Harper Lee

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Harper Lee

Author of To Kill a Mockingbird


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King Edward I

King of England

20th great-grandfather

King Henry III

King of England

21st great-grandfather

Sir Saher de Quincy

Magna Carta Surety

24th great-grandfather

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Thomas Jefferson

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

1st cousin 5 times removed via Thomas Jefferson Jr.

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King Henry VIII

King of England

4th cousin 14 times removed via John of Gaunt

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Edith (Bolling) Wilson

First Lady of President Woodrow Wilson

5th cousin 1 time removed via Thomas Jefferson Jr.

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James Taylor

Singer-Songwriter

5th cousin 1 time removed via Alexander Smith

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Catherine Parr

6th Wife of King Henry VIII

5th cousin 13 times removed via John of Gaunt

Jennifer Lawrence

Movie Actress

6th cousin 2 times removed via Thomas Jefferson Jr.

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Jane Seymour

3rd Wife of King Henry VIII

7th cousin 12 times removed via Edward III of England

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Edmund Waller

English Poet and Politician

8th cousin 9 times removed via Sir William Stradling

Anne Boleyn

2nd Wife of King Henry VIII

8th cousin 13 times removed via Edward I, King of England

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Catherine Howard

5th Wife of King Henry VIII

8th cousin 13 times removed via Edward I, King of England

Truman Capote

Author of In Cold Blood

9th cousin 2 times removed via Christopher Branch

Abigail (Smith) Adams

First Lady of President John Adams

9th cousin 5 times removed via Thomas Stradling

Rev. George Burroughs

Executed for Witchcraft, Salem 1692

9th cousin 8 times removed via Michael de la Pole

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Richard More

Mayflower Passenger

9th cousin 9 times removed via Hugh de Stafford

John Quincy Adams

6th U.S. President

10th cousin 4 times removed via Thomas Stradling

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Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.

American “Fireside” Poet

10th cousin 4 times removed via Thomas Stradling

Major John Pitcairn

British Commander at Battle of Lexington

10th cousin 8 times removed via John of Gaunt

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Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

