Richard and Mary Graham were married by Rector Charles Crook on Monday, 28 April 1817 at St. Peter and Paul Church, Bath, Somerset Co., England. C. Russell and W. W. Skrine Jr. witnessed the marriage. It seems he deserted his family, sometime before December 11, 1826. The family then became wards of the Parish of St. Leonard. A reward of 2 guineas was offered for his apprehension. An image of the newspaper advertisment can be found here.