Rives, George Washington (1837 IL - 1920 IL)

Rives, George Washington

Rives, George Washington


Father: James Rives
Mother: Elizabeth Hood

Birth: 13 May 1837, Rivesville, Green County, Illinois
Birth Source: Reliques of the Rives

Death: 29 Mar 1920, Alton, Madison County, Illinois
Death Source: Reliques of the Rives

Spouse1: Jemima Deal, m. 27 Jan 1860, Greene County, Illinois


Children of George Washington Rives and Jemima Deal:
  1. Charles Pascal Rives, b. 25 Sep 1861
  2. William Hardin Rives, b. 3 Mar 1863
  3. James Lincoln Rives, b. 7 Oct 1864
  4. Augustus Meander Rives, b. 8 May 1867
  5. George Edward Rives, b. 21 Jun 1869
  6. Estella Rives, b. 5 Nov 1870, m. Warren Robison
  7. John Emery Rives, b. 28 Sep 1872
  8. Harry Edgar Rives, b. 27 Nov 1875, m. Tessie Hardin
  9. Everett Arthur Rives, b. 26 Aug 1877
  10. Stephen Clyde Rives, b. 26 Mar 1879

From Reliques of the Rives:
George Washington Rives was born at Rivesville, Illinois, May 13, 1837, and enlisted during the War Between the States on May 7, 1864, in Co. C, 133rd Ill. Inf., serving as a sergeant in the Union Army until September 24, 1864. He married January 26, I860, Jemima Deal. Mr. and Mrs. Rives began their married life under pioneer conditions in Macoupin county, Illinois, nine miles northeast of Greenfield, where he became an extensive landowner and successful stock raiser. He and his wife, who were widely known and highly respected in their community, were active workers in the Asbury Church of their neighborhood, in the shadows of which they are buried.


Birth:      Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947 (FamilySearch)
Marriage: Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940 (FamilySearch)
Death:      Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947 (FamilySearch)
Census:    1870 Census - Macoupin County, Illinois
                   1880 Census - Macoupin County, Illinois
                   1900 Census - Macoupin County, Illinois
History:   Childs, James Rives. Reliques of the Rives, p210