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June Report 24 Nov 2019 05:09

Can anyone come up with a relationship between:
The grandson of a Grandfather and the Grandson of a Grandmother who is also the wife of the others sons Grandfather.


ErikaH Report 24 Nov 2019 10:17

There are online charts. Try googling for them

Or draw your own chart and do a calculation


KathleenBell Report 24 Nov 2019 11:11

Are the parents of the two grandsons brother or sister, or are they step brother or sister (i.e. is it a second marriage for the grandfather and grandmother)? If their parents are step-brother or sister then I don't think there is actually much of a relationship but probably step-cousins although I don't think this is a recognisable relationship.

Kath. x


June Report 25 Nov 2019 08:25

Thanks for the info; with the help of a chart I have misled myself with my initial question.
Hence this is now what i have come up with. :

SON 1 is the paternal Grandson of parents (male A) & (female B )

SON 2 is the Nephew of (female B) in the above marriage.

I assume now there is now no actual direct relationship.


KathleenBell Report 25 Nov 2019 13:56

I think there will be some sort of blood relationship but definitely not a direct relationship.

Kath. x


Andysmum Report 25 Nov 2019 21:43

I think they are first cousins once removed.

Grandparents A and B have a son C who is the father of the grandson D.
B's nephew E is the son of one of her brothers or sisters and therefore the first cousin of C. Which makes C's son D the first cousin once removed of E. (If E has any children they will be D's second cousins.)

If you draw this on a little family tree it becomes a lot less confusing!!


June Report 7 Dec 2019 09:13

Thanks Andysmum It now makes since, I just replaced your letters with the real names. So 2nd cousins they are. However if E has a child is that correct when you said 2nd Cousins or will they be 2nd Cousins removed.