Famous Descendants

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PRES. JOHN ADAMS (1767–1848)
2nd U.S. President

"I must study politics and war that my sons may have liberty to study mathematics and philosophy."

  1. William Mullins (c 1568–1621) & Alice (c 1575–1620)

  2. Priscilla Mullins (c 1602–after 1650) & John Alden (c 1598–1687)

  3. Ruth Alden (1634–1674) & John Bass (1632–1716)

  4. Hannah Bass (1667–1705) & Joseph Adams (1653–1736/37)

  5. John Adams (1691–1761) & Susanah Boylston (1709–1797)

  6. John Adams (1735–1826)

  1. William Mullins (c 1568–1621) & Alice (c 1575–1620)

  2. Priscilla Mullins (c 1602–aft 1650) & John Alden (c 1598–1687)

  3. Ruth Alden (1634–1674) & John Bass (1632–1716)

  4. Hannah Bass (1667–1705) & Joseph Adams (1653–1736/37)

  5. John Adams (1691–1761) & Susanah Boylston (1709–1797)

  6. John Adams (1735–1826) & Abigail Smith (1744–1818)

  7. John Quincy Adams (1767–1848)

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PRES. JOHN QUINCY ADAMS (1767–1848)
6th U.S. President

"[America’s] glory is not dominion, but liberty."

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MAUDE ADAMS (1872–1953)
actress

"Don't be afraid of failure; be afraid of petty success."

  1. John Tilley (1571–1621) & Joan Hurst (1567/68–1621)

  2. Elizabeth Tilley (1607–1687) & John Howland (c 1592–1672/73)

  3. Hope Howland (1629–1684) & John Chipman (1621–1708)

  4. Samuel Chipman (1661–1723) & Sarah Cobb (1663–1742)

  5. Thomas Chipman (1687–1752) & Abigail Lothrop (1689–1752)

  6. Amos Chipman (1727–1764) & Sarah Daggett (1728–1764)

  7. Barnabas Chipman (1762–1847) & Beulah Evarts (1761–1830)

  8. Elizabeth Chipman (1786–1856) & Joshua Adams (1780–1863)

  9. Barnabas Adams (1812–1869) & Julia Ann Banker (1826–1915)

  10. Asenath Ann Adams (1848–1916) & James Henry Kiskadden (1839–1878)

  11. Maude Ewing Kiskadden [stage name "Adams"] (1872–1953)

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ALEC BALDWIN (1958–) and brothers Daniel, Billy and Stephen
actor, producer, and comedian

When they play 'The Star-Spangled Banner,' I get all choked up. I love my country."

  1. John Tilley (1571–1621) & Joan Hurst (1567/68–1621)

  2. Elizabeth Tilley (1607–1687) & John Howland (c 1592–1672/73)

  3. Desire Howland (1625–1683) & Capt. John Gorham (1620–1675)

  4. Temperance Gorham (1646–1715) & Edward Sturgis (1642–1678)

  5. Fear Sturgis (1678–1753) & Joshua Holmes (1678–1729)

  6. Joshua Holmes (1700–1777) & Mary Richardson (1700–1785)

  7. Prudence Holmes (1724–1799) & Jonathan Palmer (1720–1803)

  8. Eunice Palmer (1763–1827) & Joshua Brown (1764–1846)

  9. Esther Brown (1789–1845) & Sylvester Baldwin (1788–1822)

  10. Roswell Baldwin (1818–1885) & Hannah Miles (1829–1872)

  11. Sylvester Davis Baldwin (1856–1923) & Helen Irene McNamara (1860–1942)

  12. Alexander Rae Baldwin (1900–1969) & Ruth Mary Noble (1898–1968)

  13. Alexander Rae Baldwin Jr. (1927–1983) & Carolyn Newcomb Martineaux (1928–)

  14. Alexander "Alec" Rae Baldwin III (1958–)

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HUMPHREY BOGART (1899–1957)
movie actor

"On himself: "Democrat in politics, Episcopalian by upbringing, dissenter by disposition."

  1. John Tilley (1571–1621) & Joan Hurst (1567/68–1621)

  2. Elizabeth Tilley (1607–1687) & John Howland (c 1592–1672/73)

  3. Capt. Joseph Howland (1627–1704) & Elizabeth Southworth (1638–1717)

  4. Lydia Howland (1674–1739) & Joseph Jenkins (1669–1734)

  5. Prudence Jenkins (1709–1793) & Samuel Baker (1706–1791)

  6. Bethia Baker (1737–1820) & John Perkins (1736–1798)

  7. Dyer Perkins (1763–1818) & Charlotte Sophia Woodbridge (1787–1851)

  8. Elizabeth Rogers Perkins (1808–1859) & Harvey Humphrey (1796–1877)

  9. John Perkins Humphrey (1836–1906) & Francis V Churchill (1837–1874)

  10. Maud Humphrey (1865–1914) & Dr. Belmont DeForest Bogart (1865–1934)

  11. Humphrey DeForest Bogart (1899–1957)

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JORDANA BREWSTER (1980–)
actress and model

"Women always want to be something they're not. If you're the pretty girl, you want to be the quirky girl. If you're the smart girl, you want to be the pretty girl."

