Monthly Archives: March 2018

Louis Comfort Tiffany – sheds some shade….

  Louis Comfort Tiffany is reported to be my 5th cousin, 4 times removed, through our MRCA, Elizabeth Baker (1645-1708), the grandmother of Dinah Harris (1702-1796), my 6 times great grandmother and the furthest documented ancestor I have in that … Continue reading

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Meg Whitman – sorry, cuz, I have a Dell computer.

Meg Whitman as my 9th cousin through our MRCA, Edward Smith (1636-1693), my 8 times great grandfather.  This was report # 411 from We’re Related.  Many months ago, in report # 170, Ms Whitman also showed up as my 9th … Continue reading

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President Gerald R Ford – ????

We’re Related notice # 410 seems to be unable to find a photograph of #38!  That is VERY STRANGE! Anyway, it reports that we are 8th cousins, twice removed through our MRCA, Mary Raymond (1629-1724), the mother of Hannah Betts … Continue reading

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J. Paul Getty — Oil and Money — can I get a loan, cousin?

We’re Related # 408 shows J. Paul Getty as my 7th cousin, 3 times removed, through our MRCA, Johann Christ (1610-1674), the 5 times great grandfather of my great great grandmother, Mary Ann Allen, the brick wall in that lineage … Continue reading

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R. Buckminster Fuller – a geodesic dome of fun?

Bucky really appears to be my 6th cousin, three times removed through our MRCA, Hannah Baldwin (1644-1691), my 8 times great grandmother.  At least in Report # 409 from We’re Related.   I can say, the lineage reported for me is … Continue reading

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Mary Baker Eddy – better Monitor this

Mary Baker Eddy, the founder of the Christian Science movement, is reported to be my 6th cousin, 4 times removed in # 407 through our MRCA, Elizabeth Dunckley (1576-1657), the 3 times great grandmother of Esther Clark, my 4 times … Continue reading

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Sitting Bull — now this IS pure BULL

Sitting Bull is my 5th cousin 7 times removed though our MRCA, John Lawrence (1519-1590).  Really?   Does no one ever give this the smell test?  This is the pedigree chart provided for Sitting Bull: Sitting Bull, chief of the Lakota … Continue reading

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