Tuesday, March 29, 2011


Haplogroup H2a1 for a Robinson's Wife, Augusta Gustafson

Frank Hugh Robinson's wife was Augusta Gustafson born in Lumsheden, Sweden, a little village.  Her mtdna is H2a1 haplogroup. 

H2 is one of the older branches of H; although concentrated in Turkey and the Caucasus throughout its history, the haplogroup has made its way across Europe in two separate passes, eventually reaching the British Isles.

Haplogroup: H2, a subgroup of H

Age: 26,000 years
Region: Eastern Europe, Near East
Populations: Finns, Chuvash
Highlight: The first complete mitochondrial sequence ever produced was from the H2 haplogroup.

Reference: 23&Me dna company. 


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