|E-1b1b is the third most common haplogroup in Europe, after R1b and
I. It is an ancient group that probably originated in the Middle
East and is presently universal around the Mediterranean becoming widespread
across northern and eastern Africa and southern Europe. Some of the
oldest populations in Britain (e.g., some Welsh towns) have concentrations
of E-1b1b as high as 40%.
So far, three project members are Haplogroup E,
representing one subclade (E-1b1b-1 = E-M35.1) and two different families.
A null value at DYS425 (red table cells) is typical for this subclade.
||Earliest Known Patrilineal Ancestor
BITTLE (c1720s-1795) of Southampton Co., VA
||Peter BEGHTOL (1782-1865) of PA, then Schuyler Co., IL
||John BEGHTOL (1785-1855) of PA, then Schuyler Co., IL
Haplogroup E is finely divided by SNP mutations (see SNP chart at right),
so your project admin recommends being deep SNP tested. I also recommend
joining the E-M35 project, which you can do from your member page.