The GAP – Paternal Ancestry page allows Project Administrators to evaluate project members according to information they have entered about their paternal ancestry.

How to Access the GAP - Paternal Ancestry Page

To access this page:

  1. Sign in to your GAP account by entering your Project Administrator username and password.
  2. On the menu bar, click Member Reports > Paternal Ancestry. The Paternal Ancestry page is displayed.
GAP - Paternal Ancestry Page Overview

The Paternal Ancestry page contains the following controls and columns:

  • Show Advanced Filter – Click to display the following fields:
    • Name - Allows you to filter/search the table by member name.
    • Country - Allows you to filter/search the table by paternal country of origin.
    • Paternal Ancestor Name – Allows you to filter/search the table by the name of the earliest known direct paternal ancestor.
    • Map Location - Allows you to filter/search the table by the location of the earliest known direct paternal ancestor.
  • Export Spreadsheet – Click to export the Paternal Ancestry table to a spreadsheet.
  • Kit Number - Project member’s kit number that was assigned with their first order. If the member transferred from the National Geographic Genographic Project, then their kit number was assigned when they transferred.
  • Name – Name of the project member provided on the project member’s myFTDNA account Contact Information page.
  • Sub Group – Displays the Y-DNA subgroup to which the project member is assigned. This column is blank if the member is not assigned to a Y-DNA subgroup. Members are assigned to subgroups on the GAP – Member Subgrouping page.
  • Email - Primary email address provided on the project member’s myFTDNA account Contact Information page.
  • Country - Paternal country of origin associated with the project member as provided on the member’s myFTDNA account Genealogy – Earliest Known Ancestors page. If the project member does not have this information entered on their Genealogy – Earliest Known Ancestors page, Unknown Origin is displayed in this column.
  • Comment – Any additional information provided to Family Tree DNA staff by the project member.
  • Paternal Ancestor Name - Known name of the earliest known direct paternal ancestor as provided on the member’s myFTDNA account Genealogy – Earliest Known Ancestors page. If the project member does not have this information entered on their Genealogy – Earliest Known Ancestors page, this column is blank.
  • Map Location – Known location of the earliest known direct paternal ancestor as provided on the member’s myFTDNA account Genealogy – Earliest Known Ancestors page. If the project member does not have this information entered on their Genealogy – Earliest Known Ancestors page, No Location Saved is displayed in this column.
  • Latitude - Latitude of the recorded location of the earliest known direct paternal ancestor as provided on the member’s myFTDNA account Genealogy – Earliest Known Ancestors page. If the project member does not have this information entered on their Genealogy – Earliest Known Ancestors page, 0 is displayed in this column.
  • Longitude - Longitude of the recorded location of the earliest known direct paternal ancestor as provided on the member’s myFTDNA account Genealogy – Earliest Known Ancestors page. If the project member does not have this information entered on their Genealogy – Earliest Known Ancestorss page, 0 is displayed in this column.
  • Ysearch - The YSearch icon indicates if your project member has uploaded their results to YSearch. The YSearch icon is darkened when the member has uploaded their results YSearch. You can click on the darkened icon to view the members YSearch matches.
  • Tree - Specifies whether or not the member has a family tree on their myFTDNA account. The family tree icon is displayed in purple when the member has a family tree and gray when the member does not have a family tree. When the member has a family tree, you can click on this icon to view their treee.

Each column may be sorted in ascending or descending order. To sort in ascending order (A->Z or 1->10), click on the column name once. To sort in descending order (Z->A or 10->1), click on the column name twice.