Lewis Henry Lapham

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Lewis Henry Lapham

Co-Founder of Texaco


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Christopher Lloyd

Movie Actor

Grandson

John Howland

Mayflower Passenger

6th great-granduncle via Henry Howland

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Susan B. Anthony

Women's Rights Advocate

2nd cousin 1 time removed via Joshua Lapham

Willis Carrier

Inventor of Air Conditioning

2nd cousin 2 times removed via Stephen Rogers

Stephen Hopkins

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

3rd cousin 4 times removed via William Hopkins

William Floyd

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

3rd cousin 4 times removed via Richard Platt

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Hetty Green

“The Witch of Wall Street”

4th cousin via John Lapham Jr.

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Henry Crapo

14th Governor of Michigan

4th cousin 1 time removed via Henry Howland

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Elizabeth (Kortright) Monroe

First Lady of President James Monroe

4th cousin 2 times removed via John Russell

Janis Joplin

Singer and Songwriter

4th cousin 3 times removed via David Sherman

Benedict Arnold

Traitor of the American Revolution

4th cousin 4 times removed via Nicholas Arnold

Roger Sherman

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

4th cousin 4 times removed via Henry Sherman

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William Ellery

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

4th cousin 4 times removed via Cornell

Bathsheba (Ruggles) Spooner

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

4th cousin 4 times removed via Henry Howland

Potter Palmer

Co-Founder of Marshall Fields

5th cousin 1 time removed via Zoeth Howland

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William Durant

Co-Founder of General Motors and Founder of Frigidaire

5th cousin 1 time removed via Henry Howland

Walt Whitman

American Poet

5th cousin 1 time removed via Isaac Platt

William Cullen Bryant

American “Fireside” Poet

5th cousin 2 times removed via Thomas Mitchell

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Joseph Wharton

Founder of the Wharton School of Business

5th cousin 2 times removed via Henry Howland

Nathaniel Gorham

Signer of the U.S. Constitution

5th cousin 3 times removed via Henry Howland

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Oliver Platt

Movie Actor

5th cousin 3 times removed via John Platt

Horatio Alger

Author

6th cousin via John Fobes

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James Sherman

27th U.S. Vice-President

6th cousin via Philip Sherman

J.P. Morgan, Jr.

American Banker and Philanthropist

6th cousin 1 time removed via John Fobes

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Sir Robert Laird Borden

8th Prime Minister of Canada

6th cousin 1 time removed via Anthony Annable

Henry David Thoreau

American Author and Poet

6th cousin 1 time removed via Thomas Mitchell

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Calvin Coolidge

30th U.S. President

6th cousin 2 times removed via John Hathaway

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Tennessee Williams

Author of A Streetcar Named Desire

6th cousin 2 times removed via Thomas Briggs

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Humphrey Bogart

Movie Actor

6th cousin 2 times removed via Samuel Hicks

Henry Sturgis Morgan

Co-Founder of Morgan Stanley

6th cousin 2 times removed via John Fobes

Warren Buffett

Chairman & CEO, Berkshire Hathaway

6th cousin 2 times removed via Isaac Platt

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Sir Winston Churchill

Prime Minister of the United Kingdom

6th cousin 2 times removed via John Russell

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Bing Crosby

Singer and Movie Actor

6th cousin 2 times removed via Zoeth Howland

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Bill Gates

Founder of Microsoft

6th cousin 2 times removed via John Fobes

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Ezra Cornell

Co-Founder of Cornell University,
Founder of Western Union

6th cousin 2 times removed via Cornell

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Clement Clarke Moore

Author of “Twas the Night Before Christmas”

