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Unique Nolan Y-DNA Haplotypes and mtDNA Results:
 

Haplotype (HT) vs. Haplogroup (HG)
 

R1b Western Atlantic Modal Haplotype — WAMH/ SWAMH
 

Of the many haplotypes represented within R1b, the most common 12-marker haplotype is called the "Western Atlantic Modal Haplotype"; and when extended across all markers, it has been called the "Super Western Atlantic Modal Haplotype."

Unique Carlow Clan O'Nolan 12-marker (R1b1c7) R1b1b2e (Northwest Irish) Haplotype:

DYS
393
DYS
390
DYS
19
DYS
391
DYS
385a
DYS
385b
DYS
426
DYS
388
DYS
439
DYS
389-1
DYS
392
DYS
389-2
ID #
13 25 14 11 11 13 12 12 12 13 14 29 N-1
13 25 14 11 11 13 12 12 12 13 14 29 N-6
13 25 14 11 11 13 12 12 12 13 14 29 N-11
13 25 14 11 11 13 12 12 12 13 14 29 N-16
13 25 14 11 11 13 12 12 12 13 14 29 N-21
13 25 14 11 11 13 12 12 12 13 14 29 N-22
13 25 14 11 11 13 12 12 12 13 14 29 N-26
13 25 14 11 11 13 12 12 12 13 14 29 N-36

N-1, N-6, N-11, N-16, N-21, N-22, N-26, and N-36 match the same 12-marker haplotype of 13, 25, 14, 11, 11, 13, 12, 12, 12, 13, 14, and 29. This ancient 12-marker haplotype represents Carlow Clan O’Nolan and is an exact representation of the Northwest Irish haplotype at 12-markers. Yellow denotes haplotype differences.

DYS
393
DYS
390
DYS
19
DYS
391
DYS
385a
DYS
385b
DYS
426
DYS
388
DYS
439
DYS
389-1
DYS
392
DYS
389-2
ID #
13 25 14 10 11 13 12 12 12 13 14 29 N-5
13 25 14 11 11 13 12 12 13 13 14 29 N-7
13 25 14 11 11 13 12 12 13 13 14 29 N-18
13 25 14 10 11 13 12 12 12 13 14 29 N-29

N-5, N-7, N-18, and N-29 mismatch by one mutation from the thoroughly researched Shangarry, Carlow Clan O'Nolan 12-marker haplotype lineage and it is, therefore, evident that N-1, N-18, and N-21 have an ancient connection to Shangarry, Carlow Clan O'Nolan representing the second and third branch of Carlow Clan O'Nolan. N-1, N-21, N-26, and N-29 represent Lineage III - Barony of Forth, Carlow Clan O'Nolan and N-18 represents Family IV - Carlow Clan O'Nolan Branch #3 based on the above 12-marker haplotype.

Unique Carlow Clan O'Nolan 20-marker (R1b1c7) R1b1b2e (Northwest Irish) Haplotype:

DYS
393
DYS
390
DYS
19
DYS
391
DYS
385a
DYS
385b
DYS
426
DYS
388
DYS
439
DYS
389-1
DYS
392
DYS
389-2
DYS
458
DYS
459a
DYS
459b
DYS
455
DYS
454
DYS
447
DYS
437
DYS
448
ID #
13 25 14 11 11 13 12 12 12 13 14 29 17 9 10 11 11 26 15 18 Shangarry, Carlow Clan O'Nolan
13 25 14 11 11 13 12 12 12 13 14 29 17 9 10 11 11 25 15 18 Barony of Forth, Carlow Clan O'Nolan

A key difference in Shangarry, Carlow Clan O'Nolan and Lineage III Barony of Forth O'Nolan lies at DYS #447, all Shangarry, Carlow Clan O'Nolan has DYS #447 = 26 while Lineage III Barony of Forth Carlow Clan O'Nolan has DYS #447 = 25.

N-18 mismatches this Carlow Nolan 20-marker haplotype at DYS #439 and 448. N-7 also mismatches the Carlow Nolan 20-marker haplotype at DYS #439; therefore, N-18 probably has genetic ties to both Nolan Clans of Co. Carlow. DYS #447 = 25 for N-18 probably mandates a branch or offshoot of Carlow Clan O’Nolan Lineage III Barony of Forth. A 24 July 2007 e-mail from Bennett Greenspan, President of FTDNA, reiterated the unstable nature of DYS #439. Discounting the DYS #439 matches between N-7 and N-18 still leaves interesting genetic questions concerning the relationship between these participants.

