Genealogy Terminology

In this section, we will explain what some commonly used genealogy terminology means.

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What does a first cousin, twice removed mean?

Most people have a good understanding of basic relationship words such as “mother,” “father,” “aunt,” “uncle,” “brother,” and “sister.” But what about the relationship terms that we don’t use in everyday speech? Terms like “second cousin” and “first cousin, once … Continue reading