Matt Damon

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Matt Damon

Movie Actor


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Richard Warren

Mayflower Passenger

10th great-grandfather

Robert de Ros

Magna Carta Surety

23rd great-grandfather

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Ralph Waldo Emerson

American Poet

3rd cousin 5 times removed via Thomas Bliss

Samuel Prescott

Completed Paul Revere's Midnight Ride

3rd cousin 7 times removed via Edward Bulkeley

John Hancock

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

3rd cousin 7 times removed via Edward Bulkeley

Ethan Allen

Revolutionary War Hero

3rd cousin 9 times removed via Thomas Woodford

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Rutherford B. Hayes

19th U.S. President

4th cousin 6 times removed via Nathaniel Phelps

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John Brown

American Abolitionist

4th cousin 6 times removed via John Owen

Nathan Hale

America's First Spy

4th cousin 8 times removed via Thomas Woodford

Ellen Louise (Axson) Wilson

First Lady of President Woodrow Wilson

5th cousin 4 times removed via Samuel Bliss

Buffalo Bill

Buffalo Hunter, Pony Express Rider and Showman

5th cousin 4 times removed via Rev. Joseph Emerson

General George B. McClellan

Union Army - U.S. Civil War

5th cousin 5 times removed via Samuel Abbe

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Harriet Beecher Stowe

Author of Uncle Tom’s Cabin

5th cousin 5 times removed via Sarah Heath

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Frank W. Woolworth

Founder of F.W. Woolworth Company

5th cousin 5 times removed via Nathaniel Phelps

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Gilbert Clifford Noble

Co-Founder of Barnes & Noble

5th cousin 5 times removed via Nathaniel Phelps

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J.P. Morgan

American Banker and Art Collector

5th cousin 6 times removed via Isaac Sheldon

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Levi Parsons Morton

22nd U.S. Vice-President

5th cousin 6 times removed via Isaac Sheldon

Judson Harmon

45th Governor of Ohio

5th cousin 6 times removed via Isaac Sheldon

Benedict Arnold

Traitor of the American Revolution

5th cousin 7 times removed via Rev. John House

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William Howard Taft

27th U.S. President

6th cousin 3 times removed via Rev. Joseph Emerson

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Grover Cleveland

22nd and 24th U.S. President

6th cousin 3 times removed via Moses Cleveland

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Stephen A. Douglas

Participated in Lincoln-Douglas Debates

6th cousin 3 times removed via George Palmer

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Clarence Day

Author of Life with Father

6th cousin 3 times removed via Samuel Bliss

Henry Lee Higginson

Founder of the Boston Symphony Orchestra

6th cousin 3 times removed via Moses Cleveland

George Eastman

Founder of Eastman Kodak Company

6th cousin 3 times removed via Thomas Cadwell

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Charles Curtis

31st U.S. Vice-President

6th cousin 3 times removed via John Hubbard

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William Rufus Day

36th U.S. Secretary of State

6th cousin 3 times removed via Moses Cleveland

Millard Fillmore

13th U.S. President

6th cousin 4 times removed via Thomas Emerson

Shanghai Pierce

Texas Cattleman

6th cousin 4 times removed via Thomas Little

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James Sherman

27th U.S. Vice-President

6th cousin 4 times removed via Roger Mowry

Elihu Root

38th U.S. Secretary of State

6th cousin 4 times removed via John Leonard

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C. W. Post

Founder of Post Cereals

6th cousin 4 times removed via Thomas Bliss

Marshall Field

Founder of Marshall Field & Co.

6th cousin 4 times removed via John Leonard

Samuel F. B. Morse

Painter and Co-Inventor of Morse Code

6th cousin 5 times removed via John Johnson

Franklin Pierce

14th U.S. President

6th cousin 5 times removed via John Johnson

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J.P. Morgan, Jr.

American Banker and Philanthropist

6th cousin 5 times removed via Isaac Sheldon

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Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

American “Fireside” Poet

6th cousin 5 times removed via Richard Warren

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Ulysses S. Grant

18th U.S. President

6th cousin 5 times removed via Richard Warren

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Franklin D. Roosevelt

32nd U.S. President

6th cousin 5 times removed via Isaac Sheldon

Henry David Thoreau

American Author and Poet

6th cousin 5 times removed via Richard Warren

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John Wellborn Root

1893 Chicago Columbian Exposition Architect

6th cousin 5 times removed via Isaac Sheldon

Jay Gould

American Railroad “Robber Baron”

6th cousin 5 times removed via Rev. Peter Bulkeley

Eli Whitney

Inventor of the Cotton Gin

6th cousin 6 times removed via Rev. John House

Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.