DYS
393
DYS
390
DYS
19
DYS
391
DYS
385a
DYS
385b
DYS
426
DYS
388
DYS
439
DYS
389-1
DYS
392
DYS
389-2
DYS
458
DYS
459a
DYS
459b
DYS
455
DYS
454
DYS
447
DYS
437
DYS
448
ID #
13 25 14 11 11 13 12 12 13 13 14 29 17 9 10 11 11 26 15 18 N-7
13 25 14 11 11 13 12 12 13 13 14 29 17 9 10 11 11 25 15 19 N-18

 



Northwest Irish (Niall of the Nine Hostages) R1b1b2e 25-marker Haplotype:
DYS
393
DYS
390
DYS
19
DYS
391
DYS
385a
DYS
385b
DYS
426
DYS
388
DYS
439
DYS
389-1
DYS
392
DYS
389-2
DYS
458
DYS
459a
DYS
459b
DYS
455
DYS
454
DYS
447
DYS
437
DYS
448
DYS
449
DYS
464a
DYS
464b
DYS
464c
DYS
464d
ID # 13 25 14 11 11 13 12 12 12 13 14 29 17 9 10 11 11 25 15 18 30 15 16 16 17 R1b1b2e
Lineage I - Shangarry Carlow Clan O'Nolan mismatches the Northwest Irish 25-marker haplotype at DYS 447 and rapidly mutating 449 and 464c. DYS
393
DYS
390
DYS
19
DYS
391
DYS
385a
DYS
385b
DYS
426
DYS
388
DYS
439
DYS
389-1
DYS
392
DYS
389-2
DYS
458
DYS
459a
DYS
459b
DYS
455
DYS
454
DYS
447
DYS
437
DYS
448
DYS
449
DYS
464a
DYS
464b
DYS
464c
DYS
464d
ID # 13 25 14 11 11 13 12 12 12 13 14 29 17 9 10 11 11 26 15 18 29 15 16 17 17 Lineage I
Lineage III - Barony of Forth Carlow Clan O'Nolan mismatches the Northwest Irish 25-marker haplotype at DYS 464b and 464c, which are prone to rapid mutation. This 25-marker haplotype may represent the original Nualan or Nuallain lineage of Eocha Fionn Fohart, the brother of Conn Cead-Catha or Conn of the Hundred Battles. Eocha Fionn Fohart was ancestor of Carlow Clan (O'Nowlan) O'Nolan. DYS
393
DYS
390
DYS
19
DYS
391
DYS
385a
DYS
385b
DYS
426
DYS
388
DYS
439
DYS
389-1
DYS
392
DYS
389-2
DYS
458
DYS
459a
DYS
459b
DYS
455
DYS
454
DYS
447
DYS
437
DYS
448
DYS
449
DYS
464a
DYS
464b
DYS
464c
DYS
464d
ID # 13 25 14 11 11 13 12 12 12 13 14 29 17 9 10 11 11 25 15 18 30 15 17 17 17 Lineage  III
Family IV - Carlow Branch #3 mismatches the Northwest Irish 25-marker haplotype at DYS 439, 448, and 449. DYS 439 and 449 rapidly mutate. DYS
393
DYS
390
DYS
19
DYS
391
DYS
385a
DYS
385b
DYS
426
DYS
388
DYS
439
DYS
389-1
DYS
392
DYS
389-2
DYS
458
DYS
459a
DYS
459b
DYS
455
DYS
454
DYS
447
DYS
437
DYS
448
DYS
449
DYS
464a
DYS
464b
DYS
464c
DYS
464d
ID # 13 25 14 11 11 13 12 12 13 13 14 29 17 9 10 11 11 25 15 19 29 15 16 16 17 Family IV

