Amy Grant

Famous Kin of
Amy Grant

Christian/Pop Singer and Songwriter


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Andrew Burton

Founder of Life and Casualty Insurance Company (now part of AIG)

Great-grandfather

Rebecca (Towne) Nurse

Executed for Witchcraft, Salem 1692

9th great-grandmother

Degory Priest

Mayflower Passenger

10th great-grandfather

Mary (Towne) Eastey

Executed for Witchcraft, Salem 1692

9th great-grandaunt via William Towne

Sarah (Towne) Cloyce

Accused of Witchcraft, Salem 1692

9th great-grandaunt via William Towne

Isaac Allerton

Mayflower Passenger

10th great-granduncle via Allerton

Susan B. Anthony

Women's Rights Advocate

3rd cousin 4 times removed via Hannah Titus

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William Cullen Bryant

American “Fireside” Poet

3rd cousin 5 times removed via Jonathan Howard

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Edwin Bryant

California Expedition Journalist

3rd cousin 5 times removed via Jonathan Howard

Jonathan Trumbull

20th Governor of Connecticut

3rd cousin 7 times removed via John Moore

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William Williams

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

3rd cousin 8 times removed via John Porter

John Trumbull

American Painter

4th cousin 6 times removed via John Moore

Abraham Baldwin

Signer of the U.S. Constitution

4th cousin 6 times removed via Thomas Ford

Robert Townsend

Member of the Culper Spy Ring during the American Revolution

4th cousin 7 times removed via Robert Titus

Lucretia (Rudolph) Garfield

First Lady of President James Garfield

5th cousin 4 times removed via John Waite

Ralph Waldo Emerson

American Poet

5th cousin 4 times removed via John Waite

Harriet Beecher Stowe

Author of Uncle Tom’s Cabin

5th cousin 4 times removed via Hepzibah Ford

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Millard Fillmore

13th U.S. President

5th cousin 5 times removed via John Millard

Nathan Hale

America's First Spy

5th cousin 5 times removed via Thomas Ford

Nicholas Gilman

Signer of the U.S. Constitution

5th cousin 5 times removed via Samuel Waite of Wethersfield, Essex, England

Henry David Thoreau

American Author and Poet

5th cousin 5 times removed via Thomas Hayward

Charles Lewis Tiffany

Co-founder of Tiffany & Co.

5th cousin 5 times removed via Thomas Wight

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John Brown

American Abolitionist

5th cousin 5 times removed via Joseph Loomis

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Wash Loomis

Leader of the Loomis Gang

5th cousin 5 times removed via Matthew Grant

Clara Barton

Founder of the American Red Cross

5th cousin 6 times removed via William Towne

General William Tecumseh Sherman

Union Army - U.S. Civil War

5th cousin 6 times removed via William Preston

Zachary Taylor

12th U.S. President

5th cousin 7 times removed via Allerton

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Wilbur Wright

Wright Brothers - Aviation Pioneer

6th cousin 3 times removed via Hepzibah Ford

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Orville Wright

Wright Brothers - Aviation Pioneer

6th cousin 3 times removed via Hepzibah Ford

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Emily Dickinson

American Poet

6th cousin 3 times removed via John Marsh

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Samuel Colt

Inventor of the Colt Revolver

6th cousin 3 times removed via John Marsh

Horatio Alger

Author

6th cousin 3 times removed via John Howard

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Ulysses S. Grant

18th U.S. President

6th cousin 4 times removed via Matthew Grant

William Howard Taft

27th U.S. President

6th cousin 4 times removed via Thomas Hayward

Nathaniel Hawthorne

Author of The Scarlet Letter

6th cousin 4 times removed via Samuel Waite of Wethersfield, Essex, England

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Eliphalet Remington

Founder of Remington Arms Company

6th cousin 4 times removed via William Paine

Joseph Smith

Founder of the Mormon Church

6th cousin 4 times removed via Joseph Loomis

Levi Parsons Morton

22nd U.S. Vice-President

6th cousin 4 times removed via Thomas Ford

Louis Comfort Tiffany

American Stained Glass Artist

6th cousin 4 times removed via Thomas Wight

Lewis Henry Morgan

Pioneering Anthropologist

6th cousin 4 times removed via Thomas Ford

John Wellborn Root

1893 Chicago Columbian Exposition Architect

6th cousin 4 times removed via William Carpenter

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Henry Wells

Co-Founder of American Express and Wells Fargo and Co.