  1. William Brewster (c 1566–1644) & Mary (c 1569–1627)

  2. Jonathan Brewster (1593–1659) & Lucretia Oldham (1600–1678)

  3. Capt. Benjamin Brewster (1633–1710) & Ann Addis Darte ( ____ –1660)

  4. Capt. Daniel Brewster (1666/67–1735) & Hannah Gager (1666–1727)

  5. Jonathan Brewster (1705–1776) & Mary Parish (1704–1771)

  6. Deacon Jonathan Brewster (1734–1800) & Zipporah Smith (1735–1794)

  7. Capt. Elisha Brewster (1755–1833) & Sara Huntington (1768–1841)

  8. Elisha Huntington Brewster (1809–1878) & Sophronia Martha Kingman (1810–1879)

  9. Charles Kingman Brewster (1843–1908) & Celina Sophia Baldwin (1840–1917)

  10. Kingman Brewster Sr. (1882–1957) & Florence Foster Besse (1885–1965)

  11. Kingman Brewster Jr. (1919–1988) & Mary Louise Phillips (1920–2004)

  12. Alden Brewster ( ____–____ ) & Maria Joao Leal De Sousa ( ____–____ )

  13. Jordana Brewster (1980–)

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WILLIAM CULLEN BRYANT (1794–1878)
poet, journalist, and magazine editor

"Reach for the moon, because if you don't make it you'll land among the stars."

  1. William Mullins (c 1568–1621) & Alice (c 1575–1620)

  2. Priscilla Mullins (c 1602–aft 1650) & John Alden (c 1598–1687)

  3. Jonathan Alden (c 1633–1697) & Abigail Hallett (1644–1725)

  4. Anna Alden (1678–1705) & Josiah Snell (1674–1753)

  5. Zachariah Snell (1703–1768) & Abigail Hayward (1702–1796)

  6. Col. Ebenezer Snell (1738–1804) & Sarah Packard (1737–1818)

  7. Sarah Snell (1768–1847) & Dr. Peter Bryant (1767–1820)

  8. William Cullen Bryant (1794–1868)

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WARREN BUFFETT (1930–)
business magnate, investor, and philanthropist

"Price is what you pay. Value is what you get.”

  1. Edward Doty (c 1597-1602–1656) & Faith Clarke (c 1619–1675)

  2. Edward Doty II (c 1637–1689/90) & Sarah Faunce (c 1645–1695)

  3. Elizabeth Doty (1673–1745) & Tobias Oakman (c 1664–1750)

  4. Susanna Oakman (1705/6–____) & Anthony Collamer/Collamore (1699–1746)

  5. Samuel Collamer/Collamore (1737–1766) & Deborah Mitchell (1741–1762)

  6. Deborah Collamore (1762–1844) & William Mallett (c 1767–1844/8)

  7. Rhoda A. Mallett (1791–1852) & Capt. Thomas Jefferson Pennell (1790–1844)

  8. Deborah Collamore Pennell (1822–1854) & John Watson (1809–1878)

  9. Susan A. Watson (1845–1899) & Sgt. Fordyce Bela “Ford” Barber (1842–1928)

  10. Stella Frances Barber (1873–1960) & John Ammon Stahl (1867–1940)

  11. Leila Stahl (1904–1996) & Howard Homan Buffett (1903–1964)

  12. Warren Edward Buffett (1930–)

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BARBARA BUSH (1925–2018)
U.S. First Lady, wife of Pres. George H. Bush

"I married the first man I ever kissed. When I tell this to my children, they just about throw up."

 
  1. Henry Samson (1603/04–1684) & Ann Plumer ( ____ –1668)

  2. Stephen Samson (c 1653–before 31 Jan 1714) & Elizabeth (before 16809–between 1696/1774)

  3. Mary Samson (1694/95–after 07 Aug 1764) & Samuel Thayer (1696–1764)

  4. Zilpha Thayer (1722–before 17 Oct 1761) & John Holbrook (1717–before 12 Sep 1774)

  5. John Holbrook (1748–1817) & Rhoda Thayer (1746– ____ )

  6. John Holbrook (1778–1838) & Mercy Hill (1774–1847)

  7. Chloe Holbrook (1816–1886) & Gen. James Pierce (1810–1874)

  8. Jonas James Pierce (1839–1913) & Kate Pritzel (1841–1931)

  9. Scott Pierce (1866–1945) & Mabel Marvin (1869–____ )

  10. Marvin Pierce (1893–1969) & Pauline Robinson (1896–1949)

  11. Barbara Pierce [Bush] (1925–2018)

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PRES. GEORGE H. BUSH (1924–2018)
41st U.S. President

"This is America...a brilliant diversity spread like stars, like a thousand points of light in a broad and peaceful sky."

  1. Francis Cooke (c 1580–1663) & Hester le Mahieu ( ____–1666)

  2. Jane Cooke (c 1608–bef 1640) & Experience Mitchell (c 1607≠c 1689)

  3. Elizabeth Mitchell (c 1628–1681/84) & John Washburn Jr. (1620–1686)

  4. Mary Washburn (before 24 Jul 1662–1740) & Samuel Kingsley Jr. (1662–1713)

  5. Samuel Kingsley III (before 13 Jul 1693–1730) & Mary ( ____ –____ )

  6. Silence Kingsley (1727–____ ) & Samuel Herrick (1732–1797)

  7. Sarah Herrick (1764–1823) & Nathaniel Butler (1761–1829) 

  8. Samuel Herrick Butler (1785–1851) & Judith Livingston (1785–1858)

  9. Courtland Philip Livingston Butler (1813–1891) & Elizabeth Slade Pierce (1822–1901)

  10. Mary Elizabeth Butler (1850–1897) & Robert Emmet Sheldon (1845–1917)

  11. Flora Sheldon (1872–1920) & Samuel Prescott Bush (1863–1948)

  12. Prescott Sheldon Bush (1895–1972) & Dorothy Walker (1901–1992)

  13. George Herbert Walker Bush (1924–2018 )

 

