Sibling - Types of Siblings - 3/4 Sibling - Horizontal


In this case the unshared parents are full siblings. Further, the three-quarter siblings are also cousins. A possible example was the relationships between Queen Elizabeth I of England and both Henry Carey and Catherine Carey:

Elizabeth was the daughter of Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn. Henry Carey and Catherine Carey were children of Mary Boleyn, the sister of Anne Boleyn. Before Anne's marriage to King Henry, Mary was King Henry's mistress, and King Henry is believed by some to be the father of Henry Carey and Elizabeth Carey. If so, the two Careys would both be three-quarter siblings of Elizabeth.

A more recent example is that of Charles Lindbergh's children with his mistress Brigitte Hesshaimer, and his children with her sister, Marietta Hesshaimer. Another recent example relates to Jermaine and Randy Jackson, of the Jackson 5, who have both fathered children with Alejandra Genevieve Oaziaza.

In the case where the unshared parents are identical twins, the children share as much genetic material as full siblings.

See also Deceased Wife's Sister's Marriage Act 1907.

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