Burt Reynolds

Famous Kin of
Burt Reynolds

Movie Actor


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Edward Fuller

Mayflower Passenger

11th great-grandfather

Oliver Wolcott

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

1st cousin 7 times removed via Simon Wolcott

Admiral Robert Blake

Father of the Royal Navy

2nd cousin 10 times removed via Humphrey Blake

Sir Benjamin Thompson

Physicist and Inventor, aka Count Rumford

3rd cousin 5 times removed via Samuel Blodgett

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Noah Webster

Published first American Dictionary

3rd cousin 5 times removed via Katherine Chapin

Johnny Appleseed

aka John Chapman

4th cousin 4 times removed via Samuel Blodgett

Aaron Burr

Killed Alexander Hamilton

4th cousin 6 times removed via William Tuttle

John Fitch

Inventor of 1st U.S. Steamboat

4th cousin 6 times removed via Gerard Spencer

William Williams

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

4th cousin 8 times removed via Robert White

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Emily Dickinson

American Poet

5th cousin 2 times removed via Daniel Cooley

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J.P. Morgan

American Banker and Art Collector

5th cousin 3 times removed via Obadiah Spencer

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John Brown

American Abolitionist

5th cousin 3 times removed via Katherine Chapin

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Harriet Beecher Stowe

Author of Uncle Tom’s Cabin

5th cousin 3 times removed via Katherine Chapin

Millard Fillmore

13th U.S. President

5th cousin 5 times removed via Nicholas Olmstead

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Joseph Smith

Founder of the Mormon Church

5th cousin 5 times removed via Nicholas Olmstead

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J.P. Morgan, Jr.

American Banker and Philanthropist

6th cousin 2 times removed via Obadiah Spencer

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Juliette Gordon Low

Founder of the Girl Scouts

6th cousin 2 times removed via Simon Wolcott

Buckminster Fuller

Author, Architect, and Inventor

6th cousin 2 times removed via Simon Wolcott

W. K. Kellogg

Founder of the Kellogg Company

6th cousin 3 times removed via Samuel Chapin

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Grover Cleveland

22nd and 24th U.S. President

6th cousin 3 times removed via Samuel Chapin

Eliphalet Remington

Founder of Remington Arms Company

6th cousin 3 times removed via Henry Wolcott

Elihu Root

38th U.S. Secretary of State

6th cousin 3 times removed via Thomas Spencer

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Willis Carrier

Inventor of Air Conditioning

6th cousin 3 times removed via Moses Rowley Jr.

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Ulysses S. Grant

18th U.S. President

6th cousin 5 times removed via Henry Rowley

Samuel Colt

Inventor of the Colt Revolver

6th cousin 5 times removed via Joseph Loomis

Wash Loomis

Leader of the Loomis Gang

6th cousin 5 times removed via Joseph Loomis

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Henry Wells

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

6th cousin 5 times removed via Simon Tuttle

J. A. Folger

Founder of Folger Coffee Company

6th cousin 6 times removed via William Palmer

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Humphrey Bogart

Movie Actor

7th cousin via Daniel Cooley

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Henry Sturgis Morgan

Co-Founder of Morgan Stanley

7th cousin 1 time removed via Obadiah Spencer

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Sir Winston Churchill

Prime Minister of the United Kingdom

7th cousin 1 time removed via Samuel Clark

Frederick Upton

Co-Founder of Whirlpool Corporation

7th cousin 1 time removed via Samuel Blodgett

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Anthony Perkins

Movie Actor

7th cousin 1 time removed via Samuel Field

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Charles Dawes

30th U.S. Vice-President

7th cousin 1 time removed via Samuel Blodgett

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Jodie Foster

Movie Actress

7th cousin 1 time removed via Samuel Field

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Gilbert Clifford Noble

Co-Founder of Barnes & Noble

7th cousin 1 time removed via Thomas Gilbert

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William Howard Taft

27th U.S. President

7th cousin 2 times removed via Samuel Chapin

Ellen Louise (Axson) Wilson

First Lady of President Woodrow Wilson

7th cousin 2 times removed via Samuel Chapin

Edith (Carow) Roosevelt

First Lady of President Theodore Roosevelt

7th cousin 3 times removed via William Tuttle

Frank Nelson Doubleday

Founder of Doubleday & Co.

