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DAVID RITTER (#48240424)
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I live in Illinois just south of Chicago. I'm 60, retired, and enjoy working on family history and genealogy. Always looking for another cousin.
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Tim Cochran
John Cochran

I see you left a message on the John Cochran gravestone that says you are a 5x great grandson. I am a descendant of Thomas Cochran who is quite possibly John's brother and came from Northern Ireland about the same time. Thomas ended up further west in Pocahontas County. I have been searching for hints on where they came from in N Ireland and have heard County Armagh mentioned but this is the first I have seen it in writing. I would be delighted to share information about Cochrans with you. I live in Sandpoint Idaho. My email address is Looking forward to hearing from you.
Added by Tim Cochran on Apr 06, 2016 10:03 AM
RE: Lloyd Moore
Thanks! I started looking on a whim, but I am getting more interested. I actually know very little. I was just at my grandfather's (Pete) house Sunday and mentioned I had gotten a reply. He said if you wanted to contact him he would love to talk and know more about his family or share things you might not know. He is the only one of his siblings still alive. But I would take anything you'd be willing to send. My email is and phone is 563-370-9662.
Added by Beth on Apr 05, 2016 6:19 PM
Lloyd Moore
I just happened to come across this, I was showing someone a picture of Lloyd Moore. I am his great-granddaughter. I am Pete's granddaughter.
Added by Beth on Mar 26, 2016 8:31 PM
Ronald McCain
RE: A Moore Family Member
Hi David Thanks for the reply. It looks like were are 2nd cousins. I am the son of Frances Moore McCain who was the daughter of Henry Lloyd Moore and Della Bugg Moore. My mother was born in May of 1928 in Carlisle County KY Her birth certificate say that her name was Eva but she was know as Frances. She had two older brothers. The first died quite young and I have forgotten his name. The second was Joseph Earl. Then there was a younger sister named Ruth and a younger brother named Talmage Wendell but known as Pete. I met my great uncle Will just one time when I was quite young, but Grandpa Lloyd often spoke about him. I met Uncle Rob a couple of time, also when I was quite young. I know that they had a sister but I really know nothing of her
I live in Germany not far from Stuttgar for the last 30 years. I am hoping to travel to the US in 2017 and on this trip to visit the graves of some of my late family, especially on my father's (McCain) side. He also had quite a large part of his family that was originally from KY.
Added by Ronald McCain on Nov 30, 2015 3:38 AM
Ronald McCain
A Moore Family Member
I am a grandson of Lloyd and Della Moore.
Added by Ronald McCain on Nov 26, 2015 7:38 AM
Leo Edward Mertka
Your memorial #126192759 is a duplicate. Please delete yours and add the parents links to the existing memorial #115089642. I tried using the edit key and it couldn't be sent"unknown error". Thanks, Kathy
Added by Kathy on Jul 26, 2015 2:18 PM
Karla Sommers
I.Baughman #119598550
Hello David -
I'm researching the Baughman family - I'm a descendent. I've "always" thought that Isaiah Jesse Baughman was father to Henry Baughman who has memorial #37884607. There is something wrong on your memorial of Isaiah Baughman. He could possibly be the father of Jacob Baughman and Mary Earnst Baughman could have been Jacob's wife. What do you think? Always enjoying Find A Grave.
regards from
Karla Sommers
Added by Karla Sommers on Feb 21, 2015 2:39 AM
Steve Doolen
RE: Purcell Family Relationship ?
David - I happened to check my account at Find a Grave, and saw that I had missed a message from you. That email address is obsolete, my current one is
I am a direct descendant of Charles S Purcell & Sophia Wantland via their son, Thomas Wantland Purcell & Eliza Hartline. Their son, Daniel D Purcell was my great grandfather, and was married to Mattie Craig. My grandfather, Dwight Purcell, was married to Carrie Broom. All of these lived and are buried near Salem, Il. I live in Vincennes, IN, about 80 miles from that area. I woould be interested in any family history you know. Charles Purcell is the first of my Purcell line that I know of. Some family stories say his father was John, and came from Tennessee, but I have never verified that.
Steve Doolen
Added by Steve Doolen on Feb 19, 2015 10:18 AM
Bob Ponda
This is a duplicate of the one I posted prior to yours, can you remove yours please. ty. #136515226
Added by Bob Ponda on Dec 31, 2014 2:49 PM
RE: Barnhill Transfers
We weren't able to finish photographing this section until just this past week. The 2 Barnhill memorials I transferred you in Maplelawn Park Cemetery now have photos.
Added by quantum on Oct 28, 2014 10:02 PM
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