Joseph Ernest Rivet1

#1670, b. 17 Jun 1861, d. 17 Aug 1934
Last Edited:21 Jul 2017
FatherPierre Ernest Rivet1 b. 8 Jul 1835, d. 31 Oct 1903
MotherMarie Melinda Ross1 b. Dec 1844, d. 22 Oct 1916
Relationship4th great-grandson of Etienne Rivet
ChartsDescendants of Etienne Rivet of Acadia

Children of Joseph Ernest Rivet and Marie Julia LeBlanc

Outline of Life Events:

EventDescription
BirthJoseph Ernest Rivet was born on 17 Jun 1861 at Iberville Parish, LA.2,1
BaptismHe was baptized on 16 Jul 1861 at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church in Plaquemine, Iberville Parish, LA. Sponsors were Joseph Texada and Louisa Texada.2
Census1870, household memberJoseph O. Rivet (given age 6) was enumerated on the 1870 census in the household of Ernest Rivet (given age 35), living in Plaquemine, Iberville Parish, LA.3
Communion1Joseph Ernest Rivet received First Holy Communion on 17 Oct 1872 at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, Plaquemine, Iberville Parish, LA, at age 11.
Census1880, sonE. Joseph Rivet (given age 18) was enumerated as a son of Ernest Rivet (given age 45) on the 1880 Census, living in Plaquemine, Iberville Parish, LA.4
MarriageJos E. Rivet married Julia Leblanc, daughter of Adolphe Leblanc and Ophelia Orillon, on 4 Dec 1883 at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church at Plaquemine, Iberville Parish, LA. Witnesses were J. H. Grass, George Wilbert, and J. B. Lagleize.2,5
Census1900Joseph Rivet (given age 29) was enumerated as the head of a household on the 1900 census at Plaquemine, Iberville Parish, LA. With him was his wife Julia, son(s) Louis, Paul, Clyde and Dennis, daughter(s) Edna, Gertrude and Beulah . Joseph's occupation was Carpenter. They stated they had been married 15 years. Julia stated she was the mother of 9 children, 7 living.6
Census1910Joseph Rivet (given age 47) was enumerated as the head of a household on the 1910 census, living at 802 Plaquemine Street at Plaquemine, Iberville Parish, LA. Also living in the house was his wife Julia Rivet (given age 43), son Paul Rivet (given age 20), Clyde Rivet (given age 13), Dennis Rivet (given age 11), Joseph Rivet (given age 6), George Rivet (given age 4) and Clay Rivet (given age 1), daughter Bulah Rivet (given age 16) and Cora Rivet (given age 9). Joseph worked as a house carpenter.7
Census1920Joe Rivet (given age 57) was enumerated as the head of a household on the 1920 census, living at Plaquemine, Iberville Parish, LA. Also living in the house was his wife Julia Rivet (given age 52), son(s) Dennis Rivet (given age 21), Joe Rivet Jr. (given age 16), George Rivet (given age 14) and Clay Rivet (given age 11), daughter(s) Beulah Rivet (given age 26) and Cora Rivet (given age 19). Joe worked as a carpenter for a steam boat. He owned his home free and clear.8
Census1930Joseph E. Rivet (given age 68) was enumerated as the head of a household on the 1930 census, living at 800 Rail Road at Plaquemine, Iberville Parish, LA. Also living in the house was his wife Julia Rivet (given age 62), his son(s) George and Clay, his daughter(s) Bula. Their home was valued at $4,000. Joseph worked as a house carpenter.9
DeathJoseph Ernest Rivet died at age 73 on 17 Aug 1934 in Plaquemine, Iberville Parish, LA.1,10
BurialHe was buried at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church Cemetery in Plaquemine, Iberville Parish, LA.11

Citations:

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  2. [S18] Diocese of Baton Rouge, Catholic Church Records 1707-1900. BRDA : Baton Rouge, LA, 1978-2007.
  3. [S238] 1870 U.S. Census. LA. Iberville Parish. population schedule.
  4. [S247] 1880 U.S. Census. LA. Iberville Parish. population schedule.
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  6. [S252] 1900 U.S. Census. LA. Iberville Parish. population schedule.
  7. [S303] 1910 U.S. Census. LA. Iberville Parish. population schedule.
  8. [S279] 1920 U.S. Census. LA. Iberville Parish. population schedule.
  9. [S278] 1930 U.S. Census. LA. Iberville Parish. population schedule.
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  11. [S46] Judy Riffel. Iberville Parish Cemeteries. Baton Rouge, LA: Le Comite des Archives de la Louisiane, 1989.
  12. [S1038] Diocese of Baton Rouge, Catholic Church Records, Baptisms 1901-1905. (Baton Rouge, LA: BRDA, 2013).