Sheets DNA Project
Surname variations: Scheets, Scheetz, Scheitz, Schitz, Schuetz, Schütz, Schütze Sheats, Sheatz, Sheet, Sheets, Sheetz, Shitz, Shutts, Shutz
Sheets Family Website Links
Early Pennsylvania lines
Jacob Shutz (1730-40 - 1809)
of Augusta Co.,
VA. Sheets Family
Jacob Shutz (1730-40 - 1809)
of Augusta Co., VA
Matthias Schutz/Scheetz (1698-
1766) of Philadelphia, PA and
Shenandoah Co., VA
Phillip Schütz (~1670 - ) of
Rhineland, Germany Shutts Family
of New York
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Surname DNA testing is the newest tool available to genealogists. These tests help genealogists verify their paternal ancestry (father's father) in a quick and easy way. It saves time, prevents mistakes, and provides invaluable data that can be obtained in no other way.
To Help researchers on common or related families work together to find their common heritage (see the Patriarch Page).
To identify the DNA of the ancestor families and compile them and their lost branches into distinct genetic lineages through DNA matches.
Getting Started – About DNA / Genetic Genealogy
Genetic Genealogy Tutorials – Learn what there is to know before and after testing, plus other helpful information.
The Sheets DNA Project is hosted by WorldFamilies.net. Visit their website to learn more about joining a surname project, interpreting your results, frequently asked questions, and much more.
The Next Step – Joining the Sheets DNA Project
The Sheets DNA Project website has six pages. Feel free to explore them, by clicking on the boxes at the top of this page. For pricing information, click on the Testing Details page. We offer discounted prices from time to time, so if you are having trouble justifying or affording the cost, please email me (Paul Sheats) at the address listed at the bottom of this page. Discounts, when they are offered, are on the 37 marker test only. I recommend the 37 market test, but you can always upgrade to more markers at a later date if you wish.
The process is simple. Everything is done by mail, and no needles are involved. After joining, you will be
mailed a DNA collection kit within a few days. The kit contains three cheek swab samples. Follow the
directions carefully, and mail your kit back along with the signed consent form. Your results will come back in
about 6 to 8 weeks and be posted to the results page.
When you are ready to join the project, click here to order a DNA test. Fill out the information on the page.
For the type of test, select YDNA-25 or YDNA-37. Press the “continue” button at the bottom of the page, and
follow the instructions from there.
We ask that all members submit a pedigree to be posted on the “Patriarch” page at the project. In addition, we will post the researcher’s name and email address on the Patriarch page, so that in case of a match, others in the project can contact you. The researcher can be a different person than the person tested.
Sheets Lineages Project
This project is to identify and collect GEDCOM and other information on all of the Sheets lines (any spelling
variation) in North America. In phase 1, we are focusing on pre-1850 information. Information we have
gathered so far is in the form of family trees in the Rootsweb World Connect database. See the Patriarchs page
to view these trees by lineage. If you have any corrections or additions with source information, please email
me (Paul) at the address listed at the bottom of this page.
Also, a summary of the lines we’ve identified so far can be found on the Sheets Lineages page at this site.