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  • Eli Salvesdatter Frøyland (c.1565 - d.)
    3. Asbjørn Rasmussen, nr. 2.2. f.1565, d. før 1634. Eli Salvesdtr. Frøyland, nr.2a nevnt i 1615. Barn: 1. dtr. f. 1588, Kilane. 2. 2. Kari, f. 1595, Høle nr. 10 ...
  • nn Andersdatter Gjetrem (b. - c.1640)
    DNA Genealogy Direkte etterkommere av henne skal tilhøre MTDNA haplogruppe U4b1a2. Flere etterkommere i ren kvinnelinje (kognatisk linje) kan teste seg for å verifisere dette. Se mer ...
  • Jessima Knowles (c.1845 - d.)
    Through maternal-line DNA testing, we know that Jessima was of the U4c1 haplogroup. Jessima is included in the Bahamas DNA Project, as shown at See her genetic comparison to other Bahamian matriarc...
  • Sarah Davis Bennett Mints (1784 - c.1837)
    Married twice to two childhood friends of hers from Cumberland County, Southern New Jersey. (1) married Timothy Bennett, probably from the Dutch Bennett family from Monmouth County on March 23, 1803 ; ...
  • Sigrid Njåstad (1658 - 1718)
    Sigrid Nilsdotter Njåstad DNA genealogi Sigrid tilhørte trolig mt-haplogruppe U4. Etterkommere i direkte morslinje kan testes. --------------------Njåstad, Maria Larsdtr. (1701...

For people who have tested and are assigned the maternal haplogroup U4 or who are believed to have had that maternal haplogroup based on descendants tested.

Defining Mutations

  • Coding mutations 4646, 6047, 11332, 14620, 15693
  • HVR mutations 195, 16356

Origin

mt-haplogroup U4 (named 'Ulrike' by Bryan Sykes) has its origin in the Upper Palaeolithic, dating to approximately 25,000 years ago. It is widely distributed in Europe, and has been implicated in the expansion of modern humans into Europe occurring before the Last Glacial Maximum.

Distribution

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Description of Ulrike from Bryan Sykes

The clan of Ulrike is not among the original "Seven Daughters of Eve" clans, but with just under 2% of Europeans among its members, it has a claim to being included among the numerically important clans. Ulrike lived about 18,000 years ago in the cold refuges of the Ukraine at the northern limits of human habitation. Though Ulrike's descendants are nowhere common, the clan is found today mainly in the east and north of Europe with particularly high concentrations in Scandinavia and the Baltic states.

Subclades of U

Famous Members

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