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Age: 4,275.4 ± 2,671.3; CI=95% (Behar et al., 2012b)
Origin: Undetermined
Mutations: T460C A8701G! G16129A!
FTDNA Tree: Link
Parent Branch: H1
Descendant branch(s): H1aw1


Haplogroup H1aw is a branch on the maternal tree of human kind. The woman who founded this line lived between 1,600 and 6,900 years ago (Behar et al 2012b).

mtDNA Haplogroup H1aw 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.

14H1awT460C A8701G! G16129A!Released 5 Apr 2012; First version to use the RSRS
15H1awT460C A8701G! G16129A!Released 30 Sep 2012
16H1awT460C A8701G! G16129A!Released 19 Feb 2014
17H1awT460C A8701G! G16129A!Released 18 Feb 2016

mtDNA Haplogroup H1aw Data Sources

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
Hap5000938Behar et al., 2012anoneH1aw:315.1C, 7403
Hap5003512Behar et al., 2012bnoneH1aw:315.1C, 5564, 8152, 15546R
Hap5003769Behar et al., 2012bH1aw:16311H1aw:309.1CC, 315.1C
Hap5006544Coble et al., 2004noneH1aw:315.1C, 3621, 7951, 12493, 16519
Hap5007502Greenspan et al., 2006 - 2016noneH1aw:315.1C, 5564, 8152, 15546
Hap5013087Raule et al., 2014noneH1aw:309.1CC, 315.1C, 4920R, 7403, 10909, 16264

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

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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