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Rives, John (1751 VA - 1799 NC)

Rives, John

Rives, John


Summary

Father: William Rives
Mother: Frances MNU

Birth: 24 Mar 1751, Surry County, Virginia
Birth Source: Reliques of the Rives as taken from the Albemarle Parish Register

Death: Mar 1799, Northampton County, North Carolina
Death Source: Northampton County NC Estate File

Spouse1: Sarah Barrett



Narrative

The birth of John Rives is recorded in the Albemarle Parish Register of Sussex and Surry Counties in Virginia. John and Richard Rives were his godfathers and Elizabeth Rives, his godmother.

Children of John Rives and Sarah Barrett:
  1. Winney Rives
  2. Elizabeth Rives
  3. Robert Rives
  4. Mary Rives
  5. Thomas Rives
  6. Henry Rives
The above children are named as minors in the 1799 estate documents for John Rives' and that of Sarah Barrett Rives.

The 1797 Northampton County will of Thomas Barrett documents that Sarah Rives was his daughter and names her as a legatee. (Will Book Vol. 2 pg 197)



Sources

Reliques of the Rives
Albemarle Parish Register
Northampton County, North Carolina Estate Files
1790 Census - Northampton County, North Carolina