Master Name Index

Surname of AQUITAINE



Adelaide of Aquitaine (    – c1004)

Famous Descendant(s):

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

Hugh le Bigod — Magna Carta Surety

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 V — Signer of the Declaration of Independence

Meriwether Lewis — Lewis and Clark Expedition

King Louis VI — King of France

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

Harriet Martineau — Author of The Hour and the Man

John FitzRobert — Magna Carta Surety

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

Samuel Howard — Boston Tea Party Participant

Eli Whitney — Inventor of the Cotton Gin

James Madison — 4th U.S. President

Philip Livingston — Signer of the Declaration of Independence

Robert Abell — Colonial Immigrant Ancestor

Rev. George Burroughs — Executed for Witchcraft, Salem 1692

Henry de Bohun — Magna Carta Surety

Samuel Prescott — Completed Paul Revere's Midnight Ride

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

General Hugh Mercer — American Revolutionary War Hero

Major John Pitcairn — British Commander at Battle of Lexington

Edmund Waller — English Poet and Politician

Catherine Howard — 5th Wife of King Henry VIII

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

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

William Greene — 2nd Governor of Rhode Island

John Langdon — Signer of the U.S. Constitution

John Hancock — Signer of the Declaration of Independence

Charles Darwin — Theory of Evolution

Catherine Parr — 6th Wife of King Henry VIII

Lyman Hall — Signer of the Declaration of Independence

C. W. Post — Founder of Post Cereals

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

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

James Russell Lowell — American “Fireside” Poet

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

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

Edward Lloyd V — 13th Governor of Maryland

Charles Goldsborough — 16th Governor of Maryland

Robert Catesby — Leader of Gunpowder Plot

Robert de Vere — Magna Carta Surety

Carter Braxton — Signer of the Declaration of Independence

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


Eleanor of Aquitaine (c1122 – c1202)

Famous Descendant(s):

George H. W. Bush — 41st U.S. President

Barbara (Pierce) Bush — First Lady of President George H.W. Bush

George W. Bush — 43rd U.S. President

Lucretia (Rudolph) Garfield — First Lady of President James Garfield

Calvin Coolidge — 30th U.S. President

Tennessee Williams — Author of A Streetcar Named Desire

Humphrey Bogart — Movie Actor

Ray Bradbury — Author of The Martian Chronicles

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

Lucille Ball — TV Actress - “I Love Lucy”

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

Princess Diana — Princess of Wales

Prince William — Duke of Cambridge

Catherine Middleton — Duchess of Cambridge

Prince Harry — Duke of Sussex

Harriet Martineau — Author of The Hour and the Man

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

Queen Elizabeth II — Queen of the United Kingdom

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

Zachary Taylor — 12th U.S. President

Gerald Ford — 38th U.S. President

Harper Lee — Author of To Kill a Mockingbird

Henry Clay Folger — Founder of Folger Shakespeare Library and Chairman of Standard Oil

J. A. Folger — Founder of Folger Coffee Company

Samuel Howard — Boston Tea Party Participant

Eli Whitney — Inventor of the Cotton Gin

Dr. H. H. Holmes — Serial Killer aka “Devil in the White City”

Franklin D. Roosevelt — 32nd U.S. President

Eleanor Roosevelt — First Lady of President Franklin D. Roosevelt

Theodore Roosevelt — 26th U.S. President

Alice (Lee) Roosevelt — First Wife of President Theodore Roosevelt

James Madison — 4th U.S. President

Helen Keller — Author and Activist

Lee Harvey Oswald — Accused Assassin of President John F. Kennedy

General George S. Patton — U.S. Army - World War II

Lizzie Borden — Accused Murderess

Robert Abell — Colonial Immigrant Ancestor

Elizabeth Montgomery — TV Actress - “Bewitched”

Warren Buffett — Chairman & CEO, Berkshire Hathaway

Susan B. Anthony — Women's Rights Advocate

Dick Cheney — 46th U.S. Vice-President

Walt Disney — Co-Founder of The Walt Disney Company

Rev. George Burroughs — Executed for Witchcraft, Salem 1692

Jimmy Carter — 39th U.S. President

Sir Winston Churchill — Prime Minister of the United Kingdom

William Howard Taft — 27th U.S. President

Rutherford B. Hayes — 19th U.S. President

Mitt Romney — 70th Governor of Massachusetts

George Romney — 43rd Governor of Michigan

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

John D. Rockefeller — Founder of the Standard Oil Company

Nelson Rockefeller — 41st U.S. Vice-President

Camilla Parker Bowles — Duchess of Cornwall

Raquel Welch — Movie Actress

Jesse James — Outlaw, Bank Robber, Murderer

Vachel Lindsay — American Poet

Helen (Herron) Taft — First Lady of President William H. Taft

Grover Cleveland — 22nd and 24th U.S. President

Mamie (Doud) Eisenhower — First Lady of President Dwight Eisenhower

Herbert Hoover — 31st U.S. President

Lou (Henry) Hoover — First Lady of President Herbert Hoover

Ellen Louise (Axson) Wilson — First Lady of President Woodrow Wilson

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

Samuel Prescott — Completed Paul Revere's Midnight Ride

Juliette Gordon Low — Founder of the Girl Scouts

Stephen A. Douglas — Participated in Lincoln-Douglas Debates

Katharine Hepburn — Movie Actress

Roger Sherman — Signer of the Declaration of Independence

General Douglas MacArthur — U.S. Army - World War II

Frank Lloyd Wright — American Architect

Kyra Sedgwick — TV and Movie Actress

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.

