Thomas J. Watson, Jr.

Famous Kin of
Thomas J. Watson, Jr.

President and CEO of I.B.M.


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Thomas J. Watson

Founding Chairman of I.B.M.

Father

William White

Mayflower Passenger

9th great-grandfather

Robert Treat Paine

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

2nd cousin 7 times removed via Gov. Robert Treat

Lyman Hall

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

3rd cousin 6 times removed via John Plumb

Henry David Thoreau

American Author and Poet

4th cousin 4 times removed via Thomas Barnes

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Brigham Young

2nd President of the Mormon Church

4th cousin 4 times removed via Samuel Howe

Noah Webster

Published first American Dictionary

4th cousin 6 times removed via Richard Treat

Nathaniel Gorham

Signer of the U.S. Constitution

4th cousin 7 times removed via Mrs. Damaris Shattuck

Thomas Edison

Inventor

5th cousin 3 times removed via Azariah Crane

Horace Gray

U.S. Supreme Court Justice

5th cousin 3 times removed via George Abbott

Millard Fillmore

13th U.S. President

5th cousin 4 times removed via Francis Littlefield Sr.

General Joseph Warren

Killed at Battle of Bunker Hill

5th cousin 5 times removed via William Chaplin

William Williams

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

5th cousin 5 times removed via William Chaplin

J. B. Lippincott

Founder of J.B. Lippincott & Co.

5th cousin 5 times removed via William Shattuck

Lucretia (Coffin) Mott

Abolitionist and Women's Rights Advocate

5th cousin 6 times removed via Mrs. Damaris Shattuck

George Hamilton

TV and Movie Actor

6th cousin via Nathan Hamilton

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Willis Carrier

Inventor of Air Conditioning

6th cousin 2 times removed via Samuel Howe

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Elias Howe

Inventor, Lockstitch Sewing Machine

6th cousin 3 times removed via John Howe

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Clara Barton

Founder of the American Red Cross

6th cousin 4 times removed via Henry Loker alias Riddlesdale

Joseph Smith

Founder of the Mormon Church

6th cousin 4 times removed via Richard Gould of Bovingdon

Lewis Henry Morgan

Pioneering Anthropologist

6th cousin 4 times removed via Richard Treat

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Mary Lyon

Founder of Mount Holyoke College

6th cousin 4 times removed via Richard Treat

Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.

American “Fireside” Poet

6th cousin 4 times removed via Flint

Rowland H. Macy

Founder of Macy's

6th cousin 5 times removed via Mrs. Damaris Shattuck

Mickey Rourke

Movie Actor

7th cousin 1 time removed via George Abbot