American “Fireside” Poet

6th cousin 6 times removed via Rev. John House

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James Russell Lowell

American “Fireside” Poet

6th cousin 7 times removed via Robert Blott

Richard More

Mayflower Passenger

6th cousin 11 times removed via Sir Robert Corbet

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Sarah Palin

9th Governor of Alaska

7th cousin 1 time removed via Thomas Damon

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Calvin Coolidge

30th U.S. President

7th cousin 2 times removed via John Hubbard

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Alan Shepard

Mercury and Apollo Astronaut

7th cousin 2 times removed via Rev. Joseph Emerson

Edgar Rice Burroughs

Author of Tarzan and John Carter

7th cousin 3 times removed via Edmund Rice

Howard Hawks

Movie Director

7th cousin 3 times removed via John Leonard

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Marjorie Post

Founder of General Foods

7th cousin 3 times removed via Thomas Bliss

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Barbara Hutton

Socialite (aka “Poor Little Rich Girl”)

7th cousin 3 times removed via Nathaniel Phelps

Elias Howe

Inventor, Lockstitch Sewing Machine

7th cousin 3 times removed via Edmund Rice

James Garfield

20th U.S. President

7th cousin 4 times removed via John Sutton

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Henry Sturgis Morgan

Co-Founder of Morgan Stanley

7th cousin 4 times removed via Isaac Sheldon

J. A. Folger

Founder of Folger Coffee Company

7th cousin 4 times removed via Richard Warren

Clara Barton

Founder of the American Red Cross

7th cousin 4 times removed via Edward Frost

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Katharine Hepburn

Movie Actress

7th cousin 4 times removed via Isaac Sheldon

Sir Charles Tupper

6th Prime Minister of Canada

7th cousin 4 times removed via Richard Warren

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Frederick Upton

Co-Founder of Whirlpool Corporation

7th cousin 4 times removed via Isaac Sheldon

Sir Robert Laird Borden

8th Prime Minister of Canada

7th cousin 5 times removed via Rev. John House

Joseph Smith

Founder of the Mormon Church

7th cousin 5 times removed via Rev. John House

Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

U.S. Supreme Court Justice

7th cousin 5 times removed via Rev. John House

Edith (Carow) Roosevelt

First Lady of President Theodore Roosevelt

7th cousin 6 times removed via Robert Blott

Eliphalet Remington

Founder of Remington Arms Company

7th cousin 6 times removed via William Paine

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Lucille Ball

TV Actress - “I Love Lucy”

8th cousin 1 time removed via Samuel Bliss

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Nancy (Davis) Reagan

First Lady of President Ronald Reagan

8th cousin 1 time removed via Thomas Cadwell

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Brian Wilson

Co-Founder of The Beach Boys

8th cousin 1 time removed via Richard Mann

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Dennis Wilson

Co-Founder of The Beach Boys

8th cousin 1 time removed via Richard Mann

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Carl Wilson

Co-Founder of The Beach Boys

8th cousin 1 time removed via Richard Mann

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Allen Dulles

5th Director of the C.I.A.

