William Adam Rives
Mother: Annie Evans
Birth: 24 July 1874, Webb City, Franklin County, Arkansas
Birth Source: Obituary
Death: 27 Jun 1940, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Death Source: Obituary
Spouse1: Endora Watkins, m. 25 Nov 1896, Franklin County, Arkansas
- Werdna Elizabeth Rives, b. Feb 1898
- Joyce Rebecca Rives
- Williard Winifred Rives
Reliques states he "has been a traveling salesman for some years, as well as active in Democratic politics, having been a candidate for Secretary of State of Oklahoma in 1922."
The Daily Oklahoman, 28 Jun 1940
Services Will Be Saturday For Adam W. Rives, Salesman
Rites will be at 4 p.m. Saturday at the First Baptist church for Adam W. Rives, 65-year-old salesman for the Collins-Dietz-Morris Co., who died Thursday at his home, 425 Northeast Eleventh street. Burial will be at Fairlawn cemetery, under direction of the Guardian funeral home.
Rives, a salesman for the firm about 35 years, had been ill 10 days of heard disease. He was born July 24, 1874, at Webb City, Ark., and came to Oklahoma City from that state 39 years ago.
Survivors include his wife; three daughters, Mrs. James Boone, Atoka; Mrs. Edward J. Morrison, Columbus, Ind. and Mrs. Joyce Scrimshire, home address, and five grandchildren.
Marriage: Arkansas, County Marriages Index, 1837-1957 (Ancestry)
Death: Obituary, The Daily Oklahoman, 28 Jun 1940
Census: 1900 Census - Franklin County, Arkansas
History: Childs, James Rives. Reliques of the Rives, p248