John Kerry

Famous Kin of
John Kerry

68th U.S. Secretary of State


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Gov. John Winthrop

Governor of the Massachusetts Bay Colony

8th great-grandfather

King Edward I

King of England

19th great-grandfather

King Henry III

King of England

20th great-grandfather

Robert FitzWalter

Magna Carta Surety

20th great-grandfather

Robert de Ros

Magna Carta Surety

21st great-grandfather

Sir Saher de Quincy

Magna Carta Surety

21st great-grandfather

Henry de Bohun

Magna Carta Surety

21st great-grandfather

Hugh le Bigod

Magna Carta Surety

22nd great-grandfather

John FitzRobert

Magna Carta Surety

23rd great-grandfather

Sir William de Huntingfield

Magna Carta Surety

23rd great-grandfather

William the Conqueror

King of England

24th great-grandfather

King Louis VI

King of France

24th great-grandfather

William Stoughton

Chief Judge and Prosecutor, Salem Witch Trials 1692

7th great-granduncle via Israel Stoughton

Geoffrey Chaucer

English poet and author of The Canterbury Tales

17th great-granduncle via John Chaucer

Sir George Downing

Namesake of Downing Street in London

1st cousin 9 times removed via Adam Winthrop III

Elihu Yale

Benefactor and Namesake of Yale College

1st cousin 9 times removed via William Knight

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Alice (Lee) Roosevelt

First Wife of President Theodore Roosevelt

2nd cousin 2 times removed via Mary Ann Cabot

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Anne Boleyn

2nd Wife of King Henry VIII

2nd cousin 14 times removed via Elizabeth Cheney

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Jane Seymour

3rd Wife of King Henry VIII

2nd cousin 14 times removed via Sir John Say

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Catherine Howard

5th Wife of King Henry VIII

2nd cousin 14 times removed via Elizabeth Cheney

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King Henry VIII

King of England

2nd cousin 15 times removed via Sir Richard Woodville

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Leverett Saltonstall

55th Governor of Massachusetts

3rd cousin 1 time removed via Mary Ann Cabot

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Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

U.S. Supreme Court Justice

3rd cousin 3 times removed via Joseph Cabot

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Clement Clarke Moore

Author of “Twas the Night Before Christmas”

3rd cousin 5 times removed via Joseph Sackett

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William Ellery

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

3rd cousin 7 times removed via Thomas Cornell

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Catherine Parr

6th Wife of King Henry VIII

3rd cousin 14 times removed via Sir Richard Neville

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Endicott Peabody

62nd Governor of Massachusetts

4th cousin via Mary Ann Cabot

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Kyra Sedgwick

TV and Movie Actress

4th cousin 1 time removed via Mary Ann Cabot

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Franklin D. Roosevelt

32nd U.S. President

4th cousin 2 times removed via James Murray

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Henry Lee Higginson

Founder of the Boston Symphony Orchestra

4th cousin 3 times removed via John Cabot

Bathsheba (Ruggles) Spooner

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

4th cousin 4 times removed via Gov. Thomas Dudley

John Langdon

Signer of the U.S. Constitution

4th cousin 4 times removed via Gov. Thomas Dudley

Elizabeth (Kortright) Monroe

First Lady of President James Monroe

4th cousin 6 times removed via Thomas Cornell

Benedict Arnold

Traitor of the American Revolution

4th cousin 6 times removed via Elizabeth Stoughton

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John Adams Morgan

1952 Olympic Sailing Gold Medalist

5th cousin 1 time removed via John Still Winthrop

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Jane (Appleton) Pierce

First Lady of President Franklin Pierce

5th cousin 3 times removed via Gov. Thomas Dudley

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Nicholas Gilman

Signer of the U.S. Constitution

5th cousin 3 times removed via Gov. Thomas Dudley

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Abigail (Smith) Adams

First Lady of President John Adams

5th cousin 5 times removed via Adam Winthrop III

Ezra Cornell

Co-Founder of Cornell University,
Founder of Western Union

5th cousin 5 times removed via Thomas Cornell

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Samuel Prescott

Completed Paul Revere's Midnight Ride

5th cousin 6 times removed via Rev. Edward Bulkeley

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John Hancock

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

5th cousin 6 times removed via Rev. Edward Bulkeley

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Rev. George Burroughs

Executed for Witchcraft, Salem 1692

5th cousin 9 times removed via Sir William Waldegrave

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Edmund Waller

English Poet and Politician

5th cousin 9 times removed via John Brome

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Robert Catesby

Leader of Gunpowder Plot

5th cousin 11 times removed via Sir John Throckmorton

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Louis Auchincloss

Author

6th cousin via John Winthrop

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Robert Frost

Poet and Playwright

6th cousin 2 times removed via John Higginson III

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Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.

