Cherokee DNA Studies II

Cherokee DNA Studies II: More Real People Who Proved the Geneticists Wrong

By Donald N. Yates and Teresa A. Yates

Cherokee DNA Studies IIPhase III of DNA Consultants’ Cherokee DNA Studies adds more than fifty new participants to what has become a classic project. They’d all been told there was no way they could be Indian, given their DNA haplotype. This book underlines the conclusion that most pre-Columbian “Indian” lineages in Eastern North America originally came across the Atlantic Ocean, not over any land-bridge from Asia. Update your priors with this sweeping attack on “big box” companies and know-it-all experts. Includes historical photographs, genealogies, graphs, charts, references, index and raw data.


Stephen C. Jett

Author of Ancient Ocean Crossings


“Personal, persuasive and powerful.”

Jacques Soiret, Internationally Recognized Trial Lawyer


“An intellectual adventure of high color and importance!”

Dr. Douglas Schar

Author of Thirty Plants That Can Save Your Life



Acknowledgments xv
Chronology xvi
Introduction 1
Mixed Results 11
Ragusans, Croats and Turks 32
Revisiting Haplogroups 55
Scandinavians, Polynesians, Phoenicians, Berbers and Egyptians 75
The Ancient Indian Nations 96
Iztacans and Oghuzians 118
The Odin Gene, or Why Some Cherokees Have Blond Hair 137
Croatan Indians and Others 159
In the Kingdom of the Apalachites 177
The Jewish Strain 199
The Invention of the Cherokee People 219
The Finnish Connection: U5 242
Epilogue 255
Letter from Abraham Wood to John Richards, August 22, 1674  The Travels of James Needham and Gabriel Arthur through Virginia, the Carolinas, Georgia and Beyond 265
Some Genealogies
I. McFarlin Ancestors in North Georgia 274
II. Teresa A. Yates’s Matriline (U5b): Lily-white or Whitewashed? 276
III. Dorene Gound Soiret: Ancestry Report to Chief Cornstalk through Bluesky Cornstalk 278
IV. One Moytoy Descendancy 280
V. Donald Neal Yates Stammtafel Approach 281
VI. Two Descents from James Beamer, French Huguenot, English Carpenter and Sephardic Jew, Early Emigrant to South Carolina, to Donald Neal Yates, through Chief Oconostota 284
VII. Sizemore and Brock Descents 285
VIII. Gayl Wilson (C) Female Descent from Nancy Moytoy, Tame Doe and Nancy Ward 287
IX. Tamra Duncan Wolf Clan and Oconostota Descendancy 290
Phase III Participant Raw Data 296
Digression Containing a Summary of the Moral and Natural History of the Land of the Apalachites 298
References 312
Index 334

Copyright © 2021 Donald N. Yates and Teresa A. Yates

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ISBN: 9798542659312