H. H. Holmes

Famous Kin of Dr.
H. H. Holmes

Serial Killer aka “Devil in the White City”


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Gov. John Winthrop

Governor of the Massachusetts Bay Colony

8th great-grandfather

Robert Fitz Walter

Magna Carta Surety

20th great-grandfather

William d'Aubeney

Magna Carta Surety

21st great-grandfather

Robert de Ros

Magna Carta Surety

21st great-grandfather

Saher de Quincy

Magna Carta Surety

21st great-grandfather

Roger le Bigod

Magna Carta Surety

21st great-grandfather

William the Conqueror

King of England

24th great-grandfather

Richard de Clare

Magna Carta Surety

24th great-grandfather

King Robert I

King of France

29th great-grandfather

Alfred the Great

King of the Anglo-Saxons

31st great-grandfather

Charlemagne

King of the Franks

34th great-grandfather

Sir George Downing

Namesake of Downing Street in London

1st cousin 9 times removed via Adam Winthrop III

John Langdon

Signer of the U.S. Constitution

3rd cousin 4 times removed via Rev. Samuel Dudley

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Sam Walter Foss

American Poet

4th cousin via Josiah Batchelder

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Nicholas Gilman

Signer of the U.S. Constitution

4th cousin 3 times removed via Judith Greenleaf

John Greenleaf Whittier

American “Fireside” Poet

4th cousin 3 times removed via Tristam Coffin Jr.

Elbridge Gerry

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

4th cousin 4 times removed via Edmund Greenleaf

Bathsheba (Ruggles) Spooner

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

4th cousin 4 times removed via Gov. Thomas Dudley

Nathaniel Gorham

Signer of the U.S. Constitution

4th cousin 4 times removed via Tristam Coffin

Lucretia (Coffin) Mott

Abolitionist and Women's Rights Advocate

4th cousin 4 times removed via Tristam Coffin

Admiral Sir Isaac Coffin

British Royal Navy

4th cousin 4 times removed via Tristam Coffin

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Meghan Markle

Duchess of Sussex, TV Actress

4th cousin 4 times removed via John Mudgett

Chester Arthur

21st U.S. President

5th cousin via Steven Flanders Jr.

Mark Twain

Author of Tom Sawyer

5th cousin 1 time removed via Edward Gove

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John Sargent Pillsbury

Co-Founder of C.A. Pillsbury Co.

5th cousin 2 times removed via John Clough