Graves/Greaves DNA Study- Background



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This DNA study was started in the second half of 2001. Since 1976, the Graves Family Association has been gathering and publishing information on all the various families of Graves, Greaves, and other variant spellings of the name in the world. The advent of DNA testing has provided a new tool to verify existing genealogies and to show relationships where documentation is not available. For more information about the DNA study and the Graves Family Association, go to

General Fund

Current balance: $100.00

Type Amount Date Donor Note KitNum Donation Type
Credit $100.00 11/8/2016 Rev. John Albert Greaves gt. grandfather toChristopher Amber Greaves and author of Greaves History Diary   Memory Of

Project Stats

Statistic Type Count
Big Y 66
Combined GEDCOMs Uploaded 140
DISTINCT mtDNA Haplogroups 176
DISTINCT Y-DNA Confirmed Haplogroups 80
DISTINCT Y-DNA Predicted Haplogroups 0
Family Finder 369
Genographic 2.0 Transfers 19
Maternal Ancestor Information 447
mtDNA 273
mtDNA Full Sequence 178
mtDNA Plus 232
mtDNA Subgroups 21
Paternal Ancestor Information 750
Predicted Y-DNA Haplogroups 82
Total Members 947
Unpredicted Y-DNA Haplogroups 0
Unreturned Kits 111
Y-DNA Deep Clade (After 2008) 27
Y-DNA Deep Clade (Prior to 2008) 14
Y-DNA Subgroups 38
Y-DNA111 108
Y-DNA12 589
Y-DNA25 535
Y-DNA37 449
Y-DNA67 236