Unique Famille de Nollent: Ozment (Osmond) Branch 12-marker Haplotype Matches: DYS
393
DYS
390
DYS
19
DYS
391
DYS
385a
DYS
385b
DYS
426
DYS
388
DYS
439
DYS
389-1
DYS
392
DYS
389-2
ID # 13 23 14 11 11 14 12 12 13 13 13 29 N-2 14 23 14 11 11 14 12 12 13 13 13 29 N-12 13 24 14 11 11 14 12 12 13 13 13 29 N-13 13 23 14 10 11 14 12 12 13 13 13 29 N-15
The 12-marker haplotype of N-12 (14, 23, 14, 11, 11, 14, 12, 12, 13, 13, 13, and 29) mismatches by one mutation at DYS 393 with the 12-marker haplotype of N-2 (13, 23, 14, 11, 11, 14, 12, 12, 13, 13, 13, and 29) which means these two participants have the possibility of an ancient relationship prior to the introduction of surnames. The 12-marker haplotype of N-13 (13, 24, 14, 11, 11, 14, 12, 12, 13, 13, 13, and 29) mismatches by one mutation at DYS 390 with the 12-marker haplotype of N-2 (13, 23, 14, 11, 11, 14, 12, 12, 13, 13, 13, and 29) which means these two participants have the possibility of an ancient relationship prior to the introduction of surnames. The 12-marker haplotype of N-15 (13, 23, 14, 10, 11, 14, 12, 12, 13, 13, 13, and 29) mismatches by one mutation at DYS 391 with the 12-marker haplotype of N-2 (13, 23, 14, 11, 11, 14, 12, 12, 13, 13, 13, and 29) which means these two participants have the possibility of an ancient relationship prior to the introduction of surnames.
Unique Irish Type III 12-marker Haplotype and Western Atlantic Modal Haplotype (WAMH) Matches: DYS
393
DYS
390
DYS
19
DYS
391
DYS
385a
DYS
385b
DYS
426
DYS
388
DYS
439
DYS
389-1
DYS
392
DYS
389-2
ID # 13 24 14 11 11 14 12 12 11 13 13 29 Irish Type III 13 24 14 11 11 14 12 12 12 13 13 29 WAMH 13 24 14 11 11 14 12 12 11 13 13 29 N-8 13 24 14 11 11 14 12 12 13 13 13 29 N-13 13 24 14 11 11 14 12 12 11 14 13 31 N-31 13 24 14 11 11 14 13 12 12 13 13 29 N-32 13 24 14 11 11 14 12 12 11 13 13 29 N-38
N-8 and N-38 match the Irish Type III Haplotype exactly at the 12-marker interval and mismatches the Western Atlantic Modal Haplotype (WAMH) at DYS #439. N-13 mismatches N-8, N-38, WAMH, and Irish Type III at DYS #439. N-31 mismatches N-8 and N-38 at DYS #389-1 and 389-2 at the 12-marker level. N-31 seems very similar to Irish Type III, but mismatches it by two at DYS #389-1 and 389-2. N-32 mismatches N-8, N-38, N-13, and N-31 at DYS #426 and 439. N-32 also mismatches the WAMH at DYS #426 and Irish Type III at DYS #426 and 439. Irish Type III identifying markers are DYS # 439 at 11, DYS 459 at 8 and 9, DYS 464a-d at 13, 13, 15, and 17, DYS 456 at 15, and DYS 463 at 23. N-13 does not match these identifying markers for Irish Type III. N-31 matches DYS # 439 at 11, as does N-8 and N-38.
Unique Nolan Irish Type III 25-marker Haplotypes: DYS
393
DYS
390
DYS
19
DYS
391
DYS
385a
DYS
385b
DYS
426
DYS
388
DYS
439
DYS
389-1
DYS
392
DYS
389-2
DYS
458
DYS
459a
DYS
459b
DYS
455
DYS
454
DYS
447
DYS
437
DYS
448
DYS
449
DYS
464a
DYS
464b
DYS
464c
DYS
464d
ID # 13 24 14 11 11 14 12 12 11 13 13 29 17 8 9 11 11 25 15 19 29 13 13 15 17 Irish Type III 13 24 14 11 11 14 12 12 11 13 13 29 17 8 9 11 11 25 15 19 29 13 13 15 17 N-38
Unique Nolan E1b1b1 (E3b) 12-marker Haplotype: DYS
393
DYS
390
DYS
19
DYS
391
DYS
385a
DYS
385b
DYS
426
DYS
388
DYS
439
DYS
389-1
DYS
392
DYS
389-2
ID # 13 24 13 10 16 18 11 12 12 13 11 30 E1b1b1 13 24 13 10 15 17 11 12 11 13 11 30 N-23
