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Haplogroups in Study

I1 is found in 1/5 of the European population and although it is most commonly found on the Scandinavian Peninsula it is also found in northwestern Europe and England. This group is thought to have spent the Last Glacial Maximum (LGM) in the Balkan States.

I2a is thought to have spent the Last Glacial Maximum (LGM) in the Balkan States and is mostly found in this area and Eastern Europe. Arriving in the mid 1700s to Pennsylvania were three Kipp families who emigrated from Rotterdam, The Netherlands (Michael Kipp, Johan Henrich Kipp and Johannes Kipp). There is a Michael Kip baptized 07 Jul 1729 – Daseburg, Westfalen, Preussen (Michael Kipp emigrated 13 Oct 1749 from Rotterdam). There are a number of Johannes Kipp families in Germany in this time period (found in Baden, Hessen and Wurttemburg). More people testing in this line would assist in learning about this haplogroup line.

R1b1b2 is thought to have spent the LGM in Iberia (located in the border area of Spain and France) and is found particularly in Spain, France, the British Isles and other parts of western Europe.

We now have two distinct groupings that share haplogroup R1b1b2 but are unrelated. Certainly this haplogroup is also found in The Netherlands, present day Germany, Belgium although is predominantly a western European haplogroup.

Two members of the R1b1b2 have traced their ancestry back to the de Kype (Kip) emigrant family of New Amsterdam (originally Alençon France) and the other two members have not yet found a paper trail that links them to the emigrant Hendrick Hendricksen Kype (although their DNA results place them in this grouping). Family studies that become sufficiently large are often able to separate different descending lines using mutations that occur and in this case Hendrick Hendricksen Kip had three sons. Two of the members have tested to 37 markers and the two “fast moving” markers CDYa and CDYb both show differences Kit N18407 CDYa/CDYb = 36/39 and Kit 109884 CDYa/CDYb = 37/38. Kit 109884 is a descendant of Isaac Hendricksen Kip. Kit N18407 is a descendant of Isaac Kipp (b 1764). The ancestor of Isaac Kipp (b 1764) is not known at this time but Isaac Hendricksen Kip had six sons and the descendants of four of these sons have been traced to varying degrees – the change could have occurred within these lines or it could be an earlier change between the three sons of Hendrick Hendricksen Kip or later down the line. More members of the family testing could help to develop familial patterns for this family. The Family tree for Hendrick Hendricksen Kype (Kip) is found on the webpage: and Descendants of Hendrick Hendricksen Kip in America; 9 Generations.