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South African mtDNA - Female Progenitors

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  • Anne Retief, SM/PROG (c.1667 - 1710)
    Suster van die stamvader Francois Retif From Mer, in Orleans, France. Arrived 1688 together with her brother Francois Refief. !Emmerentia van Rensburg Registers Heese/Lombard 3 H-I p.500 TROU-S...
  • Lijsbeth Arabus, SM/PROG (c.1645 - d.)
    Born circa 1645 in Abyssinia and captured on Madagascar OR near Golfe d'Aden, on the Horn of Africa Baptized before August 1665 Cape Town Lijsbeth Arabus and Cornelia Arabus were gifted b...
  • Jacoba Brandenburg SM/PROG (c.1675 - c.1713)
    Add death date please 1713 NGK Drakenstein Baptisms 1694-1732 NGK Drakenstein Baptisms 1694-1732 Birth* Jacoba Brandenbùrg was born circa 1675.2 Marriage* She married Berend Löbe be...
  • Grietje Gerrits, SM/PROG (1630 - 1692)
    According to "Suid-Afrikaanse Geslagsregisters" 15 pages 12-13 Margaretha (Geertjen) Gerrits married Jan Coenraad Visser c.1662. She was his sister-in-law as he was first married to her sister Alida (G...

A mitochondrial DNA test (mtDNA test) traces a person's matrilineal or mother-line ancestry using the DNA in his or her mitochondria. mtDNA is passed down by the female, unchanged, to all her children. Her daughters will pass it onto all of their children, but her sons will not.

Your mtDNA-line is therefore your mother's mother's mother etc; and your mtDNA South African Progenitor is the first woman on that line who arrived in SA.

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Project Aim:

To collect all our mtDNA PROGS' profiles, with a list of their Geni user descendants. Below, please add your South African mtDNA PROG & yourself if you can trace her back to her arrival in SA on the Geni tree; or if you know her from genetic testing and she is on the tree.

TIP: If you know your mtDNA Progenitor mother, Jeff Gentes' wonderful History Link App provides a way to check if there are others on the Geni tree who share her with you: + 'Ancestor Graph' ( top right) + Little boxed face in the middle, next to your name, & change the person to your mtDNA PROG's profile link + Change the box options below to '10 or more Generations to Display'; 'Descendants' & 'mtDNA' + 'Build Graph' (green box, top right) + Choose the 'Status' circle option - as this will show you which of her descendants are also Geni users (claimed profiles). (Or see the HIstory Link Project)


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South African mtDNA Progenitors on Geni:

*Lijsbeth Arabus Haplogroup L3b

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*Johanna Petronella Basson Haplogroup M

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*Jacoba Brandenburg Haplogroup ?

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*Sara Cochet Haplogroup K1a-T195C

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*Marie Couteau Haplogroup H

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*Margaretha Gerrits Haplogroup T2b3-C151T

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*Marie de Grave Haplogroup U5a1

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*Johanna Haester Haplogroup H5a1j

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*Emma Jane Hawkins Haplogroup ?

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*Maria Kickers Haplogroup H

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*Marie le Fébre Haplogroup T2b1

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*Francoise Martinet, SM/PROG Haplogroup U5b

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*Marie Mouy Haplogroup T2

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*Anne Retief SM/PROG Haplogroup U5a1?

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*Elizabeth Catharina Helena Schoeman Haplogroup H27

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*Cornelia Theunisse, SM/PROG Haplogroup ?

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*Anna Groothenning van Bengale Haplogroup M49c

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*Constantia van Bengale Haplogroup ?

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*Rebekka van Bengal Haplogroup R30a

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*Adriana Jacoba van den Burg, Haplogroup R5a2b2

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*Engeltje Cornelisz van der Bout Haplogroup U5a1a

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*Koddo van Guinea Haplogroup L0

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*Krotoa 'Eva' van Meerhof SM/PROG Haplogroup ?

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*Ansela van Timor Haplogroup L0a1b2

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*[Name] Haplogroup ?

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