William Durant

Famous Kin of
William Durant

Co-Founder of General Motors and Founder of Frigidaire


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Henry Crapo

14th Governor of Michigan

Grandfather

Richard Warren

Mayflower Passenger

7th great-grandfather

Francis Cooke

Mayflower Passenger

8th great-grandfather

John Howland

Mayflower Passenger

7th great-granduncle via Henry Howland

William Penn

Founder of Pennsylvania

1st cousin 8 times removed via Giles Penn

Henry Samson

Mayflower Passenger

1st cousin 9 times removed via John Samson

Potter Palmer

Co-Founder of Marshall Fields

3rd cousin 3 times removed via Jonathan Ricketson

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Hetty Green

“The Witch of Wall Street”

4th cousin 3 times removed via Benjamin Howland

Elizabeth (Kortright) Monroe

First Lady of President James Monroe

4th cousin 4 times removed via John Russell

Roger Sherman

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

4th cousin 5 times removed via Henry Sherman

Bathsheba (Ruggles) Spooner

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

4th cousin 5 times removed via Henry Howland

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Lewis Henry Lapham

Co-Founder of Texaco

5th cousin 1 time removed via Henry Howland

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William Rufus Day

36th U.S. Secretary of State

5th cousin 1 time removed via Alice Warren

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Ulysses S. Grant

18th U.S. President

5th cousin 2 times removed via Nathaniel Warren

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Susan B. Anthony

Women's Rights Advocate

5th cousin 2 times removed via Philip Sherman

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Mark Isham

Musician, Film Composer

5th cousin 2 times removed via Thomas Hammond

Joseph Wharton

Founder of the Wharton School of Business

5th cousin 3 times removed via Henry Howland

Nathaniel Gorham

Signer of the U.S. Constitution

5th cousin 4 times removed via Henry Howland

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James Sherman

27th U.S. Vice-President

6th cousin via John Sherman

Gerald Ford

38th U.S. President

6th cousin 1 time removed via Jonathan Ricketson

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Franklin D. Roosevelt

32nd U.S. President

6th cousin 1 time removed via Nathaniel Warren

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Christopher Lloyd

Movie Actor

6th cousin 1 time removed via Henry Howland

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Lavinia Warren

Dwarf Circus Performer

6th cousin 1 time removed via Nathaniel Warren

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Henry Huttleston Rogers

Oil Tycoon

6th cousin 1 time removed via Nathaniel Warren

Morgan Bulkeley

54th Governor of Connecticut

6th cousin 1 time removed via Philip Sherman