Archive for December, 2009

Calvin Coolidge was the 30th President of the United States of America. He was also the 29th Vice President of the United States of America. Abigail Cleveland, my 2nd cousin 9 times removed, married John Adams Jr, 2nd cousin 9 times removed from President John Calvin Coolidge, Jr. Calvin holds the singular distinction of being […]


John Adams was the 2nd President of the United States of America. He was born in 1735 in Braintree, Massachusetts, little more than 3 miles from where I sit. Abigail Cleveland, my 2nd cousin 9 times removed married John Adams Jr, 2nd cousin once removed of President John Adams.   Jerry Milo Johnson to President […]


This connection took a while to find, but it is pretty simple. Abigail Cleveland, my 2nd cousin 9 times removed married John Adams Jr, 2nd cousin twice removed of President John Quincy Adams. A little surreal as I write this from an apartment in Quincy, Massachusetts. Jerry Milo Johnson to President John Quincy Adams


Abigail Cleveland, my 2nd cousin 9 times removed married John Adams Jr, 3rd cousin 6 times removed of President William Howard Taft. Jerry Milo Johnson to President William Howard Taft


Henry Wadsworth Longfellow was an American poet and educator. Born in Portland, Maine (which at the time was part of Massachusetts), he spent much of his life in Massachusetts. He was a contemporary and friend of Hawthorne. In his time he was the most famous and most read American poet. Perhaps his best poem was […]


Aaron Cleveland, my 3rd cousin 8 times removed, is related to President Gerald R Ford who is Aaron’s 3rd cousin 5 times removed. Jerry Milo Johnson to President Gerald R Ford, Jr


Aaron Cleveland, my 3rd cousin 8 times removed, is the 3rd cousin once removed of Ralph Waldo Emerson. Jerry Milo Johnson to the poet Ralph Waldo Emerson