Bette Davis

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Bette Davis

Movie Actress


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Robert FitzWalter

Magna Carta Surety

23rd great-grandfather

Henry de Bohun

Magna Carta Surety

23rd great-grandfather

Sir Saher de Quincy

Magna Carta Surety

24th great-grandfather

Mary (Perkins) Bradbury

Convicted of Witchcraft, Salem 1692

8th great-grandaunt via John Perkins

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King Henry VIII

King of England

3rd cousin 13 times removed via Sir John Beauchamp

Joseph Smith

Founder of the Mormon Church

4th cousin 5 times removed via Orlando Bagley

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Charles A. Pillsbury

Co-Founder of C.A. Pillsbury Co.

5th cousin 2 times removed via Orlando Bagley

Aaron Burr

Killed Alexander Hamilton

5th cousin 6 times removed via Thomas Hooker of Marefield, Tilton, Leicestershire

Samuel Prescott

Completed Paul Revere's Midnight Ride

5th cousin 6 times removed via Rev. Edward Bulkeley

Benjamin Tallmadge

Leader of the Culper Spy Ring during the American Revolution

5th cousin 6 times removed via Thomas Hooker of Marefield, Tilton, Leicestershire

John Hancock

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

5th cousin 6 times removed via Rev. Edward Bulkeley

Samuel Adams

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

5th cousin 7 times removed via Thomas Perkins

Colonel Robert Gould Shaw

Principal character of film Glory portrayed by Matthew Broderick

6th cousin 2 times removed via Rev. Samuel Whiting Jr.

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John Sargent Pillsbury

Co-Founder of C.A. Pillsbury Co.

6th cousin 3 times removed via William Sargent

Chester Arthur

21st U.S. President

6th cousin 4 times removed via Anthony Colby

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Ralph Waldo Emerson

American Poet

6th cousin 4 times removed via John Perkins

Robert Catesby

Leader of Gunpowder Plot

6th cousin 9 times removed via Sir Oliver St. John

Richard More

Mayflower Passenger

6th cousin 10 times removed via Sir Robert Corbet

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Calvin Coolidge

30th U.S. President

7th cousin 1 time removed via Rev. Samuel Whiting Jr.

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James Sherman

27th U.S. Vice-President

7th cousin 2 times removed via Rev. Samuel Whiting

Millard Fillmore

13th U.S. President

7th cousin 3 times removed via John Perkins

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J.P. Morgan, Jr.

American Banker and Philanthropist

7th cousin 3 times removed via John Perkins

Ellen Louise (Axson) Wilson

First Lady of President Woodrow Wilson

7th cousin 3 times removed via John Perkins

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J.P. Morgan

American Banker and Art Collector

7th cousin 4 times removed via Thomas Hooker of Marefield, Tilton, Leicestershire

Jay Gould

American Railroad “Robber Baron”

7th cousin 4 times removed via Rev. Edward Bulkeley

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Anne Boleyn

2nd Wife of King Henry VIII

7th cousin 13 times removed via Sir William de Boteler

Jane Seymour

3rd Wife of King Henry VIII

7th cousin 13 times removed via Sir William de Boteler

Catherine Howard

5th Wife of King Henry VIII

7th cousin 13 times removed via Sir William de Boteler

Grace (Goodhue) Coolidge

First Lady of President Calvin Coolidge

8th cousin 2 times removed via John Perkins

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Humphrey Bogart

Movie Actor

8th cousin 2 times removed via John Perkins

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Henry Sturgis Morgan

Co-Founder of Morgan Stanley

8th cousin 2 times removed via John Perkins

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Franklin D. Roosevelt

32nd U.S. President

8th cousin 2 times removed via John Perkins

Laura Ingalls-Wilder

Author of Little House on the Prairie

8th cousin 2 times removed via Anthony Colby

Kyra Sedgwick

TV and Movie Actress

8th cousin 2 times removed via Rev. Samuel Whiting Jr.

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Thomas Hunt Morgan

Nobel Prize Winner in Physiology or Medicine

8th cousin 2 times removed via John Perkins

J. A. Folger

Founder of Folger Coffee Company

8th cousin 3 times removed via Thomas Hooker of Marefield, Tilton, Leicestershire

Edith (Carow) Roosevelt

First Lady of President Theodore Roosevelt

8th cousin 3 times removed via Thomas Hooker of Marefield, Tilton, Leicestershire

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William Howard Taft

27th U.S. President

8th cousin 3 times removed via Thomas Hooker of Marefield, Tilton, Leicestershire

Frank Nelson Doubleday

Founder of Doubleday & Co.

