Category Archives: Genetic Genealogy

Sutherland y-DNA Project

The Y-chromosome is passed down from father to son. Genealogists can trace direct paternal ancestry back hundreds of years by identifying unique attributes in male Y-chromosome. The Sutherland DNA Project at FamilyTreeDNA is dedicated to comparing Y-DNA markers of male descendants of Sutherland, Sutherlin, Southerland (and related Clans/Septs) for genealogical and genetic purposes. Continue reading