Relationship Chart

To find the relationship between 2 people with a common ancestor:
1 On the top horizontal row - find the relationship to the common ancestor of the 1st person. Draw a line downwards.
2 On the left vertical column - find the relationship to the common ancestor of the 2nd person. Draw a line across.
3 Where the lines intersect, that is the relationship.
CH = child. S = sibling (brother or sister). N = nephew or niece.
C = cousin. GR = grand. G = great. GEN = generation. REM = removed

COMMON ANCESTOR ch gr ch ggr ch gggr ch ggggr ch gggggr ch ggggggr ch
ch S N gr N g N gg N ggg N gggg N
gr ch N 1st c 1st c, 1 gen rem 1st c, 2 gens rem 1st c, 3 gens rem 1st c, 4 gens rem 1st c, 5 gens rem
ggr ch gr N 1st c, 1 gen rem 2nd c 2nd c, 1 gen rem 2nd c, 2 gens rem 2nd c, 3 gens rem 2nd c, 4 gens rem
gggr ch g N 1st c, 2 gens rem 2nd c, 1 gen rem 3rd c 3rd c, 1 gen rem 3rd c, 2 gens rem 3rd c, 3 gens rem
ggggr ch gg N 1st c, 3 gens rem 2nd c, 2 gens rem 3rd c, 1 gen rem 4th c 4th c, 1 gen rem 4th c, 2 gens rem
gggggr ch ggg N 1st c, 4 gens rem 2nd c, 3 gen rem 3rd c, 2 gens rem 4th c, 1 gen rem 5th c 5th c, 1 gen rem
ggggggr ch gggg N 1st c, 5 gens rem 2nd c, 4 gens rem 3rd c, 3 gens rem 4th c, 2 gens rem 5th c, 1 gen rem 6th c

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