Dave Cowens

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Dave Cowens

NBA Hall of Famer


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Peter Brown

Mayflower Passenger

10th great-grandfather

Richard Warren

Mayflower Passenger

11th great-grandfather

William Brewster

Mayflower Passenger

12th great-grandfather

King Edward I

King of England

22nd great-grandfather

Robert de Ros

Magna Carta Surety

23rd great-grandfather

John Sargent Pillsbury

Co-Founder of C.A. Pillsbury Co.

5th cousin 5 times removed via John Clough

Franklin Pierce

14th U.S. President

5th cousin 5 times removed via Nathaniel Merrill

Nathaniel Currier

Lithographer (Currier & Ives)

5th cousin 5 times removed via Nathaniel Merrill

Ichabod Goodwin

27th Governor of New Hampshire

5th cousin 5 times removed via Joseph Bolles

Henry David Thoreau

American Author and Poet

5th cousin 6 times removed via Richard Church

William Cullen Bryant

American “Fireside” Poet

5th cousin 6 times removed via John Shaw

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Commodore Matthew C. Perry

Led Black Ships Expedition to Japan

5th cousin 7 times removed via Edmund Freeman

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Oliver Hazard Perry

Hero of Lake Erie during the War of 1812

5th cousin 7 times removed via Edmund Freeman

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Zachary Taylor

12th U.S. President

5th cousin 8 times removed via William Brewster

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Anne Boleyn

2nd Wife of King Henry VIII

5th cousin 15 times removed via John de Welles

Catherine Howard

5th Wife of King Henry VIII

5th cousin 15 times removed via John de Mowbray

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King Henry VIII

King of England

5th cousin 16 times removed via Alice de Audley

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Dr. H. H. Holmes

Serial Killer aka “Devil in the White City”

6th cousin 3 times removed via Daniel Merrill

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William Robbins Barnes

Co-Founder of Barnes & Noble

6th cousin 3 times removed via Daniel Merrill

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Charles A. Pillsbury

Co-Founder of C.A. Pillsbury Co.

6th cousin 4 times removed via John Clough

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Susan B. Anthony

Women's Rights Advocate

6th cousin 5 times removed via John Doane

Shanghai Pierce

Texas Cattleman

6th cousin 5 times removed via Richard Church

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Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