8th cousin 1 time removed via Rev. Joseph Emerson

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John Foster Dulles

52nd U.S. Secretary of State

8th cousin 1 time removed via Rev. Joseph Emerson

Herbert Hoover

31st U.S. President

8th cousin 2 times removed via Edward Winn

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Robert Frost

Poet and Playwright

8th cousin 2 times removed via Thomas Emerson

Christopher Lloyd

Movie Actor

8th cousin 2 times removed via Thomas Little

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Charles Dawes

30th U.S. Vice-President

8th cousin 2 times removed via William Thrall

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Orson Welles

Radio, Stage, and Movie Actor

8th cousin 2 times removed via Thomas Little

Henry Luce

Co-Founder of Time, Life, Fortune and Sports Illustrated magazines

8th cousin 2 times removed via John Leonard

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Thomas Hunt Morgan

Nobel Prize Winner in Physiology or Medicine

8th cousin 2 times removed via Thomas Emerson

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Amelia Earhart

Aviation Pioneer

8th cousin 2 times removed via Thomas Little

Willis Carrier

Inventor of Air Conditioning

8th cousin 2 times removed via Thomas Little

Grace (Goodhue) Coolidge

First Lady of President Calvin Coolidge

8th cousin 3 times removed via Richard Warren

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Humphrey Bogart

Movie Actor

8th cousin 3 times removed via Isaac Sheldon

Henry Clay Folger

Founder of Folger Shakespeare Library and Chairman of Standard Oil

8th cousin 3 times removed via Richard Warren

Laura Ingalls-Wilder

Author of Little House on the Prairie

8th cousin 3 times removed via Richard Warren

Roy Rogers

Cowboy movie actor and singer

8th cousin 3 times removed via John Abbe

Norman Rockwell

American Artist

8th cousin 3 times removed via Rev. Peter Bulkeley

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Emily Dickinson

American Poet

8th cousin 3 times removed via William Stebbins

Dr. Benjamin Spock

American Pediatrician and Author on Child Care

8th cousin 3 times removed via Isaac Sheldon

Brigham Young

2nd President of the Mormon Church

8th cousin 3 times removed via Edward Frost

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John Adams Morgan

1952 Olympic Sailing Gold Medalist

8th cousin 3 times removed via Isaac Sheldon

Francis Edward Hinckley

Co-Founder of the University of Chicago

8th cousin 4 times removed via Rev. John House

Frank Nelson Doubleday

Founder of Doubleday & Co.

8th cousin 5 times removed via Thomas Hammond

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Shirley Temple

Movie Actress

9th cousin via Moses Cleveland

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Elisabeth Shue

TV and Movie Actress

9th cousin via Samuel Bliss

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Andrew Shue

TV Actor

9th cousin via Samuel Bliss

Mark David Chapman

Assassinated John Lennon

9th cousin via Samuel Bliss

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Endicott Peabody

62nd Governor of Massachusetts

9th cousin via John Hubbard

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Bill Weld

68th Governor of Massachusetts

9th cousin via Moses Cleveland

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George H. W. Bush

41st U.S. President

9th cousin 1 time removed via Edward Bulkeley

Tennessee Williams

Author of A Streetcar Named Desire

9th cousin 1 time removed via Thomas Emerson

John Wayne

Movie Actor

9th cousin 1 time removed via Thomas Bliss

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Kyra Sedgwick

TV and Movie Actress

9th cousin 1 time removed via John Hubbard

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Bill Nye

TV's The Science Guy

9th cousin 1 time removed via Edmund Rice

Thomas Pynchon

American Novelist

9th cousin 1 time removed via Thomas Emerson

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Paget Brewster

TV Actress

9th cousin 1 time removed via Stephen Tilden

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Ed Helms

TV and Movie Actor

9th cousin 1 time removed via John Hosford

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Anna Gunn

TV and Movie Actress

9th cousin 1 time removed via Moses Cleveland

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Harry Chapin

Singer and Songwriter

9th cousin 1 time removed via John Leonard

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Mary Chapin Carpenter

Singer and Songwriter

9th cousin 1 time removed via John Leonard

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James Taylor

Singer-Songwriter

9th cousin 1 time removed via John Leonard

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Tuesday Weld

TV and Movie Actress

9th cousin 1 time removed via Thomas Bliss

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Thomas Edmund Dewey

47th Governor of New York

9th cousin 1 time removed via Thomas Bliss

Walt Disney

Co-Founder of The Walt Disney Company

9th cousin 2 times removed via John Johnson

Julia Child

American Chef, Author and TV Personality

9th cousin 2 times removed via Richard Warren

Pete Seeger

American Folk Singer

9th cousin 2 times removed via John Johnson

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Erskine Childers

4th President of Ireland

9th cousin 2 times removed via John Johnson

Julius Sterling Morton

Founder of Arbor Day

9th cousin 2 times removed via Edward Frost

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Dick Clark

Radio and TV Host

9th cousin 2 times removed via Rev. Peter Bulkeley

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John Lithgow

Stage, TV, and Movie Actor

9th cousin 2 times removed via Isaac Sheldon

Amy Adams

Movie Actress

9th cousin 2 times removed via Isaac Sheldon

Burl Ives

Singer and Actor

9th cousin 2 times removed via John Johnson

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Alice (Lee) Roosevelt

First Wife of President Theodore Roosevelt

9th cousin 3 times removed via John Adcocke

Colonel Robert Gould Shaw

Principal character of film Glory portrayed by Matthew Broderick

9th cousin 3 times removed via Rev. Edward Bulkeley

Anthony Perkins

Movie Actor

9th cousin 3 times removed via William Phelps

Dr. Hawley H. Crippen

Murderer in Erik Larson's “Thunderstruck”

9th cousin 3 times removed via Rev. John House

Erle Stanley Gardner

Author of the Perry Mason series

9th cousin 4 times removed via Robert Blott

Richard Henry Lee

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

9th cousin 6 times removed via Richard Charlton

Francis Lightfoot Lee

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

9th cousin 6 times removed via Richard Charlton

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George W. Bush

43rd U.S. President

10th cousin via Edward Bulkeley

Gerald Ford

38th U.S. President

10th cousin via Thomas Bliss

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Warren Buffett

Chairman & CEO, Berkshire Hathaway

10th cousin via Edward Stebbins

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Raquel Welch

Movie Actress

10th cousin via John Leonard

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John Hinckley, Jr.

