John Lithgow

Famous Kin of
John Lithgow

Stage, TV, and Movie Actor


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John Billington

Mayflower Passenger

9th great-grandfather

John Howland

Mayflower Passenger

9th great-grandfather

William Bradford

Mayflower Passenger and Governor of Plymouth Colony

9th great-grandfather

John Tilley

Mayflower Passenger

10th great-grandfather

Mary (Perkins) Bradbury

Convicted of Witchcraft, Salem 1692

9th great-grandaunt via John Perkins

John Wellborn Root

1893 Chicago Columbian Exposition Architect

1st cousin 3 times removed via Salmon Root

Roger Sherman

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

2nd cousin 7 times removed via John Sherman Jr.

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James Garfield

20th U.S. President

3rd cousin 3 times removed via Jotham Carpenter Jr.

General Joseph Hooker

Union Army - U.S. Civil War

3rd cousin 3 times removed via Benjamin Graves

Noah Webster

Published first American Dictionary

3rd cousin 6 times removed via William Bradford Jr.

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Nathaniel Gorham

Signer of the U.S. Constitution

3rd cousin 6 times removed via John Gorham

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Lucretia (Coffin) Mott

Abolitionist and Women's Rights Advocate

3rd cousin 6 times removed via James Coffin

Admiral Sir Isaac Coffin

British Royal Navy

3rd cousin 6 times removed via James Coffin

Ethan Allen

Revolutionary War Hero

3rd cousin 7 times removed via Thomas Woodford

Bathsheba (Ruggles) Spooner

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

3rd cousin 7 times removed via John Howland

Deborah Samson

Female Revolutionary War Veteran

3rd cousin 7 times removed via Gov. William Bradford

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Marshall Field

Founder of Marshall Field & Co.

4th cousin 3 times removed via John Graves

Millard Fillmore

13th U.S. President

4th cousin 4 times removed via Thomas Emerson

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Rowland H. Macy

Founder of Macy's

4th cousin 4 times removed via William Bunker

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Lavinia Warren

Dwarf Circus Performer

4th cousin 4 times removed via Medad Tupper

Aaron Burr

Killed Alexander Hamilton

4th cousin 5 times removed via Rev. Thomas Hooker

Benjamin Tallmadge

Leader of the Culper Spy Ring during the American Revolution

4th cousin 5 times removed via Rev. Thomas Hooker

Sir Charles Tupper

6th Prime Minister of Canada

4th cousin 5 times removed via Thomas Tupper Jr.

Nathan Hale

America's First Spy

4th cousin 6 times removed via Thomas Woodford

Benedict Arnold

Traitor of the American Revolution

4th cousin 7 times removed via Thomas Bourne


John Lithgow photo by David Shankbone (CC BY-SA 3.0)