Is the possessive apostrophe "s" added to family? "I am a friend of Conor's and his family. vs I am a friend of Conor's and his family's?

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The preposition of already denotes possession or association, so it is not necessary to write Conor's as well. "I am a friend of Conor and his family" would be correct.

  • +1 And if the apostrophe is to be used, drop the of and put it only on the last item. (I am Conor and his family's friend.) Aug 1, 2018 at 15:37

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