Nathaniel Gorham

Famous Kin of
Nathaniel Gorham

Signer of the U.S. Constitution


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John Howland

Mayflower Passenger

3rd great-grandfather

John Tilley

Mayflower Passenger

4th great-grandfather

John Adams Morgan

1952 Olympic Sailing Gold Medalist

4th great-grandson

Edith (Carow) Roosevelt

First Lady of President Theodore Roosevelt

2nd great-grandniece via Nathaniel Gorham

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Lucretia (Coffin) Mott

Abolitionist and Women's Rights Advocate

2nd cousin via Nathaniel Coffin

Admiral Sir Isaac Coffin

British Royal Navy

2nd cousin via Nathaniel Coffin

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Rowland H. Macy

Founder of Macy's

2nd cousin 2 times removed via James Gardner

Clarence Day

Author of Life with Father

2nd cousin 4 times removed via Nathaniel Coffin

Elisabeth Shue

TV and Movie Actress

2nd cousin 7 times removed via Nathaniel Coffin

Andrew Shue

TV Actor

2nd cousin 7 times removed via Nathaniel Coffin

Bathsheba (Ruggles) Spooner

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

3rd cousin 1 time removed via John Howland

Elisha Otis

Founder of the Otis Elevator Company

3rd cousin 1 time removed via John Otis Jr.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

American “Fireside” Poet

3rd cousin 2 times removed via John Gorham

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Rear Admiral William Folger

United States Navy

3rd cousin 2 times removed via James Coffin

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J. A. Folger

Founder of Folger Coffee Company

3rd cousin 3 times removed via Richard Gardner

Francis Edward Hinckley

Co-Founder of the University of Chicago

3rd cousin 3 times removed via John Gorham

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Henry Clay Folger

Founder of Folger Shakespeare Library and Chairman of Standard Oil

3rd cousin 4 times removed via Richard Gardner

Wilbur Wright

Wright Brothers - Aviation Pioneer

3rd cousin 4 times removed via John Otis Jr.

Orville Wright

Wright Brothers - Aviation Pioneer

3rd cousin 4 times removed via John Otis Jr.

James Sherman

27th U.S. Vice-President

3rd cousin 4 times removed via John Gorham

Amelia Earhart

Aviation Pioneer

3rd cousin 4 times removed via John Otis Jr.

Willis Carrier

Inventor of Air Conditioning

3rd cousin 4 times removed via John Otis Jr.

Christopher Lloyd

Movie Actor

3rd cousin 5 times removed via John Gorham

Louis Auchincloss

Author

3rd cousin 5 times removed via John Gorham

Pete Seeger

American Folk Singer

3rd cousin 5 times removed via John Otis Jr.

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William H. Macy

TV and Movie Actor

3rd cousin 5 times removed via Richard Gardner

Thomas Edmund Dewey

47th Governor of New York

3rd cousin 5 times removed via John Otis Jr.

John Hinckley, Jr.

Shot President Ronald Reagan

3rd cousin 6 times removed via John Gorham

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Abigail Folger

Charles Manson Murder Victim and Folger Coffee Heiress

3rd cousin 6 times removed via Richard Gardner

Chevy Chase

Comedian, Actor and Writer

3rd cousin 6 times removed via John Gorham

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John Lithgow

Stage, TV, and Movie Actor

3rd cousin 6 times removed via John Gorham

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Harry Chapin

Singer and Songwriter

3rd cousin 6 times removed via John Gorham

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Bill Weld

68th Governor of Massachusetts

3rd cousin 6 times removed via John Gorham

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Tuesday Weld

TV and Movie Actress

3rd cousin 6 times removed via John Gorham

Sydney Biddle Barrows

Mayflower Madam

3rd cousin 7 times removed via John Gorham

Alec Baldwin

Television and Movie Actor

3rd cousin 7 times removed via John Gorham

Ted Danson

TV Actor - “Cheers”, “CSI”

3rd cousin 7 times removed via John Gorham

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Paget Brewster

TV Actress

3rd cousin 7 times removed via Richard Gardner

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Sarah Palin

9th Governor of Alaska

3rd cousin 7 times removed via John Otis Jr.

Zac Efron

Movie Actor

3rd cousin 7 times removed via John Otis Jr.

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Jordana Brewster

TV and Movie Actress

3rd cousin 7 times removed via John Gorham

Ethan Hawke

Actor, Director, Screenwriter, Novelist

3rd cousin 7 times removed via Richard Gardner

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James Taylor

Singer-Songwriter

3rd cousin 7 times removed via John Gorham

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Amy Poehler

Actress and Comedienne

3rd cousin 8 times removed via Nathaniel Starbuck

Marie-Chantal Miller

Crown Princess of Greece

3rd cousin 8 times removed via John Gorham

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John Hancock

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

4th cousin via Nicholas Jacob

Nathaniel Hawthorne

Author of The Scarlet Letter

4th cousin 1 time removed via Thomas Gardner

John Greenleaf Whittier

American “Fireside” Poet

4th cousin 1 time removed via Tristam Coffin

Ralph Waldo Emerson

American Poet

4th cousin 2 times removed via John Howland

J. B. Lippincott

Founder of J.B. Lippincott & Co.

