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John ADAMS (1735-1826), 2nd U. S. President, Vice President, delegate to First Continental Congress, Minister to United Provinces, Envoy to Great Britain, married Abigail SMITH (1744-1818), 2nd First Lady.

John Quincy ADAMS (1767-1848), 6th U. S. President, Senator, Congressman, Secretary of State, Minister to St. Petersburg and Great Britain, married Catherine Louisa JOHNSON (1775-1852), 5th First Lady.

Solomon ANDREWS, MD (1806-1872), inventor (steerable, rigid dirigible [Patent 43449]; tamper proof lock; sewing machine; barrel maker; kitchen stove; fumigator; etc.), sewer builder, Perth Amboy, NJ official (Mayor, Health Officer, and Collector of the Port), Medical Doctor (Rutgers Medical College, 1827), married 1829 Harriet JOHNSON (b. 1809).

Susan Brownell ANTHONY (1820-1906), woman-suffrage advocate and lecturer, organizer of the National Woman Suffrage Association (1869), and president of the National American Woman Suffrage Association (1892-1900). She and Notable Cousin Lucy STONE were descendants of David and Ursula STONE.

Lucille BALL (1911-1989), television producer, comedienne, and actress, married Desiderio Alberto 'Desi' ARNAZ III (1917-1986) and Gary MORTON.

Phineas Taylor 'P.T.' BARNUM (1810-1891), showman, founder of "The Greatest Show on Earth" (later Barnum and Bailey Circus), concert tour promoter for Jenny Lind, operator of the American Museum of curios.

Clarissa Harlowe 'Clara' BARTON (1821-1912), founder and first president (1882-1904) of The American Red Cross, distributor of medical supplies during the Civil War, patent office clerk, and schoolteacher.

Richard Bedford BENNETT (1870-1947), 1st Viscount Bennett, 14th Prime Minister of Canada 1930-1935, Conservative member of the House of Commons (from 1911).

David Campbell BIGELOW (b. 1926), president of Bigelow Tea Company (founded by his mother Ruth Campbell BIGELOW), married Eunice DeHANN.

Erastus BIGELOW (1814-1879) and Horatio BIGELOW (1812- ), inventors and founders of the Bigelow Carpet Company.

Blackwood Brothers Quartet (formed 1934) had as original members the brothers Roy BLACKWOOD (b. 1900), tenor; Doyle BLACKWOOD (b. 1908), bass; James BLACKWOOD (b. 1918), lead; and Roy's son R. W. BLACKWOOD (b. 1921), baritone. The group recorded over 200 albums, received 27 Dove Awards, 9 Grammy Awards, was inducted into the Gospel Music Hall of Fame, and brought in other family members, with some group name changes, as they have continued the gospel music tradition over nearly seven decades.

Humphrey BOGART (1899-1957), actor, whose 4th wife was actress Lauren BACALL (org. Betty Joan PERSKE).

Lucius M. BOLTWOOD (1792-p1862), genealogist, author of Genealogies of Hadley Families (1862), married Fanny HASKINS.

Sir Robert Laird BORDEN (1854-1937), 9th Prime Minister of Canada 1911-1920, Conservative member of the House of Commons (from 1896), attorney.

Elizabeth BOWES-LYON (1900-2002), The Queen Mother of the United Kingdom, formerly Lady Elizabeth Angela Marguerite BOWES-LYON, wife and widow of King George VI (1895-1952), mother of Queen Elizabeth II (b. 1926) and Princess Margaret (1930-2002), grandmother of Prince Charles (b. 1948), Princess Anne (b. 1950), Prince Edward (b. 1960) and Prince Andrew (b. 1964), and great grandmother of Prince William (b. 1982) and Prince Harry (b. 1984). Married in 1923 to Albert Arthur Frederick George WINDSOR.

John BROWN (1800-1859), abolitionist, addressed as Capt., called Old Brown of Osawatomie, leader of raid at Harpers Ferry, VA, convicted and hanged for treason, commemorated in the marching song "John Brown's Body."

James BUCHANAN (1791-1868), 15th U. S. President, Minister to Great Britain, Senator, Minister to Russia, Representative, and attorney. Never married.


Luther BURBANK (1849-1926), horticulturalist, developed numerous new and improved varieties of cultivated plants, and published more than 20 volumes of his work.

Aaron BURR (1756-1836), 3rd U. S. Vice President (1801-1805), U. S. Senator, Attorney General of NY, Lt. Col. during Revolutionary War. He was victor in a duel with Alexander Hamilton in 1804, and was acquitted of treason in an 1807 trial. He was married first in 1782 to Theodosia (BARTOW) PREVOST (1746-1794), and second in 1833 to Eliza (BROWN) JUMEL (1775-1865), who soon divorced him.

George Herbert Walker BUSH (b. 1924), 41st U. S. President, Vice President, Representative, U.N. Ambassador, C.I.A. Director, and oil company executive, married Barbara PIERCE (b. 1925), 38th First Lady. [Autograph]

George Herbert Walker BUSH (b. 1924), 41st U. S. President, Vice President, Representative, U.N. Ambassador, C.I.A. Director, and oil company executive, married Barbara PIERCE (b. 1925), 38th First Lady.

George Walker BUSH (b. 1946), 43rd U. S. President, Governor of Texas (from 1995), Texas Rangers Managing General Partner (1989-1994), and oil company executive (1975-1989), earned MBA from Harvard Business School (1975), married 1977 Laura WELCH.

George Walker BUSH (b. 1946), 43rd U. S. President, Governor of Texas (from 1995), Texas Rangers Managing General Partner (1989-1994), and oil company executive (1975-1989), earned MBA from Harvard Business School (1975), married 1977 Laura Lane WELCH (b. 1946), 40th First Lady. [Extensions of Benjamin JOHNSON and William ALLEN lines to include JOHNSON and WALKER ancestors are omitted for lack of sufficient documentation.]


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