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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.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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It follows a successful search by the Joint Casualty and Compassionate Centre (JCC) to trace their relatives, with Elizabeth Joseph, Sgt Williams' first cousin once removed, coming forward and attending the service.
Rabbi Funnye, first cousin once removed to First Lady Michelle Obama, is currently the leader of Beth Shalom Bnai Zaken Ethiopian Hebrew Congregation in Chicago.
Bach's first cousin once removed), Johann Heinrich Schmelzer, Johann Kuhnau and Nicolaus Bruhns.
Of course, the Ochs-Sulzbergers will continue to be in control of the company for the foreseeable future, as the family controls all of the Class B stock, which votes in nine of the 13 directors of the company (including Arthur Jr., his cousin Michael Golden, his brother-in-law Steven Green and his first cousin once removed, Carolyn Greenspon).
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.
The wartime naval hero and former Viceroy of India - an uncle to Prince Philip and second cousin once removed to the Queen - had been killed by an IRA bomb planted on his fishing boat Shadow V.
Around five years ago Jean Kennedy-Smith brought Ireland's then Finance Minister Brian Lenihan down to the Kennedy homestead now run by third cousin once removed Patrick Grennan.
Lauren, who is doing a teaching degree at Northumbria University and lives with her parents Kevin and Susan near Bedlington, travelled down yesterday with her grandfather Colin Caisley, Emily's first cousin once removed. She said: "Going to Epsom is going to be emotional for all the family members who will be there, but it will be a moment I will remember for the rest of my life.
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His first cousin once removed was Ethel Greenglass, wife of Julius Rosenberg.
Katrina, 21 - Kate Middleton's second cousin once removed - stripped off at central London's exclusive Whisky Mist nightclub, popular with the young royals.
The family tree could be extended to include many other owners, including the present Earl of Halifax (Shirley Heights), who is a third cousin once removed of Sir Evelyn, and Robert Waley-Cohen (Long Run), who is Sir Evelyn's fourth cousin once removed.