|MARGARETS PAGES ON GENEALOGY|
|COUSIN CHART .. sometimes its hard to work out who is who in relationship to yourself, so here is a chart to help|
|Key to using the chart .
1. to determine the relationship of the brothers (or sisters) of direct ancestors, follow the horizontal line from the direct ancestor.
a.) the brother of your 6 gg father is your 66 gg uncle. Your relationship to him is shown in the parentheses immediately below the uncle relationship - in this case 6 gg nephew.
b) the sister of your 6 gg father is your 6 gg aunt.
2. to determine your relationship to the childrne of the brothers (& sisters) of your direct ancestors, follow the vertical line down from the uncle/aunt relationship.
a) the son of your 4 gg uncle is your 1c5r
b) the grandson of your gg uncle is your 2c1r
|6GGfather brothers 6 GG uncle
(6 gg son) (6 gg neph)
5 GG father brothers 5 GG uncle 1c7r
(55 gg son) (5 gg neph)
4 GG father brothers 4 GG unc 1c6r 2c6r
(4 gg son) (4 gg neph)
3 GG father brothers 3 GG unc 1c5r 2c5r 3c5r
(3 gg son) (3 gg neph)
2 GG father brothers 2 GG unc 1c4r 2c4r 3c4r 4c4r
(2 gg son) (2 gg neph)
GG father brothers GG unc 1c3r 2c3r 3c3r 4c3r 5c3r
(gg son) (g neph)
G father brothers G uncle 1c2r 2c2r 3c2r 4c2r 5c2r 6c2r
(g son) (g neph)
Father brothers uncle 1c1r 2c1r 3c1r 4c1r 5c1r 6c1r 7c1r
SELF ..... BRO 1 cou 2 cou 3 cou 4 cou 5 cou 6 cou 7 cou 8 cou
SON nephew 1c1r 2c1r 3c1r 4c1r 5c1r 6c1r 7c1r 8c1r
G SON G neph 1c2r 2c2r 3c2r 4c2r 5c2r 6c2r 7c2r 8c2r
(g father) (g uncl)
GG son GG neph 1c3r 2c3r 3c3r 4c3r 5c3r 6c3r 7c3r 8c3r
|Abbreviations -- ----
g father - grandfather
gg father - great grandfather
unc - uncle
bro - brother
c - cousin
neph - nephew
r - generations removed
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