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Erskine Childers

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Erskine Childers

4th President of Ireland


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John Alden

Mayflower Passenger

7th great-grandfather

Richard Warren

Mayflower Passenger

8th great-grandfather

Edward Fuller

Mayflower Passenger

8th great-grandfather

King Edward I

King of England

22nd great-grandfather

Edward Winslow

Mayflower Passenger

7th great-granduncle via Edward Winslow

John Adams

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

2nd cousin 5 times removed via John Bass

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John Quincy Adams

6th U.S. President

3rd cousin 4 times removed via John Bass

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Robert Treat Paine

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

3rd cousin 5 times removed via Josiah Winslow

Jonathan Swift

Author of Gulliver's Travels

3rd cousin 9 times removed via John Dryden

Samuel F. B. Morse

Painter and Co-Inventor of Morse Code

4th cousin 3 times removed via Henry Bowen

Franklin Pierce

14th U.S. President

4th cousin 3 times removed via Henry Bowen

John Trumbull

American Painter

4th cousin 4 times removed via John Alden

Benedict Arnold

Traitor of the American Revolution

4th cousin 5 times removed via Thomas Bourne

John Hancock

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

4th cousin 5 times removed via Anthony Eames

Ferdinand II of Aragon

1st King of a united Spain

4th cousin 14 times removed via Diego Gomez de Toledo

Grace (Goodhue) Coolidge

First Lady of President Calvin Coolidge

5th cousin 1 time removed via Jeremiah Sprague

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Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

American “Fireside” Poet

5th cousin 3 times removed via Robert Bartlett

William Cullen Bryant

American “Fireside” Poet

5th cousin 3 times removed via John Alden

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Nicholas Gilman

Signer of the U.S. Constitution

5th cousin 4 times removed via Edward Winslow

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Richard Warren Sears

Co-Founder of Sears, Roebuck, & Co.

6th cousin 2 times removed via John Alden

Joseph Smith

Founder of the Mormon Church

6th cousin 2 times removed via Matthew Fuller

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Louis Comfort Tiffany

American Stained Glass Artist

6th cousin 2 times removed via Griffith Bowen of Langwith, Gower, Wales

Ulysses S. Grant

18th U.S. President

6th cousin 3 times removed via Richard Warren

Henry Lee Higginson

Founder of the Boston Symphony Orchestra

6th cousin 3 times removed via Thomas Savage

Henry David Thoreau

American Author and Poet

6th cousin 3 times removed via Richard Warren

Ezra Cornell

Co-Founder of Cornell University,
Founder of Western Union

6th cousin 3 times removed via Anthony Eames

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Lucretia (Rudolph) Garfield

First Lady of President James Garfield

6th cousin 4 times removed via William Hutchinson

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Anne Boleyn

2nd Wife of King Henry VIII

6th cousin 15 times removed via James Butler

King Henry VIII

King of England

6th cousin 15 times removed via Edmund FitzAlan

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J.P. Morgan, Jr.

American Banker and Philanthropist

7th cousin 1 time removed via Josiah Winslow

Raquel Welch

Movie Actress

7th cousin 1 time removed via John Bass

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Shanghai Pierce

Texas Cattleman

7th cousin 1 time removed via John Alden

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Richard Gere

Movie Actor

7th cousin 2 times removed via John Miller Jr.

