Alexandre Rivette

#6, b. 2 Sep 1856, d. about 17 Dec 1911
Last Edited:26 Oct 2017
FatherJean Baptiste Rivette Sr. b. 4 Nov 1832, d. 8 Aug 1905
MotherMarie Sylvanie Lalonde b. 6 Jun 1831, d. about Dec 1908
Relationship5th great-grandson of Etienne Rivet
ChartsDescendants of Etienne Rivet of Acadia

Children of Alexandre Rivette and Marie Louisa LaGrange

Outline of Life Events:

EventDescription
OccupationHe was a farmer.
BirthAlexandre Rivette was born on 2 Sep 1856 at Arnaudville, St. Landry Parish, LA.1,2
BaptismHe was baptized on 15 Mar 1857 at St. Francis Regis Catholic Church in Arnaudville, St. Landry Parish, LA. Sponsors were Jean Batiste Hebert and Josephine Lalonde.2
Census1860, household memberAlexandre Rivet (given age 3) was enumerated in the household of Jean B. Rivet (given age 26) on the 1860 Census at Opelousas, St. Landry Parish, LA.3
Census1870, household memberAlexander Rivet (given age 13) was enumerated on the 1870 census in the household of Jean Bte. Rivet (given age 38), living in St. Landry Parish, LA.4
MarriageAlexandre Rivette married Marie Louisa LaGrange, daughter of Placide LaGrange and Marie Louisa Guilbert, on 10 Dec 1879 at St. Francis Regis Catholic Church at Arnaudville, St. Landry Parish, LA. Witnesses were Gustave Hollier, Valerie Stood [?], and Augustin Lalonde.5,6
Census1880Alex. Rivet (given age 23) was enumerated on the 1880 census as the head of a household, living in St. Landry Parish, LA, with his wife Marie L. Rivet (given age 20). His occupation is "worker in fields". His sister Odelia (Lanclos) and her family were living with them.7
Application, ChildThey was mentioned on their father's pension application 7 Oct 1898 St. Landry Parish, LA.8
Census1900Alexandre Rivette (given age 33) was enumerated as the head of a household on the 1900 census at NE of Bayou Teche, St. Landry Parish, LA. With him was his wife Marie, son(s) Leonard, Alce', Placide and Amar, daughter(s) Lozama, Emma, Louisa and Alzire . Alexandre lived on a farm which he rented. His wife Marie was the mother of 8 children, all 8 still living.9
Census1910Alexander Rivet (given age 58) was enumerated as the head of a household on the 1910 census, living at Port Barre, St. Landry Parish, LA. Also living in the house was his wife Marie Rivet (given age 50), son Emar Rivet (given age 16), daughter Emma Rivet (given age 18), Louisa Rivet (given age 14) and Alzire Rivet (given age 10). They lived on a rented farm. Everyone in the family spoke French instead of English.10
DeathAlexandre Rivette died about 17 Dec 1911, probably in St. Landry Parish, LA.11
BurialHe was buried at Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church cemetery in Port Barre, St. Landry Parish, LA.11

Citations:

  1. [S19] Rev. Donald J Hebert. Southwest Louisiana Records, 1750-1909. Eunice, La.: Hebert Publications, 1974-.
  2. [S199] Debra Rivette. History of the Placide Rivette Family of Arnaudville, Louisiana, 2005.
  3. [S328] 1860 U.S. Census. LA. St. Landry Parish. population schedule.
  4. [S241] 1870 U.S. Census. LA. St. Landry Parish. population schedule.
  5. [S1843] FamilySearch.org. Marriage records, 1807-1916; index to marriages, 1807-1979.
  6. [S135] Rev. Donald J Hebert. Southwest Louisiana Records, 1750-1900, CD-ROM. Rayne, La.: Hebert Publications.
  7. [S225] 1880 U.S. Census. LA. St. Landry Parish. population schedule.
  8. [S151] Louisiana Secretary of State. Baton Rouge, LA, USA. Louisiana Confederate Pension Applications.
  9. [S224] 1900 U.S. Census. LA. St. Landry Parish. population schedule.
  10. [S298] 1910 U.S. Census. LA. St. Landry Parish. population schedule.
  11. [S964] Rev. Donald J Hebert. Southwest Louisiana Records, 1911. Baton Rouge, LA: Claitor's Law Books and Publishing Division, 2009.