American “Fireside” Poet

6th cousin 2 times removed via Gov. Thomas Dudley

J.P. Morgan

American Banker and Art Collector

6th cousin 3 times removed via Simon Lynde

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John Quincy Adams

6th U.S. President

6th cousin 4 times removed via Adam Winthrop III

Ulysses S. Grant

18th U.S. President

6th cousin 4 times removed via Elizabeth Stoughton

Sir Robert Laird Borden

8th Prime Minister of Canada

6th cousin 4 times removed via Thomas Cornell

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C. W. Post

Founder of Post Cereals

6th cousin 4 times removed via Elizabeth Stoughton

Alonzo B. Cornell

25th Governor of New York

6th cousin 4 times removed via Thomas Cornell

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Joseph Wharton

Founder of the Wharton School of Business

6th cousin 4 times removed via Thomas Cornell

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Benjamin Harrison

23rd U.S. President

6th cousin 5 times removed via Zachariah Symmes

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William Greene

2nd Governor of Rhode Island

6th cousin 9 times removed via William Grindall

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Richard More

Mayflower Passenger

6th cousin 10 times removed via Sir Robert Corbet

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Jonathan Swift

Author of Gulliver's Travels

6th cousin 10 times removed via Sir John Spencer

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James Spader

TV and Movie Actor

7th cousin via John Cabot

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Colonel Robert Gould Shaw

Principal character of film Glory portrayed by Matthew Broderick

7th cousin 1 time removed via Gov. Thomas Dudley

John Brown

American Abolitionist

7th cousin 1 time removed via Gov. Thomas Dudley

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William Marsh Rice

Founder of Rice University

7th cousin 1 time removed via Gov. Thomas Dudley

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Lucretia (Rudolph) Garfield

First Lady of President James Garfield

7th cousin 2 times removed via Edmund Reade

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J.P. Morgan, Jr.

American Banker and Philanthropist

7th cousin 2 times removed via Simon Lynde

Mark Twain

Author of Tom Sawyer

7th cousin 2 times removed via Richard Betts

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General George B. McClellan

Union Army - U.S. Civil War

7th cousin 2 times removed via Rev. Peter Hobart

George Eastman

Founder of Eastman Kodak Company

7th cousin 2 times removed via Rev. Peter Hobart

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James Sherman

27th U.S. Vice-President

7th cousin 2 times removed via Rev. Samuel Whiting

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Lizzie Borden

Accused Murderess

7th cousin 3 times removed via Thomas Cornell

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Marjorie Post

Founder of General Foods

7th cousin 3 times removed via Elizabeth Stoughton

Gilbert Clifford Noble

Co-Founder of Barnes & Noble

7th cousin 3 times removed via Simon Sackett

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Susan B. Anthony

Women's Rights Advocate

7th cousin 4 times removed via Henry Briggs

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Ralph Waldo Emerson

American Poet

7th cousin 4 times removed via Rev. Edward Bulkeley

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Hetty Green

“The Witch of Wall Street”

7th cousin 4 times removed via Henry Briggs

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Jay Gould

American Railroad “Robber Baron”

7th cousin 4 times removed via Rev. Edward Bulkeley

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Dr. H. H. Holmes

Serial Killer aka “Devil in the White City”

8th cousin via Gov. Thomas Dudley

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Calvin Coolidge

30th U.S. President

8th cousin 1 time removed via Rev. Samuel Whiting

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Tennessee Williams

Author of A Streetcar Named Desire

8th cousin 1 time removed via Gov. Thomas Dudley

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Humphrey Bogart

Movie Actor

8th cousin 1 time removed via Gov. Thomas Dudley

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Henry Sturgis Morgan

Co-Founder of Morgan Stanley

8th cousin 1 time removed via Simon Lynde

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Francis Edward Hinckley

Co-Founder of the University of Chicago

8th cousin 1 time removed via Edmund Reade

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General Douglas MacArthur

U.S. Army - World War II

8th cousin 1 time removed via John Deighton

Emily Dickinson

American Poet

8th cousin 1 time removed via Edmund Reade

Jack London

Author of “The Call of the Wild”

8th cousin 1 time removed via John Deighton

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Amelia Earhart

Aviation Pioneer

8th cousin 1 time removed via John Underhill

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Dick Clark

Radio and TV Host

8th cousin 1 time removed via Gov. Thomas Dudley

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William Rufus Day

36th U.S. Secretary of State

8th cousin 1 time removed via Rev. Peter Hobart

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William Howard Taft

27th U.S. President

8th cousin 2 times removed via John Newgate

Herbert Hoover

31st U.S. President

8th cousin 2 times removed via Gov. Thomas Dudley

Bill Gates

Founder of Microsoft

8th cousin 2 times removed via William Hallett

Howard Hawks

Movie Director

8th cousin 2 times removed via Rev. Thomas Stoughton

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Alan Shepard

Mercury and Apollo Astronaut

8th cousin 2 times removed via Gov. Thomas Dudley

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Allen Dulles

5th Director of the C.I.A.

