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Oliver Lines of Descent from Olivers in the Teal Group (19)

This webpage focuses only on the men who are highlighted in Teal or Group 19, among the many Oliver men who have been tested thus far. By January 2013 there were 2 men with an "Oliver" male ancestor who are a perfect match at 25 markers, match at 36 of 37 markers. The detailed data on their markers appears on the Oliver Y DNA project homepage under Y-DNA results.

Note that the names of the participants and their Fathers are not shown to protect the privacy of the individuals. If individuals do not wish their line to be shown at all, please contact me and I will respect your wishes.


Haplogroup Information

The men in the Teal group have the haplogroup I1. Interestingly the Oliver men in the Cyan Group 1 are also this haplogroup. Their ancestor settled in Maryland. The men in the Magenta Group are haplogroup I2b1. Their ancestors settled in the Carolinas and Georgia.

Eupedia suggests that the origin of the I1 haplogroup was in Scandinavia about 5000 years before the present time. In Europe, it is still most common in Scandinavia and Finland. (see map below) They suggest that it was likely spread by invasions of ancient Germanic tribes and the Vikings. One prominent early American with the I1 haplotype was Alexander Hamilton.


Useful References

Links to Sites Related Specifically to Members of the Teal Group

Links to Other Related Sites


This web page was first mounted on January 26, 2013 by Sheila Schmutz. sheila.schmutz@usask.ca and updated on January 29, 2013. This is a private webpage that is connected to the Oliver Y DNA Project of Family Tree DNA. Please address corrections and additions to her. If you wish to correspond with other participants whose lines are shown, she will forward your message to them.

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