My Surnames

Lisa R. Franklin RN, BSN

Researching the following surnames in the areas noted. eMail me directly for more information on any of these surnames!


Paternal main lines:
ABNEY in NM, TX, LA, MS, SC, VA, ENG (*researching all US Abney lines as they all seem connected to Dannett Abney of Spotsylvania Co, VA, my ancestor. ABNEY, Dannett of Spotsylvania County, VA: Y DNA tested, Haplogroup- I1*/I-A16784 (I-M253) Kit 248542, Robert Abney, participant
ADAMS in AL, GA, SC (Y DNA tested haplogroup R-M269) Big Y haplogroup R-PH4190, FTDNA kit #336448, Joseph Adams, participant
mtDNA haplogroup J1c1b for Mary Amanda Adams daughter of Benjamin Adams and Caroline Smith.:
Kit #310870, Heidi Schleimer, participant rCRS results:
HVR1- 16069T, 16126C
HVR2- 73G, 185A, 228A, 263G, 295T, 315.1C, 462T, 482C, 489C
Coding Region- 750G, 1438G, 2706G, 3010A, 3394C, 4216C, 4769G, 7028T, 7184G, 8860G, 8952C, 10398G, 11251G, 11719A, 12612G, 13708A, 14766T, 14798C, 15326G, 15452A
** My paternal mtDNA line reads as:Moore, Jones, Davis, Gregger/Greggar and mtDNA follow this line to CRAIGER/CRAGER/CRAKER/KRAKER, Mary Ann b.1826, MS d.1897, MS: mtDNA tested (I Franklin, participant). Haplogroup- K2a3
rCRS results:
HVR1- 16224C, 16311C, 16519C
HVR2- 73G, 146C, 152C, 214N, 263G, 315.1C
Coding Region- 709A, 750G, 1438G, 1811G, 2706G, 3480G, 4561C, 4688C, 4769G, 7028T, 8860G, 9055A, 9698C, 9716C, 9801A, 10550G, 11299C, 11467G, 11719A, 12308G, 12372A, 13293T, 14167T, 14766T, 14798C, 15326G
RSRS results:
HVR1- A16129G, T16187C, C16189T, T16223C, T16224C, G16230A, T16278C
HVR2- C195T, A214N, A247G, 315.1C, 522.1A, 522.2C
Coding Region- Coding Region- G709A, A769G, A825t, A1018G, A1811G, A2758G, C2885T, A3480G, T3594C, G4104A, T4312C, T4561C, T4688C, G7146A, T7256C, A7521G, T8468C, T8655C, G8701A, G9055A, C9540T, T9698C, T9716C, G9801A, G10398A, A10550G, T10664C, A10688G, C10810T, C10873T, C10915T, T11299C, A11467G, A11914G, A12308G, G12372A, T12705C, G13105A, G13276A, C13293T, T13506C, T13650C, C14167T, T14798C
DAVIS in MS (Greene/Wayne counties) & SC (Kershaw/Camden districts) (Y DNA tested haplogroup R-M269, FTDNA kit #B7152, James Davis, participant.
FEASTER/PFISTER in OK, TX, AL(Monroe & Covington Cos.), SC (Edgefield) (Y DNA tested haplogroup=RM269) Kits 33373, 558912, & BP13554, participants
FINDLEY in AL, GA, SC (Y-DNA tested; haplogroup R1b1a2; R-M269, Big Y tested confirms haplogroup as R-BY71954) ( Magilbry C. Findley (1796-1884) Y DNA tested, validated and confirmed to Magilbry C. Findley, Kits 193140 and 44540 participants and is a known NPE line indicating Magilbry was likely the son of a Findley woman and a Bradley surnamed male).
FRANKLIN in AL, GA, SC/NC, VA England (*researching all pre 1850 AL Franklin lines of descent as well as Pulaski/Wilkinson Co, GA & lines with repetive use of the given names of Josiah, Owen, & Lewis (as part of our Franklin DNA research project) (Y-DNA tested)
JONES in LA, MS, AL, SC (Y DNA tested- haplogroup R1b1a2*, Group =R - M269 - Family Group 61 in the Jones Y DNA Project; Kits 419922 and 558918, participants; R-M269 Big Y tested as haplogroup R-BY36329; and proving my William Jones b1795,SC d1857,MS was likely the older brother of LEE in England
Free Y DNA test available for a McCann surnamed male direct descendant of Patrick McCann died 1833 in Wayne Co., MS.
MOORE in LA (Ouachita/Morehouse parishes) & KY (Y DNA testing of Moore direct descendants of sons King David Moore and Peter M. Moore, do NOT match, proving that the two did NOT have the same father. Peter Moore Y tested and validated (Moore Y DNA Project GROUP 13: Kit #s 94503 and 58635, participants) to haplogroup I-BY34685; David King Moore participant kit #90538 is haplogroup R-M269 in GROUP 27 of the Moore Project *seeking mtDNA candidate descedant of Rebecca Moore for mtDNA test participant for this line* (Y-DNA tested, haplogroup I-M253)
PHELPS in LA, MS, AL, SC (some later generations, 1880 on, probably also in TX) (Y DNA tested, Big Y tested to haplogroup R-BY17802 Kit # 508293 confirms lineage to Moses Phelps bef 1751-aft 1794
STRAUGHN in Conecuh/Covington Cos, AL; Clarke Co, GA (Clarke now Oconee Co); NC

