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Francis Jackson Garrison, William Lloyd Garrison, 1805-1879; the story of his life told by his children: volume 1 22 0 Browse Search
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Archibald H. Grimke, William Lloyd Garrison the Abolitionist, Chapter 1: the father of the man. (search)
she determined to devote herself to Him. Her parents commanded and threatened but Fanny Lloyd was bent on obeying the heavenly voice of duty rather than father and mother. They had threatened that if she allowed herself to be baptised they would turn her out of doors. Fanny was baptised and her parents made good the threat. Their home was no longer her home. She had the courage of her convictionability to suffer for a belief. Such was the woman who subsequently became the wife of Abijah Garrison, and the mother of one of the greatest moral heroes of the century. Abijah followed the sea, and she for several years with an increasing family followed Abijah. First from one place and then another she glided after him in her early married life. He loved her and his little ones but the love of travel and change was strong within him. He was ever restless and changeful. During one of his roving fits he emigrated with his family from Nova Scotia to the United States. It was in the
Island, N. B., 1776; d. Baltimore, Md., Sept. 3, 1823], ancestry, 1.14, personal appearance, 14, 34, happy youth, 39; religious experience, 14, 15; captivates Abijah Garrison, 13, marriage, 15, children, 16, 20, 24, removal to Newburyport, Mass., 20; expels a drinking party, 26; becomes a monthly nurse, 26; church attendance and si 217. Brother of May, Samuel [b. Boston, Dec. 4, 1776; d. there Feb. 23, 1870], 1.495. Father of May, Samuel, Rev. [b. Boston, April 11, 1810], sketch of Mrs. Garrison, 1.423; at N. Y. anniversary, 2.348.—Letter to F. Jackson, 2.348. May, Samuel Joseph, Rev. [b. Boston, Mass., Sept. 12, 1797; d. Syracuse, N. Y., July 1, 18rged on G., 472. Paley, William, Rev. [1743-1805], 2.110. Palfrey, John Gorham, Rev. [1796-1881], 1.464. Palmer, Abijah, removal to N. B., 1.4; namesake of A. Garrison, 12. Father of Palmer, Abijah, 1.12. Grandson of Palmer, Daniel [b. Rowley, Mass., July 31, 1712], Maugerville grantee, 1.3; ancestry, marriage, family, 3
Francis Jackson Garrison, William Lloyd Garrison, 1805-1879; the story of his life told by his children: volume 1, Chapter 1: Ancestry.—1764-1805. (search)
o personal recollection of him, thus summed up the traditions in regard to Abijah Garrison: I was probably not more than three years old when he Ms. took his s advocate of those peculiar views for which she had suffered so much. As Mr. Garrison, on his visit to England in 1846, must have furnished Mrs. Howitt with thesere authentic than any later recollections could have been. The date of Abijah Garrison's marriage is uncertain, except that it was nearly at the close of the las to the care of Mr. Geo. Harden, City of St. John. Thus it reads: Abijah Garrison to his parents. Granville, April 4th, 1805. Ms. Much Respected Parelating this trade in force in 1805 was that of 28 George III.; and even as Abijah Garrison was writing, Sir John Wentworth, Lieutenant-Governor of Nova Scotia, was aw and Sighing shall flee away is the Sincere wish of your affectionate Son Abijah Garrison. Give my love to Silas and William, Sally and all the Rest of our fa
Francis Jackson Garrison, William Lloyd Garrison, 1805-1879; the story of his life told by his children: volume 1, Chapter 2: Boyhood.—1805-1818. (search)
nged. The Embargo of 1807-8 had not yet laid its paralyzing hand upon the busy port when Abijah Garrison came there to establish a new home for himself and family, and to seek employment. He was s born to them, to whom the name of Maria Elizabeth was given, and not long after this date Abijah Garrison left Newburyport, never again to return to it or to his family. He went back to New Brunswinally went from New Brunswick. The following, which is the last known letter written by Abijah Garrison, was addressed to his cousin. Joanna Palmer, of Sheffield, on the St. John: Waterboroug you a Sentimental piece. Wishing you the Blessings of Health, I remain your affectionate A. Garrison. The cause of this desertion of wife and children by a man whose affection for them, as fould stand the test and not reel, they were called sober men. There is no evidence that Abijah Garrison ever became an habitually intemperate man; but that his inability always to control an appe