DNA Ancestors View for Jesse Donald Knotts

Here is how Jesse Donald Knotts inherited his yDNA Y chromosome, xDNA X chromosome and mtDNA mitochondrial DNA. (For auDNA autosomal DNA see Don's full family tree.)   more information Help



Y Chromosome

The Y chromosome is passed down from father to son. Here are Don's direct paternal line ancestors.   more information Help

William Jesse Knotts descendants (14 Feb 1882 - 29 Apr 1937)
  Lewis Knotts descendants (Nov 1851 - 28 Apr 1921)
    William Knotts descendants (1828 - 1908)
      [Second Great-Grandfather Unknown]
        [Third Great-Grandfather Unknown]
          [Fourth Great-Grandfather Unknown]
            [Fifth Great-Grandfather Unknown]
              [Sixth Great-Grandfather Unknown]
                [Seventh Great-Grandfather Unknown]

Mitochondrial DNA

Mitochondrial DNA is passed down from mother to child. Here are Don's direct maternal line ancestors.   more information Help

Elsie Luzetta Moore descendants (08 Sep 1884 - 03 Apr 1969)
  Susan Minor descendants (16 May 1845 - 04 Jun 1900)
    Margaret Lantz descendants (09 Mar 1797 - 1890)
      Elizabeth Bonnett descendants (13 Sep 1773 - 11 Mar 1873)
        Anna Elizabeth Waggoner descendants (27 Mar 1749 - 1816)
          [Fourth Great-Grandmother Unknown]
            [Fifth Great-Grandmother Unknown]
              [Sixth Great-Grandmother Unknown]
                [Seventh Great-Grandmother Unknown]

X Chromosome

Males inherit one X chromosome from their mother. Females inherit one from their mother and one from their father. Here are seven generations of ancestors who could have contributed to Don's X DNA and their approximate average percentage of contribution. These are adapted from Blaine Bettinger's X-DNA charts.   more information Help

  100% — Elsie Luzetta Moore descendants (08 Sep 1884 - 03 Apr 1969)
    50% — Alexander Ward Moore descendants (27 Jun 1842 - 20 Mar 1900)
      50% — Matilda Franks descendants (07 Dec 1809 - 18 Dec 1860)
        25% — George Franks descendants (abt 07 Jul 1784 - abt 1857)
          25% — Elizabeth Livengood descendants (11 Jun 1743 - aft 1814) [uncertain]
            12.5% — Hans Jacob Livengood descendants (abt 1710 - )
              12.5% — [Fifth Great-Grandmother Unknown]
            12.5% — Margaretha Lowenguth descendants (abt 1720 - )
              6.25% — [Fifth Great-Grandfather Unknown]
              6.25% — [Fifth Great-Grandmother Unknown]
        25% — Elizabeth Unknown descendants (abt 1790 - abt 1862)
          12.5% — [Third Great-Grandfather Unknown]
            12.5% — [Fourth Great-Grandmother Unknown]
              6.25% — [Fifth Great-Grandfather Unknown]
              6.25% — [Fifth Great-Grandmother Unknown]
          12.5% — [Third Great-Grandmother Unknown]
            6.25% — [Fourth Great-Grandfather Unknown]
              6.25% — [Fifth Great-Grandmother Unknown]
            6.25% — [Fourth Great-Grandmother Unknown]
              3.125% — [Fifth Great-Grandfather Unknown]
              3.125% — [Fifth Great-Grandmother Unknown]
    50% — Susan Minor descendants (16 May 1845 - 04 Jun 1900)
      25% — William Minor descendants (19 Apr 1797 - 15 Sep 1883)
        25% — Susannah Clegg descendants (abt 1778 - 1818)
          12.5% — Alexander Clegg descendants (abt 1757 - abt 1828)
            12.5% — [Fourth Great-Grandmother Unknown]
              6.25% — [Fifth Great-Grandfather Unknown]
              6.25% — [Fifth Great-Grandmother Unknown]
          12.5% — Margret Farmer descendants (abt 1757 - )
            6.25% — Jacob Farmer descendants ( - )
              6.25% — [Fifth Great-Grandmother Unknown]
            6.25% — [Fourth Great-Grandmother Unknown]
              3.125% — [Fifth Great-Grandfather Unknown]
              3.125% — [Fifth Great-Grandmother Unknown]
      25% — Margaret Lantz descendants (09 Mar 1797 - 1890)
        12.5% — John Lantz descendants (09 Aug 1773 - 01 Sep 1858)
          12.5% — Clara Fuschain descendants ( - bef 1780)
            6.25% — Unknown Fuschain descendants ( - )
              6.25% — [Fifth Great-Grandmother Unknown]
            6.25% — [Fourth Great-Grandmother Unknown]
              3.125% — [Fifth Great-Grandfather Unknown]
              3.125% — [Fifth Great-Grandmother Unknown]
        12.5% — Elizabeth Bonnett descendants (13 Sep 1773 - 11 Mar 1873)
          6.25% — Lewis Bonnett descendants (abt Feb 1737 - 09 Mar 1808)
            6.25% — Anne Marie Desreaux descendants (abt 1703 - abt 1752) [confident]
              3.125% — Abraham Desreaux descendants (abt 1670 - 22 Nov 1737)
              3.125% — Judith Guerit descendants (abt 1680 - 13 Feb 1726)
          6.25% — Anna Elizabeth Waggoner descendants (27 Mar 1749 - 1816)
            3.125% — Wilhelm Waggoner descendants (1706 - 1763)
              3.125% — Agnes Lutts descendants (abt 1685 - ) [confident]
            3.125% — [Fourth Great-Grandmother Unknown]
              1.5625% — [Fifth Great-Grandfather Unknown]
              1.5625% — [Fifth Great-Grandmother Unknown]

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