DNA and Genealogy

SOME DNA SITES

In case you are wondering if you should have your DNA tested, here are some sites which may give you some clues. Also check out the articles in the various genealogical publications. Hopefully these will give you an idea of the value in having a test done.

General info:

http://genforum.genealogy.com/dna/

http://boards.rootsweb.com/topics.dnaresearch.generalresearch/mb.ashx

http://boards.rootsweb.com/topics.dnaresearch.projectannouncements/mb.ashx

http://bigfile.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/listsearch

http://www.cyndislist.com/dna.htm

http://www.genealogywise.com/group/geneticgenealogy

The International Society of Genetic Genealogy – “Promoting and educating about the use of DNA for genealogy”
http://www.genealogywise.com/group/isogg

DNA and Family Research

Help with connecting your family using DNA. Easy and clear answers for your research. Start a new discussion if you would like help with a DNA Genealogy problem.
http://www.genealogywise.com/group/dnaandfamilyresearch

DNA & Family History
To view the use of DNA for tracing family history. Emphasis is on practical application, a genealogy centered group, not a scientific centered one.
http://www.genealogywise.com/group/dnafamilyhistory

http://dirkschweitzer.net/1104-MidMichigan-GeneticGenealogyTalkDSchweitzer.pdf

Testing sites:

Family TreeDNA
http://www.familytreedna.com/Default.aspx

A group for all fans of Family Tree DNA, the world’s first, largest and best genetic genealogy company.
http://www.genealogywise.com/group/familytreedna

GeneTree
Mapping the world’s DNA. Your experts in Genetic genealogy. Learn how to make DNA a useful tool in your genealogy research.
http://www.genealogywise.com/group/genetree

Sorenson Molecular Genealogy Foundation
Non-profit research organization building the world largest database of correlated genealogical and genetic records
http://www.genealogywise.com/group/SMGF

England
http://www.cellmark.co.uk/

Haplo groups & Technical stuff:

Mtdna haplogroup B originated in Asia, before traveling to America with the first colonizers through the Bering Straight
http://www.genealogywise.com/group/mtdnahaplogroupb

Anyone belonging to Y Chromosome Haplogroup C and its sublineages
http://www.genealogywise.com/group/ychromosomehaplogroupc

This site for those who have had their mtdna tested through the Full Genome Sequence and have been classified as C5b1.
http://www.genealogywise.com/group/haplogroupc5b1

Haplogroup D in the UK and Europe
http://www.genealogywise.com/forum/topics/haplogroup-d-in-the-uk-and

Haplogroup G is a Y chromosome DNA haplogroup, a branch of the family of modern humans on the male side. Men and their male descendants belonging to a Y-DNA haplogroup are closely related to each other on the patrilineal (father-to-son only) side.
http://www.genealogywise.com/group/haplogroup_g

For people who are in mtDNA Haplogroup H
http://www.genealogywise.com/group/haplogrouph

Mitochondria DNA Haplogroup H11 is one of the oldest of the subclades in the H Haplogroup (approximately 48,000 years old). This group is restricted to members of Haplogroup H11.
http://www.genealogywise.com/group/haplogrouph11

For all those who are members of, or interested in mitochondrial haplogroup I, which is passed down in the maternal line. The haplogroup is widespread in Europe and Western Eurasia, but is nowhere common, rarely reaching 5% of any population
http://www.genealogywise.com/group/mtdnahaplogroupi

I2a Haplogroup
http://www.genealogywise.com/group/i2ahaplogroup

For all those who are members of, or interested in researching this Y-chromosome haplogroup, made up of all paternal-line descendants who share the mutations 12f2.1, M304, P209, etc. Originally from the Middle East. Major branches are J1 and J2.
http://www.genealogywise.com/group/ydnahaplogroupj

For all who are members of, or interested in Y-DNA haplogroup J2, made up of paternal-line descendants who share the M172 mutation. J2 is commonly found among peoples of the Mediterranean and northern Middle East. Major branches are J2a and J2b.
http://www.genealogywise.com/group/ydnahaplogroupj2

Everyone belonging to mtDNA haplogroup K.
http://www.genealogywise.com/group/haplogroupK

For those who belong to or research Y-DNA Haplogroup Q.
http://www.genealogywise.com/group/haplogroupqydna

