Rives, Priscilla (c1740-1750 VA - 1800 SC)

Rives, Priscilla

Rives, Priscilla


Father:Timothy Rives
Mother:Hester Turner

Birth: c1740 to 1750, probably Brunswick County, Virginia
Birth Source: Reliques of the Rives

Death: Before Nov. 1800, Richland County, South Carolina
Death Source: Will probated 12 Nov 1800, Richland SC Will Book D, p. 28

Spouse1: Never Married


Based upon the undated will of Priscilla Rives, she never married and had no children. Her will leaves legacies to her nephew James Rives, son of Timothy Rives, and if James should die without an heir, the property would descend to his brother Turner and sister Charlotte. Another small legacy was left to her nephew William, son of Robert Rives. She left her clothes to Mrs. Priscilla Rives (wife of her brother Robert) and her two daughters Mrs. Polly Williamson and Charlotte Rives. The residue of her estate was left to her brother Timothy Reeves who was also appointed executor of her estate along with friend Thomas Taylor.

Research Notes


Reliques of the Rives (Ryves), p. 88
Will of Priscilla Rives - Richland County SC Will Book D, p28