American “Fireside” Poet

6th cousin 6 times removed via Richard Warren

Ulysses S. Grant

18th U.S. President

6th cousin 6 times removed via Richard Warren

Jane Seymour

3rd Wife of King Henry VIII

6th cousin 15 times removed via Alice de Audley

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Catherine Parr

6th Wife of King Henry VIII

6th cousin 15 times removed via Alice de Audley

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Charles Dawes

30th U.S. Vice-President

7th cousin 2 times removed via Benjamin Balch

Robert Frost

Poet and Playwright

7th cousin 3 times removed via Joseph Bolles

Charles Curtis

31st U.S. Vice-President

7th cousin 3 times removed via Nathaniel Merrill

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Lewis Henry Lapham

Co-Founder of Texaco

7th cousin 4 times removed via John Doane

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William Rufus Day

36th U.S. Secretary of State

7th cousin 4 times removed via John Doane

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Franklin D. Roosevelt

32nd U.S. President

7th cousin 5 times removed via Richard Warren

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Lizzie Borden

Accused Murderess

7th cousin 5 times removed via Edmund Freeman

Sir Charles Tupper

6th Prime Minister of Canada

7th cousin 5 times removed via Richard Warren

General George B. McClellan

Union Army - U.S. Civil War

7th cousin 6 times removed via William Brewster

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Drew Brees

NFL Quarterback

8th cousin 1 time removed via George Shaw

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Bing Crosby

Singer and Movie Actor

8th cousin 3 times removed via John Doane

Charles Edward Merrill

Co-Founder of Merrill Lynch & Company

8th cousin 3 times removed via John Dunham

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Julia Child

American Chef, Author and TV Personality

8th cousin 3 times removed via George Watson

Georgia O'Keeffe

American Artist

8th cousin 3 times removed via John Dunham

Grace (Goodhue) Coolidge

First Lady of President Calvin Coolidge

8th cousin 4 times removed via Richard Warren

Laura Ingalls-Wilder

Author of Little House on the Prairie

8th cousin 4 times removed via Richard Warren

Wilbur Wright

Wright Brothers - Aviation Pioneer

8th cousin 4 times removed via Edmund Freeman

Orville Wright

Wright Brothers - Aviation Pioneer

8th cousin 4 times removed via Edmund Freeman

Clarence Darrow

Lawyer, Scopes Monkey Trial

8th cousin 4 times removed via Edmund Freeman

Clarence Day

Author of Life with Father

8th cousin 5 times removed via William Brewster

George Washington

1st U.S. President

8th cousin 8 times removed via Sir Thomas Dymoke

Thomas Nelson

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

8th cousin 8 times removed via Sir Thomas Dymoke

Edmund Waller

English Poet and Politician

8th cousin 12 times removed via John de Welles

John Lithgow

Stage, TV, and Movie Actor

9th cousin via Benjamin Balch

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George H. W. Bush

41st U.S. President

9th cousin 1 time removed via Susanna

Lucille Ball

TV Actress - “I Love Lucy”

9th cousin 1 time removed via Joseph Bolles

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Jordana Brewster

TV and Movie Actress

9th cousin 1 time removed via Benjamin Balch

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Humphrey Bogart

Movie Actor

9th cousin 2 times removed via John Doane

Nancy (Davis) Reagan

First Lady of President Ronald Reagan

9th cousin 2 times removed via John Dunham

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Christopher Lloyd

Movie Actor

9th cousin 2 times removed via John Doane

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Willis Carrier

Inventor of Air Conditioning

9th cousin 2 times removed via John Doane

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Marilyn Monroe

Actress, Model, and Singer

9th cousin 3 times removed via Edmund Freeman

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Alan Shepard

Mercury and Apollo Astronaut

9th cousin 3 times removed via Richard Warren

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Orson Welles

Radio, Stage, and Movie Actor

9th cousin 3 times removed via Richard Warren

Nelson Eddy

Movie Actor and Singer

9th cousin 3 times removed via Edmund Freeman

Amelia Earhart

Aviation Pioneer

9th cousin 3 times removed via Richard Warren

Erskine Childers

4th President of Ireland

9th cousin 3 times removed via Richard Warren

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Mamie (Doud) Eisenhower

First Lady of President Dwight Eisenhower

9th cousin 4 times removed via William Brewster

Thomas Pynchon

American Novelist

9th cousin 4 times removed via William Brewster

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Allen Dulles

5th Director of the C.I.A.

9th cousin 4 times removed via William Brewster

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John Foster Dulles

52nd U.S. Secretary of State

9th cousin 4 times removed via William Brewster

Meriwether Lewis

Lewis and Clark Expedition

9th cousin 7 times removed via Sir Thomas Dymoke

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Richard More

Mayflower Passenger

9th cousin 11 times removed via John de Mowbray

Robert Catesby

Leader of Gunpowder Plot

9th cousin 12 times removed via Sir William de Roos

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George W. Bush

43rd U.S. President

10th cousin via Susanna

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Duane Eddy

Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Guitarist

10th cousin via Giles Rickard Jr.

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Sydney Biddle Barrows

Mayflower Madam

10th cousin via Daniel Doane

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Taylor Swift

Singer and Songwriter

10th cousin via Jonathan Shaw

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Jeb Bush

43rd Governor of Florida

10th cousin via Susanna

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Sarah Palin

9th Governor of Alaska

10th cousin via Samuel Knowles

Harry Chapin

Singer and Songwriter

10th cousin via Nathaniel Merrill

Dick Van Dyke

TV Actor - “The Dick Van Dyke Show”

10th cousin 1 time removed via Peter Brown

Sigourney Weaver

Movie Actress

10th cousin 1 time removed via George Watson

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Janis Joplin

Singer and Songwriter

10th cousin 1 time removed via John Doane

Steve Young

Football Hall of Fame Quarterback

10th cousin 1 time removed via Susanna

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Meghan Markle

Duchess of Sussex, TV Actress

10th cousin 1 time removed via John Eaton

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John Cena

Movie Actor and WWE Pro Wrestler

10th cousin 1 time removed via George Watson

Gerald Ford

38th U.S. President

10th cousin 2 times removed via John Eaton

Joanne Woodward

Movie Actress

10th cousin 2 times removed via Richard Warren

Johnny Carson

TV Host - “The Tonight Show”

