I'm doing some genealogy research. Some of my ancestors are somewhat-known Hassidic figures. A few searches on Google yielded information in Hebrew and Yiddish that describes some of their dynasties. ...
Let's say that my mother remarries, and then dies, leaving me under my step-father's care. He then remarries and has children with his second wife. Are these children considered my step-siblings, even ...
I'm trying to wrap my head around this, but I have no clue what's right. Maybe it would just be classified as "no relation", but that seems wrong to me. The situation is that you have a grandfather, ...
For example: I have a sister named Charlotte Martin has a brother named William Charlotte is married to Martin Martin is my brother-in-law, but what is William to me? I originally posted this ...
If a father's first wife dies (with or without children) and he remarries and had kids, is the first wife considered a (deceased) step-mother to the new wife's children, or simply "dad's 1st wife"?
If a step-grandfather is the step-father of your father, what would the father of your step-father be? What about the step-father of your step-father?
Are there standards for including step, foster, and adopted relationships in descendant charts and reports?
With no blood relationship, is there a standard way of presenting step, foster and adopted children in descendant charts?
In follow-up to this answer on How to handle indirect family?, what software tools can reliably manage "non-traditional" relations (remarriages, adoptions, step-relatives, etc)? As a part B to this ...
How should data regarding remarriages, adoptions, etc be handled in a family tree? Should extra branches be created for the "spare" cousins, step-relatives, etc? Or is there another way to map the ...