Johnny Cash

Johnny Cash, the renound country and western singer, the son of Ray Cash and Carrie Rivers, was born in Arkansas. His mother, Carrie Rivers, also born in Arkansas, was the daughter of John L. Rivers. John L. Rivers was born in Chesterfield County, but moved to Arkansas around 1915. John was the son of William Rivers, who was born and died in Chesterfield County and is buried at the Hurst Cemetery in Chesterfield. William's father and grandfather are also buried at the Hurst Cemetery. Johnny has visited Chesterfield County on several occasions to visit his mother's people. More to come ...