10th cousin 2 times removed via Edmund Freeman

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Nelson Rockefeller

41st U.S. Vice-President

10th cousin 3 times removed via William Brewster

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Katharine Hepburn

Movie Actress

10th cousin 3 times removed via William Brewster

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Paget Brewster

TV Actress

10th cousin 3 times removed via William Brewster

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Illeana Douglas

TV and Movie Actress

10th cousin 3 times removed via William Brewster

Edward Snowden

Ex-CIA / NSA Whistleblower

11th cousin via George Watson

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Kate Upton

Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Cover Model

11th cousin via John Freeman

Brian Wilson

Co-Founder of The Beach Boys

11th cousin via Peter Brown

Dennis Wilson

Co-Founder of The Beach Boys

11th cousin via Peter Brown

Carl Wilson

Co-Founder of The Beach Boys

11th cousin via Peter Brown

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Jodie Foster

Movie Actress

11th cousin via John Dunham

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Anna Gunn

TV and Movie Actress

11th cousin via John Doane

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Richard Gere

Movie Actor

11th cousin 1 time removed via Richard Warren

Ernest Hemingway

Author of The Sun Also Rises

11th cousin 1 time removed via Richard Warren

Avril Lavigne

Singer and Songwriter

11th cousin 1 time removed via John Doane

Matt Damon

Movie Actor

11th cousin 1 time removed via Richard Warren

Howard Dean

79th Governor of Vermont

11th cousin 1 time removed via Gov. Thomas Prence

James Spader

TV and Movie Actor

11th cousin 1 time removed via Richard Warren

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Carly Fiorina

CEO of Hewlett-Packard

11th cousin 1 time removed via Richard Warren

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Ted Danson

TV Actor - “Cheers”, “CSI”

11th cousin 2 times removed via William Brewster

Pete Seeger

American Folk Singer

11th cousin 2 times removed via William Brewster

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Adlai Stevenson III

U.S. Senator from Illinois

11th cousin 2 times removed via William Brewster

Ashley Judd

TV and Movie Actress

11th cousin 2 times removed via William Brewster

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Elisabeth Shue

TV and Movie Actress

11th cousin 2 times removed via William Brewster

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Andrew Shue

TV Actor

11th cousin 2 times removed via William Brewster

Mizuo Peck

TV and Movie Actress

11th cousin 2 times removed via William Brewster

Ralph Waldo Emerson

American Poet

11th cousin 5 times removed via Sir Thomas Dymoke

William Floyd

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

11th cousin 6 times removed via Sir Lionel de Welles

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Mary Chapin Carpenter

Singer and Songwriter

12th cousin via Richard Warren

Elizabeth Smart

Founder of Elizabeth Smart Foundation

12th cousin via Edmund Freeman

Chevy Chase

Comedian, Actor and Writer

12th cousin 1 time removed via William Brewster

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Ellen DeGeneres

Comedienne and TV Personality

12th cousin 1 time removed via William Brewster

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Linda Hamilton

TV and Movie Actress

12th cousin 1 time removed via William Brewster

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Benjamin Harrison V

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

12th cousin 8 times removed via John de Welles

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James Madison

4th U.S. President

12th cousin 8 times removed via John de Welles

Robert Treat Paine

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

12th cousin 8 times removed via John de Welles

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Richard Henry Lee

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

12th cousin 8 times removed via John de Welles

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Francis Lightfoot Lee

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

12th cousin 8 times removed via John de Welles

Caesar Rodney

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

12th cousin 9 times removed via Alice de Audley

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George Clinton

4th U.S. Vice President

12th cousin 9 times removed via Alice de Audley

Theodore Roosevelt

26th U.S. President

13th cousin 2 times removed via Sir Lionel Dymoke

General George S. Patton

U.S. Army - World War II

13th cousin 3 times removed via Sir Thomas Dymoke

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William Henry Harrison

9th U.S. President

13th cousin 7 times removed via John de Welles

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Thomas Jefferson

3rd U.S. President and Signer of the Declaration of Independence

13th cousin 7 times removed via John de Mowbray

Samuel Prescott

Completed Paul Revere's Midnight Ride

13th cousin 7 times removed via John de Mowbray

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Lt. Gen. James Brudenell

Leader of the “Charge of the Light Brigade”

