Emma Lou Rivette

#18, b. 24 Jan 1931, d. 11 Jul 2012
Last Edited:25 Sep 2017
FatherTheophile Rivette b. 1 Sep 1880, d. 12 Mar 1967
MotherSylvin Mayer b. 28 Nov 1898, d. 9 Mar 1988
Relationship6th great-granddaughter of Etienne Rivet
ChartsDescendants of Etienne Rivet of Acadia

Child of Emma Lou Rivette and Felix Henry Wills

Outline of Life Events:

EventDescription
BirthEmma Lou Rivette was born on 24 Jan 1931 at Leonville, St. Landry Parish, LA.1,2
Census1940, daughterEmma Rivette (given age 9) was enumerated on the 1940 Census as a daughter of Theophile Rivette (given age 59), living at Leonville, St. Landry Parish, LA.2
MarriageEmma Lou Rivette married first Felix Henry Wills, son of (--?--) Wills and Carrie (--?--), about Sep 1952 at St. Landry Catholic Church at Opelousas, St. Landry Parish, LA.3
ResidenceAccording to a city directory in 1954, Emma Lou Wills and her husband, Felix, lived at 3114 Jessamine apt C in Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, LA. He worked as a tile setter for Reulet Tile & Linoleum. No phone number was listed.4
ResidenceAccording to a city directory in 1956, Emma Lou Wills and her husband, Felix, lived at 2965 Ontario in Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, LA. He worked as a mechanic for Reulet Linoleum & Tile. Their phone number was 5-5112 since 1955, and they owned their home.4
ResidenceAccording to a city directory in 1957, Emma Lou Wills and her husband, Felix, lived at 2965 Ontario in Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, LA. She worked as an office secretary for Power Electric. An occupation wasn't given for him.4
ResidenceAccording to a city directory in 1958, Emma Lou Wills and her husband, Felix, lived at 2965 Ontario in Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, LA. He was a construction worker.4
ResidenceAccording to a city directory in 1960, Emma Lou Wills and her husband, Felix, lived at 2965 Ontario in Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, LA. He worked as an engineer, and she was a bookkeeper for the City Club of Baton Rouge.4
DivorceEmma Lou Rivette and Felix Henry Wills were divorced about 10 Aug 1961 at Baton Rouge, LA.5
MarriageEmma Lou Rivette married second Gordon C. Luke.
ResidenceAt the time of her brother Raymond's death in 2010, Emma Lou Luke lived in Baton Rouge, LA.6
DeathShe died at age 81 on 11 Jul 2012 in Baton Rouge, LA.7

Citations:

  1. [S163] Social Security Death Index, viewed on Ancestry.com.
  2. [S787] 1940 U.S. Census. LA. St. Landry Parish. population schedule.
  3. [S1753] Wills-Rivette Wedding. "Wedding of Pete Wills and Emma Lou Rivette". 12 photographs. Film processed Sep 1952. Held by Charles D. Rivette.
  4. [S793] Ancestry.com. U.S. City Directories, 1822-1995.
  5. [S1828] The Advocate. Baton Rouge, LA. news article.
  6. [S260] The Opelousas Daily World. Website.
  7. [S786] Donna Kragle. E-mail message, Jul 2012.
  8. [S1827] State Times Advocate. Baton Rouge, LA. news article.