George S. Patton 

Famous Kin of General
George S. Patton

U.S. Army - World War II


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General Hugh Mercer

(American Revolutionary War Hero)

3rd great-grandfather


George Washington

(1st U.S. President)

1st cousin 6 times removed via Lawrence Washington


Zachary Taylor

(12th U.S. President)

2nd cousin 3 times removed via Col. James Taylor Jr.

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James Madison

(4th U.S. President)

2nd cousin 3 times removed via Col. James Taylor Jr.

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Meriwether Lewis

(Lewis and Clark Expedition)

2nd cousin 4 times removed via Col. Francis Thornton Jr

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Thomas Nelson

(Signer of Declaration of Independence)

3rd cousin 5 times removed via Colonel George Reade

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King Henry VIII

(King of England)

3rd cousin 13 times removed via Ralph de Neville

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Johnny Mercer

(Co-Founder of Capitol Records)

4th cousin via Gen. Hugh Mercer


General Robert E. Lee

(Confederate Army - U.S. Civil War)

4th cousin 5 times removed via Rev. Charles Grymes

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Benjamin Harrison V

(Signer of Declaration of Independence)

4th cousin 6 times removed via Capt. Robert Higginson

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Jane Seymour

(Wife of King Henry VIII)

4th cousin 12 times removed via Sir Henry "Harry Hotspur" Percy

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William Henry Harrison

(9th U.S. President)

5th cousin 5 times removed via Capt. Robert Higginson

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Anne Boleyn

(Wife of King Henry VIII)

5th cousin 12 times removed via Richard FitzAlan

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Helen Keller

(Author and Activist)

6th cousin 3 times removed via Colonel William Bernard


Benjamin Harrison

(23rd U.S. President)

7th cousin 3 times removed via Capt. Robert Higginson

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Queen Elizabeth II

(Queen of the United Kingdom)

8th cousin 1 time removed via Colonel Augustine Warner Jr

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Admiral Richard Byrd

(Polar Explorer)

8th cousin 2 times removed via Capt. Robert Higginson

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Prince William

(Duke of Cambridge)

8th cousin 3 times removed via Colonel Augustine Warner Jr

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Prince George

(Prince of Cambridge)

8th cousin 4 times removed via Colonel Augustine Warner Jr

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Theodore Roosevelt

(26th U.S. President)

9th cousin 1 time removed via William Underwood

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Harriet Martineau

(English Author, “The Hour and the Man”)

9th cousin 4 times removed via Sir William Gascoigne of Gawthorpe

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William Ellery

(Signer of Declaration of Independence)

9th cousin 7 times removed via Sir Humphrey Stafford


Eleanor Roosevelt

(First Lady of Franklin D. Roosevelt)

10th cousin via William Underwood

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Lee Harvey Oswald

(Assassinated John F. Kennedy)

10th cousin via William Underwood

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Roger Sherman

(Signer of Declaration of Independence)

10th cousin 6 times removed via Sir Robert Goushill


Robert Townsend

(Spy known as “Culper Jr.”)

10th cousin 6 times removed via Sir Humphrey Stafford


Caesar Rodney

(Signer of Declaration of Independence)

10th cousin 6 times removed via Sir Henry "Harry Hotspur" Percy

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Maj. John Pitcairn

(British Commander at Lexington)

10th cousin 7 times removed via John of Gaunt

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Caleb Brewster

(Member of the Culper Spy Ring)

10th cousin 7 times removed via Sir Walter Blount

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Rev. George Burroughs

(Executed for Witchcraft, Salem 1692)

10th cousin 8 times removed via Margery de Badlesmere

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Frank Lloyd Wright

(American Architect)

11th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Christopher Savage

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General Douglas MacArthur

(U.S. Army - World War II)

11th cousin 2 times removed via Sir Richard Lygon

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Thomas Jefferson

(3rd U.S. President)

11th cousin 5 times removed via Ralph de Neville

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Grover Cleveland

(22nd and 24th U.S. President)

12th cousin 3 times removed via Sir John Sutton VI

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Eli Whitney

(Inventor of the Cotton Gin)

12th cousin 4 times removed via Sir Robert Goushill


Samuel Prescott

(Completed Paul Revere's Ride)

12th cousin 7 times removed via Alice Plumpton


Katherine Hepburn

(Movie Actress)

13th cousin via Sir Robert Talboys

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Charles A. Pillsbury

(Co-Founder of C.A. Pillsbury Co.)

