Roger Rivet1

#1676, b. 17 Mar 1870, d. 17 Sep 1942
Last Edited:22 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 Roger Rivet and Aline Dupuy

Outline of Life Events:

EventDescription
BirthRoger Rivet was born on 17 Mar 1870 at Plaquemine, Iberville Parish, LA.2,1
BaptismHe was baptized on 4 Apr 1870 at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church in Plaquemine, Iberville Parish, LA. Sponsors were Ernest Rivet, Jr. and Marie Eleonie Rivet.2
Census1870, household memberRogien Rivet (given age 3/12) was enumerated on the 1870 census in the household of Ernest Rivet (given age 35), living in Plaquemine, Iberville Parish, LA.3
Census1880, sonRoger Rivet (given age 10) was enumerated as a son of Ernest Rivet (given age 45) on the 1880 Census, living in Plaquemine, Iberville Parish, LA.4
MarriageRoger Rivet married Aline Dupuy, daughter of Achille Dupuy and Aloisia Bergeron, on 18 Jan 1893 at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church at Plaquemine, Iberville Parish, LA. Witnesses were Achille Dupuy and Joseph E. Rivet.2
Census1900Roger Revet (given age 30) was enumerated as the head of a household on the 1900 census at Iberville Parish, LA. With him was his wife Aline, son(s) Roger, daughter(s) Aline and Amie . Roger was a carpenter, and they lived in a rented home.5
Census1910Rodger Rivet (given age 40) was enumerated as the head of a household on the 1910 census, living at Plaquemine, Iberville Parish, LA. Also living in the house was his wife Aline Rivet (given age 34), son Rodger Rivet (given age 12) and Wiley Rivet (given age 6), daughter Alrote Rivet (given age 16), Amy Rivet (given age 15), Gladys Rivet (given age 2) and Rilma Rivet (given age 5/12). He was a house carpenter, and they lived in a rented home.6
Census1920Roger Rivet (given age 47) was enumerated as the head of a household on the 1920 census, living at Opelousas, St. Landry Parish, LA. Also living in the house was his wife Aline Rivet (given age 43), son(s) Wiley Rivet (given age 16), grandson George Leblanc (given age 6), granddaughter Merl May Leblanc (given age 5). Roger's family rented their home, and he worked as a carpenter at a saw mill.7
Death, WidowHe was left a widower at age 54, when his wife, Aline, died on 12 Sep 1924 at Iberville Parish, LA.1,8
Census1930Roger Rivet (given age 60) was enumerated on 12 Apr 1930 as a boarder in the household of Alice Molbert on the 1930 Census at 304 West Main Street at New Iberia, Iberia Parish, LA. Also boarding there was Wally Rivet (given age 28), and Auther Rivet (given age 41) of unknown relationship. Roger was widowed, and Wally was Roger's son.9
Census1940, brotherRoger Rivet (given age 70) was enumerated on the 1940 Census as a brother of Rudolph Rivet (given age 60), living at Plaquemine, Iberville Parish, LA. He had completed his education through the seventh grade. Roger was widowed, and unable to work.10
DeathRoger Rivet died at age 72 on 17 Sep 1942 in Plaquemine, Iberville Parish, LA.1,8,11

Citations:

  1. [S752] FamilySearch. Louisiana, Deaths Index, 1850-1875, 1894-1960. Online https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1609793
  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.
  5. [S252] 1900 U.S. Census. LA. Iberville Parish. population schedule.
  6. [S303] 1910 U.S. Census. LA. Iberville Parish. population schedule.
  7. [S415] 1920 U.S. Census. LA. St. Landry Parish. population schedule.
  8. [S169] Louisiana Statewide Death Index, 1900-1960. Website. Online http://www.sos.la.gov/HistoricalResources/…
  9. [S459] 1930 U.S. Census. LA. Iberia Parish. population schedule.
  10. [S821] 1940 U.S. Census. LA. Iberville Parish. population schedule.
  11. [S82] Louisiana Statewide Death Index, 1900-1949.
  12. [S1038] Diocese of Baton Rouge, Catholic Church Records, Baptisms 1901-1905. (Baton Rouge, LA: BRDA, 2013).