Monthly Archives: December 2017

William Blake – romantic poet not accepted in his own time — must be a cousin!

William Blake is reported to be my 5th cousin, six time removed, through MRCA William Lane (1580-1654), the proposed grandfather of Hannah Baker (1638-1717), my 8 times great grandmother and the furthest documented ancestor I have in that lineage.  So, … Continue reading

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Sir Francis Bacon – what’s not to like about a BACON?

OK, now we jump from my 9 times great grandfather,  George Lewis (1600-1664), to his proposed great grandfather and the MRCA with Sir Francis, Nicholas Bacon (1509-1579).  This results in Sir Francis being my first cousin, 12 times removed.  Diggig … Continue reading

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Marlon Brando – Stella or Godfather or Confused?

We’re Related informed me many months ago that Marlon Brando was my 8th cousin, once removed, through our MRCA, Samuel Younglove (1638-1690), the grandfather of Bethiah Younglove, my 6 times great grandmother, the furthest documented ancestor I have in that … Continue reading

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President Calvin Coolidge – I’ll stay silent, too.

For the second time, We’re Related has told me that President Calvin Coolidge is a cousin.  In Report # 385 he is my 7th cousin, 3 times removed, through MRCA Dolour Davis (1602-1673), the proposed grandfather of Hannah Lewis (1659-1717), … Continue reading

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Colin Powell, Sir!

We’re Related tells me that the Four Star, Secretary of State, Chief of Staff,  is my 8th cousin, twice removed, though our MRCA, Jonathan Briggs (1635-1690), the proposed great grandfather of Sarah Thrasher (1740-1769), my 6 times great grandmother.  In … Continue reading

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Ryan White – maybe not,

Ryan White, the symbol for AIDS is a disease that is for all, is reported in # 383 as my 8th cousin, 3 times removed, through our MRCA, Mary Jane Wilkerson (1685-1758), the proposed great grandmother of Samuel Lane (1769-xxxx), … Continue reading

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Alfred Hitchcock – send in the Birds…

Notice # 382 has Alfred as my 7th cousin, three times removed, through MRCA Luke Hitchcock (1614-1659), the projected great grandfather of Moses Hitchcock (1717-1768), my 6 times great grandfather and the furthest documented ancestor I have in the Hitchcock … Continue reading

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