James Sherman

Famous Kin of
James Sherman

27th U.S. Vice-President


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John Howland

Mayflower Passenger

7th great-grandfather

John Tilley

Mayflower Passenger

8th great-grandfather

William d'Aubeney

Magna Carta Surety

19th great-grandfather

Robert de Ros

Magna Carta Surety

19th great-grandfather

Robert Fitz Walter

Magna Carta Surety

21st great-grandfather

Henry de Bohun

Magna Carta Surety

21st great-grandfather

Richard de Clare

Magna Carta Surety

22nd great-grandfather

Saher de Quincy

Magna Carta Surety

22nd great-grandfather

Roger le Bigod

Magna Carta Surety

22nd great-grandfather

William the Conqueror

King of England

23rd great-grandfather

King Robert I

King of France

28th great-grandfather

Alfred the Great

King of the Anglo-Saxons

30th great-grandfather

Charlemagne

King of the Franks

32nd great-grandfather

Sir George Downing

Namesake of Downing Street in London

6th great-granduncle via Emanuel Downing

Edward Winslow

Mayflower Passenger

6th great-granduncle via Edward Winslow

King Henry III

King of England

18th great-granduncle via John, King of England

William Williams

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

1st cousin 4 times removed via Rev. William Williams

King Edward I

King of England

1st cousin 19 times removed via John, King of England

Gilbert de Clare

Magna Carta Surety

1st cousin 20 times removed via Maud de St. Hilary

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Aaron Burr

Killed Alexander Hamilton

3rd cousin 3 times removed via Rev. Solomon Stoddard

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General Joseph Warren

Killed at Battle of Bunker Hill

3rd cousin 4 times removed via Robert Williams

Nathaniel Gorham

Signer of the U.S. Constitution

3rd cousin 4 times removed via John Gorham

Ethan Allen

Revolutionary War Hero

3rd cousin 5 times removed via Samuel Wright

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Bathsheba (Ruggles) Spooner

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

3rd cousin 5 times removed via John Howland

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King Henry VIII

King of England

3rd cousin 11 times removed via Sir John Beauchamp