Age: 1,323.4 ± 1,827.9; CI=95% (Behar et al., 2012b)
Origin: Undetermined
Variants: C16278T!
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Parent Branch: J1c4
Descendant branch(s):

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Note: This information does not imply an endorcement of YFull or their methods. It is provided at the request of readers.


Haplogroup J1c4c is a branch on the maternal tree of human kind. The woman who started this branch lived at some point between recent generations and 3,200 years ago (Behar et al., 2012b).

mtDNA Haplogroup J1c4c 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 Variants (Mutations) Notes
14 J1c4c C16278T! Released 5 Apr 2012; First version to use the RSRS
15 J1c4c C16278T! Released 30 Sep 2012
16 J1c4c C16278T! Released 19 Feb 2014
17 J1c4c C16278T! Released 18 Feb 2016

mtDNA Haplogroup J1c4c 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 ID Origin Publication Hg BLD16 Hg BLD17 Hg YFull Missing Variants Additional Variants
Hap5004797 Behar et al., 2012b J1c4c J1c4c none J1c4c:309.1C, 315.1C, 16519
Hap5004991 Behar et al., 2012b J1c4c J1c4c none J1c4c:315.1C, 5582, 16519
Hap5007651 - Greenspan et al., 2006 - 2016 J1c4c - J1c4c:13708 J1c4c:315.1C, 5582, 12708A, 16519

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 ID Birth
Birth Country
Maternal Grandmother's
Birth Country
Hap10055538 United States United States Unspecified United States
Hap10055539 United States United States Unspecified United 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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