The other son, Mentor Purdue, was my Great Grandfather. He was b 24 May 1840 PA, m Rebecca M. Robinson 19 Dec. 1867. He died 25 Jan 1926 in McCoy's Ferry, Washington, MD. Rebecca was b 23 March 1848 in Green Springs, Washington, MD and died 20 May 1908, same place.
Mentor and Rebecca two sons and four daughters: Joseph Luther, John Alexander, Urilla Florence, Anna Maragret and Grace Leona. Their daughter Emma Custis is my Grandmother.
Emma was b 24 Jun 1876, McCoy's Ferry, Washington, MD d in 1945/1946 in Havre De Grace, Harford, MD. She m Clarence Richardson Bachtell on 25 Dec. 1895. (See Bachtell page).
MOORE - British - "The Moor, darkie" (Old French) or
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