Master Surname Index







Merrill C. Meigs

Famous Kin of
Merrill C. Meigs

Publisher, Chicago Herald & Examiner


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Richard Warren

Mayflower Passenger

7th great-grandfather

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Stephen Hopkins

Mayflower Passenger

7th great-grandfather

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William Brewster

Mayflower Passenger

8th great-grandfather

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James Chilton

(c1556 - 1620)
Mayflower passenger - 1620

8th great-grandfather

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Edward Winslow

Mayflower Passenger

7th great-granduncle via Edward Winslow

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Edmund Sears

Boston Tea Party Participant

2nd cousin 5 times removed via John Freeman

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Robert Treat Paine

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

2nd cousin 5 times removed via Thomas Paine Jr.

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Benedict Arnold

Traitor of the American Revolution

3rd cousin 4 times removed via Robert Waterman

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Return J. Meigs, Jr.

4th Governor of Ohio

3rd cousin 4 times removed via John Meigs

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Maj. Gen. Nathanael Greene

American Revolution

3rd cousin 5 times removed via Edmund Freeman

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Levi Parsons Morton

22nd U.S. Vice-President

4th cousin 2 times removed via John Foster

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Jordana Brewster

TV and Movie Actress

4th cousin 3 times removed via Thomas Waterman

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Commodore Matthew C. Perry

Led Black Ships Expedition to Japan

4th cousin 4 times removed via Edmund Freeman

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Oliver Hazard Perry

Hero of Lake Erie during the War of 1812

4th cousin 4 times removed via Edmund Freeman

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Nicholas Gilman

Signer of the U.S. Constitution

4th cousin 4 times removed via John Winslow

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Richard Warren Sears

Co-Founder of Sears, Roebuck, & Co.

5th cousin 2 times removed via Samuel Mayo

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Ralph Waldo Emerson

American Poet

5th cousin 3 times removed via William Wilcockson

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Gen. Joseph Gardner Swift

First Graduate of West Point Military Academy

5th cousin 3 times removed via Richard Warren

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James Taylor

Singer-Songwriter

5th cousin 3 times removed via Daniel Hall

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Zachary Taylor

12th U.S. President

5th cousin 4 times removed via William Brewster

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Sir Charles Tupper

6th Prime Minister of Canada

6th cousin 1 time removed via Anthony Snow

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Colonel Robert Gould Shaw

U.S. Civil War leader of film “Glory” fame

6th cousin 1 time removed via Thomas Paine Jr.

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Shanghai Pierce

Texas Cattleman

6th cousin 1 time removed via Anthony Snow

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William Rufus Day

36th U.S. Secretary of State

6th cousin 1 time removed via Thomas Paine Jr.

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Eugene Foss

45th Governor of Massachusetts

6th cousin 1 time removed via Andrew Clark

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Lucretia (Rudolph) Garfield

First Lady of President James Garfield

6th cousin 2 times removed via John Winslow

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Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

American “Fireside” Poet

6th cousin 2 times removed via Richard Warren

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Ulysses S. Grant

18th U.S. President

6th cousin 2 times removed via Richard Warren

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Raquel Welch

Movie Actress

6th cousin 2 times removed via John Thomas

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John Batterson Stetson

Inventor of the Cowboy Hat

6th cousin 2 times removed via Cornet Robert Stetson