The New England Historic Genealogical Society yesterday revealed that the Cambridge homeys are actually 10th cousins once removed.
Matt Damon. Matthew Paige Damon was born on October 8, 1970, in Boston, Massachusetts, to Kent Damon, a stockbroker, realtor ... and his mother is of Finnish and Swedish ancestry. Because he resembles Matt Damon he was called "Meth Damon " during his role on Breaking Bad (2008) by the fanbase. Such clues led me to Joseph Emerson, Matt’s eighth-great-grandfather. Find out about Matt Damon & Luciana Bozan Barroso Renewal of vows, children, joint family tree & history, ancestors and ancestry. Matt’s dad, Kent Telfer trees Damon, is named for his paternal great-grandmothers Grace Telfer and Maybelle Kent. They share a common 10th great-grandfather, William Knowlton of Ipswich, a bricklayer who died in 1655. Historical Person Search Search Search Results Results Randy Steven Damon (1970 - 2000) Try FREE for 14 days Try FREE for 14 days How do we create a person’s profile? We collect and match historical records that Ancestry users have contributed to their family trees to create each person’s profile. Matt Damon persuaded the producers of Finding Your Roots to edit out details of how his ancestors were slaves even though it was a breach of PBS editorial rules. He is of English, and some Scottish, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, and Swiss-German, ancestry. The family lived in Newton until his parents divorced in 1973, when Damon and his brother moved with his mother to Cambridge. Actor Matt Damon attended the Cambridge Rindge & Latin School, a public high school in Boston, alongside his friend and fellow actor Ben Affleck.Damon then went to Harvard to study English, but dropped out to pursue acting full-time. He hit it big when he and Affleck wrote and starred in the 1997 film “Good Will Hunting,” which won an Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay in 1998. An Emerson genealogy revealed that Damon and 19th-century essayist … We know that Matt Damon and Ben Affleck are BFFs, but as it turns out, they’re actually related! Right here at FameChain. The Bourne star, who supports a number of liberal causes, objected to the ancestry TV show airing how his distant relations were slaves, leaked Sony emails reveal.