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Here I show how I am related to Presidents of the United States. When I am related to a President, his name is a link showing how he is descended from our most recent common ancestor. The common ancestor is a link into the rest of my database. Presidents' lines of Royal Descent and descents from Mayflower passengers are also shown.

Note: The Ancestor Tables from Gary Boyd Roberts "Ancestors of American Presidents" are in the process of being made available at RootsWeb at http://www.rootsweb.com/~rwguide/presidents/

If you have any suggestions about how I might be related to any of the other presidents, let me know. [E-Mail]

See http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~dantrogers/ for Daniel T. Rogers relationship to all U.S. Presidents.

1789-1797 George WASHINGTON (1732-1799)
          eighth cousin nine times removed 
          through their ancestor Sir William GASCOIGNE Kt. (-1486).
          [Royal Descent from Edward III]
1797-1801 John ADAMS (1735-1826)
          third cousin seven times removed 
          through their ancestor John ALDEN (1599-1687)
          a Mayflower Passenger.
          [Mayflower Descent from John ALDEN]
1801-1809 Thomas JEFFERSON (1743-1826)
          eleventh cousin seven times removed 
          through their ancestor Sir Robert HOWARD K.G. (1383-1437).
          [Royal Descent from Henry I]
1809-1817 James MADISON (1751-1836)
          twelfth cousin seven times removed
          through their ancestor Elizabeth FITZALAN (1375-1425)
          [Royal Descent from Edward I]
1817-1825 James Monroe (1758-1831)
          not directly related.
          [16th cousin 6 times removed - See Note 1]
1825-1829 John Quincy ADAMS (1767-1848)
          fourth cousin six times removed 
          through their ancestor John ALDEN (1599-1687),
          a Mayflower Passenger.
          [Mayflower Descent from John ALDEN]
          [Royal Descent from Edward III]
1829-1827 Andrew Jackson (1767-1845)
          not directly related.
          [16th cousin twice removed - See Note 1]
1837-1841 Martin van Buren (1782-1862)
          not directly related.
          [23th cousin 3 times removed - See Note 1]
1841-1841 William Henry HARRISON (1773-1841)
          14th cousin six times removed
          through their ancestor Hugh de COURTENAY (1303-1377)
          [Royal Descent from Edward I]
1841-1845 John Tyler (1790-1862)
          not directly related.
          [12th cousin 5 times removed - See Note 1]
1845-1849 James Knox Polk (1795-1849)
          not directly related.
          [20th cousin 5 times removed - See Note 1]
1849-1850 Zachary TAYLOR (1784-1850)
          twelfth cousin six times removed
          through their ancestor John BOURGCHIER (1415-1474)
          fourth cousin seven times removed
          through their ancestor Isaac ALLERTON (1585-1658)
          a Mayflower Passenger.
          [Royal Descent from Edward III]
          [Mayflower Descent from Isaac Allerton]
1850-1853 Millard Fillmore (1800-1874)
          not directly related.
          [14th cousin 4 times removed - See Note 1]
1853-1857 Franklin PIERCE (1801-1869)
          sixth cousin four times removed 
          through their ancestor Margaret (1606-1686).
          [Royal Descent from Henry I]
1857-1861 James BUCHANAN (1791-1868)
          16th cousin six times removed
          through their ancestor Donald, Earl of Mar.
          [Royal Descent from Robert III]
1861-1865 Abraham LINCOLN (1809-1865)
          fifth cousin five times removed 
          through their ancestor Samuel LINCOLN (1619-1690).
1865-1869 Andrew Johnson (1808-1875)
          not directly related.
          [19th cousin 6 times removed - See Note 1]
1869-1877 Ulysses Simpson GRANT (1822-1885)
          sixth cousin five times removed
          through their ancestor Richard WARREN.
          [Mayflower Descent from Richard Warren]
1877-1881 Rutherford Birchard HAYES (1822-1893)
          19th cousin twice removed
          through their ancestor Robert IV de BEAUCHAMP (1231-1281)
          [Royal Descent from Hugh Capet]
1881-1881 James Abram GARFIELD (1831-1881)
          sixth cousin four times removed
          through their ancestor Francis BILLINGTON (1606-1684),
          a Mayflower Passenger.
          [Mayflower Descent from John Billington]
1881-1885 Chester Alan Arthur (1829-1886)
          not directly related.
