Joined: 26 Jan 2004
Location: Vancouver, WA USA
|Posted: Fri Mar 11, 2011 11:34 pm Post subject: ISLE of SKYE descendant's report received - kit #172862
|Today's Report for the ELDER DNA kit #172862
12 markers are the same for
"one of the largest R1b groups of Clan Donald"
67 markers received and posted on YSEARCH.
1 McGregor matches at 5 genetic distance, and other surnames match at 6.
7 Genetic Distance: 2 MacDonald, 1 McGregor, and others
6 genetic distance:
9YGHH - Elder - Isle of Skye, Scotland - R1b1a2 - 67
Q5BR3 - Livingston - Isle of Lismore (near Oban) [R1b1a2] - 67 - 6
3Y65B - Lee - Rensselarville, Albany, NY - R1b1a2a1a1b4 - 67 - 6
WSUYD - McGregor - Brig o' Turk (near Stirling) - R1b1a2a1a1b4 - 67 - 5
SN67J - McCoy - [R1b1a2] - 67 - 6
CH7YZ - Buchanan - Northern Ireland - [R1b1a2] - 67 - 6
2BB3C - Pomeroy - Dayton, Ohio, USA [R1b1a2] - 67 - 6
2XD3U - L21 Scot at 67 [modal] - Scotland - [R1b1a2] - 67 - 6
webpage with ISLE OF SKYE code to compare to other ELDER entries: 9YGHH
13 24 14 10 11 14 12 12 12 13 13 30
My ISLE OF SKYE research notes posted
See: "Alexander Macdonald Elder and his father, John Elder",
"MacDonald and Elder, the company that ran the stores in Isle Ornsay in the early 1800s, also acted as emigration agents."
See also Clan Donald DNA project
...."[Clan Donald] signature which begins:
has subsequently been recognized as the modal (most frequent)
signature within the Scottish highlands.
It has variously been referred to as Dalriadic modal and Scots47.
It is one of the largest R1b groups in Clan Donald."
Nancy Elder Petersen
Vancouver, WA USA
Host, ELDER DNA project