Julia Child

Famous Kin of
Julia Child

American Chef, Author and TV Personality


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John Alden

Mayflower Passenger

8th great-grandfather

William Bradford

Mayflower Passenger and Governor of Plymouth Colony

8th great-grandfather

Richard Warren

Mayflower Passenger

8th great-grandfather

William Brewster

Mayflower Passenger

9th great-grandfather

Francis Cooke

Mayflower Passenger

9th great-grandfather

William Cullen Bryant

American “Fireside” Poet

2nd great-granduncle via Peter Bryant

Edwin Bryant

California Expedition Journalist

1st cousin 4 times removed via Dr. Philip Bryant

Noah Webster

Published first American Dictionary

3rd cousin 5 times removed via William Bradford Jr.

John Adams

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

3rd cousin 6 times removed via John Alden

Roger Sherman

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

3rd cousin 7 times removed via Grace Ravens

John Quincy Adams

6th U.S. President

4th cousin 5 times removed via John Alden

John Trumbull

American Painter

4th cousin 5 times removed via John Alden

Edmund Sears

Boston Tea Party Participant

4th cousin 6 times removed via William Brewster

General Joseph Warren

Killed at Battle of Bunker Hill

4th cousin 6 times removed via Robert Parke

William Williams

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

4th cousin 6 times removed via Robert Parke

Lyman Hall

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

4th cousin 7 times removed via William Chaplin

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George H. W. Bush

41st U.S. President

5th cousin 1 time removed via Ephraim Smith

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Jordana Brewster

TV and Movie Actress

5th cousin 1 time removed via Jonathan Brewster Jr.

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Henry David Thoreau

American Author and Poet

5th cousin 2 times removed via Experience Mitchell

C. W. Post

Founder of Post Cereals

5th cousin 3 times removed via John Gager

Millard Fillmore

13th U.S. President

5th cousin 4 times removed via James Morgan

Eliphalet Remington

Founder of Remington Arms Company

5th cousin 4 times removed via John Faunce

Lewis Henry Morgan

Pioneering Anthropologist

5th cousin 4 times removed via James Morgan

Zachary Taylor

12th U.S. President

5th cousin 5 times removed via William Brewster

Robert Catesby

Leader of Gunpowder Plot

5th cousin 13 times removed via Sir John Throckmorton

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George W. Bush

43rd U.S. President

6th cousin via Ephraim Smith

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Jeb Bush

43rd Governor of Florida

6th cousin via Ephraim Smith

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William Howard Taft

27th U.S. President

6th cousin 1 time removed via Experience Mitchell

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Katharine Hepburn

Movie Actress

6th cousin 1 time removed via Ebenezer Witter

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Clarence Day

Author of Life with Father

6th cousin 1 time removed via Ebenezer Witter

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J.P. Morgan, Jr.

American Banker and Philanthropist

6th cousin 2 times removed via Joseph Morgan

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Susan B. Anthony

Women's Rights Advocate

6th cousin 2 times removed via Thomas Mitchell

Warren G. Harding

29th U.S. President

6th cousin 2 times removed via Joseph Morgan

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General George B. McClellan

Union Army - U.S. Civil War

6th cousin 2 times removed via William Bradford Jr.

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Horatio Alger

Author

6th cousin 2 times removed via John Howard

George Eastman

Founder of Eastman Kodak Company

6th cousin 2 times removed via William Bradford Jr.

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James Sherman

27th U.S. Vice-President

6th cousin 2 times removed via Thomas Snell

Marjorie Post

Founder of General Foods

6th cousin 2 times removed via John Gager

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Wil Wheaton

TV and Movie Actor

6th cousin 2 times removed via Abiel Packard

William Robbins Barnes

Co-Founder of Barnes & Noble

6th cousin 2 times removed via William Bradford Jr.

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Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

American “Fireside” Poet

6th cousin 3 times removed via John Alden

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Ulysses S. Grant

18th U.S. President

6th cousin 3 times removed via Richard Warren

Francis Edward Hinckley

Co-Founder of the University of Chicago

6th cousin 3 times removed via Thomas Parke

Commodore Matthew C. Perry

Led Black Ships Expedition to Japan

6th cousin 3 times removed via Jonathan Brewster

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Richard Warren Sears

Co-Founder of Sears, Roebuck, & Co.

