relationship finder

+5 votes
According to the relationship finder, John Coe-992 is my 13th great grandfather.

Why then does it find that Coe-992's father, Coo-9 is no relationship to me?  Shouldn't it show Coo-9 as my 14th great grandfather?
WikiTree profile: John Coe
in The Tree House by Cheryl Skordahl G2G6 Pilot (223k points)
Thank you Cheryl for the golden star !
You're so welcome... I appreciate the assistance.

2 Answers

+6 votes
Best answer

Hello Cheryl.

You're right... and the relationship finder does find the relationship.

"2.They could have a common ancestor deeper than the 15 generations that were searched. Click this button to check 30 generations. Warning: This may take a few minutes."

Just click on the "SEARCH 30 GENERATIONS" button. You'll see the relationship like this:

by Rubén Hernández G2G6 Pilot (704k points)
selected by Cheryl Skordahl
+3 votes
The relationship finder only goes back so far, presumably corresponding to13th great-grandfather. Therefore, if you're looking for someone one more generation, it won't show up at all.
by Dave Dardinger G2G6 Pilot (408k points)
Thanks Ruben, I should have thought of that... can't remember all the variants on WikiTree.  

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