SPRINKS Y-DNA Project Website- Background



Spink, Spinks, Sprenks, Spring, Sprink, Sprinks


We welcome all prospective members to join and submit their most distant Ancestor Information.

The purpose of the project is to supplement traditional genealogical research methods through Y Chromosome DNA testing in determining project member’s paternal ancestral line.

Specifically Interested in proving the Australian Descendants of William Henry SMITH who changed his name from SPRINKS are SPRINKS Descendants.

Also the Country of Origin of the SPRINKS Surname to be determined by submitting Most Distant Ancestors and the Haplotype grouping.

To see the Results Chart click on the "Y-DNA Results" box in the upper left hand column. The Results Chart is automatically updated by Family Tree DNA computers, except for the Most Distant Ancestor information which you update under USER PREFERENCES on your personal webpage, or you can e-mail the Group Administrator with this information.

General Fund

Project Stats

Statistic Type Count
Combined GEDCOMs Uploaded 6
DISTINCT mtDNA Haplogroups 5
DISTINCT Y-DNA Confirmed Haplogroups 4
DISTINCT Y-DNA Predicted Haplogroups 0
Family Finder 9
Genographic 2.0 Transfers 1
Maternal Ancestor Information 7
mtDNA 8
mtDNA Full Sequence 5
mtDNA Plus 7
mtDNA Subgroups 1
Paternal Ancestor Information 7
Predicted Y-DNA Haplogroups 2
Total Members 13
Unpredicted Y-DNA Haplogroups 0
Unreturned Kits 0
Y-DNA Deep Clade (After 2008) 3
Y-DNA Deep Clade (Prior to 2008) 2
Y-DNA Subgroups 2
Y-DNA111 4
Y-DNA12 9
Y-DNA25 9
Y-DNA37 9
Y-DNA67 6