N-23 mismatches the 12-marker E1b1b1 (E3b) modal haplotype at DYS #385a, 385b, and 439.
Unique Nolan G2a 12-marker Haplotype: DYS
393
DYS
390
DYS
19
DYS
391
DYS
385a
DYS
385b
DYS
426
DYS
388
DYS
439
DYS
389-1
DYS
392
DYS
389-2
ID # 14 21 15 10 13 15 11 12 11 12 11 28 N-14 G2a 14 23 15 10 9 14 11 12 11 12 13 29 N-27 G2a
The G2 haplotype is characterized by the following DYS markers: 1. 393 = 14, 2. 390 = 22, 3. 19 = 15, 4. 391 = 10, 10. 389-1 = 12, 11. 392 = 11, and 12. 389-2 = 30. G Haplotype #2 "exhibits its highest frequency among Italian samples, and also appears in France, Iberia, and Armenia. All of these areas were part of the Roman Empire, suggesting that this haplotype could have entered Britain through Roman settlement. This basic haplotype also appeared in the Ossetian data set of the Nasidze paper, so a Sarmatian or Alanic ancestry is also possible."
Unique Nolan R1a1 25-marker Haplotype:
DYS
393
DYS
390
DYS
19
DYS
391
DYS
385a
DYS
385b
DYS
426
DYS
388
DYS
439
DYS
389-1
DYS
392
DYS
389-2
DYS
458
DYS
459a
DYS
459b
DYS
455
DYS
454
DYS
447
DYS
437
DYS
448
DYS
449
DYS
464a
DYS
464b
DYS
464c
DYS
464d
ID # 13 25 16 10 11 15 12 12 11 13 11 30 16 8 9 11 11 23 14 20 33 12 12 15 15 N-34 R1a1 13 25 15 11 11 14 12 12 10 14 11 31 16 8 10 11 11 23 14 20 31 12 15 15 16 Somerled R1a
N-34 is Haplogroup R1a, which in most of Ireland represents less than 1% of the population. The ancestral haplotype of Somerled of Argyll, Scotland is also R1a of Viking origin. N-34 mismatches Somerled of Argyll at DYS #19, 391, 385b, 439, 389-1, and 389-2 at the 12- marker level.
Unique Offaly - Kilkenny Clan O'Nolan: Connaught R1b1b2h (R1b1c10) 20-marker Haplotype Matches: The unique Offaly - Kilkenny Clan O'Nolan: Connaught 20-marker haplotype closely resembles the King Colla Uais and R1bSTR43 20-marker haplotypes.
DYS
393
DYS
390
DYS
19
DYS
391
DYS
385a
DYS
385b
DYS
426
DYS
388
DYS
439
DYS
389-1
DYS
392
DYS
389-2
DYS
458
DYS
459a
DYS
459b
DYS
455
DYS
454
DYS
447
DYS
437
DYS
448
ID # 13 24 14 10 11 14 12 12 12 13 13 30 18 9 10 11 11 25 15 19 King Colla Uais 13 24 14 10 11 14 12 12 12 13 13 29 17 9 10 11 11 25 15 19 R1bSTR43
N-3 mismatches the King Colla Uais 20-marker haplotype at DYS #385b, 389-1, 389-2, and 458. N-4 mismatches the King Colla Uais 20-marker haplotype at DYS #385b, 389-1, and 458. N-30 (brother to N-4) mismatches the King Colla Uais 20-marker haplotype at DYS #385b, 389-1, 389-2, and 458. N-3, N-4, and N-30 mismatch the 20-marker haplotype of R1bSTR43 at DYS #385b, 389-1, and 389-2. N-4 and N-30 are brothers of the same mother and father, but mutations at DYS #389-2 and 464c for N-4 with a genetic distance of two at the 25-marker level compared to N-30 leaves N-30 with a more precise genetic match with N-3 and 9ZZVM - Windham at the 25-marker level than with N-4. DYS
393
DYS
390
DYS
19
DYS
391
DYS
385a
DYS
385b
DYS
426
DYS
388
DYS
439
DYS
389-1
DYS
392
DYS
389-2
DYS
458
DYS
459a
DYS
459b
DYS
455
DYS
454
DYS
447
DYS
437
DYS
448
DYS
449
DYS
464a
DYS
464b
DYS
464c
DYS
464d
ID # 13 24 14 10 11 17 12 12 12 14 13 31 17 9 10 11 11 25 15 19 28 15 15 17 17 N-3 - Nolen 13 24 14 10 11 17 12 12 12 14 13 30 17 9 10 11 11 25 15 19 28 15 15 15 17 N-4 - Nolen 13 24 14 10 11 17 12 12 12 14 13 31 17 9 10 11 11 25 15 19 28 15 15 17 17 N-30 - Nolen The three below Hagan DNA results from Y-Search have an exact 20-marker match with N-4 resulting in an ancient relationship prior to the introduction of surnames. N-3 and N-30 mismatch by one mutation at DYS 389-2. User ID # 5GGTH lists Carrickmore, Ulster, Ireland as country of origin. DYS