13th cousin 7 times removed via John de Mowbray

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Bathsheba (Ruggles) Spooner

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

13th cousin 8 times removed via Alice de Audley

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John Langdon

Signer of the U.S. Constitution

13th cousin 8 times removed via Alice de Audley

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DeWitt Clinton

6th Governor of New York

13th cousin 8 times removed via Alice de Audley

Eleanor Roosevelt

First Lady of President Franklin D. Roosevelt

14th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Lionel Dymoke

Lee Harvey Oswald

Accused Assassin of President John F. Kennedy

14th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Lionel Dymoke

Ray Bradbury

Author of The Martian Chronicles

14th cousin 2 times removed via Sir Thomas Dymoke

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William Howard Taft

27th U.S. President

14th cousin 3 times removed via Sir Lionel de Welles

Olivia De Havilland

Movie Actress

14th cousin 3 times removed via Sir Lionel de Welles

Joan Fontaine

Movie Actress

14th cousin 3 times removed via Sir Lionel de Welles

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Henry Lee III

9th Governor of Virginia

14th cousin 6 times removed via John de Mowbray

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General Robert E. Lee

Confederate Army - U.S. Civil War

14th cousin 6 times removed via John de Welles

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George Mason

Father of the U.S. Bill of Rights

14th cousin 6 times removed via John de Welles

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Nicholas Gilman

Signer of the U.S. Constitution

14th cousin 6 times removed via John de Welles

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John Marshall

4th Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court

14th cousin 6 times removed via John de Mowbray

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Harriet Martineau

Author of The Hour and the Man

14th cousin 7 times removed via Alice de Audley

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Jane (Appleton) Pierce

First Lady of President Franklin Pierce

14th cousin 7 times removed via Alice de Audley

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Fletcher Christian

Leader of the mutiny on the Bounty

14th cousin 7 times removed via Alice de Audley

Queen Elizabeth II

Queen of the United Kingdom

15th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Thomas Dymoke

John D. Rockefeller

Founder of the Standard Oil Company

15th cousin 2 times removed via Sir Lionel de Welles

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Edith (Bolling) Wilson

First Lady of President Woodrow Wilson

15th cousin 2 times removed via Sir Lionel de Welles

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Benjamin Harrison

23rd U.S. President

15th cousin 5 times removed via John de Welles

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Helen Keller

Author and Activist

15th cousin 5 times removed via John de Welles

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Francis Scott Key

Author of “The Star Spangled Banner”

15th cousin 5 times removed via John de Mowbray

Hetty Green

“The Witch of Wall Street”

15th cousin 5 times removed via John de Welles

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Charles Darwin

Theory of Evolution

15th cousin 5 times removed via John de Welles

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C. W. Post

Founder of Post Cereals

15th cousin 5 times removed via John de Welles

Joseph Wharton

Founder of the Wharton School of Business

15th cousin 5 times removed via John de Welles

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Jay Gould

American Railroad “Robber Baron”

15th cousin 5 times removed via John de Welles

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James Russell Lowell

American “Fireside” Poet

15th cousin 5 times removed via John de Welles

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Fitzhugh Lee

40th Governor of Virginia

15th cousin 5 times removed via John de Welles

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Lytton Strachey

Author and Co-Founder of Bloomsbury Group

15th cousin 6 times removed via Alice de Audley

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Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.

American “Fireside” Poet

15th cousin 6 times removed via Alice de Audley

Christopher Reeve

Movie Actor

16th cousin via Sir Thomas Dymoke

Prince William

Duke of Cambridge

16th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Thomas Dymoke

Prince Harry

Duke of Sussex

16th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Thomas Dymoke

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Elizabeth Montgomery

TV Actress - “Bewitched”

16th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Lionel de Welles

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Sandra Day O'Connor

First Female U.S. Supreme Court Justice

16th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Lionel de Welles

Lucretia (Rudolph) Garfield

First Lady of President James Garfield

16th cousin 4 times removed via John de Welles

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Sir Winston Churchill

Prime Minister of the United Kingdom

16th cousin 4 times removed via John de Mowbray

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Grover Cleveland

22nd and 24th U.S. President

16th cousin 4 times removed via John de Welles

General Douglas MacArthur

U.S. Army - World War II

16th cousin 4 times removed via John de Mowbray

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Admiral Richard Byrd

Polar Explorer

16th cousin 4 times removed via John de Welles

Jack London

Author of “The Call of the Wild”

16th cousin 4 times removed via John de Mowbray

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Marjorie Post

Founder of General Foods

16th cousin 4 times removed via John de Welles

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Harry F. Byrd

50th Governor of Virginia

16th cousin 4 times removed via John de Welles

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Colonel Robert Gould Shaw

Principal character of film Glory portrayed by Matthew Broderick

16th cousin 5 times removed via Alice de Audley

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John Brown

American Abolitionist

16th cousin 5 times removed via Alice de Audley

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William Marsh Rice

Founder of Rice University

16th cousin 5 times removed via Alice de Audley

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Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

