Presidential Links
Kinship with a common ancestor

Presidential Link – Kinship in that descended from common ancestor



27th President

27th President

WILLIAM HOWARD TAFT (6th Cousin 1X Removed.)  Common Ancestor 6X Great Grandfather, JAMES ALBEE (B-1645 MA.- D1717 MA.)  Many of Taft’s ancestors can be traced back to the Massachusetts Bay Colony. SEE SHORT STORIES – KING PHILIP’S WAR

President Taft was born September 15, 1857 in Cincinnati, Ohio, one of six children to Louisa Maria Torrey and Alphonso Taft. He  served one-term (1909-1913) as Republican President before being nominated and confirmed as the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court on June 30,  1921.  Taft is the only President to be head of both Executive and Judicial branches of government, and was the first of only two president’s to be buried at Arlington National Cemetery. He died on March 8, 1930, at the age of seventy-two.  KEEP SCROLLING DOWN



Franklin Delano Roosevelt

32nd President

FRANKLIN DELANO ROOSEVELT (6th cousin 1x Removed.) Common Ancestor 6x Great Grandfather, HENRY HEAD B1647 R.I. – D1716 R.I.

Roosevelt was born on Jan 30, 1882 at Hyde Park, New York, to Sara Delano and James Roosevelt. He was stricken with polio in 1921 at the age of thirty-nine. He first took office as Democratic President in 1933 and was the only U.S. President to be elected  four times.  FDR led the United States through the Great Depression and World War II, and is best know for a series of programs and reforms known as the New Deal. He died in office on April 12, 1945 at age Sixty-three.



        41st President

41st President

GEORGE HERBERT WALKER BUSH (10th cousin 1x removed.) Common Ancestor 10x great grandfather,  JOHN KINGSLEY (B1579 Cheshire, England – D1639 MA.) SEE SHORT STORIES – THE GREAT COLONIAL HURRICANE OF 1635.

President Bush was born on June 12, 1924 to a prominent family in Milton, Massachusetts. His mother was Dorothy Walker and his father, Prescott Bush was a Senator from Connecticut. Bush served one term as Republican President from 1989 to 1993, and also was a two-term Republican Vice President under Ronald Reagan from 1981 to 1989.



43rd President

43rd President

GEORGE WALKER BUSH (10th cousin 2x removed) Common Ancestor 10x great grandfather, JOHN KINGSLEY

President Bush was born on July 6, 1946 in New Haven, Connecticut to Barbara Pierce and George Herbert Bush. Bush was Governor of Texas before serving two terms as Republican President from 2001 until 2009. He led the country’s response to the 9/11 attack in 2001 and initiated the Iraq War in 2003.


More on …. HENRY HEAD  after his profile is added to post.


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