Meryl Streep

Famous Kin of
Meryl Streep

Movie Actress


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John Howland

Mayflower Passenger

8th great-granduncle via Henry Howland

Stephen Hopkins

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

1st cousin 7 times removed via Samuel Wilkinson

Bathsheba (Ruggles) Spooner

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

4th cousin 6 times removed via Henry Howland

Joseph Wharton

Founder of the Wharton School of Business

5th cousin 4 times removed via Henry Howland

Nathaniel Gorham

Signer of the U.S. Constitution

5th cousin 5 times removed via Henry Howland

Potter Palmer

Co-Founder of Marshall Fields

6th cousin 3 times removed via Henry Howland

Henry Crapo

14th Governor of Michigan

6th cousin 3 times removed via Henry Howland

Hetty Green

“The Witch of Wall Street”

6th cousin 3 times removed via Henry Howland

Bing Crosby

Singer and Movie Actor

7th cousin 1 time removed via John Young

Lewis Henry Lapham

Co-Founder of Texaco

7th cousin 2 times removed via Henry Howland

Charles Dawes

30th U.S. Vice-President

7th cousin 2 times removed via Elizabeth Ring

Merrill C. Meigs

Publisher, Chicago Herald & Examiner

7th cousin 2 times removed via Stephen Deane

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

American “Fireside” Poet

7th cousin 3 times removed via Henry Howland

Ralph Waldo Emerson

American Poet

7th cousin 3 times removed via Henry Howland

Joseph Smith

Founder of the Mormon Church

7th cousin 3 times removed via Henry Howland

James Youngs Smith

29th Governor of Rhode Island

7th cousin 3 times removed via Henry Howland

Horace Gray

U.S. Supreme Court Justice

7th cousin 3 times removed via Henry Howland

Henry Huttleston Rogers

Oil Tycoon

7th cousin 3 times removed via Henry Howland

Richard Nixon

37th U.S. President

8th cousin 1 time removed via Henry Howland

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Norman Rockwell

American Artist

8th cousin 1 time removed via John Young

William Durant

Co-Founder of General Motors and Founder of Frigidaire

8th cousin 1 time removed via Henry Howland

David McCullough

Historian, Author and TV Narrator

8th cousin 1 time removed via William Twining Jr.

Owen Brewster

54th Governor of Maine

8th cousin 1 time removed via Henry Howland

Franklin D. Roosevelt

32nd U.S. President

8th cousin 2 times removed via Henry Howland

Francis Edward Hinckley

Co-Founder of the University of Chicago

8th cousin 2 times removed via Henry Howland


Meryl Streep photo by Jack Mitchell (CC BY-SA 2.0)