Earl - Markus Genealogy


Daniel’s Notable Relatives


Celebrities and Other Famous (and Infamous)


John Alden
(1599 - 1687)

Lucille Désirée Ball
(1911 - 1989)

Humphrey DeForst Bogart
(1899 - 1957)

Lizzie Borden
(1860 - 1927)

Marlon Brando, Jr.
(1924 - 2004)

Elder William Brewster
(c. 1566 - 1644)

Julia Carolyn McWilliams
a.k.a. Julia Child

(1912 - 2004)

Ruth Ellizabeth “Bette” Davis
a.k.a. Bette Davis
(1908 - 1980)

Walter Elias Disney
(1901 - 1966)

William Crapo “Billy” Durant
(1861 - 1947)

Amelia Mary Earhart
(b. 1897 - missing 2 Jul 1937
declared dead 5 Jan 1939)

Charles Arthur
“Pretty Boy” Floyd

(1904 - 1934)

Archibald Alec Leach
a.k.a. Cary Grant
(1904 - 1986)

Katharine Houghton Hepburn
(1907 - 2003)

Leslie Townes Hope
a.k.a. Bob Hope
(1903 - 2003)

Howard Robard Hughes
(1905 - 1976)

Sir Isaac Newton
(1643 - 1727)

George Soule
(c. 1595 - 1679)

Shirley Jane Temple
(1928 - )

Dr. Mary Edwards Walker
(1832 - 1919)

Samuel Moore Walton
(1918 - 1992)

Marion Robert Morrison
a.k.a. Marion Micael Morrison
a.k.a. John Wayne
(1907 - 1979)

Oliver Fisher Winchester
(1810 - 1880)

William Wirt Winchester
(1837 - 1881)

Orville Wright
(1871 - 1948)

Wilbur Wright
(1867 - 1912)


Pilgrim on the Mayflower and a founder of Plymouth Colony; he signed the Mayflower Compact in 1620,
He was one of the first settlers of Duxborough which today is called Duxbury, Massachusetts

The comedic star of the 1950s TV show I Love Lucy. Often called, The Queen of Comedy, Ball has acted in Broadway productions, motion pictures, and TV shows. She was one of the most popular stars in America during her lifetime and had one of Hollywood’s longest careers. She was a movie star from the 1930s to the 1970s, and appeared on television for more than thirty years.

In 1999, the American Film Institute named Humphrey DeForest Bogart the Greatest Male Star of All Time.” Bogart played in such movies as The Maltese Falcon, The African Queen (for which he won his only Academy Award for Best Actor), Casablanca, and The Caine Mutiny.

Lizzie’s stepmother and father were found hacked to death in the family’s Fall River, MA home. “Lizzie Borden took an ax and gave her mother 40 whacks. When she saw what she had done, she gave her father 41.” Despite this popular refrain, and damning circumstantial evidence, Lizzie was acquitted of the crime a year later. The crime has never been solved.

Marlon Brando, Jr. was an Oscar-winning actor who appeared in many films, including A Streetcar Named Desire, Julius Caesar, and Superman. He received Academy Awards for Best Actor in The Godfather and On the Waterfront.

Pilgrim on the Mayflower (1620)
He was the senior elder of the Plymouth Colony and also served as an advisor to Governor Bradford.

An American cook, author, and television personality, who introduced French cuisine and cooking techniques to the American mainstream, through her many cookbooks and television programs.

She was the first actress to receive the American Film Institutes Lifetime Achievement Award.” Noted for her willingness to play unsympathetic characters, she was highly regarded for her performances in a range of film genres.Her career spanned almost 100 films, including All About Eve and What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?

A multiple Academy Award-winning American film producer, director, screenwriter, voice actor, animator, entrepreneur and philanthropist. Disney is famous for his influence in the field of entertainment during the twentieth century. Famous creator of Mickey Mouse and Disneyland. His first full length animated picture was Snow White and the Seven Dwarves.

He worked with Louis Chevrolet to design a new brand of motor car and was the founder of General Motors and Chevrolet.

An early female pilot pioneer and author who broke new ground for women in aviation. Earhart was the first woman to receive the Distinguished Flying Cross, which she was awarded as the first aviatrix to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean. She disappeared over the Pacific Ocean while trying to fly solo around the world.

An American bank robber and alleged killer, romanticized by the press and by folk singer Woody Guthrie in his song Pretty Boy Floyd. He is also accused of participating in the Kansas City Massacre, a shootout, at Union Station, that resulted in the deaths of five men, on June 17, 1933.

British-born, American Actor. He was an English film actor. With his distinctive Mid-Atlantic accent, he was noted asperhaps the foremost exemplar of the debonair leading man, not only handsome, but also witty and charming. He was named the second Greatest Male Star of All Time by the American Film Institute.

An American cctress and four time Academy Award winner, she maintained a successful acting career for over 70 years. Her notable performances in The African Queen and On Golden Pond, as well as countless other films, contributed to her title as the AFI’s Greatest American Female Star.

An English-born American comedian and actor who appeared in vaudeville, on Broadway, and in radio, television and movies. He was also noted for his work with the US Armed Forces and his numerous USO tours entertaining American military personnel.

He was taking flying lessons by age 14 and became famous for his multiple air speed records.
In 1939 he received a special Congressional Gold Medal.
The wealthy and aging Howard Hughes, accompanied by his entourage of personal aides, moved from one hotel to another, always taking up residence in the top floor penthouse.

An English physicist, mathematician, astronomer, natural philosopher, alchemist, theologian and one of the most influential men in human history. In 1696 he took up the post of warden of the Royal Mint. It was his work at the Mint, rather than his earlier contributions to science which earned him a knighthood from Queen Anne in 1705.

Pilgrim on the Mayflower and signer of the Mayflower Compact in 1920. As a young man he became a teacher to Edward Winslow’s children. He eventually became a prominent landowner in Duxbury, Massachusetts. In 1637, Soule volunteered to serve during the Pequot War.

An Academy Award-winning actress and tap dancer, most famous for being an iconic American child actress of the 1930s. She was appointed a delegate to the United Nations in 1969; served as U.S. Ambassador to Ghana (1974–76); became the first female Chief of Protocol of the U.S. in 1976; and served as U.S. Ambassador to Czechoslovakia (1989–92)

An American abolitionist, prisoner of war, and surgeon. After the Civil War, General William Tecumseh Sherman recommended she receive the Medal of Honor, for her services at the First Battle of Bull Run. Congress later revoked it, but she continued to wear it until her death. Presi-dent Jimmy Carter restored her medal posthumously in 1977.

Founder of Wal-Mart and Sams Club. From the very beginnings of his store owning years, he made sure to have a variety of goods at low prices.

As an Academy Award and Golden Globe Award-winning American film actor he was a western film icon. He is famous for his distinctive voice, walk and physical presence. He was also known for his conservative political views and his support in the 1950s for anti-communist positions.

He manufactured and marketed the Winchester repeating rifle, which was a much re-designed descendant of the volcanic rifle of some years earlier.
Served as a New Haven City Commissioner.
Republican Presidential elector in 1864
Lieutenant Governor of Connecticut (1866 - 1867).

The second president of the Winchester Repeating Arms Company from 1880 to 1881.
The son of Oliver Fisher Winchester who manufactured and marketed the first Winchester repeating rifle.
His wife was Sarah (Paradee) Winchester who was the building of the Winchester Mystery House in San José, CA.

American inventors. Orville and Wilbur Wright were the first people to create a working flying machine, which first flew in 1903. They are also credited with many other aviation inventions.







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