George Bruce1

M, #24081, b. 29 August 1835, d. 19 September 1887

Family

Pamela Catherine Rives b. 2 Feb 1847, d. 10 Apr 1922
Last Edited4 Jan 2019
     George Bruce was born on 29 August 1835 in Wilmington, Clinton County, Ohio.2

     George Bruce married Pamela Catherine Rives, daughter of James L. Rives and Elizabeth Hood. Whereas I could find a record of the marriage of their son, Curtis Brown Bruce in Ohio, I could not find a marriage record for this couple anywhere as of 24 Dec 2016.1

     George Bruce died on 19 September 1887 at age 52 in Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio.
     Find A Grave does not have a burial listing for him as of 4 Jan 2019.2

Citations

  1. [S2702] Find A Grave. Database and images; accessed 30 Nov 2016, memorial page for Pamela Catherine Rives Bruce (1847-1922) at memorial page... Maintained by Rives; citing burial location unknown.
  2. [S2702] Find A Grave. Memorial page for George Bruce (1835-1887) at memorial page....

Mallie E. Brooks1

F, #24082, b. 1866, d. 1898

Family

Herbert Joseph Rives b. 12 Mar 1854, d. Feb 1887
Last Edited23 Dec 2016
     Mallie E. Brooks was born in 1866.2

     Mallie E. Brooks married Herbert Joseph Rives, son of James L. Rives and Julia Woodcock. I cannot find a marriage record anywhere for this couple as of 23 Dec 2016.1

     Mallie E. Rives died in 18982 and was buried in Rosehill Cemetery, Douglas, Otoe County, Nebraska.2

Citations

  1. [S2702] Find A Grave. Database and images; accessed 30 Nov 2016, memorial page for Herbert Joseph Rives (1854-1887) at memorial page..., photograph of grave by Melissa, maintained by Rives; citing Fairbury Cemetery, Fairbury, Jefferson County, Nebraska.
  2. [S2702] Find A Grave. Memorial page for Mallie E. Brooks Rives (1866-1898) at memorial page....

Eliza Ann "Lida" Drum1

F, #24083, b. 25 July 1863, d. 12 June 1907

Family

Elmer Ellsworth Rives b. 6 Mar 1860, d. 1927
Last Edited30 Nov 2016
     Eliza Ann "Lida" Drum was born on 25 July 1863 in Greenfield, Greene County, Illinois. She was the daughter of Milus Wallace Miles Drum (1833-1905) and Harriett J Turney (1830-1909).1,2

     Eliza Ann "Lida" Drum, 19, married Elmer Ellsworth Rives, 22, son of James L. Rives and Julia Woodcock, on 28 December 1882 in Greene County, Illinois.1,2

     Eliza Ann "Lida" Rives died on 12 June 1907 at age 43 in Los Angeles County,1 and was buried in Live Oak Memorial Park, Monrovia, Los Angeles County, California.1

Citations

  1. [S2702] Find A Grave. Database and images; accessed 30 Nov 2016, memorial page for Eliza Ann "Lida" Drum Rives (1863-1907) at memorial page..., photograph of grave by Sharon Deanne Kieffers, maintained by Linda Towers; citing Live Oak Memorial Park, Monrovia, Los Angeles County, California.
  2. [S5501] "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1934," index, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, (FamilySearch: https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q292-QGQS, entry for Elmer E. Rives and Lida A. Drum, 28 Dec 1882; citing , Greene County, Illinois, United States, county offices, Illinois; FHL microfilm 1,310,038, accessed 30 Nov 2016).

