Richard Gere

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Richard Gere

Movie Actor


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Francis Eaton

Mayflower Passenger

9th great-grandfather

Francis Cooke

Mayflower Passenger

9th great-grandfather

George Soule

Mayflower Passenger

9th great-grandfather

Samuel Fuller

Mayflower Passenger

9th great-grandfather

Stephen Hopkins

Mayflower Passenger

9th great-grandfather

John Billington

Mayflower Passenger

10th great-grandfather

Degory Priest

Mayflower Passenger

10th great-grandfather

Richard Warren

Mayflower Passenger

10th great-grandfather

William Brewster

Mayflower Passenger

11th great-grandfather

King Edward I

King of England

23rd great-grandfather

Sir Saher de Quincy

Magna Carta Surety

23rd great-grandfather

King Henry III

King of England

24th great-grandfather

Edward Winslow

Mayflower Passenger

9th great-granduncle via Edward Winslow

Isaac Allerton

Mayflower Passenger

10th great-granduncle via Allerton

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Millard Fillmore

13th U.S. President

3rd cousin 5 times removed via Nathaniel Day

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Robert Treat Paine

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

3rd cousin 7 times removed via Josiah Winslow

Anne Boleyn

2nd Wife of King Henry VIII

3rd cousin 16 times removed via James Butler

Catherine Parr

6th Wife of King Henry VIII

3rd cousin 18 times removed via Agnes Crophull

Melvyn Douglas

Movie Actor

4th cousin 4 times removed via William Douglas

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Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

American “Fireside” Poet

4th cousin 5 times removed via Joseph Bartlett

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Samuel Colt

Inventor of the Colt Revolver

4th cousin 5 times removed via William Lord

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John Brown

American Abolitionist

4th cousin 5 times removed via John Loomis

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Stephen A. Douglas

Participated in Lincoln-Douglas Debates

4th cousin 6 times removed via William Douglas Jr.

Benedict Arnold

Traitor of the American Revolution

4th cousin 7 times removed via Thomas Bourne

William Williams

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

4th cousin 7 times removed via Robert White

Edmund Sears

Boston Tea Party Participant

4th cousin 8 times removed via William Brewster

King Ferdinand II of Aragon

1st King of a united Spain

4th cousin 16 times removed via Diego Gomez de Toledo

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Emily Dickinson

American Poet

5th cousin 3 times removed via Nathaniel Partridge

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Frank W. Woolworth

Founder of F.W. Woolworth Company

5th cousin 3 times removed via Samuel Buell

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Admiral George Dewey

Admiral of the Navy

5th cousin 3 times removed via John Loomis Jr.

Wash Loomis

Leader of the Loomis Gang

5th cousin 4 times removed via John Loomis

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Sir Robert Laird Borden

8th Prime Minister of Canada

5th cousin 5 times removed via John B. Denison

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Grover Cleveland

22nd and 24th U.S. President

5th cousin 5 times removed via Caleb Abell

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Commodore Matthew C. Perry

Led Black Ships Expedition to Japan

5th cousin 5 times removed via George Soule

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Oliver Hazard Perry

Hero of Lake Erie during the War of 1812

5th cousin 5 times removed via George Soule

Mary Lyon

Founder of Mount Holyoke College

5th cousin 5 times removed via Daniel Morse

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Nicholas Gilman

Signer of the U.S. Constitution

5th cousin 6 times removed via Edward Winslow

C. W. Post

Founder of Post Cereals

5th cousin 6 times removed via Robert Abell

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Zachary Taylor

12th U.S. President

5th cousin 7 times removed via Allerton

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Richard More

Mayflower Passenger

5th cousin 13 times removed via Sir Roger Corbet

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J.P. Morgan, Jr.

American Banker and Philanthropist

6th cousin 1 time removed via John Buell

Illeana Douglas

TV and Movie Actress

6th cousin 2 times removed via William Douglas

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Willis Carrier

Inventor of Air Conditioning

6th cousin 2 times removed via John Loomis Jr.