4th cousin 2 times removed via Mrs. Damaris Shattuck

Joseph Smith

Founder of the Mormon Church

4th cousin 2 times removed via John Howland

Herman Melville

Author of Moby Dick

4th cousin 2 times removed via Tristam Coffin

Franklin D. Roosevelt

32nd U.S. President

4th cousin 3 times removed via John Howland

Clara Barton

Founder of the American Red Cross

4th cousin 3 times removed via Mrs. Damaris Shattuck

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Tennessee Williams

Author of A Streetcar Named Desire

4th cousin 4 times removed via Tristam Coffin

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Humphrey Bogart

Movie Actor

4th cousin 4 times removed via John Howland

Dr. H. H. Holmes

Serial Killer aka “Devil in the White City”

4th cousin 4 times removed via Tristam Coffin

Juliette Gordon Low

Founder of the Girl Scouts

4th cousin 4 times removed via Nicholas Jacob

Charles Dawes

30th U.S. Vice-President

4th cousin 4 times removed via Thomas Gardner

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Kate Upton

Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Cover Model

4th cousin 5 times removed via John Viall

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George H. W. Bush

41st U.S. President

4th cousin 6 times removed via Nicholas Jacob

Stephen King

Author of The Stand

4th cousin 6 times removed via Edward Starbuck

Kevin Bacon

Movie Actor

4th cousin 6 times removed via Mrs. Damaris Shattuck

Dr. Benjamin Spock

American Pediatrician and Author on Child Care

4th cousin 6 times removed via John Howland

Linda Hamilton

TV and Movie Actress

4th cousin 6 times removed via Tristam Coffin

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George W. Bush

43rd U.S. President

4th cousin 7 times removed via Nicholas Jacob

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Gerald Ford

38th U.S. President

4th cousin 7 times removed via Tristam Coffin

Raquel Welch

Movie Actress

4th cousin 7 times removed via Tristam Coffin

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Jeb Bush

43rd Governor of Florida

4th cousin 7 times removed via Nicholas Jacob

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James Spader

TV and Movie Actor

4th cousin 7 times removed via Thomas Gardner

Nathaniel Philbrick

Author of In the Heart of the Sea

4th cousin 7 times removed via Tristam Coffin

Amy Adams

Movie Actress

4th cousin 7 times removed via Mrs. Damaris Shattuck

Benedict Cumberbatch

Movie, Television and Stage Actor

4th cousin 7 times removed via John Viall

Thomas J. Watson, Jr.

President and CEO of I.B.M.

4th cousin 7 times removed via Mrs. Damaris Shattuck

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John Cena

Movie Actor and WWE Pro Wrestler

4th cousin 7 times removed via Nicholas Jacob

Amos Lincoln

Boston Tea Party Participant

5th cousin via Edward Gilman

Nicholas Gilman

Signer of the U.S. Constitution

5th cousin via Edward Gilman

John Sargent Pillsbury

Co-Founder of C.A. Pillsbury Co.

5th cousin 1 time removed via Richard Kimball Jr.

Colonel Robert Gould Shaw

Principal character of film Glory portrayed by Matthew Broderick

5th cousin 1 time removed via Peter Coffin

Joseph Wharton

Founder of the Wharton School of Business

5th cousin 1 time removed via Henry Howland

Charles A. Pillsbury

Co-Founder of C.A. Pillsbury Co.

5th cousin 2 times removed via Richard Kimball Jr.

Abraham Lincoln

16th U.S. President

5th cousin 2 times removed via Edward Gilman

Salmon P. Chase

Sec. of Treasury and Namesake of JP Morgan Chase

5th cousin 2 times removed via Edward Gilman

Potter Palmer

Co-Founder of Marshall Fields

5th cousin 2 times removed via Henry Howland

Henry Crapo

14th Governor of Michigan

5th cousin 2 times removed via Henry Howland

Lewis Henry Lapham

Co-Founder of Texaco

5th cousin 3 times removed via Henry Howland

William Robbins Barnes

Co-Founder of Barnes & Noble

5th cousin 3 times removed via Richard Kimball Jr.

Calvin Coolidge

30th U.S. President

5th cousin 4 times removed via Peter Coffin

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Richard Nixon

37th U.S. President

5th cousin 4 times removed via Henry Howland

Robert Frost

Poet and Playwright

5th cousin 4 times removed via Edward Gilman

Bing Crosby

Singer and Movie Actor

5th cousin 4 times removed via Henry Howland

William Durant

Co-Founder of General Motors and Founder of Frigidaire

5th cousin 4 times removed via Henry Howland

Sir Winston Churchill

Prime Minister of the United Kingdom

5th cousin 5 times removed via Henry Howland

Kyra Sedgwick

TV and Movie Actress

5th cousin 5 times removed via Peter Coffin

Marilyn Monroe

Actress, Model, and Singer

5th cousin 5 times removed via Henry Howland

John Steinbeck

Author of The Grapes of Wrath

5th cousin 5 times removed via Henry Howland

Johnny Carson

TV Host - “The Tonight Show”

5th cousin 5 times removed via Henry Howland

Meryl Streep

Movie Actress

5th cousin 5 times removed via Henry Howland

Alan Ladd

Movie Actor

5th cousin 5 times removed via Edward Gilman

George Hamilton

TV and Movie Actor

5th cousin 5 times removed via Edward Gilman

Burl Ives

Singer and Actor

5th cousin 5 times removed via Edward Gilman

Norman Rockwell

American Artist

5th cousin 6 times removed via Henry Howland

David Carradine

TV and Movie Actor

5th cousin 7 times removed via Henry Howland

Sally Field

TV and Movie Actress

5th cousin 7 times removed via Edward Gilman

Keri Russell

TV and Movie Actress

5th cousin 7 times removed via Edward Gilman

James Garfield

20th U.S. President

6th cousin 2 times removed via Henry Scott

Herbert Hoover

31st U.S. President

6th cousin 5 times removed via Henry Scott