Paul Rivet

#2718, b. 29 Jun 1827, d. 24 Oct 1905
Last Edited:21 Jul 2017
FatherElias Rivet b. about 1790, d. 27 Oct 1862
MotherMagdeleine Lambert b. about 1798, d. Apr 1868
Relationship3rd great-grandson of Etienne Rivet
ChartsDescendants of Etienne Rivet of Acadia

Children of Paul Rivet and Marceline Eulalie Moralez

Outline of Life Events:

BirthPaul Rivet was born on 29 Jun 1827 at Assumption Parish, LA.1
BaptismHe was baptized on 22 Feb 1829 at Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary in Plattenville, Assumption Parish, LA. Sponsors were Ursin Landry and Carmelite Francoise (--?--). Paul's twin sister Pauline was baptised at the same time.1
Census1850, household memberPaul Rivette (given age 20) was enumerated as a household member living with Wow. Marcelin Rivette (given age 28) on the 1850 Census at Assumption Parish, LA.2
MarriagePaul Rivet married first Velleda LeBlanc, daughter of Paul Pharon LeBlanc and Coralie Landry, on 14 Feb 1854 at Ascension of Our Lord Catholic Church at Donaldsonville, Ascension Parish, LA. Witnesses were Elmire Foutle', Firmin Blanchard, Elie Rivet, and Emile Gourdault.1,3
Death, WidowHe was left a widower when his wife, Velleda, died about 12 Oct 1854 at Ascension Parish, LA.1
MarriagePaul Rivet married second Marceline Eulalie Moralez, daughter of Andre Moralez and Jeanette Cavaliero, on 23 Feb 1857 at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church at Paincourtville, Assumption Parish, LA. Witnesses were Edouard Breaux, Manuel Domingues, Elouiza Esteve, Ufemi Domingue, and Seraphine Esteve.1
Census1860Paul Revete (given age 32) was enumerated as the head of a household on the 1860 census at Donaldsonville, Ascension Parish, LA, with his wife, Marceline; Washington Revete (given age 1) and Joscen Revete (given age 6/12). Paul's occupation was Cooper..4
DeathPaul Rivet died at age 78 on 24 Oct 1905 in Assumption Parish, LA.5


  1. [S18] Diocese of Baton Rouge, Catholic Church Records 1707-1900. BRDA : Baton Rouge, LA, 1978-2007.
  2. [S227] 1850 U.S. Census. LA. Assumption Parish. population schedule.
  3. [S216] Hunting for Bears. Louisiana Marriages, 1718-1925, by LA Marriages 1718-1925. Online
  4. [S327] 1860 U.S. Census. LA. Ascension Parish. population schedule.
  5. [S265] Debra Jones. E-mail message.
  6. [S752] FamilySearch. Louisiana, Deaths Index, 1850-1875, 1894-1960. Online