393
DYS
390
DYS
19
DYS
391
DYS
385a
DYS
385b
DYS
426
DYS
388
DYS
439
DYS
389-1
DYS
392
DYS
389-2
DYS
458
DYS
459a
DYS
459b
DYS
455
DYS
454
DYS
447
DYS
437
DYS
448
ID # 13 24 14 10 11 17 12 12 12 14 13 30 17 9 10 11 11 25 15 19 5GGTH - Hagan 13 24 14 10 11 17 12 12 12 14 13 30 17 9 10 11 11 25 15 19 N2F3B - Hagan 13 24 14 10 11 17 12 12 12 14 13 30 17 9 10 11 11 25 15 19 YNXPB - Hagan
Three of the following Windham/Wyndham Y-Search participants claim descent from England: JCBWN, P6D2Y, and QT7HT, however, mutations at DYS 389-2 for N-4 and the Hagan surname at 30, N-3, N-30 and Windham at 31 results in an ancient Irish relationship prior to the introduction of surnames. DYS
393
DYS
390
DYS
19
DYS
391
DYS
385a
DYS
385b
DYS
426
DYS
388
DYS
439
DYS
389-1
DYS
392
DYS
389-2
DYS
458
DYS
459a
DYS
459b
DYS
455
DYS
454
DYS
447
DYS
437
DYS
448
DYS
449
DYS
464a
DYS
464b
DYS
464c
DYS
464d
ID # 13 24 14 10 11 17 12 12 12 14 13 31 17 9 10 11 11 25 15 19 29 15 15 17 17 JCBWN - Windham 13 24 14 10 11 17 12 12 12 14 13 31 17 9 10 11 11 25 15 19 28 15 15 17 17 9ZZVM - Windham 13 24 14 10 11 17 12 12 12 14 13 31 17 9 10 11 11 25 15 19 29 15 15 17 17 P6D2Y - Windham 13 24 14 10 11 17 12 12 12 14 13 31 17 9 10 11 11 25 15 19 29 15 15 17 17 QT7HT - Windham 13 24 14 10 11 17 12 12 12 14 13 31 17 9 10 11 11 25 15 19 29 15 15 17 17 V43N7 - Windham The Y-DNA 25 marker match between N-3 and Kit #18393 from the Windham Family DNA Project, the 33/37 match between N-4 and Kit #56134 from the Windham Project, and the 62/67 match between N-4 and Kit #18393 from the Windham Project give a high probability of a common ancestor through an extra-marital event, non-paternity event or adoption. Genetic Distance ID m
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1 modal 20 3 3 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 Colla_Uais_R1b 3 20 2 3 4 3 4 4 4 3 3 3 3 3 3 R1bSTR43 3 2 20 3 2 3 2 2 2 3 3 3 3 3 4 N-3_Nolen 0 3 3 20 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 5 N-4_Nolen 1 4 2 1 20 1 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 1 6 N-30_Nolen 0 3 3 0 1 20 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 7 5GGTH_Hagan 1 4 2 1 0 1 20 0 0 1 1 1 1 1 8 N2F3B_Hagan 1 4 2 1 0 1 0 20 0 1 1 1 1 1 9 YNXPB_Hagan 1 4 2 1 0 1 0 0 20 1 1 1 1 1 10 JCBWN_Windham 0 3 3 0 1 0 1 1 1 20 0 0 0 0 11 9ZZVM_Windham 0 3 3 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 20 0 0 0 12 P6D2Y_Windham 0 3 3 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 20 0 0 13 QT7HT_Windham 0 3 3 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 20 0 14 V43N7_Windham 0 3 3 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 20 Related Probably Related Possibly Related FTDNA's Interpreting Genetic Distance for 12 Markers FTDNA's Interpreting Genetic Distance for 25 Markers FTDNA's Interpreting Genetic Distance for 37 Markers - Infinite allele mutation model is used
- Values on the diagonal indicate number of markers tested Genetic Distance Modal ID # 13 24 14 10 11 17 12 12 12 14 13 31 17 9 10 11 11 25 15 19 Modal Reference

