Chevy Chase

Famous Kin of
Chevy Chase

Comedian, Actor and Writer


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John Howland

Mayflower Passenger

9th great-grandfather

John Tilley

Mayflower Passenger

10th great-grandfather

William Brewster

Mayflower Passenger

11th great-grandfather

King Edward I

King of England

23rd great-grandfather

King Henry III

King of England

23rd great-grandfather

Sir Saher de Quincy

Magna Carta Surety

23rd great-grandfather

Robert de Vere

Magna Carta Surety

24th great-grandfather

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.

Nathaniel Gorham

Signer of the U.S. Constitution

3rd cousin 6 times removed via John Gorham

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Bathsheba (Ruggles) Spooner

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

3rd cousin 7 times removed via John Howland

Aaron Burr

Killed Alexander Hamilton

4th cousin 7 times removed via William Tuttle

Edmund Sears

Boston Tea Party Participant

4th cousin 8 times removed via William Brewster

Catherine Parr

6th Wife of King Henry VIII

4th cousin 15 times removed via Sir William Willoughby

Ferdinand II of Aragon

1st King of a united Spain

4th cousin 16 times removed via Diego Gomez de Toledo

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Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

American “Fireside” Poet

5th cousin 4 times removed via John Gorham

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Henry Crapo

14th Governor of Michigan

5th cousin 4 times removed via William Chase Jr.

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Millard Fillmore

13th U.S. President

5th cousin 5 times removed via Thomas Wood

General William Tecumseh Sherman

Union Army - U.S. Civil War

5th cousin 6 times removed via Thomas Benedict

P.T. Barnum

Co-Founder of Barnum & Bailey Circus

5th cousin 6 times removed via Thomas Benedict

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Zachary Taylor

12th U.S. President

5th cousin 7 times removed via William Brewster

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King Henry VIII

King of England

5th cousin 16 times removed via Eleanor Plantagenet

Francis Edward Hinckley

Co-Founder of the University of Chicago

6th cousin 3 times removed via John Gorham

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Colonel Robert Gould Shaw

Principal character of film Glory portrayed by Matthew Broderick

6th cousin 3 times removed via Edward Sturgis

William Cullen Bryant

American “Fireside” Poet

6th cousin 3 times removed via Samuel Edson

Gilbert Clifford Noble

Co-Founder of Barnes & Noble

6th cousin 3 times removed via Samuel Edson

Edwin Bryant

California Expedition Journalist

6th cousin 3 times removed via Samuel Edson

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Charles A. Pillsbury

Co-Founder of C.A. Pillsbury Co.

6th cousin 4 times removed via Joseph Jewett

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Ralph Waldo Emerson

American Poet

6th cousin 4 times removed via John Howland

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Joseph Smith

Founder of the Mormon Church

6th cousin 4 times removed via John Howland

Ulysses S. Grant

18th U.S. President

6th cousin 5 times removed via Thomas Miner

Commodore Matthew C. Perry

Led Black Ships Expedition to Japan

6th cousin 5 times removed via Jonathan Brewster

Oliver Hazard Perry

Hero of Lake Erie during the War of 1812

6th cousin 5 times removed via Jonathan Brewster

General George B. McClellan

Union Army - U.S. Civil War

6th cousin 5 times removed via Jonathan Brewster

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Joseph Wharton

Founder of the Wharton School of Business

6th cousin 5 times removed via Henry Howland

Alvin Woolson

Founder of Woolson Spice Co. (Lion Coffee)

6th cousin 5 times removed via Edward Wood

Constance Fenimore Woolson

Victorian Novelist and Poet

6th cousin 5 times removed via Edward Wood

Henry Wells

Co-Founder of American Express and Wells Fargo and Co.

6th cousin 6 times removed via Simon Tuttle

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Abigail (Smith) Adams

First Lady of President John Adams

6th cousin 7 times removed via Adam Winthrop Jr.