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Franklin D. Roosevelt

32nd U.S. President

7th cousin 2 times removed via Richard Warren

Wild Bill Hickok

Gunfighter and Lawman

7th cousin 2 times removed via John Dwight

Sir Charles Tupper

6th Prime Minister of Canada

7th cousin 2 times removed via Richard Warren

Levi Parsons Morton

22nd U.S. Vice-President

7th cousin 2 times removed via John Johnson

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Paget Brewster

TV Actress

7th cousin 2 times removed via Henry Bowen

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James Sherman

27th U.S. Vice-President

7th cousin 2 times removed via John Johnson

Alonzo B. Cornell

25th Governor of New York

7th cousin 2 times removed via Anthony Eames

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William Rufus Day

36th U.S. Secretary of State

7th cousin 2 times removed via Richard Warren

Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

U.S. Supreme Court Justice

7th cousin 2 times removed via Thomas Savage

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Stephen A. Douglas

Participated in Lincoln-Douglas Debates

7th cousin 3 times removed via William Hutchinson

J. A. Folger

Founder of Folger Coffee Company

7th cousin 4 times removed via Rev. Francis Marbury

Joseph Wharton

Founder of the Wharton School of Business

7th cousin 4 times removed via Rev. Francis Marbury

Edmund Waller

English Poet and Politician

7th cousin 9 times removed via Sir Thomas Blount

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Calvin Coolidge

30th U.S. President

8th cousin via John Alden

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Walt Disney

Co-Founder of The Walt Disney Company

8th cousin via Isaac Johnson

Emily Post

American Author on Etiquette

8th cousin via John Alden

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Juliette Gordon Low

Founder of the Girl Scouts

8th cousin via Josiah Winslow

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General Douglas MacArthur

U.S. Army - World War II

8th cousin via Gregory Belcher

Charles Edward Merrill

Co-Founder of Merrill Lynch & Company

8th cousin via John Alden

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Humphrey Bogart

Movie Actor

8th cousin 1 time removed via Josiah Winslow

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Lucille Ball

TV Actress - “I Love Lucy”

8th cousin 1 time removed via William Sprague

Alice (Lee) Roosevelt

First Wife of President Theodore Roosevelt

8th cousin 1 time removed via Thomas Savage

Laura Ingalls-Wilder

Author of Little House on the Prairie

8th cousin 1 time removed via Richard Warren

William Howard Taft

27th U.S. President

8th cousin 1 time removed via Anthony Eames

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Nancy (Davis) Reagan

First Lady of President Ronald Reagan

8th cousin 1 time removed via Samuel Bass

J.P. Morgan

American Banker and Art Collector

8th cousin 1 time removed via John Johnson

Clint Eastwood

Movie Actor

8th cousin 1 time removed via Isaac Johnson

Robert Frost

Poet and Playwright

8th cousin 1 time removed via Thomas Savage

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Marilyn Monroe

Actress, Model, and Singer

8th cousin 1 time removed via John Alden

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Alan Shepard

Mercury and Apollo Astronaut

8th cousin 1 time removed via John Johnson

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Orson Welles

Radio, Stage, and Movie Actor

8th cousin 1 time removed via John Alden

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Julia Child

American Chef, Author and TV Personality

8th cousin 1 time removed via John Alden

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Nelson Eddy

Singer and Movie Actor

8th cousin 1 time removed via Gregory Belcher

Marie Osmond

Singer, Actress and Doll Designer

8th cousin 1 time removed via Isaac Johnson

Donny Osmond

Singer, Actor and Dancer

8th cousin 1 time removed via Isaac Johnson

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Allen Dulles

5th Director of the C.I.A.

8th cousin 1 time removed via Edward Winslow

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John Foster Dulles

52nd U.S. Secretary of State

8th cousin 1 time removed via Edward Winslow

Frank W. Woolworth

Founder of F.W. Woolworth Company

8th cousin 1 time removed via John Johnson

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Dick Van Dyke

TV Actor - “The Dick Van Dyke Show”

8th cousin 2 times removed via Griffith Bowen of Langwith, Gower, Wales

Joanne Woodward

Movie Actress

8th cousin 2 times removed via Robert Bartlett

Jodie Foster

Movie Actress

8th cousin 2 times removed via John Alden

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Dick Clark

Radio and TV Host

8th cousin 2 times removed via Matthew Fuller

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Harry Chapin

Singer and Songwriter

8th cousin 2 times removed via Griffith Bowen of Langwith, Gower, Wales

Henry Clay Folger

Founder of Folger Shakespeare Library and Chairman of Standard Oil

8th cousin 3 times removed via Rev. Francis Marbury

Hetty Green

“The Witch of Wall Street”

8th cousin 3 times removed via Rev. Francis Marbury

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Adlai Stevenson III

U.S. Senator from Illinois

8th cousin 3 times removed via John Alden

David Angell

TV Producer - 9/11 Victim

8th cousin 3 times removed via Gregory Belcher

Zac Efron

Movie Actor

8th cousin 3 times removed via John Alden

Ellen DeGeneres

Comedienne and TV Personality

8th cousin 4 times removed via John Alden

Rikki Bates

Musician (Member of The Incredible Casuals)

