James Garfield

Famous Kin of
James Garfield

20th U.S. President


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John Billington

Mayflower Passenger

6th great-grandfather

Martha (Allen) Carrier

Executed for Witchcraft, Salem 1692

1st cousin 5 times removed via Edmund Ingalls

John Wellborn Root

1893 Chicago Columbian Exposition Architect

3rd cousin via Jotham Carpenter Jr.

Samuel Howard

Boston Tea Party Participant

3rd cousin 3 times removed via Nicholas Wallingford

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John Lithgow

Stage, TV, and Movie Actor

3rd cousin 3 times removed via Jotham Carpenter Jr.

John Langdon

Signer of the U.S. Constitution

3rd cousin 4 times removed via William Allen

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George H. W. Bush

41st U.S. President

4th cousin 3 times removed via James Wheeler Jr.

Nicholas Gilman

Signer of the U.S. Constitution

4th cousin 3 times removed via William Allen

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George W. Bush

43rd U.S. President

4th cousin 4 times removed via James Wheeler Jr.

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Jeb Bush

43rd Governor of Florida

4th cousin 4 times removed via James Wheeler Jr.

Frank Nelson Doubleday

Founder of Doubleday & Co.

5th cousin via Samuel Bigelow

Clara Barton

Founder of the American Red Cross

5th cousin 1 time removed via John Bigelow

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William Howard Taft

27th U.S. President

5th cousin 1 time removed via John Rockwood

Ezra Cornell

Co-Founder of Cornell University,
Founder of Western Union

5th cousin 1 time removed via John Holbrook

Brigham Young

2nd President of the Mormon Church

5th cousin 1 time removed via Edward Garfield

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Lucille Ball

TV Actress - “I Love Lucy”

5th cousin 2 times removed via Samuel Bigelow

Eli Whitney

Inventor of the Cotton Gin

5th cousin 2 times removed via John Warren

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Vincent Price

Movie Actor

5th cousin 2 times removed via Samuel Bigelow

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Herbert Hoover

31st U.S. President

5th cousin 3 times removed via John Spofford Jr.

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Barbara (Pierce) Bush

First Lady of President George H.W. Bush

5th cousin 4 times removed via Walter Cook

Sydney Biddle Barrows

Mayflower Madam

5th cousin 6 times removed via Samuel Bigelow

Lucretia (Rudolph) Garfield

First Lady of President James Garfield

6th cousin via Edward Garfield

Alonzo B. Cornell

25th Governor of New York

6th cousin via John Holbrook

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William Robbins Barnes

Co-Founder of Barnes & Noble

6th cousin via David Wheeler

Chester Arthur

21st U.S. President

6th cousin 1 time removed via John Wheeler

Salmon P. Chase

Sec. of Treasury and Namesake of JP Morgan Chase

6th cousin 1 time removed via John Wheeler

Charles Edward Merrill

Co-Founder of Merrill Lynch & Company

6th cousin 1 time removed via John Bigelow

Nathaniel Currier

Lithographer (Currier & Ives)

6th cousin 1 time removed via John Wheeler

Admiral George Dewey

Admiral of the Navy

6th cousin 1 time removed via Edmund Ingalls

Melvil Dewey

Inventor of the Dewey Decimal System

6th cousin 1 time removed via John Holbrook

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Calvin Coolidge

30th U.S. President

6th cousin 2 times removed via Richard Martin

Walt Disney

Co-Founder of The Walt Disney Company

6th cousin 2 times removed via Richard Martin

Laura Ingalls-Wilder

Author of Little House on the Prairie

6th cousin 2 times removed via Edmund Ingalls

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Henry Fonda

Movie Actor

6th cousin 2 times removed via Matthew Bridge

Gloria Vanderbilt

Fashion Designer

6th cousin 2 times removed via Thomas Flagg

Nathaniel Gorham

Signer of the U.S. Constitution

6th cousin 2 times removed via Henry Scott

Nelson Eddy

Movie Actor and Singer

6th cousin 2 times removed via John Holbrook

Lewis Henry Morgan

Pioneering Anthropologist

6th cousin 2 times removed via William Clap

Lucretia (Coffin) Mott

Abolitionist and Women's Rights Advocate

6th cousin 2 times removed via Henry Scott

Admiral Sir Isaac Coffin

British Royal Navy

6th cousin 2 times removed via Henry Scott

Willis Carrier

Inventor of Air Conditioning

6th cousin 2 times removed via Edmund Ingalls

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Jane Fonda

Movie Actress

6th cousin 3 times removed via Matthew Bridge

Anderson Cooper

Television Journalist

6th cousin 3 times removed via Thomas Flagg

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Kate Upton

Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Cover Model

6th cousin 3 times removed via Philip Squire

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James Taylor

Singer-Songwriter

6th cousin 3 times removed via Ann

Richard Gere

Movie Actor

6th cousin 4 times removed via Francis Billington

Dick Van Dyke

TV Actor - “The Dick Van Dyke Show”

6th cousin 4 times removed via Christian Penn

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Raquel Welch

Movie Actress

6th cousin 4 times removed via Christian Penn

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Grace Slick

Singer, Songwriter - Jefferson Airplane

6th cousin 4 times removed via Thomas Flagg

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Brian Wilson

Co-Founder of The Beach Boys

6th cousin 4 times removed via Francis Billington

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Dennis Wilson

Co-Founder of The Beach Boys

6th cousin 4 times removed via Francis Billington

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Carl Wilson

Co-Founder of The Beach Boys

6th cousin 4 times removed via Francis Billington

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Paget Brewster

TV Actress

6th cousin 4 times removed via John Bigelow

Steve Young

Football Hall of Fame Quarterback

6th cousin 4 times removed via Edward Garfield

Marie-Chantal Miller

Crown Princess of Greece

6th cousin 4 times removed via John Holbrook

Sarah Palin

9th Governor of Alaska

6th cousin 5 times removed via John Holbrook

John Cena

Movie Actor and WWE Pro Wrestler

6th cousin 5 times removed via Edmund Ingalls

Susan B. Anthony

Women's Rights Advocate

7th cousin via William Carpenter

Levi K. Fuller

44th Governor of Vermont

7th cousin via William Carpenter

John Sargent Pillsbury

Co-Founder of C.A. Pillsbury Co.