U.S. Supreme Court Justice

11th cousin 3 times removed via Thomas Stradling

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George Clinton

4th U.S. Vice President

11th cousin 7 times removed via John of Gaunt

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Cara Delevingne

Fashion Model and Movie Actress

12th cousin 1 time removed via Isabel Girlington

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Paget Brewster

TV Actress

12th cousin 2 times removed via Christopher Kelke

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Ellen DeGeneres

Comedienne and TV Personality

12th cousin 3 times removed via Isabel Girlington

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Fletcher Christian

Leader of the mutiny on the Bounty

12th cousin 5 times removed via Michael de la Pole

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George Washington

1st U.S. President

12th cousin 6 times removed via John of Gaunt

Benjamin Harrison V

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

12th cousin 6 times removed via Hugh de Stafford

James Madison

4th U.S. President

12th cousin 6 times removed via Hugh de Stafford

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Thomas Nelson

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

12th cousin 6 times removed via John of Gaunt

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Bathsheba (Ruggles) Spooner

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

12th cousin 6 times removed via John of Gaunt

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John Langdon

Signer of the U.S. Constitution

12th cousin 6 times removed via John of Gaunt

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DeWitt Clinton

6th Governor of New York

12th cousin 6 times removed via John of Gaunt

Richard Henry Lee

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

12th cousin 6 times removed via Hugh de Stafford

Francis Lightfoot Lee

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

12th cousin 6 times removed via Hugh de Stafford

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Princess Diana

Princess of Wales

13th cousin via Sir Edward Stradling

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Sir Winston Churchill

Prime Minister of the United Kingdom

13th cousin via Sir Edward Stradling

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John Kerry

68th U.S. Secretary of State

13th cousin via Sir Edward Stradling

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Prince William

Duke of Cambridge

13th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Edward Stradling

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Prince Harry

Duke of Sussex

13th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Edward Stradling

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Franklin D. Roosevelt

32nd U.S. President

13th cousin 1 time removed via Thomas Stradling

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John Adams Morgan

1952 Olympic Sailing Gold Medalist

13th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Edward Stradling

Sally Ride

1st American Woman in Space

13th cousin 2 times removed via Sir Edward Stradling

Charles Carnan Ridgely

15th Governor of Maryland

13th cousin 4 times removed via Michael de la Pole

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Henry Lee III

9th Governor of Virginia

13th cousin 5 times removed via John of Gaunt

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General Robert E. Lee

Confederate Army - U.S. Civil War

13th cousin 5 times removed via John of Gaunt

William Henry Harrison

9th U.S. President

13th cousin 5 times removed via Hugh de Stafford

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Meriwether Lewis

Lewis and Clark Expedition

13th cousin 5 times removed via John of Gaunt

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Harriet Martineau

Author of The Hour and the Man

13th cousin 5 times removed via John of Gaunt

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Jane (Appleton) Pierce

First Lady of President Franklin Pierce

13th cousin 5 times removed via John of Gaunt

Robert Treat Paine

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

13th cousin 5 times removed via John of Gaunt

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George Mason

Father of the U.S. Bill of Rights

13th cousin 5 times removed via Hugh de Stafford

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Nicholas Gilman

Signer of the U.S. Constitution

13th cousin 5 times removed via John of Gaunt

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Lt. Gen. James Brudenell

Leader of the “Charge of the Light Brigade”

13th cousin 5 times removed via John of Gaunt

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John Marshall

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

13th cousin 5 times removed via John of Gaunt

William Ellery

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

13th cousin 6 times removed via Ralph de Stafford

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Caesar Rodney

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

13th cousin 6 times removed via Edward III of England

William Greene

2nd Governor of Rhode Island

13th cousin 6 times removed via Ralph de Stafford

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Calvin Coolidge

30th U.S. President

14th cousin via Sir Robert Hildyard

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Alice (Lee) Roosevelt

First Wife of President Theodore Roosevelt

14th cousin via Sir Robert Hildyard

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Roy Rogers

Cowboy movie actor and singer

14th cousin via Sir Robert Hildyard

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William Howard Taft

27th U.S. President

14th cousin 1 time removed via Sir John Hastings

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Melvyn Douglas

Movie Actor

14th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Robert Hildyard

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Tuesday Weld

TV and Movie Actress

14th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Robert Hildyard

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Edward Norton

Movie Actor

14th cousin 2 times removed via Sir Robert Hildyard

Endicott Peabody

62nd Governor of Massachusetts

14th cousin 2 times removed via Sir Robert Hildyard

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Benedict Cumberbatch

Movie, Television and Stage Actor

14th cousin 2 times removed via Thomas Stradling

Meghan Markle

Duchess of Sussex, TV Actress

14th cousin 2 times removed via Sir Robert Hildyard

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Kyra Sedgwick

TV and Movie Actress

14th cousin 3 times removed via Sir Robert Hildyard

Illeana Douglas

TV and Movie Actress

14th cousin 3 times removed via Sir Robert Hildyard

Alexander Hamilton

1st U.S. Secretary of the Treasury

14th cousin 4 times removed via John of Gaunt

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Zachary Taylor

12th U.S. President

14th cousin 4 times removed via John of Gaunt

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Helen Keller

Author and Activist

14th cousin 4 times removed via John of Gaunt

Noel Coward

Playwright, Actor, and Songwriter

14th cousin 4 times removed via John of Gaunt

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Charles Darwin

Theory of Evolution

14th cousin 4 times removed via John of Gaunt

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Lytton Strachey

Author and Co-Founder of Bloomsbury Group

14th cousin 4 times removed via John of Gaunt

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Fitzhugh Lee

40th Governor of Virginia

14th cousin 4 times removed via John of Gaunt

Robert Townsend

Member of the Culper Spy Ring during the American Revolution

14th cousin 5 times removed via Ralph de Stafford

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Thomas Sim Lee

2nd and 7th Governor of Maryland

14th cousin 5 times removed via Ralph de Stafford

Roger Sherman

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

14th cousin 7 times removed via Edward I, King of England

Caleb Brewster

Member of the Culper Spy Ring during the American Revolution

14th cousin 7 times removed via Edward I, King of England

Jonathan Swift

Author of Gulliver's Travels

14th cousin 7 times removed via Edward I, King of England

Carter Braxton

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

14th cousin 7 times removed via Edward I, King of England

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Queen Elizabeth II

Queen of the United Kingdom

15th cousin 1 time removed via Sir John Hastings

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Elizabeth Montgomery

TV Actress - “Bewitched”

15th cousin 1 time removed via Sir John Hastings

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Sandra Day O'Connor

First Female U.S. Supreme Court Justice

15th cousin 1 time removed via Sir John Hastings

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Susan B. Anthony

Women's Rights Advocate

15th cousin 2 times removed via Sir William Stradling

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Hetty Green

“The Witch of Wall Street”

