Charles Rivette

#1878, b. 4 Aug 1921, d. 8 Apr 1942
Last Edited:14 Sep 2014
FatherPlacide Rivette b. 19 May 1885, d. 21 Feb 1957
MotherMarie Lucille Frederick b. 10 Apr 1886, d. 13 Jul 1940
Relationship7th great-grandson of Etienne Rivet
ChartsDescendants of Etienne Rivet of Acadia

Outline of Life Events:

EventDescription
BirthCharles Rivette was born on 4 Aug 1921 at Leonville, St. Landry Parish, LA.1
BaptismHe was baptized on 27 Aug 1921 at St. Leo the Great Catholic Church in Leonville, St. Landry Parish, LA.1
Census1930, sonCharlie Rivette (given age 9) was enumerated as a son of Placide Rivette (given age 48) on the 1930 Census. They lived at St. Landry Parish, LA.2
Census1940, sonCharlie Rivette (given age 18) was enumerated on the 1940 Census as a son of Placide Rivette (given age 55), living on the Leonville-Port Barre Gravel Road at St. Landry Parish, LA. He was shown as absent. Charlie was single, and had a sixth grade education. He was a non-paid farm laborer, probably working on the family farm. The week before the census was taken, he worked 30 hours. He was employed for 25 weeks in 1939 for no pay.3
DeathCharles Rivette died along with 23 other men when the tanker Oklahoma was torpedoed by a German U-Boat, on 8 Apr 1942, offshore Gulf of Mexico near Brunswick, GA, at age 20
BurialHe was buried at Palmetto Cemetery in Brunswick, Glynn County, GA.1

Citations:

  1. [S199] Debra Rivette. History of the Placide Rivette Family of Arnaudville, Louisiana, 2005.
  2. [S417] 1930 U.S. Census. LA. St. Landry Parish. population schedule.
  3. [S787] 1940 U.S. Census. LA. St. Landry Parish. population schedule.