Richard More

Mayflower Passenger

6th cousin 11 times removed via Sir John Sutton VI

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Anne Boleyn

2nd Wife of King Henry VIII

6th cousin 15 times removed via Eleanor Plantagenet

Edward Snowden

Ex-CIA / NSA Whistleblower

7th cousin 1 time removed via Seth Dean

Christopher Lloyd

Movie Actor

7th cousin 1 time removed via Jabez Gorham

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Edith (Carow) Roosevelt

First Lady of President Theodore Roosevelt

7th cousin 2 times removed via John Gorham

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William Durant

Co-Founder of General Motors and Founder of Frigidaire

7th cousin 2 times removed via William Chase Jr.

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James Sherman

27th U.S. Vice-President

7th cousin 2 times removed via John Gorham

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Franklin D. Roosevelt

32nd U.S. President

7th cousin 3 times removed via John Howland

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Allen Dulles

5th Director of the C.I.A.

7th cousin 3 times removed via John Turner

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John Foster Dulles

52nd U.S. Secretary of State

7th cousin 3 times removed via John Turner

Frank Nelson Doubleday

Founder of Doubleday & Co.

7th cousin 4 times removed via William Tuttle

Potter Palmer

Co-Founder of Marshall Fields

7th cousin 4 times removed via Henry Howland

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Melvyn Douglas

Movie Actor

7th cousin 4 times removed via Jonathan Brewster

Homer G. Balcom

Designer of the Empire State Building

7th cousin 4 times removed via Thomas Benedict

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John Quincy Adams

6th U.S. President

7th cousin 6 times removed via Adam Winthrop Jr.

Clement Clarke Moore

Author of “Twas the Night Before Christmas”

7th cousin 6 times removed via Adam Winthrop Jr.

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Gerald Ford

38th U.S. President

8th cousin via Joseph Jewett III

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Lizzie Borden

Accused Murderess

8th cousin 1 time removed via John Luther

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Walt Disney

Co-Founder of The Walt Disney Company

8th cousin 1 time removed via Joanna

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Sir Winston Churchill

Prime Minister of the United Kingdom

8th cousin 1 time removed via Francis Baker

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Herbert Hoover

31st U.S. President

8th cousin 1 time removed via Joseph Jewett Jr.

Anthony Perkins

Movie Actor

8th cousin 1 time removed via Samuel Edson

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Louis Auchincloss

Author

8th cousin 1 time removed via John Gorham

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Pete Seeger

American Folk Singer

8th cousin 1 time removed via Ezekiel Turner

Gene Roddenberry

Creator of Star Trek

8th cousin 1 time removed via William Chase Jr.

Mizuo Peck

TV and Movie Actress

8th cousin 1 time removed via Ezekiel Turner

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Humphrey Bogart

Movie Actor

8th cousin 2 times removed via John Howland

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James Taylor

Singer-Songwriter

8th cousin 2 times removed via Hannah Sturgis

Lewis Henry Lapham

Co-Founder of Texaco

8th cousin 3 times removed via Henry Howland

Robert H. Goddard

Inventor of First Liquid-propelled Rocket

8th cousin 3 times removed via Edward Wood

Clarence Day

Author of Life with Father

8th cousin 4 times removed via William Brewster

Edmund Waller

English Poet and Politician

8th cousin 11 times removed via Sir Walter Blount

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Elizabeth Montgomery

TV Actress - “Bewitched”

9th cousin via John Luther

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John Hinckley, Jr.

Shot President Ronald Reagan

9th cousin via John Gorham

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Julia Child

American Chef, Author and TV Personality

9th cousin via Samuel Edson

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Ellen DeGeneres

Comedienne and TV Personality

9th cousin via Ezekiel Turner

John Lithgow

Stage, TV, and Movie Actor

9th cousin via John Gorham

Harry Chapin

Singer and Songwriter

9th cousin via John Gorham

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John Adams Morgan

1952 Olympic Sailing Gold Medalist

9th cousin via John Gorham

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William H. Macy

TV and Movie Actor

9th cousin via John Gorham

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Bill Weld

68th Governor of Massachusetts

9th cousin via John Gorham

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Tuesday Weld

TV and Movie Actress

9th cousin via John Gorham

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Kyra Sedgwick

TV and Movie Actress

9th cousin 1 time removed via Edward Sturgis

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Sydney Biddle Barrows

Mayflower Madam

9th cousin 1 time removed via John Gorham

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Alec Baldwin

Television and Movie Actor

9th cousin 1 time removed via Edward Sturgis

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Ted Danson

TV Actor - “Cheers”, “CSI”

