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Forum: mtDNA - Haplogroup & Origins Basics 26th December 2017, 02:50 PM
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Posted By Stevo
Thumbs up Just got my mtDNA Full Sequence: U5a2c3a

On my straight female line guess I'm a native European from way way back.

Anyway, I got a heck of a deal on the mtDNA Full Sequence. Couldn't resist. Thanks, FTDNA!

I have two exact full...
Forum: Scientific Papers 26th December 2017, 02:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,187
Posted By Stevo
Non-Iberian Bell Beaker had little or no Iberian...

Non-Iberian Bell Beaker had little or no Iberian autosomal dna. Autosomally, it was a combination of Yamnaya, WHG, and Neolithic farmer dna that most closely resembled GAC + Swedish TRB. Since GAC...
Forum: Scientific Papers 23rd December 2017, 06:29 PM
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Views: 1,187
Posted By Stevo
Thumbs up The Beaker Phenomenon and the Genomic Transformation of NW Europe

I was really surprised not to see a thread here on the monumental paper, The Beaker Phenomenon and the Genomic Transformation of Northwest Europe...
Forum: Stephens-Stevens Y-DNA Testing Project 15th December 2017, 08:18 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 74,581
Posted By Stevo
Quite a lot has changed since I last visited...

Quite a lot has changed since I last visited FTDNA's forum and posted in this thread, thanks to the Big Y, supplemented by traditional paper trail genealogy.

Thus far, the Big Y has uncovered the...
Forum: Paternal Lineage (Y-DNA STR) Basics 15th December 2017, 08:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,298
Posted By Stevo
I hate to tell you to spend more money, but you...

I hate to tell you to spend more money, but you and your best matches are going to have to upgrade to 111 str markers to see if that surname is likely connected to your y-dna ancestry. If the matches...
Forum: Stephens-Stevens Y-DNA Testing Project 14th July 2016, 08:53 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 74,581
Posted By Stevo
There has actually been some progress on my y-dna...

There has actually been some progress on my y-dna line since I originally began posting in this thread. One of my close Stevens matches hired a crackerjack genealogist to research the family, and...
Forum: Stephens-Stevens Y-DNA Testing Project 11th July 2016, 05:20 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 74,581
Posted By Stevo
Not the right people to be my family. Sorry.

Not the right people to be my family. Sorry.
Forum: Stephens-Stevens Y-DNA Testing Project 9th July 2016, 05:59 PM
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Views: 74,581
Posted By Stevo
Thanks for the information, but it is incorrect...

Thanks for the information, but it is incorrect for my ancestor. I know he was born in Wheeling, West Virginia on 05 February 1804 and that he was in Beaver County, Pennsylvania for the 1830 census,...
Forum: Scientific Papers 20th June 2015, 08:54 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 19,792
Posted By Stevo
It is pointless to argue with you. You really are...

It is pointless to argue with you. You really are all about trollery.



I did not say that. I said they had less of an impact than they did in northern Europe because the already established...
Forum: Y-DNA Haplogroups & SNPs Advanced 20th June 2015, 08:46 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 15,752
Posted By Stevo
That is incorrect. P312 has a distribution that...

That is incorrect. P312 has a distribution that differs from that of U106. It corresponds pretty well to the old homelands of the Celts, while U106's distribution has a center of gravity that is...
Forum: Scientific Papers 20th June 2015, 08:34 AM
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Views: 19,792
Posted By Stevo
You are missing the painfully obvious fact that...

You are missing the painfully obvious fact that that is irrelevant, since the North Sea component is based on a modern population with all sorts of ancestral input.



I can't prove there were no...
Forum: Y-DNA Haplogroups & SNPs Advanced 20th June 2015, 08:20 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 15,752
Posted By Stevo
I have listed much of the evidence over and over...

I have listed much of the evidence over and over again.

The regions where the Anglo-Saxons originated are largely R1b-U106 and I-M253. In what is now England, those two y haplogroups are at their...
Forum: Scientific Papers 20th June 2015, 08:06 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 19,792
Posted By Stevo
You are missing the fact that the North Sea...

