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Sunday, August 25, 2013

Obituary Sunday~Little Louise Rivers

Louise Rivers
b. 6 June 1912
d. 17 May 1916

Louise Rivers, the small daughter of Mr. R. E. Rivers of Chesterfield, died in the Baptist Hospital in Columbia last Wednesday. It was thought she had appendicitis, but at the hospital an examination proved this to be a mistake. [1]

Sarah Louise Rivers was the daughter of Robert Edward Rivers and Flora McRae Rivers.

DC - Miss Louise Rivers

SC Death Certificate #33242 shows that little Louise Rivers died from acute lymphatic infection. [2]
Form her tombstone we find that she was known as Sarah Louise Rivers, b. 6 June 1912; d. 17 May 1916.[3]

38891433_124632682384-Sarah Louise Rivers
Photo courtesy of Julious Burr

She is buried in the Rivers Family Cemetery, Chesterfield, Chesterfield County, South Carolina.

[1] James C. Pigg, Death Notices from The Pageland Journal: Chesterfield County, South Carolina (1910-1935) (Tega Cay, SC 29715: Self-published, 1996), page 86.
[2] Louise Rivers, death certificate 033242 (17 May 1916), Vital Records, Department of Health and Environmental Control, Columbia, Richland County, South Carolina.
[3] Find A Grave, Inc., Find A Grave, digital image, ( : Accessed on 13 August 2011); Headstone for Sarah Louise Rivers; (6 June 1912–17 May 1916); Records of the Rivers Family Cemetery; Chesterfield, Chesterfield County, South Carolina, USA.

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