Is anyone closer than 17 degrees from Alexander Hamilton?

+8 votes
I am 17 degrees from Alexander through a Fairchild/Proffitt marriage link.

We are also 8th cousins, 7 times removed.  Common ancestor: Duncan Campbell.
WikiTree profile: Alexander Hamilton
in The Tree House by David Hughey G2G Astronaut (1.6m points)
Nope, 18 degrees,17th cousins 4x removed
Nope, 18 degrees, no common ancestor
Not I. 18 degrees. 15th cousins, 6 times removed going back to Edward Plantagenet!
We are 10th Cousins 4x removed

15 Answers

+8 votes
I am 13 degrees on this one via his wife via her mother. No blood relationship though.
by Gurney Thompson G2G6 Pilot (201k points)
+7 votes
9th  cousins 4x removed  from Leech-898   but  can  I  really  prove  it
by Hart Wallace G2G6 Mach 1 (18.7k points)
+7 votes
I'm a half 2nd cousin, 7 times removed, according to my tree in Family Tree Maker. Not sure how that works out in degrees, or half-degrees.
by David Benedict G2G1 (1.4k points)
+7 votes
Yes, 16 degrees through my Tuttle line.
by Kathryn Hale G2G6 (9.7k points)
+7 votes
I am 15 degrees, 14th cousins 6 times removed.
by Barbara Olson G2G Crew (920 points)
+5 votes
17 degrees on the nose. 16th cousins 3XR through Edmund FitzAlan
by Carol Baldwin G2G6 Pilot (521k points)
+5 votes

18th cousin... 16th cousin four times removed  MRCA is Edmund FitzAlan (1285 - 1326)

by Jennifer Robins G2G6 Pilot (105k points)
+5 votes

17 degrees here. 6th cousins 7 times removed. Common ancestor-James Stewart 1497-1576

by Tina Crane G2G Crew (570 points)
edited by Tina Crane
+4 votes
I'm 19 degrees, so close! :)
by Colleen Griffin G2G6 Mach 1 (10.6k points)
+3 votes
Alexander Hamilton  18 degrees, 16th cousins three times removed.  Walter (Burgh) de Burgh Burgh-11.
by Mildred Gillett G2G6 Mach 1 (14.9k points)
+4 votes

Alexander Hamilton is 17 Degrees from Sandra Vines

Alexander and Sandra are 7th cousins 7 times removed

Alexander Hamilton and Sandra (Griffin) Vines are both descendants of John Drummond.

by Sandra Vines G2G6 Mach 6 (66.5k points)
+4 votes
17 degrees and no blood relationship.
by Carl Alvey G2G2 (2.9k points)
+4 votes
Nope. 17 degrees too. Alexander is my 6th cousin 6 times removed.
by Richard J G2G3 (3.1k points)
+3 votes
17 degrees and also 13th cousins 6 times removed (13C6R).
by Suzanne McClendon G2G4 (4.0k points)
+2 votes
16 Degrees, 16th Cousins, 3x removed.
by Mark Weinheimer G2G6 Pilot (409k points)

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