Marshall Field

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Marshall Field

Founder of Marshall Field & Co.


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Robert de Ros

Magna Carta Surety

19th great-grandfather

William the Conqueror

King of England

23rd great-grandfather

King Henry III

King of England

18th great-granduncle via John, King of England

King Edward I

King of England

1st cousin 19 times removed via John, King of England

John Fitch

Inventor of 1st U.S. Steamboat

3rd cousin 3 times removed via Rev. Samuel Stone

General Joseph Hooker

Union Army - U.S. Civil War

4th cousin via John Graves

Benjamin Tallmadge

Leader of the Culper Spy Ring during the American Revolution

4th cousin 2 times removed via Thomas Nash

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John Lithgow

Stage, TV, and Movie Actor

4th cousin 3 times removed via John Graves

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Sarah Palin

9th Governor of Alaska

4th cousin 5 times removed via Joseph Smith

Edmund Waller

English Poet and Politician

4th cousin 7 times removed via Nicholas Brome

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Ralph Waldo Emerson

American Poet

5th cousin 1 time removed via John Leonard

Howard Hawks

Movie Director

5th cousin 1 time removed via Benjamin Wait

Harriet Beecher Stowe

Author of Uncle Tom’s Cabin

5th cousin 1 time removed via Sarah Heath

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Katharine Hepburn

Movie Actress

5th cousin 2 times removed via Benjamin Wait

Frederick Upton

Co-Founder of Whirlpool Corporation

5th cousin 2 times removed via Isaac Graves

Lowell Thomas

Radio and TV Commentator

5th cousin 2 times removed via Isaac Graves

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Nelson Rockefeller

41st U.S. Vice-President

5th cousin 3 times removed via Isaac Graves

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Mitt Romney

70th Governor of Massachusetts

5th cousin 4 times removed via Isaac Graves

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Raquel Welch

Movie Actress

5th cousin 4 times removed via Benjamin Wait

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Kate Upton

Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Cover Model

5th cousin 5 times removed via Isaac Graves

Billie Jean King

Pro-Tennis Champion

5th cousin 5 times removed via John Banks

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Ellen Louise (Axson) Wilson

First Lady of President Woodrow Wilson

6th cousin via John Leonard

Samuel Colt

Inventor of the Colt Revolver

6th cousin via Richard Church

Elihu Root

38th U.S. Secretary of State

6th cousin via John Leonard

Thomas Edison

Inventor

6th cousin 1 time removed via Richard Baldwin

Helen (Herron) Taft

First Lady of President William H. Taft

6th cousin 1 time removed via Thomas Bressie

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Grover Cleveland

22nd and 24th U.S. President

6th cousin 1 time removed via Thomas Graves

Clarence Day

Author of Life with Father

6th cousin 1 time removed via John Leonard

Charles Curtis

31st U.S. Vice-President

6th cousin 1 time removed via John Leonard

Stephen Crane

Author of The Red Badge of Courage

6th cousin 2 times removed via Thomas Nash

Henry Luce

Co-Founder of Time, Life, Fortune and Sports Illustrated magazines

6th cousin 2 times removed via John Leonard

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Humphrey Bogart

Movie Actor

6th cousin 3 times removed via Richard Baldwin

Lucille Ball

TV Actress - “I Love Lucy”

6th cousin 3 times removed via John Leonard

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Gerald Ford

38th U.S. President

6th cousin 3 times removed via Richard Church

Nancy (Davis) Reagan

First Lady of President Ronald Reagan

6th cousin 3 times removed via John Leonard

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Ernest Hemingway

Author of The Sun Also Rises

6th cousin 3 times removed via Thomas Nash

Kyra Sedgwick

TV and Movie Actress

6th cousin 3 times removed via Rev. Samuel Stone

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Gloria Vanderbilt

Fashion Designer

6th cousin 3 times removed via Thomas Nash

Harry Chapin

Singer and Songwriter

6th cousin 3 times removed via John Leonard

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Mary Chapin Carpenter

Singer and Songwriter

6th cousin 3 times removed via John Leonard

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James Taylor

Singer-Songwriter

6th cousin 3 times removed via John Leonard

John Hinckley, Jr.

