Lyman Hall

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Lyman Hall

Signer of the Declaration of Independence


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Sir Saher de Quincy

Magna Carta Surety

16th great-grandfather

William the Conqueror

King of England

21st great-grandfather

General William Tecumseh Sherman

Union Army - U.S. Civil War

1st cousin 3 times removed via Samuel Street Jr.

Norman Rockwell

American Artist

1st cousin 6 times removed via Samuel Street Jr.

Robert FitzWalter

Magna Carta Surety

1st cousin 18 times removed via Maud de St. Liz

Sir William de Huntingfield

Magna Carta Surety

1st cousin 18 times removed via Saher I de Quincy

Franklin D. Roosevelt

32nd U.S. President

2nd cousin 4 times removed via John Lyman

J.P. Morgan

American Banker and Art Collector

2nd cousin 4 times removed via John Lyman

J.P. Morgan, Jr.

American Banker and Philanthropist

2nd cousin 5 times removed via John Lyman

Gloria Vanderbilt

Fashion Designer

2nd cousin 5 times removed via John Lyman

Henry Sturgis Morgan

Co-Founder of Morgan Stanley

2nd cousin 6 times removed via John Lyman

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Clint Eastwood

TV & Film Actor and Director

2nd cousin 6 times removed via Samuel Hall

Dr. Benjamin Spock

American Pediatrician and Author on Child Care

2nd cousin 6 times removed via John Lyman

Anderson Cooper

Television Journalist

2nd cousin 6 times removed via John Lyman

John Adams Morgan

1952 Olympic Sailing Gold Medalist

2nd cousin 7 times removed via John Lyman

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Henry de Bohun

Magna Carta Surety

2nd cousin 18 times removed via Maud of Northumberland

Harriet Beecher Stowe

Author of Uncle Tom’s Cabin

3rd cousin 3 times removed via Richard Lyman

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Sir Winston Churchill

Prime Minister of the United Kingdom

3rd cousin 4 times removed via John Hall

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Wilbur Wright

Wright Brothers - Aviation Pioneer

3rd cousin 4 times removed via Richard Lyman

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Orville Wright

Wright Brothers - Aviation Pioneer

3rd cousin 4 times removed via Richard Lyman

Samuel Colt

Inventor of the Colt Revolver

3rd cousin 4 times removed via Richard Lyman

General Tom Thumb

Dwarf Circus Performer

3rd cousin 4 times removed via Richard Miles Jr.

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General Douglas MacArthur

U.S. Army - World War II

3rd cousin 5 times removed via Rev. Nicholas Street

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Thomas Hunt Morgan

Nobel Prize Winner in Physiology or Medicine

3rd cousin 5 times removed via Richard Miles Jr.

Gilbert Clifford Noble

Co-Founder of Barnes & Noble

3rd cousin 5 times removed via John Plumb

Admiral George Dewey

Admiral of the Navy

3rd cousin 5 times removed via Richard Lyman

Melvil Dewey

Inventor of the Dewey Decimal System

3rd cousin 5 times removed via Richard Lyman

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Tennessee Williams

Author of A Streetcar Named Desire

3rd cousin 6 times removed via Richard Miles Jr.

Thomas J. Watson, Jr.

President and CEO of I.B.M.

3rd cousin 6 times removed via John Plumb

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Thomas Edmund Dewey

47th Governor of New York

3rd cousin 6 times removed via Richard Lyman

Ernest Hemingway

Author of The Sun Also Rises

3rd cousin 7 times removed via John Plumb

Brian Wilson

Co-Founder of The Beach Boys

3rd cousin 8 times removed via Richard Lyman

Dennis Wilson

Co-Founder of The Beach Boys

3rd cousin 8 times removed via Richard Lyman

Carl Wilson

Co-Founder of The Beach Boys

3rd cousin 8 times removed via Richard Lyman

David Hyde Pierce

Stage, TV, and Movie Actor

3rd cousin 8 times removed via Richard Lyman

Drew Brees

NFL Quarterback

3rd cousin 8 times removed via John Plumb

Viggo Mortensen

Movie Actor

3rd cousin 8 times removed via Richard Miles Jr.

