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From: ellen Levy <>
Subject: Re: [DNA] H6a1
Date: Sat, 30 Oct 2004 14:34:09 -0700 (PDT)
In-Reply-To: <001801c4beb2$6680f500$7f30fea9@hawes>


Sorry - Guess I was unclear in my message. I had two
sub-clad tests done. One was H1*(my own) and the
other was H61a (my paternal grandmother. She is a
lively 94 years old). H61a seems much more definitive
than my own test results in that it is much more
restricted in terms of population distribution, but I
am confused by Loogvali's data.

The precursor to this sub-group (and H8 as well) is
found in Balkan/Turkish populations. H6 is found in
the Middle East, but apparently no where else (Yet).
Then H61 is found in Eastern Slavs, and H61a is found
in a number of populations, including French, though
seems to be particularly common in Eastern Europeans,
including Slovaks & Estonians, but no Eastern Slavs
per se. My grandmother's parents, both of whom were
Ashkenazi Jewish, hailed from Poland. I have no
matches in FTDNA's database.

Ellen Coffman

--- "B.J.H." <> wrote:

> Hello Ellen & List ;Sorry , I cant help you with the
> source of H6a1. Are you saying that you ve been
> moved from H1 (* ) ? , to H6a1 ? -High -resolution ?
> I m still at H 1 * , but have high-resolution match
> at H * , & lots of low-resolution matches at HV ,
> H7 , H2b . Are those mutations the definers of H6a1.
> ? I m becoming very confused as to the criteria of
> the sub-clade designations , Thanks , B.J. Toronto ,
> Canada.
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