Rives, Claudius Green (1816 SC - 1857)

Rives, Claudius Green

Rives, Claudius Green


Father: Green Rives Jr
Mother: Jerusha May Paisley

Birth: 23 Nov 1816, near Good Hope and Fairview Churches, Richland County, South Carolina
Birth Source: Reliques of the Rives

Death: 22 Jun 1857
Death Source: Reliques of the Rives

Spouse1: Mary Margaret Crumpton, 23 September 1841, Dallas County, Alabama
Spouse2: Sarah Sophronia Waldron, 24 July 1844, Lowndes County, Alabama


Children of Claudius Green Rives and Sarah Sophronia Waldron:
  1. Claudia S Rives, b. 24 May 1845, m. William John Dunklin
  2. Angelina Elizabeth Rives, m. Charles Polk Dunklin
  3. Claudius Green Rives Jr, b. 4 Feb 1858

Children of Claudius Green Rives and Sarah Sophronia Waldon:
  1. Mary Rives, b. c2 Jan 1849, d. 29 Sep 1850

From Reliques of the Rives:
Claudius Green Rives was born near Good Hope and Fairview Churches, Richland county, S. C, on November 23, 1816; and upon the removal of his parents to Alabama, entered the University of Alabama, from which he was graduated with the degrees of B. A. and M. A. in 1842; being described in the register of graduates of that institution as "merchant, planter, and capitalist." He married, 1st, September 23, 1841, in Dallas county Ala., Mary Margaret Crumpton (b. Oct. 14, 1821, d. Nov. 1, 1841) 2nd, July 24, 1844, in Lowndes county Ala., Sarah Sophronia Waldron, daughter of William Roach Waldron (b. Jan. 8, 1800, in Boston, Mass.), and his wife, Temperance Elizabeth Cobb (b. 1807, in Va.), daughter of Caleb Cobb and his wife, Elizabeth Quarles, daughter of Roger Quarles and his wife, Elmira Walton, daughter of George Walton and his wife, Dorothy Chambers. Mr. C. G. Rives was the Worshipful Master of the Meridian Sun Lodge No. 88 of Masons at Pleasant View, Ala., having held the same office in the Lodge at Braggs, Ala., where he made his home at one time. He died June 22, 1857, leaving issue by his second wife.

Daughter Mary is buried in the New Bethel Cemetery in Braggs, Lowndes County.


Childs, James Rives. Reliques of the Rives, p99
Alabama County Marriages, 1809-1950 (FamilySearch - Sarah)
Cemetery records, Lowndes County, Alabama, p30