8th cousin 4 times removed via Samuel Bass

Richard More

Mayflower Passenger

8th cousin 9 times removed via Sir Walter Blount

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Kyra Sedgwick

TV and Movie Actress

9th cousin via John Dwight

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Bing Crosby

Singer and Movie Actor

9th cousin via Edward Winslow

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Christopher Lloyd

Movie Actor

9th cousin via Richard Warren

Frederick Upton

Co-Founder of Whirlpool Corporation

9th cousin via John Johnson

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Amelia Earhart

Aviation Pioneer

9th cousin via Richard Warren

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James Spader

TV and Movie Actor

9th cousin via Thomas Savage

George Romney

43rd Governor of Michigan

9th cousin 1 time removed via William Hutchinson

Hugh Hefner

Founder of Playboy Magazine

9th cousin 1 time removed via Thomas Bourne

Taylor Swift

Singer and Songwriter

9th cousin 1 time removed via Richard Warren

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Christopher Reeve

Movie Actor

9th cousin 1 time removed via John Dwight

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Vincent Price

Movie Actor

9th cousin 1 time removed via Edward Winslow

Jane Fonda

Movie Actress

9th cousin 1 time removed via Edward Winslow

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John Kerry

68th U.S. Secretary of State

9th cousin 1 time removed via Thomas Savage

Sigourney Weaver

Movie Actress

9th cousin 1 time removed via Edward Winslow

Barbara Hutton

Socialite (aka “Poor Little Rich Girl”)

9th cousin 1 time removed via John Johnson

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Endicott Peabody

62nd Governor of Massachusetts

9th cousin 1 time removed via Thomas Savage

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George H. W. Bush

41st U.S. President

9th cousin 2 times removed via John Dwight

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Matt Damon

Movie Actor

9th cousin 2 times removed via Richard Warren

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Ted Danson

TV Actor - “Cheers”, “CSI”

