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How to find my cousins that I have never met?

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JohnDoe Report 29 Nov 2013 17:10

My grandparents said I have 2 cousins that my uncle had but there were huge problems in there relationship so I believe they have not been "allowed" to stay in contact. I only learned about this a few months ago. I rarely see my uncle so I can't ask him anything and my grandparents know little. What can I do in this situation?

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 29 Nov 2013 17:12

Well we cant help without some names and birth years etc and area.

If these cousins are still alive then posting info on them will be limited for data protection purposes

it may be we can take a look for births etc if their parents married.

it all depends on what info you have that can be posted on this open forum


Reggie Report 29 Nov 2013 21:43

Perhaps it would be better not to try to find them........................if they are around your age, it could prove disruptive for them...............especially as you don't indicate whether or not they are your uncle's legitimate offspring


JohnDoe Report 1 Dec 2013 19:25

Yes. That is why I don't want to post names as they may not even like it and my uncle may not like it. But I was just wondering if anyone could share the methods of how to trace them.


jax Report 1 Dec 2013 20:00

Have you looked on facebook? if they are over 18 they may be listed on the electoral roll


JohnDoe Report 2 Dec 2013 19:43

Yes that is true. But, as I said, I rarely see my uncle. I believe he is visiting Christmas so I can inquire then as that may be my only chance.