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Howard Dean

79th Governor of Vermont


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William Brewster

Mayflower Passenger

11th great-grandfather

Stephen Hopkins

Mayflower Passenger

11th great-grandfather

King Edward I

King of England

20th great-grandfather

Hugh le Bigod

Magna Carta Surety

23rd great-grandfather

William Malet

Magna Carta Surety

23rd great-grandfather

Sir Saher de Quincy

Magna Carta Surety

24th great-grandfather

Edmund Sears

Boston Tea Party Participant

1st cousin 9 times removed via Paul Sears

Albert Henry Woolson

Last Surviving Union Veteran of the U.S. Civil War

2nd cousin 4 times removed via Ephraim Woolson

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Josiah Bartlett

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

2nd cousin 8 times removed via John Emery Jr.

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Robert Treat Paine

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

2nd cousin 8 times removed via Thomas Paine Jr.

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Ethan Allen

Revolutionary War Hero

3rd cousin 6 times removed via Ann

Samuel Huntington

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

3rd cousin 7 times removed via Matthew Marvin

King Henry VIII

King of England

3rd cousin 14 times removed via John Beaufort

Alvin Woolson

Founder of Woolson Spice Co. (Lion Coffee)

4th cousin 4 times removed via Joseph Woolson

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Constance Fenimore Woolson

Victorian Novelist and Poet

4th cousin 4 times removed via Joseph Woolson

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Nathan Hale

America's First Spy

4th cousin 5 times removed via Ann

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Franklin Pierce

14th U.S. President

4th cousin 6 times removed via John Emery Jr.

Aaron Burr

Killed Alexander Hamilton

4th cousin 6 times removed via Agnes Harris

Paul Revere

Hero of the American Revolution

4th cousin 7 times removed via Thomas Dexter

William Williams

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

4th cousin 8 times removed via Robert Stanley

Averell Harriman

48th Governor of New York

5th cousin 3 times removed via Jonah Keeler

John Sargent Pillsbury

Co-Founder of C.A. Pillsbury Co.

5th cousin 5 times removed via William Sawyer

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Shubael D. Childs

Founder of S.D. Childs & Company

5th cousin 5 times removed via Henry Cobb

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Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

American “Fireside” Poet

5th cousin 5 times removed via Edward Griswold

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General William Tecumseh Sherman

Union Army - U.S. Civil War

5th cousin 5 times removed via John Taylor

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Richard Warren Sears

Co-Founder of Sears, Roebuck, & Co.

5th cousin 5 times removed via Paul Sears

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P.T. Barnum

Co-Founder of Barnum & Bailey Circus

5th cousin 5 times removed via John Taylor

William Cullen Bryant

American “Fireside” Poet

5th cousin 5 times removed via Andrew Hallett Jr.

Samuel Colt

Inventor of the Colt Revolver

5th cousin 6 times removed via Timothy Stanley

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Zachary Taylor

12th U.S. President

5th cousin 7 times removed via William Brewster

Catherine Parr

6th Wife of King Henry VIII

5th cousin 13 times removed via John of Gaunt

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Gilbert Clifford Noble

Co-Founder of Barnes & Noble

6th cousin 2 times removed via Benjamin Wright

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Charles A. Pillsbury

Co-Founder of C.A. Pillsbury Co.

6th cousin 4 times removed via William Sawyer

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Susan B. Anthony

Women's Rights Advocate

6th cousin 4 times removed via Thomas Trowbridge

Rutherford B. Hayes

19th U.S. President

6th cousin 4 times removed via Thomas Trowbridge

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Wilbur Wright

Wright Brothers - Aviation Pioneer

6th cousin 4 times removed via Samuel Wright

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Orville Wright

Wright Brothers - Aviation Pioneer

6th cousin 4 times removed via Samuel Wright

Emily Dickinson

American Poet

6th cousin 4 times removed via Samuel Hyde

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Levi Parsons Morton

22nd U.S. Vice-President

6th cousin 4 times removed via Samuel Wright

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General Joseph Hooker

Union Army - U.S. Civil War

6th cousin 4 times removed via Matthew Marvin

Elihu Root

38th U.S. Secretary of State

6th cousin 4 times removed via Dr. Henry Woodward

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Harriet Beecher Stowe

Author of Uncle Tom’s Cabin

6th cousin 4 times removed via Dr. Henry Woodward

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Frank W. Woolworth

Founder of F.W. Woolworth Company

6th cousin 4 times removed via Edward Griswold

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William Rufus Day

36th U.S. Secretary of State

6th cousin 4 times removed via Thomas Paine Jr.

