Monthly Archives: December 2017

Janis Joplin – a return of dem ol cosmic blues?

Flash back to the 70’s – Janis Joplin as my 9th cousin, once removed, though our MRCA, William Macomber (1610-1670), the great grandfather (proposed) of Nathaniel White (1700-1764), my 6 times great grandfather and the furthest documented ancestor in that … Continue reading

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President Jimmy Carter – 9C1R or 8C1R or both or neither?

Notice # 380 tells me that President Jimmy Carter is my 9th cousin, once removed, through our MRCA Elizabeth Walton (1629-1674), the theoretical great great grandmother of my 5 times great grandmother, Thankful Isham (1752-1834).  Now Grandmother Elizabeth is supposed … Continue reading

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Jim Morrison – another Door has opened.

In notice # 379, Jim Morrison was reported as my 8th cousin through our MRCA Anna Maria _________ (1675-1700), the proposed 3 times great grandmother of Mary Ann Allen (1836-xxxx), my great great grandmother and the furthest documented ancestor in … Continue reading

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Josh Hutcherson – 8C1R, or not ?

Notification #378 brings Josh Hutcherson as my 8th cousin, once removed, through our MRCA Dutton Lane (1670-1726), the great grandfather of Samuel Lane (1769-xxxx), my 4 times great grandfather and the furthest documented ancestor I have in that lineage.  Now, … Continue reading

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Edgar Allen Poe – Quoth the Raven…

OK, third report might be the clincher, or not.  Notice # 377 has Edgar Allen Poe as my 7th cousin, 4 times removed, through our MRCA Elizabeth Townsend (1596-1673), the 3 times great grandmother of Thankful Isham (1752-1834), my 5 … Continue reading

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