Joseph Theodore Rivet1

#50, b. 4 Feb 1782, d. about 5 Jan 1825
Last Edited:1 Nov 2017
FatherTheodore Rivet1 b. about 1754, d. about 22 Aug 1792
MotherMarie Esther LeBlanc1
Relationship2nd great-grandson of Etienne Rivet
ChartsDescendants of Etienne Rivet of Acadia

Children of Joseph Theodore Rivet and Marie Henriette Landry

Outline of Life Events:

BirthJoseph Theodore Rivet was born on 4 Feb 1782, probably at Iberville Parish, LA.1
BaptismHe was baptized on 21 Apr 1782 at St. Gabriel Catholic Church in St. Gabriel, Iberville Parish, LA. Sponsors were Pierre Rivet and Marie LeBlanc.1
Census1810Joseph Rivet was enumerated as a head of household on the 1810 census at Iberville Parish, LA. Based on ages, it is possible that Isidore Rivet, free white male 16 to 26 years old, lived with him. There was also one slave living in the household.2
MilitaryJoseph Theodore Rivet served in the military in 1812 as a Private in the 8th Regiment (Meriam's), Louisiana Militia.3
MarriageHe married Marie Henriette Landry, daughter of Alexandre Landry and Marie Modeste Hebert, on 1 Feb 1813 at St. Gabriel Catholic Church at St. Gabriel, Iberville Parish, LA. Witnesses were Hypolite Landry, Xavier Rivet, Joseph Landry, and Isidore Rivet.4,5
DeathJoseph Theodore Rivet died about 5 Jan 1825, probably in Iberville Parish, LA.5
BurialHe was buried at St. Gabriel Catholic Church Cemetery in St. Gabriel, Iberville Parish, LA.5
SuccessionSuccession was filed for Joseph Theodore Rivet on 24 Nov 1825 at Iberville Parish, LA.6


  1. [S24] Diocese of Baton Rouge Catholic Church Records, Vol. 2. 1770-1803. Baton Rouge, LA: BRDA.
  2. [S255] 1810 U.S. Census. LA. Iberville Parish. population schedule.
  3. [S272] Louisiana Soldiers in the War of 1812.
  4. [S1092] U.S. French Catholic Church Records (Drouin Collection), 1695-1954. Website. Online
  5. [S18] Diocese of Baton Rouge, Catholic Church Records 1707-1900. BRDA : Baton Rouge, LA, 1978-2007.
  6. [S1667] Le Raconteur. Le Comité des Archives de la Louisiane, Inc.