Shot President Ronald Reagan

10th cousin via John Leonard

Ernest Hemingway

Author of The Sun Also Rises

10th cousin via Thomas Little

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Clint Eastwood

TV & Film Actor and Director

10th cousin via Thomas Bliss

Hugh Hefner

Founder of Playboy Magazine

10th cousin via Thomas Bliss

Timothy Leatherman

Founder of Leatherman Tools

10th cousin via Edmund Rice

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Jeb Bush

43rd Governor of Florida

10th cousin via Edward Bulkeley

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Zac Efron

Movie Actor

10th cousin via John Owen

Dan Quayle

44th U.S. Vice-President

10th cousin via Thomas Bliss

Sydney Biddle Barrows

Mayflower Madam

10th cousin 1 time removed via George Hubbard

Abigail Folger

Charles Manson Murder Victim and Folger Coffee Heiress

10th cousin 1 time removed via Richard Warren

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Taylor Swift

Singer and Songwriter

10th cousin 1 time removed via Richard Warren

Mark Wahlberg

Movie Actor

10th cousin 1 time removed via Edward Winn

Donnie Wahlberg

Singer and Movie Actor

10th cousin 1 time removed via Edward Winn

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Christopher Reeve

Movie Actor

10th cousin 1 time removed via Thomas Bliss

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Ben Affleck

Movie Actor

10th cousin 1 time removed via William Knowlton Jr.

Joanne Woodward

Movie Actress

10th cousin 1 time removed via Richard Warren

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Kate Upton

Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Cover Model

10th cousin 1 time removed via Isaac Sheldon

Albert G. Spalding

Co-Founder of Spalding Sporting Goods Co.

10th cousin 1 time removed via Edward Frost

Marie Osmond

Singer, Actress and Doll Designer

10th cousin 1 time removed via John Johnson

Donny Osmond

Singer, Actor and Dancer

10th cousin 1 time removed via John Johnson

Joy Morton

Founder of Morton Salt Company

10th cousin 1 time removed via Edward Frost

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Princess Diana

Princess of Wales

10th cousin 2 times removed via Thomas Woodford

Glenn Close

Movie, Television, and Stage Actress

10th cousin 2 times removed via Thomas Woodford

Kim Kardashian

TV Personality

10th cousin 2 times removed via Edmund Rice

Sarah Caldwell

1st Female Conductor of the Metropolitan Opera

10th cousin 2 times removed via Thomas Woodford

Jodie Foster

Movie Actress

10th cousin 2 times removed via William Phelps

Georgia O'Keeffe

American Artist

10th cousin 2 times removed via Rev. John House

Charles Edward Merrill

Co-Founder of Merrill Lynch & Company

10th cousin 3 times removed via Thomas Hammond

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Henry Lee III

9th Governor of Virginia

10th cousin 5 times removed via Richard Charlton

Thomas Sim Lee

2nd and 7th Governor of Maryland

10th cousin 5 times removed via Richard Charlton

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Richard Gere

Movie Actor

11th cousin via Richard Warren

Dick Van Dyke

TV Actor - “The Dick Van Dyke Show”

