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From: "Tom Gull" <>
Subject: Re: [DNA] U106 in North Germany
Date: Mon, 26 Jul 2010 08:08:47 -0400
References: <BF26BF957C31431AB7165F44FEAF929C@RichardNW>
In-Reply-To: <BF26BF957C31431AB7165F44FEAF929C@RichardNW>

There are 12 there on the FTDNA U106 project map. There are some more south
of that line but not as far south as Frankfurt, which is usually classed as
SW Germany. This is a good demonstration of why trying to draw a line
defining geographic areas is very problematic. Move it 20 miles and suddenly
one region jumps into prominence while another loses prominence, and this is
obviously pretty artificial.

If you class Leipzig as Central Germany instead of northern and draw the
line through Munster, then you have 10 datapoints that are clearly northern

There is one suspect datapoint south of the Leipzig line showing 7 people in
the same spot. I'm guessing this is a cluster of multiple tests for one
family. / Tom

From: "Richard Stevens" <>
Sent: Monday, July 26, 2010 7:27 AM
To: <>
Subject: [DNA] U106 in North Germany

> Does anyone out there have some stats on U106 (all of it, regardless of
> subclade) in northern Germany, say, north of a line running roughly from
> Düsseldorf to Leipzig (or whatever you have)?
> I would like a raw number on how many U106+ we have to date in northern
> Germany, but feel free to add your own speculations based on haplotype
> (like 492=13 results, or the combination of 390=23 and 492=13, etc.).
> Thanks!
> Rich
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