Ethan Allen Revolutionary War, also leader of Green Mountain Boys who fought for independence for the eventual State of Vermont: 1st cousin 7x removed.
Gov Robert Treat Early settler of Wethersfield and Milford, Connecticut and a leader of the New Haven Colony. He was Deputy Governor and Governor of Connecticut Colony from 1676-1709. He is my 9th GGF and a GGF of Robert Treat Paine.
Robert Treat Paine Signer of The Declaration of Independence  He helped draft the Massachusetts constitution and served as the state's first attorney general as well as supreme court justice. My 1st cousin 8x removed.
Harriet Beecher Stowe Activist abolitionist and author who wrote Uncle Tom's Cabin published in 1852. She is my 4th cousin 3x removed.
Mark Twain American author, my 4th cousin 4x removed.
John Brown was a radical abolitionist who led a movement of family and followers to end slavery ending with the armed raid on Harpers Ferry for which he was tried, convicted and hanged in 1859. He is my 6th cousin 5x removed.
Rev. Charles Chauncey was a clergyman from Hertfordshire, England, with several degrees from Trinity College, Cambridge, who preached in Plymouth and Scituate, Massachusetts before becoming Harvard College's second president from 1654-1671. He is my 8th Great Grandfather.
For Magna Carta connections: Gateway Ancestors in my direct family line: Rev. Charles Chauncey, Also directly connected to thirteen Magna Carta Barons: Bigods, Malet, de Mowbray, Saher de Quincy, FitzRobert, de Clareses, de Bohun, d'Albini, de Vere, de Ros, de Lacy, as well as William Marshal and eight other Illustrious Men list in the preamble of the Magna Carta plus King John of England, all detailed but not reviewed in WikiTree, only my linked Gateway Ancestor has been reviewed in this project.
There are nine direct ancestors in the list of Founders of Hartford, Connecticut
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On 24 Dec 2017 at 18:01 GMT Sean Morrissey wrote:
On 23 Dec 2017 at 06:56 GMT P Małysz wrote:
It would appear that you are my 14th cousin once removed via our mutual ancestor, Robert Backus I (born c. 1460 in South Yorkshire, England)!
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