Shot President Ronald Reagan

6th cousin 4 times removed via John Leonard

Christopher Reeve

Movie Actor

6th cousin 4 times removed via Richard Baldwin

Jane Fonda

Movie Actress

6th cousin 4 times removed via Richard Baldwin

Matt Damon

Movie Actor

6th cousin 4 times removed via John Leonard

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Anderson Cooper

Television Journalist

6th cousin 4 times removed via Thomas Nash

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Lillian Gish

Stage, TV and Movie Actress

6th cousin 4 times removed via Thomas Graves

Elisabeth Shue

TV and Movie Actress

6th cousin 4 times removed via John Leonard

Andrew Shue

TV Actor

6th cousin 4 times removed via John Leonard

Mark David Chapman

Assassinated John Lennon

6th cousin 4 times removed via John Leonard

Ben Affleck

Movie Actor

6th cousin 6 times removed via Richard Baldwin

Alexandra Breckenridge

TV and Movie Actress

6th cousin 6 times removed via Richard Baldwin

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Anne Boleyn

2nd Wife of King Henry VIII

6th cousin 10 times removed via Sir John Howard

Catherine Howard

5th Wife of King Henry VIII

6th cousin 10 times removed via Sir John Howard

Gilbert Clifford Noble

Co-Founder of Barnes & Noble

7th cousin 4 times removed via Richard Baldwin

Mamie (Doud) Eisenhower

First Lady of President Dwight Eisenhower

7th cousin 6 times removed via Richard Baldwin

Drew Brees

NFL Quarterback

7th cousin 7 times removed via Richard Baldwin

Sydney Biddle Barrows

Mayflower Madam

7th cousin 8 times removed via Richard Baldwin

Anna Gunn

TV and Movie Actress

7th cousin 8 times removed via Richard Baldwin

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Jane Seymour

3rd Wife of King Henry VIII

9th cousin 9 times removed via Robert de Ros

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Catherine Parr

6th Wife of King Henry VIII

9th cousin 10 times removed via Sir William de Ros

King Henry VIII

King of England

9th cousin 11 times removed via John, King of England

James Sherman

27th U.S. Vice-President

10th cousin via Thomas Hawes

Bill Weld

68th Governor of Massachusetts

10th cousin 2 times removed via Thomas Hawes

Tuesday Weld

TV and Movie Actress

10th cousin 2 times removed via Thomas Hawes

Marie-Chantal Miller

Crown Princess of Greece

10th cousin 4 times removed via Thomas Hawes

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Rev. George Burroughs

Executed for Witchcraft, Salem 1692

10th cousin 6 times removed via Sir John Howard

Lt. Gen. James Brudenell

Leader of the “Charge of the Light Brigade”