8th cousin 2 times removed via Elizabeth Stoughton

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John Foster Dulles

52nd U.S. Secretary of State

8th cousin 2 times removed via Elizabeth Stoughton

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Alan Ladd

Movie Actor

8th cousin 2 times removed via Gov. Thomas Dudley

George Hamilton

TV and Movie Actor

8th cousin 2 times removed via Gov. Thomas Dudley

Lowell Thomas

Radio and TV Commentator

8th cousin 2 times removed via Simon Sackett

J. K. Simmons

TV and Movie Actor

8th cousin 2 times removed via Gov. Thomas Dudley

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Bill Weld

68th Governor of Massachusetts

8th cousin 2 times removed via Gov. Thomas Dudley

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Edgar Rice Burroughs

Author of Tarzan and John Carter

8th cousin 3 times removed via Zachariah Symmes

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Lewis Henry Lapham

Co-Founder of Texaco

8th cousin 3 times removed via Henry Briggs

Keri Russell

TV and Movie Actress

8th cousin 3 times removed via Gov. Thomas Dudley

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James Taylor

Singer-Songwriter

8th cousin 3 times removed via Gov. Thomas Dudley

Kate Upton

Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Cover Model

8th cousin 4 times removed via Gov. Thomas Dudley

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Paget Brewster

TV Actress

8th cousin 4 times removed via Gov. Thomas Dudley

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George Washington

1st U.S. President

8th cousin 5 times removed via William Spencer

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William C. C. Claiborne

1st Governor of Louisiana

8th cousin 5 times removed via Sir John St. John

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Samuel Ward King

15th Governor of Rhode Island

8th cousin 7 times removed via William Grindall

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Caesar Rodney

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

8th cousin 8 times removed via Sir John Say

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Major John Pitcairn

British Commander at Battle of Lexington

8th cousin 9 times removed via James Hamilton

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George Gallup

Inventor of the Gallup Poll

9th cousin via Edmund Reade

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Bette Davis

Movie Actress

9th cousin via Rev. Samuel Whiting

Sigourney Weaver

Movie Actress

9th cousin via Simon Lynde

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Thomas Hunt Morgan

Nobel Prize Winner in Physiology or Medicine

9th cousin via Edmund Reade

Meghan Markle

Duchess of Sussex, TV Actress

9th cousin via Henry Lunt Jr.

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George H. W. Bush

41st U.S. President

9th cousin 1 time removed via Edmund Reade

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Richard Nixon

37th U.S. President

9th cousin 1 time removed via Thomas Cornell

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Jimmy Carter

39th U.S. President

9th cousin 1 time removed via Thomas Cornell

Nancy (Davis) Reagan

First Lady of President Ronald Reagan

9th cousin 1 time removed via Simon Sackett

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Marilyn Monroe

Actress, Model, and Singer

9th cousin 1 time removed via Thomas Cornell

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Christopher Reeve

Movie Actor

9th cousin 1 time removed via Rev. Peter Hobart

Shirley Temple

Movie Actress

9th cousin 1 time removed via Elizabeth Stoughton

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Thomas Pynchon

American Novelist

9th cousin 1 time removed via Edmund Reade

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Erskine Childers

4th President of Ireland

9th cousin 1 time removed via Thomas Savage

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John Cena

Movie Actor and WWE Pro Wrestler

9th cousin 1 time removed via Rev. Peter Hobart

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Tuesday Weld

TV and Movie Actress

9th cousin 1 time removed via Elizabeth Stoughton

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Thomas Edmund Dewey

47th Governor of New York

9th cousin 1 time removed via Elizabeth Stoughton

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George W. Bush

43rd U.S. President

9th cousin 2 times removed via Edmund Reade

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John Hinckley, Jr.

