Miss Harriet M. Conrey, a daughter of Jonathan Conrey, and a granddaughter of Peter Conrey, percentor of the old Gold Street Baptist church, New York City, was born in New York, November 5, 1838. She was baptized by Rev. Thomas Armintage, D.D., pastor the the Fifth Avenue Baptist Church,but a present she is a member of the Park Avenue Baptist church in Plainfield N. J. Formerly she was a teacher, but on account of ill health she has been obliged to turn to other pursuits.
from Baptist Hymn Writers and Their Hymns, 1889
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