Sylvin Mayer

#5, b. 28 Nov 1898, d. 9 Mar 1988
Last Edited:18 Oct 2017
FatherAndre Duprelon Mayer Jr. b. 25 Dec 1857, d. 15 Aug 1913
MotherAntoinette Mayer b. 5 Sep 1856, d. 7 Mar 1941
ChartsDescendants of Etienne Rivet of Acadia

Children of Sylvin Mayer and Theophile Rivette

Outline of Life Events:

EventDescription
BirthSilvine Meyer was born on 28 Nov 1898 at Leonville, St. Landry Parish, LA.1,2
Census1900, daughterShe was enumerated as the daughter of A. D. Mayer (given age 44) on the 1900 Census at St. Landry Parish, LA.3
Census1910, daughterSelvine Meyer (given age 11) was enumerated as the daughter of Dupreln Andres Meyer (given age 54) on the 1910 Census, living at St. Landry Parish, LA.4
Census1920, sister-in-lawSelvin Mayer (given age 18) was enumerated as a sister-in-law of Alexis Mayer (given age 33) on the 1920 Census, living at St. Landry Parish, LA. The enumerator apparently recorded her incorrectly, since she was actually his sister.5
MarriageSylvin Mayer married Theophile Rivette, son of Joseph Numa Rivette and Marie Francoise Lanclos, between 28 Mar 1928 and 27 Nov 1928 at Leonville, St. Landry Parish, LA.6,7
Census1930Sylvian Rivette (given age 30) was enumerated as the wife of Theophile Rivette (given age 49) on the 1930 Census. They lived at St. Landry Parish, LA.6
Census1940Celvine Rivette (given age 40) was enumerated on the 1940 Census as the wife of Theophile Rivette (given age 59), living at Leonville, St. Landry Parish, LA.8
ResidenceAccording to a city directory listing in 1960, Silvan Rivette and her husband, Theophile, lived at 635 Park Avenue in Opelousas, St. Landry Parish, LA, with children Thomas.9
Death, WidowShe was left a widow at age 68, when her husband, Theophile, died on 12 Mar 1967 at Leonville, St. Landry Parish, LA.10,11
DeathSylvin Rivette died at age 89 on 9 Mar 1988 in Baton Rouge, LA.11
BurialShe was buried at St. Leo the Great Catholic Church Cemetery in Leonville, St. Landry Parish, LA, next to Theophile.11

Citations:

  1. [S135] Rev. Donald J Hebert. Southwest Louisiana Records, 1750-1900, CD-ROM. Rayne, La.: Hebert Publications.
  2. [S1244] U.S. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007. Online database. Ancestry.com.
  3. [S224] 1900 U.S. Census. LA. St. Landry Parish. population schedule.
  4. [S298] 1910 U.S. Census. LA. St. Landry Parish. population schedule.
  5. [S415] 1920 U.S. Census. LA. St. Landry Parish. population schedule.
  6. [S417] 1930 U.S. Census. LA. St. Landry Parish. population schedule.
  7. [S416] Deborah Rivette Davis. Family group sheets to Joyce B Rivette. June 1997.
  8. [S787] 1940 U.S. Census. LA. St. Landry Parish. population schedule.
  9. [S793] Ancestry.com. U.S. City Directories, 1822-1995.
  10. [S163] Social Security Death Index, viewed on Ancestry.com.
  11. [S186] St. Leo the Great Catholic Church cemetery. Leonville, St. Landry, LA, USA. Headstone.
  12. [S724] St. Landry Parish, LA. Birth certificate.
  13. [S725] St. Landry Parish, LA. Baptismal certificate. Sacred Heart Church.