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Questions tagged [non-blood-relative]

Describes a family member with whom the reference person does NOT have a "blood relationship" such as direct or shared descent. Could be used to describe a relationship created by marriage or by adoption.

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If My Husband's cousin gets married, what will his new spouse be to me? [duplicate]

On my husband's side of the family, his cousin is getting married, will his new wife still be considered my cousin-in-law?
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Which program supports export (PDF/LaTex) to show full tree, not only ancestors/decendants

I'm currently using gramps (5.0.2) to build my family tree. I wanted to generate a report of a relative and the report should include basically everything, well at least it should include his ...
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What does the term חתן refer to when talking about the relationship between two men?

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. ...
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What would a step-grandmother's(?) brother be called? [duplicate]

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, ...
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What is the relationship name of my (brother/sister)-in-law's (brother/sister) to me? [duplicate]

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 ...
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If a father's first wife dies and he remarries, is the first wife considered a step-mother?

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"?
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Step-father of Step-father [duplicate]

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?
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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?
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What software can reliably store and manage non-linear (eg non-blood or remarried) relatives?

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 ...
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How to handle indirect family?

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 ...