9th cousin 1 time removed via John Gorham

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Brian Wilson

Co-Founder of The Beach Boys

9th cousin 1 time removed via John Burrows

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Dennis Wilson

Co-Founder of The Beach Boys

9th cousin 1 time removed via John Burrows

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Carl Wilson

Co-Founder of The Beach Boys

9th cousin 1 time removed via John Burrows

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Janis Joplin

Singer and Songwriter

9th cousin 1 time removed via Walter Deane

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Adlai Stevenson III

U.S. Senator from Illinois

9th cousin 1 time removed via John Turner

Amy Grant

Christian/Pop Singer and Songwriter

9th cousin 1 time removed via Samuel Edson

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Alan Ladd

Movie Actor

9th cousin 1 time removed via Joseph Jewett

David Hyde Pierce

Stage, TV, and Movie Actor

9th cousin 1 time removed via John Burrows

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Sarah Palin

9th Governor of Alaska

9th cousin 1 time removed via John Gorham

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Jordana Brewster

TV and Movie Actress

9th cousin 1 time removed via Edward Sturgis

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Marie-Chantal Miller

Crown Princess of Greece

9th cousin 1 time removed via Samuel Edson

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Burt Reynolds

Movie Actor

9th cousin 1 time removed via John Tuttle

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Richard Nixon

37th U.S. President

9th cousin 2 times removed via Henry Howland

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Nelson Rockefeller

41st U.S. Vice-President

9th cousin 2 times removed via Jonathan Brewster

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Katharine Hepburn

Movie Actress

9th cousin 2 times removed via Jonathan Brewster

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Ernest Hemingway

Author of The Sun Also Rises

9th cousin 2 times removed via William Tuttle

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Bing Crosby

Singer and Movie Actor

9th cousin 2 times removed via Henry Howland

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Illeana Douglas

TV and Movie Actress

9th cousin 2 times removed via Jonathan Brewster

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Mamie (Doud) Eisenhower

First Lady of President Dwight Eisenhower

9th cousin 3 times removed via William Brewster

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Christian Herter

59th Governor of Massachusetts

9th cousin 3 times removed via Richard Olmstead

Thomas Pynchon

American Novelist

9th cousin 3 times removed via William Brewster

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George Washington

1st U.S. President

9th cousin 8 times removed via Sir John Sutton VI

George Clinton

4th U.S. Vice President

9th cousin 8 times removed via Sir John Sutton VI

Dick Van Dyke

TV Actor - “The Dick Van Dyke Show”

10th cousin via William Hoskins

Dr. Benjamin Spock

American Pediatrician and Author on Child Care

10th cousin via John Howland

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Paget Brewster

TV Actress

10th cousin via William Chase

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Marilyn Monroe

Actress, Model, and Singer

10th cousin 1 time removed via Henry Howland

John Steinbeck

Author of The Grapes of Wrath

10th cousin 1 time removed via Henry Howland

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Johnny Carson

TV Host - “The Tonight Show”

