Interviewer: Phoebe Faucette Person Interviewed: Mamie Riley Location: Estill, South Carolina Ex-Slave “Aunt Mamie’s” hair is entirely white. She lives in a neat duplex brick house with one of her husband’s relatives, a younger woman who is a cook for a well established family in Estill, S.C. When questioned about the times before the war,
(See Riley)-Stella, daughter of Milton and Jemima (Scott) Moore born in 1873 in Missouri. Married in 1894 John H., son of Richard and Mary A. (Simkins) Riley. They were the parents of: Ruth Pearl, born February 6, 1896; Mamie A., born June 23, 1900; Mabel, born May 13, 1902 and Prentice Riley, born February 22,
George B. Riley has been a resident of Lake County for thirty five years past, and is considered one of the representative men of that county, and was the son of George E. and Mary (Castle) Riley. His father was born in Henry County, Tennessee, February 1816; his mother in North Carolina in 1818. Mr.
J. Watson Riley, dealer in agricultural implements and farmer, Albion, has been in his present business over four years, handling over $5,000 in cash goods and $7,000 in commission goods per year. He employs one man permanently and several sub-agents. He is the pioneer hardware merchant of Albion. At first he carried on the business
JAMES W. RILEY. He whose name heads this sketch is one of the leading farmers of Spring Creek Township, Howell County, Missouri, and was born in Franklin County, Missouri, in 1847. His parents, Lewis and Ann (Little) Riley, were born in Crawford County, Il., in 1824 and 1829, respectively. They fell in love and eloped
William T. Riley was one of the founders of the town of Hailey, and throughout the period of its existence he has been identified with its development, and his name is therefore inseparably interwoven with its history. The wonderful upbuilding of the northwest is due to such men. men of enterprise, sagacity, sound judgment and
William F. Riley, is a well known banker of Topeka but he laid the foundation of his prosperity as a farmer and stock raiser in Wabaunsee County. He had been a resident of the state since 1883, and his family is one that had performed its full share of services in the development of the
Blacksmith 1st Class, Naval A. S.; of Orange County; son of Mr. and Mrs. G. W. Riley. Husband of Mrs. Mary Riley. Entered service Dec. 10, 1917, at Hillsboro. Sent to Bay Shore, L. I. Sailed for France Feb. 5, 1918, on French ship “La Touraine.” Was in France and Italy in Naval Air Service.
Private, 1st Class, Co. H, 30th Div., 120th Reg. Inf.; of Alamance County; son of G. H. and Laura Elizabeth Riley. Entered service September, 1917, at Haw River, N.C. Sent to Camp Jackson. Transferred to Camp Sevier, then to Camp Merritt. Sailed for France, May 11, 1918. Was in all battles of the 120th Inf.
Rev. J. W. Riley, Pastor Missionary Baptist Church, Mattoon; was born in Clermont Co., Ohio, Nov. 9, 1823; his ancestral line, traced through five preceding generations have been ministers in the Baptist Church; his father’s family furnished six ministers to the society, himself and five sons. From an historical record gathered from time to time,