Rutherford B. Hayes

Descen­dants of Eliz­a­beth Chard and Aaron Cooke

Rutherford B. Hayes

Ruther­ford Bir­chard Hayes (1822–1893), 19th U.S. President

He serves his party best who serves the coun­try best.”

Descendants of Elizabeth Chard and Aaron Cooke

Descen­dants of Eliz­a­beth Chard and Aaron Cooke:

  • Arthur Twin­ing Hadley (1856–1930), econ­o­mist and pres­i­dent of Yale Uni­ver­sity (1899–1921)
  • Henry Lee Hig­gin­son (1834–1919), banker, founder of the Boston Sym­phony Orches­tra, and Har­vard benefactor
  • Thomas Went­worth Hig­gin­son (1823–1911), reformer, essay­ist, Colonel of the 1st black Union regiment
  • John Phillips Mar­quand II (1893–1960), novelist
  • William Syd­ney Porter (“O. Henry”) (1862–1910), short story writer
  • William Williams (1731–1811), signer of the Dec­la­ra­tion of Independence
  • Eliphalet Rem­ing­ton, Jr. (1793 — 1861), inven­tor and firearms manufacturer
  • Fred­eric Sack­rider Rem­ing­ton (1861–1909), painter, illus­tra­tor, and sculp­tor noted for his real­is­tic por­trayal of life in the Amer­i­can West
  • Noah Web­ster, Jr. (1758–1843), lex­i­cog­ra­pher and com­piler of Amer­i­can Dic­tio­nary of the Eng­lish Language

Harry S. Truman

Spouses of Descen­dants of John Strong and Abi­gail Ford

Harry S. Truman

Harry S Tru­man (1884–1972), 33rd Pres­i­dent of the United States

As Pres­i­dent, Harry Tru­man made some of the most cru­cial deci­sions in history

Spouses of Descendants of John Strong and Abigail Ford

Spouses of Descen­dants of John Strong and Abi­gail Ford:

  • Lewis Har­court, 1st Vis­count Har­court (1863–1922), British colo­nial sec­re­tary (1910–1915)
  • John Loudon McAdam (1756–1836), British road engi­neer who invented process of mak­ing a road­way of bro­ken stone (macadamization)
  • Ben­jamin Peirce (1809–1880), math­e­mati­cian and astronomer
  • Thomas For­tune Ryan (1851–1928), financier and trac­tion magnate
  • Joseph Story (1779–1845), Har­vard law pro­fes­sor and asso­ciate jus­tice of U.S. Supreme Court(1811–1845)
  • Jack Isadore Straus (1900-), pres­i­dent and chief exec­u­tive offi­cer, Macy’s Depart­ment Store
  • Henry Cabot Lodge (1850–1924), Repub­li­can U.S. sen­a­tor (1893–1924) who led the suc­cess­ful con­gres­sional oppo­si­tion to the U.S. par­tic­i­pa­tion in the League of Nations fol­low­ing World War I
  • Thorstein Bunde Veblen (1857–1929), econ­o­mist and social theorist
  • Charles Philip Arthur George, Prince of Wales (1948-)

Anna Eleanor Roosevelt

Spouses of Descen­dants of John Strong and Abi­gail Ford

Eleanor Roosevelt

Anna Eleanor Roo­sevelt (1884–1962)

United Nations diplo­mat, human­i­tar­ian, wife of Pres­i­dent Franklin Delano Roosevelt

Mark Twain

Mark Twain Spouses of Descen­dants of John Strong and Abi­gail Ford

Samuel Lang­horne Clemens (“Mark Twain”) (1835–1910)

famed humorist and writer of the 19th century.

Glenn Close

Glenn Close Glenn Close

Glenn Close was born on March 19, 1947 in Green­wich, Con­necti­cut.  Her act­ing career began in the the­ater as she had roles in plays like The Real Thing and Sun­set Boule­vard. Her movie career took off when she took the role of a psy­chotic mis­tress in the film Fatal Attrac­tion in 1987. Films like Dan­ger­ous Lia­sons, Ham­let, 101 Dal­ma­tions and the sequel 102 Dal­ma­tions would follow.

More of Our Ancestors

More of Our Ances­tors who laid a good foundation…

  • Caleb Strong (1745–1819), gov­er­nor of Mass­a­chu­setts and one of state’s first U.S. senators
  • Wal­ter Loomis New­berry (1805–1868), mer­chant, banker, phil­an­thropist, founder of the New­berry Library in Chicago
  • Fred­er­ick Law Olm­sted (1822–1903), land­scape archi­tect and author, designer of Cen­tral Park in New York City
  • Tal­cott Par­sons (1902–1979), soci­ol­o­gist and scholar
  • Charles Sanders Peirce (1839–1914), prag­ma­tist philosopher
  • William Lyon Phelps (1865–1943), lit­er­ary critic and teacher
  • Philip Win­ston Pills­bury (1903-), pres­i­dent and chair­man of the Board, Pills­bury (Flour) Co.
  • Low­ell Jack­son Thomas (1892–1981), travel author and radio and tele­vi­sion commentator
  • Cur­tis Dwight Wilbur, Sec­re­tary of Navy under Pres­i­dent Coolidge and chief jus­tice of the Cal­i­for­nia supreme court, and
  • Ray Lyman Wilbur (1879–1949), U.S. Sec­re­tary of the Inte­rior and pres­i­dent of Stan­ford University

Brooke Shields

Brooke Shields Christa Brooke Camille Shields (1965-)

Brook Shields’ fame began early as model and actress in great demand and spread world wide. Today she is one of the most sought after actresses in Hol­ly­wood, and has starred in many movie and TV roles.

She is a 10th gen­er­a­tion great — grand­daugh­ter of Elder John Strong.