Taber (Y-DNA)

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Status summary

Completed as of October 10, 2020:

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

Still to do as of October 10, 2020

  • NGS/WGS test descendants of Thomas Taber to discover their subclade as well as possible descendants lines.


First Generation

Thomas Taber was born Yarmouth before Feb 1645/6 son of Philip Taber and Lydia Masters. He died at Dartmouth 11 Nov 1720. He married Dartmouth 2 Jun 1672 Mary Thomson. They had eleven children; five daughters and six sons (Joseph, Thomas, John, Jacob, Jonathan and Philip)

Second Generation (all born at Dartmouth)

Joseph Taber was born 7 Mar 1679/80 and died Dartmouth bef 7 Feb 1753.

Thomas Taber (II) was born 22 Feb 1680/1

John Taber was born 22 Feb 1681/2 and died abt 1761

Jacob Taber was born 26 Jul 1683 and died Dartmouth 4 Apr 1773.

Jonathan Taber was born 22 Sep 1685

Philip Taber was born 7 Feb 1689/90

DNA results

Previous Y-DNA testing

Family Tree DNA currently does not have a Taber or Tabor surname DNA Project, but lists 59 Taber tests and 97 Tabor tests

Further needed testing

We would need more Y-DNA descendants of Thomas Taber to take NGS/WGS tests to pin down the haplogroup, as well as possibly define subclades for various branches of the family.

References & External Links

  • Randall, George Leander. Taber genealogy: Descendants of Thomas, son of Philip Taber. (New Bedford, MA: Vining Press, 1924)