William Cullen Bryant

Famous Kin of
William Cullen Bryant

American “Fireside” Poet


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John Alden

Mayflower Passenger

4th great-grandfather

Francis Cooke

Mayflower Passenger

5th great-grandfather

Julia Child

American Chef, Author and TV Personality

2nd great-grandniece via Peter Bryant

Edwin Bryant

California Expedition Journalist

1st cousin via Dr. Philip Bryant

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Wil Wheaton

TV and Movie Actor

2nd cousin 6 times removed via Abiel Packard

John Adams

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

3rd cousin 2 times removed via John Alden

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Amy Grant

Christian/Pop Singer and Songwriter

3rd cousin 5 times removed via Jonathan Howard

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Marie-Chantal Miller

Crown Princess of Greece

3rd cousin 6 times removed via Zacheus Packard

John Quincy Adams

6th U.S. President

4th cousin 1 time removed via John Alden

John Trumbull

American Painter

4th cousin 1 time removed via John Alden

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Henry David Thoreau

American Author and Poet

4th cousin 1 time removed via Thomas Hayward

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William Howard Taft

27th U.S. President

4th cousin 2 times removed via Thomas Hayward

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Horatio Alger

Author

4th cousin 2 times removed via John Howard

James Sherman

27th U.S. Vice-President

4th cousin 2 times removed via Thomas Snell

Emily Post

American Author on Etiquette

4th cousin 3 times removed via Jonathan Alden

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Henry Fonda

Movie Actor

4th cousin 4 times removed via Experience Mitchell

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Anthony Perkins

Movie Actor

4th cousin 4 times removed via John Washburn Jr.

Pete Seeger

American Folk Singer

4th cousin 4 times removed via John Washburn Jr.

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Burl Ives

Singer and Actor

4th cousin 4 times removed via John Washburn Jr.

George H. W. Bush

41st U.S. President

4th cousin 5 times removed via John Washburn Jr.

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Marilyn Monroe

Actress, Model, and Singer

4th cousin 5 times removed via Experience Mitchell

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Vincent Price

Movie Actor

4th cousin 5 times removed via John Howard

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Jane Fonda

Movie Actress

4th cousin 5 times removed via Experience Mitchell

Cara Delevingne

Fashion Model and Movie Actress

4th cousin 5 times removed via Stephen Bryant

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Tuesday Weld

TV and Movie Actress

4th cousin 5 times removed via Thomas Snell

George W. Bush

43rd U.S. President

4th cousin 6 times removed via John Washburn Jr.

Jeb Bush

43rd Governor of Florida

4th cousin 6 times removed via John Washburn Jr.

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Jordana Brewster

TV and Movie Actress

4th cousin 6 times removed via Experience Mitchell

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Dan Quayle

44th U.S. Vice-President

4th cousin 6 times removed via Samuel Packard

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

American “Fireside” Poet

5th cousin 1 time removed via John Alden

Susan B. Anthony

Women's Rights Advocate

5th cousin 1 time removed via Thomas Mitchell

Richard Warren Sears

Co-Founder of Sears, Roebuck, & Co.

5th cousin 1 time removed via John Alden

Lewis Henry Lapham

Co-Founder of Texaco

5th cousin 2 times removed via Thomas Mitchell

Hetty Green

“The Witch of Wall Street”

5th cousin 2 times removed via Thomas Mitchell

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Shanghai Pierce

Texas Cattleman

5th cousin 2 times removed via John Alden

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Calvin Coolidge

30th U.S. President

5th cousin 3 times removed via John Alden

J.P. Morgan, Jr.

