Cooley DNA Project Success Stories
Presented to the CFAA, Summer 2014
michael.cooley@humboldt.edu

Over the last two years the project has concentrated on identifying the Y-DNA signatures for the early American Cooleys. Although we can never know just when the objective is fully met—or whether it can ever be fully met—we've made substantial progress and have learned a lot about the various Cooley clans. For example,

There are several more Cooley families from the era that need to be DNA-identified. They include,

There are a number of testers in the project who have no matches. The more testing done, the more likely matches will be uncovered.