Marie Amanda Rivet

#1544, b. 20 Aug 1843, d. 8 Feb 1917
Last Edited:11 Apr 2017
FatherAuguste Valmont Rivet b. 21 Aug 1812, d. 19 Sep 1845
MotherMarie Virginia Danos b. about 1818, d. 29 Dec 1885
Relationship4th great-granddaughter of Etienne Rivet
ChartsDescendants of Etienne Rivet of Acadia

Children of Marie Amanda Rivet and Thomas Lee Whaley

Outline of Life Events:

EventDescription
BirthMarie Amanda Rivet was born on 20 Aug 1843 at Iberville Parish, LA.1
BaptismShe was baptized on 24 Feb 1844 at St. Gabriel Catholic Church in St. Gabriel, Iberville Parish, LA. Sponsors were Timoleon Danos and Angeline Danos.1
Census1850, household memberAmidia Revette (given age 6) was enumerated as a household member living with on the 1850 Census at Iberville Parish, LA.2
ConfirmationShe was confirmed on 30 Mar 1856 at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, Plaquemine, Iberville Parish, LA.1
MarriageShe married first Thomas Lee Whaley, son of William Whaley and Elizabeth Fairbanks, on 12 Sep 1859 at St. Gabriel Catholic Church at St. Gabriel, Iberville Parish, LA. Witnesses were Simpson Whaley, Camille L. Landry, J. B. R. Hall, C. Whaley, J. Rivet, Eugenia Romouin, Edward Lessard, Theotis Hebert, V. Rivet, and Ophelia Gilbert Landry.1,3
Marriage ContractA contract for the marriage of Amanda Rivet and Thomas Whaley was signed on 16 Sep 1859 at Iberville Parish, LA.4
Census1860Amanda Whaley (given age 17) was enumerated in the household of her husband, Thomas Whaley (given age 52), on the 1860 Census at Bayou Goula, Iberville Parish, LA.5
Census1870Amanda Whaley (given age 26) was enumerated on the 1870 census in the household of her husband, Thomas Whaley (given age 65), living in Bayou Goula, Iberville Parish, LA. In addition to his family, his wife's mother, her brother Joseph, and Joseph's wife Amanda also were living in the same house but were enumerated as a separate family..6
MarriageMarie Amanda Rivet married second Jules Noel Jr., son of Jules Noel Sr., on 15 Aug 1881 at St. Raphael Chapel at Point Pleasant, Iberville Parish, LA. Witnesses were Joseph P. Rivet, Christopher Landry, and Treville Hebert.1,7
Death, WidowShe was left a widow at age 57, when her husband, Jules, died on 12 Sep 1900 at White Castle, Iberville Parish, LA.7
ApplicationMarie Amanda Rivet applied for widow's pension 3 Jun 1913 Iberville Parish, LA, at the age of 69.7
DeathShe died at age 73 on 8 Feb 1917 in Iberville Parish, LA.8

Citations:

  1. [S18] Diocese of Baton Rouge, Catholic Church Records 1707-1900. BRDA : Baton Rouge, LA, 1978-2007.
  2. [S228] 1850 U.S. Census. LA. Iberville Parish. population schedule.
  3. [S1092] Ancestry.com. U.S. French Catholic Church Records (Drouin Collection), 1695-1954. Website. Online http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1111
  4. [S1666] Le Raconteur. Le Comité des Archives de la Louisiane, Inc.
  5. [S231] 1860 U.S. Census. LA. Iberville Parish. population schedule.
  6. [S238] 1870 U.S. Census. LA. Iberville Parish. population schedule.
  7. [S151] Louisiana Secretary of State. Baton Rouge, LA, USA. Louisiana Confederate Pension Applications.
  8. [S169] Louisiana Statewide Death Index, 1900-1960. Website. Online http://www.sos.la.gov/HistoricalResources/…
  9. [S247] 1880 U.S. Census. LA. Iberville Parish. population schedule.