11th cousin via Nicholas Brome

Sir Winston Churchill

Prime Minister of the United Kingdom

11th cousin 3 times removed via Nicholas Brome

John McCain

U.S. Senator from Arizona

11th cousin 3 times removed via Nicholas Brome

Princess Diana

Princess of Wales

11th cousin 5 times removed via Nicholas Brome

Prince William

Duke of Cambridge

11th cousin 6 times removed via Nicholas Brome

Prince Harry

Duke of Sussex

11th cousin 6 times removed via Nicholas Brome

Cara Delevingne

Fashion Model and Movie Actress

11th cousin 6 times removed via Nicholas Brome

Robert Catesby

Leader of Gunpowder Plot

11th cousin 7 times removed via Robert de Ros

Rutherford B. Hayes

19th U.S. President

12th cousin 1 time removed via John Brome

Helen Keller

Author and Activist

12th cousin 2 times removed via John Brome

Tennessee Williams

Author of A Streetcar Named Desire

12th cousin 3 times removed via John Brome

Ray Bradbury

Author of The Martian Chronicles

12th cousin 3 times removed via John Brome

Carole Lombard

Movie Actress

12th cousin 4 times removed via John Brome

Linda Hamilton

TV and Movie Actress

12th cousin 5 times removed via John Brome

Ethan Hawke

Actor, Director, Screenwriter, Novelist

12th cousin 5 times removed via John Brome

Thomas Jefferson

3rd U.S. President and Signer of the Declaration of Independence

14th cousin 2 times removed via Sir John Howard

Samuel Howard

Boston Tea Party Participant

14th cousin 2 times removed via Sir John Howard

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George Clinton

4th U.S. Vice President

14th cousin 4 times removed via Robert de Ros

Richard More

Mayflower Passenger

14th cousin 6 times removed via John, King of England

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Henry Lee III

9th Governor of Virginia

15th cousin 1 time removed via Sir John Howard

John Marshall

4th Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court

15th cousin 1 time removed via Sir John Howard

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George Washington

1st U.S. President

15th cousin 3 times removed via Robert de Ros

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Benjamin Harrison V

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

15th cousin 3 times removed via Robert de Ros

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James Madison

4th U.S. President

15th cousin 3 times removed via Robert de Ros

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Robert Treat Paine

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

15th cousin 3 times removed via Robert de Ros

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Thomas Nelson

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

15th cousin 3 times removed via Robert de Ros

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Caesar Rodney

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

15th cousin 3 times removed via Robert de Ros

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DeWitt Clinton

6th Governor of New York

15th cousin 3 times removed via Robert de Ros

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Richard Henry Lee

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

15th cousin 3 times removed via Robert de Ros

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Francis Lightfoot Lee

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

15th cousin 3 times removed via Robert de Ros

Major John Pitcairn

British Commander at Battle of Lexington

15th cousin 5 times removed via John, King of England

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General Robert E. Lee

Confederate Army - U.S. Civil War

16th cousin via Sir John Howard

Francis Scott Key

Author of “The Star Spangled Banner”

16th cousin via Sir John Howard

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Charles Darwin

Theory of Evolution

16th cousin via Sir John Howard

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James Russell Lowell

American “Fireside” Poet

16th cousin via Sir John Howard

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Fitzhugh Lee

40th Governor of Virginia

16th cousin 1 time removed via Sir John Howard

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William Henry Harrison

9th U.S. President

16th cousin 2 times removed via Robert de Ros

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Meriwether Lewis

Lewis and Clark Expedition

16th cousin 2 times removed via Robert de Ros

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Walt Disney

Co-Founder of The Walt Disney Company

16th cousin 2 times removed via Sir John Howard

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John D. Rockefeller

Founder of the Standard Oil Company

16th cousin 2 times removed via Sir John Howard

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Edith (Bolling) Wilson

First Lady of President Woodrow Wilson

16th cousin 2 times removed via Sir John Howard

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William Floyd

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

16th cousin 2 times removed via Robert de Ros

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Bathsheba (Ruggles) Spooner

First woman executed for murder in U.S. by non-British government

16th cousin 2 times removed via Robert de Ros

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John Langdon

Signer of the U.S. Constitution

16th cousin 2 times removed via Robert de Ros

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Louis Auchincloss

Author

16th cousin 2 times removed via Sir John Howard

Alan Ladd

Movie Actor

16th cousin 2 times removed via Sir John Howard

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Queen Elizabeth II

Queen of the United Kingdom

16th cousin 3 times removed via Sir John Howard

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Camilla Parker Bowles

Duchess of Cornwall

16th cousin 3 times removed via Sir John Howard

Lou (Henry) Hoover

First Lady of President Herbert Hoover

16th cousin 3 times removed via Sir John Howard

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Samuel Prescott

Completed Paul Revere's Midnight Ride

16th cousin 3 times removed via Sir William de Ros

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John Hancock

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

16th cousin 3 times removed via Sir William de Ros

Jake Gyllenhaal

Movie Actor

16th cousin 3 times removed via Sir John Howard

Maggie Gyllenhaal

Movie Actress

16th cousin 3 times removed via Sir John Howard

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John Kerry

68th U.S. Secretary of State

16th cousin 3 times removed via Sir John Howard

Upton Sinclair

Pulitzer Prize Winning Novelist

16th cousin 3 times removed via Sir John Howard

Thomas Hunt Morgan

Nobel Prize Winner in Physiology or Medicine

16th cousin 3 times removed via Sir John Howard

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John Adams Morgan

1952 Olympic Sailing Gold Medalist

16th cousin 3 times removed via Sir John Howard

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Benedict Cumberbatch

Movie, Television and Stage Actor

16th cousin 3 times removed via Sir John Howard

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Tilda Swinton

Movie Actress

16th cousin 3 times removed via Sir John Howard

George H. W. Bush

41st U.S. President

16th cousin 4 times removed via Sir John Howard

Roger Sherman

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

16th cousin 4 times removed via John, King of England

Caleb Brewster

Member of the Culper Spy Ring during the American Revolution

16th cousin 4 times removed via John, King of England

Ted Danson

TV Actor - “Cheers”, “CSI”

16th cousin 4 times removed via Sir John Howard

Guy Ritchie

British Filmmaker

16th cousin 4 times removed via Sir John Howard

Sarah Ferguson

Duchess of York

16th cousin 4 times removed via Sir John Howard

Jonathan Swift

Author of Gulliver's Travels

16th cousin 4 times removed via John, King of England

Kit Harington

TV Actor - “Game of Thrones”

