Aaron Rodgers

Famous Kin of
Aaron Rodgers

Quarterback for the Green Bay Packers


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William Malet

Magna Carta Surety

24th great-grandfather

Frank W. Woolworth

Founder of F.W. Woolworth Company

4th cousin 5 times removed via Benjamin Buell

Aaron Burr

Killed Alexander Hamilton

4th cousin 7 times removed via Agnes Harris

Robert Treat Paine

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

4th cousin 8 times removed via Edmund Sherman

John Fitch

Inventor of 1st U.S. Steamboat

4th cousin 8 times removed via Gerard Spencer

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Harriet Beecher Stowe

Author of Uncle Tom’s Cabin

5th cousin 5 times removed via Andrew Ward Jr.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

American “Fireside” Poet

5th cousin 6 times removed via Edward Griswold

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Samuel Ward King

15th Governor of Rhode Island

5th cousin 6 times removed via Andrew Ward

Roger Sherman

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

5th cousin 9 times removed via Henry Sherman

Barbara Hutton

Socialite (aka “Poor Little Rich Girl”)

6th cousin 3 times removed via Benjamin Buell

John Brown

American Abolitionist

6th cousin 5 times removed via William Buell

Sir Robert Laird Borden

8th Prime Minister of Canada

6th cousin 6 times removed via Edmund Sherman

General William Tecumseh Sherman

Union Army - U.S. Civil War

6th cousin 6 times removed via Edmund Sherman

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J.P. Morgan, Jr.

American Banker and Philanthropist

7th cousin 3 times removed via Samuel Buell

Edith (Carow) Roosevelt

First Lady of President Theodore Roosevelt

7th cousin 4 times removed via Agnes Harris

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Frank Nelson Doubleday

Founder of Doubleday & Co.

7th cousin 4 times removed via Agnes Harris

Clarence Day

Author of Life with Father

7th cousin 4 times removed via Agnes Harris

J.P. Morgan

American Banker and Art Collector

7th cousin 5 times removed via Gerard Spencer

Elihu Root

38th U.S. Secretary of State

7th cousin 5 times removed via Gerard Spencer

Richard Gere

Movie Actor

8th cousin 2 times removed via Samuel Buell

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Henry Sturgis Morgan

Co-Founder of Morgan Stanley

8th cousin 2 times removed via Samuel Buell

Vincent Price

Movie Actor

8th cousin 2 times removed via Elizabeth Spencer

Humphrey Bogart

Movie Actor

8th cousin 3 times removed via William Buell

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Charles Dawes

30th U.S. Vice-President

8th cousin 3 times removed via Edward Griswold

James Russell Lowell

American “Fireside” Poet

8th cousin 5 times removed via Edmund Sherman

Susan B. Anthony

Women's Rights Advocate

8th cousin 6 times removed via Henry Sherman

Henry Crapo

14th Governor of Michigan

8th cousin 6 times removed via Henry Sherman

Oliver Platt

Movie Actor

9th cousin 1 time removed via Samuel Buell

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James Spader

TV and Movie Actor

9th cousin 1 time removed via Samuel Buell

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Mizuo Peck

TV and Movie Actress

9th cousin 1 time removed via Andrew Ward Jr.

