Mary Lyon

Famous Kin of
Mary Lyon

Founder of Mount Holyoke College


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Robert Treat Paine

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

3rd cousin 3 times removed via Richard Treat

Wild Bill Hickok

Gunfighter and Lawman

4th cousin 1 time removed via Ephraim Clarke

Noah Webster

Published first American Dictionary

4th cousin 2 times removed via Richard Treat

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Emily Dickinson

American Poet

4th cousin 2 times removed via Chileab Smith

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George H. W. Bush

41st U.S. President

4th cousin 5 times removed via Ephraim Clarke

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George W. Bush

43rd U.S. President

4th cousin 6 times removed via Ephraim Clarke

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Jeb Bush

43rd Governor of Florida

4th cousin 6 times removed via Ephraim Clarke

Lewis Henry Morgan

Pioneering Anthropologist

5th cousin via John Deming

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Rutherford B. Hayes

19th U.S. President

5th cousin 1 time removed via Samuel Smith

Samuel Pierpont Langley

Astronomer and Aviation Pioneer

5th cousin 1 time removed via John Deming

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Grover Cleveland

22nd and 24th U.S. President

5th cousin 1 time removed via Luke Hitchcock

Louisa May Alcott

Author of Little Women

5th cousin 1 time removed via John Deming

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Samuel Colt

Inventor of the Colt Revolver

5th cousin 1 time removed via Samuel Smith

General Joseph Hooker

Union Army - U.S. Civil War

5th cousin 1 time removed via Ralph Shepard

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Harriet Beecher Stowe

Author of Uncle Tom’s Cabin

5th cousin 1 time removed via Samuel Smith

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Ellen Louise (Axson) Wilson

First Lady of President Woodrow Wilson

5th cousin 2 times removed via Luke Hitchcock

Cole Porter

American Composer and Songwriter

5th cousin 2 times removed via John Deming

Frank W. Woolworth

Founder of F.W. Woolworth Company

5th cousin 2 times removed via Samuel Smith

Humphrey Bogart

Movie Actor

5th cousin 3 times removed via John Deming

King Leka I

King of the Albanians

5th cousin 3 times removed via Daniel Morse

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Frederick Upton

Co-Founder of Whirlpool Corporation

5th cousin 3 times removed via Daniel Morse

Raquel Welch

Movie Actress

5th cousin 4 times removed via Daniel Morse

Nancy (Davis) Reagan

First Lady of President Ronald Reagan

5th cousin 4 times removed via John Deming

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Lillian Gish

Stage, TV and Movie Actress

5th cousin 4 times removed via Luke Hitchcock

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Alan Shepard

Mercury and Apollo Astronaut

5th cousin 4 times removed via Samuel Smith

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Amelia Earhart

Aviation Pioneer

5th cousin 4 times removed via Samuel Smith

Barbara Hutton

Socialite (aka “Poor Little Rich Girl”)

5th cousin 4 times removed via Samuel Smith

Richard Gere

Movie Actor

5th cousin 5 times removed via Daniel Morse

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Warren Buffett

Chairman & CEO, Berkshire Hathaway

5th cousin 5 times removed via Samuel Smith

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Hugh Hefner

Founder of Playboy Magazine

5th cousin 5 times removed via Samuel Smith

Paget Brewster

TV Actress

5th cousin 5 times removed via John Deming

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Bill Weld

68th Governor of Massachusetts

5th cousin 5 times removed via Samuel Smith

Ben Affleck

Movie Actor

5th cousin 6 times removed via John Deming

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James Taylor

Singer-Songwriter

5th cousin 6 times removed via Samuel Smith

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Billie Jean King

Pro-Tennis Champion

5th cousin 6 times removed via Ralph Shepard

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Sarah Jessica Parker

TV and Movie Actress

5th cousin 8 times removed via Samuel Smith

Johnny Appleseed

aka John Chapman

6th cousin via Samuel Morse

Levi Parsons Morton

22nd U.S. Vice-President

6th cousin via Samuel Morse

Thomas Edison

Inventor

6th cousin 1 time removed via Richard Treat

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Clara Barton

Founder of the American Red Cross

6th cousin 1 time removed via Thomas Wilder

William Robbins Barnes

Co-Founder of Barnes & Noble

6th cousin 1 time removed via Richard Treat

William Howard Taft

27th U.S. President

6th cousin 2 times removed via Samuel Morse

George Eastman

Founder of Eastman Kodak Company

6th cousin 2 times removed via Samuel Morse

Willis Carrier

Inventor of Air Conditioning

6th cousin 2 times removed via Richard Treat

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Calvin Coolidge

30th U.S. President

6th cousin 3 times removed via Samuel Morse

J.P. Morgan, Jr.

American Banker and Philanthropist

6th cousin 3 times removed via Deming

Lou (Henry) Hoover

First Lady of President Herbert Hoover

6th cousin 3 times removed via Samuel Morse

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

Henry Sturgis Morgan

Co-Founder of Morgan Stanley

6th cousin 4 times removed via Deming

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

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Jodie Foster

Movie Actress

6th cousin 4 times removed via Anthony Fisher Jr.

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James Spader

TV and Movie Actor

6th cousin 4 times removed via Richard Treat

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Thomas J. Watson, Jr.

President and CEO of I.B.M.

6th cousin 4 times removed via Richard Treat

Clint Eastwood

TV & Film Actor and Director

6th cousin 5 times removed via Richard Treat

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Elizabeth Smart

Founder of Elizabeth Smart Foundation

6th cousin 5 times removed via Anthony Fisher Jr.

John Adams Morgan

1952 Olympic Sailing Gold Medalist

6th cousin 5 times removed via Deming

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

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Sydney Biddle Barrows

Mayflower Madam

6th cousin 7 times removed via Deming

Oliver Platt

Movie Actor

6th cousin 7 times removed via Deming

Sarah Palin

9th Governor of Alaska

7th cousin 5 times removed via Anthony Fisher

Richard Nixon

37th U.S. President

8th cousin 4 times removed via Thomas Morse

Harry Chapin

Singer and Songwriter

8th cousin 4 times removed via Thomas Morse

Stephen A. Douglas

Participated in Lincoln-Douglas Debates

9th cousin via Richard Fiske

Benjamin Harrison

23rd U.S. President

9th cousin 1 time removed via Richard Fiske

Edgar Rice Burroughs

Author of Tarzan and John Carter

9th cousin 2 times removed via Richard Fiske

Christian Herter

59th Governor of Massachusetts

9th cousin 3 times removed via Richard Fiske

Buzz Aldrin

Apollo 11 Astronaut

9th cousin 5 times removed via Richard Fiske

Edward Norton

Movie Actor

9th cousin 5 times removed via Richard Fiske

David Angell

TV Producer - 9/11 Victim

9th cousin 6 times removed via Richard Fiske