Francis Edward Hinckley

Co-Founder of the University of Chicago

6th cousin 5 times removed via Samuel Hinckley

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Anne Boleyn

2nd Wife of King Henry VIII

6th cousin 13 times removed via Richard FitzAlan

John Steinbeck

Author of The Grapes of Wrath

7th cousin 2 times removed via John Emery III

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Norman Rockwell

American Artist

7th cousin 2 times removed via Samuel Keeler

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Lillian Gish

Stage, TV and Movie Actress

7th cousin 2 times removed via John Taylor

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Franklin D. Roosevelt

32nd U.S. President

7th cousin 3 times removed via Dr. Henry Woodward

Edith (Carow) Roosevelt

First Lady of President Theodore Roosevelt

7th cousin 3 times removed via Agnes Harris

Laura Ingalls-Wilder

Author of Little House on the Prairie

7th cousin 3 times removed via John Emery Jr.

Lucy (Webb) Hayes

First Lady of President Rutherford B. Hayes

7th cousin 3 times removed via Dr. Henry Woodward

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Grover Cleveland

22nd and 24th U.S. President

7th cousin 3 times removed via Henry Burt

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Florence (Kling) Harding

First Lady of President Warren G. Harding

7th cousin 3 times removed via Alice

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J.P. Morgan

American Banker and Art Collector

7th cousin 3 times removed via Dr. Henry Woodward

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Robert Frost

Poet and Playwright

7th cousin 3 times removed via William Sawyer

Frank Nelson Doubleday

Founder of Doubleday & Co.

7th cousin 3 times removed via Agnes Harris

Cole Porter

American Composer and Songwriter

7th cousin 3 times removed via Mark St. John

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Clarence Day

Author of Life with Father

7th cousin 3 times removed via Agnes Harris

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Joy Morton

Founder of Morton Salt Company

7th cousin 3 times removed via William Sawyer

William Robbins Barnes

Co-Founder of Barnes & Noble

7th cousin 3 times removed via Henry Cobb

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J.P. Morgan, Jr.

American Banker and Philanthropist

7th cousin 4 times removed via Samuel Hinckley

George Eastman

Founder of Eastman Kodak Company

7th cousin 4 times removed via Timothy Stanley

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Willis Carrier

Inventor of Air Conditioning

7th cousin 4 times removed via John Emery

Commodore Matthew C. Perry

Led Black Ships Expedition to Japan

7th cousin 5 times removed via William Brewster

Oliver Hazard Perry

Hero of Lake Erie during the War of 1812

7th cousin 5 times removed via William Brewster

General George B. McClellan

Union Army - U.S. Civil War

7th cousin 5 times removed via William Brewster

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John Brown

American Abolitionist

7th cousin 5 times removed via Robert Stanley

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Jane Seymour

3rd Wife of King Henry VIII

7th cousin 12 times removed via Edward III of England

Bill Gates

Founder of Microsoft

8th cousin via Jonah Keeler

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Jodie Foster

Movie Actress

8th cousin via Samuel Case

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George H. W. Bush

41st U.S. President

8th cousin 1 time removed via Samuel Keeler

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Charles Dawes

30th U.S. Vice-President

8th cousin 1 time removed via John Taylor

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Emily Post

American Author on Etiquette

8th cousin 2 times removed via Andrew Hallett Jr.

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Bing Crosby

Singer and Movie Actor

8th cousin 2 times removed via Jonathan Sparrow

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Gloria Vanderbilt

Fashion Designer

8th cousin 2 times removed via Thomas Trowbridge

Frederick Upton

Co-Founder of Whirlpool Corporation

8th cousin 2 times removed via Samuel Wright

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James Sherman

27th U.S. Vice-President

8th cousin 2 times removed via Samuel Wright

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Allen Dulles

5th Director of the C.I.A.

