Henry David Thoreau

Famous Kin of
Henry David Thoreau

American Author and Poet


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Richard Warren

Mayflower Passenger

5th great-grandfather

Camilla Parker Bowles

Duchess of Cornwall

2nd cousin 5 times removed via Elisha Jones

Kyra Sedgwick

TV and Movie Actress

3rd cousin 5 times removed via Josiah Jones Jr.

William Howard Taft

27th U.S. President

4th cousin 1 time removed via John Hayward

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William Cullen Bryant

American “Fireside” Poet

4th cousin 1 time removed via Thomas Hayward

Thomas J. Watson, Jr.

President and CEO of I.B.M.

4th cousin 4 times removed via Thomas Barnes

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Edwin Bryant

California Expedition Journalist

5th cousin via Thomas Hayward

Emily Dickinson

American Poet

5th cousin 1 time removed via Nathaniel Treadway

Shanghai Pierce

Texas Cattleman

5th cousin 1 time removed via Richard Church

General George B. McClellan

Union Army - U.S. Civil War

5th cousin 2 times removed via Elizabeth

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Horatio Alger

Author

5th cousin 2 times removed via Thomas Hayward

George Eastman

Founder of Eastman Kodak Company

5th cousin 2 times removed via Elizabeth

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Julia Child

American Chef, Author and TV Personality

5th cousin 2 times removed via Experience Mitchell

Henry Fonda

Movie Actor

5th cousin 3 times removed via Experience Mitchell

Frederick Upton

Co-Founder of Whirlpool Corporation

5th cousin 3 times removed via Nathaniel Treadway

Marilyn Monroe

Actress, Model, and Singer

5th cousin 4 times removed via Experience Mitchell

Jane Fonda

Movie Actress

5th cousin 4 times removed via Experience Mitchell

Anthony Perkins

Movie Actor

5th cousin 4 times removed via Experience Mitchell

Pete Seeger

American Folk Singer

5th cousin 4 times removed via Experience Mitchell

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Bill Weld

68th Governor of Massachusetts

5th cousin 4 times removed via Nathaniel Treadway

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Burl Ives

Singer and Actor

5th cousin 4 times removed via Experience Mitchell

George H. W. Bush

41st U.S. President

5th cousin 5 times removed via Experience Mitchell

Christopher Reeve

Movie Actor

5th cousin 5 times removed via Elizabeth

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Vincent Price

Movie Actor

5th cousin 5 times removed via Thomas Hayward

Amy Grant

Christian/Pop Singer and Songwriter

5th cousin 5 times removed via Thomas Hayward

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Jordana Brewster

TV and Movie Actress

5th cousin 5 times removed via Experience Mitchell

Tuesday Weld

TV and Movie Actress

5th cousin 5 times removed via Richard Church

George W. Bush

43rd U.S. President

5th cousin 6 times removed via Experience Mitchell

Sally Field

TV and Movie Actress

5th cousin 6 times removed via Elizabeth

Kate Upton

Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Cover Model

5th cousin 6 times removed via Nathaniel Treadway

Jeb Bush

43rd Governor of Florida

5th cousin 6 times removed via Experience Mitchell

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Wil Wheaton

TV and Movie Actor

5th cousin 6 times removed via Thomas Hayward

Elizabeth Smart

Founder of Elizabeth Smart Foundation

5th cousin 6 times removed via Lewis Jones

Dave Cowens

NBA Hall of Famer

5th cousin 6 times removed via Richard Church

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Marie-Chantal Miller

Crown Princess of Greece

5th cousin 6 times removed via Thomas Hayward

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

American “Fireside” Poet

6th cousin via Richard Warren

Ulysses S. Grant

18th U.S. President

6th cousin via Richard Warren

Susan B. Anthony

Women's Rights Advocate

6th cousin via Thomas Mitchell

Clara Barton

Founder of the American Red Cross

6th cousin via Walter Haynes

J. A. Folger

Founder of Folger Coffee Company

6th cousin 1 time removed via Richard Warren

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Franklin D. Roosevelt

32nd U.S. President

6th cousin 1 time removed via Richard Warren

Sir Charles Tupper

6th Prime Minister of Canada

6th cousin 1 time removed via Richard Warren

Lewis Henry Lapham

Co-Founder of Texaco

6th cousin 1 time removed via Thomas Mitchell

Hetty Green

“The Witch of Wall Street”