7th cousin 1 time removed via Henry Scott

Abraham Lincoln

16th U.S. President

7th cousin 1 time removed via Richard Whitman

Samuel Pierpont Langley

Astronomer and Aviation Pioneer

7th cousin 1 time removed via William Clap

Levi Parsons Morton

22nd U.S. Vice-President

7th cousin 1 time removed via William Clap

James Sherman

27th U.S. Vice-President

7th cousin 1 time removed via Nicholas Danforth

Richard Nixon

37th U.S. President

7th cousin 2 times removed via Henry Travers

Elizabeth Montgomery

TV Actress - “Bewitched”

7th cousin 2 times removed via Nicholas Danforth

Sandra Day O'Connor

First Female U.S. Supreme Court Justice

7th cousin 2 times removed via Nicholas Danforth

Louis L'Amour

Western Author

7th cousin 2 times removed via William Allen

Allen Dulles

5th Director of the C.I.A.

7th cousin 2 times removed via Thomas Holbrook

John Foster Dulles

52nd U.S. Secretary of State

7th cousin 2 times removed via Thomas Holbrook

Gerald Ford

38th U.S. President

7th cousin 3 times removed via John Wheeler

Amy Grant

Christian/Pop Singer and Songwriter

7th cousin 3 times removed via William Carpenter

George Hamilton

TV and Movie Actor

7th cousin 3 times removed via William Carpenter

James Spader

TV and Movie Actor

7th cousin 3 times removed via William Allen

Nathaniel Philbrick

Author of In the Heart of the Sea

7th cousin 3 times removed via John Warren

Harry Chapin

Singer and Songwriter

7th cousin 3 times removed via John Sutton

Mark David Chapman

Assassinated John Lennon

7th cousin 3 times removed via William Carpenter

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Bill Weld

68th Governor of Massachusetts

7th cousin 3 times removed via Thomas Holbrook

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Tuesday Weld

TV and Movie Actress

7th cousin 3 times removed via Thomas Holbrook

Matt Damon

Movie Actor

7th cousin 4 times removed via John Sutton

Jake Gyllenhaal

Movie Actor

7th cousin 4 times removed via John Warren

Maggie Gyllenhaal

Movie Actress

7th cousin 4 times removed via John Warren

David Hyde Pierce

Stage, TV, and Movie Actor

7th cousin 4 times removed via Thomas Holbrook

Jordana Brewster

TV and Movie Actress

7th cousin 4 times removed via Thomas Holbrook

Charles A. Pillsbury

Co-Founder of C.A. Pillsbury Co.

8th cousin via Henry Scott

Franklin D. Roosevelt

32nd U.S. President

8th cousin via William Clap

J.P. Morgan

American Banker and Art Collector

8th cousin via William Clap

Charles Dawes

30th U.S. Vice-President

8th cousin via William Clap

Erle Stanley Gardner

Author of the Perry Mason series

8th cousin via William Clap

Rear Admiral William Folger

United States Navy

8th cousin via Henry Scott

Rowland H. Macy

Founder of Macy's

8th cousin via Henry Scott

J.P. Morgan, Jr.

American Banker and Philanthropist

8th cousin 1 time removed via William Clap

J. A. Folger

Founder of Folger Coffee Company

8th cousin 1 time removed via Henry Scott

Alice (Lee) Roosevelt

First Wife of President Theodore Roosevelt

8th cousin 1 time removed via John Adcocke

Frederick Upton

Co-Founder of Whirlpool Corporation

8th cousin 1 time removed via William Clap

Henry Sturgis Morgan

Co-Founder of Morgan Stanley

8th cousin 2 times removed via William Clap

Henry Clay Folger

Founder of Folger Shakespeare Library and Chairman of Standard Oil

8th cousin 2 times removed via Henry Scott

Edith (Carow) Roosevelt

First Lady of President Theodore Roosevelt

8th cousin 2 times removed via Henry Scott

Clarence Day

Author of Life with Father

8th cousin 2 times removed via Henry Scott

George Kennedy

Movie Actor

8th cousin 2 times removed via William Clap

Pete Seeger

American Folk Singer

8th cousin 2 times removed via William Clap

Mike Huckabee

44th Governor of Arkansas

8th cousin 3 times removed via William Clap

Endicott Peabody

62nd Governor of Massachusetts

8th cousin 3 times removed via John Adcocke

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John Adams Morgan

1952 Olympic Sailing Gold Medalist

8th cousin 3 times removed via William Clap

William H. Macy

TV and Movie Actor

8th cousin 3 times removed via Henry Scott

Dan Quayle

44th U.S. Vice-President

8th cousin 3 times removed via Richard Whitman

Kyra Sedgwick

TV and Movie Actress

8th cousin 4 times removed via John Adcocke

Abigail Folger

Charles Manson Murder Victim and Folger Coffee Heiress

8th cousin 4 times removed via Henry Scott

David Angell

TV Producer - 9/11 Victim

8th cousin 4 times removed via John Adcocke

Elisabeth Shue

TV and Movie Actress

8th cousin 5 times removed via Henry Scott

Andrew Shue

TV Actor

8th cousin 5 times removed via Henry Scott

Amy Poehler

Actress and Comedienne

8th cousin 6 times removed via Henry Scott