Pratt (Y-DNA)

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Status summary

Completed as of October 1, 2020:

  • Recruiting additional direct male-line Phineas Pratt descendants for further SNP testing - anyone interested in submitting their DNA for testing should contact Raymond T. Wing (email: wing.genealogist AT gmail DOT com)
  • Y-SNP tested to R1b-P312>>U152>L2>DF103>>BY123080>>FT137491

Still to do as of October 1, 2020

  • NGS/WGS test multiple descendants of Phineas Pratt to firmly place family clade as well as test descendants to discover any subclades unique to descendants lines

Biography

First Generation

Phineas Pratt was born in England about 1590[1] and died in Charlestown 19 Apr 1680.[2] He emigrated in the Sparrow in 1622. Phineas married Mary Priest about 1633 and they had eight children: Mary, John, Samuel, Daniel, Peter, Mercy, Joseph and Aaron.

  1. died 19 Apr 1680 aged about 90 gravestone photo
  2. Ibid.

DNA results R-FT137491

Previous Y-DNA testing

The Pratt Lineages & DNA Project Subgroup: "Haplogroup R1b - Lineage 3A (R-U152>L2>DF103>FGC4166>BY123080>FT31290)" lists 14 individuals (all STR matching each other). While only one of these individuals states their Most Distant Known Paternal Ancestor (MDKPA) was Phineas Pratt others list known close relatives of Phineas as their MDKPA. Two individuals have apparently taken the Big Y-700 test and they are assigned to the following Haplogroup: R1b-P312>ZZ11>U152>L2>DF103>FGC4166>BY123080>FT31290>FT29156>FT137491.

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