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FTDNA Chambers Surname Project

Chambers
  • 205 members

FAQ

FIRST THING TO DO:

Set your Privacy Settings accordingly so that the Project admin has at least limited access. If you do not check the Chambers/Chalmers Surname Project box, you will not show up in the DNA results linked sites where all the kits are subgrouped:

https://www.familytreedna.com/public/chambers?iframe=yresults

https://www.familytreedna.com/public/chambers?iframe=ycolorized

There are only 113 members showing up. We have 142 total members!


Recruit non-FTDNA users who have not tested at all AND those who have tested at non-FTDNA companies to come on over:
Here is the FTDNA main website:
https://www.familytreedna.com/
Look for Projects tab.
Scroll down a little to see the following Projects:
Y-DNA SURNAME PROJECTS
Y-DNA GEOGRAPHICAL PROJECTS
mt GEOGRAPHICAL PROJECTS
DUAL GEOGRAPHICAL PROJECTS
mt LINEAGE PROJECTS

Under the Resources tab back up near the top:
Learning Center
(great place to soak in all that DNA magic confusion!)hahaha

I manage the FTDNA Chambers/Chalmers Surname Project located here:

https://www.familytreedna.com/groups/chambers
My kit number is 8502.

Here is where they are located on Facebook:
http://www.facebook.com/FamilyTreeDNA

If you have already tested with 23andMe, MyHeritage or AncestryDNA...
Look here:
https://www.familytreedna.com/learn/imports/autosomal-transfer/family-tree-dna-family-finder-transfer-program/
Only versions that will work on tranfsering into FTDNA are:
23andMe V3 and V4
AncestryDNA V1 and V2
MyHeritage

Notice this?
"After transferring, you can unlock all Family Finder (autosomal DNA matches) features, which include the Chromosome Browser, myOrigins, and ancientOrigins for only $19."

Please do come on over to where you get the most DNA tests and the most for your money!


Q1. How do I join the I-M223 Y-Haplogroup Project (currently 3478 members):

A1:FTDNA Y-DNA HAPLOGROUP PROJECTS I(23)
www.familytreedna.com/groups/m223-y-clan
Please join the I-M223 Y-Haplogroup
After logging into your FTDNA, do the following:
-Projects tab
-Join a project
give it a minute or so to load
-Y-DNA HAPLOGROUP PROJECTS I(23)
give system a minute or so to load all 23 for display
-scroll down and select
I-M223 Y-Haplogroup (3478 members)
give it a minute or so to load
-Join button
This will get your data pulled in for help in determining where all our Y-DNA111
marker level matches fit in! Hopefully on our Family Tree we can determine where everyone properly goes!
Here is the direct URL.
www.familytreedna.com/groups/m223-y-clan
Thank you.


Q2. How do I join the Y-DNA Geographical Project I (currently 10 projects listed)?

A2:FTDNA Y-DNA Geographical Project I(10)
Please join the I Y-Haplogroup Geographical Project
After logging into your FTDNA, do the following:
-Projects tab
-Join a project
give it a minute or so to load
-Y-Haplogroup Geographical Project
give system a minute or so to load all 10 for display
-scroll down and select your appropriate I Y-Haplogroup Geographical Project (s) (please read all information on each group prior to making your selection(s))
give it a minute or so to load
-Join button
Thank you.


Q3 How do I join the I-M253 Y-Haplogroup Project (currently 23 members)?

A3:After logging into your FTDNA, do the following:
Please join the I-M253 Y-Haplogroup Project by
-Projects tab
-Join a Project
-Y-DNA HAPLOGROUP PROJECTS
-select I (23)
give it a minute or so to load
Select your appropriate matching project (read all information before selecting)
give it a minute or so to load
-Join button
Hopefully on our Family Tree we can determine where everyone properly goes!
Thank you.


Q4 How do I join the R-M269 Y-Haplogroup Geographical Project (currently 5 projects listed)?

A4:After logging into your FTDNA, do the following:
Please join the R-M269 Y-Haplogroup Geographical Project
-Projects tab
-Join a Project
give it a minute or so to load
-Y-DNA HAPLOGROUP PROJECTS
-select the R(5)
give system a minute or so to load all 5 for display
-select your appropriate R matching project(s) (read all information before selecting)
give it a minute or so to load
-Join a project
give it a minute or so to load
-Join button
Hopefully on our Family Tree we can determine where everyone properly goes!
Thank you.