Notable Descendants
living today

Glenn Close

Actress, (Hugh-John-Hugh-Ann, etc.)

John D. Rockefeller IV

Governor of West Virginia, U.S. Senator (Hugh-John-Mary, etc.)

Willard Milton "Mitt" Romney

Governor of Massachusetts, U.S. Senator (Hugh-Sarah, etc.)

Jon Huntsman Jr.

Governor of Utah, Ambassador to Russia, Ambassador to China, Ambassador to Singapore (Hugh-Sarah, etc.)

Bill Gates

Businessman, founder of Microsoft, head of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (Hugh-John-Samuel-Jemima, etc.)

Tracy Caulkins

Olympic champion and world swimming record holder (Hugh-David-Jonathan-Thomas-Jonathan-Isaac, etc.)

Richard Tiffany Gere

Actor (Hugh-Sarah, etc.)

Susanna C. Calkins

Historian and author (Hugh-John-John-John-John-Moses, etc.)

Aaron C. Rodgers

Green Bay Packers quarterback (Hugh-John-Samuel-Stephen-Justus-Sylvanus, etc.)

Lucy Calkins

Founding Director of the Teachers College Reading and Writing Project at Columbia University (Hugh-John-John-James-James-Frederick, etc.)

Bradley H. "Buzz" Calkins Jr.

Businessman and former Indy Racing League driver (Hugh-John-Samuel-Jemima, etc.)

Matthew Calkins

Appian CEO, Board game inventor & competitor (Hugh-John-Samuel-Stephen-Amos-Noah, etc.)

Geoff Calkins

Host of "The Geoff Calkins Show", sports writer and columnist. (Hugh-John-John-James-James-Frederick, etc.)

Gary Boyd Roberts

American genealogist, author, and Senior Research Scholar Emeritus of the New England Historic Genealogical Society (NEHGS). (Hugh Calkins, Sarah Calkins, etc)

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