An Offaly - Kilkenny Clan O'Nolan: Connaught R1b1b2h (R1b1c10) 25 to 37-marker R1bSTR43 comparison exhibits a genetic distance of five for N-3 and nine for N-4 and N-30. DYS
393
DYS
390
DYS
19
DYS
391
DYS
385a
DYS
385b
DYS
426
DYS
388
DYS
439
DYS
389-1
DYS
392
DYS
389-2
DYS
458
DYS
459a
DYS
459b
DYS
455
DYS
454
DYS
447
DYS
437
DYS
448
DYS
449
DYS
464a
DYS
464b
DYS
464c
DYS
464d
DYS
460
GATA
H 4
YCA
--a
YCA
--b
DYS
456
DYS
607
DYS
576
DYS
570
CDY
a
CDY
b
DYS
442
DYS
438
ID # 13 24 14 10 11 14 12 12 12 13 13 29 17 9 10 11 11 25 15 19 30 15 15 16 17 11 11 19 23 16 15 18 17 36 38 12 12 R1bSTR43 13 24 14 10 11 17 12 12 12 14 13 31 17 9 10 11 11 25 15 19 28 15 15 17 17 - - - - - - - - - - - - N-3 13 24 14 10 11 17 12 12 12 14 13 30 17 9 10 11 11 25 15 19 28 15 15 15 17 11 11 19 23 15 15 20 16 36 40 12 12 N-4 13 24 14 10 11 17 12 12 12 14 13 31 17 9 10 11 11 25 15 19 28 15 15 17 17 11 11 19 23 15 15 20 16 36 40 12 12 N-30
R1b1c10 DYS #385a and 385b at 11 and 17 comparison:

