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We are direct descendants of: Charlemagne (wiki), William the Conqueror (wiki), Alfred the Great (wiki), Robert the Bruce (wiki), Saint Vladimir the Great (wiki), Cunedda (b.386 AD) (wiki), Viking Harald Bluetooth (wiki), and James V of Scotland (wiki). Therefore, we are related to most rulers of England, France, Germany, Scotland, Wales, Russia, Denmark, Norway, and Sweden. We also descend from the founding kings of Ireland, and Poland. See our connection to Queen Elizabeth II (wiki). See our Royal Family Trees.
Notable family members include: Pocahontas (wiki,) Pope Callixtus II (wiki,) Pope Gregory V (BRUN,)(wiki,) St. Margaret of Scotland (wiki,) St. Arnulf of Metz (wiki,) St. David(wiki,) St. Begga (wiki,) St. Itta (wiki,) St. Eadburh of Winchester (wiki,) St. Edward the Confessor (wiki,) St. Edward the Marytr (wiki,) St. Olaf (wiki,) St. Elgiva (wiki,) St. Canute IV (wiki,) St. Canute Lavard (wiki,) St. Amalberga (wiki,) St. Balthild (wiki,) St. Clotilde (wiki,) St. Edith of Wilton (wiki,) St. Gottschalk (wiki,) St. Matilda of Ringelheim (wiki,) St. Richeza of Lotharingia (wiki,) St. Gondulph of Maastricht (wiki,) and St. Elizabeth of Hungary (wiki,) Lady Godiva (wiki), who rode through the country naked, Mary PERKINS BRADBURY (wiki), a convicted Salem witch, and Preston TURLEY, a preacher who murdered his wife, and was one of Charleston’s last public hangings. The complete rivoting account is told in the rare book that is freely available to view or download here: The Trial, Conviction, Sentence, Confession, and Execution of Preston S. Turley.
Pioneer family members include: Thomas ROGERS (wiki,) John, Joan (HURST) and Elizabeth TILLEY HOWLAND (wiki,) and John HOWLAND (wiki,) Mayflower passengers, (1620 England,) Robert HILL, Jamestown settler, (1609 England,) Mary DRAPER INGLES, Indian escapee, (wiki,) Avis GWINN HINTON, and Catherina HOFFMAN LOUDERMILK, Amish (Mennonite) settler. Distant cousins include Ralph Waldo EMERSON (wiki,) Henry Wadsworth LONGFELLOW (wiki,) Ray BRADBURY (wiki,) authors, and recording artists Patty RAMEY LOVELESS(wiki,) and Loretta WEBB LYNN(wiki.)
Immigrant family members include: John CARSON and Catharine O’CONNOR CARSON (1850 Ireland,) William BROWN (1730 Scotland,) Robert GWIN (1737 Ireland,) George Joseph YATES (1680 England,) John TURLEY (1690 Ireland,) William MORRIS (1734 England,) Jacob RAMEY (1650 France,) Abraham LEMASTER (1662 France,) Samuel FOX (1750 England,) William LOWE (1710 Ireland,) John Goolman DAVIDSON (1741 Ireland,) George DRAPER (1725 Ireland,) Frederick FRALEY (1740 Germany,) Marcus GHENT (1800 Ireland,) William Thomas TABOR (1640 England,) Randolph HOLBROOK (1710 England,) William JONES (1635 England,) Philip Reinhard EHRHARDT (1723 Germany,) Thomas HIGGINBOTHAM, John CHANDLER (1634 England,) George GILLESPIE (1724 Scotland,) Robert SHAW (1774 Ireland) and many, many more….
Military family members include: James Perry FOX, who died New Years Eve, 1864, near Columbus, Ohio, as a confederate prisoner, Samuel FOX, Robert Gwin, Samuel Gwinn, Andrew WILSON, James MOSS, William LINTON, Thomas KINCAID, Robert Hood YOUNG, his father, William YOUNG, and his father, Robert YOUNG, Eleazor LEMASTER, Zeal CALVERT, Lowe BROWN, William RICHMOND, Issac SMITH, Christopher Columbus TURLEY, Gary BROWN, Joe BROWN, James Russell CLERE, Thomas Lee TURLEY, Elias VICKERS, Joshua MORRIS, William COFFEY, my son, Christopher BROWN, and many others.
Notable Relatives Album:
U.S. President Cousins
View or download Our Notable Family Members – PDF.
Western World Leaders Since the Fall of Rome
Click the monarchs and presidents names below to see them in our family tree. Each individual has eight different screen reports (family tree, individual, descendents, etc.) Click “Wiki” to read about their lives according to Wikipedia. Everyone is placed generally within their timeline with their contemporaries. Enjoy!