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Age: Undetermined
Origin: Undetermined
Mutations: G6915A C16256T
FTDNA Tree: Link
Parent Branch: J1c2a
Descendant branch(s):


Haplogroup J1c2a2 is a branch on the maternal tree of humanity.

mtDNA Haplogroup J1c2a2 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
14 J1c2a2 G6915A C16256T Released 5 Apr 2012; First version to use the RSRS
15 J1c2a2 G6915A C16256T Released 30 Sep 2012
16 J1c2a2 G6915A C16256T Released 19 Feb 2014
17 J1c2a2 G6915A C16256T Released 18 Feb 2016

mtDNA Haplogroup J1c2a2 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
Hap5003313 Behar et al., 2012b none J1c2a2:309.1C, 315.1C, 9548
Hap5007142 Greenspan et al., 2006 - 2016 none J1c2a2:309.1C, 315.1C, 16136
Hap5013077 Raule et al., 2014 none J1c2a2:309.1C, 315.1C
Hap5013212 Raule et al., 2014 none J1c2a2:309.1C, 315.1C

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
Hap10053113United StatesUnited StatesCanadaCanada
Hap10053116AustraliaNew ZealandNew ZealandNew Zealand
Hap10053117United StatesUnited StatesUnited StatesUnited States
Hap10053118United StatesUnited StatesUnited StatesUnited States
Hap10053119United StatesUnited StatesUnited StatesUnited States
Hap10053120United StatesUnited StatesUnited StatesUnited States
Hap10053121United StatesUnited StatesUnited StatesUnited States
Hap10053122United StatesUnited StatesUnspecifiedUnited States
Hap10053123United StatesUnited StatesUnspecifiedUnited States
Hap10053124United StatesUnited StatesUnspecifiedUnited States

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

Sources & Resources

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Last Updated: Last updated: November 30, -0001 at 0:00 am

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