Lewis Henry Morgan

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Lewis Henry Morgan

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William the Conqueror

King of England

23rd great-grandfather

Oliver Wolcott

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

3rd cousin 3 times removed via Thomas Newberry

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Robert Treat Paine

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

3rd cousin 3 times removed via Richard Treat

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Lucy (Webb) Hayes

First Lady of President Rutherford B. Hayes

4th cousin 1 time removed via Thomas King

William Williams

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

4th cousin 2 times removed via Elizabeth Charde

Noah Webster

Published first American Dictionary

4th cousin 2 times removed via Richard Treat

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Nathan Hale

America's First Spy

4th cousin 2 times removed via William Holton

Humphrey Bogart

Movie Actor

4th cousin 3 times removed via John Morgan

Nelson Rockefeller

41st U.S. Vice-President

4th cousin 3 times removed via John Morgan

Mike Huckabee

44th Governor of Arkansas

4th cousin 5 times removed via Preserved Clap

Linda Hamilton

TV and Movie Actress

4th cousin 5 times removed via John Morgan

Paget Brewster

TV Actress

4th cousin 6 times removed via John Morgan

Millard Fillmore

13th U.S. President

5th cousin via James Morgan

Mary Lyon

Founder of Mount Holyoke College

5th cousin via John Deming

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Samuel Pierpont Langley

Astronomer and Aviation Pioneer

5th cousin 1 time removed via John Deming

Louisa May Alcott

Author of Little Women

5th cousin 1 time removed via John Deming

General George B. McClellan

Union Army - U.S. Civil War

5th cousin 1 time removed via James Morgan

Schuyler Colfax

17th U.S. Vice-President

5th cousin 1 time removed via James Morgan

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Harriet Beecher Stowe

Author of Uncle Tom’s Cabin

5th cousin 1 time removed via William Holton

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J.P. Morgan, Jr.

