S-NN-T surname study
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About us

The Sennett DNA Project welcomes all participants. We encourage you to join today!

Our project is still relatively small, but now well under way, and from BigY results we now have a genetic tree that links all the project participants who have haplogroups of E-M35 or further downstream. We expect to have many more exciting discoveries.

Participating is an opportunity to uncover information not provided in the paper records, which will help with your family history research. We will also discover which family trees are related. As the project progresses, the results for the various family trees will provide information about the evolution of the surname.

The surnames in this DNA Project are researched as part of the Sennett one-name study.

These include Senette, Sennatt, Sennet, Sennett, Sennitt, Sennott, Sineath, Sinette, Sinnatt, Sinnett, Sinnette, Sinnott, Sinotte, Synan, Synnet, Synnett, Synnott. You can learn more about this significant research, and the associated family trees, by visiting the one-name study web site, or contacting the Project Administrator.

The Y DNA test tells you about your direct male line, which would be your father, his father, and back in time. You must be male to take this test, and you should have one of the surnames shown. If you believe there is a Sennett or variant in your direct male line, although you have a different surname, you are also welcome to participate. If you are female, you will need to find a direct line male in your family tree to participate and represent your tree.

We encourage males to order a Y-DNA test for at least 37 markers, and if this shows matches to other project participants to upgrade their test as high as possible (ultimately BigY). Some project funds may be available to assist with upgrading costs.

Both males and females may also be interested in learning about their direct female line, which would be their mother, their mother's mother, and back in time. Both men and women inherit mtDNA, although only women pass it on. To explore your direct female line, you would order a mtDNA test. For matches in a genealogical time frame, order the mtDNA Full Sequence test. (Note that this project doesn't currently analyse or study mtDNA)

Both the Y DNA and the mtDNA test results contain no personal information, and you will match or be a close match to those to whom you are related. This is an opportunity to learn more about your origins and ancestry.

Order your test kit TODAY, at the bottom of this page, or visit the web site shown above for more information.