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From: Nancy Elder Petersen <>
Subject: Re: [DNA] ELDER 12 marker project - 3 exact matches
Date: Mon, 21 Jul 2003 20:58:26 -0700 (PDT)
Thanks! I looked again at the ELDER Admin report page, but the
"HAPLO" column in front of the 12 marker numbers has a dash in
all 3 rows. Is another report made separately for HaploGroups?
Nancy Elder Petersen
> In a message dated 07/21/03 5:50:29 PM Pacific Daylight Time,
> > Can someone tell me the Haplotype?
> > Expecting connection in Scotland.
> > 12 NUMBERS to be placed on the DNA CHARTS in FTDNA order for all
> > 13 24 15 10 10 14 12 12 12 13 13 29
> In the context of Y chromosome tests, the above numbers ARE the
> haplotype --
> your set of results on whatever markers were tested.
> Part of your FTDNA report will be a "best guess" at your haploGROUP
> -- very
> broad categories which can sometimes be assigned to a broad
> geographical area,
> such as Europe or Africa. Haplogroups are actually defined in a
> different way,
> by markers (called SNPs or UEPs) which change very slowly, so they
> signals of what happened thousands of years ago. Haplotypes using
> the DYS
> markers can change over the course of a few hundred years, and they
> are much more
> specific and useful in the genealogical time frame.
> FTDNA has a database of records where a person has had both kinds
> of tests --
> the kind used to define haplogroups and the kind you get when you
> order a Y
> chromosome test. If your haplotype is very similar to someone who
> has already
> had both kinds of tests, then FTDNA will say you most likely belong
> to the same
> haplogroup. But sometimes you are "sort of" like one haplogroup and
> "sort of"
> like a different haplogroup, perhaps R1a and R1b. If you REALLY
> want to know
> what your haplogroup is, you need to take a test to confirm the
> guess. But for
> genealogical purposes, this is not at all necessary.
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