Benjamin Spock

Famous Kin of Dr.
Benjamin Spock

American Pediatrician and Author on Child Care


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John Howland

Mayflower Passenger

9th great-grandfather

John Tilley

Mayflower Passenger

10th great-grandfather

Saher de Quincy

Magna Carta Surety

22nd great-grandfather

William the Conqueror

King of England

27th great-grandfather

King Robert I

King of France

31st great-grandfather

Alfred the Great

King of the Anglo-Saxons

33rd great-grandfather

Charlemagne

King of the Franks

35th great-grandfather

Lyman Hall

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

2nd cousin 6 times removed via John Lyman

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Bathsheba (Ruggles) Spooner

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

2nd cousin 7 times removed via John Chipman

Ethan Allen

Revolutionary War Hero

3rd cousin 6 times removed via Thomas Woodford

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Harriet Beecher Stowe

Author of Uncle Tom’s Cabin

4th cousin 3 times removed via Mindwell Sheldon

Ralph Waldo Emerson

American Poet

4th cousin 4 times removed via John Sargent

Nathan Hale

America's First Spy

4th cousin 5 times removed via Thomas Woodford

Nathaniel Gorham

Signer of the U.S. Constitution

4th cousin 6 times removed via John Howland

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J.P. Morgan

American Banker and Art Collector

5th cousin 3 times removed via Isaac Sheldon

Levi Parsons Morton

22nd U.S. Vice-President

5th cousin 3 times removed via Isaac Sheldon

Judson Harmon

45th Governor of Ohio

5th cousin 3 times removed via Isaac Sheldon

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Horace Gray

U.S. Supreme Court Justice

5th cousin 4 times removed via John Chipman

General Joseph Warren

Killed at Battle of Bunker Hill

5th cousin 5 times removed via William Chaplin

William Williams

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

5th cousin 5 times removed via William Chaplin

Robert Catesby

Leader of Gunpowder Plot

5th cousin 11 times removed via Sir John Throckmorton

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J.P. Morgan, Jr.

American Banker and Philanthropist

6th cousin 2 times removed via Isaac Sheldon

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Franklin D. Roosevelt

32nd U.S. President

6th cousin 2 times removed via John Lyman

John Wellborn Root

1893 Chicago Columbian Exposition Architect

6th cousin 2 times removed via Isaac Sheldon

Frank W. Woolworth

Founder of F.W. Woolworth Company

6th cousin 2 times removed via Isaac Sheldon


Benjamin Spock photo by MDCarchives (CC BY-SA 3.0)