10th cousin 1 time removed via Henry Howland

Meryl Streep

Movie Actress

10th cousin 1 time removed via Henry Howland

Ashley Judd

TV and Movie Actress

10th cousin 1 time removed via Jonathan Brewster

James Spader

TV and Movie Actor

10th cousin 1 time removed via Thomas Miner

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George H. W. Bush

41st U.S. President

10th cousin 2 times removed via John Howland

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Kate Upton

Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Cover Model

10th cousin 2 times removed via John Howland

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Charles Dawes

30th U.S. Vice-President

10th cousin 2 times removed via William Brewster

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George W. Bush

43rd U.S. President

10th cousin 3 times removed via John Howland

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Jeb Bush

43rd Governor of Florida

10th cousin 3 times removed via John Howland

George Mason

Father of the U.S. Bill of Rights

10th cousin 7 times removed via Sir John Sutton VI

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John Langdon

Signer of the U.S. Constitution

10th cousin 7 times removed via Sir John Sutton VI

DeWitt Clinton

6th Governor of New York

10th cousin 7 times removed via Sir John Sutton VI

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Benjamin Harrison V

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

10th cousin 9 times removed via Sir Walter Blount

Caleb Brewster

Member of the Culper Spy Ring during the American Revolution

10th cousin 9 times removed via Sir Walter Blount

Carter Braxton

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

10th cousin 9 times removed via Sir Walter Blount

Robert Catesby

Leader of Gunpowder Plot

10th cousin 11 times removed via Eudo la Zouche

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Richard Gere

Movie Actor

11th cousin via Jonathan Brewster

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Norman Rockwell

American Artist

11th cousin via Henry Howland

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Carly Fiorina

CEO of Hewlett-Packard

11th cousin via Jonathan Brewster

Nancy (Davis) Reagan

First Lady of President Ronald Reagan

11th cousin 1 time removed via Simon Tuttle

David Carradine

TV and Movie Actor

11th cousin 1 time removed via Henry Howland

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Elisabeth Shue

TV and Movie Actress

11th cousin 1 time removed via William Brewster

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Andrew Shue

TV Actor

11th cousin 1 time removed via William Brewster

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Dr. H. H. Holmes

Serial Killer aka “Devil in the White City”

11th cousin 2 times removed via Adam Winthrop Jr.

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John Kerry

68th U.S. Secretary of State

11th cousin 2 times removed via Adam Winthrop Jr.

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Jane (Appleton) Pierce

First Lady of President Franklin Pierce

11th cousin 6 times removed via Sir John Sutton VI

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Nicholas Gilman

Signer of the U.S. Constitution

11th cousin 6 times removed via Sir John Sutton VI

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C. W. Post

Founder of Post Cereals

11th cousin 6 times removed via Sir John Sutton VI

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Thomas Nelson

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

11th cousin 7 times removed via Sir John Berkeley of Beverstone, Gloucestershire, England

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William Henry Harrison

9th U.S. President

11th cousin 8 times removed via Sir Walter Blount

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Rev. George Burroughs

Executed for Witchcraft, Salem 1692

11th cousin 10 times removed via Ralph de Stafford

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Major John Pitcairn

British Commander at Battle of Lexington

11th cousin 10 times removed via Eleanor Plantagenet

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Lucille Ball

TV Actress - “I Love Lucy”

12th cousin via Simon Tuttle

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Howard Dean

79th Governor of Vermont

12th cousin via William Brewster

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Linda Hamilton

TV and Movie Actress

12th cousin via William Brewster

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Alan Shepard

Mercury and Apollo Astronaut

12th cousin 1 time removed via Adam Winthrop Jr.

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Amelia Earhart

Aviation Pioneer

12th cousin 1 time removed via Adam Winthrop Jr.

Dave Cowens

NBA Hall of Famer

12th cousin 1 time removed via William Brewster

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Grover Cleveland

22nd and 24th U.S. President

12th cousin 5 times removed via Sir John Sutton VI

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Marjorie Post

Founder of General Foods

12th cousin 5 times removed via Sir John Sutton VI

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Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.

