John Rivers

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.

Photos and Memories (0)

Photos and Memories

Do you know John? Do you have a story about him that you would like to share? Sign In or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

John Rivers
Sarah Burrows
Marriage: 26 March 1734
John Rivers
Joseph Rivers
Ann Rivers

Spouse and Children

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


    Parents and Siblings



    +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.
    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


    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"

    Discover Even More

    As a nonprofit, we offer free help to those looking to learn the details of their family story.

    Create a free account to view more about your family.
    Create a FREE Account
    Search for Another Deceased Ancestor
    Share this with your family and friends.