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  • Birgitte Fotland (1599 - 1689)
    DNA Genealogy Direkte etterkommere av Birgitte skal tilhøre MTDNA haplogruppe H. Flere etterkommere i ren kvinnelinje (kognatisk linje) kan teste seg for å verifisere dette. Se mer in...
  • Margaret LouEllen Damm (c.1873 - 1956)
    On 1920 Census, identifies herself as widowed but I believe her husband was still alive, as my grandmother (born 1926) remembers him. Definitely estranged. -- Sabrina Lowther 1920 Census Mitochondr...
  • Fidilia McCoy (1830 - 1900)
    Fidilia is said to have been a niece of Samuel Finley Breese Morse . Links Find A Grave
  • Elizabeth Hoover (c.1829 - c.1900)
    MTDNA: H3n
  • Teresa Ann Carter (deceased)

For people who have tested and are assigned the maternal haplogroup H or who are believed to have had that maternal haplogroup based on descendants tested.

Defining Mutations

G2706A and T7028C

Origin

Haplogroup H has an estimated age of about 25,000 to 30,000 years. In his popular book The Seven Daughters of Eve, Bryan Sykes named the originator of this mtDNA haplogroup Helena. It is the most common haplogroup in Europe; about half of all people with European origin belong to this group.

Distribution

FromNatGEO: "Mitochondrial haplogroup H is a predominantly European haplogroup that originated outside of Europe before the last glacial maximum (LGM). It first expanded in the northern Near East and southern Caucasus between 33,000 and 26,000 years ago, and later migrations from Iberia suggest it reached Europe before the LGM. It has also spread to Siberia and Inner Asia. Today, about 40% of all mitochondrial lineages in Europe are classified as haplogroup H."

Subclades of H

There are currently 100s of defined subclades of H. For the defining SNPs see mtDNAcommunity or Phylotree.org. People with haplogroup H will normally need a Full Sequence test (FMS) to find their subgroup of H.

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To participate in this project, join or follow the project, add your oldest known ancestor in the direct maternal line who belonged to this haplogroup. The profile must be set to public in order to add it.

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