This is the current status of the family tree of Q-L527 based on the data at YFull (Updated 2020-01-01). Two interesting kits from Belarus and Ukraine on old branches. They might give an indication of a possible migration route to Scandinavia. The main expansion in number of branches of Q-L527 seems to be before the viking age. I have estimated branch length in years with the Ape package in R using maximum likelihood and the “strikt model”.
This is the current “working tree” status of the Q-L11515 branch that has spread over much of northern Scandinavia. (Right klick and choose “view image” or “open image in new tab” to get it Zoomable). Green squares mean that we have at least two kits leading to the same forefather. The orange ones are of course important to get tested to confirm the correctness. One new thing is that two kits leads to an Erik in Bygdeå north of Umeå.
Hans Ersson, 1655, illustrates the impact an individual can have on the genetic make up of a region. 25% of those born 1890-1930 in Sorsele had a strait paternal line to him according to the database Kråken. Quite extrem!
To see if there were more extrem cases I made a histogram of the number of “founding fathers” and their number of descendents in the database with a strait paternal line to them.
The maps illustrates the impact of the “Örträsk Finns” on the interior of Västerbotten by three maps showing how their descendants spread. It is based on the database Kråken which is not compleatly finished for all of Västerbotten but it can anyway give a rough picture of how they spread over the land. For illustration three of the founding fathers are used namely:
Johan Philipsson Hilduinen ca 1620-1697 Mårten Hindersson ca 1625-1697 Erik ca 1640 only known from his two sons Erik and Håkan The first map shows the proportion of the persons born 1890-1930 who descend from them.
Arctophilacius This is my paper link back to the big Sursill, Arctophilacius and Calamnius family. The link is probably wrong as there are conflicting DNA tests of the paternal lines from Petrus Arctophilacius at present.
See more about this family at:
Arctophile Origin of name???? 🐻 😄 A person who is very fond of and is usually a collector of teddy bears.
Arctophile means just “bear loving, bear lover,” but in modern English specifically a lover of teddy bears, not grizzlies.
I made a map of the YFull kits with province listed for the Scandinavian countries and Finland with the basic idear that one kit should be one point. Mainly as an experimental alternative to other maps for showing the geographical distributions of the haplogroups. To avoid over plotting each point searches for a free space to be plotted and can also adjust size to squese in. This causes the ball shapes in especially Finland as most points are located to province landmass centroides.
Here is a more detailed view of the North Swedish subbranch Q-Y45428 of Q-L804. All nine boxes at the bottom are kits tested at ftDNA and verified by “paper research”. Of the nine kits, eight can be followed to Erik, the father of Erik Ersson (6 kits) and Håkan Ersson (2 kits). Erik has made a big contribution to the population of Västerbotten and probably most people in the region can find him on their pedigree.
(English summary: Link to a paper showing that the Rh-negative blood type stod for a big part of stillbirths and infant mortality clustering within families in Skellefteå.)
När jag har släktforskat på Skellefteå släkter har jag märkt att det verkar som att det vilar en förbannelse över vissa familjer genom att en stor del av deras barn var dödfödda eller dog strax efter födseln. Skellefteå har även en mycket stor andel som har blodgrupp Rh-negativ.
Here is some statistics over geographical location of our major branches of U5 on Family Tree DNA. Blue is high proportion and red low. The branches are quite wide spread but with a consentration of U5b1 in especially Finland.
If you are on Family Tree DNA It is important that you fill in the information about earliest known ancestor with location. To do that:
Log in to your ftDNA konto Click on your name up at the right side Click on: account settings Click on: genealogy Click on: earliest known ancestor Ad info on ancestors and locations If your paternal ancestry is unknown (e.