American Banker and Philanthropist

5th cousin 2 times removed via James Morgan

John D. Rockefeller

Founder of the Standard Oil Company

5th cousin 2 times removed via James Morgan

Warren G. Harding

29th U.S. President

5th cousin 2 times removed via James Morgan

Cole Porter

American Composer and Songwriter

5th cousin 2 times removed via John Deming

Charles Dawes

30th U.S. Vice-President

5th cousin 2 times removed via Roger Clap

Erle Stanley Gardner

Author of the Perry Mason series

5th cousin 2 times removed via Roger Clap

Gilbert Clifford Noble

Co-Founder of Barnes & Noble

5th cousin 2 times removed via Benjamin Newberry

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Henry Sturgis Morgan

Co-Founder of Morgan Stanley

5th cousin 3 times removed via James Morgan

Katharine Hepburn

Movie Actress

5th cousin 3 times removed via James Morgan

Agatha Christie

Murder Mystery Author

5th cousin 3 times removed via Benjamin Newberry

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Clarence Day

Author of Life with Father

5th cousin 3 times removed via James Morgan

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Nancy (Davis) Reagan

First Lady of President Ronald Reagan

5th cousin 4 times removed via Benjamin Newberry

Bess (Wallace) Truman

First Lady of President Harry S Truman

5th cousin 4 times removed via Benjamin Newberry

Julia Child

American Chef, Author and TV Personality

5th cousin 4 times removed via James Morgan

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Thomas Pynchon

American Novelist

5th cousin 4 times removed via James Morgan

George Kennedy

Movie Actor

5th cousin 4 times removed via Roger Clap

Pete Seeger

American Folk Singer

5th cousin 4 times removed via Roger Clap

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John Adams Morgan

1952 Olympic Sailing Gold Medalist

5th cousin 4 times removed via James Morgan

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Bill Weld

68th Governor of Massachusetts

5th cousin 4 times removed via James Morgan

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Princess Diana

Princess of Wales

5th cousin 5 times removed via James Morgan

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Clint Eastwood

TV & Film Actor and Director

5th cousin 5 times removed via James Morgan

Jordana Brewster

TV and Movie Actress

5th cousin 5 times removed via James Morgan

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Prince William

Duke of Cambridge

5th cousin 6 times removed via James Morgan

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Prince Harry

Duke of Sussex

5th cousin 6 times removed via James Morgan

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Ben Affleck

Movie Actor

5th cousin 6 times removed via John Deming

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Oliver Platt

Movie Actor

5th cousin 6 times removed via James Morgan

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Rutherford B. Hayes

19th U.S. President

6th cousin via Thomas Newberry

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Eliphalet Remington

Founder of Remington Arms Company

6th cousin via Thomas Newberry

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Levi Parsons Morton

22nd U.S. Vice-President

6th cousin via Thomas Ford

Henry Wells

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

6th cousin via Elizabeth Charde

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Franklin D. Roosevelt

32nd U.S. President

6th cousin 1 time removed via William Holton

Thomas Edison

Inventor

6th cousin 1 time removed via Richard Treat

Wilbur Wright

Wright Brothers - Aviation Pioneer

6th cousin 1 time removed via Thomas Ford

Orville Wright

Wright Brothers - Aviation Pioneer

6th cousin 1 time removed via Thomas Ford

Ellen Louise (Axson) Wilson

First Lady of President Woodrow Wilson

6th cousin 1 time removed via Matthew Allyn

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J.P. Morgan

American Banker and Art Collector

6th cousin 1 time removed via William Holton

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Samuel Colt

Inventor of the Colt Revolver

6th cousin 1 time removed via Deming

William Robbins Barnes

Co-Founder of Barnes & Noble

6th cousin 1 time removed via Richard Treat

James Garfield

20th U.S. President

6th cousin 2 times removed via William Clap

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Grover Cleveland

22nd and 24th U.S. President

6th cousin 2 times removed via Elizabeth Charde

Juliette Gordon Low

Founder of the Girl Scouts

6th cousin 2 times removed via Thomas Newberry

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Frederick Upton

Co-Founder of Whirlpool Corporation

6th cousin 2 times removed via Thomas Ford

Lillian Gish

Stage, TV and Movie Actress

6th cousin 2 times removed via Thomas Ford

Henry Lee Higginson

Founder of the Boston Symphony Orchestra

6th cousin 2 times removed via Elizabeth Charde

Buckminster Fuller

Author, Architect, and Inventor

6th cousin 2 times removed via Thomas Newberry

John Wellborn Root

1893 Chicago Columbian Exposition Architect

6th cousin 2 times removed via William Clap

Admiral George Dewey

Admiral of the Navy

6th cousin 2 times removed via Thomas Ford

Willis Carrier

Inventor of Air Conditioning

6th cousin 2 times removed via Richard Treat

Melvil Dewey

Inventor of the Dewey Decimal System

6th cousin 2 times removed via Thomas Ford

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Ernest Hemingway

Author of The Sun Also Rises

6th cousin 3 times removed via Thomas Newberry

Dick Clark

Radio and TV Host

6th cousin 3 times removed via Richard Treat

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Elisabeth Shue

TV and Movie Actress

6th cousin 3 times removed via Richard Treat

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Andrew Shue

TV Actor

6th cousin 3 times removed via Richard Treat

Lowell Thomas

Radio and TV Commentator

6th cousin 3 times removed via Thomas Ford

Dr. Hawley H. Crippen

Murderer in Erik Larson's “Thunderstruck”

6th cousin 3 times removed via Thomas Ford

Thomas Edmund Dewey

47th Governor of New York

6th cousin 3 times removed via Thomas Ford

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George H. W. Bush

41st U.S. President

6th cousin 4 times removed via Deming

Mitt Romney

70th Governor of Massachusetts

6th cousin 4 times removed via Matthew Allyn

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Glenn Close

Movie, Television, and Stage Actress

6th cousin 4 times removed via William Holton

Christopher Reeve

Movie Actor

6th cousin 4 times removed via Richard Treat

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Kate Upton

Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Cover Model

6th cousin 4 times removed via Richard Treat

Alan Shepard

Mercury and Apollo Astronaut

6th cousin 4 times removed via Deming

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Sarah Caldwell

1st Female Conductor of the Metropolitan Opera

6th cousin 4 times removed via William Holton

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Jodie Foster

Movie Actress

6th cousin 4 times removed via Richard Treat

Amelia Earhart

Aviation Pioneer

6th cousin 4 times removed via Deming

Amy Grant

Christian/Pop Singer and Songwriter

6th cousin 4 times removed via Thomas Ford

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James Spader

TV and Movie Actor

6th cousin 4 times removed via Richard Treat

Thomas J. Watson, Jr.

