Scott Foley

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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

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

Joseph Smith

Founder of the Mormon Church

6th cousin 3 times removed via John Howland

James Youngs Smith

29th Governor of Rhode Island

6th cousin 3 times removed via John Howland

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Franklin D. Roosevelt

32nd U.S. President

6th cousin 4 times removed via Thomas Cushman

Susan B. Anthony

Women's Rights Advocate

6th cousin 4 times removed via John Titus

William Cullen Bryant

American “Fireside” Poet

6th cousin 4 times removed via Francis Cooke

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Joseph Wharton

Founder of the Wharton School of Business

6th cousin 4 times removed via Henry Howland

Levi K. Fuller

44th Governor of Vermont

6th cousin 4 times removed via John Titus

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James Garfield

20th U.S. President

6th cousin 5 times removed via Christian Penn

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J. A. Folger

Founder of Folger Coffee Company

6th cousin 5 times removed via Tristam Coffin

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John Wellborn Root

1893 Chicago Columbian Exposition Architect

6th cousin 5 times removed via William Carpenter

Rear Admiral William Folger

United States Navy

6th cousin 5 times removed via Tristam Coffin

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Herman Melville

Author of Moby Dick

6th cousin 5 times removed via Edmund Greenleaf

Rowland H. Macy

Founder of Macy's

6th cousin 5 times removed via Tristam Coffin

Colonel Robert Gould Shaw

Principal character of film Glory portrayed by Matthew Broderick

6th cousin 6 times removed via Peter Coffin

Abigail (Smith) Adams

First Lady of President John Adams

6th cousin 8 times removed via Adam Winthrop Jr.

Francis Edward Hinckley

Co-Founder of the University of Chicago

7th cousin 2 times removed via John Howland

Tennessee Williams

Author of A Streetcar Named Desire

7th cousin 3 times removed via Tristam Coffin Jr.

Potter Palmer

Co-Founder of Marshall Fields

7th cousin 3 times removed via Henry Howland

Henry Crapo

14th Governor of Michigan

7th cousin 3 times removed via Henry Howland

Hetty Green

“The Witch of Wall Street”

7th cousin 3 times removed via Henry Howland

Grandma Moses

American Folk Artist

7th cousin 3 times removed via Francis Cooke

Shanghai Pierce

Texas Cattleman

7th cousin 3 times removed via Francis Cooke

Edwin Bryant

California Expedition Journalist

7th cousin 3 times removed via Francis Cooke

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Sam Walter Foss

American Poet

7th cousin 3 times removed via Robert Page

Ulysses S. Grant

18th U.S. President

7th cousin 4 times removed via Jacques? Mahieu

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Henry Clay Folger

Founder of Folger Shakespeare Library and Chairman of Standard Oil

7th cousin 4 times removed via Tristam Coffin

John Quincy Adams

6th U.S. President

7th cousin 7 times removed via Adam Winthrop Jr.

Clement Clarke Moore

Author of “Twas the Night Before Christmas”

7th cousin 7 times removed via Adam Winthrop Jr.

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Dick Van Dyke

TV Actor - “The Dick Van Dyke Show”

