Monthly Archives: September 2017

Matt Damon – 9th Cousin, possibly

Matt Damon is reported to be my 9th Cousin through my 4th great grandmother, Esther Clark’s lineage to our MRCA, Joseph Clark (1642+1702).  I have no evidence beyond 4*GGM Esther, which means I will need to investigate 4 generations of … Continue reading

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It’s Back …..

Well, the folks in Provo seem to have been busy!   Last night a flurry of updates came through.   Interesting enough, different relatives appeared on my Android device than on my iPad. On my Android, Marilyn Monroe, Walt Disney, Benjamin Franklin, … Continue reading

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We’re Related – not any more!

OK, as of 25 September 2017, We’re Related showed that I had 330 potential cousins!  Some I could verify and some I cast shade upon.  Not sure what happened, but it appears there has been a re-boot and as of … Continue reading

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Adlai Ewing Stevenson I – well, maybe not.

Old Cousin Adlai is questionable due to our MRCA, Thomas Stevens (1622-1737).   One branch of his family became Stephens – his daughter – and one remained Stevens – his son.  This looks very suspicious in the way trees are being … Continue reading

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Frank Morgan — a true Wizard

Frank Morgan (nee Francis Phillip Wuppermann — wonder why he didn’t use that for his stage name) played the title role in the Wizard of Oz.  We’re Related goes down the yellow brick road to our MRCA, Elizabeth Starkey (1614-1684) … Continue reading

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Lucretia Rudolph Garfield – FLOTUS.

Lucretia Rudolph Garfield, wife of President James A Garfield, was the First Lady of the United States for a very short time (March 4, 1881 – September 19, 1881) due to the assassination of her husband shortly after he took … Continue reading

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Arrrgh — Captain Cook, 6C6R

In a recent notification, coincident with Talk Like A Pirate Day, I was notified that Captain James Cook was my sixth cousin, six times removed.  My lineage report, like the one yesterday for Cousin Kiefer, explodes the Botsford – Prindle … Continue reading

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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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