Shot President Ronald Reagan

9th cousin 2 times removed via Edmund Reade

Roy Rogers

Cowboy movie actor and singer

9th cousin 2 times removed via Rev. William Skepper

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Norman Rockwell

American Artist

9th cousin 2 times removed via Rev. Edward Bulkeley

Sally Field

TV and Movie Actress

9th cousin 2 times removed via Rev. Peter Hobart

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Jeb Bush

43rd Governor of Florida

9th cousin 2 times removed via Edmund Reade

Tom Selleck

TV and Movie Actor

9th cousin 2 times removed via John Underhill

David Hyde Pierce

Stage, TV, and Movie Actor

9th cousin 2 times removed via Edmund Reade

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Carole Lombard

Movie Actress

9th cousin 2 times removed via Edmund Reade

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Meriwether Lewis

Lewis and Clark Expedition

9th cousin 3 times removed via Sir Richard Lygon

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James Madison

4th U.S. President

9th cousin 3 times removed via Sir Richard Lygon

Rand Paul

U.S. Senator from Kentucky

9th cousin 3 times removed via Richard Betts

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Alec Baldwin

Television and Movie Actor

9th cousin 3 times removed via Edmund Reade

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Lt. Gen. James Brudenell

Leader of the “Charge of the Light Brigade”

9th cousin 3 times removed via Sir Richard Lygon

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Anna Gunn

TV and Movie Actress

9th cousin 3 times removed via Rev. Peter Hobart

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Richard Henry Lee

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

9th cousin 5 times removed via Richard Charlton

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Francis Lightfoot Lee

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

9th cousin 5 times removed via Richard Charlton

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Julia (Ward) Howe

Author of “The Battle Hymn of the Republic”

9th cousin 6 times removed via William Grindall

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Alexander Hamilton

1st U.S. Secretary of the Treasury

9th cousin 7 times removed via James Hamilton

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George Mason

Father of the U.S. Bill of Rights

9th cousin 7 times removed via Sir John Throckmorton

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George Clinton

4th U.S. Vice President

9th cousin 8 times removed via Sir Henry Percy

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Mitt Romney

70th Governor of Massachusetts

10th cousin via Simon Sackett

Clint Eastwood

TV & Film Actor and Director

10th cousin via Elizabeth Stoughton

Lillian Gish

Stage, TV and Movie Actress

10th cousin via Rev. Thomas Stoughton

Henry A. Wallace

33rd U.S. Vice-President

10th cousin via Elizabeth Stoughton

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Sir Winston Churchill

Prime Minister of the United Kingdom

10th cousin 1 time removed via Thomas Thorne

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Katharine Hepburn

Movie Actress

10th cousin 1 time removed via Rev. Edward Bulkeley

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Christopher Lloyd

Movie Actor

10th cousin 1 time removed via Henry Briggs

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Adlai Stevenson III

U.S. Senator from Illinois

10th cousin 1 time removed via Elizabeth Stoughton

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Sarah Palin

9th Governor of Alaska

10th cousin 1 time removed via Simon Sackett

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Zachary Taylor

12th U.S. President

10th cousin 2 times removed via Sir Richard Lygon

Halle Berry

TV and Movie Actress

10th cousin 2 times removed via Edmund Hobart

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Ethan Hawke

Actor, Director, Screenwriter, Novelist

10th cousin 2 times removed via Elizabeth Stoughton

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Elizabeth Montgomery

TV Actress - “Bewitched”

