Dan Quayle

Famous Kin of
Dan Quayle

44th U.S. Vice-President


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John Alden

Mayflower Passenger

9th great-grandfather

Myles Standish

Mayflower Passenger

9th great-grandfather

Stephen Hopkins

Mayflower Passenger

11th great-grandfather

Edmund Sears

Boston Tea Party Participant

1st cousin 9 times removed via Paul Sears

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Robert Treat Paine

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

2nd cousin 8 times removed via Thomas Paine Jr.

Noah Webster

Published first American Dictionary

3rd cousin 6 times removed via Catherine Chapin

John Adams

2nd U.S. President and Signer of the Declaration of Independence

3rd cousin 7 times removed via John Alden

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John Brown

American Abolitionist

4th cousin 4 times removed via Nathaniel Holcombe

John Quincy Adams

6th U.S. President

4th cousin 6 times removed via John Alden

John Trumbull

American Painter

4th cousin 6 times removed via John Alden

William Williams

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

4th cousin 6 times removed via Robert White

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William Cullen Bryant

American “Fireside” Poet

4th cousin 6 times removed via Samuel Packard

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Gilbert Clifford Noble

Co-Founder of Barnes & Noble

5th cousin 3 times removed via Samuel Loomis

Harriet Beecher Stowe

Author of Uncle Tom’s Cabin

5th cousin 4 times removed via Nathaniel Bliss

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Richard Warren Sears

Co-Founder of Sears, Roebuck, & Co.

5th cousin 5 times removed via Paul Sears

Ralph Waldo Emerson

American Poet

5th cousin 5 times removed via Thomas Bliss

Millard Fillmore

13th U.S. President

6th cousin 3 times removed via Joseph Loomis

Samuel Colt

Inventor of the Colt Revolver

6th cousin 3 times removed via Joseph Loomis

Joseph Smith

Founder of the Mormon Church

6th cousin 3 times removed via Joseph Loomis

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Wash Loomis

Leader of the Loomis Gang

6th cousin 3 times removed via Joseph Loomis

Henry Wells

Co-Founder of American Express and Wells Fargo and Co.

6th cousin 3 times removed via Joseph Loomis

Abraham Lincoln

16th U.S. President

6th cousin 4 times removed via John Whitman

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

American “Fireside” Poet

6th cousin 4 times removed via John Alden

W. K. Kellogg

Founder of the Kellogg Company

6th cousin 4 times removed via Samuel Chapin

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Grover Cleveland

22nd and 24th U.S. President

6th cousin 4 times removed via Samuel Chapin

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Ellen Louise (Axson) Wilson

First Lady of President Woodrow Wilson

6th cousin 4 times removed via Thomas Burnham

J.P. Morgan

American Banker and Art Collector

6th cousin 4 times removed via Samuel Chapin

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Levi Parsons Morton

22nd U.S. Vice-President

6th cousin 4 times removed via Thomas Bliss

C. W. Post

Founder of Post Cereals

6th cousin 4 times removed via Thomas Bliss

William Rufus Day

36th U.S. Secretary of State

6th cousin 4 times removed via Thomas Paine Jr.

Nathaniel Hawthorne

Author of The Scarlet Letter

6th cousin 5 times removed via Thomas Lawrence

Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.

American “Fireside” Poet

6th cousin 6 times removed via Bennett Eliot

Humphrey Bogart

Movie Actor

7th cousin 1 time removed via Nathaniel Holcombe

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Amelia Earhart

Aviation Pioneer

7th cousin 1 time removed via Nathaniel Holcombe

Lee B. Loomis

Founder of Loomis Armored Car Service

7th cousin 2 times removed via Joseph Loomis

Joseph Glidden

Inventor of Barbed Wire

7th cousin 2 times removed via Joseph Loomis

Admiral George Dewey

Admiral of the Navy

7th cousin 2 times removed via Joseph Loomis

Judson Harmon

45th Governor of Ohio

7th cousin 2 times removed via Joseph Loomis

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J.P. Morgan, Jr.

