Mailing List:2001-08-30 14, Re: Re: Re: fifth cousins, by Merry J. Whitney

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Mailing List Archives > 2001-08-30 14, Re: Re: Re: fifth cousins, by Merry J. Whitney

From: MerryJWhit -at- aol.com Subject: Re: [WHITNEY-L] Re: Re: fifth cousins Date: Thu, 30 Aug 2001 16:37:22 EDT Dear Ron, You wrote: "It's all pretty fussy, but it's not so much confusing as annoying.  In everyday conversations, your mom's cousin is simply your "mom's cousin".  (I can now call Burl Ives my third cousin twice removed and half-seventh cousin thrice removed, but "grandma's [3rd] cousin" [thru Betsy from Pike] serves well enough for most purposes.)" Great idea. Now can we talk about in-laws?  :-) Merry


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