Rives, James Robert (1865 NC - 1936 NC)

Rives, James Robert

Rives, James Robert


Father: James Franklin Rives
Mother: Elizabeth Marsh

Birth: 8 May 1865, Chatham County, North Carolina
Birth Source: NC Deaths

Death: 11 Feb 1936, Sanford, Lee County, North Carolina
Death Source: NC Deaths

Spouse1: Annie Jane Moffitt, m. 11 Mar 1888, Chatham County, North Carolina


Children of James Robert Rives and Annie Jane Moffitt:
  1. Lottie Alice Rives, b. c1889, m. Graham Kinsey
  2. Mattie Lucy Rives, b. c1896, m. Clinton C. Bowers
  3. Nellie Virginia Rives, m. John David Wicker

Death record names parents.

From Reliques of the Rives:
James Robert Rives, one of the most prominent and best known members of the family in North Carolina, was born in Chatham county in that State on May 8, 1865. He was educated at Trinity College and, after teaching and farming, entered the real estate business in Sanford, North Carolina. Elected to the North Carolina Legislature in 1905, he became a member of the State Senate in 1907. The following year he removed to Lee county where he became a member of the county court. Mr. Rives, who is a leader of the Methodist Church in Sanford, married March 11, 1888, Annie Jane Moffitt.


Birth:       North Carolina Deaths, 1931-1994 (FamilySearch)
Marriage: North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 (FamilySearch)
Death:       North Carolina Deaths, 1931-1994 (FamilySearch)
Census:     1900 Census - Chatham County, North Carolina
History:   Childs, James Rives. Reliques of the Rives, p251