Sunday, April 17, 2016

Relationship Charts – xCousin yRemoved

Relationships across generations can be confusing to beginning and experienced genealogists alike. If she is my second cousin twice removed, exactly how are we related? What is my relation to my first cousin’s great grandchildren.?  Verbal or written explanations can be convoluted, but here are links to a few charts that are both clear and simple.

Generation Names by Alvy Ray Smith

How Are We Related? An updated version of the Alice J. Ramsay chart from

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