Patrilineal Descendants of the High Stewards of Scotland- Background



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Welcome to FTDNA's exclusive project for AGNATIC descendants of the


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Arms of the Great Steward until 1371

Arms of the Great Steward until 1371

We thank the following for their contributions to this project via its General Fund:David E. Stuart, Steven Mitchell, Donald Grant, Michael Clancey, Hereld Stuart, Francis Marion Stewart III, CD Stewart, Donna Lindberg, Robert Lindberg, Shirley Black Barry, Mary Stuart Spangler, D. Ramelet-Stuart, William Hamilton Stewart, Alexander Stewart, Belinda Dettmann, Diana Stewart Powels

They paid for DNA tests that benefit all members of our family, e.g.:

The L745 mutation is "... only seen in direct descendants of the Stewart dynasty, kings and queens who ruled first Scotland and then Great Britain and Ireland between 1371 and 1701" according to Dr. Jim Wilson of ScotlandsDNA. The International Society of Genetic Genealogists (ISOGG) positioned L745 and all descendants of the High Stewards of Scotland on the orchid colored R1b-DF41 branch of Cladogram # 1 to your right.

Walter fitz Alan STEWART (~1198-1246):

  • Was the first member of this family to use the surname Stewart.
  • Was the third High Steward of Scotland.
  • May have had the L745 mutation first.

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Branches of the R-L745 (Royal Stewart) family

Big Y and other NGS tests have begun to identify branches of this patrilineal family more reliably than Y-DNA111 and other STR tests have, e.g., only patrilineal descendants of Walter's grandson Sir John Stewart of Bonkyll (King Charles II and ~20% of us) have SNP S781. Descendants of John's eldest brother James, the 5th High Steward of Scotland (grandfather of King Robert II and ancestor of ~30% of us) do not have this SNP.

The DF41 column of Williamson's "Big Tree" displays the results of the Big Y and FullGenomes Corp. (FGC) tests of members of this family.

The tree to your left is the L745 part of Williamson's Y-DNA111 STR based R-L21 tree. It shows members of our family who ordered NGS tests. Please inform an administrator if all royal Stewart NGS testers are not designated. Click here for more about them.

  • Blue font indicates kits not tested for SNP L745 (we assume that all descendants of the High Stewards have this mutation).
  • Red lines = FTDNA's Big Y tests.
  • Arrows = FGC testers. Results are slow coming & not in FTDNA's database.
  • Green lines = Chromo 2 testers. Data for new Chromo2 SNPs are now included in ISOGG's YBROWSE (a Human Y Chromosome Browser based on hg19). Results are not included in FTDNA's database, or shown in Williamson's "Big Tree" (a man's results are useless unless he can compare them to someone else's).

The web page at explains the meaning of the beginning letter of each SNP.

STR marker values may converge, back-mutate, or mutate too slowly to be useful. That is why ~27% of the STR marker values of two of the men listed in Table # 1 at the bottom of this page are the same even though their Most Recent Common Patrilineal Ancestor (Y-MRCA) lived ~338 KYA (Thousand Years Ago). Spencer Wells used to claim that the African savage from which all Homo sapiens sapiens descend lived only ~50 KYA (some of us may not be kissing cousins).

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From Haplogroup M207 to R-L745

Cladogram # 1 above shows the SNP lineage of this patrilineal family from Haplogroup (HG) M207 (R) at the top, to HG R-L745 near the bottom. Click on this tree to see an updated version.

The mutation known as M207 first occurred ~27 KYA. It is in the M9 superclade of the M42 branch in the top left corner of Cladogram # 2 to your right.

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The names of SNP mutations are indicated on the branches of Cladogram # 2 below, and the names of the HGs to which the branches of mankind belong are given at its tips, e.g., Einstein, Napoléon, Hitler and their y-MRCA are in patrilineal HG E.

According to this National Geographic web page (log in required) and Spencer Wells, the M42 mutation first occurred ~70 KYA in one of our ancestors who resembled this Tanzanian !
BRANCH: M42, AGE: ABOUT 75,000 YEARS AGO, LOCATION OF ORIGIN: AFRICA From Y-chromosomal Adam to HG M207

Which Genetic Line Is Oldest?

Rational people understand that every lineage that descends from Adam:

  • Is of the same age.
  • Is as "African" as any American.
  • Belongs to the same HG as Adam (all sons are in the same HGs as their fathers).

