A cousin is a relative with whom a person shares one or more common ancestors.In the general sense, cousins are two or more generations away from any common ancestor, thus distinguishing a cousin from an ancestor, descendant, sibling, aunt, uncle, niece, or nephew.You may have to over-ride your pop-up stopper for it to appear.First Cousin Your first cousin is a child of your aunt or uncle.Your father's cousin is your first cousin once removed, and so is your cousin's son.If you wish to differentiate, your father's cousin is your first cousin once removed ascending and your cousin's son is your first cousin once removed descending.In the episode Give 'Em Hell Kid, he became an Upgraded Original Vampire though Lucien's serum and, in The Bloody Crown, became the Mikaelson's successor as ruler of New Orleans.
The former governor of New York famous for being unmerciful on criminals married his second cousin, unbeknownst to him.
Despite being the Governor's son, he worked as a slave on the Governor's plantation until he happened to meet Niklaus Mikaelson at his half-brother's funeral.
Niklaus, impressed with the young boy's survival instincts and feeling as though the two were kindred spirits, decided to adopt the boy into his family as his ward.
However, in common parlance, "cousins" typically refers to "first cousins" as the children of one's uncles and aunts.
Systems of "degrees" and "removals" are used in the English-speaking world to describe the exact relationship between two cousins (in the broad sense) and the ancestor they have in common.