29 July 2009

Removed Cousins

I forgot to point you at a cracking article from Dick Eastman's Online Genealogy Newsletter which explains the intricacies of "Cousin twice removed" etc.

Just go to:




Sam said...

Excellent article. However, I was interested to learn that every person has 4 trillion 20th cousins. As estimates give the total number of people who have ever lived at 0.1 trillion - I can only assume that we there must be awful lot of alien cousins out there. ;-)

Genpen said...

. . . . so you've met some of mine then!!! :-)