6th cousin 3 times removed via John Alden

Oliver Hazard Perry

Hero of Lake Erie during the War of 1812

6th cousin 3 times removed via Jonathan Brewster

Schuyler Colfax

17th U.S. Vice-President

6th cousin 3 times removed via James Morgan

Philip Danforth Armour

Founder of Armour & Company

6th cousin 3 times removed via Thomas Parke

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Gilbert Clifford Noble

Co-Founder of Barnes & Noble

6th cousin 3 times removed via Samuel Edson

Levi Parsons Morton

22nd U.S. Vice-President

6th cousin 4 times removed via George Morton

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Nelson Rockefeller

41st U.S. Vice-President

7th cousin via Ebenezer Witter

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Thomas Pynchon

American Novelist

7th cousin via Ebenezer Witter

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Humphrey Bogart

Movie Actor

7th cousin 1 time removed via Joseph Morgan

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Henry Sturgis Morgan

Co-Founder of Morgan Stanley

7th cousin 1 time removed via Joseph Morgan

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Franklin D. Roosevelt

32nd U.S. President

7th cousin 1 time removed via John Gager

Emily Post

American Author on Etiquette

7th cousin 1 time removed via Jonathan Alden

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Henry Fonda

Movie Actor

7th cousin 1 time removed via Experience Mitchell

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Lewis Henry Lapham

Co-Founder of Texaco

7th cousin 1 time removed via Thomas Mitchell

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Louis Auchincloss

Author

7th cousin 1 time removed via John Gager

Hetty Green

“The Witch of Wall Street”

7th cousin 1 time removed via Thomas Mitchell

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Paget Brewster

TV Actress

7th cousin 1 time removed via Ebenezer Witter

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Amy Grant

Christian/Pop Singer and Songwriter

7th cousin 1 time removed via Ephraim Howard

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William Rufus Day

36th U.S. Secretary of State

7th cousin 1 time removed via William Bradford Jr.

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J. A. Folger

Founder of Folger Coffee Company

7th cousin 2 times removed via Richard Warren

Edgar Rice Burroughs

Author of Tarzan and John Carter

7th cousin 2 times removed via Thomas Parke

John D. Rockefeller

Founder of the Standard Oil Company

7th cousin 2 times removed via James Morgan

George Gallup

Inventor of the Gallup Poll

7th cousin 2 times removed via Thomas Parke

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Marilyn Monroe

Actress, Model, and Singer

7th cousin 2 times removed via Experience Mitchell

Sir Charles Tupper

6th Prime Minister of Canada

7th cousin 2 times removed via Richard Warren

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Jane Fonda

Movie Actress

7th cousin 2 times removed via Experience Mitchell

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Shanghai Pierce

Texas Cattleman

7th cousin 2 times removed via John Alden

Sigourney Weaver

Movie Actress

7th cousin 2 times removed via Thomas Leonard

William Marsh Rice

Founder of Rice University

7th cousin 2 times removed via Thomas Richards

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Elisabeth Shue

TV and Movie Actress

7th cousin 2 times removed via Ebenezer Witter

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Andrew Shue

TV Actor

7th cousin 2 times removed via Ebenezer Witter

Melvyn Douglas

Movie Actor

7th cousin 2 times removed via Jonathan Brewster

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Marie-Chantal Miller

Crown Princess of Greece

7th cousin 2 times removed via Zacheus Packard

Samuel Pierpont Langley

Astronomer and Aviation Pioneer

7th cousin 3 times removed via John Thompson

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Edward Snowden

Ex-CIA / NSA Whistleblower

7th cousin 3 times removed via Thomas Leonard

Louisa May Alcott

Author of Little Women

7th cousin 3 times removed via John Thompson

L. Frank Baum

Author of The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

7th cousin 3 times removed via John Thompson

Grandma Moses

American Folk Artist

7th cousin 3 times removed via Francis Cooke

Admiral George Dewey

Admiral of the Navy

7th cousin 3 times removed via John Thompson

Hugh Hefner

Founder of Playboy Magazine

8th cousin via William Bradford Jr.

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Bill Gates

Founder of Microsoft

8th cousin via John Gager

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Anthony Perkins

Movie Actor

8th cousin via John Washburn Jr.

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Allen Dulles

5th Director of the C.I.A.

8th cousin via John Gager

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John Foster Dulles

52nd U.S. Secretary of State

8th cousin via John Gager

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Pete Seeger

American Folk Singer

8th cousin via John Washburn Jr.

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John Adams Morgan

1952 Olympic Sailing Gold Medalist

8th cousin via Joseph Morgan

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Bill Weld

68th Governor of Massachusetts

8th cousin via Joseph Morgan

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Burl Ives

Singer and Actor

8th cousin via John Washburn Jr.

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Calvin Coolidge

30th U.S. President

8th cousin 1 time removed via John Alden

Grace (Goodhue) Coolidge

First Lady of President Calvin Coolidge

8th cousin 1 time removed via Richard Warren

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Princess Diana

Princess of Wales

8th cousin 1 time removed via Joseph Morgan

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Henry Clay Folger

Founder of Folger Shakespeare Library and Chairman of Standard Oil

8th cousin 1 time removed via Richard Warren

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Laura Ingalls-Wilder

Author of Little House on the Prairie

8th cousin 1 time removed via Richard Warren

Charles Edward Merrill

Co-Founder of Merrill Lynch & Company

8th cousin 1 time removed via John Alden

Christopher Reeve

Movie Actor

8th cousin 1 time removed via William Bradford Jr.

