Emily Dickinson

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Emily Dickinson

American Poet


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Oliver Wolcott

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

1st cousin 5 times removed via Simon Wolcott

Admiral Robert Blake

Father of the Royal Navy

2nd cousin 8 times removed via Humphrey Blake

John Adams

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

3rd cousin 4 times removed via Henry Adams

Samuel Adams

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

3rd cousin 4 times removed via Henry Adams

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Anna Gunn

TV and Movie Actress

3rd cousin 4 times removed via Nathaniel Gunn Jr.

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Mary Lyon

Founder of Mount Holyoke College

4th cousin 2 times removed via Chileab Smith

John Quincy Adams

6th U.S. President

4th cousin 3 times removed via Henry Adams

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Noah Webster

Published first American Dictionary

4th cousin 3 times removed via John Webster

Ethan Allen

Revolutionary War Hero

4th cousin 3 times removed via Robert Blott

William Williams

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

4th cousin 4 times removed via Robert White

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Janis Joplin

Singer and Songwriter

4th cousin 4 times removed via Nathaniel Gunn

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Lucretia (Rudolph) Garfield

First Lady of President James Garfield

5th cousin 1 time removed via John Gallop Jr.

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Millard Fillmore

13th U.S. President

5th cousin 1 time removed via William Sabin

General George B. McClellan

Union Army - U.S. Civil War

5th cousin 1 time removed via John Gallop Jr.

Henry David Thoreau

American Author and Poet

5th cousin 1 time removed via Nathaniel Treadway

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Humphrey Bogart

Movie Actor

5th cousin 2 times removed via Daniel Cooley

Nathan Hale

America's First Spy

5th cousin 2 times removed via Robert Blott

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Levi Parsons Morton

22nd U.S. Vice-President

5th cousin 2 times removed via John Frary

P.T. Barnum

Co-Founder of Barnum & Bailey Circus

5th cousin 2 times removed via William Beardsley

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Burt Reynolds

Movie Actor

5th cousin 2 times removed via Daniel Cooley

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Richard Gere

Movie Actor

5th cousin 3 times removed via Nathaniel Partridge

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Howard Dean

79th Governor of Vermont

5th cousin 3 times removed via Stephen Belden

Jordana Brewster

TV and Movie Actress

5th cousin 4 times removed via Elizabeth Treadway

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Amy Adams

Movie Actress

5th cousin 4 times removed via Stephen Belden

Edith (Carow) Roosevelt

First Lady of President Theodore Roosevelt

6th cousin via Daniel Lovett

Francis Edward Hinckley

Co-Founder of the University of Chicago

6th cousin via John Gallop Jr.

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Juliette Gordon Low

Founder of the Girl Scouts

6th cousin via Simon Wolcott

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Samuel Colt

Inventor of the Colt Revolver

6th cousin via John Marsh

Howard Hawks

Movie Director

6th cousin via Thomas Wells

Buckminster Fuller

Author, Architect, and Inventor

6th cousin via Simon Wolcott

Alvin Woolson

Founder of Woolson Spice Co. (Lion Coffee)

6th cousin via Samuel Hyde

Constance Fenimore Woolson

Victorian Novelist and Poet

6th cousin via Samuel Hyde

Albert Henry Woolson

Last Surviving Union Veteran of the U.S. Civil War

6th cousin via Samuel Hyde

Elias Howe

Inventor, Lockstitch Sewing Machine

6th cousin via William Ward

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Clara Barton

Founder of the American Red Cross

6th cousin 1 time removed via Walter Haynes

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William Howard Taft

27th U.S. President

6th cousin 1 time removed via John Fuller

Rutherford B. Hayes

19th U.S. President

6th cousin 1 time removed via Samuel Smith

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Nelson Rockefeller

41st U.S. Vice-President

6th cousin 1 time removed via Nathaniel White

W. K. Kellogg

Founder of the Kellogg Company

6th cousin 1 time removed via William Beardsley

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Grover Cleveland

22nd and 24th U.S. President

6th cousin 1 time removed via Luke Hitchcock

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Katharine Hepburn

Movie Actress

6th cousin 1 time removed via Samuel Belden

George Gallup

Inventor of the Gallup Poll

6th cousin 1 time removed via John Gallop Jr.

