Famous Relatives of Mike McMannes

Thanks to my mother’s undying love for research, these people are confirmed ancestors of yours truly (Courtesy of Ancestry.com)

A few – JUST A FEW – of the famous People related to Mike McMannes via Alma Mitchell

Margaret Mitchell (1900-1949)
American AuthorMargaret Munnerlyn Mitchell is best remembered for her hugely successful novel, Gone with the Wind. She was awarded the Pulitzer Prize in 1937 for the novel. Gone with the Wind is the second best selling hard-cover book, taking second only to the Bible.
Relationship: 3rd Cousin 1 times removed
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John Milton (1608-1674)
English PoetJohn Milton is famous for his epic poem “Paradise Lost.” The poem is written in blank verse and consists of twelve books. Paradise Lost follows the biblical story of the fall of man.
Relationship: 2nd Cousin 7 times removed
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Howard Hughes (1905-1976)
American AviatorHoward Robard Hughes was famous for his multiple air speed records. He also produced the films “Hells Angels” and “The Outlaw”.
Relationship: 6th Cousin 3 times removed
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D. H. Lawrence (1885-1930)
English AuthorD.H. Lawrence was a prolific and controversial writer. His novels include “Women in Love” and “Sons and Lovers”.
Relationship: 7th Cousin 1 times removed
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Booker Taliaferro Washington (1856-1915)
American educator, political leader, authorBooker T. Washington was born as a slave but was freed at the age of 9. He received national attention as a spokesperson for African American citizens.
Relationship: 7th Cousin 2 times removed
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James “Wild Bill” Hickock (1837-1876)
American OutlawJames Butler “Wild Bill” Hickok was a legendary gunfighter and law man in the American Wild West. Many characters in Western novels are fashioned after Hickok.
Relationship: 7th Cousin 2 times removed
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Mark Twain (1835-1910)
American AuthorSamuel Langhorne Clemens thought of his pen name, “Mark Twain,” while working on a riverboat. This humorist’s works include Adventures of Tom Sawyer.
Relationship: 8th Cousin
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George Herbert Walker Bush (1924-)
41st President of the United States of AmericaPresident George H.W. Bush is known for leading the U.N. coalition in the Gulf War. His presidency saw the fall of the Berlin Wall.
Relationship: 7th Cousin 3 times removed
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Marlon Brando (1924-2004)
American ActorMarlon Brando, Jr. was an Oscar-winning actor who appeared in many films including A Streetcar Named Desire, The Godfather, Julius Caesar, On the Waterfront, and Superman.
Relationship: 8th Cousin 1 times removed
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William Faulkner (1897-1962)
American AuthorMississippi native William Cuthbert Faulkner was known for his long, winding sentences. Some of his famous novels include Go Down Moses and As I lay Dying.
Relationship: 8th Cousin 1 times removed
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(Francisco) Pancho Villa (1878-1923)
Mexican revolutionaryDoroteo Arango ArÑÑmbula, or Pancho Villa, an uneducated peasant, became one of the foremost and most famous generals of the Mexican Revolution.
Relationship: 7th Cousin 4 times removed
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F. Scott Fitzgerald (1896-1940)
American AuthorFrancis Scott Fitzgerald is considered to be one of the greatest American writers of the 20th century. He wrote “The Great Gatsby” and “This Side of Paradise”.
Relationship: 9th Cousin 1 times removed
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Jane Austen (1775-1817)
English AuthorJane Austin was well educated and began writing at a young age. Though she wrote with a man’s alias, many of her novels, which include Pride and Prejudice and Emma, have become widely popular.
Relationship: 2nd Cousin 18 times removed
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