Bess (Wallace) Truman

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Bess (Wallace) Truman

First Lady of President Harry S Truman


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Oliver Wolcott

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

3rd cousin 7 times removed via Thomas Newberry

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Rutherford B. Hayes

19th U.S. President

5th cousin 3 times removed via John Root

Lewis Henry Morgan

Pioneering Anthropologist

5th cousin 4 times removed via Benjamin Newberry

Frank W. Woolworth

Founder of F.W. Woolworth Company

6th cousin 2 times removed via John Root

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Gilbert Clifford Noble

Co-Founder of Barnes & Noble

6th cousin 2 times removed via John Mosley Jr.

Louisa May Alcott

Author of Little Women

6th cousin 3 times removed via John Root

Elihu Root

38th U.S. Secretary of State

6th cousin 3 times removed via John Root

Eliphalet Remington

Founder of Remington Arms Company

6th cousin 4 times removed via Thomas Newberry

Franklin D. Roosevelt

32nd U.S. President

7th cousin 2 times removed via Robert Ashley

J.P. Morgan

American Banker and Art Collector

7th cousin 2 times removed via Robert Ashley

James Sherman

27th U.S. Vice-President

7th cousin 2 times removed via Robert Ashley

Julius Sterling Morton

Founder of Arbor Day

7th cousin 2 times removed via Robert Ashley

Ellen Louise (Axson) Wilson

First Lady of President Woodrow Wilson

7th cousin 3 times removed via Matthew Allyn

George Eastman

Founder of Eastman Kodak Company

7th cousin 3 times removed via John Root

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Nancy (Davis) Reagan

First Lady of President Ronald Reagan

8th cousin via John Mosley Jr.

Barbara Hutton

Socialite (aka “Poor Little Rich Girl”)

8th cousin via John Root

J.P. Morgan, Jr.

American Banker and Philanthropist

8th cousin 1 time removed via Robert Ashley

Clint Eastwood

TV & Film Actor and Director

8th cousin 1 time removed via John Root

Agatha Christie

Murder Mystery Author

8th cousin 1 time removed via Benjamin Newberry

Henry Luce

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

8th cousin 1 time removed via John Root

Joy Morton

Founder of Morton Salt Company

8th cousin 1 time removed via Robert Ashley

Juliette Gordon Low

Founder of the Girl Scouts

8th cousin 2 times removed via Thomas Newberry

Buckminster Fuller

Author, Architect, and Inventor

8th cousin 2 times removed via Thomas Newberry

John Wellborn Root

1893 Chicago Columbian Exposition Architect

8th cousin 2 times removed via John Root

Henry Sturgis Morgan

Co-Founder of Morgan Stanley

9th cousin via Robert Ashley

John Hinckley, Jr.

Shot President Ronald Reagan

9th cousin 1 time removed via John Root

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Ernest Hemingway

Author of The Sun Also Rises

9th cousin 1 time removed via Thomas Newberry

Charles Dawes

30th U.S. Vice-President

9th cousin 1 time removed via Thomas Kilbourn

Margaret Hamilton

Wicked Witch of the West in The Wizard of OZ

9th cousin 1 time removed via Thomas Kilbourn

Mike Huckabee

44th Governor of Arkansas

9th cousin 1 time removed via Benjamin Newberry

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Mizuo Peck

TV and Movie Actress

9th cousin 1 time removed via John Root

John Adams Morgan

1952 Olympic Sailing Gold Medalist

9th cousin 1 time removed via Robert Ashley

Mitt Romney

70th Governor of Massachusetts

10th cousin via Matthew Allyn

Ed Helms

TV and Movie Actor

10th cousin 1 time removed via Thomas Newberry

John Lithgow

Stage, TV, and Movie Actor

10th cousin 1 time removed via John Root

Sydney Biddle Barrows

Mayflower Madam

10th cousin 2 times removed via Thomas Kilbourn

Ben Affleck

Movie Actor

10th cousin 2 times removed via Thomas Newberry

Janis Joplin

Singer and Songwriter

10th cousin 2 times removed via John Root

Anna Gunn

TV and Movie Actress

10th cousin 3 times removed via John Root

Aaron Burr

Killed Alexander Hamilton

10th cousin 6 times removed via John Fortescue

Benjamin Harrison

23rd U.S. President

12th cousin 4 times removed via John Fortescue

Harriet Beecher Stowe

Author of Uncle Tom’s Cabin

12th cousin 4 times removed via John Fortescue

Edith (Carow) Roosevelt

First Lady of President Theodore Roosevelt

13th cousin 3 times removed via John Fortescue

Frank Nelson Doubleday

Founder of Doubleday & Co.

13th cousin 3 times removed via John Fortescue

Clarence Day

Author of Life with Father

13th cousin 3 times removed via John Fortescue

Vincent Price

Movie Actor

15th cousin 1 time removed via John Fortescue

Warren Buffett

Chairman & CEO, Berkshire Hathaway

16th cousin via John Fortescue

Howard Dean

79th Governor of Vermont

16th cousin via John Fortescue

Jodie Foster

Movie Actress

16th cousin via John Fortescue

Elisabeth Shue

TV and Movie Actress

16th cousin via John Fortescue

Andrew Shue

TV Actor

16th cousin via John Fortescue

Aaron Rodgers

Quarterback for the Green Bay Packers

16th cousin 1 time removed via John Fortescue

Susan B. Anthony

Women's Rights Advocate

18th cousin 3 times removed via Sir Humphrey de Beauchamp

Gloria Vanderbilt

Fashion Designer

20th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Humphrey de Beauchamp

Anderson Cooper

Television Journalist

21st cousin via Sir Humphrey de Beauchamp

Robert H. Goddard

Inventor of First Liquid-propelled Rocket

21st cousin via Sir Humphrey de Beauchamp