Our New Arrival
". . . and unto us a Vol is born . . . ."
was born July 31, 1998
at 4:00 pm at home in Gray Tennessee. His father delivered with
the help of Pat Nicely. He is named after two of his
great-grandfathers, Gerrit Rietman (maternal) and Benjamin Brock
(paternal). He weighed in at 9lbs 14 oz and measured 21 3/4"
(Strangely, his mother refused the name Obadiah, despite its
ancient and revered use on the paternal side of the
Click on the pacifier for more pictures of Garrett