Anna Gunn

TV and Movie Actress

3rd cousin 9 times removed via John Plumb

Edward Norton

Movie Actor

3rd cousin 9 times removed via Richard Miles Jr.

Sydney Biddle Barrows

Mayflower Madam

3rd cousin 10 times removed via Richard Lyman

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King Henry III

King of England

3rd cousin 18 times removed via Henry I, King of England

General Joseph Warren

Killed at Battle of Bunker Hill

4th cousin 1 time removed via William Chaplin

William Williams

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

4th cousin 1 time removed via William Chaplin

Francis Edward Hinckley

Co-Founder of the University of Chicago

4th cousin 4 times removed via William Chaplin

General George B. McClellan

Union Army - U.S. Civil War

4th cousin 4 times removed via William Chaplin

Philip Danforth Armour

Founder of Armour & Company

4th cousin 4 times removed via William Chaplin

Edgar Rice Burroughs

Author of Tarzan and John Carter

4th cousin 5 times removed via William Chaplin

Warren G. Harding

29th U.S. President

4th cousin 5 times removed via William Chaplin

George Gallup

Inventor of the Gallup Poll

4th cousin 5 times removed via William Chaplin

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James Sherman

27th U.S. Vice-President

4th cousin 5 times removed via William Chaplin

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Humphrey Bogart

Movie Actor

4th cousin 6 times removed via William Chaplin

Katharine Hepburn

Movie Actress

4th cousin 6 times removed via William Chaplin

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Louis Auchincloss

Author

4th cousin 6 times removed via William Chaplin

Clarence Day

Author of Life with Father

4th cousin 6 times removed via William Chaplin

Nelson Rockefeller

41st U.S. Vice-President

4th cousin 7 times removed via William Chaplin

John Hinckley, Jr.

Shot President Ronald Reagan

4th cousin 7 times removed via William Chaplin

Julia Child

American Chef, Author and TV Personality

4th cousin 7 times removed via William Chaplin

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Thomas Pynchon

American Novelist

4th cousin 7 times removed via William Chaplin

Henry A. Wallace

33rd U.S. Vice-President

4th cousin 7 times removed via William Chaplin

Bill Weld

68th Governor of Massachusetts

4th cousin 7 times removed via William Chaplin

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Princess Diana

Princess of Wales

4th cousin 8 times removed via William Chaplin

Alec Baldwin

Television and Movie Actor

4th cousin 8 times removed via William Chaplin

Ted Danson

TV Actor - “Cheers”, “CSI”

4th cousin 8 times removed via William Chaplin

Paget Brewster

TV Actress

4th cousin 8 times removed via William Chaplin

Jordana Brewster

TV and Movie Actress

4th cousin 8 times removed via William Chaplin

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Prince William

Duke of Cambridge

4th cousin 9 times removed via William Chaplin

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Prince Harry

Duke of Sussex

4th cousin 9 times removed via William Chaplin

Kate Upton

Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Cover Model

4th cousin 9 times removed via William Chaplin

Oliver Platt

Movie Actor

4th cousin 9 times removed via William Chaplin

Elisabeth Shue

TV and Movie Actress

4th cousin 9 times removed via William Chaplin

Andrew Shue

TV Actor

4th cousin 9 times removed via William Chaplin

James Taylor

Singer-Songwriter

4th cousin 9 times removed via William Chaplin

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King Edward I

King of England

4th cousin 17 times removed via Henry I, King of England

Hugh le Bigod

Magna Carta Surety

4th cousin 17 times removed via Waltheof II of Northumbria

Calvin Coolidge

30th U.S. President

5th cousin 5 times removed via Robert Plumb

Robert Frost

Poet and Playwright

5th cousin 5 times removed via Robert Plumb

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King Henry VIII

King of England

9th cousin 7 times removed via Sir Roger de Quincy

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Jane Seymour

3rd Wife of King Henry VIII

10th cousin 6 times removed via Sir Roger de Quincy

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Catherine Parr

6th Wife of King Henry VIII

10th cousin 6 times removed via Sir Roger de Quincy

Charles A. Pillsbury

Co-Founder of C.A. Pillsbury Co.