President and CEO of I.B.M.

6th cousin 4 times removed via Richard Treat

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George W. Bush

43rd U.S. President

6th cousin 5 times removed via Deming

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Warren Buffett

Chairman & CEO, Berkshire Hathaway

6th cousin 5 times removed via Deming

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Brooke Shields

Movie Actress and Model

6th cousin 5 times removed via William Holton

Hugh Hefner

Founder of Playboy Magazine

6th cousin 5 times removed via Deming

Shirley Temple

Movie Actress

6th cousin 5 times removed via Elizabeth Charde

Brian Wilson

Co-Founder of The Beach Boys

6th cousin 5 times removed via Thomas Ford

Dennis Wilson

Co-Founder of The Beach Boys

6th cousin 5 times removed via Thomas Ford

Carl Wilson

Co-Founder of The Beach Boys

6th cousin 5 times removed via Thomas Ford

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Jeb Bush

43rd Governor of Florida

6th cousin 5 times removed via Deming

Ed Helms

TV and Movie Actor

6th cousin 5 times removed via Thomas Newberry

John Lithgow

Stage, TV, and Movie Actor

6th cousin 5 times removed via William Clap

David Hyde Pierce

Stage, TV, and Movie Actor

6th cousin 5 times removed via Thomas Ford

Mark David Chapman

Assassinated John Lennon

6th cousin 5 times removed via Thomas Ford

Sarah Palin

9th Governor of Alaska

6th cousin 6 times removed via Thomas Ford

Alexandra Breckenridge

TV and Movie Actress

6th cousin 6 times removed via Richard Treat

John Hinckley, Jr.

Shot President Ronald Reagan

6th cousin 7 times removed via Deming

Sydney Biddle Barrows

Mayflower Madam

6th cousin 7 times removed via Deming

Sarah Jessica Parker

TV and Movie Actress

6th cousin 8 times removed via Deming

Calvin Coolidge

30th U.S. President

7th cousin 3 times removed via Richard Clap

Aaron Burr

Killed Alexander Hamilton

10th cousin 2 times removed via John Fortescue

King Henry VIII

King of England

10th cousin 10 times removed via Sir Geoffrey FitzPiers

Anne Boleyn

2nd Wife of King Henry VIII

11th cousin 9 times removed via Sir Geoffrey FitzPiers

Jane Seymour

3rd Wife of King Henry VIII

11th cousin 9 times removed via Sir Geoffrey FitzPiers

Catherine Howard

5th Wife of King Henry VIII

11th cousin 9 times removed via Sir Geoffrey FitzPiers

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Catherine Parr

6th Wife of King Henry VIII

11th cousin 9 times removed via Sir Geoffrey FitzPiers

Benjamin Harrison

23rd U.S. President

12th cousin via John Fortescue

Edith (Carow) Roosevelt

First Lady of President Theodore Roosevelt

12th cousin 1 time removed via John Fortescue

Frank Nelson Doubleday

Founder of Doubleday & Co.

