Re: An idea

From: Michael Cooley <>
Date: Sun, 27 Nov 2011 18:02:28 -0800

Good to know about the sale. I'll let some people know about it.


> I would be happy to contribute. FamilyTree DNA has a sale on right now.
> A 37 marker test is $119. As I recall, there is a way to contribute
> towards a project online.
> Shirley Wilcox
> On 11/27/2011 6:00 PM, Michael Cooley wrote:
>> I think most of us agree that a yDNA test on a descendant of Abraham
>> Cooley, who also lived in Surry co NC, would be useful. If he's a match
>> to
>> the Stokes county Cooleys our research would pretty much be turned on
>> end.
>> (For example, could some of the sons now assigned to John be assigned
>> instead to Abraham? And a match would tell us that Abraham and John were
>> brothers. Abraham's generally-accepted roots in England would be yet
>> another piece of evidence for John's possible English origins.) If there
>> is no match, then we would know, and our collective mind would be
>> settled
>> on the issue.
>> There are about 40 people currently subscribed to the list. If each of
>> us
>> contributed $5 we'd have more than enough to pay for a test. But
>> probably
>> fewer than half that number have posted to the list, and I can't be sure
>> that they are not the only people reading it. But $10 from fifteen of us
>> would pretty much get us there. I can probably manage an notice for a
>> "donor" in the next issue of the Cooley Communique and would be happy to
>> post to the Cooley Forum at genforum--and stay on top of it.
>> I'd be happy to set up an account for the purpose if enough people think
>> it's a good idea.
>> Let me know.
>> -Michael
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