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John Adams Morgan

1952 Olympic Sailing Gold Medalist

9th cousin 1 time removed via Samuel Buell

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Nancy (Davis) Reagan

First Lady of President Ronald Reagan

9th cousin 2 times removed via Edward Griswold

Anthony Perkins

Movie Actor

9th cousin 2 times removed via Edward Griswold

Alan Ladd

Movie Actor

9th cousin 2 times removed via John Meigs

William Howard Taft

27th U.S. President

9th cousin 3 times removed via Edmund Sherman

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Marilyn Monroe

Actress, Model, and Singer

9th cousin 3 times removed via Gerard Spencer

Charles Edward Merrill

Co-Founder of Merrill Lynch & Company

9th cousin 3 times removed via Edmund Sherman

Henry Fonda

Movie Actor

9th cousin 3 times removed via Edmund Sherman

Norman Rockwell

American Artist

9th cousin 3 times removed via Edmund Sherman

Margaret Hamilton

Wicked Witch of the West in The Wizard of OZ

9th cousin 3 times removed via Gerard Spencer

Henry Luce

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

9th cousin 3 times removed via Gerard Spencer

Thomas Hunt Morgan

Nobel Prize Winner in Physiology or Medicine

9th cousin 3 times removed via Gerard Spencer

Amelia Earhart

Aviation Pioneer

9th cousin 3 times removed via Gerard Spencer

Dr. Hawley H. Crippen

Murderer in Erik Larson's “Thunderstruck”

9th cousin 3 times removed via Gerard Spencer

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Tennessee Williams

Author of A Streetcar Named Desire

9th cousin 4 times removed via Edmund Sherman

Benjamin Harrison

23rd U.S. President

9th cousin 5 times removed via John Collamore

Lewis Henry Lapham

Co-Founder of Texaco

9th cousin 5 times removed via Henry Sherman

James Sherman

27th U.S. Vice-President

9th cousin 5 times removed via Henry Sherman

Liv Tyler

TV and Movie Actress

10th cousin via Samuel Buell

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Howard Dean

79th Governor of Vermont

10th cousin 1 time removed via William Spencer

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Kate Upton

Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Cover Model

10th cousin 1 time removed via Edward Griswold

Brian Wilson

Co-Founder of The Beach Boys

10th cousin 1 time removed via Edward Griswold

Dennis Wilson

Co-Founder of The Beach Boys

10th cousin 1 time removed via Edward Griswold

Carl Wilson

Co-Founder of The Beach Boys

10th cousin 1 time removed via Edward Griswold

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Jodie Foster

Movie Actress

10th cousin 1 time removed via William Buell

Ed Helms

TV and Movie Actor

10th cousin 1 time removed via Edward Griswold

Elisabeth Shue

TV and Movie Actress

10th cousin 1 time removed via Agnes Harris

Andrew Shue

TV Actor

10th cousin 1 time removed via Agnes Harris

Harry Chapin

Singer and Songwriter

10th cousin 1 time removed via John Meigs

John Wayne

Movie Actor

10th cousin 2 times removed via Gerard Spencer

Lucille Ball

TV Actress - “I Love Lucy”

10th cousin 2 times removed via Gerard Spencer

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Warren Buffett

Chairman & CEO, Berkshire Hathaway

10th cousin 2 times removed via Gerard Spencer

Jane Fonda

Movie Actress

10th cousin 2 times removed via Edmund Sherman

Robert H. Goddard

Inventor of First Liquid-propelled Rocket

10th cousin 2 times removed via Edmund Sherman

Marlon Brando

Movie Actor

10th cousin 2 times removed via Gerard Spencer

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Bill Weld

68th Governor of Massachusetts

10th cousin 2 times removed via Edmund Sherman

Burt Reynolds

Movie Actor

10th cousin 2 times removed via Gerard Spencer

Edgar Rice Burroughs

Author of Tarzan and John Carter

10th cousin 3 times removed via Edmund Sherman

William Durant

Co-Founder of General Motors and Founder of Frigidaire

10th cousin 4 times removed via Henry Sherman

Ben Affleck

Movie Actor

11th cousin via William Buell

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Zac Efron

Movie Actor

11th cousin via William Buell

John Hinckley, Jr.

