Junior Rivet

#1680, b. 2 Jun 1872, d. 19 Jul 1925
Last Edited:22 Jul 2017
FatherPierre Ernest Rivet b. 8 Jul 1835, d. 31 Oct 1903
MotherMarie Melinda Ross b. Dec 1844, d. 22 Oct 1916
Relationship4th great-grandson of Etienne Rivet
ChartsDescendants of Etienne Rivet of Acadia

Children of Junior Rivet and Annie Eliza Schlatre

Outline of Life Events:

EventDescription
BirthJunior Rivet was born on 2 Jun 1872, probably at Iberville Parish, LA.1
BaptismHe was baptized on 7 Jul 1872 at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church in Plaquemine, Iberville Parish, LA. Sponsors were Auguste Rivet and Roselia Devilliers.1
Census1880, sonJunior Rivet (given age 8) was enumerated as a son of Ernest Rivet (given age 45) on the 1880 Census, living in Plaquemine, Iberville Parish, LA.2
MilitaryJunior Rivet served in the military in 1898 as a Private in the U.S. Army during the Spanish American War. He enlisted in Company E, 1st Louisiana Infantry, and mustered out in Florida.3,4
MarriageHe married Annie Eliza Schlatre, daughter of Marcus T. Schlatre and Anna Eliza Bell, on 3 Jan 1900 at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church at Plaquemine, Iberville Parish, LA. Witnesses were Charles Dupont, Laurence Voce, and Leo E. Rivet.1
Census1900Junior Revet (given age 28) was enumerated as the head of a household on the 1900 census at Iberville Parish, LA. With him was his wife Anna . They lived in a rented home, and could both read, write and speak English. Junior was a carpenter.5
Census1910Junior Rivet (given age 36) was enumerated as the head of a household on the 1910 census, living at 303 Court Street at Plaquemine, Iberville Parish, LA. Also living in the house was his wife Annie Rivet (given age 29), son Ernest Rivet (given age 9), Roland Rivet (given age 7), Erwin Rivet (given age 6) and Robert Rivet (given age 1 6/12). Junior was employed as a house carpenter. They rented their home, and could read, write and speak English.6
Residence1920-1921, Junior Rivet lived at Roseburg Branch, Home for Disabled Soldiers in Hampton, VA.4
Census1920Junior Rivet (given age 46) was enumerated as the head of a household on the 1920 census, living at New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA. Also living in the house was his wife Annie Rivet (given age 38), son(s) Ernest Rivet (given age 18), Roland Rivet (given age 17), Urbin Rivet (given age 15) and Wickliffe Rivet (given age 11). They rented their home at 5255 Annunciation Street. Junior worked as a carpenter.7
DeathJunior Rivet died at age 53 on 19 Jul 1925 in Carville, Iberville Parish, LA.8
BurialHe was buried at Baton Rouge National Cemetery in Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, LA.3

Citations:

  1. [S18] Diocese of Baton Rouge, Catholic Church Records 1707-1900. BRDA : Baton Rouge, LA, 1978-2007.
  2. [S247] 1880 U.S. Census. LA. Iberville Parish. population schedule.
  3. [S284] Ancestry.com. U.S. Veterans Gravesites, ca. 1775-2006.
  4. [S288] Ancestry.com. U.S. National Homes for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers, 1866-1938.
  5. [S252] 1900 U.S. Census. LA. Iberville Parish. population schedule.
  6. [S303] 1910 U.S. Census. LA. Iberville Parish. population schedule.
  7. [S276] 1920 U.S. Census. LA. Orleans Parish. population schedule.
  8. [S752] FamilySearch. Louisiana, Deaths Index, 1850-1875, 1894-1960. Online https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1609793
  9. [S1038] Diocese of Baton Rouge, Catholic Church Records, Baptisms 1901-1905. (Baton Rouge, LA: BRDA, 2013).