“9 Surprising Things You Didn’t Know About…”

Edgar Rice Burroughs, the creator of Tarzan. [via BuzzFeed]

8. Burroughs is a descendant of Edmund Rice — and is distantly related to Laura Ingalls Wilder and President Calvin Coolidge.

“Rice was one of the original settlers of the Massachusetts Bay Colony, and while his own life was modest — founder of Sudbury, deacon in the Puritan Church — he did have 10 kids, who went on to become the ancestors of some of America’s most interesting people.”

8 more surprising things this way.

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