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family

n. 1) husband, wife and children. 2) all blood relations. 3) all who live in the same household including servants and relatives, with some person or persons directing this economic and social unit.

family

(Common ancestry), noun ancestry, birth, blood connection, clan, common extraction, common forebears, common lineage, common parentage, consanguinity, descent, dynasty, ethnic group, ethnicity, filiation, folk, genealogy, house, kin, kindred, kinsmen, line, line of ancestors, line of descent, lineage, origin, parentage, people, same line of descent, same strain, sept, stirps, stock, strain, tribe

family

(Household), noun brood, domestic circle, dooestic establishment, familia, family unit, home circle, issue, offspring, progeny
Associated concepts: adoption, curtesy, dependent, domestic relation, dower, Family Court, family law, family purpose doccrine, head of household, heirs, next of kin, surviving spouse
See also: ancestry, bloodline, derivation, descendant, domestic, house, household, issue, kindred, kinship, lineage, next of kin, origin, parentage, paternal, posterity, progeny, race, relative, succession
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And 73 percent of adults ages 18-34 wish they knew more about their grandparents or great-grandparents.
So this Nobel Prize winner who was convinced he belonged to the "fa- voured white race" in fact had a great-grandparent from the African "unfavoured race", a blood relative who after enforced migration, arrived on the other side of the Atlantic.
Mrs Watts, 50, from Penclawdd, Gower, was four when she served her first portion of cockles at the market while helping her great-grandparents.
The gas chamber victims were two great-grandparents on the side of Italian foster mum Silvia, and a sister of his grandparents.
TRC Commissioner Wilton Littlechild noted that these children are about the same age as their grandparents and great-grandparents were when they were put into residential schools across Canada.
For all the pictures of William and Harry in baseball ca ps, tumbling out of nightclubs and attending football matches, all their friends come from the same circles as their parents, grandparents and great-grandparents.
McCauley Thomas was five when he was killed, along with his great-grandparents Patrick and Hazel Chidgey at their home in Pontllanfraith.
com - RITA RUSHWORTH Searching for news of my great-grandparents I AM looking for information on my great grandparents John Thomas and Elizabeth Anne Wood.
THE Barrow Cadbury Trust (Mike Olley's article "Cadbury loses local roots", Birmingham Mail November 16) was established bymy great-grandparents to advance their philanthropic wishes as Quakers and humanitarians.
The neighbour said one of the great-grandparents, aged 79 and 81, needed treatment shortly after the accident.
In addition to his parents, he is survived by his big brother, Charles Avery Magorian; maternal grandparents, Barbara and Fidel Herpin of Clinton; paternal grandmother, Elaine McNeill and her companion, Jon Pratt, of Palmer; paternal grandfather, Lou Magorian and his companion, Nanci King, of Clinton; paternal great-grandparents, Joanne Lincoln and Charles of Ashland, generations of aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.
Telling the life story of your parents, grandparents and great-grandparents is a powerful and personal way of exploring history," said John Fox, CEO of GroupSmarts.