Rives, Cadwalader (1825 SC - 1897 SC)

Rives, Cadwalader

Reeves, Cadwalader, Col.


Father: John Rives
Mother: Mary

Birth: 30 Sep 1825, Chester County, South Carolina
Birth Source: Reliques of the Rives

Death: 4 Oct 1897, Landsford, South Carolina
Death Source: Reliques of the Rives

Spouse1: Martha Mary Fudge, m. 29 Nov 1846


Children of Cadwalader Rives and Martha Mary Fudge:
  1. Truman Safford Rives, b. 5 Apr 1849, d. 29 May 1849
  2. Virginia Cornelia Rives, b. 22 Sep 1850, d. 28 Sep 1850
  3. Mary Olivia Rives, b. 6 Feb 1852, m. Dr. John J. Miller
  4. Frederick Nelville Rives, b. 15 Feb 1854
  5. Cadwalader E. Rives, b. c1856
  6. Martha Carrie Rives, b. 24 Oct 1857, m. E. D. Tillman
  7. Anna J. Rives, b. c1860
  8. Viola Florence Rives, b. 31 May 1861
  9. John Winder Rives, b. 1 July 1863
  10. Richard Benjamin Rives, b. 24 July 1865
  11. Ella Claudia Rives, b. 25 Dec 1866, d. 10 Mar 1899, m. C. L. Wilson
  12. William Robinson Rives, b. 10 Jan 1867
  13. Sallie Estelle Rives, b. 14 Mar 1868, m. N. Finch
  14. Lawrence Lee Rives, b. 10 Aug 1870

From Reliques of the Rives:
Colonel Cadwalader Rives, born in Chester county, South Carolina, was a planter of considerable means and the owner of an extensive library for his day. He was appointed a colonel of the 27th Regiment, South Carolina Militia, 6th Brigade, under a commission signed by Governor I. H. Means on February 1, 1851, and now in the possession of his daughter—in-law, Mrs. R. B. Rives, of Wilmington, North Carolina. The records of the War Department show his service in the Confederate Army as a private in Co. B, 6th'S. C. Infantry. Col. Rives, who died Oct. 4, 1897, at Landsford, his home, married November 29, 1846, Martha Mary Fudge.


Childs, James Rives. Reliques of the Rives, p294
Headstone, El Bethel United Methodist Church Cemetery, Chester County, South Carolina
1840 Census - Chester County, South Carolina
1850 Census - Chester County, South Carolina
1860 Census - Chester County, South Carolina
1870 Census - Chester County, South Carolina