Celebrity Cousins


American History

1. President John Adams...2nd Cousin...7 generations removed. 

Common ancestor John Alden of the Mayflower.


​2. President John Quincy Adams...3rd Cousin 6 generations removed. 

Common ancestor is John Alden of the Mayflower.


​3. President Millard Filmore...6th Cousin 4 generations removed.

Common ancestor is Joseph Loomis.


4. President Ulysses S. Grant...6th Cousin 4 generations removed. 

Common ancestor is Matthew Grant.


​5. President Grover Cleveland...8th cousin 3 generations removed. 

Common ancestor is Robert White.


6. President Gerald Ford...10th cousin 1 generation removed. 

Common ancestor is Robert White.


​7.  Mayflower Pilgrim John Alden...9th great grandson.


​8. William Williams delegate to the Continental Congress.  Signed the Declaration of Independence...4th cousin...7 generations removed.  Common ancestor Mary White.


Royalty


​9. High King Niall of Ireland.  Matching DNA


10.  King William the Conqueror...29th Great Grandson


11.  Princess Diana Spencer...9th cousin. 

Common ancestors Samuel Bishop and Hester Cogswell.


Celebrities

12.  Lucille Ball...4th cousin...1 generation removed. 

Common ancestors Jesse Manross and Eleanor Preston


​13.  Marilyn Monroe...9th cousin...1 generation removed. 

Common ancestor Mayflower Pilgrim John Alden.


​14.  Mary Ann Rockefeller...1st cousin...3 generations removed.  Mary Ann was the sister of John D. Rockefeller and she married William Rudd the first cousin of my grandmother Beulah Westerfield