Francois Rivette1

#1745, b. 1 Sep 1851, d. 30 May 1929
Last Edited:10 Sep 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 Francois Rivette and Marie Dora Guilbeau

Outline of Life Events:

EventDescription
BirthFrancois Rivette was born on 1 Sep 1851 at St. Martinville, St. Martin Parish, LA.1,2
Census1860, household memberFrancois Rivet (given age 8) was enumerated in the household of Francois Rivet (given age 30) on the 1860 Census at Grand Point, St. Martin Parish, LA.3,4
Census1870, household memberFrancois Rivet (given age 17) was enumerated on the 1870 census in the household of Onile Rivet (given age 46), living in Laplace, St. Martin Parish, LA.5
MarriageFrancois Rivette married Marie Dora Guilbeau, daughter of Ulger Guilbeau and Carlia Comeaux, on 2 Sep 1875 at Arnaudville, St. Landry Parish, LA.6
Census1880Francois Rivet (given age 29) was enumerated on the 1880 census as the head of a household, living in St. Martin Parish, LA, with his wife Dora Rivet (given age 20), son(s) Varice Rivet (given age 2). Francois had the occupation of Planter.7
Census1900Francois Rivet (given age 48) was enumerated as the head of a household on the 1900 census at St. Martinville, St. Martin Parish, LA. With him was his wife Dora, son(s) Paris, Lucuis, Ulger and Saint Denis, daughter(s) Beneris, Agnes and Edith . Francois was a Sewing Machine Agent.8
Census1910Frank Rivette (given age 56) was enumerated as the head of a household on the 1910 census, living at 118 Gray Street at Lake Charles, Calcasieu Parish, LA. Also living in the house was his wife Dora Rivette (given age 52), son Sam Rivette (given age 13) and George Rivette (given age 8), daughter Agnes Rivette (given age 18) and Edith Rivette (given age 15). Frank was a night watchman for the railroad. Their home was rented.9
ResidenceIn 1915, Frank Rivette and his wife, Dora, lived at 1122 Ryan in Lake Charles, Calcasieu Parish, LA, with children Andrew and St Dennis. Frank was a watchman for the "S P" Railway.10
ResidenceIn 1917, Frank Rivette and his wife, Dora, lived at 1122 Ryan Street in Lake Charles, Calcasieu Parish, LA, with child Samuel. Frank was a flagman for S P Lines. Dora apparently was advertising a spare bedroom for rent, as she was listed in both the residential section and business sections of the city directory.10
Census1920Frank Rivette (given age 66) was enumerated as the head of a household on the 1920 census, living at Lake Charles, Calcasieu Parish, LA. Also living in the house was his wife Dora Rivette (given age 62), son(s) Sam Rivette (given age 21), George Rivette (given age 17) and Andrew Rivette (given age 38), grandchild Francis McCorquadale (given age 7 1/12). Ella Medicis, a 35-year-old widow, was a roomer living with them. The family rented a home at 1122 Ryan Street. Frank was employed as a night watchman.11
ResidenceIn 1921, Frank Rivette and his wife, Dora, lived at 223 Moss Street in Lake Charles, Calcasieu Parish, LA, with children Samuel and George. Frank was a flagman for S P Lines.10
Death, WidowHe was left a widower at age 70, when his wife, Dora, died of paralysis on 18 Jun 1922 at 309 8th Street at Port Arthur, Jefferson County, TX.12
ResidenceAccording to a city directory in 1925, Frank Rivette roomed at 527 Hodges, Lake Charles, Calcasieu Parish, LA, with his son George. His occupation was flagman.10
DeathFrank F. Rivette died at age 77 of stomach cancer on 30 May 1929 at the home of his daughter, Agnes, at 2610 15th Street in Port Arthur, Jefferson County, TX.2
BurialHe was buried 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. [S1166] Death certificate for Frank F Rivette. Online Jefferson.
  3. [S234] 1860 U.S. Census. LA. St. Martin Parish. population schedule.
  4. [S1082] 1860 U.S. Census. LA. St. Martin Parish. Slave Schedule. Digital images.
  5. [S242] 1870 U.S. Census. LA. St. Martin Parish. population schedule.
  6. [S19] Rev. Donald J Hebert. Southwest Louisiana Records, 1750-1909. Eunice, La.: Hebert Publications, 1974-.
  7. [S249] 1880 U.S. Census. LA. St. Martin Parish. population schedule.
  8. [S463] 1900 U.S. Census. LA. St. Martin Parish. population schedule.
  9. [S692] 1910 U.S. Census. LA. Calcasieu Parish. population schedule.
  10. [S793] Ancestry.com. U.S. City Directories, 1822-1995.
  11. [S587] 1920 U.S. Census. LA. Cacasieu Parish. population schedule.
  12. [S1075] Death certificate for Dora Rivette. Online Jefferson.
  13. [S919] Death certificate for Bernice R. Todd. Online Jefferson.
  14. [S1076] Death certificate for Agnes Barber. Online Jefferson.
  15. [S1244] U.S. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007. Online database. Ancestry.com.
  16. [S699] Rev. Donald J Hebert. Southwest Louisiana Records, 1901-1902. Baton Rouge, LA: Claitor's Publishing, 1989.