  1. John Tilley (1571–1621) & Joan Hurst (1567/68–1621)

  2. Elizabeth Tilley (1607–1687) & John Howland (c 1592–1672/73)

  3. Hope Howland (1629–1683) & John Chipman (1613–1708)

  4. Hope Chipman (1652–1728) & John Huckins (1649–1678)

  5. Hope Huckins (1677–1782 at age 105) & Thomas Nelson (1675–1755)

  6. Hannah Nelson (1699–after 25 Dec 1760) & Jabez Wood (1691–between 1760/1774)

  7. Rev. Jabez Wood (1719/20–____ ) & Joanna Short (1715–____ )

  8. Joanna Wood (1750–1813) & Comfort Horton (1743–1805)

  9. Sarah Horton (1777–1856) & Jarvis Wheeler (1774–1852)

  10. Betsey S. Wheeler (1800–1881) & Levi Pierce (1797–1838)

  11. Elizabeth Slade Pierce (1822–1901) & Courtland Philip Livingston Butler (1813–1891)

  12. Mary Elizabeth Butler (1850–1897) & Robert Emmet Sheldon (1845–1917)

  13. Flora Sheldon (1872–1920) & Samuel Prescott Bush (1863–1948)

  14. Prescott Sheldon Bush (1895–1972) & Dorothy Walker (1901–1992)

  15. George Herbert Walker Bush (1924–2018)

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PRES. GEORGE W. BUSH (1946–)
43rd U.S. President

"Terrorist attacks can shake the foundations of our biggest buildings, but they cannot touch the foundation of America."

  1. Francis Cooke (c 1580–1663) & Hester le Mahieu ( ____–1666)

  2. Jane Cooke (c 1608–before 1640) & Experience Mitchell (c 1607–c 1689)

  3. Elizabeth Mitchell (c 1628–1681/84) & John Washburn Jr. (1620–1686)

  4. Mary Washburn (before 24 Jul 1662–1740) & Samuel Kingsley Jr. (1662–1713)

  5. Samuel Kingsley III (before 13 Jul 1693–1730) & Mary ( ____–____ )

  6. Silence Kingsley (1727–____ ) & Samuel Herrick (1732–1797)

  7. Sarah Herrick (1764–1823) & Nathaniel Butler (1761–1829)

  8. Samuel Herrick Butler (1785–1851) & Judith Livingston (1785–1858)

  9. Courtland Philip Livingston Butler (1813–1891) & Elizabeth Slade Pierce (1822–1901)

  10. Mary Elizabeth Butler (1850–1897) & Robert Emmet Sheldon (1845–1917)

  11. Flora Sheldon (1872–1920) & Samuel Prescott Bush (1863–1948)

  12. Prescott Sheldon Bush (1895–1972) & Dorothy Walker (1901–1992)

  13. George Herbert Walker Bush (1924–2018) & Barbara Pierce (1925–2018)

  14. George Walker Bush (1946–)

  1. Henry Samson (1603/04–1684) & Ann Plumer ( ____–1668)

  2. Stephen Samson (c 1653–before 31 Jan 1714) & Elizabeth (bef 16809–between 1696/1774)

  3. Mary Samson (1694/95–after 07 Aug 1764) & Samuel Thayer (1696–1764)

  4. Zilpha Thayer (1722–before 17 Oct 1761) & John Holbrook (1717–before 12 Sep 1774)

  5. John Holbrook (1748–1817) & Rhoda Thayer (1746–____ )

  6. John Holbrook (1778–1838) & Mercy Hill (1774–1847)

  7. Chloe Holbrook (1816–1886) & Gen. James Pierce (1810–1874)

  8. Jonas James Pierce (1839–1913) & Kate Pritzel (1841–1931)

  9. Scott Pierce (1866–1945) & Mabel Marvin (1869–____ )

  10. Marvin Pierce (1893–1969) & Pauline Robinson (1896–1949)

  11. Barbara Pierce (1925–2018) & George Herbert Walker Bush (1924–2018)

  12. George Walker Bush (1946–)

  1. John Tilley (1571–1621) & Joan Hurst (1567/68–1621)

  2. Elizabeth Tilley (1607–1687) & John Howland (c 1592–1672/73)

  3. Hope Howland (1629–1683) & John Chipman (1613–1708)

  4. Hope Chipman (1652–1728) & John Huckins (1649–1678)

  5. Hope Huckins (1677–1782 at age 105) & Thomas Nelson (1675–1755)

  6. Hannah Nelson (1699–after 25 Dec 1760) & Jabez Wood (1691–between 1760/1774)

  7. Rev. Jabez Wood (1719/20–____ ) & Joanna Short (1715–____ )

  8. Joanna Wood (1750–1813) & Comfort Horton (1743–1805)

  9. Sarah Horton (1777–1856) & Jarvis Wheeler (1774–1852)

  10. Betsey S. Wheeler (1800–1881) & Levi Pierce (1797–1838)

  11. Flora Sheldon (1872–1920) & Samuel Prescott Bush (1863–1948)

  12. Prescott Sheldon Bush (1895–1972) & Dorothy Walker (1901–1992)

  13. George Herbert Walker Bush (1924–2018) & Barbara Pierce (1925–2018)

  14. George Walker Bush (1946–)

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JOHN CENA (1977–)
pro wrestler and actor

“I'm fine with being beat-up and pushed around, but I'm really scared of heights and scared of ledges.”

