We are related of a sort. My grandmother was Marcella Trimble who married William Thomas Tarter and then James W. Fitzgerald after William's death. My father, Clarence Fitzgerald, was half brother to Rufus.
I knew Rufus and Thomas Tarter well as a child and spent time in Rufus's country store.
I am building a database at www.birch.net/~recovery/. I have found more data and will be entering it soon.