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Humanist
02-21-2013, 12:31 AM
Doing the same for mtDNA that I did for Y-DNA. Please consider sharing photos, along with the mtDNA haplogroups of your female ancestors.


T1a2 (paternal grandmother)
http://i1096.photobucket.com/albums/g326/dok101/nanu_.png


HV13 (maternal great-grandmother (ARMENIAN))
http://i1096.photobucket.com/albums/g326/dok101/shushan.jpg


HV4a2a (maternal great-grandmother)
http://i1096.photobucket.com/albums/g326/dok101/buka_.png

zaender
02-21-2013, 04:59 PM
K1b2a (maternal great-grandmother)
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History-of-Things
02-22-2013, 10:48 AM
J2b1a2 (maternal great-grandmother and maternal great-great-grandmother)

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rms2
08-25-2014, 09:49 PM
I thought I would start a thread in which we could post photos of our mtDNA ancestors, especially the most distant ones.

Here is one that shows my most distant mtDNA ancestor, my great grandmother, and her daughter, my maternal grandmother.

My great grandmother, Nora Lancaster (married surname: Morris), is the adult in the photo. My grandmother, Lela Morris, is seated on her lap. The teenaged girl is a niece, Katie Morris. The other children are my grandmother's siblings.

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Agamemnon
08-25-2014, 10:24 PM
My great-grandmother, she came from Coldstream, I inherited my MtDNA haplogroup (J1c5) from her:

http://pichoster.net/images/2014/08/23/DSCI1209.jpg

RCO
08-25-2014, 11:49 PM
My mtDNA line in sequence. The year of birth. Only the most distant was born in the Azores, Ilha Terceira, Portugal. All the others were born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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Humanist
08-25-2014, 11:57 PM
Thank you for the thread, rms2. I am going to merge this with a preexisting thread, if you do not mind.

AJL
08-26-2014, 02:40 AM
My own mtDNA line H11a2a3 great-great grandmother, seated in the bonnet:

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My father's father's father's mother, mtDNA K1a9:

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My H1b2 great-grandmother with her maternal grandmother:

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Táltos
08-26-2014, 02:50 AM
Nice pictures guys! This is the furthest back on my mtDNA line for a picture. She is my maternal great grandmother, who was born 1890, in Pennsylvania. I can't get over all that print design (wallpaper,couch, on her dress)! :)
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Her daughter, born 1916 also in Pennsylvania, also known as my Nana.
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The woman in my avatar is my mother's father's mother. She was born in Southern Italy in 1893. She is the only great grandparent that was alive when I was a child. I'm happy that I am able to have a few memories of her. I don't know her mtDNA, but I have a second cousin in her direct maternal line that I think might agree to a test.

Mamluk
08-26-2014, 05:37 AM
From my mother's family:

My great-great grandmother (seated) who was a mestiza, mtDNA unknown, with her son, my great-grandfather, on the far left. Directly behind her is Robert McCulloch of Edinburgh, and between him and my great-grandfather is a Spanish army major, Don Alberto Campos.
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My maternal grandmother, mtDNA B5b1c, taken sometime around 1930, and one of my mother.
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Mamluk
08-26-2014, 05:44 AM
From my father's family:

My grandmother, and her mother, mtDNA is J*
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My mother-in-law, and her mother, mtDNA is J1b
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My sister-in-law's paternal grandmother, mtDNA is T1b
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vettor
08-26-2014, 09:26 AM
My grand-father sister ......early 1917 ...20kms from the front lines

http://i103.photobucket.com/albums/m153/vicpret/rosaP_zpsabc58c57.png (http://s103.photobucket.com/user/vicpret/media/rosaP_zpsabc58c57.png.html)

jeanL
08-27-2014, 12:45 AM
My maternal great-grandmother(maternal grandmother's mother) mt-DNA L2a1a

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With her husband my maternal great-grandfather(maternal grandmother's father)