  1. Richard Warren ( ____–1628) & Elizabeth Walker (c 1580–1673)

  2. Mary Warren (c 1610–1683) & Robert Bartlett ( ____–1676)

  3. Elizabeth Bartlett (c 1643–1712/3) & Anthony Sprague (1663–before 14 May 1729)

  4. Jeremiah Sprague (1682–1759) & Priscilla Knight (1686–1775)

  5. Elizabeth Sprague (1723/4–1785) & Nathaniel Stodder (1727–1803)

  6. Abigail Stodder (1764–1822) & Jeremiah Hobart (1764–1804)

  7. Thirza Hall Hobart (1801/2–1885) & Capt. Horace Howard Watson (1789–1867)

  8. Agnes Lee Watson (1822–1903) & Charles Nichols (1821–1891)

  9. Charles H. Nichols (1848–1909) & Martha Emma Dix (1848–1927)

  10. Charles Nichols (1883–1951) & Julia Helena/Ellen Skelton (1885–1976)

  11. Natalie Nichols (1918–1953) & Ulysses John “Tony” Lupien Jr. (1917–2004)

  12. Carol Frances Lupien (1947–) & John Joseph Cena (1944–)

  13. John Felix Anthony Cena (1977–)

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CHEVY CHASE (1943–)
actor, comedian, writer, and producer

"I went to college with every intention of being a doctor. I was redirected by my grades."

  1. John Tilley (1571–1621) & Joan Hurst (1567/68–1621)

  2. Elizabeth Tilley (1607–1687) & John Howland (c 1592–1672/73)

  3. Desire Howland (c 1625–1683) & Capt. John Gorham (1620–1675/76)

  4. Jabez Gorham (1656–1725/26) & Hannah (Sturgis) Gray (1654–1736)

  5. Jabez Gorham Jr. (1684–1745) & Leah Littlefield (1687–1739)

  6. Hannah Gorham (c 1717–1802) & John Kinnicutt (1700–1782)

  7. Paul Chase (1744–1824) & Betty Kinnicutt (1748–1838)

  8. Jarvis Brown Chase (c 1786–bef 9 Aug 1850) & Rhoda Corey Campbell (1795–aft 9 Aug 1850)

  9. Henry Seymour Chase (1817/20–after May 1880) & Sarah Dennison Haskell (1826–1906)

  10. Charles Dennison Chase (1850–1910) & Grace Metcalf (1857–1941)

  11. Edward Leigh Chase (1884–1965) & Mabel Penrose Tinsley (1889–c 1966)

  12. Edward Tinsley "Ned" Chase (1919–2005) & Cathaline Parker Browning (1923–2005)

  13. Cornelius Crane "Chevy" Chase (1943–)

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JULIA CHILD (1912–2004)
chef, author, and television personality

"How can a nation be called great if its bread tastes like kleenex?"

 
  1. William Bradford (1589/90–1657) & Alice [Carpenter] Southworth (1590–1670)

  2. Maj. William Bradford (1624–1703) & Alice Richards (1627–1671)

  3. Maj. John Bradford (1651/52–1736) & Mercy Warren (1653–1747)

  4. Edward Mitchell (1645–1717) & Alice Bradford (1676/77–1746)

  5. Edward Mitchell Jr. (1715/16–1801) & Elizabeth Cushing (1714–1799)

  6. William Mitchell (1750–1837) & Elizabeth Ward (1756–1839)

  7. Elisha Mitchell (1790–1871) & Lucinda Brewster (1790–1825)

  8. Clark Ward Mitchell (1818–1894) & Ellen Theresa Shaw (1822–1891)

  9. Julia Clark Mitchell (1844–1902) & Byron Curtis Weston (1832–1898)

  10. Julia Carolyn Weston (1877–1937) & John McWilliams (1880–1972)

  11. Julia Carolyn McWilliams [Child] (1912–2004)

 

  1. William Brewster (c 1566–1644) & Mary (c 1569–1627)

  2. Jonathan Brewster (1593–1661) & Lucretia Oldham (1600–1678)

  3. Capt. Benjamin Brewster (1633–1710) & Ann Addis ( ____ –1660)

  4. Capt. Daniel Brewster (1666/67–1735) & Hannah Gager (1666–1727)

  5. Jonathan Brewster (1705–1776) & Mary Parish (1704–1771)

  6. Deacon Jonathan Brewster (1734–1800) & Zipporah Smith (1735–1794)

  7. Jonathan Brewster (1759–1841) & Lois Marsh (1762–1810)

  8. Lucinda Brewster (1790–1825) & Elisha Mitchell (1790–1871)

  9. Clark Ward Mitchell (1818–1894) & Ellen Theresa Shaw (1822–1891)

  10. Julia Clark Mitchell (1844–1902) & Byron Curtis Weston (1832–1898)

  11. Julia Carolyn Weston (1877–1937) & John McWilliams (1880–1972)

  12. Julia Carolyn McWilliams [Child] (1912–2004)

  1. Francis Cooke (c 1580–1663) & Hester le Mahieu ( ____–1666)

  2. Jane Cooke (c 1608–before 1640) & Experience Mitchell (c 1607–c 1689)

  3. Elizabeth Mitchell (c 1628–between 1681/84) & John Washburn Jr. (1620–1686)

  4. Samuel Washburn (c 1652–1720) & Deborah Packard (c 1648–after 1724)

  5. Capt. Nehemiah Washburn (1686–1748) & Jane Howard (1689–1715)

  6. Silence Washburn (1713–1775) & Dr. Abiel Howard (1704–1777)

  7. Silence Howard (1736–1777) & Dr. Philip Bryant (1732–1816)

  8. Dr. Peter Bryant (1767–1820) & Sarah Snell (1768–1847)

  9. Sarah Snell Bryant (1802–1824) & Dr. Samuel Shaw (1790–1870)

  10. Ellen Theresa Shaw (1822–1891) & Clark Ward Mitchell (1818–1894)

  11. Julia Clark Mitchell (1844–1902) & Byron Curtis Weston (1832–1898)

  12. Julia Carolyn Weston (1877–1937) & John McWilliams (1880–1972)

  13. Julia Carolyn McWilliams [Child] (1912–2004)

 

