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South African mtDNA - Female Progenitors

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  • Anna Maria Swart, SM/PROG (c.1690 - c.1732)
    She arrived in the Cape prior to 1712. Some researchers give her first name as Maria (not Marijna). C.C. de Villiers -"Oude Kaapsche Familiën" gee die naam aan as Anna Marijna. Sy is nie in Suid-Af...
  • Maria Willemse, SM/PROG (c.1650 - d.)
  • Anna van Wyk, a2b3c6 (bef.1734 - c.1827)
    a2b3 Gerrit (Willemz) , burger v. Drakenstein x Kaapstad 26.4.1722 Elisabeth (Isabeau) VIVIER (wed. v. Nicolas Labat en Mattijs Hendrik Eijkhoff /Eckhoff) * c. 1698 ≈ Drakenstein (Paarl) 12.2.1698 † ...
  • Anna Pieterdg Jansz van Marseveen, b1 (c.1690 - 1713)
    GEDCOM Source ===@R1200312375@ Web: Netherlands, GenealogieOnline Trees Index, 1000-2015 Ancestry.com Ancestry.com Operations, Inc. 1,9289::0 === GEDCOM Source ===1,9289::9207749 === GEDCOM Source ===@...

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.

facebook_white_small_short.gif There's a good SA DNA Genealogy FB page here: Using DNA for Genealogy – South Africa. It's not geni affiliated, but has lots of our users on it.

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South African mtDNA Progenitors on Geni:

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*Lijsbeth Arabus Predicted Haplogroup L3b3

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*Johanna Petronella Basson Predicted Haplogroup M66B

mtDNA Descendants on Geni:

  • Em Lo [confirmed M66B by genetic test]

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*Jannetje Bort Predicted Haplogroup M30c1

mtDNA Descendants on Geni:

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*Jacoba Brandenburg Predicted Haplogroup ?

mtDNA Descendants on Geni:

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*Suzanne Briet Predicted Haplogroup N1a

mtDNA Descendants on Geni:

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*Marie Buisset Predicted Haplogroup H4a1a3a

mtDNA Descendants on Geni:

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*Sarah Butler Jobson Predicted Haplogroup H1

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*Jacomina Carteniers Predicted Haplogroup K1a1a

mtDNA Descendants on Geni:

  • [Name] [confirmed by triangulation of: & 's genetic tests]
    • [Name] [confirmed by genetic test as ][no genetic test result yet]

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*Sara Cochet Predicted Haplogroup K1a-T195C

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*Marie Couteau Predicted Haplogroup H

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*Cecilia d'Atis Predicted Haplogroup H10e

mtDNA Descendants on Geni:

  • Anna van Wyk H10 [confirmed by triangulation of: Glenda Griffin & Valeta Baty's genetic tests]

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*Marie de Grave Predicted Haplogroup U5a1b1f1 or T2b33

mtDNA Descendants on Geni:

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*Anna Maria de Laar Predicted Haplogroup H1b1-T16362C

mtDNA Descendants on Geni:

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*Jeanne de la Batte Predicted Haplogroup J2a1a1

mtDNA Descendants on Geni:

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*Anna Maria Pietersz de Leeuw Predicted Haplogroup H3-A73G!

mtDNA Descendants on Geni:

  • Linda van Wyk [confirmed by Full Mitochondrial Sequence][source documents available for paper trail]

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  • Also listed as H1ak1 on FTDNA.com

*Marguerite -Therese de Savoye Predicted Haplogroup U5a1b

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*Marie de Villiers Predicted Haplogroup H27e

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*Suzanne de Vos Predicted Haplogroup *N1a

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*Trijntje Theunisz Gansevanger Predicted Haplogroup H11a-T152C

mtDNA Descendants on Geni:

  • C Barry[confirmed by genetic test]

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*Margaretha Gerrits Predicted Haplogroup T2b3-C151T

mtDNA Descendants on Geni:

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*Marie Grillion Predicted Haplogroup U2e1

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*Johanna Haester Predicted Haplogroup H5a1

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*Catharina Jansz Harmans Predicted Haplogroup V

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*Emma Jane Hawkins Predicted Haplogroup H48

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*Johanne Dorothee Margaretha Huch Predicted Haplogroup T2f1a

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*Maria Jacobs van Batavia Predicted Haplogroup U2b

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*Maria Kickers Predicted Haplogroup H

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*Susana Barbara Lavis Predicted Haplogroup L1c1d

mtDNA Descendants on Geni:

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*Barbe le Févre Predicted Haplogroup H1a1b

mtDNA Descendants on Geni:

  • Private [confirmed by genetic test as H1a1b]

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*Marie le Fébre Predicted Haplogroup T2b1

