Claire Rivet

#423, b. about 1723, d. about 22 Mar 1780
Last Edited:4 Oct 2017
FatherEtienne Rivet II b. about 1683, d. between 1741 and 1755
MotherAnne LePrince b. about 1678, d. between 1755 and 1763
RelationshipGranddaughter of Etienne Rivet
ChartsDescendants of Etienne Rivet of Acadia

Children of Claire Rivet and Bonaventure Forest

Outline of Life Events:

BirthClaire Rivet was born about 1723 at Pisiquid, St. Famille Parish, Acadia, Canada.1,2
MarriageShe married first Bonaventure Forest, son of Pierre Forest Jr. and Madeleine Babin, about 1745 at Pisiquid, Acadia, Canada.1
AcadianDepClaire Rivet and Bonaventure Forest were deported in 1755 from Acadia to MD, with children Pierre, Joseph, Marguerite, Anne Sophie and Marie.3
AcadianCenClaire Forest was enumerated with her husband, Bonaventure Forest, in the 1763 Acadian census at Upper Marlborough, MD, living with their children Marguerite, Marie, Marie Magdeleine and Anne Sophie. Also living with them was an orphan, Joseph Boudreau.3
AcadianTranClaire Rivet and Bonaventure Forest were transported in Apr 1767 from the port of Baltimore, Maryland to LA, on board the schooner Virgin, along with about 200 other passengers, including their children.4,5
Death, WidowShe was left a widow when her husband, Bonaventure, died between 1775 and 1777.6,7
MarriageClaire Rivet married second Abraham dit Petit Abram Landry, son of Abraham Landry and Marie Guilbeau, at LA.1
DeathClaire Rivet died about 22 Mar 1780, probably in Ascension Parish, LA.6
BurialShe was buried in Donaldsonville, Ascension Parish, LA.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.
  2. [S40] . The Acadians in France Vol. II, Belle-Isle-en-Mer Registers.
  3. [S456] Acadian & French Canadian Ancestral Home. Lucie LeBlanc Consentino. Website. Online
  4. [S60] Gregory A Wood. A Guide to the Acadians in Maryland in the 18th & 19th Centuries. Baltimore, MD: Gateway Press, Inc., 1995.
  5. [S1349] Charles Mackenzie. Notes on Haiti: Made During a Residence in that Republic. Henry Colburn and Richard Bentley : London, 1830. See
  6. [S18] Diocese of Baton Rouge, Catholic Church Records 1707-1900. BRDA : Baton Rouge, LA, 1978-2007.
  7. [S20] Janet B Jehn. Acadian Descendants. Covington, KY: s.n., ca 1972.