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Age: 3,508.2 ± 2,157.5; CI=95% (Behar et al., 2012b)
Origin: Undetermined
Mutations: A15817G
FTDNA Tree: Link
Parent Branch: H1e
Descendant branch(s): H1e2a H1e2b H1e2c H1e2d


Haplogroup H1e2 is a branch on the maternal tree of human kind. The woman who founded this line lived between 1,400 and 5,700 years ago (Behar et al 2012b).

mtDNA Haplogroup H1e2 Phylotree History

Phylotree.org 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.

Build# Called Mutations Notes
04 H1e2 15817 Released 10 May 2009
05 H1e2 15817 Released 8 Jul 2009
06 H1e2 15817 Released 28 Sep 2009
07 H1e2 15817 Released 10 Nov 2009
08 H1e2 15817 Released 21 Mar 2010
09 H1e2 15817 Released 20 Jun 2010
10 H1e2 15817 Released 10 Aug 2010
11 H1e2 15817 Released 7 Feb 2011
12 H1e2 15817 Released 20 Jul 2011
13 H1e2 15817 Released 28 Dec 2011; Last Build to use the rCRS
14 H1e2 A15817G Released 5 Apr 2012; First version to use the RSRS
15 H1e2 A15817G Released 30 Sep 2012
16 H1e2 A15817G Released 19 Feb 2014
17 H1e2 A15817G Released 18 Feb 2016

mtDNA Haplogroup H1e2 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
Hap5001232 Behar et al., 2012b none H1e2:315.1C, 14634
Hap5003056 Behar et al., 2012b none H1e2:315.1C, 16362
Hap5003650 Behar et al., 2012b none H1e2:315.1C, 8210
Hap5003925 Behar et al., 2012b H1e2:146 H1e2:315.1C, 7771, 9338
Hap5004263 Behar et al., 2012b none H1e2:315.1C, 15245, 16362
Hap5005075 Behar et al., 2012b none H1e2:150, 315.1C, 15670
Hap5006485 Coble et al., 2004 none H1e2:315.1C, 16472
Hap5007347 Greenspan et al., 2006 - 2016 none H1e2:309.1C, 315.1C, 2626
Hap5008015 Greenspan et al., 2006 - 2016 none H1e2:315.1C
Hap5012707 Raule et al., 2014 none H1e2:309.1C, 315.1C
Hap5013374 Raule et al., 2014 H1e2:152 H1e2:315.1C, 9489, 16215
Hap5013454 Raule et al., 2014 none H1e2:309.1C, 315.1C, 13020, 16399
Hap5022738 Zheng et al., 2012 none none
Hap5022739 Zheng et al., 2012 H1e2:152 H1e2:9489, 16215
Hap5022740 Zheng et al., 2012 none H1e2:3715N, 5345, 7258
Hap5022741 Zheng et al., 2012 none none

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
Hap10000145United StatesUnited StatesUnspecifiedUnited States
Hap10000864Trinidad and TobagoUnited StatesUnspecifiedUnited States
Hap10000930United StatesUnited StatesUnited StatesUnited States
Hap10002307United StatesUnited StatesUnited StatesUnited States
Hap10002348United StatesUnited StatesUnspecifiedUnited States
Hap10002420United StatesIrelandIrelandIreland
Hap10002705United StatesUnited StatesUnited StatesUnited States
Hap10002993United StatesUnited StatesUnited StatesUnited States
Hap10003532New ZealandUnspecifiedUnspecifiedNew Zealand

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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