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Julius Sterling Morton

Founder of Arbor Day

6th cousin 3 times removed via William Lord

James Garfield

20th U.S. President

6th cousin 4 times removed via Francis Billington

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Lucretia (Rudolph) Garfield

First Lady of President James Garfield

6th cousin 4 times removed via Thomas Lord

Joseph Smith

Founder of the Mormon Church

6th cousin 4 times removed via Joseph Loomis

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Levi Parsons Morton

22nd U.S. Vice-President

6th cousin 4 times removed via Stephen Hopkins

William Cullen Bryant

American “Fireside” Poet

6th cousin 4 times removed via Francis Cooke

John Wellborn Root

1893 Chicago Columbian Exposition Architect

6th cousin 4 times removed via Francis Billington

Henry Wells

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

6th cousin 4 times removed via Joseph Loomis

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Gilbert Clifford Noble

Co-Founder of Barnes & Noble

6th cousin 4 times removed via Joseph Loomis

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Ulysses S. Grant

18th U.S. President

6th cousin 5 times removed via Richard Warren

Johnny Appleseed

aka John Chapman

6th cousin 5 times removed via Samuel Morse

Francis Edward Hinckley

Co-Founder of the University of Chicago

6th cousin 5 times removed via George Denison

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John Batterson Stetson

Inventor of the Cowboy Hat

6th cousin 5 times removed via Jonathan Brewster

General George B. McClellan

Union Army - U.S. Civil War

6th cousin 5 times removed via Jonathan Brewster

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L. Frank Baum

Author of The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

6th cousin 5 times removed via George Denison

Henry David Thoreau

American Author and Poet

6th cousin 5 times removed via Richard Warren

Marjorie Post

Founder of General Foods

6th cousin 5 times removed via Robert Abell

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Lucille Ball

TV Actress - “I Love Lucy”

7th cousin via Benjamin Day

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Henry Sturgis Morgan

Co-Founder of Morgan Stanley

7th cousin via John Buell

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Oliver Platt

Movie Actor

7th cousin 1 time removed via John Buell

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James Spader

TV and Movie Actor

7th cousin 1 time removed via John Buell

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Barbara Hutton

Socialite (aka “Poor Little Rich Girl”)

7th cousin 1 time removed via Samuel Buell

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John Adams Morgan

1952 Olympic Sailing Gold Medalist

7th cousin 1 time removed via John Buell

King Leka I

King of the Albanians

7th cousin 2 times removed via Ephraim Wight

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Charles Dawes

30th U.S. Vice-President

7th cousin 2 times removed via Jacob Cooke

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Erskine Childers

4th President of Ireland

7th cousin 2 times removed via John Miller Jr.

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Joy Morton

Founder of Morton Salt Company

7th cousin 2 times removed via William Lord

Dr. Hawley H. Crippen

Murderer in Erik Larson's “Thunderstruck”