8th cousin via Ephraim Tinkham

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Gerald Ford

38th U.S. President

8th cousin via Ebenezer Gove

Humphrey Bogart

Movie Actor

8th cousin 1 time removed via John Howland

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Edith (Carow) Roosevelt

First Lady of President Theodore Roosevelt

8th cousin 1 time removed via John Howland

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Louis Auchincloss

Author

8th cousin 1 time removed via John Howland

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Brian Wilson

Co-Founder of The Beach Boys

8th cousin 1 time removed via Abial Wood

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Dennis Wilson

Co-Founder of The Beach Boys

8th cousin 1 time removed via Abial Wood

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Carl Wilson

Co-Founder of The Beach Boys

8th cousin 1 time removed via Abial Wood

James Sherman

27th U.S. Vice-President

8th cousin 1 time removed via John Howland

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Eugene Foss

45th Governor of Massachusetts

8th cousin 1 time removed via John Howland

Louis L'Amour

Western Author

8th cousin 2 times removed via John Sanborn

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Lewis Henry Lapham

Co-Founder of Texaco

8th cousin 2 times removed via Henry Howland

Charles Dawes

30th U.S. Vice-President

8th cousin 2 times removed via Francis Cooke

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Marie-Chantal Miller

Crown Princess of Greece

8th cousin 2 times removed via Isaac Howland

William Howard Taft

27th U.S. President

8th cousin 3 times removed via John Wardwell

John Updike

Author of The Witches of Eastwick

8th cousin 3 times removed via Robert Titus

Clarence Day

Author of Life with Father

8th cousin 3 times removed via Tristam Coffin

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William H. Macy

TV and Movie Actor

8th cousin 3 times removed via Tristam Coffin

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Richard Gere

Movie Actor

9th cousin via Richard Wright

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Christopher Lloyd

Movie Actor

9th cousin via John Howland

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Nathaniel Philbrick

Author of In the Heart of the Sea

9th cousin via John Sanborn

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Harry Chapin

Singer and Songwriter

9th cousin via John Sanborn

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Leverett Saltonstall

55th Governor of Massachusetts

9th cousin via John Howland

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George H. W. Bush

41st U.S. President

9th cousin 1 time removed via Henry Wood

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Richard Nixon

37th U.S. President

9th cousin 1 time removed via Henry Howland

John Hinckley, Jr.

Shot President Ronald Reagan

9th cousin 1 time removed via John Howland

General Douglas MacArthur

U.S. Army - World War II

9th cousin 1 time removed via John Jenny

Bing Crosby

Singer and Movie Actor

9th cousin 1 time removed via Henry Howland

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Henry Fonda

Movie Actor

9th cousin 1 time removed via John Jenny

Dr. Benjamin Spock

American Pediatrician and Author on Child Care

9th cousin 1 time removed via John Howland

William Durant

Co-Founder of General Motors and Founder of Frigidaire

9th cousin 1 time removed via Henry Howland

Joanne Woodward

Movie Actress

9th cousin 1 time removed via Thomas Cushman

Orson Welles

Radio, Stage, and Movie Actor

9th cousin 1 time removed via Francis Cooke

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Chevy Chase

Comedian, Actor and Writer

9th cousin 1 time removed via John Howland

George Hamilton

TV and Movie Actor

9th cousin 1 time removed via John Titus

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John Lithgow

Stage, TV, and Movie Actor

9th cousin 1 time removed via John Howland

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John Adams Morgan

1952 Olympic Sailing Gold Medalist

9th cousin 1 time removed via John Howland

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Bill Weld

68th Governor of Massachusetts

9th cousin 1 time removed via Tristam Coffin Jr.

Tuesday Weld

TV and Movie Actress

9th cousin 1 time removed via John Howland

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George W. Bush

43rd U.S. President

9th cousin 2 times removed via Henry Wood

Warren Buffett

Chairman & CEO, Berkshire Hathaway

9th cousin 2 times removed via Robert Titus

Laura Ingalls-Wilder

Author of Little House on the Prairie

9th cousin 2 times removed via Jacques? Mahieu

Sydney Biddle Barrows

Mayflower Madam

9th cousin 2 times removed via John Howland

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Abigail Folger

Charles Manson Murder Victim and Folger Coffee Heiress

9th cousin 2 times removed via Tristam Coffin

Alec Baldwin

Television and Movie Actor

9th cousin 2 times removed via John Howland

Ted Danson

TV Actor - “Cheers”, “CSI”

9th cousin 2 times removed via John Howland

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Jeb Bush

43rd Governor of Florida

9th cousin 2 times removed via Henry Wood

Sarah Palin

9th Governor of Alaska

9th cousin 2 times removed via John Howland

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Jordana Brewster

TV and Movie Actress

9th cousin 2 times removed via John Howland

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James Taylor

Singer-Songwriter

9th cousin 2 times removed via John Howland

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Calvin Coolidge

30th U.S. President

9th cousin 3 times removed via Peter Coffin

Willis Carrier

Inventor of Air Conditioning

9th cousin 3 times removed via Rev. Stephen Bachiler

Sir Winston Churchill

Prime Minister of the United Kingdom

10th cousin via Henry Howland

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Raquel Welch

Movie Actress

10th cousin via Tristam Coffin Jr.

