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Clan MacNicol has several ongoing DNA test projects.  To join one of these projects, visit:

  • The Clan MacNicol Group Project, under the supervision of Ron Nichols on behalf of Clan MacNicol.  The Clan MacNicol DNA Project is a new effort. If you are already a member of another group, it is relatively easy to join this Clan sponsored group as well.  We are interested in recruiting anyone with surname variants such as MacNicol, MacNichol(s), McNichols, Nicolson, Nicholson, Nicol, Nichol(s), Nicoll, Nicholls, Nickels, Nickells, Nickols, Nicholas, Nickell, etc.  See the results of kits submitted under this project.
     
  • The Nichols Group Project, under the supervision of Brian Hamman.  Brian's project is interested in recruiting anyone with surname variants such as MacNicol, MacNichol(s), McNichols, Nicolson, Nicholson, Nicol, Nichol(s), Nicoll, Nicholls, Nickels, Nickells, Nickols, Nicholas, Nickell, etc.  Take the time to view the results of the Nichols Y-Chromosome Study based on current participants who have agreed to disclose their data. 

  • The Nicholson Group Project, under the supervision of Anne Nicholson Crocker.  Anne's project is interested in anyone with the surname MacNeacail, MacNicol, McNichol, Nicholson, Nickelson, Nickle, Nickleson, Nicolson.  
     
  • The Nicholson-2 Group Project, under the supervision of rootsnan.  This project is interested in anyone with the surname  Nicholson & Nicolson.  

To understand more about the science of DNA testing, read Anne Nicholson Crocker's article, DNA Testing: Projects for Clan MacNicol 

Also see the following feature articles from Clan Newsletters regarding the ongoing DNA projects:


Adding Y-DNA to Your Entire Family Tree

or click here for youtube video


DNA Links