Ulrich Famous Relatives

 

(Direct Relations)

Name
Claim to Fame
Relationship
Barack Hussein Obama, Jr.
08/04/1961-still living
President of the USA 8th Cousin Twice Removed
Harry S. Truman
05/08/1884-12/26/1972
President of the USA 7th Cousin Once Removed
Richard Bruce Cheney
01/30/1941- living
Vice President of the USA 8th Cousin Once Removed
Gabriel Duvall
12/06/1752-03/06/1844
4th US Supreme Court Justice 2nd Cousin 6 times Removed
George Howard
11/21/1789-02/08/1846

22nd Governor of Maryland (1831-1833)

4th Cousin 5 times Removed

 

 

(Not Directly Connectioned but found in this Family Tree)

Name
Claim to Fame
George Washington
02/22/1731/32-12/14/1799

1st President of the USA (1789-1797)

John Adams
10/30/1735-07/04/1826

2nd President of the USA (1797-1801)
1st Vice President of the United States (1789-1797)

Thomas Jefferson
04/02/1743-07/04/1826
3rd President of the USA (1801-1809)
2nd Vice President of the United States (1797-1801)
1st United States Secretary of State (1790-1793)
2nd Governor of Virginia (1779-1781)
James Madison
03/16/1751-06/28/1836
4th President of the USA (1809-1817)
5th United States Secretary of State (1801-1809)
John Quincy Adams
07/11/1767-02/23/1848

6th President of the USA (1825-1829)
8th United States Secretary of State (1817-1825)

Zachary Taylor
11/24/1784-07/09/1850
12th President of the USA (1849-1850)
Rutherford Birchard Hayes
10/04/1822-01/17/1893
19th President of the USA (1877-1881)
Govenor of Ohio (29th 1868-1872) & (32nd 1876-1877)
Theodore Roosevelt
10/27/1858-01/06/1919
26th President of the USA (1901-1909)
25th Vice President of the USA (3/4/1901-9/14/1901)
Franklin Delano Roosevelt
01/30/1882-04/12/1945
32nd President of the USA (1933-1945)
44th Governor of New York (1/1/1929-12/31/1932)
Edward Windsor, VIII King of England
06/23/1894-05/28/1972
* Reign: 20 Jan 1936 - 11 Dec 1936 - Edward VIII was never crowned; Predecessor:George V; Successor: his brother Albert became King George VI.
* Edward was the first English monarch to relinquish his throne voluntarily.
* 10 December 1936, Edward VIII executed an Instrument of Abdication which was given legal effect the following day, when Edward gave Royal Assent to His Majesty's Declaration of Abdication Act, by which Edward VIII and any children he might have were excluded from succession to the throne.
* Granted the title of Duke of Windsor
* 3 June 1937, Edward married Wallis Simpson in a ceremony in France.
* Full Name: Edward Albert Christian George Andrew Patrick David (House of Windsor)
Roger Brooke Taney
03/17/1777-10/12/1864
5th Supreme Court Justice of USA
John Eager Howard
06/04/1752-10/12/1827

5th Governor of Maryland 1789-1791
Member of US Senate in 1796-1803 (from Maryland)

Samuel Alexander Mudd, Dr.
12/20/1833-01/10/1883

* American physician who was convicted and imprisoned for aiding and conspiring with John Wilkes Booth in the 1865 assassination of U.S. President Abraham Lincoln.
* He was pardoned by President Andrew Johnson and released from prison in 1869.
* His conviction has never been overturned despite repeated attempts by family members and others to have it expunged.

Charles Carroll
09/19/1737-11/14/1832

Last living signer of the Declaration of Independence
Member of 1st US Senate in 1788 (from Maryland)

Daniel Boone
10/22/1734-09/26/1820

* The most famous pioneer and frontier hero there ever was. He is especially known for his exploration of the wilderness of Kentucky, USA.
* A militia officer during the Revolutionary War (1775 82)
* Elected to three terms in the Virginia General Assembly

Light Horse Harry Lee
01/29/1756-03/25/1818

Born Henry Lee, III - served under Washington in the Revolutionary War. Won the reputation as a leader of the "light troops" (where his services on the outpost lines earned him the title of "Light Horse Harry". He was a delegate to the Continental Congress and was Governor of Virginia from 1891-1894. During this term a county was named after him. Father of Robert E. Lee (see below)

Robert E. Lee
01/19/1807-10/12/1870

Major General, Virginia's land and naval forces (April 23, 1861); commanding Virginia forces (April 23 July 1861); brigadier general, CSA (May 14, 1861); general, CSA (from June 14, 1861); commanding Department of Northwestern Virginia (late July-October 1861); commanding Department of South Carolina, Georgia and Florida (November 8, 1861-March 3, 1862); and commanding Army of Northern Virginia (June 1, 1862-April 9, 1865)

George Armstrong Custer
12/05/1839-06/25/1876

George Custer is best known for his disastrous defeat at the Battle of the Little Bighorn, also known as "Custer's Last Stand." Prior to this infamous defeat, Custer was known to the American public of his time as a hero of the Civil War and a renowned Army commander in the unsettled frontier.

Oliver Wendell Holmes
08/29/1809-10/08/1894

American poet, essayist, novelist, physician, and professor of anatomy at Harvard Medical School (1847-1882). Father of Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. (see below)

Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.
03/08/1841-03/06/1935

* Appointed to the Massachusetts supreme judicial court (1882-1902), becoming chief justice in 1899.
* Appointed to the U.S. Supreme Court by President Theodore Roosevelt (Dec. 8, 1902 until Jan. 12, 1932).

Francis Scott Key
08/09/1780-01/11/1843
Wrote Star Spangled Banner
Harriet (nee Beecher) Stowe
06/14/1811-07/01/1896

* Wrote Uncle Tom's Cabin (1852)
* American author [over 20 books] and abolitionist

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