Delitha Riley gave her birth date and her husband's name and birth date in a deposition for her survivor's pension, which was based on her father John Riley's Revolutionary War service. Her decaration is dated March 23, 1852, in Boyle Co., Ky. Delitha stated that she and her sister, Peggy Maddox, were the only living children of Jalila and John Riley at that time.
Delitha Riley was born Jan. 14, 1786
Thomas Robinson was born May 10, 1780
The original pension papers are housed at National Archives in Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty - Land - Warrant Application Files. Washington, D.C.: NARA, 1974. Copies are available on microfilm: M804 Roll 2107. Jalilah's file contains 31 pages.