DNA Research

Perry Surname DNA Project

​ Y-DNA test results from several male O'Kelley family members matched to several male members of the Perry yDNA Surname Project at FamilyTreeDNA.com.  The Kelly group is Family-03 John Perry b c 1650 of Nansemond County, Virginia Perrys.

The Perry family maintains a separate Perry Surname DNA Project website.  The O'Kelleys that match to the Perry family are grouped together at the website in Family Group 3:  Kit# 257797.


Black O'Kelley's DNA Project

​This Autosomal and Y-DNA project at FamilyTreeDNA.com  confirmed family lore and led to the identification and confirmation of a new branch of cousins and also to a National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (NSDAR) Patriot.

Nikki Williams Sebastian