Judith Page Walker Rives

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Judith Page Walker Rives (March 24, 1802 – January 23, 1882), the daughter of Jane Byrd (Nelson) Walker and Francis Walker, was born and died on the family estate Castle Hill which she inherited in 1809.

She married William Cabell Rives (the grandfather of Amélie Rives Troubetzkoy), a member of the First Families of Virginia, on March 24, 1819. They later moved to France while he served as the Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary (1829-1832). He later served as a US Congressman.

Grace Episcopal Church

Near Castle Hill, in the Southwest Mountains Rural Historic District, the Grace Episcopal Church was commissioned by Judith Walker Rives.

Mother of Francis, Robert, Alfred Landon, Thomas Walker, Ella and Amélie Rives Troubetzkoy, Judith Page Walker Rives died at Castle Hill at the age of 79; interment at Rives-Troubetzkoy Cemetery (Cismont, Albemarle County)

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