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  • Daniel Kessel (1579 - d.)
    Y-DNA His direct descendant John Dale Kessel is confirmed I-M253 according to FamilyTreeDNA. Further SNP testing in progress as of October 2015 The birth year "before 1579" is noted to be Julian ...
  • Vavrinec Lastovica (1904 - 1980)
  • Dannett Abney, Sr. (c.1659 - 1733)
  • Carl Jooseppi (1855 - 1938)
    His father is unknown. Marked as "Oäkta" in books, his mother is "absolv" in 7/2 1856 and mother lived in Helsinki from 1853 to Dec 1855. Isästä ei ole tietoa kirkonkirjassa eik&#x...
  • Torstein Bøje (c.1537 - c.1563)
    Skjåk Bygdebok #2 (1537-1800) side 58, 76, 77: Nemnt som lensmann om lag 1590, og sannsynlegvis i 1604 og 1606. Skjåk- og Lomværar hyllar Kristian kvart og kronprinsen hans: ...

This project is for people who have tested and been assigned the paternal haplogroup I1 (M253) and also for people who are believed to have belonged to this paternal haplogroup based on tests done on descendants.

Defining Mutations

  • M253, M307, P30, and P40


(to be added)


I-M253 occurs at greatest frequency in Scandinavia.

Subclades of I

See Tree for I1 in Project Documents for Ken Nordtvedt's (May 2012) tree


Famous Members

Update May 24, 2011: Finding the founder of Stockholm.

British born Members

How to Participate

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