|Birth: ||Oct. 30, 1826|
|Death: ||Nov. 15, 1893|
h/o: Elizabeth Clark(e) Owen.
He married ELIZABETH CLARK(E) OWEN on 28 September 1848 in Williamson Co., Tennessee.
*When Rueben was 4 years old when he moved with his parents to Spencer Co., Kentucky. They lived there two years, and then moved to Williamson Co., Tennessee, where Rueben grew to manhood.
*In August 1840, the Lord showed Rueben what a great sinner he was in the sight of God.
*In 1848, he married Elizabeth Clark(e) Owen.
*In 1850, Rueben and Elizabeth moved to Trigg Co., Kentucky.
In the spring of 1855, Rueben went to Muddy Fork Church. The first Sunday in May, Elder Bowers baptized Rueben.
*On 17 December 1861, Rueben went into the "War Between The States", while Elizabeth and their children stayed with her father during the war. He enlisted at Camp Trousdale in Company A, 45th Tennessee Infantry. He fought in such battles at Murfreesboro, The Battle of Shiloh, and The Siege of Atlanta in Brigadier General John Caleb Breckenridge's Corps. As part of Buckner's Corps, he fought in The Battle of Chickamauga, Rocky Face, and May 7 Peachtree Creek, and various other skirmishes. His unit surrendered and was paroled at Greensboro, Guilford Co., North Carolina, 1 May 1865.
In the spring of 1865, Rueben went to his family, Elizabeth and his children.
In Jan. 1866, Rueben went back to Calloway Co., Kentucky.
In the fall of 1874, Rueben, Elizabeth, and now eleven children, moved to Fulton Co., Arkansas, where he and Elizabeth joined Macedonia Church, by letter.
In 1880, Rueben preached his first sermon, and was ordained in the fall of 1885, by a presbytery composed of Elders J. F. Johnson, H. M. Brazil, J. P. Rogers, and Z. Wiseman, and Deacon A. Thomason.
He discharged his duty the best he could, while he was able. Rueben suffered untold misery, from cancer, but bore it with Christian fortitude until his death on 15 Nov. 1893.
John Ivie (1796 - 1875)
Elizabeth E Wells Ivie (1798 - 1879)
Elizabeth Clarke Owen Ivie (1829 - 1909)*
Landres Sylvester Ivie (1851 - 1908)*
Franklin Napoleon Ivie (1854 - 1933)*
Mary Ann Tabitha Ivie Russell (1856 - 1938)*
Jesse Owen Ivie (1858 - 1900)*
John Bunyan Ivie (1860 - 1897)*
Reuben Ewell Breckenridge Ivie (1866 - 1919)*
Robert William Ivie (1868 - 1937)*
Elgin Hanson Ivie (1870 - 1931)*
Robert C Ivie (1821 - 1901)*
Rueben Jackson Ivie (1826 - 1893)
Julia Ivie (1832 - 1855)*
Created by: Beth Ivie-Allen
Record added: Feb 23, 2009
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