Marietta Coles

#1146, b. 18 Oct 1927, d. 11 Aug 1997
Last Edited:19 Sep 2016
FatherEarl Coles b. 15 Nov 1899, d. 8 Oct 1966
MotherAlzire Rivette b. 24 Jan 1900, d. 5 Jul 1989
Relationships7th great-granddaughter of Etienne Rivet
Great-granddaughter of Benjamin Lippincott Coles Sr.
ChartsDescendants of Etienne Rivet of Acadia

Outline of Life Events:

BirthMarietta Coles was born on 18 Oct 1927 at 8937 Apple St. at New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA.1,2
Census1940, daughterMary Etta Coles (given age 12) was enumerated on the 1940 Census as a daughter of Earl Coles (given age 48), living south of the gravel on the First Dirt Road East of Leonville at St. Landry Parish, LA. She attended school, and had completed the fourth grade.3
Marriage LicenseMarietta Coles and Frank Thomas Caruso obtained a marriage license in May 1948 at New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA.4
MarriageMarietta Coles married Frank Thomas Caruso on 2 May 1948 at Metairie, Jefferson Parish, LA.5,6
DeathMarietta Coles died at age 69 on 11 Aug 1997 in Metairie, Jefferson Parish, LA.2,6
BurialShe was buried at Garden of Memories Cemetery in Metairie, Jefferson Parish, LA.7


  1. [S27] Edmond Coles Family Bible. Held by Charles Denis Rivette, Houston, TX.
  2. [S163] Social Security Death Index, viewed on
  3. [S787] 1940 U.S. Census. LA. St. Landry Parish. population schedule.
  4. [S271] Orleans Parish Marriage Records Database. Website. Online
  5. [S10] Myrtle Coles Rivette. Notebook with notes about the Coles and Holden families.
  6. [S107] Paul Coles. Gedcom from Paul Coles (coles.ftw).
  7. [S389] John & Deanna Coles, interview. 1 Jan 2010.