Did the Einsteins who founded the Y Chromosome Consortium (YCC) give the name Haplogroup A to the HG to which Adam belongs, and assign to it only people who look like N64496 & 215865 (descendants of Dixie's Carolinian slaves in HG A00) because of their limited ability to reason, or because of their anti-White bigotry? Why do they want us to believe lies (that Adam and the man from whom we inherited the M42 mutation resembled a Tanzanian more than us, and that his " ... are the most ancient genetic lines of all")?

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Human Y-chromosome DNA haplogroup

Map # 1 above accurately shows where the major Y-Chromosome haplogroups to which the YCC assigned men are most frequent. Some theories about when, why and how some of them traveled from Africa to where they live today are speculative, controversial and based on misinterpreted evidence. Hunter gatherers had good reasons for migrating and remaining wherever they did. The larger a race grew the harder it would be for a newer wave of refugees from Africa to invade, terrorize and displace it.

  1. "Some scientists believe that only a few people left Africa in a single migration that went on to populate the rest of the world, based in the fact that only descents of L3 are found outside Africa." The lines and arrows in the map above show their speculations about from where and to where some people who belong to these haplogroups may have migrated.
  2. "Other scientists have proposed a Multiple Dispersal Model, in which there were two migrations out of Africa, one across the Red Sea traveling along the coastal regions to India (the Coastal Route), which would be represented by Haplogroup M (mtDNA). Another group of migrants with Haplogroup N (mtDNA) followed the Nile from East Africa, heading northwards and crossing into Asia through the Sinai."
  3. The best and simplest explanation for the aforesaid migrations is that 20,000 year climatic cycles, etc. caused devastatingly long droughts, famines, and four migrations of L3 hunter gatherers out of Africa. Sahelian refugees could not enter Africa's equatorial rain forest to the south without being killed so a few healthy young couples walked eastwards until they reached the swampy, parasite infested Nile, and then along it northwards through the vast and hyper-arid Sahara desert.

Theories # 1 and # 2 above depend on the implausible back migration theory for why so much of the purest HG R population still lives in the Sahel. They are based on the assumption that territorial hunter-gatherers could wander about more freely than they could. Even nomadic herdsmen remained with their tribes and in their own homelands unless famine, warfare, terrorism, etc. motivated them to risk an invasion of the territory of another race. If hunter-gatherers ventured southwards across 3,000 miles of the most barren and hottest desert on earth in search of greener pastures millennia before camels were domesticated, why aren't Neanderthal skeletons, and more Eurasian HGs, found in sub-Saharan Africa?

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Why Cross the Formidable Sahara?

During the Last Glacial Period the global climate was colder so less water evaporated from the oceans and fell in the Sahel. Since the rain forest was already occupied by territorial races when the Sahelian water and food supply dwindled, part of the L3 population walked northwards across the vast Sahara desert via the Nile to Eurasia ~106 KYA, found a new homeland, and founded a new race, e.g., the Australoids (see Table #1 below).

Rainfall and the Sahelian population returned to more normal levels during every interstadial (a warm period during a glacial period). Interstadials occurred approximately every 20 thousand years due to variations in the Earth's orbit. When certain interstadials ended African haplogroups that now exist only in Eurasia were extinguished, and a few more of the strongest and bravest young couples walked across the Sahara via the Nile valley and founded a new race, e.g., the Mongoloids.

  • Drought ~106 KYA - The ancestors of the Australoid population left the Sahel. They settled in eastern Eurasia because Neanderthals occupied western Eurasia.
  • Drought ~70 KYA - The ancestors of the Mongoloid population left the Sahel due to Toba's eruption. They drove the remnants of the devastated Australoid population to the fringes of the Far East and offshore (an alternative to the "Coastal Route" theory), and took tens of thousands of years to completely populate the rest of the vast Far East.
  • Drought ~40 KYA - Part of the Semitic population left the forests of Ethiopia via the Red Sea area. The ancestors of the Crô-Magnon population left the Sahel via the Mediterranean area. Those who were less sensitive may have raped and cannibalized to extinction the Neanderthals, as though they considered them to be gorillas. The mixed Crô-Magnon and Neanderthal ancestors of southern Europeans abandoned northern Europe ~20 KYA in order to survive the Last Glacial Maximum (LGM) in the warmer forests of Mediterranean Europe. Their adaptations to the cold are why so few of their descendants can wear the same shoes and clothing as Nordics.
  • Drought ~20 KYA - Celtic (R1b) and Nordic (I), "Whites" are the most heat-adapted because their ancestors evolved in the hottest place on earth longer than other Eurasians (for at least 120,000 years from the Eemian to the LGM). Their racial characteristics are different from those of Eurasians who evolved longer elsewhere during the last glacial period: Nordics are relatively narrow-headed, tall, slender and fair-haired. Their less hairy and pinkish skin helps to dissipate heat more quickly too. Their non-flat noses (nasal sills) helped to humidify the Sahel's dry air. The reason that this race never became cold-adapted is that after it left the Sahel most of it remained in the relatively warm Fertile Crescent until the Holocene. The Hausa and 95.5% R1b+ Ouldeme are patrilineal descendants of a part of the R1b population that never left Africa (see maps # 1 and # 2). The African parts of most Eurasian HGs (e.g., I) may be extinct.

