Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill, 12th cousin 1x removed

Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill is my 12 cousin 1x removed. The ancestor that we share that connects us is Ann Tanfield (1516-1548), my 10th great grandmother.

When Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill was born on November 30, 1874, his father, Lord, was 25 and his mother, Jeanette, was 20. He married Baroness Clementine Ogilvy Hozier on September 12, 1908. They had five children in 13 years. He died on January 24, 1965, at the age of 90, and was buried in Bladon, Oxfordshire, England.

Born into the aristocratic family of the Dukes of Marlborough, a branch of the Spencer family, Winston Leonard Spencer-Churchill, like his father, used the surname Churchill in public life. His ancestor George Spencer had changed his surname to Spencer-Churchill in 1817 when he became Duke of Marlborough, to highlight his descent from John Churchill, 1st Duke of Marlborough. Winston’s father, Lord Randolph Churchill, the third son of John Spencer-Churchill, 7th Duke of Marlborough, was a politician; and his mother, Lady Randolph Churchill (née Jennie Jerome) was the daughter of American millionaire Leonard Jerome. Winston was born on 30 November 1874, two months prematurely, in a bedroom in Blenheim Palace, Woodstock, Oxfordshire.

My genealogical shows the ancestor both of us are connected:

Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill Sir (1874 – 1965)
12th cousin 1x removed

Lord Randolph Henry Spencer-Churchill (1849 – 1895)
Father of Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill Sir

John Winston Sir 7th Duke of Marlborough Spencer-Churchill (1822 – 1883)
Father of Lord Randolph Henry Spencer-Churchill

Jane Stewart Stewart (1798 – 1844)
Mother of John Winston Sir 7th Duke of Marlborough Spencer-Churchill

Jane Bayly alias Paget (1774 – 1842)
Mother of Jane Stewart Stewart

Henry Bayly alias Paget
Father of Jane Bayly alias Paget

Caroline Paget
Mother of Henry Bayly alias Paget
Brig. Gen. Thomas Paget
Father of Caroline Paget

Henry Paget
Father of Brig. Gen. Thomas Paget

William Paget
Father of Henry Paget

Lettice Knollys (1583 – 1655)
Mother of William Paget

Margaret Cave (1559 – 1606)
Mother of Lettice Knollys

Richard Cave
Father of Sir Ambrose Cave

Sir Ambrose Cave
Father of Margaret Cave

Bridget Cave
Daughter of Richard Cave

Ann Tanfield (1516 – 1548)
Daughter of Bridget Cave

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