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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And Kate Middleton and Guy Ritchie are sixth cousins, once removed.
Another poignant highlight occurred when Chilliwack Branch Member, Leon Merchant UE, met his sixth cousin, Jo Ann Tuskin UE, Dominion Council Secretary, and then was presented with his certificate (Loyalist Ancestor, Catherine Reid Leech) by her at the Manitoba Club Lunch.
Not only is Diane related to James Maury, who lived at No 4 Rodney Street and also started Liverpool's American Chamber of Commerce, but Frost's sixth cousin removed was Charles Prioleau, the Liverpool-based Confederate agent.
Perry's sixth cousin, Katrina Browne, pulled back the veil on the DeWolf family history.
Republican nominee, Arizona Senator JOHN MCCAIN, is a sixth cousin of LAURA BUSH but it was hard track other ancestors.