TEDFORD Family DNA Project- Background



Teadford, Tedford, Telfer, Telford, Tidford, Tilfer, Tilford, Tillford, Titford


We all know the surname TEDFORD, TELFORD, TILFORD is not common therefore it has for many years been believed that we of that name were related..


Genetic DNA testing is now proving not all of us are related with this surname and it's various spellings. We are for the first time in history finding answers in Y-DNA genetic genealogy testing.


With the use of our YDNA and atDNA surname project we now have the means to prove connections.   Many genealogist run into brick walls from public records being lost or destroyed by fire or some other calamity.


Are we related to Tedford, Tilford, Telford and Telfer families back in Scotland, Ireland and England or Europe?  We are searching for Tedford males residing in Scotland, North Ireland, Ireland or the UK to Y-DNA test and represent your family line in our project.  Please contact Administrators Janet Burks and Ted Tedford for details.


Our surname project is participating in the Family Finder autosomal DNA test.  Both males and females can take the test.  If you have a male or female Tedford-Tilford-Telford  ancestor in your lineage tree down to seven generations it will show you cousin matches both paternal and maternal.  You are welcome to join our Y DNA project!


We recommend the Y-37 marker test for best results in this project.

Please contact us for more information. 

Project volunteer Administrators:

Janet Burks email: jm@burksfam.net

Ted Tedford email: CROWNT@aol.com


General Fund

Current balance: $141.10

Type Amount Date Donor Note KitNum Donation Type
Credit $141.10 9/5/2014   Moved from Tayy proj-was meant for this project   Unknown

Project Stats

Statistic Type Count
Big Y 1
Combined GEDCOMs Uploaded 5
DISTINCT mtDNA Haplogroups 7
DISTINCT Y-DNA Confirmed Haplogroups 5
DISTINCT Y-DNA Predicted Haplogroups 0
Family Finder 20
Maternal Ancestor Information 14
mtDNA 7
mtDNA Full Sequence 3
mtDNA Plus 6
mtDNA Subgroups 0
Paternal Ancestor Information 36
Predicted Y-DNA Haplogroups 0
Total Members 47
Unpredicted Y-DNA Haplogroups 0
Unreturned Kits 2
Y-DNA Deep Clade (After 2008) 1
Y-DNA Deep Clade (Prior to 2008) 2
Y-DNA Subgroups 9
Y-DNA111 3
Y-DNA12 38
Y-DNA25 26
Y-DNA37 21
Y-DNA67 15