16th cousin 4 times removed via Sir John Howard

John Cena

Movie Actor and WWE Pro Wrestler

16th cousin 4 times removed via Sir John Howard

Carter Braxton

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

16th cousin 4 times removed via John, King of England

George W. Bush

43rd U.S. President

16th cousin 5 times removed via Sir John Howard

Jeb Bush

43rd Governor of Florida

16th cousin 5 times removed via Sir John Howard

Ellen DeGeneres

Comedienne and TV Personality

16th cousin 5 times removed via Sir John Howard

Carly Fiorina

CEO of Hewlett-Packard

16th cousin 5 times removed via Sir John Howard

Edward Norton

Movie Actor

16th cousin 5 times removed via Sir John Howard

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Jane (Appleton) Pierce

First Lady of President Franklin Pierce

17th cousin 1 time removed via Robert de Ros

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George Mason

Father of the U.S. Bill of Rights

17th cousin 1 time removed via Robert de Ros

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Nicholas Gilman

Signer of the U.S. Constitution

17th cousin 1 time removed via Robert de Ros

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Fletcher Christian

Leader of the mutiny on the Bounty

17th cousin 2 times removed via Sir William de Ros

General William Whipple

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

17th cousin 3 times removed via John, King of England

Elihu Yale

Benefactor and Namesake of Yale College

17th cousin 3 times removed via John, King of England

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Thomas Sim Lee

2nd and 7th Governor of Maryland

17th cousin 3 times removed via John, King of England

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Benjamin Harrison

23rd U.S. President

18th cousin via Robert de Ros

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Susan B. Anthony

Women's Rights Advocate

18th cousin via Robert de Ros

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Hetty Green

“The Witch of Wall Street”

18th cousin via Robert de Ros

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C. W. Post

Founder of Post Cereals

18th cousin via Robert de Ros

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Joseph Wharton

Founder of the Wharton School of Business

18th cousin via Robert de Ros

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Jay Gould

American Railroad “Robber Baron”

18th cousin via Robert de Ros

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William Rufus Day

36th U.S. Secretary of State

18th cousin via Robert de Ros

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Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.

American “Fireside” Poet

18th cousin via Robert de Ros

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Ichabod Goodwin

27th Governor of New Hampshire

18th cousin via Robert de Ros

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Lucretia (Rudolph) Garfield

First Lady of President James Garfield

18th cousin 1 time removed via Robert de Ros

Capt. William Lewis Herndon

Captain of the ill fated S.S. Central America

18th cousin 1 time removed via Sir William de Ros

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Admiral Richard Byrd

Polar Explorer

18th cousin 1 time removed via Robert de Ros

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Colonel Robert Gould Shaw

Principal character of film Glory portrayed by Matthew Broderick

18th cousin 1 time removed via Robert de Ros

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John Brown

American Abolitionist

18th cousin 1 time removed via Robert de Ros

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Marjorie Post

Founder of General Foods

18th cousin 1 time removed via Robert de Ros

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William Marsh Rice

Founder of Rice University

18th cousin 1 time removed via Robert de Ros

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Harry F. Byrd

50th Governor of Virginia

18th cousin 1 time removed via Robert de Ros

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Olivia De Havilland

Movie Actress

18th cousin 1 time removed via Robert de Ros

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Joan Fontaine

Movie Actress

18th cousin 1 time removed via Robert de Ros

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Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

U.S. Supreme Court Justice

18th cousin 1 time removed via Robert de Ros

Abigail (Smith) Adams

First Lady of President John Adams

18th cousin 2 times removed via John, King of England

Harriet Martineau

Author of The Hour and the Man

18th cousin 2 times removed via John, King of England

Eli Whitney

Inventor of the Cotton Gin

18th cousin 2 times removed via John, King of England

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Dr. H. H. Holmes

Serial Killer aka “Devil in the White City”

18th cousin 2 times removed via Robert de Ros

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Franklin D. Roosevelt

32nd U.S. President

18th cousin 2 times removed via Robert de Ros

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General George S. Patton

U.S. Army - World War II

18th cousin 2 times removed via Robert de Ros

William Howard Taft

27th U.S. President

18th cousin 2 times removed via Robert de Ros

Robert Frost

Poet and Playwright

18th cousin 2 times removed via Robert de Ros

Norman Rockwell

American Artist

18th cousin 2 times removed via Robert de Ros

Melvyn Douglas

Movie Actor

18th cousin 2 times removed via Robert de Ros

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Edward Lloyd V

13th Governor of Maryland

18th cousin 2 times removed via John, King of England

Charles Goldsborough

16th Governor of Maryland

18th cousin 2 times removed via John, King of England

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Theodore Roosevelt

26th U.S. President

18th cousin 3 times removed via Robert de Ros

Lizzie Borden

Accused Murderess

18th cousin 3 times removed via Robert de Ros

Marilyn Monroe

Actress, Model, and Singer

18th cousin 3 times removed via Robert de Ros

Allen Dulles

5th Director of the C.I.A.

