Cousin

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COUSIN, domest. rel. Cousins are kindred who are the issue of two brothers or two sisters, or of a brother and a sister. Those who descend from the brother or sister of the father of the person spoken of are called paternal cousins; maternal cousins are those who are descended from the brothers or sisters of the mother. Vide 2 Bro. C. C. 125; 1 Sim. & Stu. 301; 3 Russ. C. C. 140; 9 Sim. R. 386, 457.

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Considering the low prevalence of first cousin once removed, second cousin, and beyond second cousin marriages among parents of the patients, we classified parental marriages into three categories as follows: first cousin marriages, other related marriages, and unrelated marriages.
His first cousin once removed was Ethel Greenglass, wife of Julius Rosenberg.
A first cousin once removed who grew up in St Davids asked for our address to send an invitation to her wedding in the cathedral in June with the service conducted by her mother.
Lewis' somewhat turbulent personal life was kept under wraps from his fans until that May 1958 British tour where a reporter at Heathrow Airport discovered that his then wife, Myra Gale Brown, was his first cousin once removed and only 13-years-old.
Now, for this removed business, which really is quite simple: your first cousin once removed is a child of your first cousin.
Michael Chance was the expressive soloist, his countertenor tones perfectly weighted across the registers, his phrasing always eloquent and communicative, and in the lament Ach, class ich Wassers g'nug hatte by Bach's first cousin once removed, Johann Christoph Bach, he responded gratefully to the music's striking emotionalism.
Showalter gives what must be the correct version of de Graffigny's so-called 'betrayal' of Voltaire and Mme Du Chatelet; he demonstrates a detailed knowledge of her financial affairs; he devotes a considerable section of the work to the delightful and sometimes hilarious efforts of both herself and Anne-Catherine de Ligniville ('Minette'), the daughter of de Gragny's first cousin once removed, to secure a husband for the young woman, a campaign that culminated in Anne-Catherine's exceptionally happy marriage to Helvetius.
My first cousin once removed, who I refer to as my aunt, Peggy Tishman, was the first president of UJA.
Another, taken by her first cousin once removed, Lord Lichfield, who died last year, depicts a carefree Queen in 1972 wearing sunglasses on board her beloved Royal Yacht Britannia.

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