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Apr 20, A first cousin once-removed is the child of one of your first cousins. Or the first cousin of one of your parents. The “once-removed” comes from the fact that one of you is one generation further away from the common ancestor than the other treeclean.barted Reading Time: 8 mins. The words"once removed" mean that there is a difference of one generation.
For example, your mother's first cousin is your first cousin, once removed. This is because your mother's first cousin is one generation younger than your grandparents and you are two.
Apr 30, There are two instances in your family tree that can be considered 'once removed'. This is a reflection of what cousins refer to each other as. Up until now, each relationship in your family tree has inverse titles for each other.
You are your aunt's niece or nephew; you are your great-grandparents' great-grandchild. In the tree, Eamonn Doyle and Betty Driscoll are first cousins once removed.
They were born in the same year, but there are two generations between Eamonn and Patrick Doyle, and three generations between Betty Driscoll and Patrick Doyle.
Let the family history chart do the maths. Jun 10, “This one-generation difference equals ‘once removed.’ Twice removed means that there is a two-generation difference. You are two generations younger than a Estimated Reading Time: 3 mins.