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  • Betty Jane Lomax (c.1790 - c.1830)
  • Rachel Jane H. Horne (1847 - 1932)
    Her descendants say she was an adopted daughter of Rufus Roberson and Elizabeth (Lomax) Roberson . The 1850 and 1860 census show her as their daughter. A picture of Peter V. Catches is labeled "great...

For people who have tested and are assigned the maternal haplogroup J1c8 or who are believed to have had that maternal haplogroup based on descendants tested.

Defining Mutations

  • Coding mutation 10084

Origin

Haplogroup J has an estimated age of about 45,000 years. In his popular book The Seven Daughters of Eve, Bryan Sykes named the originator of this mtDNA haplogroup Jasmine.

Distribution

Haplogroup J (along with ‘T’) is associated with the spread of farming and herding in Europe during the Neolithic Era (8,000-10,000 yrs ago).

The average frequency of J Haplogroup as a whole is highest in the Near East (12%) followed by Europe (11%), Caucasus (8%) and North Africa (6%).

Subclades of J

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

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