DNA Descendants View for Joan Stafford

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

Mitochondrial DNA

A mother passes her mitochondrial DNA to all her children. Her daughters can then pass it down to their children. Here are up to 10 generations of Joan's mitochondrial DNA descendants.   more information Help

  1. Edward Knyvet DNA ancestors (unknown - 1520s)
  2. Anne (Knyvet) Clifford DNA ancestors (1480s - unknown)
  3. Charles Knyvet DNA ancestors descendants (1480s - 1520s)

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 Joan's X chromosome.   more information Help

  1. Edward Knyvet DNA ancestors (unknown - 1520s)
  2. Anne (Knyvet) Clifford DNA ancestors (1480s - unknown)
  3. Charles Knyvet DNA ancestors descendants (1480s - 1520s)
    1. Elizabeth (Knyvet) FitzWilliam DNA ancestors descendants (1500s - unknown)
      1. John FitzWilliam DNA ancestors (unknown - 1560s)
      2. Margaret (FitzWilliam) Robertson DNA ancestors descendants (1540s - 1570s)
        1. Anne (Robertson) Touteville DNA ancestors descendants (1560s - 1620s)
          1. Margaret (Touteville) Shepard DNA ancestors descendants (1600s - 1630s)
            1. Thomas Shepard Jr. DNA ancestors descendants (1630s - 1670s)
              1. Anna (Shepard) Quincy DNA ancestors descendants (1660s - 1700s)
    2. Lucy (Knyvet) Gates DNA ancestors descendants (1520s - 1570s)
      1. Edward Gates DNA ancestors descendants (1540s - 1620s)
        1. Elizabeth (Gates) Darley DNA ancestors descendants (1570s - unknown)
          1. Henry Darley DNA ancestors descendants (1590s - 1670s)
          2. Elizabeth (Darley) Thornton DNA ancestors descendants (1600s - 1660s)
            1. William Thornton DNA ancestors descendants (1620s - 1660s)
              1. Alice (Thornton) Comber DNA ancestors descendants (unknown - 1720s)
          3. Richard Darley Esq. DNA ancestors (1600s - 1680s)
    3. Alice (Knyvett) Verney DNA ancestors (1520s - 1550s)
    4. Anne (Knyvet) Carr DNA ancestors (1520s - unknown)

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