Shot President Ronald Reagan

11th cousin 1 time removed via Gerard Spencer

John Steinbeck

Author of The Grapes of Wrath

11th cousin 2 times removed via Edmund Sherman

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Sir Winston Churchill

Prime Minister of the United Kingdom

11th cousin 3 times removed via Henry Sherman

Christopher Lloyd

Movie Actor

11th cousin 3 times removed via Henry Sherman

Willis Carrier

Inventor of Air Conditioning

11th cousin 3 times removed via Henry Sherman

William Ellery

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

11th cousin 8 times removed via Robert Poyntz

William Greene

2nd Governor of Rhode Island

11th cousin 8 times removed via Robert Poyntz

Sydney Biddle Barrows

Mayflower Madam

12th cousin via Gerard Spencer

Ellen DeGeneres

Comedienne and TV Personality

12th cousin via Gerard Spencer

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Amy Adams

Movie Actress

12th cousin via Gerard Spencer

Herbert Hoover

31st U.S. President

12th cousin 2 times removed via Henry Sherman

Janis Joplin

Singer and Songwriter

12th cousin 2 times removed via Henry Sherman

John Lithgow

Stage, TV, and Movie Actor

12th cousin 2 times removed via Henry Sherman

Gene Roddenberry

Creator of Star Trek

12th cousin 2 times removed via Henry Sherman

Lewis Henry Morgan

Pioneering Anthropologist

12th cousin 5 times removed via John Fortescue

Charles Darwin

Theory of Evolution

12th cousin 6 times removed via Sir Nicholas Poyntz

Robert Townsend

Member of the Culper Spy Ring during the American Revolution

12th cousin 7 times removed via Robert Poyntz

George H. W. Bush

41st U.S. President

13th cousin 1 time removed via Henry Sherman

Mamie (Doud) Eisenhower

First Lady of President Dwight Eisenhower

13th cousin 1 time removed via Henry Sherman

Ken Burns

Documentary Filmmaker

13th cousin 1 time removed via Henry Sherman

Paget Brewster

TV Actress

13th cousin 1 time removed via Henry Sherman

Ellen Louise (Axson) Wilson

First Lady of President Woodrow Wilson

13th cousin 4 times removed via John Fortescue

Lt. Gen. James Brudenell

Leader of the “Charge of the Light Brigade”

13th cousin 5 times removed via Sir Nicholas Poyntz

George W. Bush

43rd U.S. President

14th cousin via Henry Sherman

Jeb Bush

43rd Governor of Florida

14th cousin via Henry Sherman

Gilbert Clifford Noble

Co-Founder of Barnes & Noble

14th cousin 3 times removed via John Fortescue

Julia (Ward) Howe

Author of “The Battle Hymn of the Republic”

14th cousin 5 times removed via Robert Poyntz

Agatha Christie

Murder Mystery Author

15th cousin 2 times removed via John Fortescue

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Mitt Romney

70th Governor of Massachusetts

16th cousin 1 time removed via John Fortescue

Bess (Wallace) Truman

First Lady of President Harry S Truman

16th cousin 1 time removed via John Fortescue

Mike Huckabee

44th Governor of Arkansas

17th cousin via John Fortescue

Princess Diana

Princess of Wales

17th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Nicholas Poyntz

Kit Harington

TV Actor - “Game of Thrones”

17th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Nicholas Poyntz

Richard Nixon

37th U.S. President

17th cousin 2 times removed via Robert Poyntz

Jimmy Carter

39th U.S. President

17th cousin 2 times removed via Robert Poyntz

George Romney

43rd Governor of Michigan

17th cousin 2 times removed via Robert Poyntz

Warren G. Harding

29th U.S. President

17th cousin 2 times removed via Robert Poyntz

Prince William

Duke of Cambridge

18th cousin via Sir Nicholas Poyntz

Prince Harry

Duke of Sussex

18th cousin via Sir Nicholas Poyntz

Raquel Welch

Movie Actress

18th cousin 1 time removed via Robert Poyntz

Kyra Sedgwick

TV and Movie Actress

18th cousin 1 time removed via Robert Poyntz

Charlie Munger

Vice-Chairman of Berkshire Hathaway

18th cousin 1 time removed via Robert Poyntz

Sarah Ferguson

Duchess of York

18th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Nicholas Poyntz

Sarah Palin

9th Governor of Alaska

19th cousin via Robert Poyntz

Truman Capote

Author of In Cold Blood

19th cousin 2 times removed via Sir Nicholas Poyntz


Aaron Rodgers photo by Mike Morbeck (CC BY-SA 2.0)