Rives, George Edwin (1843 VA - 1929 NC)

Rives, George Edwin

Rives, George Edwin


Father: George Rives
Mother: Ann Paton Pollard

Birth: 11 Nov 1843 (or 1842), Virginia
Birth Source: Death Certificate, Census

Death: 28 Apr 1929, Beaufort, Carteret, North Carolina
Death Source: Death Certificate

Spouse1: Mary Virginia Loudon, m. 13 Sep 1865, Portsmouth, Virginia


Children of George Edwin and Mary Virginia Loudon:
  1. George Hubert Rives, b. 30 Nov 1866
  2. Edwin Montgomery Rives, b. 24 Jul 1868, d. 3 Mar 1871
  3. Blanche Loudon Rives, b. 25 Apr 1870, m. Charles Pond

From Reliques of the Rives:
George Edwin Rives was born November 11, 1842, in Petersburg, Virginia, and now resides at Wakefield in Surry county. He served four years in the Confederate Army as a private with Co. C, 5th Virginia Cavalry, and Co. H, 13th Virginia Cavalry, part of the time as a courier for Gen. Fitzhugh Lee. He married September, 1865, Mary Virginia Loudon, of Portsmouth, Virginia, daughter of Herbert Farrand Loudon, 1819-1857, and his wife, Missouri Jarvis, of Washington, D. C, 1826-1856, daughter of James Jarvis (son of John Jarvis and his wife, Anne Green, John being a son of John Jarvis and his wife, Elizabeth Meecham) and his wife, Mary Powell Pullin.

Death Certificate says he was born in 1843. Census seems to imply 1842.

George lived later in life with his daughter Blanche Pond's family.

Research Notes


Birth:          North Carolina Death Certificate, George Edwin Rives, 1929
Marriage1:  Virginia, Select Marriages, 1785-1940 (Ancestry)
Death:        North Carolina Death Certificate, George Edwin Rives, 1929

1870 Census:  Sussex County, Virginia
1880 Census:  Norfolk County, Virginia
1900 Census:  Surry County, Virginia (Charles Pond HOH)
1910 Census:  Sussex County, Virginia (Charles Pond HOH)
1920 Census:  Nansemond County, Virginia (Charles Pond HOH)

Childs, James Rives. Reliques of the Rives, p448