8th cousin 2 times removed via Matthew Marvin

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John Foster Dulles

52nd U.S. Secretary of State

8th cousin 2 times removed via Matthew Marvin

Henry Luce

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

8th cousin 2 times removed via Dr. Henry Woodward

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Sarah Jessica Parker

TV and Movie Actress

8th cousin 2 times removed via James Trowbridge

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Barbara Hutton

Socialite (aka “Poor Little Rich Girl”)

8th cousin 2 times removed via Edward Griswold

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Henry Sturgis Morgan

Co-Founder of Morgan Stanley

8th cousin 3 times removed via Samuel Hinckley

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Calvin Coolidge

30th U.S. President

8th cousin 4 times removed via Richard Willard

Henry Lee Higginson

Founder of the Boston Symphony Orchestra

8th cousin 4 times removed via Robert Stanley

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Major John Pitcairn

British Commander at Battle of Lexington

8th cousin 7 times removed via James Hamilton

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George W. Bush

43rd U.S. President

9th cousin via Samuel Keeler

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Jeb Bush

43rd Governor of Florida

9th cousin via Samuel Keeler

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Mike Huckabee

44th Governor of Arkansas

9th cousin via John Taylor

Bill Paxton

TV and Movie Actor

9th cousin via Ann

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Jordana Brewster

TV and Movie Actress

9th cousin via Jonathan Hallett

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Richard Gere

Movie Actor

9th cousin 1 time removed via Edward Griswold

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Humphrey Bogart

Movie Actor

9th cousin 1 time removed via Samuel Wright

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Princess Diana

Princess of Wales

9th cousin 1 time removed via Ann

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Gerald Ford

38th U.S. President

9th cousin 1 time removed via Matthew Marvin

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Raquel Welch

Movie Actress

9th cousin 1 time removed via John Emery Jr.

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Nancy (Davis) Reagan

First Lady of President Ronald Reagan

9th cousin 1 time removed via Edward Griswold

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Ernest Hemingway

Author of The Sun Also Rises

9th cousin 1 time removed via Thomas Trowbridge

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Edwin Hubble

Astronomer

9th cousin 1 time removed via Alice

Glenn Close

Movie, Television, and Stage Actress

9th cousin 1 time removed via Ann

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Vincent Price

Movie Actor

9th cousin 1 time removed via William Spencer

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Anderson Cooper

Television Journalist

9th cousin 1 time removed via Thomas Trowbridge

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Anthony Perkins

Movie Actor

9th cousin 1 time removed via Edward Griswold

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Julia Child

American Chef, Author and TV Personality

9th cousin 1 time removed via Andrew Hallett Jr.

Robert H. Goddard

Inventor of First Liquid-propelled Rocket

9th cousin 1 time removed via Thomas Trowbridge

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Margaret Hamilton

Wicked Witch of the West in The Wizard of OZ

9th cousin 1 time removed via Matthew Marvin

Sarah Caldwell

1st Female Conductor of the Metropolitan Opera

9th cousin 1 time removed via Ann

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James Spader

TV and Movie Actor

9th cousin 1 time removed via Ann

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Edward Norton

Movie Actor

9th cousin 1 time removed via William Trowbridge

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Prince William

Duke of Cambridge

9th cousin 2 times removed via Ann

John Hinckley, Jr.

