Master Surname Index







Cecil B. DeMille

Famous Kin of
Cecil B. DeMille

American Film Director


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John Howland

Mayflower Passenger

8th great-grandfather

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John Tilley

Mayflower Passenger

9th great-grandfather

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Nathaniel Gorham

Signer of the U.S. Constitution

2nd cousin 5 times removed via John Gorham Jr.

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Bathsheba (Ruggles) Spooner

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

2nd cousin 6 times removed via John Chipman

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William Floyd

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

3rd cousin 5 times removed via Richard Platt

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General William Tecumseh Sherman

Union Army - U.S. Civil War

4th cousin 3 times removed via Zerubbabel Hoyt

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Horace Gray

U.S. Supreme Court Justice

4th cousin 3 times removed via Samuel Chipman

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Jonathan Worth

39th Governor of North Carolina

4th cousin 3 times removed via John Gorham Jr.

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Benedict Arnold

Traitor of the American Revolution

4th cousin 4 times removed via Rev. John Lothrop

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Elisha Otis

Founder of the Otis Elevator Company

4th cousin 4 times removed via John Otis Jr.

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Aaron Burr

Killed Alexander Hamilton

4th cousin 5 times removed via William Tuttle

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John Hancock

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

4th cousin 5 times removed via Nicholas Jacob

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Francis Edward Hinckley

Co-Founder of the University of Chicago

5th cousin 2 times removed via John Lothrop

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Shubael D. Childs

Founder of S.D. Childs & Company

5th cousin 3 times removed via Henry Cobb

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Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

American “Fireside” Poet

5th cousin 3 times removed via Rev. John Lothrop

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Eli Whitney

Inventor of the Cotton Gin

5th cousin 3 times removed via Rev. John Lothrop

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Ralph Waldo Emerson

American Poet

5th cousin 3 times removed via John Chipman

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Joseph Smith

Founder of the Mormon Church

5th cousin 3 times removed via John Howland Jr.

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P.T. Barnum

Co-Founder of Barnum & Bailey Circus

5th cousin 3 times removed via Jonas Weed

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Walt Whitman

American Poet

5th cousin 3 times removed via Richard Platt

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Henry Wells

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

5th cousin 3 times removed via Martyn Kellogg

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Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.

American “Fireside” Poet

5th cousin 3 times removed via Rev. John Lothrop

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James Youngs Smith

29th Governor of Rhode Island

5th cousin 3 times removed via John Gorham

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Amos Lincoln

Boston Tea Party Participant

5th cousin 5 times removed via Edward Gilman

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Nicholas Gilman

Signer of the U.S. Constitution

5th cousin 5 times removed via Edward Gilman

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John Taylor Gilman

5th Governor of New Hampshire

5th cousin 5 times removed via Edward Gilman

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Leverett Saltonstall

55th Governor of Massachusetts

6th cousin via John Gorham

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Edith (Carow) Roosevelt

First Lady of President Theodore Roosevelt

6th cousin 1 time removed via John Gorham Jr.

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O. Henry

Short Story Writer

6th cousin 1 time removed via John Gorham Jr.

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Chase A. Clark

18th Governor of Idaho

6th cousin 1 time removed via John Gorham Jr.