Is anyone closer than 19 degrees from Oliver Holmes?

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I realize that both my sister-in-law, Patti (Jacob) Hughey are both more closely related to Oliver than I am, but I am19 degrees from him connected through both of my relatives.

Naturally I am not blood kin.
WikiTree profile: Oliver Holmes
in The Tree House by David Hughey G2G Astronaut (1.6m points)

16 Answers

+6 votes
18 degrees connected by marriages, not blood kin.
by Shirley Dalton G2G6 Pilot (487k points)
+5 votes
16 degrees and 10th cousin twice removed. Most recent common ancestor is Thomas Sheaf 1535-1604.
by Frank Gill G2G Astronaut (2.3m points)
+7 votes
Oliver and I are 7th cousins 6 times removed.

Interesting... LOL! :-)

~Brian Kerr
by Anonymous Kerr G2G6 Pilot (308k points)
+7 votes
ME!!!! Finally, I'm closer to somebody!

Cousin Oliver and I are 16 degrees and 8th cousins 4X removed through David Stone. I was in Boston about 2 years ago and took a photo of son, Gregory's tombstone (my direct ancestor) in the Old Burying Ground in Cambridge!
by Carol Baldwin G2G6 Pilot (521k points)
Carol I knew you and I were related - it's through the Massachusetts Stones. :-)  among others...
Hello Cousin Leigh Anne! Awesomeness!
+6 votes
Dear David,

   Oliver Holmes-2055 (Jr.) and I are 12th cousins, 2ce removed.  That is a blood connection through [[Thomas Wood-8994]].   His father, Holmes-2054, is arguably more famous. Father is 11th cousin, 3x removed.  Interesting.  -NGP
by Nanette Pezzutti G2G6 Mach 6 (69.0k points)
+6 votes

17 degrees and 6th cousin 5 times removed. Our most recent common ancester is Edward Jackson (bef. 1605 - 1681)

by Jennifer Robins G2G6 Pilot (105k points)
+6 votes

18 degrees from Oliver Holmes, 10th cousins 3x removed, MRCA Thomas Sheafe b.1535 Sheafe-3

by Mike Wells G2G6 Mach 4 (48.3k points)
+6 votes
12 degrees! Also distant blood kin
by Barry Smith G2G6 Pilot (219k points)
+5 votes
7th cousins 4X removed and through our Massachusetts Stone direct ancestors.  :-)
by Leigh Anne Dear G2G6 Mach 6 (67.9k points)
+5 votes
16 degrees   6th cousins three times removed
by Chris Hoyt G2G6 Pilot (763k points)
+5 votes
Also 18 degrees
by Teri Taylor G2G6 (8.6k points)
+5 votes
17, but not blood kin
by Kathryn Hale G2G6 (9.7k points)
+5 votes
17 degrees for me, 7th cousins 3x removed. :)
by Colleen Griffin G2G6 Mach 1 (10.6k points)
edited by Colleen Griffin
+7 votes
9 degrees, he's a 2nd cousin 4 times removed.  I've got all the Boston Brahmins in my tree.
by Celia Marsh G2G5 (5.5k points)
+3 votes
Oliver Holmes  17 degrees  7th cousins twice removed  Edward Bishop Sr  Bishop-984.

  Oliver Holmes wife, Fanny (Dixwell) Holmes  Dixwell-5  12th cousins five times removed  Reynold Grey  Grey-168.
by Mildred Gillett G2G6 Mach 1 (14.9k points)
+4 votes
16 degrees and 4th cousins 7x removed through his 3rd/my 10th great-grandparents, John Holmes Sr. and Hannah Newell.
by Jessica Cook G2G Crew (500 points)

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