Johnny Mercer — Songwriter and Co-Founder of Capitol Records

Robert Frost — Poet and Playwright

Anthony West — Novelist and writer for the New Yorker

Bing Crosby — Singer and Movie Actor

Major John Pitcairn — British Commander at Battle of Lexington

Marilyn Monroe — Actress, Model, and Singer

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

Admiral Richard Byrd — Polar Explorer

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

Abigail Folger — Charles Manson Murder Victim and Folger Coffee Heiress

General William Whipple — Signer of the Declaration of Independence

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

Sandra Day O'Connor — First Female U.S. Supreme Court Justice

Caesar Rodney — Signer of the Declaration of Independence

Sir Charles Tupper — 6th Prime Minister of Canada

Elihu Yale — Benefactor and Namesake of Yale College

Christopher Reeve — Movie Actor

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

Roy Rogers — Cowboy movie actor and singer

Anne Baxter — Movie Actress

Liza Minnelli — Singer and Actress

Judy Garland — Singer and Movie Actress

Vincent Price — Movie Actor

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

Adlai Stevenson II — 31st Governor of Illinois

Norman Rockwell — American Artist

Nicholas Gilman — Signer of the U.S. Constitution

Valerie Bertinelli — Television Actress

Howard Dean — 79th Governor of Vermont

Randolph Scott — Movie Actor

Anderson Cooper — Television Journalist

Gloria Vanderbilt — Fashion Designer

John Langdon — Signer of the U.S. Constitution

Louis Auchincloss — Author

Hetty Green“The Witch of Wall Street”

Shanghai Pierce — Texas Cattleman

Alan Shepard — Mercury and Apollo Astronaut

Ted Danson — TV Actor - “Cheers”, “CSI”

Orson Welles — Radio, Stage, and Movie Actor

Charles Darwin — Theory of Evolution

Catherine Parr — 6th Wife of King Henry VIII

Jake Gyllenhaal — Movie Actor

Maggie Gyllenhaal — Movie Actress

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

Jack London — Author of “The Call of the Wild”

John Kerry — 68th U.S. Secretary of State

Jeb Bush — 43rd Governor of Florida

John Brown — American Abolitionist

Thomas Pynchon — American Novelist

Paget Brewster — TV Actress

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

Allen Dulles — 5th Director of the C.I.A.

John Foster Dulles — 52nd U.S. Secretary of State

Upton Sinclair — Pulitzer Prize Winning Novelist

Guy Ritchie — British Filmmaker

Buckminster Fuller — Author, Architect, and Inventor

Oliver Platt — Movie Actor

Thomas Hunt Morgan — Nobel Prize Winner in Physiology or Medicine

Marjorie Post — Founder of General Foods

C. W. Post — Founder of Post Cereals

Pete Seeger — American Folk Singer

Adlai Stevenson III — U.S. Senator from Illinois

Amelia Earhart — Aviation Pioneer

Ed Helms — TV and Movie Actor

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

General George C. Marshall — Author of “The Marshall Plan”

Harry F. Byrd — 50th Governor of Virginia

Lytton Strachey — Author and Co-Founder of Bloomsbury Group

Sarah Ferguson — Duchess of York

Olivia De Havilland — Movie Actress

Joan Fontaine — Movie Actress

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

Alan Ladd — Movie Actor

Hugh Grant — Movie Actor

George Hamilton — TV and Movie Actor

Herman Melville — Author of Moby Dick

Dick Clark — Radio and TV Host

James Spader — TV and Movie Actor

Carly Fiorina — CEO of Hewlett-Packard

John McCain — U.S. Senator from Arizona

Carole Lombard — Movie Actress

Illeana Douglas — TV and Movie Actress

Melvyn Douglas — Movie Actor

Sarah Palin — 9th Governor of Alaska

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

Mary Chapin Carpenter — Singer and Songwriter

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

Edward Norton — Movie Actor

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

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

Endicott Peabody — 62nd Governor of Massachusetts

James Russell Lowell — American “Fireside” Poet

Ichabod Goodwin — 27th Governor of New Hampshire

Wernher von Braun — Rocket Scientist

Richard Henry Lee — Signer of the Declaration of Independence

Willis Carrier — Inventor of Air Conditioning

Francis Lightfoot Lee — Signer of the Declaration of Independence

John Adams Morgan — 1952 Olympic Sailing Gold Medalist

Benedict Cumberbatch — Movie, Television and Stage Actor

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle — Author, “Sherlock Holmes”

