Etienne Rivet III

#175, b. 1717, d. about 10 Apr 1779
Last Edited:4 Nov 2017
FatherEtienne Rivet II b. about 1683, d. between 1741 and 1755
MotherAnne LePrince b. about 1678, d. between 1755 and 1763
RelationshipGrandson of Etienne Rivet
ChartsDescendants of Etienne Rivet of Acadia

Children of Etienne Rivet III and Claire Forest

Outline of Life Events:

BirthEtienne Rivet III was born in 1717 at Pisiquid, St. Famille Parish, Acadia, Canada.1,2
MarriageHe married first Claire Forest, daughter of Pierre Forest Jr. and Madeleine Babin, in 1743 at Pisiquid, Acadia, Canada.1
AcadianDepEtienne Rivet III and Claire Forest were loaded onto the deportation ship Dolphin, with their children Etienne, Francois, Jean, Pierre and Theodore. The ship left Pisiquid on 23 Oct 1755 with three other transports.3,4
Death, WidowEtienne was left a widower when his wife, Claire, died before 1763 at MD.4
AcadianCenEtienne Rivet III was a widower enumerated in the 1763 Acadian census at Upper Marlborough, MD, with his children Etienne, Francois, Jean, Pierre and Theodore.4
AcadianTranEtienne Rivet III boarded the Britannia on 5 Jan 1769 with his children. The ship left Port Tobacco, MD with other mostly Acadian and German Catholic families.5,4,6
ResidenceHe probably lived at "St. Gabriel at Manchac" (on the east bank) for a time. The Manchac Bayou intersected the Mississippi River not far from St. Gabriel.7
MarriageHe married second Elizabeth Landry, daughter of Pierre Landry and Claire Babin, between 6 Jun 1774 and 4 Jul 1774 at Ascension of Our Lord Catholic Church at Donaldsonville, Ascension Parish, LA. Witnesses were Abraham Landry and Athanase Landry.7
DeathEtienne Rivet III died about 10 Apr 1779, probably in Ascension Parish, LA.7
BurialHe was buried at Ascension of Our Lord Catholic Cemetery in Donaldsonville, Ascension Parish, LA.7,1


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  3. [S1361] Nova Scotia Historical Society, Report and Collections of the Nova Scotia Historical Society, for the years 1882-1883, Volume III, pages 71-196, "Journal of Colonel John Winslow, of the Provincial Troops, while engaged in removing the Acadian French Inhabitants from Grand Pré, and the neighbouring settlements, in the autumn of the year 1755" (Halifax, Nova Scotia: The Morning Herald Office, 1883).
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  6. [S1367] Carl A Brasseaux. The Founding of New Acadia: The Beginnings of Acadian Life in Louisiana, 1765-1803. Baton Rouge, LA: LSU Press, 1987.
  7. [S18] Diocese of Baton Rouge, Catholic Church Records 1707-1900. BRDA : Baton Rouge, LA, 1978-2007.