Go Back   Family Tree DNA Forums > Maternal Lineages (mtDNA) > mtDNA - Genealogy Basics

mtDNA - Genealogy Basics All may view this forum, but you must register and sign in to post.

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 17th May 2016, 06:34 PM
JudyHM JudyHM is offline
FTDNA Customer
 
Join Date: May 2016
Posts: 5
Question No HVR1, HVR2, Empty Matches Map

It's a bit sad actually when you spend the money to take the MtDna full sequence test, wait a few months anticipating your results, then when those results come back.....nothing.

I have 5 fellow U5b2a1- ers who are a genetic distance of 3 away, but am I correct in thinking that these folks are very very distant relations and unlikely to be helpful in breaking through some genealogy brick walls?

And, would someone please help me understand this coding region info? It appears that I have one match in the 4246 individuals tested in Ireland which is less than one tenth of the tested population in Ireland? Or is this one match someone of the five in my coding region results?

Country Match Total Country Total%
Ireland 1 4246 < 0.1 %
Scotland 1 2161 < 0.1 %

If someone could explain in a "dummies" format the difference between that haplogroup and coding region I'd be very grateful. To me, they seem like the same thing.

Thanks for reading this,

Judy
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 18th May 2016, 06:30 PM
PDHOTLEN PDHOTLEN is offline
FTDNA Customer
 
Join Date: Feb 2006
Location: Bellingham, WA; since attending WWU.
Posts: 2,151
Smile

Hi Judy. I have a similar problem with my U5b2b2. My line must be almost extinct. Anyway, U5b2.... is pretty sure to be western European in origin, and a good chance of Scandinavian since Viking times. I hope you have joined the U5 project by now. Cheers!
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 18th May 2016, 06:52 PM
JudyHM JudyHM is offline
FTDNA Customer
 
Join Date: May 2016
Posts: 5
I feel your pain! Yes, I did join the projects and will cross my fingers for matches in the future.
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 20th May 2016, 12:49 PM
JudyHM JudyHM is offline
FTDNA Customer
 
Join Date: May 2016
Posts: 5
OOPS! I meant to type U5b2a6
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 25th May 2016, 04:17 PM
GST GST is offline
FTDNA Customer
 
Join Date: Oct 2005
Posts: 519
The problem with mtDNA FMS matches has been fixed, and match lists will be updated over the next few days. Most people should see an increase in the number of exact or close FMS matches.
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Comparing HVR1 to HVR2/FMS matches sfrank mtDNA - Genealogy Basics 4 14th May 2014 07:55 PM
Hide HVR1 and HVR1/HVR2 matches? thetick mtDNA - Genealogy Basics 3 18th January 2014 01:24 PM
hvr1 hvr2 matches saudi arabia mtDNA - Advanced Topics 5 18th March 2013 07:42 PM
A lot of HVR1 matches, Few HVR2 laineybug mtDNA - Advanced Topics 4 19th February 2008 05:31 PM
HVR1 vs HVR1 and HVR2 matches Jason Coulls mtDNA - Advanced Topics 7 2nd October 2005 02:28 PM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 05:24 AM.


Family Tree DNA - World Headquarters

1445 North Loop West, Suite 820
Houston, Texas 77008, USA

Phone: (713) 868-1438 | Fax: (832) 201-7147
Copyright 2001-2010 Genealogy by Genetics, Ltd.
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.