think to yourself,
But what is a 4th Cousin, three times removed?"
here is a chart to try and help you figure it out.
Of course all the possible combinations can't be put in this chart
but by looking at it you should be able to figure it out or at least
understand what 5th cousin, three times removed means.
for Using the chart
1. The common ancestor for the two indivduals you are trying to
find kinship on would go in the top left block of the chart.
2. Locate the position of yourself or another family member in the blocks on the top of the chart by your/their relationship to the common ancestor.
3. Locate the position of the other person whose relationship you are searching by finding his/her position in the blocks on the left side of the chart by his/her relationship to the common ancestor.
4. Your relationship or the other family member's will be where the two
If you are still confused as to how to compute the relationship take a look at this example below.
One is your grandfather
Two is you
Three is your Mom or Dad's brother or sister
Four is what you are to
them a Niece or a Nephew