Jodie Foster

Famous Kin of
Jodie Foster

Movie Actress


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John Alden

Mayflower Passenger

9th great-grandfather

William Malet

Magna Carta Surety

23rd great-grandfather

King Robert I

King of France

33rd great-grandfather

Charlemagne

King of the Franks

37th great-grandfather

Capt. John Alden

Accused of Witchcraft, Salem 1692

8th great-granduncle via John Alden

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Robert Treat Paine

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

2nd cousin 7 times removed via Gov. Robert Treat

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Return J. Meigs, Jr.

4th Governor of Ohio

2nd cousin 7 times removed via Janna Meigs

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Noah Webster

Published first American Dictionary

3rd cousin 6 times removed via Katherine Chapin

John Adams

2nd U.S. President and Signer of the Declaration of Independence

3rd cousin 7 times removed via John Alden

William Floyd

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

3rd cousin 7 times removed via Richard Platt

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Edmund Sears

Boston Tea Party Participant

3rd cousin 8 times removed via Edmund Freeman

William Williams

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

3rd cousin 8 times removed via John Porter

Maj. Gen. Nathanael Greene

American Revolution

3rd cousin 8 times removed via Edmund Freeman

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Gilbert Clifford Noble

Co-Founder of Barnes & Noble

4th cousin 4 times removed via William Loomis

John Quincy Adams

6th U.S. President

4th cousin 6 times removed via John Alden

John Trumbull

American Painter

4th cousin 6 times removed via John Alden

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Aaron Burr

Killed Alexander Hamilton

4th cousin 6 times removed via Agnes Harris

Deborah Samson

Female Revolutionary War Veteran

4th cousin 6 times removed via John Alden

Commodore Matthew C. Perry

Led Black Ships Expedition to Japan

4th cousin 7 times removed via Edmund Freeman

Benjamin Tallmadge

Leader of the Culper Spy Ring during the American Revolution

4th cousin 7 times removed via Rev. Thomas Hooker

Oliver Hazard Perry

Hero of Lake Erie during the War of 1812

4th cousin 7 times removed via Edmund Freeman

John Fitch

Inventor of 1st U.S. Steamboat

4th cousin 7 times removed via Gerard Spencer

James Garfield

20th U.S. President

5th cousin 4 times removed via John Spofford Jr.

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John Brown

American Abolitionist

5th cousin 4 times removed via Katherine Chapin

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Harriet Beecher Stowe

Author of Uncle Tom’s Cabin

5th cousin 4 times removed via Katherine Chapin


Jodie Foster photo by Alan Light (CC BY 2.0)