Howard Hawks

Famous Kin of
Howard Hawks

Movie Director


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Sir William de Huntingfield

Magna Carta Surety

21st great-grandfather

William Stoughton

Chief Judge and Prosecutor, Salem Witch Trials 1692

1st cousin 7 times removed via Rev. Thomas Stoughton

Noah Webster

Published first American Dictionary

4th cousin 3 times removed via Thomas Welles

John Wellborn Root

1893 Chicago Columbian Exposition Architect

5th cousin 1 time removed via John Allis

Marshall Field

Founder of Marshall Field & Co.

5th cousin 1 time removed via Benjamin Wait

Ralph Waldo Emerson

American Poet

5th cousin 2 times removed via John Leonard

P.T. Barnum

Co-Founder of Barnum & Bailey Circus

5th cousin 2 times removed via William Beardsley

Harriet Beecher Stowe

Author of Uncle Tom’s Cabin

5th cousin 2 times removed via Sarah Heath

Benedict Arnold

Traitor of the American Revolution

5th cousin 3 times removed via Rev. Thomas Stoughton

Emily Dickinson

American Poet

6th cousin via Thomas Wells

Gilbert Clifford Noble

Co-Founder of Barnes & Noble

6th cousin via John Allis

W. K. Kellogg

Founder of the Kellogg Company

6th cousin 1 time removed via William Beardsley

Ellen Louise (Axson) Wilson

First Lady of President Woodrow Wilson

6th cousin 1 time removed via John Leonard

Katharine Hepburn

Movie Actress

6th cousin 1 time removed via Benjamin Wait

Elihu Root

38th U.S. Secretary of State

6th cousin 1 time removed via John Leonard

John Wayne

Movie Actor

6th cousin 2 times removed via Mary Meekins

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Lillian Gish

Stage, TV and Movie Actress

6th cousin 2 times removed via John Hawks

Clement Clarke Moore

Author of “Twas the Night Before Christmas”

6th cousin 2 times removed via Rev. Thomas Stoughton

John Lithgow

Stage, TV, and Movie Actor

6th cousin 2 times removed via John Allis

Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.

American “Fireside” Poet

6th cousin 2 times removed via Rev. Thomas Stoughton

Raquel Welch

Movie Actress

6th cousin 3 times removed via Benjamin Wait

Howard Dean

79th Governor of Vermont

6th cousin 3 times removed via Thomas Wells

Anthony Perkins

Movie Actor

6th cousin 3 times removed via John Hawks

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Sarah Palin

9th Governor of Alaska

6th cousin 3 times removed via Benjamin Wait

Janis Joplin

Singer and Songwriter

6th cousin 4 times removed via Thomas Wells

Anna Gunn

TV and Movie Actress

6th cousin 4 times removed via Thomas Wells

Amy Adams

Movie Actress

6th cousin 4 times removed via Thomas Wells

Clarence Day

Author of Life with Father

7th cousin via John Leonard

Charles Curtis

31st U.S. Vice-President

7th cousin via John Leonard

Ulysses S. Grant

18th U.S. President

7th cousin 1 time removed via Rev. Thomas Stoughton

Henry Luce

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

7th cousin 1 time removed via John Leonard

C. W. Post

Founder of Post Cereals

7th cousin 1 time removed via Rev. Thomas Stoughton

Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

U.S. Supreme Court Justice

7th cousin 1 time removed via Rev. Thomas Stoughton

Lucille Ball

TV Actress - “I Love Lucy”

7th cousin 2 times removed via John Leonard

Nancy (Davis) Reagan

First Lady of President Ronald Reagan

7th cousin 2 times removed via John Leonard

Harry Chapin

Singer and Songwriter

7th cousin 2 times removed via John Leonard

Mary Chapin Carpenter

Singer and Songwriter

7th cousin 2 times removed via John Leonard

James Taylor

Singer-Songwriter

7th cousin 2 times removed via John Leonard

John Hinckley, Jr.

Shot President Ronald Reagan

7th cousin 3 times removed via John Leonard

Matt Damon

Movie Actor

7th cousin 3 times removed via John Leonard

Elisabeth Shue

TV and Movie Actress

7th cousin 3 times removed via John Leonard

Andrew Shue

TV Actor

7th cousin 3 times removed via John Leonard

Mark David Chapman

Assassinated John Lennon

7th cousin 3 times removed via John Leonard

Edward Norton

Movie Actor

7th cousin 4 times removed via William Beardsley

Zac Efron

Movie Actor

7th cousin 5 times removed via Thomas Welles

Marjorie Post

Founder of General Foods

8th cousin via Rev. Thomas Stoughton

Franklin D. Roosevelt

32nd U.S. President

8th cousin 1 time removed via Rev. Thomas Stoughton

Mark Twain

Author of Tom Sawyer

8th cousin 1 time removed via Rev. Thomas Stoughton

Allen Dulles

5th Director of the C.I.A.

8th cousin 1 time removed via Rev. Thomas Stoughton

John Foster Dulles

52nd U.S. Secretary of State

8th cousin 1 time removed via Rev. Thomas Stoughton

Shirley Temple

Movie Actress

8th cousin 2 times removed via Rev. Thomas Stoughton

John Kerry

68th U.S. Secretary of State

8th cousin 2 times removed via Rev. Thomas Stoughton

Tuesday Weld

TV and Movie Actress

8th cousin 2 times removed via Rev. Thomas Stoughton

Thomas Edmund Dewey

47th Governor of New York

8th cousin 2 times removed via Rev. Thomas Stoughton

Kyra Sedgwick

TV and Movie Actress

8th cousin 3 times removed via Rev. Thomas Stoughton

Clint Eastwood

TV & Film Actor and Director

8th cousin 3 times removed via Rev. Thomas Stoughton

Louis Auchincloss

Author

8th cousin 3 times removed via Rev. Thomas Stoughton

Henry A. Wallace

33rd U.S. Vice-President

8th cousin 3 times removed via Rev. Thomas Stoughton

Adlai Stevenson III

U.S. Senator from Illinois

8th cousin 4 times removed via Rev. Thomas Stoughton

Ethan Hawke

Actor, Director, Screenwriter, Novelist

8th cousin 5 times removed via Rev. Thomas Stoughton

Rand Paul

U.S. Senator from Kentucky

8th cousin 6 times removed via Rev. Thomas Stoughton

Princess Diana

Princess of Wales

13th cousin 3 times removed via Sir John Colepepper

Sarah Ferguson

Duchess of York

13th cousin 3 times removed via Sir John Colepepper

Prince William

Duke of Cambridge

13th cousin 4 times removed via Sir John Colepepper

Prince Harry

Duke of Sussex

13th cousin 4 times removed via Sir John Colepepper

Lytton Strachey

Author and Co-Founder of Bloomsbury Group

17th cousin via Sir Roger Lewknor