In fact, a study of Icelandic records indicated that marriages between third or fourth cousins people with common great-great- or great-great-great-grandparents may produce the most children and grandchildren. Well what about uncle,niece,aunt,half-sibling, your statement is partially true in india, where problems with in-laws,abuse of anti-dowry laws,drama, and clashes between tradition,modernization, have led some to make a more voluntary decision to marry your cousin. In some cultures and communities, cousin marriages are considered ideal and actively encouraged; in others, they are subject to social stigma. In his later years, he became quite the nuisance and had to go to state mental care. Abbink, Jon December
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The author states that study after study debunk the myth of inbreeding. Jacob's brother Esau also married his cousin Mahalathdaughter of Ishmael. Join us Careers Get in touch Write for us. Grubbs, Judith Evans Potential for a consanguineous relationship A consanguineous relationship is one where the partners are related by blood or in other words descended from the same ancestor.