6th cousin 4 times removed via Joseph Loomis

Joseph Glidden

Inventor of Barbed Wire

6th cousin 4 times removed via Josias Hull

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Levi K. Fuller

44th Governor of Vermont

6th cousin 4 times removed via John Titus

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Gilbert Clifford Noble

Co-Founder of Barnes & Noble

6th cousin 4 times removed via Samuel Edson

Frank W. Woolworth

Founder of F.W. Woolworth Company

6th cousin 5 times removed via William Preston

Return J. Meigs, Jr.

4th Governor of Ohio

6th cousin 5 times removed via Robert White

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Julia Child

American Chef, Author and TV Personality

7th cousin 1 time removed via Ephraim Howard

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Elizabeth Smart

Founder of Elizabeth Smart Foundation

7th cousin 1 time removed via Nathaniel Holman

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Admiral George Dewey

Admiral of the Navy

7th cousin 2 times removed via Hepzibah Ford

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Melvil Dewey

Inventor of the Dewey Decimal System

7th cousin 2 times removed via Hepzibah Ford

James Garfield

20th U.S. President

7th cousin 3 times removed via William Carpenter

Calvin Coolidge

30th U.S. President

7th cousin 3 times removed via Thomas Grover

Rutherford B. Hayes

19th U.S. President

7th cousin 3 times removed via Elizabeth Charde

Samuel Pierpont Langley

Astronomer and Aviation Pioneer

7th cousin 3 times removed via Thomas Ford

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Lee B. Loomis

Founder of Loomis Armored Car Service

7th cousin 3 times removed via Joseph Loomis

Judson Harmon

45th Governor of Ohio

7th cousin 3 times removed via Joseph Loomis

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Grover Cleveland

22nd and 24th U.S. President

7th cousin 4 times removed via John Porter

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Henry Lee Higginson

Founder of the Boston Symphony Orchestra

7th cousin 4 times removed via John Porter

Henry Fonda

Movie Actor

8th cousin 1 time removed via Nathaniel Loomis

John Steinbeck

Author of The Grapes of Wrath

8th cousin 1 time removed via William Bucknam

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Norman Rockwell

American Artist

8th cousin 1 time removed via Nathaniel Loomis

Christopher Lloyd

Movie Actor

8th cousin 1 time removed via Robert Ware

Bill Nye

TV's The Science Guy

8th cousin 1 time removed via John Waite

Wil Wheaton

TV and Movie Actor

8th cousin 1 time removed via Jonathan Howard

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Thomas Edmund Dewey

47th Governor of New York

8th cousin 1 time removed via Hepzibah Ford

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Humphrey Bogart

Movie Actor

8th cousin 2 times removed via Matthew Grant

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Franklin D. Roosevelt

32nd U.S. President

8th cousin 2 times removed via Thomas Ford

Walt Disney

Co-Founder of The Walt Disney Company

8th cousin 2 times removed via Joseph Hills

Lucy (Webb) Hayes

First Lady of President Rutherford B. Hayes

8th cousin 2 times removed via Thomas Ford

J.P. Morgan

American Banker and Art Collector

8th cousin 2 times removed via Thomas Ford

Stephen Crane

Author of The Red Badge of Courage

8th cousin 2 times removed via John Moore

King Leka I

King of the Albanians

8th cousin 2 times removed via Thomas Wight

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Vincent Price

Movie Actor

8th cousin 2 times removed via Francis Nurse

Frederick Upton

Co-Founder of Whirlpool Corporation

8th cousin 2 times removed via Thomas Ford

Lillian Gish

Stage, TV and Movie Actress

8th cousin 2 times removed via Thomas Ford

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Anthony Perkins

Movie Actor

8th cousin 2 times removed via Samuel Edson

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Charles Dawes

30th U.S. Vice-President

8th cousin 2 times removed via Thomas Ford

Erle Stanley Gardner

Author of the Perry Mason series

8th cousin 2 times removed via Thomas Ford

Elihu Root

38th U.S. Secretary of State

8th cousin 2 times removed via John Moore

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Amelia Earhart

Aviation Pioneer

8th cousin 2 times removed via John Porter

Willis Carrier

Inventor of Air Conditioning

8th cousin 2 times removed via Joseph Loomis

Grace (Goodhue) Coolidge

First Lady of President Calvin Coolidge

8th cousin 3 times removed via William Towne

John Updike

Author of The Witches of Eastwick

8th cousin 3 times removed via Robert Titus

Barbara Hutton

Socialite (aka “Poor Little Rich Girl”)

8th cousin 3 times removed via William Preston

Ty Cobb

Hall of Fame Major League Baseball Player

8th cousin 3 times removed via William Towne

George Eastman

Founder of Eastman Kodak Company

8th cousin 4 times removed via Robert Stanley

General Joseph Hooker

Union Army - U.S. Civil War

8th cousin 4 times removed via Robert Stanley

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Nancy (Davis) Reagan

First Lady of President Ronald Reagan

9th cousin via Nathaniel Loomis

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Jane Fonda

Movie Actress

9th cousin via Nathaniel Loomis

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Mark David Chapman

Assassinated John Lennon

9th cousin via William Carpenter

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Peter Fonda

TV and Movie Actor

9th cousin via Nathaniel Loomis

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J.P. Morgan, Jr.

