Rives, Silas William (c1836 TN - 1887)

Rives, Silas William

Rives, Silas William


Father: Albert Rives
Mother: Elizabeth Wiles

Birth: c1836, Davidson County, Tennessee
Birth Source:

Death: c1 Feb 1885
Death Source: Burial Record

Spouse1: Josephine Corbitt, m. 4 Aug 1859, Davidson County, Tennessee
Spouse2: Mary Jane Toombs, m. 11 May 1874, Davidson County, Tennessee
Spouse3: Mrs. Huldah Adams


Children of Silas William Rives and Josephine Corbitt:
  1. Joseph McEwen Reeves, b. 28 Dec 1860
  2. Annie Reeves, b. c1864, m. Douglas Lamb
  3. Alice Reeves, b. c1869, m. Walter Dearman

Children of Silas William Rives and Mrs. Huldah Adams:
  1. Bessie Reeves, b. c1875, m. Milton McCafferty
  2. Albert Reeves, b. c1878
  3. Frank Reeves

Reliques notes that "his children have changed the spelling of their name to Reeves."

His mother Elizabeth was living with his family in 1870.

Nashville City Cemetery Interments records state he was buried in the City Cemetery 2 Feb 1885, age 44.

Research Notes


Marriage1:  Tennessee, Marriage Records, 1780-2002 (Ancestry)
Marriage2:  Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950 (FamilySearch)
Death:        Historic Nashville City Cemetery Interments (1846-1979)

1870 Census:  Davidson County, Tennessee
1880 Census:  Davidson County, Tennessee

Childs, James Rives. Reliques of the Rives, p677