Rives, Robert Charles (1814 VA - 1887 VA)

Rives, Robert Charles

Rives, Robert Charles


Father: Thomas Rives
Mother: Frances S. Thweatt

Birth: 20 May 1814, Virginia
Birth Source: Reliques of the Rives, Thomas Rives Family Bible

Death: 16 Aug 1887, Petersburg, Virginia
Death Source: Obituary

Spouse1: Ann Eliza King, m. 28 Jan 1835, Dinwiddie County, Virginia


Children of Robert Charles Rives and Ann Eliza King:
  1. Hugh Rives, b. 29 Jan 1836
  2. Virgil A. Rives, b. 14 Mar 1837
  3. Thomas Francis Rives, b. 18 Mar 1839
  4. Mary K. Rives, b. 8 Aug 1841
  5. Harriett P. Rives, b. 4 May 1843, m. Dr. John Crittenden
  6. Emma Alice Rives, b. 28 Apr 1845, m. Demascus E. Cornwall
  7. Martha Rebecca Iola Rives, b. 14 Nov 1846
  8. John W. Rives, b. 29 Dec 1848
  9. Mary E. Rives, b. 12 Aug 1852
  10. Charles Manson Rives, b. 3 Apr 1855
  11. Ann Eliza Virginia Rives, b. 26 Dec 1858
  12. Robert Thweatt Rives, b. 19 Apr 1862

From Reliques of the Rives:
Robert Charles Rives resided at "Cedar Green" and became a planter like the three generations of his family before him. He married "Jan. 28, 1835, Ann Eliza King, at Mr. Miles M. King's" in Dinwiddie, Rev. John Grammer, of Old Saponey Church, officiating and noting in the Bath Parish Register the receipt of $5 from the groom as fee for the ceremony. Mr. Rives died August 16, 1887.

Alexandria Gazette, 17 Aug 1887
Mr. Robert C. Rives, a venerable and respected citizen of Dinwiddie county, died at Petersburg very suddenly yesterday morning of disease of the heart.


Birth:          Thomas Rives Family Bible
Marriage1:  Thomas Rives Family Bible
Death:        Obituary, Alexandria Gazette, 17 Aug 1887

1840 Census:  Dinwiddie County, Virginia
1850 Census:  Dinwiddie County, Virginia
1860 Census:  Dinwiddie County, Virginia

Childs, James Rives. Reliques of the Rives, p265