Julius Sterling Morton

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Julius Sterling Morton

Founder of Arbor Day


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Joy Morton

Founder of Morton Salt Company

Son

Brigham Young

2nd President of the Mormon Church

2nd cousin 1 time removed via Ebenezer Goddard

Oliver Platt

Movie Actor

2nd cousin 4 times removed via William Sterling

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Clara Barton

Founder of the American Red Cross

3rd cousin 2 times removed via Richard Moore

General William Whipple

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

3rd cousin 3 times removed via John Whipple

Steve Young

Football Hall of Fame Quarterback

3rd cousin 4 times removed via Ebenezer Goddard

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Humphrey Bogart

Movie Actor

4th cousin 2 times removed via Jedediah Dewey Jr.

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Eli Whitney

Inventor of the Cotton Gin

4th cousin 2 times removed via Thomas Brigham

Samuel Colt

Inventor of the Colt Revolver

4th cousin 2 times removed via William Lord

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Raquel Welch

Movie Actress

4th cousin 4 times removed via Abraham Morton

Susan B. Anthony

Women's Rights Advocate

5th cousin via Simon Stone Jr.

Shubael D. Childs

Founder of S.D. Childs & Company

5th cousin 1 time removed via Thomas Brigham

Grover Cleveland

22nd and 24th U.S. President

5th cousin 1 time removed via Samuel Hyde

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Robert H. Goddard

Inventor of First Liquid-propelled Rocket

5th cousin 1 time removed via William Goddard

Henry Wells

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

5th cousin 1 time removed via Martyn Kellogg

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Calvin Coolidge

30th U.S. President

5th cousin 2 times removed via William Goddard

Barbara (Pierce) Bush

First Lady of President George H.W. Bush

5th cousin 3 times removed via Sarah Clark

Gerald Ford

38th U.S. President

5th cousin 3 times removed via Richard Lord

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George W. Bush

43rd U.S. President

5th cousin 4 times removed via Sarah Clark

Ben Affleck

Movie Actor

5th cousin 4 times removed via Jedediah Dewey

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Jeb Bush

43rd Governor of Florida

5th cousin 4 times removed via Sarah Clark

Jonathan Swift

Author of Gulliver's Travels

5th cousin 5 times removed via Sir William Cope

Elizabeth Smart

Founder of Elizabeth Smart Foundation

5th cousin 6 times removed via Simon Stone Jr.

John Sargent Pillsbury

Co-Founder of C.A. Pillsbury Co.

6th cousin via John Whipple

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Franklin D. Roosevelt

32nd U.S. President

6th cousin via David Ashley

W. K. Kellogg

Founder of the Kellogg Company

6th cousin via Martyn Kellogg

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J.P. Morgan

American Banker and Art Collector

6th cousin via Samuel Hyde

James Sherman

27th U.S. Vice-President

6th cousin via David Ashley

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Gilbert Clifford Noble

Co-Founder of Barnes & Noble

6th cousin via Thomas Dewey Jr.

James Russell Lowell

American “Fireside” Poet

6th cousin via John Whipple

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Elias Howe

Inventor, Lockstitch Sewing Machine

6th cousin via Simon Stone

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Lucretia (Rudolph) Garfield

First Lady of President James Garfield

6th cousin 1 time removed via Thomas Lord

Grace (Goodhue) Coolidge

First Lady of President Calvin Coolidge

6th cousin 1 time removed via John Whipple

Millard Fillmore

13th U.S. President

6th cousin 1 time removed via William Hyde

Charles A. Pillsbury

Co-Founder of C.A. Pillsbury Co.

6th cousin 1 time removed via John Whipple

Samuel F. B. Morse

Painter and Co-Inventor of Morse Code

6th cousin 1 time removed via Wolstone Childe

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J.P. Morgan, Jr.

American Banker and Philanthropist

6th cousin 1 time removed via Samuel Hyde

Johnny Appleseed

aka John Chapman

6th cousin 1 time removed via David Stone

Rutherford B. Hayes

19th U.S. President

6th cousin 1 time removed via Robert Ashley

Allen Dulles

5th Director of the C.I.A.

6th cousin 1 time removed via Martyn Kellogg

John Foster Dulles

52nd U.S. Secretary of State

6th cousin 1 time removed via Martyn Kellogg

Charles Curtis

31st U.S. Vice-President

6th cousin 1 time removed via Martyn Kellogg

Admiral George Dewey

Admiral of the Navy

6th cousin 1 time removed via Thomas Dewey

Dr. Hawley H. Crippen

Murderer in Erik Larson's “Thunderstruck”

6th cousin 1 time removed via William Lord

Melvil Dewey

Inventor of the Dewey Decimal System

6th cousin 1 time removed via Thomas Dewey

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Thomas Edmund Dewey

47th Governor of New York

6th cousin 1 time removed via William Lord

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Henry Sturgis Morgan

Co-Founder of Morgan Stanley

6th cousin 2 times removed via Samuel Hyde

Mamie (Doud) Eisenhower

First Lady of President Dwight Eisenhower

6th cousin 2 times removed via William Lord

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Richard Gere

Movie Actor

6th cousin 3 times removed via William Lord

John Wayne

Movie Actor

6th cousin 3 times removed via Martyn Kellogg

Nancy (Davis) Reagan

First Lady of President Ronald Reagan

6th cousin 3 times removed via Thomas Dewey Jr.