7th cousin 2 times removed via William Lord

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Thomas Edmund Dewey

47th Governor of New York

7th cousin 2 times removed via William Lord

Grace (Goodhue) Coolidge

First Lady of President Calvin Coolidge

7th cousin 3 times removed via Robert Bartlett

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J. A. Folger

Founder of Folger Coffee Company

7th cousin 3 times removed via Francis Cooke

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Franklin D. Roosevelt

32nd U.S. President

7th cousin 3 times removed via John Coombs

Herbert Hoover

31st U.S. President

7th cousin 3 times removed via Thomas Lord

Grandma Moses

American Folk Artist

7th cousin 3 times removed via Francis Cooke

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Shanghai Pierce

Texas Cattleman

7th cousin 3 times removed via Francis Cooke

Lee B. Loomis

Founder of Loomis Armored Car Service

7th cousin 3 times removed via Joseph Loomis

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Joseph Glidden

Inventor of Barbed Wire

7th cousin 3 times removed via George Hull

Judson Harmon

45th Governor of Ohio

7th cousin 3 times removed via Joseph Loomis

Edwin Bryant

California Expedition Journalist

7th cousin 3 times removed via Francis Cooke

Wild Bill Hickok

Gunfighter and Lawman

7th cousin 4 times removed via Samuel Morse

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Juliette Gordon Low

Founder of the Girl Scouts

7th cousin 4 times removed via William Hough

Sir Charles Tupper

6th Prime Minister of Canada

7th cousin 4 times removed via Richard Warren

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Buckminster Fuller

Author, Architect, and Inventor

7th cousin 4 times removed via William Hough

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William Rufus Day

36th U.S. Secretary of State

7th cousin 4 times removed via Richard Warren

Melvil Dewey

Inventor of the Dewey Decimal System

7th cousin 4 times removed via Robert White

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J.P. Morgan

American Banker and Art Collector

7th cousin 5 times removed via William Hyde

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Colonel Robert Gould Shaw

Principal character of film Glory portrayed by Matthew Broderick

7th cousin 5 times removed via William Denison

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Nancy (Davis) Reagan

First Lady of President Ronald Reagan

8th cousin via Joshua Lazell

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Humphrey Bogart

Movie Actor

8th cousin 1 time removed via William Buell

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Mamie (Doud) Eisenhower

First Lady of President Dwight Eisenhower

8th cousin 1 time removed via William Lord

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Ed Helms

TV and Movie Actor

8th cousin 1 time removed via Joseph Griswold

David McCullough

Historian, Author and TV Narrator

8th cousin 1 time removed via John Loomis

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Bill Weld

68th Governor of Massachusetts

8th cousin 1 time removed via George Denison

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Henry Clay Folger

Founder of Folger Shakespeare Library and Chairman of Standard Oil

8th cousin 2 times removed via Francis Cooke

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General Douglas MacArthur

U.S. Army - World War II

8th cousin 2 times removed via Thomas Pope

Charles Edward Merrill

Co-Founder of Merrill Lynch & Company

8th cousin 2 times removed via Moses Simmons

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Henry Fonda

Movie Actor

8th cousin 2 times removed via Thomas Pope

Aaron Rodgers

Quarterback for the Green Bay Packers

8th cousin 2 times removed via Samuel Buell

Bill Gates

Founder of Microsoft

8th cousin 2 times removed via Stephen Gates

Frederick Upton

Co-Founder of Whirlpool Corporation

8th cousin 2 times removed via Daniel Morse

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George Eastman

Founder of Eastman Kodak Company

8th cousin 2 times removed via Thomas Lord

Liv Tyler

TV and Movie Actress

8th cousin 2 times removed via Samuel Buell

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Zac Efron

Movie Actor

8th cousin 2 times removed via Joseph Griswold

Lizzie Borden

Accused Murderess

8th cousin 3 times removed via Robert Abell

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Laura Ingalls-Wilder

Author of Little House on the Prairie

8th cousin 3 times removed via Richard Warren

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William Howard Taft

27th U.S. President

8th cousin 3 times removed via Samuel Morse

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George Romney

43rd Governor of Michigan

8th cousin 3 times removed via William Hough

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Wilbur Wright

Wright Brothers - Aviation Pioneer

8th cousin 3 times removed via Robert White

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Orville Wright

Wright Brothers - Aviation Pioneer

8th cousin 3 times removed via Robert White

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Louis Auchincloss

Author

8th cousin 3 times removed via George Denison

Henry Lee Higginson

Founder of the Boston Symphony Orchestra

8th cousin 3 times removed via Robert White

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James Sherman

27th U.S. Vice-President

8th cousin 3 times removed via Edward Winslow

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Allen Dulles

5th Director of the C.I.A.

8th cousin 3 times removed via Edward Winslow

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John Foster Dulles

52nd U.S. Secretary of State

8th cousin 3 times removed via Edward Winslow

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Nelson Rockefeller

41st U.S. Vice-President

8th cousin 4 times removed via Hugh Calkins

Clarence Day

Author of Life with Father

8th cousin 4 times removed via William Brewster

Lowell Thomas

Radio and TV Commentator

8th cousin 4 times removed via Mrs. Finney

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Edmund Waller

English Poet and Politician

8th cousin 11 times removed via Sir Walter Blount

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George H. W. Bush

41st U.S. President

9th cousin via Mary Barker

John Wayne

Movie Actor

9th cousin via John Andrews

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Dick Van Dyke

TV Actor - “The Dick Van Dyke Show”

