Lineage Society

Direct line? Collateral? Why does it matter in my lineage society application?

These terms can feel confusing the first few times you hear them: Direct line means that you are descended from the ancestor through a parent-child relationship, ie. great-great-great-grandchild. Collateral line means that you are descended from the ancestor through their sibling, most often through an uncle-niece/nephew relationship. Whether you are direct line descendant or a… Continue reading Direct line? Collateral? Why does it matter in my lineage society application?