9th cousin 2 times removed via Thomas Bourne

Carly Fiorina

CEO of Hewlett-Packard

9th cousin 2 times removed via Richard Warren

John Lithgow

Stage, TV, and Movie Actor

9th cousin 2 times removed via Thomas Bourne

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Anna Gunn

TV and Movie Actress

9th cousin 2 times removed via Richard Warren

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Jordana Brewster

TV and Movie Actress

9th cousin 2 times removed via Richard Warren

Elizabeth Smart

Founder of Elizabeth Smart Foundation

9th cousin 2 times removed via Anthony Eames

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George W. Bush

43rd U.S. President

9th cousin 3 times removed via John Dwight

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Kate Upton

Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Cover Model

9th cousin 3 times removed via John Johnson

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Jeb Bush

43rd Governor of Florida

9th cousin 3 times removed via John Dwight

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Sarah Palin

9th Governor of Alaska

9th cousin 3 times removed via Anthony Eames

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Mary Chapin Carpenter

Singer and Songwriter

9th cousin 3 times removed via Richard Warren

Brigham Young

2nd President of the Mormon Church

9th cousin 5 times removed via Sir William Cope

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George Washington

1st U.S. President

9th cousin 6 times removed via Sir Thomas Blount

Benjamin Harrison V

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

9th cousin 7 times removed via Sir Thomas Blount

Caleb Brewster

Member of the Culper Spy Ring during the American Revolution

9th cousin 7 times removed via Sir Thomas Blount

Mitt Romney

70th Governor of Massachusetts

10th cousin via William Hutchinson

Abigail Folger

Charles Manson Murder Victim and Folger Coffee Heiress

10th cousin 1 time removed via Rev. Francis Marbury

Elisabeth Shue

TV and Movie Actress

10th cousin 2 times removed via William Hutchinson

Andrew Shue

TV Actor

10th cousin 2 times removed via William Hutchinson

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Charles Darwin

Theory of Evolution

10th cousin 4 times removed via Sir William Cope

Julius Sterling Morton

Founder of Arbor Day

10th cousin 4 times removed via Sir William Cope

William Henry Harrison

9th U.S. President

10th cousin 6 times removed via Sir Thomas Blount

Thomas Nelson

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

10th cousin 6 times removed via Sir Thomas Blount

Britney Spears

Singer, Entertainer

11th cousin 2 times removed via Rev. Francis Marbury

Robert H. Goddard

Inventor of First Liquid-propelled Rocket

11th cousin 3 times removed via Sir William Cope

Joy Morton

Founder of Morton Salt Company

11th cousin 3 times removed via Sir William Cope

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General Robert E. Lee

Confederate Army - U.S. Civil War

11th cousin 5 times removed via Sir Thomas Blount

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Princess Diana

Princess of Wales

12th cousin via John Dryden

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Prince William

Duke of Cambridge

12th cousin 1 time removed via John Dryden

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Prince George

Prince of Cambridge

12th cousin 2 times removed via John Dryden

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Olivia De Havilland

Movie Actress

12th cousin 3 times removed via Sir Thomas Blount

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Joan Fontaine

Movie Actress

12th cousin 3 times removed via Sir Thomas Blount

Benjamin Harrison

23rd U.S. President

12th cousin 4 times removed via Sir Thomas Blount

George Mason

Father of the U.S. Bill of Rights

12th cousin 5 times removed via Sir Walter Blount

Bathsheba (Ruggles) Spooner

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

12th cousin 5 times removed via Sir Walter Blount

John Langdon

Signer of the U.S. Constitution

12th cousin 5 times removed via Sir Walter Blount

Major John Pitcairn

British Commander at Battle of Lexington

12th cousin 9 times removed via Edmund FitzAlan

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Sir Winston Churchill

Prime Minister of the United Kingdom

13th cousin 1 time removed via Sir William Cope

Jane (Appleton) Pierce

First Lady of President Franklin Pierce

13th cousin 4 times removed via Sir Walter Blount

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C. W. Post

Founder of Post Cereals

13th cousin 4 times removed via Sir Walter Blount

Roger Sherman

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

13th cousin 8 times removed via Edmund FitzAlan

Steve Young

Football Hall of Fame Quarterback

14th cousin via Sir William Cope

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Eleanor Roosevelt

First Lady of President Franklin D. Roosevelt

14th cousin 2 times removed via Sir Thomas Blount

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Susan B. Anthony

Women's Rights Advocate

14th cousin 2 times removed via Sir Thomas Blount

Admiral Richard Byrd

Polar Explorer

14th cousin 2 times removed via Sir Thomas Blount

Harry F. Byrd

50th Governor of Virginia

14th cousin 2 times removed via Sir Thomas Blount

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Lt. Gen. James Brudenell

Leader of the “Charge of the Light Brigade”

14th cousin 2 times removed via Sir Thomas Blount

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Grover Cleveland

22nd and 24th U.S. President

14th cousin 3 times removed via Sir Walter Blount

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Marjorie Post

Founder of General Foods

14th cousin 3 times removed via Sir Walter Blount

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Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.

American “Fireside” Poet

14th cousin 3 times removed via Sir Walter Blount

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William Floyd

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

14th cousin 7 times removed via James Butler

Patrick Henry

“Give me liberty, or give me death!”

14th cousin 7 times removed via Edmund FitzAlan

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General George S. Patton

U.S. Army - World War II

15th cousin via Sir Thomas Blount

Colonel Robert Gould Shaw

Principal character of film Glory portrayed by Matthew Broderick

15th cousin 2 times removed via Sir Walter Blount

John Brown

American Abolitionist

15th cousin 2 times removed via Sir Walter Blount

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William Marsh Rice

Founder of Rice University

15th cousin 2 times removed via Sir Walter Blount

Abigail (Smith) Adams

First Lady of President John Adams

15th cousin 6 times removed via Edmund FitzAlan

Meriwether Lewis

Lewis and Clark Expedition

15th cousin 6 times removed via Edmund FitzAlan

Samuel Howard

Boston Tea Party Participant

15th cousin 6 times removed via Edmund FitzAlan

Eli Whitney

Inventor of the Cotton Gin

15th cousin 6 times removed via Edmund FitzAlan

James Madison

4th U.S. President

15th cousin 6 times removed via Edmund FitzAlan

Dr. H. H. Holmes

Serial Killer aka “Devil in the White City”

16th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Walter Blount

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Lizzie Borden

Accused Murderess

16th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Walter Blount

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Louis Auchincloss

Author

16th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Walter Blount

John McCain

U.S. Senator from Arizona

16th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Thomas Blount

Edward Norton

Movie Actor

16th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Thomas Blount

Shubael D. Childs

Founder of S.D. Childs & Company

16th cousin 5 times removed via Edmund FitzAlan

Alexander Hamilton

1st U.S. Secretary of the Treasury

16th cousin 5 times removed via Edmund FitzAlan

Zachary Taylor

12th U.S. President

16th cousin 5 times removed via Edmund FitzAlan

Helen Keller

Author and Activist

16th cousin 5 times removed via Edmund FitzAlan

Noel Coward

Playwright, Actor, and Songwriter

16th cousin 5 times removed via Edmund FitzAlan

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Jay Gould

American Railroad “Robber Baron”

