SummaryFather: John Hood Rives
Mother: Elizabeth Ann Randle
Birth: 12 Aug 1868, near Greenfield, Illinois
Birth Source: Reliques of the Rives
Spouse1: Mabel Clair Payne, m. 9 Jan 1895
NarrativeChildren of Robert Rives and Mabel Payne:
- Pauline Rives, b. 2 Feb 1896, m. Dr. Anthony Edward Bott
From Reliques of the Rives:
Dr. Robert’ Rives, born near Greenfield, Illinois, in 1868, was graduated from the Ontario Veterinary College, Toronto, Canada, in 1892. He practiced his profession and farmed in Greene county, Illinois, until 1896 when he removed to Muldon, Mississippi, and purchased a large cotton plantation which he operated while continuing his professional activities. In 1907 he disposed of his plantation and was appointed Assistant State Veterinarian at the National Stock Yards, East St. Louis, M0,, a position which he still holds. In 1916 he founded and became president of the Corn Belt Serum C0,, Inc., continuing his veterinary work and managing at the same time a large farm acquired by him near the old Rives’ homestead in Illinois.
Illinois death record for Pauline states mother's name as Mabel Clair Payne.
SourcesCensus: 1910 Census - St. Clair County, Illinois
History: Childs, James Rives. Reliques of the Rives, p204