9th cousin via Richard Wright

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Gerald Ford

38th U.S. President

9th cousin via William Lord

Clint Eastwood

TV & Film Actor and Director

9th cousin via William Peck

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Anthony Perkins

Movie Actor

9th cousin via Edward Griswold

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Linda Hamilton

TV and Movie Actress

9th cousin via Nathaniel Holt

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David Hyde Pierce

Stage, TV, and Movie Actor

9th cousin via John Loomis

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George W. Bush

43rd U.S. President

9th cousin 1 time removed via Mary Barker

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Raquel Welch

Movie Actress

9th cousin 1 time removed via Daniel Morse

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Sydney Biddle Barrows

Mayflower Madam

9th cousin 1 time removed via John Loomis

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Jane Fonda

Movie Actress

9th cousin 1 time removed via Thomas Pope

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Norman Rockwell

American Artist

9th cousin 1 time removed via Joseph Loomis

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Howard Dean

79th Governor of Vermont

9th cousin 1 time removed via Edward Griswold

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Kate Upton

Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Cover Model

9th cousin 1 time removed via Edward Griswold

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Ted Danson

TV Actor - “Cheers”, “CSI”

9th cousin 1 time removed via John B. Denison

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Orson Welles

Radio, Stage, and Movie Actor

9th cousin 1 time removed via Francis Cooke

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Brian Wilson

Co-Founder of The Beach Boys

9th cousin 1 time removed via Edward Griswold

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Dennis Wilson

Co-Founder of The Beach Boys

9th cousin 1 time removed via Edward Griswold

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Carl Wilson

Co-Founder of The Beach Boys

9th cousin 1 time removed via Edward Griswold

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Jeb Bush

43rd Governor of Florida

9th cousin 1 time removed via Mary Barker

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Jodie Foster

Movie Actress

9th cousin 1 time removed via William Buell

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Amelia Earhart

Aviation Pioneer

9th cousin 1 time removed via William Gaylord

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John Lithgow

Stage, TV, and Movie Actor

9th cousin 1 time removed via Francis Billington

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Robert Preston

Stage and Movie Actor

9th cousin 1 time removed via Moses Simmons

Mark David Chapman

Assassinated John Lennon

9th cousin 1 time removed via Jonathan Gillett

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Mizuo Peck

TV and Movie Actress

9th cousin 1 time removed via William Peck

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James Taylor

Singer-Songwriter

9th cousin 1 time removed via John B. Denison

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Dan Quayle

44th U.S. Vice-President

9th cousin 1 time removed via Joseph Loomis

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Barbara (Pierce) Bush

First Lady of President George H.W. Bush

9th cousin 2 times removed via Roger Langton

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Calvin Coolidge

30th U.S. President

9th cousin 2 times removed via Samuel Morse

Elizabeth Montgomery

TV Actress - “Bewitched”

9th cousin 2 times removed via Robert Abell

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Mitt Romney

70th Governor of Massachusetts

9th cousin 2 times removed via William Hough

Lou (Henry) Hoover

First Lady of President Herbert Hoover

9th cousin 2 times removed via Samuel Morse

John Hinckley, Jr.