Shot President Ronald Reagan

9th cousin 2 times removed via Samuel Hinckley

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Johnny Mercer

Songwriter and Co-Founder of Capitol Records

9th cousin 2 times removed via George Gordon

Brooke Shields

Movie Actress and Model

9th cousin 2 times removed via Ann

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Marilyn Monroe

Actress, Model, and Singer

9th cousin 2 times removed via Gerard Spencer

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Sydney Biddle Barrows

Mayflower Madam

9th cousin 2 times removed via William Trowbridge

Kevin Bacon

Movie Actor

9th cousin 2 times removed via Samuel Hinckley

Earl Tupper

Inventor and Founder of Tupperware

9th cousin 2 times removed via John Crow

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Amelia Earhart

Aviation Pioneer

9th cousin 2 times removed via Gerard Spencer

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John Adams Morgan

1952 Olympic Sailing Gold Medalist

9th cousin 2 times removed via Samuel Hinckley

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Prince George

Prince of Cambridge

9th cousin 3 times removed via Ann

Thomas Pynchon

American Novelist

9th cousin 3 times removed via William Brewster

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Benjamin Harrison

23rd U.S. President

9th cousin 4 times removed via John Collamore

Alexander Hamilton

1st U.S. Secretary of the Treasury

9th cousin 5 times removed via James Hamilton

Patrick Henry

“Give me liberty, or give me death!”

9th cousin 7 times removed via James II, King of Scotland

Catherine Howard

5th Wife of King Henry VIII

9th cousin 12 times removed via Edward I, King of England

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Mamie (Doud) Eisenhower

First Lady of President Dwight Eisenhower

10th cousin via Matthew Marvin

King Leka I

King of the Albanians

10th cousin via Thomas Trowbridge

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Brian Wilson

Co-Founder of The Beach Boys

10th cousin via Edward Griswold

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Dennis Wilson

Co-Founder of The Beach Boys

10th cousin via Edward Griswold

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Carl Wilson

Co-Founder of The Beach Boys

10th cousin via Edward Griswold

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Paget Brewster

TV Actress

10th cousin via Matthew Marvin

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Oliver Platt

Movie Actor

10th cousin via Edward Griswold

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Adlai Stevenson III

U.S. Senator from Illinois

10th cousin via Matthew Marvin

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Ed Helms

TV and Movie Actor

10th cousin via Edward Griswold

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Elisabeth Shue

TV and Movie Actress

10th cousin via Agnes Harris

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Andrew Shue

TV Actor

10th cousin via Agnes Harris

Anna Gunn

TV and Movie Actress

10th cousin via Thomas Paine Jr.

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Harry Chapin

Singer and Songwriter

10th cousin via William Sawyer

Mark David Chapman

Assassinated John Lennon

10th cousin via Dr. Henry Woodward

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Mizuo Peck

TV and Movie Actress

10th cousin via William Spencer

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Barbara (Pierce) Bush

First Lady of President George H.W. Bush

10th cousin 1 time removed via Edward Marvin

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Lucille Ball

TV Actress - “I Love Lucy”

10th cousin 1 time removed via Gerard Spencer

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Warren Buffett

Chairman & CEO, Berkshire Hathaway

10th cousin 1 time removed via Gerard Spencer

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Sir Winston Churchill

Prime Minister of the United Kingdom

10th cousin 1 time removed via George Gordon

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Christopher Reeve

Movie Actor

10th cousin 1 time removed via Samuel Hinckley

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Ben Affleck

Movie Actor

10th cousin 1 time removed via Dr. Henry Woodward

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Aaron Rodgers

Quarterback for the Green Bay Packers

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 Samuel Wright

Liv Tyler

TV and Movie Actress

10th cousin 1 time removed via Edward Griswold

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Sarah Palin

9th Governor of Alaska

10th cousin 1 time removed via Richard Sears

Zac Efron

Movie Actor

10th cousin 1 time removed via Edward Griswold

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Endicott Peabody

62nd Governor of Massachusetts

10th cousin 1 time removed via Samuel Hinckley

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Nelson Rockefeller

41st U.S. Vice-President

10th cousin 2 times removed via William Brewster

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Katharine Hepburn

Movie Actress

10th cousin 2 times removed via William Brewster

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Alan Ladd

Movie Actor

10th cousin 2 times removed via Richard Willard

Carole Lombard

Movie Actress

10th cousin 2 times removed via Richard Willard

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Illeana Douglas

TV and Movie Actress

10th cousin 2 times removed via William Brewster

Barack Obama

44th U.S. President

11th cousin via Samuel Hinckley

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Kyra Sedgwick

TV and Movie Actress

11th cousin via Samuel Hinckley

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Taylor Swift

Singer and Songwriter

11th cousin via Nicholas Snow

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Guy Ritchie

British Filmmaker

11th cousin via George Gordon

Steve Young

Football Hall of Fame Quarterback

11th cousin via John Crow

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Tennessee Williams

Author of A Streetcar Named Desire

11th cousin 1 time removed via Stephen Hopkins

Jane Fonda

Movie Actress

11th cousin 1 time removed via Robert Stanley

Shirley Temple

Movie Actress

11th cousin 1 time removed via Robert Stanley

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Ted Danson

TV Actor - “Cheers”, “CSI”

