A biracial child would identify with both races. For instance, the child of a Caucasian mother and an African-American father would identify as someone who belongs to both of those races.Continue Reading
According the United States Census Bureau, the population of people who report multiple races, or are biracial, is growing at a faster rate than those who identify with one race. During the course of 10 years between 2000 and 2010, the multiple-race population grew by 32 percent compared to slightly more than 9 percent for people who identified with a single race.
The top four multiple-race groups include Caucasian and African-American, Caucasian and another race, Caucasian and Asian, and Caucasian and American Indian, which includes Alaskan Native.Learn more about Genealogy
According to BBC News, it is highly unusual but possible that African DNA from those people brought to other continents could result in two fair-skinned or "white" parents producing a dark-skinned child. BBC News reported in July 2010 the opposite phenomenon of a white baby born to black parents.Full Answer >
An individual's father's cousin is the individual's second cousin, assuming the cousin is the child of one of the father's siblings. Familial relationships are determined by descent beginning with the first common ancestor or relative.Full Answer >
The child of someone's first cousin is considered to be that person's first cousin once removed. The kids of someone's first cousin's children are that person's first cousins twice removed. This label denotes the fact that the child is the person's first cousin, and the removed aspect specifies which generation the child belongs to.Full Answer >
A parent's first cousin is the child's first cousin once removed. "Once removed" symbolizes the difference in genealogical generation. There is more genealogical difference between a first cousin once removed than a first cousin because of the introduction of another ancestral line from the person that married into the family.Full Answer >