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  Haplogroup I
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"The Haplogroup I, I1, and I1a lineages are nearly completely restricted to northwestern Europe. These would most likely have been common within Viking populations. One lineage of this group extends down into central Europe."

Haplogroup I

"Haplogroup I, sometimes referred to as the "Viking" haplotype, found in Scandanavia and parts of Ireland, Scotland, and England, where it's thought to denote descent from the Viking invaders of England, Scotland and Ireland."

Spread of Neolithic haplogroups
(from 8,000 years ago)

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Below: Family Branches shown with the same color have matched DNA

Haplogroup: I

Shirley Family Branches

[no branch] Earl Shirley Sr b 1909 of Granger TX 11344
[no branch] Earl Shirley Sr b 1909 of Granger TX 57371 
Branch #38 - Berryman Shirley of Haber. Co GA 10365
England Branch - Thomas Shirley b 1721 Birmingham Eng. To Canada 12575
England Branch - William Shirley b. 1745 Barford St Michael, Oxfordshire married Ann Butwell 42833
Branch #44 - Abiather Shirley Oswego NY/Ohio 10833
Branch #20 - Robert and Susannah Baker Shirley   18905
Branch #85 - Edward W. Shirley b 1833 lived Botetourt VA  118891
Branch #58 - Thomas Shirley . 1797 NH   99162
Branch #20 - Robert and Susannah Baker Shirley   23521
Branch #20 - Robert and Susannah Baker Shirley thru son Joseph Shirley then James Fulmer Shirley 162000
Branch #25 - James Shirley b NH lived Warren Co PA > Franklin > Elmer E > Harry Shirley 162000
Branch #20 - John Smith Shirley b 1861 of Clarion PA thru son Frank  41077
Branch #98 - Benjamin Shirley of Berrien Co. MI, early 1900's 11686
England Branch - John Shirley b Hanley Staff. to Baltimore MD 15017
England Branch - Wlliam Shirley of Alstonfield Staffordshire to Australia 1912 20430
England Branch - William Shirley of Hanley via Benj Shirley (m. Gilliam Sept 2, 1827 Kent) 67158
England Branch - Shirleys of Rewlach Staffordshire 72670
England Branch - Samuel Francis Shirley b. ca1817 MDX d Prestwich Lancs.  76256
Branch #34 - Ferrers Shirley via Ezekiel Shirley b1804   449526
England Branch - Henry Shirley born 1851, at Hyson Green Nottingham of Kingston on Soar 18513
Caribbean Branch - Henry Shirley of Hyde Hall, Jamaica  24145
Caribbean Branch - Bernard Shirley of Jamaica > Canada  33306
Branch #35 - Phillanders Shirley b1803 NY died Fayette Co NY 172594
England Branch - John Shirley b1774 of Shorwell, Hampshire and IOW 386207

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