American “Fireside” Poet

12th cousin 5 times removed via Sir John Sutton VI

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Meriwether Lewis

Lewis and Clark Expedition

12th cousin 6 times removed via Sir John Berkeley of Beverstone, Gloucestershire, England

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Harriet Martineau

Author of The Hour and the Man

12th cousin 6 times removed via Sir John Berkeley of Beverstone, Gloucestershire, England

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General Robert E. Lee

Confederate Army - U.S. Civil War

12th cousin 7 times removed via Sir Walter Blount

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Roger Sherman

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

12th cousin 9 times removed via Eleanor Plantagenet

Jonathan Swift

Author of Gulliver's Travels

12th cousin 9 times removed via Edmund FitzAlan

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Richard Henry Lee

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

12th cousin 9 times removed via Eleanor Plantagenet

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Francis Lightfoot Lee

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

12th cousin 9 times removed via Eleanor Plantagenet

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Christopher Reeve

Movie Actor

13th cousin via Adam Winthrop Jr.

Bill Gates

Founder of Microsoft

13th cousin 1 time removed via Adam Winthrop Jr.

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Sarah Ferguson

Duchess of York

13th cousin 1 time removed via Adam Winthrop Jr.

Tom Selleck

TV and Movie Actor

13th cousin 2 times removed via Adam Winthrop Jr.

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John Brown

American Abolitionist

13th cousin 4 times removed via Sir John Sutton VI

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William Marsh Rice

Founder of Rice University

13th cousin 4 times removed via Sir John Sutton VI

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Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

U.S. Supreme Court Justice

13th cousin 4 times removed via Sir John Sutton VI

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Fitzhugh Lee

40th Governor of Virginia

13th cousin 4 times removed via Sir John Sutton VI

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Lucretia (Rudolph) Garfield

First Lady of President James Garfield

13th cousin 6 times removed via Sir Walter Blount

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Benjamin Harrison

23rd U.S. President

13th cousin 6 times removed via Sir Walter Blount

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J. A. Folger

Founder of Folger Coffee Company

13th cousin 6 times removed via Sir Walter Blount

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Henry Lee III

9th Governor of Virginia

13th cousin 8 times removed via Eleanor Plantagenet

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Samuel Howard

Boston Tea Party Participant

13th cousin 8 times removed via John de Vere

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James Madison

4th U.S. President

13th cousin 8 times removed via Eleanor Plantagenet

William Ellery

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

13th cousin 8 times removed via Ralph de Stafford

William Greene

2nd Governor of Rhode Island

13th cousin 8 times removed via Ralph de Stafford

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Thomas Sim Lee

2nd and 7th Governor of Maryland

13th cousin 8 times removed via Eleanor Plantagenet

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Princess Diana

Princess of Wales

14th cousin 3 times removed via Sir John Sutton VI

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Henry Clay Folger

Founder of Folger Shakespeare Library and Chairman of Standard Oil

14th cousin 5 times removed via Sir Walter Blount

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Stephen A. Douglas

Participated in Lincoln-Douglas Debates

14th cousin 5 times removed via Sir Walter Blount

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Hetty Green

“The Witch of Wall Street”