1885-1889 Grover (Stephen) CLEVELAND (1837-1908)
          13th cousin seven times removed
          through their ancestor John de BERKELEY (1351-1428)
          [Royal Descent from Edward I]
1889-1893 Benjamin HARRISON (1833-1901)
          16th cousin four times removed
          through their ancestor Hugh de COURTENAY (1303-1377)
          [Royal Descent from Edward I]
1893-1897 Grover Cleveland (See above 1885-1889.)
1897-1901 William McKinley (1843-1901)
          not directly related.
          [11th cousin 4 times removed - See Note 1]
1901-1909 Theodore ROOSEVELT (1858-1919)
          16th cousin thrice removed
          through their ancestor John of Gaunt.
          [Royal Descent from Edward III]
1909-1913 William Howard TAFT (1857-1930)
          13th cousin once removed
          through their ancestor John KAYE (1528-1595).
          [Royal Descent from Edward III]
1913-1921 Woodrow Wilson (1856-1924)
          not directly related.
1921-1923 Warren Gamaliel Harding (1865-1923)
          15th cousin six times removed 
          through their ancestor Sir Henry de GREENE Kt. (1341-1399).
          [17th cousin once removed - See Note 1]
1923-1929 Calvin (John) COOLIDGE (1872-1933)
          16th cousin once removed
          through their ancestor John WENTWORTH of North Elmsall.
          [Royal Descent from Edward III]
1929-1933 Herbert Clark HOOVER (1874-1964)
          16th cousin twice removed
          through their ancestor Richard HARCOURT (1416-1486)
          [Royal Descent from Edward III]
1933-1945 Franklin Delano ROOSEVELT (1882-1945)
          ninth cousin thrice removed 
          through their ancestor Alexander CARPENTER.
          Also fifth cousin four times removed
          through their ancestor Eleazer CUSHMAN (1656-1723).
          [Royal Descent from Edward III]
          [Mayflower Descent from Isaac Allerton]
          [Mayflower Descent from Francis Cooke]
          [Mayflower Descent from John Howland]
          [Mayflower Descent from Degory Priest]
          [Mayflower Descent from John Tilley]
          [Mayflower Descent from Richard Warren]
1945-1953 Harry S Truman (1884-1972)
          not directly related.
          [17th cousin once removed - See Note 1]
1953-1961 Dwight David Eisenhower (1890-1969)
          not directly related.
          [15th cousin 3 times removed - See Note 1]
1961-1963 John Fitzgerald Kennedy (1917-1963)
          not directly related.
          [12th cousin once removed - See Note 1]
1963-1969 Lyndon Baines Johnson (1908-1973)
          not directly related.
          [18th cousin twice removed - See Note 1]
1969-1974 Richard Milhous NIXON (1913-1994)
          ninth cousin thrice removed
          through their ancestor Stephen BACHILER (1561-1660)
1974-1977 Gerald Rudolph FORD (1913-)
          tenth cousin once removed
          through their ancestor Thomas HULL (1552-1636).
          Also tenth cousin 
          throught their ancestor John SANBORN (1620-1692)
          [descent from Stephen Bachiler]
          [Royal Descent from Edward I]
1977-1981 James Earl Carter Jr.  (1924-)
          not directly related.
          [16th cousin once removed - See Note 1]
1981-1989 Ronald Wilson Reagan (1911-)
          not directly related.
          [19th cousin - See Note 1]
1989-1993 George Herbert Walker BUSH (1924-)
          tenth cousin
          through their ancestor Nicholas JACOB (1597-1657).
          and tenth cousin
          through their ancestor John Washburn (1597-1670).
          [Royal Descent from Edward I]
          [Mayflower Descent from Francis Cooke]
          [Mayflower Descent from John Howland]
          [Mayflower Descent from John Tilley]
1993-2001 William Jefferson Clinton (1946-)
          not directly related.
          [20th cousin - See Note 1]
2001-     George Walker BUSH (1946-)
          tenth cousin once removed
          through their ancestor Nicholas JACOB (1597-1657).
          and tenth cousin once removed
          through their ancestor John Washburn (1597-1670).
          [Royal Descent from Edward I]
          [Mayflower Descent from Francis Cooke]
          [Mayflower Descent from John Howland]
          [Mayflower Descent from John Tilley]


[1] Possible relationship according to Daniel T. Rogers.
    See  http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~dantrogers/

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