Rives, James Dandridge (1844 TN - 1914 OK)


Rives, James Dandridge


Father: Henry Hardaway Rives
Mother: Martha Dandridge Stone

Birth: cMar 1844, Tennessee
Birth Source:Census

Death: 14 Mar 1914, Holdenville, Oklahoma
Death Source:

Spouse1: Mary Frances Tucker, m. 8 Sep 1867, Madison County, Alabama


Children of James Dandridge Rives and Mary Frances Tucker:
  1. Elma Rives, b. c1869, m. D. Carlisle
  2. Henry Daniel Rives, b. c1870
  3. James Dandridge Rives, b. 21 Sep 1871
  4. Robert Aulden Rives, b. c1874, d. age 19
  5. Julian Stone Rives, b. 2 Apr 1876
  6. Clay Washington Rives, b. c1877
  7. Nanna Tucker Rives, b. c1879, m. Dr. McCrary
  8. Owen Higgins Rives, b. c1881
  9. Cloe Rives, d. age 2

From Reliques of the Rives:
Rev. James Dandridge Rives was born in Lincoln county, Tennessee in 1841 and was brought up by an aunt and an uncle. His life was spent in Middle Tennessee as a public school teacher and Baptist preacher. He was a teacher of unusual ability and like other members of his family, a forceful and eloquent public speaker. Rev. James D. Rives married in 1865, Mary Frances Tucker, daughter of Dr. Daniel and Nancy (Higgins) Tucker, of Fayetteville, Tenn. Mrs. Rives died in Holdenville, Oklahoma, in December 1911, and her husband died there March 14, 1914.

Research Notes


Marriage1:  Alabama County Marriages, 1809-1950 (FamilySearch)

1870 Census:  Lincoln County, Tennessee
1880 Census:  Lincoln County, Tennessee
1900 Census:  Dekalb County, Tennessee

Childs, James Rives. Reliques of the Rives, p276