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Age: 3,859.4 ± 2,678.6; CI=95% (Behar et al., 2012b)
Origin: Undetermined
Mutations: G6267A
Parent Branch: H1c
Descendant branch(s):


Haplogroup H1c16 is a branch on the maternal tree of human kind. The woman who founded this line lived between 1,200 and 6,500 years ago (Behar et al 2012b).

mtDNA Haplogroup H1c16 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.

14H1c16G6267AReleased 5 Apr 2012; First version to use the RSRS
15H1c16G6267AReleased 30 Sep 2012
16H1c16G6267AReleased 19 Feb 2014
17H1c16G6267AReleased 18 Feb 2016

mtDNA Haplogroup H1c16 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
Hap5000964Behar et al., 2012aH1c16:152H1c16:309.1CC, 315.1C
Hap5007917Greenspan et al., 2006 - 2016noneH1c16:315.1C, 11839, 14050A

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
Hap10004237United StatesUnited StatesUnspecifiedUnited States
Hap10006879United StatesUnited StatesUnited StatesUnited States
Hap10010838United StatesUnited KingdomUnspecifiedUnited Kingdom
Hap10014618United StatesUnited StatesUnited StatesUnited States
Hap10015963United StatesUnited StatesUnited StatesUnited States
Hap10024217United StatesUnited StatesUnspecifiedUnited States
Hap10029878United StatesUnited StatesUnited StatesUnited States
Hap10030985United StatesUnspecifiedUnspecifiedUnited States
Hap10031145United 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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