Pierre Cleophas Rivet

#1643, b. 25 Sep 1841
Last Edited:3 Jun 2017
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

Outline of Life Events:

BirthPierre Cleophas Rivet was born on 25 Sep 1841 at Iberville Parish, LA.1
BaptismHe was baptized on 16 May 1842 at St. Gabriel Catholic Church in St. Gabriel, Iberville Parish, LA. Sponsors were Omer Chapoton and Marie Cleonise Rivet.1
Census1850, household memberMr Revett (given age 8) 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 1850.2
Communion1Pierre Cleophas Rivet received First Holy Communion on 30 Mar 1856 at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, Plaquemine, Iberville Parish, LA, at age 14.1
Census1860, household memberCleophase Rivet (given age 18) was enumerated in the household of Harriet Rivet (given age 60) on the 1860 Census at Plaquemine, Iberville Parish, LA. His given occupation was an apprentice carpenter..3
MilitaryCleophas Rivet served in the military as a Private in the Confederacy with Company B, 11th Louisiana Infantry. He and his brother, Trazimond, enlisted 19 Aug 1861 at Camp Moore, LA. Cleophas was present through 31 Oct 1861. No further record is found of him.4,5,6


  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. [S231] 1860 U.S. Census. LA. Iberville Parish. population schedule.
  4. [S287] Ancestry.com. Louisiana Confederate Soldiers. Online database.
  5. [S1498] The American Civil War Research Database. Inc Historical Data Systems. http://asp6new.alexanderstreet.com.proxy1.athensams.net/…
  6. [S1499] Ancestry.com. U.S. Civil War Soldiers, 1861-1865.