Is anyone closer than 19 degrees from Alex Haley?

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I am 19 degrees from Alex Haley connected by 2 marriage ties.

We are also16th cousins,once removed; common ancestor: Christopher Willoughby.
WikiTree profile: Alex Haley
in The Tree House by David Hughey G2G Astronaut (1.6m points)

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Apparently we're 14th Cousins... LOL!

~Brian Kerr
by Living Kerr G2G6 Pilot (313k points)
selected by Living Grossman
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laugh Oh I have a few warm fuzzy ones this week. Since y'all started stacking them up instead of having only three, it's been seldom had anyone less than 19 or 20 degrees ... bummer

Susan is 16 degrees from George Bush (that's Daddy Bush), 14 degrees from Alex Haley, and 14 degrees from Pocahontas Rolfe, (now, SHE'S a surprise) 

by Susan Smith G2G6 Pilot (600k points)
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17 degrees, and 7th cousins twice removed (wow! had no idea I was related to such an amazing genealogist!)
by Lisa Hazard G2G6 Pilot (243k points)
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I am 17 degrees via Powhatan Ellis.  He was a Virginian and a US senator of Mississippi.
by Gurney Thompson G2G6 Pilot (351k points)
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17 degrees - 8th cousins, 1x removed. MRCA - Catherine (Digges) Herndon

by Shonda Feather G2G6 Pilot (207k points)
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20 Degrees/ (4-4-6-7) :)
by Elizabeth Hayman G2G6 Mach 1 (14.5k points)

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