Is anyone closer than 17 degrees from Charles Tiffany?

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I' m 17 steps from Charles Tiffany through my Jackson line.
WikiTree profile: Charles Tiffany
in The Tree House by David Hughey G2G6 Pilot (696k points)
Gurney, there, is closer than I am, at 15 deg

Susan Smith-157141 is 15 degrees from Charles Tiffany -- let's see my sister married Stadtmiller-55 and HE was nephew to Stadtmiller-16 and SHE married Clack-406 and HIS daddy was Clack-2952 and HIS sister Clack-71 married Tyler-861 and  ... I never heard of any of them going backward from the Clack family
Ah, darn, so close - I'm 18 degrees! Ah well!

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8th cousin 4x - we share John Northend (he is Charles Tiffany's 7th g'grandfather, and my 11th g'grandfather)
by Patricia Kent G2G6 Mach 1 (11.1k points)
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I got 14 degrees. It doesn’t appear to be a blood relation. Just a bunch of well placed marriages.
by Gurney Thompson G2G6 Pilot (128k points)
Gurney has me beat. I'm 15 steps from Charles Tiffany, through ancestors in Massachusetts.
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It's interesting because although I have that same Jackson line as you do, David, my Cook connections must be closer because it shows me as 18 degrees removed via my Cook ancestry.
by Dina Grozev G2G6 Mach 4 (43k points)
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I am 15 degrees from Charles Lewis Tiffany.  He is my 4th cousin 6x removed.  We both descend from Daniel Cheney.
by Diane Hogan G2G1 (1.7k points)
Me too :)
It seems that you and I are 10th cousins.

Wow!  This is the first time that I have actually been related to the "Profile of the Week".  And I also found a cousin.  I checked and we are 10th cousins! 

I am also 15 degrees thru the Cheneys, (Daniel then Hannah), interesting. Only through marriage though.
Hi Cindy, Daniel Cheney is my 9th gr grandfather.  I descend from his son John :)
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I'm 15 degrees and my dad is 14.  My 5th great aunt married Charles Tiffany's 2nd cousin twice removed.
by Ben Griffith G2G6 (7.4k points)
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Fifteen degrees; 6th Cousin 5 times removed - not good enough for me to get a family discount at the Tiffany’s in Scottsdale.
by Mark Fitzgerald G2G1 (1.6k points)
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15 degrees in Connection Finder. 5th cousins 5 times removed in Relationship Finder, through immigrant John Cheney.
by Chase Ashley G2G6 Pilot (151k points)
John Cheney is my 10th great grandfather.  This makes you and I 10th cousins once removed!
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I'm 15 degrees from Charles Tiffany.

Straight up 4 generations to James Tiffany,

then straight down 6 generations from James's brother Ephraim to William Manter Tiffany.

William married a sister of my great-grandmother.

This Tiffany family has been, more than once for me, a gateway to the world tree.
by Margaret Summitt G2G6 Mach 7 (71.5k points)
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I have 15 degrees. He is my 4th cousin 6x removed.
by Sarah Hayden G2G Crew (820 points)
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Nineteen, sixth cousin twice removed!
by Navarro Mariott G2G6 Pilot (136k points)
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Hello cousins, distant cousins, and very distant cousins! I was thrilled to discover this moments ago. I am a direct descendant of Charles Tiffany and have been doing exhaustive research on his ancestry, building off of work he paid for and the efforts of a first cousin and a first cousin once removed (thanks, Tiff and Doug!). Please feel free to reach out if you're interested in continued research - always so much to do finding more connections and making improvements on existing profiles! Thank you to those working on this profile!
by Gerry Bingham G2G Crew (980 points)
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5th cousins 6 times removed... Which I guess is 12 degrees?
by Christina Havis G2G Rookie (260 points)
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Charles and Jennifer are 16th cousins 8 times removed (Mother’s Side)

Charles Tiffany and Jennifer Holland are both descendants of Thebaud (Verdun) de Verdun.

This makes Thebaud the 15th great grandfather of Charles.

This makes Thebaud the 23rd great grandfather of Jennifer.

by Jennifer Holland G2G2 (2.6k points)

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