• Famous Authors

    From Mike Dippel@954:895/1 to All on Wed Aug 18 09:37:02 2021
    This week I was notified of my featured connections to pseudonymous authors, best
    known by their pen names.

    17 degrees from Samuel Clemens (Mark Twain)
    19 degrees from Fran˙ois-Marie Arouet (Voltaire)
    40 degrees from Mary Cross (George Eliot)
    22 degrees from Eric Blair (George Orwell)
    22 degrees from Maya Angelou (Marguerite Johnson )
    23 degrees from Charles Dodgson (Lewis Carroll)
    31 degrees from Amy de Leeuw (Geertruida Carelsen)
    22 degrees from Mary Murfree (Charles Egbert Craddock)
    43 degrees from Hans B˙tticher (Joachim Ringelnatz)
    26 degrees from Ethel Robertson (Henry Handel Richardson)
    27 degrees from Pamela Travers (PL Travers)
    22 degrees from Heather Stevens

    In the case of Samuel Clemens, this is the breakdown:

    Mike Dippel and Samuel Langhorne Clemens (1835-1910) are both descendants of Eleanor (Plantagenet) de Arundel (1318-1372).

    1. Mike is the son of [private mother] [confident]
    2. [Private] is the daughter of Albert Hollar [confident]
    3. Albert is the son of Amanda Jane (Barnes) Hollar (1859-1946) [confident]
    4. Amanda is the daughter of Ann (Woolston) Barnes (1825-1873) [unknown confidence]
    5. Ann is the daughter of Elizabeth (Bell) Woolston (1783-1857) [unknown confidence]
    6. Elizabeth is the daughter of James Bell (1761-1831) [unknown confidence]
    7. James is the son of Roger Brooke Beall (1734-1790) [unknown confidence]
    8. Roger Brooke is the son of Elizabeth Brooke (1707-1774) [unknown confidence] 9. Elizabeth is the daughter of Roger Brooke (1673-abt.1718) [unknown confidence]
    10. Roger is the son of Dorothy (Neale) Brooke (1646-bef.1687) [unknown confidence]
    11. Dorothy is the daughter of Anna Maria (Gill) Neale (abt.1630-1682) [unknown
    12. Anna is the daughter of Mary (Mainwaring) Gill (abt.1605-1663) [confident] 13. Mary is the daughter of Margaret (Torbock) Mainwaring (1558-1641) [unknown confidence]
    14. Margaret is the daughter of William Torbock (abt.1526-abt.1558) [confident] 15. William is the son of Thomas Torbock (abt.1497-1554) [unknown confidence] 16. Thomas is the son of Margery (Stanley) Torbock (abt.1469-) [unknown confidence]
    17. Margery is the daughter of John Stanley (bef.1439-bef.1485) [unknown confidence]
    18. John is the son of Joan (Goushill) Stanley (abt.1401-1458) [unknown confidence]
    19. Joan is the daughter of Elizabeth (FitzAlan) Usflete (abt.1371-1425) [confident]
    20. Elizabeth is the daughter of Richard FitzAlan KG (abt.1346-1397) [confident]
    21. Richard is the son of Eleanor (Plantagenet) de Arundel (1318-1372) [confident]
    This makes Eleanor the 19th great grandmother of Mike.

    It's truly amazing what you can find on wikitree.com about your relationship to others
    around the world.

    Mike Dippel

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