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Garrard Riley leaves his beloved Father and Mother behind

Journal by KAH45

In March 1800, Garrard Riley, son of Ninian Riley and Elizabeth Taylor Riley, led his 75 year old mother to the minister to be baptized. She had been a member of the Church of England and had been baptized as a infant. Now she saw it as her duty to follow the ordinance of the Baptist faith and walked slowly into the stream to be baptized like her dear Saviour. Garrard's twelve year old daughter also entered Hickman Creek that Sunday morning.
Five years later, 1805 Garrard Riley moved his family to Clermont Co. Ohio. He told his beloved parents that his leaving was a great trial. He also told them he would come back to see them every year if he lived and could as long as they lived, it was a promise he tried to fulfill...

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on 2009-09-19 20:06:03

KAH45 , from USA, has been a Family Tree Circles member since Aug 2009. is researching the following names: WRIGHT, WRIGHTANDHADDON, AUTREY and 6 other(s).

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