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James Smith b c 1809 TN, Benjamin Smith b c 1790 VA> Jeffferson TN

Statistics: Total Members: 20 Total YDNA: 16 Total mtDNA: 0 Total autosomal: 3 Total tree only: 1 Total Big-Y: 0
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The following group is created based on YDNA matches. Sometimes trees are incorrect, and sometimes the results of DNA show that believing a particular tree is yours leads to a different direction than you originally thought. If you see an error in any tree, you are encouraged to send in corrections, sources, etc or post about it on the forum. These lines represent people's research. What the Smith DNA Project attempts to do in those cases is, with sources or reasoning, get the people together in a given group to discuss and then come to a consensus about the data for updating or correcting. We do not remove information without the people who have the trees, if possible,  being aware through a process so they can confirm or not, or describe the issue if there is a conflict that cannot be easily resolved. We also cannot know, nor have unlimited time to look for, places on the internet that have additional information. We rely on people whose trees these are, as project members, and members of this Smith DNA grouping, or interested passersby providing information that will set a new light on members data. If you know of other DNA matches that are not in the Smith DNA Project at FamilyTreeDNA, please invite them to join the project so that we may compare here  Also, There is a Submit Photo/Document/Source link on every ancestor page, as well as a Suggest changes and Contact link.  If you believe you would fit into this group, please 1. join the Smith DNA Project at FamilyTreeDNA (Official-All), 2. Send in your direct line that includes the earliest Smith/Schmidt for whom you have a source 3. Register on the big tree site
Note that all groups and discussion for the Smith DNA Project at FamilyTreeDNA, including for Group GRP-R-M269-4 are located either on FamilyTreeDNA Smith DNA Project at FamilyTreeDNA site or on the Smith DNA Project pages at and not anywhere else, including private sites, wikitree or reddit.

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James Smith b c 1809 TN, Benjamin Smith b c 1790 VA> Jeffferson TN, Aaron Smith 1807, Obadiah Smith b c 1763 VA, James Smith b c 1809 Jefferson TN, Andrew Smith b c 1826 TN, John William Smith b c

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 Updated TNG SAPP Chart for Group GRP-R-M269-4
Thank you to Thomas Pratt for the input files

Comment by smithsworldwide 2022-01-22 11:27:35

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Matched Group/Subgroup Early Ancestor Tree/Ped/m/Y/X/FF(Aut) Kit# / Type Test SNP Gedmatch Migration Path
GRP-R-M269-4 1. Alexander Smith b 1735 Henrico Co VA m D Phelps 2. Kit # 5339****/ FF/AUT 
GRP-R-M269-4 Aaron Smith 1807 TN-1898 m Lotty? (2 John P 3 George P)-JeffersonCoTN Kit # 2100****/ YDNA  TN>TN
GRP-R-M269-4 Aaron Smith b 1807 TN m Lotty (2. Andrew J 3. Mary L) / FF/AUT  TN>TN
GRP-R-M269-4 Benjamin Smith b 1790 VA 2. Byrd Smith 3 Benjamin Byrd Smith / LGT0Dd062021210648Tree Only
GRP-R-M269-4 Benjamin Smith b c 1790 VA m Kiziah Staples (2 Barnett 3 William T) Kit # 1967****/ YDNA  VA>TN>TN
GRP-R-M269-4 Benjamin Smith b c 1790/1800 VA > Jefferson Co TN (2 Byrd 3 Benjamin) Kit # 4347****/ YDNA  VA>TN>MO>AR
GRP-R-M269-4 Emlas *Sam* Fletcher Smith b 1851 StewartCoTN m F E Ross Kit # 1723****/ YDNA  TN
GRP-R-M269-4 G W Smith b c 1790 VA m E R Jones>WarrenCoKY Kit # 2775****/ YDNA  VA>KY>KY
GRP-R-M269-4 George E SMITH b. Bet. 1790-1800 d. Aft. 1845 m Jane Hawkins>TriggCoKY Kit # 3684****/ YDNA  VA>KY>KY
GRP-R-M269-4 Humphrey Smith b 1655 m Mary Childers 2. John 3. Alexander Smith b c 1735 Henrico VA m Diana Phelps (2 Jacob 3 Benjamin) Kit # 2326****/ YDNA  VA>VA>VA
GRP-R-M269-4 Humphrey Smith b 1655 VA d c 1732/33 m Mary Childers(HenricoCO) 2 John 3 Childers Kit # 2286****/ YDNA  VA>VA>VA
GRP-R-M269-4 James Smith b 1809 Jefferson Co TN m Betsey Hickey (2 Lawson 3 Herman) Kit # 1992****/ YDNA  TN>TN>TN
GRP-R-M269-4 James Smith b 1809 Jefferson/TN m Betsey Hickey Kit # 2639****/ FF/AUT  TN>AL>TX
GRP-R-M269-4 James Smith b 1809 TN m Betsy Hickey (2 Lawson 3 Herman) Kit # 1592****/ YDNA  TN>TN>TN
GRP-R-M269-4 James Smith b 1809 TN m Elizabeth Hickey Kit # B959****/ YDNA 
GRP-R-M269-4 James Smith b 1809 TN m Elizabeth Hickey 2 Pleasant Thomas Smith b 1832 TN Kit # 9103****/ YDNA 
GRP-R-M269-4 Joel J Smith b c 1814 Grainger Co TN m One Estes Kit # 3154****/ YDNA  TN>MO>WA
GRP-R-M269-4 John William Smith b c 1865 TN m Ellen O Harrison>LimestoneCoAL Kit # B127****/ YDNA  VA>AL>TN>TX>CA
GRP-R-M269-4 Obadiah Smith b c 1763 VA > JeffersonCoTN Kit # 1987****/ YDNA  VA>VA>TN
GRP-R-M269-4 Unknown Kit # 2637****/ YDNA 

