Joseph Lovinsky Rivet

#2742, b. 30 Aug 1848, d. 22 Jul 1927
Last Edited:22 Jul 2017
FatherIsidore Helie Rivet b. 2 Jul 1821, d. 28 Jan 1896
MotherCarmelite Bermeyo b. about 1822
Relationship4th great-grandson of Etienne Rivet
ChartsDescendants of Etienne Rivet of Acadia

Children of Joseph Lovinsky Rivet and Emma Landry

Children of Joseph Lovinsky Rivet and Marie Regina Darce

Outline of Life Events:

EventDescription
BirthJoseph Lovinsky Rivet was born on 30 Aug 1848 at Paincourtville, Assumption Parish, LA.1,2,3
BaptismHe was baptized on 20 Sep 1848 at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church in Paincourtville, Assumption Parish, LA. Sponsors were Jean Lovinski (Lovesky) Darden and Pauline Rivet. Baptism was performed by the Rev. A. Parodye.2,1
Census1850, household memberLovinsqui Rilet (given age 2) was enumerated as a household member living with Lisidore Rilet (given age 29) on the 1850 Census at Assumption Parish, LA.4
Census1860, household memberLovinski Rivet (given age 11) was enumerated in the household of Isidore Rivet (given age 39) on the 1860 Census at Paincourtville, Assumption Parish, LA.5
MilitaryJoseph Lovinsky Rivet served in the military between 1864 and 1865 as a private for the Confederacy during the Civil War. He enlisted at Morgan City, Louisiana, in Company E, 18th Louisiana Infantry, and was discharged at Alexandria, Louisiana after the war ended.1,6
MarriageHe married first Emma Landry, daughter of Joseph Landry and Irma LeBlanc, on 3 Feb 1868 at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church at Paincourtville, Assumption Parish, LA. Witnesses were Ernest LeBlanc, Ernest Simoneau, and John Webre Jr.2
Census1870On the 1870 census, Lovinsky Rivet (given age 22) was the head of a household, living in New Iberia, Iberia Parish, LA, with his wife, Emma Rivet (given age 19). Lovinsky was shown as a Farm Laborer. Neither he nor his wife could read or write..3
Census1880Lovinski Rivet (given age 31) was enumerated on the 1880 census as the head of a household, living in Iberia Parish, LA, with his wife Emma Rivet (given age 29), son(s) Nicholls Rivet (given age 2), daughter(s) Irma Rivet (given age 10), Fedora Rivet (given age 5) and Melodia Rivet (given age 6/12). Lovinski's occupation was working on farm.7
Census1900Lovinsky Rivet (given age 51) was enumerated as the head of a household on the 1900 census at St. Mary Parish, LA. With him was his wife Emma, son(s) Nichols and William, daughter(s) Honora and Jeannette, daughter-in-law Alice Rivet (given age 20) , mother Carmella Rivet (given age 79). Lovinsky rented the farm. His wife Emma was the mother of 9 children, 6 still living.8
Death, WidowHe was left a widower when his wife, Emma, died about 12 Feb 1903 at Iberia Parish, LA.9
Marriage LicenseJoseph Lovinsky Rivet and Marie Regina Darce obtained a marriage license on 18 Jul 1907 at St. Mary Parish, LA.10,1
MarriageJoseph Lovinsky Rivet married second Marie Regina Darce, daughter of Oscar Darce and Adelaide Kelly, on 21 Jul 1907 at St. Nicholas Catholic Church at Patoutville, Iberia Parish, LA. Witnesses were Lucas Landry, F. Achez, and Adolphe Landry.1,10,11
Census1910Lovankie Revette (given age 62) was enumerated as the head of a household on the 1910 census, living at St. Mary Parish, LA. Also living in the house was his wife Reginia Revette (given age 30), son Ferdinand Revette (given age 2). They rented their home, and spoke only French. He was a farm laborer.11
Census1920Luvesque Rivet (given age 72) was enumerated as the head of a household on the 1920 census, living at Iberia Parish, LA. Also living in the house was his wife Regina Rivet (given age 42), son(s) Ferdinand Rivet (given age 12), Sustan Rivet (given age 9) and Valmond Rivet (given age 7). Their home was rented, and they did not read or write Engish. He was a farm laborer.12
ApplicationJoseph Lovinsky Rivet applied for pension 12 Nov 1920 Third Ward, Iberia Parish, LA, at the age of 72.1
DeathHe died at age 78 on 22 Jul 1927 in Patoutville, Iberia Parish, LA.13,1
BurialHe was buried at St. Nicholas Catholic Church Cemetery in Patoutville, Iberia Parish, LA.1,6

Citations:

  1. [S151] Louisiana Secretary of State. Baton Rouge, LA, USA. Louisiana Confederate Pension Applications.
  2. [S18] Diocese of Baton Rouge, Catholic Church Records 1707-1900. BRDA : Baton Rouge, LA, 1978-2007.
  3. [S237] 1870 U.S. Census. LA. Iberia Parish. population schedule.
  4. [S227] 1850 U.S. Census. LA. Assumption Parish. population schedule.
  5. [S230] 1860 U.S. Census. LA. Assumption Parish. population schedule.
  6. [S284] Ancestry.com. U.S. Veterans Gravesites, ca. 1775-2006.
  7. [S246] 1880 U.S. Census. LA. Iberia Parish. population schedule.
  8. [S253] 1900 U.S. Census. LA. St. Mary Parish. population schedule.
  9. [S135] Rev. Donald J Hebert. Southwest Louisiana Records, 1750-1900, CD-ROM. Rayne, La.: Hebert Publications.
  10. [S19] Rev. Donald J Hebert. Southwest Louisiana Records, 1750-1909. Eunice, La.: Hebert Publications, 1974-.
  11. [S457] 1910 U.S. Census. LA. St. Mary Parish. population schedule.
  12. [S688] 1920 U.S. Census. LA. Iberia Parish. population schedule.
  13. [S447] FamilySearch.org. Louisiana Deaths 1850-1875, 1894-1954. Online https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1609793
  14. [S440] Rev. Donald J Hebert. Southwest Louisiana Records, 1910. Baton Rouge, LA: Claitor's Publishing, 2008.
  15. [S1240] Rev. Donald J Hebert. Southwest Louisiana Records, 1915. Baton Rouge, LA: Claitor's Law Books and Publishing Division, 2009.