Rives, Joseph Edwards (c1843 NC - )

Rives, Joseph Edwards

Rives, Joseph Edwards


Father: John Joseph Rives
Mother: Elizabeth Ann Brooks

Birth: c1843, North Carolina
Birth Source: Census

Death Source:

Spouse1: Mary Ramsey Rives, daughter of William Alston Rives


Children of Joseph Edwards Rives and Mary Ramsey Rives:
  1. Joseph Rives, b. 29 Aug 1887
  2. Fannie Rives, b. 24 May 1868, m1. Mr. Watson, m2. J. D. Suttenfield
  3. Angie Rives, b. 10 Feb 1871, m. Burt Johnson
  4. Margaret Rives, b. 11 Nov 1877, m. Corneilus W. Buchanan

His wife Mary was previously married to a Joseph Moore. The marriage of Joseph and Mary lists her name as Mary E. Moore.

The Review, 7 Oct 1915
Aged Woman Dead
Mrs. Mary R. Rives died Friday morning at 3:30 o'clock at the home of her daughter, Mrs. C. W. Buchanan, in Greensboro. She was 84 years old and had been in feeble health for some time. She is survived by three daughters and a son, who are: Mrs. Buchanan with whom she resided; Mrs. J. Johnson and Mr. J. E. Rives, all of this city, and Mrs. A. D. Suttenfield, of High Point.


Marriage1:  FamilySearch - North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979

1880 Census:  Gulf, Chatham County, North Carolina
1900 Census:  Macon, Bibb County, Georgia (Burt Johnson HOH)

Findagrave - Mary R. Rives - Green Hill Cemetery, Greensboro, Guilford County, North Carolina

Mary R. Rives Obituary, The Review, 7 Oct 1915
Childs, James Rives. Reliques of the Rives, p250