Percy Joseph Rivette

#503, b. 27 Aug 1920, d. 4 Jun 1967
Last Edited:13 Sep 2014
FatherJoseph Emar Rivette b. 19 Jan 1894, d. 11 Sep 1970
MotherMarie Leontine Mayer b. 25 Jul 1892, d. 14 Feb 1979
Relationship7th great-grandson of Etienne Rivet
ChartsDescendants of Etienne Rivet of Acadia

Child of Percy Joseph Rivette and Anna Lalonde

Outline of Life Events:

EventDescription
BirthPercy Joseph Rivette was born on 27 Aug 1920 at Leonville, St. Landry Parish, LA.1
Census1930, sonPercy Rivette (given age 9) was enumerated as a son of Emar Rivette (given age 36) on the 1930 Census. They lived at St. Landry Parish, LA.2
Census1940, sonPercy Rivette (given age 19) was enumerated on the 1940 Census as a son of Amar Rivette (given age 46), living on the Leonville-Port Barre Gravel Road at St. Landry Parish, LA. He was single, and had an eighth grade education. Percy had been unemployed for 27 weeks and was seeking work. He had previous experience as a laborer in soil conservation for the government. He earned $180 in 1939.3
MilitaryPercy J. Rivette served in the military between 1942 and 1945 as a Private in the U.S. Army during World War II. He enlisted at Lafayette, Louisiana, for the duration of the war plus 6 months.4
MarriageHe married Anna Lalonde on 11 Dec 1943 at St. Leo the Great Catholic Church at Leonville, St. Landry Parish, LA.5
DeathPercy Joseph Rivette died at age 46 on 4 Jun 1967 in Leonville, St. Landry Parish, LA.1
BurialHe was buried at St. Leo the Great Catholic Church Cemetery in Leonville, St. Landry Parish, LA.

Citations:

  1. [S163] Social Security Death Index, viewed on Ancestry.com.
  2. [S417] 1930 U.S. Census. LA. St. Landry Parish. population schedule.
  3. [S787] 1940 U.S. Census. LA. St. Landry Parish. population schedule.
  4. [S302] Ancestry.com, U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946.
  5. [S311] Joann Savoie. E-mail message, 13 Mar 1997.