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Y-DNA STR Haplotypes for Surname SHEFFIELD
Haplogroup I1* = I1-M253*
These SHEFFIELDs are unusual in that they are one of our few truly root I1-M253* families, being M253+, but DF29- and Z131-.  A BigY test is currently in progress for SHEFFIELD #123861 (first row in the table below).  Thank you to everyone whose donations made this possible.

Not surprisingly, the family's modal haplotype differs substantially (GD = 35 at 111 markers) from the Hg I1-M253 modal haplotype, which was compiled from a database comprised largely of DF29+ individuals.

Results below were gathered from two projects at FTDNA:  the Sheffields of VA/NC Project and the Sheffield Project.

There are at least 23 members of this unique family already tested to some level.  If they fill out their STR testing, add their lineages, then fill in their SNP testing based on the BigY results of #123861, they could make an excellent case study for demonstrating the utility of BigY testing in genealogical time.
See Discussion of results below the data table.
My special thanks to SHEFFIELD #123861 for sharing his Match pages and other information, in addition to volunteering to take the BigY.  He is the only one of these SHEFFIELDs who has any visible SNP test results.
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Kit# Earliest Known Patrilineal Ancestor   Panel 1 — Standard Markers 1-12   Panel 2 — Standard Markers 13-25   Panel 3 — Standard Markers 26-37   Panel 4 — Standard Markers 38-67   Panel 5 — Standard Markers 68-111  
STR PP3 PP5 MP6 MP7 MP8 MP9 [mixed] MP10 [EA] MP11 [SMGF] MP12 [all new] MP13 [mixed]
3
9
3
3
9
0
19
/
3
9
4
3
9
1
a
|
3
8
5
b
|
3
8
5
4
2
6
3
8
8
4
3
9
i
|
3
8
9
3
9
2
ii
|
3
8
9
4
5
8
a
|
4
5
9
b
|
4
5
9
4
5
5
4
5
4
4
4
7
4
3
7
4
4
8
4
4
9
a
|
4
6
4
b
|
4
6
4
c
|
4
6
4
d
|
4
6
4
4
6
0
H4
|
G
A
T
A
IIa
|
Y
C
A
IIb
|
Y
C
A
4
5
6
6
0
7
5
7
6
5
7
0
a
|
C
D
Y
b
|
C
D
Y
4
4
2
4
3
8
5
3
1
5
7
8
a
|
S1
3
9
5
b
|
S1
3
9
5
5
9
0
5
3
7
6
4
1
4
7
2
S1
4
0
6
5
1
1
4
2
5
a
|
4
1
3
b
|
4
1
3
5
5
7
5
9
4
4
3
6
4
9
0
5
3
4
4
5
0
4
4
4
4
8
1
5
2
0
4
4
6
6
1
7
5
6
8
4
8
7
5
7
2
6
4
0
4
9
2
5
6
5
7
1
0
4
8
5
6
3
2
4
9
5
5
4
0
7
1
4
7
1
6
7
1
7
5
0
5
5
5
6
5
4
9
5
8
9
5
2
2
4
9
4
5
3
3
6
3
6
5
7
5
6
3
8
4
6
2
4
5
2
4
4
5
A10
|
G
A
T
A
4
6
3
4
4
1
1B
07
|
GG
AA
T
5
2
5
7
1
2
5
9
3
6
5
0
5
3
2
7
1
5
5
0
4
5
1
3
5
6
1
5
5
2
7
2
6
6
3
5
5
8
7
6
4
3
4
9
7
5
1
0
4
3
4
4
6
1
4
3
5
I1-M253 Modal Values   13 22 14 10 13 14 11 14 11 12 11 28   15 8 9 8 11 23 16 20 28 12 14 15 16   10 10 19 21 14 14 16 19 35 37 12 10   11 8 15 15 8 11 10 8 9 9 12 23 25 15 10 12 12 16 8 13 25 20 13 13 11 12 11 11 12 11   32 12 8 17 12 24 27 19 11 12 12 13 11 9 11 11 10 12 12 31 11 13 21 16 11 10 22 15 19 11 24 17 13 15 25 12 21 18 12 14 18 9 12 11  
SHEFFIELD Family Modal Values   13 22 14 10 12 13 11 14 12 12 11 29   14 8 9 8 11 23 16 20 30 12 14 15 16   10 10 19 21 14 14 18 20 34 38 11 10   11 8 15 15 8 11 10 8 9 9 12 23 25 15 10 12 12 15 8 13 24 20 13 13 11 12 ? 11 12 11   35 12 8 17 12 25 27 19 11 12 11 13 11 9 11 11 10 12 12 31 11 12 21 17 11 10 29 15 20 11 23 16 13 15 25 12 23 19 12 14 18 9 12 11  
                                     
123861 John SHEFFIELD (1735-1791)   13 22 14 10 12 13 11 14 12 12 11 29   14 8 9 8 11 23 16 20 30 12 14 15 16   10 10 19 21 14 14 18 20 35 38 11 10   11 8 15 15 8 11 10 8 9 9 12 23 25 15 10 12 12 15 8 13 24 20 13 13 11 12 11 11 12 11   35 12 8 17 12 25 27 19 11 12 11 13 11 9 11 11 10 12 12 31 11 12 21 17 11 10 29 15 20 11 23 16 13 15 25 12 23 19 12 14 18 9 12 11  
154746 John SHEFFIELD (1727-1796) Henrico Co VA   13 22 14 10 12 13 11 14 12 12 11 29   14 8 9 8 11 23 16 20 30 12 13 15 16   10 10 19 21 14 14 18 20 35 38 11 10                                                                                                                                                          
262062 John SHEFFIELD   13 22 14 10 12 13 11 14 12 12 11 29   14 8 9 8 11 23 16 20 30 12 14 15 16   10 10 19 21 14 14 18 20 35 39 11 10   11 8 15 15 8 11 10 8 9 9 12 23 25 15 10 12 12 15 8 13 24 20 13 13 11 12 10 11 12 11                                                                                            
