Sturgis (Y-DNA)

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Status summary

Completed as of October 10, 2020:

  • Recruiting direct male-line descendants of Edward Sturgis for NGS/WGS testing - anyone interested in submitting their DNA for testing should contact Raymond T. Wing (email: wing.genealogist AT gmail DOT com)


First Generation

Edward Sturgis (II) was born Yarmouth 10 Apr 1642, son of Edward Sturgis and Elizabeth Hinkley. He died at Yarmouth 8 Dec 1678. He married before 1665 to Temperance Gorham. They had six children before his early death; two daughters and four sons (Samuel, James, Joseph and Edward)

Second Generation

Samuel Sturgis was born about 1665 and married Mercy Howes

James Sturgis was born 1668/9 and died 3 Jan 1717/8. He married Rebecca Thacher

Joseph Sturgis

Edward Sturgis (III) was born in 1673. He married Mehitable Hallet

DNA results

Previous Y-DNA testing

Family Tree DNA currently does not list any Y-DNA descendants of Samuel Sturgis.

Further needed testing

We need direct male-line descendants of this Sturgis family to WGS/NGS test to discover where this family falls in the Y-DNA tree.

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