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 In February [[1811]] Robert Kirtley was baptized by [[Christopher Wilson]], and joined the [[Bullittsburg Baptist Church]]. ​ His life in the local religious community was briefly interrupted in [[1812]] when he entered the Kentucky militia as a Lieutenant, serving under General Harrison. ​ With the end of the [[War of 1812]], Kirtley returned home. In February [[1811]] Robert Kirtley was baptized by [[Christopher Wilson]], and joined the [[Bullittsburg Baptist Church]]. ​ His life in the local religious community was briefly interrupted in [[1812]] when he entered the Kentucky militia as a Lieutenant, serving under General Harrison. ​ With the end of the [[War of 1812]], Kirtley returned home.
  
-Robert became ​of Deacon in [[1817]], and was licensed to preach in July [[1819]]. ​ He was later ordained in August [[1822]]. In [[1826]] he succeeded James Dicken and [[Absalom Graves]] as the sole pastor of Bullittsburg Baptist Church. He served for thirty-one years as a moderator for the [[North Bend Association of Baptists]], retiring from the post in [[1865]].+Robert became ​Deacon in [[1817]], and was licensed to preach in July [[1819]]. ​ He was later ordained in August [[1822]]. In [[1826]] he succeeded James Dicken and [[Absalom Graves]] as the sole pastor of Bullittsburg Baptist Church. He served for thirty-one years as a moderator for the [[North Bend Association of Baptists]], retiring from the post in [[1865]].
  
 With the death of his wife, Mary, on 15 June [[1851]], Robert soon remarried. ​ His second wife was a widow, Mrs. Louisa Graves. ​ She, too, passed away following a short illness, on 13 September [[1858]]. With the death of his wife, Mary, on 15 June [[1851]], Robert soon remarried. ​ His second wife was a widow, Mrs. Louisa Graves. ​ She, too, passed away following a short illness, on 13 September [[1858]].
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