Louisa May Alcott

Author of Little Women

6th cousin 1 time removed via John Bronson

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King Leka I

King of the Albanians

6th cousin 1 time removed via Ephraim Wight

Eliphalet Remington

Founder of Remington Arms Company

6th cousin 1 time removed via Henry Wolcott

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Harriet Beecher Stowe

Author of Uncle Tom’s Cabin

6th cousin 1 time removed via Samuel Smith

Henry A. Wallace

33rd U.S. Vice-President

6th cousin 1 time removed via William Sabin

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James Russell Lowell

American “Fireside” Poet

6th cousin 1 time removed via Robert Blott

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George H. W. Bush

41st U.S. President

6th cousin 2 times removed via John Gallop Jr.

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Tennessee Williams

Author of A Streetcar Named Desire

6th cousin 2 times removed via William Sabin

Johnny Appleseed

aka John Chapman

6th cousin 2 times removed via Samuel Morse

General Douglas MacArthur

U.S. Army - World War II

6th cousin 2 times removed via John Gallop Jr.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

American Poet

6th cousin 2 times removed via William Stebbins

Louis Auchincloss

Author

6th cousin 2 times removed via John Gallop Jr.

Bill Nye

TV's The Science Guy

6th cousin 2 times removed via William Ward

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John Brown

American Abolitionist

6th cousin 2 times removed via Robert White

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George W. Bush

43rd U.S. President

6th cousin 3 times removed via John Gallop Jr.

John Hinckley, Jr.

Shot President Ronald Reagan

6th cousin 3 times removed via John Gallop Jr.

Timothy Leatherman

Founder of Leatherman Tools

6th cousin 3 times removed via William Ward

Grace Slick

Singer, Songwriter - Jefferson Airplane

6th cousin 3 times removed via William Sabin

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Jeb Bush

43rd Governor of Florida

6th cousin 3 times removed via John Gallop Jr.

Paget Brewster

TV Actress

6th cousin 3 times removed via William Sabin

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Ed Helms

TV and Movie Actor

6th cousin 3 times removed via Simon Wolcott

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Amy Grant

Christian/Pop Singer and Songwriter

6th cousin 3 times removed via John Marsh

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David Hyde Pierce

Stage, TV, and Movie Actor

6th cousin 3 times removed via John Gallop Jr.

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Bill Weld

68th Governor of Massachusetts

6th cousin 3 times removed via Nathaniel Treadway

Camilla Parker Bowles

Duchess of Cornwall

6th cousin 4 times removed via Nathaniel Treadway

Kyra Sedgwick

TV and Movie Actress

6th cousin 4 times removed via Nathaniel Treadway

Alec Baldwin

Television and Movie Actor

6th cousin 4 times removed via John Gallop Jr.

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Linda Hamilton

TV and Movie Actress

6th cousin 4 times removed via Thomas Ellis

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Sarah Palin

9th Governor of Alaska

6th cousin 4 times removed via John Wyatt

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Elizabeth Smart

Founder of Elizabeth Smart Foundation

6th cousin 4 times removed via Alexander Lovell

Ethan Hawke

Actor, Director, Screenwriter, Novelist

6th cousin 4 times removed via William Sabin

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Brian Wilson

Co-Founder of The Beach Boys

6th cousin 5 times removed via William Ward

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Dennis Wilson

Co-Founder of The Beach Boys

6th cousin 5 times removed via William Ward

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Carl Wilson

Co-Founder of The Beach Boys

6th cousin 5 times removed via William Ward

James Brolin

TV and Movie Actor

6th cousin 5 times removed via Daniel Lovett

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Mike Love

Co-Founder of The Beach Boys

6th cousin 5 times removed via William Ward

Josh Brolin

TV and Movie Actor

6th cousin 6 times removed via Daniel Lovett

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Kevin Love

NBA All-Star Player

6th cousin 6 times removed via William Ward

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Ellen Louise (Axson) Wilson

First Lady of President Woodrow Wilson

7th cousin via Luke Hitchcock

J.P. Morgan

American Banker and Art Collector

7th cousin via Robert Blott

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Frederick Upton

Co-Founder of Whirlpool Corporation

7th cousin via John Frary

Clarence Day

Author of Life with Father

7th cousin via Robert Day

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George Eastman

Founder of Eastman Kodak Company

7th cousin via John Frary

Charles Curtis

31st U.S. Vice-President

7th cousin via Robert Day

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Frank W. Woolworth

Founder of F.W. Woolworth Company

7th cousin via Samuel Smith

William Rufus Day

36th U.S. Secretary of State

7th cousin via Henry Adams

William Robbins Barnes

Co-Founder of Barnes & Noble

7th cousin via John Webster

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J.P. Morgan, Jr.

