Thomas J. Watson, Jr.

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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

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

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

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Calvin Coolidge

30th U.S. President

7th cousin 2 times removed via John Bent

Franklin D. Roosevelt

32nd U.S. President

7th cousin 2 times removed via John Plumb

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Edith (Carow) Roosevelt

First Lady of President Theodore Roosevelt

7th cousin 2 times removed via Jasper Crane

J.P. Morgan

American Banker and Art Collector

7th cousin 2 times removed via John Plumb

Frank Nelson Doubleday

Founder of Doubleday & Co.

7th cousin 2 times removed via Jasper Crane

Samuel Pierpont Langley

Astronomer and Aviation Pioneer

7th cousin 3 times removed via Richard Treat

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Louisa May Alcott

Author of Little Women

7th cousin 3 times removed via Richard Treat

William Robbins Barnes

Co-Founder of Barnes & Noble

7th cousin 3 times removed via Richard Treat

Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

U.S. Supreme Court Justice

7th cousin 3 times removed via Flint

J. A. Folger

Founder of Folger Coffee Company

7th cousin 4 times removed via Mrs. Damaris Shattuck

Rear Admiral William Folger

United States Navy

7th cousin 4 times removed via Mrs. Damaris Shattuck

Herbert Hoover

31st U.S. President

8th cousin via Thomas Putnam

Endicott Peabody

62nd Governor of Massachusetts

8th cousin via Thomas Putnam

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Humphrey Bogart

Movie Actor

8th cousin 1 time removed via Resolved White

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Lucille Ball

TV Actress - “I Love Lucy”

8th cousin 1 time removed via John Howe

J.P. Morgan, Jr.

American Banker and Philanthropist

8th cousin 1 time removed via John Plumb

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William Howard Taft

27th U.S. President

8th cousin 1 time removed via Rev. Edward Holyoke

Camilla Parker Bowles

Duchess of Cornwall

8th cousin 1 time removed via Thomas Barnes

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Kyra Sedgwick

TV and Movie Actress

8th cousin 1 time removed via Thomas Barnes

John Steinbeck

Author of The Grapes of Wrath

8th cousin 1 time removed via John Putnam

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Gloria Vanderbilt

Fashion Designer

8th cousin 1 time removed via John Plumb

Grace Slick

Singer, Songwriter - Jefferson Airplane

8th cousin 1 time removed via Obadiah Wheeler Jr.

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Steve Young

Football Hall of Fame Quarterback

8th cousin 1 time removed via Samuel Howe

Harry Chapin

Singer and Songwriter

8th cousin 1 time removed via Joseph Morse

Mark David Chapman

Assassinated John Lennon

8th cousin 1 time removed via Obadiah Wheeler Jr.

