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Rives, James Franklin (1820 - 1887)

Rives, James Franklin

Rives, James Franklin


Summary

Father: Edwards Rives
Mother: Mary Ann Alston

Birth: 13 Jun 1820
Birth Source: Reliques of the Rives, Headstone

Death: 21 Jan 1887
Death Source: Headstone

Spouse1: Elizabeth Marsh, m. 31 Jan 1842, Chatham County, North Carolina

Narrative

Children of James Franklin Rives and Elizabeth Marsh:
  1. Henrietta Rives, b. c1842, m. James Cornelius Dowd
  2. Mary Ann Rives, b. c1844, m. J. B. Kelly
  3. Lucy W. Rives, b. c1847, m. Atlas Gilbert
  4. Sarah J. Rives,, b. c1852, m. Rev. B. C. Allred
  5. Ella Rives, b. c1857, m. E. J. McIver
  6. Emma Rives, b. c1857, m1. James Green, m2. John Green, m3. R. A. Murchison
  7. Alice Rives, , b. c1860, m. J. B. Galloway
  8. Elizabeth Rives, b. c1862, m1. Ben Watson , m2. T. A. Pugh, m3. William Galloway
  9. James Robert Rives, b. 8 May 1865

From Reliques of the Rives:
Colonel James Franklin Rives was, like his brother, Robert Edwards Rives, a member at one time of the North Carolina Legislature. His title was derived from his command of a regiment of North Carolina militia before the War Between the States. Col. Rives married in 1843 Elizabeth, daughter of Robin Marsh, a well-to-do citizen of Chatham county, and his wife, Lucy Waddill.

Sources

Birth:       Headstone, Meroney United Methodist Church Cemetery, Chatham County, North Carolina
Marriage: North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 (FamilySearch - indexed as "James F. River")
Death:       Headstone, Meroney United Methodist Church Cemetery, Chatham County, North Carolina
Census:     1860 Census - Chatham County, North Carolina
                   1880 Census - Chatham County, North Carolina
History:   Childs, James Rives. Reliques of the Rives, p250