14th cousin 5 times removed via Sir Walter Blount

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Shanghai Pierce

Texas Cattleman

14th cousin 5 times removed via Sir Walter Blount

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Olivia De Havilland

Movie Actress

14th cousin 5 times removed via Sir Walter Blount

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Joan Fontaine

Movie Actress

14th cousin 5 times removed via Sir Walter Blount

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James Russell Lowell

American “Fireside” Poet

14th cousin 5 times removed via Sir Walter Blount

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Eli Whitney

Inventor of the Cotton Gin

14th cousin 7 times removed via Eleanor Plantagenet

Fletcher Christian

Leader of the mutiny on the Bounty

14th cousin 7 times removed via Ralph de Stafford

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Robert Treat Paine

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

14th cousin 7 times removed via Eleanor Plantagenet

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William Floyd

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

14th cousin 7 times removed via Eleanor Plantagenet

Robert Townsend

Member of the Culper Spy Ring during the American Revolution

14th cousin 7 times removed via Ralph de Stafford

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Edward Lloyd V

13th Governor of Maryland

14th cousin 7 times removed via Eleanor Plantagenet

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Charles Goldsborough

16th Governor of Maryland

14th cousin 7 times removed via Eleanor Plantagenet

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Tennessee Williams

Author of A Streetcar Named Desire

15th cousin 2 times removed via Sir John Sutton VI

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Prince William

Duke of Cambridge

15th cousin 2 times removed via Sir John Sutton VI

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Prince Harry

Duke of Sussex

15th cousin 2 times removed via Sir John Sutton VI

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General George S. Patton

U.S. Army - World War II

15th cousin 2 times removed via Sir John Sutton VI

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Dick Clark

Radio and TV Host

15th cousin 2 times removed via Sir John Sutton VI

Francis Scott Key

Author of “The Star Spangled Banner”

15th cousin 3 times removed via Sir John Berkeley of Beverstone, Gloucestershire, England

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Eleanor Roosevelt

First Lady of President Franklin D. Roosevelt

15th cousin 4 times removed via Sir Walter Blount

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Susan B. Anthony

Women's Rights Advocate

15th cousin 4 times removed via Sir Walter Blount

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William Howard Taft

27th U.S. President

15th cousin 4 times removed via Sir William Willoughby

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Admiral Richard Byrd

Polar Explorer

15th cousin 4 times removed via Sir Walter Blount

Sir Charles Tupper

6th Prime Minister of Canada

15th cousin 4 times removed via Sir John de Beaumont

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Harry F. Byrd

50th Governor of Virginia

15th cousin 4 times removed via Sir Walter Blount

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Lt. Gen. James Brudenell

Leader of the “Charge of the Light Brigade”

15th cousin 4 times removed via Sir John de Beaumont

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Samuel Prescott

Completed Paul Revere's Midnight Ride

15th cousin 5 times removed via Sir Maurice de Berkeley

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Shubael D. Childs

Founder of S.D. Childs & Company

15th cousin 6 times removed via Eleanor Plantagenet

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Alexander Hamilton

1st U.S. Secretary of the Treasury

15th cousin 6 times removed via Eleanor Plantagenet

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Helen Keller

Author and Activist

15th cousin 6 times removed via Eleanor Plantagenet

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Noel Coward

Playwright, Actor, and Songwriter

15th cousin 6 times removed via Eleanor Plantagenet

Samuel Ward King

15th Governor of Rhode Island

15th cousin 6 times removed via Ralph de Stafford

Charles Carnan Ridgely

15th Governor of Maryland

15th cousin 6 times removed via Ralph de Stafford

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Queen Elizabeth II

Queen of the United Kingdom

16th cousin 1 time removed via Sir John Sutton VI

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George Hamilton

TV and Movie Actor

16th cousin 1 time removed via Sir John Sutton VI

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J. K. Simmons

TV and Movie Actor

16th cousin 1 time removed via Sir John Sutton VI

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George Romney

43rd Governor of Michigan

16th cousin 3 times removed via Sir Walter Blount

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John D. Rockefeller

Founder of the Standard Oil Company

16th cousin 3 times removed via Sir John de Beaumont

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Edith (Bolling) Wilson

First Lady of President Woodrow Wilson

16th cousin 3 times removed via Sir John de Beaumont

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Abigail Folger

Charles Manson Murder Victim and Folger Coffee Heiress

16th cousin 3 times removed via Sir Walter Blount

Judy Garland

Singer and Movie Actress

16th cousin 3 times removed via Sir William Willoughby

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Charles Darwin

Theory of Evolution

16th cousin 3 times removed via Thomas de Berkeley

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Willis Carrier

Inventor of Air Conditioning

16th cousin 3 times removed via Sir Walter Blount

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Benedict Cumberbatch

Movie, Television and Stage Actor

16th cousin 3 times removed via Sir William Willoughby

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Theodore Roosevelt

26th U.S. President

16th cousin 5 times removed via Eleanor Plantagenet

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Richard Warren Sears

Co-Founder of Sears, Roebuck, & Co.