Jennie Morris1

F, #24084, b. 5 October 1867, d. 29 August 1938

Family 1

Charles A. Nicholson b. Jun 1871, d. 20 Jan 1908

Family 2

Elmer Ellsworth Rives b. 6 Mar 1860, d. 1927
Last Edited17 Jan 2021
     Jennie Morris was born on 5 October 1867 in Green Ridge, Pettis County, Missouri. She was the daughter of C. (Chastine) L. (Lewis) Morris and Jane Summers. I believe he was the C. L. Morris who was enumerated in the 1880 census in Washington Township, Pettis County, Missouri as being 62 years of age (born c1818) with a wife, Jane who was 45 and a daughter named Jennie who was 12. C. L was born in Tennessee; whereas, Jane was born in Missouri.1,2,3

     Jennie Morris and Charles A. Nicholson obtained a marriage license on 6 June 1896 in Green Ridge, Pettis County, Missouri.1,4

     Jennie Morris, 28, married Charles A. Nicholson on 7 June 1896 in Green Ridge, Pettis County, Missouri, with B. H. Steel, Minister of the Gospel, officiating.5

     Jennie Nicholson, 52, married Elmer Ellsworth Rives, 59, son of James L. Rives and Julia Woodcock, on 30 October 1919 in Los Angeles County, California.1,6

     Jennie Rives died on 29 August 1938 at age 70 in Monrovia, Los Angeles County, California,7,8 and was buried in Live Oak Memorial Park, Monrovia, Los Angeles County, California.9

Census and Occupation

DateEnumeration and OccupationLocation
18702 years of ageWashington Township, Pettis County, Missouri10
188012 years of ageWashington Township, Pettis County, Missouri2
190022 years of age, married five years and having borne two children both of whom were livingSt. Louis, (Independent City), Missouri11

Citations

  1. [S3550] "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952," index and images, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, (FamilySearch: https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XLHK-PSV, entry for Elmer E Rives and Jennie Nicholson, 30 Oct 1919; citing Los Angeles, California, United States, county courthouses, California; FHL microfilm 1,033,290, accessed 1 Dec 2016).
  2. [S5336] "1880 United States Federal Census," digital images, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, (Ancestry.com: n.p.image 17 of 19 ), entry for C. L. Morris, 1880, Washington, Pettis, Missouri; citing roll 708, page 19B, family 338, accessed 28 Nov 2020.
  3. [S6039] "Newspapers.com," index and images, (Ancestry.com: (Provo, Utah), accessed 28 Nov 2929, entry for Jennie Rives, 1919, Monrovia News-Post (Monrovia, California), issue of 29 Aug 1938, page 1, image 1 of 6. Provides day and month of birth.
  4. [S6039] "Newspapers.com," index and images, Ancestry.com, entry for Charles A. Nicholson and Jennie Morris, 1896, The Sedalia Democrat (Sedalia, Missouri_), issue of 7 Jun 1896, page 8, image 8 of 10.
  5. [S5559] "Missouri, Marriage Records, 1805-2002," index and images, Ancestry.com (Provo, Utah): accessed 28 Nov 2020, entry for Chas A Nickolson and Jennie Morris, 1896, image 47 of 470; citing original data from the "Missouri Marriage Records". Jefferson City, Missouri.
  6. [S6039] "Newspapers.com," index and images, Ancestry.com, entry for Jennie Rives, 1919, Monrovia News-Post (Monrovia, California), issue of 29 Aug 1938, page 1, image 1 of 6. Says they married 31 Oct 1919.
  7. [S2702] Find A Grave. Database and images; accessed 30 Nov 2016, memorial page for Jennie Rives (1867-1938) at memorial page..., photograph of grave by Nancy Hofer, maintained by Nancy Hofer; citing Live Oak Memorial Park, Monrovia, Los Angeles County, California.
  8. [S6039] "Newspapers.com," index and images, Ancestry.com, entry for Jennie Rives, 1919, Monrovia News-Post (Monrovia, California), issue of 29 Aug 1938, page 1, image 1 of 6. Provides her date of death.
  9. [S2702] Find A Grave. Memorial page for Jennie Rives (1867-1938) at memorial page....
  10. [S5981] "1870 United States Federal Census," index and images, (Ancestry.com Operations Inc: (Provo, Utah), accessed 28 Nov 2020, entry for Chastine L Morris, 1870, Washington, Pettis, Missouri; citing page 619A, family 118, FHL Microfilm 552,296, image 15 of 44; citing original data from the National Archives and Records Administration.
  11. [S5786] "1900 United States Federal Census," index and images, Ancestry.com ( Provo, Utah): accessed 28 Nov 2020), Charles Nicholson, 1900, St Louis, (Independent City), Missouri; citing page 12, family 255, FHL Microfilm 1,240,898. Mistakenly says she was born in Oct 1877 and in Michigan. Hard to be born seven years after you were enumerated in 1870.