6th cousin 2 times removed via Cornell

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Gerald Ford

38th U.S. President

6th cousin 3 times removed via Zoeth Howland

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Marilyn Monroe

Actress, Model, and Singer

6th cousin 3 times removed via Zoeth Howland

Robert Treat Paine

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

6th cousin 3 times removed via Henry Sherman

Vincent Price

Movie Actor

6th cousin 3 times removed via John Fobes

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Amelia Earhart

Aviation Pioneer

6th cousin 3 times removed via John Russell

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Harry Chapin

Singer and Songwriter

6th cousin 3 times removed via Rev. John Wing

Gene Roddenberry

Creator of Star Trek

6th cousin 3 times removed via Philip Sherman

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John Adams Morgan

1952 Olympic Sailing Gold Medalist

6th cousin 3 times removed via John Fobes

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Bill Weld

68th Governor of Massachusetts

6th cousin 3 times removed via John Fobes

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George H. W. Bush

41st U.S. President

6th cousin 4 times removed via Philip Sherman

Princess Diana

Princess of Wales

6th cousin 4 times removed via John Fobes

Mitt Romney

70th Governor of Massachusetts

6th cousin 4 times removed via Rev. John Wing

Mamie (Doud) Eisenhower

First Lady of President Dwight Eisenhower

6th cousin 4 times removed via Philip Sherman

Ken Burns

Documentary Filmmaker

6th cousin 4 times removed via Philip Sherman

Paget Brewster

TV Actress

6th cousin 4 times removed via Philip Sherman

Ethan Hawke

Actor, Director, Screenwriter, Novelist

6th cousin 4 times removed via Thomas Briggs

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James Taylor

Singer-Songwriter

6th cousin 4 times removed via Rev. John Wing

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George W. Bush

43rd U.S. President

6th cousin 5 times removed via Philip Sherman

Prince William

Duke of Cambridge

6th cousin 5 times removed via John Fobes

Prince Harry

Duke of Sussex

6th cousin 5 times removed via John Fobes

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Jeb Bush

43rd Governor of Florida

6th cousin 5 times removed via Philip Sherman

Elizabeth Smart

Founder of Elizabeth Smart Foundation

6th cousin 5 times removed via John Briggs

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William Howard Taft

27th U.S. President

7th cousin via Thomas Mitchell

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William Rufus Day

36th U.S. Secretary of State

7th cousin via John Doane

Edwin Bryant

California Expedition Journalist

7th cousin via Thomas Mitchell

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Richard Nixon

37th U.S. President

7th cousin 1 time removed via Henry Howland

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

American “Fireside” Poet

7th cousin 1 time removed via Henry Howland

Dr. H. H. Holmes

Serial Killer aka “Devil in the White City”

7th cousin 1 time removed via Rev. Stephen Bachiler

Gail Borden III

Inventor of Condensed Milk, Founder of the Borden Company

7th cousin 1 time removed via Nicholas Arnold

Commodore Matthew C. Perry

Led Black Ships Expedition to Japan

7th cousin 1 time removed via Nicholas Arnold

Ralph Waldo Emerson

American Poet

7th cousin 1 time removed via Henry Howland

Oliver Hazard Perry

Hero of Lake Erie during the War of 1812

7th cousin 1 time removed via Nicholas Arnold

Joseph Smith

Founder of the Mormon Church

7th cousin 1 time removed via Henry Howland

Charles Dawes

30th U.S. Vice-President

7th cousin 1 time removed via John Doane

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Julia Child

American Chef, Author and TV Personality

7th cousin 1 time removed via Thomas Mitchell

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Alonzo B. Cornell

25th Governor of New York

7th cousin 1 time removed via Cornell

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Henry Fonda

Movie Actor

7th cousin 2 times removed via Thomas Mitchell

Johnny Carson

TV Host - “The Tonight Show”

