Samuel F. B. Morse

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Samuel F. B. Morse

Painter and Co-Inventor of Morse Code


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Elizabeth (Kortright) Monroe

First Lady of President James Monroe

3rd cousin 1 time removed via Peter Aspinwall of Muddy River

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Eli Whitney

Inventor of the Cotton Gin

3rd cousin 2 times removed via William French

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Walt Disney

Co-Founder of The Walt Disney Company

3rd cousin 3 times removed via Jonathan Peake Jr.

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Dick Van Dyke

TV Actor - “The Dick Van Dyke Show”

3rd cousin 5 times removed via John Child

Franklin Pierce

14th U.S. President

4th cousin via Henry Bowen

Oliver Winchester

Founder of Winchester Repeating Arms Co.

4th cousin via Peter Aspinwall of Muddy River

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Franklin D. Roosevelt

32nd U.S. President

4th cousin 1 time removed via Peter Aspinwall of Muddy River

Louis Comfort Tiffany

American Stained Glass Artist

4th cousin 1 time removed via Benjamin Child

John Greenleaf Whittier

American “Fireside” Poet

4th cousin 1 time removed via Thomas Barnard

Erskine Childers

4th President of Ireland

4th cousin 3 times removed via Henry Bowen

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Bill Weld

68th Governor of Massachusetts

4th cousin 4 times removed via Benjamin Child

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Tuesday Weld

TV and Movie Actress

4th cousin 4 times removed via Benjamin Child

Paget Brewster

TV Actress

4th cousin 5 times removed via Henry Bowen

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Harry Chapin

Singer and Songwriter

4th cousin 5 times removed via Benjamin Child

James Taylor

Singer-Songwriter

4th cousin 5 times removed via Mary Barnard

John Sargent Pillsbury

Co-Founder of C.A. Pillsbury Co.

5th cousin via Anthony Morse Jr.

Charles Goodyear

Inventor, and namesake of the Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co.

5th cousin via William French

Nathaniel Currier

Lithographer (Currier & Ives)

5th cousin via Thomas Barnard

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Charles A. Pillsbury

Co-Founder of C.A. Pillsbury Co.

5th cousin 1 time removed via Anthony Morse Jr.

Elias Howe

Inventor, Lockstitch Sewing Machine

5th cousin 1 time removed via John Woods

Rowland H. Macy

Founder of Macy's

5th cousin 1 time removed via Thomas Barnard

Gilbert Clifford Noble

Co-Founder of Barnes & Noble

5th cousin 2 times removed via John Woods

Tennessee Williams

Author of A Streetcar Named Desire

5th cousin 3 times removed via Anthony Morse Jr.

Albert G. Spalding

Co-Founder of Spalding Sporting Goods Co.

5th cousin 3 times removed via William French

William H. Macy

TV and Movie Actor

5th cousin 3 times removed via Thomas Barnard

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George H. W. Bush

41st U.S. President

5th cousin 4 times removed via William French

Clint Eastwood

TV & Film Actor and Director

5th cousin 4 times removed via Isaac Johnson

Timothy Leatherman

Founder of Leatherman Tools

5th cousin 4 times removed via John Woods

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Jake Gyllenhaal

Movie Actor

5th cousin 4 times removed via William French

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Maggie Gyllenhaal

Movie Actress

5th cousin 4 times removed via William French

Marie Osmond

Singer, Actress and Doll Designer

5th cousin 4 times removed via Isaac Johnson

Donny Osmond

Singer, Actor and Dancer

5th cousin 4 times removed via Isaac Johnson

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George W. Bush

43rd U.S. President

5th cousin 5 times removed via William French

Queen Elizabeth II

Queen of the United Kingdom

5th cousin 5 times removed via Rev. Benjamin Childe

Dick Cheney

46th U.S. Vice-President

5th cousin 5 times removed via William French

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Jeb Bush

43rd Governor of Florida

5th cousin 5 times removed via William French

Thomas Pynchon

American Novelist

5th cousin 5 times removed via William French

Prince William

Duke of Cambridge

5th cousin 7 times removed via Rev. Benjamin Childe

Prince Harry

Duke of Sussex

5th cousin 7 times removed via Rev. Benjamin Childe

Amy Poehler

Actress and Comedienne

5th cousin 7 times removed via Thomas Barnard

Joseph Smith

Founder of the Mormon Church

6th cousin via Thomas French

Brigham Young

2nd President of the Mormon Church

6th cousin via Wolstone Childe

Levi Parsons Morton

22nd U.S. Vice-President

6th cousin 1 time removed via John Johnson

James Sherman

27th U.S. Vice-President

6th cousin 1 time removed via John Johnson

Julius Sterling Morton

Founder of Arbor Day

6th cousin 1 time removed via Wolstone Childe

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Calvin Coolidge

30th U.S. President

6th cousin 2 times removed via Wolstone Childe

J.P. Morgan

American Banker and Art Collector

6th cousin 2 times removed via John Johnson

Stephen A. Douglas

Participated in Lincoln-Douglas Debates

6th cousin 2 times removed via John Johnson

Alan Shepard

Mercury and Apollo Astronaut

6th cousin 2 times removed via John Johnson

Robert H. Goddard

Inventor of First Liquid-propelled Rocket

6th cousin 2 times removed via Wolstone Childe

Joy Morton

Founder of Morton Salt Company

6th cousin 2 times removed via Wolstone Childe

Frank W. Woolworth

Founder of F.W. Woolworth Company

6th cousin 2 times removed via John Johnson

J.P. Morgan, Jr.

American Banker and Philanthropist

6th cousin 3 times removed via John Johnson

Frederick Upton

Co-Founder of Whirlpool Corporation

6th cousin 3 times removed via John Johnson

Pete Seeger

American Folk Singer

6th cousin 3 times removed via John Johnson

Burl Ives

Singer and Actor

6th cousin 3 times removed via John Johnson

Lucille Ball

TV Actress - “I Love Lucy”

6th cousin 4 times removed via John Johnson

Henry Sturgis Morgan

Co-Founder of Morgan Stanley

6th cousin 4 times removed via John Johnson

Barbara Hutton

Socialite (aka “Poor Little Rich Girl”)

6th cousin 4 times removed via John Johnson

Matt Damon

Movie Actor

6th cousin 5 times removed via John Johnson

Steve Young

Football Hall of Fame Quarterback

6th cousin 5 times removed via Wolstone Childe

Orrin Hatch

U.S. Senator from Utah

6th cousin 5 times removed via Thomas French

John Adams Morgan

1952 Olympic Sailing Gold Medalist

6th cousin 5 times removed via John Johnson

J. K. Simmons

TV and Movie Actor

6th cousin 5 times removed via Thomas French

Viggo Mortensen

Movie Actor

6th cousin 5 times removed via John Parmenter

Ben Affleck

Movie Actor

6th cousin 6 times removed via Thomas French

Kate Upton

Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Cover Model

6th cousin 6 times removed via John Johnson

Tim Robbins

TV and Movie Actor

6th cousin 6 times removed via Thomas French