12th cousin 1 time removed via John Fortescue

Vincent Price

Movie Actor

12th cousin 3 times removed via John Fortescue

Howard Dean

79th Governor of Vermont

12th cousin 4 times removed via John Fortescue

Mizuo Peck

TV and Movie Actress

12th cousin 4 times removed via John Fortescue

Aaron Rodgers

Quarterback for the Green Bay Packers

12th cousin 5 times removed via John Fortescue

Edmund Waller

English Poet and Politician

13th cousin 7 times removed via Sir Geoffrey FitzPiers

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Richard More

Mayflower Passenger

13th cousin 8 times removed via Maud de St. Hilary

Elihu Yale

Benefactor and Namesake of Yale College

14th cousin 7 times removed via Maud de St. Hilary

Rev. George Burroughs

Executed for Witchcraft, Salem 1692

15th cousin 5 times removed via Sir Geoffrey FitzPiers

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Robert Catesby

Leader of Gunpowder Plot

15th cousin 6 times removed via Roger de Clare

Major John Pitcairn

British Commander at Battle of Lexington

16th cousin 4 times removed via Sir Geoffrey FitzPiers

Susan B. Anthony

Women's Rights Advocate

17th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Humphrey de Beauchamp

George Washington

1st U.S. President

17th cousin 3 times removed via Sir Geoffrey FitzPiers

Roger Sherman

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

17th cousin 3 times removed via Sir Geoffrey FitzPiers

Caesar Rodney

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

17th cousin 3 times removed via Sir Geoffrey FitzPiers

Gloria Vanderbilt

Fashion Designer

17th cousin 3 times removed via Sir Humphrey de Beauchamp

George Clinton

4th U.S. Vice President

17th cousin 3 times removed via Sir Geoffrey FitzPiers

Richard Henry Lee

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

17th cousin 3 times removed via Sir Geoffrey FitzPiers

Francis Lightfoot Lee

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

17th cousin 3 times removed via Sir Geoffrey FitzPiers

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Samuel Prescott

Completed Paul Revere's Midnight Ride

17th cousin 4 times removed via Maud de St. Hilary

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General William Whipple

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

17th cousin 4 times removed via Maud de St. Hilary

Anderson Cooper

Television Journalist

17th cousin 4 times removed via Sir Humphrey de Beauchamp

John Hancock

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

17th cousin 4 times removed via Maud de St. Hilary

Robert H. Goddard

Inventor of First Liquid-propelled Rocket

17th cousin 4 times removed via Sir Humphrey de Beauchamp

Henry Lee III

9th Governor of Virginia

18th cousin 2 times removed via Sir Geoffrey FitzPiers

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Benjamin Harrison V

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

18th cousin 2 times removed via Sir Geoffrey FitzPiers

James Madison

4th U.S. President

18th cousin 2 times removed via Sir Geoffrey FitzPiers

Thomas Nelson

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

18th cousin 2 times removed via Sir Geoffrey FitzPiers

Caleb Brewster

Member of the Culper Spy Ring during the American Revolution

18th cousin 2 times removed via Sir Geoffrey FitzPiers

Bathsheba (Ruggles) Spooner

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

18th cousin 2 times removed via Sir Geoffrey FitzPiers

John Langdon

Signer of the U.S. Constitution

18th cousin 2 times removed via Sir Geoffrey FitzPiers

DeWitt Clinton

6th Governor of New York

18th cousin 2 times removed via Sir Geoffrey FitzPiers

Jonathan Swift

Author of Gulliver's Travels

18th cousin 2 times removed via Sir Geoffrey FitzPiers

Thomas Sim Lee

2nd and 7th Governor of Maryland

18th cousin 2 times removed via Sir Geoffrey FitzPiers

Carter Braxton

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

18th cousin 2 times removed via Sir Geoffrey FitzPiers

Philip Livingston

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

18th cousin 3 times removed via Roger de Clare

Abigail (Smith) Adams

First Lady of President John Adams

19th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Geoffrey FitzPiers

General Robert E. Lee

Confederate Army - U.S. Civil War

19th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Geoffrey FitzPiers

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William Henry Harrison

9th U.S. President

19th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Geoffrey FitzPiers

Meriwether Lewis

Lewis and Clark Expedition

19th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Geoffrey FitzPiers

Thomas Jefferson

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

19th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Geoffrey FitzPiers

Harriet Martineau

Author of The Hour and the Man

19th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Geoffrey FitzPiers

Jane (Appleton) Pierce

First Lady of President Franklin Pierce

19th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Geoffrey FitzPiers

Samuel Howard

Boston Tea Party Participant

19th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Geoffrey FitzPiers

Eli Whitney

Inventor of the Cotton Gin

19th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Geoffrey FitzPiers

William Floyd

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

19th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Geoffrey FitzPiers

George Mason

Father of the U.S. Bill of Rights

19th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Geoffrey FitzPiers

Nicholas Gilman

Signer of the U.S. Constitution

19th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Geoffrey FitzPiers

Lt. Gen. James Brudenell

Leader of the “Charge of the Light Brigade”

