George Washington Rivers

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Born in Colleton, South Carolina, USA on 5 Mar 1847 to George Monroe Rivers and Sophia Charlotte Fraser. George Washington married Susan Elizabeth Witsell and had 4 children. He passed away on 10 Mar 1915 in Walterboro, South Carolina, USA.

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Surname meaning for "Rivers"

English (of Norman origin): habitational name from any of various places in northern France called Rivières, from the plural form of Old French rivière ‘river’ (originally meaning ‘riverbank’, from Latin riparia). The absence of English forms without the final -s makes it unlikely that it is ever from the borrowed Middle English vocabulary word river, but the French and other Romance cognates do normally have this sense.

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