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BLISS family links to famous cousins

Journal by markemark

If anyone knows how these people in this list were figured (where their family trees are available), please let me know. This list is something I reformatted and edited from Ancestry links, yet it still has a mistake about the Bushes, I think. It sounds neat, but it's here-say until I find more info.

FAMOUS BLISS DESCENDANTS (Great Grandchildren of Thomas Bliss, b. 1589 in England & d. 1650, in Rehoboth, MA)

1. Ralph Waldo Emerson 4th Great

2. William Brown Ide (only President of the Republic of California before it became a state) 4th Great

3. Cornelius Bliss 21st US Secy of the Interior 5th Great

4. Harriet Beecher Stowe 5th Great

5. John Pierpont Morgan (of MorganStanley Ancestry) 5th Great

6. Lizze Lillie Plummer Bliss art collector and founder of the Museum of Modern Art in New York City 6th Great

7. James Garfield, 20th US President 6th Great

8. Henry Parsons Crowell, founder of Quaker Oats 6th Great

9. Oren Burbank Cheney founder of Bates College 6th Great

10. Actor Humphrey Bogart 7th Great

11. Edgar Lee Masters, American poet, biographer, and dramatist 7th Great

12. James Grover Thurber American author, cartoonist, and wit (New Yorker magazine) 7th Great
13. John Foster Dulles US Secretary of State under Eisenhower - 7th Great

14. Henry Sturgis Morgan (co-founder of MorganStanley) 7th Great

15. Harold Stanley (co-founder of Morgan Stanley) 7th Great

16. Bob Barker of Price Is Right 7th Great

17. Calvin Coolidge, 30th President of the US 8th Great

18. Astronaut Alan Shephard 8th Great

19. Elizabeth Virginia Bess Wallace, wife of Harry S. Truman 8th Great

20. Shirley Temple (Black) 8th Great

21. Actress Tuesday Weld 8th Great

22. Actor John Wayne 8th Great

23. Eugene Burton Ely aviation pilot credited with the first shipboard aircraft take-off and landing 8th Great

24. Actor Matt Damon 9th Great

25. Actor Robert Ryan 9th Great

26. Actress Fay Wray 9th Great

27. Actor George Hamilton 9th Great

28. Rachel Fuller Brown, American inventor 9th Great

29. Hugh Hefner, Playboy Mogul 9th Great

30. George Herbert Walker Bush, 41st US President 9th Great

31. George W Bush, 43rd US President 10th Great

32. Wilmot Reed Hastings, Jr., founder of Netflix 10th Great

33. Jim Parsons actor on TVs Big Bang Theory 10th Great

Surnames: CLARK Erastus & wife Jerusha LAWSON
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on 2014-03-11 16:38:01

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