Famous Connections

The Meriwether family has intertwined with many of the most prominent families of America, especially in the early South. The last item in the side bar to the left contains links to some that we have identified. There are many more. If you know of one we missed, please let me know via the SURNAME contact form.

Not shown for privacy reasons: Miss America 1955, Lee Ann Meriwether and her sixth cousin, actress Dina Merrill (Nadinia Hutton, daughter of E. F. Hutton and Marjorie Merriweather Post), and actress Glenn Close, a Taliaferro descendant, but also the granddaughter of Edward Bennett Close, first husband of Marjorie Merriweather Post. Or the Hon. Connie Mack, former Republican Senator from Florida.

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