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Re: Relationship question
Posted by: Sherry Marshall (ID *****0267) Date: May 13, 2009 at 05:46:55
In Reply to: Relationship question by Sheri of 4315

He is your mother's second cousin.

There are genealogy programs who will give you an answer but I like to do it the old fashioned way.

Get out a pencil and paper.

X (joint great grandparent)
X (grand parent's sibling -great aunt)_______
X (your mother)_______________________grandson

Now go down from the common ancestor: siblings, 1st cousins, 2nd cousins, etc. If the generation is 'off' go to the closest generation and use the 'removed' term. This grandson is YOUR 2nd cousin once-removed.

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