BELNAP FAMILY ORGANIZATION: NOTABLE RELATIVES
Gilbert Belnap, Adaline Knight, and Henrietta McBride have some interesting notable relatives.  Listed here are a few of such relatives.  Undoubtedly many more are waiting to be identified.
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Notable relatives of Gilbert Belnap (not surnamed Belnap or Belknap)
George Albert Smith, 8th President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (1870-1951) (twice: through Perry and Hunt Lines)
Spencer W. Kimball, 12th President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (1895-1985)
Ezra Taft Benson, 13th President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (1899-1994) (through Wood line)
Gerald R. Ford, 38th President of the United States of America (1913-2006)
Laura Ingalls Wilder, Author (1867-1957)
Charles Belknap Henderson, United States Senator from Nevada (1873-1954)
Nick Carter and Aaron Carter, Pop Stars (1980, 1987-living)
Asa Belknap Foster, Canadian Senator from Quebec (1817-1877)
Daniel David (D. D.) Palmer, Founder of Chiropractic Medicine (1845-1913)
Frank Belknap Long, Science Fiction and Horror Fantasy Author (1901-1994)
Jacob Vernon Hamblin, Early LDS Missionary and Colonizer (1819-1886) (through Ayer line)
Quentin LaMar Cook, Apostle of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (1940-living)
David Patten Kimball, Handcart Pioneer Rescuer at Sweetwater River (1839-1883)
Notable relatives of Gilbert Belnap (surnamed Belnap or Belknap)
Rev. Jeremiah ("Jeremy") Belknap, Preacher and Historian (1744-1798)
Daniel Belknap, Early American Composer (1771-1815)
Zedekiah Belknap, American Folk Art Portraitist (1781-1858)
William Goldsmith Belknap, United States Brigadier General (1794-1851)
William Worth Belknap, United States Secretary of War (1829-1890)
George Eugene Belknap, United States Navy Rear Admiral (1832-1903)
Charles Eugene Belknap, United States Representative from Michigan (1846-1929)
Hugh Reid Belknap, United States Representative from Illinois (1860-1901)
Reginald Rowan Belknap, United States Navy Rear Admiral (1871-1959)
Nuel D. Belnap, Jr., American Logician and Philosopher (1930-living)
Anna Belknap, Actress (1972-living)
Charles Belknap, Jr., United States Navy Commander
Notable direct descendants of Sir Robert Belknap (who is also related to Adaline Knight)
William Shakespeare, English Poet and Playwright (1564-1616)
Elizabeth II, Queen of the United Kingdom (1926-living) (related 6 known ways to Sir Robert Belknap)
Lady Jane Grey, 9-day Queen of England (1537-1554)
Sir Francis Bacon, English Philosopher and Statesman (1561-1626)
Sir Winston Leonard Spencer-Churchill, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (1874-1965) (related twice to Sir Robert Belknap)
Diana, Princess of Wales (1961-1997) (related three known ways to Sir Robert Belknap)
Anne Stonor (about 1484-1518), wife of Sir Adrian Fortescue, English Catholic Martyr and Saint beheaded by Henry VIII (about 1476-1539)
Frances Fortescue (about 1505-unknown), wife of "Silken Thomas" FitzGerald, 10th Earl of Kildare executed by Henry VIII (about 1513-1537)
Dorothy Wentworth (1543-1601), wife of Sir Martin Frobisher, New World Explorer and Defeater of the Spanish Armada (about 1535-1594)
Jane Wentworth (about 1541-1614), wife of Henry, 1st Baron Cheney of Toddington and Judge at Trial of Mary Queen of Scots (1540-1587)
Sir Richard Southwell, Privy Councillor under Henry VIII and Mary I ("Bloody Mary") (about 1518-1564)
Father Robert Southwell, English Catholic Martyr and Saint (about 1561-1595)
William Walsh, English Poet and Critic (1663-1708)
Sir Anthony Hungerford, Noted Royalist during English Civil War (unknown-1657)
Dorothea May (1590-1620), wife of William Bradford, Mayflower Passenger and Governor of Plymouth Colony (1590-1657)
Thomasine Clopton (1582-1616), second wife of John Winthrop, Puritan Leader and 1st Governor of Massachusetts Bay Colony (1588-1649)
John Jenney, early Plymouth Colony Settler and Builder of the Jenney Grist Mill (1585-1644)
Violet Needham, English Author of Children's Books (1876-1967)
Laura Laetitia Herbert (1916-unknown), wife of Arthur Evelyn St. John Waugh, British Author (1903-1966)
Numerous Lords, Earls, Counts, Barons, Sir Knights, etc., of England
Early Belknaps
Notable relatives of both Adaline Knight and Henrietta McBride (who were first cousins)
through McBride line
Francis M. Gibbons, Member of Seventy of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (1921-living)
Lester Andrew Wade, Utah Supreme Court Justice (1889-1966)
through Mead line
Willard Mitt Romney, Massachusetts Governor and United States Presidential Candidate (1947-living)
through Spencer Line
Lorenzo Snow, 5th President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (1814-1901)
Heber Jeddy Grant, 7th President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (1856-1945)
Orson Spencer, Early LDS Writer (1802-1855)
Aurelia Read Spencer Rogers, founder of the Primary organization of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (1834-1922)
Joseph Spencer, American Revolutionary War General and Continental Congress Member (1714-1789)
Henry Champion, American Revolutionary War General (1751-1836)
Notable direct ancestors of Adaline Knight
Charlemagne, Holy Roman Emperor (742/747-814)
Alfred the Great, King of the Anglo-Saxons (c. 849-899)
William the Conqueror (William I), King of England (c. 1027/28-1087)
Henry I "Beauclerc," King of England (c. 1068/69-1135)
Various Kings/Queens, Princes/Princesses, Dukes/Duchesses, Lords/Ladies, etc., of England, Scot-land, Wales, Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Ireland, France, Normandy, Savoy, Aquitaine, Burgundy, etc.