American Banker and Philanthropist

7th cousin 1 time removed via Robert Blott

Ulysses S. Grant

18th U.S. President

7th cousin 1 time removed via Robert White

Franklin D. Roosevelt

32nd U.S. President

7th cousin 1 time removed via Robert Blott

Wild Bill Hickok

Gunfighter and Lawman

7th cousin 1 time removed via Samuel Morse

Joseph Smith

Founder of the Mormon Church

7th cousin 1 time removed via Robert White

John Wellborn Root

1893 Chicago Columbian Exposition Architect

7th cousin 1 time removed via Robert Blott

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Amelia Earhart

Aviation Pioneer

7th cousin 1 time removed via Robert Day

Joy Morton

Founder of Morton Salt Company

7th cousin 1 time removed via John Gallop

Wash Loomis

Leader of the Loomis Gang

7th cousin 1 time removed via Robert White

Henry Wells

Co-Founder of American Express and Wells Fargo and Co.

7th cousin 1 time removed via Robert White

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Joseph Glidden

Inventor of Barbed Wire

7th cousin 1 time removed via Henry Squire

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Gilbert Clifford Noble

Co-Founder of Barnes & Noble

7th cousin 1 time removed via Robert White

Melvil Dewey

Inventor of the Dewey Decimal System

7th cousin 1 time removed via Robert White

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Henry Sturgis Morgan

Co-Founder of Morgan Stanley

7th cousin 2 times removed via Robert Blott

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Warren Buffett

Chairman & CEO, Berkshire Hathaway

7th cousin 2 times removed via Robert Day

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Raquel Welch

Movie Actress

7th cousin 2 times removed via Daniel Morse

John Steinbeck

Author of The Grapes of Wrath

7th cousin 2 times removed via Henry Adams

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Lillian Gish

Stage, TV and Movie Actress

7th cousin 2 times removed via Luke Hitchcock

Alan Shepard

Mercury and Apollo Astronaut

7th cousin 2 times removed via Samuel Smith

Erle Stanley Gardner

Author of the Perry Mason series

7th cousin 2 times removed via Robert Blott

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Barbara Hutton

Socialite (aka “Poor Little Rich Girl”)

7th cousin 2 times removed via Samuel Smith

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John Adams Morgan

1952 Olympic Sailing Gold Medalist

7th cousin 2 times removed via Henry Adams

David McCullough

Historian, Author and TV Narrator

7th cousin 2 times removed via John White

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Lucille Ball

TV Actress - “I Love Lucy”

