Louis Rivet (2nd)

#1584, b. 27 Oct 1826
Last Edited:8 Oct 2015
FatherLouis Rivet b. 5 Sep 1789, d. 6 Feb 1848
MotherMarie Henriette LeBlanc b. about 1802
Relationship3rd great-grandson of Etienne Rivet
ChartsDescendants of Etienne Rivet of Acadia

Children of Louis Rivet (2nd) and Augustine Chaboisseau

Outline of Life Events:

BirthLouis Rivet (2nd) was born on 27 Oct 1826 at Iberville Parish, LA.1,2
BaptismHe was baptized on 10 Dec 1826 at St. Gabriel Catholic Church in St. Gabriel, Iberville Parish, LA. Sponsors were Xavier Rivet and Eloise Hebert.1
Communion1He received First Holy Communion on 30 Mar 1845 at St. Gabriel Catholic Church, St. Gabriel, Iberville Parish, LA, at age 18.
Census1850, household memberLouis Revett (given age 24) was enumerated on 30 Aug 1850 as a household member living with Martain Stewart (given age 59, born Pa.), Madam Revett (given age 48) (his mother), and siblings on the 1850 Census at Iberville Parish, LA. The official date for this census was 01 June 1850.3
MarriageLouis Rivet married Augustine Chaboisseau, daughter of Ulysses Chaboisseaux and Francess Apolline Berret, on 10 Sep 1855 at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church at Plaquemine, Iberville Parish, LA. Witnesses were Eugene Hebert, Alexandre Landry, Valmont Rivet, Rosemo Berret, and Valmont Hebert.1,4
Census1860Louis Rivet (given age 30) was enumerated as the head of a household on the 1860 census at Buvrick City, St. Mary Parish, LA, with Justine Rivet (given age 24), Ulysse Rivet (given age 2), Gilbert Rivet (given age 6) and Pamela Rivet (given age 19). In addition, Marie Rivet, age 60, was a member of this household. (This is probably not Louis' mother, who was enumerated in Plaquemine as head of household with some of her children. The identity of this Marie is undetermined.) Louis Rivet was listed as a Carpenter, with total personal property valued at $500..5
Census1870On the 1870 census, Louis Rivet (given age 45) was the head of a household, living in Plaquemine, Iberville Parish, LA, with his wife, Augustine Rivet (given age 32). Also living in this household was Engilbert Rivet (given age 11), Ulicia Rivet (given age 9), Augustus Rivet (given age 6) and Amilca Rivet (given age 3). Louis was keeping a grocery store at the time of the census. His real estate was valued at $400, and personal property at $400..2
Census1880Louis Rivet (given age 56) was enumerated on the 1880 census as the head of a household, living in Plaquemine, Iberville Parish, LA, with his wife Augustine Rivet (given age 44), son(s) Angelbert Rivet (given age 20), Auguste Rivet (given age 17), Amilcare Rivet (given age 12), I. John Rivet (given age 10), Prisca Rivet (given age 8) and Leonce Rivet (given age 8/12), daughter(s) Lea Rivet (given age 4). Louis' occupation is given as Carpenter. His sons Angelbert and Auguste also are working.6


  1. [S18] Diocese of Baton Rouge, Catholic Church Records 1707-1900. BRDA : Baton Rouge, LA, 1978-2007.
  2. [S238] 1870 U.S. Census. LA. Iberville Parish. population schedule.
  3. [S228] 1850 U.S. Census. LA. Iberville Parish. population schedule.
  4. [S932] LA. Iberville Parish. Marriage record.
  5. [S235] 1860 U.S. Census. LA. St. Mary Parish. population schedule.
  6. [S247] 1880 U.S. Census. LA. Iberville Parish. population schedule.
  7. [S1135] Death certificate for Amilcar Rivet. Online Jefferson.