11th cousin 3 times removed via Sir Thomas de Umfreville

Judy Garland

Singer and Movie Actress

11th cousin 5 times removed via Sir Thomas de Umfreville

Liza Minnelli

Singer and Actress

11th cousin 6 times removed via Sir Thomas de Umfreville

Tom Hanks

Movie Actor

11th cousin 7 times removed via Sir Thomas de Umfreville

Helen (Herron) Taft

First Lady of President William H. Taft

12th cousin 2 times removed via Sir Thomas de Umfreville

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Richard More

Mayflower Passenger

12th cousin 4 times removed via Sir Roger de Quincy

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Anne Boleyn

2nd Wife of King Henry VIII

12th cousin 5 times removed via Sir Saher IV de Quincy

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Catherine Howard

5th Wife of King Henry VIII

12th cousin 5 times removed via Sir Saher IV de Quincy

Nicholas Gilman

Signer of the U.S. Constitution

13th cousin 2 times removed via Robert de Umfreville

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Edmund Waller

English Poet and Politician

13th cousin 3 times removed via Sir Roger de Quincy

Lucretia (Rudolph) Garfield

First Lady of President James Garfield

13th cousin 4 times removed via Robert de Umfreville

George H. W. Bush

41st U.S. President

13th cousin 8 times removed via Robert de Umfreville

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George Clinton

4th U.S. Vice President

15th cousin via Alexander Comyn

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George Washington

1st U.S. President

15th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Roger de Quincy

DeWitt Clinton

6th Governor of New York

15th cousin 1 time removed via Alexander Comyn

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Robert Catesby

Leader of Gunpowder Plot

15th cousin 2 times removed via Sir Saher IV de Quincy

Lt. Gen. James Brudenell

Leader of the “Charge of the Light Brigade”

15th cousin 3 times removed via Alexander Comyn

Sir Charles Tupper

6th Prime Minister of Canada

15th cousin 5 times removed via Alexander Comyn

John D. Rockefeller

Founder of the Standard Oil Company

15th cousin 6 times removed via Alexander Comyn

Edith (Bolling) Wilson

First Lady of President Woodrow Wilson

15th cousin 6 times removed via Alexander Comyn

Juliette Gordon Low

Founder of the Girl Scouts

15th cousin 6 times removed via Alexander Comyn

Orson Welles

Radio, Stage, and Movie Actor

15th cousin 6 times removed via Alexander Comyn

Buckminster Fuller

Author, Architect, and Inventor

15th cousin 6 times removed via Alexander Comyn

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Major John Pitcairn

British Commander at Battle of Lexington

16th cousin via Sir Roger de Quincy

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Thomas Nelson

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

16th cousin via Sir Roger de Quincy

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Caesar Rodney

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

16th cousin via Sir Roger de Quincy

George Mason

Father of the U.S. Bill of Rights

16th cousin via Sir Roger de Quincy

Bathsheba (Ruggles) Spooner

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

16th cousin via Sir Roger de Quincy

John Langdon

Signer of the U.S. Constitution

16th cousin via Sir Roger de Quincy

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Benjamin Harrison V

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

16th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Roger de Quincy

Meriwether Lewis

Lewis and Clark Expedition

16th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Roger de Quincy

Thomas Jefferson

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

16th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Roger de Quincy

Harriet Martineau

Author of The Hour and the Man

16th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Roger de Quincy

Jane (Appleton) Pierce

First Lady of President Franklin Pierce

16th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Roger de Quincy

James Madison

4th U.S. President

16th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Roger de Quincy

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Rev. George Burroughs

Executed for Witchcraft, Salem 1692

16th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Saher IV de Quincy

C. W. Post

Founder of Post Cereals

16th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Roger de Quincy

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Richard Henry Lee

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

16th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Roger de Quincy

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Francis Lightfoot Lee

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

16th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Roger de Quincy

George Ross

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

16th cousin 1 time removed via William Comyn

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Henry Lee III

9th Governor of Virginia

16th cousin 2 times removed via Sir Roger de Quincy

William Henry Harrison

9th U.S. President

16th cousin 2 times removed via Sir Roger de Quincy

Grover Cleveland

22nd and 24th U.S. President

16th cousin 2 times removed via Sir Roger de Quincy

Samuel Prescott

Completed Paul Revere's Midnight Ride

16th cousin 2 times removed via Sir Roger de Quincy

Fletcher Christian

Leader of the mutiny on the Bounty

16th cousin 2 times removed via Sir Roger de Quincy

Robert Treat Paine

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

16th cousin 2 times removed via Sir Roger de Quincy

John Hancock

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

16th cousin 2 times removed via Sir Roger de Quincy

Marjorie Post

Founder of General Foods

16th cousin 2 times removed via Sir Roger de Quincy

John Marshall

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

16th cousin 2 times removed via Sir Roger de Quincy

Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.