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L200
08-31-2014, 06:32 AM
My mother, a Mt V7a. Eastern German.
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CelticGerman
08-31-2014, 07:13 AM
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My great grandmother (mt-haplogroup H), North-German

CelticGerman
08-31-2014, 07:18 AM
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My grandmother (mt-haplogroup U5a1b), North-German

CelticGerman
08-31-2014, 07:23 AM
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My grandmother (mt-haplogroup H), North-German

CelticGerman
08-31-2014, 07:25 AM
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My wife's grandmother (mt-haplogroup X2c1a), French

CelticGerman
08-31-2014, 07:29 AM
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My wife's great grandmother (mt-haplogroup X2c1a), French

CelticGerman
08-31-2014, 07:46 AM
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Other X2c1a ladies from my wife's family, all French

CelticGerman
08-31-2014, 08:29 AM
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H40 ladies from my wife's family, French

CelticGerman
08-31-2014, 08:34 AM
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H11a2 ladies from my wife's family, French

A Norfolk L-M20
04-28-2016, 01:12 AM
It seems to me that we need to balance some of the patriarchy here! The maternal line is the lineage that is most likely to stay true to the haplogroup. Short of hidden adoption, it is far more reliable than the Y haplogroup, where a cuckoo NPE event is possible with every generation.

I'll start with the earliest photographs of one of my mtDNA ancestor. My great great grandmother.

Sarah Ann Elizabeth Thacker (nee Daynes) of Norfolk, England. Born 1845.

H6a1a8

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And a younger Sarah, with her husband George Thacker.

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Mellifluous
04-28-2016, 01:40 AM
"Where a cuckoo NPE event is possible with every generation." Hahaha!

A Norfolk L-M20
04-28-2016, 01:48 AM
"Where a cuckoo NPE event is possible with every generation." Hahaha!

I have heard the probability of 10%, but I suspect it's plucked out of the air. On of my great grandmothers had more than her share of that percentage apparently!

Plenty of skeletons in closets and secret lovers in wardrobes.

JohnHowellsTyrfro
04-28-2016, 05:36 AM
I have heard the probability of 10%, but I suspect it's plucked out of the air. On of my great grandmothers had more than her share of that percentage apparently!

Plenty of skeletons in closets and secret lovers in wardrobes.

It does make me smile a bit when people claim to have traced their family history back to William The Conquerer or something.. Maybe on paper......
Anyway, my maternal grandmother with me and my cousins. I'm the blond one with the striped jacket. :)

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and me and my mother.

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Saetro
04-28-2016, 05:52 AM
It does make me smile a bit when people claim to have traced their family history back to William The Conquerer or something..

With an estimated 40% of English descended from Edward III and all of Europe having a link to Charlemagne(statistically at least), this might be less surprising. And going back to William I - roughly 31 generations, one had 2^30 ancestors at the time - about one billion. As there were no more than 5 million in England at the time, not only do many lines coalesce, but there must be multiple opportunities to link with William I. The problem is finding the pedigrees or otherwise to prove it.

Many pedigrees I have seen suggesting such linkages quote one or other royal mistress to make the connection.
Sometimes the supporting evidence is scanty, sometimes it's a mirage.
One goes via a Welsh princess whose entire life was scrutinised minutely as she lived it. No chance for extra alliances.
Little surprise that one expert considers that any lineage via a royal mistress is highly suspect (unless children therefrom were recognised at the time.)

No role for photos here, but mtDNA is a possibly useful tool if one can find an all female connection. I have found that a challenge over 6 generations, never mind 30.

Of course, anyone descended from William I is also going to be descended from Rollo, meaning recent TV series Vikings contains a fictionalised representation of their ancestor.