Subclade Q1a3a is prevalent throughout North, Central and South America as this continent was populated by the men that arrived across Beringia.
http://www.genealogywise.com/group/haplogroupq1a3aydna

Welcome to Y-chromosomal Haplogroup R1a1a. This widespread haplogroup covers central/eastern Europe, central Asia and south Asia (India). Smaller populations can aslo be found in Scandanavia, the UK and southern Europe.
http://www.genealogywise.com/group/haplogroupr1a1a

Haplogroup R1b is the most common Y-DNA haplogroup in Western Europe. The haplogroup, according to the 2009 ISOGG Y-DNA Haplogroup Tree, is defined by the M343 SNP (rs9786184 at position 2947824). To what subclade of R1b do you belong?
http://www.genealogywise.com/group/haplogroupr1b

Haplogroup T is believed to have lived in Northern Italy approximately 17,000 years ago. Bryan Sykes, author of the book “Seven Daughters of Eve” named this group “Tara”.
http://www.genealogywise.com/group/mtdnahaplogroupt

For people who are in mtDNA Haplogroup U
http://www.genealogywise.com/group/haplogroupu

Anyone belonging to mtDNA haplogroup X regardless of geographic origin or sub-haplogroup (this would include both X1 and X2 sub-branches).
http://www.genealogywise.com/group/mtdnahaplogroupx

Technical
http://www.phylotree.org/tree/subtree_R0.htm

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/2805380

http://cjns.metapress.com/app/home/contribution.asp?referrer=parent…

http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJM199201023260117

Some Ethnic or Regional data:

Native American mtDNA Haplogroups A2, B2, C1, D1, and X
This group is for anyone who is interested in sharing information with others about Native American mtDNA haplogroups.
http://www.genealogywise.com/group/NativeAmericanmtDNA

French-Canadian & Acadien –
http://www.frenchdna.org/

http://www.afgs.org/DNA_Research_French-Canadian.html

http://www.cyndislist.com/dna.htm

http://dna-forums.org/

http://archiver.rootsweb.ancestry.com/th/read/GENEALOGY-DNA/2001-10…

http://www.tsakanikas.net/Maternalclans.htm

http://www.cryptojews.com/WereCryptoJewsInNewFrance.htm

http://dienekes.blogspot.com/2011/01/study-of-french-canadian-found…

http://www.bunnellgenealogybooks.citymaker.com/Violette_DNA_Lecture…

http://germaindoucet.com/canadian_anusim

Acadien DNA (maternal)
http://www.acadian-home.org/Founding-Mothers-of-Acadia.html

http://www.acadian-home.org/Haplogroups.html

DNA, genetic disorders
http://www.francoamericanconnection.com/fa-genetics/index.html

DNA Interest Group-Southern California
SCGS DNA Interest Group – provides genetic genealogy assistance and information to SCGS members and other interested people.
http://www.genealogywise.com/group/SCGSDNAInterest

Some Surname Sites:
http://www.cyndislist.com/surn-dna.htm

Berry Family DNA Group
An open access DNA project for all spellings of the surname Berry.
http://www.genealogywise.com/group/berrydna

Ellis DNA
Ellis Surname DNA Project. The object of the project is to find and document the DNA all the different Ellis families.
http://www.genealogywise.com/group/ellisdna

Gilpin Surname Worldwide Genetic and Genealogy Study
A one surname study is a project researching all occurrences of a surname, (all spellings). It is not restricted geographically to any particular area in the world. It looks for the occurrence of the surname world-wide.
http://www.genealogywise.com/group/gilpin

Jackson DNA
This group is for anyone with the name Jackson , or the bloodline of Jackson to follow their DNA markers, and possibly find more family.
http://www.genealogywise.com/group/jacksondna

Kendall DNA
For researchers interested in Kendall DNA testing.
http://www.genealogywise.com/group/kendalldna

Matheson DNA
For discussion on DNA of Clan Matheson
http://www.genealogywise.com/group/mathesondna

Smith DNA
http://www.smithsworldwide.org/

Strickland DNA Project
http://www.genealogywise.com/group/stricklanddnaproject

Turner DNA
http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~turnerdna/

Whitebread / Whitbred DNA
http://www.one-name.org/profiles/whitebread.html#dna

Published on June 21, 2011 at 5:55 pm  Comments Off on DNA and Genealogy  
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