DNA Ancestors View for Ruth (Sherwood) Merritt

Here is how Ruth (Sherwood) Merritt inherited her xDNA X chromosome and mtDNA mitochondrial DNA. (For auDNA autosomal DNA see Ruth's full family tree.)   more information Help



Mitochondrial DNA

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

Rebecca Turney descendants (16 Feb 1639 - bef 1688)
  Mary Odell descendants (bef 10 Nov 1605 - abt 1659)
    Joan Bingley descendants (abt 1582 - bef 28 Jun 1640)
      [Second Great-Grandmother Unknown]
        [Third Great-Grandmother Unknown]
          [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 Ruth's X DNA and their approximate average percentage of contribution. These are adapted from Blaine Bettinger's X-DNA charts.   more information Help

  50% — Stephen Sherwood descendants (abt 1638 - aft 1701)
    50% — Mary Unknown descendants (1620 - bef 13 Mar 1694)
      25% — [Great-Grandfather Unknown]
        25% — [Second Great-Grandmother Unknown]
          12.5% — [Third Great-Grandfather Unknown]
            12.5% — [Fourth Great-Grandmother Unknown]
              6.25% — [Fifth Great-Grandfather Unknown]
              6.25% — [Fifth Great-Grandfather 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]
      25% — [Great-Grandmother Unknown]
        12.5% — [Second Great-Grandfather 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]
        12.5% — [Second Great-Grandmother Unknown]
          6.25% — [Third Great-Grandfather Unknown]
            6.25% — [Fourth Great-Grandmother Unknown]
              3.125% — [Fifth Great-Grandfather Unknown]
              3.125% — [Fifth Great-Grandmother Unknown]
          6.25% — [Third Great-Grandmother Unknown]
            3.125% — [Fourth Great-Grandfather Unknown]
              3.125% — [Fifth Great-Grandmother Unknown]
            3.125% — [Fourth Great-Grandmother Unknown]
              1.5625% — [Fifth Great-Grandfather Unknown]
              1.5625% — [Fifth Great-Grandmother Unknown]
  50% — Rebecca Turney descendants (16 Feb 1639 - bef 1688)
    25% — Benjamin Turney descendants (10 Nov 1605 - 06 Jun 1648)
      25% — Judith Harris descendants (1564 - 1610)
        12.5% — Henry Harris descendants (abt 1537 - 1623)
          12.5% — Joan Percy descendants (abt 1521 - abt 22 Aug 1572)
            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]
        12.5% — Judith Jasper descendants (abt 1545 - )
          6.25% — Lancelot Jasper descendants (1527 - 1549)
            6.25% — [Fourth Great-Grandmother Unknown]
              3.125% — [Fifth Great-Grandfather Unknown]
              3.125% — [Fifth Great-Grandmother Unknown]
          6.25% — [Third Great-Grandmother Unknown]
            3.125% — [Fourth Great-Grandfather Unknown]
              3.125% — [Fifth Great-Grandmother Unknown]
            3.125% — [Fourth Great-Grandmother Unknown]
              1.5625% — [Fifth Great-Grandfather Unknown]
              1.5625% — [Fifth Great-Grandmother Unknown]
    25% — Mary Odell descendants (bef 10 Nov 1605 - abt 1659)
      12.5% — John Odell descendants (bef 24 Mar 1575 - bef 12 Jan 1656)
        12.5% — Elizabeth Pierce descendants (abt 1544 - bef 14 Nov 1580)
          6.25% — Henry Pierce descendants (1515 - 1548)
            6.25% — [Fourth Great-Grandmother Unknown]
              3.125% — [Fifth Great-Grandfather Unknown]
              3.125% — [Fifth Great-Grandmother Unknown]
          6.25% — Joan Lyverich descendants (1521 - 1548)
            3.125% — [Fourth Great-Grandfather Unknown]
              3.125% — [Fifth Great-Grandmother Unknown]
            3.125% — [Fourth Great-Grandmother Unknown]
              1.5625% — [Fifth Great-Grandfather Unknown]
              1.5625% — [Fifth Great-Grandmother Unknown]
      12.5% — Joan Bingley descendants (abt 1582 - bef 28 Jun 1640)
        6.25% — Thomas Bingley descendants (abt 1556 - bef 11 Jul 1638)
          6.25% — [Third Great-Grandmother Unknown]
            3.125% — [Fourth Great-Grandfather Unknown]
              3.125% — [Fifth Great-Grandmother Unknown]
            3.125% — [Fourth Great-Grandmother Unknown]
              1.5625% — [Fifth Great-Grandfather Unknown]
              1.5625% — [Fifth Great-Grandmother Unknown]
        6.25% — [Second Great-Grandmother Unknown]
          3.125% — [Third Great-Grandfather Unknown]
            3.125% — [Fourth Great-Grandmother Unknown]
              1.5625% — [Fifth Great-Grandfather Unknown]
              1.5625% — [Fifth Great-Grandmother Unknown]
          3.125% — [Third Great-Grandmother Unknown]
            1.5625% — [Fourth Great-Grandfather Unknown]
              1.5625% — [Fifth Great-Grandmother Unknown]
            1.5625% — [Fourth Great-Grandmother Unknown]
              .78125% — [Fifth Great-Grandfather Unknown]
              .78125% — [Fifth Great-Grandmother Unknown]

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