Other than Jim, is anyone else closer than 20 degrees?

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I'm 20 degrees from Jim Angelo through my Allison family connections. Is anyone,other than Jim, closer?
WikiTree profile: Jim Angelo
in The Tree House by David Hughey G2G6 Pilot (719k points)

smiley 15 degrees here to Jim. (18 on Willis, 16 on Henry 8th) 

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16 degrees, but also cousins :)
by Alicia Taylor G2G6 Mach 3 (33k points)
selected by Chase Ashley
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Surprise Davidsmiley

Doh! You beat me againyes

22 degress for me.

by Sharon Weekes G2G6 Pilot (128k points)
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I'm 19 degrees away :)
by Jayme Arrington G2G6 Mach 8 (82.4k points)
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I am 23 degrees from Jim.   BUT... I thought to check our relationship David and we are 23rd cousins (using the Search 30 generations) through my mother and your father.

by Nicole Duchesne G2G6 Pilot (767k points)
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Oh wow. I am 23 degrees away from Jim through an usual well-documented connection on my Irish side!smiley

by Maggie N. G2G6 Pilot (746k points)
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We are 18 degrees separated and we are 11th cousins.
by Gurney Thompson G2G6 Pilot (130k points)

Beat ya! cheeky

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11th cousin, once removed.
by Pip Sheppard G2G Astronaut (1.7m points)
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OK we are seventh cousins twice removed - my 6th GG Jan Dekker is his 8th
by Navarro Mariott G2G6 Pilot (138k points)
And seventeen degrees
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We are 8th cousins through our g+ grandfather Jacob Decker.
by Caryl Ruckert G2G6 Pilot (179k points)
See now I come down through Jacob's brother Hermanus Decker Caryl - lets see he is my fifth great grandfather

I am glad to know that we are cousins Navarro.  I am fascinated by the lives of our New Amsterdam ancestors.  I just checked our relationship and we connect through Swartwout, Albert, Decker, Westercamp, Hans, Volckertszen and more!  This is on both my maternal and paternal lines. :)

Well heck we may be double or triple cousins then!  I know are they not so interesting and we are so luck to be able to find out so much about their lives from the records - it is just too fun -

Hello family tree relative! haha I'm showing for your name the following information. Finally starting to see more people I'm related to from my father's side. For a while I was only seeing from my mother's side. 

Caryl (Short) Ruckert and Jennifer Holland are both descendants of Adriaen Meertens de Jongh.

This makes Adriaen Meertens the ninth great grandfather of Caryl.

This makes Adriaen Meertens the 12th great grandfather of Jennifer.

Caryl and Jennifer are 10th cousins three times removed

Hello cousin Jennifer.  Nice to meet another "Dutch" cousin.
*waves* From Moore, Oklahoma, USA! :-) Nice to meet you as well!
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23 here but distant 17th Cousins 1x Removef with my mom being the direct 17th Cousin.
by Amanda Frank G2G6 Mach 4 (49.8k points)
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20 degrees here.  Not any closer/
by Rhonda Zimmerman G2G6 Pilot (130k points)
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Not me, 20 degrees also, but Jim and I are 11th cousins through our Wheelers.
by Dina Grozev G2G6 Mach 4 (43.7k points)
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19 degrees from Jim Angelo. 8th cousin twice removed with his wife.
by Frank Blankenship G2G4 (4.9k points)
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17 degrees.
by Bart Triesch G2G6 Pilot (247k points)
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I am his 9th cousin/ten steps away.
by Lisa Linn G2G6 Mach 4 (48.3k points)
I wasn’t even close
Just to compare apples to apples, you are still 19 degrees away in WikiTree.

You have to count steps up and down for a "degree" if you go by cousin relationship (although you get to skip one degree by going across the sibling relationship at the top, the way WikiTree counts it).
You're right Nathan. I used the Relationship finder.
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Close! My mother is precisely his 10th cousin through common descent from none other than Elder Nathaniel Tilden, and my father is 20 degrees away through a connection via his brother-in-law to the Dimick family.

So I am 21 known degrees away on both sides, several ways.

by Nathan Kennedy G2G6 Mach 2 (20.4k points)
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17 degrees, through the Presburys of Martha's Vinyard
by Chase Ashley G2G6 Pilot (159k points)

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