Alan Turing — WWII Codebreaker of Nazi Enigma Machine

Tilda Swinton — Movie Actress

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

Kit Harington — TV Actor - “Game of Thrones”

William H. Macy — TV and Movie Actor

John Cena — Movie Actor and WWE Pro Wrestler

J. K. Simmons — TV and Movie Actor

Cara Delevingne — Fashion Model and Movie Actress

James Taylor — Singer-Songwriter

Carter Braxton — Signer of the Declaration of Independence

Marie-Chantal Miller — Crown Princess of Greece

Bill Weld — 68th Governor of Massachusetts

Tuesday Weld — TV and Movie Actress

Charles Dana Gibson — Graphic Artist

Leverett Saltonstall — 55th Governor of Massachusetts

Charles Carroll — Signer of the Declaration of Independence

Daniel Carroll — Signer of the U.S. Constitution

John Carroll — Founder of Georgetown University


Ranulf I of Aquitaine (  –  )

Famous Descendant(s):

King Edward I — King of England

King Henry III — King of England

Hugh le Bigod — Magna Carta Surety

King Louis VI — King of France

John FitzRobert — Magna Carta Surety

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

Robert Abell — Colonial Immigrant Ancestor

Rev. George Burroughs — Executed for Witchcraft, Salem 1692

Henry de Bohun — Magna Carta Surety

Edmund Waller — English Poet and Politician

Catherine Howard — 5th Wife of King Henry VIII

Elihu Yale — Benefactor and Namesake of Yale College

Richard More — Mayflower Passenger

Catherine Parr — 6th Wife of King Henry VIII

Robert Catesby — Leader of Gunpowder Plot

Robert de Vere — Magna Carta Surety


Ranulf II of Aquitaine (0850 – 0890)

Famous Descendant(s):

King Edward I — King of England

King Henry III — King of England

Hugh le Bigod — Magna Carta Surety

King Louis VI — King of France

John FitzRobert — Magna Carta Surety

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

Robert Abell — Colonial Immigrant Ancestor

Rev. George Burroughs — Executed for Witchcraft, Salem 1692

Henry de Bohun — Magna Carta Surety

Major John Pitcairn — British Commander at Battle of Lexington

Edmund Waller — English Poet and Politician

Catherine Howard — 5th Wife of King Henry VIII

Caesar Rodney — Signer of the Declaration of Independence

Elihu Yale — Benefactor and Namesake of Yale College

Richard More — Mayflower Passenger

Catherine Parr — 6th Wife of King Henry VIII

George Clinton — 4th U.S. Vice President

Robert Catesby — Leader of Gunpowder Plot

Robert de Vere — Magna Carta Surety


William III of Aquitaine (0915 – 0963)

Famous Descendant(s):

George Washington — 1st U.S. President

King Edward I — King of England

King Henry III — King of England

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

Hugh le Bigod — Magna Carta Surety

Henry Lee III — 9th Governor of Virginia

William Henry Harrison — 9th U.S. President

Benjamin Harrison V — Signer of the Declaration of Independence

Meriwether Lewis — Lewis and Clark Expedition

King Louis VI — King of France

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

John FitzRobert — Magna Carta Surety

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

Samuel Howard — Boston Tea Party Participant

James Madison — 4th U.S. President

Philip Livingston — Signer of the Declaration of Independence

Robert Abell — Colonial Immigrant Ancestor

Rev. George Burroughs — Executed for Witchcraft, Salem 1692

Henry de Bohun — Magna Carta Surety

Samuel Prescott — Completed Paul Revere's Midnight Ride

Roger Sherman — Signer of the Declaration of Independence

William Ellery — Signer of the Declaration of Independence

Major John Pitcairn — British Commander at Battle of Lexington

Edmund Waller — English Poet and Politician

Catherine Howard — 5th Wife of King Henry VIII

Robert Treat Paine — Signer of the Declaration of Independence

Thomas Nelson — 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

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

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

William Greene — 2nd Governor of Rhode Island

John Langdon — Signer of the U.S. Constitution

John Hancock — Signer of the Declaration of Independence

Catherine Parr — 6th Wife of King Henry VIII

Lyman Hall — Signer of the Declaration of Independence

George Clinton — 4th U.S. Vice President

DeWitt Clinton — 6th Governor of New York

Jonathan Swift — Author of Gulliver's Travels

Richard Henry Lee — Signer of the Declaration of Independence

Francis Lightfoot Lee — Signer of the Declaration of Independence

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

Robert Catesby — Leader of Gunpowder Plot

Robert de Vere — Magna Carta Surety

Carter Braxton — Signer of the Declaration of Independence

Charles Carroll — Signer of the Declaration of Independence

Daniel Carroll — Signer of the U.S. Constitution

John Carroll — Founder of Georgetown University