Famous Kin of
Constance Fenimore Woolson

Victorian Novelist and Poet


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James Fenimore Cooper

Author of Last of the Mohicans

Granduncle via William Cooper

Alvin Woolson

Founder of Woolson Spice Co. (Lion Coffee)

3rd cousin via Joseph Woolson

J. B. Lippincott

Founder of J.B. Lippincott & Co.

4th cousin via Joseph Fenimore

Albert Henry Woolson

Last Surviving Union Veteran of the U.S. Civil War

4th cousin via Joseph Woolson

Nathan Hale

America's First Spy

4th cousin 2 times removed via Dr. Henry Woodward

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Howard Dean

79th Governor of Vermont

4th cousin 4 times removed via Joseph Woolson

Ralph Waldo Emerson

American Poet

5th cousin via Phineas Upham

Elihu Root

38th U.S. Secretary of State

5th cousin via Medad Pomeroy

Harriet Beecher Stowe

Author of Uncle Tom’s Cabin

5th cousin via Medad Pomeroy

Franklin D. Roosevelt

32nd U.S. President

5th cousin 1 time removed via Medad Pomeroy

J.P. Morgan

American Banker and Art Collector

5th cousin 1 time removed via Medad Pomeroy

J.P. Morgan, Jr.

American Banker and Philanthropist

5th cousin 2 times removed via Medad Pomeroy

Gloria Vanderbilt

Fashion Designer

5th cousin 2 times removed via Medad Pomeroy

Robert H. Goddard

Inventor of First Liquid-propelled Rocket

5th cousin 2 times removed via Phineas Upham

Henry Luce

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

5th cousin 2 times removed via Medad Pomeroy

Henry Sturgis Morgan

Co-Founder of Morgan Stanley

5th cousin 3 times removed via Medad Pomeroy

Anderson Cooper

Television Journalist

5th cousin 3 times removed via Medad Pomeroy

John Adams Morgan

1952 Olympic Sailing Gold Medalist

5th cousin 4 times removed via Medad Pomeroy

Bill Weld

68th Governor of Massachusetts

5th cousin 4 times removed via Thomas Woolson

Sydney Biddle Barrows

Mayflower Madam

5th cousin 7 times removed via Thomas Woolson

Millard Fillmore

13th U.S. President

6th cousin via Edward Wood

Emily Dickinson

American Poet

6th cousin via Samuel Hyde

Lucy (Webb) Hayes

First Lady of President Rutherford B. Hayes

6th cousin 1 time removed via Dr. Henry Woodward

Lillian Gish

Stage, TV and Movie Actress

6th cousin 2 times removed via Dr. Henry Woodward

Gilbert Clifford Noble

Co-Founder of Barnes & Noble

6th cousin 2 times removed via Dr. Henry Woodward

Dr. Hawley H. Crippen

Murderer in Erik Larson's “Thunderstruck”

6th cousin 2 times removed via Dr. Henry Woodward

Humphrey Bogart

Movie Actor

6th cousin 3 times removed via Samuel Hyde

Charles Dawes

30th U.S. Vice-President

6th cousin 3 times removed via Dr. Henry Woodward

Princess Diana

Princess of Wales

6th cousin 4 times removed via Dr. Henry Woodward

Herbert Hoover

31st U.S. President

6th cousin 4 times removed via Edward Wood

Mike Huckabee

44th Governor of Arkansas

6th cousin 4 times removed via Dr. Henry Woodward

Mark David Chapman

Assassinated John Lennon

6th cousin 4 times removed via Dr. Henry Woodward

Prince William

Duke of Cambridge

6th cousin 5 times removed via Dr. Henry Woodward

Prince Harry

Duke of Sussex

6th cousin 5 times removed via Dr. Henry Woodward

Gerald Ford

38th U.S. President

6th cousin 5 times removed via Edward Wood

Ben Affleck

Movie Actor

6th cousin 5 times removed via Dr. Henry Woodward

Chevy Chase

Comedian, Actor and Writer

6th cousin 5 times removed via Edward Wood

Oliver Platt

Movie Actor

6th cousin 5 times removed via Dr. Henry Woodward

Amy Adams

Movie Actress

6th cousin 5 times removed via Dr. Henry Woodward

Calvin Coolidge

30th U.S. President

7th cousin 2 times removed via Richard Upham

Nelson Eddy

Movie Actor and Singer

7th cousin 2 times removed via Richard Upham

George H. W. Bush

41st U.S. President

7th cousin 3 times removed via Richard Upham

Harry Chapin

Singer and Songwriter

7th cousin 3 times removed via Richard Upham

George W. Bush

43rd U.S. President

7th cousin 4 times removed via Richard Upham

Jeb Bush

43rd Governor of Florida

7th cousin 4 times removed via Richard Upham

Sarah Palin

9th Governor of Alaska

7th cousin 4 times removed via Richard Upham