Shot President Ronald Reagan

9th cousin 2 times removed via George Denison

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Katharine Hepburn

Movie Actress

9th cousin 2 times removed via Jonathan Brewster

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Bing Crosby

Singer and Movie Actor

9th cousin 2 times removed via Edward Winslow

Ben Affleck

Movie Actor

9th cousin 2 times removed via William Buell

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Christopher Lloyd

Movie Actor

9th cousin 2 times removed via Richard Warren

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Alan Shepard

Mercury and Apollo Astronaut

9th cousin 2 times removed via Richard Warren

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Julia Child

American Chef, Author and TV Personality

9th cousin 2 times removed via Richard Warren

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Lee Remick

Movie Actress

9th cousin 2 times removed via George Denison

Clara Barton

Founder of the American Red Cross

9th cousin 5 times removed via Richard Fiske

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George Washington

1st U.S. President

9th cousin 8 times removed via Sir John Sutton VI

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Samuel Prescott

Completed Paul Revere's Midnight Ride

9th cousin 8 times removed via William Mainwaring

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John Hancock

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

9th cousin 8 times removed via William Mainwaring

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George Clinton

4th U.S. Vice President

9th cousin 8 times removed via Sir John Sutton VI

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Warren Buffett

Chairman & CEO, Berkshire Hathaway

10th cousin via William Gaylord

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Marilyn Monroe

Actress, Model, and Singer

10th cousin via Francis Cooke

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Abigail Folger

Charles Manson Murder Victim and Folger Coffee Heiress

10th cousin via Francis Cooke

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Joanne Woodward

Movie Actress

10th cousin via Robert Bartlett

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Sigourney Weaver

Movie Actress

10th cousin via Joseph Loomis

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Thomas Pynchon

American Novelist

10th cousin via Stephen Hopkins

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Marie Osmond

Singer, Actress and Doll Designer

10th cousin via Thomas Wight

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Donny Osmond

Singer, Actor and Dancer

10th cousin via Thomas Wight

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Pete Seeger

American Folk Singer

10th cousin via Francis Cooke

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Amy Grant

Christian/Pop Singer and Songwriter

10th cousin via Joseph Loomis

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Elisabeth Shue

TV and Movie Actress

10th cousin via Thomas Lord

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Andrew Shue

TV Actor

10th cousin via Thomas Lord

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Jordana Brewster

TV and Movie Actress

10th cousin via Thomas Pope

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John Cena

Movie Actor and WWE Pro Wrestler

10th cousin via Robert Bartlett

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Tuesday Weld

TV and Movie Actress

10th cousin via William Barstow

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Burl Ives

Singer and Actor

10th cousin via Francis Cooke

Tennessee Williams

Author of A Streetcar Named Desire

10th cousin 1 time removed via Stephen Hopkins

Hugh Hefner

Founder of Playboy Magazine

10th cousin 1 time removed via Thomas Bourne

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Taylor Swift

Singer and Songwriter

10th cousin 1 time removed via Richard Warren

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Vincent Price

Movie Actor

10th cousin 1 time removed via Edward Winslow

Alec Baldwin

Television and Movie Actor

10th cousin 1 time removed via George Denison

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Adlai Stevenson III

U.S. Senator from Illinois

10th cousin 1 time removed via Jonathan Brewster

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Ashley Judd

TV and Movie Actress

10th cousin 1 time removed via Jonathan Brewster

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Carly Fiorina

CEO of Hewlett-Packard

10th cousin 1 time removed via Francis Cooke

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Sarah Palin

9th Governor of Alaska

10th cousin 1 time removed via John Post

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Amy Adams

Movie Actress

10th cousin 1 time removed via Joseph Loomis

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Dave Cowens

NBA Hall of Famer

10th cousin 1 time removed via William Barstow

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Marie-Chantal Miller

Crown Princess of Greece

10th cousin 1 time removed via Stephen Hopkins

Burt Reynolds

Movie Actor

10th cousin 1 time removed via Joseph Loomis

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Paget Brewster

TV Actress

10th cousin 2 times removed via William Brewster

Wil Wheaton

TV and Movie Actor

10th cousin 2 times removed via Francis Cooke

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Mary Chapin Carpenter

Singer and Songwriter

10th cousin 2 times removed via Francis Cooke

Avril Lavigne

Singer and Songwriter

10th cousin 3 times removed via Stephen Hopkins

Ethan Hawke

Actor, Director, Screenwriter, Novelist

10th cousin 3 times removed via Stephen Hopkins

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Benjamin Harrison

23rd U.S. President

10th cousin 4 times removed via Richard Fiske

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James Russell Lowell

American “Fireside” Poet

10th cousin 6 times removed via Sir Robert Corbet

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George Mason

Father of the U.S. Bill of Rights

10th cousin 7 times removed via Sir John Sutton VI

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DeWitt Clinton

6th Governor of New York

10th cousin 7 times removed via Sir John Sutton VI

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Richard Henry Lee

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

10th cousin 7 times removed via William Mainwaring

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Francis Lightfoot Lee

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

10th cousin 7 times removed via William Mainwaring

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Benjamin Harrison V

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

10th cousin 9 times removed via Sir Walter Blount

Caleb Brewster

Member of the Culper Spy Ring during the American Revolution

10th cousin 9 times removed via Sir Walter Blount

Carter Braxton

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

10th cousin 9 times removed via Sir Walter Blount

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Ernest Hemingway

Author of The Sun Also Rises

11th cousin via Richard Warren

Shirley Temple

Movie Actress

11th cousin via Robert White

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Matt Damon

Movie Actor

11th cousin via Richard Warren

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Chevy Chase

Comedian, Actor and Writer

11th cousin via Jonathan Brewster

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Ellen DeGeneres

Comedienne and TV Personality

11th cousin via Jonathan Brewster

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Anna Gunn

TV and Movie Actress

11th cousin via Richard Warren

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Edward Norton

Movie Actor

11th cousin via John Post

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Elizabeth Smart

Founder of Elizabeth Smart Foundation

11th cousin via Anthony Fisher Jr.