13th cousin 1 time removed via Sir William Gascoigne


Francis Scott Key

(Author of “The Star Spangled Banner”)

13th cousin 1 time removed via Henry Percy


Princess Diana

(Princess of Wales)

13th cousin 2 times removed via Sir William Gascoigne of Gawthorpe

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Catherine Middleton

(Duchess of Cambridge)

13th cousin 2 times removed via Sir William Gascoigne of Gawthorpe

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Shubael D. Childs

(Founder of S.D. Childs & Company)

13th cousin 3 times removed via Sir Robert Goushill


Rutherford B. Hayes

(19th U.S. President)

13th cousin 3 times removed via Richard Sherburne


Fletcher Christian

(Leader of the mutiny on the Bounty)

13th cousin 3 times removed via Sir Henry "Harry Hotspur" Percy

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Abigail (Smith) Adams

(First Lady of President John Adams)

13th cousin 4 times removed via John of Gaunt

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William Floyd

(Signer of Declaration of Independence)

13th cousin 4 times removed via Richard FitzAlan

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Lizzie Borden

(Accused Murderess)

14th cousin 1 time removed via Sir John Sutton VI

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Marilyn Monroe

(aka Marilyn Monroe)

14th cousin 2 times removed via Sir Humphrey Stafford

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John Quincy Adams

(6th U.S. President)

14th cousin 3 times removed via John of Gaunt

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Alexander Hamilton

(1st U.S. Secretary of the Treasury)

14th cousin 3 times removed via John of Gaunt

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Susan B. Anthony

(Women's Rights Advocate)

14th cousin 3 times removed via Stephen le Scrope

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Noel Coward

(Playwright, Actor, and Songwriter)

14th cousin 3 times removed via John of Gaunt

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Samuel Howard

(Boston Tea Party Participant)

14th cousin 4 times removed via Richard FitzAlan

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Capt. William Lewis Herndon

(Captain of the S.S. Central America)

14th cousin 5 times removed via Alice Plumpton


Ralph Waldo Emerson

(American Poet)

14th cousin 5 times removed via Alice Plumpton


Elizabeth Montgomery

(TV Actress - “Bewitched”)

15th cousin via Sir John Sutton VI

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Calvin Coolidge

(30th U.S. President)

15th cousin 1 time removed via Richard Sherburne

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Richard Nixon

(37th U.S. President)

15th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Humphrey Stafford


Franklin D. Roosevelt

(32nd U.S. President)

15th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Robert Goushill

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Jimmy Carter

(39th U.S. President)

15th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Humphrey Stafford

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Warren G. Harding

(29th U.S. President)

15th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Humphrey Stafford


Edith (Bolling) Wilson

(First Lady of Woodrow Wilson)

15th cousin 1 time removed via Ralph de Neville

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Bing Crosby

(Singer and Movie Actor)

15th cousin 1 time removed via Richard Sherburne


Lucretia (Rudolph) Garfield

(First Lady of President James Garfield)

15th cousin 2 times removed via Stephen le Scrope

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William Howard Taft

(27th U.S. President)

16th cousin via Sir Henry "Harry Hotspur" Percy

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Mitt Romney

(70th Governor of Massachusetts)

16th cousin via Sir Humphrey Stafford

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Kyra Sedgwick

(TV and Movie Actress)

16th cousin via Sir Humphrey Stafford


Anthony West

(British Novelist)

16th cousin via Ralph de Neville


John D. Rockefeller

(Founder of the Standard Oil Company)

16th cousin 1 time removed via John of Gaunt

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George H. W. Bush

(41st U.S. President)

16th cousin 2 times removed via Sir Robert Goushill

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Abraham Lincoln

(16th U.S. President)

16th cousin 2 times removed via Hugh de Stafford

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Sandra Day O'Connor

(U.S. Supreme Court)

16th cousin 2 times removed via Sir Henry "Harry Hotspur" Percy

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George W. Bush

(43rd U.S. President)

16th cousin 3 times removed via Sir Robert Goushill

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Button Gwinnett

(Signer of Declaration of Independence)

16th cousin 4 times removed via Sir Edmund Mortimer


Mamie Eisenhower

(First Lady of Dwight Eisenhower)

17th cousin 2 times removed via Richard FitzAlan

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Sydney Biddle Barrows

(Mayflower Madam)

17th cousin 4 times removed via Richard FitzAlan

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Ray Bradbury

(Author of “The Martian Chronicles”)

18th cousin via John de Welles

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Harper Lee

(Author of “To Kill a Mockingbird”)

18th cousin via Hugh de Stafford


Walt Disney

(Co-Founder of The Walt Disney Co.)

18th cousin via Margery de Badlesmere

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Jesse James

(Outlaw, Bank Robber, Murderer)

18th cousin via Hugh de Stafford

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Ellen Louise (Axon) Wilson

(First Lady of Woodrow Wilson)

18th cousin via Richard FitzAlan

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Barbara (Pierce) Bush

(First Lady of George H.W. Bush)

18th cousin 1 time removed via Richard FitzAlan

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Sir Winston Churchill

(Prime Minister of the United Kingdom)

18th cousin 1 time removed via Richard FitzAlan

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George Clooney

(Movie Actor)

18th cousin 3 times removed via Hugh de Stafford


Dr. H. H. Holmes

(Serial Killer Dr. H. H. Holmes)

21st cousin via William Longespee