Lowell Thomas

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Lowell Thomas

Radio and TV Commentator


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Nathan Hale

America's First Spy

4th cousin 4 times removed via John Strong

William Williams

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

4th cousin 5 times removed via Elizabeth Charde

General Joseph Hooker

Union Army - U.S. Civil War

5th cousin 2 times removed via Isaac Graves

Marshall Field

Founder of Marshall Field & Co.

5th cousin 2 times removed via Isaac Graves

Levi Parsons Morton

22nd U.S. Vice-President

5th cousin 3 times removed via John Strong

Clement Clarke Moore

Author of “Twas the Night Before Christmas”

5th cousin 3 times removed via Simon Sackett

Sarah Palin

9th Governor of Alaska

5th cousin 3 times removed via Jonathan Sackett

Gilbert Clifford Noble

Co-Founder of Barnes & Noble

6th cousin 1 time removed via John Sackett

Mitt Romney

70th Governor of Massachusetts

6th cousin 2 times removed via William Sackett

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Samuel Colt

Inventor of the Colt Revolver

6th cousin 2 times removed via Richard Church

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Brian Wilson

Co-Founder of The Beach Boys

6th cousin 2 times removed via Joshua Finney

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Dennis Wilson

Co-Founder of The Beach Boys

6th cousin 2 times removed via Joshua Finney

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Carl Wilson

Co-Founder of The Beach Boys

6th cousin 2 times removed via Joshua Finney

Lewis Henry Morgan

Pioneering Anthropologist

6th cousin 3 times removed via Thomas Ford

Harriet Beecher Stowe

Author of Uncle Tom’s Cabin

6th cousin 3 times removed via Thomas Ford

Henry Wells

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

6th cousin 3 times removed via Elizabeth Charde

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Frederick Upton

Co-Founder of Whirlpool Corporation

7th cousin via Isaac Graves

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

American “Fireside” Poet

7th cousin 1 time removed via Mrs. Finney

Franklin D. Roosevelt

32nd U.S. President

7th cousin 1 time removed via John Strong

Lucy (Webb) Hayes

First Lady of President Rutherford B. Hayes

7th cousin 1 time removed via John Strong

Nelson Rockefeller

41st U.S. Vice-President

7th cousin 1 time removed via Isaac Graves

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Grover Cleveland

22nd and 24th U.S. President

7th cousin 1 time removed via Thomas Graves

Nancy (Davis) Reagan

First Lady of President Ronald Reagan

7th cousin 1 time removed via John Sackett

J.P. Morgan

American Banker and Art Collector

7th cousin 1 time removed via John Strong

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Lillian Gish

Stage, TV and Movie Actress

7th cousin 1 time removed via John Strong

John Lithgow

Stage, TV, and Movie Actor

7th cousin 1 time removed via Isaac Graves

Rutherford B. Hayes

19th U.S. President

7th cousin 2 times removed via Elizabeth Charde

Wilbur Wright

Wright Brothers - Aviation Pioneer

7th cousin 2 times removed via Thomas Ford

Orville Wright

Wright Brothers - Aviation Pioneer

7th cousin 2 times removed via Thomas Ford

Samuel Pierpont Langley

Astronomer and Aviation Pioneer

7th cousin 2 times removed via Thomas Ford

Eliphalet Remington

Founder of Remington Arms Company

7th cousin 2 times removed via Elizabeth Charde

J.P. Morgan, Jr.

American Banker and Philanthropist

8th cousin via John Strong

Ellen Louise (Axson) Wilson

First Lady of President Woodrow Wilson

8th cousin via Thomas Graves

Dr. Hawley H. Crippen

Murderer in Erik Larson's “Thunderstruck”

8th cousin via John Strong

Henry Sturgis Morgan

Co-Founder of Morgan Stanley

8th cousin 1 time removed via John Strong

Gerald Ford

38th U.S. President

8th cousin 1 time removed via Richard Church

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Kate Upton

Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Cover Model

8th cousin 1 time removed via John Strong

Charles Dawes

30th U.S. Vice-President

8th cousin 1 time removed via Thomas Ford

Henry Lee Higginson

Founder of the Boston Symphony Orchestra

8th cousin 1 time removed via Elizabeth Charde

Thomas Pynchon

American Novelist

8th cousin 1 time removed via John Strong

Erle Stanley Gardner

Author of the Perry Mason series

8th cousin 1 time removed via Thomas Ford

Bill Paxton

TV and Movie Actor

8th cousin 1 time removed via William Hannum

Admiral George Dewey

Admiral of the Navy

8th cousin 1 time removed via Thomas Ford

Melvil Dewey

Inventor of the Dewey Decimal System

8th cousin 1 time removed via Thomas Ford

Princess Diana

Princess of Wales

8th cousin 2 times removed via John Strong

Glenn Close

Movie, Television, and Stage Actress

8th cousin 2 times removed via John Strong

John Kerry

68th U.S. Secretary of State

8th cousin 2 times removed via Simon Sackett

Sarah Caldwell

1st Female Conductor of the Metropolitan Opera

8th cousin 2 times removed via John Strong

Mark David Chapman

Assassinated John Lennon

8th cousin 2 times removed via John Strong

Mizuo Peck

TV and Movie Actress

8th cousin 2 times removed via John Strong

John Adams Morgan

1952 Olympic Sailing Gold Medalist

8th cousin 2 times removed via John Strong

Prince William

Duke of Cambridge

8th cousin 3 times removed via John Strong

Prince Harry

Duke of Sussex

8th cousin 3 times removed via John Strong

Brooke Shields

Movie Actress and Model

8th cousin 3 times removed via John Strong

Ben Affleck

Movie Actor

8th cousin 3 times removed via John Strong

Oliver Platt

Movie Actor

8th cousin 3 times removed via John Strong

James Taylor

Singer-Songwriter

8th cousin 3 times removed via Thomas Graves

Richard Gere

Movie Actor

8th cousin 4 times removed via Mrs. Finney

Thomas Edmund Dewey

47th Governor of New York

9th cousin via Thomas Ford

Clint Eastwood

TV & Film Actor and Director

9th cousin 1 time removed via Elizabeth Charde

George Kennedy

Movie Actor

9th cousin 1 time removed via Thomas Ford

Pete Seeger

American Folk Singer

9th cousin 1 time removed via Thomas Ford

Amy Grant

Christian/Pop Singer and Songwriter

9th cousin 1 time removed via Thomas Ford

Shirley Temple

Movie Actress

9th cousin 2 times removed via Elizabeth Charde

Mike Huckabee

44th Governor of Arkansas

9th cousin 2 times removed via Thomas Ford

David Hyde Pierce

Stage, TV, and Movie Actor

9th cousin 2 times removed via Thomas Ford