Monday, May 8, 2017

We're Related App- May 1-7




"Benjamin Tallmadge"
Benjamin Tallmadge Jr.
Former United States Representative
b. 25 Feb 1754 in New York
d. 07 Mar 1835 in Connecticut
My 4th Cousin, 8x Removed 
I'm related to Benjamin on my Mom's side (Mendenhall)





"Jim Backus"
James Gilmore Backus
Actor
b. 25 Feb 1913 in Ohio
d. 03 Jul 1989 in California
According to the appt, Jim is my 5th cousin, 3x Removed on my Mom's side (Mendenhall), but I couldn't find proof.






Lucretia Rudolph
Former First Lady of the United States
b. 19 Apr 1832 in Ohio
d. 14 Mar 1918 in California
My 4th Cousin, 5x Removed
I'm related to Lucretia on my Mom's side (Mendenhall)








William Henry Harrison
4th President of the United States of America
b. 09 Feb 1773 in Virginia
d. 04 Apr 1841 in Washington, DC
My 4th Cousin, 8x Removed
I'm related to William on my mom's side (Mendenhall)





Rutherford B. Hayes
19th President of the United States of America
b. 04 Oct 1822 in Ohio
d. 17 Jan 1893 in Ohio
The app claims that Rutherford is my 5th Cousin, 6x Removed on my Mom's side (Mendenhall), but there is a discrepancy in the names.







Rev Lyman Beecher
Minister
b. 12 Oct 1775 in Connecticut
d. 10 Jan 1863 in New York
My 5th Cousin, 8x Removed
I'm related to Lyman on my mom's side (Mendenhall)


Since I have Lyman in my tree, that means his daughter is in my tree as well: 




Harriet Elisabeth Beecher Stowe
Author
b. 14 Jun 1811 in Connecticut
d. 01 Jul 1896 in Connecticut
My 6th Cousin, 7x Removed
 I'm related to Harriet on my Mom's side (Mendenhall).









Daniel D. Tompkins
Former Governor of New York
b. 21 Jun 1774 in New York
d. 11 Jun 1825 in New York
My 5th Cousin, 8x Removed
I'm related to Daniel on my Mom's side (Mendenhall)











We're Related App- April 24-30



Meriwether Lewis
Explorer
b. 18 Aug 1774 in Virginia
d. 11 Oct 1809 in Tennessee
My 2nd Cousin, 8x Removed
I'm related to Meriwether on my Mom's side (Mendenhall)





Samuel Chase
Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the US & Signed the Declaration of Independence 
b. 17 Apr 1741 in Maryland
d. 19 Jun 1811 in Maryland
My 2nd Cousin, 9x Removed
I'm related to Samuel on my Mom's side (Mendenhall)




Benedict Arnold
General in American Revolutionary War
b. 14 Jan 1741 in Connecticut
d. 14 Jun 1801 in England
My 3rd Cousin, 8x Removed
I'm related to Benedict on my Mom's side (Mendenhall)





John Caldwell Calhoun
Former Vice President of the United States of America
b. 18 Mar 1782 in South Carolina
d. 31 Mar 1850 in Washington, DC
My 3rd Cousin, 7x Removed
I'm related to John on my Mom's side (Mendenhall)






John Curtis Marshall
Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States
b. 24 Sep 1755 in Virginia
d. 06 Jul 1835 in Pennsylvania
My 3rd Cousin, 9x Removed
I'm related to John on my Mom's side (Mendenhall)





I don't know what happened with the app on April 29, but it gave me 2 that I'd already gotten- Benedict Arnold & Nathan Hale




Samuel Colt
Inventor/Industrialist/Businessman/Hunter
b. 19 Jul 1814 in Connecticut
d. 10 Jan 1862 in Connecticut
My 4th Cousin, 6x Removed
I'm related to Samuel on my Mom's side (Mendenhall)





Sunday, April 30, 2017

We're Related App- April 17-23





"Gore Vidal"
Eugene Louis Vidal
Writer
b. 03 Oct 1925 in New York
d. 31 Jul 2012 in California
My 7th Cousin, 4x Removed
I'm related to Gore on my Mom's side (Mendenhall)





"Lillian Gish"
Lillian Diana Gish
Actress
b. 14 Oct 1893 in Ohio
d. 27 Feb 1993 in New York
My 8th Cousin, 2x Removed
I'm related to Lillian on my Mom's side (Mendenhall)





