Nathanael Greene

Famous Kin of Maj. Gen.
Nathanael Greene

American Revolution


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Commodore Matthew C. Perry

Led Black Ships Expedition to Japan

2nd cousin 1 time removed via Edward Perry

Oliver Hazard Perry

Hero of Lake Erie during the War of 1812

2nd cousin 1 time removed via Edward Perry

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Lizzie Borden

Accused Murderess

2nd cousin 4 times removed via Edward Perry

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Willis Carrier

Inventor of Air Conditioning

2nd cousin 4 times removed via James Greene

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Marilyn Monroe

Actress, Model, and Singer

2nd cousin 6 times removed via Edward Perry

Nelson Eddy

Movie Actor and Singer

2nd cousin 6 times removed via Edward Perry

Edmund Sears

Boston Tea Party Participant

3rd cousin via Edmund Freeman

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William Greene

2nd Governor of Rhode Island

3rd cousin via John Greene

J. A. Folger

Founder of Folger Coffee Company

3rd cousin 2 times removed via Giles Slocum

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Samuel Ward King

15th Governor of Rhode Island

3rd cousin 2 times removed via John Greene

Lucretia (Rudolph) Garfield

First Lady of President James Garfield

3rd cousin 3 times removed via John Greene

Henry Clay Folger

Founder of Folger Shakespeare Library and Chairman of Standard Oil

3rd cousin 3 times removed via Giles Slocum

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Julia (Ward) Howe

Author of “The Battle Hymn of the Republic”

3rd cousin 3 times removed via John Greene

Hetty Green

“The Witch of Wall Street”

3rd cousin 3 times removed via Giles Slocum

Wilbur Wright

Wright Brothers - Aviation Pioneer

3rd cousin 5 times removed via Edmund Freeman

Orville Wright

Wright Brothers - Aviation Pioneer

3rd cousin 5 times removed via Edmund Freeman

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Warren G. Harding

29th U.S. President

3rd cousin 5 times removed via Giles Slocum

Abigail Folger

Charles Manson Murder Victim and Folger Coffee Heiress

3rd cousin 5 times removed via Giles Slocum

Clarence Darrow

Lawyer, Scopes Monkey Trial

3rd cousin 5 times removed via Edmund Freeman

Merrill C. Meigs

Publisher, Chicago Herald & Examiner

3rd cousin 5 times removed via Edmund Freeman

Lucille Ball

TV Actress - “I Love Lucy”

3rd cousin 6 times removed via Samuel Gorton

George Romney

43rd Governor of Michigan

3rd cousin 6 times removed via John Greene

Bing Crosby

Singer and Movie Actor

3rd cousin 6 times removed via Edmund Freeman

Charles Dawes

30th U.S. Vice-President

3rd cousin 6 times removed via Edmund Freeman

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Charlie Munger

Vice-Chairman of Berkshire Hathaway

3rd cousin 6 times removed via Giles Slocum

Thomas Edmund Dewey

47th Governor of New York

3rd cousin 6 times removed via Edmund Freeman

Mitt Romney

70th Governor of Massachusetts

3rd cousin 7 times removed via John Greene

Raquel Welch

Movie Actress

3rd cousin 7 times removed via John Greene

Norman Rockwell

American Artist

3rd cousin 7 times removed via Edmund Freeman

Johnny Carson

TV Host - “The Tonight Show”

3rd cousin 7 times removed via Edmund Freeman

Tom Selleck

TV and Movie Actor

3rd cousin 7 times removed via Robert Potter

Duane Eddy

Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Guitarist

3rd cousin 8 times removed via Edmund Freeman

Jodie Foster

Movie Actress

3rd cousin 8 times removed via Edmund Freeman

Linda Hamilton

TV and Movie Actress

3rd cousin 8 times removed via Adam Mott

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Sarah Palin

9th Governor of Alaska

3rd cousin 8 times removed via John Greene

Jordana Brewster

TV and Movie Actress

3rd cousin 8 times removed via Edmund Freeman

James Taylor

Singer-Songwriter

3rd cousin 8 times removed via Edmund Freeman

Sydney Biddle Barrows

Mayflower Madam

3rd cousin 9 times removed via Edmund Freeman

Kate Upton

Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Cover Model

3rd cousin 9 times removed via Edmund Freeman

Elizabeth Smart

Founder of Elizabeth Smart Foundation

3rd cousin 9 times removed via Edmund Freeman

Amy Adams

Movie Actress

3rd cousin 9 times removed via John Greene

Dave Cowens

NBA Hall of Famer

3rd cousin 9 times removed via Edmund Freeman

William Howard Taft

27th U.S. President

4th cousin 4 times removed via Richard Greene of Gillingham, Dorsetshire

Henry Lee Higginson

Founder of the Boston Symphony Orchestra

6th cousin 5 times removed via William Grindall

Elizabeth Montgomery

TV Actress - “Bewitched”

6th cousin 6 times removed via William Grindall

Sandra Day O'Connor

First Female U.S. Supreme Court Justice

6th cousin 6 times removed via William Grindall

Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

U.S. Supreme Court Justice

6th cousin 6 times removed via William Grindall

Alice (Lee) Roosevelt

First Wife of President Theodore Roosevelt

6th cousin 7 times removed via William Grindall

Robert Frost

Poet and Playwright

6th cousin 7 times removed via William Grindall

Thomas Pynchon

American Novelist

6th cousin 7 times removed via William Grindall

James Spader

TV and Movie Actor

6th cousin 8 times removed via William Grindall

Leverett Saltonstall

55th Governor of Massachusetts

6th cousin 8 times removed via William Grindall

John Kerry

68th U.S. Secretary of State

6th cousin 9 times removed via William Grindall

Brian Wilson

Co-Founder of The Beach Boys

6th cousin 9 times removed via William Grindall

Dennis Wilson

Co-Founder of The Beach Boys

6th cousin 9 times removed via William Grindall

Carl Wilson

Co-Founder of The Beach Boys

6th cousin 9 times removed via William Grindall

Mike Love

Co-Founder of The Beach Boys

6th cousin 9 times removed via William Grindall

Endicott Peabody

62nd Governor of Massachusetts

6th cousin 9 times removed via William Grindall

Kyra Sedgwick

TV and Movie Actress

6th cousin 10 times removed via William Grindall

Kevin Love

NBA All-Star Player

6th cousin 10 times removed via William Grindall

Treat Williams

TV & Movie Actor

6th cousin 10 times removed via William Grindall


Nathanael Greene photo by Charles Willson Peale (Public Domain)