# Example Cousins Calculator

Have you ever gotten your first cousins twice removed confused with your second cousins once removed? This chart attempts to explain the relationships that exist between Hall cousins. It may be extended in either direction for as many generations as is necessary. *Key= g children=: grand children
gg children=: great grandchildren etc. Step#1: Enter common ancestor name (parent) in box 1a. Step#2:Fill in top row(1b-1f). Step#3:Fill in (2a-6a) *Note: It will have the same names as (1a-1f).Step#4: enter entry of 1b in boxes 2b-6b, only reverse the entry as it appears in 1b. Step#5: enter entry of 1c in boxes 2c-6c, only reverse the entry as it appears in 1b.Step#6: enter entry of 1d in boxes 2d-6d, only reverse the entry as it appears in 1b.Step#7: enter entry of 1e in boxes 2e-6e, only reverse the entry as it appears in 1b. Step#8: enter entry of 1f in boxes 2f-6f, only reverse the entry as it appears in 1b.

 Parent Name: Jacob Bible Box 1a children- Emeline/Mary Ann Box 1b g-children-Allen/William Box 1c gg-children-Sam/Curtis Box 1d ggg-children-rebecca/NaomiBox 1e gggg-children-iris/Naomis dau.Box 1f children-Emeline/MaryBox 2a brother/sister-Mary/Emeline Box 2b nephew/niece-William/Allen Box 2c g-nephew/g-niece-Curtis/SamBox 2d gg-nephew/gg-niece-Naomi/RebeccaBox 2e ggg-nephew/ggg-niece-Naomis dau./IrisBox 2f g-children-Allen/WilliamBox 3a uncle/aunt-Mary/EmalineBox 3b first cousin-William/AllenBox 3c first cousinonce removed-Curtis/SamBox 3d first cousintwice removed-Naomi/RebeccaBox 3e first cousinthrice removed-Naomis dau./IrisBox 3f gg-child-Sam/CurtisBox 4a g-uncle/g-aunt-Mary/EmalineBox 4b first cousinonce removed-William/AllenBox 4c second cousin-Curtis/SamBox 4d second cousinonce removed-Naomi/RebeccaBox 4e second cousintwice removed-Naomis dau./IrisBox 4f ggg-child-Rebecca/Naomi Box 5a gg-uncle/gg-aunt-Mary/EmalineBox 5b first cousintwice removed-William/AllenBox 5c second cousinonce removed-Curtis/SamBox 5d third cousin-Naomi/RebeccaBox 5e third cousinonce removed-Naomis dau./IrisBox 5f gggg-child-Iris/Naomis dau.Box 6a ggg-uncle/ggg-aunt-Mary/EmalineBox 6b first cousinthrice removed-William/AllenBox 6c second cousintwice removed-Curtis/SamBox 6d third cousinonce removed-Naomi/RebeccaBox 6e fourth cousin-Naomis dau./IrisBox 6f

The parents represent the common ancestors you have with your relative. Count across the top row until you reach your generation. Now count down this column until you reach your relative's generation. This gives you your relationship to your relative. If you have only one common ancestor with your relative (perhaps this ancestor had multiple marriages), then the same chart applies but the relationships are half blood instead of full blood.

In general, the person in the first row is the ***** of the person in the first column. ***** stands for the appropriate table entry, eg. sister, uncle, second cousin, etc.

Example : Suppose I want to find out my relationship to the son of my grandmother's brother. Then the common ancestors that we share are my great-grandparents which are his grandparents. (Let`s assume a full blood relationship). Therefore, reading from the chart we find that

 parents child g-child ME! child brother/sister nephew/niece g-nephew/g-niece RELATIVE! uncle/aunt first cousin first cousinonce removed