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The Sahelian Origins of HG R R1b Sahelians migrated to America
Maps # 2 and # 3

According to ISOGG, "Y-DNA haplogroup R-M207 is believed to have arisen approximately 27,000 years ago in ASIA.". "The second hypothesis, an AFRICAN origin of the M9 superclade that includes haplotype 117 would imply a subsequent impressive extinction of derivative lineages in sub-Saharan Africa ..." Haplotype 117 carries the M269 derived allele on a M207/M173 background (listed in cladograms # 1 & 2).

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How Fair Was Adam?

The ancestors of all mankind had body hair as dark as a Bonobo's for warmth and camouflage, and skin as fair as any Nordic, sheared mammal or plucked bird.

Races that evolved after the extremely hot Eemian (~130 KYA) began had less body hair. Fair-skinned Africans who continued to live in dark forests compensated by evolving (irreversibly) dark skin for camouflage.

Australoids are darker because they evolved in Eurasian forests for tens of thousands of years after they left the Sahel and before they were devastated by a volcano and driven to the fringes of Asia and its offshore islands by Mongoloids ~70 KYA.

Some "scientists" claim that races that have always lived in forests, e.g., Pygmies, evolved dark skin for protection from cancer even though the "rainforest canopy cut off almost all the ultraviolet light and prevented it from reaching the forest floor". Pygmies should be as fair as Nordics according to the vitamin D theory. That generations of Americans have been taught this nonsense shows how conformist and intelligent some of us are.

The savages who emigrated from Africa's equatorial rain forest to the Sahel after the penultimate glacial period ended ~150 KYA retained their fair skin because it is better camouflage in a savannah, and reflects the heat of the sun (see how skin color affects the performance of shirtless ditch diggers of various races when the sun suddenly appears from behind the clouds on a sweltering day).

Some Fertile Crescent farmers fled from genocidal herdsmen (e.g., the Hyksos imperialists who conquered and enslaved ancient Egypt) to southern Europe and India via Anatolia ~ 4 KYA. The descendants of those that married other races (e.g., the cold-adapted Crô-Magnons) are darker, hairier, stockier, shorter, etc., than northern Europeans, and behave less like them.

Why Does More Than One Race and Species Exist?

A race is "an interbreeding, usually geographically isolated population of organisms differing from other populations of the same species in the frequency of hereditary traits".

Distinct races may have existed before mankind left Africa's equatorial rain forest. Some savages, e.g., Bonobos and Chimpanzees could hybridize but have not done so even though they have lived there for hundreds of thousands of years.

Eurasians descend from a woman in which the mutation known as L3 first occurred. Their ancestors immigrated from the forest to the geographically isolated semi-arid African savanna called the Sahel during the hot interglacial known as the Eemian in order to prey upon herbivores (better sources of protein than those to which Pygmies have access). Races that descend from L1 and L2 may have remained in the forest because they felt safer from predators like lions there.

Any band of hunter-gatherers that traipsed about as though the world were a ballroom would have quickly learned that the penalty for trespassing was death. Otherwise there would be only one subspecies of mankind and hundreds of thousands of years of evolutionary diversity could not have occurred.

Racial co-existence in the same neighborhood was not possible until civilization developed the weapons that made it possible for imperialists and their religious and secular media to exploit the entire world. They continue to encourage immigration into European homelands from less civilized parts of the world and miscegenation on moral grounds even though hybridization "is now discouraged due to the emphasis on conserving species and subspecies". Why reduce genetic diversity? Might one strain survive interplanetary travel, etc. better than another?

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Hittite is the earliest attested Indo-European language.

Partial tree of Indo-Hittite languages. Canaan was the father of "... Heth [ancestor of the Hittites ...]"

