Rives, Thomas Jefferson (1838 - 1919)


Rives, Thomas Jefferson


Father: Henry Hardaway Rives
Mother: Martha Dandridge Stone

Birth: 15 Jun 1838
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Death: 3 Jun 1919
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Spouse1: Alice Peach, m. 14 Sep 1868, Lincoln County, Tennessee


Children of Thomas Jefferson Rives and Alice Peach:
  1. Guy Rives, b. 4 Jul 1869
  2. Knox Rives, b. 9 Nov 1870, d. 17 Oct 1914
  3. Carl Rives, b. 8 Mar 1873, d. 27 Jul 1874
  4. Jessie Rives, b. 26 May 1876, m. Robert A. Holland
  5. Jay Rives, b. 7 Nov 1877, m. Rufus C. Massengale
  6. Dollie Rives, b. 11 Apr 1880
  7. Harry W. Rives, b. 4 Dec 1883

Thomas Jefferson Rives also made his home at Petersburg, Tennessee, where he was a farmer and teacher, serving as superintendent of schools of Lincoln county for six years. He saw four years service in the Confederate States Army and after the war married September 14, 1868, Alice, daughter of William and Susan (Boncome) Peach.

Research Notes


Marriage1:  Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950 (FamilySearch)

1880 Census:  Lincoln County, Tennessee
1910 Census:  Marshall County, Tennessee

Childs, James Rives. Reliques of the Rives, p276