6th cousin 1 time removed via Thomas Mitchell

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William Rufus Day

36th U.S. Secretary of State

6th cousin 1 time removed via Richard Warren

Grace (Goodhue) Coolidge

First Lady of President Calvin Coolidge

6th cousin 2 times removed via Richard Warren

J.P. Morgan, Jr.

American Banker and Philanthropist

6th cousin 2 times removed via Thomas Mitchell

Henry Clay Folger

Founder of Folger Shakespeare Library and Chairman of Standard Oil

6th cousin 2 times removed via Richard Warren

Laura Ingalls-Wilder

Author of Little House on the Prairie

6th cousin 2 times removed via Richard Warren

Henry Sturgis Morgan

Co-Founder of Morgan Stanley

6th cousin 3 times removed via Thomas Mitchell

Katharine Hepburn

Movie Actress

6th cousin 3 times removed via Walter Haynes

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Christopher Lloyd

Movie Actor

6th cousin 3 times removed via Richard Warren

Bill Gates

Founder of Microsoft

6th cousin 3 times removed via Thomas Mitchell

Alan Shepard

Mercury and Apollo Astronaut

6th cousin 3 times removed via Richard Warren

Orson Welles

Radio, Stage, and Movie Actor

6th cousin 3 times removed via Richard Warren

Amelia Earhart

Aviation Pioneer

6th cousin 3 times removed via Richard Warren

Erskine Childers

4th President of Ireland

6th cousin 3 times removed via Richard Warren

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Willis Carrier

Inventor of Air Conditioning

6th cousin 3 times removed via Richard Warren

Abigail Folger

Charles Manson Murder Victim and Folger Coffee Heiress

6th cousin 4 times removed via Richard Warren

Taylor Swift

Singer and Songwriter

6th cousin 4 times removed via Richard Warren

Joanne Woodward

Movie Actress

6th cousin 4 times removed via Richard Warren

Harry Chapin

Singer and Songwriter

6th cousin 4 times removed via Walter Haynes

John Adams Morgan

1952 Olympic Sailing Gold Medalist

6th cousin 4 times removed via Thomas Mitchell

James Taylor

Singer-Songwriter

6th cousin 4 times removed via Walter Haynes

Richard Gere

Movie Actor

6th cousin 5 times removed via Richard Warren

Princess Diana

Princess of Wales

6th cousin 5 times removed via Thomas Mitchell

Ernest Hemingway

Author of The Sun Also Rises

6th cousin 5 times removed via Richard Warren

Matt Damon

Movie Actor

6th cousin 5 times removed via Richard Warren

James Spader

TV and Movie Actor

6th cousin 5 times removed via Richard Warren

Carly Fiorina

CEO of Hewlett-Packard

6th cousin 5 times removed via Richard Warren

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Anna Gunn

TV and Movie Actress

6th cousin 5 times removed via Richard Warren

John Cena

Movie Actor and WWE Pro Wrestler

6th cousin 5 times removed via Richard Warren

Prince William

Duke of Cambridge

6th cousin 6 times removed via Thomas Mitchell

Prince Harry

Duke of Sussex

6th cousin 6 times removed via Thomas Mitchell

Paget Brewster

TV Actress

6th cousin 6 times removed via Richard Warren

Oliver Platt

Movie Actor

6th cousin 6 times removed via Thomas Mitchell

Sarah Palin

9th Governor of Alaska

6th cousin 6 times removed via Richard Warren

Mary Chapin Carpenter

Singer and Songwriter

6th cousin 6 times removed via Richard Warren