DNA Descendants View for Benjamin Franklin

Here are the inheritors of Benjamin Franklin's Y chromosome and X chromosome DNA. (For autosomal DNA, see Ben's full descendants list.) Living descendants could be tested to scientifically confirm family relationships back to Ben. Descendants who have already taken the necessary DNA test are highlighted.   more information Help

Y Chromosome

A father passes his Y chromosome to his sons. Here are up to 10 generations of Ben's direct-line male descendants.   more information Help

  1. William Franklin DNA ancestors descendants (1730s - 1810s) [confident]
    1. William Temple Franklin DNA ancestors descendants (1760s - 1820s)
  2. Francis Folger Franklin DNA ancestors (1730s - 1730s) [confident]

X Chromosome

Sons get their single X chromosome from their mother. Daughters get an X from each parent. Here are up to seven generations of possible carriers of portions of Ben's X chromosome.   more information Help

  1. [Ben's son William did not inherit Ben's X chromosome.]
  2. [Ben's son Francis did not inherit Ben's X chromosome.]
  3. Sarah (Franklin) Bache DNA ancestors descendants (1740s - 1800s)
    1. Benjamin Franklin Bache DNA ancestors descendants (1760s - 1790s)
    2. William Bache DNA ancestors descendants (1770s - 1820s)
      1. Sarah Franklin (Bache) Hodge DNA ancestors descendants (1790s - 1840s)
        1. Benjamin Franklin Hodge DNA ancestors (1820s - unknown)
        2. Archibald Alexander Hodge DNA ancestors descendants (1820s - 1880s)
          1. Sarah Bache Hodge DNA ancestors (1840s - 1940s)
          2. Elisabeth Holliday Hodge DNA ancestors (1840s - 1890s)
        3. Mary Elisabeth (Hodge) Scott DNA ancestors descendants (1820s - 1890s)
          1. Charles Hodge Scott DNA ancestors descendants (1840s - 1920s)
            1. Dorothy Logan Scott DNA ancestors (1880s - unknown)
          2. William Berryman Scott DNA ancestors descendants (1850s - 1940s)
            1. Angelina Thayer (Scott) Agar DNA ancestors descendants (1890s - 1960s)
              1. Joan (Agar) Mayhew DNA ancestors descendants (1910s - 2000s)
        4. Casper Wistar Hodge Sr. DNA ancestors descendants (1830s - 1890s)
        5. Charles Hodge Jr. DNA ancestors descendants (1830s - 1870s)
    3. William Franklin Bache DNA ancestors descendants (1770s - 1810s)
    4. Sarah Franklin Bache DNA ancestors (1770s - 1770s)
    5. Eliza Franklin Bache DNA ancestors descendants (1770s - 1820s)
      1. Andrew Allen Harwood DNA ancestors (1800s - 1880s)
    6. Louis Franklin Bache DNA ancestors (1770s - 1810s)
    7. Deborah Franklin Bache DNA ancestors descendants (1780s - 1860s)
      1. William Duane DNA ancestors descendants (1800s - 1880s)
    8. Richard Franklin Bache Jr. DNA ancestors descendants (1780s - 1840s)
      1. Mary Blechenden Bache DNA ancestors (1800s - 1870s)
      2. Sophia Arabella Bache DNA ancestors descendants (1810s - 1900s)
        1. Agnes Irwin DNA ancestors (1840s - 1910s)
        2. Robert Walker Irwin DNA ancestors (1840s - 1920s)
      3. Matilda Wilkins Bache DNA ancestors (1810s - 1900s)
      4. Henrietta Constantia Bache DNA ancestors (1820s - 1880s)
      5. Sarah Franklin Bache DNA ancestors descendants (1820s - 1880s)
        1. Richard Wainwright DNA ancestors descendants (1840s - 1920s)
        2. Maria Campbell (Bache) Wainwright DNA ancestors (1850s - 1920s)
      6. Maria Campbell Bache DNA ancestors descendants (1820s - 1850s)
        1. Seaton Schroeder DNA ancestors (1880s - 1960s)
    9. Sarah Franklin Bache DNA ancestors (1800s - 1850s)

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