Genealogy Projects tagged with Founder Effect on the Geni Family Tree

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  • South Africa - Founders Effect

    Founders Effect amongst the South African Population The Afrikaner community are a geographically isolated group and it is assumed that founder effect has given rise to the high prevalence of some 20 inherited disorders in this community. Project Aim: To list all hereditary diseases that affect South Africans, and to attempt to trace the "Founder" individual / individuals who introduced t...

  • PORPHYRIA

    I would like to gather everyone on Geni with PORPHYRIA, so we can check if we're related. Do you or anyone in your family suffer from Porphyria? Please join, Thank you! What is Porphyria? Known Porphyria Ancestry: The genealogical studies of Dean and Barnes suggested that the gene for the South African form of variegate porphyria was introduced into South Africa in 1688, when two Dutch ...