7th cousin 2 times removed via Henry Howland

Meryl Streep

Movie Actress

7th cousin 2 times removed via Henry Howland

Christopher Rouse

American Composer

7th cousin 2 times removed via Richard Platt

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Jane Fonda

Movie Actress

7th cousin 3 times removed via Thomas Mitchell

Louis L'Amour

Western Author

7th cousin 3 times removed via Rev. Stephen Bachiler

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Norman Rockwell

American Artist

7th cousin 3 times removed via Henry Howland

Anthony Perkins

Movie Actor

7th cousin 3 times removed via Thomas Mitchell

Alan Shepard

Mercury and Apollo Astronaut

7th cousin 3 times removed via Rev. Stephen Bachiler

Pete Seeger

American Folk Singer

7th cousin 3 times removed via Thomas Mitchell

Jodie Foster

Movie Actress

7th cousin 3 times removed via Richard Platt

David Hyde Pierce

Stage, TV, and Movie Actor

7th cousin 3 times removed via Richard Platt

Edward Norton

Movie Actor

7th cousin 3 times removed via Richard Platt

Burl Ives

Singer and Actor

7th cousin 3 times removed via Thomas Mitchell

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Sydney Biddle Barrows

Mayflower Madam

7th cousin 4 times removed via John Doane

Sigourney Weaver

Movie Actress

7th cousin 4 times removed via Robert Hicks

James Dean

Movie Actor

7th cousin 4 times removed via Rev. Stephen Bachiler

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John Lithgow

Stage, TV, and Movie Actor

7th cousin 4 times removed via Rev. Stephen Bachiler

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Anna Gunn

TV and Movie Actress

7th cousin 4 times removed via John Doane

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Jordana Brewster

TV and Movie Actress

7th cousin 4 times removed via Thomas Mitchell

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Dave Cowens

NBA Hall of Famer

7th cousin 4 times removed via John Doane

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William H. Macy

TV and Movie Actor

7th cousin 4 times removed via Rev. Stephen Bachiler

John Cena

Movie Actor and WWE Pro Wrestler

7th cousin 4 times removed via Robert Hicks

Edward Snowden

Ex-CIA / NSA Whistleblower

7th cousin 5 times removed via Robert Hicks

Taylor Swift

Singer and Songwriter

7th cousin 5 times removed via Robert Hicks

Avril Lavigne

Singer and Songwriter

7th cousin 5 times removed via John Doane

Wil Wheaton

TV and Movie Actor

7th cousin 5 times removed via Thomas Mitchell

Nathaniel Philbrick

Author of In the Heart of the Sea

7th cousin 5 times removed via Rev. Stephen Bachiler

Kelsey Grammer

TV and Movie Actor

7th cousin 5 times removed via Rev. Stephen Bachiler

Meghan Markle

Duchess of Sussex, TV Actress

7th cousin 5 times removed via Rev. Stephen Bachiler

Franklin D. Roosevelt

32nd U.S. President

8th cousin via Henry Howland

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Lizzie Borden

Accused Murderess

8th cousin via Cornell

Francis Edward Hinckley

Co-Founder of the University of Chicago

8th cousin via Henry Howland

Stephen A. Douglas

Participated in Lincoln-Douglas Debates

8th cousin via Nicholas Arnold

Edith (Carow) Roosevelt

First Lady of President Theodore Roosevelt

8th cousin 1 time removed via Henry Howland

General William Tecumseh Sherman

Union Army - U.S. Civil War

8th cousin 1 time removed via Henry Sherman

Louis Auchincloss

Author

8th cousin 1 time removed via Henry Howland

Samuel Ward King

15th Governor of Rhode Island

8th cousin 1 time removed via Henry Sherman

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Jimmy Carter

39th U.S. President

8th cousin 2 times removed via Cornell

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John Steinbeck

Author of The Grapes of Wrath

8th cousin 2 times removed via Henry Howland

Nelson Eddy

Movie Actor and Singer

8th cousin 2 times removed via Nicholas Arnold

Herbert Hoover

31st U.S. President

8th cousin 3 times removed via Henry Sherman

John Hinckley, Jr.

Shot President Ronald Reagan

8th cousin 3 times removed via Henry Howland

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Kyra Sedgwick

TV and Movie Actress

8th cousin 3 times removed via Cornell

Dr. Benjamin Spock

American Pediatrician and Author on Child Care

8th cousin 3 times removed via Henry Howland

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John Kerry

68th U.S. Secretary of State

8th cousin 3 times removed via Cornell

Chevy Chase

Comedian, Actor and Writer

8th cousin 3 times removed via Henry Howland

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Tuesday Weld

TV and Movie Actress

8th cousin 3 times removed via Henry Howland

Alec Baldwin

Television and Movie Actor

8th cousin 4 times removed via Henry Howland

David Carradine

TV and Movie Actor

8th cousin 4 times removed via Henry Howland

Ted Danson

TV Actor - “Cheers”, “CSI”

8th cousin 4 times removed via Henry Howland

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Sarah Palin

9th Governor of Alaska

8th cousin 4 times removed via Nicholas Arnold

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Marie-Chantal Miller

Crown Princess of Greece

8th cousin 4 times removed via Henry Howland

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Kate Upton

Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Cover Model

8th cousin 5 times removed via Henry Howland

Lucretia (Rudolph) Garfield

First Lady of President James Garfield

9th cousin via John Lawrence

Frank Nelson Doubleday

Founder of Doubleday & Co.

9th cousin via Henry Sherman

Harriet Beecher Stowe

Author of Uncle Tom’s Cabin

9th cousin via Henry Sherman

James Russell Lowell

American “Fireside” Poet

9th cousin via Henry Sherman

Edgar Rice Burroughs

Author of Tarzan and John Carter

9th cousin 2 times removed via Henry Sherman

Charles Edward Merrill

Co-Founder of Merrill Lynch & Company

9th cousin 2 times removed via Henry Sherman

Robert H. Goddard

Inventor of First Liquid-propelled Rocket

9th cousin 3 times removed via Henry Sherman

Mizuo Peck

TV and Movie Actress

9th cousin 4 times removed via Henry Sherman

Aaron Rodgers

Quarterback for the Green Bay Packers

9th cousin 5 times removed via Henry Sherman

James Spader

TV and Movie Actor

9th cousin 5 times removed via Henry Sherman


Lewis Henry Lapham photo by Gippslander2012 (CC BY-SA 3.0)