Billie Jean King

Pro-Tennis Champion

11th cousin via Anthony Fisher Jr.

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Kyra Sedgwick

TV and Movie Actress

11th cousin 1 time removed via William Denison

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Christopher Reeve

Movie Actor

11th cousin 1 time removed via Robert White

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Mike Love

Co-Founder of The Beach Boys

11th cousin 2 times removed via Robert White

Edgar Rice Burroughs

Author of Tarzan and John Carter

11th cousin 3 times removed via Richard Fiske

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Kevin Love

NBA All-Star Player

11th cousin 3 times removed via Robert White

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Olivia De Havilland

Movie Actress

11th cousin 5 times removed via Sir Robert Corbet

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Joan Fontaine

Movie Actress

11th cousin 5 times removed via Sir Robert Corbet

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Henry Lee III

9th Governor of Virginia

11th cousin 6 times removed via William Mainwaring

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Ralph Waldo Emerson

American Poet

11th cousin 6 times removed via William Mainwaring

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Jay Gould

American Railroad “Robber Baron”

11th cousin 6 times removed via William Mainwaring

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Thomas Sim Lee

2nd and 7th Governor of Maryland

11th cousin 6 times removed via William Mainwaring

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Thomas Nelson

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

11th cousin 7 times removed via Sir John Berkeley of Beverstone, Gloucestershire, England

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Lt. Gen. James Brudenell

Leader of the “Charge of the Light Brigade”

11th cousin 7 times removed via Sir Walter Devereux

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William Henry Harrison

9th U.S. President

11th cousin 8 times removed via Sir Walter Blount

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William Floyd

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

11th cousin 8 times removed via James Butler

Button Gwinnett

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

11th cousin 9 times removed via Sir Walter Devereux

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Rev. George Burroughs

Executed for Witchcraft, Salem 1692

11th cousin 10 times removed via Ralph de Stafford

Roger Sherman

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

11th cousin 10 times removed via Sir Richard FitzAlan

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Richard Nixon

37th U.S. President

12th cousin 1 time removed via Thomas Morse

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Harry Chapin

Singer and Songwriter

12th cousin 1 time removed via Thomas Morse

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Christian Herter

59th Governor of Massachusetts

12th cousin 2 times removed via Richard Fiske

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General Robert E. Lee

Confederate Army - U.S. Civil War

12th cousin 5 times removed via William Mainwaring

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Edward Lloyd V

13th Governor of Maryland

12th cousin 5 times removed via William Mainwaring

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Meriwether Lewis

Lewis and Clark Expedition

12th cousin 6 times removed via Sir John Berkeley of Beverstone, Gloucestershire, England

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Harriet Martineau

Author of The Hour and the Man

12th cousin 6 times removed via Sir John Berkeley of Beverstone, Gloucestershire, England

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Charles Darwin

Theory of Evolution

12th cousin 6 times removed via Sir Walter Devereux

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James Madison

4th U.S. President

12th cousin 9 times removed via Sir Richard FitzAlan

Thomas J. Watson, Jr.

President and CEO of I.B.M.

