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RIVENBARK, Liston Wells (1944)

Transcribed by Stephen Carroll Pearsall

L. W. Rivenbark Dies at His Home

Liston Wells Rivenbark, 62, of 3532 Granada, resident of Dallas for twenty-eight years, where he was a special agent for the Cotton Insurance Association, died at his home Friday.

He was a native of Burgaw, N. C., and lived in Washington, D. C., and Atlanta, Ga., before he came to Dallas in 1916. For the last year and a half he had been in failing health.

He was a member of the National Order of the Blue Goose, an insurance organization.

Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Mary Rivenbark, and two daughters, Mrs. Clara Harper and Miss Mary Lois Rivenbark, all of Dallas.

Source: Dallas Morning News, Dallas, TX, Saturday, April 22, 1944 (Sec II, p10, c2)

Note: Liston Wells Rivenbark was born 25 Mar 1882 in Pender County, the son of David Wells Rivenbark and Penelope Eliza Gurganious. He died on 21 Apr 1944. His spouse’s name was Mary Lola Faust (died Dallas County, 14 May 1969) and his daughters were Mary Lois Rivenbark and Clara Rivenbark. Mary Lola Fuast was born about 1890 in North Carolina. Both of the children were born in North Carolina.

Address off Rte 117

My name is Floyd Mattoon doing research on surnames GRIMES, EVANS and BLOODWORTH.  I am looking for the physical address of a Patent of David Evans made in 1736 of 640 acres in present Pender County, probably on rt 117 headed toward Duplin county line. Below are listed the names of persons who occupied lots in what was South Washington. This was a village of 62 lots where residences were built and about 7 stores were located. It was located off rt 117 where the present Riverview cemetery is located, a mile before Rockfish creek. The names are located below to the best of my ability.

Bloodworth,Morgan Swiney, Mathew Johnston, Nehemiah Williams, Blyth, Edward Pearsall [1793] , John James, Thomas James, Owen Keenan [1791], James Phoebus, William Jones, James Wright, James K………, Thomas Bloodworth, John Allen [1793], James Bloodworth [1784], Wimbark Boney [1784], Elanor Kinnes?

Email direct at: Floyd Mattoon
Submitted January 2008