Famous or Infamous!

Discussion in 'Games, Jokes, and Fun!' started by cheeptrick, Aug 16, 2007.

  1. cheeptrick

    cheeptrick Songster

    May 1, 2007
    New Hampshire
    Are you related to anyone famous or infamous?
    I'll start
    Jimmy Carter
    Elvis Presley

    John Wilkes Booth

    Fade to Forest Gump walking down the street with MAWMA,
    "Well, Forest...sometimes people do things that just don't make no sense!"

  2. mdbucks

    mdbucks Cooped Up

    Jul 14, 2007
    EXIT 109 on 95
    Famous- Willa Sibert Cather (author)

  3. tiffanyh

    tiffanyh Songster

    Apr 8, 2007
    Famous---My greatgrandmother, who I was fortunate enough to get 10 years with- was a McCoy, of the Hatfield and McCoys.

    Infamous??????? Who knows, maybe thats actually infamous.
  4. Famous- a distant cousin of lady bird johnson(claudia taylor) of my grandmother's side.
    infamous??? I'm not sure, but with my relatives on my dads side i'm sure their is at least one.
  5. MayberrySaint

    MayberrySaint Chillin' Out

    Mar 7, 2007
    Mount Airy, NC
    Famous - Lily Tomlin

    Infamous - ???
  6. CoyoteMagic

    CoyoteMagic RIP ?-2014

    OOOOOOOOOO here we go.

    Great-great-great-great-great-great-great-great-grandfather is William Penn of PA fame.

    My 2nd (?) cousin (grandfathers cousin) was known for his work with people from all different backgrounds, in many different lands.................................Pope John Paul. Honest. His mother was my great-grandmothers sister. I've heard stories of him and my grandfather playing as children. My mom and her family actually used to send care packages to him&family in back in the 40's, 50's & 60's.

    Distant cousin of Nate Loper AfroAmerican cowboy from days gone by.


    GreatGGGGGGGGGranddaughter of Jeremiah Danford. Slave owner in Danville, Va
    Last edited: Aug 16, 2007
  7. kstaven

    kstaven Crowing

    Jan 26, 2007
    BC, Washington Border
    Famous "Margaret Thatcher"

    Infamous "McBain Clan" Ran rum over the Canada / US border during prohibition.
  8. jeaucamom

    jeaucamom Songster

    Oct 1, 2007
    Ophir, CA

    Both my family (adopted) and my childrens father's family came over on the Mayflower so lots of historical figures in our family tree

    And my birth family supposedly my maternal grandparents were TV personalities from Britain from the mid 60's, but I don't know who they are.

    Eulalie Osgood Grover - creater of the sunbonnet babies. I have one of her original handsown quilts of her sunbonnet girls.
    Alexander Graham Bell - my middle name is Graham after him
    William Bradford - My kids are related to him through their father
    John Adams
    John Quincy Adams

    Several cattle rustlers and gamblers from Colorado many generations ago.
    Last edited: Oct 29, 2007
  9. nccountrygirl

    nccountrygirl Songster

    Jul 31, 2007
    Sanford N.C.
    Famous: Zachary Taylor. US President. Moms side

    Infamous: ??????????
    Last edited: Oct 29, 2007
  10. peeps7

    peeps7 Songster

    Aug 26, 2007
    North Carolina
    Famous: Bonnie Parker(Bonnie and Clyde). Bonnie is (was) my cousin.


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