16th cousin 5 times removed via James Butler

Tennessee Williams

Author of A Streetcar Named Desire

17th cousin via Sir Walter Blount

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Elizabeth Montgomery

TV Actress - “Bewitched”

17th cousin via Sir Walter Blount

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Illeana Douglas

TV and Movie Actress

17th cousin via Sir Walter Blount

Herbert Hoover

31st U.S. President

17th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Walter Blount

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Alan Ladd

Movie Actor

17th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Walter Blount

George Hamilton

TV and Movie Actor

17th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Walter Blount

Gerald Ford

38th U.S. President

17th cousin 2 times removed via Sir Walter Blount

Chevy Chase

Comedian, Actor and Writer

17th cousin 2 times removed via Sir Walter Blount

Keri Russell

TV and Movie Actress

17th cousin 2 times removed via Sir Walter Blount

Paris Hilton

Socialite and TV Personality

17th cousin 3 times removed via Sir Walter Blount

Theodore Roosevelt

26th U.S. President

17th cousin 4 times removed via Edmund FitzAlan

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Edith (Bolling) Wilson

First Lady of President Woodrow Wilson

17th cousin 4 times removed via Edmund FitzAlan

Gloria Vanderbilt

Fashion Designer

17th cousin 4 times removed via Edmund FitzAlan

Lytton Strachey

Author and Co-Founder of Bloomsbury Group

17th cousin 4 times removed via Edmund FitzAlan

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Norman Rockwell

American Artist

18th cousin 2 times removed via Gilbert Talbot

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Queen Elizabeth II

Queen of the United Kingdom

18th cousin 3 times removed via James Butler

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John D. Rockefeller

Founder of the Standard Oil Company

18th cousin 3 times removed via Edmund FitzAlan

Anderson Cooper

Television Journalist

18th cousin 3 times removed via Edmund FitzAlan

General James Longstreet

Confederate Army - U.S. Civil War

18th cousin 3 times removed via Edmund FitzAlan

Ellen Louise (Axon) Wilson

First Lady of President Woodrow Wilson

19th cousin 2 times removed via Edmund FitzAlan

Johnny Mercer

Songwriter and Co-Founder of Capitol Records

19th cousin 2 times removed via Edmund FitzAlan

Adlai Stevenson II

31st Governor of Illinois

19th cousin 2 times removed via Edmund FitzAlan

Valerie Bertinelli

Television Actress

19th cousin 2 times removed via Edmund FitzAlan

Randolph Scott

Movie Actor

19th cousin 2 times removed via Edmund FitzAlan

General George C. Marshall

Author of “The Marshall Plan”

19th cousin 2 times removed via Edmund FitzAlan

Barbara (Pierce) Bush

First Lady of President George H.W. Bush

20th cousin 1 time removed via Edmund FitzAlan

Harper Lee

Author of To Kill a Mockingbird

20th cousin 1 time removed via Edmund FitzAlan

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Nelson Rockefeller

41st U.S. Vice-President

20th cousin 1 time removed via Edmund FitzAlan

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Mamie (Doud) Eisenhower

First Lady of President Dwight Eisenhower

20th cousin 1 time removed via James Butler

Lou (Henry) Hoover

First Lady of President Herbert Hoover

20th cousin 1 time removed via Edmund FitzAlan

Frank Lloyd Wright

American Architect

20th cousin 1 time removed via Edmund FitzAlan

Howard Dean

79th Governor of Vermont

20th cousin 1 time removed via Edmund FitzAlan

Guy Ritchie

British Filmmaker

20th cousin 1 time removed via Edmund FitzAlan

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Oliver Platt

Movie Actor

20th cousin 1 time removed via James Butler

Pete Seeger

American Folk Singer

20th cousin 1 time removed via Edmund FitzAlan

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Sarah Ferguson

Duchess of York

20th cousin 1 time removed via James Butler

Jimmy Carter

39th U.S. President

21st cousin via Edmund FitzAlan

Camilla Parker Bowles

Duchess of Cornwall

21st cousin via Edmund FitzAlan

Hugh Grant

Movie Actor

21st cousin via Edmund FitzAlan

Wernher von Braun

Rocket Scientist

21st cousin via Edmund FitzAlan