Master Name Index

Surname of ARNOLD



Abigail Arnold (  –  )

Famous Descendant(s):

Wilbur Wright — Wright Brothers - Aviation Pioneer

Orville Wright — Wright Brothers - Aviation Pioneer

Thomas Edmund Dewey — 47th Governor of New York


Adam Arnold (  –  )

Famous Descendant(s):

Meghan Markle — Duchess of Sussex, TV Actress


Adam A. Arnold (1863 – 1941)

Famous Descendant(s):

Meghan Markle — Duchess of Sussex, TV Actress


Alicia Arnold (1700 – 1746)

Famous Descendant(s):

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

Thomas Hunt Morgan — Nobel Prize Winner in Physiology or Medicine


Ann Nancy Arnold (c1733 – c1797)

Famous Descendant(s):

Laura (Welch) Bush — First Lady of President George W. Bush

John McCain — U.S. Senator from Arizona


Benedict Arnold (1615 – 1678)

Famous Descendant(s):

Benedict Arnold — Traitor of the American Revolution

Commodore Matthew C. Perry — Led Black Ships Expedition to Japan

Stephen A. Douglas — Participated in Lincoln-Douglas Debates

Oliver Hazard Perry — Hero of Lake Erie during the War of 1812


Benedict Arnold (1641 – 1727)

Famous Descendant(s):

Benedict Arnold — Traitor of the American Revolution


Benedict Arnold (1683 – c1761)

Famous Descendant(s):

Benedict Arnold — Traitor of the American Revolution


Caleb Arnold (1644 – 1719)

Famous Descendant(s):

Commodore Matthew C. Perry — Led Black Ships Expedition to Japan

Stephen A. Douglas — Participated in Lincoln-Douglas Debates

Oliver Hazard Perry — Hero of Lake Erie during the War of 1812


Catherine Arnold (1690 –    )

Famous Descendant(s):

James Garfield — 20th U.S. President


Daniel Arnold (  –  )

Famous Descendant(s):

Amy Grant — Christian/Pop Singer and Songwriter


Eliphal Arnold (c1737 – c1806)

Famous Descendant(s):

Paget Brewster — TV Actress


Elisha Arnold (  –  )

Famous Descendant(s):

James Garfield — 20th U.S. President


Elizabeth Arnold (  –  )

Famous Descendant(s):

John Lithgow — Stage, TV, and Movie Actor


Elizabeth Arnold (    – c1635)

Famous Descendant(s):

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

George W. Bush — 43rd U.S. President

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

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

Nicholas Gilman — Signer of the U.S. Constitution

Jeb Bush — 43rd Governor of Florida

Elisabeth Shue — TV and Movie Actress

Andrew Shue — TV Actor


Elizabeth Arnold (    – c1731)

Famous Descendant(s):

Jordana Brewster — TV and Movie Actress


Elizabeth Arnold (1611 –    )

Famous Descendant(s):

Gail Borden III — Inventor of Condensed Milk, Founder of the Borden Company


Elizabeth "Betsey" Arnold (c1760 – 1802)

Famous Descendant(s):

Kyra Sedgwick — TV and Movie Actress

Endicott Peabody — 62nd Governor of Massachusetts


Elizabeth "Eliza” Arnold (c1787 – 1811)

Famous Descendant(s):

Edgar Allan Poe — Poet and Author


Hannah Arnold (c1655 –    )

Famous Descendant(s):

Amy Grant — Christian/Pop Singer and Songwriter


Henry Arnold (    – c1790)

Famous Descendant(s):

Edgar Allan Poe — Poet and Author


James Arnold (  –  )

Famous Descendant(s):

Meghan Markle — Duchess of Sussex, TV Actress


Jeanette Arnold (1929 – 2000)

Famous Descendant(s):

Meghan Markle — Duchess of Sussex, TV Actress


Joan Arnold (1577 –    )

Famous Descendant(s):

Susan B. Anthony — Women's Rights Advocate

Stephen Hopkins — Signer of the Declaration of Independence

Christopher Lloyd — Movie Actor

Lewis Henry Lapham — Co-Founder of Texaco

Hetty Green“The Witch of Wall Street”

Willis Carrier — Inventor of Air Conditioning


Joan Arnold (c1567 – c1635)

Famous Descendant(s):

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

William Howard Taft — 27th U.S. President

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

Nathaniel Hawthorne — Author of The Scarlet Letter

Charles Dawes — 30th U.S. Vice-President

Grace Slick — Singer, Songwriter - Jefferson Airplane

Robert H. Goddard — Inventor of First Liquid-propelled Rocket

Dan Quayle — 44th U.S. Vice-President

Bill Weld — 68th Governor of Massachusetts

Tuesday Weld — TV and Movie Actress

Charles Dana Gibson — Graphic Artist

Thomas Edmund Dewey — 47th Governor of New York


Joanna Arnold (1617 – c1692)

Famous Descendant(s):

Gail Borden III — Inventor of Condensed Milk, Founder of the Borden Company

Nelson Eddy — Movie Actor and Singer

Sarah Palin — 9th Governor of Alaska


John Arnold (  –  )

Famous Descendant(s):

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

George W. Bush — 43rd U.S. President

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

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

Nicholas Gilman — Signer of the U.S. Constitution

Jeb Bush — 43rd Governor of Florida

Elisabeth Shue — TV and Movie Actress

Andrew Shue — TV Actor


John Arnold (  –  )

Famous Descendant(s):

