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From: Steven Dhuey <>
Subject: [ROOTS-L] Cousins removed go in both directions
Date: Mon, 17 Mar 2003 18:15:02 -0600
>The "removed" thing was always confusing to me. I have read all the
>posts explaining & just when I think I've got it, I read something
>else & I'm all cofused again. How does it work going upwards? Am I
>"removed" from my parent's cousins or the cousins kids?
You can have cousins "removed" in both directions. Your parent's
first cousin is your first cousin, once removed. And your first
cousin's child is also your first cousin, once removed.
"Removed" just means that you and the cousin are NOT of the same generation.
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