Re: relationship puzzle - half brothers #general

Stan Goodman <SPAM_FOILER@...>

On Sat, 22 Jul 2006, (Harvey L Kaplan) wrote:

A puzzle. My great-great-grandmother in Lithuania married twice and had
children by both husbands. My great-grandfather, therefore, had a
half-brother and a half-sister (same mother but different father). So were
there children half-cousins? And am I a half-third cousin of their

Harvey L Kaplan
Glasgow, Scotland
If you know what you mean by those terms, why yes, you are.

There is no reason to expect the language to have specific terms for such

Stan Goodman, Qiryat Tiv'on, Israel

ISMACH: >from Lomza Gubernia, Galicia, and Ukraina
HERTANU, ABRAMOVICI, LAUER: >from Dorohoi District, Romania
GRISARU, VATARU: >from Iasi, Romania

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