Alexandre Vital Rivette

#1729, b. 6 Dec 1859, d. 9 Mar 1937
Last Edited:10 Jul 2017
FatherFrancois Oneil Rivette1 b. 13 Aug 1826, d. 25 Jan 1892
MotherMarie Adele Delhomme1 b. 21 Dec 1823, d. 6 Oct 1869
Relationship5th great-grandson of Etienne Rivet
ChartsDescendants of Etienne Rivet of Acadia

Children of Alexandre Vital Rivette and Marie Magdeleine Savoie

Outline of Life Events:

EventDescription
BirthAlexandre Vital Rivette was born on 6 Dec 1859 at Breaux Bridge, St. Martin Parish, LA.2,3
Census1860, household memberAlexander V. Rivet (given age 7/12) was enumerated in the household of Francois Rivet (given age 30) on the 1860 Census at Grand Point, St. Martin Parish, LA.4,5
Census1870, household memberVital Rivet (given age 10) was enumerated on the 1870 census in the household of Onile Rivet (given age 46), living in Laplace, St. Martin Parish, LA.6
MarriageAlexandre Vital Rivette married Marie Magdeleine Savoie, daughter of Hypolite Savoie and Madeleine Cummings, on 15 Mar 1881 at Arnaudville, St. Landry Parish, LA.2
Census1900Alex Rivet (given age 40) was enumerated as the head of a household on the 1900 census at Acadia Parish, LA. With him was his wife Mary M., son(s) Adelma, Adelus and Alex, daughter(s) Adelle, Aline and Armant . Alex and his son Adelma could speak English, but none of the family could read or write. The farm they lived on was owned free and clear.7
Census1910Vital Rivet (given age 50) was enumerated as the head of a household on the 1910 census, living at Acadia Parish, LA. Also living in the house was his wife Madeline Rivet (given age 49), son Adelus Rivet (given age 18) and Alexandre Rivet (given age 16), daughter Aline Rivet (given age 13) and Armant Rivet (given age 11). Their farm was owned free and clear. Vital could not read or write, but he and their two oldest chidren could speak English.8
Census1920Vital Rivette (given age 60) was enumerated as the head of a household on the 1920 census, living at Acadia Parish, LA. Also living in the house was his wife Madeline Rivette (given age 60). A lodger, Mandose Moday, female, age 9, was living with them. They lived and worked on their own farm.9
ResidenceAt the time of his brother Frank's death in 1929, Victor Rivette lived in Port Arthur, Jefferson County, TX.10
Census1930Vitael A. Rivette (given age 67) was enumerated as the head of a household on the 1930 census, living at Acadia Parish, LA. Also living in the house was his wife Madaline Rivette (given age 67). An orphan, Meda Mendos (age 18) was lodging with them. Vital was a farmer, and they owned their home.11
DeathAlexandre Vital Rivette died at age 77 on 9 Mar 1937 in Church Point, Acadia Parish, LA.1,12,13
BurialHe was buried at Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church Cemetery in Church Point, Acadia Parish, LA.3,13

Citations:

  1. [S752] FamilySearch. Louisiana, Deaths Index, 1850-1875, 1894-1960. Online https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1609793
  2. [S19] Rev. Donald J Hebert. Southwest Louisiana Records, 1750-1909. Eunice, La.: Hebert Publications, 1974-.
  3. [S79] Cemetery Listings, Acadia Ph. LA, Vol. I (Church Point). Church Point, LA: Acadia Publishing Company.
  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. [S242] 1870 U.S. Census. LA. St. Martin Parish. population schedule.
  7. [S256] 1900 U.S. Census. LA. Acadia Parish. population schedule.
  8. [S696] 1910 U.S. Census. LA. Acadia Parish. population schedule.
  9. [S301] 1920 U.S. Census. LA. Acadia Parish. population schedule.
  10. [S1064] Tara Gregory. E-mail message, Aug-Oct 2014.
  11. [S707] 1930 U.S. Census. LA. Acadia Parish. population schedule.
  12. [S169] Louisiana Statewide Death Index, 1900-1960. Website. Online http://www.sos.la.gov/HistoricalResources/…
  13. [S221] Find A Grave. Website. Online http://www.findagrave.com