16th cousin 5 times removed via Eleanor Plantagenet

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Gloria Vanderbilt

Fashion Designer

16th cousin 5 times removed via Eleanor Plantagenet

Julia (Ward) Howe

Author of “The Battle Hymn of the Republic”

16th cousin 5 times removed via Ralph de Stafford

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Jay Gould

American Railroad “Robber Baron”

16th cousin 5 times removed via Eleanor Plantagenet

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Lytton Strachey

Author and Co-Founder of Bloomsbury Group

16th cousin 5 times removed via Eleanor Plantagenet

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William Rufus Day

36th U.S. Secretary of State

16th cousin 5 times removed via Ralph de Stafford

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Henry Lloyd

40th Governor of Maryland

16th cousin 5 times removed via Eleanor Plantagenet

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Keri Russell

TV and Movie Actress

17th cousin via Sir John Sutton VI

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Kit Harington

TV Actor - “Game of Thrones”

17th cousin via Sir John Sutton VI

Paris Hilton

Socialite and TV Personality

17th cousin 1 time removed via Sir John Sutton VI

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Guy Ritchie

British Filmmaker

17th cousin 1 time removed via Sir John Berkeley of Beverstone, Gloucestershire, England

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John Cena

Movie Actor and WWE Pro Wrestler

17th cousin 1 time removed via Sir John Sutton VI

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Ray Bradbury

Author of The Martian Chronicles

17th cousin 2 times removed via Sir John de Beaumont

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Alice (Lee) Roosevelt

First Wife of President Theodore Roosevelt

17th cousin 2 times removed via Sir John de Beaumont

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Mitt Romney

70th Governor of Massachusetts

17th cousin 2 times removed via Sir Walter Blount

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Frank Lloyd Wright

American Architect

17th cousin 2 times removed via Sir William Willoughby

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Sandra Day O'Connor

First Female U.S. Supreme Court Justice

17th cousin 2 times removed via Sir William Willoughby

Liza Minnelli

Singer and Actress

17th cousin 2 times removed via Sir William Willoughby

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Erskine Childers

4th President of Ireland

17th cousin 2 times removed via Sir Walter Blount

Ichabod Goodwin

27th Governor of New Hampshire

17th cousin 3 times removed via Sir Maurice de Berkeley

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Juliette Gordon Low

Founder of the Girl Scouts

17th cousin 4 times removed via Eleanor Plantagenet

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Johnny Mercer

Songwriter and Co-Founder of Capitol Records

17th cousin 4 times removed via Eleanor Plantagenet

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Anderson Cooper

Television Journalist

17th cousin 4 times removed via Eleanor Plantagenet

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Buckminster Fuller

Author, Architect, and Inventor

17th cousin 4 times removed via Eleanor Plantagenet

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Endicott Peabody

62nd Governor of Massachusetts

17th cousin 4 times removed via Eleanor Plantagenet

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Catherine Middleton

Duchess of Cambridge

18th cousin via Sir John Berkeley of Beverstone, Gloucestershire, England

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Camilla Parker Bowles

Duchess of Cornwall

18th cousin via Sir John Berkeley of Beverstone, Gloucestershire, England

Upton Sinclair

Pulitzer Prize Winning Novelist

18th cousin via Sir John Berkeley of Beverstone, Gloucestershire, England

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Thomas Hunt Morgan

Nobel Prize Winner in Physiology or Medicine

18th cousin via Sir John Berkeley of Beverstone, Gloucestershire, England

Tom Hanks

Movie Actor

18th cousin 1 time removed via Sir William Willoughby

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Hugh Grant

Movie Actor

18th cousin 1 time removed via Sir John Berkeley of Beverstone, Gloucestershire, England

John McCain

U.S. Senator from Arizona

18th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Walter Blount

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Mary Chapin Carpenter

Singer and Songwriter

18th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Walter Blount

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Edward Norton

Movie Actor

18th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Walter Blount

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General Douglas MacArthur

U.S. Army - World War II

18th cousin 2 times removed via Sir Maurice de Berkeley

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Jack London

Author of “The Call of the Wild”

