William B. Shands Family Bible

William B. Shands Family Bible

William B. Shands Family Bible


Select entries from the family bible of William B. Shands, son of William and Sara Gee Rives Shands, and grandson of Briggs Rives of Prince George County, Virginia.


My Paternal grandfather William Shands of Sussex
" grandmother Miss Oliver of Sussex Va
" Maternal grandfather Briggs Rives of Prince George Va
" grandmother Sarah Cureton " Va
My father was Wm Shands of Prince George "
" mother was Sarah C Rives of Prince George "
My father William Shands died the 23 April 1840
My mother Sara C Shands died the 5 May 1865

This following was recorded on a loose paper contained in the family bible.

Register of...

My grandfather Brigg Rives was born 10 Sept 1762
" grandmother Ann Curton Rives 26 Jany 1765
Their Children
Susanna Rives born Dec 4th 1790
Francis E Rives " Jany 14 1792
S J Rives " Jany 25 1795
Thomas C Rives " Aug 13 1797
E. C. Rives " Oct 17 1799
Ann B Rives " May 5 1802
T. B Rives " Jany 26 1804
Jane H Rives " June 26 1805


FamilySearch - Virginia Historical Society Papers, Bible Records, Mss6:4Sh183:2