Branches are in order of first attestation; those to the left are Centum, those to the right are Satem. Languages in red are extinct. White labels indicate categories / un-attested proto-languages. Did this linguistic tree begin branching before or after R1b families settled in the forests of Palestine ~20 KYA?

Where did all Indo-European languages originate? "... southern Turkey, as the most plausible origin — a region that had also been proposed as the origin of Indo-European by the archaeologist Colin Renfrew, in 1987, because it was the source from which agriculture spread to Europe.

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The R-M269 (R1b1a2) genepool spread from the Sahel to the Fertile Crescent to Eurasia.

Map # 4 - Balaresque et al. state: "The relative contributions to modern European populations of Paleolithic hunter-gatherers and Neolithic farmers from the Near East have been intensely debated. Haplogroup R1b1b2 (R-M269) is the commonest European Y-chromosomal lineage, increasing in frequency from east to west, and carried by 110 million European men... The distribution of this lineage, the diversity within it, and estimates of its age all suggest that it spread with farming from the Near East. Taken with evidence on the origins of other lineages, this indicates that most European Y chromosomes descend from Near Eastern farmers... Previous studies suggested a Paleolithic origin, but here we show that the geographical distribution of its microsatellite diversity is best explained by spread from a single source in the Near East via Anatolia during the Neolithic ... in contrast, most maternal lineages descend from hunter-gatherers ..." Most Europeans have Crô-Magnon mitochondrial DNA because Neolithic farmers took the land and women of the hunter-gatherers.

According to this Wikipedia article about HG R1b1a2 (a.k.a. R-M269), "the distribution of R1b STR variance in Europe forms a cline from east to west, which is more consistent with an entry into Europe from Western Asia with the spread of farming... "The frequency is about 71% in Scotland, 70% in Spain and 60% in France. In south-eastern England the frequency of this clade is about 70%; in parts of the rest of north and western England, Spain, Portugal, Wales and Ireland, it is as high as 90%; and in parts of north-western Ireland it reaches 98%."

The FIRST Farmers

Farming began with the Kebaron and Natufian cultures. The first farmers and Indo-European languages originated in this area.

Maps # 4 & 5 - Agriculture and Indo-European languages originated in the Fertile Crescent. The places where Kassite Babylonia, Mitanni and Hatti, Egypt, and other Hamitic nations existed thousands of years ago are linquistically, religiously, and demographically different from what they used to be.

Some of the savages who emigrated from the Sahel during the LGM remained in the relatively barren Fertile Crescent and became civilized farmers because they were not welcome in the parts of Africa and Eurasia where game was more plentiful.

Droughts forced some Fertile Crescent farmers to immigrate to the abandoned forests of northern Eurasia during the Holocene and to become illiterate hunter-gatherers until northern Europe warmed up enough for farming ~5 KYA.

Dolmens and menhirs are found mostly in the parts of north western Europe where Celts lived. The largest concentrations of these monuments outside of Europe are in Israel, Syria and Western Jordan (where they and possibly bones that contain the DNA of ancient Celts are being deliberately destroyed according to this video). Can stones speak louder than words?

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From Which Race Are Blue Eyes Inherited?

According to Danish geneticist Hans Eiberg, "the mutations responsible for the blue eye color most likely originate from the Near East area or northwest part of the Black Sea region, where the great agriculture migration to the northern part of Europe took place in the Neolithic periods about 6–10,000 years ago." The mutation that causes blue eyes may even have occurred before the Y-haplogroup R1b1 and I ancestors of northern Europeans left the Sahel.


The Egyptologist Flinders Petrie and Assyriologist Archibald Henry Sayce analysed Egyptian illustrations of what they identified as Amorites (Amurru) depicted as "white skinned, blue eyed, fair haired". According to Sayce (1889):

The Amorites... were a tall, handsome people, with white skins, blue eyes and reddish hair, all the characteristics, in fact, of the white race.
Sayce further discovered a painting in a tomb (No. 34) at Thebes, belonging to the Eighteenth Dynasty which illustrates an Amorite chief with "white skin and red-brown hair". Henry George Tomkins (1897) an Exeter clergyman and member of the Royal Archaeological Institute also wrote the Amorites were blue eyed and fair haired. Easton's Bible Dictionary also contains an entry stating the Amorites are "represented on the Egyptian monuments with fair skins, light hair, blue eyes, aquiline noses, and pointed beards. The Encyclopædia Britannica, 13th ed., vol. 1, 1929, also contained a physical description of the Amorites from Egyptian illustrations:
Egyptian illustrations of the New Kingdom show the Palestinian Amorites to have been a race much more like the Northern Europeans than the Semites; long-headed, with blue eyes, straight noses and thin lips.