8th cousin 3 times removed via Thomas Hooker of Marefield, Tilton, Leicestershire

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William Marsh Rice

Founder of Rice University

8th cousin 3 times removed via Thomas Hooker of Marefield, Tilton, Leicestershire

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William Rufus Day

36th U.S. Secretary of State

8th cousin 3 times removed via Rev. Edward Bulkeley

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Joseph Wharton

Founder of the Wharton School of Business

8th cousin 4 times removed via Thomas Perkins

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William C. C. Claiborne

1st Governor of Louisiana

8th cousin 5 times removed via Sir John St. John

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John Kerry

68th U.S. Secretary of State

9th cousin via Rev. Samuel Whiting

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Tennessee Williams

Author of A Streetcar Named Desire

9th cousin 1 time removed via John Perkins

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Ray Bradbury

Author of The Martian Chronicles

9th cousin 1 time removed via John Perkins

Gerald Ford

38th U.S. President

9th cousin 1 time removed via William Sargent

Dick Cheney

46th U.S. Vice-President

9th cousin 1 time removed via Anthony Colby

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Louis Auchincloss

Author

9th cousin 1 time removed via John Perkins

Thomas Pynchon

American Novelist

9th cousin 1 time removed via John Perkins

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John Adams Morgan

1952 Olympic Sailing Gold Medalist

9th cousin 1 time removed via John Perkins

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Bill Weld

68th Governor of Massachusetts

9th cousin 1 time removed via John Perkins

Henry Clay Folger

Founder of Folger Shakespeare Library and Chairman of Standard Oil

9th cousin 2 times removed via Thomas Hooker of Marefield, Tilton, Leicestershire

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Norman Rockwell

American Artist

9th cousin 2 times removed via Rev. Edward Bulkeley

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Hetty Green

“The Witch of Wall Street”

9th cousin 2 times removed via Thomas Hooker of Marefield, Tilton, Leicestershire

Richard Henry Lee

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

9th cousin 5 times removed via Richard Charlton

Francis Lightfoot Lee

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

9th cousin 5 times removed via Richard Charlton

Lucille Ball

TV Actress - “I Love Lucy”

10th cousin via John Perkins

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Alan Shepard

Mercury and Apollo Astronaut

10th cousin via John Perkins

Alice (Lee) Roosevelt

First Wife of President Theodore Roosevelt

10th cousin 1 time removed via Rev. Edward Bulkeley

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Katharine Hepburn

Movie Actress

10th cousin 1 time removed via Rev. Edward Bulkeley

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General Douglas MacArthur

U.S. Army - World War II

10th cousin 1 time removed via Thomas Hooker of Marefield, Tilton, Leicestershire

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Christopher Reeve

Movie Actor

10th cousin 1 time removed via John Perkins

Halle Berry

TV and Movie Actress

10th cousin 1 time removed via John Perkins

Gloria Vanderbilt

Fashion Designer

10th cousin 1 time removed via Thomas Hooker of Marefield, Tilton, Leicestershire

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Linda Hamilton

TV and Movie Actress

10th cousin 1 time removed via John Perkins

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Dick Clark

Radio and TV Host

10th cousin 1 time removed via Rev. Edward Bulkeley

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John Lithgow

Stage, TV, and Movie Actor

10th cousin 1 time removed via Thomas Hooker of Marefield, Tilton, Leicestershire

Richard Nixon

37th U.S. President

10th cousin 2 times removed via Thomas Perkins

Henry Lee III

9th Governor of Virginia

10th cousin 4 times removed via Richard Charlton

Thomas Sim Lee

2nd and 7th Governor of Maryland

10th cousin 4 times removed via Richard Charlton

George H. W. Bush

41st U.S. President

11th cousin via Rev. Edward Bulkeley

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Mitt Romney

70th Governor of Massachusetts

11th cousin via Rev. Edward Bulkeley

Abigail Folger

Charles Manson Murder Victim and Folger Coffee Heiress

11th cousin via Thomas Hooker of Marefield, Tilton, Leicestershire

Anderson Cooper

Television Journalist

11th cousin via Thomas Hooker of Marefield, Tilton, Leicestershire

Sarah Palin

9th Governor of Alaska

11th cousin via Rev. Edward Bulkeley

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George W. Bush

43rd U.S. President

11th cousin 1 time removed via Rev. Edward Bulkeley

Matt Damon

Movie Actor

11th cousin 1 time removed via Rev. Edward Bulkeley

Anthony Perkins

Movie Actor

11th cousin 1 time removed via Thomas Perkins

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Jeb Bush

43rd Governor of Florida

11th cousin 1 time removed via Rev. Edward Bulkeley

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Paget Brewster

TV Actress

11th cousin 1 time removed via Thomas Hooker of Marefield, Tilton, Leicestershire

