Johnny Depp – Capn Jack Sparrow is my cuz?


We’re Related report # 370 says Johnny Depp is my 9th cousin through our MRCA Samuel Richardson (1635-1719), the great great grandfather of Samuel Lane (1769-xxxx), my 4 times great grandfather and the furthest documented ancestor I have in that lineage.  This stems from my maternal grandfather’s line.   Way back in report # 2, Johnny was reported as still my 9th cousin, but through our MRCA Aaron Robbins (1683-1759), the 3 times great grandfather of Robert Allen (1812-1857), my 3 times great grandfather through my maternal grandmother’s line.  In Johnny’s lineage, # 370 traces his mother’s line; # 2 traces his father’s line.  So, not unknown to Captain Jack Sparrow, we have the genealogical double cross ….


About Pat Shaul

Genealogist / Family Historian; Blog started as a record of my Grandfather's post card collection which ran for 15 months. Then, in June, 2017, I changed over to reporting and commenting on notifications from the ANCESTRY app "We're Related" I then started to provide snippets into ancestor biographies on the dates that were significant anniversaries.
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