Rives, John (1861 IL - 1926 IL)

Rives, John

Rives, John


Father: John Hood Rives
Mother: Elizabeth Ann Randle

Birth: 8 Aug 1861, Rivesville, Illinois
Birth Source: Reliques of the Rives

Death: 18 July 1926, Carlinville, Macoupin County, Illinois
Death Source: Reliques of the Rives

Spouse1: Virginia Alice King, m. 28 Nov 1883, Greene County, Illinois


Children of John Rives and Virginia Alice King:
  1. Kent King Rives, b. 12 Oct 1884
  2. Zena Elizabeth Rives, b. 18 Feb 1887
  3. Nannie Baxter Rives, b. 31 Oct 1888
  4. Reba Belle Rives, b. 23 Feb 1891
  5. James Jaspar Rives, b. 21 Aug 1892, d. 24 Oct 1892
  6. Nellie Amelia Rives, b. 11 Aug 1895

From Reliques of the Rives:
He attended the district schools, afterwards taking a business course; and was a merchant for some years in Greenfield and Carlinville, Illinois. He returned early in life, however, to the old family homestead which he owned at the time of his death, July 18, 1926. He was a man of very strong character, possessed an unusually keen sense of humor, and was widely known and respected in his community.


Birth:        Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947 (FamilySearch)
Marriage: Illinois Marriages, 1815-1935 (FamilySearch)
Death:      Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947 (FamilySearch)
Census:    1900 Census - Macoupin County, Illinois
History:   Childs, James Rives. Reliques of the Rives, p201