Jodie Foster

Movie Actress

11th cousin 1 time removed via Thomas Hooker of Marefield, Tilton, Leicestershire

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Anna Gunn

TV and Movie Actress

11th cousin 1 time removed via Rev. Edward Bulkeley

Harry Chapin

Singer and Songwriter

11th cousin 1 time removed via Rev. Edward Bulkeley

Endicott Peabody

62nd Governor of Massachusetts

11th cousin 1 time removed via Rev. Edward Bulkeley

Edward Norton

Movie Actor

11th cousin 2 times removed via Rev. Edward Bulkeley

Mizuo Peck

TV and Movie Actress

11th cousin 2 times removed via Rev. Edward Bulkeley

General Robert E. Lee

Confederate Army - U.S. Civil War

11th cousin 3 times removed via Richard Charlton

Edward Lloyd V

13th Governor of Maryland

11th cousin 3 times removed via Richard Charlton

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C. W. Post

Founder of Post Cereals

11th cousin 4 times removed via William Mainwaring

Edmund Waller

English Poet and Politician

11th cousin 9 times removed via Sir William de Boteler

James Dean

Movie Actor

12th cousin via Thomas Perkins

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Liz Claiborne

Fashion Designer and Founder of Liz Claiborne Inc.

12th cousin 1 time removed via Sir John St. John

Fitzhugh Lee

40th Governor of Virginia

12th cousin 2 times removed via Richard Charlton

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Grover Cleveland

22nd and 24th U.S. President

12th cousin 3 times removed via William Mainwaring

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Marjorie Post

Founder of General Foods

12th cousin 3 times removed via William Mainwaring

Elihu Yale

Benefactor and Namesake of Yale College

12th cousin 9 times removed via Sir Roger de Somery

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Sir Winston Churchill

Prime Minister of the United Kingdom

13th cousin via Sir John St. John

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Princess Diana

Princess of Wales

13th cousin 1 time removed via Sir John St. John

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Queen Elizabeth II

Queen of the United Kingdom

13th cousin 1 time removed via Sir John St. John

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Camilla Parker Bowles

Duchess of Cornwall

13th cousin 1 time removed via Sir John St. John

Jake Gyllenhaal

Movie Actor

13th cousin 1 time removed via Sir John St. John

Maggie Gyllenhaal

Movie Actress

13th cousin 1 time removed via Sir John St. John

Henry Lloyd

40th Governor of Maryland

13th cousin 1 time removed via Richard Charlton

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Prince William

Duke of Cambridge

13th cousin 2 times removed via Sir John St. John

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Prince Harry

Duke of Sussex

13th cousin 2 times removed via Sir John St. John

Sarah Ferguson

Duchess of York

13th cousin 2 times removed via Sir John St. John

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Olivia De Havilland

Movie Actress

13th cousin 2 times removed via Sir Oliver St. John

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Joan Fontaine

Movie Actress

13th cousin 2 times removed via Sir Oliver St. John

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Melvyn Douglas

Movie Actor

13th cousin 2 times removed via William Mainwaring

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Kit Harington

TV Actor - “Game of Thrones”

13th cousin 2 times removed via Sir John St. John

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Lt. Gen. James Brudenell

Leader of the “Charge of the Light Brigade”

13th cousin 3 times removed via Sir John Beauchamp

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James Russell Lowell

American “Fireside” Poet

13th cousin 3 times removed via Sir Robert Corbet

Caesar Rodney

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

13th cousin 7 times removed via Sir William de Boteler

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George Clinton

4th U.S. Vice President

13th cousin 7 times removed via Sir William de Boteler

Major John Pitcairn

British Commander at Battle of Lexington

13th cousin 8 times removed via Sir Alan la Zouche

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Lizzie Borden

Accused Murderess

14th cousin 1 time removed via William Mainwaring

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Allen Dulles

5th Director of the C.I.A.