Wilbur Wright — Wright Brothers - Aviation Pioneer

Orville Wright — Wright Brothers - Aviation Pioneer

Thomas Edmund Dewey — 47th Governor of New York


John Arnold (  –  )

Famous Descendant(s):

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

William Howard Taft — 27th U.S. President

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

Nathaniel Hawthorne — Author of The Scarlet Letter

Charles Dawes — 30th U.S. Vice-President

Grace Slick — Singer, Songwriter - Jefferson Airplane

Robert H. Goddard — Inventor of First Liquid-propelled Rocket

Dan Quayle — 44th U.S. Vice-President

Bill Weld — 68th Governor of Massachusetts

Tuesday Weld — TV and Movie Actress

Charles Dana Gibson — Graphic Artist

Thomas Edmund Dewey — 47th Governor of New York


John Arnold (c1603 – c1664)

Famous Descendant(s):

Wilbur Wright — Wright Brothers - Aviation Pioneer

Orville Wright — Wright Brothers - Aviation Pioneer

Thomas Edmund Dewey — 47th Governor of New York


John Arnold (c1661 –    )

Famous Descendant(s):

Wilbur Wright — Wright Brothers - Aviation Pioneer

Orville Wright — Wright Brothers - Aviation Pioneer

Thomas Edmund Dewey — 47th Governor of New York


Joseph Arnold (1710 – 1776)

Famous Descendant(s):

Stephen A. Douglas — Participated in Lincoln-Douglas Debates


Joseph Arnold (c1634 – 1691)

Famous Descendant(s):

Wilbur Wright — Wright Brothers - Aviation Pioneer

Orville Wright — Wright Brothers - Aviation Pioneer

Thomas Edmund Dewey — 47th Governor of New York


Martha "Patty" Arnold (c1761 – 1818)

Famous Descendant(s):

Stephen A. Douglas — Participated in Lincoln-Douglas Debates


Mary Arnold (    – c1657/58)

Famous Descendant(s):

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


Michael Arnold (  –  )

Famous Descendant(s):

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

Thomas Hunt Morgan — Nobel Prize Winner in Physiology or Medicine


Michael Arnold Jr. (c1675 – 1735)

Famous Descendant(s):

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

Thomas Hunt Morgan — Nobel Prize Winner in Physiology or Medicine


Nicholas Arnold (  –  )

Famous Descendant(s):

Gail Borden III — Inventor of Condensed Milk, Founder of the Borden Company

Susan B. Anthony — Women's Rights Advocate

Benedict Arnold — Traitor of the American Revolution

Commodore Matthew C. Perry — Led Black Ships Expedition to Japan

Stephen A. Douglas — Participated in Lincoln-Douglas Debates

Stephen Hopkins — Signer of the Declaration of Independence

Oliver Hazard Perry — Hero of Lake Erie during the War of 1812

Christopher Lloyd — Movie Actor

Lewis Henry Lapham — Co-Founder of Texaco

Hetty Green“The Witch of Wall Street”

Nelson Eddy — Movie Actor and Singer

Sarah Palin — 9th Governor of Alaska

Willis Carrier — Inventor of Air Conditioning


Penelope Arnold (1669 – c1742)

Famous Descendant(s):

Commodore Matthew C. Perry — Led Black Ships Expedition to Japan

Oliver Hazard Perry — Hero of Lake Erie during the War of 1812


Rebecca Arnold (1681 – 1743)

Famous Descendant(s):

James Garfield — 20th U.S. President


Rhodes Arnold (  –  )

Famous Descendant(s):

Kyra Sedgwick — TV and Movie Actress

Endicott Peabody — 62nd Governor of Massachusetts


Ruth Ann Arnold (c1892 – 1963)

Famous Descendant(s):

Meghan Markle — Duchess of Sussex, TV Actress


Samuel Arnold (  –  )

Famous Descendant(s):

Raquel Welch — Movie Actress


Samuel Arnold (  –  )

Famous Descendant(s):

Jordana Brewster — TV and Movie Actress


Samuel Arnold (c1679 –    )

Famous Descendant(s):

Stephen A. Douglas — Participated in Lincoln-Douglas Debates


Sarah Arnold (  –  )

Famous Descendant(s):

Raquel Welch — Movie Actress


Sarah Arnold (c1753 – c1803)

Famous Descendant(s):

Stephen A. Douglas — Participated in Lincoln-Douglas Debates


Seth Arnold (    – c1721)

Famous Descendant(s):

Jordana Brewster — TV and Movie Actress


Stephen Arnold (1739 – 1810)

Famous Descendant(s):

Stephen A. Douglas — Participated in Lincoln-Douglas Debates


William Arnold (  –  )

Famous Descendant(s):

Laura (Welch) Bush — First Lady of President George W. Bush

John McCain — U.S. Senator from Arizona


William Arnold (1587 – c1677)

Famous Descendant(s):

Gail Borden III — Inventor of Condensed Milk, Founder of the Borden Company

Benedict Arnold — Traitor of the American Revolution

Commodore Matthew C. Perry — Led Black Ships Expedition to Japan

Stephen A. Douglas — Participated in Lincoln-Douglas Debates

Oliver Hazard Perry — Hero of Lake Erie during the War of 1812

Nelson Eddy — Movie Actor and Singer

Sarah Palin — 9th Governor of Alaska


William Arnold (c1649 – 1697)

Famous Descendant(s):

James Garfield — 20th U.S. President