Joseph Smith

Famous Kin of
Joseph Smith

Founder of the Mormon Church


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John Howland

Mayflower Passenger

5th great-grandfather

Edward Fuller

Mayflower Passenger

5th great-grandfather

John Tilley

Mayflower Passenger

6th great-grandfather

Samuel Prescott

Completed Paul Revere's Midnight Ride

3rd cousin 2 times removed via Sarah Goldstone

Bathsheba (Ruggles) Spooner

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

3rd cousin 3 times removed via John Howland

Shubael D. Childs

Founder of S.D. Childs & Company

4th cousin 1 time removed via John Crocker

Benedict Arnold

Traitor of the American Revolution

4th cousin 2 times removed via Rev. John Lathrop

Nathaniel Gorham

Signer of the U.S. Constitution

4th cousin 2 times removed via John Howland

Dr. Hawley H. Crippen

Murderer in Erik Larson's “Thunderstruck”

4th cousin 2 times removed via John Fuller

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Charles A. Pillsbury

Co-Founder of C.A. Pillsbury Co.

4th cousin 3 times removed via Orlando Bagley

William Williams

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

4th cousin 3 times removed via Robert White

Charles Dawes

30th U.S. Vice-President

4th cousin 3 times removed via George Gates

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Amelia Earhart

Aviation Pioneer

4th cousin 3 times removed via John Fuller

Dick Clark

Radio and TV Host

4th cousin 4 times removed via John Fuller

Bette Davis

Movie Actress

4th cousin 5 times removed via Orlando Bagley

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Orrin Hatch

U.S. Senator from Utah

4th cousin 5 times removed via John Gould

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Story Musgrave

NASA Astronaut

4th cousin 5 times removed via John Gould

Ben Affleck

Movie Actor

4th cousin 6 times removed via Robert Smith

Millard Fillmore

13th U.S. President

5th cousin via Nicholas Olmstead

Chester Arthur

21st U.S. President

5th cousin 1 time removed via Anthony Colby

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John Sargent Pillsbury

Co-Founder of C.A. Pillsbury Co.

5th cousin 1 time removed via Anthony Colby

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Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

American “Fireside” Poet

5th cousin 1 time removed via Rev. John Lathrop

Eli Whitney

Inventor of the Cotton Gin

5th cousin 1 time removed via Rev. John Lathrop

John Brown

American Abolitionist

5th cousin 1 time removed via Joseph Loomis

Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.

American “Fireside” Poet

5th cousin 1 time removed via Rev. John Lathrop