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 diec 12 Jan 1736 in Yarmouth. He married there 17 Oct 1700 Mercy Howes. They had eight children: An infant daughter, Sarah, John, Samuel, Thomas, Hannah, Prince & Mercy/Mary

James Sturgis was born about 1669 and died in Yarmouth 3 Jan 1717/8 in ye 49th year of his age (gravestone). He married Rebecca Thacher. They had at least four children: Elizabeth, Hannah Bethiah & James (died unmarried)

Joseph Sturgis died Yarmouth 16 Mar 1747. He married Hope Taylor and they had at least five children: Jasper, Temperance, Thankful, Hannah & Fear.

Edward Sturgis (III) was born at Yarmouth in 1673 and died there 1 Jun 1738. He married Mehitable Hallet and they had nine children: Abigail, Temperance, Edward, Jonathan, Jerusha, Mehitable (d. young), Benjamin, Mary & Mehitable

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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