The McAlister surname project is open to all the variant spellings of the McAlister name and the members of Clan McAlister of America, Are you tracing the McAlister surname in your family line with traditional methods of genealogical research? Then Join the FTDNA McAlister Project to combine your traditional methods with genetic genealogy. Please provide the Project Administrator with the names or your most distant known paternal and maternal ancestors with dates and places. This information is very important in matching the individuals to families and families to a common ancestor. If you are a member of Clan McAlister of America, please provide your membership number. If you have taken the FTDNA Test, please state your Kit #.