cousin 6 times removed via Thomas Gardner

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James Spader

TV and Movie Actor

5th cousin 6 times removed via Thomas Gardner

Jordana Brewster

TV and Movie Actress

5th cousin 6 times removed via Thomas Gardner

Ethan Hawke

Actor, Director, Screenwriter, Novelist

5th cousin 6 times removed via Thomas Gardner

Prince William

Duke of Cambridge

5th cousin 7 times removed via John Cogswell

Prince Harry

Duke of Sussex

5th cousin 7 times removed via John Cogswell

Josh Brolin

TV and Movie Actor

5th cousin 7 times removed via John Cogswell

Oliver Platt

Movie Actor

5th cousin 7 times removed via John Cogswell

Lucretia (Rudolph) Garfield

First Lady of President James Garfield

6th cousin via Samuel Waite of Wethersfield, Essex, England

Ellen Louise (Axson) Wilson

First Lady of President Woodrow Wilson

6th cousin 1 time removed via Thomas Lawrence

Franklin D. Roosevelt

32nd U.S. President

6th cousin 2 times removed via Thomas Lawrence

Robert H. Goddard

Inventor of First Liquid-propelled Rocket

6th cousin 2 times removed via Thomas Lawrence

Bill Nye

TV's The Science Guy

6th cousin 3 times removed via Samuel Waite of Wethersfield, Essex, England

Amy Grant

Christian/Pop Singer and Songwriter

6th cousin 4 times removed via Samuel Waite of Wethersfield, Essex, England

Raquel Welch

Movie Actress

6th cousin 5 times removed via Samuel Waite of Wethersfield, Essex, England

Dan Quayle

44th U.S. Vice-President

6th cousin 5 times removed via Thomas Lawrence

Catherine Parr

6th Wife of King Henry VIII

11th cousin 9 times removed via Sir Walter Fitzrobert

Anne Boleyn

2nd Wife of King Henry VIII

12th cousin 8 times removed via Sir Walter Fitzrobert

Jane Seymour

3rd Wife of King Henry VIII

12th cousin 8 times removed via Sir Walter Fitzrobert

Catherine Howard

5th Wife of King Henry VIII

12th cousin 8 times removed via Sir Walter Fitzrobert

King Henry VIII

King of England

12th cousin 9 times removed via Maud de St. Liz

General William Whipple

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

13th cousin 4 times removed via Sir Gilbert Pecche

Jane (Appleton) Pierce

First Lady of President Franklin Pierce

15th cousin 2 times removed via Sir Gilbert Pecche

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Edmund Waller

English Poet and Politician

15th cousin 6 times removed via Robert Fitzrichard

Richard More

Mayflower Passenger

15th cousin 6 times removed via Maud de St. Liz

Robert Catesby

Leader of Gunpowder Plot

15th cousin 6 times removed via Robert Fitzrichard

Colonel Robert Gould Shaw

Principal character of film Glory portrayed by Matthew Broderick

16th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Gilbert Pecche

Eliphalet Remington

Founder of Remington Arms Company

16th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Gilbert Pecche

James Russell Lowell

American “Fireside” Poet

16th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Gilbert Pecche

Robert Frost

Poet and Playwright

17th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Gilbert Pecche

Sir Winston Churchill

Prime Minister of the United Kingdom

17th cousin 3 times removed via Sir Gilbert Pecche

Marie-Chantal Miller

Crown Princess of Greece

17th cousin 3 times removed via Sir Gilbert Pecche

William Stoughton

Chief Judge and Prosecutor, Salem Witch Trials 1692

17th cousin 4 times removed via Maud de St. Liz

Rev. George Burroughs

Executed for Witchcraft, Salem 1692

17th cousin 4 times removed via Robert Fitzrichard

Bill Gates

Founder of Microsoft

17th cousin 4 times removed via Sir Gilbert Pecche

Abigail (Smith) Adams

First Lady of President John Adams

18th cousin 2 times removed via Sir Walter Fitzrobert

Samuel Howard

Boston Tea Party Participant

18th cousin 2 times removed via Sir Walter Fitzrobert

Caesar Rodney

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

18th cousin 2 times removed via Sir Walter Fitzrobert

John Langdon

Signer of the U.S. Constitution

18th cousin 2 times removed via Sir Walter Fitzrobert

George Clinton

4th U.S. Vice President

18th cousin 2 times removed via Sir Walter Fitzrobert

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George Washington

1st U.S. President

18th cousin 3 times removed via Maud de St. Liz

Meriwether Lewis

Lewis and Clark Expedition

19th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Walter Fitzrobert