13th cousin via Thomas Morse

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Sir Winston Churchill

Prime Minister of the United Kingdom

13th cousin 4 times removed via Sir Henry Vernon

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Fitzhugh Lee

40th Governor of Virginia

13th cousin 4 times removed via William Mainwaring

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Joseph Wharton

Founder of the Wharton School of Business

13th cousin 6 times removed via Sir Walter Blount

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Abigail (Smith) Adams

First Lady of President John Adams

13th cousin 8 times removed via Sir Richard FitzAlan

Eli Whitney

Inventor of the Cotton Gin

13th cousin 8 times removed via Sir Richard FitzAlan

William Ellery

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

13th cousin 8 times removed via Ralph de Stafford

William Greene

2nd Governor of Rhode Island

13th cousin 8 times removed via Ralph de Stafford

Charles Goldsborough

16th Governor of Maryland

13th cousin 8 times removed via Sir Richard FitzAlan

Buzz Aldrin

Apollo 11 Astronaut

14th cousin via Richard Fiske

David Angell

TV Producer - 9/11 Victim

14th cousin 1 time removed via Richard Fiske

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Princess Diana

Princess of Wales

14th cousin 2 times removed via Sir Robert Corbet

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Queen Elizabeth II

Queen of the United Kingdom

14th cousin 3 times removed via Sir Henry Vernon

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Alice (Lee) Roosevelt

First Wife of President Theodore Roosevelt

14th cousin 3 times removed via William Mainwaring

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Dick Clark

Radio and TV Host

14th cousin 3 times removed via William Mainwaring

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Henry Lloyd

40th Governor of Maryland

14th cousin 3 times removed via William Mainwaring

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Francis Scott Key

Author of “The Star Spangled Banner”

14th cousin 5 times removed via Sir Walter Devereux

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Hetty Green

“The Witch of Wall Street”

14th cousin 5 times removed via Sir Walter Blount

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John Quincy Adams

6th U.S. President

14th cousin 7 times removed via Sir Richard FitzAlan

Shubael D. Childs

Founder of S.D. Childs & Company

14th cousin 7 times removed via Sir Richard FitzAlan

Fletcher Christian

Leader of the mutiny on the Bounty

14th cousin 7 times removed via Ralph de Stafford

Robert Townsend

Member of the Culper Spy Ring during the American Revolution

14th cousin 7 times removed via Ralph de Stafford

Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.

American “Fireside” Poet

14th cousin 7 times removed via Sir Richard FitzAlan

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Prince William

Duke of Cambridge

15th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Robert Corbet

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Prince Harry

Duke of Sussex

15th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Robert Corbet

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Benedict Cumberbatch

Movie, Television and Stage Actor

15th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Robert Corbet

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General George S. Patton

U.S. Army - World War II

15th cousin 2 times removed via Sir John Sutton VI

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Bette Davis

Movie Actress

15th cousin 2 times removed via William Mainwaring

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John Kerry

68th U.S. Secretary of State

15th cousin 2 times removed via William Mainwaring

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Thomas Hunt Morgan

Nobel Prize Winner in Physiology or Medicine

15th cousin 2 times removed via William Mainwaring

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Sarah Ferguson

Duchess of York

15th cousin 2 times removed via Sir Henry Vernon

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Eleanor Roosevelt

First Lady of President Franklin D. Roosevelt

15th cousin 4 times removed via Sir Walter Blount

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Susan B. Anthony

Women's Rights Advocate

15th cousin 4 times removed via Sir Walter Blount

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John D. Rockefeller

Founder of the Standard Oil Company

15th cousin 4 times removed via James Butler

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Edith (Bolling) Wilson

First Lady of President Woodrow Wilson

15th cousin 4 times removed via James Butler

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Admiral Richard Byrd

Polar Explorer

15th cousin 4 times removed via Sir Walter Blount

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Harry F. Byrd

50th Governor of Virginia

15th cousin 4 times removed via Sir Walter Blount

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Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

U.S. Supreme Court Justice

15th cousin 4 times removed via Sir Walter Blount

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Jack London

Author of “The Call of the Wild”

15th cousin 5 times removed via Sir Edmund Ferrers

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Helen Keller

Author and Activist

15th cousin 6 times removed via John de Welles

Richard Warren Sears

Co-Founder of Sears, Roebuck, & Co.

