Rives, James Turner (1848 - )

Rives, James Turner

Rives, James Turner


Father: James Turner Rives
Mother: Rebecca Ann Turner

Birth: 18 Oct 1848
Birth Source: Reliques of the Rives

Death Source:

Spouse1: Laura Otey Shackleford, m. 1875, Christian County, Kentucky


Children of James Turner Rives and Laura Otey Shackleford:
  1. "Daughter" Rives, d. in infancy
  2. Annie Laurie Rives, b. 22 Oct 1877
  3. Charles Shackleford Rives, b. 1880
  4. James W. Rives, b. 1882

From Reliques of the Rives:
He attended the district schools and married in 1876, Laura Otey Shackleford, daughter of Dr. Charles Shackleford, a physician of Hopkinsville, Ky. After his marriage he settled on a part of his father’s estate and engaged in farming. Mrs. Rives and two of her children died in the summer of 1882. Her husband accompanied the American forces to Cuba in I898, was stricken with yellow fever while there, and died aboard a transport en route to New York and was buried at sea.


Marriage: Kentucky Marriages, 1785-1979 (FamilySearch)
Census:      1880 Census - Christian County, Kentucky
History:     Childs, James Rives. Reliques of the Rives, p180