Famous Kin of
William Stoughton

Chief Judge and Prosecutor, Salem Witch Trials 1692


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Sir William de Huntingfield

Magna Carta Surety

14th great-grandfather

Franklin D. Roosevelt

32nd U.S. President

6th great-grandnephew via Israel Stoughton

John Kerry

68th U.S. Secretary of State

7th great-grandnephew via Israel Stoughton

William the Conqueror

King of England

19th great-granduncle via Robert I of Normandy

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Elihu Yale

Benefactor and Namesake of Yale College

1st cousin via William Knight

Benedict Arnold

Traitor of the American Revolution

1st cousin 4 times removed via Rev. Thomas Stoughton

Clement Clarke Moore

Author of “Twas the Night Before Christmas”

1st cousin 5 times removed via Rev. Thomas Stoughton

Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.

American “Fireside” Poet

1st cousin 5 times removed via Rev. Thomas Stoughton

Ulysses S. Grant

18th U.S. President

1st cousin 6 times removed via Rev. Thomas Stoughton

C. W. Post

Founder of Post Cereals

1st cousin 6 times removed via Rev. Thomas Stoughton

Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

U.S. Supreme Court Justice

1st cousin 6 times removed via Rev. Thomas Stoughton

Howard Hawks

Movie Director

1st cousin 7 times removed via Rev. Thomas Stoughton

Marjorie Post

Founder of General Foods

1st cousin 7 times removed via Rev. Thomas Stoughton

Mark Twain

Author of Tom Sawyer

1st cousin 8 times removed via Rev. Thomas Stoughton

Allen Dulles

5th Director of the C.I.A.

1st cousin 8 times removed via Rev. Thomas Stoughton

John Foster Dulles

52nd U.S. Secretary of State

1st cousin 8 times removed via Rev. Thomas Stoughton

Shirley Temple

Movie Actress

1st cousin 9 times removed via Rev. Thomas Stoughton

Lillian Gish

Stage, TV and Movie Actress

1st cousin 9 times removed via Rev. Thomas Stoughton

Tuesday Weld

TV and Movie Actress

1st cousin 9 times removed via Rev. Thomas Stoughton

Thomas Edmund Dewey

47th Governor of New York

1st cousin 9 times removed via Rev. Thomas Stoughton

Kyra Sedgwick

TV and Movie Actress

1st cousin 10 times removed via Rev. Thomas Stoughton

Clint Eastwood

TV & Film Actor and Director

1st cousin 10 times removed via Rev. Thomas Stoughton

Louis Auchincloss

Author

1st cousin 10 times removed via Rev. Thomas Stoughton

Henry A. Wallace

33rd U.S. Vice-President

1st cousin 10 times removed via Rev. Thomas Stoughton

Adlai Stevenson III

U.S. Senator from Illinois

1st cousin 11 times removed via Rev. Thomas Stoughton

Treat Williams

TV & Movie Actor

1st cousin 11 times removed via Rev. Thomas Stoughton

Sarah Palin

9th Governor of Alaska

1st cousin 12 times removed via Rev. Thomas Stoughton

Ethan Hawke

Actor, Director, Screenwriter, Novelist

1st cousin 12 times removed via Rev. Thomas Stoughton

Rand Paul

U.S. Senator from Kentucky

1st cousin 13 times removed via Rev. Thomas Stoughton

Robert FitzWalter

Magna Carta Surety

1st cousin 16 times removed via Maud de St. Liz

Sir Saher de Quincy

Magna Carta Surety

1st cousin 16 times removed via Saher I de Quincy

Henry de Bohun

Magna Carta Surety

2nd cousin 16 times removed via Maud of Northumberland

Hugh le Bigod

Magna Carta Surety

4th cousin 15 times removed via Waltheof II of Northumbria

King Henry III

King of England

5th cousin 16 times removed via Robert I of Normandy

Princess Diana

Princess of Wales

6th cousin 10 times removed via Sir John Colepepper

Sarah Ferguson

Duchess of York

6th cousin 10 times removed via Sir John Colepepper

Prince William

Duke of Cambridge

6th cousin 11 times removed via Sir John Colepepper

Prince Harry

Duke of Sussex

6th cousin 11 times removed via Sir John Colepepper

King Edward I

King of England

6th cousin 15 times removed via Robert I of Normandy

Lytton Strachey

Author and Co-Founder of Bloomsbury Group

10th cousin 7 times removed via Sir Roger Lewknor

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Anne Boleyn

2nd Wife of King Henry VIII

12th cousin 5 times removed via Maud de St. Liz

King Henry VIII

King of England

12th cousin 5 times removed via Saher I de Quincy

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Catherine Parr

6th Wife of King Henry VIII

12th cousin 5 times removed via Maud de St. Liz

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Jane Seymour

3rd Wife of King Henry VIII

12th cousin 6 times removed via Maud of Northumberland

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Catherine Howard

5th Wife of King Henry VIII

12th cousin 6 times removed via Maud of Northumberland

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Edmund Waller

English Poet and Politician

15th cousin 2 times removed via Maud de St. Liz

Richard More

Mayflower Passenger

15th cousin 2 times removed via Saher I de Quincy

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Robert Catesby

Leader of Gunpowder Plot

15th cousin 2 times removed via Maud de St. Liz

William Ellery

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

15th cousin 3 times removed via Sir William de Huntingfield

William Greene

2nd Governor of Rhode Island

15th cousin 3 times removed via Sir William de Huntingfield

Robert Townsend

Member of the Culper Spy Ring during the American Revolution

15th cousin 4 times removed via Sir William de Huntingfield

Charles Carroll

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

15th cousin 4 times removed via Sir William de Huntingfield

Daniel Carroll

Signer of the U.S. Constitution

15th cousin 4 times removed via Sir William de Huntingfield

John Carroll

Founder of Georgetown University

15th cousin 4 times removed via Sir William de Huntingfield

Samuel Prescott

Completed Paul Revere's Midnight Ride

15th cousin 5 times removed via Sir William de Huntingfield

Samuel Ward King

15th Governor of Rhode Island

15th cousin 5 times removed via Sir William de Huntingfield

Meriwether Lewis

Lewis and Clark Expedition

15th cousin 6 times removed via Sir William de Huntingfield

Zachary Taylor

12th U.S. President

15th cousin 6 times removed via Sir William de Huntingfield

Julia (Ward) Howe

Author of “The Battle Hymn of the Republic”

