Mark Rivers

Male22 November 1824–9 May 1884

Brief Life History of Mark

When Mark Rivers was born on 22 November 1824, in Chesterfield, Chesterfield, South Carolina, United States, his father, William Rivers, was 48 and his mother, Elizabeth Betsy Rivers, was 40. He married Annie Parker on 23 January 1845, in Chesterfield, South Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Adamsville Crossroads, Marlboro, South Carolina, United States in 1880 and Chesterfield, South Carolina, United States in 1970. He died on 9 May 1884, in Marlboro, South Carolina, United States, at the age of 59, and was buried in Marlboro, Marlboro, South Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Mark Rivers
Martha Caroline Dean
Marriage: 13 January 1864
Rochell Dean
John F. Rivers
Joseph Lee Rivers
Robert Johnson Rivers
Columbus Lafayette Rivers
Malachi Franklin Rivers
Nancy Ella Rivers
Caroline Lugene Rivers
Laura Clide Rivers

Sources (23)

  • Mark Rivers, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Mark Rivers, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Mark Rivers in entry for Mrs Laura C Smith, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    13 January 1864Chesterfield, South Carolina, United States
  • Children (9)

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    Siblings (14)

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    World Events (7)

    1825 · The Crimes Act

    Age 1

    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

    1829 · Fort Sumter Constructed

    Age 5

    In 1829 Fort Sumter is constructed in the Charleston Harbor, South Carolina. Fort Sumter is most known for being the site of the first shots of the Civil War. It is barely ready when the American Civil War starts.


    Age 22

    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    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.

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