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Old 01-14-2005, 06:01 AM   #46
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I am related to the late June Carter Cash (she was a cousin of my grandmother whose maiden name was Carter.) They had a similar look too-dark hair-possibly some Cherokee Indian in there somewhere. One of my daughter's teachers in middle school was related to Johnny Depp.
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Old 01-14-2005, 06:23 AM   #47
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What???? you aren't?

you mean this guy?

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Old 01-14-2005, 07:35 AM   #48
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This is really embarrassing. I'm related to former Alabama Governor Fob James, who I can't stand.
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Old 01-14-2005, 08:49 AM   #49
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Not really famous but I am somehow (dont know how) related to one of the movies writers who did The Hunt Red October.
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Old 01-14-2005, 01:22 PM   #50
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Jan Peters, who scored two goals at Wembley for Holland to defeat those limey bastards (just kidding, I love brits) is a cousin-once-removed. Never met the man though.

http://www.thefa.com/England/SeniorTeam/NewsAndFeatures/Postings/2004/11/England_vHolland_History.htm
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Old 01-14-2005, 01:25 PM   #51
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Paul MacCready

Who is he, you say? The inventor of man powered flight
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Old 01-14-2005, 02:33 PM   #52
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Wow. I've got nothing.
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Old 01-14-2005, 02:51 PM   #53
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Bobby Sweeney is my cousin, he played for the Boston Bruins years ago.
Could I have used this guy while playing Sega Genesis back in the day? Say 1994-95? Or are we talking more years back here...

My dad had an uncle who was in the Mob in Chicago. He was found shot dead in a ditch along some highway. What was a dutchman doing in the Mob? I dunno...
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Sean Connery used to live down the road from us, but no, I'm not related to him.

For you fellow Brits out there who follow politics (no one else will care), I'm a distant cousin of Michael Portillo.

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i'm related to the first person to be beheaded by the guillotine. .
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I'm related to Johnny Appleseed and John Smith ( yes, the Pocahontas one). I swear
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Old 01-14-2005, 05:14 PM   #57
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I'm a direct descendent of someone off the Mayflower (it was a servant...lol).

I'm also an indirect descendent of King Louis XVI of France (an ancestor of mine was his first cousin who was sent to the New World to colonize; and, hence, I'm related to the rest of imperial Europe being the inbreds that they were).

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My grandmother's cousin married Brian Dennehy's daughter. My parents weren't aware of the relation and were when he walked into the ceremony.
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