American Banker and Philanthropist

5th cousin 3 times removed via Thomas Mitchell

Charles Edward Merrill

Co-Founder of Merrill Lynch & Company

5th cousin 3 times removed via John Alden

Erskine Childers

4th President of Ireland

5th cousin 3 times removed via John Alden

Thomas Edmund Dewey

47th Governor of New York

5th cousin 3 times removed via John Alden

Henry Sturgis Morgan

Co-Founder of Morgan Stanley

5th cousin 4 times removed via Thomas Mitchell

Raquel Welch

Movie Actress

5th cousin 4 times removed via John Alden

Christopher Lloyd

Movie Actor

5th cousin 4 times removed via Thomas Mitchell

Bill Gates

Founder of Microsoft

5th cousin 4 times removed via Thomas Mitchell

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Orson Welles

Radio, Stage, and Movie Actor

5th cousin 4 times removed via John Alden

Willis Carrier

Inventor of Air Conditioning

5th cousin 4 times removed via Thomas Mitchell

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John Adams Morgan

1952 Olympic Sailing Gold Medalist

5th cousin 4 times removed via John Alden

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Dick Van Dyke

TV Actor - “The Dick Van Dyke Show”

5th cousin 5 times removed via John Alden

Howard Dean

79th Governor of Vermont

5th cousin 5 times removed via Andrew Hallett Jr.

Jodie Foster

Movie Actress

5th cousin 5 times removed via John Alden

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Bill Weld

68th Governor of Massachusetts

5th cousin 5 times removed via Thomas Mitchell

Princess Diana

Princess of Wales

5th cousin 6 times removed via Thomas Mitchell

Taylor Swift

Singer and Songwriter

5th cousin 6 times removed via John Shaw

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Paget Brewster

TV Actress

5th cousin 6 times removed via John Alden

Adlai Stevenson III

U.S. Senator from Illinois

5th cousin 6 times removed via John Alden

David Hyde Pierce

Stage, TV, and Movie Actor

5th cousin 6 times removed via John Alden

Zac Efron

Movie Actor

5th cousin 6 times removed via John Alden

Benedict Cumberbatch

Movie, Television and Stage Actor

5th cousin 6 times removed via John Alden

Dave Cowens

NBA Hall of Famer

5th cousin 6 times removed via John Shaw

Prince William

Duke of Cambridge

5th cousin 7 times removed via Thomas Mitchell

Prince Harry

Duke of Sussex

5th cousin 7 times removed via Thomas Mitchell

Ellen DeGeneres

Comedienne and TV Personality

5th cousin 7 times removed via John Alden

Oliver Platt

Movie Actor

5th cousin 7 times removed via Thomas Mitchell

Gilbert Clifford Noble

Co-Founder of Barnes & Noble

6th cousin via Samuel Edson

J. A. Folger

Founder of Folger Coffee Company

6th cousin 1 time removed via Francis Cooke

Grandma Moses

American Folk Artist

6th cousin 1 time removed via Francis Cooke

Henry Clay Folger

Founder of Folger Shakespeare Library and Chairman of Standard Oil

6th cousin 2 times removed via Francis Cooke

Charles Dawes

30th U.S. Vice-President

6th cousin 2 times removed via Francis Cooke

Chevy Chase

Comedian, Actor and Writer

6th cousin 3 times removed via Samuel Edson

Richard Gere

Movie Actor

6th cousin 4 times removed via Francis Cooke

Edward Snowden

Ex-CIA / NSA Whistleblower

6th cousin 4 times removed via Samuel Edson

Abigail Folger

Charles Manson Murder Victim and Folger Coffee Heiress

6th cousin 4 times removed via Francis Cooke

Brian Wilson

Co-Founder of The Beach Boys

6th cousin 5 times removed via Francis Cooke

Dennis Wilson

Co-Founder of The Beach Boys

6th cousin 5 times removed via Francis Cooke

Carl Wilson

Co-Founder of The Beach Boys

6th cousin 5 times removed via Francis Cooke

Carly Fiorina

CEO of Hewlett-Packard

6th cousin 5 times removed via Francis Cooke

Mary Chapin Carpenter

Singer and Songwriter

6th cousin 6 times removed via Francis Cooke

Ulysses S. Grant

18th U.S. President

7th cousin via Jacques? Mahieu

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Franklin D. Roosevelt

32nd U.S. President

7th cousin 1 time removed via Jacques? Mahieu

Laura Ingalls-Wilder

Author of Little House on the Prairie

7th cousin 2 times removed via Jacques? Mahieu

Alan Shepard

Mercury and Apollo Astronaut

7th cousin 3 times removed via Jacques? Mahieu

James Spader

TV and Movie Actor

7th cousin 5 times removed via Jacques? Mahieu