Harry Chapin

Famous Kin of
Harry Chapin

Singer and Songwriter


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John Howland

Mayflower Passenger

9th great-grandfather

John Tilley

Mayflower Passenger

10th great-grandfather

Robert de Ros

Magna Carta Surety

23rd great-grandfather

Saher de Quincy

Magna Carta Surety

25th great-grandfather

William the Conqueror

King of England

27th great-grandfather

King Robert I

King of France

32nd great-grandfather

Alfred the Great

King of the Anglo-Saxons

33rd great-grandfather

Charlemagne

King of the Franks

35th great-grandfather

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Robert Treat Paine

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

2nd cousin 6 times removed via John Thacher

Return J. Meigs, Jr.

4th Governor of Ohio

2nd cousin 6 times removed via Janna Meigs

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Nathaniel Gorham

Signer of the U.S. Constitution

3rd cousin 6 times removed via John Gorham

Josiah Bartlett

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

3rd cousin 7 times removed via John Webster

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Edmund Sears

Boston Tea Party Participant

3rd cousin 7 times removed via George Jones of Dinder, Somerset

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

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Harriet Beecher Stowe

Author of Uncle Tom’s Cabin

4th cousin 4 times removed via Joseph Ely

John Sargent Pillsbury

Co-Founder of C.A. Pillsbury Co.

4th cousin 5 times removed via Benjamin Morse

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Samuel F. B. Morse

Painter and Co-Inventor of Morse Code

4th cousin 5 times removed via Benjamin Child

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Noah Webster

Published first American Dictionary

4th cousin 5 times removed via Samuel Chapin

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Charles Lewis Tiffany

Co-Founder of Tiffany & Co.

4th cousin 5 times removed via Benjamin Child

Nathan Hale

America's First Spy

4th cousin 6 times removed via Thomas Woodford

Nicholas Gilman

Signer of the U.S. Constitution

4th cousin 6 times removed via Judith Greenleaf

John Greenleaf Whittier

American “Fireside” Poet

4th cousin 6 times removed via Tristam Coffin Jr.

Elbridge Gerry

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

4th cousin 7 times removed via Edmund Greenleaf

Samuel Prescott

Completed Paul Revere's Midnight Ride

4th cousin 7 times removed via Rev. Peter Bulkeley


Harry Chapin photo by Larry D. Moore (CC BY-SA 3.0)