Re: Hamil's "A Story of Pioneering"

From: Michael Cooley <michael_at_newsummer.com>
Date: Wed, 26 Oct 2011 16:09:03 -0700

Jeanette's right. They generally do offer summer discounts.

-Michael

> Thanks Michael. I had assumed that Ancestry and Family Tree DNA testing
> was
> the same, but if Family Tree makes their results public, that is a big
> advantage.
>
> Bill
>
> On Wed, Oct 26, 2011 at 3:12 PM, Michael Cooley
> <michael_at_newsummer.com>wrote:
>
>> I always recommend ftdna.com. 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:
>>
>> http://www.familytreedna.com/public/white/default.aspx?section=yresults
>>
>> I'd be happy to answer question off-list.
>>
>> -Michael
>>
>> > 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 Ancestry.com 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
>> > <michael_at_newsummer.com>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--
>> >>
>> >> http://ancestraldata.com/ahnentafel/256/Hamil_Manuscript.html
>> >>
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