Rives, Samuel Henry, Dr. (1818 SC - 1872 AL)

Rives, Samuel Henry, Dr.

Rives, Samuel Henry, Dr.


Father: Green Rives Jr
Mother: Jerusha May Paisley

Birth: 18 Aug 1818, Richland County, South Carolina
Birth Source: Reliques of the Rives

Death: 30 Oct 1872, Collirene, Alabama
Death Source: Headstone

Spouse1: Jerusha Ann Robert, 16 Aug 1840, Pensacola, Florida
Spouse2: Mary Key Holliman, 23 Feb 1871


Children of Samuel Henry Rives and Jerusha Ann Robert:
  1. Jerusha Ann Rives, b. 3 Aug 1841, m. Rev. William Francis Compton
  2. Paul Rives, b. 18 Sep 1845
  3. Eliza Paisley Rives, b. 18 July 1848 d. 15 Sep 1849
  4. Samuel Henry Rives, b. 26 Nov 1850
  5. Luther Rives, b. 5 July 1852
  6. Judson Rives

Children of Samuel Henry Rives and Mary Key Holliman:
  1. Green Smith Rives, b. 23 Dec 1871

From Reliques of the Rives:
Dr. Samuel Henry Rives was born in Richland District, South Carolina, August 18, 1818, and like his brother, Claudius Green Rives, attended the University of Alabama, from which he was graduated with the degrees of B. A. and M. A. in 1843. Dr. Rives afterwards studied medicine which he practiced for a time at Liberty, Texas, accumulating considerable means before his death at Collirene, Ala., October 21, 1872.

Note that Reliques gives a different death date than the headstone.

Research Notes


Rives Cemetery, Lowndes County, Alabama
Childs, James Rives. Reliques of the Rives, p104