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Some of our relatives have a bigger impact than others. Here are but a few. On this web site there are many, many, doctors, religious figures, and combat veterans, many who sacrificed life or limb. They all deserve great honor but I cant list them all. If you think there is someone else who needs to be on this page please use the contact button on the home page.

 

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Gena Davis

Virginia Elizabeth "Gena" Davis - Actress, My 9th cousin 2 times removed

Susan B Anthony

Susan B. Anthony - Civil Rights Leader, My 6th cousin 6 times removed

Sarah Palin

Governor Sarah Louise Palin (nee Heath) - The youngest person and the first woman to be elected Governor of Alaska, My 11th cousin

Brigham Young

The 1907 Book "History of the Brigham Family" seemed relieved that Brigham young was not a Brigham. However they  were wrong, My 5th cousin 6 times removed. He may be controversial, but how many people can say they have a relative that started a religion?
 

James Brolin

James Brolin - actor, My 9th cousin 2 times removed

Rev Wheelock

Reverend Eleazer Wheelock - Founder and first President of Dartmouth College, My 2nd cousin, 9 times removed

Matt Damon

Matt Damon - Actor, My 10th cousin 1 times removed

Clara Barton

Clara Barton - Founder of the American Red Cross, My 8th cousin 5 times removed

Steve Young

Steve Young, NFL Hall of Fame Quarterback, My 10th cousin 1 time removed
 

Calvin Coolidge

Calvin Coolidge - 30th President of the United States, My 7th cousin, 4 times removed

Bing Crosby

Harry Lillis "Bing" Crosby - Actor, Singer, My 10th cousin 3 times removed

George H W Bush

George H. W. Bush - 41st President of the United States, My 9th cousin 2 times removed.
 

Bob Crosby

Bob Crosby - Bandleader, My 10th cousin 3 times removed

John Lithgow

John Arthur Lithgow - Actor, My 9th cousin 2 times removed

James Waldo Westhaver

James Waldo Westhaver - Consultant to The Manhattan Project, My 7th cousin 3 times removed

Oscar

Thomas Carl Brigham - Developed the digital effect "morphing". In 1993 was awarded an Academy Award for Technical Achievement, My 7th cousin, 3 times removed

Barbra Streisand

Barbara Streisand - Actor, Singer. Wife of my 9th cousin 2 times removed

Edgar Rice Burroughs

Edgar Rice Burroughs - Writer, My 8th cousin 6 times removed

Eli Whitney

Eli Whitney - Inventor, My 4th cousin 7 times removed

Jody Foster

Alicia Christian "Jody" Foster - Actress, My 9th cousin 2 times removed

One Room Schoolhouse

Reverend Ralph Wheelock - My 10X Great Grandfather was the first public school teacher in the "New World"

Josh Brolin

Josh Brolin - Actor, My 10th cousin 1 time removed

David Crosby

David Crosby- Musician, My 9th cousin 4 times removed

Elias Howe Jr

Elias Howe Jr - Inventor of the Sewing Machine, My 8th cousin 6 times removed

Mary Goodnow Memorial

Mary Goodenow and Mary (Brigham) Fay, my 1st cousin, 10 times removed. Perhaps my favorite story to have been uncovered so far

Harold Marion Osborn

Harold Marion Osborn - Olympic Gold Medalist, My 7th cousin, 4 times removed

Luke Crosby

Luke Crosby - Actor, My 13th cousin

Peter Bent Brigham

Peter Bent Brigham - philanthropist, Started the hospital now known as the Brigham and Women's Hospital, a teaching affiliate of Harvard University. My 4th cousin, 7 times removed

Denise Crosby

Denise Crosby - Actress, my 12th cousin 1 times removed

Mexican Legion of Honor

Oscar Merritt Wheelock - A wanted man in the United States, a hero of the Mexican Revolution, My 7th cousin 4 times removd

Queen Isabella

 King Ferdinand II and Queen Isabella of Spain, My 4th cousin 17 times removed

Linda Ronstadt

Linda Ronstadt, Musician singer, My 11th cousin 1 time removed

Moby

Richard Melville Hall, aka, Moby, Muisician, DJ, My 13th cousin 1 time removed

Carlton Fisk

Carlton Fisk - Retired Major Leauge Baseball catcher, My 10th cousin 2 times removed

Emily Dickinson

Emily Dickinson - Poet, My 6th cousin 5 times removed

Dixie Lee

Dixie Lee - Actress, Singer, Dancer, Born Wilma Wyatt, married to my 10th cousin 3 times removed

George W Bush

George W. Bush - 43rd President of the United States, My 10th cousin 1 time removed

Texas

Major Asa Brigham - Signer of the Texas Declaration of Independence, My 4th cousin 6 times removed

Lena Dunham

Lena Dunham - Actress, My 11th cousin 1 time removed

Raquel Welch

Raquel Welch - Actress, Model, My 9th cousin 3 times removed

Mark Udall

Mark Udall - Democratic Senator from Colorado, My 9th cousin 2 times removed

Paul Rever

Longfellow wasn't very honest about the "Midnight Ride". I have two 3rd cousins, 8 times removed that played a bigger part than Revere and both of them ended up giving up their lives to get this country started

Spice Williams-Crosby

Henry Fonda

Henry Fonda - Actor, My 8th cousn 4 times removed

Jason Lee

Jason Lee - Actor, My 10th cousin 1 time removed

Spice Williams-Crosby - Actress, Stunt Woman, married to my 12th cousin 1 time removed

   

Peter Fonda

Peter Fonda - Actor, My 9th cousin 3 times removed

Liv Tyler

 

Liv Tayler - Actress, Model, My 11th cousin i time removed

Jane Fonda

Jane Fonda - Actress, My 9th cousin 3 times removed

Cindy Crawford

Cindy Crawford - Model, My 10th cousin 1 time removed

Christina Applegate

Christina Applegate - Actress, My 11th cousin 1 time removed

BuckminsterFuller

Richard Buckminster Fuller - Architect, Inventor, My 9th cousin 4 times removed

Tim Tebow

Tim Tebow - NFL football player, My 11th cousin 1 time removed

Steven Tyler

Steven  Tyler - Singer, My 10th cousin 2 times removed

 

Doug Wheelock - Astronaut, My 9th cousin 2 times removed

 

 Wall of Fame: 1960's Television Wing

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Bewiched

Samantha Stevens, My 8th cousin 3 times removed 

Thurston Howell III

Thurston Howell III, My 8th cousin 3 times removed

Lucy

lucille ball, My 8th cousin 2 times removed

Darrin Stevens

Darrin Stevens (#2), My 9th cousin 2 times removed

Rob Petrie

Rob Petrie - My 11th cousin

Mr Magoo

Mr Magoo, My 8th cousin 3 times removed

 

Jeannie - My 11th cousin

 

 

       
         
         
         


 

My goal is not just to save names and dates but the history as well. If controversial anecdotes or interesting stories about any of your (our) ancestors I would love to hear them. I value your input. Corrections, additions, Comments/anecdotes and suggestions are appreciated and welcome! If you need to contact me please use the comment form on the home page. Thanks for stopping by.

 
 

DISCLAIMER: Portions of this known history have been submitted by others and essentially transcribed as received. My research is on going and every effort is being made to verify all data acquired, regardless of the source. However, no guarantee is given as to the accuracy of any entry in this site or its data. The author therefore accepts no responsibility or liability in the event any entry, in full or in part is subsequently found to be inaccurate or incomplete. As always I welcome your input or questions. If you need to contact me please use the contact form on the home page.

 

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