18th cousin 3 times removed via Robert de Ros

John Foster Dulles

52nd U.S. Secretary of State

18th cousin 3 times removed via Robert de Ros

Dick Clark

Radio and TV Host

18th cousin 3 times removed via Robert de Ros

Ellen (Herndon) Arthur

Wife of President Chester A. Arthur

19th cousin via Sir William de Ros

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Charles A. Pillsbury

Co-Founder of C.A. Pillsbury Co.

19th cousin via Sir William de Ros

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General James Longstreet

Confederate Army - U.S. Civil War

19th cousin via Sir William de Ros

John Quincy Adams

6th U.S. President

19th cousin 1 time removed via John, King of England

Shubael D. Childs

Founder of S.D. Childs & Company

19th cousin 1 time removed via John, King of England

Alexander Hamilton

1st U.S. Secretary of the Treasury

19th cousin 1 time removed via John, King of England

Zachary Taylor

12th U.S. President

19th cousin 1 time removed via John, King of England

J.P. Morgan

American Banker and Art Collector

19th cousin 1 time removed via Isabelle of Angoulême

Noel Coward

Playwright, Actor, and Songwriter

19th cousin 1 time removed via John, King of England

Lytton Strachey

Author and Co-Founder of Bloomsbury Group

19th cousin 1 time removed via John, King of England

Herman Melville

Author of Moby Dick

19th cousin 1 time removed via John, King of England

Charles Carnan Ridgely

15th Governor of Maryland

19th cousin 1 time removed via John, King of England

William Ellery

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

19th cousin 2 times removed via Henry II, King of England

Judy Garland

Singer and Movie Actress

19th cousin 2 times removed via Sir William de Ros

William Greene

2nd Governor of Rhode Island

19th cousin 2 times removed via Henry II, King of England

Alan Shepard

Mercury and Apollo Astronaut

19th cousin 2 times removed via Sir William de Ros

Georgia O'Keeffe

American Artist

19th cousin 2 times removed via Sir William de Ros

J.P. Morgan, Jr.

American Banker and Philanthropist

20th cousin via Isabelle of Angoulême

J. A. Folger

Founder of Folger Coffee Company

20th cousin via John, King of England

Richard Warren Sears

Co-Founder of Sears, Roebuck, & Co.

20th cousin via John, King of England

Henry Lloyd

40th Governor of Maryland

20th cousin via John, King of England

Henry Sturgis Morgan

Co-Founder of Morgan Stanley

20th cousin 1 time removed via Isabelle of Angoulême

Henry Clay Folger

Founder of Folger Shakespeare Library and Chairman of Standard Oil

20th cousin 1 time removed via John, King of England

Juliette Gordon Low

Founder of the Girl Scouts

20th cousin 1 time removed via John, King of England

General Douglas MacArthur

U.S. Army - World War II

20th cousin 1 time removed via John, King of England

Johnny Mercer

Songwriter and Co-Founder of Capitol Records

20th cousin 1 time removed via John, King of England

Robert Townsend

Member of the Culper Spy Ring during the American Revolution

20th cousin 1 time removed via Henry II, King of England

Sir Charles Tupper

6th Prime Minister of Canada

20th cousin 1 time removed via John, King of England

Jack London

Author of “The Call of the Wild”

20th cousin 1 time removed via John, King of England

Buckminster Fuller

Author, Architect, and Inventor

20th cousin 1 time removed via John, King of England

Endicott Peabody

62nd Governor of Massachusetts

20th cousin 1 time removed via John, King of England

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

Author, “Sherlock Holmes”

20th cousin 1 time removed via John, King of England

Stephen A. Douglas

Participated in Lincoln-Douglas Debates

21st cousin via Henry II, King of England

Samuel Ward King

15th Governor of Rhode Island

21st cousin via Henry II, King of England