Gilbert Clifford Noble

Co-Founder of Barnes & Noble

8th cousin 1 time removed via John Plumb

Francis Edward Hinckley

Co-Founder of the University of Chicago

8th cousin 2 times removed via William Chaplin

General George B. McClellan

Union Army - U.S. Civil War

8th cousin 2 times removed via William Chaplin

Cole Porter

American Composer and Songwriter

8th cousin 2 times removed via Richard Treat

Philip Danforth Armour

Founder of Armour & Company

8th cousin 2 times removed via William Chaplin

Julius Sterling Morton

Founder of Arbor Day

8th cousin 2 times removed via Henry Loker alias Riddlesdale

Alexandra Breckenridge

TV and Movie Actress

8th cousin 2 times removed via Azariah Crane

Henry Clay Folger

Founder of Folger Shakespeare Library and Chairman of Standard Oil

8th cousin 3 times removed via Mrs. Damaris Shattuck

Mark Wahlberg

Movie Actor

8th cousin 3 times removed via Thomas Putnam

Donnie Wahlberg

Singer and Movie Actor

8th cousin 3 times removed via Thomas Putnam

Johnny Appleseed

aka John Chapman

8th cousin 5 times removed via Thomas Morse

Levi Parsons Morton

22nd U.S. Vice-President

8th cousin 5 times removed via Thomas Morse

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Tennessee Williams

Author of A Streetcar Named Desire

9th cousin via Hugh Mason

Henry Sturgis Morgan

Co-Founder of Morgan Stanley

9th cousin via John Plumb

Timothy Leatherman

Founder of Leatherman Tools

9th cousin via John Howe

Dr. Benjamin Spock

American Pediatrician and Author on Child Care

9th cousin via John Plumb

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Anderson Cooper

Television Journalist

9th cousin via John Plumb

Jodie Foster

Movie Actress

9th cousin via Gov. Robert Treat

Carole Lombard

Movie Actress

9th cousin via Hugh Mason

Grace (Goodhue) Coolidge

First Lady of President Calvin Coolidge

9th cousin 1 time removed via Richard Gould of Bovingdon

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Richard Nixon

37th U.S. President

9th cousin 1 time removed via Joseph Morse

Edgar Rice Burroughs

Author of Tarzan and John Carter

9th cousin 1 time removed via William Chaplin

Wilbur Wright

Wright Brothers - Aviation Pioneer

9th cousin 1 time removed via William Chaplin

Orville Wright

Wright Brothers - Aviation Pioneer

9th cousin 1 time removed via William Chaplin

Warren G. Harding

29th U.S. President

9th cousin 1 time removed via William Chaplin

Ernest Hemingway

Author of The Sun Also Rises

9th cousin 1 time removed via John Plumb

George Gallup

Inventor of the Gallup Poll

9th cousin 1 time removed via William Chaplin

Kevin Bacon

Movie Actor

9th cousin 1 time removed via William Shattuck

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James Sherman

27th U.S. Vice-President

9th cousin 1 time removed via William Chaplin

Joy Morton

Founder of Morton Salt Company

9th cousin 1 time removed via Henry Loker alias Riddlesdale

Dick Clark

Radio and TV Host

9th cousin 1 time removed via Richard Treat

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Elisabeth Shue

TV and Movie Actress

9th cousin 1 time removed via Jasper Crane

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Andrew Shue

TV Actor

9th cousin 1 time removed via Jasper Crane

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John Adams Morgan

1952 Olympic Sailing Gold Medalist

9th cousin 1 time removed via John Plumb

Kim Kardashian

TV Personality

9th cousin 2 times removed via Hugh Mason

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Jordana Brewster

TV and Movie Actress

9th cousin 2 times removed via Resolved White

William H. Macy

TV and Movie Actor

9th cousin 2 times removed via Mrs. Damaris Shattuck

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Ethan Hawke

Actor, Director, Screenwriter, Novelist

9th cousin 2 times removed via Hugh Mason

Drew Brees

NFL Quarterback

9th cousin 2 times removed via John Plumb

Anna Gunn

TV and Movie Actress

9th cousin 3 times removed via John Plumb

Wild Bill Hickok

Gunfighter and Lawman

9th cousin 4 times removed via Thomas Morse

Nancy (Davis) Reagan

First Lady of President Ronald Reagan

10th cousin via Richard Treat

Katharine Hepburn

Movie Actress

10th cousin via William Chaplin

Christopher Reeve

Movie Actor

10th cousin via Richard Treat

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Kate Upton

Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Cover Model

10th cousin via Richard Treat

Louis Auchincloss

Author

10th cousin via William Chaplin

Clarence Day

Author of Life with Father

10th cousin via William Chaplin

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Paget Brewster

TV Actress

10th cousin via Richard Treat

James Spader

TV and Movie Actor

10th cousin via Richard Treat

Amy Adams

Movie Actress

10th cousin via William Shattuck

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John Cena

Movie Actor and WWE Pro Wrestler

10th cousin via William Shattuck

Nelson Rockefeller

41st U.S. Vice-President

10th cousin 1 time removed via William Chaplin

John Hinckley, Jr.

Shot President Ronald Reagan

10th cousin 1 time removed via William Chaplin

Clint Eastwood

TV & Film Actor and Director

10th cousin 1 time removed via Richard Treat

Robert Frost

Poet and Playwright

10th cousin 1 time removed via Robert Plumb

Abigail Folger

Charles Manson Murder Victim and Folger Coffee Heiress

10th cousin 1 time removed via Mrs. Damaris Shattuck

Julia Child

American Chef, Author and TV Personality

10th cousin 1 time removed via William Chaplin

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Thomas Pynchon

American Novelist

10th cousin 1 time removed via William Chaplin

Thomas Hunt Morgan

Nobel Prize Winner in Physiology or Medicine

10th cousin 1 time removed via Robert Plumb

John Lithgow

Stage, TV, and Movie Actor

10th cousin 1 time removed via Mrs. Damaris Shattuck

Henry A. Wallace

33rd U.S. Vice-President

10th cousin 1 time removed via William Chaplin

Orrin Hatch

U.S. Senator from Utah

10th cousin 1 time removed via Richard Gould of Bovingdon

Princess Diana

Princess of Wales

10th cousin 2 times removed via William Chaplin

Alec Baldwin

Television and Movie Actor

10th cousin 2 times removed via William Chaplin

Ben Affleck

Movie Actor

10th cousin 2 times removed via Richard Treat

Ted Danson

TV Actor - “Cheers”, “CSI”

10th cousin 2 times removed via William Chaplin

Liv Tyler

TV and Movie Actress

10th cousin 2 times removed via Henry Loker alias Riddlesdale

Prince William

Duke of Cambridge

10th cousin 3 times removed via William Chaplin

Prince Harry

Duke of Sussex

10th cousin 3 times removed via William Chaplin

Emily Dickinson

American Poet

10th cousin 3 times removed via Thomas Morse

Frederick Upton

Co-Founder of Whirlpool Corporation

10th cousin 3 times removed via Thomas Morse

George Eastman

Founder of Eastman Kodak Company

10th cousin 3 times removed via Thomas Morse

Oliver Platt

Movie Actor

10th cousin 3 times removed via William Chaplin

Lou (Henry) Hoover

First Lady of President Herbert Hoover

11th cousin 2 times removed via Thomas Morse

King Leka I

King of the Albanians

11th cousin 2 times removed via Thomas Morse

Raquel Welch

Movie Actress

12th cousin 1 time removed via Thomas Morse

George H. W. Bush

41st U.S. President

13th cousin via Thomas Morse

Richard Gere

Movie Actor

13th cousin via Thomas Morse

George W. Bush

43rd U.S. President

13th cousin 1 time removed via Thomas Morse

Gerald Ford

38th U.S. President

13th cousin 1 time removed via Goodspeed of Wingrave, Buckinghamshire

Jeb Bush

43rd Governor of Florida

13th cousin 1 time removed via Thomas Morse