7th cousin 3 times removed via William Tuttle

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Dr. Hawley H. Crippen

Murderer in Erik Larson's “Thunderstruck”

7th cousin 3 times removed via Moses Rowley

Lee B. Loomis

Founder of Loomis Armored Car Service

7th cousin 4 times removed via Joseph Loomis

Joseph Glidden

Inventor of Barbed Wire

7th cousin 4 times removed via Joseph Loomis

Admiral George Dewey

Admiral of the Navy

7th cousin 4 times removed via Joseph Loomis

Judson Harmon

45th Governor of Ohio

7th cousin 4 times removed via Joseph Loomis

Henry Clay Folger

Founder of Folger Shakespeare Library and Chairman of Standard Oil

7th cousin 5 times removed via William Palmer

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Nancy (Davis) Reagan

First Lady of President Ronald Reagan

8th cousin via Obadiah Spencer

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Alan Shepard

Mercury and Apollo Astronaut

8th cousin via Katherine Chapin

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Amelia Earhart

Aviation Pioneer

8th cousin via Katherine Chapin

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John Adams Morgan

1952 Olympic Sailing Gold Medalist

8th cousin via Obadiah Spencer

Calvin Coolidge

30th U.S. President

8th cousin 1 time removed via Thomas Blodgett

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Warren Buffett

Chairman & CEO, Berkshire Hathaway

8th cousin 1 time removed via Katherine Chapin

Hugh Hefner

Founder of Playboy Magazine

8th cousin 1 time removed via Katherine Chapin

Bill Gates

Founder of Microsoft

8th cousin 1 time removed via Samuel Elmer

Henry Luce

Co-Founder of Time, Life, Fortune and Sports Illustrated magazines

8th cousin 1 time removed via Thomas Spencer

Thomas Hunt Morgan

Nobel Prize Winner in Physiology or Medicine

8th cousin 1 time removed via Thomas Spencer

Ed Helms

TV and Movie Actor

8th cousin 1 time removed via Simon Wolcott

Dick Clark

Radio and TV Host

8th cousin 1 time removed via Moses Rowley Jr.

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Dan Quayle

44th U.S. Vice-President

8th cousin 1 time removed via Katherine Chapin

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Bill Weld

68th Governor of Massachusetts

8th cousin 1 time removed via Katherine Chapin

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Melvil Dewey

Inventor of the Dewey Decimal System

8th cousin 1 time removed via Samuel Chapin

Clint Eastwood

TV & Film Actor and Director

8th cousin 2 times removed via Thomas Gilbert

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Kate Upton

Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Cover Model

8th cousin 2 times removed via Samuel Blodgett

Sarah Palin

9th Governor of Alaska

8th cousin 2 times removed via Zechariah Field

Viggo Mortensen

Movie Actor

8th cousin 2 times removed via Thomas Gilbert

Laura Ingalls-Wilder

Author of Little House on the Prairie

8th cousin 3 times removed via Henry Rowley

Mark Wahlberg

Movie Actor

8th cousin 3 times removed via Samuel Blodgett

Donnie Wahlberg

Singer and Movie Actor

8th cousin 3 times removed via Samuel Blodgett

Erskine Childers

4th President of Ireland

8th cousin 3 times removed via Matthew Fuller

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Mizuo Peck

TV and Movie Actress

8th cousin 3 times removed via Zechariah Field

James Russell Lowell

American “Fireside” Poet

8th cousin 3 times removed via John Blake

Wilbur Wright

Wright Brothers - Aviation Pioneer

8th cousin 4 times removed via Robert White

Orville Wright

Wright Brothers - Aviation Pioneer

8th cousin 4 times removed via Robert White

Henry Lee Higginson

Founder of the Boston Symphony Orchestra

8th cousin 4 times removed via Robert White

Tennessee Williams

Author of A Streetcar Named Desire

9th cousin via Thomas Spencer

John Wayne

Movie Actor

9th cousin via Thomas Spencer

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Norman Rockwell

American Artist

9th cousin via James Clark

Lillian Gish

Stage, TV and Movie Actress

9th cousin via Samuel Chapin

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David Hyde Pierce

Stage, TV, and Movie Actor

9th cousin via Samuel Chapin

Henry A. Wallace

33rd U.S. Vice-President

9th cousin via James Clark

Harry Chapin

Singer and Songwriter

9th cousin via Samuel Chapin

Mary Chapin Carpenter

Singer and Songwriter

9th cousin via Samuel Chapin

Marlon Brando

Movie Actor

9th cousin via Thomas Spencer

Spencer Tracy

Movie Actor

9th cousin via Samuel Chapin

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Lucille Ball

TV Actress - “I Love Lucy”

9th cousin 1 time removed via Henry Wolcott

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John Hinckley, Jr.