218211 BATTLES — origin USA   13 22 14 10 12 13 11 14 12 12 11 29   14 8 9 8 11 23 16 20 30 12 14 15 16   10 10 19 21 14 14 18 20 34 39 11 10                                                                                                                                                          
63328 John SHEFFIELD (1735-1791)   13 22 14 10 12 13 11 14 12 12 11 29   14 8 9 8 11 23 16 20 30 12 14 15 16   10 10 19 21 14 14 18 20 34 38 11 10                                                                                                                                                          
155117 John SHEFFIELD (1735-1791)   13 22 14 10 12 13 11 14 12 12 11 29   14 8 9 8 11 23 16 20 30 12 14 15 16   10 10 19 21 14 14 18 20 34 38 11 10                                                                                                                                                          
5316 John SHEFFIELD (1735-1791)   13 22 14 10 12 13 11 14 12 12 11 29   14 8 9 8 11 23 16 20 30 12 14 15 16   10 10 19 21 14 14 18 20 34 38 11 10                                                                                                                                                          
15862 John SHEFFIELD (1735-1791)   13 22 14 10 12 13 11 14 12 12 11 29   15 8 9 8 11 23 16 20 30 12 14 15 16   10 10 19 21 14 14 18 20 34 38 11 10                                                                                                                                                          
96811 John SHEFFIELD (1735-1791)   13 22 14 10 12 13 11 14 12 12 11 29   14 8 9 8 11 23 16 20 30 12 14 15 16                                                                                                                                                                                    
5317 John SHEFFIELD (1735-1791)   13 22 14 10 12 13 11 14 12 12 11 29                                                                                                                                                                                                                
5312 John SHEFFIELD (1727-1796)   13 22 14 10 12 13 11 14 12 12 11 29                                                                                                                                                                                                                
5321 John SHEFFIELD (1727-1796)   13 22 14 10 12 13 11 14 12 12 11 29                                                                                                                                                                                                                
20701 John SHEFFIELD (1856-1915)   13 22 14 10 12 13 11 14 12 12 11 29                                                                                                                                                                                                                
5315 William SHEFFIELD (1774-1831)   13 22 14 10 12 13 11 14 12 12 11 29   14 8 9 8 11 23 16 20 30 12 14 15 16   10 10 19 21 14 14 18 20 34 37 11 10                                                                                                                                                          
133320 William SHEFFIELD (1754-1826)   13 22 14 10 12 13 11 14 12 12 11 29                                                                                                                                                                                                                
5322 William SHEFFIELD (1750-1781)   13 22 14 10 12 13 11 14 12 12 11 29                                                                                                                                                                                                                
5355 William SHEFFIELD   13 22 14 10 12 13 11 14 12 12 11 29                                                                                                                                                                                                                
