Geoffrey Chaucer

Famous Kin of
Geoffrey Chaucer

English poet and author of The Canterbury Tales


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Lucretia (Rudolph) Garfield

First Lady of President James Garfield

12th great-grandniece via John Chaucer

Henry Lee Higginson

Founder of the Boston Symphony Orchestra

13th great-grandnephew via John Chaucer

Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

U.S. Supreme Court Justice

14th great-grandnephew via John Chaucer

Alice (Lee) Roosevelt

First Wife of President Theodore Roosevelt

15th great-grandniece via John Chaucer

Robert Frost

Poet and Playwright

15th great-grandnephew via John Chaucer

James Spader

TV and Movie Actor

16th great-grandnephew via John Chaucer

John Kerry

68th U.S. Secretary of State

17th great-grandnephew via John Chaucer

Brian Wilson

Co-Founder of The Beach Boys

17th great-grandnephew via John Chaucer

Dennis Wilson

Co-Founder of The Beach Boys

17th great-grandnephew via John Chaucer

Carl Wilson

Co-Founder of The Beach Boys

17th great-grandnephew via John Chaucer

Mike Love

Co-Founder of The Beach Boys

17th great-grandnephew via John Chaucer

Endicott Peabody

62nd Governor of Massachusetts

17th great-grandnephew via John Chaucer

Kyra Sedgwick

TV and Movie Actress

18th great-grandniece via John Chaucer

Kevin Love

NBA All-Star Player

18th great-grandnephew via John Chaucer