19th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Geoffrey FitzPiers

Edward Lloyd V

13th Governor of Maryland

19th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Geoffrey FitzPiers

Charles Goldsborough

16th Governor of Maryland

19th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Geoffrey FitzPiers

William Ellery

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

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

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Fletcher Christian

Leader of the mutiny on the Bounty

19th cousin 2 times removed via Roger de Clare

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Ralph Waldo Emerson

American Poet

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

William Greene

2nd Governor of Rhode Island

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

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Jay Gould

American Railroad “Robber Baron”

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

John Quincy Adams

6th U.S. President

20th cousin via Sir Geoffrey FitzPiers

Shubael D. Childs

Founder of S.D. Childs & Company

20th cousin via Sir Geoffrey FitzPiers

Alexander Hamilton

1st U.S. Secretary of the Treasury

20th cousin via Sir Geoffrey FitzPiers

Zachary Taylor

12th U.S. President

20th cousin via Sir Geoffrey FitzPiers

Helen Keller

Author and Activist

20th cousin via Sir Geoffrey FitzPiers

Button Gwinnett

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

20th cousin via Sir Geoffrey FitzPiers

Noel Coward

Playwright, Actor, and Songwriter

20th cousin via Sir Geoffrey FitzPiers

William C. C. Claiborne

1st Governor of Louisiana

20th cousin via Sir Geoffrey FitzPiers

Charles Darwin

Theory of Evolution

20th cousin via Sir Geoffrey FitzPiers

John Marshall

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

20th cousin via Sir Geoffrey FitzPiers

Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.

American “Fireside” Poet

20th cousin via Sir Geoffrey FitzPiers

Fitzhugh Lee

40th Governor of Virginia

20th cousin via Sir Geoffrey FitzPiers

Lucretia (Rudolph) Garfield

First Lady of President James Garfield

20th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Geoffrey FitzPiers

J. A. Folger

Founder of Folger Coffee Company

20th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Geoffrey FitzPiers

Theodore Roosevelt

26th U.S. President

20th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Geoffrey FitzPiers

Francis Scott Key

Author of “The Star Spangled Banner”

20th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Geoffrey FitzPiers

Edith (Bolling) Wilson

First Lady of President Woodrow Wilson

20th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Geoffrey FitzPiers

Richard Warren Sears

Co-Founder of Sears, Roebuck, & Co.

20th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Geoffrey FitzPiers

General Hugh Mercer

American Revolutionary War Hero

20th cousin 1 time removed via Roger de Clare

Robert Townsend

Member of the Culper Spy Ring during the American Revolution

20th cousin 1 time removed via Maud de St. Hilary

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Colonel Robert Gould Shaw

Principal character of film Glory portrayed by Matthew Broderick

20th cousin 1 time removed via Maud de St. Hilary

John Brown

American Abolitionist

20th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Geoffrey FitzPiers

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C. W. Post

Founder of Post Cereals

20th cousin 1 time removed via Maud de St. Hilary

William Marsh Rice

Founder of Rice University

20th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Geoffrey FitzPiers

Lytton Strachey

Author and Co-Founder of Bloomsbury Group

20th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Geoffrey FitzPiers

Herman Melville

Author of Moby Dick

20th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Geoffrey FitzPiers

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William Rufus Day

36th U.S. Secretary of State

20th cousin 1 time removed via Maud de St. Hilary

Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

U.S. Supreme Court Justice

20th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Geoffrey FitzPiers

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James Russell Lowell

American “Fireside” Poet

20th cousin 1 time removed via Maud de St. Hilary

Ichabod Goodwin

27th Governor of New Hampshire

20th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Geoffrey FitzPiers

Henry Lloyd

40th Governor of Maryland

20th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Geoffrey FitzPiers

Charles Carnan Ridgely

15th Governor of Maryland

20th cousin 1 time removed via Roger de Clare

Norman Rockwell

American Artist

21st cousin via Maud de St. Hilary

James Sherman

27th U.S. Vice-President

21st cousin via Maud de St. Hilary

Marjorie Post

Founder of General Foods

21st cousin via Maud de St. Hilary

Olivia De Havilland

Movie Actress

21st cousin via Maud de St. Hilary

Joan Fontaine

Movie Actress

21st cousin via Maud de St. Hilary

Samuel Ward King

15th Governor of Rhode Island

21st cousin via Maud de St. Hilary