GOALS:

The present Goal of the PSHG is to continue to locate cousins of the three sons of Peter Staple, Peter Jr., John and James and cousins in England that will help identify the location of his ancestral home.

To meet this goal, in 2014 the members of the PSHG identified the Y-DNA SNP Haplogroup lineage from ancient pre-history times to the surname era to Peter Staple and his three sons down to the PSHG SNPs that, so far, only members match.  Using the PSHG Y-SNP FGC13609 to show a genetic relationship to members of the PSHG that descend from our common ancestor Peter Staple is a low-cost alternative to be used before ordering a Y-STR 111 marker test.

In 2014 the members also identified the PSHG Y-STR 111 marker Ancestral Modal Haplotype. This genetic information may be used for the benefit of future family members even if they do not have a complete pedigree.

MEMBERSHIP:

Membership is based on a case by case basis.

APPLY ONLINE at our Application & Agreement page!  If you have any questions or need more info please contact Brian M. Staples.  Please tell us a little about yourself and the lineage you are researching, including dates and locations if known.

PSHG Associate Membership is given to individuals that are not descendants of Peter Staple (c1642-1719) but have provided their genetic information that resulted insubstantially furthering the group’s genetic study.

TESTING:

Genetic testing for the PSHG is currently performed at FTDNA (Family Tree DNA) and at YSEQ (YSEQ DNA Origins).  FTDNA tests used by the group for this study are the Y-STR 111 marker and the Y-SNP BigY.  YSEQ tests used by the group for this study are the Y-SNP R1b-U106 Panel and various single Y-SNP tests.

The PSHG uses two DNA methods to validate our family heritage.

  1. Anthrogenealogy, using Y-SNP’s to identify the haplogroups of our genetic family tree from beyond the limits of historical and genealogical records into the present.
  2. Genetic Genealogy, using Y-STR’s to compare haplotypes and identify genetic branches of our family tree within the limits of historical and genealogical records.

As of 25 March 2016, a PSHG at YSEQ Y-SNP FGC13609 (and if your family branch has not been tested previously, a FGC13605) test must be taken at no cost except for the kit return postage before the required PSHG at FTDNA Y-STR 111 marker test is ordered.

PSHG Y111 QUICK-CHECK: 

If you have FTDNA Y111 test results, you can use this 8 marker “Quick-Check” to see if you match the PSHG Marker Values.

If you have an exact match with all y-STR 8 markers, please contact the Group Administrator or the Co-Administrator for your Free y-SNP test.

FTDNA Marker #

2

4

24

66

67

69

75

111

ySTR DYS #

390

391

464c

492

565

485

717

435

PSHG Marker Value

24

10

16

13

11

14

18

12

NOTE: If you have an exact match to all y-STR markers except Marker # 111, DYS435 and your value for DYS435 = 11, please contact the group administrator.

PRIVACY NOTICE:

IMPORTANT NOTICE ABOUT PSHG INFORMATION PLACED INTO THE PUBLIC DOMAIN:   When you join the PSHG at FTDNA, or any similar group, project or study, you have granted permission to place your name, ID number, lineage and DNA data into the public domain.

Progress in this genealogical field of genetic research depends entirely on the voluntary sharing of our Y-DNA STR and SNP test results for comparison with other cousins and non-cousins genetic data that has been placed within the Public Domain. This information can never be retrieved or cancelled and is subject to use by others who may wish to present it differently elsewhere.