American Banker and Philanthropist

7th cousin 3 times removed via Samuel Chapin

Ulysses S. Grant

18th U.S. President

7th cousin 3 times removed via Robert White

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William Howard Taft

27th U.S. President

7th cousin 3 times removed via Samuel Chapin

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Charles Edward Merrill

Co-Founder of Merrill Lynch & Company

7th cousin 3 times removed via John Shaw

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Charles Dawes

30th U.S. Vice-President

7th cousin 3 times removed via Thomas Burnham

Clarence Day

Author of Life with Father

7th cousin 3 times removed via Thomas Bliss

Shanghai Pierce

Texas Cattleman

7th cousin 3 times removed via John Alden

Robert H. Goddard

Inventor of First Liquid-propelled Rocket

7th cousin 3 times removed via Thomas Burnham

Marjorie Post

Founder of General Foods

7th cousin 3 times removed via Thomas Bliss

Charles Curtis

31st U.S. Vice-President

7th cousin 3 times removed via Thomas Bliss

Ezra Cornell

Co-Founder of Cornell University,
Founder of Western Union

7th cousin 4 times removed via Richard Whitman

William Robbins Barnes

Co-Founder of Barnes & Noble

7th cousin 5 times removed via John Dunham

Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

U.S. Supreme Court Justice

7th cousin 5 times removed via Bennett Eliot

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Nancy (Davis) Reagan

First Lady of President Ronald Reagan

8th cousin via Samuel Loomis

Alan Shepard

Mercury and Apollo Astronaut

8th cousin 1 time removed via Nathaniel Bliss

Sigourney Weaver

Movie Actress

8th cousin 1 time removed via Samuel Loomis

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Jodie Foster

Movie Actress

8th cousin 1 time removed via Samuel Loomis

Willis Carrier

Inventor of Air Conditioning

8th cousin 1 time removed via Joseph Loomis

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Calvin Coolidge

30th U.S. President

8th cousin 2 times removed via John Alden

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Henry Sturgis Morgan

Co-Founder of Morgan Stanley

8th cousin 2 times removed via Samuel Chapin

Wilbur Wright

Wright Brothers - Aviation Pioneer

8th cousin 2 times removed via Robert White

Orville Wright

Wright Brothers - Aviation Pioneer

8th cousin 2 times removed via Robert White

Emily Post

American Author on Etiquette

8th cousin 2 times removed via John Alden

Emily Dickinson

American Poet

8th cousin 2 times removed via Robert White

Frederick Upton

Co-Founder of Whirlpool Corporation

8th cousin 2 times removed via Thomas Bliss

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Anthony Perkins

Movie Actor

8th cousin 2 times removed via William Orcutt

Henry Lee Higginson

Founder of the Boston Symphony Orchestra

8th cousin 2 times removed via Robert White

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Julia Child

American Chef, Author and TV Personality

8th cousin 2 times removed via Samuel Packard

Allen Dulles

5th Director of the C.I.A.

8th cousin 2 times removed via Thomas Bliss

John Foster Dulles

52nd U.S. Secretary of State

8th cousin 2 times removed via Thomas Bliss

Erskine Childers

4th President of Ireland

8th cousin 2 times removed via John Alden

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Amy Adams

Movie Actress

8th cousin 2 times removed via Samuel Loomis

James Garfield

20th U.S. President

8th cousin 3 times removed via Richard Whitman

Franklin D. Roosevelt

32nd U.S. President

8th cousin 3 times removed via Thomas Lawrence

Sir Winston Churchill

Prime Minister of the United Kingdom

8th cousin 3 times removed via David Phippen

Cole Porter

American Composer and Songwriter

8th cousin 3 times removed via David Phippen

Alonzo B. Cornell

25th Governor of New York

8th cousin 3 times removed via Richard Whitman

Georgia O'Keeffe

American Artist

8th cousin 4 times removed via John Dunham

William C. C. Claiborne

1st Governor of Louisiana

8th cousin 7 times removed via William Eliot of Cottered, Herts

Dick Van Dyke

TV Actor - “The Dick Van Dyke Show”

9th cousin via Alexander Standish

Warren Buffett

Chairman & CEO, Berkshire Hathaway

9th cousin via Nathaniel Bliss

Hugh Hefner

Founder of Playboy Magazine

9th cousin via Nathaniel Bliss

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Norman Rockwell

American Artist

9th cousin via Thomas Judd

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Grace Slick

Singer, Songwriter - Jefferson Airplane

9th cousin via Thomas Whitman

David McCullough

Historian, Author and TV Narrator

9th cousin via Joseph Loomis

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Marie-Chantal Miller

Crown Princess of Greece

9th cousin via Alexander Standish

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Richard Gere

Movie Actor

9th cousin 1 time removed via Joseph Loomis

John Wayne

Movie Actor

9th cousin 1 time removed via Thomas Bliss

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Lucille Ball

TV Actress - “I Love Lucy”

