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About my famous adjacent relatives
​"He who is not proud of his ancestors, either shows that he has no ancestors to be proud of, or 
else that he is a degenerate son." — Grosvenor

Oh ever since the dawn of mankind
We all belong to a tribe
It's good to know this one's mine
-Gavin DeGraw, Fire
Aziz Ansari, comic and actor,  on misunderstanding ghosts
Connections: 	5490 Family Trees on
In STORIES I have a list of family members and which war they were in. 
A.F. "Tony" Bultman: House of Bultman funeral home 1883-2006 
See "THE BULTMAN FUNERAL HOME" under STORIES (my great x 2)

Fritz Bultman, painter. family friends with Tennessee Williams. (Grandfather's cousin)

Henry J Bultman Jr, New Jersey Mayor (Grandfather's cousin)

African-Creole New Orleans/Paris composers
Charles Lucien Lambert -composer and musician
Lucien-Léon Guillaume Lambert
Sidney Lambert
(Grandfather's family)

Leonce Gueydan,_Louisiana

Judge Arnold Krekel, co-founded Lincoln University
(Mom's brother in Law's ancestor)

Adam and Eve (search by surname "b.c.")

Rollo the Viking, first king of Normandy
(ancestor through Bliss line) 

William The Conqueror, first Norman King of England
(ancestor through Bliss line) 

Thomas Bliss co-founded Springfield Mass 1635
(ancestor through Bliss line) 

Mary Bliss-Parsons accused of bring a witch 1675
(ancestor through Bliss line) 

Joseph Parsons Jr,_Jr.
Joseph Parsons, Jr. was one of the members of this pastoral search 
committee, which ultimately chose Jonathan Edwards, whose tenure as pastor would lead 
to the Great Awakening
Albert Parsons of Chicago Haymarket Affair

Charles. W Bliss 
 "Bliss dynasty" of Hillsboro IL. editor and publisher of the Montgomery News. 
A web search of him started my genealogy quest.
(ancestor through Bliss line) 

Alfred Bliss 
friends with Peter Cartwright, helped found what is now known today as Macmurray College in 
(ancestor through Bliss line) 

Fraser Bliss Price 
former attorney/mayor of Monmouth County, New Jersey

Lucille ball, American actress
(related through Bliss line) 

Queen Elizabeth II, Queen
(related through Bliss line) 

Grand Duchess Anastasia

Jesse J Phillips 
Chief Justice of the Illinois State Supreme Court
(related through Bliss line) 

Oran Roberts, 17th governor of Texas

Franklin Pierce 14th USA President
Rutherford Hayes 19th USA President 

Stephen Hopkins, Mayflower
ancestor of Elizabeth Phillips-Bliss

Leslie  James "Bill" Buchan , Ph.D
Former Dean, Tulane University and former Vice-President, Washington University
(My maternal great grandfather)

Chester "Chet" Buchan
Mayor and Justice of the Peace, Clarion Iowa
(brother of Leslie James Buchan)

Edward Seymour, 8th Duke of Somerset 
(this is unverified, see notes for William Seymour (1760-1846)),_8th_Duke_of_Somerset

A R Schwartz Texas Legislature

Bruce Mcgill (thanks to Kimball Everingham)
(related through Seymour line)

ESKRIDGE/JOHNSON (related to VA aristocracy)_____________________________
Col. George Eskridge Sr. (Guardian to Mary Ball, mother of George Washington)
(my Great x 7 grandfather)

Col. William Augustine Washington, second cousin to George Washington

Robert Alexander
founder of now Washington & Lee Univ.

Augustine Warner Jr, common ancestor of George Washington and Queen Elizabeth II

Elizabeth Crawford-Meriwether
Her family is said to be descendents of Sir Roland Crawford, the grandfather of 
Sir William Wallace (the subject of Mel Gibson's 1994 epic movie Braveheart.)

Meriwether Lewis of Lewis & Clark

Robert Beverley, Jr. planter and political figure,_Jr.

General Robert E Lee, Lee family married Eskridges American general, Confederate Army

Pocahontas through Jane Rolfe

President James Buchanan, 15th President of the United States (brother in law of Eskridge descendant)

President Zachary Taylor, 12th President of the United States

President James Madison, 4th President of the United States

President Thomas Jefferson, third President of the United States

William Foushee - 
Surgeon in the Revolution. First Mayor of Richmond Virginia

Reverend Daniel Marshall of Georgia

William Shakespeare through Daniel Marshall
(descendent of his sister)

Basil Gildersleeve
Katherine Lane Weems (daughter of Basil Gildersleeve)

Samuel Eskridge Kenner, 
Member of House of Representatives South Carolina
Andrew Robinson Johnson Sr - 
(special thanks to Michael Stone Johnson for some A R Johnson family pictures)
(great x 2 grandfather)

Sunshine R. Johnson-Nesbitt (You Are My Sunshine)
(great aunt, who I am named after)

Major General Major Samuel White (family secret  -- nephew of Houdini)
(Married great aunt, and also Grandfather's sister)

Henry Warren Ogden - U.S. Congressman, wealthy planter in Bossier Parish.

Tennese Ernie Ford
American recording artist and television

 "A Mighty Roar Beyond the Mesh and Lares and Penates"
written/put together by Noi Celecta Bliss-Seymour and family. 
(some entries may not have source and this would be it)
see also:
Pittman Family Record
Eskridge Family Record 
Johnson family record
Branstetter family history

The History of the Descendants of Elder John Strong, of ..., Volume 2
By Benjamin Woodbridge Dwight
Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists who Came to America Before ...
By Frederick Lewis Weis, Walter Lee Sheppard, William Ryland Beall, Kaleen E. Beall
Colorful Ames - Volumes 1-2 - Page 165
History of the Town of Hingham, Massachusetts - Volume 2 - Page 413
Americans of Royal Descent: A Collection of Genealogies of American Families ...
By Charles Henry Browning
Useful links:
see STORIES page 

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Getting Around
There are several ways to browse the family tree. The Tree View graphically shows the relationship of selected person to their kin. The Family View shows the person you have selected in the center, with his/her photo on the left and notes on the right. Above are the father and mother and below are the children. The Ancestor Chart shows the person you have selected in the left, with the photograph above and children below. On the right are the parents, grandparents and great-grandparents. The Descendant Chart shows the person you have selected in the left, with the photograph and parents below. On the right are the children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

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