10th cousin 3 times removed via Rev. William Wilson

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Sandra Day O'Connor

First Female U.S. Supreme Court Justice

10th cousin 3 times removed via Rev. William Wilson

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Henry Lee III

9th Governor of Virginia

10th cousin 4 times removed via Richard Charlton

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Thomas Sim Lee

2nd and 7th Governor of Maryland

10th cousin 4 times removed via Richard Charlton

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Robert Townsend

Member of the Culper Spy Ring during the American Revolution

10th cousin 5 times removed via Sir Humphrey Stafford

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Robert Treat Paine

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

10th cousin 6 times removed via Elizabeth Cheney

Brigham Young

2nd President of the Mormon Church

10th cousin 6 times removed via Sir John Spencer

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Thomas Nelson

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

10th cousin 7 times removed via Sir Henry Percy

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DeWitt Clinton

6th Governor of New York

10th cousin 7 times removed via Sir Henry Percy

Roger Sherman

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

10th cousin 8 times removed via Sir Robert Goushill

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Brian Wilson

Co-Founder of The Beach Boys

11th cousin via Rev. Henry Whitfield

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Dennis Wilson

Co-Founder of The Beach Boys

11th cousin via Rev. Henry Whitfield

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Carl Wilson

Co-Founder of The Beach Boys

11th cousin via Rev. Henry Whitfield

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Edward Norton

Movie Actor

11th cousin via Rev. William Skepper

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Mike Love

Co-Founder of The Beach Boys

11th cousin via Rev. Henry Whitfield

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Princess Diana

Princess of Wales

11th cousin 1 time removed via John Temple

Matt Damon

Movie Actor

11th cousin 1 time removed via Rev. Edward Bulkeley

Harry Chapin

Singer and Songwriter

11th cousin 1 time removed via Rev. Edward Bulkeley

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Kevin Love

NBA All-Star Player

11th cousin 1 time removed via Rev. Henry Whitfield

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Prince William

Duke of Cambridge

11th cousin 2 times removed via John Temple

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Prince Harry

Duke of Sussex

11th cousin 2 times removed via John Temple

Dick Van Dyke

TV Actor - “The Dick Van Dyke Show”

11th cousin 2 times removed via Adam Winthrop Jr.

Janis Joplin

Singer and Songwriter

11th cousin 2 times removed via Adam Winthrop Jr.

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Chevy Chase

Comedian, Actor and Writer

11th cousin 2 times removed via Adam Winthrop Jr.

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Linda Hamilton

TV and Movie Actress

11th cousin 2 times removed via Rev. Edward Bulkeley

Mizuo Peck

TV and Movie Actress

11th cousin 2 times removed via Rev. Edward Bulkeley

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General Robert E. Lee

Confederate Army - U.S. Civil War

11th cousin 3 times removed via Richard Charlton

Edward Snowden

Ex-CIA / NSA Whistleblower

11th cousin 3 times removed via Adam Winthrop Jr.

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Edward Lloyd V

13th Governor of Maryland

11th cousin 3 times removed via Richard Charlton

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Charles Darwin

Theory of Evolution

11th cousin 4 times removed via Sir Edward Hastings

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J. A. Folger

Founder of Folger Coffee Company

11th cousin 5 times removed via Sir John Spencer

Julius Sterling Morton

Founder of Arbor Day

11th cousin 5 times removed via Sir John Spencer

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Charles Goldsborough

16th Governor of Maryland

11th cousin 5 times removed via Sir John Throckmorton

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Charles Carroll

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

11th cousin 5 times removed via Sir Thomas Aylesbury

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Daniel Carroll

Signer of the U.S. Constitution

11th cousin 5 times removed via Sir Thomas Aylesbury

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John Carroll

Founder of Georgetown University

11th cousin 5 times removed via Sir Thomas Aylesbury

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Harriet Martineau

Author of The Hour and the Man

11th cousin 6 times removed via Sir Henry Percy

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Fletcher Christian

Leader of the mutiny on the Bounty

11th cousin 6 times removed via Sir Richard Neville

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Benjamin Harrison V

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

11th cousin 7 times removed via Sir Ralph Neville

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General William Whipple

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

11th cousin 8 times removed via Sir Walter Hungerford

Philip Livingston

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

11th cousin 10 times removed via Robert II, King of Scotland

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Queen Elizabeth II

Queen of the United Kingdom

12th cousin via Anthony Browne

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General George S. Patton

U.S. Army - World War II

12th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Richard Lygon

Rutherford B. Hayes

19th U.S. President

12th cousin 1 time removed via John Denton

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Adlai Stevenson II

31st Governor of Illinois

12th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Richard Lygon

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Liz Claiborne

Fashion Designer and Founder of Liz Claiborne Inc.

12th cousin 1 time removed via Sir John St. John

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Randolph Scott

Movie Actor

12th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Richard Lygon

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General George C. Marshall

Author of “The Marshall Plan”

12th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Richard Lygon

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Sarah Ferguson

Duchess of York

12th cousin 1 time removed via Anthony Browne

Warren Buffett

Chairman & CEO, Berkshire Hathaway

12th cousin 2 times removed via Sir John Berkeley

Marshall Field

Founder of Marshall Field & Co.

12th cousin 2 times removed via John Brome

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Fitzhugh Lee

40th Governor of Virginia

12th cousin 2 times removed via Richard Charlton

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William H. Macy

TV and Movie Actor

12th cousin 2 times removed via Sir Richard Lygon

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George Romney

43rd Governor of Michigan

12th cousin 3 times removed via William Grindall

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Grover Cleveland

22nd and 24th U.S. President

12th cousin 3 times removed via William Mainwaring

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Warren G. Harding

29th U.S. President

12th cousin 3 times removed via William Grindall

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Cara Delevingne

Fashion Model and Movie Actress

12th cousin 3 times removed via Sir Richard Lygon

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Thomas Jefferson

3rd U.S. President and Signer of the Declaration of Independence

12th cousin 4 times removed via Sir Thomas Mowbray

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Henry Clay Folger

Founder of Folger Shakespeare Library and Chairman of Standard Oil

12th cousin 4 times removed via Sir John Spencer

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Francis Scott Key

Author of “The Star Spangled Banner”

