Family Tree Explained – Handy Chart Explaining Confusing Family Connections

This fantastic and fun video explains exactly how your family tree works. So if you’ve ever wonder about that tree filled all those little circles and squares, don’t miss this video!

Learning about genealogy has never been this fun! This great video explains exactly how a family tree works. It explains how the tree itself works, and shows you exactly where all your relatives fit on it. This great clip also tells you all the names for your different relatives. Did you know that you have family members that are called “niblings”?

The video explains where your ancestors and descendants fit on your family tree. Then it moves on to show you how your in-laws fit onto your family tree. It even explains the confusing term “cousins”! One of the really outstanding things about this clip is the simple rules of thumb that it provides for you to remember what each distant family member is called.

The easiest approach to determine how two people are related to each other is to use Family Tree Relationship Chart. The Family Tree Relationship Chart works on the principal of finding the common ancestor between any two people. In other words, to determine the relationship between two people in a family tree, it is necessary to know what direct ancestor the two people had in common.


Via Genealogy In Time

Learn more: The Key To Understanding Family Relationships