This chart, for privacy reasons, partially privatizes kit numbers. Each unique family line is represented by a *branch*. Think of one big tree with many branches. The branch number is automatically generated when a member sends his or her tree. The Smith DNA Project looks to see if the lineage is already represented or is new, as well as checks to see if the DNA results are compatible with any existing and matching line results. The YDNA, FFAUT, mtDNA, or Tree Only shows what type of DNA, if any, the member has tested for.
Groupings based on at least 37 matching YDNA markers, subject to change if better match found;autosomal, mtDNA and tree-only are only assumed to be related but a given line needs to be, if possible, vetted via a YDNA test or the autosomal tester needs to have a proven match with another autosomal tester who also has a YDNA match. We post this provisional DNA along with the proven YDNA matches in a group in order to bring attention to getting a YDNA tester to represent.
To see more information on a given *branch, click the branch description (ie, "John Smith b 1767 NC") etc.
icon for FF/AUT (Family Finder/Autosomal type test) means caution, needs to be verified. Same, obviously, with Tree Only and mtDNA. means it has been verified with at least one other autosomal match which also has been verified with the YDNA test in this group. The project also keeps autosomal groups separately while waiting for additional information to link them to a YDNA group.
Contacting a participant. Use the contact information, above. if the member is registered on this site, you may send a private message. You will also need to be registered and logged on. You can also go to a given ancestor page, and post a query to the Smith DNA Discussion forum (separate login and registration)  Post a question regarding the line on the Smiths DNA Facebook group. If on FamilyTreeDNA, look up the match list and click on the email icon for a given matching kit.
The section with Tree/Ped/m/x/Y/FF(Aut) shows the top tree line and pedigree if known, and what the YDNA, mtDNA, X line would look like-does not necessarily mean the person has done a particular test- column 2 shows the test taken Groupings based on YDNA; mtDNA and FF/Aut are assumed to match based on tree; suggest those kits find a Smith male in line to YDNA compare. If you are a male Smith that did an autosomal test (Family Finder/Ancestry) and you are grouped with others, we strongly suggest you do a YDNA test as well.
A mail icon indicates that this person has registered on, the registration has been tied to a branch, and he or she can be contacted by clicking the mail icon and sending a private message. The private message will also send an email. If the member is also a group contact for the group, there will be a "Group Contact" indication as well.
A icon indicates the line representative has not registered on this site and cannot be contacted through private message or email. If you are represented here and you are not registered, please register and be sure to include your kit number so we can look you up and tie you to your branch. You can then be directly contacted from this site.