9th cousin 1 time removed via Thomas Bliss

Nelson Rockefeller

41st U.S. Vice-President

9th cousin 1 time removed via Robert White

Raquel Welch

Movie Actress

9th cousin 1 time removed via John Alden

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Clint Eastwood

TV & Film Actor and Director

9th cousin 1 time removed via Catherine Chapin

Marilyn Monroe

Actress, Model, and Singer

9th cousin 1 time removed via John Alden

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Shirley Temple

Movie Actress

9th cousin 1 time removed via Thomas Bliss

Lillian Gish

Stage, TV and Movie Actress

9th cousin 1 time removed via Samuel Chapin

Orson Welles

Radio, Stage, and Movie Actor

9th cousin 1 time removed via John Alden

Amy Grant

Christian/Pop Singer and Songwriter

9th cousin 1 time removed via Joseph Loomis

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David Hyde Pierce

Stage, TV, and Movie Actor

9th cousin 1 time removed via Samuel Chapin

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Harry Chapin

Singer and Songwriter

9th cousin 1 time removed via Samuel Chapin

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Mary Chapin Carpenter

Singer and Songwriter

9th cousin 1 time removed via Samuel Chapin

Mizuo Peck

TV and Movie Actress

9th cousin 1 time removed via Thomas Holcombe

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John Adams Morgan

1952 Olympic Sailing Gold Medalist

9th cousin 1 time removed via Samuel Chapin

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James Taylor

Singer-Songwriter

9th cousin 1 time removed via Paul Sears

Spencer Tracy

Movie Actor

9th cousin 1 time removed via Samuel Chapin

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Sydney Biddle Barrows

Mayflower Madam

9th cousin 2 times removed via Joseph Loomis

Oliver Platt

Movie Actor

9th cousin 2 times removed via Joseph Loomis

James Spader

TV and Movie Actor

9th cousin 2 times removed via Joseph Loomis

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Zac Efron

Movie Actor

9th cousin 2 times removed via Joseph Loomis

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Gerald Ford

38th U.S. President

10th cousin via Thomas Bliss

Juliette Gordon Low

Founder of the Girl Scouts

10th cousin via Robert White

Matt Damon

Movie Actor

10th cousin via Thomas Bliss

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Howard Dean

79th Governor of Vermont

10th cousin via Paul Sears

Wil Wheaton

TV and Movie Actor

10th cousin via Samuel Packard

Elisabeth Shue

TV and Movie Actress

10th cousin via Thomas Bliss

Andrew Shue

TV Actor

10th cousin via Thomas Bliss

Anna Gunn

TV and Movie Actress

10th cousin via Thomas Paine Jr.

Mark David Chapman

Assassinated John Lennon

10th cousin via Thomas Bliss

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Christopher Reeve

Movie Actor

10th cousin 1 time removed via Thomas Bliss

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Kate Upton

Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Cover Model

10th cousin 1 time removed via Thomas Bliss

Nelson Eddy

Movie Actor and Singer

10th cousin 1 time removed via Richard Whitman

Paget Brewster

TV Actress

10th cousin 1 time removed via John Alden

Marie Osmond

Singer, Actress and Doll Designer

10th cousin 1 time removed via Robert White

Donny Osmond

Singer, Actor and Dancer

10th cousin 1 time removed via Robert White

Adlai Stevenson III

U.S. Senator from Illinois

10th cousin 1 time removed via John Alden

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Sarah Palin

9th Governor of Alaska

10th cousin 1 time removed via Richard Sears

Benedict Cumberbatch

Movie, Television and Stage Actor

10th cousin 1 time removed via John Alden

King Leka I

King of the Albanians

10th cousin 2 times removed via Bennett Eliot

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Ellen DeGeneres

Comedienne and TV Personality

10th cousin 2 times removed via John Alden

Alan Ladd

Movie Actor

10th cousin 2 times removed via Richard Willard

Carole Lombard

Movie Actress

10th cousin 2 times removed via Richard Willard

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Brian Wilson

Co-Founder of The Beach Boys

10th cousin 3 times removed via Robert White

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Dennis Wilson

Co-Founder of The Beach Boys

10th cousin 3 times removed via Robert White

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Carl Wilson

Co-Founder of The Beach Boys

10th cousin 3 times removed via Robert White

Mike Love

Co-Founder of The Beach Boys

10th cousin 3 times removed via Robert White

Kevin Love

NBA All-Star Player

10th cousin 4 times removed via Robert White

Taylor Swift

Singer and Songwriter

11th cousin via Nicholas Snow

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George H. W. Bush

41st U.S. President

11th cousin 1 time removed via Bennett Eliot

Tennessee Williams

Author of A Streetcar Named Desire

11th cousin 1 time removed via Stephen Hopkins

Duane Eddy

Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Guitarist

11th cousin 1 time removed via John Dunham

Dave Cowens

NBA Hall of Famer

11th cousin 1 time removed via John Dunham

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George W. Bush

43rd U.S. President

12th cousin via Bennett Eliot

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Jeb Bush

43rd Governor of Florida

12th cousin via Bennett Eliot

Linda Hamilton

TV and Movie Actress

12th cousin via Bennett Eliot

Avril Lavigne

Singer and Songwriter

12th cousin 1 time removed via Stephen Hopkins

Ethan Hawke

Actor, Director, Screenwriter, Novelist

12th cousin 1 time removed via Stephen Hopkins

Frank Lloyd Wright

American Architect

12th cousin 3 times removed via William Eliot of Cottered, Herts

Liz Claiborne

Fashion Designer and Founder of Liz Claiborne Inc.

12th cousin 3 times removed via William Eliot of Cottered, Herts

Anne Baxter

Movie Actress

14th cousin 1 time removed via William Eliot of Cottered, Herts