43658 Lewis Pinkney SHEFFIELD (1821-1899)   13 22 14 10 12 13 11 14 12 12 11 29   14 8 9 8 11 23 16 20 30 12 14 15 16   10 10 19 21 14 14 18 20 34 38 11 10                                                                                                                                                          
36978 Jesse SHEFFIELD   13 22 14 10 12 13 11 14 12 12 11 29                                                                                                                                                                                                                
13506 James SHEFFIELD (1824-1909)   13 22 14 10 12 13 11 14 12 12 11 29                                                                                                                                                                                                                
93403 James SHEFFIELD (1824-1909)   13 22 14 10 12 12 11 14 12 12 11 29                                                                                                                                                                                                                
246992     13 22 14 10 12 13 11 14 12 12 11 29   14 8 9 8 11 23 16 20 30 12 14 15 16   10 11 19 21 14 14 18 20 34 38 11 10                                                                                                                                                          
13505     13 22 14 10 12 13 11 14 12 12 11 29                                                                                                                                                                                                                
Discussion:
There can be little doubt that all of these SHEFFIELDs share a common ancestor in genealogical time.  My thanks to SHEFFIELD #123861 (top row) for sharing his matches, which are...
  • At 12 markers, he has 64 matches, only 28 of which are 12/12.  Twenty-one of those have surname SHEFFIELD or SHUFFIELD.
  • At 25 markers, his number of matches drops to 13, only ten of which are 25/25.  Two of the 25/25 matches are in other surnames, while the one 23/25 match is also in another surname.
  • At 37 markers, his number of matches drop to ten, four of which are 37/37, five are 36/37, and one is 35/37.  All are surnamed SHEFFIELD, except for one of the 36/37 matches, who is a BATTLES.
  • At 67 markers, he has just one match, namely, a 65/67 match with a SHEFFIELD, who is #262052 above.
It does appear the BATTLES has an NPE in his line, especially given that he matches no one in the BATTLE Project.  Unfortunately, the BATTLE project does not display earliest ancestor, so we don't know where these families might have been in proximity.  I would recommend the BATTLES upgrade to at least 67 markers to confirm whether this is, indeed, an NPE.
For an explanation of how color is used in this table, please see my page on Signature Markers.  In a nutshell…
  • The cells highlighted in cyan are modal for Hg I-M253, so possessing that value is unremarkable.
  • The columns of orange cells are the shared differences from the Hg I1 modal that represent the signature markers for the family.  Anyone related to them in genealogical time would be expected to possess most of these values.
  • The cells highlighted in magenta are private mutations, acquired by the individual in his descent from their common ancestor.
  • The cells highlighted in bright blue and red may be branch markers, differentiating separate branches of the family, though one or more of them may be a private mutation.  CDYa/b is one of the more volatile markers, so the same mutation can and frequently does happen more than once in the same family in genealogical time.  The way to tell whether the mutations are private or indicate a branch in the family is to utilize their paper genealogy.  There is an example of this situation in my CORBIN project — scroll to far right to see how paper lineages support that the matching mutations are true branches in the family.
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