Rives, Willis Green (1821 VA - 1860 TN)


Rives, Willis Green


Father: Green Rives
Mother: Frances Markham Hardaway

Birth: 12 Sep 1821, Dinwiddie County, Virginia
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Death: 27 Dec 1860, Petersburg, Tennessee
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Spouse1: Margaret Hall
Spouse2: Virginia Fonville


Children of Willis Green Rives and Virginia Fonville:
  1. Neil Smith Brown Rives, b. 27 Sep 1848

The 1860 will of Willis Rives names his wife Virginia, his child N. S. B. Rives, and his brother Henry H. Rives, and Henry's wife Catherine H. Rives.

Research Notes


1850 Census:  Marshall County, Tennessee

Childs, James Rives. Reliques of the Rives, p279
1860 Will - Willis G. Rives - Lincoln County, Tennessee Will Book 2, p332