Anath
04-28-2016, 08:59 AM
I think 90% of British would be descended from the earlier kings, maybe even all.. Maths dictates this, but when people claim such a connection is impossible, it really isn't, everyone in Europe would have at least one common ancestor after the black death circa 1400, from what i've read.. especially within the same country as said kings.
My paternal and maternal grandmas are 14th cousins in Cornwall, descended from the same man by different sons and my maternal grandparents are also 18th cousins via a Spanish noblewoman called Sancha de Ayala (who married an English knight), who has heaps of descendants so i'm told.
It's only being related within 7-8 generations which can both be traced and increase the risk of autosomal disease when it's less than 4 generations of distance especially.

This is my haplogroup K1c1c great great-grandma btw, she was from and born in Lindisfarne, England (the place where the vikings sacked in the show Vikings, lol) as well as Scottish.

http://i68.tinypic.com/2jfn80x.jpg

Táltos
04-28-2016, 01:55 PM
It seems to me that we need to balance some of the patriarchy here! The maternal line is the lineage that is most likely to stay true to the haplogroup. Short of hidden adoption, it is far more reliable than the Y haplogroup, where a cuckoo NPE event is possible with every generation.

I'll start with the earliest photographs of one of my mtDNA ancestor. My great great grandmother.

Sarah Ann Elizabeth Thacker (nee Daynes) of Norfolk, England. Born 1845.

H6a1a8

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And a younger Sarah, with her husband George Thacker.

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We do have a thread for this already. :) I will merge this thread with that one.

Anath
04-29-2016, 05:41 AM
There's a good chance you and me are related, my maternal great-grandmother's family comes from Coldstream, Berwick and Lindisfarne, still have many relatives back there (I love them very much, can't say the same for my english cousins unfortunately). I actually visited the place 10 years ago, it's quite beautiful to say the least, I won't be posting the pictures unless you ask me to (in which case I'll be PMing them to you).

I have family who were buried on Lindisfarne and lived there for at least 200 or more years from what i know, probably longer.
The other Northumberland locations were: Berwick, Whittingham and Newcastle.
The only surnames i know of were Cromarty, Watson, Smith (real helpful), Hay, Thompson, Snowdon, Henderson, Kyle, Stamp and Lumsden.. but there is a lot of gaps in my research still so it could be quite likely :)

Jenny
04-29-2016, 10:01 AM
This is my maternal great grandmother Jenny Piispanen born in Finland, her mtdna is H1b1 and we have exact matches in Finland, Sweden and Norway but we can't trace any historical women9075

MikeWhalen
04-29-2016, 08:36 PM
I thought I had done this when the topic was first posted a few years ago, but I did not, so I'm glad it got 'resurrected'

My mothers mtDNA haplogroup is H1bd and I have 5 known women in it, starting of course, with my mother...I only have pics of her and her mother

Donalda Stella Rowsell nee Whalen 1913-1995 pic taken approx 1930/18 yrs old
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Nellie Maud Stares 1893-1967
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no pics
Emily Anne Prince 1873-1948 Newfoundland/Sault Ste Marie
Sarah Russell 1842-1916 Newfoundland
Annie Hiscock 1817-1894 Newfoundland

and cause this thread celebrates our female dna ancestors, it would not be appropriate to leave out the closest & most important female relative next to my mom that I had, my dads mom...

Alice Gertrude Holly 1892-1975 nee Whalen
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Mike

C J Wyatt III
04-29-2016, 09:01 PM
This is my maternal great grandmother Jenny Piispanen born in Finland, her mtdna is H1b1 and we have exact matches in Finland, Sweden and Norway but we can't trace any historical women9075

My mother T436420 (not H1b1) has two H1b1's on her GEDmatch 'X one-to-many' list using default parameters. PM me if you would like to do some comparisons.

Jack

Sikeliot
04-29-2016, 09:21 PM
My great-great grandmother from Madeira, Portugal. Mtdna H.