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Marilyn Monroe

Actress, Model, and Singer

10th cousin via Henry Howland

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Jane Fonda

Movie Actress

10th cousin via John Jenny

John Steinbeck

Author of The Grapes of Wrath

10th cousin via Henry Howland

Johnny Carson

TV Host - “The Tonight Show”

10th cousin via Henry Howland

Anthony Perkins

Movie Actor

10th cousin via Francis Cooke

Meryl Streep

Movie Actress

10th cousin via Henry Howland

Julia Child

American Chef, Author and TV Personality

10th cousin via Francis Cooke

Pete Seeger

American Folk Singer

10th cousin via Francis Cooke

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Amy Grant

Christian/Pop Singer and Songwriter

10th cousin via John Titus

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James Spader

TV and Movie Actor

10th cousin via George Wheeler

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Kelsey Grammer

TV and Movie Actor

10th cousin via John Sanborn

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Mark David Chapman

Assassinated John Lennon

10th cousin via George Wheeler

Edward Norton

Movie Actor

10th cousin via William Hartwell

Jack Buck

Sportscaster

10th cousin via Francis Cooke

Burl Ives

Singer and Actor

10th cousin via Francis Cooke

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Peter Fonda

TV and Movie Actor

10th cousin via John Jenny

Ernest Hemingway

Author of The Sun Also Rises

10th cousin 1 time removed via John Wardwell

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David Carradine

TV and Movie Actor

10th cousin 1 time removed via Robert Titus

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Norman Rockwell

American Artist

10th cousin 1 time removed via Henry Howland

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Kate Upton

Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Cover Model

10th cousin 1 time removed via John Titus

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Alan Shepard

Mercury and Apollo Astronaut

10th cousin 1 time removed via Jacques? Mahieu

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Paget Brewster

TV Actress

10th cousin 1 time removed via Edmund Greenleaf

Janis Joplin

Singer and Songwriter

10th cousin 1 time removed via William Hoskins

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Linda Hamilton

TV and Movie Actress

10th cousin 1 time removed via Edmund Greenleaf

Carly Fiorina

CEO of Hewlett-Packard

10th cousin 1 time removed via Francis Cooke

Mizuo Peck

TV and Movie Actress

10th cousin 1 time removed via Samuel Stratton

Dave Cowens

NBA Hall of Famer

10th cousin 1 time removed via Peter Brown

Ethan Hawke

Actor, Director, Screenwriter, Novelist

10th cousin 1 time removed via Tristam Coffin

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Meghan Markle

Duchess of Sussex, TV Actress

10th cousin 1 time removed via Robert Page

Joe Buck

Sportscaster

10th cousin 1 time removed via Francis Cooke

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Don Winslow

Author and Screenwriter

10th cousin 1 time removed via Tristam Coffin

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Kristine Rolofson

Harlequin Novelist

10th cousin 1 time removed via Tristam Coffin

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Bridget Fonda

Movie Actress

10th cousin 1 time removed via John Jenny

Kyra Sedgwick

TV and Movie Actress

10th cousin 2 times removed via Peter Coffin

Wil Wheaton

TV and Movie Actor

10th cousin 2 times removed via Francis Cooke

Mary Chapin Carpenter

Singer and Songwriter

10th cousin 2 times removed via Francis Cooke

Edward Snowden

Ex-CIA / NSA Whistleblower

11th cousin via William Hoskins

Elisabeth Shue

TV and Movie Actress

11th cousin via Tristam Coffin

Andrew Shue

TV Actor

11th cousin via Tristam Coffin

Tim Robbins

TV and Movie Actor

11th cousin via William Carpenter

Mitt Romney

70th Governor of Massachusetts

11th cousin 1 time removed via Rev. Stephen Bachiler

Amy Poehler

Actress and Comedienne

11th cousin 1 time removed via Tristam Coffin

James Dean

Movie Actor

11th cousin 1 time removed via Rev. Stephen Bachiler

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Brandon Routh

TV and Movie Actor

11th cousin 1 time removed via Christian Penn

John Kerry

68th U.S. Secretary of State

11th cousin 3 times removed via Adam Winthrop Jr.

Elizabeth Smart

Founder of Elizabeth Smart Foundation

12th cousin via Degory Priest

Amelia Earhart

Aviation Pioneer

12th cousin 2 times removed via Adam Winthrop Jr.

Christopher Reeve

Movie Actor

13th cousin 1 time removed via Adam Winthrop Jr.

Bill Gates

Founder of Microsoft

14th cousin via Adam Winthrop Jr.

Sarah Ferguson

Duchess of York

14th cousin via Adam Winthrop Jr.

Tom Selleck

TV and Movie Actor

14th cousin 1 time removed via Adam Winthrop Jr.


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