Father: Thomas Rives
According to Reliques
, "the only mention which occurs of him in the records is in 1733 when as 'Thomas Reaves, Jr.,' he was ordered to clear a road in Brunswick county with his father and Timothy
and Foster Rives
, and in 1738 when as 'Thomas x Rives, Jr.' he witnessed a deed made by his father."
Childs, James Rives. Reliques of the Rives