HENDON FAMILY CHRONICLES

RELATIONSHIP CHART


Understanding "third cousin once removed", etc.

Using the Relationship Chart
To find how you are related to another person in your family:

Find your relationship to the Common Ancestor in the top row;
Find the relationship of the other person to the Common Ancestor in the left column;
Where the row and the column intersect is your relationship to that person.

Examples:                                                                                                                             1.
You are at number 3 at the top of the chart;
                                                                                                                                        2. The other person is at number 4 at the left column;
1. They intersect at 2nd cousin, once removed.                                                                  3. They intersect at 2nd cousin, once removed.
2. is your relationship to the other person.                                                                         4. is your relationship to the other person.
3. where the row and the column intersect is your relationship to that person.

You are the great grandchild of your Ancestor.
The other person is the great-great grandchild of the same Ancestor
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1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
8.
9.
Common Ancestor
Child
Grandchild
Great
Grandchild

Great great
Grandchild

Great great great 
Grandchild

Great great great great 
Grandchild

Great great great great
great Grandchild

Great great great great great
great Grandchild

Great great great great great
great  great Grandchild

1. Child
Brother / sister
Nephew / niece
Grand nephew / niece
Great nephew / niece
Great great newphew / niece
Great great great nephew / niece
Great great great great nephew / niece
Great great great great great nephew / niece
Great great great great great great nephew / niece
2. Grandchild
Nephew / niece
1st cousin
1st cousin, once removed
1st cousin, twice removed
1st cousin, thrice removed
1st cousin, four times removed
1st cousin, five times removed
1st cousin, six times removed
1st cousin, seven times removed
3. Great   grandchild
Grand Nephew / niece
1st cousin, once removed
2nd cousin
2nd cousin, once removed
2nd cousin, twice removed
2nd cousin, thrice removed
2nd cousin, four times removed
2nd cousin, five times removed
2nd cousin, six times removed
4. Great great
Grandchild

Great nephew / niece
1st cousin, thrice removed
2nd cousin, once removed
3rd cousin
3rd cousin thrice removed
3rd cousin, twice removed
3rd cousin, thrice removed
3rd cousin, four times removed
2nd cousin, five times removed
5. 3rd great
Grandchild

Great great nephew / niece
1st cousin, four times removed
2nd cousin, two times removed
3rd cousin, once removed
4th cousin
4th cousin, once removed
3rd cousin, twice removed
4th cousin, thrice removed
4th cousin, four times removed
6. 4th great
Grandchild

3rd great Nephew / niece
1st cousin, five times removed
2nd cousin, three  times removed
3rd cousin twice removed
4th cousin, once removed
5th cousin
5th cousin, once removed
5th cousin, twice removed
5th cousin, thrice removed
7. 5th great
Grandchild

4th great
Nephew / niece

1st cousin, six times removed
2nd cousin four times removed
3rd cousin, thrice removed
4th cousin, twice removed
5th cousin, once removed
6th cousin
6th cousin, once removed
6th cousin, twice removed
8. 6th great
Grandchild

5th great
Nephew / niece

1st cousin, seven times removed
2nd cousin five times removed
3rd cousin four times removed
4th cousin, thrice removed
5th cousin, twice removed
6th cousin, once removed
7th cousin
7th cousin, once removed
9. 7th great
Grandchild

6th great
Nephew / niece

1st cousin, eight times removed
2nd cousin six times removed
3rd cousin, five times removed
4th cousin, four times  removed
5th cousin, thrice removed
6th cousin, twice removed
7th cousin, once removed
8th cousin

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