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*Johanna Maartens Predicted Haplogroup H1at1

mtDNA Descendants on Geni:

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*Isabeau Mallan Predicted Haplogroup U2c1

mtDNA Descendants on Geni:

*Francoise Martinet Predicted Haplogroup U5b2b3a

mtDNA Descendants on Geni:

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*Maria Matyssen Predicted Haplogroup U5b1c2b

mtDNA Descendants on Geni:

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*Marie Mouy Predicted Haplogroup T2

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*Anna Jacoba Norden Predicted Haplogroup T1a1

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*Christina (Christijn) Pietersz van de Caep Predicted Haplogroup L2c

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*Sophia Radergoertgens/Raderotjes Predicted Haplogroup J1c2c1

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*Anne Retief Predicted Haplogroup U5a1d2a

mtDNA Descendants on Geni:

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*Lysbeth Roda Predicted Haplogroup T2b3-C151T

mtDNA Descendants on Geni:

  • Danie Malan [confirmed by genetic test full mtDNA T2b3-C151T]

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*Hendrina Smit Predicted Haplogroup L5b1a

mtDNA Descendants on Geni:

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*Elizabeth Catharina Helena Schoeman Predicted Haplogroup H27

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*Anne Souchay Predicted Haplogroup U4c1

mtDNA Descendants on Geni:

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*Anna Maria Swart Predicted Haplogroup H3b1b1

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*Catherine Tabourdeaux Predicted Haplogroup U2e1a

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*Cornelia Theunisse Predicted Haplogroup ?

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*Joanna Catherina Toll Predicted Haplogroup: L0d

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*Maaij Claesje van Angola Predicted Haplogroup L4b2b

mtDNA Descendants on Geni:

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*Anna Groothenning van Bengale Predicted Haplogroup M49c1

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*Catharina 'Opklim' van Bengale Predicted Haplogroup M33a3

mtDNA Descendants on Geni:

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*Maria Jacobs van Batavia De Veij Predicted Haplogroup U2b

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*Constantia van Bengale Predicted Haplogroup ?

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*Rebekka van Bengal Predicted Haplogroup R30a1a

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*Ansela van de Caap Predicted Haplogroup L0a1b2

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*Barbara van de Caap Predicted Haplogroup L0d

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*Catharina van de Caap Predicted Haplogroup N21

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*Catharina van de Caap Predicted Haplogroup L0d

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*Christina van de Caab Predicted Haplogroup R5a2

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*Christina Catharina van de Caap Predicted Haplogroup L2a1f

mtDNA Descendants on Geni:

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*Johanna Rosina van de Caap, SM Predicted Haplogroup U2

mtDNA Descendants on Geni:

  • Private [confirmed by genetic test]

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*Adriana Jacoba van den Burg, Predicted Haplogroup R5a2b2

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*Engeltje Cornelisz van der Bout Confirmed Haplogroup U5, predicted Haplogroup U5a1c1

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*Koddo van Guinea Predicted Haplogroup ?

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*Anna Maria van Laar Predicted Haplogroup H1b1-T16362C

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*Catharina van Malabar Confirmed Haplogroup U2c1

[Confirmed U2c1 by triangulation of Fanie van Heerden, Reginald Horne and Shirley Bihl Paladin's genetic test results]

mtDNA Descendants on Geni:

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*Krotoa 'Eva' van Meerhof Predicted Haplogroup ?

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*Maria van Negapatnam Predicted Haplogroup K1a4i

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*Regina van Rapenberg van Guinea Predicted Haplogroup L0a1b2a

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*Hester Johanna van Reenen Predicted Haplogroup U5a1b

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*Elizabeth Johanna van Rooyen Predicted Haplogroup L3b3

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*Inabe van Timor Predicted Haplogroup N

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*Geertruij Willemsz Confirmed Haplogroup H1ak1

[Confirmed by triangulation of Drummond Corrie, Emmerentia Frederika Landman, Gabriel Gert Venter and Jaco Strauss' genetic test results]

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*Maria Willemse Confirmed Haplogroup H1a1

mtDNA Descendants on Geni:

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*[Name] Predicted Haplogroup ?

mtDNA Descendants on Geni:

  • [Name] [confirmed by triangulation of: & 's genetic tests]
    • [Name] [confirmed by genetic test as ][no genetic test result yet]

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All About mtDNA in Genetic Genealogy by Roland Henry Baker, III

Do you mean that everybody with eg the u5b mtDNA haplogroup has the same female ancestor from 24,000 yrs ago?

But that relies on the assumption that the Geni tree is accurate, doesn’t it? What about improving the certainty by testing another matrilineal (motherline) descendant?

OK, how far back does autosomal testing work?

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