Rives, Burwell Edward (1839 - 1880)

Rives, Burwell Edward

Rives, Burwell Edward


Father: John Edwards Rives
Mother: Elizabeth Warren

Birth: c1839, Georgia
Birth Source: Reliques of the Rives

Death: 1880
Death Source: Headstone

Spouse1: Amanda Taylor, m. 22 Dec 1859, Forsyth County, Georgia


Children of Burwell Edward Rives and Amanda Taylor:
  1. Edward Rives
  2. James C Rives, b. 4 Jan 1864
  3. Logan Rives, b. c1866
  4. Blanche Rives, b. c1871

From Reliques of the Rives:
Dr. Burwell Edward Rives was the fifth son of his father, Rev. John Edwards Rives, to participate in the War for Southern Independence, serving as 1st sergeant in Co. K, 43rd Georgia Infantry under his brother’s command. In 1868 he set out with his family on the overland trail by ox-team for California,
settling near Downey in that State, where he practiced medicine for which he had been educated in Georgia.

Headstone says he was born in 1837, but census indicates 1839.


Marriage:   Georgia Marriages, 1808-1967 (FamilySearch)
Death:        Headstone, Rose Hills Memorial Park, Whittier, Los Angeles County, California

1880 Census:  Los Angeles County, California

Childs, James Rives. Reliques of the Rives, 236