Future updates at R1b1b2h (R1b1c10): DYS #385a and 385b at 11 and 17 Research Study.
29 June 2006 “The 11,17 at 385a/b is not common for R1b males and is distinctive enough that it acts to tie them together." "For example only 105 men in our entire database share an 11,17, which 882 share an 11,16 and 5445 share an 11,15, and 22704 has an 11,14 so you can see how rare it is…” Best Regards, Bennett Greenspan President Family Tree DNA of Houston, Texas
24 July 2007 "The # is now 138, but our opt in matching system only approves that people who are an exact match or -1 (for 12) or -2 (for 25) can be shown to each other so I don’t have a legal permission to display, carte blanche, all of those samples for any research project, but I do think that a relationship at some level is highly likely." Best Regards, Bennett Greenspan President www.familytreedna.com
The below Windham participants represent kit numbers from Khaki Group 01 of the Windham Family DNA Project. N-3, N-4, and N-30 represent Offaly - Kilkenny Clan O'Nolan: Connaught. Kit number 1596 with the May surname is from Kerchner's R1b and Subclades YDNA Haplogroup Project. The Italian and German results are from the Sorenson Molecular Genealogy Foundation. Montalbano represents Sicily. The other represented surnames are from Y-Search, Carpenter Cousins DNA Project, Rogers FamilyTree DNA Project, Parkins and Perkins Y-DNA Study, Roberts Surname DNA Project, Griggs FamilyTree DNA Website, May Family Reconstruction Website, and the Reed FamilyTree DNA Website. DYS #385a and 385b at 11, and 17 20-marker comparison:
Analysis: Research posted at History of Offaly - Kilkenny Clan O’Nolan: Connaught places this haplotype within the Iverni (Érainn) tribes of Southwest Ireland possibly related to the Menapii recorded in Ptolemy's Map of Ireland. There is the possibility of it being a sub-group of the Fir Bolg, Érainn, or Belgae known as the Builg from around the city of Cork in Munster identical to the Iverni or Menapii. The relatively recent advent of surnames to characterize family groups is not useful in ancient tribal comparisons. The below Genetic Distance and Time to Most Recent Common Ancestor (Generations) table exhibit’s the ancient path of R1b DYS #385a and DYS #385b at 11 and 17. The unique 20-marker modal reference haplotype (13, 24, 14, 10, 11, 17, 12, 12, 12, 14, 13, 29, 17, 9, 10, 11, 11, 25, 15, and 19) of this group undoubtedly represents one patrilineal lineage of the Gaul’s (Celt’s) residing in a broad area of Western Europe: Belgium, France, Germany, Northern Italy, parts of the Netherlands, and Western Switzerland. Evidence suggests that Celtic origins spread across Europe from along the Danube, possibly named for the Celtic goddess Danu, through East-Central Europe, Southwest Germany and Gaul to Iberia and the Atlantic. The re-population of Europe after the LGM (Last Glacial Maximum) occurred from the Iberian Peninsula refugium and the Asia Minor refugium. Also suggested is a Central Italian refugium that would help explain the migration of R1b1 to Sicily. This particular haplotype resembles R1bSTR43, King Colla Uais, and the Scottish (Dalriadic) modal haplotype or R1bSTR47. This patrilineal lineage may have originated in Asia Minor many thousands of years in the past. Three participants of the Geographical Heterogeneity of Y-chromosomal Lineages in Norway exhibit an 11 and 17 at 385a and 385b. These three Y-DNA tested participants from Northern Norway have results indicating a subgroup of P except R1a tested for the 92R7-mutation defining P and not SRY10831.2 defining R1a. Haplogroup R1a characterized as occurring 10,000 years (BP) before present or before 1950 developed, much later than R1b characterized as occurring 30,000 years BP. R1a does exhibit an ancient relationship to R1b, and thus these three participants are excluded until further testing definitively establishes R1b1c.  N-3, N-4, and N-30 of Offaly - Kilkenny Clan O'Nolan: Connaught, H-1, H-13, and H-19 of the Maryland and Ireland roots family at the Hagan DNA Project, Y-Search participants: 5GGTH, N2F3B, and YNXPB, and the ten Windham results from the Windham Family DNA Project appear to resemble the King Colla Uais and R1bSTR43 cluster. The R1bSTR43 cluster identified as having originated in the British Isles some 2,000-3,000 years before the Common Era arrived in the British Isles probably from the Iberian Peninsula or Spain 7,000-10,000 years in the past. Stephen Colson suggests that the R1bSTR43 cluster originated in Ireland tracing some sub-clusters into Scotland and eventually England. The genealogy of the Sil Anmchadha of the Uí Maine records Colla Da Chrioch, brother to Colla Uais, as an ancestor of (O’Huallachain) Uallachan of Offaly - Kilkenny Clan O’Nolan: Connaught, and Colla Da Chrioch is the suggested patriarch for many surnamed lineages or clans in Ireland. Celtic influence within the territory of the Cisalpine Gaul and the migration from Celtic areas of Central and Northern Europe into Northern Italy explain the Italian results in this research. Plus, the ancient territory of Belgica and Celtica bordered Germania and certainly, the Belgae and Celts intermixed with the Germanic people of that area. Y-Search participant FEZBW states Sicily as Country of Origin. Zimmerman is of 1691 Wurtemberg Germany and the remainder of the surnamed participants in this study are presumed of an Irish heritage. The Nolan, Windham, and Hagan surnames represented at Offaly - Kilkenny Clan O’Nolan are Ulster septs and the surnames of Cameron, Reed, and Brown are included in the Ulster Heritage DNA Project. And the Bready, Browne, O’Hagan, Jones, O’May, Perkins, M’Ready, M’Swine, (M’Swyne or Wyndham) and Redd surnames are included in the Co. Donegal Hearth Money Tax Record Rolls, 1663. Most of the surnames in this study intersect in Co. Donegal, Ulster, Ireland, and, therefore, this particular haplotype represents a Co. Donegal, Ulster, Ireland heritage for most participants. Excluded from this study were the Cunniff R1b1c7 result, MM9UD, the only R1b1c6 result listing Country of Origin as Guatemala and Spanish as the paternal line, and the three subgroup of P except R1a participants tested for the 92R7-mutation defining P.
Ireland Heritage Y-DNA Project- North Connaught
27202 Cunniff R1b1c7 13 25 14 11 11 17 12 12 11 13 14 30 17 9 10 11 11 25 15 18
Geographical Heterogeneity of Y-chromosomal Lineages in Norway
GHYCL P(xR1a) Northern Norway 13 23 14 10 11 17 0 12 0 13 13 29 GHYCL P(xR1a) Northern Norway 13 23 14 10 11 17 0 12 0 13 13 29 GHYCL P(xR1a) Northern Norway 13 23 14 11 11 17 0 12 0 13 14 29
P(xR1a)= P except R1a.
A listing of all unique Nolan Y-DNA haplotypes is available through e-mail: ganolen@gmail.com.
Ybase: Haplotype Search
Major Haplogroups: Modal Haplotypes and Subcluster Modal Haplotypes

