F. Xavier Rivet

#1520, b. about 1791, d. 31 Dec 1858
Last Edited:1 Nov 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 F. Xavier Rivet and Marie Carmelite Robichaud

Outline of Life Events:

EventDescription
BirthF. Xavier Rivet was born about 1791 at LA.1,2
Marriage, WitnessHe witnessed the marriage of Jean Baptiste Hebert and Anne Melanie Landry on 8 Sep 1808 at St. Gabriel Catholic Church at St. Gabriel, Iberville Parish, LA.3
Census1810, male 16-26Based on age, it is possible that F. Xavier 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.4
MilitaryF. Xavier Rivet served in the military in 1812 as a Private in the 8th Regiment (Meriam's), Louisiana Militia.5
Marriage, WitnessHe witnessed the marriage of Joseph Theodore Rivet and Marie Henriette Landry on 1 Feb 1813 at St. Gabriel Catholic Church at St. Gabriel, Iberville Parish, LA.6,3
Marriage, WitnessXavier Rivet witnessed the marriage of Henriette Marine Melancon and Francois Joseph Landry on 26 Jun 1815 at St. Gabriel Catholic Church at St. Gabriel, Iberville Parish, LA.3
Marriage, WitnessXavier Rivet witnessed the marriage of Louis Lucien Lanclos and Josephine Landry on 27 Aug 1817 at St. Gabriel Catholic Church at St. Gabriel, Iberville Parish, LA.3
Marriage, WitnessF. Xavier Rivet witnessed the marriage of Cleonise Breau and Louis David Landry on 28 Sep 1818 at St. Gabriel Catholic Church at St. Gabriel, Iberville Parish, LA.3
Census1820, male 26-45Based on age, it is possible that F. Xavier 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.7
Marriage ContractA contract for the marriage of Xavier Rivet and Marie Robichaud was signed on 23 Aug 1832 at Iberville Parish, LA.8
MarriageF. Xavier Rivet married Marie Carmelite Robichaud, daughter of Xavier Robichaud and Marguerite Landry, on 3 Sep 1832 at St. Gabriel Catholic Church at St. Gabriel, Iberville Parish, LA. Witnesses were Louis Robicheux, Jacque Arnandez Jr., and Placide Robichoux.3,6
Census1850Xavier Revett (given age 58) was enumerated as the head of a household on the 1850 census at Iberville Parish, LA, with his wife, Madam. Other household members included Elizabeth Revett (given age 12). Xavier is listed as a Planter, with real estate valued at $8000.1
DeathF. Xavier Rivet died on 31 Dec 1858, probably in Iberville Parish, LA.3
BurialHe was buried at St. Raphael Cemetery in Point Pleasant, Iberville Parish, LA.2

Citations:

  1. [S228] 1850 U.S. Census. LA. Iberville Parish. population schedule.
  2. [S46] Judy Riffel. Iberville Parish Cemeteries. Baton Rouge, LA: Le Comite des Archives de la Louisiane, 1989.
  3. [S18] Diocese of Baton Rouge, Catholic Church Records 1707-1900. BRDA : Baton Rouge, LA, 1978-2007.
  4. [S255] 1810 U.S. Census. LA. Iberville Parish. population schedule.
  5. [S272] Ancestry.com. Louisiana Soldiers in the War of 1812.
  6. [S1092] Ancestry.com. U.S. French Catholic Church Records (Drouin Collection), 1695-1954. Website. Online http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1111
  7. [S690] 1820 U.S. Census. LA. Iberville Parish. population schedule.
  8. [S1666] Le Raconteur. Le Comité des Archives de la Louisiane, Inc.
  9. [S752] FamilySearch. Louisiana, Deaths Index, 1850-1875, 1894-1960. Online https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1609793