11th cousin 1 time removed via William Brewster

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Ellen DeGeneres

Comedienne and TV Personality

11th cousin 1 time removed via Gerard Spencer

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Pete Seeger

American Folk Singer

11th cousin 1 time removed via William Brewster

Ashley Judd

TV and Movie Actress

11th cousin 1 time removed via William Brewster

David Hyde Pierce

Stage, TV, and Movie Actor

11th cousin 1 time removed via Robert Stanley

Elizabeth Smart

Founder of Elizabeth Smart Foundation

11th cousin 1 time removed via Michael Metcalf

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Rikki Bates

Musician (Member of The Incredible Casuals)

11th cousin 1 time removed via Michael Metcalf

Tilda Swinton

Movie Actress

11th cousin 1 time removed via John Graham

James Russell Lowell

American “Fireside” Poet

11th cousin 3 times removed via James IV, King of Scotland

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Noel Coward

Playwright, Actor, and Songwriter

11th cousin 4 times removed via Sir James Stewart

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General Robert E. Lee

Confederate Army - U.S. Civil War

11th cousin 5 times removed via Sir James Stewart

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George Clinton

4th U.S. Vice President

11th cousin 7 times removed via John of Gaunt

Philip Livingston

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

11th cousin 8 times removed via Robert II, King of Scotland

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Richard More

Mayflower Passenger

11th cousin 8 times removed via Edward III of England

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Chevy Chase

Comedian, Actor and Writer

12th cousin via William Brewster

Linda Hamilton

TV and Movie Actress

12th cousin via William Brewster

Amy Grant

Christian/Pop Singer and Songwriter

12th cousin via Robert Stanley

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Carly Fiorina

CEO of Hewlett-Packard

12th cousin via William Brewster

Avril Lavigne

Singer and Songwriter

12th cousin 1 time removed via Stephen Hopkins

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Helen Keller

Author and Activist

12th cousin 4 times removed via Sir James Stewart

Lewis Henry Morgan

Pioneering Anthropologist

12th cousin 4 times removed via John Fortescue

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Charles Darwin

Theory of Evolution

12th cousin 5 times removed via Sir Nicholas Poyntz

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George Washington

1st U.S. President

12th cousin 6 times removed via John of Gaunt

Thomas Jefferson

3rd U.S. President and Signer of the Declaration of Independence

12th cousin 6 times removed via John of Gaunt

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Thomas Nelson

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

12th cousin 6 times removed via John of Gaunt

Bathsheba (Ruggles) Spooner

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

12th cousin 6 times removed via John of Gaunt

John Langdon

Signer of the U.S. Constitution

12th cousin 6 times removed via John of Gaunt

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DeWitt Clinton

6th Governor of New York

12th cousin 6 times removed via John of Gaunt

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Roger Sherman

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

12th cousin 7 times removed via Richard FitzAlan

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Jonathan Swift

Author of Gulliver's Travels

12th cousin 8 times removed via Edmund FitzAlan

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Rev. George Burroughs

Executed for Witchcraft, Salem 1692

12th cousin 9 times removed via Isabella de Beauchamp

Edmund Waller

English Poet and Politician

12th cousin 9 times removed via Edward I, King of England

Hugh Grant

Movie Actor

13th cousin via Margaret Fleming

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Eleanor Roosevelt

First Lady of President Franklin D. Roosevelt

13th cousin 1 time removed via James IV, King of Scotland

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Sarah Ferguson

Duchess of York

13th cousin 1 time removed via James Hamilton

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Alan Turing

WWII Codebreaker of Nazi Enigma Machine

13th cousin 1 time removed via James IV, King of Scotland

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Theodore Roosevelt

26th U.S. President

13th cousin 3 times removed via Sir James Stewart

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Ellen Louise (Axon) Wilson

First Lady of President Woodrow Wilson

13th cousin 3 times removed via John Fortescue

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Edith (Bolling) Wilson

First Lady of President Woodrow Wilson

13th cousin 3 times removed via Sir James Stewart

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Lytton Strachey