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Clint Eastwood

TV & Film Actor and Director

6th cousin 3 times removed via David Ashley

Ken Burns

Documentary Filmmaker

6th cousin 3 times removed via Thomas Dewey Jr.

Roy Rogers

Cowboy movie actor and singer

6th cousin 3 times removed via Frances

John Steinbeck

Author of The Grapes of Wrath

6th cousin 3 times removed via John Whipple

Johnny Carson

TV Host - “The Tonight Show”

6th cousin 3 times removed via Martyn Kellogg

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Jodie Foster

Movie Actress

6th cousin 3 times removed via Frances

Ed Helms

TV and Movie Actor

6th cousin 3 times removed via Samuel Hyde

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Elisabeth Shue

TV and Movie Actress

6th cousin 3 times removed via Thomas Dewey Jr.

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Andrew Shue

TV Actor

6th cousin 3 times removed via Thomas Dewey Jr.

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John Adams Morgan

1952 Olympic Sailing Gold Medalist

6th cousin 3 times removed via Samuel Hyde

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Bill Weld

68th Governor of Massachusetts

6th cousin 3 times removed via Samuel Hyde

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George H. W. Bush

41st U.S. President

6th cousin 4 times removed via Thomas Brigham

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Mitt Romney

70th Governor of Massachusetts

6th cousin 4 times removed via Martyn Kellogg

Brian Wilson

Co-Founder of The Beach Boys

6th cousin 4 times removed via Thomas Dewey

Dennis Wilson

Co-Founder of The Beach Boys

6th cousin 4 times removed via Thomas Dewey

Carl Wilson

Co-Founder of The Beach Boys

6th cousin 4 times removed via Thomas Dewey

Bill Paxton

TV and Movie Actor

6th cousin 4 times removed via Frances

Liv Tyler

TV and Movie Actress

6th cousin 4 times removed via Jacob Moore

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David Hyde Pierce

Stage, TV, and Movie Actor

6th cousin 4 times removed via Thomas Dewey

Mizuo Peck

TV and Movie Actress

6th cousin 4 times removed via Frances

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Sydney Biddle Barrows

Mayflower Madam

6th cousin 5 times removed via Martyn Kellogg

Halle Berry

TV and Movie Actress

6th cousin 5 times removed via Simon Stone

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Sarah Palin

9th Governor of Alaska

6th cousin 5 times removed via Thomas Brigham

Amy Adams

Movie Actress

6th cousin 5 times removed via Martyn Kellogg

Sir Robert Laird Borden

8th Prime Minister of Canada

7th cousin via Thomas Lord

Herbert Hoover

31st U.S. President

7th cousin via Thomas Lord

L. Frank Baum

Author of The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

7th cousin via Thomas Lord

Louis Comfort Tiffany

American Stained Glass Artist

7th cousin via Wolstone Childe

Frank W. Woolworth

Founder of F.W. Woolworth Company

7th cousin via Robert Ashley

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Sir Winston Churchill

Prime Minister of the United Kingdom

7th cousin 1 time removed via Henry Glover

Ellen Louise (Axson) Wilson

First Lady of President Woodrow Wilson

7th cousin 1 time removed via Matthew Whipple

Juliette Gordon Low

Founder of the Girl Scouts

7th cousin 1 time removed via William Hyde

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Charles Dawes

30th U.S. Vice-President

7th cousin 1 time removed via Robert Moulton

George Eastman

Founder of Eastman Kodak Company

7th cousin 1 time removed via Thomas Lord

Buckminster Fuller

Author, Architect, and Inventor

7th cousin 1 time removed via William Hyde

Melvyn Douglas

Movie Actor

7th cousin 1 time removed via William Hyde

Ernest Hemingway

Author of The Sun Also Rises

7th cousin 2 times removed via Henry Glover

Bess (Wallace) Truman

First Lady of President Harry S Truman

7th cousin 2 times removed via Robert Ashley

Thomas Hunt Morgan

Nobel Prize Winner in Physiology or Medicine

7th cousin 2 times removed via Matthew Whipple

Barbara Hutton

Socialite (aka “Poor Little Rich Girl”)

