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 63
Combined GEDCOMs Uploaded 139
DISTINCT mtDNA Haplogroups 168
DISTINCT Y-DNA Confirmed Haplogroups 75
DISTINCT Y-DNA Predicted Haplogroups 0
Family Finder 353
Genographic 2.0 Transfers 17
Maternal Ancestor Information 430
mtDNA 266
mtDNA Full Sequence 171
mtDNA Plus 225
mtDNA Subgroups 21
Paternal Ancestor Information 727
Predicted Y-DNA Haplogroups 77
Total Members 919
Unpredicted Y-DNA Haplogroups 0
Unreturned Kits 107
Y-DNA Deep Clade (After 2008) 27
Y-DNA Deep Clade (Prior to 2008) 14
Y-DNA Subgroups 37
Y-DNA111 100
Y-DNA12 578
Y-DNA25 524
Y-DNA37 439
Y-DNA67 229