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Vincent Price

Movie Actor

8th cousin 1 time removed via John Howard

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Christopher Lloyd

Movie Actor

8th cousin 1 time removed via Thomas Mitchell

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Adlai Stevenson III

U.S. Senator from Illinois

8th cousin 1 time removed via William Bradford Jr.

Ashley Judd

TV and Movie Actress

8th cousin 1 time removed via Benjamin Brewster

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Erskine Childers

4th President of Ireland

8th cousin 1 time removed via John Alden

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John Lithgow

Stage, TV, and Movie Actor

8th cousin 1 time removed via William Bradford Jr.

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David Hyde Pierce

Stage, TV, and Movie Actor

8th cousin 1 time removed via William Bradford Jr.

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Willis Carrier

Inventor of Air Conditioning

8th cousin 1 time removed via Thomas Mitchell

Cara Delevingne

Fashion Model and Movie Actress

8th cousin 1 time removed via Stephen Bryant

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Tuesday Weld

TV and Movie Actress

8th cousin 1 time removed via Thomas Snell

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Thomas Edmund Dewey

47th Governor of New York

8th cousin 1 time removed via Samuel Gore

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Prince William

Duke of Cambridge

8th cousin 2 times removed via Joseph Morgan

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Prince Harry

Duke of Sussex

8th cousin 2 times removed via Joseph Morgan

Wilbur Wright

Wright Brothers - Aviation Pioneer

8th cousin 2 times removed via Robert Parke

Orville Wright

Wright Brothers - Aviation Pioneer

8th cousin 2 times removed via Robert Parke

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Clint Eastwood

TV & Film Actor and Director

8th cousin 2 times removed via William Bradford Jr.

Fannie Farmer

Author of original Fannie Farmer Cookbook

8th cousin 2 times removed via John Thompson

Sally Field

TV and Movie Actress

8th cousin 2 times removed via William Bradford Jr.

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Charles Dawes

30th U.S. Vice-President

8th cousin 2 times removed via Francis Cooke

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Oliver Platt

Movie Actor

8th cousin 2 times removed via Joseph Morgan

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John Cena

Movie Actor and WWE Pro Wrestler

8th cousin 2 times removed via George Watson

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James Taylor

Singer-Songwriter

8th cousin 2 times removed via George Watson

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Dan Quayle

44th U.S. Vice-President

8th cousin 2 times removed via Samuel Packard

J.P. Morgan

American Banker and Art Collector

8th cousin 3 times removed via William Chaplin

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Anna Gunn

TV and Movie Actress

8th cousin 3 times removed via William Bradford Jr.

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Dave Cowens

NBA Hall of Famer

8th cousin 3 times removed via George Watson

Raquel Welch

Movie Actress

9th cousin via John Alden

John Hinckley, Jr.

Shot President Ronald Reagan

9th cousin via Thomas Parke

General Douglas MacArthur

U.S. Army - World War II

9th cousin via Thomas Richards

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Alan Shepard

Mercury and Apollo Astronaut

9th cousin via Richard Warren

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Orson Welles

Radio, Stage, and Movie Actor

9th cousin via Richard Warren

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Chevy Chase

Comedian, Actor and Writer

9th cousin via Samuel Edson

Amelia Earhart

Aviation Pioneer

9th cousin via Richard Warren

Illeana Douglas

TV and Movie Actress

9th cousin via Jonathan Brewster

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Dick Van Dyke

TV Actor - “The Dick Van Dyke Show”

9th cousin 1 time removed via John Alden

Warren Buffett

Chairman & CEO, Berkshire Hathaway

9th cousin 1 time removed via John Faunce

Mamie (Doud) Eisenhower

First Lady of President Dwight Eisenhower

9th cousin 1 time removed via William Brewster

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Bing Crosby

Singer and Movie Actor

9th cousin 1 time removed via Alice Carpenter

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Abigail Folger

Charles Manson Murder Victim and Folger Coffee Heiress

9th cousin 1 time removed via Richard Warren

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Taylor Swift

Singer and Songwriter

9th cousin 1 time removed via Richard Warren

Alec Baldwin

Television and Movie Actor

9th cousin 1 time removed via Thomas Parke

Norman Rockwell

American Artist

9th cousin 1 time removed via Alice Carpenter

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Howard Dean

79th Governor of Vermont

9th cousin 1 time removed via Andrew Hallett Jr.

