Clement Clarke Moore

Famous Kin of
Clement Clarke Moore

Author of “Twas the Night Before Christmas”


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Sir William de Huntingfield

Magna Carta Surety

19th great-grandfather

Gov. John Winthrop

Governor of the Massachusetts Bay Colony

4th great-granduncle via Adam Winthrop III

Sir George Downing

Namesake of Downing Street in London

1st cousin 5 times removed via Adam Winthrop III

William Stoughton

Chief Judge and Prosecutor, Salem Witch Trials 1692

1st cousin 5 times removed via Rev. Thomas Stoughton

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William Ellery

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

3rd cousin 2 times removed via Thomas Cornell

William Floyd

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

3rd cousin 2 times removed via Edward Howell

William Samuel Johnson

Signer of the U.S. Constitution

3rd cousin 2 times removed via Edward Howell

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John Kerry

68th U.S. Secretary of State

3rd cousin 5 times removed via William Hallett

Bill Gates

Founder of Microsoft

3rd cousin 7 times removed via William Hallett

Elizabeth (Kortright) Monroe

First Lady of President James Monroe

4th cousin 1 time removed via Thomas Cornell

Benedict Arnold

Traitor of the American Revolution

4th cousin 1 time removed via Elizabeth Stoughton

Abraham Woodhull

Member of the Culper Spy Ring during the American Revolution

4th cousin 1 time removed via Edward Howell

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Mark Twain

Author of Tom Sawyer

4th cousin 3 times removed via Rev. John Moore

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Amelia Earhart

Aviation Pioneer

4th cousin 5 times removed via Elizabeth Fones

Rand Paul

U.S. Senator from Kentucky

4th cousin 8 times removed via Richard Betts

Tom Selleck

TV and Movie Actor

4th cousin 8 times removed via Elizabeth Fones

Ezra Cornell

Co-Founder of Cornell University,
Founder of Western Union

5th cousin via Thomas Cornell

Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.

American “Fireside” Poet

5th cousin via Elizabeth Stoughton

Abigail (Smith) Adams

First Lady of President John Adams

5th cousin 1 time removed via Adam Winthrop III

Ulysses S. Grant

18th U.S. President

5th cousin 1 time removed via Elizabeth Stoughton

Sir Robert Laird Borden

8th Prime Minister of Canada

5th cousin 1 time removed via Thomas Cornell

C. W. Post

Founder of Post Cereals

5th cousin 1 time removed via Elizabeth Stoughton

Alonzo B. Cornell

25th Governor of New York

5th cousin 1 time removed via Thomas Cornell

Joseph Wharton

Founder of the Wharton School of Business

5th cousin 1 time removed via Thomas Cornell

Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

U.S. Supreme Court Justice

5th cousin 1 time removed via Elizabeth Stoughton

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Lizzie Borden

Accused Murderess

5th cousin 2 times removed via Thomas Cornell

Marjorie Post

Founder of General Foods

5th cousin 2 times removed via Elizabeth Stoughton

Gilbert Clifford Noble

Co-Founder of Barnes & Noble

5th cousin 2 times removed via Simon Sackett

Allen Dulles

5th Director of the C.I.A.