William Marshall Rives

M, #24085, b. 12 December 1841, d. 10 November 1863
Relationship3rd great-grandson of Terisha Turner
FatherHenry Archer Rives1 b. 26 Dec 1816, d. 22 Dec 1892
MotherEleanor P. Tillottson2,1 b. 20 Feb 1820, d. 21 Jun 1881
Last Edited4 Jan 2021
     William Marshall Rives was born on 12 December 1841, son of Henry Archer Rives and Eleanor P. Tillottson, in Montgomery County, Tennessee.3,4

     He performed his Military Service by enlisting as a private in Company L, 14th Tennessee Infantry, Confederate States of America and "served until captured early in 1863 near Somerset, Kentucky. He had just joined Morgan and while out with a skirmishing party alighted from his horse, slipped the bridle over his arm, and stooped down to drink from a spring. The horse heard other horses approaching, jerked loose and escaped. Young Rives sought a hiding place behind a log was was detected in his place of concealment.".3,5,4

     William Marshall Rives died of pneumonia as a prisoner of war on 10 November 1863 at age 21 in Point Lookout, St. Mary's County, Maryland,3,4 and was buried in Rosedale Cemetery, Pembroke, Christian County, Kentucky. "His father spent more than a thousand dollars to have his body brought back to his home. This took more than a year after the close of the war. Some time after that a comrade, who had found Billy's diary, sent it to his mother and father."

     He was originally buried in the Rives Family Cemetery on the Fort Campbell Military Reservation.3

Census and Occupation

DateEnumeration and OccupationLocation
18509 years of ageMontgomery County, Tennessee6
186018 years of ageMontgomery County, Tennessee1

Citations

  1. [S5507] "United States Census, 1860," index and images, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, (FamilySearch: https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M8TV-TTR ), entry for H A Rives, 1860, North and east of Cumberland River, Montgomery, Tennessee, United States, citing page 36, household 271, NARA microfilm publication M653 (Washington, D. C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL micrilfilm 805,266, accessed 3 Dec 2016.
  2. [S2702] Find A Grave. Database and images; accessed 1 Dec 2016, memorial page for Eleanor P Tillottson Rives (1820-1881) at memorial page..., photograph of grave by Joe Craver -- KY Legionnaire, maintained by Joe Craver -- KY Legionnare; citing Rosedale Cemetery, Pembroke, Christian County, Kentucky.
  3. [S2702] Find A Grave. Memorial page for William Marshall Rives (1841-1863) at memorial page....
  4. [S6419] "Pegram Family Album", contributed by Duffy, N., Solomon, Winona and Pegram cousins, online at https://www.patch.net/military/rives-mil.html , uploaded 4 Jan 2021.
  5. [S501] Childs, James Rives. Reliques of the Rives (Lynchburg: J.P. Bell Company, Inc., 1929), page 162.
  6. [S5499] "1850 United States Federal Census," index and images, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, (FamilySearch: https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MCDT-WY7 ), entry for Henry Reaves, Montgomery county, Montgomery, Tennessee, United States; citing family 158, NARA microfilm publication M432 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL Microfilm 444,847, accessed 16 Oct 2019.