Joanne Woodward

Movie Actress

9th cousin 1 time removed via Richard Warren

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Ted Danson

TV Actor - “Cheers”, “CSI”

9th cousin 1 time removed via Jonathan Brewster

Grace Slick

Singer, Songwriter - Jefferson Airplane

9th cousin 1 time removed via John Thompson

Janis Joplin

Singer and Songwriter

9th cousin 1 time removed via Robert Hicks

Jodie Foster

Movie Actress

9th cousin 1 time removed via John Alden

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Linda Hamilton

TV and Movie Actress

9th cousin 1 time removed via James Morgan

Mark David Chapman

Assassinated John Lennon

9th cousin 1 time removed via Thomas Leonard

Mizuo Peck

TV and Movie Actress

9th cousin 1 time removed via Jonathan Brewster

Endicott Peabody

62nd Governor of Massachusetts

9th cousin 1 time removed via Thomas Richards

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Ernest Hemingway

Author of The Sun Also Rises

9th cousin 2 times removed via Richard Warren

Kyra Sedgwick

TV and Movie Actress

9th cousin 2 times removed via Thomas Richards

Matt Damon

Movie Actor

9th cousin 2 times removed via Richard Warren

Gloria Vanderbilt

Fashion Designer

9th cousin 2 times removed via William Chaplin

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Ellen DeGeneres

Comedienne and TV Personality

9th cousin 2 times removed via Jonathan Brewster

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James Spader

TV and Movie Actor

9th cousin 2 times removed via Richard Warren

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Carly Fiorina

CEO of Hewlett-Packard

9th cousin 2 times removed via Jonathan Brewster

Zac Efron

Movie Actor

9th cousin 2 times removed via John Alden

Benedict Cumberbatch

Movie, Television and Stage Actor

9th cousin 2 times removed via John Alden

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Sarah Palin

9th Governor of Alaska

9th cousin 3 times removed via Richard Warren

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Mary Chapin Carpenter

Singer and Songwriter

9th cousin 3 times removed via Richard Warren

George Washington

1st U.S. President

9th cousin 6 times removed via Richard Coles of Preston Capes, Northamptonshire

George Mason

Father of the U.S. Bill of Rights

9th cousin 9 times removed via Sir John Throckmorton

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Richard Gere

Movie Actor

10th cousin via Francis Cooke

Lee Remick

Movie Actress

10th cousin via John Thompson

Henry A. Wallace

33rd U.S. Vice-President

10th cousin via Robert Parke

Dr. Benjamin Spock

American Pediatrician and Author on Child Care

10th cousin 1 time removed via William Chaplin

Anderson Cooper

Television Journalist

10th cousin 1 time removed via William Chaplin

Brian Wilson

Co-Founder of The Beach Boys

10th cousin 1 time removed via Francis Cooke

Dennis Wilson

Co-Founder of The Beach Boys

10th cousin 1 time removed via Francis Cooke

Carl Wilson

Co-Founder of The Beach Boys

10th cousin 1 time removed via Francis Cooke

Robert H. Goddard

Inventor of First Liquid-propelled Rocket

10th cousin 1 time removed via Rev. Richard Ravens

Thomas J. Watson, Jr.

President and CEO of I.B.M.

10th cousin 1 time removed via William Chaplin

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Kate Upton

Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Cover Model

10th cousin 2 times removed via Robert Parke

Sydney Biddle Barrows

Mayflower Madam

10th cousin 3 times removed via William Brewster

Drew Brees

NFL Quarterback

11th cousin 1 time removed via William Chaplin

Stephen Crane

Author of The Red Badge of Courage

11th cousin 5 times removed via John Giffard

Charles Darwin

Theory of Evolution

11th cousin 5 times removed via John Giffard

Edward Lloyd V

13th Governor of Maryland

11th cousin 7 times removed via Sir John Throckmorton

Charles Goldsborough

16th Governor of Maryland

11th cousin 7 times removed via Sir John Throckmorton

General James Longstreet

Confederate Army - U.S. Civil War

12th cousin 6 times removed via Sir John Throckmorton

Fitzhugh Lee

40th Governor of Virginia

12th cousin 6 times removed via Sir John Throckmorton

Henry Lloyd

40th Governor of Maryland

13th cousin 5 times removed via Sir John Throckmorton

Sir Winston Churchill

Prime Minister of the United Kingdom

14th cousin 2 times removed via John Giffard

Thomas Hunt Morgan

Nobel Prize Winner in Physiology or Medicine

14th cousin 4 times removed via Sir John Throckmorton

General George S. Patton

U.S. Army - World War II

15th cousin via Richard Coles of Preston Capes, Northamptonshire

Kit Harington

TV Actor - “Game of Thrones”

15th cousin 2 times removed via Richard Coles of Preston Capes, Northamptonshire

John Kerry

68th U.S. Secretary of State

16th cousin 2 times removed via Sir John Throckmorton

Paris Hilton

Socialite and TV Personality

17th cousin 1 time removed via Sir John Throckmorton


Julia Child photo by Elsa Dorfman (CC BY-SA 3.0)