Category Archives: Ancestry

Bobby Darin – Mack the Knife!

  Bobby Darin appears to really be my 9th cousin!  My full line is documented straight up to the MRCA, my 8th great grandmother, Joanna Inman (1648-1718).  Walden Robert Cassotto’s (his real name) line contains NO PRIVATE entries either.   … Continue reading

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Bob Barker – T or C? Is the Price Right?

Bob Barker, 8th cousin, twice removed, yes, my dog has been neutered.  The pedigree chart provided by We’re Related has not!   All entries are filled in — both lines.  My line traces to my proven 6th great grandfather, Moses … Continue reading

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Chuck Jones – an animated relation?

Chuck Jones as my 9th cousin — when I was a kid I could have really been impressed!  The lineage provided by We’re Related is surprising – No PRIVATE entries on either of our lines.  Our MRCA, Lydia Leland (1640-1700) … Continue reading

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Pres. John Quincy Adams – new line

I received the notice that John Quincy Adams was my 4th cousin, seven times removed and I thought, “Well about time!”.   JQA was the 292nd notification from We’re Related.  His father, Pres. John Adams, was the 3rd notification.  I … Continue reading

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John Jay – Supreme cousin!

First Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States as my 5th cousin, 8 times removed — should get me out of at least a parking ticket on the Mall!  Well, that would imply the pedigrees were accurate. … Continue reading

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Johns Hopkins – can I find a doctor?

With Johns Hopkins as my 5th cousin, five times removed, I should be able to garner some priority in a medical emergency. Shouldn’t I?  And, yes, his parents decided that his name should be JOHNS not JOHN.  He inherited it … Continue reading

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Stephen King — now this is scary!

Stephen King, the king of horror fiction, as my 8th cousin, twice removed!  A fairly clean pedigree presented by We’re Related.  Our MRCA, Mary Jane Wilkerson (1680-1758), was also within the line for Julia Boggs Grant with the dates (1697-1758). … Continue reading

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