Jean Baptiste Rivette Jr.

#86, b. 22 Aug 1862, d. 2 May 1943
Last Edited:31 May 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 Jean Baptiste Rivette Jr. and Marie Emma Lanclos

Outline of Life Events:

EventDescription
BirthJean Baptiste Rivette Jr. was born on 22 Aug 1862 at Arnaudville, St. Landry Parish, LA.1,2
Census1870, household memberJean Rivet (given age 6) was enumerated on the 1870 census in the household of Jean Bte. Rivet (given age 38), living in St. Landry Parish, LA.3
Census1880, boarderJ. B. Rivet (given age 17) was enumerated in the 1880 census on 12 Jun 1880, as a boarder in the household of Jacques Audibert at St. Landry Parish, LA. He worked in a Blacksmith shop.4
Marriage LicenseHe and Marie E. Lanclos obtained a marriage license on 19 Feb 1884 at Opelousas, St. Landry Parish, LA.1,5
Application, ChildThey was mentioned on their father's pension application 7 Oct 1898 St. Landry Parish, LA.6
Census1900Jean Baptist Rivet (given age 36) 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 Emma, son(s) Eugene, Jean Bpt., Alexander Reule and Leonce, daughter(s) Ovelia, Edna and Argentine . Jean Baptiste Rivet was a farmer. His wife Emma was the mother of 8 children, 7 living.7
Census1910Janbatist Rivet (given age 46) was enumerated as the head of a household on the 1910 census, living at St. Landry Parish, LA. Also living in the house was his wife Emma Rivet (given age 43), son Janbatist Rivet Jr. (given age 16), Alexandre Rivet Jr. (given age 13), Leonce Rivet (given age 12) and Louis Rivet (given age 1/12), daughter Argantin Rivet (given age 19), Anaista Rivet (given age 10), Louise Rivet (given age 6) and Annesima Rivet (given age 4). He and his wife, Emma, could both read and write, but spoke only French. They lived on their own farm, which was owned free and clear of any mortgage. Emma was the mother of 13 children, 11 still living.8
Census1920John B. Rivette (given age 86) was enumerated as the head of a household on the 1920 census, living at St. Landry Parish, LA. Also living in the house was his wife Ama Rivette (given age 53), son(s) Louis Rivette (given age 10) and Lee Rivette (given age 7), daughter(s) Marie L. Rivette (given age 16) and Nazimma Rivette (given age 13). They were farmers on a general farm that was owned free and clear. The adults could not read or write, but the children could.9
Census1930, fatherJohn B. Rivette (given age 66) was enumerated as the father of Louis Rivette (given age 20) on the 1930 Census. They lived at 5812 South Front Street at New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA. John worked with his two sons as a gardener for a florist.10
Death, WidowHe was left a widower at age 70, when his wife, Marie Emma, died on 10 Jan 1933 at New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA.11
DeathJean Baptiste Rivette Jr. died at age 80 on 2 May 1943 in Crowley, Acadia Parish, LA.12,11,13
BurialHe was buried at St. Leo the Great Catholic Church Cemetery in Leonville, St. Landry Parish, LA.2

Citations:

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  8. [S298] 1910 U.S. Census. LA. St. Landry Parish. population schedule.
  9. [S415] 1920 U.S. Census. LA. St. Landry Parish. population schedule.
  10. [S277] 1930 U.S. Census. LA. Orleans Parish. population schedule.
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