U.S. Supreme Court Justice

16th cousin 5 times removed via Alice de Audley

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Princess Diana

Princess of Wales

17th cousin via Sir Lionel de Welles

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Benedict Cumberbatch

Movie, Television and Stage Actor

17th cousin via Sir Lionel de Welles

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Catherine Middleton

Duchess of Cambridge

17th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Lionel de Welles

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Sarah Ferguson

Duchess of York

17th cousin 2 times removed via Sir Lionel de Welles

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Norman Rockwell

American Artist

17th cousin 3 times removed via John de Welles

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Louis Auchincloss

Author

17th cousin 3 times removed via John de Mowbray

General James Longstreet

Confederate Army - U.S. Civil War

17th cousin 3 times removed via John de Welles

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John Kerry

68th U.S. Secretary of State

17th cousin 3 times removed via John de Mowbray

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Upton Sinclair

Pulitzer Prize Winning Novelist

18th cousin 2 times removed via John de Mowbray

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Thomas Hunt Morgan

Nobel Prize Winner in Physiology or Medicine

18th cousin 2 times removed via John de Mowbray

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Dick Clark

Radio and TV Host

18th cousin 2 times removed via John de Welles

John McCain

U.S. Senator from Arizona

18th cousin 2 times removed via John de Welles

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John Adams Morgan

1952 Olympic Sailing Gold Medalist

18th cousin 2 times removed via John de Mowbray

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Tilda Swinton

Movie Actress

18th cousin 2 times removed via John de Mowbray

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Cara Delevingne

Fashion Model and Movie Actress

18th cousin 2 times removed via John de Mowbray

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Tennessee Williams

Author of A Streetcar Named Desire

18th cousin 3 times removed via Alice de Audley

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Anthony West

Novelist and writer for the New Yorker

18th cousin 3 times removed via Alice de Audley

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Randolph Scott

Movie Actor

18th cousin 3 times removed via Alice de Audley

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James Sherman

27th U.S. Vice-President

18th cousin 3 times removed via Alice de Audley

Warren Buffett

Chairman & CEO, Berkshire Hathaway

19th cousin 1 time removed via John de Mowbray

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Camilla Parker Bowles

Duchess of Cornwall

19th cousin 1 time removed via John de Welles

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Guy Ritchie

British Filmmaker

19th cousin 1 time removed via John de Mowbray

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Oliver Platt

Movie Actor

19th cousin 1 time removed via John de Welles

Calvin Coolidge

30th U.S. President

19th cousin 2 times removed via Alice de Audley

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Jimmy Carter

39th U.S. President

19th cousin 2 times removed via Alice de Audley

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Herbert Hoover

31st U.S. President

19th cousin 2 times removed via Alice de Audley

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Frank Lloyd Wright

American Architect

19th cousin 2 times removed via Alice de Audley

Roy Rogers

Cowboy movie actor and singer

19th cousin 2 times removed via Alice de Audley

Judy Garland

Singer and Movie Actress

19th cousin 2 times removed via Sir Geoffrey le Scrope

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George Hamilton

TV and Movie Actor

19th cousin 2 times removed via Alice de Audley

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Alan Turing

WWII Codebreaker of Nazi Enigma Machine

19th cousin 2 times removed via Alice de Audley

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William H. Macy

TV and Movie Actor

19th cousin 2 times removed via Alice de Audley

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J. K. Simmons

TV and Movie Actor

19th cousin 2 times removed via Alice de Audley

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Edward Norton

Movie Actor

20th cousin via John de Welles

Liza Minnelli

Singer and Actress

20th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Geoffrey le Scrope

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Keri Russell

TV and Movie Actress

20th cousin 1 time removed via Alice de Audley

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Hugh Grant

Movie Actor

20th cousin 1 time removed via Alice de Audley

Amy Adams

Movie Actress

20th cousin 1 time removed via John de Welles

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Kit Harington

TV Actor - “Game of Thrones”

20th cousin 1 time removed via Alice de Audley

Tom Hanks

Movie Actor

21st cousin via Sir Geoffrey le Scrope

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Anne Baxter

Movie Actress

21st cousin via Alice de Audley