Master Name Index

Surname of AETHELING



Edward Aetheling (    – c1057)

Famous Descendant(s):

Ellen (Herndon) Arthur — Wife of President Chester A. Arthur

Tennessee Williams — Author of A Streetcar Named Desire

George Washington — 1st U.S. President

King Edward I — King of England

King Henry III — King of England

John Quincy Adams — 6th U.S. President

Abigail (Smith) Adams — First Lady of President John Adams

Henry Lee III — 9th Governor of Virginia

General Robert E. Lee — Confederate Army - U.S. Civil War

William Henry Harrison — 9th U.S. President

Benjamin Harrison — 23rd U.S. President

Benjamin Harrison V — Signer of the Declaration of Independence

Meriwether Lewis — Lewis and Clark Expedition

Charles A. Pillsbury — Co-Founder of C.A. Pillsbury Co.

Shubael D. Childs — Founder of S.D. Childs & Company

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

Alexander Hamilton — 1st U.S. Secretary of the Treasury

Harriet Martineau — Author of The Hour and the Man

Capt. William Lewis Herndon — Captain of the ill fated S.S. Central America

Gov. Thomas Dudley — Colonial Immigrant Ancestor

Anne Boleyn — 2nd Wife of King Henry VIII

King Henry VIII — King of England

Jane Seymour — 3rd Wife of King Henry VIII

Jane (Appleton) Pierce — First Lady of President Franklin Pierce

J.P. Morgan, Jr. — American Banker and Philanthropist

Zachary Taylor — 12th U.S. President

J. A. Folger — Founder of Folger Coffee Company

Samuel Howard — Boston Tea Party Participant

Eli Whitney — Inventor of the Cotton Gin

Theodore Roosevelt — 26th U.S. President

James Madison — 4th U.S. President

Helen Keller — Author and Activist

Philip Livingston — Signer of the Declaration of Independence

Robert Abell — Colonial Immigrant Ancestor

Susan B. Anthony — Women's Rights Advocate

Rev. George Burroughs — Executed for Witchcraft, Salem 1692

Henry de Bohun — Magna Carta Surety

Francis Scott Key — Author of “The Star Spangled Banner”

Edith (Bolling) Wilson — First Lady of President Woodrow Wilson

Samuel Prescott — Completed Paul Revere's Midnight Ride

J.P. Morgan — American Banker and Art Collector

Stephen A. Douglas — Participated in Lincoln-Douglas Debates

Roger Sherman — Signer of the Declaration of Independence

William Ellery — Signer of the Declaration of Independence

Fletcher Christian — Leader of the mutiny on the Bounty

Button Gwinnett — Signer of the Declaration of Independence

Richard Warren Sears — Co-Founder of Sears, Roebuck, & Co.

General Hugh Mercer — American Revolutionary War Hero

Major John Pitcairn — British Commander at Battle of Lexington

Noel Coward — Playwright, Actor, and Songwriter

Edmund Waller — English Poet and Politician

Catherine Howard — 5th Wife of King Henry VIII

Ralph Waldo Emerson — American Poet

Robert Treat Paine — Signer of the Declaration of Independence

Thomas Nelson — Signer of the Declaration of Independence

William Floyd — Signer of the Declaration of Independence

General William Whipple — Signer of the Declaration of Independence

Robert Townsend — Member of the Culper Spy Ring during the American Revolution

Caleb Brewster — Member of the Culper Spy Ring during the American Revolution

Caesar Rodney — Signer of the Declaration of Independence

Elihu Yale — Benefactor and Namesake of Yale College

Colonel Robert Gould Shaw — Principal character of film Glory portrayed by Matthew Broderick

George Mason — Father of the U.S. Bill of Rights

Richard More — Mayflower Passenger

Bathsheba (Ruggles) Spooner — First woman executed for murder in U.S. by non-British government

Nicholas Gilman — Signer of the U.S. Constitution

William C. C. Claiborne — 1st Governor of Louisiana

Gloria Vanderbilt — Fashion Designer

William Greene — 2nd Governor of Rhode Island

John Langdon — Signer of the U.S. Constitution

Hetty Green“The Witch of Wall Street”

John Hancock — Signer of the Declaration of Independence

Charles Darwin — Theory of Evolution

Catherine Parr — 6th Wife of King Henry VIII

General James Longstreet — Confederate Army - U.S. Civil War

John Brown — American Abolitionist

James Sherman — 27th U.S. Vice-President

C. W. Post — Founder of Post Cereals

Marshall Field — Founder of Marshall Field & Co.

Joseph Wharton — Founder of the Wharton School of Business

Jay Gould — American Railroad “Robber Baron”

William Marsh Rice — Founder of Rice University

Lytton Strachey — Author and Co-Founder of Bloomsbury Group

George Clinton — 4th U.S. Vice President

DeWitt Clinton — 6th Governor of New York

Lt. Gen. James Brudenell — Leader of the “Charge of the Light Brigade”

Jonathan Swift — Author of Gulliver's Travels

Herman Melville — Author of Moby Dick

William Rufus Day — 36th U.S. Secretary of State

John Marshall — 4th Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court

Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. — U.S. Supreme Court Justice

Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. — American “Fireside” Poet

James Russell Lowell — American “Fireside” Poet

Ichabod Goodwin — 27th Governor of New Hampshire

Richard Henry Lee — Signer of the Declaration of Independence

Samuel Ward King — 15th Governor of Rhode Island

Francis Lightfoot Lee — Signer of the Declaration of Independence

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle — Author, “Sherlock Holmes”

Fitzhugh Lee — 40th Governor of Virginia

Thomas Sim Lee — 2nd and 7th Governor of Maryland

Edward Lloyd V — 13th Governor of Maryland

Henry Lloyd — 40th Governor of Maryland

Charles Goldsborough — 16th Governor of Maryland

Charles Carnan Ridgely — 15th Governor of Maryland

Robert Catesby — Leader of Gunpowder Plot

Carter Braxton — Signer of the Declaration of Independence

Leverett Saltonstall — 55th Governor of Massachusetts

Abraham Baldwin — Signer of the U.S. Constitution

Charles Carroll — Signer of the Declaration of Independence

Daniel Carroll — Signer of the U.S. Constitution

John Carroll — Founder of Georgetown University