Scott Foley

Famous Kin of
Scott Foley

TV, Stage and Movie Actor


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John Howland

Mayflower Passenger

8th great-grandfather

Samuel Wardwell

Executed for Witchcraft, Salem 1692

8th great-grandfather

Peter Brown

Mayflower Passenger

9th great-grandfather

Francis Cooke

Mayflower Passenger

9th great-grandfather

John Tilley

Mayflower Passenger

9th great-grandfather

Francis Eaton

Mayflower Passenger

10th great-grandfather

Isaac Allerton

Mayflower Passenger

10th great-grandfather

Degory Priest

Mayflower Passenger

11th great-grandfather

Gov. John Winthrop

Governor of the Massachusetts Bay Colony

1st cousin 13 times removed via Adam Winthrop Jr.

Sir George Downing

Namesake of Downing Street in London

2nd cousin 12 times removed via Adam Winthrop Jr.

Bathsheba (Ruggles) Spooner

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

3rd cousin 6 times removed via John Howland

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Nathaniel Gorham

Signer of the U.S. Constitution

4th cousin 5 times removed via John Howland

Nicholas Gilman

Signer of the U.S. Constitution

4th cousin 6 times removed via Judith Greenleaf

John Greenleaf Whittier

American “Fireside” Poet

4th cousin 6 times removed via Tristam Coffin Jr.

Zachary Taylor

12th U.S. President

4th cousin 7 times removed via Isaac Allerton

Elbridge Gerry

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

4th cousin 7 times removed via Edmund Greenleaf

Robert Townsend

Member of the Culper Spy Ring during the American Revolution

4th cousin 7 times removed via Robert Titus

Lucretia (Coffin) Mott

Abolitionist and Women's Rights Advocate

4th cousin 7 times removed via Tristam Coffin

Admiral Sir Isaac Coffin

British Royal Navy

4th cousin 7 times removed via Tristam Coffin

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Dr. H. H. Holmes

Serial Killer aka “Devil in the White City”

5th cousin 3 times removed via Ebenezer Gove

Mark Twain

Author of Tom Sawyer

5th cousin 4 times removed via Edward Gove

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Henry Huttleston Rogers

Oil Tycoon

5th cousin 4 times removed via Thomas Cushman Jr.

Salmon P. Chase

25th U.S. Secretary of the Treasury

5th cousin 5 times removed via George Wheeler

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

American “Fireside” Poet

6th cousin 3 times removed via John Howland

Ralph Waldo Emerson

American Poet

6th cousin 3 times removed via John Howland


Scott Foley photo by Dominick (CC BY-SA 2.0)