John Adams

Famous Kin of
John Adams

2nd U.S. President and Signer of the Declaration of Independence


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John Quincy Adams

6th U.S. President

Son

John Alden

Mayflower Passenger

2nd great-grandfather

John Adams Morgan

1952 Olympic Sailing Gold Medalist

4th great-grandson

Capt. John Alden

Accused of Witchcraft, Salem 1692

Great-granduncle via John Alden

Raquel Welch

Movie Actress

1st cousin 6 times removed via Joseph Adams Jr.

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Linda Hunt

TV and Movie Actress

1st cousin 7 times removed via Joseph Adams Jr.

Samuel Adams

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

2nd cousin via Joseph Adams

Bathsheba (Ruggles) Spooner

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

2nd cousin via Benjamin White

William Rufus Day

36th U.S. Secretary of State

2nd cousin 4 times removed via Joseph Adams

Erskine Childers

4th President of Ireland

2nd cousin 5 times removed via John Bass

Leverett Saltonstall

55th Governor of Massachusetts

2nd cousin 5 times removed via Thomas Boylston Jr

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Tuesday Weld

TV and Movie Actress

2nd cousin 7 times removed via Joseph Adams

Anna Gunn

TV and Movie Actress

2nd cousin 8 times removed via Joseph Adams

Abigail (Smith) Adams

First Lady of President John Adams

3rd cousin via Thomas Boylston

John Trumbull

American Painter

3rd cousin 1 time removed via John Alden

Oliver Winchester

Founder of Winchester Repeating Arms Co.

3rd cousin 1 time removed via John White

Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.

American “Fireside” Poet

3rd cousin 1 time removed via William Cogswell

Deborah Samson

Female Revolutionary War Veteran

3rd cousin 1 time removed via John Alden

William Cullen Bryant

American “Fireside” Poet

3rd cousin 2 times removed via John Alden

Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

U.S. Supreme Court Justice

3rd cousin 2 times removed via William Cogswell

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James Youngs Smith

29th Governor of Rhode Island

3rd cousin 2 times removed via Thomas Gardner Jr

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

American “Fireside” Poet

3rd cousin 3 times removed via John Alden

Sir Robert Laird Borden

8th Prime Minister of Canada

3rd cousin 3 times removed via Thomas Gardner Jr

Richard Warren Sears

Co-Founder of Sears, Roebuck, & Co.

3rd cousin 3 times removed via John Alden

Elias Howe

Inventor, Lockstitch Sewing Machine

3rd cousin 3 times removed via Samuel Bass