'... the terms “Amorites” and “Amalekites” are used synonymously for the “Canaanites...'

"thou shalt destroy their name from under heaven . . ."

Why did Wikipedia's censors remove from the article at the quotes above about the Physical appearance of these Hamitic farmers? Some claim that Hamites were Negroid and that the Israelites were in fact themselves Canaanites. That Hamitic farmers were not allowed to speak Indo-Hittite languages after they were enslaved and their land was given to Abraham from Ur of the Chaldees, may be why some scientists consider them to be Semitic linguistically (and possibly even racially). Swiss scientists who work at iGENEA (FTDNA's European affiliate) recently revealed that Hamitic Pharaoh Tutankhamun (~1333 BC) belongs to Celtic HG R1b1a2 despite the Egyptian government's efforts to keep his test results secret.

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"British Israelism (also called Anglo-Israelism) is a doctrine based on the hypothesis that people of Western European descent, particularly those in Great Britain, are the direct lineal descendants of the Ten Lost Tribes of Israel. The doctrine often includes the tenet that the British Royal Family is directly descended from the line of King David" (via Princess Tea Tephi). "The central tenets of British Israelism have been refuted by evidence from modern genetic, linguistic, archaeological and philological research. The doctrine continues, however, to have a significant number of adherents."

"If you have recent Jewish ancestry, you will then have a high number of Jewish cousins on your matches page" due to endogamous marriage patterns. FTDNA's Population Finder also provides insights about your ethnic origins.

Historical linguistics was not possible in Europe from the dominance of Christianity in the late Roman empire to the late 18th century due to literal adherence to Genesis 10 HG J-M267 is found especially in Jews with Cohen surnames.

Map # 6 - "Unto thy seed have I given this land, from the river of Egypt unto the great river, the river Euphrates". . .

After Solomon's building of The First Temple in Jerusalem, Zadok was the first High Priest to serve there.

Map # 7 - Kohanim (HG J) "for thousands of years preserved their genealogical lineages since the Temple period."

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Chaldean and Hyksos Imperialists

Semitic herdsmen began to displace Fertile Crescent Farmers over 4 KYA

"Map # 8 - HG J is found in greatest concentration in the Southwestern Arabian Peninsula. Migration from Arabia into the Fertile Crescent has been a constant pattern of human movement in the Middle East since antiquity. As such, the Arabian peninsula has long been accepted as the original Semitic Urheimat by a majority of scholars. Older theories positing Mesopotamia as the Semitic homeland were severely undermined by the identification of the non-Semitic Sumerian culture in Mesopotamia in the late 19th century..." Quote from

Semitic herdsmen and languages originated in the southern Arabia and were imposed on all of the Hamitic nations of ancient Mesopotamia and Canaan.

Map # 9 - "Historically nomadic herder lifestyles have led to warrior-based cultures that have made them fearsome enemies of settled people." "Some nomadic peoples, especially herders, may also move to raid settled communities ..." "This lifestyle ... is possibly associated with the appearance of Semitic languages in the region of the Ancient Near East." "The nomadic lifestyle was well suited to warfare, and the steppe horse riders became some of the most militarily potent peoples in the world".

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You heard some of the above theories here first. Click on Image # 1 above if you want to know more about them, e.g.:

Table # 1 - Grey cells indicate the 12 ($59), 25, 37 ($169), 67 ($268) and 111 ($339) marker levelsDYS 393DYS 390DYS 19/ 394DYS 391DYS 385DYS 426DYS 388DYS 439DYS 389 iDYS 392DYS 389 iiDYS 458DYS 459DYS 455DYS 454DYS 447DYS 437DYS 448DYS 449DYS 464DYS 460Y-GATA-H4YCA IIDYS 456DYS 607DYS 576DYS 570CDYDYS 442DYS 438DYS 531DYS 578DYF 395 S1DYS 590DYS 537DYS 641DYS 472DYF 406 S1DYS 511DYS 425DYS 413DYS 557DYS 594DYS 436DYS 490DYS 534DYS 450DYS 444DYS 481DYS 520DYS 446DYS 617DYS 568DYS 487DYS 572DYS 640DYS 492DYS 565DYS 710DYS 485DYS 632DYS 495DYS 540DYS 714DYS 716DYS 717DYS 505DYS 556DYS 549DYS 589DYS 522DYS 494DYS 533DYS 636DYS 575DYS 638DYS 462DYS 452DYS 445Y-GATA-A10DYS 463DYS 441Y-GGAAT-1B07DYS 525DYS 712DYS 593DYS 650DYS 532DYS 715DYS 504DYS 513DYS 561DYS 552DYS 726DYS 635DYS 587DYS 643DYS 497DYS 510DYS 434DYS 461DYS 435
Modal STR Haplotype of all Descendants of High Stewards of Scotland tested by FTDNA ==> 1324141111-14121212131329179-1011112515192914-15-17-17111019-231515171736-37121211915-1681010811101223-231610121215812222114121113111112113615916132526191211121211913121011113012142413101021151813241612152512231810141791211
Haplotype of ducal descendant #39568 of Charles II according to Roger S. Powell, MA1324141111-14121212131329179-1011112515193014-15-16-17111019-231515171736-37121211915-1681010811101223-23161012121581222211412111311111211                                            
Haplotype of # 9 (J1c3d. The y-MRCA of HG R & Semitic J-L147 lived ~45 KYA.1223141014-17111712131129178-811112514202514-14-16-16111021-221514181831-31131011 815-16 81111 811 91221-221910121217 813252113121113121212113215 815122427201212131112 9111210111130111322151111201519102315111624122018 91517 91111
Haplotype of N50900 (China). The y-MRCA of HG O & R lived ~70 KYA.1225161112-12111212121328179-911112414203112-15-15-15111219-231415171832-36111011 815-17 811 7 811101217-171611121216 713241912121115101112113815 816122528201111131212 911111011123111122313 9 9211620122216131525122319101418 91212
Haplotype of Australoid 89163 (GD=59@67). The y-MRCA of HG K & R lived ~106 KYA.1323161013-13111012141429189-911 82815192714-14-15-15101119-221514172231-34131013 816-16 91110 81110 019-211910121216 91126221511111311111211                                            
Haplotype of # N64496 & 215865 (GD=68@67, HG A00 descendants of Dixie's Carolinian slaves)1319161016-17131112131230168-910112412213213-15-15-1811 916-181515141836-36121610 914-14 810 8 811 7 923-231712111216 8122623 0121214101111123915 913122228191011111012101110 8101331 01220 010 927151213261713142415152013151491211
Distance from reference:ZeroOneTwoThree+ The Most Recent Common Patrilineal Ancestor of all men who belong to HG R lived ~27 KYA. The Y chromosomes of men in R have no known SNP mutations in common with men in A00 and Neanderthals. According to Dr. Michael Hammer at the University of Arizona and Dr. Thomas Krahn, the theoretical y-MRCA of all men who belong to HG R and men who belong to HG A00 lived ~338,000 years ago (95% confidence interval 237–581 KYA). Some scientists irreverently claim that humans and Neanderthals mated and that their ancestral population lived ~370,000 years ago.

GD between racial haplotypes is greater than indicated due to haplotype convergence.
Table # 2M
Stewart Mode-2917759142
39568 Stewart Duke2-51456067
89163 Australoid59605971-88
N50900 Mongoloid7745105-71139
9 Israelite9151-10559164
215865 Negroid1426716413988-
- Hybrid mutation model is used

The larger Family Tree DNA's project for descendants of the High Stewards becomes the more useful it will be to genealogists and scientists.

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Project Stats

Statistic Type Count
Big Y 10
Combined GEDCOMs Uploaded 37
DISTINCT mtDNA Haplogroups 35
DISTINCT Y-DNA Confirmed Haplogroups 6
DISTINCT Y-DNA Predicted Haplogroups 2
Family Finder 62
Genographic 2.0 Transfers 9
Maternal Ancestor Information 102
mtDNA 45
mtDNA Full Sequence 26
mtDNA Plus 34
mtDNA Subgroups 11
Paternal Ancestor Information 136
Predicted Y-DNA Haplogroups 33
Total Members 162
Unpredicted Y-DNA Haplogroups 0
Unreturned Kits 11
Y-DNA Deep Clade (After 2008) 21
Y-DNA Deep Clade (Prior to 2008) 10
Y-DNA Subgroups 14
Y-DNA111 57
Y-DNA12 109
Y-DNA25 102
Y-DNA37 99
Y-DNA67 88