  1. William Mullins (c 1568–1621) & Alice (c 1575–1620)

  2. Priscilla Mullins (c 1602–after 1650) & John Alden (c 1598–1697)

  3. Jonathan Alden (c 1633–1697) & Abigail Hallett (1644/45–1725)

  4. Anna Alden (c 1678–1705) & Josiah Snell (1674–1753)

  5. Zachariah Snell (1704–1768) & Abigail Hayward (1702–1796)

  6. Col. Ebenezer Snell (1738–1804) & Sarah Packard (1737–1818)

  7. Sarah Snell (1768–1847) & Dr. Peter Bryant (1767–1820)

  8. Sarah Snell Bryant (1802–1824) & Dr. Samuel Shaw (1790–1870)

  9. Ellen Theresa Shaw (1822–1891) & Clark Ward Mitchell (1818–1894)

  10. Julia Clark Mitchell (1844–1902) & Byron Curtis Weston (1832–1898)

  11. Julia Carolyn Weston (1877–1937) & John McWilliams (1880–1972)

  12. Julia Carolyn McWilliams [Child] (1912–2004)

 

  1. Richard Warren ( ____–1628) & Elizabeth Walker (c 1580–1673)

  2. Joseph Warren (1626/27–1689) & Priscilla Faunce (c 1634–1707)

  3. Mercy Warren (1653–1747) & Maj. John Bradford (1651/52–1736)

  4. Edward Mitchell (1645–1717) & Alice Bradford (1676/77–1746)

  5. Edward Mitchell Jr. (1715/16–1801) & Elizabeth Cushing (1714–1799)

  6. William Mitchell (1750–1837) & Elizabeth Ward (1756–1839)

  7. Elisha Mitchell (1790–1871) & Lucinda Brewster (1790–1825)

  8. Clark Ward Mitchell (1818–1894) & Ellen Theresa Shaw (1822–1891)

  9. Julia Clark Mitchell (1844–1902) & Byron Curtis Weston (1832–1898)

  10. Julia Carolyn Weston (1877–1937) & John McWilliams (1880–1972)

  11. Julia Carolyn McWilliams [Child] (1912–2004)

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WINSTON CHURCHILL (1874–1965)
United Kingdom Prime Minister

“I am prepared to meet my Maker. Whether my Maker is prepared for the ordeal of meeting me is another matter.”

  1. Samuel Fuller (prob 1580–1633) & Bridget Lee ( ____–after 02 May 1667)

  2. Samuel Fuller Jr. (1627–1695) & Ruth Bassett (c 1634–c 1694)

  3. John Sprague, biological son of Fuller per DNA analysis (1656–1728) & Lydia (____–____)

  4. Lydia Sprague (1692–1762) & George Way (1691–1760)

  5. Mary Way (1715–1806) & Jehial Murray (1708–1798)

  6. Reuben Murray (1743–1810) & Sarah Guthrie (1744–1792)

  7. Aurora Murray (1785–1867) & Isaac Jerome, Sr. (1786–1866)

  8. Leonard Walter Jerome (1817–1891) & Clarissa “Clara” Hall (1825–1895)

  9. Jeanette “Jennie” Jerome (1854–1921) & Randolph Henry Spencer-Churchill (1849–1895)

  10. Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill (1874–1965)

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CINDY CRAWFORD (1966–)
model and actress

"I'm aware that I don't look the same as I did when I was 25, but I bring experience and confidence in front of the camera that I didn't have then."

  1. Francis Cooke (c 1580–1663) & Hester le Mahieu ( ____–1666)

  2. Mary Cooke (c 1626–1714) & John Tomson (c 1617–1696)

  3. Esther Tomson (1652–1705) & William Reed (1639–1706)

  4. John Reed (1687–1739) & Mary Wheeler (1698–1740)

  5. Ezekiel Reed (1721–1763) & Hannah Beal (1725–1777)

  6. Samuel Reed (1756–1826) & Betsey Smith (1763–1834)

  7. Joseph Ebenezer Reed (1793–1866) & Wealthy Williams (1795–1856)

  8. Freeman Williams Reed (1822–1862) & Ruth Lucina Cole (1824–1906)

  9. Emma Jane Reed (1846–1920) & Robert Harrison Marsh (1840–1908)

  10. Mary Jane Marsh (1876–1946) & Thomas William Brown (1876–1926)

  11. Hazel Mae Brown (1897–1988) & Frank Randall Hemingway (1896–1987)

  12. Ramona Eileen Hemingway (1922–2021) & Kenneth Leroy Crawford (1921–1989)

  13. Daniel Kenneth Crawford (c 1944–) & Jennifer Sue Walker (c 1947–)

  14. Cynthia Ann Crawford (1966–)

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BING CROSBY (1903–1977)
singer and actor, known for "White Christmas"

[Asked to describe himself] "I’d say he sang a fair song and in tune most of the time."

  1. William Brewster (c 1566–1644) & Mary (c 1569–1627)

  2. Patience Brewster (c 1600–1634) & Thomas Prence (1600–1673)

  3. Mercy Prence (bef 1631–1711) & Major John Freeman (c 1626–1719)

  4. John Freeman Jr. (1651–1721) & Sarah Myrick/Merrick (1654–1696)

  5. Mercy Freeman (1687–1720) & Chillingworth Foster (I) (1680–1764)

  6. Chillingworth Foster (II) (1707–1779) & Mercy Winslow (1712–1757)

  7. Chillingworth Foster (III) (1737–1815) & Sarah Freeman (1740–1823)

  8. Ruby Foster (1783–1837) & Nathaniel Crosby (III) (1782–1867)

  9. Nathaniel Crosby (IV) (1810–1856) & Mary Lincoln (1808–1888)

  10. Nathaniel Crosby (V) (1835–1885) & Cordelia Jane Smith (1839–1903)

  11. Harry Lowe Crosby (1870–1950) & Catherine Helen Harrigan (1873–1964)

  12. Harry Lillis "Bing" Crosby (1903–1977)

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BENEDICT CUMBERBATCH (1976–)
actor

“Enjoy the journey of life and not just the endgame. I’m also a great believer in treating others as you would like to be treated.”

