Elias Rivet

#2713, b. about 1790, d. 27 Oct 1862
Last Edited:25 Oct 2014
FatherBlaise Rivet b. about 1742, d. about 29 Sep 1797
MotherMarie Magdalene Noel b. 1755, d. 1838
Relationship2nd great-grandson of Etienne Rivet
ChartsDescendants of Etienne Rivet of Acadia

Children of Elias Rivet and Magdeleine Lambert

Outline of Life Events:

EventDescription
BirthElias Rivet was born about 1790 at LA.1
MilitaryElias Rivet served in the military in 1812 as a Private in the 8th Regiment (Meriam's), Louisiana Militia.2
MarriageHe married Magdeleine Lambert, daughter of Pedro Lambert and Maria Belleneuve, on 13 Jan 1817 at Ascension of Our Lord Catholic Church at Donaldsonville, Ascension Parish, LA. Witnesses were Gregoire LeBlanc and Edouard Landry.3
Census1820Elie Rivette was enumerated as the head of a household on the 1820 Federal Census at Assumption Parish, LA. Based on known or estimated ages, it is possible that the following also lived in the household: Edmond Clement Rivet and Marcellin Alside Rivet, free white male under the age of ten; Magdeleine Rivet, free white female 16 to 26 years old. In addition, one unidentified free white female 26 to 44 years old, and one unidentified free white female over the age of 45 years, were living in the household.4
Census1850Elie Rivet (given age 60) was enumerated as the head of a household on the 1850 census at Ascension Parish, LA, with his wife, Madeline. Other household members included Modeste Rivet (given age 18), Clara Rivet (given age 12) and Elnisa Rivet (given age 10). He was a farmer with real estate valued at $2,000.1
Census1860L. Revete (given age 69) was enumerated as the head of a household on the 1860 census at Donaldsonville, Ascension Parish, LA, with his wife, Madaline; Arvelia Revete (given age 19). He was a laborer. He owned $1600 in real estate, and one black male slave age 30.5,6
DeathElias Rivet died on 27 Oct 1862 in Assumption Parish, LA.3
BurialHe was buried at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church Cemetery in Paincourtville, Assumption Parish, LA.3

Citations:

  1. [S226] 1850 U.S. Census. LA. Ascension Parish. population schedule.
  2. [S272] Ancestry.com. Louisiana Soldiers in the War of 1812.
  3. [S18] Diocese of Baton Rouge, Catholic Church Records 1707-1900. BRDA : Baton Rouge, LA, 1978-2007.
  4. [S689] 1820 U.S. Census. LA. Assumption Parish. population schedule.
  5. [S327] 1860 U.S. Census. LA. Ascension Parish. population schedule.
  6. [S1084] 1860 U.S. Census. LA. Ascension Parish. Slave Schedule. Digital images.