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Age: 1,775.1 ± 2,671.3; CI=95% (Behar et al., 2012b)
Origin: Undetermined
Mutations: T15299C
Parent Branch: H1
Descendant branch(s):


Haplogroup H1y is a branch on the maternal tree of human kind. The woman who started this branch lived at some point between recent generations and 4,400 years ago (Behar et al., 2012b).

Phylotree History is the maternal (mtDNA) tree of humanity. It is maintained by Dr. Mannis Van Oven. Each build is a major update to the tree. The current build is #17.

14H1yT15299CReleased 5 Apr 2012; First version to use the RSRS
15H1yT15299CReleased 30 Sep 2012
16H1yT15299CReleased 19 Feb 2014
17H1yT15299CReleased 18 Feb 2016

GenBank Samples

GenBank is a database of genetic sequence data. It is run by the United States National Institute of Health. It serves as the main repository for mtDNA full sequence profiles. Samples come both from published academic literature and donations from genetic genealogy community members. In addition to GenBank samples, listings below may include other samples published but not submitted to GenBank such as those from the HapMap project.

Note: GenBank results currently use Phylotree build 16. I am working on changing resuts over to build 17.

Hg IDPublicationMissing VariantsAdditional Variants
Hap5001917Behar et al., 2012bnoneH1y:315.1C, 12354
Hap5002578Behar et al., 2012bnoneH1y:309.1C, 315.1C, 7055
Hap5002603Behar et al., 2012bnoneH1y:309.1C, 315.1C, 2619, 5960
Hap5003087Behar et al., 2012bnoneH1y:315.1C, 569A, 7055
Hap5003515Behar et al., 2012bnoneH1y:309.1C, 315.1C
Hap5004749Behar et al., 2012bH1y:73H1y:315.1C, 13905, 16086, 16150, 16182C, 16183C
Hap5005180Behar et al., 2012bnoneH1y:315.1C, 11204, 12354, 15153, 16183M

Geno 2.0 Data

Data from Geno 2.0 is derived from the The National Geographic Society’s Genographic Project — the DAR. The Hg ID is specific to this site and is used to protect the identities of those who take part in Genographic research. Birth Country, Mother's Birth Country, and Maternal Grandmother's Birth Country have been normalized from DAR database fields. The Maternal Origin is determined based on the three previous fields.

Note: Geno 2.0 results currently use Phylotree build 16. I am working on changing resuts over to build 17.

Hg IDBirth
Birth Country
Maternal Grandmother's
Birth Country
Hap10006989United StatesUnited StatesUnited StatesUnited States
Hap10012105United StatesUnited StatesSwedenSweden
Hap10032737United StatesUnspecifiedUnspecifiedUnited States
Hap10037222United StatesUnited StatesDenmarkDenmark
Hap10037473United StatesUnited StatesUnited StatesUnited States

If you use the information in this table, please credit both this site and The National Geographic Society’s Genographic Project.

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