  1. William Mullins (c 1568–1621) & Alice (c 1575–1620)

  2. Priscilla Mullins (c 1602–after 1650) & John Alden (c 1598–1687)

  3. John Alden (c 1626–1701/02) & Elizabeth Phillips (before 1640–1695/1696)

  4. Zachariah Alden (1672/73–before Aug 1709) & Mary Viall (1676–after Oct 1737)

  5. Mary Alden (1704–1750/1765) & Samuel Kneeland (1696–1769)

  6. Mary Kneeland (1730/31–1765/67) & Thomas Walley (1725–1806)

  7. Mary Walley (1749–1793) & Capt. John Langdon (1745–1793)

  8. John Walley Langdon (1772–1855) & Rebecca Russell Cordis (1774–1821)

  9. Joseph Langdon (1799–1870) & Louisa Christine Gout (1814–1890)

  10. Ida Josephine Langdon (1837–1895) & Thomas Bowen Rees (1826–1899)

  11. Helene Gertrude Rees (1869–1928) & Henry Alfred Cumberbatch (1858–1918)

  12. Henry Carlton Cumberbatch (1900–1966) & Pauline Ellen Laing Congdon (1913–2007)

  13. Timothy Carlton Congdon Cumberbatch (1939–) & Wanda Ventham (1935–)

  14. Benedict Timothy Carlton Cumberbatch (1976–)

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MATT DAMON (1970–)
actor, producer, and screenwriter

"If you can’t help people, then what is the point of being successful?'

  1. Richard Warren ( ____–1628) & Elizabeth Walker (c 1580–1673)

  2. Anna Warren (c 1612–after Feb 1675/6) & Thomas Little ( ___–1711/12)

  3. Hannah Little (c 1637–1710) & Stephen Tilden (1629–1711)

  4. Isaac Tilden (1678–1771) & Rebecca Mann (1686–1767)

  5. Rebecca Tilden (1716/7–1767) & Isaac Owen (1710–1771)

  6. Abel Owen (1743–1827) & Anna ___  (c 1743–1797)

  7. Lucy Owen (c 1774–1851) & Jason Damon (1763–1835)

  8. Edmund H. Damon (1809–1891) & Sarah Hicks (1811–1886)

  9. Rev. Albert Nelson Damon (1838–1893) & Hattie E Salisbury (1839–1910)

  10. Albert Howe Damon Sr. (1878–1948) & Grace Henrietta Telfer ( 1879–1956)

  11. Albert Howe Damon Jr. (1912–1986) & Roberta M. Fay (1913–2003)

  12. Kent Telfer Damon (1942–) & Nancy June Carlsson-Paige (1944–)

  13. Matt Damon (1970–)

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TED DANSON (1947–)
actor, author, and producer

"Acting is pretending that you're not pretending when you're actually pretending."

  1. William Brewster (c 1566–1644) & Mary (c 1569–1627)

  2. Jonathan Brewster (1593–1659) & Lucretia Oldham (1600–1678)

  3. Elizabeth Brewster (1637–1708) & Peter Bradley (c 1630–1662)

  4. Lucretia Bradley (1661–1691) & Richard Christophers Sr. (1662–1726)

  5. Richard Christophers (1685–1736) & Elizabeth Saltonstall (1690–1738)

  6. Elizabeth Christophers (Shackmaple) (1714–aft 1755) & Thomas Allen (1728–1793)

  7. Thomas Allen (1755–c 1842) & Amelia Taber (1758–1838)

  8. Lewis Allen (1783–1844) & Mary Denison Smith (1789–1854)

  9. Thomas Humphrey Cushing Allen (1822–1900) & Jane Deverdier Woodruff (1832 –878)

  10. William Mercer Allen (1853–1927) & Virginia Reakirt Thompson (1856–1929)

  11. Anna Louise Allen (1880–1964) & Edward Bridge Danson Sr. (1862–1927)

  12. Edward Bridge "Ned" Danson Jr. (1916–2000) & Jessica MacMaster (1916–2006)

  13. Edward Bridge "Ted" Danson III (1947–)

 

  1. John Tilley (1571–1621) & Joan Hurst (1567/68–1621)

  2. Elizabeth Tilley (1607–1687) & John Howland (c 1592–1672/73)

  3. Desire Howland (1625–1683) & Capt. John Gorham (1620–1675)

  4. Mercy Gorham (1658–1725) & George Denison (c 1653–1711)

  5. Edward Denison (c 1678–1683) & Mercy Hedge ( ____ –after 18 Oct 1715)

  6. John Denison (1701–1777) & Mary Noyes (c 1705–1742)

  7. Mary Denison (1742–1800) & Col. Oliver Smith (1739–1811)

  8. Denison Smith (1769–1860) & Waity Smith (1770–1853)

  9. Mary Denison Smith (1789–1854) & Lewis Allen (1783–1844)

  10. Thomas Humphrey Cushing Allen (1822–1900) & Jane Deverdier Woodruff (1832 –878)

  11. William Mercer Allen (1853–1927) & Virginia Reakirt Thompson (1856–1929)

  12. Anna Louise Allen (1880–1964) & Edward Bridge Danson Sr. (1862–1927)

  13. Edward Bridge "Ned" Danson Jr. (1916–2000) & Jessica MacMaster (1916–2006)

  14. Edward Bridge "Ted" Danson III (1947–)

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ELLEN DEGENERES (1958–)
comedienne and TV personality

“Never follow anyone else's path, unless you’re in the woods and you’re lost and you see a path. Then by all means follow that path.”