Mary Ellen Pendleton

F, #24086, d. 1875

Family

Horace Plummer Rives b. 20 Jan 1845, d. 10 Jul 1929
Child
Last Edited3 Feb 2019
     Mary Ellen Pendleton and Horace Plummer Rives obtained a marriage bond on 7 October 1867 in Christian County, Kentucky.1

     Mary Ellen Pendleton married Horace Plummer Rives, 22, son of Henry Archer Rives and Eleanor P. Tillottson, on 14 October 1867 in Christian County, Kentucky.1

     Mary Ellen Rives died in 1875.
     Find A Grave does not have a burial listing for her as of 3 Feb 2019.2

Citations

  1. [S5537] "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954," index and images, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, (FamilySearch: https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FW5N-4BQ, entry for H.P. Rives and Mary Ellen Pendleton, 14 Oct 1867; citing , Christian, Kentucky, United States, Madison County Courthouse, Richmond; FHL microfilm 465,564, accessed 14 Aug 2016).
  2. [S2702] Find A Grave. Database and images; accessed 1 Dec 2016, memorial page for Horace Plummber Rives (1845-1929) at memorial page... Maintained by Rives; citing Grove Hill Cemetery, Shelbyville, Shelby County, Kentucky.

Nancy Agee Garrott1

F, #24087, b. 23 December 1854, d. 1 December 1890

Family

Horace Plummer Rives b. 20 Jan 1845, d. 10 Jul 1929
Children
Last Edited3 Feb 2019
     Nancy Agee Garrott was born on 23 December 1854.2 She was also known as Nannie.

     Nancy Agee Garrott, 21, married Horace Plummer Rives, 31, son of Henry Archer Rives and Eleanor P. Tillottson, on 14 November 1876.1,3

     Nancy Agee Rives died on 1 December 1890 at age 352 and was buried in Rosedale Cemetery, Pembroke, Christian County, Kentucky.
     She was originally interred in the Rives Family Cemetery on the Fort Campbell Military Reservation.2

Citations

  1. [S2702] Find A Grave. Database and images; accessed 1 Dec 2016, memorial page for Horace Plummber Rives (1845-1929) at memorial page... Maintained by Rives; citing Grove Hill Cemetery, Shelbyville, Shelby County, Kentucky.
  2. [S2702] Find A Grave. Memorial page for Nancy Garrott Rives (1854-1890) at memorial page....
  3. [S2570] "Kentucky Marriages, 1785-1979," index, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, (FamilySearch: https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FWBK-ZY4, entry for H. P. Reeves and Nannie Garrett, 14 Nov 1876; citing Christian County, Kentucky, reference p 57; FHL microfilm 1,942,960, accessed 1 Dec 2016).
  4. [S501] Childs, James Rives. Reliques of the Rives (Lynchburg: J.P. Bell Company, Inc., 1929), page 163.
  5. [S5503] "United States Census, 1900," index and images, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, FamilySearch ( https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M9WR-M7P ): accessed 3 Dec 2016), H P Rines, Magisterial District 4, Longview (west part), Beverly Post Office, Christian, Kentucky, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 12, sheet 10B, family 194, NARA microfilm publication T623 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1972.); FHL microfilm 1,240,515.

Willie Mae Rives1

F, #24088, b. 7 November 1870, d. 21 March 1946
Relationship4th great-granddaughter of Terisha Turner
FatherHorace Plummer Rives1 b. 20 Jan 1845, d. 10 Jul 1929
MotherMary Ellen Pendleton1 d. 1875

Family

Elliot Bondurant Beard b. 15 Jan 1870, d. 23 May 1933
Last Edited3 Dec 2016
     Willie Mae Rives was born on 7 November 1870, daughter of Horace Plummer Rives and Mary Ellen Pendleton, in Christian County, Kentucky.2

     Willie Mae Rives and Elliot Bondurant Beard obtained a marriage license on 28 June 1899 in Montgomery County, Tennessee.2,3

     Willie Mae Rives, 28, married Elliot Bondurant Beard, 29, on 28 June 1899 in Montgomery County, Tennessee.3

     Willie Mae Beard died on 21 March 1946 at age 75 in Lexington, Fayette County, Kentucky,2 and was buried in Grove Hill Cemetery, Shelbyville, Shelby County, Kentucky.2

