Etienne Rivet

#1436, b. about 1652, d. before 1707
Last Edited:12 Oct 2017
ChartsDescendants of Etienne Rivet of Acadia

Children of Etienne Rivet and Marie-Anne Comeau

Children of Etienne Rivet and Cecile Joseph dit LeJeune

Outline of Life Events:

BirthEtienne Rivet was born about 1652 at France.1,2
ImmigrationHe immigrated to Acadia, New France, between 1671 and 1676.2
MarriageHe married first Marie-Anne Comeau, daughter of Pierre Comeau and Rose Bayon, about 1676 at Acadia, New France.2,1
AcadianCenEtienne and Marie appeared on the Acadian census of 1678 at Port Royal, with an unidentified girl, presumably their daughter. They owned two heads of cattle.3
AcadianCenEtienne Rivet and Marie Commau appeared on the 1686 Acadian census at "Baye des Mines," with children Rene, Marie and Etienne. They owned three heads of cattle and a hog, but no land under cultivation. The unnamed girl from the previous census was not mentioned with the family in 1686 and apparently had died by then.2
MarriageEtienne married a second time to Catherine (--?--) Labarre, widow of Jean LaBarre, about 1691, probably at Minas, Acadia, New France.1
AcadianCenEtienne and Catherine appeared on the 1693 Acadian census at "Minas," with children Rene, Etienne and Antoine. They owned nine heads of cattle, nine sheep, ten hogs, and one gun. They had eight arpents of land under cultivation. Etienne's daughter Marie is not named anywhere in the 1693 census.2
MarriageHe married a third time to Cecile Joseph dit LeJeune, daughter of Francois Joseph and Jeanne LeJeune dit Briard, about 1694 at Acadia, New France.1
AcadianCenHe and his wife Cecile appeared on the Acadian census of 1701 at "Riviere de l'Acension" (possibly l'Assomption was intended), Colony of Mines, with a boy and a girl (Etienne and Marie-Josephe). The family had six arpents of land under cultivation, and one gun.2
AcadianCenEtienne and Cecile appeared on the Acadian census of 1703 at "Les Mines," with six boys and two girls, probably including their children Etienne, Marie-Josephe and Cecile. Three family members were categorized as arms bearers--probably Etienne, his son Etienne, and one of the unidentified boys.2
DeathHe died before 1707, probably in Pisiquid, Acadia, New France.1,2
BurialEtienne Rivet was probably buried at St. Famille Cemetery in Pisiquid (current-day Falmouth).4,5,6


  1. [S110] Stephen A. White. Dictionnaire Genealogique Des Familles Acadiennes [in French]. Universite de Moncton, Centre D'Etudes Acadiennes : Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada, 1999.
  2. [S456] Acadian & French Canadian Ancestral Home. Lucie LeBlanc Consentino. Website. Online
  3. [S1377] Genealogy Homepage. Yvon Cyr.
  4. [S1358] Genealogy Homepage. Yvon Cyr. Website.
  5. [S1356] Genealogy. Peter Landry. Website.
  6. [S1357] Confederation of Associations of Families Acadian. Website.