Author and Co-Founder of Bloomsbury Group

13th cousin 3 times removed via Sir James Stewart

Lt. Gen. James Brudenell

Leader of the “Charge of the Light Brigade”

13th cousin 4 times removed via John Beaufort

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Abigail (Smith) Adams

First Lady of President John Adams

13th cousin 5 times removed via John of Gaunt

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Henry Lee III

9th Governor of Virginia

13th cousin 5 times removed via John of Gaunt

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Meriwether Lewis

Lewis and Clark Expedition

13th cousin 5 times removed via John of Gaunt

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Harriet Martineau

Author of The Hour and the Man

13th cousin 5 times removed via John of Gaunt

Jane (Appleton) Pierce

First Lady of President Franklin Pierce

13th cousin 5 times removed via John of Gaunt

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Fletcher Christian

Leader of the mutiny on the Bounty

13th cousin 5 times removed via John of Gaunt

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Nicholas Gilman

Signer of the U.S. Constitution

13th cousin 5 times removed via John of Gaunt

John Marshall

4th Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court

13th cousin 5 times removed via John of Gaunt

General Hugh Mercer

American Revolutionary War Hero

13th cousin 6 times removed via Robert II, King of Scotland

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Caesar Rodney

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

13th cousin 6 times removed via Edward III of England

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Richard Henry Lee

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

13th cousin 6 times removed via Richard FitzAlan

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Francis Lightfoot Lee

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

13th cousin 6 times removed via Richard FitzAlan

Camilla Parker Bowles

Duchess of Cornwall

14th cousin via James IV, King of Scotland

John Kerry

68th U.S. Secretary of State

14th cousin 2 times removed via James Hamilton

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John Quincy Adams

6th U.S. President

14th cousin 4 times removed via John of Gaunt

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Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.

American “Fireside” Poet

14th cousin 4 times removed via John of Gaunt

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Samuel Howard

Boston Tea Party Participant

14th cousin 5 times removed via Richard FitzAlan

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Eli Whitney

Inventor of the Cotton Gin

14th cousin 5 times removed via Richard FitzAlan

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James Madison

4th U.S. President

14th cousin 5 times removed via Richard FitzAlan

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William Floyd

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

14th cousin 5 times removed via Richard FitzAlan

Benjamin Harrison V

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

14th cousin 7 times removed via Edward I, King of England

Caleb Brewster

Member of the Culper Spy Ring during the American Revolution

14th cousin 7 times removed via Edward I, King of England

Agatha Christie

Murder Mystery Author

15th cousin 1 time removed via John Fortescue

John D. Rockefeller

Founder of the Standard Oil Company

15th cousin 2 times removed via John Beaufort

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Colonel Robert Gould Shaw

Principal character of film Glory portrayed by Matthew Broderick

15th cousin 3 times removed via John of Gaunt

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William Marsh Rice

Founder of Rice University

15th cousin 3 times removed via John of Gaunt

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Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

U.S. Supreme Court Justice

15th cousin 3 times removed via John of Gaunt

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George Mason

Father of the U.S. Bill of Rights

15th cousin 4 times removed via Edward III of England

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Samuel Prescott

Completed Paul Revere's Midnight Ride

15th cousin 5 times removed via Henry Plantagenet

William Henry Harrison

9th U.S. President

15th cousin 6 times removed via Edward I, King of England

General William Whipple

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

15th cousin 6 times removed via Edward I, King of England

John Hancock

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

15th cousin 6 times removed via Sir Alan la Zouche

Bess (Wallace) Truman

First Lady of President Harry S Truman

16th cousin via John Fortescue

Wernher von Braun

Rocket Scientist

16th cousin via George Gordon

Dr. H. H. Holmes

Serial Killer aka “Devil in the White City”