"Shirley Jones"
Shirley Mae Jones
Singer/Actress
b. 31 Mar 1934 in Pennsylvania
We're Related claims that Shirley is my 8th Cousin, 2x Removed on my Mom's side (Mendenhall) but I can't prove it.



~~~~~Kate~~~~~~
A Facebook friend and high school acquaintance-- my 9th Cousin- but because of privacy reasons, I'm not posting her picture or personal information.







"Thomas A. Hendricks"
Thomas Andrews Hendricks
Former Governor of Indiana
b. 07 Sep 1819 in Ohio
d. 25 Nov 1885 in Indiana
My 1st Cousin, 5x Removed
I'm related to Thomas on my Dad's side (Jeckering)






John Harvard
Clergyman/Founder of Harvard College
b. 26 Nov 1607 in England
d. 14 Sep 1638 in Massachusetts
My 1st Cousin, 12x Removed
I'm related to John on my Mom's side (Mendenhall)


Saturday, April 29, 2017

We're Related App- April 9-16






"Anna Nicole Smith"
Actress/Entertainer
Vickie Lynn Hogan
b. 28 Nov 1967 in Texas
d. 08 Feb 2007 in Florida
My 9th Cousin
I'm related to Anna on my Mom's side (Mendenhall)





Lucy Maud Montgomery
Writer
b. 30 Nov 1874 in Canada
d. 24 Apr 1942 in Canada
My 6th Cousin, 5x Removed
I'm related to Lucy on my Mom's side (Mendenhall)






Charles Warren Fairbanks
26th Vice President of the United States of America
b. 11 May 1852 in Ohio
d. 04 Jun 1918 in Indiana
My 6th Cousin, 5x Removed
I'm related to Charles on my Mom's side (Mendenhall)





King Camp Gillette
Innovator
b. 05 Jan 1855 in Wisconsin
d. 09 Jul 1932 in California
My 7th Cousin, 4x Removed
I'm related to King on my Mom's side (Mendenhall)





Robert Burns
Poet
b. 25 Jan 1759 in Scotland
d. 21 Jul 1796 in Scotland
My 5th Cousin, 8x Removed
I'm related to Robert on my Mom's side (Mendenhall)







"Isadora Duncan"
Angela Isadora Duncan
Dancer
b. 26 May 1877/78 in California
d. 14 Sep 1927 in France
My 6th Cousin, 6x Removed
I'm related to Isadora on my Mom's side (Mendenhall)






George Eastman
Entrepreneur- Kodak film company
b. 12 Jul 1854 in New York
d. 14 Mar 1932 in New York 
My 6th Cousin, 6x Removed
I'm related to George on my Mom's side (Mendenhall) 






"L. Frank Baum"
Lyman Frank Baum
Writer of Wizard of Oz
b. 15 May 1856 in New York
d. 06 May 1919 in California
My 7th Cousin, 4x Removed
 I'm related to Frank on my Mom's side (Mendenhall)





Monday, April 10, 2017

We're Related App- April 3-8




Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Poet
b. 27 Feb 1807 in Maine
d. 24 Mar 1882 in Massachusetts
My 5th Cousin, 6x Removed
I'm related to Henry on my Mom's side (Mendenhall)




"Garret Hobart"
Garret Augustus Hobart
U.S. Vice President
b. 03 Jun 1844 Long Branch
d. 21 Nov 1899 in Paterson
According to the app, Garret is my 4th Cousin, 4x Removed on my Dad's side (Jeckering) but I couldn't find proof.




"Richard Gere"
Richard Tiffany Gere
Actor
b. 31 Aug 1949 in Pennsylvania
My 8th Cousin, 2x Removed
I'm related to Richard on my Mom's side (Mendenhall)





"Wyatt Earp"
Wyatt Berry Stapp Earp 
American Gambler and Frontier Marshal
b. 19 Mar 1848 in Illinois
d. 13 Jan 1929 in California
According to the app, Wyatt is my 5th Cousin, 6x Removed on my Mom's side (Mendenhall), but I couldn't match the proof.





"Marie Osmond"
Olive Marie Osmond
Singer
b. 13 Oct 1959 in Utah
My 8th Cousin
I'm related to Marie on my Dad's side (Jeckering)






"Jim Bowie"
James Bowie
American Pioneer
b. 1796 in Kentucky
d. 06 Mar 1836 in San Antonio- Alamo
According to the app, Jim is my 5th Cousin, 8x removed, but I can't prove it.








We're Related App- Mar 27- Apr 2



"William Burroughs"
William Seward Burroughs Jr.
Writer and Painter
b. 05 Feb 1914 in Missouri
d. 02 Aug 1997 in Kansas
My 8th Cousin, 2x Removed
 I'm related to William on my Mom's side (Mendenhall)




Robert Mitchum
Actor, Author, Composer and Singer
b. 06 Aug 1917 in Connecticut
d. 01 Jul 1997 in California
According to the app, Robert is my 8th Cousin, 2x Removed, but I haven't been able to prove it.





"Mitch McConnell"
Addison Mitchell McConnell Jr.
US Senator from Kentucky
b. 20 Feb 1942 in Alabama
My 8th Cousin, 2x Removed
I'm related to Mitch on my Mom's side (Mendenhall)




