How do I identify halo groups of my Mother and Father from downloaded rawDNA from Ancestry??

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in WikiTree Help by John Freeman G2G1 (1.1k points)

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MorleyDNA has a tool for the Y-haplogroup:

https://ytree.morleydna.com/extractFromAutosomal

That’s for the paternal line only, and it will only give a prediction of a high-level group. The prediction could still be wrong, and the group will probably have formed many thousands of years ago.

I don’t think you can infer a maternal haplogroup from an Ancestry test, because I don’t think they measure any of your mitochondrial DNA

by Barry Smith G2G6 Pilot (219k points)
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You can not identify a haplogroup from Ancestry. They only do autosomal testing. You would need to do either a, MtDNA and/or YDNA tests to identify your haplogroups. You have a haplogroup from both your maternal and paternal lines.
by Laura DeSpain G2G6 Pilot (356k points)
They test a small number of Y-SNPs as well, which is what the Morley tool uses to make the prediction

This is the first I have heard of that. Interesting, and there was a previous discussion about this "Can you get YDNA from Ancestry" in G2G.

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