14th cousin 1 time removed via William Mainwaring

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John Foster Dulles

52nd U.S. Secretary of State

14th cousin 1 time removed via William Mainwaring

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George Washington

1st U.S. President

14th cousin 6 times removed via Sir William de Boteler

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Thomas Nelson

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

14th cousin 6 times removed via Sir William de Boteler

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DeWitt Clinton

6th Governor of New York

14th cousin 6 times removed via Sir William de Boteler

Abigail (Smith) Adams

First Lady of President John Adams

14th cousin 7 times removed via Ida de Odingsells

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Elizabeth Montgomery

TV Actress - “Bewitched”

15th cousin via William Mainwaring

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Illeana Douglas

TV and Movie Actress

15th cousin via William Mainwaring

Admiral Richard Byrd

Polar Explorer

15th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Robert Corbet

Orson Welles

Radio, Stage, and Movie Actor

15th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Robert Corbet

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Adlai Stevenson III

U.S. Senator from Illinois

15th cousin 1 time removed via William Mainwaring

Harry F. Byrd

50th Governor of Virginia

15th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Robert Corbet

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Richard Gere

Movie Actor

15th cousin 2 times removed via William Mainwaring

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Meriwether Lewis

Lewis and Clark Expedition

15th cousin 5 times removed via Sir William de Boteler

Robert Treat Paine

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

15th cousin 5 times removed via Sir William de Boteler

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Bathsheba (Ruggles) Spooner

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

15th cousin 5 times removed via Sir William de Boteler

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John Langdon

Signer of the U.S. Constitution

15th cousin 5 times removed via Sir William de Boteler

John Quincy Adams

6th U.S. President

15th cousin 6 times removed via Ida de Odingsells

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James Madison

4th U.S. President

15th cousin 6 times removed via Sir Alan la Zouche

General William Whipple

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

15th cousin 6 times removed via Sir Roger de Somery

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Eleanor Roosevelt

First Lady of President Franklin D. Roosevelt

16th cousin 1 time removed via Sir John Beauchamp

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Alan Turing

WWII Codebreaker of Nazi Enigma Machine

16th cousin 1 time removed via Sir John Beauchamp

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Guy Ritchie

British Filmmaker

16th cousin 2 times removed via Sir John Beauchamp

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Hugh Grant

Movie Actor

16th cousin 2 times removed via Sir John Beauchamp

Mary Chapin Carpenter

Singer and Songwriter

16th cousin 2 times removed via Sir Robert Corbet

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Benedict Cumberbatch

Movie, Television and Stage Actor

16th cousin 2 times removed via Sir Robert Corbet

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Jane (Appleton) Pierce

First Lady of President Franklin Pierce

16th cousin 4 times removed via Sir William de Boteler

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Nicholas Gilman

Signer of the U.S. Constitution

16th cousin 4 times removed via Sir William de Boteler

Cara Delevingne

Fashion Model and Movie Actress

16th cousin 4 times removed via Sir John Beauchamp

Francis Scott Key

Author of “The Star Spangled Banner”

17th cousin 3 times removed via Sir William de Boteler

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Charles Darwin

Theory of Evolution

17th cousin 3 times removed via Sir William de Boteler

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Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.

American “Fireside” Poet

17th cousin 3 times removed via Sir William de Boteler

Benjamin Harrison V

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

17th cousin 4 times removed via Sir Roger de Somery

Alexander Hamilton

1st U.S. Secretary of the Treasury

17th cousin 4 times removed via Sir Alan la Zouche

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Zachary Taylor

12th U.S. President

17th cousin 4 times removed via Sir Walter de Beauchamp

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Helen Keller

Author and Activist

17th cousin 4 times removed via Sir Alan la Zouche

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Stephen A. Douglas

Participated in Lincoln-Douglas Debates

17th cousin 4 times removed via Ida de Odingsells

William Ellery

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

17th cousin 4 times removed via Sir Roger de Somery

Noel Coward

Playwright, Actor, and Songwriter

17th cousin 4 times removed via Sir Alan la Zouche

William Floyd

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

17th cousin 4 times removed via Sir Roger de Somery

George Mason

Father of the U.S. Bill of Rights

17th cousin 4 times removed via Sir Roger de Somery

William Greene

2nd Governor of Rhode Island

17th cousin 4 times removed via Sir Roger de Somery

Susan B. Anthony

Women's Rights Advocate

18th cousin 2 times removed via Sir William de Boteler

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John Brown

American Abolitionist

18th cousin 2 times removed via Sir William de Boteler

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Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