12th cousin 4 times removed via Elizabeth Cheney

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Stephen A. Douglas

Participated in Lincoln-Douglas Debates

12th cousin 4 times removed via Sir John Spencer

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Johnny Mercer

Songwriter and Co-Founder of Capitol Records

12th cousin 4 times removed via James Hamilton

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Shanghai Pierce

Texas Cattleman

12th cousin 4 times removed via Sir John Spencer

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General James Longstreet

Confederate Army - U.S. Civil War

12th cousin 4 times removed via Sir John Throckmorton

Robert H. Goddard

Inventor of First Liquid-propelled Rocket

12th cousin 4 times removed via Sir John Spencer

Joy Morton

Founder of Morton Salt Company

12th cousin 4 times removed via Sir John Spencer

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Samuel Howard

Boston Tea Party Participant

12th cousin 5 times removed via Sir John Howard

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William Henry Harrison

9th U.S. President

12th cousin 6 times removed via Sir Ralph Neville

Eli Whitney

Inventor of the Cotton Gin

12th cousin 6 times removed via Sir Robert Goushill

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Noel Coward

Playwright, Actor, and Songwriter

12th cousin 7 times removed via Joan Beaufort

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Harper Lee

Author of To Kill a Mockingbird

13th cousin via Sir Edward Stradling

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Helen Keller

Author and Activist

13th cousin via John Denton

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Benedict Cumberbatch

Movie, Television and Stage Actor

13th cousin via Sir John Spring

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Ray Bradbury

Author of The Martian Chronicles

13th cousin 1 time removed via John Denton

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Walt Disney

Co-Founder of The Walt Disney Company

13th cousin 1 time removed via Sir William Waldegrave

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Camilla Parker Bowles

Duchess of Cornwall

13th cousin 1 time removed via Sir John St. John

Helen (Herron) Taft

First Lady of President William H. Taft

13th cousin 1 time removed via John Brome

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Jake Gyllenhaal

Movie Actor

13th cousin 1 time removed via Sir John St. John

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Maggie Gyllenhaal

Movie Actress

13th cousin 1 time removed via Sir John St. John

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Henry Lloyd

40th Governor of Maryland

13th cousin 1 time removed via Richard Charlton

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Gerald Ford

38th U.S. President

13th cousin 2 times removed via John Denton

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Raquel Welch

Movie Actress

13th cousin 2 times removed via William Grindall

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Sally Ride

1st American Woman in Space

13th cousin 2 times removed via Sir Edward Stradling

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Charlie Munger

Vice-Chairman of Berkshire Hathaway

13th cousin 2 times removed via William Grindall

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Olivia De Havilland

Movie Actress

13th cousin 2 times removed via Sir Oliver St. John

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Joan Fontaine

Movie Actress

13th cousin 2 times removed via Sir Oliver St. John

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Melvyn Douglas

Movie Actor

13th cousin 2 times removed via William Mainwaring

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Kit Harington

TV Actor - “Game of Thrones”

13th cousin 2 times removed via Sir John St. John

Stephen Crane

Author of The Red Badge of Courage

13th cousin 3 times removed via Sir John Throckmorton

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John Marshall

4th Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court

13th cousin 3 times removed via Sir Thomas Mowbray

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James Russell Lowell

American “Fireside” Poet

13th cousin 3 times removed via Sir Robert Corbet

Richard Warren Sears

Co-Founder of Sears, Roebuck, & Co.

