Black – Virginia

Black – Virginia

Black  ǀ African American

Black Soldier Fighting with BritishBlack Virginians are African Americans sampled in the state of Virginia. Usually carrying about one-quarter white admixture, they also can have significant amounts of American Indian ancestry, particularly Cherokee, Saponi, Powhatan, Nansemond, Meherrin and other. African American history dates from 1619 when the first slaves were brought to Jamestown.

The Black – Virginia population data represent DNA samples from African-American individuals in the state of Virginia. For details on this population see:

Photo: Black Revolutionary soldier.

Source publications: CODIS STR Loci Data from 41 Sample Populations, J Forensic Sci, 2001, 46(3), 453-489. Allele Frequencies for Fourteen STR Loci of the PowerPlex 1.1 and 2.1 Multiplex Systems and Penta D Locus In Caucasians, African-Americans, Hispanics, and Other Populations of the United States of America and Brazil, Levedakou, JFS, 2001, 46(3) 736-761.

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