"Brett Favre"
Brett Lorenzo Favre
Football Player
b. 10 Oct 1969 in Mississippi
My 8th Cousin, 2x Removed
I'm related to Brett on my Mom's side (Mendenhall)



"Henry Fonda"
Henry Jaynes Fonda
Actor
b. 16 May 1905 in Nebraska
d. 12 Aug 1982 in California
My 8th Cousin, 2x Removed
I'm related to Henry on my Mom's side (Mendenhall)



Robert Anderson
Union Army General
b. 14 Jun 1805 in Kentucky
d. 26 Oct 1871 in Nice, France
According to the app, Robert is my 4th Cousin, 8x Removed, but I couldn't find any proof.




"Eliza Johnson"
Eliza McCardle
First lady, wife of Andrew Johnson
b, 04 Oct 1810 in Tennesee
d. 15 Jan 1876 in Tennesee
According to the app, Eliza is my 5th Cousin, 7x Removed, but I couldn't find any proof.



We're Related App- Mar 20-26


"Debbie Reynolds"
Mary Frances Reynolds
Actress
b. 01 Apr 1932 in Texas
d. 28 Dec 2016 in California
My 9th Cousin, 1x Removed
I'm related to Debbie on my Mom's side (Mendenhall)



John Wilkes Booth
Stage Actor and Assassin of Abraham Lincoln
b. 10 May 1838 in Maryland
d. 26 Apr 1865 in Virginia
My 5th Cousin, 6x Removed
I'm related to John on my Mom's side (Mendenhall)



"R. Buckminster Fuller"
Richard Buckminster Fuller Jr.
American architect, theorist, author, designer, inventor and futurist
b. 12 Jul 1895 in Massachusetts 
d. 01 Jul 1983 in California
My 6th Cousin, 3x Removed
I'm related to Fuller on my Mom's side (Mendenhall)






"Gerald R. Ford"
"Gerald Rudolph Ford"
Born: Leslie Lynch King Jr.
38th President of the United States of America
b. 14 Jul 1913 in Nebraska
d. 26 Dec 2006 in California
My 7th Cousin, 3x Removed
I'm related to Gerald on my Mom's side (Mendenhall)





"Howard Hughes"
Howard Robert Hughes Jr.
Aviator, engineer, industrialist, and film producer
b. 24 Dec 1905 in Texas
d. 05 Apr 1976 in Texas
My 7th Cousin, 2x Removed
I'm related to Howard on my Dad's side (Jeckering)




"Lindsey Buckingham"
Lindsey Adams Buckingham
Musician 
b. 03 Oct 1949 in California
My 8th Cousin
I'm related to Lindsey on my Mom's side (Mendenhall)




"Thomas Wolfe"
Thomas Clayton Wolfe
Writer
b. 03 Oct 1900 in North Carolina
d. 15 Sep 1938 in Maryland
The app claims that Thomas is my 8th Cousin, 1x Removed on my Dad's side (Jeckering) but I couldn't prove it.










We're Related App- Mar 13-19


"Elizabeth Monroe"
Elizabeth Kortright Monroe
First Lady of the United State from 1817 to 1825
b. 30 Jun 1768 in New York
d. 23 Sep 1830 in Virginia
My 5th Cousin, 8x Removed
I'm related to Elizabeth on my Mom's side (Mendenhall)



Marshall Field
American Businessman- Founder of Marshall Field and Company- Dept. Store
b. 18 Aug 1834 in Conway
d. 16 Jan 1906 in New York
My 5th Cousin, 5x Removed
I'm related to Marshall on my Mom's side (Mendenhall)



"Edward Murrow"
Egbert Roscoe Murrow
Television Journalist
b. 25 Apr 1908 in North Carolina
d. 27 Apr 1965 in New York
My 6th Cousin, 4x Removed
I'm related to Edward on my Mom's side (Mendenhall)



"Lee Greenwood"
Melvin Lee Greenwood
Musician
b. 27 Oct 1942 in California
My 6th Cousin, 4x Removed
I'm related to Lee on my Mom's side (Mendenhall)



"Gene Tierney"
Gene Eliza Tierney
Actress
b. 19 Nov 1920 in New York
d. 06 Nov 1991 in Texas
My 7th Cousin, 4x Removed
I'm related to Gene on my Mom's side (Mendenhall)



"Randolph Scott"
George Randolph Scott
Actor
b. 23 Jan 1898 in Virginia
d. 02 Mar 1987 in California
My 7th Cousin, 3x Removed
I'm related to Randolph on my Mom's side (Mendenhall)



"Woody Guthrie"
Woodrow Wilson Guthrie
Musician
b. 14 Jul 1912 in Oklahoma
d. 03 Oct 1967 in New York
My 8th Cousin, 2x Removed
I'm related to Woody on my Mom's side (Mendenhall)



"Humphrey Bogart"
Humphrey DeForest Bogart
Actor
b. 25 Dec 1899 in New York
d. 14 Jan 1957 in California
The app claims that Humphrey is my 7th Cousin, 2x Removed on my Dad's side (Jeckering), but I haven't been able to prove it.




"Henry Wilson"
Jeremiah Jones Colbath
18th Vice President of the United States of America
b. 16 Feb 1812 in New Hampshire
d. 22 Nov 1875 in DC
My 5th Cousin, 8x Removed
I'm related to Henry on my Mom's side (Mendenhall)