11th cousin via John Johnson

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Henry Fonda

Movie Actor

11th cousin via Edward Frost

James Spader

TV and Movie Actor

11th cousin via Richard Warren

Carly Fiorina

CEO of Hewlett-Packard

11th cousin via Richard Warren

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Jordana Brewster

TV and Movie Actress

11th cousin via Richard Warren

John Cena

Movie Actor and WWE Pro Wrestler

11th cousin via Richard Warren

Marie-Chantal Miller

Crown Princess of Greece

11th cousin via Richard Warren

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Prince William

Duke of Cambridge

11th cousin 1 time removed via Thomas Woodford

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Prince Harry

Duke of Sussex

11th cousin 1 time removed via Thomas Woodford

Mitt Romney

70th Governor of Massachusetts

11th cousin 1 time removed via Rev. Edward Bulkeley

Brooke Shields

Movie Actress and Model

11th cousin 1 time removed via Thomas Woodford

Bette Davis

Movie Actress

11th cousin 1 time removed via Rev. Edward Bulkeley

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Jane Fonda

Movie Actress

11th cousin 1 time removed via Edward Frost

Louis Auchincloss

Author

11th cousin 1 time removed via Rev. John House

John Kerry

68th U.S. Secretary of State

11th cousin 1 time removed via Rev. Edward Bulkeley

Janis Joplin

Singer and Songwriter

11th cousin 1 time removed via William Stebbins

Oliver Platt

Movie Actor

11th cousin 1 time removed via Thomas Woodford

Henry A. Wallace

33rd U.S. Vice-President

11th cousin 1 time removed via Rev. John House

Mizuo Peck

TV and Movie Actress

11th cousin 1 time removed via Rev. Peter Bulkeley

Dave Cowens

NBA Hall of Famer

11th cousin 1 time removed via Richard Warren

Robert H. Goddard

Inventor of First Liquid-propelled Rocket

11th cousin 2 times removed via Thomas Hammond

Liv Tyler

TV and Movie Actress

11th cousin 2 times removed via Edward Frost

Steve Young

Football Hall of Fame Quarterback

11th cousin 2 times removed via Edward Frost

Amy Grant

Christian/Pop Singer and Songwriter

11th cousin 2 times removed via William Paine

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General Robert E. Lee

Confederate Army - U.S. Civil War

11th cousin 4 times removed via Richard Charlton

Edward Lloyd V

13th Governor of Maryland

11th cousin 4 times removed via Richard Charlton

Jake Gyllenhaal

Movie Actor

12th cousin via Rev. John House

Maggie Gyllenhaal

Movie Actress

12th cousin via Rev. John House

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Adlai Stevenson III

U.S. Senator from Illinois

12th cousin via Rev. John House

David Angell

TV Producer - 9/11 Victim

12th cousin via John Adcocke

James Brolin

TV and Movie Actor

12th cousin 1 time removed via Robert Blott

Linda Hamilton

TV and Movie Actress

12th cousin 1 time removed via Rev. Edward Bulkeley

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Edward Norton

Movie Actor

12th cousin 1 time removed via Rev. Edward Bulkeley

Ethan Hawke

Actor, Director, Screenwriter, Novelist

12th cousin 1 time removed via Rev. John House

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Fitzhugh Lee

40th Governor of Virginia

12th cousin 3 times removed via Richard Charlton

Josh Brolin

TV and Movie Actor

13th cousin via Robert Blott

Henry Lloyd

40th Governor of Maryland

13th cousin 2 times removed via Richard Charlton

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Melvyn Douglas

Movie Actor

13th cousin 3 times removed via William Mainwaring

George Washington

1st U.S. President

13th cousin 6 times removed via Alice Plumpton

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Lizzie Borden

Accused Murderess

14th cousin 2 times removed via William Mainwaring

Olivia De Havilland

Movie Actress

14th cousin 3 times removed via Sir Robert Corbet

Joan Fontaine

Movie Actress

14th cousin 3 times removed via Sir Robert Corbet

Meriwether Lewis

Lewis and Clark Expedition

14th cousin 5 times removed via Alice Plumpton

Capt. William Lewis Herndon

Captain of the ill fated S.S. Central America

14th cousin 5 times removed via Sir John Boteler

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Elizabeth Montgomery

TV Actress - “Bewitched”

15th cousin 1 time removed via William Mainwaring

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Illeana Douglas

TV and Movie Actress

15th cousin 1 time removed via William Mainwaring

Admiral Richard Byrd

Polar Explorer

15th cousin 2 times removed via Sir Robert Corbet

Harry F. Byrd

50th Governor of Virginia

15th cousin 2 times removed via Sir Robert Corbet

Ellen (Herndon) Arthur

Wife of President Chester A. Arthur

15th cousin 4 times removed via Sir John Boteler

Benedict Cumberbatch

Movie, Television and Stage Actor

17th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Robert Corbet

Edith (Bolling) Wilson

First Lady of President Woodrow Wilson

17th cousin 2 times removed via Sir John Boteler

Elizabeth Smart

Founder of Elizabeth Smart Foundation

17th cousin 3 times removed via Sir Alexander Standish

Bing Crosby

Singer and Movie Actor

18th cousin 1 time removed via Alice Plumpton

General George C. Marshall

Author of “The Marshall Plan”

18th cousin 1 time removed via Alice Plumpton

Barbara (Pierce) Bush

First Lady of President George H.W. Bush

18th cousin 2 times removed via William le Boteler

Christian Herter

59th Governor of Massachusetts

18th cousin 2 times removed via William le Boteler

General George S. Patton

U.S. Army - World War II

19th cousin via Alice Plumpton

Adlai Stevenson II

31st Governor of Illinois

19th cousin via Alice Plumpton

Queen Elizabeth II

Queen of the United Kingdom

19th cousin 1 time removed via Alice Plumpton