Maternal main lines:
ALLEN in GA (esp. Morgan County)
ARNOLD in GA. ARNOLD, Maud Elizabeth b.1790, GA d.1846, MS, mtDNA tested (Beth Hinton, participant), Haplogroup- U5b2a1a1a
rCRS results:
HVR1- 16192T, 16311C
HVR2- 73G, 150T, 263G, 309.1C, 315.1C
Coding Region- 750G, 896G, 1438G, 1721T, 2581G, 2706G, 3197C, 4732G, 4769G, 7028T. 7768G, 8860G, 9477A, 11467G, 11719A, 12308G, 12372A, 12406A, 13617C, 13637G, 14182C, 14766T, 15326G, 15511C
RSRS results:
HVR1- A16129G, T16187C, C16189T, C16192T, T16223C, G16230A, T16278C, C16519T
HVR2- C146T, C150T, C152T, C195T, A247G, 309.1C, 315.1C, 522.1A, 522.2C
Coding Region- A769G, A825t, A896G, A1018G, C1721T, A2581G, A2758G, C2885T, T3197C, T3594C, G4104A, T4312C, A4732G, G7146A, T7256C, A7521G, A7768G, T8468C, T8655C, G8701A, G9477A, C9540T, G10398A, T10664C, A10688G, C10810T, C10873T, C10915T, A11467G, A11914G, A12308G, G12372A, G12406A, T12705C, G13105A, G13276A, T13506C, T13617C, A13637G, T13650C, T14182C, T15511C
BOWERS in GA & SC (Y-DNA tested; Big Y tested to haplogroup R-BY71519, validated and confirmed to David Bowers b. bef 1755 d.1793, Edgefield Co., SC Kit#s BP13571 and 195246, participants in the Sullivan's Hollow DNA Project and the Bowers Y DNA Project see Lineage 18)
BOYD in Ireland
BYRD in MS, AL, SC, NC. BYRD, Thomas b .1770 NC d.1843 AL: Y DNA tested, Haplogroup- R1b1a2* (R-M269) Needs another male surnamed Byrd participant
CHRISTMAS in Houston Co, GA; Sumter Co, SC. CHRISTMAS, Charlotte b.c1798, SC d.bef 1830 Houston Co., GA. mtDNA tested. Haplogroup K1a4
COLEMAN in SC (esp. Fairfield County); 2d COLEMAN line in MA
DAWKINS in AL, MS (Winston County), & SC. DAWKINS, William b.1815, SC d.1898, AL: Y DNA tested, Haplogroup- R1b1a2a1a1b5a (R-SRY2627)
FAULKNER in Ireland
FERGUSON in Ireland
FIFE in AL, SC, & probably Ireland
FOSTER in AL, GA, SC, England
GREEN, Isham in SC, pre 1808, (Anderson/Pendleton)
HALL in Meriwether Co, GA
HOWELL in MS, TN, KY, NC. HOWELL, Stephen b.1792, NC d.1855, MS: Y DNA tested, Haplogroup- I2b1* (I-M223) Kit # 290032, participant.
KING in GA (esp. in/near Cass/Hall County)
LEWIS in AL & NC (Y-DNA tested)
McCOOL in AL (Montgomery, Fayette, Lamar, Pickens Cos) & SC
PARKER in AL, GA, DE, MD (Rev. War Patriot John PARKER m. Sarah GORDY) (Y-DNA tested)
ROBINSON in MS, SC. ROBINSON, Edward M. b.1803, SC d.aft 1866, Smith Co., MS: Y DNA tested, Haplogroup- R1a1a* (R-M198) ; Big Y tested to haplogroup R-YP1211 Kit#28801 and 221973, participants.
