Lydia Soileau

#2209, b. 15 Jul 1891, d. May 1977
Last Edited:16 Nov 2010
FatherCyril Soileau b. 17 Sep 1859
MotherOzea Sherman
ChartsDescendants of Etienne Rivet of Acadia

Outline of Life Events:

BirthLydia Soileau was born on 15 Jul 1891 at Washington, LA.1,2,3
Census1900, daughterShe was enumerated as the daughter of an unknown person on the 1900 Census at St. Landry Parish, LA.2
MarriageShe married second Placide Rivette, son of Alexandre Rivette and Marie Louisa LaGrange, on 12 Jun 1943 at St. Landry Catholic Church at Opelousas, St. Landry Parish, LA. The marriage was officiated by Rev. A. B. Colliard. Witnesses were Joseph L. Soileau and Mrs. Joseph L. Soileau.4
DeathLydia Soileau died at age 85 in May 1977 in Opelousas, St. Landry Parish, LA.3


  1. [S135] Rev. Donald J Hebert. Southwest Louisiana Records, 1750-1900, CD-ROM. Rayne, La.: Hebert Publications.
  2. [S224] 1900 U.S. Census. LA. St. Landry Parish. population schedule.
  3. [S163] Social Security Death Index, viewed on
  4. [S203] St. Landry's Catholic Church marriages. . certificate.