Shot President Ronald Reagan

9th cousin 1 time removed via Thomas Spencer

Ernest Hemingway

Author of The Sun Also Rises

9th cousin 1 time removed via William Tuttle

Marilyn Monroe

Actress, Model, and Singer

9th cousin 1 time removed via Gerard Spencer

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Christopher Reeve

Movie Actor

9th cousin 1 time removed via Henry Wolcott

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Chevy Chase

Comedian, Actor and Writer

9th cousin 1 time removed via John Tuttle

Margaret Hamilton

Wicked Witch of the West in The Wizard of OZ

9th cousin 1 time removed via Gerard Spencer

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James Spader

TV and Movie Actor

9th cousin 1 time removed via Thomas Blodgett

Orrin Hatch

U.S. Senator from Utah

9th cousin 2 times removed via Henry Rowley

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Amy Adams

Movie Actress

9th cousin 2 times removed via Thomas Spencer

David McCullough

Historian, Author and TV Narrator

9th cousin 2 times removed via Joseph Loomis

Nelson Rockefeller

41st U.S. Vice-President

9th cousin 3 times removed via Robert White

Abigail Folger

Charles Manson Murder Victim and Folger Coffee Heiress

9th cousin 3 times removed via William Palmer

Ben Affleck

Movie Actor

9th cousin 3 times removed via Henry Wolcott

Sarah Jessica Parker

TV and Movie Actress

9th cousin 3 times removed via James Clark

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Zac Efron

Movie Actor

9th cousin 3 times removed via Thomas Gilbert

Georgia O'Keeffe

American Artist

9th cousin 3 times removed via Edward Fuller

Thomas Edmund Dewey

47th Governor of New York

9th cousin 3 times removed via Robert White

Vincent Price

Movie Actor

10th cousin via Gerard Spencer

Richard Gere

Movie Actor

10th cousin 1 time removed via Joseph Loomis

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Gerald Ford

38th U.S. President

10th cousin 1 time removed via Simon Tuttle

Howard Dean

79th Governor of Vermont

10th cousin 1 time removed via Gerard Spencer

Ted Danson

TV Actor - “Cheers”, “CSI”

10th cousin 1 time removed via William Tuttle

Sigourney Weaver

Movie Actress

10th cousin 1 time removed via Joseph Loomis

Amy Grant

Christian/Pop Singer and Songwriter

10th cousin 1 time removed via Joseph Loomis

Jack Buck

Sportscaster

10th cousin 1 time removed via John Blake

Aaron Rodgers

Quarterback for the Green Bay Packers

10th cousin 2 times removed via Gerard Spencer

Christian Herter

59th Governor of Massachusetts

10th cousin 2 times removed via James Olmstead

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Ellen DeGeneres

Comedienne and TV Personality

10th cousin 2 times removed via Gerard Spencer

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Sydney Biddle Barrows

Mayflower Madam

11th cousin via Joseph Loomis

Oliver Platt

Movie Actor

11th cousin via Joseph Loomis

Elizabeth Smart

Founder of Elizabeth Smart Foundation

11th cousin via Henry Rowley

Joe Buck

Sportscaster

11th cousin via John Blake

Raquel Welch

Movie Actress

11th cousin 1 time removed via John Blake

Shirley Temple

Movie Actress

11th cousin 1 time removed via Robert White

Marie Osmond

Singer, Actress and Doll Designer

11th cousin 1 time removed via Robert White

Donny Osmond

Singer, Actor and Dancer

11th cousin 1 time removed via Robert White

Brian Wilson

Co-Founder of The Beach Boys

12th cousin 1 time removed via Robert White

Dennis Wilson

Co-Founder of The Beach Boys

12th cousin 1 time removed via Robert White

Carl Wilson

Co-Founder of The Beach Boys

12th cousin 1 time removed via Robert White

Mike Love

Co-Founder of The Beach Boys

12th cousin 1 time removed via Robert White

Kevin Love

NBA All-Star Player

12th cousin 2 times removed via Robert White


Burt Reynolds photo by Alan Light (CC BY-SA 2.0)