Rives, William Augustus (1830 TN - 1896 AR)

Rives, William Augustus

Rives, William Augustus


Father: William Augustus Rives
Mother: Dionetia Whitmore

Birth: 1 Nov 1830, Hardeman County, Tennessee
Birth Source:

Death: 10 Sep 1896, Cotton Plant, Arkansas
Death Source:

Spouse1: Virginia Scales, m. 19 Nov 1851, Fayette County, Tennessee


Children of William Augustus Rives and Virginia Scales:
  1. Richard Hardaway Rives, b. c1855
  2. Lucias Augustus Rives, b. c1860
  3. Virginia Scales Rives, b. c1862, m. Richard Hendrick
  4. Mary Lee Rives, b. c1865, m. N. B. Nelson
  5. Edwin Rives, b. c1867
  6. Walter Rives, b. 11 Sep 1870

Reliques states "Of his thirteen children, six died in infancy and one in childhood, the remaining being:" (see above)

Research Notes


Marriage:  Tennessee Marriages, 1796-1950

1860 Census:  Fayette County, Tennessee
1870 Census:  Fayette County, Tennessee
1880 Census:  Fayette County, Tennessee

Childs, James Rives. Reliques of the Rives, p257