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A number of articles about the Ewing Y-DNA project have appeared in the Ewing Family Journal, and its predecessor, the Journal of Clan Ewing. All articles are displayed as pdf files.

Please note that these articles may contain inoperable URLs (links) pointing to Dropbox.com.  These reflect an older file storage system.  We are working on the problem.   8/31/16

Ewing Surname Project: Article 1
J. Clan Ewing, Vol. 11, No. 1, February 2005.
  What is Y-DNA testing and how does the test work with respect to genealogical research? Results on the first seven participants.
     
Ewing Surname Project: Article 2
J. Clan Ewing, Vol. 11, No. 2, May 2005.
  How are Y-DNA and mitochondrial DNA passed down? Results on the next seven participants.
     
Ewing Surname Project: Article 3
J. Clan Ewing, Vol. 11, No. 3, August 2005.
  Definitions of the terms marker, mutation, modal, haplotype and genetic distance. How to read the results tables.
     
Ewing Surname Project: Article 4
J. Clan Ewing, Vol. 11, No. 4, November 2005.
  Summary of the conventional genealogic data available for project participants up to the date of this article.
     
Ewing Surname Project: Article 5
J. Clan Ewing, Vol. 12, No. 1, February 2006.
  Non-technical discussion of the results for the first 23 project participants.
     
Ewing Surname Project: Article 6
J. Clan Ewing, Vol. 12, No. 2, May 2006.
  Data on variant spellings and related surnames. More detailed analysis, with emphasis on the descendants of John Ewing of Carnashannagh.
     
Ewing Surname Project: Article 7
J. Clan Ewing, Vol. 12, No. 3, August 2006.
  Discussion of results on 38 men, including 34 Ewings. Explanation of deep clade testing and the difference between SNP tests for haplogroups vs. STR tests for haplotypes.
     
Ewing Surname Project: Article 8
J. Clan Ewing, Vol. 12, No. 4, November 2006.
  Discussion of testing DNA for different purposes: criminal investigations, paternity, fractional ethnic ancestry, medical diagnosis, and maternal line testing, none of which are the purpose of the Ewing Surname Y-DNA Project.
     
Ewing Surname Project: Article 9
J. Clan Ewing, Vol. 13, No. 1, February 2007.
  Summary of results on 52 participants in the project and introduction to a new method of displaying results by subgroup.
     
Ewing Surname Project: Article 10
J. Clan Ewing, Vol. 13, No. 2, May 2007.
  Update of the results reflecting several new participants and use of Network Diagrams to succinctly identify and crisply discuss differences among the various groups.
     
Ewing Surname Project: Article 11
J. Clan Ewing, Vol. 13, No. 3, August 2007.
  An analysis of potential relationships to northern Irish Clans (Maclachlan, MacEwan, Lamont, MacSweeney and MacNeill).
     
Ewing Surname Project: Article 12
J. Clan Ewing, Vol. 13, No. 4, November 2007.
  A discussion of the results of those Ewing Surname Y-DNA Project participants who are not in the "large closely related group of Ewings."
     
Ewing Surname Project: Article 13
J. Clan Ewing, Vol. 14, No. 1, February 2008.
  A brief discussion of updates to the project's results during the fourth quarter of 2007.
     
Ewing Surname Project: Article 14
J. Clan Ewing, Vol. 14, No. 2, May 2008.
  A brief discussion of updates to the project's results during the first quarter of 2008.
     
Ewing Surname Project: Article 15
J. Clan Ewing, Vol. 14, No. 3, August 2008.
  A brief discussion of updates to the project's results during the second quarter of 2008.
     
Ewing Surname Project: Article 16
J. Clan Ewing, Vol. 14, No. 4, November 2008.
  A brief discussion of updates to the project's results during the third quarter of 2008.
     
Ewing Surname Project: Article 17 
Ewing Family J., Vol. 15, No. 1, February 2009.
  A brief discussion of updates to the project's results during the fourth quarter of 2008.
     
Ewing Surname Project: Article 18
Ewing Family J., Vol. 15, No. 2, May 2009.
  A discussion of the limitations of genetic distance in determining how closely related two men might be.
     
Ewing Surname Project: Article 19
Ewing Family J., Vol. 15, No. 3, August 2009.
 

A brief discussion of updates to the project's results during the second quarter of 2009.

     
Ewing Surname Project: Article 20
Ewing Family J., Vol. 15, No. 4, November 2009.
 

A brief discussion of the project's status and its future directions.

     
Ewing Surname Project: Status
Ewing Family J., Vol. 17, No. 1, February 2011.
  A discussion of the project's status as of the end of 2010.
 

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