Edmond Clement Rivet

#2720, b. 23 Nov 1817
Last Edited:5 Jul 2014
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

Child of Edmond Clement Rivet and Erasie Cousin

Outline of Life Events:

EventDescription
BirthEdmond Clement Rivet was born on 23 Nov 1817 at Assumption Parish, LA.1
BaptismHe was baptized on 27 Mar 1818 at Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary in Plattenville, Assumption Parish, LA. Sponsors were Narcisse Badeau and Susanne Calegan.1
Census1820, male 00-10Based on age, it is possible that Edmond Clement Rivet was counted as a free white male under the age of ten, in the household of Elie Rivette on the 1820 Federal Census at Assumption Parish, LA.2
MarriageEdmond Clement Rivet married Erasie Cousin, daughter of Noel Cousin and Pelagie Bourg, on 11 Nov 1839 at Ascension of Our Lord Catholic Church at Donaldsonville, Ascension Parish, LA. Witnesses were Symphorien Verret and F. P. Marrous.1
Census1850Eomer Rivet (given age 35) was enumerated as the head of a household on the 1850 census at Ascension Parish, LA, with his wife, Eliza. Other household members included Marcelle Rivet (given age 6). This Rivet family was living in the household of Elphage Cozan, age 70. Possibly Elphage Cozan could be the mother of Eliza Rivet (Erasie Cousin).3
Census1860E. Revete (given age 33) was enumerated as the head of a household on the 1860 census at New River, Ascension Parish, LA, with his wife, Erasa; Marcellis Revete (given age 16).4
Census1870On the 1870 census, Edmond Rivet (given age 56) was the head of a household, living in Donaldsonville, Ascension Parish, LA, with his wife, Erasie Rivet (given age 58). Edmond was a farmer, with real estate valued at $300 and personal estate at $100. Neither he nor Erasie could read or write. They lived next to their son, Marcelus..5

Citations:

  1. [S18] Diocese of Baton Rouge, Catholic Church Records 1707-1900. BRDA : Baton Rouge, LA, 1978-2007.
  2. [S689] 1820 U.S. Census. LA. Assumption Parish. population schedule.
  3. [S226] 1850 U.S. Census. LA. Ascension Parish. population schedule.
  4. [S327] 1860 U.S. Census. LA. Ascension Parish. population schedule.
  5. [S461] 1870 U.S. Census. LA. Ascension Parish. population schedule.