Re: Hamil's "A Story of Pioneering"

From: Michael Cooley <>
Date: Wed, 26 Oct 2011 12:12:13 -0700

I always recommend They have the largest database and its
available to the public.

Of course, you would be testing for the Whites, rather than the Cooleys.
This is their White database:

I'd be happy to answer question off-list.


> The DNA is mentioned again in the comments below. I'm thinking of getting
> one, but don't know which vendor that I might use. The two that I know
> exist is and the National Geographic. Does anybody have any
> thoughts or recommendations about the vendor that I should choose? I'm
> assuming that it would be best to sign up for the maximum number of
> markers
> with whichever vendor that I contract with. Thanks.
> 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
>> intro:
>> --quote--
>> 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!
>> --endquote--
>> --
>> <a href="">distlist 0.9</a>
>> See for list
>> information.
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