Understanding the Patriarchs Page

How to read the Patriarchs Page pedigrees
  • The earliest known ancestor is on the first line of the pedigree, in gold text.
  • The pedigree provider is at the end of the first line of the pedigree, in black text..  To contact the provider, change the AT to @ and remove the spaces.
  • The number in red at the end of the pedigree is the kit number that correlates to the pedigree.
  • Pedigrees are posted, for the most part, in chronologicaql order, according to the birthdate of the earliest known ancestor.
  • Use the scroll bar to the right of the box to scroll down to see all pedigrees.

How to Provide  your Pedigree for this Surname Project

  • If you ARE A MEMBER of this Surname DNA Project Project at Family Tree DNA, click here to send your pedigree by EMAIL to WorldFamilies.net.  The pedigree will then be posted on the Patriarchs Page by Worldfamilies.net or sent to the Project’s Administrator.
  • If you ARE NOT A MEMBER of this Surname DNA Project Project at Family Tree DNA, you are welcome to post your pedigree on the PEDIGREE FORUM by clicking on the link “Pedigrees” on any page of this project's website. (You will need to log in to post.)
How to provide your Earliest Known Ancestor for the Results Page:
  • You will need your kit number and a password to log in at www.familytreedna.com to view your “myFTDNA page”.
  • Click "Most Distant Ancestor" in the drop-down menu under "My Account" in the dark blue menu bar across the top of your personal page at FTDNA, and post under Paternal Ancestor.
  • More information

How to contact the person providing the pedigree
  • Contact email is shown at the end of the first line of the pedigree.
  • Remove spaces and change the AT in the email address when sending the email.
  • The Participant’s code identity and/or kit number is shown in red on the last generation of the pedigree. 
  • You can correlate this with the results for the kit on the Results Page.