Category Archives: History

Kiefer Sutherland – Designated Cousin.

Kiefer William Frederick Dempsey George Rufus apparently really is my ninth cousin.  The lineage presented by We’re Related is actually accurate (see yesterday’s comment dealing with the father of Hannah Prindle).  This goes up the same line only this one … Continue reading

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Patsy Cline — Country Legend but not mine.

We’re Related informed me that Patsy Cline was my seventh cousin, four times removed.  I have no idea where they dredged up the lineage line that took us to the MRCA, Thomas Richardson (1649-1712), but NO ONE REALLY LOOKED AT … Continue reading

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Booth Tarkington – prize winning author.

Close!  Booth Tarkington as my sixth cousin, four times removed through my heavily documented Botsford line.  Our MRCA, Sarah Beard (1631-1689) is reported to be my documented 8th great grandfather, Samuel Camp’s (1645-1763) mother.  IF her dates are reported correctly, … Continue reading

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John Curtis Marshall – Justice Supreme

  Chief Justice John Curtis Marshall as my 6th cousin, 6 times removed, or maybe one less.  Gotta love the the way We’re Related matches lineages up.   Our MRCA, Anne Borlase (1558-1627) had two sons: William Isham (1587-1627) and … Continue reading

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Francis Edgar Stanley — steaming right along….

I might have preferred Daimler or Benz — their cars are still available, but We’re Related offered up the investor of the Stanley Steamer instead.   Well, they offered up one of the two twin brothers.  Now the wait to … Continue reading

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Rogers Hornsby – out of the park, home run!

Rogers Hornsby, as my sixth cousin, three times removed, looks to be on one of the best documented of my lines right up to our MRCA, my 8th great grandfather, Samuel Camp (1645-1763).  Rogers’ is also a clean lineage as … Continue reading

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George Armistead – miracle child?

George Armistead, 5th cousin, 5 times removed, showed up in We’re Related, and we might be, but I really do not trust the lineage provided for cousin George.   Maybe it would have been better to caption this entry “Child … Continue reading

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