Andre Ulgere Rivette

#2106, b. 10 Jan 1887, d. 25 Dec 1927
Last Edited:1 Jun 2017
FatherFrancois Rivette b. 1 Sep 1851, d. 30 May 1929
MotherMarie Dora Guilbeau b. 10 Oct 1857, d. 18 Jun 1922
Relationship6th great-grandson of Etienne Rivet
ChartsDescendants of Etienne Rivet of Acadia

Children of Andre Ulgere Rivette and Aurelia (--?--)

Outline of Life Events:

BirthAndre Ulgere Rivette was born on 10 Jan 1887 at Arnaudville, St. Landry Parish, LA.1,2,3
Census1900, sonHe was enumerated as the son of Francois Rivet (given age 48) on the 1900 Census at St. Martinville, St. Martin Parish, LA.3
MarriageAndre Ulgere Rivette married Aurelia (--?--) about 1907.4
Census1910Ulger Rivet (given age 22) was enumerated as the head of a household on the 1910 census, living at St. Martin Parish, LA. Also living in the house was his wife Aurelia Rivet (given age 24), son Leo Rivet (given age 2), daughter Odette Rivet (given age 5/12). Ulger and Aurelia both spoke French instead of English and could not read or write. He was a laborer, working on his own. They rented the home that they lived in.4
DraftRegUlger Rivette was required to register for the first draft of World War I, held on 5 Jun 1917. At that time, he was living in Port Barre, St. Landry Parish, LA. Ulger was described as being of medium height and build, with black eyes and hair. He was employed by L. Carriere at a local restaurant, and claimed to be single with no dependents.2
MilitaryAndre Ulgere Rivette served in the military during World War I with the U.S. Army as a Private. On 26 Aug 1918, he sailed on the S.S. Agamemnon from Hoboken, NJ to France, with Battery F of the 141st Field Artillery, 39th Division.5 On 08 April 1919, he departed Brest, France aboard the U.S.S. Kaiserin Auguste Victoria, arriving at Hoboken, NJ, on 17 Apr 1919. From there, he went to Camp Merritt, NJ.6
DeathHe died at age 40 on 25 Dec 1927 at U.S. Veteran Hospital in New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA.7,8


  1. [S19] Rev. Donald J Hebert. Southwest Louisiana Records, 1750-1909. Eunice, La.: Hebert Publications, 1974-.
  2. [S273] "World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918."
  3. [S463] 1900 U.S. Census. LA. St. Martin Parish. population schedule.
  4. [S492] 1910 U.S. Census. LA. St. Martin Parish. population schedule.
  5. [S1744] U.S. Army Transport Service, Passenger Lists, 1910-1939. online database (images).
  6. [S1745] U.S. Army Transport Service, Passenger Lists, 1910-1939. online database (images).
  7. [S169] Louisiana Statewide Death Index, 1900-1960. Website. Online…
  8. [S155] N.O. Health Dept. Death Index 1927-29, Microfilm FF420. New Orleans, LA: Board of Health Registers.