Janis Joplin

Famous Kin of
Janis Joplin

Singer and Songwriter


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Gov. John Winthrop

Governor of the Massachusetts Bay Colony

1st cousin 12 times removed via Adam Winthrop Jr.

Sir George Downing

Namesake of Downing Street in London

2nd cousin 11 times removed via Adam Winthrop Jr.

Susan B. Anthony

Women's Rights Advocate

3rd cousin 4 times removed via David Sherman

Lewis Henry Lapham

Co-Founder of Texaco

4th cousin 3 times removed via David Sherman

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Emily Dickinson

American Poet

4th cousin 4 times removed via Nathaniel Gunn

John Wellborn Root

1893 Chicago Columbian Exposition Architect

4th cousin 4 times removed via Joseph Root III

Roger Sherman

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

4th cousin 7 times removed via Henry Sherman

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Noah Webster

Published first American Dictionary

4th cousin 7 times removed via John Webster

Henry Crapo

14th Governor of Michigan

5th cousin 4 times removed via Philip Sherman

Millard Fillmore

13th U.S. President

5th cousin 6 times removed via John Bronson

P.T. Barnum

Co-Founder of Barnum & Bailey Circus

5th cousin 6 times removed via William Beardsley

Christopher Lloyd

Movie Actor

6th cousin 1 time removed via David Sherman

Willis Carrier

Inventor of Air Conditioning

6th cousin 1 time removed via David Sherman

James Sherman

27th U.S. Vice-President

6th cousin 3 times removed via Philip Sherman

Morgan Bulkeley

54th Governor of Connecticut

6th cousin 3 times removed via Philip Sherman

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Rutherford B. Hayes

19th U.S. President

6th cousin 4 times removed via John Russell

Samuel Colt

Inventor of the Colt Revolver

6th cousin 4 times removed via John Marsh

Howard Hawks

Movie Director

6th cousin 4 times removed via Thomas Wells

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Cadwallader Washburn

Co-founder of General Mills and 11th Governor of Wisconsin

6th cousin 4 times removed via Robert Hicks

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Israel Washburn

29th Governor of Maine

6th cousin 4 times removed via Robert Hicks

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Elihu Washburne

25th U.S. Secretary of State

6th cousin 4 times removed via Robert Hicks

W. K. Kellogg

Founder of the Kellogg Company

6th cousin 5 times removed via William Beardsley

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Louisa May Alcott

Author of Little Women

6th cousin 5 times removed via John Bronson

General Tom Thumb

Dwarf Circus Performer

6th cousin 5 times removed via William Beardsley

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George Eastman

Founder of Eastman Kodak Company

6th cousin 5 times removed via Thomas Root