Did You Know Family Links Index

Straightforward Connections --

Connected By Marriage --
  • Caleb Bragg (1888-1943) [Orpha Munson (our 3rd cousins 5 times removed) married James Bragg (Caleb's 3rd cousins 3 times removed)]
  • Samuel Langhorne Clemens (1835-1910) [8th cousins 3 times removed of Twain's wife, Olivia Langdon]
  • William Anderson (Devil Anse) Hatfield (1839-1921) [A child and grandchild of David Bragg (third cousins three times removed) married Hatfield's first cousins]
  • Jesse Woodson James (1847-1882) [2nd cousin 4 times removed of Judith Morton, wife of James Venable, my 5th great-grand uncle]
  • Pres. Abraham Lincoln  (1809-1865) [Martha Lincoln (5th cousin 8 times removed) was Pres. Lincoln's 3rd cousin 2 times removed]
  • Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807-1882) [Joseph L. Longfellow, the poet's second cousin 2 times removed, married Martha Hull, my 4th great-grand aunt]
  • Randolph (Ranel) McCoy (1825-1914) [A child and grandchild of David Bragg (third cousins three times removed) married McCoy's first cousins]
  • Pres. Harry S. Truman (1884-1972) [husband of Elizabeth Virginia ''Bess' Wallace, 17th cousins 3 times removed]

Convoluted Connections --
  • Daniel Boone (1734-1820) [3rd great-grandfather of Stella Frances McGowan, wife of Jesse Edward James who was 3rd cousins 4 times removed of Judge Abraham Venable, my 1st cousin 6 times removed]
  • Douglas Paul Meigs (1919-1944) 3rd cousin 4 times removed to the wife of a man who is 3rd cousins 1 time removed to the husband of our 3rd cousins 4 times removed
  • Gen. Montgomery Cunningham Meigs (1816-1892) 3rd cousins 1 time removed to the wife of a man who is 3rd cousins 1 time removed to the husband of our 3rd cousins 4 times removed