American “Fireside” Poet

16th cousin 2 times removed via Sir Roger de Quincy

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Thomas Sim Lee

2nd and 7th Governor of Maryland

16th cousin 2 times removed via Sir Roger de Quincy

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General Robert E. Lee

Confederate Army - U.S. Civil War

16th cousin 3 times removed via Sir Roger de Quincy

Zachary Taylor

12th U.S. President

16th cousin 3 times removed via Sir Roger de Quincy

William Floyd

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

16th cousin 3 times removed via Sir Roger de Quincy

Colonel Robert Gould Shaw

Principal character of film Glory portrayed by Matthew Broderick

16th cousin 3 times removed via Sir Roger de Quincy

John Brown

American Abolitionist

16th cousin 3 times removed via Sir Roger de Quincy

William Marsh Rice

Founder of Rice University

16th cousin 3 times removed via Sir Roger de Quincy

Lytton Strachey

Author and Co-Founder of Bloomsbury Group

16th cousin 3 times removed via Sir Roger de Quincy

Melvyn Douglas

Movie Actor

16th cousin 3 times removed via Sir Roger de Quincy

Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

U.S. Supreme Court Justice

16th cousin 3 times removed via Sir Roger de Quincy

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Fitzhugh Lee

40th Governor of Virginia

16th cousin 3 times removed via Sir Roger de Quincy

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Edward Lloyd V

13th Governor of Maryland

16th cousin 3 times removed via Sir Roger de Quincy

Benjamin Harrison

23rd U.S. President

16th cousin 4 times removed via Sir Roger de Quincy

Alexander Hamilton

1st U.S. Secretary of the Treasury

16th cousin 4 times removed via Sir Roger de Quincy

Dr. H. H. Holmes

Serial Killer aka “Devil in the White City”

16th cousin 4 times removed via Sir Roger de Quincy

Helen Keller

Author and Activist

16th cousin 4 times removed via Sir Roger de Quincy

Lizzie Borden

Accused Murderess

16th cousin 4 times removed via Sir Roger de Quincy

Francis Scott Key

Author of “The Star Spangled Banner”

16th cousin 4 times removed via Sir Roger de Quincy

Noel Coward

Playwright, Actor, and Songwriter

16th cousin 4 times removed via Sir Roger de Quincy

Ralph Waldo Emerson

American Poet

16th cousin 4 times removed via Sir Roger de Quincy

John Kerry

68th U.S. Secretary of State

16th cousin 4 times removed via Sir Roger de Quincy

Allen Dulles

5th Director of the C.I.A.

16th cousin 4 times removed via Sir Roger de Quincy

John Foster Dulles

52nd U.S. Secretary of State

16th cousin 4 times removed via Sir Roger de Quincy

Jay Gould

American Railroad “Robber Baron”

16th cousin 4 times removed via Sir Roger de Quincy

Nathaniel Philbrick

Author of In the Heart of the Sea

16th cousin 4 times removed via William Comyn

Ichabod Goodwin

27th Governor of New Hampshire

16th cousin 4 times removed via Sir Roger de Quincy

Queen Elizabeth II

Queen of the United Kingdom

16th cousin 5 times removed via Sir Roger de Quincy

Theodore Roosevelt

26th U.S. President

16th cousin 5 times removed via Sir Roger de Quincy

General George S. Patton

U.S. Army - World War II

16th cousin 5 times removed via Sir Roger de Quincy

Elizabeth Montgomery

TV Actress - “Bewitched”