16th cousin 2 times removed via John of Gaunt

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Francis Scott Key

Author of “The Star Spangled Banner”

16th cousin 2 times removed via John of Gaunt

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Admiral Richard Byrd

Polar Explorer

16th cousin 2 times removed via John of Gaunt

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Louis Auchincloss

Author

16th cousin 2 times removed via John of Gaunt

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Harry F. Byrd

50th Governor of Virginia

16th cousin 2 times removed via John of Gaunt

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

Author, “Sherlock Holmes”

16th cousin 2 times removed via John of Gaunt

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J. A. Folger

Founder of Folger Coffee Company

16th cousin 3 times removed via Richard FitzAlan

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C. W. Post

Founder of Post Cereals

16th cousin 3 times removed via Richard FitzAlan

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Jay Gould

American Railroad “Robber Baron”

16th cousin 3 times removed via Richard FitzAlan

William Ellery

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

16th cousin 5 times removed via Edward I, King of England

William Greene

2nd Governor of Rhode Island

16th cousin 5 times removed via Edward I, King of England

Benedict Cumberbatch

Movie, Television and Stage Actor

17th cousin via John Beaufort

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General George S. Patton

U.S. Army - World War II

17th cousin 1 time removed via John of Gaunt

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William Howard Taft

27th U.S. President

17th cousin 1 time removed via John of Gaunt

Anthony West

Novelist and writer for the New Yorker

17th cousin 1 time removed via John of Gaunt

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Randolph Scott

Movie Actor

17th cousin 1 time removed via John of Gaunt

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Orson Welles

Radio, Stage, and Movie Actor

17th cousin 1 time removed via John of Gaunt

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Upton Sinclair

Pulitzer Prize Winning Novelist

17th cousin 1 time removed via John of Gaunt

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Dick Clark

Radio and TV Host

17th cousin 1 time removed via John of Gaunt

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Henry Clay Folger

Founder of Folger Shakespeare Library and Chairman of Standard Oil

17th cousin 2 times removed via Richard FitzAlan

Sir Charles Tupper

6th Prime Minister of Canada

17th cousin 2 times removed via Eleanor Plantagenet

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Hetty Green

“The Witch of Wall Street”

17th cousin 2 times removed via Richard FitzAlan

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General James Longstreet

Confederate Army - U.S. Civil War

17th cousin 2 times removed via Richard FitzAlan

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Marjorie Post

Founder of General Foods

17th cousin 2 times removed via Richard FitzAlan

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Olivia De Havilland

Movie Actress

17th cousin 2 times removed via Richard FitzAlan

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Joan Fontaine

Movie Actress

17th cousin 2 times removed via Richard FitzAlan

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Lucretia (Rudolph) Garfield

First Lady of President James Garfield

17th cousin 3 times removed via Edmund FitzAlan

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Stephen A. Douglas

Participated in Lincoln-Douglas Debates

17th cousin 3 times removed via Sir Robert de Holland

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Ralph Waldo Emerson

American Poet

17th cousin 3 times removed via Henry Plantagenet

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Joseph Wharton

Founder of the Wharton School of Business

17th cousin 3 times removed via Edmund FitzAlan

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Ichabod Goodwin

27th Governor of New Hampshire

17th cousin 3 times removed via Henry Plantagenet

Robert Townsend

Member of the Culper Spy Ring during the American Revolution

17th cousin 4 times removed via Edward I, King of England

Herman Melville

Author of Moby Dick

17th cousin 4 times removed via Edward I, King of England

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Queen Elizabeth II

Queen of the United Kingdom

18th cousin via John of Gaunt

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Harper Lee

Author of To Kill a Mockingbird

18th cousin via John of Gaunt

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Jimmy Carter

39th U.S. President

18th cousin via John of Gaunt

Herbert Hoover

31st U.S. President

18th cousin via John of Gaunt

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Frank Lloyd Wright

American Architect

18th cousin via John of Gaunt

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Alan Shepard

Mercury and Apollo Astronaut

18th cousin via John of Gaunt

George Hamilton

TV and Movie Actor

18th cousin via John of Gaunt

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Catherine Middleton

Duchess of Cambridge

18th cousin 1 time removed via John of Gaunt

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Elizabeth Montgomery

TV Actress - “Bewitched”

