My Most Famous Direct Ancestors Since 1600:

Person

Why famous?

Relation

Giles Hopkins

Mayflower passenger

12th Great-grandpa

Stephen Hopkins

Mayflower passenger

13th Great-grandpa

Lieut. John Rogers

Mayflower passenger

14th Great-grandpa

Thomas Rogers

Mayflower passenger

15th Great-grandpa

Francis Cooke (not proven)

Mayflower passenger

12th Great-grandpa

 

 

 

 

Other Notable Direct Ancestors:

Person

 Why Notable?

Relation

Reinhold Fehlberg

      Reverend

 Great-Grandfather

Joshua Knapp

     Reverend

 4th Great-Grandfather

 

My Most Famous Indirect Ancestors Since 1600:

 

Person

 

Why famous?

Our Common Ancestor

Their Relation

to Common Ancestor

My Relation

to Common Ancestor

Brigham Young

2nd President of

the LDS

Samuel Howe Jr.

(1668-1731)

2nd Great grandpa

6th Great-grandpa

Pres. Rutherford B. Hayes

19th President of the United States

James Birchard (1665-1745) + Eliz. Beckwith

3rd great grandpa

7th great grandpa

Pres. Richard M. Nixon

35th President of the United States

Joshua Hemmingway Jr.

5th Great-grandpa

6th Great-grandpa

Earnest Hemingway

famous writer

Ralph Hemmenway

7th Great-grandpa

8th Great-grandpa

Shane Hamman

World Record Holder in the Squat (1007 lbs)

Unknown, but prior to 1800

Same Y-chromosome

Same Y-chromosome

Phillip Hamman

“Man of Valor” in Rev War; “Savior of Greenbrier”, Virginia, against Indian Massacre

Unknown, but could be 6th Great Grandfather; he is Shane Hamman’s 5th Great Grandfather

Same Y-chromosome

Same Y-chromosome