American Banker and Philanthropist

9th cousin 1 time removed via Thomas Ford

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Warren Buffett

Chairman & CEO, Berkshire Hathaway

9th cousin 1 time removed via John Moore

Edgar Rice Burroughs

Author of Tarzan and John Carter

9th cousin 1 time removed via John Moore

Mitt Romney

70th Governor of Massachusetts

9th cousin 1 time removed via Francis Nurse

Raquel Welch

Movie Actress

9th cousin 1 time removed via John Waite

Roy Rogers

Cowboy movie actor and singer

9th cousin 1 time removed via George Phelps

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Brian Wilson

Co-Founder of The Beach Boys

9th cousin 1 time removed via Hepzibah Ford

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Dennis Wilson

Co-Founder of The Beach Boys

9th cousin 1 time removed via Hepzibah Ford

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Carl Wilson

Co-Founder of The Beach Boys

9th cousin 1 time removed via Hepzibah Ford

Janis Joplin

Singer and Songwriter

9th cousin 1 time removed via John Marsh

Chevy Chase

Comedian, Actor and Writer

9th cousin 1 time removed via Samuel Edson

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Jodie Foster

Movie Actress

9th cousin 1 time removed via George Phelps

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George Hamilton

TV and Movie Actor

9th cousin 1 time removed via John Titus

John Lithgow

Stage, TV, and Movie Actor

9th cousin 1 time removed via William Carpenter

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David Hyde Pierce

Stage, TV, and Movie Actor

9th cousin 1 time removed via John Porter

Lowell Thomas

Radio and TV Commentator

9th cousin 1 time removed via Thomas Ford

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Zac Efron

Movie Actor

9th cousin 1 time removed via Robert Ware

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Anna Gunn

TV and Movie Actress

9th cousin 1 time removed via John Marsh

David McCullough

Historian, Author and TV Narrator

9th cousin 1 time removed via Joseph Loomis

John Cena

Movie Actor and WWE Pro Wrestler

9th cousin 1 time removed via William Bucknam

Dan Quayle

44th U.S. Vice-President

9th cousin 1 time removed via Joseph Loomis

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Marie-Chantal Miller

Crown Princess of Greece

9th cousin 1 time removed via John Howard

Burl Ives

Singer and Actor

9th cousin 1 time removed via Thomas Hayward

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Bridget Fonda

Movie Actress

9th cousin 1 time removed via Nathaniel Loomis

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Lucille Ball

TV Actress - “I Love Lucy”