U.S. Supreme Court Justice

18th cousin 2 times removed via Sir William de Boteler

William Henry Harrison

9th U.S. President

18th cousin 3 times removed via Sir Roger de Somery

Theodore Roosevelt

26th U.S. President

18th cousin 3 times removed via Sir Alan la Zouche

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Edith (Bolling) Wilson

First Lady of President Woodrow Wilson

18th cousin 3 times removed via Sir Alan la Zouche

Robert Townsend

Member of the Culper Spy Ring during the American Revolution

18th cousin 3 times removed via Sir Roger de Somery

Eliphalet Remington

Founder of Remington Arms Company

18th cousin 3 times removed via Sir Roger de Somery

Jack London

Author of “The Call of the Wild”

18th cousin 3 times removed via Sir Walter de Beauchamp

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Lytton Strachey

Author and Co-Founder of Bloomsbury Group

18th cousin 3 times removed via Sir Alan la Zouche

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Dr. H. H. Holmes

Serial Killer aka “Devil in the White City”

19th cousin 1 time removed via Sir William de Boteler

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General George S. Patton

U.S. Army - World War II

19th cousin 1 time removed via Sir William de Boteler

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John D. Rockefeller

Founder of the Standard Oil Company

19th cousin 1 time removed via Sir William de Boteler

Juliette Gordon Low

Founder of the Girl Scouts

19th cousin 2 times removed via Sir Alan la Zouche

Johnny Mercer

Songwriter and Co-Founder of Capitol Records

19th cousin 2 times removed via Sir Alan la Zouche

Buckminster Fuller

Author, Architect, and Inventor

19th cousin 2 times removed via Sir Alan la Zouche

Samuel Ward King

15th Governor of Rhode Island

19th cousin 2 times removed via Sir Roger de Somery

Charles Carnan Ridgely

15th Governor of Maryland

19th cousin 2 times removed via Sir Roger de Somery

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Raquel Welch

Movie Actress

20th cousin via Sir William de Boteler

Frank Lloyd Wright

American Architect

20th cousin via Sir William de Boteler

Sigourney Weaver

Movie Actress

20th cousin via Sir William de Boteler

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Tilda Swinton

Movie Actress

20th cousin via Sir William de Boteler

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Barbara (Pierce) Bush

First Lady of President George H.W. Bush

20th cousin 1 time removed via Ida de Odingsells

Benjamin Harrison

23rd U.S. President

20th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Roger de Somery

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Nelson Rockefeller

41st U.S. Vice-President

20th cousin 1 time removed via Sir William de Boteler

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Herbert Hoover

31st U.S. President

20th cousin 1 time removed via Sir William de Boteler

Ernest Hemingway

Author of The Sun Also Rises

20th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Roger de Somery

Robert Frost

Poet and Playwright

20th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Roger de Somery

Marilyn Monroe

Actress, Model, and Singer

20th cousin 1 time removed via Sir William de Boteler

Ken Burns

Documentary Filmmaker

20th cousin 1 time removed via Sir William de Boteler

Adlai Stevenson II

31st Governor of Illinois

20th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Walter de Beauchamp

Randolph Scott

Movie Actor

20th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Walter de Beauchamp

Julia (Ward) Howe

Author of “The Battle Hymn of the Republic”

20th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Roger de Somery

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Christian Herter

59th Governor of Massachusetts

20th cousin 1 time removed via Ida de Odingsells

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Ted Danson

TV Actor - “Cheers”, “CSI”

20th cousin 1 time removed via Sir William de Boteler

General George C. Marshall

Author of “The Marshall Plan”

20th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Walter de Beauchamp

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Alan Ladd

Movie Actor

20th cousin 1 time removed via Sir William de Boteler

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George Hamilton

TV and Movie Actor

20th cousin 1 time removed via Sir William de Boteler

John McCain

U.S. Senator from Arizona

20th cousin 1 time removed via Sir William de Boteler

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J. K. Simmons

TV and Movie Actor

20th cousin 1 time removed via Sir William de Boteler

Howard Dean

79th Governor of Vermont

21st cousin via Sir Alan la Zouche

William H. Macy

TV and Movie Actor

21st cousin via Sir Walter de Beauchamp

James Taylor

Singer-Songwriter

21st cousin via Sir Walter de Beauchamp