5th cousin 3 times removed via Elizabeth Stoughton

John Foster Dulles

52nd U.S. Secretary of State

5th cousin 3 times removed via Elizabeth Stoughton

Lowell Thomas

Radio and TV Commentator

5th cousin 3 times removed via Simon Sackett

Richard Nixon

37th U.S. President

5th cousin 4 times removed via Thomas Cornell

Franklin D. Roosevelt

32nd U.S. President

5th cousin 4 times removed via Elizabeth Stoughton

Jimmy Carter

39th U.S. President

5th cousin 4 times removed via Thomas Cornell

Nancy (Davis) Reagan

First Lady of President Ronald Reagan

5th cousin 4 times removed via Simon Sackett

Marilyn Monroe

Actress, Model, and Singer

5th cousin 4 times removed via Thomas Cornell

Shirley Temple

Movie Actress

5th cousin 4 times removed via Elizabeth Stoughton

Orrin Hatch

U.S. Senator from Utah

5th cousin 4 times removed via Thomas Fish

Bill Weld

68th Governor of Massachusetts

5th cousin 4 times removed via Edward Howell

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Tuesday Weld

TV and Movie Actress

5th cousin 4 times removed via Elizabeth Stoughton

Thomas Edmund Dewey

47th Governor of New York

5th cousin 4 times removed via Elizabeth Stoughton

Mitt Romney

70th Governor of Massachusetts

5th cousin 5 times removed via Simon Sackett

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Kyra Sedgwick

TV and Movie Actress

5th cousin 5 times removed via Elizabeth Stoughton

Clint Eastwood

TV & Film Actor and Director

5th cousin 5 times removed via Elizabeth Stoughton

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Louis Auchincloss

Author

5th cousin 5 times removed via Elizabeth Stoughton

Henry A. Wallace

33rd U.S. Vice-President

5th cousin 5 times removed via Elizabeth Stoughton

Adlai Stevenson III

U.S. Senator from Illinois

5th cousin 6 times removed via Elizabeth Stoughton

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Sarah Palin

9th Governor of Alaska

5th cousin 6 times removed via Simon Sackett

Elizabeth Smart

Founder of Elizabeth Smart Foundation

5th cousin 6 times removed via Thomas Fish

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Ethan Hawke

Actor, Director, Screenwriter, Novelist

5th cousin 7 times removed via Elizabeth Stoughton

John Quincy Adams

6th U.S. President

6th cousin via Adam Winthrop III

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Susan B. Anthony

Women's Rights Advocate

6th cousin 1 time removed via Henry Briggs

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Hetty Green

“The Witch of Wall Street”

6th cousin 1 time removed via Henry Briggs

General George B. McClellan

Union Army - U.S. Civil War

6th cousin 2 times removed via John Fish

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Lewis Henry Lapham

Co-Founder of Texaco

6th cousin 2 times removed via Henry Briggs

Howard Hawks

Movie Director

6th cousin 2 times removed via Rev. Thomas Stoughton

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Tennessee Williams

Author of A Streetcar Named Desire

6th cousin 4 times removed via Henry Briggs

Dr. H. H. Holmes

Serial Killer aka “Devil in the White City”

6th cousin 4 times removed via Adam Winthrop III

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Christopher Lloyd

Movie Actor

6th cousin 4 times removed via Henry Briggs

Lillian Gish

Stage, TV and Movie Actress

6th cousin 4 times removed via Rev. Thomas Stoughton

Alan Shepard

Mercury and Apollo Astronaut

6th cousin 5 times removed via Adam Winthrop III

John Adams Morgan

1952 Olympic Sailing Gold Medalist

6th cousin 5 times removed via Adam Winthrop III

Christopher Reeve

Movie Actor

6th cousin 6 times removed via Adam Winthrop III

Ken Burns

Documentary Filmmaker

6th cousin 6 times removed via John Fish

Paget Brewster

TV Actress

6th cousin 6 times removed via John Fish

Dick Van Dyke

TV Actor - “The Dick Van Dyke Show”

7th cousin 6 times removed via Adam Winthrop Jr.

Janis Joplin

Singer and Songwriter

7th cousin 6 times removed via Adam Winthrop Jr.

Chevy Chase

Comedian, Actor and Writer

7th cousin 6 times removed via Adam Winthrop Jr.

Edward Snowden

Ex-CIA / NSA Whistleblower

7th cousin 7 times removed via Adam Winthrop Jr.

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Sarah Ferguson

Duchess of York

7th cousin 7 times removed via Adam Winthrop Jr.

James Taylor

Singer-Songwriter

7th cousin 7 times removed via Adam Winthrop Jr.

Princess Diana

Princess of Wales

11th cousin 5 times removed via Sir John Colepepper

Prince William

Duke of Cambridge

11th cousin 6 times removed via Sir John Colepepper

Prince Harry

Duke of Sussex

11th cousin 6 times removed via Sir John Colepepper

Lytton Strachey

Author and Co-Founder of Bloomsbury Group

15th cousin 2 times removed via Sir Roger Lewknor

William Greene

2nd Governor of Rhode Island

18th cousin 2 times removed via Sir William de Huntingfield

Robert Townsend

Member of the Culper Spy Ring during the American Revolution

19th cousin 1 time removed via Sir William de Huntingfield

Samuel Prescott

Completed Paul Revere's Midnight Ride

20th cousin via Sir William de Huntingfield

Samuel Ward King

15th Governor of Rhode Island

20th cousin via Sir William de Huntingfield

Meriwether Lewis

Lewis and Clark Expedition

20th cousin 1 time removed via Sir William de Huntingfield

Zachary Taylor

12th U.S. President

20th cousin 1 time removed via Sir William de Huntingfield

Julia (Ward) Howe

Author of “The Battle Hymn of the Republic”

20th cousin 1 time removed via Sir William de Huntingfield

Lt. Gen. James Brudenell

Leader of the “Charge of the Light Brigade”

20th cousin 1 time removed via Sir William de Huntingfield