15th cousin 2 times removed via Sir William Stradling

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Joseph Wharton

Founder of the Wharton School of Business

15th cousin 2 times removed via Sir William Stradling

Benjamin Harrison

23rd U.S. President

15th cousin 3 times removed via Hugh de Stafford

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Catherine Middleton

Duchess of Cambridge

15th cousin 3 times removed via Sir John Hastings

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Theodore Roosevelt

26th U.S. President

15th cousin 3 times removed via John of Gaunt

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Colonel Robert Gould Shaw

Principal character of film Glory portrayed by Matthew Broderick

15th cousin 3 times removed via John of Gaunt

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John Brown

American Abolitionist

15th cousin 3 times removed via John of Gaunt

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William Marsh Rice

Founder of Rice University

15th cousin 3 times removed via John of Gaunt

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Samuel Prescott

Completed Paul Revere's Midnight Ride

15th cousin 4 times removed via Ralph de Stafford

C. W. Post

Founder of Post Cereals

15th cousin 4 times removed via Ralph de Stafford

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Sarah Ferguson

Duchess of York

15th cousin 4 times removed via Sir John Hastings

Samuel Ward King

15th Governor of Rhode Island

15th cousin 4 times removed via Ralph de Stafford

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Edward Lloyd V

13th Governor of Maryland

15th cousin 4 times removed via Ralph de Stafford

General William Whipple

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

15th cousin 6 times removed via Edward I, King of England

Mamie (Doud) Eisenhower

First Lady of President Dwight Eisenhower

16th cousin 1 time removed via Thomas Morley

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Dr. H. H. Holmes

Serial Killer aka “Devil in the White City”

16th cousin 2 times removed via John of Gaunt

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Eleanor Roosevelt

First Lady of President Franklin D. Roosevelt

16th cousin 2 times removed via John of Gaunt

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Francis Scott Key

Author of “The Star Spangled Banner”

16th cousin 2 times removed via John of Gaunt

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John D. Rockefeller

Founder of the Standard Oil Company

16th cousin 2 times removed via Sir Michael de la Pole

Johnny Mercer

Songwriter and Co-Founder of Capitol Records

16th cousin 2 times removed via John of Gaunt

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Admiral Richard Byrd

Polar Explorer

16th cousin 2 times removed via John of Gaunt

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Louis Auchincloss

Author

16th cousin 2 times removed via John of Gaunt

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Harry F. Byrd

50th Governor of Virginia

16th cousin 2 times removed via John of Gaunt

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James Russell Lowell

American “Fireside” Poet

16th cousin 2 times removed via John of Gaunt

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

Author, “Sherlock Holmes”

16th cousin 2 times removed via John of Gaunt

Grover Cleveland

22nd and 24th U.S. President

16th cousin 3 times removed via Ralph de Stafford

Sydney Biddle Barrows

Mayflower Madam

16th cousin 3 times removed via Thomas Morley

Julia (Ward) Howe

Author of “The Battle Hymn of the Republic”

16th cousin 3 times removed via Ralph de Stafford

Marjorie Post

Founder of General Foods

16th cousin 3 times removed via Ralph de Stafford

William Rufus Day

36th U.S. Secretary of State

16th cousin 3 times removed via Ralph de Stafford

Samuel Howard

Boston Tea Party Participant

16th cousin 5 times removed via Sir Gilbert de Clare

Eli Whitney

Inventor of the Cotton Gin

16th cousin 5 times removed via Edward I, King of England

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William Floyd

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

16th cousin 5 times removed via Edward I, King of England

Charles Goldsborough

16th Governor of Maryland

16th cousin 5 times removed via Edward I, King of England

Walt Disney

Co-Founder of The Walt Disney Company

17th cousin via Michael de la Pole

Jesse James

Outlaw, Bank Robber, Murderer

17th cousin via Michael de la Pole

Vachel Lindsay

American Poet

17th cousin via Michael de la Pole

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Tennessee Williams

Author of A Streetcar Named Desire

17th cousin 1 time removed via John of Gaunt

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Humphrey Bogart

Movie Actor

17th cousin 1 time removed via John of Gaunt

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Ray Bradbury

Author of The Martian Chronicles

17th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Michael de la Pole

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Charles A. Pillsbury

Co-Founder of C.A. Pillsbury Co.

