R1a and all subclades Y-chromosome Haplogroup Project- Background



Family Tree DNA's haplogroup description of R1a: R1a - The R1a lineage is believed to have originated in the Eurasian Steppes north of the Black & Caspian Seas. This lineage is thought to descend from a population of the Kurgan culture, known for the domestication of the horse (circa 3000 B.C.E.). These people were also believed to be the first speakers of the Indo-European language group. This lineage is found in central & western Asia, India, and in Slavic populations of Europe. Member: The R1a Y-chromosome Haplogroup Project is an independent research project and receives no grant underwriting. Participants are responsible for the costs of their own tests. Information and data obtained from the R1a Y-chromosome Haplogroup Project must be attributed to the project, administrator, and Family Tree DNA as outlined in the Creative Commons License. Please notify administrator when using data for public or private research.Creative Commons License
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Current balance: $701.00

Type Amount Date Donor Note KitNum Donation Type
Credit $30.00 12/30/2013       Unknown
Credit $50.00 4/16/2013 Philip Stead Leavitt Walk-the-Y   Individual
Credit $50.00 3/19/2013 Philip Stead Leavitt Walk-the-Y   Unknown
Debit $78.00 3/18/2013     3749 Unknown
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Debit $29.00 1/16/2013     H1483 Unknown
Credit $49.00 1/9/2013     24066 Unknown
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Credit $50.00 8/24/2012 jeffrey d southmayd     Unknown
Debit $99.00 8/20/2012     198037 Unknown
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Project Stats

Statistic Type Count
Big Y 85
Combined GEDCOMs Uploaded 343
DISTINCT mtDNA Haplogroups 377
DISTINCT Y-DNA Confirmed Haplogroups 11
DISTINCT Y-DNA Predicted Haplogroups 3
Family Finder 698
Genographic 2.0 Transfers 136
Maternal Ancestor Information 1518
mtDNA 1069
mtDNA Full Sequence 482
mtDNA Plus 828
mtDNA Subgroups 35
Paternal Ancestor Information 2562
Predicted Y-DNA Haplogroups 1064
Total Members 2853
Unpredicted Y-DNA Haplogroups 0
Unreturned Kits 19
WTY 31
Y-DNA Deep Clade (After 2008) 440
Y-DNA Deep Clade (Prior to 2008) 193
Y-DNA Subgroups 102
Y-DNA111 477
Y-DNA12 2794
Y-DNA25 2354
Y-DNA37 2274
Y-DNA67 1582