  1. William Mullins (c 1568–1621) & Alice (c 1575–1620)

  2. Priscilla Mullins (c 1602–after 1650) & John Alden (c 1598–1687)

  3. Elizabeth Alden (1624/25–1717) & William Pabodie (c 1620–1707)

  4. Lydia Pabodie (1667–1748) & Daniel Grinnell (1665–1740/41)

  5. Paybody Grinnell (1691–1767) & Ruth Nettleton (c 1700–1732)

  6. Lydia Grinnell (1723–1810) & Joseph Spencer (1720–1810)

  7. Joseph Spencer (1744–1793) & Elizabeth Clark (1748–)

  8. Elizabeth Spencer (1744–1793) & Nathan Pratt (1772–1842)

  9. Eliza Pratt (1797–1833) & Dr. Alvan Fosdick Whittemore (1797–1847)

  10. George E. Whittemore (1820–1860) & Cordelia Jenkins Dozier (1826–1870)

  11. Mary Elizabeth “Liza” Whittemore (1849–1928) & Joseph Constantin Dulany DeGeneres (1846–1908)

  12. Alfred George DeGeneres (1867–1947) & Julia E. Billiu (1864–1947)

  13. Elliot Everett DeGeneres Sr. (1898–1947) & Ruth Elodie Martin (1897–1940)

  14. Elliot Everett DeGeneres Jr. (1925–2018) & Elizabeth Jane Pfeffer (1930–)

  15. Ellen Lee DeGeneres (1958–)

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AMELIA EARHART (1897–c 1937)
aviator

"Never interupt someone doing something you said couldn't be done."
  1. Richard Warren ( ___–1628) & Elizabeth Walker (c 1580–1673)

  2. Anna Warren (c 1612–after Feb 1675/76) & Thomas Little ( ___–1711/12)

  3. Ephraim Little (1650–1717) & Mary Sturtevant (1651–1717/18)

  4. Mercy Little (1678–1755) & Job Otis (1677–1758)

  5. Dr. Ephraim Otis (1708–1794) & Rachel Hersey (1714–___ )

  6. Dr. Ephraim Otis (1734–1816) & Sarah Harris (___–1827)

  7. Dr. Ephraim Otis (1772–___ ) & Mary Cornell (1771–___ )

  8. Isaac Otis (1798–1858) & Caroline Abigail Curtiss (1808–1883)

  9. Alfred Gideon Otis (1827–1912) & Amelia Josephine Harres (1837–1912)

  10. Amelia “Amy Anne” Otis (1869–1962) & Edwin Stanton Earhart (1867–1930)

  11. Amelia Mary Earhart (1897–c 1937)

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GEORGE EASTMAN (1854–1932)
Eastman Kodak inventor

"What we do during our working hours determines what we have; what we do in our leisure hours determines who we are."

  1. William Bradford (1589/90–1657) & Alice [Carpenter] Southworth (1590–1670)

  2. Maj. William Bradford (1624–1703) & Alice Richards (1627–1671)

  3. Hannah Bradford (1662–1738) & Joshua Ripley (1658–1739)

  4. Alice Ripley (1683–1768) & Samuel Edgerton (1670–1748)

  5. Mary Edgerton (1713–1784) & Daniel Fuller (1699–1758)

  6. Alice Fuller (1751–1796) & Israel Ballard (1748–1810)

  7. Mary Ballard (1786–1831) & Thomas Kilbourn (1771–1837)

  8. Maria Kilbourn (1821–1907) & George Washington Eastman (1815–1862)

  9. George Eastman (1854–1932)

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CLINT EASTWOOD (1930–)
actor, director, and producer

"I like the libertarian view, which is to leave everyone alone. Even as a kid, I was annoyed by people who wanted to tell everyone how to live."

  1. William Bradford (1589/90–1657) & Alice [Carpenter] Southworth (1590–1670)

  2. Maj. William Bradford (1624–1703) & Alice Richards (1627–1671)

  3. Mercy Bradford (1660–1720) & Samuel Steele (1652–1710)

  4. Thomas Steele (1681–1757) & Susannah Webster (1686–1757)

  5. Susannah Steele (1715–1798) & Thomas Hosmer (1701–1777)

  6. Ruth Hosmer (1744–1818) & Ephraim Kellogg (1740–1819)

  7. Ephraim Kellog Jr. (1776–1844) & Jane Ashley (1783–1852)

  8. Edward Kellogg (1778–1851) & Jane Hall (1810–1848)

  9. Cordelia Kellogg (1829–1900) & Edward Franklin Bartholomew (1828–1891)

  10. Sophie Amelia Bartholomew (1859–1928) & Charles Claude Runner (1857–1936)

  11. Waldo Errol Runner (1882–1956) & Virginia May McClananhan (1885–1967)

  12. Margaret Ruth Runner (1909–2006) & Clinton Eastwood Sr. (1906–1970)

  13. Clinton [NMN] Eastwood Jr. (1930–)

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ZAC EFRON (1987–)
actor and singer

"I know I've been lucky. But it's what you do with that luck afterwards that really defines whether you stick around."

