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Q-PF3805: Home from the Sea & Home from the hill

Simply put, Q-PF3805 is a new male lineage branch of the tree under Q-Z780. Such brevity though masks the story of how we came to know it, and much of its value is in the story. I was once asked by a project member to explain the point in Y-DNA ...
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Travel Plans: The Flight of Miss Clavel

Travel Plans: The Flight of Miss Clavel

I am polishing up my travel plans for the Institute for Genetic Genealogy conference in DC next month, and thought you dear readers could use a vacation from Y-DNA Q talk. Here then is the story of how I came to be put off of an airplane as known to ...
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Q-L191: Chihuahua State, Mexico

Q-L191: Chihuahua State, Mexico

Q-L191 was another gift-marker. Like Q-L456, it was found during a Sanger SNP test for another marker. Unfortunately for the project, it took us many months and many more L191 results to discover just which Q-M346 population it joined. The project still has only three members who are positive. All ...
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BIG Y Progress in the Q-M242 Project

BIG Y Progress in the Q-M242 Project

Big Y progress and testing in the Q-M242 project is going exceptionally well. So far, we have results for 34 men. Kit Surname Project Subgroup 53601 Jackson F1096 > M25 | Q-M25 180029 Cwiklak F1096 > M25 > L712 | Q-L712 53682 Litke L275 > M378 | Q-M378 (DYS454=12) 303617 ...
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Q-L456: A Northeastern Amerindian Paternal Line

Q-L456: A Northeastern Amerindian Paternal Line

Q-L456 was one of the project’s gift-markers. It was discovered in the process of SNP testing someone for M346 and L213 using traditional Sanger sequencing. For a long time, the project lacked anyone willing to take part in additional testing. Then during the BIG Y pre-sale, a member of the ...
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Y-DNA Q-Z780 An Emerging Native American Paternal Lineage

Y-DNA Q-Z780 An Emerging Native American Paternal Lineage

Y-DNA Q-Z780 was one of the earliest discoveries to come out of the 1K Genomes project. It was documented on the now defunct DNA-Forums website. Without an archive it is hard to be sure of sources. However, I believe that we owe Q-Z780 to Ray Banks of Colorado. Who would ...
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