Ah, yes, years ago I began to explore the possible link between Alonzo Wheeler Jerome, inventor of the Jerome Gambit, and the British statesman, Winston Churchill...
Perhaps it is time to pick up that thread again.
In the meantime, here is an interesting chronology of discovery, with a lot more than just tracing family lines -
"From the Email Bag"
"Jerome Gambit Blog: More Tidying Up"
"Jerome Gambit Blog: Still More Tidying Up"
"Merry Christmas! (A Hysterical/Historical Jerome Gambit Part 1)"