Even tho' I can't get to your comcast address, we can surely communicate this way!
Haven't heard of a Richard before, but he would fit into Commack's family; according to 1850 census, Mary Ann was born ca 1841 and Sarah, ca 1845.So, there is a spot a Richard could fill.Will enter him as tentative.
Some kind person has answered my inquiry about and Letty and John Ratliff, both of whom married in Caldwell Co., TX, in 1867.Nothing new about them, but did supply me some marriage and census info on some other of Commack's children.
Re Commack - in the pursuit of the relationships between the Ratliffs, Fishers, Damrons, and others, I have found at least two mentions (census, i believe, but must go back and verify) where there were Carmack/Cormack families involved.Have we had his name wrong all this time?I guess it all depends on who's spelling it.I still protest that there was a reason James and Sarah named their first child Commack/Carmack/Cormack.
Looks like you have picked up the research bug a little.I'm happy to hear that - we still have a ways to go to get our bunch back East.