The DNA profile of Benjamin Franklin
Are you related to the author of the American Declaration of Independence...
Find out with a DNA origin analysis from iGENEA and also compare yourself with many other famous people!
The President's aunts
Benjamin Franklin's mother had six sisters, he himself had four sisters. Thanks to the numerous female relatives, there are still people today who are related to him in a purely female line. With one of these relatives a mtDNA test was carried out. Therefore, the profile and haplogroup of the 6th President of the United States is known.
Benjamin Franklin belonged to haplogroup V in the maternal line.
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Questions and answers about the DNA test
After we have received the samples it normally takes 6-8 weeks for the fist results. Depending on the chosen test the result is thus already fully ready or further analysis are done.
If you order and pay for a test set for somebody else online, the address of the other person under “Comments”. We will then send the collection kit to the address of this person. You can also place your order by phone or e-mail.
This is how the DNA origin analysis works
A Mucus Sample suffices to get a sample of your DNA. Taking the sample is simple and painless and can be done at home. Send the samples with the envelop included in the sampling kit.