Citations

  1. [S2702] Find A Grave. Database and images; accessed 1 Dec 2016, memorial page for Horace Plummber Rives (1845-1929) at memorial page... Maintained by Rives; citing Grove Hill Cemetery, Shelbyville, Shelby County, Kentucky.
  2. [S2702] Find A Grave. Memorial page for Willie May Rives Beard (1870-1946) at memorial page....
  3. [S2585] "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950," index and images, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, (FamilySearch: https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QK41-G2FZ, entry for Elliott B Beard and Willie May Rives, 28 Jun 1899; citing Montgomery, Tennessee, United States, Marriage, p. , Tennessee State Library and Archives, Nashville and county clerk offices from various counties; FHL microfilm 2,135,143, accessed 3 Dec 2016).

Elliot Bondurant Beard1

M, #24089, b. 15 January 1870, d. 23 May 1933

Family

Willie Mae Rives b. 7 Nov 1870, d. 21 Mar 1946
Last Edited6 Jun 2019
     Elliot Bondurant Beard was born on 15 January 1870 in Fayette County, Kentucky.2

     Elliot Bondurant Beard and Willie Mae Rives obtained a marriage license on 28 June 1899 in Montgomery County, Tennessee.1,3

     Elliot Bondurant Beard, 29, married Willie Mae Rives, 28, daughter of Horace Plummer Rives and Mary Ellen Pendleton, on 28 June 1899 in Montgomery County, Tennessee.3

     Elliot Bondurant Beard died on 23 May 1933 at age 63 in Shelbyville,2 and was buried in Grove Hill Cemetery, Shelbyville, Shelby County, Kentucky.2

Citations

  1. [S2702] Find A Grave. Database and images; accessed 1 Dec 2016, memorial page for Willie May Rives Beard (1870-1946) at memorial page... Maintained by Rives; citing Grove Hill Cemetery, Shelbyville, Shelby County, Kentucky.
  2. [S2702] Find A Grave. Memorial page for Elliot Bondurant Beard (1870-1933) at memorial page....
  3. [S2585] "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950," index and images, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, (FamilySearch: https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QK41-G2FZ, entry for Elliott B Beard and Willie May Rives, 28 Jun 1899; citing Montgomery, Tennessee, United States, Marriage, p. , Tennessee State Library and Archives, Nashville and county clerk offices from various counties; FHL microfilm 2,135,143, accessed 3 Dec 2016).

Nancy Noel1,2

F, #24090, b. 20 May 1837, d. 1 March 1901
ChartsDescendant Chart (Box)

Family

Reuben Ross Rives b. 25 Dec 1828, d. 28 Jul 1913
Children
Last Edited2 Dec 2016
     Nancy Noel was born on 20 May 1837.1

     Nancy Noel, 16, married Reuben Ross Rives, 24, son of Stephen Turner Rives and Sophia Meeks Cannon, on 15 September 1853 in Graves County, Kentucky.1,2

     Nancy Rives died on 1 March 1901 at age 631 and was buried in Liberty Cemetery, Folsomdale, Graves County, Kentucky. Her name is on the headstone with her husband.1

Census and Occupation

DateEnumeration and OccupationLocation
187033 years of ageGraves County, Kentucky3

Citations

  1. [S2702] Find A Grave. Database and images; accessed 1 Dec 2016, memorial page for Reuben R Rives (1828-1913) at memorial page..., photograph of grave by Gina Tucker Woodrum, maintained by Gina Tucker Woodrum; citing Liberty Cemetery, Folsomdale, Graves County, Kentucky.
  2. [S2570] "Kentucky Marriages, 1785-1979," index, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, (FamilySearch: https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:F44W-352, entry for Reuben Rives and Nancy Noel, 15 Sep 1853; citing Graves,Kentucky, reference ; FHL microfilm 0216824 IT 4, accessed 1 Dec 2016).
  3. [S5500] "United States Census, 1870," index and images, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, (FamilySearch: https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MXWQ-C8W ), entry for Ruben R Rives, 1870, Kentucky, United States; citing p. 47, family 331, NARA microfilm publication M593 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 545,963, accessed 2 Dec 2016.