There may be Black African in the family but it'd have been through her husband, not her (i.e. the kids have it but not the mother).

https://scontent-iad3-1.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xta1/v/t1.0-9/1014006_417326645080224_835726106_n.jpg?oh=d482af5 0f790cd48c19a156c80dedb8b&oe=57B4CC92

Asimakidis
05-01-2016, 11:54 AM
http://www.anthrogenica.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=9104&stc=1
To the left (Above) is my maternal grandmother's mother (Haplogroup mtdna: K1a28, as mine). In the middle (her son),Ydna G-M3302. Pontic Greeks from Gumushane/Argyroupolis, TR.

http://www.anthrogenica.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=9105&stc=1
Above is a picture of my paternal grandfather's family (mother and father and son). Paternal grandfather's mother is on the left (haplogroup unknown). Lived in Constantinople/Istanbul until 1921-22. On the right, gr.grandfather (haplo Y: I-S17250).

http://www.anthrogenica.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=9106&stc=1
Above my paternal grandfather and grandmother. Her ancestry was from Colonia, Refahiye, TR. Pontic Greek, Haplogroup Ydna: E-V13, mtdna:I5a.

psaglav
05-01-2016, 12:22 PM
9107 My paternal grandmother

9108 Paternal grandmother's elder sister

9109 Paternal grandmother's youngest sister

They were X2e1a (unless a very recent mutation occurred -my father tested.) From Bulgaria. The subclade is apparently found in Poland and Armenia and my dad got a large number of Central European matches on FF. His only mtDNA match is only on the HVR1 level though and she's from Russia (probably thousands of years back.)

psaglav
05-01-2016, 12:34 PM
9110 Maternal grandmother, H1b2. Her mother was from Sarajevo but apparently their earlier ancestry was from Russia and Finland -according to my grandmother's sister who was close with their mother (my own grandmother didn't talk to her from an early age.) I have exact HVR1, HVR2 and CR matches from Sweden (distance 2) and Russia, Sweden, Finland and Poland (distance 3.) Nothing that helped us with genealogy, unfortunately.

C J Wyatt III
05-01-2016, 01:39 PM
9110 Maternal grandmother, H1b2. Her mother was from Sarajevo but apparently their earlier ancestry was from Russia and Finland -according to my grandmother's sister who was close with their mother (my own grandmother didn't talk to her from an early age.) I have exact HVR1, HVR2 and CR matches from Sweden (distance 2) and Russia, Sweden, Finland and Poland (distance 3.) Nothing that helped us with genealogy, unfortunately.

My mother (not H1b2) has two H1b2's on her 'X one-to-many' list using GEDmatch default parameters. She also has a regular autosomal match with another, which using my less restrictive parameters also shows an X-DNA connection. I wouldn't be surprised if she has a connection to your maternal grandmother also. I'd be happy to take a look at this with you.

Jack

Stephen1986
08-21-2016, 06:26 PM
The woman sat down in this photo might be my direct matrilineal great grandmother Elizabeth Alice Moxham (1897-1943). I don't know who her dad was, but her mothers family have a long history of babies being born out of wedlock. Her known maternal ancestry, which is all I know of at the moment, is all English from Lancashire and what is now Cumbria.

Ashina
05-01-2021, 04:06 AM
My mtDNA C4a1a4a* maternal grandmother:

https://i.imgur.com/yfErE4jm.png

anglesqueville
05-01-2021, 07:01 AM
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My paternal grand-mother, Emma Metzger-Bouts, mix of North-Dutch, North-German and Finnish (likely with Saami roots, but we don't know much about her). K1c1c.

lana6765
05-01-2021, 08:16 AM
Tried to post, but images aren't working for me.

anglesqueville
05-01-2021, 08:53 AM
Tried to post, but images aren't working for me.

