Ancestral Grandparents

John and Mary Allen, related in more then one way

How many ways can someone be related? I am still counting. My Great, Great Grandparents;John and Mary Allen were married. But in my Whitman research, they also each descend from Samuel Allen, the immigrant. Today as I post lineages to Doctors and Ministers, I find then also sharing descent from Dr. Richard Palgrave. I know…