7th cousin 3 times removed via Henry Wolcott

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Clint Eastwood

TV & Film Actor and Director

7th cousin 3 times removed via Robert Day

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Hugh Hefner

Founder of Playboy Magazine

7th cousin 3 times removed via John Gallop

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Christopher Reeve

Movie Actor

7th cousin 3 times removed via Henry Wolcott

Dr. Benjamin Spock

American Pediatrician and Author on Child Care

7th cousin 3 times removed via Robert Blott

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Kate Upton

Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Cover Model

7th cousin 3 times removed via John Frary

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Marie Osmond

Singer, Actress and Doll Designer

7th cousin 3 times removed via Thomas Wight

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Donny Osmond

Singer, Actor and Dancer

7th cousin 3 times removed via Thomas Wight

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James Spader

TV and Movie Actor

7th cousin 3 times removed via John Webster

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Elisabeth Shue

TV and Movie Actress

7th cousin 3 times removed via Robert Day

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Andrew Shue

TV Actor

7th cousin 3 times removed via Robert Day

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Harry Chapin

Singer and Songwriter

7th cousin 3 times removed via Robert Day

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Mary Chapin Carpenter

Singer and Songwriter

7th cousin 3 times removed via Robert Day

Mark David Chapman

Assassinated John Lennon

7th cousin 3 times removed via John Webster

Mizuo Peck

TV and Movie Actress

7th cousin 3 times removed via John Bronson

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James Taylor

Singer-Songwriter

7th cousin 3 times removed via Walter Haynes

Tuesday Weld

TV and Movie Actress

7th cousin 3 times removed via Henry Adams

Princess Diana

Princess of Wales

7th cousin 4 times removed via Robert Blott

Glenn Close

Movie, Television, and Stage Actress

7th cousin 4 times removed via Robert Blott

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Sydney Biddle Barrows

Mayflower Madam

7th cousin 4 times removed via John Bronson

Sarah Caldwell

1st Female Conductor of the Metropolitan Opera

7th cousin 4 times removed via Robert Blott

John Lithgow

Stage, TV, and Movie Actor

7th cousin 4 times removed via Robert Blott

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Zac Efron

Movie Actor

7th cousin 4 times removed via John White

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Edward Norton

Movie Actor

7th cousin 4 times removed via William Beardsley

Viggo Mortensen

Movie Actor

7th cousin 4 times removed via John Bronson

Prince William

Duke of Cambridge

7th cousin 5 times removed via Robert Blott

Prince Harry

Duke of Sussex

7th cousin 5 times removed via Robert Blott

Brooke Shields

Movie Actress and Model

7th cousin 5 times removed via Robert Blott

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Ben Affleck

Movie Actor

7th cousin 5 times removed via John Bronson

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Oliver Platt

Movie Actor

7th cousin 5 times removed via Robert Blott

Sarah Jessica Parker

TV and Movie Actress

7th cousin 6 times removed via Samuel Smith

Wilbur Wright

Wright Brothers - Aviation Pioneer

8th cousin via Robert White

Orville Wright

Wright Brothers - Aviation Pioneer

8th cousin via Robert White

Henry Lee Higginson

Founder of the Boston Symphony Orchestra

8th cousin via Robert White

Lee B. Loomis

Founder of Loomis Armored Car Service

8th cousin via Robert White

Francis Harrington Glidden

Co-Founder of Glidden Company

8th cousin via Henry Squire

Admiral George Dewey

Admiral of the Navy

8th cousin via Robert White

Judson Harmon

45th Governor of Ohio

8th cousin via Robert White

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Calvin Coolidge

30th U.S. President

8th cousin 1 time removed via Samuel Morse

Sir Winston Churchill

Prime Minister of the United Kingdom

8th cousin 1 time removed via Henry Squire

Lou (Henry) Hoover

First Lady of President Herbert Hoover

8th cousin 1 time removed via Samuel Morse

Robert Frost

Poet and Playwright

8th cousin 1 time removed via Edmund Reade

John Kerry

68th U.S. Secretary of State

8th cousin 1 time removed via Edmund Reade

Thomas Hunt Morgan

Nobel Prize Winner in Physiology or Medicine

8th cousin 1 time removed via Edmund Reade

Willis Carrier

Inventor of Air Conditioning

8th cousin 1 time removed via Robert White

Thomas Edmund Dewey

47th Governor of New York

8th cousin 1 time removed via Robert White

Gerald Ford

38th U.S. President

8th cousin 2 times removed via Robert White

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Nancy (Davis) Reagan

First Lady of President Ronald Reagan

8th cousin 2 times removed via William Stebbins

Norman Rockwell

American Artist

8th cousin 2 times removed via Robert White

Anthony Perkins

Movie Actor

8th cousin 2 times removed via Robert White

Charles Dawes

30th U.S. Vice-President

8th cousin 2 times removed via Robert White

Thomas Pynchon

American Novelist

8th cousin 2 times removed via Edmund Reade

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Jodie Foster

Movie Actress

8th cousin 2 times removed via Anthony Fisher Jr.

Dan Quayle

44th U.S. Vice-President

8th cousin 2 times removed via Robert White

Shirley Temple

Movie Actress

8th cousin 3 times removed via Robert White

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Matt Damon

Movie Actor

8th cousin 3 times removed via William Stebbins

Sigourney Weaver

Movie Actress

8th cousin 3 times removed via Robert White

Carole Lombard

Movie Actress

8th cousin 3 times removed via Edmund Reade

Billie Jean King

Pro-Tennis Champion

8th cousin 3 times removed via Anthony Fisher Jr.

Ellen DeGeneres

Comedienne and TV Personality

8th cousin 6 times removed via Robert White

Jack Buck

Sportscaster

9th cousin 1 time removed via John Blake

Stephen A. Douglas

Participated in Lincoln-Douglas Debates

9th cousin 2 times removed via Richard Fiske

Joe Buck

Sportscaster

9th cousin 2 times removed via John Blake

Benjamin Harrison

23rd U.S. President

10th cousin 1 time removed via Richard Fiske

Richard Nixon

37th U.S. President

10th cousin 2 times removed via Thomas Morse

Thomas J. Watson, Jr.

President and CEO of I.B.M.

10th cousin 3 times removed via Thomas Morse

Edgar Rice Burroughs

Author of Tarzan and John Carter

11th cousin via Richard Fiske

Christian Herter

59th Governor of Massachusetts

11th cousin 1 time removed via Richard Fiske

Buzz Aldrin

Apollo 11 Astronaut

11th cousin 3 times removed via Richard Fiske

David Angell

TV Producer - 9/11 Victim

11th cousin 4 times removed via Richard Fiske