17th cousin 1 time removed via Hugh de Stafford

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General George S. Patton

U.S. Army - World War II

17th cousin 1 time removed via John of Gaunt

Juliette Gordon Low

Founder of the Girl Scouts

17th cousin 1 time removed via John of Gaunt

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Anthony West

Novelist and writer for the New Yorker

17th cousin 1 time removed via John of Gaunt

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Marilyn Monroe

Actress, Model, and Singer

17th cousin 1 time removed via Sir William Stradling

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Randolph Scott

Movie Actor

17th cousin 1 time removed via John of Gaunt

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Orson Welles

Radio, Stage, and Movie Actor

17th cousin 1 time removed via John of Gaunt

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James Sherman

27th U.S. Vice-President

17th cousin 1 time removed via John of Gaunt

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Upton Sinclair

Pulitzer Prize Winning Novelist

17th cousin 1 time removed via John of Gaunt

Buckminster Fuller

Author, Architect, and Inventor

17th cousin 1 time removed via John of Gaunt

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Dick Clark

Radio and TV Host

17th cousin 1 time removed via John of Gaunt

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John McCain

U.S. Senator from Arizona

17th cousin 1 time removed via Sir William Stradling

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Alan Turing

WWII Codebreaker of Nazi Enigma Machine

17th cousin 1 time removed via John of Gaunt

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Stephen A. Douglas

Participated in Lincoln-Douglas Debates

17th cousin 2 times removed via Ralph de Stafford

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Ted Danson

TV Actor - “Cheers”, “CSI”

17th cousin 2 times removed via Michael de la Pole

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Henry Lloyd

40th Governor of Maryland

17th cousin 2 times removed via Ralph de Stafford

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Carly Fiorina

CEO of Hewlett-Packard

17th cousin 3 times removed via Michael de la Pole

Shubael D. Childs

Founder of S.D. Childs & Company

17th cousin 4 times removed via Edward I, King of England

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Ralph Waldo Emerson

American Poet

17th cousin 4 times removed via Sir Hugh I de Audley

Herman Melville

Author of Moby Dick

17th cousin 4 times removed via Edward I, King of England

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Ichabod Goodwin

27th Governor of New Hampshire

17th cousin 4 times removed via Sir Hugh I de Audley

Amy Adams

Movie Actress

17th cousin 4 times removed via Sir William Stradling

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George H. W. Bush

41st U.S. President

18th cousin via Sir Michael de la Pole

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Jimmy Carter

39th U.S. President

18th cousin via John of Gaunt

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Nelson Rockefeller

41st U.S. Vice-President

18th cousin via Sir Michael de la Pole

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Camilla Parker Bowles

Duchess of Cornwall

18th cousin via John of Gaunt

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Raquel Welch

Movie Actress

18th cousin via John of Gaunt

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Herbert Hoover

31st U.S. President

18th cousin via John of Gaunt

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Frank Lloyd Wright

American Architect

18th cousin via John of Gaunt

Norman Rockwell

American Artist

18th cousin via John of Gaunt

Howard Dean

79th Governor of Vermont

18th cousin via John of Gaunt

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Alan Shepard

Mercury and Apollo Astronaut

18th cousin via John of Gaunt

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Guy Ritchie

British Filmmaker

18th cousin via John of Gaunt

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Alan Ladd

Movie Actor

18th cousin via John of Gaunt

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George Hamilton

TV and Movie Actor

18th cousin via John of Gaunt

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Tilda Swinton

Movie Actress

18th cousin via John of Gaunt

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William H. Macy

TV and Movie Actor

18th cousin via John of Gaunt

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J. K. Simmons

TV and Movie Actor

18th cousin via John of Gaunt

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Bill Weld

68th Governor of Massachusetts

18th cousin via John of Gaunt

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George W. Bush

43rd U.S. President

18th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Michael de la Pole

Lizzie Borden

Accused Murderess

18th cousin 1 time removed via Ralph de Stafford

Katharine Hepburn

Movie Actress

18th cousin 1 time removed via Ralph de Stafford

General Douglas MacArthur

U.S. Army - World War II

18th cousin 1 time removed via Ralph de Stafford

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Christopher Reeve

Movie Actor

18th cousin 1 time removed via John of Gaunt

Jack London

Author of “The Call of the Wild”

18th cousin 1 time removed via Ralph de Stafford

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Jeb Bush

43rd Governor of Florida

18th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Michael de la Pole

Allen Dulles

5th Director of the C.I.A.

18th cousin 1 time removed via Ralph de Stafford

John Foster Dulles

52nd U.S. Secretary of State

18th cousin 1 time removed via Ralph de Stafford

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Thomas Hunt Morgan

Nobel Prize Winner in Physiology or Medicine

18th cousin 1 time removed via Ralph de Stafford

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Keri Russell

TV and Movie Actress

18th cousin 1 time removed via John of Gaunt

Olivia De Havilland

Movie Actress

18th cousin 1 time removed via Ralph de Stafford

Joan Fontaine

Movie Actress

18th cousin 1 time removed via Ralph de Stafford

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Hugh Grant

Movie Actor

18th cousin 1 time removed via John of Gaunt

Mary Chapin Carpenter

Singer and Songwriter

18th cousin 1 time removed via John of Gaunt

Wernher von Braun

Rocket Scientist

18th cousin 1 time removed via John of Gaunt

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Kit Harington

TV Actor - “Game of Thrones”

