Master Name Index

Surname of ARCHER



Alice Archer (c1603 – c1661)

Famous Descendant(s):

Tennessee Williams — Author of A Streetcar Named Desire

Gerald Ford — 38th U.S. President

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow — American “Fireside” Poet

Helen Keller — Author and Activist

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

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson — American Poet

Louisa May Alcott — Author of Little Women

Shirley Temple — Movie Actress

Winslow Homer — American Artist

Henry Lee Higginson — Founder of the Boston Symphony Orchestra

Linda Hamilton — TV and Movie Actress

James Spader — TV and Movie Actor


Christopher Archer (    – c1633)

Famous Descendant(s):

Tennessee Williams — Author of A Streetcar Named Desire

Gerald Ford — 38th U.S. President

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow — American “Fireside” Poet

Helen Keller — Author and Activist

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

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson — American Poet

Louisa May Alcott — Author of Little Women

Shirley Temple — Movie Actress

Winslow Homer — American Artist

Henry Lee Higginson — Founder of the Boston Symphony Orchestra

Linda Hamilton — TV and Movie Actress

James Spader — TV and Movie Actor


Elizabeth Archer (  –  )

Famous Descendant(s):

Truman Capote — Author of In Cold Blood


George Archer (  –  )

Famous Descendant(s):

Truman Capote — Author of In Cold Blood


John Bond Archer (1820 – 1909)

Famous Descendant(s):

Julianne Hough — Singer, Dancer and Actress - “DWTS” Pro

Derek Hough — Dancer and Actor - “DWTS” Pro


Richard Archer (  –  )

Famous Descendant(s):

Julianne Hough — Singer, Dancer and Actress - “DWTS” Pro

Derek Hough — Dancer and Actor - “DWTS” Pro


Zilpah Rebecca Archer (1852 – 1910)

Famous Descendant(s):

Julianne Hough — Singer, Dancer and Actress - “DWTS” Pro

Derek Hough — Dancer and Actor - “DWTS” Pro