John Rivers

1710–
Upavon, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of John

When John Rivers was born in 1710, in Upavon, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, William Rivers, was 24 and his mother, Mary Maslen, was 17. He married Sarah Burrows on 26 March 1734, in Seagry, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter.

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Family Time Line

John Rivers
1710–
Sarah Burrows
1705–
Marriage: 26 March 1734
John Rivers
1739–1782
Joseph Rivers
1742–1829
Ann Rivers
1745–

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    26 March 1734Seagry, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children

    (3)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (13)

    +8 More Children

    World Events (2)

    1801 · The Act of Union
    Age 91
    The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.
    1815
    Age 105
    The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of River , with post-medieval excrescent -s.Americanized form (translation into English) of French Larivière (see Lariviere ).

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

    Possible Related Names

    River

    Sources (13)

    • John Rivers, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
    • John Rivers in entry for George Rivers, "England Deaths and Burials, 1538-1991"
    • John Rivers in entry for John Rivers, "England, Wiltshire, Church Records, 1518-1990"

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