Landers (Y-DNA)

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Status summary

Completed as of December 23, 2022:

  • Patrilineal (direct male-line) descendants of Joseph Landers are encouraged to Y-DNA test and contact


First Generation

Joseph Landers, son of Thomas Landers & Deborah Freeman was born Sandwich 14 Feb 1688/9 and died Sharon, CT 5 Aug 1781. He married 7 Feb 1710 Deborah Doty and they had three children: infant dau. (c1711), Thankful (1713) and Joseph (1723).

Second Generation

Joseph Landers (II) was born Rochester 8 Jul 1723 and died Sharon, CT 31 Aug 1801. He married Wareham 4 Nov 1742 Sarah Lovell and they had Remember, Mary, Deborah, Sarah, Joshua, Thankful, Joseph, Seth, Isaac, Abigail and Lucinda.

Third Generation

DNA results TBD

Previous Y-DNA testing

The Landis surname DNA Project currently does not have anyone saying their Most Distant Known Patrilineal Ancestor (MDKPA) was Thomas Landers.

Further testing needed

Known patrilineal descendants of Thomas Landers (and preferably through his son Joseph) are needed to Big Y test, contact and disclose their lineage in order to refine this clade assignment.

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