Francois Oneil Rivette

#1724, b. 13 Aug 1826, d. 25 Jan 1892
Last Edited:10 Jul 2017
FatherFrancois Rivette1 b. about 1805, d. 13 May 1827
MotherMarie Sidonize Guidroz1 d. 8 Jul 1842
Relationship4th great-grandson of Etienne Rivet
ChartsDescendants of Etienne Rivet of Acadia

Children of Francois Oneil Rivette and Marie Adele Delhomme

Child of Francois Oneil Rivette and Marie Azeoline Guidroz

Outline of Life Events:

EventDescription
OccupationHe was a planter.
BirthFrancois Oneil Rivette was born on 13 Aug 1826, probably at St. Landry Parish, LA.1
BaptismHe was baptized on 24 Jun 1827 at St. Landry Catholic Church in Opelousas, St. Landry Parish, LA. His sponsors were Jean Baptiste Guidreau and Delphine Guidreau.1
MarriageHe married first Marie Adele Delhomme, daughter of Alexandre Delhomme and Adelphine Bergeron, on 19 Mar 1850 at Breaux Bridge, St. Martin Parish, LA.2
Census1850Francois Rivette (given age 23) was enumerated as the head of a household on the 1850 census at St. Martin Parish, LA. Other household members included Adeline Rivette (given age 24). The census indicates that Francois and Adeline were married within the year.3
Census1860Francois Rivet (given age 30) was enumerated as the head of a household on the 1860 census at Grand Point, St. Martin Parish, LA, with Adeline Delhomme (given age 40), Francois Rivet (given age 8), Delphin Rivet (given age 6), Adeline Rivet (given age 2) and Alexander V. Rivet (given age 7/12). Value of real estate was $26,000 and value of personal estate was $200. Francois owned one male slave age 20 and three female slaves ages 11, 9 and 6..4,5
MilitaryFrancois Oneil Rivette served in the military about 1865 for the Confederacy during the Civil War. He was a Private in Company B of the 26th Louisiana Infantry at the time of his capture, and was paroled at New Iberia, Louisiana, at the end of the war. It is not known when he enlisted.6
Death, WidowHe was left a widower at age 43, when his wife, Marie Adele, died on 6 Oct 1869 at LA.7
Census1870On the 1870 census, Onile Rivet (given age 46) was the head of a household, living in Laplace, St. Martin Parish, LA. Also living in this household was Delphine Rivet (given age 16), Francois Rivet (given age 17), Emelina Rivet (given age 12), Vital Rivet (given age 10) and Joseph Rivet (given age 6).8
MarriageFrancois Oneil Rivette married second Marie Azeoline Guidroz, daughter of Jean Baptiste Guidroz (2nd) and Emelite Bergeron, on 20 Mar 1871 at Breaux Bridge, St. Martin Parish, LA.2
Marriage LicenseFrancois Oniel Rivette and Zoline Matthieu obtained a marriage license on 24 Dec 1883 at St. Martinville, St. Martin Parish, LA.2,9
MarriageFrancois Oneil Rivette married third Marie Azelide Matthieu on 14 May 1884 at Breaux Bridge, St. Martin Parish, LA.2
DeathFrancois Oneil Rivette died at age 65 on 25 Jan 1892 in Arnaudville, St. Landry Parish, LA.2

Citations:

  1. [S135] Rev. Donald J Hebert. Southwest Louisiana Records, 1750-1900, CD-ROM. Rayne, La.: Hebert Publications.
  2. [S19] Rev. Donald J Hebert. Southwest Louisiana Records, 1750-1909. Eunice, La.: Hebert Publications, 1974-.
  3. [S229] 1850 U.S. Census. LA. St. Martin Parish. population schedule.
  4. [S234] 1860 U.S. Census. LA. St. Martin Parish. population schedule.
  5. [S1082] 1860 U.S. Census. LA. St. Martin Parish. Slave Schedule. Digital images.
  6. [S287] Ancestry.com. Louisiana Confederate Soldiers. Online database.
  7. [S36] Judy Wostal. E-mail message.
  8. [S242] 1870 U.S. Census. LA. St. Martin Parish. population schedule.
  9. [S216] Hunting for Bears. Louisiana Marriages, 1718-1925, by LA Marriages 1718-1925. Online http://www.ancestry.com
  10. [S752] FamilySearch. Louisiana, Deaths Index, 1850-1875, 1894-1960. Online https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1609793