Monthly Archives: July 2017

Kevin Spacey – the star aligns

Kevin Spacey appears to be my 10th cousin!  The pedigree supplied by Ancestry to our MRCA on my line contains one PRIVATE, but I have evidence as to who that is and it is consistent with the parent and child … Continue reading

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Randolph Scott — very PRIVATE

Well, there were a couple of problems with the report on 9th cousin, twice removed, Randolph Scott.  First, in my pedigree chart, there was a leap of three generations of PRIVATE entries between the proposed grandfather of my known 4 … Continue reading

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Maggie Gyllenhaal – SURPRISE

OK, not a surprise, other than it ONLY took Ancestry 9 days to figure out that if Jake, Maggie’s brother, was my 9th cousin, once removed, then more than likely, so was she.  There was a two month gap between … Continue reading

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e e cummings – might be

e e cummings is reported to be my 6th cousin, twice removed, through our mrca, mary white (1675-1740).  mary white is supposed to be my 7 times great grandmother.    to date, i have evidence to confirm to my 4 … Continue reading

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Brett Favre — possible touchdown

Brett Favre as my 9th cousin, once removed is a possibility, with a lot of research to complete verification on the pedigree chart Ancestry is proposing from the point of my 4 times great grandmother, Esther Clark to the MRCA, … Continue reading

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Pres. Woodrow Wilson – almost

Ancestry assigned President Woodrow Wilson as my 9th cousin, three times (thrice?) removed.  In the middle of my pedigree they sneaked in a PRIVATE which I knew as 6th great grandmother, Hannah Prindle (1700-1783).  This left me with two unproven … Continue reading

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Michelle Pfeiffer – a PRIVATE 10th Cousin?

Michelle Pfeiffer is supposed to be my 10th cousin through our MRCA, Luke Hitchcock (1615-1659), our 9th great grandfather.   In my line, Ancestry has the last two level prior to Luke as PRIVATE.  I know that the lower of … Continue reading

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Mickey Mantle – swing and miss …

Ancestry proposes that Mickey Mantle is my 9th cousin, twice removed through our MRCA, PRIVATE (XXXX-XXXX)!  In my line, they have PRIVATE’s daughter, PRIVATE as the next generation and in “cousin Mickey’s” line they have PRIVATE as the next generation … Continue reading

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Halle Berry — or not

Halle Berry is supposed to be my 10th cousin.  Our MRCA is reported to be Elizabeth Walton (1629-1674).  The closest I can get is my 5th great grandmother, Thankful Isham (1752-1834) who is 4 generations removed.   On a side … Continue reading

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Reese Witherspoon – 10th cousin ???

In another of Ancestry trying to make things fit, they presented my pedigree with the top two levels set at PRIVATE.  This makes no sense since the line is extremely well documented by the Botsford Family History Association.   PRIVATE … Continue reading

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