Rives, Virgil Alfonzo (1837 VA - 1904 VA)

Rives, Virgil A.

Rives, Virgil Alfonso


Father: Robert Charles Rives
Mother: Ann Eliza King

Birth: 14 Mar 1837, Virginia
Birth Source: Family Bible

Death: 15 Jul 1904, Dinwiddie County, Virginia
Death Source: Civil War Records

Spouse1: Bettie P. Davis, m. 20 Dec 1881, White Chapel Church, Dinwiddie County, Virginia


Children of Virgil Alfonso Rives and Bettie P.
  1. Carlton Wilson Rives, b. 1 Jul 1883
  2. Annie Byrdie Rives, b. c1885
  3. Aubrey Tucker Rives, b. 19 Jul 1892
  4. John Will Rives, b. c1896

Virgil A. Rives was a soldier in the Civil War in Virginia 3rd Cavalry Reg., Co. I. According to notes on FindaGrave, his body was disinterment from the Rives Family Cemetery, Dinwiddie County during the 1941-42 expansion of Fort Pickett and placed in the Butterwood Cemetery, Darvills, Dinwiddie County, Virginia with a CSA marker. Bettie P. Rives applied for a pension for her husband Virgil Alfonso Rives (full name given) in 1924.

Research Notes


Birth:          Thomas Rives Family Bible
Marriage:   Widow's Confederate Pension Application for Virgil Alfonso Rives, Alabama, Texas and Virginia, Confederate Pensions, 1884-1958 (Ancestry)
Death:        U.S., Civil War Soldier Records and Profiles, 1861-1865 (From The Virginia Regimental Histories Series) (Ancestry)

1870 Census:  Dinwiddie County, Virginia
1900 Census:  Dinwiddie County, Virginia