18th cousin 1 time removed via John of Gaunt

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General Douglas MacArthur

U.S. Army - World War II

18th cousin 1 time removed via Richard FitzAlan

Robert Louis Stevenson

Author of Treasure Island

18th cousin 1 time removed via Robert II, King of Scotland

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Sandra Day O'Connor

First Female U.S. Supreme Court Justice

18th cousin 1 time removed via John of Gaunt

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Steve McQueen

Movie Actor

18th cousin 1 time removed via John of Gaunt

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Adlai Stevenson II

31st Governor of Illinois

18th cousin 1 time removed via Richard FitzAlan

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Valerie Bertinelli

Television Actress

18th cousin 1 time removed via Richard FitzAlan

Keri Russell

TV and Movie Actress

18th cousin 1 time removed via John of Gaunt

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General George C. Marshall

Author of “The Marshall Plan”

18th cousin 1 time removed via Richard FitzAlan

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Mary Chapin Carpenter

Singer and Songwriter

18th cousin 1 time removed via John of Gaunt

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Anne Baxter

Movie Actress

18th cousin 2 times removed via John of Gaunt

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Shanghai Pierce

Texas Cattleman

18th cousin 2 times removed via Edmund FitzAlan

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Jack London

Author of “The Call of the Wild”

18th cousin 2 times removed via Henry Plantagenet

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Sally Ride

1st American Woman in Space

18th cousin 2 times removed via John of Gaunt

Samuel Ward King

15th Governor of Rhode Island

18th cousin 3 times removed via Edward I, King of England

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Ray Bradbury

Author of The Martian Chronicles

19th cousin via Eleanor Plantagenet

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Alice (Lee) Roosevelt

First Wife of President Theodore Roosevelt

19th cousin via Eleanor Plantagenet

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Lee Harvey Oswald

Accused Assassin of President John F. Kennedy

19th cousin via Richard FitzAlan

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Lizzie Borden

Accused Murderess

19th cousin via Richard FitzAlan

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Lou (Henry) Hoover

First Lady of President Herbert Hoover

19th cousin via Richard FitzAlan

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Abigail Folger

Charles Manson Murder Victim and Folger Coffee Heiress

19th cousin via Richard FitzAlan

Joanne Woodward

Movie Actress

19th cousin via Robert II, King of Scotland

Truman Capote

Author of In Cold Blood

19th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Nicholas Poyntz

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Roy Rogers

Cowboy movie actor and singer

19th cousin 1 time removed via Edward III of England

Julia (Ward) Howe

Author of “The Battle Hymn of the Republic”

19th cousin 2 times removed via Edward I, King of England

George Romney

43rd Governor of Michigan

20th cousin via Edmund FitzAlan

Christian Herter

59th Governor of Massachusetts

20th cousin via Sir Robert de Holland

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Walt Disney

Co-Founder of The Walt Disney Company

20th cousin 1 time removed via Isabella de Beauchamp

Mitt Romney

70th Governor of Massachusetts

20th cousin 1 time removed via Edmund FitzAlan

Erskine Childers

4th President of Ireland

20th cousin 1 time removed via Edmund FitzAlan

Dick Cheney

46th U.S. Vice-President

21st cousin via Edward I, King of England

Jesse James

Outlaw, Bank Robber, Murderer

21st cousin via Edward I, King of England

Vachel Lindsay

American Poet

21st cousin via Edward I, King of England

Bette Davis

Movie Actress

21st cousin via Sir Alan la Zouche

Jake Gyllenhaal

Movie Actor

21st cousin via Isabella de Beauchamp

Maggie Gyllenhaal

Movie Actress

21st cousin via Isabella de Beauchamp


Howard Dean photo by John Hoke (CC BY-SA 2.0)