Re: Hamil's "A Story of Pioneering"--DNA testing

From: Jeanette Pollard <>
Date: Wed, 26 Oct 2011 15:05:16 -0400

Hi Bill,
I bought the 37 marker yDNA test from for $119 on a special over the summer. I see the same test is $169 now. It was what we used to find that William M. Cooley from Stewart County, TN was related to the John Cooley family of Stokes County,NC and Casey County, KY. They mailed it to the male descendent who had volunteered and I got the results back for the first 12 markers in a month and the rest in another 2 weeks.

  Bill White

  On Mon, Oct 24, 2011 at 10:01 AM, Michael Cooley <> wrote:

    I've spent the last couple of weeks working on this. It's 45 megs long so
    it may take a while to download. I probably won't be available to answer
    questions until tonight or tomorrow. Here's the first paragraph of my

    Other than photocopies of a dozen or more pages, I have never seen a copy
    of Lura Coolley Hamil's 1955 posthumously-published book, A Story of
    Pioneering. Previous inter library loan requests found no circulating
    copies. But I recently placed another ILL request through Humboldt State
    University, where I am now attending classes. What I received from the
    Lincoln Presidential Library in Springfield was an unexpected surprise:
    Hamil's original 1932 manuscript!

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