Master Name Index

Surname of ARTHUR



Agnes Arthur (  –  )

Famous Descendant(s):

Tennessee Williams — Author of A Streetcar Named Desire

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

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

General William Whipple — Signer of the Declaration of Independence

Herman Melville — Author of Moby Dick

James Spader — TV and Movie Actor

James Russell Lowell — American “Fireside” Poet

Marie-Chantal Miller — Crown Princess of Greece

Bill Weld — 68th Governor of Massachusetts

Tuesday Weld — TV and Movie Actress

Leverett Saltonstall — 55th Governor of Massachusetts


Alan Arthur (c1766 –    )

Famous Descendant(s):

Chester Arthur — 21st U.S. President


Gavin Arthur (c1735 –    )

Famous Descendant(s):

Chester Arthur — 21st U.S. President


John Arthur (  –  )

Famous Descendant(s):

Paget Brewster — TV Actress


John Arthur (    – 1719)

Famous Descendant(s):

Paget Brewster — TV Actress


Priscilla Arthur (    – 1771)

Famous Descendant(s):

Paget Brewster — TV Actress


Richard Arthur of Clopton (  –  )

Famous Descendant(s):

Tennessee Williams — Author of A Streetcar Named Desire

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

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

General William Whipple — Signer of the Declaration of Independence

Herman Melville — Author of Moby Dick

James Spader — TV and Movie Actor

James Russell Lowell — American “Fireside” Poet

Marie-Chantal Miller — Crown Princess of Greece

Bill Weld — 68th Governor of Massachusetts

Tuesday Weld — TV and Movie Actress

Leverett Saltonstall — 55th Governor of Massachusetts


William Arthur (1796 – 1875)

Famous Descendant(s):

Chester Arthur — 21st U.S. President