Continue Reading Cousins who have children are different degrees of "removed." For example, the children of a first cousin are considered a first cousin once removed.The term removed in this case refers to being one generation removed from another person.You can find out more about family law in your own state by contacting a legal services office, a law school that offers legal services to students and the public, or searching your state's homepage on the internet.You can also look it up under "marriage" or "domestic relationships" in the legal statutes for your state (paper copies are found in a state government office).
And though considered somewhat of a cultural taboo, mating between "kissing cousins" makes good biological sense, say scientists.
I’m less surprised by the fact that Liz and the Hair were, at closest, second cousins than I am by the fact that the Hair had a framed photo of his Grandmother’s cousin in his apartment. I mean, I understand that from a social perspective, sure, you could identify a person who is somehow vaguely related to you.
Who is this Dolly Harling from Smithtown, and why is she so badass? I mean from a present day realistic and genetic standpoint, usually your third cousin is a stranger. If someone is your third cousin, it means your grandparents were cousins.
If a shared ancestor is 10 generations in the past, the person is an eighth cousin in the same generation.
The son or daughter of a seventh cousin is a seventh cousin once removed.