Murphy Rivette1

#505, b. 6 Aug 1924, d. 4 Mar 1997
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

Outline of Life Events:

BirthMurphy Rivette was born on 6 Aug 1924 at Leonville, St. Landry Parish, LA.1,2,3
Census1930, sonMurphy Rivette (given age 5) was enumerated as a son of Emar Rivette (given age 36) on the 1930 Census. They lived at St. Landry Parish, LA.4
Census1940, sonMurphy Rivette (given age 12) 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 attending school, and had completed the sixth grade.5
DraftRegMurphy Rivette registered for the second draft for World War II on 2 Sep 1948. At that time, his residence was at 1309 Octavia Street in New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA. He was single, and gave the name of Nick Bandi, at the same address, as someone who would always know his address. Murphy worked as a clerk for the Capital Chain store on Magazine Street. He was described as being 5 feet 5 inches tall and 128 pounds, with brown eyes, brown hair and fair complexion.1
DeathHe died at age 72 of a heart attack on 4 Mar 1997 at his home in Marrero, LA.3,2
BurialHe was buried at Garden of Memories Cemetery in Metairie, Jefferson Parish, LA.3


  1. [S994] World War II Second Registration Draft Cards, compiled 1948-1959. Online image.
  2. [S163] Social Security Death Index, viewed on
  3. [S312] The New Orleans Times Picayune. New Orleans, LA.
  4. [S417] 1930 U.S. Census. LA. St. Landry Parish. population schedule.
  5. [S787] 1940 U.S. Census. LA. St. Landry Parish. population schedule.