7th cousin 2 times removed via Robert Ashley

Tennessee Williams

Author of A Streetcar Named Desire

7th cousin 3 times removed via Matthew Whipple

Charles Edward Merrill

Co-Founder of Merrill Lynch & Company

7th cousin 3 times removed via David Stone

Norman Rockwell

American Artist

7th cousin 3 times removed via David Stone

Anthony Perkins

Movie Actor

7th cousin 3 times removed via Matthew Whipple

Louis Auchincloss

Author

7th cousin 3 times removed via Matthew Whipple

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Bill Nye

TV's The Science Guy

7th cousin 3 times removed via David Stone

Thomas Pynchon

American Novelist

7th cousin 3 times removed via Matthew Whipple

Illeana Douglas

TV and Movie Actress

7th cousin 3 times removed via William Hyde

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Tuesday Weld

TV and Movie Actress

7th cousin 3 times removed via Wolstone Childe

Dick Van Dyke

TV Actor - “The Dick Van Dyke Show”

7th cousin 4 times removed via Wolstone Childe

Queen Elizabeth II

Queen of the United Kingdom

7th cousin 4 times removed via Wolstone Childe

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Timothy Leatherman

Founder of Leatherman Tools

7th cousin 4 times removed via David Stone

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Ted Danson

TV Actor - “Cheers”, “CSI”

7th cousin 4 times removed via Thomas Lord

Jake Gyllenhaal

Movie Actor

7th cousin 4 times removed via Wolstone Childe

Maggie Gyllenhaal

Movie Actress

7th cousin 4 times removed via Wolstone Childe

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Harry Chapin

Singer and Songwriter

7th cousin 4 times removed via Wolstone Childe

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James Taylor

Singer-Songwriter

7th cousin 4 times removed via David Stone

Zac Efron

Movie Actor

7th cousin 5 times removed via Thomas Lord

Edward Norton

Movie Actor

7th cousin 5 times removed via William Hyde

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Prince William

Duke of Cambridge

7th cousin 6 times removed via Wolstone Childe

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Prince Harry

Duke of Sussex

7th cousin 6 times removed via Wolstone Childe

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Kate Upton

Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Cover Model

7th cousin 6 times removed via David Stone

Charles Darwin

Theory of Evolution

8th cousin via Edward Cope

Edgar Rice Burroughs

Author of Tarzan and John Carter

8th cousin 1 time removed via Edward Frost

Thomas J. Watson, Jr.

President and CEO of I.B.M.

8th cousin 2 times removed via Henry Loker alias Riddlesdale

Princess Diana

Princess of Wales

8th cousin 5 times removed via Edward Cope

Lucille Ball

TV Actress - “I Love Lucy”

9th cousin 1 time removed via Edward Frost

Nicholas Gilman

Signer of the U.S. Constitution

9th cousin 1 time removed via Sir William Cope

Albert G. Spalding

Co-Founder of Spalding Sporting Goods Co.

9th cousin 1 time removed via Edward Frost

Henry Fonda

Movie Actor

9th cousin 2 times removed via Edward Frost

Matt Damon

Movie Actor

9th cousin 2 times removed via Edward Frost

Endicott Peabody

62nd Governor of Massachusetts

9th cousin 2 times removed via Edward Frost

Kyra Sedgwick

TV and Movie Actress

9th cousin 3 times removed via Edward Frost

Jane Fonda

Movie Actress

9th cousin 3 times removed via Edward Frost

Kim Kardashian

TV Personality

9th cousin 4 times removed via Edward Frost

J. A. Folger

Founder of Folger Coffee Company

10th cousin via Sir William Cope

Joseph Wharton

Founder of the Wharton School of Business

10th cousin via Sir William Cope

Henry Clay Folger

Founder of Folger Shakespeare Library and Chairman of Standard Oil

10th cousin 1 time removed via Sir William Cope

Stephen A. Douglas

Participated in Lincoln-Douglas Debates

10th cousin 1 time removed via Sir William Cope

Hetty Green

“The Witch of Wall Street”

10th cousin 1 time removed via Sir William Cope

Shanghai Pierce

Texas Cattleman

10th cousin 1 time removed via Sir William Cope

George Washington

1st U.S. President

10th cousin 2 times removed via Henry Spencer

Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

U.S. Supreme Court Justice

10th cousin 2 times removed via Sir William Cope

George Romney

43rd Governor of Michigan

10th cousin 3 times removed via Sir William Cope

Marilyn Monroe

Actress, Model, and Singer

10th cousin 3 times removed via Sir William Cope

Abigail Folger

Charles Manson Murder Victim and Folger Coffee Heiress

10th cousin 3 times removed via Sir William Cope

Amelia Earhart

Aviation Pioneer

10th cousin 3 times removed via Sir William Cope

Willis Carrier

Inventor of Air Conditioning

10th cousin 3 times removed via Sir William Cope

Erskine Childers

4th President of Ireland

10th cousin 4 times removed via Sir William Cope

Britney Spears

Singer, Entertainer

10th cousin 6 times removed via Sir William Cope

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John Kerry

68th U.S. Secretary of State

12th cousin 3 times removed via Henry Spencer

General George S. Patton

U.S. Army - World War II

12th cousin 4 times removed via Henry Spencer