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Donald Rich (#47237248)
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Bio Photo Retired Senior Marine Corps Officer (Mustang) living in Tampa Fla. Researching family history and trees for surnames Rich, Webb, Marshall, Mathis & Wofford.

I have traced and documented my main family line (Rich) back to 1650 Virginia in Colonial America and many 3rd generation individuals participated in the revolutionary war.

The family arrived in Virginia in the 1650's from England and moved into North Carolina and then South Carolina, Georgia & Florida while others migrated west into Tennessee, Alabama, Texas & Illinois. Many family lines changed the surname "Rich" to Riche, Ritch, Reach and others,

It is an extremely large family & I have "documented" over 10,000 direct ancestors to date. I find a lot of personal history and like to add family members personal history & links.

I found many "family trees" in which the older ancestors were WRONG from simply following others previous errors and researchers focusing on their own branch. My goal became to document the ENTIRE family line in one complete database with supporting documentation for all.

When I join my ancestors in the long sleep my database and FAG memorials will be transfered to the Rich Family Assn. (RFA) for all to use.

If I request a memorial transfer be assured they are a close direct ancestor and it easier to make the updates, corrections & add links rather than burden you with that task.

I understand that you might have some "claim" to a memoral as a decendent BUT I would appreciate the transfer to keep the entire family line "in one easy to find place".

If you find a new "Rich" or variant gravesite, please let me know so I may assist you in research for the individual.

Donald Rich CWO-4, USMC (Ret)

If you need a photo in the Hillsborough, Manatee or Polk County Florida area, please let me know.
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Anne Bell
ella rich
Where did the Bick name come from?
Anne bell
Added by Anne Bell on Feb 04, 2016 10:18 AM
Don, Thanks for your quick response albeit sarcastic as it were. I would be a little concerned if you stated you knew any of them personally considering they were long gone hundreds of years ago.
I thought you might call me so we could discuss this. Thanks for your time.
Added by Val on Jan 15, 2016 8:10 PM
spessard married a rich
My name is mike cornwell i have done dna testing with ancestry . Com results show i am related to a william s. Spessard married to a delaney leach william born 1817 tenn. Delaney born 1820 they had a dau. Named mary spessard born in 1827 tenn. She married a sabert rich do you know any of these people. Please call me if so my phone is 909 864 1944 i live in california thank you donold mike
Added by Val on Jan 15, 2016 6:25 PM
Cheri Hoke
Arthur and Vivian Rich
Could you please add my father, George Thomas Rich Sr to the children of Arthur and Vivian Rich? He is also the sibling of Emma Rich Newman and Charles Henry Rich. Thank you in advance!
Added by Cheri Hoke on Jan 13, 2016 9:05 PM
Sue Hale Sheppard
Ruby Rich #65877456
Thank you for accepting the edits for the memorial of Ruby Rich #65877456

If you haven't already, I would be pleased if you would read my Bio and visit my parents' memorials by clicking on their links.

Added by Sue Hale Sheppard on Dec 04, 2015 8:24 AM
RE: Your notes in your profile
Thanks and I think findagrave should put those in as guidelines.

Thanks for your service, I was in the Air Force.
Added by Hawkfinger on Dec 04, 2015 12:09 AM
Donald the browns you have requested photos for are buried in Union Hill Cemetery. Kendall made them I am sure she would transfer. She added them and took picture for that reason , Hope this helps OR YOU CAN CHANGE WHERE THEY ARE BURIED .BUT SHE WILL HELP YOU WITH IT.
Added by Lizzie on Nov 06, 2015 1:51 PM
If she is your relative I will transfer her to you.
Added by Hawkfinger on Oct 15, 2015 3:51 AM
Cherilyn Purdy Hindle Hearn
Floyd and Jewel (Wilson) RICH
Just thought I would add to the mix...

I am researching and writing on the Door of Hope Orphanage in Independence, Kansas. Long closed now, but plenty of history to note.

After Jewel's death in 1939, her six children went to the orphanage at the suggestion of Floyd's sister Hazel who was affiliated with it.

In a couple weeks I am excited to report I am meeting with one of Floyd's youngest girls Jane. She is 82 and still sharp and full of information. Very excited for the visit.

Anyone with questions are welcome to contact me.
Cherilyn Hearn
Added by Cherilyn Purdy Hindle Hea... on Oct 03, 2015 1:03 PM
Ron Rich
WM Henderson Rich
I am a G Grandson of Henderson Rich thru his son George W. Rich who was my Grandfather. I have researched this branch back to Timothy Rich of Orange CO Virginia and am I correct in my belief he was decended from Jeremiah Rich of England ?. As that was Tomothy's sons name. Also I have never been able to locate what happened to another Jeremiah Rich, believed to be the brother of Warren in Hamilton CO IL in the 1850s. He then disappears from all records after that time, his wife Sydney ? is listed in the census. Any information you can provide is greatly appreciated.

Thank You,
Ron Rich
Forsyth MO
Semper FI !
Added by Ron Rich on Oct 02, 2015 3:33 PM
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