18th cousin 2 times removed via Sir Maurice de Berkeley

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Barbara (Pierce) Bush

First Lady of President George H.W. Bush

18th cousin 3 times removed via Eleanor Plantagenet

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Lou (Henry) Hoover

First Lady of President Herbert Hoover

18th cousin 3 times removed via John de Vere

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Adlai Stevenson II

31st Governor of Illinois

18th cousin 3 times removed via Eleanor Plantagenet

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Valerie Bertinelli

Television Actress

18th cousin 3 times removed via Eleanor Plantagenet

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Randolph Scott

Movie Actor

18th cousin 3 times removed via Eleanor Plantagenet

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Orson Welles

Radio, Stage, and Movie Actor

18th cousin 3 times removed via Eleanor Plantagenet

General James Longstreet

Confederate Army - U.S. Civil War

18th cousin 3 times removed via Edmund FitzAlan

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General George C. Marshall

Author of “The Marshall Plan”

18th cousin 3 times removed via Eleanor Plantagenet

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Alan Turing

WWII Codebreaker of Nazi Enigma Machine

18th cousin 3 times removed via Eleanor Plantagenet

Britney Spears

Singer, Entertainer

19th cousin via Sir Walter Blount

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Anne Baxter

Movie Actress

19th cousin via Sir William Willoughby

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Robert Frost

Poet and Playwright

19th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Maurice de Berkeley

David Angell

TV Producer - 9/11 Victim

19th cousin 1 time removed via Sir John de Beaumont

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Cara Delevingne

Fashion Model and Movie Actress

19th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Roger le Strange

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Calvin Coolidge

30th U.S. President

19th cousin 2 times removed via Ralph de Stafford

Harper Lee

Author of To Kill a Mockingbird

19th cousin 2 times removed via Ralph de Stafford

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Lee Harvey Oswald

Accused Assassin of President John F. Kennedy

19th cousin 2 times removed via Eleanor Plantagenet

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Jimmy Carter

39th U.S. President

19th cousin 2 times removed via Ralph de Stafford

Raquel Welch

Movie Actress

19th cousin 2 times removed via Ralph de Stafford

Jesse James

Outlaw, Bank Robber, Murderer

19th cousin 2 times removed via Ralph de Stafford

Vachel Lindsay

American Poet

19th cousin 2 times removed via Ralph de Stafford

Warren G. Harding

29th U.S. President

19th cousin 2 times removed via Ralph de Stafford

Ellen Louise (Axson) Wilson

First Lady of President Woodrow Wilson

19th cousin 2 times removed via Edmund FitzAlan

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Roy Rogers

Cowboy movie actor and singer

19th cousin 2 times removed via Ralph de Stafford

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Vincent Price

Movie Actor

19th cousin 2 times removed via Eleanor Plantagenet

Amy Adams

Movie Actress

19th cousin 2 times removed via Sir Walter Blount

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Tilda Swinton

Movie Actress

19th cousin 2 times removed via Ralph de Stafford

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Warren Buffett

Chairman & CEO, Berkshire Hathaway

20th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Maurice de Berkeley

Truman Capote

Author of In Cold Blood

20th cousin 1 time removed via Eudo la Zouche

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Oliver Platt

Movie Actor

20th cousin 1 time removed via Eleanor Plantagenet

Charlie Munger

Vice-Chairman of Berkshire Hathaway

20th cousin 1 time removed via Ralph de Stafford

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Ed Helms

TV and Movie Actor

20th cousin 1 time removed via Eleanor Plantagenet

Anna Gunn

TV and Movie Actress

20th cousin 1 time removed via Ralph de Stafford

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Wernher von Braun

Rocket Scientist

20th cousin 1 time removed via Eleanor Plantagenet

Mike Love

Co-Founder of The Beach Boys

21st cousin via John de Vere

Meghan Markle

Duchess of Sussex, TV Actress

21st cousin via Ralph de Stafford


Chevy Chase photo by Alan Light (CC BY 2.0)