9th cousin 2 times removed via William Towne

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Gerald Ford

38th U.S. President

9th cousin 2 times removed via George Hull

Nelson Rockefeller

41st U.S. Vice-President

9th cousin 2 times removed via Robert White

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Paget Brewster

TV Actress

9th cousin 2 times removed via Thomas Stanley

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James Spader

TV and Movie Actor

9th cousin 2 times removed via William Preston

Tennessee Williams

Author of A Streetcar Named Desire

9th cousin 3 times removed via Edward Sale of Chesham

Averell Harriman

48th Governor of New York

9th cousin 3 times removed via Robert Stanley

Cole Porter

American Composer and Songwriter

9th cousin 3 times removed via Robert Stanley

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George H. W. Bush

41st U.S. President

10th cousin via William Carpenter

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Richard Gere

Movie Actor

10th cousin via Joseph Loomis

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Henry Sturgis Morgan

Co-Founder of Morgan Stanley

10th cousin via Thomas Ford

Clint Eastwood

TV & Film Actor and Director

10th cousin via Elizabeth Charde

Edward Snowden

Ex-CIA / NSA Whistleblower

10th cousin via Samuel Edson

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Sydney Biddle Barrows

Mayflower Madam

10th cousin via Matthew Grant

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Kate Upton

Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Cover Model

10th cousin via Thomas Ford

Sigourney Weaver

Movie Actress

10th cousin via Joseph Loomis

Thomas Pynchon

American Novelist

10th cousin via Thomas Ford

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Marie Osmond

Singer, Actress and Doll Designer

10th cousin via Thomas Wight

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Donny Osmond

Singer, Actor and Dancer

10th cousin via Thomas Wight

Henry Luce

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

10th cousin via John Moore

George Kennedy

Movie Actor

10th cousin via Thomas Ford

Pete Seeger

American Folk Singer

10th cousin via Thomas Ford

Bill Paxton

TV and Movie Actor

10th cousin via George Phelps

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Scott Foley

TV, Stage and Movie Actor

10th cousin via John Titus

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Tim Robbins

TV and Movie Actor

10th cousin via William Paine

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Treat Williams

TV & Movie Actor

10th cousin via Thomas Ford

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George W. Bush

43rd U.S. President

10th cousin 1 time removed via William Carpenter

Princess Diana

Princess of Wales

10th cousin 1 time removed via Thomas Ford

Juliette Gordon Low

Founder of the Girl Scouts

10th cousin 1 time removed via Robert White

Glenn Close

Movie, Television, and Stage Actress

10th cousin 1 time removed via Thomas Ford

David Carradine

TV and Movie Actor

10th cousin 1 time removed via Robert Titus

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Shirley Temple

Movie Actress

10th cousin 1 time removed via John Porter

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Ben Affleck

Movie Actor

10th cousin 1 time removed via Joseph Hills

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Jeb Bush

43rd Governor of Florida

10th cousin 1 time removed via William Carpenter

Mike Huckabee

44th Governor of Arkansas

10th cousin 1 time removed via Thomas Ford

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Oliver Platt

Movie Actor

10th cousin 1 time removed via Joseph Loomis

Sarah Caldwell

1st Female Conductor of the Metropolitan Opera

10th cousin 1 time removed via Thomas Ford

Linda Hamilton

TV and Movie Actress

10th cousin 1 time removed via Thomas Wight

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Sarah Palin

9th Governor of Alaska

10th cousin 1 time removed via Thomas Wight

Amy Adams

Movie Actress

10th cousin 1 time removed via Joseph Loomis

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John Adams Morgan

1952 Olympic Sailing Gold Medalist

10th cousin 1 time removed via Thomas Ford

Burt Reynolds

Movie Actor

10th cousin 1 time removed via Joseph Loomis

Prince William

Duke of Cambridge

10th cousin 2 times removed via Thomas Ford

Prince Harry

Duke of Sussex

10th cousin 2 times removed via Thomas Ford

Britney Spears

Singer, Entertainer

10th cousin 2 times removed via Samuel Waite of Wethersfield, Essex, England

Brooke Shields

Movie Actress and Model

10th cousin 2 times removed via Thomas Ford

Christian Herter

59th Governor of Massachusetts

10th cousin 2 times removed via Robert Stanley

Ellen DeGeneres

Comedienne and TV Personality

10th cousin 2 times removed via Josias Hull

Jordan Peele

TV and Movie Actor

10th cousin 2 times removed via Thomas Ford

Dick Van Dyke

TV Actor - “The Dick Van Dyke Show”

11th cousin via Degory Priest

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Ed Helms

TV and Movie Actor

11th cousin via George Hull

Jordana Brewster

TV and Movie Actress

11th cousin via William Paine

Edward Norton

Movie Actor

11th cousin via William Preston

Ernest Hemingway

Author of The Sun Also Rises

11th cousin 1 time removed via Alice Goldhatch

Marilyn Monroe

Actress, Model, and Singer

11th cousin 1 time removed via Thomas Hull

Christopher Reeve

Movie Actor

11th cousin 1 time removed via Robert White

Joanne Woodward

Movie Actress

11th cousin 1 time removed via Allerton

Lee Remick

Movie Actress

11th cousin 1 time removed via Thomas Hull

James Taylor

Singer-Songwriter

11th cousin 1 time removed via William Paine

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Bill Weld

68th Governor of Massachusetts

11th cousin 1 time removed via Thomas Hull

Tuesday Weld

TV and Movie Actress

11th cousin 1 time removed via Thomas Hull

Matt Damon

Movie Actor

11th cousin 2 times removed via William Paine

Mike Love

Co-Founder of The Beach Boys

11th cousin 2 times removed via Robert White

Kevin Love

NBA All-Star Player

11th cousin 3 times removed via Robert White

Bill Gates

Founder of Microsoft

12th cousin via Robert Stanley

Howard Dean

79th Governor of Vermont

12th cousin via Robert Stanley


Amy Grant photo by Ruth Daniel (CC BY 2.0)