William Marsh Rice

Famous Kin of
William Marsh Rice

Founder of Rice University


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King Edward I

King of England

17th great-grandfather

King Henry III

King of England

18th great-grandfather

John de Lacy

Magna Carta Surety

19th great-grandfather

Gilbert de Clare

Magna Carta Surety

19th great-grandfather

Robert Fitz Walter

Magna Carta Surety

19th great-grandfather

Hugh le Bigod

Magna Carta Surety

20th great-grandfather

William d'Aubeney

Magna Carta Surety

20th great-grandfather

Richard de Clare

Magna Carta Surety

20th great-grandfather

Robert de Ros

Magna Carta Surety

20th great-grandfather

Saher de Quincy

Magna Carta Surety

20th great-grandfather

Roger le Bigod

Magna Carta Surety

20th great-grandfather

Henry de Bohun

Magna Carta Surety

20th great-grandfather

King Louis VI

King of France

22nd great-grandfather

William the Conqueror

King of England

23rd great-grandfather

King Robert I

King of France

28th great-grandfather

Alfred the Great

King of the Anglo-Saxons

30th great-grandfather

Charlemagne

King of the Franks

33rd great-grandfather

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Bathsheba (Ruggles) Spooner

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

2nd cousin 3 times removed via Samuel Ruggles Jr.

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Abigail (Smith) Adams

First Lady of President John Adams

3rd cousin 4 times removed via George Fowle

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Roger Sherman

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

3rd cousin 4 times removed via Dr. Richard Palgrave

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John Quincy Adams

6th U.S. President

4th cousin 3 times removed via George Fowle

Sir Benjamin Thompson

Physicist and Inventor, aka Count Rumford

4th cousin 3 times removed via George Fowle

Noah Webster

Published first American Dictionary

4th cousin 3 times removed via Thomas Richards

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John Langdon

Signer of the U.S. Constitution

4th cousin 3 times removed via Gov. Thomas Dudley

Linda Hunt

TV and Movie Actress

4th cousin 3 times removed via Ebenezer Hunt