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Famous Relatives

Posted by Deb Kelly on Tuesday, April 27, 2010, In : Geneology 

I was recently asked how to find famous relatives.  Well, this is how I did it ... I subscribe to and have been actively working on my family geneology for a number of years now.  One day I discovered a link on the home page that lead me to a list of all the famous people I may be related to ... I think it may be because I have been able to research my family back more than 20 generations (to the 1500's).  I guess the more folks in your family tree, the more possibilities of bein...

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More Famous People Related To Me

Posted by Picnicgal on Saturday, November 14, 2009, In : Geneology 
RID=45796167; UP=11; DN=10John Cage (1912-1992)
American Composer
John Milton Cage was an American experimental music composer, writer, and visual artist. He is most widely known for his 1952 composition 4'33", whose three movements are performed without playing a single note.

Relationship: 9th Cousin 1 times removed

RID=25451577; UP=12; DN=9Gregory Peck (1916-2003)
American Actor
Eldred Gregory Peck was an Oscar-winning actor and is considered one of the most handsome leading men of all time. He acted in films such as "To Kill...

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Famous People Related To Me

Posted by Picnicgal on Saturday, November 14, 2009, In : Geneology 

RID=23278059; UP=10; DN=8William Randolph Hearst (1863-1951)
Newspaper magnate
William Randolph Hearst was a newspaper mogul who was responsible for inventing yellow journalism. His reporters often invented scandalous stories to sell papers.
Relationship: 7th Cousin 2 times removed
RID=45909882; UP=11; DN=7Mary Edwards Walker (1832-1919)
American Activist and Surgeon
Dr. Mary Edwards Walker was a feminist Union surgeon. She was given a Medal of Honor after the Civil War for her bravery as a prisoner of war, making her the only...

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