Since yesterday I tried with some diverse pictures. Some worked, like this picture of my grandma, but with some others it was impossible. I updated my Java, without a result. Perhaps some problems with the new firewalls, surely the staff is working on these issues.

alexfritz
05-01-2021, 09:51 AM
https://i.ibb.co/19HnL1N/mezz002.png

https://i.ibb.co/4Fp2jRT/mezz001.png

since ~half of the village is related with eachother there might be more relatives in the pic
but these are certified and sisters
1950s San Giorgio su Legnano(or Legnano) app. a catholic party for factory workers

sofar H80 only turned up inside BA Mokrin necropolis Maros culture

Paul333
05-01-2021, 08:49 PM
My mother44519 her Mtdna is H1c3

Hazmatnik
05-01-2021, 08:57 PM
My maternal grandma, H5m* with her quick invention against the rain. Origins of her last known female ancestor is somewhere around Blagoevgrad in present day Bulgaria.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51151935204_77a6358864_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2kW83ej)Milčica (https://flic.kr/p/2kW83ej) by Nikola Pavlovic (https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/), on Flickr

hantrolugharsts
05-01-2021, 09:09 PM
Are moving photos accepted?

cvolt
05-01-2021, 09:17 PM
My maternal grandma - K2a5
https://i.imgur.com/On14UUf.jpg

Táltos
05-02-2021, 02:37 AM
Are moving photos accepted?

We don’t as it’s very distracting, but if you are using the software from My Heritage for your ancestor I think that should be okay.

anglesqueville
05-02-2021, 07:34 AM
... I tried but the link seems to be only to the enhanced photo, not the animated one.

edit: forget what I wrote. The link works very well.

DMXX
05-02-2021, 06:07 PM
Tried to post, but images aren't working for me.


Since yesterday I tried with some diverse pictures. Some worked, like this picture of my grandma, but with some others it was impossible. I updated my Java, without a result. Perhaps some problems with the new firewalls, surely the staff is working on these issues.

This is the first time that I've come across these post-upgrade bugs.

It would be very helpful for our team if our regulars could report any further restrictions to us here:

https://anthrogenica.com/showthread.php?23681-Post-Upgrade-Bug-Reporting-Thread-(4-28-21)&p=769012#post769012

Clearly, the upgrade has caused quite a few inadvertent restrictions on user activity.

We're actively working with our latest service provider to address these right now.

Please bear with us - We're diligently addressing this. Thanks!

pakistani
05-02-2021, 06:23 PM
Great grandma (seated on the ground) with her half-sister and cousins, ~1910s:

https://i.imgur.com/e3Sv4NT.jpg

Great-great grandma from a different branch but still related g. grandma above (thanks to endogamy), late 1800s / early 1900s:

https://i.imgur.com/NEEZM2j.jpg

Both photos were taken in Delhi. Unfortunately I don’t know what their mtDNA would’ve been.

DMXX
05-02-2021, 06:25 PM
...


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Please kindly try again.
Have made a few changes to our firewall settings.

Paul333
05-02-2021, 06:27 PM
Ive managed to get this photo on its my mother and father, she is MTDNA H1c3. This was taken early 1950s

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DMXX
05-02-2021, 06:30 PM
OK but Ive just stopped trying.


Here goes:

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You may re-attempt in confidence, now.

Paul333
05-02-2021, 06:39 PM
Ive managed to get these two on its my mother and father, second wedding day 1952. Her MTDNA is H1c3. His Y H2. This was taken early 1950s

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I also include a WWII photo of her father he is most likely I1a~ P 109, due to a match with a male cousin with the same surname44534

sorry about the confusion with the pictures Im not too clued up.

anglesqueville
05-02-2021, 08:32 PM
edit: I only tried to upload a picture. Works fine now.

lana6765
05-02-2021, 08:52 PM
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This is my maternal 2x great grandmother, Belinda.

Our haplogroup is/was H1, likely H1af1 or H1af1b (using a mtDNA haplogroup predictor).

Edit: Also, it works now!

hantrolugharsts
06-02-2021, 10:45 AM
6 Generations

https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-rPXciO6xNqo/YLdgyCN3hwI/AAAAAAAAGSU/Vo4Ze3AxcWwGcaCJlKnoQPbfdUf3O_08ACLcBGAsYHQ/s624/Generaciones6.jpeg