Fletcher Christian

Leader of the mutiny on the Bounty

19th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Walter Fitzrobert

Thomas Nelson

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

19th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Walter Fitzrobert

DeWitt Clinton

6th Governor of New York

19th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Walter Fitzrobert

Benjamin Harrison V

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

19th cousin 2 times removed via Robert Fitzrichard

James Madison

4th U.S. President

19th cousin 2 times removed via Robert Fitzrichard

Major John Pitcairn

British Commander at Battle of Lexington

19th cousin 2 times removed via Maud de St. Liz

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Robert Treat Paine

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

19th cousin 2 times removed via Robert Fitzrichard

Caleb Brewster

Member of the Culper Spy Ring during the American Revolution

19th cousin 2 times removed via Maud de St. Liz

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George Mason

Father of the U.S. Bill of Rights

19th cousin 2 times removed via Maud de St. Liz

Lyman Hall

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

19th cousin 2 times removed via Maud de St. Liz

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Richard Henry Lee

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

19th cousin 2 times removed via Robert Fitzrichard

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Francis Lightfoot Lee

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

19th cousin 2 times removed via Robert Fitzrichard

Carter Braxton

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

19th cousin 2 times removed via Maud de St. Liz

Lt. Gen. James Brudenell

Leader of the “Charge of the Light Brigade”

20th cousin via Sir Walter Fitzrobert

Henry Lee III

9th Governor of Virginia

20th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Walter Fitzrobert

William Henry Harrison

9th U.S. President

20th cousin 1 time removed via Robert Fitzrichard

Charles A. Pillsbury

Co-Founder of C.A. Pillsbury Co.

20th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Walter Fitzrobert

Thomas Jefferson

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

20th cousin 1 time removed via Maud de St. Liz

Harriet Martineau

Author of The Hour and the Man

20th cousin 1 time removed via Maud de St. Liz

Stephen A. Douglas

Participated in Lincoln-Douglas Debates

20th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Walter Fitzrobert

Roger Sherman

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

20th cousin 1 time removed via Maud de St. Liz

William Ellery

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

20th cousin 1 time removed via Maud de St. Liz

William Floyd

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

20th cousin 1 time removed via Robert Fitzrichard

William C. C. Claiborne

1st Governor of Louisiana

20th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Walter Fitzrobert

William Greene

2nd Governor of Rhode Island

20th cousin 1 time removed via Maud de St. Liz

Charles Darwin

Theory of Evolution

20th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Walter Fitzrobert

John Brown

American Abolitionist

20th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Walter Fitzrobert

C. W. Post

Founder of Post Cereals

20th cousin 1 time removed via Maud de St. Liz

William Marsh Rice

Founder of Rice University

20th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Walter Fitzrobert

Thomas Sim Lee

2nd and 7th Governor of Maryland

20th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Walter Fitzrobert

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General Robert E. Lee

Confederate Army - U.S. Civil War

21st cousin via Maud de St. Liz

Helen (Herron) Taft

First Lady of President William H. Taft

21st cousin via Maud de St. Liz

Grover Cleveland

22nd and 24th U.S. President

21st cousin via Maud de St. Liz

Benedict Arnold

Traitor of the American Revolution

21st cousin via Maud de St. Liz

Robert Townsend

Member of the Culper Spy Ring during the American Revolution

21st cousin via Maud de St. Liz

Marjorie Post

Founder of General Foods

21st cousin via Maud de St. Liz

John Marshall

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

21st cousin via Maud de St. Liz