15th cousin 6 times removed via Sir Richard FitzAlan

Gloria Vanderbilt

Fashion Designer

15th cousin 6 times removed via Sir Richard FitzAlan

William Marsh Rice

Founder of Rice University

15th cousin 6 times removed via Sir Richard FitzAlan

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Ichabod Goodwin

27th Governor of New Hampshire

15th cousin 6 times removed via John de Welles

Samuel Ward King

15th Governor of Rhode Island

15th cousin 6 times removed via Ralph de Stafford

Charles Carnan Ridgely

15th Governor of Maryland

15th cousin 6 times removed via Ralph de Stafford

Adam Baldwin

Signer of the U.S. Constitution

15th cousin 6 times removed via Ralph de Stafford

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Endicott Peabody

62nd Governor of Massachusetts

16th cousin 1 time removed via William Mainwaring

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Camilla Parker Bowles

Duchess of Cornwall

16th cousin 3 times removed via Sir Walter Devereux

Anderson Cooper

Television Journalist

16th cousin 5 times removed via Sir Richard FitzAlan

Julia (Ward) Howe

Author of “The Battle Hymn of the Republic”

16th cousin 5 times removed via Ralph de Stafford

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Kit Harington

TV Actor - “Game of Thrones”

17th cousin via Sir John Sutton VI

Paris Hilton

Socialite and TV Personality

17th cousin 1 time removed via Sir John Sutton VI

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Guy Ritchie

British Filmmaker

17th cousin 1 time removed via Sir John Berkeley of Beverstone, Gloucestershire, England

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Upton Sinclair

Pulitzer Prize Winning Novelist

17th cousin 2 times removed via Sir Walter Devereux

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Adlai Stevenson II

31st Governor of Illinois

17th cousin 3 times removed via Sir Edmund Ferrers

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Randolph Scott

Movie Actor

17th cousin 3 times removed via Sir Edmund Ferrers

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General George C. Marshall

Author of “The Marshall Plan”

17th cousin 3 times removed via Sir Edmund Ferrers

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Robert Frost

Poet and Playwright

17th cousin 4 times removed via John de Welles

Valerie Bertinelli

Television Actress

17th cousin 4 times removed via Sir Richard FitzAlan

General James Longstreet

Confederate Army - U.S. Civil War

17th cousin 4 times removed via John de Welles

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Catherine Middleton

Duchess of Cambridge

18th cousin via Sir John Berkeley of Beverstone, Gloucestershire, England

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Hugh Grant

Movie Actor

18th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Walter Devereux

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John McCain

U.S. Senator from Arizona

18th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Walter Blount

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Cara Delevingne

Fashion Model and Movie Actress

18th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Walter Devereux

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William H. Macy

TV and Movie Actor

18th cousin 2 times removed via Sir Edmund Ferrers

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Ray Bradbury

Author of The Martian Chronicles

18th cousin 3 times removed via John de Welles

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Lee Harvey Oswald

Accused Assassin of President John F. Kennedy

18th cousin 3 times removed via Sir Richard FitzAlan

Britney Spears

Singer, Entertainer

19th cousin via Sir Walter Blount

Harper Lee

Author of To Kill a Mockingbird

19th cousin 2 times removed via Ralph de Stafford

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Walt Disney

Co-Founder of The Walt Disney Company

19th cousin 2 times removed via Ralph de Stafford

Jimmy Carter

39th U.S. President

19th cousin 2 times removed via Ralph de Stafford

Jesse James

Outlaw, Bank Robber, Murderer

19th cousin 2 times removed via Ralph de Stafford

Vachel Lindsay

American Poet

19th cousin 2 times removed via Ralph de Stafford

Warren G. Harding

29th U.S. President

19th cousin 2 times removed via Ralph de Stafford

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Sandra Day O'Connor

First Female U.S. Supreme Court Justice

19th cousin 2 times removed via John de Welles

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Roy Rogers

Cowboy movie actor and singer

19th cousin 2 times removed via Ralph de Stafford

Truman Capote

Author of In Cold Blood

20th cousin 1 time removed via Eudo la Zouche

Charlie Munger

Vice-Chairman of Berkshire Hathaway

20th cousin 1 time removed via Ralph de Stafford

Barack Obama

44th U.S. President

21st cousin via Sir Richard FitzAlan

Brad Pitt

Movie Actor

21st cousin via Sir Richard FitzAlan

Jake Gyllenhaal

Movie Actor

21st cousin via Eudo la Zouche

Maggie Gyllenhaal

Movie Actress

21st cousin via Eudo la Zouche

Meghan Markle

Duchess of Sussex, TV Actress

21st cousin via Ralph de Stafford


Richard Gere photo by Francesco (spaceodissey) (CC BY 2.0)