Hollie, our oldest daughter, had her DNA tested at 23andme.com
interesting results. Some of which surprised me. They said her origins
were from the Neander valley, Germany – Northwestern Germany with 40.5% of
her DNA being English and Irish, 20.5% German with smaller percentages
being, French, Spanish, Scandinavian and Finnish. Her haplotype was H5A1,
which is primarily found in the Tyrol regions of Austria, Hungary, Rumania
and Macedonia. She also had less than 1% Native American. which really
surprised me, because she looks like an Indian princess.
Another surprise was her percentage of Neanderthal Variant's – one of the
highest ever tested with around 4% of her total DNA being of Neanderthal
origin. I know she got some of the Neanderthal Variants from mr because I
have light hair on my back and do sneeze if I eat chocolate. Her MRCA was
The girls are going to test my DNA for my birthday in May. sao maybe we
will get some interesting results there. I feel our results will be similar
but not exactly the same.
John R. Clarke
410 Highland Ave.
Batesburg, SC 29006-1311