Notable Kin W to Z

PLEASE NOTE: The truth is that ALL of us are descended from famous historical figures and ALL of us can count numerous famous people among our relatives.  There is nothing special or unique about it.  EVERYONE has an impressive pedigree, as each and every one of us is a survivor at the end of a long evolutionary line.  Most of us, however, have no way of knowing how these people actually are connected, because the information has not been properly handed down from generation to generation.  Hopefully, this database will help others to retrieve the evidence or provide inspiration for further research.

Benjamin Waller (1716-1786), 6th g-grand uncle

Edmund Waller (1606-1687), 2nd cousin 13x removed

Edwin Waller (1800-1881), 3rd cousin 6x removed

Samuel Ward (1725-1776), 2nd cousin 8x removed

George Washington (1732- 1799), 3rd cousin 8x removed

Mary (Reeve) Webster (about 1620-1698), wife of 10th g-grand uncle

Noah Webster (1758-1843), 4th cousin 8x removed

Gideon Welles (1802-1878), 5th cousin 7x removed

(George) Orson Welles (1915-1985), 7th cousin 2x removed

Henry Wells (1805-1878), 5th cousin 7x removed

Edward Douglass White (1844-1921), 6th cousin 5x removed

Emma Willard (1787-1870), 4th cousin 7x removed

Gen. David Wooster (1711-1777), 1st cousin 8x removed

Orville (1871-1948) & Wilbur Wright (1871-1912), 8th cousins 4x removed

George Wythe (1726-1806), husband of 1st cousin 8x removed

 

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