Searching for famous I1 individuals

It is easy to make claims, as the author of the FTDNA Hamilton project. But without family trees, and actual DNA connection shown, the claims are unconvincing. This has already been explained in the references mentioned in my comment above.
 
It is fairly easy to post the results of DNA tests. Harder to prove the origin of the DNA in terms of a family tree. The research mentioned in my response above should explain.
 
The American Kellogg family has several descendants who have tested as I1 according to the Kellogg DNA Project at FTDNA. The family traces their descent to Nicholas Kellogg of Debden, Essex, England, and was brought to New England in the 17th Century by Lt. Joseph Kellogg. There are several dozen people named Kellogg prominent enough to have their own pages on Wikipedia. Probably the most famous are U.S. Secretary of State Frank B. Kellogg, who won the 1929 Nobel Prize for the Kellogg-Briand Pact, and breakfast cereal pioneers John Harvey Kellogg and his brother Will Keith Kellogg.
 
US president Herbert Hoover (1874-1964) probably belonged to haplogroup I1 according to the Hoover Surname Project. He descends from the Huber/Hüber family from Switzerland, who overwhelmingly belong to haplogroup I1-Z161>L1425. Nevertheless a minority of them also tested R1a-Z93, so that remains also a possibility.
 
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James A. Folger, founder of the Folgers Coffee Company in the USA, belonged to haplogroup I1. According to the Folger DNA Project webpage at FTDNA, a plurality of members are I1, including a descendant of Peter Folger (1617-1690), who was a male-line ancestor of James Folger.
 
John Harvey Kellogg (1852-1943), the inventor of the corn flakes and founder of the Kellog's breakfast cereal brand, was a descendant of Nicholas Kellogg, Baron Audley (1458-1493) from Debden, Essex, England, as well as Nicholas Kellogg (1488-1563) and Martin Kellogg (1595-1671). As such he belongs to Family A in the Kellog Y-DNA project, who are I1-Z58 > Z138 > S2293 > S6277 > Y15902 > Y15575 > Y16450 > Y16458 > Y16452 > A14623.

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James A. Folger, founder of the Folgers Coffee Company in the USA, belonged to haplogroup I1. According to the Folger DNA Project webpage at FTDNA, a plurality of members are I1, including a descendant of Peter Folger (1617-1690), who was a male-line ancestor of James Folger.

I ran the haplotype in Nevgen's subclade predictor and Folgers is I1-Z58 > Z59 > Z2040 > Z382 > Y5384.

For Europeans like me who don't know what Folgers Coffee is, Wikipedia says that it is the largest-selling ground coffee in the United States.
 
Results from the James Wilson (1742-1798) most probably belonged to haplogroup I1. Wilson was elected twice to the Continental Congress, was a signatory of the United States Declaration of Independence, and was a major force in drafting the United States Constitution.

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Josiah Bartlett (1729-1795) was an American physician and statesman, delegate to the Continental Congress for New Hampshire, and signatory of the Declaration of Independence. He was later Governor of New Hampshire and Chief Justice of the New Hampshire Superior Court of Judicature. He was a descendant of Richard Bartlett (1575-1647) from Wiltshire, England, whose lineage was unequivocally determined to be I1-L22>Z2338>CTS6017>Y91123 on the Bartlett DNA Project.

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American inventor and painter Samuel Morse (1791-1872) presumably belonged to haplogroup I1-L22 based on results from the Morse/Moss DNA Project (Family 1, descendant of Anthony Morse, 1606-1686, from Wiltshire, England). After having established his reputation as a portrait painter, in his middle age Morse contributed to the invention of a single-wire telegraph system based on European telegraphs. He was a co-developer of Morse code and helped to develop the commercial use of telegraphy.

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Yeah, Chris Pine looks to be I1 with the A13819 subclade going by testing of his direct paternal ancestor James Pyne
 
The 21st president of the United States, Chester A. Arthur (1829-1886), probably belonged to haplogroup I1-Z63 > BY151 > BY351 based on results from the Arthur/MacArthur DNA Project, as a descendant of Thomas Barnabas Arthur (1680-1725) from Cullybacky, County Antrim, Ireland.

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John Harvey Kellogg (1852-1943), the inventor of the corn flakes and founder of the Kellog's breakfast cereal brand, was a descendant of Nicholas Kellogg, Baron Audley (1458-1493) from Debden, Essex, England, as well as Nicholas Kellogg (1488-1563) and Martin Kellogg (1595-1671). As such he belongs to Family A in the Kellog Y-DNA project, who are I1-Z58 > Z138 > S2293 > S6277 > Y15902 > Y15575 > Y16450 > Y16458 > Y16452 > A14623.

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I found out that Frank B. Kellogg, the 45th United States Secretary of State and Nobel Peace Prize laureate in 1929 belongs to the same paternal lineage as John Harvey Kellog. Their most recent common ancestor is Joseph Kellog (1629-1701) who migrated from Essex to Connecticut.

Frank B. Kellog co-authored the Kellogg–Briand Pact (officially General Treaty for Renunciation of War as an Instrument of National Policy) is a 1928 international agreement in which signatory states promised not to use war to resolve "disputes or conflicts of whatever nature or of whatever origin they may be, which may arise among them"

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Cordell Hull (1871-1955) was an American politician from Tennessee and the longest-serving U.S. Secretary of State, holding the position for 11 years (1933–1944) in the administration of President Franklin Delano Roosevelt during most of World War II. Hull received the Nobel Peace Prize in 1945 for his role in establishing the United Nations, and was referred to by President Roosevelt as the "Father of the United Nations".

He is a descendant of Richard Hull (c.1515-1559), of Crewkerne, Somerset, England. Over 50 people from that lineage tested at the Hull DNA Project and belong to I1-Z58 > Z59 > CTS8647 > Z61 > Z60 > CTS7362 > FGC8666 > CTS9352 > Z73 > Y3657 > Z2900 > Y7654 > S2122 > Y11026 > Y13938 (aka BY2841), with a TMRCA of 450 years.

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Possibly Alex Jones (Alexander Emric Jones), descendant, according to geni.com, from James Jones (1642-1719) of Charles City, Virginia. This lineage has been determined to be i1 by the FtDNA Jones Project (i-m253 Group 6). But it looks like descendants of James' brothers have tested R1b (for instance r-m269 Group 5).
 
US Gen. Nathanael Greene (1742-1786), descendant of surgeon John Greene (1597-1659) of Rhode Island (FtDNA Green/Greene).
 
Three individuals who claim to be descendants of the Jimenez Dynasty, which ruled over parts of Spain in the Middle Ages, have tested I1-L22. I don't know if they can back up their claim. The dynasty went officially extinct in 1234.
 
Three individuals who claim to be descendants of the Jimenez Dynasty, which ruled over parts of Spain in the Middle Ages, have tested I1-L22 (Family Tree DNA, Royalty). I don't know if they can back up their claim, officially the dynasty went extinct in 1234.
 
Peter R de Vries (1956-2021), Dutch crime reporter who was shot last week, belonged to Hg I, as was revealed in his tv show some years ago (not sure if I1 or I2).
 

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