Etienne Rivet II

#319, b. about 1683, d. between 1741 and 1755
Last Edited:30 Sep 2017
FatherEtienne Rivet b. about 1652, d. before 1707
MotherMarie-Anne Comeau b. about 1663, d. before 1691
RelationshipSon of Etienne Rivet
ChartsDescendants of Etienne Rivet of Acadia

Children of Etienne Rivet II and Anne LePrince

Outline of Life Events:

BirthEtienne Rivet II was born about 1683 at Les Mines, Acadia, Canada.1
AcadianCen, childrenEtienne Rivet II was enumerated with his parents and siblings in the 1686 Acadian census at "Baye des Mines."2
AcadianCen, childrenEtienne Rivet II appeared on the 1693 Acadian census at "Minas," with his father, step-mother and siblings.2
AcadianCen, childrenThe 1701 census at "Riviere de l'Acension" (possibly l'Assomption was intended), Colony of Mines, records his father's household with a wife and two children, but they were not named. Undoubtedly these household members were Etienne, his father's third wife Cecile Joseph dit LeJeune, and his half-sister Marie-Josephe Rivet.2
AcadianCen, childrenIn the 1703 census, Etienne was enumerated at "Les Mines" with his father, step-mother, and siblings Marie-Josephe Rivet and Cecile Rivet.2
AcadianCenEtienne Rivet II appeared as an independent adult on the 1707 census at "Mines." He had 1-1/2 arpents of land under cultivation, probably carved out of his father's holdings, and two heads of cattle.2
MarriageHe married Anne LePrince, daughter of Jacques (Jean) LePrince and Marguerite Hebert, about 1708 at Acadia, Canada.1
AcadianCenEtienne and Anne appeared on the 1714 Acadian census at "de la Riviere Pisiguit," with two sons and a daughter. Through other records, two children can be identified as Marie Rose Rivet and Michel Rivet. An unidentified boy remains unknown, and probably died young not long after this census was taken.2
AcadianCenEtienne and Anne appeared on the 1716 Acadian census at Port Toulouse on Ile Royale, apparently without their children.2
DeathEtienne Rivet II died between 1741 and 1755 in Pisiquid, Acadia, Canada.3,2
BurialEtienne Rivet II was probably buried at St. Famille Cemetery in Pisiquid (current-day Falmouth).4,5,6


  1. [S110] Stephen A. White. Dictionnaire Genealogique Des Familles Acadiennes [in French]. Universite de Moncton, Centre D'Etudes Acadiennes : Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada, 1999.
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  3. [S1354] Nova Scotia Virtual Archives. Online
  4. [S1358] Genealogy Homepage. Yvon Cyr. Website.
  5. [S1356] Genealogy. Peter Landry. Website.
  6. [S1357] Confederation of Associations of Families Acadian. Website.
  7. [S22] Diocese of Baton Rouge Catholic Church Records, Vol. 1a. Acadian Records, 1707-1769. Baton Rouge, LA: BRDA.