Famous HowlandsWhat do Humphrey Bogart, George Bush and Dr. Spock have in common? Possibly you. Visit our notable Howland descendants gallery to learn who your famous cousins are. You may be surprised to discover who you have common genes with.

It is reported that currently there are over 10 million living descendants of the 51 Mayflower Pilgrims who had children. Are you one of them? Click on any of the highlighted names below for more information about the descendant.

Maude Adams
Maude Adams

(stage actress)
Humphrey Bogart
Humphrey Bogart

(film actor)
Phillips Brooks
Phillips Brooks

(wrote "O Little Town of Bethlehem")
George Herbert Walker Bush
George Herbert Walker Bush

(41st U.S. President)
George W. Bush
George W. Bush

(43rd U.S. President)
John Ellis "Jeb" Bush
John Ellis "Jeb" Bush

(Former Florida Governor)
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Ralph Waldo Emerson

(poet)
Nathaniel Gorham
Nathaniel Gorham

(Continental Congress President)
Esther Allen Howland
Esther Allen Howland

(produced the first American Valentines)
Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr.
Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr.

(U.S. Senator)
Sarah Heath Palin
Sarah Heath Palin

(Former Governor of Alaska, Republican vice presidential nominee)
Franklin Delano Roosevelt
Franklin Delano Roosevelt

(32nd U.S. Preseident)
Lillian Russell
Lillian Russell

(stage & film actress)
Joseph Smith, Jr.
Joseph Smith, Jr.

(founder, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints)
 
 Dr. Benjamin Spock
Dr. Benjamin Spock

(Pediatrician, author)