The Leinster Modal

The Northwest Irish Variety of Y-DNA Haplogroup R - A Distinct Y-DNA Variety Clustered in NW Ireland and Parts of Scotland Is Associated with SNP M222 and Constitutes Haplogroup R1b1c7

South Irish R1b Haplotype

Type III Irish R1b Haplotype

The Irish Type III Web Page

Genetic Origin of the Irish Eoganacht Septs

Haplogroup R1a

Variations of R1b Ydna in Europe: Distribution and Origins

Haplogroup G (and G2) and G Haplotypes 1-13

Kerchner's R1b1c10 (U152+) Project

Of the Nolans (Nola): Origins of the Irish and Scottish - Corca Luighe (Corca Laoidhe) and Dál Riada (Dál Riata) - R1b1b2a2g (R1b1b2h*) (R1b1c10) - DYS #385a and 385b at 11 and 17: A Corca Luighe (Corca Laoidhe) Ossory (Osraighe) and Dál Riada (Dál Riata) Uladh Haplotype in Co. Donegal, Ulster, Ireland, 1600s

Y-DNA Haplogroup I Modal Haplotypes — with Markers in FTDNA Order


Nolan mtDNA Results:



Sub-clades of the mtDNA Haplogroup I

The mtDNA Haplogroup H Project or the mtDNA Haplogroup H Primary Project

# Haplo HVR1 HVR2
N-13 H 051G,162G,304C,311C,519C  
N-5 H 114T,519C 263G,309.1C,315.1C
N-19 H4 CRS 263G,315.1C
N-4 I3a 086C,129A,223T,391A,519C 73G,152C,199C,204C,207A,239C,250C,263G,309.1C,315.1C,524.1C,524.2A,524.3C,524.4A,573.1C,573.2C
N-11 I (304C) 129A,223T,304C,391A,519C 73G,199C,250C,263G,309.1C,315.1C
N-15 N1a 147A,158G,172C,223T,248T,320T,355T,390A,399G,519C  
N-2 U5a1 114A,192T,256T,270T,294T,526A 73G,263G,309.1C,315.1C
N-21 W 223T,292T,311C,519C 60C,61T,73G,189G,194T,195C,204C,207A,263G,315.1C
N-26 T2 126C,172C,294T,304C,519C 73G,263G,309.1C,315.1C
N-7 K 129A,224C,311C,519C 16T,73G,150T,199C,204C,263G,309.1C,315.1C,497T
N-33 T1 16126C,16163G,16186T,16189C,16294T,16519C  
N-36 I2 16129A,16223T,16391A,16519C  

N-4 and N-30 (brother to N-4) mtDNA Most Distant Known Ancestor: Wilhelmine Timmerman (Married Name) born 1824 Brunswick, Germany.

N-21 mtDNA Most Distant Known Ancestor: Lily Blatchford.


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