Alfred Joseph Rivette

#1883, b. about 1918, d. 24 Mar 1928
Last Edited:10 Jul 2017
FatherPlacide Rivette1 b. 19 May 1885, d. 21 Feb 1957
MotherMarie Lucille Frederick1 b. 10 Apr 1886, d. 13 Jul 1940
Relationship7th great-grandson of Etienne Rivet
ChartsDescendants of Etienne Rivet of Acadia

Outline of Life Events:

BirthAlfred Joseph Rivette was born about 1918 at Leonville, St. Landry Parish, LA.2,1
Census1920, sonAlfred Rivette (given age 2 7/12) was enumerated as a son of Placide Rivette (given age 34) on the 1920 Census, living at St. Landry Parish, LA.2
DeathAlfred Joseph Rivette died after getting struck by lightning on 24 Mar 1928 in Leonville, St. Landry Parish, LA. He had been sent out to get his brother in the field, and was on horseback when he was hit. He was knocked to the ground and died instantly. The horse was not hurt, nor was his brother.1,3
BurialHe was buried at St. Leo the Great Catholic Church Cemetery, Leonville, St. Landry Parish, LA, in the same tomb with his parents.4


  1. [S752] FamilySearch. Louisiana, Deaths Index, 1850-1875, 1894-1960. Online
  2. [S415] 1920 U.S. Census. LA. St. Landry Parish. population schedule.
  3. [S169] Louisiana Statewide Death Index, 1900-1960. Website. Online…
  4. [S199] Debra Rivette. History of the Placide Rivette Family of Arnaudville, Louisiana, 2005.