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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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Louise's will made 31 specific bequests to family members, long-time employees and friends; she also made three $500,000 bequests to two grandnieces and a grandnephew.
Judge Wendt agreed, but the Appellate Court found that the grandniece occupied the apartment as a subtenant, not as a "roommate.
The two girls - both great grandnieces of the famous novelist - helped hundreds of Joyce fans bring colour and fun to the streets of Dublin.
She leaves a sister, Helen Morin of Worcester; two nephews, Raymond Morin and Thomas Morin and his wife Denise, all of Worcester, and Christopher Morin and his wife Jennifer of Shrewsbury; a niece, Susan Morin of Somerville; six grandnephews and two grandnieces.
Survivors include his wife of 51 years, three sons and daughters-in-law, daughter, eight grandchildren, sister, brother-in-law, sister-in-law, 19 nieces and nephews, 20 grandnieces and nephews, and five great-grandnieces and nephews.
Her mother, a former high-school teacher, recently died at age eighty-eight and left behind three daughters, a son, a host of grandchildren, grandnieces, and grandnephews, who all knew she would send them "just the right book" for their interest in growing integrity in their being.
She is also survived by nieces, Charlene Pietsch of Coulterville and Cheryl (Scott) Padgett of Northlake, Texas; nephew Charles (Debra) Pietsch of Eldorado; three grandnieces, three grandnephews and three great-grandnieces.
She leaves 19 nieces and nephews, Robert and Albert Latini, Virginia West, Carol Crowley, Paul Marrone, Marilyn Moran, Barbara Buote, Dorothy Conroy, Joseph and Donald Pupecki, Gail Henebry, Kathleen Zennaiter, Pamela Parslow, Amy Burns, James, Francis and Michael Guidi, Josephine McNamara and Patricia Kerrigan; 41 grandnieces and grandnephews; 59 great-grandnieces and great-grandnephews.
Kirby of Clinton, who was also her caregiver; many grandnieces, grandnephews, great-grandnieces and great-grandnephews.
Russo, AnnMarie Kissel and Dorothy Faherty; seven grandnieces and nephews; and eight great-grandnieces and nephews; her cousin, Virginia; and her friend, Marie of Dudley.