18th cousin 1 time removed via John of Gaunt

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Anne Baxter

Movie Actress

18th cousin 2 times removed via John of Gaunt

Kate Upton

Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Cover Model

18th cousin 2 times removed via John of Gaunt

Ed Helms

TV and Movie Actor

18th cousin 2 times removed via John of Gaunt

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John Cena

Movie Actor and WWE Pro Wrestler

18th cousin 2 times removed via John of Gaunt

J. A. Folger

Founder of Folger Coffee Company

18th cousin 3 times removed via Edward I, King of England

Richard Warren Sears

Co-Founder of Sears, Roebuck, & Co.

18th cousin 3 times removed via Edward I, King of England

Paris Hilton

Socialite and TV Personality

18th cousin 3 times removed via Hugh de Stafford

Gloria Vanderbilt

Fashion Designer

18th cousin 3 times removed via Edward I, King of England

Jay Gould

American Railroad “Robber Baron”

18th cousin 3 times removed via Edward I, King of England

Richard Nixon

37th U.S. President

19th cousin via Ralph de Stafford

Mitt Romney

70th Governor of Massachusetts

19th cousin via Ralph de Stafford

George Romney

43rd Governor of Michigan

19th cousin via Ralph de Stafford

Warren G. Harding

29th U.S. President

19th cousin via Ralph de Stafford

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Robert Frost

Poet and Playwright

19th cousin via Ralph de Stafford

Barbara (Pierce) Bush

First Lady of President George H.W. Bush

19th cousin 1 time removed via Ralph de Stafford

Adlai Stevenson II

31st Governor of Illinois

19th cousin 1 time removed via Ralph de Stafford

Christian Herter

59th Governor of Massachusetts

19th cousin 1 time removed via Ralph de Stafford

Oliver Platt

Movie Actor

19th cousin 1 time removed via Edward III of England

Adlai Stevenson III

U.S. Senator from Illinois

19th cousin 1 time removed via Ralph de Stafford

Charlie Munger

Vice-Chairman of Berkshire Hathaway

19th cousin 1 time removed via Ralph de Stafford

General George C. Marshall

Author of “The Marshall Plan”

19th cousin 1 time removed via Ralph de Stafford

Anna Gunn

TV and Movie Actress

19th cousin 1 time removed via Ralph de Stafford

Lucretia (Rudolph) Garfield

First Lady of President James Garfield

19th cousin 2 times removed via Edward I, King of England

Richard Gere

Movie Actor

19th cousin 2 times removed via Ralph de Stafford

Gerald Ford

38th U.S. President

19th cousin 2 times removed via Ralph de Stafford

Henry Clay Folger

Founder of Folger Shakespeare Library and Chairman of Standard Oil

19th cousin 2 times removed via Edward I, King of England

Warren Buffett

Chairman & CEO, Berkshire Hathaway

19th cousin 2 times removed via Ralph de Stafford

Anderson Cooper

Television Journalist

19th cousin 2 times removed via Edward I, King of England

General James Longstreet

Confederate Army - U.S. Civil War

19th cousin 2 times removed via Sir Gilbert de Clare

Chevy Chase

Comedian, Actor and Writer

19th cousin 2 times removed via Ralph de Stafford

Linda Hamilton

TV and Movie Actress

19th cousin 2 times removed via Ralph de Stafford

Sarah Palin

9th Governor of Alaska

19th cousin 2 times removed via Ralph de Stafford

Ellen Louise (Axson) Wilson

First Lady of President Woodrow Wilson

20th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Gilbert de Clare

Valerie Bertinelli

Television Actress

20th cousin 1 time removed via Edward I, King of England

Shanghai Pierce

Texas Cattleman

20th cousin 1 time removed via Edward I, King of England

Lucille Ball

TV Actress - “I Love Lucy”

21st cousin via Sir Hugh I de Audley

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Lee Harvey Oswald

Accused Assassin of President John F. Kennedy

21st cousin via Sir Hugh I de Audley

Dick Cheney

46th U.S. Vice-President

21st cousin via Edward I, King of England

Lou (Henry) Hoover

First Lady of President Herbert Hoover

21st cousin via Sir Gilbert de Clare

Bing Crosby

Singer and Movie Actor

21st cousin via Edward I, King of England

Abigail Folger

Charles Manson Murder Victim and Folger Coffee Heiress

21st cousin via Edward I, King of England

Vincent Price

Movie Actor

21st cousin via Edward I, King of England