13th cousin 4 times removed via Sir Thomas Stanley

Shubael D. Childs

Founder of S.D. Childs & Company

13th cousin 5 times removed via Sir Robert Goushill

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Sir Charles Tupper

6th Prime Minister of Canada

13th cousin 5 times removed via Sir Robert Hungerford

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Lytton Strachey

Author and Co-Founder of Bloomsbury Group

13th cousin 5 times removed via Sir Ralph Neville

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Theodore Roosevelt

26th U.S. President

13th cousin 6 times removed via Joan Beaufort

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Herman Melville

Author of Moby Dick

13th cousin 6 times removed via Sir Walter Hungerford

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Charles Carnan Ridgely

15th Governor of Maryland

13th cousin 6 times removed via Michael de la Pole

General Hugh Mercer

American Revolutionary War Hero

13th cousin 8 times removed via Robert II, King of Scotland

Caleb Brewster

Member of the Culper Spy Ring during the American Revolution

13th cousin 8 times removed via Humphrey de Bohun

Carter Braxton

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

13th cousin 8 times removed via Humphrey de Bohun

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John McCain

U.S. Senator from Arizona

14th cousin 1 time removed via John Brome

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John D. Rockefeller

Founder of the Standard Oil Company

14th cousin 2 times removed via Elizabeth Cheney

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Edith (Bolling) Wilson

First Lady of President Woodrow Wilson

14th cousin 2 times removed via Elizabeth Cheney

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Abigail Folger

Charles Manson Murder Victim and Folger Coffee Heiress

14th cousin 2 times removed via Sir John Spencer

Howard Dean

79th Governor of Vermont

14th cousin 2 times removed via James Hamilton

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Guy Ritchie

British Filmmaker

14th cousin 2 times removed via James Hamilton

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Willis Carrier

Inventor of Air Conditioning

14th cousin 2 times removed via Sir John Spencer

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Marie-Chantal Miller

Crown Princess of Greece

14th cousin 2 times removed via John Brome

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Juliette Gordon Low

Founder of the Girl Scouts

14th cousin 3 times removed via Sir Thomas Stanley

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William Floyd

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

14th cousin 3 times removed via John de Mowbray

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Buckminster Fuller

Author, Architect, and Inventor

14th cousin 3 times removed via Sir Thomas Stanley

Gloria Vanderbilt

Fashion Designer

14th cousin 4 times removed via Sir Robert Goushill

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Illeana Douglas

TV and Movie Actress

15th cousin via William Mainwaring

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Amy Adams

Movie Actress

15th cousin via William Grindall

Samuel Pierpont Langley

Astronomer and Aviation Pioneer

15th cousin 1 time removed via Sir John Throckmorton

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Frank Lloyd Wright

American Architect

15th cousin 1 time removed via Elizabeth Cheney

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Admiral Richard Byrd

Polar Explorer

15th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Robert Corbet

Louisa May Alcott

Author of Little Women

15th cousin 1 time removed via Sir John Throckmorton

L. Frank Baum

Author of The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

15th cousin 1 time removed via Sir John Throckmorton

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Orson Welles

Radio, Stage, and Movie Actor

15th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Robert Corbet

Philip Danforth Armour

Founder of Armour & Company

15th cousin 1 time removed via Sir John Throckmorton

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Harry F. Byrd

50th Governor of Virginia

15th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Robert Corbet

Steve Young

Football Hall of Fame Quarterback

15th cousin 1 time removed via Sir John Spencer

Admiral George Dewey

Admiral of the Navy

15th cousin 1 time removed via Sir John Throckmorton

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Tilda Swinton

Movie Actress

15th cousin 1 time removed via James Hamilton

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Richard Gere

Movie Actor

15th cousin 2 times removed via William Mainwaring

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Eleanor Roosevelt

First Lady of President Franklin D. Roosevelt

15th cousin 2 times removed via James Hamilton

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Ellen DeGeneres

Comedienne and TV Personality

15th cousin 2 times removed via George Stanley

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Ichabod Goodwin

27th Governor of New Hampshire

15th cousin 2 times removed via John de Mowbray

Anderson Cooper

Television Journalist

15th cousin 3 times removed via Sir Robert Goushill

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Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

Author, “Sherlock Holmes”

15th cousin 3 times removed via Joan Beaufort

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Alan Turing

WWII Codebreaker of Nazi Enigma Machine

15th cousin 3 times removed via James II, King of Scotland

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Abraham Baldwin

Signer of the U.S. Constitution

15th cousin 4 times removed via Ralph de Stafford

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Nelson Rockefeller

41st U.S. Vice-President

16th cousin via Elizabeth Cheney

Fannie Farmer

Author of original Fannie Farmer Cookbook

16th cousin via Sir John Throckmorton

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Ted Danson

TV Actor - “Cheers”, “CSI”

16th cousin via Sir John Spencer

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Charles A. Pillsbury

Co-Founder of C.A. Pillsbury Co.

