Is anyone closer than 17 degrees from Alexander Hamilton?

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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

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I am 13 degrees on this one via his wife via her mother. No blood relationship though.
by Gurney Thompson G2G6 Pilot (305k points)
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9th  cousins 4x removed  from Leech-898   but  can  I  really  prove  it
by Hart Wallace G2G6 Mach 2 (22.0k points)
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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 (1.8k points)
+7 votes
Yes, 16 degrees through my Tuttle line.
by Kathryn Hale G2G6 Mach 1 (10.9k points)
+7 votes
I am 15 degrees, 14th cousins 6 times removed.
by Barbara Olson G2G Crew (980 points)
+5 votes
17 degrees on the nose. 16th cousins 3XR through Edmund FitzAlan
by Carol Baldwin G2G6 Pilot (727k points)
+5 votes

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

by Jennifer Robins G2G6 Pilot (162k points)
+5 votes

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

by Tina Crane G2G Crew (630 points)
edited by Tina Crane
+4 votes
I'm 19 degrees, so close! :)
by Colleen Griffin G2G6 Mach 1 (12.8k points)
+3 votes
Alexander Hamilton  18 degrees, 16th cousins three times removed.  Walter (Burgh) de Burgh Burgh-11.
by Mildred Gillett G2G6 Mach 3 (38.8k points)
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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 9 (94.6k points)
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17 degrees and no blood relationship.
by Carl Alvey G2G3 (3.2k points)
+4 votes
Nope. 17 degrees too. Alexander is my 6th cousin 6 times removed.
by Richard J G2G6 (6.1k points)
+3 votes
17 degrees and also 13th cousins 6 times removed (13C6R).
by Suzanne McClendon G2G6 Mach 2 (23.0k points)
+2 votes
16 Degrees, 16th Cousins, 3x removed.
by Mark Weinheimer G2G Astronaut (1.0m points)
+1 vote
I am 11 degrees. My 4x great grandmother's brother Lt Colonel Thomas Robertson of the East India Company married his cousin Christian Hamilton.
by Kerry Collins G2G Crew (540 points)
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20 degrees and 10th cousins, 5 times removed.
by Roger Stong G2G6 Pilot (741k points)
+1 vote
12th cousins five times removed.
by Janine Barber G2G6 Pilot (199k points)
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I am 18 degrees from Alexander Hamilton.  We are 8th cousins, 8 times removed through his father's line.

I am also his wife's 8th cousin, 8 times removed through her mother's line.  I am 18 degrees from her as well.
by Pamela Parker G2G6 Mach 2 (26.9k points)
+1 vote

Elizabeth Joanne and Alexander are 8th cousins 6 times removed

15 common ancestors were found between Elizabeth Joanne and Alexander. I haven't explored all the kinship lines but researchers are welcome to do so. :)
by Joanne Fletcher G2G6 (8.4k points)

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