Jerome Rivet

#1373, b. 8 Mar 1792, d. 22 Apr 1826
Last Edited:11 Apr 2017
FatherPierre Rivet Sr. b. about 1752, d. before 3 Sep 1832
MotherAnne Josephe Breaux b. before 1755, d. before 3 Sep 1832
Relationship2nd great-grandson of Etienne Rivet
ChartsDescendants of Etienne Rivet of Acadia

Children of Jerome Rivet and Marie Elizabeth Melancon

Outline of Life Events:

EventDescription
BirthJerome Rivet was born on 8 Mar 1792 at Iberville Parish, LA.1
BaptismHe was baptized on 29 Jun 1792 at St. Gabriel Catholic Church in St. Gabriel, Iberville Parish, LA. Sponsors were Thomas Hebert and Constance Lanson.1
Census1810, male 16-26Based on age, it is possible that Jerome Rivet was counted as a free white male 16 to 26 years old, in the household of Pierre Rivet on the 1810 Federal Census at Iberville Parish, LA.2
MilitaryJerome Rivet served in the military in 1812 as a Private in the 8th Regiment (Meriam's), Louisiana Militia.3
MarriageHe married Heloise Melancon, daughter of Louis Gregoire Melancon and Marie Anne Christine Landry, on 27 Jan 1817 at St. Gabriel Catholic Church at St. Gabriel, Iberville Parish, LA. Witnesses were Xavier Rivet, Paul Hebert, and Zenon Melancon.4,5
Census1820, male 26-45Based on age, it is possible that Jerome Rivet was counted as a free white male 26 to 45 years old, in the household of Pierre Rivet on the 1820 Federal Census at Iberville Parish, LA.6
DeathJerome Rivet died at age 34 on 22 Apr 1826 in St. Gabriel, Iberville Parish, LA.7
BurialHe was buried at St. Gabriel Catholic Church Cemetery in St. Gabriel, Iberville Parish, LA.4
SuccessionSuccession was filed for Gerome Rivet on 31 Aug 1826 at Iberville Parish, LA.8

Citations:

  1. [S24] Diocese of Baton Rouge Catholic Church Records, Vol. 2. 1770-1803. Baton Rouge, LA: BRDA.
  2. [S255] 1810 U.S. Census. LA. Iberville Parish. population schedule.
  3. [S272] Ancestry.com. Louisiana Soldiers in the War of 1812.
  4. [S18] Diocese of Baton Rouge, Catholic Church Records 1707-1900. BRDA : Baton Rouge, LA, 1978-2007.
  5. [S1092] Ancestry.com. U.S. French Catholic Church Records (Drouin Collection), 1695-1954. Website. Online http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1111
  6. [S690] 1820 U.S. Census. LA. Iberville Parish. population schedule.
  7. [S179] Website by Kathrine Cole Aydelott, Ph.D. Website. Online http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~megen
  8. [S1667] Le Raconteur. Le Comité des Archives de la Louisiane, Inc.