16th cousin 5 times removed via Sir Roger de Quincy

William Howard Taft

27th U.S. President

16th cousin 5 times removed via Sir Roger de Quincy

Stephen A. Douglas

Participated in Lincoln-Douglas Debates

16th cousin 5 times removed via Sir Roger de Quincy

Admiral Richard Byrd

Polar Explorer

16th cousin 5 times removed via Sir Roger de Quincy

Jack London

Author of “The Call of the Wild”

16th cousin 5 times removed via Sir Roger de Quincy

Harry F. Byrd

50th Governor of Virginia

16th cousin 5 times removed via Sir Roger de Quincy

Dick Clark

Radio and TV Host

16th cousin 5 times removed via Sir Roger de Quincy

Illeana Douglas

TV and Movie Actress

16th cousin 5 times removed via Sir Roger de Quincy

William Rufus Day

36th U.S. Secretary of State

16th cousin 5 times removed via Sir Roger de Quincy

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

Author, “Sherlock Holmes”

16th cousin 5 times removed via Sir Roger de Quincy

Henry Lloyd

40th Governor of Maryland

16th cousin 5 times removed via Sir Roger de Quincy

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Samuel Howard

Boston Tea Party Participant

17th cousin via Sir Saher IV de Quincy

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Caleb Brewster

Member of the Culper Spy Ring during the American Revolution

17th cousin via Sir Saher IV de Quincy

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Carter Braxton

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

17th cousin via Sir Saher IV de Quincy

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Roger Sherman

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

17th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Saher IV de Quincy

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General William Whipple

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

17th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Saher IV de Quincy

William Stoughton

Chief Judge and Prosecutor, Salem Witch Trials 1692

17th cousin 2 times removed via Saher I de Quincy

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William C. C. Claiborne

1st Governor of Louisiana

17th cousin 2 times removed via Alan of Galloway

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Charles Darwin

Theory of Evolution

17th cousin 2 times removed via Sir Saher IV de Quincy

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James Russell Lowell

American “Fireside” Poet

17th cousin 2 times removed via Sir Saher IV de Quincy

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Abigail (Smith) Adams

First Lady of President John Adams

17th cousin 3 times removed via Sir Saher IV de Quincy

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Eli Whitney

Inventor of the Cotton Gin

17th cousin 3 times removed via Sir Saher IV de Quincy

Herman Melville

Author of Moby Dick

17th cousin 3 times removed via Sir Saher IV de Quincy

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Charles Goldsborough

16th Governor of Maryland

17th cousin 3 times removed via Sir Saher IV de Quincy

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Charles Carnan Ridgely

15th Governor of Maryland

17th cousin 3 times removed via Sir Saher IV de Quincy

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John Quincy Adams

6th U.S. President

17th cousin 4 times removed via Sir Saher IV de Quincy

Shubael D. Childs

Founder of S.D. Childs & Company

17th cousin 4 times removed via Sir Saher IV de Quincy

Elihu Yale

Benefactor and Namesake of Yale College

17th cousin 4 times removed via Henry I, King of England

Alan Ladd

Movie Actor

17th cousin 4 times removed via Sir Saher IV de Quincy

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William Ellery

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

18th cousin 2 times removed via William I de Lancaster

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William Greene

2nd Governor of Rhode Island

18th cousin 2 times removed via William I de Lancaster

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Philip Livingston

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

19th cousin via Robert de Beaumont

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Robert Townsend

Member of the Culper Spy Ring during the American Revolution

19th cousin 1 time removed via William I de Lancaster

Eliphalet Remington

Founder of Remington Arms Company

19th cousin 1 time removed via Maud de St. Liz

Benedict Arnold

Traitor of the American Revolution

19th cousin 2 times removed via Saher I de Quincy

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General Hugh Mercer

American Revolutionary War Hero

19th cousin 2 times removed via Robert de Beaumont

Nathaniel Hawthorne

Author of The Scarlet Letter

19th cousin 2 times removed via Maud de St. Liz

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Jonathan Swift

Author of Gulliver's Travels

19th cousin 2 times removed via Isabel de Beaumont

Samuel Ward King

15th Governor of Rhode Island

20th cousin via William I de Lancaster

Julia (Ward) Howe

Author of “The Battle Hymn of the Republic”

20th cousin 1 time removed via William I de Lancaster

Button Gwinnett

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

21st cousin via Isabel de Beaumont