Marie-Josephe Rivet

#1447, b. about 1695, d. 1 May 1733
Last Edited:13 May 2017
FatherEtienne Rivet b. about 1652, d. before 1707
MotherCecile Joseph dit LeJeune b. about 1680, d. between 1714 and 1718
RelationshipDaughter of Etienne Rivet
ChartsDescendants of Etienne Rivet of Acadia

Outline of Life Events:

BirthMarie-Josephe Rivet was born possibly about 1695, probably at Minas, Acadia, Canada.1,2,3
BaptismHer godfather was given as Charles Boudrot (according to her marriage record in 1714).4
AcadianCen, childrenThe 1701 census at "Riviere de l'Acension" (possibly l'Assomption was intended), Colony of Mines, records her father's household with a wife and two children, but they were not named. Undoubtedly these household members were Marie-Josephe, her mother Cecile Joseph dit LeJeune, and her half-brother Etienne Rivet II.5
AcadianCen, childrenIn the 1703 census, Marie-Josephe was enumerated at "Les Mines" with her parents, and siblings Etienne Rivet II and Cecile Rivet.5
AcadianCen, childMarie-Josephe Rivet was enumerated with her mother Cecile Joseph dit LeJeune (shown as "The widow Rivet"), and other unnamed children, one of whom was probably her brother Jean Baptiste Rivet, in the 1707 Acadian census at Mines, Acadia, Canada.5
MarriageMarie-Josephe Rivet married Pierre Toussaint dit Lajeunesse, son of Gabriel Toussaint and Marie Tourgy, on 16 Aug 1714 at Grand Pré, St. Charles aux Mines Parish, Acadia, Canada. Witnesses were Charles Boudrot (the bride's brother-in-law), Rene LeBlanc and Joseph Bugeauld.4,1
DeathMarie-Josephe Rivet died on 1 May 1733 at Hotel-Dieu in Quebec, Canada.1
BurialShe was buried at Hotel-Dieu in Quebec, Canada.1


  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. [S21] Bona Arsenault. Histoire et Genealogie des Acadiens.
  3. [S112] Gene Pool Individual Records online database. Website. Online
  4. [S22] Diocese of Baton Rouge Catholic Church Records, Vol. 1a. Acadian Records, 1707-1769. Baton Rouge, LA: BRDA.
  5. [S456] Acadian & French Canadian Ancestral Home. Lucie LeBlanc Consentino. Website. Online