15th cousin 6 times removed via Sir William de Huntingfield

Lt. Gen. James Brudenell

Leader of the “Charge of the Light Brigade”

15th cousin 6 times removed via Sir William de Huntingfield

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Rev. George Burroughs

Executed for Witchcraft, Salem 1692

17th cousin via Maud de St. Liz

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General William Whipple

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

17th cousin via Maud de St. Liz

George Washington

1st U.S. President

17th cousin 1 time removed via Saher I de Quincy

George Clinton

4th U.S. Vice President

17th cousin 1 time removed via Saher I de Quincy

Abigail (Smith) Adams

First Lady of President John Adams

17th cousin 2 times removed via Maud de St. Liz

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Benjamin Harrison V

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

17th cousin 2 times removed via Maud de St. Liz

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Jane (Appleton) Pierce

First Lady of President Franklin Pierce

17th cousin 2 times removed via Maud de St. Liz

Samuel Howard

Boston Tea Party Participant

17th cousin 2 times removed via Saher I de Quincy

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James Madison

4th U.S. President

17th cousin 2 times removed via Maud de St. Liz

Major John Pitcairn

British Commander at Battle of Lexington

17th cousin 2 times removed via Saher I de Quincy

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Robert Treat Paine

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

17th cousin 2 times removed via Maud de St. Liz

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Thomas Nelson

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

17th cousin 2 times removed via Maud de St. Liz

Caleb Brewster

Member of the Culper Spy Ring during the American Revolution

17th cousin 2 times removed via Saher I de Quincy

George Mason

Father of the U.S. Bill of Rights

17th cousin 2 times removed via Saher I de Quincy

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Bathsheba (Ruggles) Spooner

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

17th cousin 2 times removed via Maud de St. Liz

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John Langdon

Signer of the U.S. Constitution

17th cousin 2 times removed via Maud de St. Liz

Lyman Hall

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

17th cousin 2 times removed via Saher I de Quincy

DeWitt Clinton

6th Governor of New York

17th cousin 2 times removed via Saher I de Quincy

Jonathan Swift

Author of Gulliver's Travels

17th cousin 2 times removed via Saher I de Quincy

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Richard Henry Lee

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

17th cousin 2 times removed via Maud de St. Liz

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Francis Lightfoot Lee

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

17th cousin 2 times removed via Maud de St. Liz

Carter Braxton

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

17th cousin 2 times removed via Saher I de Quincy

John Quincy Adams

6th U.S. President

17th cousin 3 times removed via Maud de St. Liz

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William Henry Harrison

9th U.S. President

17th cousin 3 times removed via Maud de St. Liz

Thomas Jefferson

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

17th cousin 3 times removed via Saher I de Quincy

Harriet Martineau

Author of The Hour and the Man

17th cousin 3 times removed via Saher I de Quincy

Roger Sherman

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

17th cousin 3 times removed via Saher I de Quincy

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Fletcher Christian

Leader of the mutiny on the Bounty

17th cousin 3 times removed via Maud de St. Liz

William Floyd

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

17th cousin 3 times removed via Maud de St. Liz

Colonel Robert Gould Shaw

Principal character of film Glory portrayed by Matthew Broderick

17th cousin 3 times removed via Maud de St. Liz

Eliphalet Remington

Founder of Remington Arms Company

17th cousin 3 times removed via Maud de St. Liz

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Nicholas Gilman

Signer of the U.S. Constitution

17th cousin 3 times removed via Maud de St. Liz

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James Russell Lowell

American “Fireside” Poet

17th cousin 3 times removed via Maud de St. Liz

Abraham Baldwin

Signer of the U.S. Constitution

17th cousin 3 times removed via Maud de St. Liz

Henry Lee III

9th Governor of Virginia

17th cousin 4 times removed via Saher I de Quincy

General Robert E. Lee

Confederate Army - U.S. Civil War

17th cousin 4 times removed via Saher I de Quincy

Helen (Herron) Taft

First Lady of President William H. Taft

17th cousin 4 times removed via Saher I de Quincy

Grover Cleveland

22nd and 24th U.S. President

17th cousin 4 times removed via Saher I de Quincy

Nathaniel Hawthorne

Author of The Scarlet Letter

17th cousin 4 times removed via Maud de St. Liz

Charles Darwin

Theory of Evolution

17th cousin 4 times removed via Saher I de Quincy

John Marshall

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

17th cousin 4 times removed via Saher I de Quincy

Thomas Sim Lee

2nd and 7th Governor of Maryland

17th cousin 4 times removed via Saher I de Quincy

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Caesar Rodney

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

18th cousin via Maud of Northumberland

Philip Livingston

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

18th cousin 1 time removed via Maud of Northumberland

William C. C. Claiborne

1st Governor of Louisiana

18th cousin 2 times removed via Maud of Northumberland

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John Hancock

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

18th cousin 2 times removed via Maud of Northumberland

General Hugh Mercer

American Revolutionary War Hero

18th cousin 3 times removed via Maud of Northumberland