John Winthrop

Famous Kin of Gov.
John Winthrop

Governor of the Massachusetts Bay Colony


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Dr. H. H. Holmes

Serial Killer aka “Devil in the White City”

8th great-grandson

Louis Auchincloss

Author

8th great-grandson

John Kerry

68th U.S. Secretary of State

8th great-grandson

Alan Shepard

Mercury and Apollo Astronaut

9th great-grandson

John Adams Morgan

1952 Olympic Sailing Gold Medalist

9th great-grandson

Christopher Reeve

Movie Actor

10th great-grandson

Sir George Downing

Namesake of Downing Street in London

Nephew via Adam Winthrop III

Abigail (Smith) Adams

First Lady of President John Adams

3rd great-grandniece via Adam Winthrop III

John Quincy Adams

6th U.S. President

4th great-grandnephew via Adam Winthrop III

Clement Clarke Moore

Author of “Twas the Night Before Christmas”

4th great-grandnephew via Adam Winthrop III

Amelia Earhart

Aviation Pioneer

9th great-grandniece via Adam Winthrop III

Bill Gates

Founder of Microsoft

11th great-grandnephew via Adam Winthrop III

Tom Selleck

TV and Movie Actor

12th great-grandnephew via Adam Winthrop III

Dick Van Dyke

TV Actor - “The Dick Van Dyke Show”

1st cousin 12 times removed via Adam Winthrop Jr.

Janis Joplin

Singer and Songwriter

1st cousin 12 times removed via Adam Winthrop Jr.

Chevy Chase

Comedian, Actor and Writer

1st cousin 12 times removed via Adam Winthrop Jr.

Edward Snowden

Ex-CIA / NSA Whistleblower

1st cousin 13 times removed via Adam Winthrop Jr.

Sarah Ferguson

Duchess of York

1st cousin 13 times removed via Adam Winthrop Jr.

James Taylor

Singer-Songwriter

1st cousin 13 times removed via Adam Winthrop Jr.