Notable relatives of Adaline Knight (but not Henrietta McBride)
through Knight line
Nehemiah Knight, United States Representative from Rhode Island (1746-1808)
Nehemiah Rice Knight, United States Senator and Rhode Island Governor (1780-1854)
through Rogers line
Horatio Rogers, Civil War Officer, Rhode Island Attorney General and Supreme Court Justice (1836-1904)
through Backus line
George Albert Smith, 8th President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (1870-1951)
Hiram Bingham, Connecticut Governor and Senator, Modern Discoverer of Machu Picchu (1875-1956) (twice)
John Pierpont Morgan, Jr., Financier and Philanthropist (1867-1943) (twice)
George B. McClellan, United States Civil War Major General and New Jersey Governor (1826-1885) (twice)
Christopher Reeve, Actor (1952-2004)
John Forbes Kerry, United States Senator from Massachusetts and Presidential Candidate (1943-living)
James Wayne McMeekan ("David Wayne"), Actor (1913-1995)
Edward St. John Gorey, Writer and Artist (1925-2000)
William Woodbridge, United States Senator and Michigan Governor (1780-1861)
through Griswold line
Amasa Mason Lyman, Apostle of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (1813-1877)
Francis Marion Lyman, Apostle of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (1840-1916)
Richard Roswell Lyman, Apostle of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (1870-1963)
James Esdras Faust, Member of the First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (1920-2007)
John Forbes Kerry, United States Senator from Massachusetts and Presidential Candidate (1943-living)
Alexander Viets Griswold, 5th Presiding Bishop (by seniority) of the Episcopal Church (1766-1843)
Frank Tracy Griswold, 25th Presiding Bishop and Primate of the Episcopal Church (1937-living)
through Tracy line
John Martin Tracy, American Landscape Painter (1844-1893)
John Martin Tracy (1809-1844), husband of Hannah Maria Conant Tracy Cutler, Abolitionist and Women's Suffragist (1815-1896)
Frank Tracy Griswold, 25th Presiding Bishop and Primate of the Episcopal Church (1937-living)
through Throckmorton line
Elizabeth Throckmorton (1565-about 1647), wife of Sir Walter Raleigh, Writer, New World Explorer and Colonist (about 1552-1618)
through Bushnell line
Gordon Bitner Hinckley, 15th President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (1910-2008)
David Bushnell, American Inventor of the First Submarine and Time Bomb (1740-1824)
Cornelius Scranton Bushnell, Union Pacific Railroad Executive and USS Monitor Promoter (1829-1896)
through Marvin line
Gordon Bitner Hinckley, 15th President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (1910-2008)
through Elderkin line
Thomas Lanier ("Tennessee") Williams III, American Playwright (1911-1983)
James Danforth ("Dan") Quayle, 44th Vice President of the United States of America (1947-living)
through Waterman line
Benedict Arnold, American Revolutionary War General and Traitor (1741-1801)
through Allyn line
Thomas Edmund Dewey, New York Governor and United States Presidential Candidate (1902-1971)
through Huntington line
George Albert Smith, 8th President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (1870-1951)
Samuel Huntington, Signer of the Declaration of Independence, Connecticut Governor, First President of the United States in Congress Assembled (1731-1796)
Samuel H. Huntington, Ohio Supreme Court Chief Justice and Governor (1765-1817)
through Rockwell line
George Albert Smith, 8th President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (1870-1951) (twice)
through Shelley line
Percy Bysshe Shelley, English Romantic Poet (1792-1822)
through Blodgett line
Ezra Taft Benson, 13th President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (1899-1994)
through Morse line
Calvin Coolidge, 30th President of the United States of America (1872-1933) (twice)
Richard M. Nixon, 37th President of the United States of America (1913-1994) (twice)
through Shattuck line
Aaron Draper Shattuck, American Painter (1832-1928)
through Loker line
Joseph Smith, Jr., 1st President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (1805-1844)
Brigham Young, 2nd President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (1801-1877)
Joseph F. Smith, 6th President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (1838-1918)
Joseph Fielding Smith, 10th President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (1876-1972)
Melvin Russell Ballard, Jr., Apostle of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (1928-living)
Steve Young, Professional American Football Player (1961-living)
Notable relatives of Henrietta McBride (but not Adaline Knight)
Last update: 10 Sep 2010
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