Clement Clarke Moore

Famous Kin of
Clement Clarke Moore

Author of “Twas the Night Before Christmas”


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William de Huntingfield

Magna Carta Surety

19th great-grandfather

King Robert I

King of France

30th great-grandfather

Alfred the Great

King of the Anglo-Saxons

31st great-grandfather

Charlemagne

King of the Franks

33rd 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