Skip to Content

Join the Whitley DNA Project



The Wheatley y-DNA Surname Project was started in 2006 at Relative Genetics.  When Relative Genetics was purchased by, the project moved to DNA Heritage, which in turn was purchased by Family Tree DNA in 2011.  The project was merged with a Whitley project that had been previously created at Family Tree DNA and was hosted by  The Wheatley-Whitley-Whatley Project currently has 59 members.

The Wheatley surname has recently been registered with the Guild of One-Name Studies:



Discussion Page now has pedigree charts for each member, where available.

Family Finder Pedigree Charts now accepted (Wheatley-Whitley-Whatley lines only will be shown)


Free DNA Kit (contact project administrator for details)

1.  To a direct male descendant of William Wheatley (b. c1780; d. by 1850 Scott County, Virginia) with documented lineage.

Group admins

Project Administrators