16th cousin 1 time removed via Sir John Grey of Rotherfield

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Britney Spears

Singer, Entertainer

16th cousin 1 time removed via Sir John Spencer

Bing Crosby

Singer and Movie Actor

16th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Thomas Stanley

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Anne Baxter

Movie Actress

16th cousin 1 time removed via Elizabeth Cheney

Vincent Price

Movie Actor

16th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Thomas Stanley

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Paris Hilton

Socialite and TV Personality

16th cousin 1 time removed via Sir John Throckmorton

Clarence Day

Author of Life with Father

16th cousin 1 time removed via Sir John Throckmorton

Grace Slick

Singer, Songwriter - Jefferson Airplane

16th cousin 1 time removed via Sir John Throckmorton

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Upton Sinclair

Pulitzer Prize Winning Novelist

16th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Thomas Mowbray

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Elisabeth Shue

TV and Movie Actress

16th cousin 1 time removed via Sir John Spencer

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Andrew Shue

TV Actor

16th cousin 1 time removed via Sir John Spencer

Anthony West

Novelist and writer for the New Yorker

16th cousin 2 times removed via Sir Ralph Neville

Valerie Bertinelli

Television Actress

16th cousin 2 times removed via Sir Robert Goushill

Julia Child

American Chef, Author and TV Personality

16th cousin 2 times removed via Sir John Throckmorton

Lee Remick

Movie Actress

16th cousin 2 times removed via Sir John Throckmorton

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Carly Fiorina

CEO of Hewlett-Packard

16th cousin 2 times removed via Elizabeth Cheney

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Mary Chapin Carpenter

Singer and Songwriter

16th cousin 2 times removed via Sir Robert Corbet

Jordana Brewster

TV and Movie Actress

16th cousin 3 times removed via Sir John Throckmorton

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Oliver Platt

Movie Actor

16th cousin 4 times removed via Sir John Throckmorton

Emily Post

American Author on Etiquette

16th cousin 5 times removed via Robert II, King of Scotland

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Catherine Middleton

Duchess of Cambridge

17th cousin via Sir Henry Percy

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Lou (Henry) Hoover

First Lady of President Herbert Hoover

17th cousin via Sir John Howard

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Ed Helms

TV and Movie Actor

17th cousin via Sir Thomas Stanley

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Hugh Grant

Movie Actor

17th cousin via Sir Richard Woodville

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Lee Harvey Oswald

Accused Assassin of President John F. Kennedy

17th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Robert Goushill

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Mamie (Doud) Eisenhower

First Lady of President Dwight Eisenhower

17th cousin 1 time removed via Thomas Morley

Ken Burns

Documentary Filmmaker

17th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Reynold Grey

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Judy Garland

Singer and Movie Actress

17th cousin 1 time removed via Sir John Grey of Rotherfield

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Lucille Ball

TV Actress - “I Love Lucy”

17th cousin 2 times removed via John de Mowbray

Barack Obama

44th U.S. President

17th cousin 2 times removed via Sir Thomas Stanley

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Dick Cheney

46th U.S. Vice-President

17th cousin 2 times removed via Sir Walter Hungerford

Jesse James

Outlaw, Bank Robber, Murderer

17th cousin 2 times removed via Michael de la Pole

Vachel Lindsay

American Poet

17th cousin 2 times removed via Michael de la Pole

Brad Pitt

Movie Actor

17th cousin 2 times removed via Sir Thomas Stanley

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Liza Minnelli

Singer and Actress

17th cousin 2 times removed via Sir John Grey of Rotherfield

Wernher von Braun

Rocket Scientist

17th cousin 2 times removed via James I, King of Scotland

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Tom Hanks

Movie Actor

17th cousin 3 times removed via Sir John Grey of Rotherfield

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Dave Cowens

NBA Hall of Famer

17th cousin 3 times removed via John de Mowbray

Johnny Carson

TV Host - “The Tonight Show”

18th cousin via Sir Robert Hungerford

David Angell

TV Producer - 9/11 Victim

18th cousin via Sir Robert Hungerford

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Sydney Biddle Barrows

Mayflower Madam

18th cousin 1 time removed via Thomas Morley

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Barbara (Pierce) Bush

First Lady of President George H.W. Bush

18th cousin 2 times removed via Richard FitzAlan

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Ellen Louise (Axson) Wilson

First Lady of President Woodrow Wilson

18th cousin 2 times removed via Richard FitzAlan

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Pete Seeger

American Folk Singer

18th cousin 2 times removed via Richard FitzAlan

Capt. William Lewis Herndon

Captain of the ill fated S.S. Central America

18th cousin 3 times removed via Sir William de Ros

Robert Louis Stevenson

Author of Treasure Island

18th cousin 3 times removed via Robert II, King of Scotland

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Christian Herter

59th Governor of Massachusetts

19th cousin 1 time removed via Ralph de Stafford

Ellen (Herndon) Arthur

Wife of President Chester A. Arthur

19th cousin 2 times removed via Sir William de Ros

Joanne Woodward

Movie Actress

19th cousin 2 times removed via Robert II, King of Scotland

Truman Capote

Author of In Cold Blood

20th cousin via Eudo la Zouche

Georgia O'Keeffe

American Artist

21st cousin via Sir William de Ros