You are missing the fact that the North Sea component is based on a modern sample population, not an ancient one. You are using it to argue that Yamnaya came from the West, which is patently...
Forum: Y-DNA Haplogroups & SNPs Advanced 20th June 2015, 06:34 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 15,752
Posted By Stevo
Fairy tales? Since I did not say any of the...

Fairy tales? Since I did not say any of the things you allege, it looks like the only author of fairy tales here is you.

I said some of the P312 in SE England is U152 and DF27, which probably...
Forum: Scientific Papers 20th June 2015, 06:24 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 19,792
Posted By Stevo
I never said the North Sea is in Russia. That is...

I never said the North Sea is in Russia. That is the kind of error you would make. I actually teach geography, among other things.

What I said is that you are making far too much of the North Sea...
Forum: Y-DNA Haplogroups & SNPs Advanced 19th June 2015, 06:48 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 15,752
Posted By Stevo
As Mike Maddi mentioned, Dr. McDonald also...

As Mike Maddi mentioned, Dr. McDonald also believes R1b-M269 came from the steppe with the Indo-Europeans. Does your faith in his expertise extend to the acceptance of that?



P312 in SE England...
Forum: Scientific Papers 19th June 2015, 06:31 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 19,792
Posted By Stevo
Undoubtedly, but he was R*, so he shared a common...

Undoubtedly, but he was R*, so he shared a common ancestor with us, and it's his genome that ANE is based on.



Actually there is some doubt on that score. There have been some Native American...
Forum: Y-DNA Haplogroups & SNPs Advanced 19th June 2015, 10:40 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 15,752
Posted By Stevo
That's not true. Besides, much of southern...

That's not true.

Besides, much of southern and western Germany was Celtic-speaking to begin with but became Germanized during the Migration Period, when Germanic tribes from areas where R1b-U106...
Forum: Scientific Papers 19th June 2015, 10:28 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 19,792
Posted By Stevo
The reality is that none of the Motala HGs was...

The reality is that none of the Motala HGs was Western European. Western European HGs had very little ANE. It comes from eastern Eurasia and is based on Mal'ta Boy, who belonged to y haplogroup R*.
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Forum: DNA and Genealogy for Beginners 19th June 2015, 08:07 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,631
Posted By Stevo
Yes, that paper is an anachronism, a throwback to...

Yes, that paper is an anachronism, a throwback to about 2006 or so. The authors used Zhivotovsky's mutation rate, which has been discredited, most recently via SNP counting.

Evidently they either...
Forum: Y-DNA Haplogroups & SNPs Advanced 19th June 2015, 07:58 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 15,752
Posted By Stevo
Foolishness, at least in terms of the use to...

Foolishness, at least in terms of the use to which you are putting that quote.

Y-dna haplogroups have different clines and distributions. Ancient languages were spoken by people, and ancient...
Forum: Scientific Papers 19th June 2015, 07:45 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 19,792
Posted By Stevo
Wrong. Thus far NO R1a has been found in...

Wrong.

Thus far NO R1a has been found in Yamnaya. There has been one single I2a found in Yamnaya. The rest has all been R1b-L23 and one R1b-P297*. Some of the R1b-L23 has been Z2103, but not all...
Forum: Scientific Papers 19th June 2015, 07:39 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 19,792
Posted By Stevo
RISE1, which belonged to the Corded ware Culture,...

RISE1, which belonged to the Corded ware Culture, has been confirmed R1b1, as I mentioned above.
Forum: Scientific Papers 19th June 2015, 07:35 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 19,792
Posted By Stevo
Not at anywhere near the levels currently found...

Not at anywhere near the levels currently found in Western Europe. There is no way modern Europeans got their ANE from Western European Mesolithic hunter-gatherers.

What you posted actually...
Forum: Scientific Papers 17th June 2015, 06:41 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 19,792
Posted By Stevo
Thumbs up Very true. I know Dr. Jim Wilson used to be a big...

Very true. I know Dr. Jim Wilson used to be a big supporter of the Iberian homeland theory a few years ago when it was the consensus. He has since changed his position, and I believe Spencer Wells...
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