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  • John Pearce (1889 - c.1952)
  • Douwe Gerbrandt Steyn, SV/PROG 1 (c.1631 - 1700)
    Douwe is the legal ancestor of many of the Steyns in South Africa. His adopted son Jacobus is the definite biological ancestor. The assumption made in authoritative genealogical publications is that Do...
  • Michael George Doubell, SV/PROG (1799 - 1871)
    Obituary in The Grahamstown Journal on Monday 25th September, 1871. Thanks to Sue Mackay for her transcriptions done in the archives in England. A WATERLOO VETERAN Mr. M.G. DOUBELL of Eland’s Poort, ...
  • Gunnar Torgeirsson Barstad (c.1593 - 1653)
    Gunnar var gårdbruker på Brekke 1614-53, med en liten avbrytelse i 1624-30, da han var gårdbruker på Ose, mens gårdbrukeren på Ose var på Brekke. Det finnes ingen dokumentasjon på at han skulle være ...
  • Erik Jonsson Vereide (deceased)
    Erik Jonsson gift med arvingen i Øystein-ætta. Hans opphav er ukjent. Eventuell kobling mot Bratt-ætta er ren spekulativ. Y-DNA En etterkommer er testet R1b. Flere mannslinjeetterkommere søkes te...

R1b is the most common Y-haplogroup in Western Europe, the most common group defined by the SNP M269. It consists of more than 50 subclades, and further SNP testing is necessary to determine which of these one belongs to.

A Deep Clade test at Family Tree DNA is recommended.

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Add your oldest known direct paternal ancestor to the project if you belong to this group. If you have completed Deep Clade (SNPs) testing to find your subclade, join the proper subclade project instead.