~1200-1 BCE

The Iron Age in Europe, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Iron_Age

c.1200 BCE

Migration of Y-R1b from the Paleolithic to end of the Bronze Age


The Celts

“Who are the Celts?” (Jean Manco, 2015), and the three-part


“The Celts: Blood, Iron And Sacrifice” BBC video series (2015)


~1200 BCE

The Celts: ancient and medieval peoples of Europe, and the


Druids: members of the learned class among the ancient Celts.


c.900 BCE

Celts: Migration begins in Europe (with Timeline)


c.800-500 BCE

Proto-Celtic and Celtic, Iron Age Europe, the Hallstatt culture


c.600 BCE

Celtic Britain (The Iron Age - 600 BC - 50 AD)


c.500-1 BCE

Celts, Iron Age Europe, the La Tène culture


440 BCE

Celts mentioned by Greek historian Herodotus of Halicarnassus


late BCE

The Picts: a tribal confederation of peoples who lived in what is


to early CE

today eastern and northern Scotland during the Late Iron Age

c.50 BCE to

The Romans: Julius Caesar's campaigns in Gaul, and the Romans


late 300’s CE

in Britain (cf. the Picts and Hadrian’s Wall), but not in Ireland

1st Century

R-M222 > DF85 SNP (DF85/S675) formed 1850 ybp [YFull]


~100 CE

R-M222 > DF85 aka R1b1a1a2a1a2c1a1a1a1a1a1 (old isogg tree)


4th Century

R-M222 > DF97 (FGC19851) SNP(s) formed 1600 ybp [YFull]


~350 CE

R-M222 > DF97 aka R1b1a1a2a1a2c1a1a1a1a1a1a (old isogg)


late 300’s CE

Clan MacInnes: ancestors were among the early inhabitants

of Islay, Jura and the Kintyre peninsula in Scotland, generally

part of the region known as Argyll, or “coastland of the Gael”.


5th Century

R-M222 and Niall / Ui Neill, Irish surnames and Y-DNA


[nobody knows the Y-DNA of Niall (if he actually existed); he


 could have been M222, although we will probably never know]

est. d.405 CE

Niall “of the Nine Hostages”, semi-historical High King of


Ireland (died in 405), founder of the famous Ui Neill dynasty

est. ca.450 CE

R-M222 > DF97 SNP about 1500 ybp (range 150 CE to 450 CE)


late 400’s CE

Saint Patrick, Christian missionary, primary patron saint of Ireland


6th Century

[Dublin] Áth Cliath, at a major ford across the tidal River Liffey,


and Duiblinn monastery (Irish for ‘black pool’) was founded here


McAninch Y-DNA Status Report 2016: Timeline: 3 of 5: ~1200 BCE, Celts, Niall, 6th Century

McAninch Family History NL v.XXIV n.1 / April 2016 / Copyright Frank McAninch / pg.2016-12

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