SMITH, Peter Bankston s/o Tobias Smith & Narrissa Rebecca Bankston, ,b.c1808, GA resided mid-late 1800s in Smith Co, MS. SMITH, Tobias b. NC d.1860 Smith Co., MS: Y DNA tested, Haplogroup- R1a1a* (R-M198) ; Big Y tests to haplogroup R-BY56770
SPRINGER in GA (Mary Springer bc1797, GA d/o Mr. Springer and Nancy (maiden name unknown) Springer Jackson; Mary married John Ware 19 Aug 1813 in Morgan Co., GA. She d. c1856 in Stewart Co., GA) mtDNA tested, participant Kit #MK63400 to haplogroup T2b4-T152C!
SULLIVAN in MS, AL, GA. SULLIVAN, Thomas Sr from Richomnd Co., GA he d.1812, Washington co., MS Territory (now AL): Y DNA tested, validated and confirmed to Thomas Sullivan Sr, father of Thomas Sullivan Jr. "Pappy Tom", founder of Sullivan's Hollow, MS; Haplogroup- R1b1a2a1a2c1a1(R-DF23) Big Y tested to haplogroup R-BY60297
TATUM in AL (Montgomery County) & SC
THOMPSON, Joseph d.1810, SC (Anderson/Pendleton)
(Y DNA tested to haplogroup WEIR/WIER in AL, SC, Ireland
WILSON in TX, MS, AL, GA, SC/NC (Y DNA tested, haplogroup R-M269) Kit #32976, Donald Keene, known Wilson NPE and descendant of Ephraim Wilson and Charlotte Christmas participant
WOOTEN in AL, SC (esp. Fairfield County pre 1840)
WORKMAN in GA and possibly AL. WORKMAN, Mary: mtDNA tested (Kit #258500, Terry Simon, participant), Haplogroup- K
HVR1: 16224C, 16311C, 16362C, 16519C
HVR2: 73G, 195C, 263G, 315.1C, 523.1C, 523.2A, 573.1C, 573.2C
RSRS results:
HVR1: A16129G, T16187C, C16189T, T16223C, T16224C, G16230A, T16278C, T16362C
HVR2: C146T, C152T, A247G, 315.1C, 522.1A, 522.2C, 522.3A, 522.4C, 573.1C, 573.2C)

As noted above many of my surnames have DNA tested in Y Surname Projects. My paternal line Franklin surname is haplogroup R1b1a2a1a1b4.(ISOGG correct haplogroup is R1b1a2a1a1b3b, also known as L21+ CTS6919+). While my maternal line haplogroup is K1a4 and documentation for me on my mt line runs as Byrd, Sullivan, Sullivan, Wilson, Christmas. .
Click to view my surname/location fan chart (2nd-5th cousins potential lineage locator)

Uncle HD's five generation pedigree chart can be viewed by clicking his name.

Other family lineages of interest:
LEACH in Campbell and Claiborne Counties, TN [Jerry Leach, a.k.a. Carl HICKS Jr., b.10 Jun 1938, son of Roy S. Leach & Nell NORMAN]
NORMAN in Campbell, Anderson and Roane counties, TN [see LEACH, above]

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