  1. William Mullins (c 1568–1621) & Alice (c 1575–1620)

  2. Priscilla Mullins (c 1602–after 1650) & John Alden (c 1598–1687)

  3. Elizabeth Alden (1625–1717) & Hon. William Pabodie (c 1620–1707)

  4. Elizabeth Pabodie (1647–before1707) & John Rogers Jr. (1640–1732)

  5. Elizabeth Rogers (1672/73–1724) & Silvester Richmond (1672–1754)

  6. Perez Richmond (1702–1770) & Deborah Loring (1710–1782)

  7. Edward Richmond (1736–1804) & Elizabeth Throop/Troope (1747–1833)

  8. Billings Richmond Sr. (c 1789–1880) & Susan Willey (1796–1872)

  9. Billings Richmond Jr. (1817–1871) & Katherine A. Warner (1835–1913)

  10. Luzella Richmond (1868/69–1943) & Elmer J Glidden (c 1863–1946)

  11. Joseph Henry Glidden (1897–1956) & Helene Noreen Durgan (1901–1989)

  12. June Helene Glidden (1926–1994) & Robert Harold Baskett (1925–2001)

  13. Starla June Baskett ( ___–) & David Leslie Efron (c 1960–)

  14. Zachary David Efron (1987–)

 

  1. Thomas Rogers (c 1571–1620/21) & Alice Cosford (1573–___ )

  2. John Rogers Sr. (1606–1691/92) & Anna Churchman ( ___–aft 1665)

  3. John Rogers Jr. (1640–1732) & Elizabeth Pabodie (1647– before 1707)

  4. Elizabeth Rogers (1672/73–1724) & Silvester Richmond (1672–1754)

  5. Perez Richmond (1702–1770) & Deborah Loring (1710–1782)

  6. Edward Richmond (1736–1804) & Elizabeth Throop/Troope (1747–1833)

  7. Billings Richmond Sr. (c 1789–1880) & Susan Willey (1796–1872)

  8. Billings Richmond Jr. (1817 - 1871) & Katherine A. Warner (1835 - 1913)

  9. Luzella Richmond (1868/69–1943) & Elmer J Glidden (c 1863–1946)

  10. Joseph Henry Glidden (1897–1956) & Helene Noreen Durgan (1901–1989)

  11. June Helene Glidden (1926–1994) & Robert Harold Baskett (1925–2001)

  12. Starla June Baskett ( ___ –) & David Leslie Efron (c 1960–)

  13. Zachary David Efron (1987–)

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BILLIE EILISH (2001–)
singer and songwriter

“People have so much going on in their heads. I’m like, if you could write a song, you’d feel so much better."

  1. William Mullins (c 1568–1621) & Alice (c 1575–1620)

  2. Priscilla Mullins (c 1602–after 1650) & John Alden (c 1598–1687)

  3. Elizabeth Alden (1624–1717) & Hon. William Pabodie (c 1620–1707)

  4. William Pabodie (1664-1744) & Judith Tilden (1670-1714)

  5. Mary Pabodie (1712-1755) & Nathaniel Fish (1713-1787)

  6. Nathaniel Fish Jr. (1744-1820) & Mary Bacon (1750-1829) 

  7. Calvin Bacon Fish (1779-1830) & Clarissa Sterling  (1780-1885)

  8. Clarissa Sterling Fish (1808-1901) & Ward Hubbard (1797–1890)

  9. Ellen Sterling Hubbard (1835-1873) & William Lyle Bones (1837-1908)

  10. Emma Sterling Bones (1865-1957) & Medad Elisha Stone (1864-1946)

  11. Mead Wilmer Stone (1893-1982) & Elise Charlotte “Lillie” Seemann (1894-1976)

  12. Jean Stone (1922-1975) & James Bernard O’Connell (1923-2014)

  13. Patrick O’Connell (1957) & Maggie May Baird (1959-)

  14. Billie Eilish Pirate Baird O'Connell (2001–)

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RALPH WALDO EMERSON (1803–1882)
poet, essayist, and lecturer

"Do not go where the path may lead; go instead where there is no path and leave a trail."

  1. John Tilley (1571–1621) & Joan Hurst (1567/68–1621)

  2. Elizabeth Tilley (1607–1687) & John Howland (c 1592–1672/73)

  3. Hope Howland (1629–1684) & John Chipman (1621–1708)

  4. Lydia Chipman (1654–1730) & John Sargent (1639–1716)

  5. Lydia Sargent (1682–1708) & Joseph Waite Jr. (1675–1725)

  6. Hannah Waite (1709–1789) & Phineas Upham (1708–1738)

  7. Hannah Upham (1734–1818) & John Haskins (1728–1814)

  8. Ruth Hoskins (1768–1853) & [Rev.] William Emerson Jr. (1769–1811)

  9. Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882)

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PRES. JAMES A. GARFIELD (1831–1881)
20th U.S. President

"The chief duty of government is to keep the peace and stand out of the sunshine of the people."

  1. John Billington (1580–1630) & Eleanor (1580–1642)

  2. Francis Billington (1606–1684) & Christian Penn (1607–1684)

  3. Mercy Mary Billington (1651–1718) & John Martin (1652–1720)

  4. Desire Martin (1683–1727) & Jotham Carpenter (1682–1760)

  5. Jotham Carpenter II (1708–1777) & Mehitable Thompson (1701–1746)

  6. Sybil Carpenter (1738–____ ) & Henry Ingalls (1738–1811)

  7. Mehitable Ingalls (1764–1821) & James Ballou IV (1761–____ )

  8. Eliza Ballou (1801–1888) & Abraham (Abram) Garfield (1799–1833)

  9. James Abram Garfield (1831–1881)

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KAIA GERBER (2001–)
model and actress

"I can get ready in five minutes, but getting out of b